Japanese

Japanese Courses

(as listed in the UNCW Academic Catalogue)

JPN 101 - Introductory Japanese I

Credits: 3

Emphasis on achievement of an active command of the language. Aural-oral practice; intensive study of the basic pattern of spoken Japanese; reading, writing, and basic conversation. For students with one unit or less of high school Japanese.


JPN 102 - Introductory Japanese II

Credits: 3

Emphasis on achievement of an active command of the language. Aural-oral practice; intensive study of the basic pattern of spoken Japanese; reading, writing, and basic conversation. Only for students who have successfully completed JPN 101 or the equivalent.


JPN 201 - Intermediate Japanese I

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: JPN 102 or equivalent. A review of the structure of the language. Application in composition, conversation, and readings.


JPN 202 - Intermediate Japanese II

Credits: 3

The second course in a two-course sequence. Please see JPN 201 for description.


JPN 211 - Perspectives on Contemporary Japanese Culture

Credits: 3

Introduction to the study of Japanese society, culture, and human relationships through a variety of written and visual media. May be repeated under a different subtitle. Reading and class discussion are conducted in English. May not be taken for foreign language credit.


JPN 294 - Study Abroad in Japan

Credits: 6

Visit World Languages' Japanese study abroad page and learn more about our summer program in Japan.


JPN 302 - Japanese Writing and Cultural Studies

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: JPN 202 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.  Continuing review of the grammatical structure of Japanese at the intermediate high level. Emphasis on development of application in composition, conversation, and readings through an oral and written presentation project and extensive use of authentic materials and translation.