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JPN 1014: Beginning Japanese I

No prerequisite. Introduction to the oral and written forms of the Japanese language.

JPN 1024: Beginning Japanese II

Prerequisite: JPN 1014 or equivalent.

A continuation of JPN 1014.

JPN 2014: Intermediate Japanese I

Prerequisite: JPN 1014 or equivalent.

Instruction designed to develop greater facility in fundamental skills. Four hours of classroom instruction.

JPN 2024: Intermediate Japanese II

Prerequisite: JPN 2014 or equivalent.

A continuation of JPN 2014. Four hours of classroom instruction.

JPN 3003: Conversation and Composition I

Prerequisite: JPN 2024 or equivalent.

Further study of Japanese. concentrating on grammar, reading, comprehension, essays, conversation, and kanji.

JPN 3013: Conversation and Composition II

Prerequisite: JPN 3003 or equivalent

Continuation of JPN 3003.

JPN 3113: Culture and Civilization

Prerequisite: JPN 2024 or equivalent.

Study of the economic, political, and social structure of Japan and an introduction to Japanese history and culture.

JPN 3143: Study Abroad

Prerequisites: Enrollment in a Tech-sanctioned study program in a Japan, completion of JPN 2024 or equivalent, and permission of the Study Abroad supervisor and Department Head.

Study of the contemporary language and culture in a Japan. May substitute for JPN 3003 or JPN 3013, depending on the student's proficiency level.

JPN 4283: Seminar: Japanese Language and Culture

Prerequisite: JPN 3003 or equivalent.

Specialized studies in Japanese literature, art, or social customs.

JPN 4901,4902,4903: Foreign Language Internship

Prerequisites: Advanced foreign language proficiency; permission of the instructor and the department head.

The Foreign Language Internship is intended primarily for majors in foreign languages or international studies. It is designed to provide outstanding students the opportunity to perfect their language proficiency and to acquire specific training and skills overseas. The overseas sponsor and the foreign language instructor of record will supervise the intern. Performance evaluations and a research paper will be required.

JPN 4991,4992,4993,4994: Special Problems in Japanese

Prerequisite: completion of JPN 2024 or equivalent, permission of the instructor and Department Head.

This course is designed to provide advanced Japanese students with a course of study in an area not covered by the departmental course offerings.