LAN - WORLD LANGUAGES AND CULTURES

LAN-110 French I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of French through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. This course is recommended for students who have had two or less [including no] years of previous high school study of this language. Students with more than two years prior study should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-111 German I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of German through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. This course is recommended for students who have had two or less [including no] years of previous high school study of this language. Students with more than two years prior study should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-112 Italian I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of Italian through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. This course is recommended for students who have had two or less [including no] years of previous high school study of this language. Students with more than two years prior study should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-113 Spanish I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of Spanish through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. This course is recommended for students who have had two or less [including no] years of previous high school study of this language. Students with more than two years prior study should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-114 Russian I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of Russian through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. This course is recommended for students who have had two or less [including no] years of previous high school study of this language. Students with more than two years prior study should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-115 Arabic I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension and communication of Arabic through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar and syntax. The class will hold group discussions which focus on Arab Culture and Traditions in various geographical areas in the Arab world. This course is recommended for students who have had one or no years of previous high school study of this language. Students with two or more years prior study, please refer to the World Languages and Cultures Placement Policy on this syllabus. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-116 Chinese [Mandarin] I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of Chinese through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. It is recommended for students who have had two or less [including no] years of previous high school study of this language. Students with more than two years prior should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-119 Latin I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of Latin through active class use of vocabulary, grammar, syntax, and to the culture of the ancient Romans. This course is recommended for students who have had one or less [including no] years of previous high school study of this language. Students with more than two or more years prior study should consult the World Languages and Cultures Placement Policy on this syllabus. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-120 Japanese I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of Japanese through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. This course is recommended for students who have had two or less [including no] years of previous high school study of this language. Students with more than two years prior study should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-144 Irish I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of Irish through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. This course is recommended for students who have had two or less [including] no years of previous high school study of this Gaelic language. Students with more than two years prior study should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-150 Spanish for Health Professions

This course is designed to enable individuals in the health career programs/professions to communicate with Spanish speaking clients in a variety of settings. Participants will learn interview and assessment skills, as well as other health related terminology. Through the acquisition of these skills, an understanding of Spanish speaking cultures will be attained. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

LAN-165 Korean I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of Korean through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. This course is recommended for students who have had two or less [including no] years of previous high school study of this language. Students with more than 2 years prior study should consult with the AcademicDepartment Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-170 American Sign Language I

This course is an introduction to the expressive and receptive skills required for communication in American Sign Language [ASL]. Through active class use of basic vocabulary, grammar, and syntax, students will begin exploration of Deaf Culture and begin to learn the language of that culture. This course is recommended for students who have had less than one year of previous study of this language. Students with more than two years of prior study should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the World Languages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-180 Hebrew I

This course is an introduction to the pronunciation, basic comprehension, and communication of Hebrew through active class use of simple vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. It is recommended for students who have had less than one year of previous study of this language. Students with more than two years of prior study should consult with the Academic Department Chair of the WorldLanguages and Cultures Department for course placement guidance. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

LAN-200 French II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in the speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of French through active class use of vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-110; minimum grade C

LAN-201 Intermediate French I

This course expands students? French vocabulary and enhances their conversational ability. The course is conducted entirely in French and features extensive discussion of contemporary France and some grammar review. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-200; minimum grade C

LAN-210 German II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in the speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of German through active class use of vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-111; minimum grade C

LAN-211 Intermediate German I

This course expands students? German vocabulary and enhances their conversational ability. The course is conducted entirely in German and features extensive discussion of contemporary Germany and some grammar review. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-210; minimum grade C

LAN-220 Italian II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance skills in the speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of Italian through active class use of vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-112; minimum grade C

LAN-221 Intermediate Italian I

This course expands students' Italian vocabulary and enhances their conversational ability. The course is conducted entirely in Italian and features extensive discussion of contemporary Italy and some grammar review. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-220; minimum grade C

LAN-222 Intermediate Italian II

This course is conducted entirely in Italian and develops students' Italian communication skills through a study of the cultural history of Italy. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-221; minimum grade C

LAN-228 Elementary Spanish for Heritage Speakers

This course is designed to address the needs of Hispanic/Latino students who can communicate in Spanish but need to develop and/or improve their reading and writing skills. It addresses specific linguistic issues such as diction, orthography, and sentence structure. The course is conducted in Spanish and includes cultural discussions. Recommended for students with some previousSpanish language instruction. >General Education Course. Lecture [4.00].

