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Japanese Course Descriptions

JPN101 First Year Japanese, Term 1
Introduces the Japanese language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Japanese culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Instructor and students use Japanese as the primary language of the class. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F
4 Credits

JPN101CE JPN101 Challenge Exam
Japanese
4 Credits

JPN102 First Year Japanese, Term 2
Introduces the Japanese language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Japanese culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Instructor and students use Japanese as the primary language of the class. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) W
4 Credits

JPN102CE JPN102 Challenge Exam
Japanese
4 Credits

JPN103 First Year Japanese, Term 3
Introduces the Japanese language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Japanese culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Instructor and students use Japanese as the primary language of the class. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Sp
4 Credits

JPN103CE JPN103 Challenge Exam
Japanese
4 Credits

JPN120 Intro to Japanese Prosody
Presents the segmentation and pitch accent patterns of Japanese words from a linguistic perspective. Compares Japanese patterns to those of other languages, particularly English. Prerequisite: JPN103 with a grade of C or better, or concurrent enrollment; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

JPN201 Second Year Japanese, Term 1
Provides extensive practice in all four language skills reading, writing speaking, listening. Includes cultural and literary readings and an in-depth review and expansion of basic Japanese grammar and vocabulary, as well as a broadening of the understanding of Japanese culture. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Japanese. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F
4 Credits

JPN201CE JPN201 Challenge Exam
Japanese
4 Credits

JPN202 Second Year Japanese, Term 2
Provides extensive practice in all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening). Includes cultural and literary readings and an in-depth review and expansion of basic Japanese grammar and vocabulary, as well as a broadening of the student's understanding of Japanese culture. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Japanese. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) W
4 Credits

JPN202CE JPN202 Challenge Exam
Japanese
4 Credits

JPN203 Second Year Japanese, Term 3
Provides extensive practice in all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening). Includes cultural and literary readings and an in-depth review and expansion of basic Japanese grammar and vocabulary, as well as a broadening of the student's understanding of Japanese culture. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Japanese. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Sp
4 Credits

JPN203CE JPN203 Challenge Exam
Japanese
4 Credits