Aug 08, 2020  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
    
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Sociology

  
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    SOC 126 - Cambodia Experience

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    This course will focus on the culture and history of Cambodia within a social/political/economic context and includes a travel study-service learning experience. Students will spend time in the capital city Phnom Penh and travel to ancient sites. To prepare for the cultural and social experience of traveling and studying in these two cities and their environs, students will participate in classes that introduce the rich culture, history and language of Cambodia. As with all International studies programs at MCC, students are expected to share what they have learned with the college community upon completion of the course.  

    General Outcomes:
    * Summarize the history and social structures and institutions of Cambodia
    * Analyze the political struggle of Cambodia and SE Asia through revolutions, reactions and political realities 
    * Describe Cambodia’s economic and cultural development and evaluate its development in comparison to other contemporary Asian countries
    * Examine and compare Cambodia’s environmental and cultural preservation strategies with those of other countries through discussion and experiential service learning
    * Analyze cultural and social change in Cambodia, paying particular attention to the contemporary
    * Write reflective analysis for e-portfolios that employ print and visual sources to explore and identify the social consequences of Cambodia’s commitment to cultural preservation and environmental sustainability and its emergence into the global economy

     
    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Multicultural/Global Literacy, Critical Thinking, Personal and Professional Development, and Written and Oral Communication.

     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of 12 credits in a degree program at MCC.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities, Social Science, or Behavioral Science Elective
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.


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    SOC 128 - Modern China

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    China plays a major role on the world stage in the 21st century.  With China’s rise as a global power, we need to know more about it, the character of early Western involvement and Chinese responses, the rise of Chinese communism, and China’s struggle to modernize.  The focus of this course will depend on the dynamics within and outside of China such as current social, political, environmental, and economic issues.  Topics may include Chinese popular media, financial and commercial institutions, concepts of deviance and crime, and Chinese and American differing cultural perceptions.  Understanding the complex reality that is modern China provides a competitive edge in today’s world.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Multicultural and Global Perspectives.

    Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101
    General Education Elective(s): Beharioral or Social Science Elective


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    SOC 129 - Costa Rica Experience

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    This course will focus on the culture and environment of Costa Rica and includes a travel study-service learning experience. Students will spend time in the capital city San Pedro, and also engage in service learning activities such as reforestation projects and turtle protection efforts. To prepare for the environmental, cultural, and social experience of traveling and studying in Costa Rica, students will participate in classes that introduce the rich culture, history, environment, and Spanish language of Costa Rica. As with all International studies programs at MCC, students are expected to share what they have learned with the college community upon completion of the course.


    General Outcomes:


    * Summarize the history and social structures and institutions of Costa Rica 
    * Analyze the political struggles of Costa Rica  
    * Describe Costa Rica’s economic and cultural development and evaluate its development in comparison to other contemporary Latin American countries
    * Examine and compare Costa Rica’s environmental and cultural preservation strategies with those of other countries through discussion and experiential service learning
    * Analyze cultural and social change in Costa Rica, paying particular attention to the contemporary
    * Write reflective analysis for e-portfolios that employ print and visual sources to explore and identify the social consequences of Costa Rica’s commitment to cultural preservation and environmental sustainability and its emergence into the global economy


    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Multicultural/Global Literacy, Critical Thinking, Personal and Professional Development, and Written and Oral Communication.

     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of 12 credits in a degree program at MCC.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities, Social Science, or Behavioral Science Elective
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.


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    SOC 130 - The Morocco Experience

    3



    Morocco is said to be the “gateway” to Africa, with a long historical and geographic importance to both Europe and the Middle East. The course will focus on the culture and economy of Morocco from both a traditional and contemporary perspective. In addition, business, social, political, and environmental issues will be explored. The course will involve classroom study during the semester, including some language orientation in either Arabic or French, followed by several weeks of travel and a service-learning opportunity in Morocco. As with all international study programs at MCC, students are expected to prepare an e-portfolio and share what they have learned with the college community upon completion of the course.

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:


    - Describe Morocco’s cultural, social, and economic development.
    - Examine Morocco’s business practices and the role of entrepreneurship from both traditional and contemporary perspectives.
    - Summarize the historical and political struggles of Morocco through conquests, revolutions, and independence movements up to the present.
    - Identify and analyze Morocco’s social, political, and environmental challenges in the context of its history, culture, economy and geography.
    - Use basic language elements and expressions in either French or Arabic to get around and understand cultural references while in Morocco.

    Prerequisite(s): Students must complete 12 credits at MCC in order to apply for this fellowship program.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities, Social Science, Behavioral Science, and Business Elective
    Intensive Value(s): Multicultural/Global Awareness; Written and Oral Communication; Critical Thinking; and Personal and Professional Development.


