Japanese

Elementary Japanese I

JPNS101

In this course students learn the basics of listening, speaking, understanding, reading, and writing using the Hiragana and Katakana writing system, and also study basic communication. The course includes knowledge and appreciation of the Japanese historical and cultural background.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Elementary Japanese II

JPNS102

In this continuation of study from JPNS101, students further develop the basics of listening, speaking, understanding, reading, and writing using the Hiragana and Katakana writing system, and study basic communication. The course continues to present Japanese historical and cultural background.

3 credits
Prerequisite: JPNS101 (C or better) or equivalent
Corequisite: None