Japanese (JAPN)

Credit Courses

JAPN 101 Beginning Japanese I (5 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Introduction to the essential tools of communication in modern Japanese. Course aims at the acquisition of four basic skills in modern Japanese-speaking (listening comprehension, reading and writing) based on the fundamentals of the sound system, basic grammar and vocabulary. Introduction to Japanese writing systems and the culture.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

JAPN 102 Beginning Japanese II (5 Units)

Prerequisites: JAPN 101 or two years of high school Japanese or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Continues the introduction to the essential tools of communication in modern Japanese. Aims at the acquisition of four basic skills in modern Japanese: speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing-based on the fundamentals of the sound system, basic grammar and vocabulary. Introduction to Japanese writing systems and the culture of Japanese speakers.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

JAPN 103 Intermediate Japanese I (5 Units)

Prerequisites: JAPN 102 or three years of high school Japanese or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Continuation of JAPN 102. Emphasizes comprehension, vocabulary-building and enrichment of grammar for both spoken and written Japanese. Introduction to additional Kanji and the culture.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

JAPN 104 Intermediate Japanese II (5 Units)

Prerequisites: JAPN 103 or four years of high school Japanese or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Continuation of comprehension and vocabulary building, and enrichment of grammar in both spoken and written Japanese. Introduction to additional Kanji and the culture of Japanese speakers.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

JAPN 120 Beginning Japanese Conversation (2 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Oral expression in Japanese at the beginning level.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

JAPN 130 Intermediate Japanese Conversation I (2 Units)

Prerequisites: JAPN 102 or three years of high school Japanese or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Designed to increase skills of conversation as well as effective and appropriate use of the language in real-life situations.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

JAPN 140 Intermediate Japanese Conversation II (2 Units)

Prerequisites: JAPN 102 or three years of high school Japanese or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Designed to increase skills of conversation and effective and appropriate use of the language in real-life situations.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable