Stage 4: Global Connections invites students to enhance their intercultural and linguistic competence by exploring cultural, geographical, historical, and social perspectives of Japan as they develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills and intercultural competence, thereby allowing them to engage and interact more effectively with native speakers of Japanese.
Prerequisite(s): MJPAN 2010.
(Normally offered each spring semester.)
Stage 3: Cultural Perspectives invites students to explore cultural perspectives of Japan and their own as they review and develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills and intercultural competence, thereby enhancing their ability to interact in Japanese with more confidence on familiar topics.
Prerequisite(s): MJPAN 1020 Japanese Stage 2: Personal Connections.
(Normally offered each fall semester.)