Modern Language Courses

The following college credit courses are offered. Unless otherwise indicated, each course is available in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, 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.