Credits

3

LAN-229 Intermediate Spanish for Heritage Speakers

This course is a continuation of Elementary Spanish for Heritage Speakers. It continues to develop reading and writing skills, and to address linguistic issues. The course is conducted in Spanish and includes cultural discussions. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-228; minimum grade C

LAN-230 Spanish II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in the speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of Spanish through active class use of vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-113; minimum grade C

LAN-231 Intermediate Spanish I

This course expands students' Spanish vocabulary and enhances their conversational and reading ability. The course is conducted entirely in Spanish and focuses upon more complex grammatical structures as well as upon discussions about the Hispanic culture. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-230; minimum grade C

LAN-232 Intermediate Spanish II

This course is conducted entirely in Spanish and develops students Spanish communication skills through a study of the cultural history of Spain and Latin America. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-231; minimum grade C

LAN-233 Spanish Conversation

This course emphasizes the spoken language, stressing fluency and correctness of structure, pronunciation, and vocabulary. Topics of discussion may include current cultural, social, and literary events. Students receive individualized instruction in syntax and vocabulary. This course is conducted in the target language. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-230; minimum grade C

LAN-236 Spanish American Literature

This course is a study of Spanish American literature from 1492 to the present. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-231

LAN-240 Russian II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in the speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of Russian through active class use of vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-114; minimum grade C

LAN-241 Intermediate Russian I

This course expands students' Russian vocabulary and enhances their conversational ability. The course is conducted entirely in Russian and features extensive discussion of contemporary Russia and some grammar review. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-240; minimum grade C

LAN-244 Irish II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in the speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of Irish, one of the Gaelic languages, through active class use of vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-144; minimum grade C

LAN-255 Arabic II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance skills in the speaking, reading, writing and comprehension of Arabic through active class use of vocabulary, grammar and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-115; minimum grade C

LAN-256 Intermediate Arabic I

This course expands students' Arabic vocabulary and enhances their conversational ability. The course is conducted entirely in Arabic and features extensive discussion of the contemporary Arab World and some grammar review. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-255; minimum grade C

LAN-260 Japanese II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in the speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of Japanese through active class use of vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-120; minimum grade C

LAN-261 Intermediate Japanese I

This course expands students' Japanese vocabularyand enhances their conversational ability. The course is conducted entirely in Japanese and features extensive discussions of contemporary Japan and some grammar review. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-260; minimum grade C

LAN-262 Intermediate Japanese II

This course expands the students' vocabulary and enhances their conversational and reading ability through class discussions, pair/group work, simulations, and oral presentations. The course is conducted entirely in Japanese with some grammar review and features extensive discussions of contemporary Japanese culture. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-261; minimum grade C

LAN-265 Korean II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in the speaking, reading, writing and comprehension of Korean through active class use of vocabulary, grammar and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-165; minimum grade C

LAN-266 Intermediate Korean I

This course expands students' Korean vocabulary and enhances their conversations ability. The course is conducted entirely in Korean and features extensive discussion of contemporary Korea and some grammar. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-265; minimum grade C

LAN-270 American Sign Language II

This course is a continuation of American Sign Language I designed to further develop competency in ASL. Students will be given the opportunity to enhance both expressive and receptive skills by increasing vocabulary and knowledge of grammar. Students will be expected to interact with the deaf community in real-life settings thereby enhancing their awareness of and sensitivityto various aspects of Deaf Culture and ASL. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-170; minimum grade C

LAN-271 Intermediate American Sign Language I

This course expands students' vocabulary and enhances their expressive and receptive skills through class discussions, pair/group work, simulations, and presentations. The course is conducted entirely in American Sign Language. It includes grammar review and features extensive discussions of deaf culture. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-270; minimum grade C

LAN-272 Intermediate American Sign Language II

This course develops American Sign Language communication skills through the study of the cultural history of the Deaf community. It is conducted entirely in American Sign Language. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-271; minimum grade C

LAN-276 Chinese [Mandarin] II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of Chinese through active class use of vocabulary, grammar and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-116; minimum grade C

LAN-277 Intermediate Chinese [Mandarin] I

This course expands students' Chinese vocabulary and enhances their conversational ability. the course is conducted entirely in Chinese and features extensive discussion of contemporary China and some grammar. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-276; minimum grade C

LAN-278 Intermediate Chinese [Mandarin] II

This course is conducted entirely in Chinese and develops students' Chinese communication skills through a study of the culture of china and some grammar. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-277; minimum grade C

LAN-280 Hebrew II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of Hebrew through active class use of vocabulary, grammar and syntax. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-180

LAN-289 Latin II

This course offers students an opportunity to enhance their skills in translating, reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension of Latin through active class use of vocabulary, grammar, syntax, and their knowledge of Roman culture. Class sessions will include discussions, translations, pair/group work, simulations, oral presentations, and extensive discussions on Roman culture.> General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [1.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

LAN-119; minimum grade C