Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Japanese - Courses

JPN 101 First-Year Japanese
Japanese-International Studies

Develops basic language skills in speaking, reading, writing, and listening. The course is team-taught, and it is not open to native speakers.

Credits: 5
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


JPN 102 First-Year Japanese
Japanese-International Studies

Develops basic language skills in speaking, reading, writing, and listening. The course is team-taught, and it is not open to native speakers.

Credits: 5
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: JPN 101



JPN 201 Second-Year Japanese
Japanese-International Studies

A sequel to JPN 102. Develops four-skills proficiency and expands knowledge of grammar. Not open to native speakers.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)


JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese
Japanese-International Studies

A sequel to JPN 102. Develops four-skills proficiency and expands knowledge of grammar. Not open to native speakers.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: JPN 201



JPN 211 Introduction to Japan
Japanese-International Studies

Introduces Japanese culture and society, and is taught in English.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


JPN 301 Third-Year Japanese
Japanese-International Studies

Further develops four-skills proficiency, and reinforces and expands grammar and communication skills. Not open to native speakers.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)



JPN 302 Third-Year Japanese
Japanese-International Studies

Further develops four-skills proficiency, and reinforces and expands grammar and communication skills. Not open to native speakers.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: JPN 301


JPN 361 Technical Japanese I
Japanese-International Studies

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.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)



JPN 362 Technical Japanese II
Japanese-International Studies

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.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: JPN 361


JPN 401 Fourth-Year Japanese
Japanese-International Studies

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)



JPN 402 Fourth-Year Japanese
Japanese-International Studies

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: JPN 401


JPN 411 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics
Japanese-International Studies

Introduces major areas of linguistic description of Japanese and functions of the language in relation to social structures and interpersonal relationships. Taught in English.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



JPN 421 Japanese Language and Culture
Japanese-International Studies

This course explores topics related to language and society, and intercultural communication, and provides students with opportunities to address questions concerning these topics. The primary goal of this course is to enhance students' knowledge of intercultural and sociolinguistic aspects that contribute to the property and use of the Japanese language. Although this course is appropriate for students of Japanese and/or linguistics, the course is appropriate for students who have a serious interest in issues of language, society, and communication, and their relationship. Prior knowledge of Japanese is not required and English translation is provided for Japanese language data used for discussions and analyses. Taught in English.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


JPN 451 Teaching Japanese As a Foreign Language
Japanese-International Studies

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)



JPN 494 Senior Capstone Course
Japanese-International Studies

Course for senior-level majors intended to provide a learning experience that integrates knowledge from lower-level courses. Topics may vary.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


JPN 496 Internship/Practicum
Japanese-International Studies

Hands-on experience in language and cultural studies at institutions and organizations in Western New York and/or nationwide.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



JPN 498 Undergraduate Research
Japanese-International Studies

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.

Credits: 1-8
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


JPN 499 Independent Study
Japanese-International Studies

Designed for advanced students of Japanese.

Credits: 1-8
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)




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