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Modern Language Courses

Modern Language Courses

The following college credit courses are offered. Unless otherwise indicated, each course is available in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, and Spanish.

Modern Language 101: Beginning Language I
Stresses pronunciation, diction, grammar, vocabulary, and reading. No prerequisite. 4 credits

Modern Language 102: Beginning Language II
Continues 101, with increased emphasis on reading and writing. Prerequisite: 101 or equivalent background. 4 credits

Modern Language 105: Conversational Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, or Spanish.

Concentrates on speaking skills; provides additional oral practice after the beginning level.
Prerequisite: 102 or equivalent background. 3 credits

Modern Language 201: Intermediate Language II

Review of grammar and continued development of speaking, reading and writing. Prerequisite: 102 or equivalent background. 4 credits

Modern Language 202: Intermediate Language II

Continues 210, with extensive reading and further practice in speaking and writing. Prerequisite: 201 or equivalent background. 4 credits

Modern Language 205: French, German, Japanese, or Spanish Conversation and Composition
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Reinforces oral and written communication skills through a variety of speaking and writing activities. Topics are drawn from contemporary life and culture. Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent background.
3 credits

Modern Language 210: Introduction to French, German, or Spanish Literature

Readings of selected masterpieces from various periods. Discussion and written work in the foreign language. Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent background. 3 credits.

Japanese 206: Japanese Conversation and Reading

Course reinforces oral and written communication skills. Content includes a variety of speaking and essay-writing activities, and develops reading ability with Japanese materials. Topics are drawn from classical and contemporary life and culture. Prerequisite: JPN 202 or consent of instructor. 3 credits.

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IMPORTANT DATES


March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 13
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 16 -22
Spring Break.

March 23
Classes resume after Spring Break

March 25
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

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