JAPN - Japanese

JAPN 1 First-Year Japanese

Students carry out beginning-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write Japanese scripts (hiragana, katakana, and about 40 kanji). (Formerly Instruction in the Japanese Language.)

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Summer

JAPN 2 First-Year Japanese

Students carry out beginning-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write 70 additional kanji. (Formerly Instruction in the Japanese Language.)

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 1 or by consent of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter, Summer

JAPN 3 First-Year Japanese

Students carry out beginning-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write 70 additional kanji. (Formerly Instruction in the Japanese Language.)

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 2 or by consent of instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

JAPN 4 Second-Year Japanese

Students carry out intermediate-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write 70 additional kanji.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 3 or by consent of instructor.

Quarter offered

Fall

JAPN 5 Second-Year Japanese

Students develop intermediate-level competence in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in diverse social contexts; acquire a deeper and broader understanding of Japanese society and culture; and learn how to read and write 70 additional kanji characters.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 4 or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Winter

JAPN 6 Second-YearJapanese

Students carry out intermediate-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write 100 additional kanji. Emphasis is placed on developing the student's cultural knowledge relevant to inter-cultural communication.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 5 or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Spring

JAPN 94 Group Tutorial

Provides a means for a small group of students to study a particular topic in consultation with a faculty sponsor. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

JAPN 99 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

JAPN 99F Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

JAPN 103 Advanced Japanese

Students carry out advanced-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write 100 additional kanji. Emphasis placed on developing the student's cultural knowledge about Japan as well as knowledge relevant to inter-cultural communication.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 6 or by consent of instructor.

Quarter offered

Fall

JAPN 104 Advanced Japanese

Students carry out advanced-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write 100 additional kanji. Emphasis placed on developing the student's cultural knowledge about Japan as well as knowledge relevant to inter-cultural communication.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 103 or by consent of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

JAPN 105 Advanced Japanese

Students carry out advanced-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write 100 additional kanji. Further development of cultural knowledge and understanding through critical examination of authentic Japanese materials in a variety of genres, including literary work, expository writing, and films. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 104 or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

TA

Quarter offered

Spring

JAPN 109 Japanese Language, Culture, and Society

Critical reading of Japanese texts, such as essays, film scripts, and novels in regard to linguistic diversity related to cultural and social diversity. Topics include standard Japanese and regional variation, politeness and honorifics, age-related stylistic variation, and gendered language.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 104 or by consent of instructor.

General Education Code

TA

JAPN 194 Group Tutorial

Provides a means for a small group of students to study a particular topic in consultation with a faculty sponsor. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

JAPN 199 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

JAPN 199F Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring