Courses

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Chinese course descriptions

CHNS 101G. Elementary Chinese I 1.0 course credit

This course focuses on the essential elements of effective communication in the
Mandarin Chinese language. The student will acquire a basic competence in the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), and learn to appreciate the language as a communication system for a different culture, including its distinct thought processes and viewpoints.

CHNS 102G. Elementary Chinese II 1.0 course credit

Continuation of CHNS 101. Practice and acquisition of increasingly complex vocabulary and sentence structure, tenses, and moods, leading to greater accuracy in oral and written expression. Prerequisite: CHNS 101 or placement.

CHNS 201. Intermediate Chinese I 0.5 course credit

Chinese 201 is an intermediate level course that builds on what students learned at the elementary levels. Students will hone their skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing in Mandarin through the study of texts and other complementary materials, while also expanding their knowledge and understanding of Chinese culture. Prerequisite: CHNS 102 or placement.


Japanese course descriptions

JAPN 101G. Elementary Japanese I 1.0 course credit

This course focuses on the essential elements of effective communication in Japanese language. The student will acquire a basic competence in the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), and learn to appreciate the language as a communication system for a different culture, including its distinct thought processes and viewpoints.

JAPN 102G. Elementary Japanese II 1.0 course credit

Continuation of JAPN 101G. Practice and acquisition of increasingly complex vocabulary and sentence structure, tenses and moods, leading to greater accuracy in oral and written expression. Prerequisite: JAPN 101G or placement.

JAPN 201. Intermediate Japanese I 0.5 course credit

Japanese 201 is an intermediate level course that builds on what students learned at the elementary levels. Students will hone their skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing through the study of texts and other complementary materials, while also expanding their knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture. Prerequisite: JAPN 102 or placement.


Independent studies

MLLC 220. Individual Study 0.25 to 1.0 course credit

Students arrange appropriate sophomore-level independent study projects with
individual instructors in their major language.

MLLC 320. Individual Study 0.25 to 1.0 course credit

Students arrange appropriate junior-level independent study projects with individual instructors in their major language.

MLLC 420. Individual Study 0.25 to 1.0 course credit

Students arrange appropriate senior-level independent study projects with individual instructors in their major language.

MLLC 494. Internship in Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures1.0 course credit

This course is an internship in Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Interns may work in a variety of settings, including such areas as business, health, government, law, public relations, education, physical education, journalism, community development and translation. Internships must be arranged, approved and monitored by an MLLC faculty member.