JA: Japanese

JA 010 — JAPANESE TRANSFER CREDIT

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

JA 111 — Japanese I

3.5 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE AND 1 LAB HOURS

This introductory course enables students with no background in Japanese to communicate with Japanese-speaking people. The basic skills of speaking, reading, and writing in Japanese are established and Japanese culture is introduced. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)

JA 112 — Japanese II

3.5 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE AND 1 LAB HOURS

Students expand upon the skills established in Japanese I and continue to study Japanese culture. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)

JA 122 — Japanese Conversation I

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

Students learn to converse in Japanese by emphasizing interaction in real-world situations. Functional and practical verbal communications are addressed, with a focus on Japanese culture. Course also taught in Tokyo, Japan, in Summer Session

JA 213 — Japanese III

3.5 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE AND 1 LAB HOURS

This intermediate course is designed to review and refine students' communication skills in Japanese. Supplementary reading materials (including poetry, short stories, and magazine and newspaper articles), films, and videos further the students' knowledge of Japanese culture. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)

JA 214 — Japanese IV

3.5 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE AND 1 LAB HOURS

Building on Japanese III, students refine their communication skills in Japanese. More advanced supplementary reading materials (including poetry, short stories, and magazine and newspaper articles), films, and videos further the students' knowledge of Japanese culture. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)

JA 223 — Japanese Conversation II

3.5 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE AND 1 LAB HOURS

Conversational ability in Japanese is further developed and refined by emphasizing interaction in real-world situations. Advanced functional and practical verbal communications are addressed along with a focus on Japanese culture. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom