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Courses with the JAPANESE Subject

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Japanese (JAPANESE)

Fall 2019 


101 First Semester 4 Fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

102 Second Semester 4 Course Prerequisite: JAPANESE 101 with a grade of C or better. Continued development of basic skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include JAPANESE 101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

105 Elementary Conversation 1 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: JAPANESE 101 or concurrent enrollment, or JAPANESE 102 or concurrent enrollment. Elementary-level conversation practice in small groups with a native/near-native speaker. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

111 [DIVR] Asian Film 3 Asian film from a cultural perspective. Taught in English. (Crosslisted course offered as CHINESE 111, ASIA 111, JAPANESE 111). Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

120 [DIVR] Traditional Japanese Culture 3 Traditional Japanese society and culture from ancient themes to the 19th century. Taught in English. (Crosslisted course offered as JAPANESE 120, ASIA 122). Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

123 [HUM] Modern Japanese Culture 3 Issues, trends, and forms of popular culture that define modern and contemporary Japanese life. Taught in English. (Crosslisted course offered as JAPANESE 123, ASIA 123). Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

131 [DIVR] Masterpieces of Asian Literature 3 Introduction to Asian literature. Taught in English. (Crosslisted course offered as CHINESE 131, ASIA 131, HUMANITY 131, JAPANESE 131). Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

180 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours.

203 Third Semester 4 (3-2) Course Prerequisite: JAPANESE 102 with a grade of C or better. Further development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

204 Fourth Semester 4 (3-2) Course Prerequisite: JAPANESE 203 with a grade of C or better. Continued practice in spoken and written language; selected texts in a cultural context. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

205 Intermediate Conversation I 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: JAPANESE 203 or concurrent enrollment, or JAPANESE 204 or concurrent enrollment. Intermediate-level conversation practice in small groups with a native/near-native speaker; not open to native speakers except with permission. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

280 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

305 Intermediate Conversation II 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: JAPANESE 204, or a 300-level JAPANESE course or concurrent enrollment. Conversation practice in small groups with native/near-native speakers. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

306 Intermediate Reading and Translation 3 Vocabulary building, contrastive English-Japanese expressions, development of skills of increase reading speed and fluency. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include JAPANESE 204 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency. Typically offered Spring.

307 Intermediate Speaking and Listening 3 Systematic development of speaking and listening proficiency; emphasis on pronunciation and phonetics. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include JAPANESE 204 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

308 Intermediate Grammar and Writing 3 Writing practice in the language and active review of grammar. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include JAPANESE 204 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency. Typically offered Fall.

320 [DIVR] [M] Issues in East Asian Ethics 3 Philosophical foundations of ethical thought in East Asia; informed responses to modern ethical dilemmas. Taught in English. (Crosslisted course offered as JAPANESE 320, ASIA 320, CHINESE 320, HUMANITY 320). Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

321 [M] Gender and Love in East Asian Culture 3 The theme of gender with respect to love, courage, self-sacrifice, and vulnerability in traditional Chinese and Japanese literature and culture. (Crosslisted course offered as CHINESE 321, ASIA 321, JAPANESE 321). Typically offered Spring.

322 [DIVR] Ecology in East Asian Cultures 3 Major ecological issues in East Asia through cultural representations, and analysis of their implications to the U.S. (Crosslisted course offered as ASIA 322, CHINESE 322, HUMANITY 322, JAPANESE 322). Typically offered Spring.

361 Advanced Japanese for the Professions 3 Course Prerequisite: JAPANESE 204. Communication in Japanese for professional purposes, including letter/e-mail writing, telephoning, interpreting, role-playing, and negotiating in the Japanese business world. Typically offered Spring.

380 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

480 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

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