2010 - 2011 Japanese Courses

JAPN 110 Japanese I (4)
An introduction to Japanese writing systems, the sounds of Japanese (the spoken language), and basic reading. Cultural topics as well as business protocol are also emphasized.
 
JAPN 111 Japanese II (4)
A continuation of the goals pursued in JAPN 110; writing systems, sounds, reading and culture.
 
JAPN 200/300   (1-4)
Topics of interest and importance not covered by regularly scheduled courses.
 
JAPN 220 Japanese III (4)
This is an intermediate, second year Japanese class that intensifies the study of writing, speaking, and reading skills. Continued emphasis on cultural topics, particularly business protocol.
 
JAPN 221 Japanese IV (4)
Students will acquire the skill to speak Japanese in the normal flow for a few minutes. Students will also improve reading and writing kanji, learn more of Japanese culture and business practice, and cultivate friendship among students and with Japanese people.
 
JAPN 401 Directed Studies (1-4)
A tutorial-based course used only for student-initiated proposals for intensive individual study of topics not otherwise offered in the Japanese Program. Prerequisites: consent of instructor and school dean.