ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Japanese (JPN)

JPN 101 Elementary Japanese. (5)
fall
Communication skills and basic skills in grammar, reading, and writing, including hiragana, katakana, and about 75 kanji. 5 hours per week. Fee.

JPN 102 Elementary Japanese. (5)
spring
Continuation of JPN 101. Additional 99 kanji. Continued development of communication skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Fee. Prerequisite: JPN 101 (or its equivalent).

JPN 107 Japanese for International Professions I. (10)
fall
Accelerated program alternative to JPN 101, 102 sequence. Functional approach to needs of international professions. 10 hours per week. Fee.

JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese. (5)
fall
Continued development of communication skills. Increased emphasis on reading and writing. Review of fundamentals of structure to increase abilities in composition and translation. 5 hours per week. Fee. Prerequisite: JPN 102 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese. (5)
spring
Continuation of JPN 201. Fee. Prerequisite: JPN 201 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

JPN 206 Calligraphy. (1)
not regularly offered
Introduces the practice of calligraphy in Japan, with emphasis on the derivation of Japanese kana syllabaries from Chinese characters. Prerequisite: CHI 205 or JPN 101.

JPN 207 Japanese for International Professions II. (10)
spring
Continuation of JPN 107, alternative to JPN 201, 202 sequence. Expansion of communicative proficiency in specific areas of international professions. 10 hours per week. Fee. Prerequisite: JPN 107 or instructor approval.
General Studies: G

JPN 309 Intermediate Japanese Conversation. (2)
fall
Practice in current usage in expression of ideas. Recommended especially for those who have not had the opportunity to practice Japanese in Japan. Prerequisite: JPN 202.

JPN 310 Intermediate Japanese Conversation. (2)
spring
Continuation of JPN 309. Prerequisite: JPN 309.

JPN 311 Japanese Conversation and Composition. (3)
fall
Intensive aural/oral practice leading toward conversational fluency. Practice in writing Japanese, emphasizing current usage. Prerequisite: JPN 202.
General Studies: G

JPN 312 Japanese Conversation and Composition. (3)
spring
See JPN 311. Prerequisite: JPN 202.
General Studies: G

JPN 313 Advanced Japanese. (3)
fall
Continued development of ability to communicate orally and in writing. Exposure to the variety of Japanese written styles. Prerequisite: JPN 202 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

JPN 314 Advanced Japanese. (3)
spring
See JPN 313. Prerequisite: JPN 313 or instructor approval.
General Studies: G

JPN 321 Japanese Literature. (3)
not regularly offered
Readings in modern literature, changing yearly. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: JPN 313 (or 314) or instructor approval.
General Studies: L/HU, G

JPN 394 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

JPN 414 Introduction to Classical Japanese. (3)
spring
Readings from various genres of pre-20th-century literature, with analysis of the structure of the classical language. Prerequisite: JPN 313 or instructor approval.

JPN 435 Advanced Readings. (3)
not regularly offered
Readings in history, art, religious studies, economics, or other fields. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: JPN 314 (or its equivalent).

JPN 485 Problems of Translation. (3)
not regularly offered
Theories and practice of translation: strategies for handling a variety of Japanese texts. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: JPN 314 (or its equivalent).

JPN 494 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

JPN 499 Individualized Instruction. (1 – 3)
not regularly offered

JPN 500 Bibliography and Research Methods. (3)
not regularly offered
Introduces research materials on Japan both in Japanese and in Western languages. Overview of research methods. Lecture, discussion.

JPN 514 Advanced Premodern Japanese. (3)
not regularly offered
Close readings of selected premodern texts, with focus on grammatical and stylistic features. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: JPN 414 (or its equivalent).

JPN 520 Teaching of Japanese as a Second Language. (3)
not regularly offered
Theory and practice of teaching Japanese, including presentation, interaction, and evaluation, with consideration given to cultural factors. Lecture, discussion.

JPN 535 Advanced Readings. (3)
not regularly offered
Readings in primary and secondary sources in history, art, religious studies, literature, or other fields. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: JPN 414 (or its equivalent).

JPN 543 Japanese Language and Linguistics. (3)
not regularly offered
Analysis and discussion of linguistic theories applied to Japanese phonology, morphology, and syntax, including psychological, sociological, and historical aspects.

JPN 585 Advanced Problems of Translation. (3)
not regularly offered
Theories and practice of translation; strategies for handling a variety of Japanese texts. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: JPN 435 (or its equivalent).

JPN 591 Seminar. (3)
not regularly offered
Topics in literary, linguistic, or cultural studies.

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