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Japanese Courses

JAPN 1001 - Elementary Japanese I

Introduction to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Japanese and to the culture of Japanese-speaking regions. This course meets three (3) hours per week in the classroom and requires at least one (1) additional hour per week of online and/or language laboratory instruction.

Hours:
4



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JAPN 1002 - Elementary Japanese II

Continued listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Japanese and to the culture of Japanese-speaking regions. This course meets three (3) hours per week in the classroom and requires at least one (1) additional hour per week of online and/or language laboratory instruction.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: JAPN 1001 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
4



Notes:
Not open to students who have credit in JAPN 2001 or higher or to native speakers

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JAPN 1002H - Honors Elementary Japanese I

Honors Elementary JAPN II is an enriched continuation of JAPN 1001 that focuses on skills development in speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, writing, and familiarization with aspects of the target culture. The Honors course is sometimes taught on an individualized basis or in conjunction with a regular section of JAPN 1002. The honors section fosters greater development of skills through personalized attention and specialized assignments. For enrollment in Honors classes, students must have a 3.2 college GPA, or incoming freshmen must show a combined 1100+ SAT (or 24+ ACT) and a 3.5 high school GPA. Students must have completed any LS requirements.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: JAPN 1001 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
4



Notes:
Not open to students who have completed credit in JAPN 2001 or higher or to native speakers.

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JAPN 2001 - Intermediate Japanese I

Continued development and reinforcement of the fundamentals of grammar, vocabulary acquisition, pronunciation, listening, speaking, reading and writing. Designed to increase linguistic and cultural proficiency through the situational use of the language and the study of authentic materials from Japanese-speaking regions. Language laboratory and online assignments. Class conducted in Japanese.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: JAPN 1002 or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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JAPN 2001H - Honors Intermediate Japanese I

Honors Intermediate Japanese I is an enriched version of JAPN 2001. The first of two intermediate language courses presenting the fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, conversation, reading and writing. Designed to increase proficiency in Japanese skills through study of authentic materials: dialogues, reading, writing exercises, and dictation/pronunciation drills. This course continues familiarizing students with the culture of Japan. Students who completed a third year of high school Japanese with a grade of A may be a candidate to take this course; students may also take a placement test to gain access to JAPN 2001. The Honors course is sometimes taught on an individualized basis or in conjunction with a regular section of JAPN 2001. This honors section is a more intensive course that will build greater development of skills through personalized attention and specialized assignments. For enrollment in Honors classes, students must have a 3.2 college GPA, or incoming freshmen must show a combined 1100+ SAT (or 24+ ACT) and a 3.5+ high school GPA. Students must have completed any LS requirements.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: JAPN 1002 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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JAPN 2002 - Intermediate Japanese II

Continued development and reinforcement of the fundamentals of grammar, vocabulary acquisition, pronunciation, listening, speaking, reading and writing. Designed to increase linguistic and cultural proficiency through the situational use of the language and the study of authentic materials from Japanese-speaking regions. Language laboratory and online assignments. Class conducted in Japanese.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: JAPN 2001 or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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JAPN 2002H - Honors Intermediate Japanese II

Honors Intermediate Japanese II is the second of two intermediate language courses presenting the fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, conversation, reading and writing. This honors section will provide a more rigorous immersion into conversation and reading comprehension using real world and culturally-oriented readings. Students will have a comprehensive review of grammar designed to strengthen and consolidate earlier course work. The Honors course is sometimes taught on an individualized basis or in conjunction with a regular section of JAPN 2002. The honors section fosters greater development of scholarly potential through personalized attention and specialized assignments. For enrollment in Honors classes, students must have a 3.2 college GPA, or incoming freshmen must show a combined 1100+ SAT (or 24+ ACT) and a 3.5+ high school GPA. Students must have completed any LS requirement.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: JAPN 2001 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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