JPN 101       Elementary Japanese (4)

Elementary Japanese is designed for students with little or no background knowledge of the Japanese language and culture. Will provide students with basic language and cultural knowledge, strategies and skills to help them interact in real and social situations they are most likely to encounter in Japan. Students will learn basic Japanese language structures that will serve as a base for further Japanese language acquisition. Meets SUNY General Education Foreign Language requirement or 2023 General Education World Languages.

 JPN 102       Intermediate Japanese (4)

This course continues the basic grammar of JAP 101 to develop proficiency in Japanese.  It refines the language acquisition skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Students will learn to read and write with combinations of hiragana, katakana, and kanji.  The course integrates aspects of Japanese culture to broaden understanding of the language.