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    SOC 150 - Sociology Of The Family

    3

    Explores the family from historical, contemporary and cross-cultural perspectives. Familial relationships throughout the life span are explored within the context of the following topics: sex roles and power within the family, choice of partners, marriage, alternative life styles, parenting, domestic violence, divorce, remarriage.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of SOC 101.
    General Education Elective(s): Behavioral Science


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    SOC 154 - Criminology

    3



    This course examines the patterns and evolution of criminal behavior including the impact of social forces on criminality. Topics include a study of the theoretical approaches to criminology as well as an exploration of the criminal justice system including police, courts and correctional institutions.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Quantitative Literacy.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of SOC 101
    General Education Elective(s): Behavioral Science
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.


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    SOC 156 - Society And Victims Of Crime

    3



    This course examines theories and research regarding victims of crime and the treatment of victims within the criminal justice system. Current social programs such as restitution, compensation, and victims’ rights will be discussed. Special attention will be paid to special victim groups; i.e., children, the elderly, and victims of family violence.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Social Responsibility.

    Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
    General Education Elective(s): Behavioral Science
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.


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    SOC 290 - World Cultures: Honors Seminar

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    This course is an interpretive survey of the development of selected societies and cultures from ancient to modern times. The class presents a comparative and interdisciplinary study of world cultures within the context of their religious and philosophical traditions. Additionally, this seminar examines the nature of multiculturalism in modern societies and analyzes the meaning and relevance of cultural chauvinism, race, and racism within their historical and contemporary contexts.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Multicultural and Global Perspectives.

    Prerequisite(s): 12 college level (100 above) credits with a GPA of 3.2 and B or better in ENG 101 or by permission of instructor(s)
    General Education Elective(s): This course will satisfy requirements for the Honors Program, the interdisciplinary option, general education, humanities, and social sciences.
    Note(s): This course will fulfill Commonwealth Honors Colloquium Requirement.
    This course has been approved to meet the Core curriculum General Education Requirement.


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    SOC 293 - Wealth, Poverty, and Capitalism: An Honors Seminar

    3



    This course will examine the dynamics of wealth, poverty and capitalism and how these forces have shaped and impacted individuals, groups, and societies.  We will explore the social, political and economic implications of wealth, poverty and inequality along with examining equity and ethics in a market society.

     

    ISLOs: This class fulfills a seminar requirement of the Commonwealth Honors Program and supports student development of Critical Thinking, Written and Oral Communication, and Social Responsibility.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 and 12 college-level credits with a GPA of 3.2
    General Education Elective(s): Behavioral Science
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.


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    SOC 294 - Globalization Honors Seminar

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    This interdisciplinary course examines the social, economic, cultural, political, and historical dimensions of globalization and analyzes the variety of ways that economic, political, and cultural arrangements are organized in an interdependent world. It will also examine theories of globalization, the rise of the global economy and of transnational capitalism, transnational classes and states, political globalization, global culture and ideology, transnational social movements/global civil society, transnational migration, the new global labor market, race, ethnicity and gender within the context of globalizaiton, local-global linkages and patterns of resistance to globalization.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Multicultural and Global Perspectives, and Social Responsibility.

    Prerequisite(s): 12 credits with a GPA of 3.2 and B or better in ENG 101 or by permission of instructor(s)
    General Education Elective(s): Behavioral Science; Social Science
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.


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Technical Mathematics

  
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    TMA 075 - Applied Technical Math for Computers and Networking I

    4

    Designed for CSNT students. The first course in a two- semester sequence of the mathematics typically applied in the fields of computer electronics. Topics included are the decimal, binary, hexadecimal and octal number systems; binary codes; Boolean logic; logic gates, synthesis and simplification of computer circuits; complex numbers; phasors; scientific and engineering notation; Cartesian, polar, and logarithmic plots; trigonometric functions and graphs; and linear equations. Employability skills, such as problem solving, teamwork, communication, and critical thinking are integrated into the coursework.

    Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for MAT 080, Math Module 70 or 80.
    Note(s): Math Career Programs only elective


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    TMA 080 - Technical Mathematics And Physics

    3

    The basic principles of mathematics, the metric system, electrical and radiation physics. Simple series and parallel circuits are discussed, followed by analysis of electrical circuits leading to modern X-ray and radiographic tubes.

    Note(s): Radiologic Technology students only.


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    TMA 095 - Applied Technical Mathematics I

    4

    The first course in a two-semester sequence of intermediate algebra and trigonometry with technical applications. Topics included are: the trigonometric functions, vectors, units of measurement and approximate numbers, fundamental concepts of algebra, functions and graphs, systems of linear equations, factoring and fractions, quadratics, geometry (areas and perimeters of common plane figures, volumes and surface areas of common solids).

    Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for MAT 080, Math Module 70 or 80.
    Note(s): Math Career Programs only elective


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    TMA 100 - Mathematics For Technology

    4

    Provides mathematical principles and applications commonly used in science-based technologies.  The course makes use of computer spreadsheets to facilitate learning.  Topics include: review of arithmetic and basic algebra, dimensional analysis, computer spreadsheets, unit factor label method, significant figures, scientific notation, exponential and logarithmic functions, solution, dilution and pH calculations, graphing including semi-log and log-log graphs, and quality control statistics including linear regression.

    Prerequisite(s): BIO 131 and eligibility for MAT 080, Math Modules 70 or 80.


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Theater

  
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    THE 101 - Introduction to Acting

    3



    An introduction to the craft of acting for the beginning or curious student. Group and individual work emphasizes the use of the body and voice as expressive instruments. The course explores “how-to” fundamentals as well as improvisational and scripted materials. A monologue presentation is the culminating event. Out-of-class rehearsal is required.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Personal and Professional Development.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.


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    THE 102 - Improvisation

    3

    An introductory course in improvisational acting that strives to free the voice, body, emotions and intellect as tools for acting. The students will perform exercises to overcome those inhibitions that keep them from presenting in public in the way they choose. The exercises will develop the student’s sense of theatricality and their credibility as well as their ability to approach scene work with more freedom.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    THE 103 - Theatre Appreciation

    3

    Drama, unlike other forms of literature, finds its life beyond the book and easy chair. In order to understand drama we must understand the many facets of the live theater. This overview course provides for reading, seeing and evaluating plays, as well as the study of playwriting, play production, directing, design and acting.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    THE 104 - Creative Drama with Children

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    Formerly HU 4126

    Creative drama is an integrative process which develops imaginative thought and creative expression in children. Through use of movement, pantomime, improvisation, story dramatization, and group discussion, this course will provide the necessary skills to use theatre as a teaching tool in the classroom.


    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
    - Articulate philosophies and methods of creative dramatic play
    - Plan, implement, and evaluate dramatic experiences for classroom settings and beyond with consideration of developmental skills
    - Demonstrate personal creative processes and communication skills
    - Apply critical thinking to the development and evaluation of drama projects

     

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    THE 105 - Speech and Movement for Theater

    3

    This course is designed to introduce the student to various techniques in vocal production and movement for the stage. Emphasis is placed on freeing the natural voice through basic voice and speech exercises designed to improve students’ awareness of breath, resonance, vibration, and articulation in the production of sound for speech. Equal emphasis is placed on exploring movement through a regimen of movement exercises and activities designed to release physical tension and enhance flexibility and versatility. The combination of these speech and movement techniques will help the student to develop greater confidence and stage presence, enhancing their ability to perform.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    THE 109 - Balance Through Acting

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    Balance through Acting is a holistic approach to actor training which integrates the mind, body and spirit, emphasizing the idea that achieving a balance in these areas is crucial to not only the actor’s performance but a general sense of well-being. Integration of Eastern practices such as yoga, meditation, energy awareness with basic acting techniques such as character development, movement, vocal work, centering, and script analysis will provide the student with a strong sense of themselves as well as others around them onstage and off.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, Multicultural and Global Perspectives, and Personal and Professional Development.

    Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities and Performing Arts


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    THE 110 - Backstage

    3

    A practical course which provides basic training in the many areas of theater production, including lighting, sound, set, props, costumes, stage management, marketing and box office operations. The MCC Theatre is a 90-seat black-box theater located in downtown Lowell. Equipped with a computerized lighting and sound system, the theater serves as a laboratory for understanding and practice. This course requires no previous experience in theater and does not focus on acting.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    THE 112 - Acting for Film/TV

    3

    This is an introductory course in the theory and techniques of acting for film and television, comparing the differences between stage acting and acting for the camera. Scenes and commercials are enacted and played back on videotape for class critiquing. This course will prepare the student with the fundamentals of basic techniques through such activities as: commercial work, analysis of film and television scripts, developing knowledge of the technical side of camera work and the study of the business of acting.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of THE 101 or THE 102.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    THE 117 - History of Theatre

    3

    Familiarizes students with the major periods of world theatrical history and with the evolution of theater between periods. Among others, the periods include Ancient Greek, Italian Renaissance, Elizabethan, French Classic, and Modern.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities, Theatre, Literature


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    THE 118 - Modern Drama

    3

    Explores the significant theatrical movements and theories of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, beginning with Ibsen and including contemporary, living playwrights. Plays are selected and studied from the point of view of the director, actor and designer. Attending area theatrical events is required for discussion and analysis.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities, Theatre, Literature


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    THE 135 - Directing

    3

    An introduction to the craft of directing. With comprehensive script analysis, students chart the architecture of a play as the foundation for interpreting a production. Practical application introduces the student to techniques for communicating with actors and the audience, as well as basic principles of design and composition. Topics include casting, rehearsal, group leadership, and time management.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of THE 101.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    THE 140 - Musical Theater

