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Course Number: JAPN 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Japanese I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Course Description: This is the first semester of academic transfer Japanese. This course is an introductory course intended for students with little or no knowledge of the language. Its aim is to present essential vocabulary and grammar, and to develop the pronunciation, listening, reading, and writing skills necessary for basic communication and comprehension. Customs and cultural insights are also presented. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1603025113


Course Number: JAPN 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Japanese II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: JAPN 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Japanese. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in JAPN 1411. Students are expected to acquire a substantial amount of vocabulary and begin to deal with idiomatic language and more advanced syntax. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1603025113


Course Number: JAPN 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Japanese I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: JAPN 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Japanese. This course is designed to further develop students' overall language proficiency and cultural knowledge through more advanced reading, listening, speaking and writing exercises. Grammatical concepts are reviewed and expanded. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1603025213


Course Number: JAPN 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Japanese II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: JAPN 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Japanese. This course is a continuation of JAPN 2311. The stress is on reading, composition, grammatical complexities, and intense oral practice, with continued studies of the culture. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1603025213



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Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.