Japanese

Courses

JAPN 101 Japanese I 4.0 Credits

Introductory Japanese. Includes listening and speaking, with individual audiolingual practice. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

JAPN 102 Japanese II 4.0 Credits

Continues JAPN 101. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: JAPN 101 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 103 Japanese III 4.0 Credits

Continues JAPN 102. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: JAPN 102 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 104 Japanese Writing I 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on reading and writing in the Japanese language. The course introduces the basic elements of the Japanese writing systems, which include Katakana, Hiragana and Kanji.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: JAPN 101 [Min Grade: C] and JAPN 102 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 201 Japanese IV 4.0 Credits

This courses includes listening, speaking, reading, and writing practice, with a focus on cultural competency and conversational skills. Builds on Japanese 103.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: JAPN 103 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 202 Japanese V 4.0 Credits

This course includes listening, speaking, reading, and writing practice, with a focus on cultural competency and conversational skills. Builds on JAPN 201.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: JAPN 201 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 310 Advanced Writing and Speaking 4.0 Credits

Provides advanced practice in written and oral communication, including journalistic, professional, and creative writing. Examines contemporary cultural contexts through media and news. Taught in Japanese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: JAPN 202 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 320 Introduction to Language for the Professions 3.0 Credits

Introduction to communication skills in areas such as contemporary business, health, and law in a culturally sensitive fashion. Taught in Japanese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: JAPN 310 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 340 Introduction to Power and Resistance 3.0 Credits

Introduction to the analysis of power relations and issues of (in)equality rooted in contemporary political and socio-economic systems. Taught in Japanese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: JAPN 310 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 350 Introduction to Language, Media, and Society 3.0 Credits

Introduction to the role of language and media in society, including sociolinguistics, gender, media studies, and communication. Taught in Japanese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: JAPN 310 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 410 Advanced Grammar and Translation 3.0 Credits

Provides advanced grammar instruction and fosters translation and communication skills within a contemporary cultural context. Taught in Japanese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: JAPN 310 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 411 Introduction to Japanese Stylistics 3.0 Credits

Fourth year of Japanese. Provides advanced practice in comprehension and written and oral communication. Offered as needed.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 24 credits
Prerequisites: JAPN 303 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 420 Advanced Studies in Language for the Professions 3.0 Credits

Advanced communication skills in areas such as contemporary business, health, and law in a culturally sensitive fashion. Taught in Japanese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: JAPN 310 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 440 Advanced Studies in Power and Resistance 3.0 Credits

Advanced analysis of power relations and issues of (in)equality rooted in contemporary political and socio-economic systems. Taught in Japanese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: JAPN 310 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 450 Advanced Studies in Language, Media, and Society 3.0 Credits

Advanced analysis of the role of language and media in society, including sociolinguistics, gender, media studies, and communication. Taught in Japanese.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: JAPN 310 [Min Grade: C]

JAPN 480 Japanese Minor Thesis Course 0.5-4.0 Credits

Independent research study on a topic selected by the student. Independent study is supervised by a faculty member and guided by a plan of study. At the end of the course, the student is required to produce a paper and oral defense on the topic of his paper.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

JAPN I199 Independent Study in JAPN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

JAPN I299 Independent Study in JAPN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

JAPN I399 Independent Study in JAPN 0.5-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

JAPN I499 Independent Study in JAPN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

JAPN T180 Special Topics in Japanese 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

JAPN T280 Special Topics in Japanese 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

JAPN T380 Special Topics in Japanese 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

JAPN T480 Special Topics in JAPN 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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