    3

    An introduction to the lively world of musical theater and its history. This laboratory course explores the three distinct skills of performing in a musical: acting, singing, and dancing. The course is individualized according to the students’ needs and culminates in the staging of a book scene and musical number for the class as a whole. Topics include: acting and “selling” the song, classic and contemporary musical theater, and basic choreography. Previous performing experience is not required.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of THE 101 and MUS 132; or permission of course instructor.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    THE 145 - Scene Study

    3

    This class explores scene interpretation through a workshop approach. Students study text and learn character development, rehearsal techniques, scene staging, and acting methods in order to present scenes for class performance. Some out-of-class rehearsals are required; journaling and acting exercises are utilized. Previous acting is a plus but even the enthusiastic beginner can flourish in this class.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    THE 152 - Rehearsal and Performance

    3

    This course is designed to provide students with an intellectual and artistic immersion into the theatrical process through intensive research, rehearsal, and performance of a full-length stage piece at the MCC Theatre. Students may enroll in this course as an actor (by audition for the semester production) or as an assistant director, stage manager or technician. May be repeated up to 4 times. Class time: TBA at least 45 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): By audition; or permission of course instructor.


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Transition

  
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    TRA 050 - Foundations I




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    TRA 051 - Basic Consumer Economics




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    TRA 052 - Basic Office Practice




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    TRA 053 - Personal Development




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    TRA 054 - Internship Seminar I




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    TRA 055 - Internship I




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    TRA 056 - Foundations II




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    TRA 057 - Introduction to Basic Business Math




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    TRA 058 - Applied Office Practice




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    TRA 059 - Communication Skills




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    TRA 060 - Internship Seminar II




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    TRA 061 - Internship II




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    TRA 062 - Foundations III




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    TRA 063 - Applied Consumer Economics




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    TRA 064 - Business Support Skills II




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    TRA 065 - Social Development I




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    TRA 066 - Internship Seminar III




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    TRA 067 - Internship III




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    TRA 068 - Foundations IV




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    TRA 069 - Using Community Resources




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    TRA 070 - Business Support Skills III




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    TRA 071 - Social Development II




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    TRA 072 - Internship Seminar IV




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    TRA 073 - Internship IV




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World Languages

  
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    LAN 101 - Finnish 1 and Culture

    3



    An individualized course which uses a conversational approach to the main grammatical features of the Finnish language. Emphasis is placed on individual oral practice with a native speaker.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Multicultural and Global Perspectives, and Personal and Professional Development.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.


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    LAN 102 - Finnish 2 and Culture

    3



    This individualized course is a continuation of LAN 101.  Text and recordings, as well as written and oral exercises, are used to introduce grammatical patterns of the language, and emphasis is placed on individualized oral practice with a native speaker.

     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 101 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 103 - Modern Hebrew 1 and Culture

    3

    Modern Hebrew 1 and Culture is designed for students with little or no knowledge of Hebrew and is a comprehensive rigorous introduction to Hebrew and the culture of Israeli Hebrew speakers. It is delivered via the practice of all four language acquisition skills: speaking listening, reading, and writing.
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 
    - Analyze beginner grammatical concepts, recognizing the root and verb tense system in Hebrew, which do not exist in English.
    - Apply concepts and vocabulary within Hebrew templates in their written and oral communication.
    - Communicate in limited Hebrew language on topics of everyday life.
    - Demonstrate growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge about Israeli customs and culture.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): Notes:A student must achieve a grade of C- or better in this course to be eligible for the next course in the series of future Modern Hebrew and culture courses.


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    LAN 104 - Hindi 1 and North Indian Culture

    3



    Hindi 1 and North Indian Culture is designed for beginning students of modern standard Hindi. The object of the course is to introduce the student to Hindi-Urdu, its basic structures, and literacy in devanagari script through the development of all four communicative skills:  reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students will also be introduced to several signature cultural elements of South Asian Hindi and Hindi-Urdu speaking society.

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:


    - Read, write, comprehend and speak Hindi at ACTFL/OPI novice HIGH level.
    - Develop the cultural literacy to interact effectively with Hindi speakers, whether in South Asia or in the diaspora, in simple social situations.
    - Identify several signature cultural elements of South Asian Hindi and Hindi-Urdu speaking society.
    - Compare and contrast some key elements of students? own cultures and North Indian Hindi-speaking culture.
     

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): As a beginners class, this course is not open to native speakers of Hindi. Heritage students with some previous informal exposure to the language are welcome. A student must achieve a grade of C- or better in this course to be eligible for the next course in the series of future Hindi and North Indian Culture courses.


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    LAN 106 - Modern Hebrew 2 and Israeli Culture

    3



    Modern Hebrew 2 and Culture is designed for students with basic knowledge of Hebrew and is a comprehensive rigorous continuation of the introductory course of Hebrew and the culture of Israeli Hebrew speakers. It is delivered via the practice of all four language acquisition skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing.  

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:


    - Analyze beginner grammatical concepts, such as, recognizing the root and verb tense in Hebrew, which do not exist in English.
    - Apply concepts and vocabulary within Hebrew templates in their written and oral communication.
    - Communicate in limited Hebrew language on topics of everyday life.
    - Continue to demonstrate growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge about Israeli customs and culture.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 103 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 111 - French 1 and Culture

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    Extensive oral work and the communicative approach help to develop the student’s comprehension and speaking skills. Simple reading and writing are also introduced, as are aspects of culture. 
    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Multicultural and Global Perspectives, and Personal and Professional Development.

     

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): For students with no or very little French.
    This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.


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    LAN 112 - French 2 and Culture

    3



    This course continues the work of LAN 111 with continued emphasis on developing the student’s communicative ability in French.

     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 111 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 121 - German 1 and Culture

    3



    Extensive oral work in the classroom helps to develop the student’s comprehension and speaking skills to the level of automatic response. Simple reading and writing are introduced to reinforce these hearing and speaking skills.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Multicultural and Global Perspectives, and Personal and Professional Development.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.


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    LAN 122 - German 2 and Culture

    3



    A continuation of LAN 121

     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 121 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 131 - Japanese 1 and Culture

    3

    Beginning Japanese is a course for students with very little or no knowledge of the Japanese language. The course is built around thematic vocabulary development, elementary social language and basic-level grammar. Upon completion, students will learn Japanese well enough to perform routine tasks and participate in simple conversations. Students will also learn about some aspects of Japanese culture.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 132 - Japanese 2 and Culture

    3

    This is a continuation course for those who have completed LAN 131. Students should have a good knowledge of the two kana writing systems, as well as an understanding for elementary grammatical structures. In this course students will be able to formulate and write more complex sentences, as well as be introduced to the informal speech patterns along with the formal speech patterns.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 131 with a C- or better or placement by exam
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 133 - Japanese I for Business

    3

    An ideal course for business professionals or those who are considering an international business career. Focus is on situational conversation within a cultural context. Students will discuss and learn about Japanese people, their culture, social issues, and business trends. Basic-level grammar and the Japanese phonetic system “kana” are incorporated in the curriculum. No knowledge of the Japanese language is required.


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    LAN 141 - Portuguese 1 and Culture

    3



    This course uses a conversational approach to the main grammatical points of the Portuguese language.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Multicultural and Global Perspectives, and Personal and Professional Development.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 142 - Portuguese 2 and Culture

    3

    A continuation of LAN 141.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 141 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 151 - Spanish 1 and Culture

    3



    Extensive oral work and the communicative approach help to develop the student’s comprehension and speaking skills. Simple reading and writing are also introduced, as are aspects of culture.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Multicultural and Global Perspectives, and Personal and Professional Development.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): For students with no or very little Spanish.
    This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.


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    LAN 152 - Spanish 2 and Culture

    3

    This course continues the work of LAN 151 with continued emphasis on developing the student’s communicative ability in Spanish.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 151 with a C- or better, placement by exam, or one year of high school Spanish in the prior year.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 153 - Accelerated Spanish I and II

    6

    Puentes is a one-semester course (6 credits) designed to meet the needs of students who have studied two or three years of Spanish in high school and who possess linguistic and cultural knowledge that true beginners do not. Puentes reinforces and consolidates familiar concepts while motivating students to grow from receptive knowledge to active and accurate use of the Spanish language.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 171 - Khmer I and Culture

    3

    This course is for students with little or no knowledge of the Khmer language. It introduces students to both spoken and written language, with conversational proficiency as the primary goal. The course covers basic grammatical structures and includes intensive oral practice and listening comprehension. The focus of the course is to give beginning students a practical command of the language enabling them to participate in everyday conversations as well as to read and write at an elementary level. Some aspects of Cambodian culture and history will also be covered.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 172 - Khmer 2 and Culture

    3

    This course will give students, who have acquired the very basics of the Khmer language in LAN 171, the opportunity to learn more communication skills through a functional integrated skills approach, as well as intensive oral activities with the instructor and with each other. Students will also continue to develop a deeper understanding of the Cambodian culture.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 171 with a C- or better or placement by exam
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 175 - Russian 1 and Culture

    3

    In this course, the students will learn the Russian alphabet by practicing reading and writing. They will develop comprehension skill as well as build vocabulary of their own, including most frequent idiomatic expressions. The emphasis of the course is on communication and pronunciation skills. Real-life dialogues will be practiced in one-on-one sessions with the instructor.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 176 - Russian 2 and Culture

    3

    This course aims at enabling students who have completed LAN 175 to communicate in a more confident way by expanding and reinforcing four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Grammar and vocabulary are presented in clear and natural contexts. Cultural topics are included in language practice through oral and written activities, which familiarize students with the Russian World.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 175 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 177 - Russian 3 and Culture

    3

    A continuation of LAN 176.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 176 with a C- or better or placement by exam.


