Japanese Program  
 

 

Degrees / Courses

 
Degrees Class Times Courses
 
Minor Requirements

A minor in Japanese may be obtained by completing 21 credit hours, exclusive of JE101. The student must have, at graduation time, a cumulative G.P.A. of C+ (2.3) or higher in those courses used to fulfill the minor requirement.

Completing all Japanese courses (102 - 302) will provide students with a total of 19 credit hours. The other two credit hours may be obtained by taking "Japanese Economic History (ES317)," "Readings in Japanese Language (JE398)," or "Independent Project (JE399)." The topics of "Independent Project" include Calligraphy and Tea Ceremony.

 
Major Requirements
There are no majors offered in Japanese at this time.
 
Class times:
Japanese 101 & 102 M, Th; 4 to 6 p.m.
Japanese 201 & 202 T, F; 4 to 6 p.m.
Japanese 301 & 302 Arranged
 
Courses
JE 101 First Semester Japanese (4) LCM
Introduction to listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and the culture of Japan. Prerequisite: None.
 
JE 102 Second Semester Japanese (4) LCM
Continuation of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Further exposure to the culture of Japan. Prerequisite: JE 101 or equivalent.
 

JE 201 Third Semester Japanese (4) LCM

Expansion of the four language skills and cultural knowledge at an intermediate level. Prerequisite: JE 102 or equivalent.
 
JE 202 Fourth Semester Japanese (4) LCM
Further expansion of the four language skills and cultural knowledge at an intermediate level. Prerequisite: JE 201 or equivalent.
 
JE 301 Fifth Semester Japanese (4)
Conversation, advanced grammar, and writing of Kanji. Students read stories in Japanese and write short letters and compositions. Prerequisite: JE 202 or equivalent.
 
JE 302 Sixth Semester Japanese (3)
Conversation, emphasizing "honorific" expressions in business settings and cross-cultural communication. Continued learning of Kanji for reading and writing. Prerequisite: JE 301 or equivalent. Offered every Spring.
 
JE 310 Special Topics (Variable)

Variable topics offered on an occasional basis.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval.