JAPA - Japanese
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
JAPA 101Beginning Japanese I3.00
Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. Practice with reading and writing. Japanese script (hiragana, katakana and kanji) is taught from the beginning of the course. Presumes no previous language study.
General Education Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
World Lang, Culture, Philos
JAPA 102Beginning Japanese II3.00
Continuation of JAPA 101. Appropriate for someone with up to two years of high school Japanese. Prerequisit: JAPA 101.
JAPA 189Japanese elective1.00 - 12.00
Japanese elective
JAPA 201Intermediate Japanese I3.00
Builds upon the skills students obtained in first-year Japanese. By the end of this course, students should have complete command of adjective, verb, and adverb conjugation. They should also be able to read tests containing a limited number of Kanji (Chinese characters), construct compound sentences, and coverse with relative ease on various everyday subjects, such as travel, weather, and shopping. Prerequisites: JAPA 101 AND 102, or approval of instructor.
JAPA 202Intermediate Japanese II3.00
Builds upon the skills students obtained in the first semester of second-year Japanese. By the end to this course, students should have all of the essential grammatical constructions that will allow them to construct sentences expressing almost any basic idea they may want to discuss in Japanese. Students will also learn the basic concerning Japanese honorific language constructions, continue to improve their reading proficiency, be able to discuss more complicated subjects, such as geography, careers, and Japanese culture. Prerequisite: JAPA 101, 102 and 201, or approval of instructor.
JAPA 389Japanese elective1.00 - 30.00
Japanese elective