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    LAN 181 - Arabic 1 and Culture

    3



    This is an introductory course for beginning students of modern formal Arabic language. The course aims at developing all four skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking. Students learn the alphabet and begin to read and write simple sentences. They will also learn to respond to greetings and simple commands. In addition, students will gain understanding and respect of a different culture.

     

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 182 - Arabic 2 and Culture

    3



    After students have acquired the sound and writing systems of modern standard Arabic in the first level, this course attempts to enable them to perform more advanced language functions using the linguistic components learned. Thus, there is a substantial amount of lexical and grammatical practice within this course. Students will also continue to discover more of the value of the Arabic language as the repository of a tremendously rich and fruitful civilization which has had a great impact on human civilizations through the centuries.

     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 181 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 183 - Italian 1 and Culture

    3



    Extensive oral work and the communicative approach help to develop the student’s comprehension and speaking skills. Simple reading and writing are also introduced, as are aspects of culture.

     ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Multicultural and Global Perspectives, and Personal and Professional Development

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): For students with no or very little Italian. This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.


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    LAN 184 - Italian 2 and Culture

    3

    This course continues the work of LAN 183 with continued emphasis on developing the student’s communicative ability in Italian.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 183 with a C- or better or placement by exam
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 185 - Latin 1 and Roman Culture

    3



    This is an introductory course in Latin for students new to the language and students in need of some review.  This course is designed to serve as an introduction to basic forms and grammar of classical Latin along with Roman Culture.  Authentic Latin at an early stage of study is our primary goal.  Students will read authentic Latin at an early stage in the course, moving from adapted to semi-adapted passages.  The study of English derivatives from Latin stems will complement study of the language.

    ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Multicultural and Global Perspectives, and Personal and Professional Development.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.


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    LAN 186 - Latin 2 and Roman Culture

    3

    As a continuation of Latin I and Roman Culture, LAN185, students will learn how the language works by translating passages of Latin text, working toward the ability to read the great works of Latin literature in the intermediate level courses.  Students will develop the language skills of reading and writing primarily, and when possible, listening and speaking.  The culture of the Romans is woven directly into the narratives that will be read.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 185 or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 191 - Chinese 1 and Culture

    3

    This is a beginner’s course for learning Chinese language and culture. Basic Chinese sentence patterns and expression, as well as grammatical constructions and cultural conventions will be introduced. After this course, students will acquire the ability to have simple conversations in Chinese along with mastering the Chinese phonetics system, “Pinyin.”

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 192 - Chinese 2 and Culture

    3



    A continuation of LAN 191. In this course, students will be exposed to more challenging reading texts which include more complex grammatical and lexical structures. The students will also focus on conversational activities based on topics related to the Arab culture. Through Student Internship Program, students will assist lower-level students in a small group setting and/or one-on-one tutoring under the supervision and guidance of the instructor.

     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 191 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 203 - Chinese 3 and Culture

    3

    Chinese 3 and Culture continues the Chinese language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 192, Chinese 2 and Culture (formerly called Beginning Chinese II).   Students will develop oral communication skills for real-life contexts.  They will read and write Chinese texts with minimal help and will learn to read without the aid of pinyin as well as continue to become familiar with the history of China and modern Chinese society.    
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 
    - Apply concepts of grammar, vocabulary words and idioms.
    - Write and talk about their own experiences while learning sentence structure for comparisons
    - Use an additional 150 to 200 Chinese characters
    - Converse with ease on topics of everyday life 
    - Demonstrate knowledge of Chinese customs, culture, and traditions in Chinese-speaking countries

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 192 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): A student must achieve a grade of C- or better in this course to be eligible for the next course in the series of Chinese language and culture courses.


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    LAN 204 - Chinese 4 and Culture

    3

    Chinese 4 and Culture continues the Chinese language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 203, Chinese 3 and Culture.   Students will develop oral communication skills for real-life contexts.  They will read and write Chinese texts with minimal help and will learn to read without the aid of pinyin as well as continue to become familiar with the history of China and modern Chinese society.    In this 4th semester of Chinese language and culture study, students will reach towards the goal of literacy, defined by the knowledge of pictographic and/or ideographic characters.
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
    - Apply concepts of grammar, vocabulary words and idioms.  Some of the idioms they will learn involve language for daily life.
    - Write and talk about their own experiences as demonstration of mastery of sentence structure for comparisons.
    - Use an additional 150 to 200 Chinese characters.
    - Converse with ease on topics of everyday life. 
    - Demonstrate growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge of Chinese customs, culture, and traditions in Chinese-speaking countries.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 203 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 209 - German 3 and Culture

    3

    German 3 and Culture continues the work of Beginning German II. This course is taught in a hybrid format which combines face-to-face and online learning. Much of the course content can be completed off campus. Mandatory on-campus work consists of individual or small group oral practices with the instructor.

