A minor focusing on Japanese language and culture
Adding this minor to your curriculum will provide enhanced understanding of Japan's language and culture. You'll learn from expert faculty through course work that complements a broad range of major programs.
Japanese (JPN) courses
JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I
Essentials of grammar through aural-oral practice, dictation, reading and writing. Course conducted in Japanese as far as practicable.
JPN 102 Elementary Japanese IIPrerequisite: C or better in JPN 101.
Continuation of JPN 101.
JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese IPrerequisite: C or better in JPN 102.
Continuation of JPN 102 with increased emphasis on reading.
JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese IIPrerequisite: C or better in JPN 201.
Introduction to Japanese literature; analysis of its subjects, forms and ideals.
JPN 297 Special Topics in JapanesePrerequisite: permission of instructor and department head.
Topics of selected interest in Japanese studies, including travel courses to Japanese-speaking countries. The specific subject matter and/or international component may change from semester to semester according to resources and demand. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of 6 credit hours. Variable content course.
JPN 311 Japanese Reading and ConversationPrerequisite: JPN 202.
This course is designed to further develop and refine students' reading and speaking skills through readings of short texts, group discussions, and free conversation.
JPN 312 Japanese Reading and CompositionPrerequisite: JPN 202.
This course is designed to help students strengthen and expand their reading and writing skills in Japanese through the reading of authentic Japanese articles, grammar review, writing and Kanji practice.
Adding a minor
To add a minor, visit the Academic Advisement Center in University Hall 109.