Japanese Language

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

JPN 1111 : Introductory Japanese I

Functional use of Japanese for students with no prior knowledge of Japanese. Communication skills (speaking and listening), reading and writing skills. Supplementary practice with computer. JPN 1111 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

6

JPN 1112 : Introductory Japanese II

Functional use of Japanese for students with no prior knowledge of Japanese. Communication skills (speaking and listening), reading and writing skills. Supplementary practice with computer. JPN 1112 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

6

JPN 1121 : Intermediate Japanese I

Further practice of communication skills (speaking and listening), reading and writing skills. Supplementary practice with computer.

Credits

5

JPN 1122 : Intermediate Japanese II

Further practice of communication skills (speaking and listening), reading and writing skills. Supplementary practice with computer. JPN 1121 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

5

JPN 1131 : Advanced Japanese I

Advanced practice of communication skills - oral, speech and discussion skills, reading and writing skills. Supplementary practice with computer. JPN 1122 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

3

JPN 1132 : Advanced Japanese II

Advanced practice of communication skills - oral, speech and discussion skills, reading and writing skills. Supplementary practice with computer. JPN 1131 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

3

JPN 1133 : Advanced Japanese III

Advanced practice of communication skills including reading, discussing topics on current events and speech. Supplementary practice with computer. JPN 1132 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

JPN 1134 : Advanced Japanese IV

Advanced practice of communication skills including reading, discussing topics on current events and speech. Supplementary practice with computer. JPN 1133 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

JPN 2102 : Japanese Film

Introduction to Japanese film to those who are interested in but not necessarily exposed to Asian culture and language. Fulfills requirements for minor in Japanese.

Credits

3

JPN 2143 : Japanese Animation

Explores how anime is a refection of Japanese society, art & culture. Introduction to rich & varied world of Japanese animated films by considering anime as medium, art, culture, & industry. Introduction to history, theory, aesthetics & cultural aspects of anime, with emphasis on 'the art of communication' with the medium. Fulfills requirement for Japanese minor.

Credits

3

JPN 2144 : Japanese Culinary Culture

General introduction to Japanese culinary culture, relationship to Japanese society & culture in general, & historical & cultural reasons it has developed as it has. Familiarizes students with historical & modern Japanese cuisine. Discusses historical, geographical & religious background as well as foreign influences. Fulfills requirement for Japanese minor.

Credits

3

JPN 3412 : Special Topics

Advanced study of topics of special interest in Japanese literary and/or cultural studies. May be repeated for credit if topic changes. Fulfills requirements for Japanese minor and concentration in East Asian Studies. Taught in English.

Credits

3