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This certificate program is designed to help a technical professional gain the reading and communication skills needed to understand technical information written in Japanese and to interact successfully with Japanese counterparts. To receive the certificate a participant must complete a minimum of 18 credits in approved courses related to Japanese language and culture, technical Japanese, and Japanese technology and management. Courses are offered directly from the University of Wisconsin-Madison by the Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD). At least six credits of technical Japanese (EPD 330/EPD 332 or EPD 374/EPD 375) are required. Twelve credits worth of electives may be chosen from the following list.

Course No. Course Title Prerequisites Credits Semester
EPD 330 Basic Technical Japanese I none 3 fall
EPD 332 Basic Technical Japanese II EPD 330 3 spring
EPD 374 Intermediate Technical Japanese I EPD 332 3 fall
EPD 375 Intermediate Technical Japanese II EPD 374 3 spring
EPD 430 Japanese for Business and Industry EPD 375 3 fall
EPD 450 Japanese for Politics and Government EPD 375 3 spring
EPD 530 Advanced Technical Japanese Seminar EPD 375 3 fall, spring
EPD 630 Research in Japanese Technical Literature EPD 375 3 fall, spring

For additional information please contact:

Professor James L. Davis
Department of Engineering Professional Development
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Room M1056D Engineering Centers Building
1550 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Tel: 608/262-4810
Fax: 608/265-4734

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