Japanese (JAPAN)

  • JAPAN 1100 
    Japanese Civilization and Culture

    3  credit hours

    Introduction in English to the culture, history, political institutions, mentality, literature/art and economic position of present-day Japan. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • JAPAN 1101 
    Elementary Japanese I

    4  credit hours

    An introduction to modern Japanese: pronunciation, useful expressions, speech patterns, listening, reading and writing. (4 lecture hours)

  • JAPAN 1102 
    Elementary Japanese II

    4  credit hours

    Continuation of JAPAN-1101 with emphasis on increased accuracy in listening, speaking skills, reading and writing. For students who have successfully completed Japanese 1101 or equivalent or three years of high school Japanese. (4 lecture hours)

  • JAPAN 1800 
    Special Project

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the catalogue for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30% but not to exceed 70% (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles, and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.). This course may be taken four times for credit.

  • JAPAN 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course descriptions, goals, objectives, topical outline, and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • JAPAN 2201 
    Intermediate Japanese I

    4  credit hours

    Continuation of JAPAN-1102 with emphasis on listening, speaking and writing of kana and kanji as well as reading of authentic materials. For students who have successfully completed Japanese 1102 or equivalent or 4 years of high school Japanese. (4 lecture hours)

  • JAPAN 2202 (IAI H1 1900)
    Intermediate Japanese II

    4  credit hours

    Continuation of JAPAN-2201 with emphasis on listening, speaking and writing of kana and kanji as well as reading of authentic materials. For students who have successfully completed Japanese 2201 or equivalent or five years of high school Japanese. (4 lecture hours)

  • JAPAN 2251 
    Conversation and Composition I

    3  credit hours

    Develops students' listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills and expands knowledge of the culture and civilization of Japanese-speaking countries. For students who have successfully completed Japanese 2202 or equivalent. (3 lecture hours)

  • JAPAN 2252 
    Conversation and Composition II

    3  credit hours

    Continue to develop students' listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills and expands knowledge of the culture and civilization of Japanese-speaking countries. For students who have successfully completed Japanese 2251. (3 lecture hours)

  • JAPAN 2800 
    Special Project

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the discipline, while building upon academic knowledge and skills acquired in introductory-level classes. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30% but not to exceed 70%. This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of more complex geographic concepts, theories, principles, and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) This course may be taken four times for credit.

  • JAPAN 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • JAPAN 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • JAPAN 2870 
    Internship (Transfer)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • JAPAN 2871 
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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