Japanese (JPN)

Japanese (JPN) Courses

JPN 1014. Elementary Japanese I. (3-2) 4 Credit Hours. (TCCN = JAPN 1411)

Fundamentals of Japanese offering the opportunity to develop basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Read and write Hiragana and Katakana. Introduction of Kanji and Japanese culture. May be applied toward the Core Curriculum requirement in Language, Philosophy and Culture. Generally offered: Fall.

JPN 1024. Elementary Japanese II. (3-2) 4 Credit Hours. (TCCN = JAPN 1412)

Prerequisite: JPN 1014, the equivalent, the appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor. Fundamentals of Japanese offering the opportunity to develop basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Further study of Japanese culture and Kanji. Generally offered: Spring.

JPN 2013. Intermediate Japanese I. (3-1) 3 Credit Hours. (TCCN = JAPN 2311)

Prerequisite: JPN 1024, the equivalent, the appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor. Continued opportunity to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through structural analysis of the Japanese language. Further study of Japanese culture and Kanji. Generally offered: Fall.

JPN 2023. Intermediate Japanese II. (3-1) 3 Credit Hours. (TCCN = JAPN 2312)

Prerequisite: JPN 2013, the equivalent, the appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor. Continued opportunity to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through structural analysis of the Japanese language. Further study of Japanese culture and Kanji. Generally offered: Spring.

JPN 3023. Advanced Language Skills. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: JPN 2023, the equivalent, the appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor. Offers the opportunity to develop advanced-level oral and written communication skills in the Japanese language, along with enhanced comprehension skills in listening and reading. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Generally offered: Fall, Spring.

JPN 3053. Business Japanese. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: JPN 2023, the equivalent, the appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor. Offers the opportunity to develop speaking, reading, and writing skills in business fields. Emphasis on Japanese business manners and business terminology.

JPN 4213. Topics in Japanese Culture. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: JPN 2023, the equivalent, the appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor. Selected topics of Japanese culture, such as Modernization, Westernization, current issues in U.S.-Japan relationships, contemporary cultural developments, or a linguistic topic. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.