Japanese

JAPN 1001           Basic Japanese I                                               3 cr.
The first in a sequence of courses developing all four language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and listening. The mastery of basic language structures is achieved through aural-oral exercises and practice. The Japanese writing system is introduced from the beginning (all Katakana and Hiragana). Kanji (Chinese characters) are gradually introduced later in the course.

JAPN 1002           Basic Japanese II                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite: JAPN 1001 or consent of department. A continuation of JAPN 1001.

JAPN 2001           Intermediate Japanese I                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite: JAPN 1002 or consent of department. A continuation of the development of the four language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and listening. The course includes the study of approximately 100 Kanji characters, and the presentation and discussion of Japanese culture.

JAPN 2002           Intermediate Japanese II                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite: JAPN 2001 or consent of department. A continuation of the development of the four language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and listening. The course continues the study of Kanji characters and Japanese culture.

JAPN 3031           Japanese Conversation                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite: JAPN 2002 or consent of department. Conversation, oral discussions, interpretations, and reports; practicing the spoken language.

JAPN 3191           Independent Work                                                                         1 cr.
Prerequisite: JAPN 2002 and consent of department. Readings, conferences, and papers under the direction of a member of the faculty. The course allows the student to correlate and supplement the work covered in the regularly offered departmental courses. The sequence of 3191, 3192, and 3193 may be repeated, but combined credit may not exceed six semester hours.

JAPN 3192           Independent Work                                                                         1 cr.
Prerequisite: JAPN 2002 and consent of department. Readings, conferences, and papers under the direction of a member of the faculty. The course allows the student to correlate and supplement the work covered in the regularly offered departmental courses. The sequence of 3191, 3192, and 3193 may be repeated, but combined credit may not exceed six semester hours.

JAPN 3193           Independent Work                                                                         1 cr.
Prerequisite: JAPN 2002 and consent of department. Readings, conferences, and papers under the direction of a member of the faculty. The course allows the student to correlate and supplement the work covered in the regularly offered departmental courses. The sequence of 3191, 3192, and 3193 may be repeated, but combined credit may not exceed six semester hours.