Courses

American Sign Language

ASL 101 American Sign Language I (3 credits)

A functional-notational approach to learning beginning American Sign Language (ASL). Development of basic knowledge of and understanding of conversational ASL and cultural features of the language and community.

ASL 102 American Sign Language II (3 credits)

Continued development of basic knowledge of and understanding of conversational ASL and cultural features of the  language and community. Pre-requisite: ASL 101 with a minimum grade of “C” or permission of instructor.

ASL 201 American Sign Language III (3 credits)

Development of intermediate expressive and receptive ASL skills and cultural features of the language and community.
Pre-requisite: ASL 102 with a minimum grade of “C” or permission of instructor.

ASL 202 American Sign Language IV (3 credits)

Continued development of intermediate expressive and receptive ASL skills and cultural features of the language and community.
Pre-requisite: ASL 201 with a minimum grade of “C” or permission of instructor.

French

FRE 101 Elementary French I (4 credits)

Introduces basic modes of communication in French. Stresses speaking, listening, reading and writing as target skills. Emphasizes everyday language and presents an overview of the cultures of various Francophone countries.

FRE 102 Elementary French II (4 credits)

Continues the study of basic French through grammar, reading, and oral practice. Stresses speaking, listening, reading and writing as target skills. Emphasizes everyday language and exploring the cultures of various Francophone countries.
Pre-requisite: FRE 101.

German

GER 101 Elementary German I (4 credits)

Includes fundamentals of German with development of the four basic skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

GER 102 Elementary German II (4 credits)

Continues the fundamentals of GER 101 with further development of the four basic skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
Pre-requisite: GER 101 or Consent of Instructor.

GER 201 Intermediate German I (3 credits)

Includes the systematic review of grammar and furthering of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills based upon cultural and literary materials.
Pre-requisite: GER 102, or equivalent or placement test.

Japanese

JPN 101 Beginning Japanese I (4 credits)

A course in first semester Japanese language.

JPN 102 Beginning Japanese II (4 credits)

A course in second semester Japanese language.
Pre-requisite: JPN 101 or equivalent.

Spanish

SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I (spoken approach) (4 credits)

Introduces basic modes of communication in Spanish. Stresses speaking, listening, reading and writing as target skills. Emphasizes everyday language which the students will learn by applying essential grammatical structures to vocabulary. Provides instructional assignments and self-correctional exercises that will be practiced in the classroom. Presents an overview of the culture of various Spanish-speaking countries.

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II (spoken approach) (4 credits)

Continues to highlight the basic modes of communication in Spanish, to include present and past tense. Stresses speaking, listening, reading and writing as target skills. Emphasizes everyday language which the students will learn by applying essential grammatical structures to vocabulary. Presents an overview of the culture of various Spanish-speaking countries.
Pre-requisite: SPA 101, or consent of the department and placement test.

SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish III (spoken approach) (3 credits)

Focuses on intermediate level speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills with an emphasis on more advanced grammatical structures; emphasizes speaking the language to expand vocabulary; examines current issues, cultural nuances, and dominant Hispanic themes.
Pre-requisite: SPA 102, or consent of department and placement test.

SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish IV (spoken approach) (3 credits)

Continues intermediate level speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills from SPA 201 with an emphasis on more advanced grammatical structures; focuses on speaking the language to expand vocabulary; examines current issues, cultural nuances, and dominant Hispanic themes.
Pre-requisite: SPA 201 or consent of the department and placement test.