Japanese (JPN)

JPN 111, FIRST-YEAR JAPANESE, 4 Credits

Designed to help students develop an understanding of basic language structures and to acquire the ability to use them appropriately in a variety of practical, everyday social contexts. Primary focus is on verbal and non-verbal communication skills. Native and/or bilingual speakers of Japanese will not receive credit for JPN 111, JPN 112, JPN 113. Lec/lab/rec.

JPN 112, FIRST-YEAR JAPANESE, 4 Credits

Designed to help students develop an understanding of basic language structures and to acquire the ability to use them appropriately in a variety of practical, everyday social contexts. Primary focus is on verbal and non-verbal communication skills. Native and/or bilingual speakers of Japanese will not receive credit for JPN 111, JPN 112, JPN 113. Lec/lab/rec.

Prerequisite: JPN 111 with D- or better

Available via Ecampus

JPN 113, FIRST-YEAR JAPANESE, 4 Credits

Designed to help students develop an understanding of basic language structures and to acquire the ability to use them appropriately in a variety of practical, everyday social contexts. Primary focus is on verbal and non-verbal communication skills. Native and/or bilingual speakers of Japanese will not receive credit for JPN 111, JPN 112, JPN 113. Lec/lab/rec.

Prerequisite: JPN 112 with D- or better

Available via Ecampus

JPN 151, INTRODUCTION TO KANJI, 1 Credit

Covers basic kanjis (Chinese characters) to complement the First Year Japanese course series. Explores characteristics and functions of kanji such as on-reading, kun-reading, and how and when to use them. Practices reading and writing kanjis. Taught in English.

Prerequisite: JPN 112 with D- or better

JPN 199, SPECIAL STUDIES: INTENSIVE JAPANESE, 1-16 Credits

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

Available via Ecampus

JPN 211, SECOND-YEAR JAPANESE, 4 Credits

Continued development of basic oral communication skills as required in a variety of social contexts. Initial development of reading skills. Native and/or bilingual speakers of Japanese will not receive credit for JPN 211, JPN 212, JPN 213.

Prerequisite: JPN 113 with D- or better

Available via Ecampus

JPN 212, SECOND-YEAR JAPANESE, 4 Credits

Continued development of basic oral communication skills as required in a variety of social contexts. Initial development of reading skills. Native and/or bilingual speakers of Japanese will not receive credit for JPN 211, JPN 212, JPN 213.

Prerequisite: JPN 211 with D- or better

JPN 213, SECOND-YEAR JAPANESE, 4 Credits

Continued development of basic oral communication skills as required in a variety of social contexts. Initial development of reading skills. Native and/or bilingual speakers of Japanese will not receive credit for JPN 211, JPN 212, JPN 213. Completion of JPN 213 with a grade of C- or better satisfies BA requirement in foreign languages.

Prerequisite: JPN 212 with D- or better

Available via Ecampus

JPN 299, SPECIAL STUDIES, 1-16 Credits

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

JPN 311, THIRD-YEAR JAPANESE, 3 Credits

Continued development of oral communication skills as required in a variety of social contexts. Further development of reading skills. Lec/lab/rec.

Prerequisite: JPN 213 with C- or better or placement test

JPN 312, THIRD-YEAR JAPANESE, 3 Credits

Continued development or oral communication skills as required in a variety of social contexts. Further development of reading skills. Lec/lab/rec.

Prerequisite: JPN 311 with C- or better or placement test

JPN 313, THIRD-YEAR JAPANESE, 3 Credits

Continued development or oral communication skills as required in a variety of social contexts. Further development of reading skills. Lec/rec.

Recommended: JPN 312

JPN 329, SPECIAL TOPICS IN LANGUAGE, CULTURE, OR LITERATURE, 1-16 Credits

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

JPN 345, MULTIMODAL LITERACIES: JAPANESE, 2 Credits

Introduction to the analysis and production of multimodal literacies. Study of semiotic resources such as language and images across modalities such as film, manga, and social media. Required of all majors in World Languages and Cultures. Taught in Japanese. Has to be taken in conjunction with the lecture session in English.

Corequisites: WLC 345

Recommended: JPN 213

JPN 379, PROCTOR EXPERIENCE, 1-2 Credits

Supervised practicum for advanced students, with assignment as proctor or tutor in lower-division Japanese courses. No credit may be used to satisfy requirements for a minor in Japanese.

This course is repeatable for 6 credits.

JPN 388, JAPANESE STUDIES, JAPANESE STUDY CENTER, 1-12 Credits

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.

JPN 399, SPECIAL TOPICS, 1-16 Credits

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

JPN 402, INDEPENDENT STUDY, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

Available via Ecampus

JPN 405, READING AND CONFERENCE, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

JPN 410, INTERNSHIP, 1-15 Credits

This course is repeatable for 15 credits.

JPN 411, ^FOURTH-YEAR JAPANESE, 3 Credits

Designed to help students apply grammatical points and expressions that they have learned from the first through the third year. It also stresses further development of reading and writing skills. (Writing Intensive Course)

Attributes: CWIC – Bacc Core, Skills, WIC

Prerequisite: JPN 313 with C or better

JPN 412, FOURTH-YEAR JAPANESE, 3 Credits

Further development of conversational, reading, and writing skills. Readings include excerpts from contemporary essays, short stories, novels, plays, and newspaper articles. Not offered every year.

Prerequisite: JPN 411 with C- or better

JPN 413, FOURTH-YEAR JAPANESE, 3 Credits

Further development of conversational, reading, and writing skills. Readings include excerpts from contemporary essays, short stories, novels, plays, and newspaper articles. Not offered every year.

Prerequisite: JPN 412 with C- or better

JPN 502, INDEPENDENT STUDY, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

JPN 505, READING AND CONFERENCE, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.