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Japanese (JAPN)

These are 2013-2014 course descriptions.

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JAPN 1101 Beginning Japanese I (A, SP, SU)

4 credits

Course introduces elements of standard modern colloquial Japanese grammar, with emphasis on oral communications and culture. Students will learn to hear and reproduce the sounds of modern Japanese accurately; handle basic interactive skills such as greetings, invitations and apologies; and learn about cultural factors that are reflected in the language.

Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100
Lab fee: $10.00

JAPN 1102 Beginning Japanese II (A, SP, SU)

4 credits

This course is a continuation of JAPN 1101, with further development of reading and writing skills and further study of culture. JAPN 1102 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Sciences Degree programs and transfer requirements in foreign languages and literature.

Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisite: JAPN 1101; minimum grade of “C”
Lab fee: $10.00

JAPN 1103 Intermediate Japanese (A, SP, SU)

4 credits

JAPN 1103 is a continuation of JAPN 1102, with further development of reading and writing skills and further study of culture. JAPN 1103 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Sciences Degree programs and transfer requirements in foreign languages and literature.

Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisite: JAPN 1102; minimum grade of “C”
Lab fee: $10.00

JAPN 1193 Independent Study in Japanese (On Demand)

1-3 credits

JAPN 1193 offers individual students an opportunity to examine selected topics in Japanese in detail. Independent study courses are offered to meet the special needs or interests of an individual student and to pilot new courses.

Lecture: 1-3 hours
Prerequisites: JAPN 1103; minimum grade of “C” or Instructor Permission
Lab fee: $2.00

JAPN 1194 Special Topics in Japanese (On Demand)

1-3 credits

JAPN 1194 offers groups of students an opportunity to examine selected topics in Japanese in detail. Special Topic courses are offered to meet the special needs or interests of a group of students and to pilot new courses.

Lecture: 1-3 hours
Prerequisites: JAPN 1103; minimum grade of “C” or Instructor Permission
Lab fee: $2.00