World Languages Program * : Courses

ARI 101 Arabic First Year-First Semester

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Teaches basic speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing skills in Modern Standard Arabic. Gives students a good command of basic grammatical constructions and common expressions used in daily life, along with introductory knowledge about the Arab world's cultural diversity. ARI 101 is for true beginners, or students whose exposure to Arabic is limited.

ARI 102 Arabic First Year-Second Semester

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: ARI 101 or equivalent
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Same as ARI 101.

ARI 201 Arabic Second Year-First Semester

Credits: 4
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: ARI 102 or equivalent
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Expands on language skills mastered in ARI 101 and ARI 102. Reviews both basic and complex grammatical and pronunciation patterns, and provides intensive vocabulary expansion through a variety of readings, as well as conversation and writing practice.

ARI 202 Arabic Second Year-Second Semester

Credits: 4
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: ARI 201 or equivalent
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Same as ARI 201.

ARI 499 Independent Study

Credits: 2 - 4
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: permission of instructor
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Supplements regular offerings of the department.

ASL 191 American Sign Language First Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introductory course that develops functional fluency in American Sign Language using everyday situations as contexts for communication. Also addresses cultural and communication issues within the Deaf community.

ASL 192 American Sign Language First Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: ASL 191: Student must receive a grade of 'C' or better in ASL 191 or Permission of Instructor is required.
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
For students who have a basic knowledge of sign language; develops further communicative competence in the language beyond the basic level.

ASL 193 American Sign Language Second Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: ASL 192: Student must receive a grade of 'C' or better in ASL 192 or Permission of Instructor is required.
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Expands the focus on ASL grammar and sentence structure, and emphasizes receptive and expressive vocabulary development. Introduces dialogues, short to medium-length stories, narratives and conversational practice, and elementary ASL literature.

ASL 194 American Sign Language Second Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: ASL 193: Student must receive a grade of 'C' or better in ASL 193 or Permission of Instructor is required.
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Includes culturally significant topics related to the Deaf community, more complex ASL grammatical features; vocabulary-building; and comprehension and development of medium-length stories, narratives and dialogues.

ASL 211 American Sign Language Deaf Culture in America

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduces Deaf culture in the U.S. Explores the social characteristics of Deaf culture, identity structures, behavior and norms, values, traditions, and the use of American Sign Language and/or other sign systems. Taught in ASL and spoken English.

GRE 191 Greek (Modern) First Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Teaches basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in Modern Greek. Covers basic grammar and syntax with emphasis on the spoken language. This is a course for true beginners, or students whose exposure to Modern Greek is very limited.

GRE 192 Greek (Modern) First Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: GRE 191
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Continuation of the material covered in GRE 191. This is the second part of the elementary course sequence. The emphasis is still on the spoken language, but it assumes that students have a strong command of the alphabet, know how to read a simple Modern Greek text and have good command of the grammar introduced in the previous level (i.e., declension of nouns and adjectives, and present tense verb conjugations.)

GRE 193 Greek (Modern) Second Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
This is an intermediate level course that expands on the language skills mastered in the elementary courses. The course builds on the grammatical elements introduced in GRE 191 and 192; it covers more advanced grammar and provides intensive vocabulary expansion through a variety of readings and conversation. The emphasis shifts a bit more towards writing as opposed to the oral production prevalent in elementary Modern Greek.

GRE 194 Greek (Modern) Second Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
This is the second part of the intermediate sequence and the course begins where GRE 193 left off. The course provides further practice in the written and spoken language through readings and conversation with emphasis on writing.

GRE 211 Introduction to Modern Greece

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduces contemporary Greek culture and society. Taught in English.

GRE 499 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 8
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Supplements regular offerings of the department.

HIN 101 Intensive First Year Hindi-Urdu

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Students will begin to learn to speak, understand, read and write Hindi and Urdu. Introduces the structure of the Hindi and Urdu languages, and the cultures of India and Pakistan. Intended for students with little to no experience with Hindi and Urdu.

