Japanese (JAPN)


JAPN 101. FIRST-YEAR JAPANESE I. 5 Credits.

The beginning Japanese sequence of courses, covering grammar, composition, conversation and discussion of cultural topics.

JAPN 102. FIRST-YEAR JAPANESE II. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: JAPN 101 or equivalent
The beginning Japanese sequence of courses, covering grammar, composition, conversation and discussion of cultural topics.

JAPN 103. FIRST-YEAR JAPANESE III. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: JAPN 102 or equivalent.
The beginning Japanese sequence of courses, covering grammar, composition, conversation and discussion of cultural topics.

JAPN 199. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-6 Credits.

JAPN 201. SECOND-YEAR JAPANESE. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: First-Year Japanese or equivalent.
The intermediate Japanese sequences of courses. Continued progress in conversational skill and study of Kanji. Reading of Japanese texts.

JAPN 202. SECOND-YEAR JAPANESE. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: JAPN 201 or equivalent.
The intermediate Japanese sequences of courses. Continued progress in conversational skill and study of Kanji. Reading of Japanese texts.

JAPN 203. SECOND-YEAR JAPANESE. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: JAPN 202 or equivalent.
The intermediate Japanese sequences of courses. Continued progress in conversational skill and study of Kanji. Reading of Japanese texts.

JAPN 299. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-6 Credits.

JAPN 305. JAPANESE CONVERSATION. 2 Credits.

Pre-requisites: JAPN 201 or permission of the instructor.
Concentrated drill in Japanese conversation discussing such subjects as the culture, civilization and current events of Japan.

JAPN 331. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES I. 2 Credits.

Pre-requisites: JAPN 203 or instructor’s permission.
Examines and discusses major contemporary issues in Japan. Topics include housing conditions, marriage and women's social progress, the aging society, education, Japanese-style management, etc.

JAPN 332. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES II. 2 Credits.

Pre-requisites: JAPN 203 or instructor’s permission.
Examines and discusses major contemporary issues in Japan. Topics include housing conditions, marriage and women's social progress, the aging society, education, Japanese-style management, etc.

JAPN 380. JAPAN TODAY. 4 Credits.

Cross-listed: INST 380.
Pre-requisites: ENGL 201 or instructor permission.
Satisfies: international studies university graduation requirement.
A broad survey of contemporary Japan including society, culture, geography, government and economy. No knowledge of Japanese language required.

JAPN 396. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

JAPN 399. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-6 Credits.

JAPN 499. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.