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JAPANESE

Lower-Division

JAPANESE 101 ELEMENTARY JAPANESE I (4-1-4)(F)(DLL). Develops beginning abilities in all four language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Offers basic study of grammatical structures and vocabulary in a communicative context. The course also introduces Katakana, Hiragana, and a limited number of Chinese characters. Course conducted in Japanese.

JAPANESE 102 ELEMENTARY JAPANESE II (4-1-4)(S)(DLL). Continues to develop beginning abilities in all four language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Offers basic study of grammatical structures and vocabulary in a communicative context. The course also introduces hiragana, katakana, and a limited number of kanji characters. Course conducted in Japanese. Introduces students to Japanese culture. PREREQ: JAPANESE 101 or PERM/INST.

JAPANESE 201 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I (4-1-4)(F)(DLL). Develops conversational skills including the casual, honorific, and humble styles of Japanese speaking. Additional emphasis placed on formal and colloquial writing through a combination of Katakana, Hiragana, and Kanji. These oral and written skills are practiced through study of Japanese culture and literature. Course conducted in Japanese. PREREQ: JAPANESE 102 or PERM/INST.

JAPANESE 202 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE II (4-1-4)(S)(DLL). Continues to develop conversational skills including the casual, honorific, and humble styles of Japanese speaking. Additional emphasis placed on formal and colloquial writing through a combination of Katakana, Hiragana, and Kanji. These oral and written skills are practiced through study of Japanese culture and literature. Course conducted in Japanese. PREREQ: JAPANESE 201 or PERM/INST.

Upper-Division

JAPANESE 301 ADVANCED JAPANESE I (4-1-4)(F/S). Refines conversational skills including the casual, honorific, and humble styles of Japanese speaking. Additional emphasis placed on formal and colloquial writing through a combination of Katakana, Hiragana, and Kanji. These oral and written skills are practiced through study of Japanese culture and literature. Course conducted in Japanese. PREREQ: JAPANESE 202 or PERM/INST.

JAPANESE 310 KANJI (1-0-1)(S). Introduction of new kanji symbols. Emphasis on reading and writing kanji. PREREQ: JAPANESE 201.

Japanese Programs