Courses in Japanese

A&H faculty members provide descriptions of courses offered each semester. These descriptions are specific to the current/upcoming semester and more detailed than the descriptions below. Be sure to take a look at these Course Descriptions when looking for information specific to each semester.

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Undergraduate Courses

Japanese

JAPN 1311 Beginning Japanese I (3 semester credit hours) This course will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of Japanese culture and civilization. (3-0) Y

JAPN 1312 Beginning Japanese II (3 semester credit hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Japanese I. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. Includes the study of Japanese culture and civilization. Prerequisite: JAPN 1311 or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

JAPN 2311 (JAPN 2311) Intermediate Japanese I (3 semester credit hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Japanese. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. Includes the study of Japanese culture and civilization. Prerequisite: JAPN 1312 or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

JAPN 2312 (JAPN 2312) Intermediate Japanese II (3 semester credit hours) This course is a continuation of Intermediate Japanese II. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course focuses on conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, and composition. A major course component will be an emphasis on Japanese culture and civilization. Prerequisite: JAPN 2311 or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

JAPN 2350 Business Japanese (3 semester credit hours) This is a content-based course for developing communication skills in Japanese for business purposes. This specialized course will benefit students in their pursuit of a professional career in the global business world. Prerequisite: JAPN 1312. (3-0) Y

JAPN 3311 Advanced Japanese I (3 semester credit hours) This course is designed to help students build continuous vocabulary, increase the understanding of Japanese culture, and augment speaking fluency. The course will cover reading comprehension, discussion of literature, composition, and conversation. Prerequisite: JAPN 2312 or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

JAPN 3312 Advanced Japanese II (3 semester credit hours) This course is designed to offer students the opportunity to perfect their linguistic skills and comprehension of the Japanese language. The course will cover reading comprehension, discussion of literature, composition, and conversation. Prerequisite: JAPN 3311 or equivalent or instructor consent required (3-0) Y

JAPN 4301 Advanced Japanese Conversation (3 semester credit hours) Development of advanced conversational skills in various settings. Prerequisite: JAPN 3311 or equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) R

JAPN 4364 Advanced Japanese Culture (3 semester credit hours) Study of traditional elements and new trends in Japanese culture. Prerequisite: JAPN 3311 or equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) R