Japanese (JPN)

JPN 101 Beginning Japanese I (4 credits)

Proficiency-based instruction will encourage the development of speaking and listening comprehension. Instruction of basic grammar and pronunciation will accompany active student participation in task-oriented group work in the classroom. This course is aimed at developing the novice low/mid-level according to ACTFL – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. This course is reserved for beginning students with no experience with the Japanese language. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of JP101

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate Day Division level students.

Attributes: Asian Studies Course, Undergraduate

JPN 102 Beginning Japanese II (4 credits)

Proficiency-based instruction will encourage the development of speaking and listening comprehension, with some focus on understanding Japanese characters. Instruction of basic grammar and pronunciation will accompany active student participation in task-oriented group work in the classroom. This course is aimed at developing the novice mid level according to ACTFL – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Prerequisite: Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: JPN 1011 or JPN 101 or Language Placement with a score of JP102

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate Day Division level students.

Attributes: Asian Studies Course, Undergraduate

JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I (3 credits)

Proficiency-based instruction will encourage the development of speaking, reading, writing and listening comprehension. Instruction of basic grammar and pronunciation will accompany active student participation in task-oriented group work in the classroom. This course is aimed at developing the novice high/intermediate low level according to ACTFL – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of JP201 or JPN 102

Attributes: Asian Studies Course, Undergraduate

JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II (3 credits)

Proficiency-based instruction will encourage the development of speaking, reading, writing and listening comprehension. Instruction of basic grammar and pronunciation will accompany active student participation in task-oriented group work in the classroom. This course is aimed at developing the intermediate low/mid-level according to ACTFL – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Prerequisite: JPN 201 or equivalent.

Prerequisites: JPN 1211 or JPN 201

Attributes: Asian Studies Course, Undergraduate

JPN 211 Second Year Japanese I (3 credits)

JPN 212 Second Year Japanese II (3 credits)

JPN 301 Japanese Conversation (3 credits)

This course is designed to give the student the necessary practice in spoken and written Japanese with special emphasis on the more difficult modern Japanese grammatical constructions and idioms. Prerequisite: Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of JP301 or JPN 202

Attributes: Asian Studies Course, Undergraduate

JPN 302 Japanese Conversat & Compos II (3 credits)

This course is designed to give the student the additional practice in spoken and written Japanese with increased emphasis on the more difficult modern Japanese grammatical constructions and idioms. Prerequisite: JPN 301 or equivalent.

Prerequisites: JPN 1311 or JPN 301 or Language Placement with a score of JP302

Attributes: Asian Studies Course, Undergraduate

JPN 310 Selections in Japanese Lit I (3 credits)

Introduction to Japanese Literature and its history. Selected readings of plays, essays, novels, short stories and poetry. Taught in Japanese. Fulfills the GEP Art/Lit requirement

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of JP310 or JPN 301

Attributes: Asian Studies Course, GEP Art/Literature, Undergraduate

JPN 311 Selections in Japanese Lit II (3 credits)

JPN 330 Japanese Film and Culture (3 credits)