Sep 21, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Map: World Languages Certificate, Japanese Option


If you follow this program map, you can complete this certificate in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized program map that works for you.  To earn a Certificate of Achievement in this field of study, you must achieve a minimum 2.0 (‘C’) grade point average on the courses listed below.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for certificate completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
JAPN 1001 - Japanese for Communication I   1
JAPN 1103 - Japanese I  
Course must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better to progress to JAPN 1213.
3
Total Credit Hours 4

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
JAPN 1213 - Japanese II  
Course must be completed with a ‘C’ or better to progress to JAPN 1313.
3
Controlled Elective one (1) hour.  Select one course from the following:
JAPN 1201 - Japanese for Communication II  
JAPN 1111 - Kanji I  
JAPN 1121 - Kanji II  
JAPN 1131 - Kanji III  
JAPN 1141 - Kanji IV  
JAPN 2421 - Japanese Culture Comparisons  
1
Total Credit Hours 4

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Third Semester (Summer)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
JAPN 1313 - Japanese III  (8 weeks)
Course must be completed with a ‘C’ or better to progress to JAPN 1413.
3
Controlled Elective one (1) hour.  Select one course from the following:
JAPN 1301 - Japanese for Communication III  
JAPN 1111 - Kanji I  
JAPN 1121 - Kanji II  
JAPN 1131 - Kanji III  
JAPN 1141 - Kanji IV  
JAPN 2421 - Japanese Culture Comparisons  
1
Total Credit Hours 4

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
JAPN 1413 - Japanese IV  
Course must be completed with a ‘C’ or better to progress to JAPN 2113.
3
Controlled Electives two (2) hours.  Select two courses from the following:
JAPN 1401 - Japanese for Communication IV  
JAPN 1111 - Kanji I  
JAPN 1121 - Kanji II  
JAPN 1131 - Kanji III  
JAPN 1141 - Kanji IV  
2
Total Credit Hours 5

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Fifth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
JAPN 2113 - Intermediate Japanese I  (8 weeks)
Course must be completed with a ‘C’ or better to progress to JAPN 2213.
3
Controlled Elective one (1) hour.  Select one course from the following:
JAPN 1401 - Japanese for Communication IV  
JAPN 1111 - Kanji I  
JAPN 1121 - Kanji II  
JAPN 1131 - Kanji III  
JAPN 1141 - Kanji IV  
1
Total Credit Hours 4

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • If entering the workforce after graduation, visit Career Services to build your resume.

Sixth Semester (Summer)

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
JAPN 2213 - Intermediate Japanese II  (8 weeks) 3
Controlled Elective one (1) hour.  Select one course from the following:
JAPN 1401 - Japanese for Communication IV  
JAPN 1111 - Kanji I  
JAPN 1121 - Kanji II  
JAPN 1131 - Kanji III  
JAPN 1141 - Kanji IV  
1
Total Credit Hours 4

Milestone

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • See an academic advisor to file for graduation.