HIN 102 Intensive First Year Hindi-Urdu

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: HIN 101
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Continuation of HIN 101. Students will begin to learn to speak, understand, read and write Hindi and Urdu. Introduces the structure of the Hindi and Urdu languages, and the cultures of India and Pakistan. Intended for students with little to no experience with Hindi and Urdu.

HIN 104 Transitional Hindi-Urdu

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Requisites: Students who have taken HIN 101 or HIN 102 are not eligible to enroll in .
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
For students who have been exposed to Hindi and/or Urdu in their home but are not fully fluent, have had no formal instruction, and are not proficient in reading and writing. Students who take this course may not take HIN 101 or HIN 102 and vice versa.

HIN 191 Hindi First Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Teaches basic speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing skills in Hindi. Gives students a good command of basic grammatical constructions and common expressions used in daily life, along with introductory knowledge of Indian culture. HIN 191 is for true beginners, or students whose exposure to Hindi is limited.

HIN 192 Hindi First Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: HIN 191
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Same as HIN 191.

HIN 193 Hindi Second Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: HIN 191 Or HIN 192
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Expands on language skills mastered in HIN 191 and HIN 192. Reviews both basic and complex grammatical and pronunciation patterns, and provides intensive vocabulary expansion through a variety of readings as well as conversation and writing practice.

HIN 194 Hindi Second Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: HIN 193
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Same as HIN 193.

HIN 499 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 8
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Supplements regular offerings of the department.

IRI 191 Irish Gaelic First Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Teaches basic speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing skills in Irish Gaelic. Gives students a good command of basic grammatical constructions and common expressions used in daily life, along with introductory knowledge about Irish culture. IRI 191 is for true beginners, or students whose exposure to Irish is limited.

IRI 192 Irish Gaelic First Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: IRI 191
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Same as IRI 191.

IRI 193 Irish Gaelic Second Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Expands on the language skills mastered in IRI 191 and IRI 192. Reviews both basic and complex grammatical and pronunciation patterns, and provides intensive vocabulary expansion through a variety of readings as well as conversation and writing practice.

IRI 194 Irish Gaelic Second Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: IRI 193
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Same as IRI 193.

THI 191 1st Year , 1st Semester Thai

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Teaches basic speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing skills in modern Thai, along with introductory knowledge about the Thai culture. THI 191 is for true beginners, or students whose exposure to Thai is limited.

THI 192 1st Year, 2nd Semester Thai

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Continuation of THI 191.

THI 193 2nd Year, 1st Semester Thai

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Expands on language skills mastered in THI 191 and THI 192.

THI 194 2nd Year, 2nd Semester Thai

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Continuation of THI 193.

THI 499 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 8
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Supplements regular offerings of the department.

UKR 191 Ukrainian First Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Teaches basic speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing skills in Ukrainian. Gives students a good command of basic grammatical constructions and common expressions used in daily life, along with introductory knowledge of Ukrainian culture. UKR 191 is for true beginners, or students whose exposure to Ukrainian is limited. Course can be modified to meet unique student needs.

UKR 192 Ukrainian First Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: UKR 191
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Same as UKR 191.

UKR 193 Ukrainian Second Year-First Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Expands on language skills mastered in UKR 191 and UKR 192. Reviews both basic and complex grammatical and pronunciation patterns, and provides intensive vocabulary expansion through a variety of readings as well as conversation and writing practice.

UKR 194 Ukrainian Second Year-Second Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Same as UKR 193.

VIE 192 1st Year, 2nd Semester Vietnamese

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Continuation of VIE 191

VIE 193 2nd Year, 1st Semester Vietnamese

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Expands on language skills mastered in VIE 191 and VIE 192.

VIE 194 2nd Year, 2nd Semester Vietnamese

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Continuation of VIE 193

VIE 499 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 8
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Supplements regular offerings of the department.

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:02:51 EST