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Course ID:JPNS 1001. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Japanese I
Course
Description:
Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn grammar, Hiragana and Katakana characters, and about 80 Kanji characters. All lessons include Japanese culture notes. Course also includes conversation sessions and character recognition and pronunciation exercise sessions on computers.
Athena Title:ELEM JAPANESE I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JPNS 1002 or JPNS 2001, JPNS 2002 or JPNS 3010, JPNS 3020 or JPNS 4110, JPNS 4120, JPNS 4500/6500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JPNS 1002. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Japanese II
Course
Description:
Equal emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn grammar and 120 Kanji characters. Lessons include Japanese culture notes as well. The course also includes conversation sessions and character recognition and pronunciation exercise sessions on computers.
Athena Title:ELEM JAPANESE II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JPNS 2001, JPNS 2002 or JPNS 3010, JPNS 3020 or JPNS 4110, JPNS 4120 or JPNS 4500/6500
Prerequisite:JPNS 1001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JPNS 1100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intensive Japanese
Course
Description:
Japanese language course with focus on reading, writing, speaking, and understanding Japanese for students beyond the beginning level.
Athena Title:INTENSIVE JPN
Prerequisite:JPNS 1002
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JPNS 2001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Japanese I
Course
Description:
Equal emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn grammar and about 140 Kanji characters. All lessons include Japanese culture notes as well. The course also includes character recognition and pronunciation exercise sessions on computers.
Athena Title:INTERM JAPANESE I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JPNS 2002 or JPNS 3010, JPNS 3020 or JPNS 4110, JPNS 4120 or JPNS 4500/6500
Prerequisite:JPNS 1002
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JPNS 2002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Japanese II
Course
Description:
Equal emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn grammar and about 160 Kanji characters. All lessons include Japanese culture notes as well. The course also includes character recognition and pronunciation exercise sessions on computers.
Athena Title:INTERM JAPANESE II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JPNS 3010 or JPNS 3020 or JPNS 4110, JPNS 4120 or JPNS 4500/6500
Prerequisite:JPNS 2001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JPNS 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Japanese I
Course
Description:
Equal emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn grammar and about 220 Kanji characters. All lessons include Japanese culture notes as well. The course also includes character recognition and pronunciation exercise sessions on computers.
Athena Title:ADV JAPANESE I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JPNS 3020 or JPNS 4110 or JPNS 4120 or JPNS 4500/6500
Prerequisite:JPNS 2002 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JPNS 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Japanese II
Course
Description:
Equal emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn grammar and about 270 Kanji characters. All lessons include Japanese culture notes as well.
Athena Title:ADV JAPANESE II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JPNS 4110 or JPNS 4120 or JPNS 4500/6500
Prerequisite:JPNS 3010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JPNS 3990. 3-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Japanese Language and Literature
Course
Description:
Independent study and research under the direction of individual faculty members.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JPNS 4110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Japanese III
Course
Description:
A continuation of Advanced Japanese II, with emphasis on improved proficiency in the four language skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening, and concentration on the reading of literary texts in Japanese.
Athena Title:ADVANCED JPN III
Prerequisite:JPNS 3020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JPNS 4500/6500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Readings in Japanese Literature
Course
Description:
Selected readings of Japanese literature in the original language. Texts will vary, with focus on readings of works of literature and discussion of issues in literary criticism in Japanese.
Athena Title:JAPANESE READINGS
Prerequisite:JPNS 3020
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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