Courses

LJPN 105  First-Year Japanese I  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Essentials of Japanese for the beginner: aural comprehension, speaking, reading, writing.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: No previous study in Japanese. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 107  First-Year Japanese II  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Essentials of Japanese for the continuing student: aural comprehension, speaking, reading, writing.
Prerequisite: LJPN 105.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 200  Second-Year Japanese I (GT-AH4)  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Grammar review and extensive practice in Japanese conversation, reading, and writing.
Prerequisite: LJPN 107.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LJPN 107. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, World Languages (GT-AH4).

LJPN 201  Second-Year Japanese II (GT-AH4)  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Grammar review and extensive practice in conversation, reading, and writing.
Prerequisite: LJPN 200.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LJPN 200. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, World Languages (GT-AH4).

LJPN 208  Kanji Study  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Kanji (Chinese characters) learning strategies, through examination and analysis of Kanji characters.
Prerequisite: LJPN 105.
Registration Information: May be taken up to 4 times for credit.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 250  Japanese Language, Literature, Culture in Translation (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected works in translation from different periods and genres which represent the interrelationship of Japanese language, literature, and culture.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

LJPN 296  Group Study-Japanese  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Group study in Japanese language/literature/culture.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 304  Third-Year Japanese I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Development of reading comprehension, communicative competence, and cultural understanding.
Prerequisite: LJPN 201.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LJPN 201.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 305  Third-Year Japanese II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Enhanced development of reading comprehension, communicative competence, and cultural sensitivity.
Prerequisite: LJPN 304.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LJPN 304.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 365  Introduction to Japanese Cinema Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Terminology, techniques, and approaches specific to Japanese cinema. Taught in Japanese.
Prerequisite: LJPN 305.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 404  Historical Aspects of the Language and Society  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced Japanese language course designed to further enhance proficiency through a variety of activities.
Prerequisite: LJPN 305.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 405  Integrated Japanese: Beyond Words  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced Japanese language course designed to further enhance proficiency through a variety of activities for the continuing student.
Prerequisite: LJPN 305.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 408  Advanced Kanji Study  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Kanji learning strategies and acquisition of advanced Kanji characters.
Prerequisite: LJPN 201.
Registration Information: May be taken up to 4 times for credit.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 495  Independent Study-Japanese  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have completed three years of college-level Japanese.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LJPN 496  Group Study-Japanese  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: LJPN 305.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.