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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


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JAPAN Japanese



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101 (Linguis 141) First Semester Japanese. 5 cr. U. Beginning Japanese for students with no previous knowledge of the language.|Prereq: none.
102 (Linguis 142) Second Semester Japanese. 5 cr. U. Continuation of Japan 101(Linguis 141).|Prereq: Japan 101(Linguis 141)(NP) or equiv.Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).
110 Japanese Popular Culture. 3 cr. U. Elements of popular culture that have come to define modern-day Japan. In English.|Prereq: none.
192 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Specific humanities topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
197 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
199 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. Independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult dept chair.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.
200 Japanese Culture and Its Effect on Language. 3 cr. U. Through various forms of media, examination of different aspects of Japanese culture and how it impacts language.|No cr for students w/cr in Linguis 200 with similar title. Prereq: none.
201 (Linguis 241) Third-Semester Japanese. 5 cr. U. Continuation of Japan 102(Linguis 142), with some emphasis on the practice of Japanese writing.|Prereq: Japan 102 (Linguis 142)(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).
202 (Linguis 242) Fourth-Semester Japanese. 5 cr. U. Continuation of Japan 201(Linguis 241), with some emphasis on the practice of Japanese writing.|Prereq: Japan 201(Linguis 241)(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (12 retro cr).
220 Introduction to Japanese Food Studies. 3 cr. U. Cultural, historical, geographic, and sociological aspects of Japanese food culture as related to everyday Japanese culinary practices.|Prereq: none.
220 (effective 01/26/2015) Introduction to Japanese Food Studies. 3 cr. U. Cultural, historical, geographic, and sociological aspects of Japanese food culture as related to everyday Japanese culinary practices.|Prereq: none.
277 Japanese Discussion Section: (Subtitled). 1 or 2 cr. U. Discussion in Japanese, designed to broaden perspectives, improve language skills. Offered in conjunction w/courses in other disciplines (Anthro, Hist, Pol Sci, etc.).|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: Japan 202(Linguis 242)(P) or cons instr.
289 Internship in Japanese, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Japanese in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
296 UROP Apprenticeship. 1-3 cr. U. Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.|One cr for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
301 (Linguis 341) Fifth Semester Japanese. 4 cr. U. Continuation of Japan 202(Linguis 242).|Prereq: Japan 202(Linguis 242)(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro cr).
302 (Linguis 342) Sixth Semester Japanese. 4 cr. U. Continuation of Japan 301(Linguis 341).|Prereq: Japan 301(Linguis 341)(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro cr).
310 Enhanced Knowledge & Skills for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. 3 cr. U. Preparation for levels N2 and N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Exam.|Prereq; Japan 202 (Linguis 242)(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro credits).
321 Analyzing Hollywood-Japan Film Remakes. 3 cr. U. Critical knowledge and understanding of Japanese society and elements of Japanese culture acquired through an investigation of Hollywood-Japan film remakes.|In English. Counts as a repeat of Japan 499 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st.
330 Japanese Language and Culture. 3 cr. U. Japanese expression and culture; influence of Japanese history, customs, and geographic features on the Japanese language.|Prereq; Japan 202 (Linguis 242)(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro credits).
331 Reading Japanese Short Stories. 3 cr. U. Introduction to Japanese short stories to improve reading skills, vocabulary, and understanding of Japanese culture.|Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro crs). Prereq: Japan 202(P).
361 Translating Japanese Media. 3 cr. U. Development of the vocabulary, grammar knowledge, translating skills, and cultural sensitivities necessary to produce viable translations.|Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro crs). Prereq: Japan 202(P).
397 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before coursework level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program coursework.
401 Seventh Semester Japanese. 4 cr. U. Continuation of Japan 302.|Prereq: Japan 302(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro crs).
402 Eighth Semester Japanese. 4 cr. U. Continuation of Japan 401.|Prereq: Japan 401(P). Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro crs).
416 Introduction to Translation: Japanese to English. 3 cr. U. Basic skills for translating texts from Japanese to English; focus on articles and documents encountered in business, banking, legal, medical, and academic contexts.|Prereq: jr st; grade of B or better in 300-level or above Japanese language course. .
441 Business Japanese I. 3 cr. U. Language and cultural studies that develop the practical knowledge and skills needed for doing business with Japan.|Prereq: Japan 302(P).
489 Internship in Japanese, Upper Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Japanese in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
499 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
500 Research and Research Writing in Japanese. 3 cr. U. Capstone course for Japanese major. Students conduct research in Japanese and produce a thesis and presentation based on that research.|Not open to students who have completed Japanese capstone req under FLL 499 or Japan 699. Prereq: Japan 301(P) or cons instr.
516 Seminar in Advanced Translation: Japanese to English. 3 cr. U. Translation of ideas and conceptual knowledge in subject areas that include economics, law, society, culture, and history.|Prereq: Japan 416(P).
597 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
697 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
699 Advanced Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a Japanese faculty or academic staff member.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

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