Japanese (JPN)

JPN 1510     Beginning Japanese I     4 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.

This is an introductory course with special emphasis on the fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading, writing and understanding Japanese language and culture. The course will introduce basic Japanese linguistic structure in simplified character form according to functional models, which can be applied to everyday conversational situations. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4

GE Outcomes: Effective Communication


JPN 1530     Beginning Japanese II     4 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.
Prerequisite: JPN 1510

This course, which is a continuation of JPN 1510, comprises the second half of the introduction to basic Japanese. The course will emphasize the fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading, writing and understanding of Japanese language and culture according to functional models, which can be applied to everyday conversational situations. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4

GE Outcomes: Effective Communication


JPN 2610     Intermediate Japanese I     4 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.
Prerequisite: JPN 1530 or departmental approval.

This course is designed to expand the students' communicative proficiency in Japanese through interactive and informative listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities broadly focused on the cross-cultural and historical understanding of Japanese culture and civilization. Language acquisition will be reinforced through the study of literary texts and media products. Conducted in Japanese. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4

GE Outcomes: Effective Communication


JPN 2620     Intermediate Japanese II     4 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.
Prerequisite: JPN 2610 or departmental approval.

This course, a continuation of JPN 2610, is designed to further expand the students' communicative proficiency in Japanese through interactive and informative listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities broadly focused on the cross-cultural and historical understanding of Japanese culture and civilization. Language acquisition will be reinforced through the study of literary texts and media products. Conducted in Japanese. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4

GE Outcomes: Effective Communication