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Humanities, Visual & Performing Arts, or Foreign Languages (Required 3 or 4 Hours)

Course Number   Course Title Course Description
ARAB 100 Elementary Arabic Four hours lecture and language practice. A balanced emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing Arabic, and on the culture where this language is spoken.
ARAB 200 Intermediate Arabic I Four hours lecture and language practice. Prerequisites: ARAB 100 or one year of high school Arabic. Continued development of the basic language skills and of familiarity with Arabic culture with a balanced emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing Arabic and on the culture where this language is spoken.
ARAB 210 Intermediate Arabic II Four hours lecture and language practice. Prerequisites: ARAB 200 or two years of high school Arabic. Review of fundamentals and continued practice in listening, speaking, reading, and culture with expanded use of literary and cultural materials.
ARAB 300 Arabic Readings and Culture Four hours lecture and language practice. Prerequisites: ARAB 210 or three years of high school Arabic. Students will expand their knowledge and further develop skills in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture with an emphasis on reading.
CHNS 101:102 Elementary Chinese Four hours lecture and language practice. Prerequisites: Approval by the Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Balanced emphasis is on listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
CHNS 201:202 Intermediate Chinese Four hours lecture and language practice. Prerequisites: CHNS 101 and 102 with a grade of C or better, and approval by the Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. A continuation of Elementary Chinese I and II with a balanced emphasis is on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. General Education credit-International and Intercultural Studies.
FORL 100 Elementary Conversation in Critical
Languages
Four hours lecture and activity. Prerequisite: Written permission of the Critical Language Program Coordinator. Elementary practice in listening comprehension of and in speaking a critical language.
FORL
109/209/309/409
Study Abroad Practicum Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: Varies by level and requires permission of department chair. A directed program of travel-study designed to augment a student’s knowledge of the language and culture of a particular country. Students will receive a minimum of 15 hours of formal language instruction per week in addition to being involved in a total immersion living situation.
FREN 100
Elementary French
Four hours lecture and language practice.  FREN 100 is an introduction to French; and targets acquisition of a basic active command of French; emphasis on listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.
FREN 200:210 Intermediate French Four hours lecture and language practice. Prerequisite: FREN 200 or two years of high school French and is a review of basic French grammar and practice in speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
FREN 300 Readings in French Four hours lecture and language practice. Prerequisite: FREN 200 or three years of high school French. A course devoted to developing reading, writing, oral, and aural skills.
FREN 320 Topics in French Cinema Four hours lecture. Prerequisite: FREN 210. Survey of contemporary French films and the history of French cinema from 1930 to the present, with the integration of French films in their cultural background.
GRMN 100 Elementary German Four hours lecture and language practice.  Balanced emphasis on
listening, speaking, reading and writing.
GRMN 200:210 Intermediate German Four hours lecture and language practice.  Prerequisite: GRMN 100 or equivalent.  Review of fundamentals using grammatical, literary and cultural materials.
GRMN 300 Readings in German Four hours lecture and activity. Prerequisite: GRMN 210 or three years of high school German. Review of fundamentals using grammatical, literary, and cultural materials. May be taken twice for credit with different texts and films/videos.
LATN 101:102 Elementary Latin Four hours lecture. Study of basic language structures and forms, pronunciation of classical Latin, English derivatives, and various aspects of Roman civilization.
LATN 201 Intermediate Latin Four hours lecture. Prerequisite: LATN 102 or two years of high school Latin. Review of basic Latin grammar and syntax along with prose readings adapted to the level; study of relevant aspects of Roman civilization.
LATN 350 Latin Literature Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: LATN 201 or permission of the instructor. Study of a major Latin author or genre. Topic will vary. Credit may be received each time topic is different.
RUSS 100 Elementary Russian A balanced emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing Russian, and on the culture where the language is spoken.
RUSS 200: 210 Intermediate Russian Continued development of the basic language skills and of familiarity with Russian culture with a balanced emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing Russian and on the culture where the language is spoken.
RUSS 300 Readings in Russian Students will expand their knowledge and further develop skills in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture
SPAN 101:102 Beginning Spanish Three hours lecture and language practice.  An introduction to written and oral communication in Spanish.  Independent laboratory practice required.
SPAN 201:202 Intermediate Spanish Three hours lecture and language practice. Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or placement by examination. A continuation of Spanish I and II with emphasis upon communication in any tense. Independent laboratory practice required.