    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 210 - German 4 and Culture

    3

    German 4 and Culture is a continuation course that builds on the German language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 209 German 3 and Culture.  Mandatory on campus classroom work consists of individual and/or small group oral practice with the instructor and computer-assisted instruction when offered in Flexible Studies.   The emphasis of the course is on learning to communicate in German in meaningful, real-life contexts.  During the 4th semester of German language studies students will read works by German authors, Hans Sachs and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.  They will also read about several German inventors and significant historical events.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 209 or placement by departmental exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 211 - French 3 and Culture

    3



    This course continues the work of LAN 112. Emphasis is placed on increasing vocabulary, composition and conversational skills.

     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 112 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 212 - French 4 and Culture

    3



    Formerly Intermediate French ll

    French 4 and Culture continues the French language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 211, Intermediate French I.   Students will develop oral communication skills for real-life contexts.  They will read and write French texts with minimal help. Mandatory on campus classroom work consists of individual and/or small group oral practice with the instructor and computer-assisted instruction when offered in Flexible Studies.   The emphasis of the course is on learning to communicate in French in meaningful, real-life contexts. In this 4th semester of French language and culture study, students will reach towards the goal of fluency in oral and written communication.
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
    - Apply concepts of grammar, vocabulary words and idioms. 
    - Write and talk about their own experiences as demonstration of mastery of sentence structure.    
    - Converse with ease on topics of everyday life. 
    - Demonstrate growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge of French customs, culture, and traditions in French-speaking countries.

     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 211 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 213 - Italian 3 and Culture

    3

    Italian 3 and Culture continues the Italian language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 184, Italian 2 and Culture. Students will develop oral communication skills for meaningful, real-life contexts.  They will read and write Italian texts with minimal help.  The four language skills will continue to be emphasized:  listening, speaking, reading, and writing as well as knowledge of the history, society, and culture of Italy.
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 
    - Read and comprehend selected works written in Italian language
    - Write and talk about their own experiences to demonstrate mastery of sentence structure in Italian language
    - Converse with ease on topics of everyday life
    - Demonstrate growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge of history, customs and culture, of modern Italian society.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 184 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 214 - Italian 4 and Culture

    3



    Italian 4 and Culture continues the Italian language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 213, Italian 3 and Culture.   Students will develop oral communication skills for real-life contexts.  They will read and understand Italian texts with minimal help while they are learning how to write and they will engage in individual and/or small group oral practice with the instructor.   The emphasis of the course is on learning to communicate in Italian in meaningful, real-life contexts. In this 4th semester of Italian language and culture study, students will reach towards the goal of fluency in oral and written communication

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:    
    * Apply concepts of grammar, vocabulary words and idioms.
    * Write and talk about their own experiences as demonstration of mastery of sentence structure.   
    * Converse with ease on topics of everyday life.  
    * Demonstrate increasing growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge of Italian customs, culture, and traditions in Italian-speaking countries.
     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 213 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 217 - Khmer 3 and Culture

    3

    This course builds on the learning accomplished in LAN 172. This course is also for students who have had previous experience with written and spoken Khmer language and place into this level. The four language skills will continue to be emphasized: listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as knowledge of the history of Cambodia and cultural elements of modern Khmer society.
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
    - Read and comprehend selected works written in Khmer language
    - Write and talk about their own experiences as they continue to master
           sentence structure in Khmer language
    - Converse with ease on topics of everyday life
    - Demonstrate knowledge of customs, culture, and history of Cambodia and
           modern Khmer society

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 172 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities
    Note(s): A student must achieve a grade of C- or better in this course to be eligible for the next course in the series of Khmer language and culture courses.


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    LAN 218 - Khmer 4 and Culture

    3

    Khmer 4 and Culture builds on the learning accomplished in LAN 217 Khmer 3 and Culture.  This course is also for students who have had previous experience with written and spoken Khmer language and place into this level.  The four language skills will continue to be emphasized:  listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as knowledge of the history of Cambodia and cultural elements of modern Khmer society.
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 
    - Read and comprehend selected works written in Khmer language.
    - Write and talk about their own experiences as they continue to master sentence structure in Khmer language.
    - Converse with ease on topics of everyday life.
    - Demonstrate growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge of customs, culture, and history of Cambodia and modern Khmer society.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 217 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 221 - German 3 and Culture

