Japanese Electives

Course Descriptions

JPN 101 - Elementary Japanese I

This course introduces basic modern spoken and written Japanese to students who have had little or no previous knowledge of the language. The course will focus on developing students' communication skills in Japanese, including writing, reading, listening and speaking in order for students to function using Japanese in a Japanese social environment. Students will also learn aspects of Japanese culture associated with the use of the language.

Number of Credits: 3

When Offered: Fall

How Offered: Face-to-Face

ILO Met: ILO 11.1 - Cultural and Global Awareness and Sensitivity

JPN 102 - Elementary Japanese II

A continuation of Elementary Japanese 101. The course will focus on developing students' communication skills in Japanese including writing, reading, listening and speaking with more advanced basic expressions and more Kanji in order for students to function using Japanese in actual settings. Students will also learn aspects of Japanese culture associated with the use of the language.

Number of Credits: 3

When Offered: Spring

How Offered: Face-to-Face

Prerequisites: JPN 101, equivalent, or placement by department

ILO Met: ILO 8.1.b - ENG 110

JPN 201 - Intermediate Japanese I

An intermediate course in spoken and written Japanese. The course will focus on developing more advanced communication skills in Japanese: writing, reading, listening and speaking. Students will also continue to learn about aspects of Japanese culture reflected in its language.

Number of Credits: 3

When Offered: Fall

How Offered: Face-to-Face

Prerequisites: JPN 102, equivalent, or placement by department

ILO Met: ILO 11.1 - Cultural and Global Awareness and Sensitivity

JPN 202 - Intermediate Japanese II

Intermediate Japanese 202 is a continuation of spoken and written Japanese for students who have had Japanese 201 or the equivalent. The course will focus on helping students continue to develop more advanced communication skills in Japanese: writing, reading, listening and speaking. Students will also continue to learn about aspects of Japanese culture associated with the use of the language.

Number of Credits: 3

When Offered: Fall

How Offered: Face-to-Face

Prerequisites: JPN 201, equivalent, or placement by the department

ILO Met: ILO 11.1 - Cultural and Global Awareness and Sensitivity