Japanese : Courses

JPN 101 First-Year Japanese

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Develops basic language skills in speaking, reading, writing, and listening. The course is team-taught, and it is not open to native speakers.

JPN 102 First-Year Japanese

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: JPN 101
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Develops basic language skills in speaking, reading, writing, and listening. The course is team-taught, and it is not open to native speakers.

JPN 201 Second-Year Japanese

Credits: 4
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
A sequel to JPN 102. Develops four-skills proficiency and expands knowledge of grammar. Not open to native speakers.

JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese

Credits: 4
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: JPN 201
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
A sequel to JPN 102. Develops four-skills proficiency and expands knowledge of grammar. Not open to native speakers.

JPN 211 Introduction to Japan

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduces Japanese culture and society, and is taught in English.

JPN 301 Third-Year Japanese

Credits: 4
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Further develops four-skills proficiency, and reinforces and expands grammar and communication skills. Not open to native speakers.

JPN 302 Third-Year Japanese

Credits: 4
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: JPN 301
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Further develops four-skills proficiency, and reinforces and expands grammar and communication skills. Not open to native speakers.

JPN 361 Technical Japanese I

Credits: 4
Semester(s): Fall
Type: DIS
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduction to technical and scientific Japanese. Further development of four-skills proficiency, with a focus on specialized vocabulary and concepts of science and technology, as well as scientific issues in society. Not open to native speakers.

JPN 362 Technical Japanese II

Credits: 4
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: JPN 361
Type: DIS
Grading: Graded (A-F)
A sequel to JPN 361. Further development of four-skills proficiency, with a focus on specialized vocabulary and concepts of science and technology, as well as scientific issues in society. Not open to native speakers.

JPN 371 Business Japanese

Credits: 4
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Presents readings and conversations based on Japanese business culture. Introduces cultural aspects of business as well as strategies for business conversation. Not open to native speakers.

JPN 372 Business Japanese

Credits: 4
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
A sequel to JPN 371. Presents readings and conversations based on Japanese business culture. Introduces cultural aspects of business as well as strategies for business conversation. Not open to native speakers.

JPN 401 Fourth-Year Japanese

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: SEM
Grading: Graded (A-F)
A sequel to JPN 302. Continues development of four-skills proficiency; further reinforces and expands communication skills through discussion and readings on Japanese culture and society.

JPN 402 Fourth-Year Japanese

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: JPN 401
Type: SEM
Grading: Graded (A-F)
A sequel to JPN 401. Continues development of four-skills proficiency; further reinforces and expands communication skills through discussion and readings on Japanese culture and society.

JPN 411 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduces major areas of linguistic description of Japanese and functions of the language in relation to social structures and interpersonal relationships. Taught in English.

JPN 451 Teaching Japanese As a Foreign Language

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: SEM
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduces curricula, instructional materials, methods, classroom techniques, and evaluation strategies associated with the teaching of Japanese as a foreign language. Students acquire practical experience by participating in teaching demonstrations and class observation.

JPN 481 Special Topics

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: SEM
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Course content varies per semester.

JPN 482 Special Topics

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: SEM
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Course content varies per semester.

JPN 494 Senior Capstone Course

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Course for senior-level majors intended to provide a learning experience that integrates knowledge from lower-level courses. Topics may vary.

JPN 496 Internship/Practicum

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Hands-on experience in language and cultural studies at institutions and organizations in Western New York and/or nationwide.

JPN 498 Undergraduate Research

Credits: 1 - 8
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Students collaborate with faculty research mentors on an ongoing project or conduct independent research under the guidance of a faculty member. This experience provides students with an inquiry-based learning opportunity and engages them as active learners in a research setting.

JPN 499 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 8
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Designed for advanced students of Japanese.

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:02:35 EST