    3

    This course continues the work of LAN 122. This course is taught in a hybrid format which combines face-to-face and online learning. Much of the course content can be completed off campus. Mandatory on-campus work consists of individual or small group oral practices with the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 122 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 222 - German 4 and Culture

    3

    German 4 and Culture is a continuation course that builds on the German language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 209 German 3 and Culture.  Mandatory on campus classroom work consists of individual and/or small group oral practice with the instructor and computer-assisted instruction when offered in Flexible Studies.   The emphasis of the course is on learning to communicate in German in meaningful, real-life contexts.  During the 4th semester of German language studies students will read works by German authors, Hans Sachs and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.  They will also read about several German inventors and significant historical events.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 221 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 223 - Russian 3 and Culture

    3

    Russian 3 and Culture continues the Russian language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 176.  Students will develop oral communication skills for meaningful, real-life contexts.  They will read and write Russian texts with minimal help.  The four language skills will continue to be emphasized:  listening, speaking, reading, and writing as well as knowledge of the history, society, and culture of the speakers of Russian language.
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 
    - Read and comprehend selected works written in the Russian language.
    - Write and talk about their own experiences to demonstrate mastery of sentence structure in the Russian language
    - Converse with ease on topics of everyday life
    - Demonstrate growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge of customs, culture, and history of Russia as well as modern Russian society.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 176 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 224 - Portuguese 3 and Culture



    Portuguese 3 and Culture continues the Portuguese language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 142. Students will develop oral communication skills for meaningful, real-life contexts.  They will read and write Brazilian Portuguese texts with minimal help.  The four language skills will continue to be emphasized:  listening, speaking, reading, and writing as well as knowledge of the history, society, and culture of the speakers of Portuguese language.
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 
    - Read and comprehend selected works written in  Portuguese language
    - Write and talk about their own experiences as demonstration of mastery of sentence structure in Portuguese language
    - Converse with ease on topics of everyday life
    - Demonstrate growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge of customs, culture, and history of Portugal, Brazil, and other parts of the Portuguese speaking world and modern society.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 142 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 225 - Portuguese 4 and Culture

    3



    Portuguese 4 and Culture continues the Portuguese language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 224, Portuguese 3 and Culture.   Students will develop oral communication skills for real-life contexts.  They will read and understand Portuguese texts with minimal help while they are learning how to write and they will engage in individual and/or small group oral practice with the instructor.  The emphasis of the course is on learning to communicate in Portuguese in meaningful, real-life contexts. In this 4th semester of Portuguese language and culture study, students will reach towards the goal of fluency in oral and written communication.

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:    
    * Apply concepts of grammar, vocabulary words and idioms.
    * Write and talk about their own experiences as demonstration of mastery of sentence structure.    
    * Converse with ease on topics of everyday life. 
    * Demonstrate increased growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge of Portuguese customs, culture, and traditions in Portuguese-speaking countries.
     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 224 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 226 - Russian 4 and Culture

    3



    Russian 4 and Culture continues the Russian language and cultural learning accomplished in LAN 223, Russian 3 and Culture. Students will develop oral communication skills for real-life contexts.  They will read and write Russian texts with minimal help and will engage in individual and/or small group oral practice with the instructor. The emphasis of the course is on learning to communicate in Russian in meaningful, real-life contexts.  In this 4th semester of Russian language and culture study, students will reach towards the goal of fluency in oral and written communication.

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
    * Apply concepts of grammar, vocabulary words, and idioms. 
    * Write and talk about their own experiences as demonstration of mastery of sentence structure.
    * Converse with ease on topics of everyday life.
    * Demonstrate increased growth in cultural sensitivity and knowledge of Russian customs, culture, and traditions in Russian-speaking regions.  
     

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 223 with a grade of C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 232 - Japanese 3 and Culture

    3

    This course is a continuation of LAN 132. Students will continue to develop proficiency in modern Japanese focused on listening, speaking, reading and writing within cultural context. Also, students will gain more knowledge of Japanese people and their culture. Students will review and learn approximately 60+ Kanji characters in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 132 with a C- or better or placement by exam.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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    LAN 233 - Japanese 4 and Culture

    3

    This is a continuation course for those who have successfully completed LAN 232. The course focuses on acquiring more advanced literacy and conversational skills by constructing mid to high intermediate grammatical sentences and participating in role playing in practical short dialogs. Through Student Internship Program, students will build rudimentary teaching skills by making small lesson/activity plans, teaching materials, and assisting other students in a small group setting and/or one-on-one tutoring under the supervision and guidance of their instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): Completion of LAN 232 with a C- or better or placement by exam.

    Qualifications to participate in Student Internship Program: received a grade of B or better for the prerequisite course, or achieve a score of 80% or better on an evaluation test administrated by an instructor at MCC.
    General Education Elective(s): Humanities


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