Japanese BA Program SLOs

Japanese BA Program Student Learning Outcomes

[ORAL]

Engage in oral communication in Japanese in various social contexts, in linguistically and culturally appropriate ways.

[READING]

Read and comprehend texts written in Japanese from a variety of genres and contexts (e.g., newspapers, essay collections, novels).

[WRITING]

Apply critical thinking and rhetorical skills to produce coherent written works and presentations in both English and Japanese.

[RESEARCH]

Use a variety of Japanese reference works and sources, including dictionaries and encyclopedias both in book form and on the internet.

[RESEARCH]

Conduct independent research on topics in Japanese literature and/or linguistics, and effectively communicate the results.

[LINGUISTICS]

Demonstrate an understanding of phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics through analysis of words, phrases, and clauses from authentic Japanese samples.

[LITERATURE]

Identify and describe major authors, works, features, forms, and styles of Japanese literature, both premodern and modern.

[LITERATURE]

Analyze and interpret works of Japanese poetry, prose, and drama, read both in translation and in the original Japanese, using terms appropriate to each genre.

[LITERATURE]

Situate and evaluate Japanese literature in its social, historical, intellectual, and religious contexts.

Rev. 11/14/2020