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ARAB 1311 (ARAB 1311) Beginning Arabic I (3 semester hours) This course will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of Arab culture and civilization. (3-0) Y
ARAB 1312 (ARAB 1312) Beginning Arabic II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Arabic I. It will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) with study of Arab culture and civilization. (3-0) Y
ARAB 2311 (ARAB 2311) Intermediate Arabic I (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Arabic. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. (3-0) Y
ARAB 2312 (ARAB 2312) Intermediate Arabic II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Intermediate Arabic I. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition and culture. (3-0) Y
CHIN 1311 (CHIN 1311) Beginning Chinese I (3 semester hours) This course will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of Chinese culture and civilization. (3-0) Y
CHIN 1312 (CHIN 1312) Beginning Chinese II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Chinese I. It will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) with study of Chinese culture and civilization. (3-0) Y
CHIN 2311 (CHIN 2311) Intermediate Chinese I (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Chinese. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. (3-0) Y
CHIN 2312 (CHIN 2312) Intermediate Chinese II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Intermediate Chinese I. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition and culture. (3-0) Y
FREN 1311 (FREN 1311) Beginning French I (3 semester hours) This course will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of French culture and civilization. (3-0) Y
FREN 1312 (FREN 1312) Beginning French II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning French I. It will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) with study of French culture and civilization. (3-0) Y
FREN 2311 (FREN 2311) Intermediate French I (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning French. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. (3-0) Y
FREN 2312 (FREN 2312) Intermediate French II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Intermediate French I. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition and culture. (3-0) Y
GERM 1311 (GERM 1311) Beginning German I (3 semester hours) This course will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of German culture and civilization. (3-0) Y
GERM 1312 (GERM 1312) Beginning German II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning German I. It will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) with study of German culture and civilization. (3-0) Y
GERM 2311 (GERM 2311) Intermediate German I (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning German. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. (3-0) Y
GERM 2312 (GERM 2312) Intermediate German II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Intermediate German I. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition and culture. (3-0) Y
GREK 1312 Beginning Greek (3 semester hours) The grammar and syntax of ancient Greek. Discussion of the Greek sensibility, which is inseparable from the Greek language. Some readings of short poems of Archilochus, Sappho, and Anacreon. Graduated readings from Aesop and Herodotus. (3-0) R
GREK 2312 Intermediate Greek (3 semester hours) Readings in selected Greek poetry and prose. Prerequisite: GREK 1312 or permission of instructor. (3-0) R
LANG 1311 Beginning Language Instruction I (3 semester hours) This course offers beginning instruction in foreign languages not taught on a regular basis. It integrates acquisition of language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of culture and civilization. Languages will vary but may include Italian, Hindi, or Russian. May be repeated for credit as language varies (6 hours maximum). (3-0) R
LANG 1312 Beginning Language Instruction II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of LANG 1311 Beginning Lanugage Instruction I. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. Languages will vary but may include Italian, Hindi, or Russian. May be repeated for credit as language varies (6 hours maximum). (3-0) R
LANG 2311 Intermediate Language Instruction I (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of beginning instruction in foreign languages not taught on a regular basis. The course integrates acquisition of language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of culture and civilization. Languages will vary but may include Italian, Hindi, or Russian. May be repeated for credit as language varies (6 hours maximum). (3-0) R
LANG 2312 Intermediate Language Instruction II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of LANG 2311 Intermediate Language Instruction I. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. Languages will vary but may include Italian, Hindi, or Russian. May be repeated for credit as language varies (6 hours maximum). (3-0) R
LANG 2342 Topics in Language (3 semester hours) Subject matter will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (6 hours maximum). (3-0) R
LANG 3342 Advanced Language Instruction (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of instruction in foreign languages not taught on a regular basis. Languages will vary. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (6 hours maximum). (3-0) R
LANG 3348 Topics in Language (3 semester hours) Subject matter will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (6 hours maximum). (3-0) R
LANG 4348 Advanced Topics in Language (3 semester hours) Subject matter will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (6 hours maximum). (3-0) R
SPAN 1312 (SPAN 1312) Beginning Spanish (3 semester hours) This course will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of Spanish culture and civilization. It will combine classroom instruction with the use of an interactive multimedia language lab that will enable the students to have access to sound and images from authentic Spanish language videos, videodiscs, CD-ROMs, and audiotapes. Use of the multimedia language lab is required. (3-0) Y
SPAN 2312 (SPAN 2312) Intermediate Spanish (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of beginning Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 1312 or permission of instructor. (3-0) Y
SPAN 3360 Functional Spanish for Cultural Awareness I (3 semester hours) The development of spoken and written Spanish through the use of diverse cultural materials from Spain and Latin America, such as selections from print and broadcast media, literature, music, and the visual arts. Prerequisite: 12 hours of college-level Spanish, four years of high school Spanish, or permission of the instructor. (3-0) R
SPAN 3361 Functional Spanish for Cultural Awareness II (3 semester hours) Continuation of SPAN 3360. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPAN 3360, 15 hours of college-level Spanish, or permission of the instructor. (3-0) R
SPAN 3363 Spanish Composition and Style (3 semester hours) Designed to offer students the opportunity to perfect linguistic skills and to comprehend selected works of Peninsular and Spanish-American writers. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or the equivalent, or permission of the instructor. (3-0) R
SPAN 3364 Spanish Culture (3 semester hours) This course is designed to offer students of Spanish the opportunity to perfect the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). In addition to reviewing the most intricate aspects of Spanish grammar, students will be introduced to selected works by Peninsular and Spanish American writers, literary analysis, discussion, and translation of some of their works. This class will be conducted largely in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 3365 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor. (3-0) R
SPAN 3365 Advanced Spanish (3 semester hours) The course is designed to help students to build continuous vocabulary, increase the understanding of the Hispanic culture, and augment speaking fluency. The course will cover reading comprehension, discussion of literature, composition, conversation, and Total Physical Response Storytelling (TPRS) activities. Topics may vary. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or equivalent or permission of instructor. (3-0) Y
SPAN 3441 Medical Spanish (4 semester hours) This course is designed to introduce students to the utilization of the Spanish language in the Health Care arena. A combination of written and oral exercises will be employed in a workshop atmosphere. Prerequisite: Introductory Spanish or the equivalent. (4-0) Y
SPAN 4364 Advanced Spanish Culture (3 semester hours) This course will provide students with a basic knowledge of and appreciation for the Spanish language, culture and civilization as found in Spain, Latin America, and the Hispanic communities in the U.S.A. The traditional elements and new trends of the culture as revealed in the arts, music, film and literature will be covered. Classes will be conducted in Spanish with occasional use of English for clarification of difficult concepts only. Prerequisite: SPAN 3364 or equivalent or permission of instructor. (3-0) R
VIET 1311 (VIET 1311) Beginning Vietnamese I (3 semester hours) This course will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with study of Vietnamese culture and civilization. (3-0) R
VIET 1312 (VIET 1312) Beginning Vietnamese II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Vietnamese I. It will integrate acquisition of the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) with study of Vietnamese culture and civilization. (3-0) R
VIET 2311 (VIET 2311) Intermediate Vietnamese I (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Beginning Vietnamese. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. (3-0) R
VIET 2312 (VIET 2312) Intermediate Vietnamese II (3 semester hours) This course is a continuation of Intermediate Vietnamese I. It will include review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and culture. (3-0) R