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JPN 401 - Elementary Japanese I
Credits: 4.00
Elements of Japanese grammar. Oral practice and written drills designed to achieve a mastery of basic grammatical patterns. Reading of graded exercises introducing the student to written Japanese (Hiragana and Katakana) and Chinese characters used in contemporary Japan. Labs. (No credit for students who have had two or more years of Japanese in secondary school; however, any such students whose studies of Japanese have been interrupted for a significant period of time should consult with the department chairperson about possibly receiving credit.) Special fee.

JPN 402 - Elementary Japanese II
Credits: 4.00
Elements of Japanese grammar. Oral practice and written drills designed to achieve a mastery of basic grammatical patterns. Reading of graded exercises introducing the student to written Japanese (Hiragana and Katakana) and Chinese characters used in contemporary Japan. Labs. (No credit for students who have had two or more years of Japanese in secondary school; however, any such students whose studies of Japanese have been interrupted for a significant period of time should consult with the department chairperson about possibly receiving credit.) Special fee. Prereq: JPN 401.

JPN 425 - Introduction to Japanese Culture and Civilization
Credits: 4.00
Taught in English and designed for students interested in exploring Japanese culture and society. Learning by means of lectures, discussions, guest speakers, selected readings, and multimedia. Does not fulfill B.A. foreign language requirement, but does fulfill the Group 5 foreign culture general education requirement. Also counts toward the Asian Studies Minor. Special fee. Writing intensive.

JPN 425H - Honors/Introduction to Japanese Culture and Civilization
Credits: 4.00
Taught in English and designed for students interested in exploring Japanese culture and society. Learning by means of lectures, discussions, guest speakers, selected readings, and multimedia. Does not fulfill B.A. foreign language requirement, but does fulfill the Group 5 foreign culture general education requirement. Also counts toward the Asian Studies Minor. Special fee. Writing intensive.

JPN 503 - Intermediate Japanese I
Credits: 4.00
Review of Japanese grammar. Reading of prose and practice in oral and written expression. Labs. Prereq: JPN 402 with a grade of C (2.00) or better or permission of instructor. Special fee.

JPN 504 - Intermediate Japanese II
Credits: 4.00
Review of Japanese grammar. Reading of prose and practice in oral and written expression. Labs. Prereq: JPN 402 with a grade of C (2.00) or better or permission of instructor. Special fee.

JPN 631 - Advanced Japanese I
Credits: 4.00
Advanced spoken and written Japanese to attain aural-oral fluency. Advanced reading and composition. Prereq: JPN 504 with a grade of C or better or permission of instructor. Writing intensive. Special fee.

JPN 795 - Independent Study
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Open to highly qualified juniors and seniors. To be elected only with the permission of department chairperson and of the supervising faculty member or members. Barring duplication of subject, may be repeated for credit.

JPN 796 - Independent Study
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Open to highly qualified juniors and seniors. To be elected only with the permission of department chairperson and of the supervising faculty member or members. Barring duplication of subject, may be repeated for credit. Special fee.