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LESSER TAUGHT LANGUAGES (LGS)
 
LGS 190 Special Topics 3 cr
Topics to be determined by student need and interest. Course may be repeated when content varies. LGS 190 is an LTLS course. Enrollment by special permission. Fee.
 
LGS 290 Special Topics 3 cr
Topics to be determined by student need and interest. Course may be repeated when content varies. LGS 290 is an LTLS course. Enrollment by special permission. Fee.
 
LGS 390 Special Topics 3 cr
Topics to be determined by student need and interest. Course may be repeated when content varies. LGS 390 is an LTLS course. Prerequisite: Completion of two-year sequence in an LTLS approved language or equivalent. Fee.
 
ARABIC
LGS 106 Introductory Arabic I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence in introductory Arabic. Its purpose is to introduce students to Arabic as it is spoken today. Emphasis on developing speaking and listening skills through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary. Study requires extensive use of audio-tapes. LGS 106 is an LTLS course. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 107 Introductory Arabic II 3 cr
A continuation of Arabic I. Prerequisite: LGS 106 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 206 Intermediate Arabic I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence in intermediate Arabic. This is a continuation of Introductory Arabic II. It continues to develop speaking and listening skills as well as reading and writing skills through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary. Study requires extensive use of audio-tapes. Prerequisite: LGS 107 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 207 Intermediate Arabic II 3 cr
A continuation of intermediate Arabic I. Prerequisite: LGS 206 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
CHINESE
LGS 121 Introductory Chinese I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence in introductory Mandarin Chinese. The goal of the two-semester course is to introduce students to Mandarin as it is spoken today. Emphasis is on developing speaking and listening skills through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns and functional vocabulary. LGS 121 is an LTLS course. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 122 Introductory Chinese II 3 cr
A continuation of introductory Chinese I. Prerequisite: LGS 121 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 221 Intermediate Chinese I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence. A continuation of introductory Chinese. It continues to develop speaking and listening skills, as well as reading and writing skills, through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary. Prerequisite: LGS 122 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 222 Intermediate Chinese II 3 cr
A continuation of intermediate Chinese I. Prerequisite: LGS 221 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
GREEK
LGS 141 Introductory Greek I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence in introductory modern Greek. The goal of the course is to introduce students to Greek as it is spoken today. Emphasis on developing speaking and listening skills through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary. LGS 141 is an LTLS course. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 142 Introductory Greek II 3 cr
A continuation of introductory Greek I. Prerequisite: LGS 141 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 241 Intermediate Greek I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence in intermediate modern Greek. A continuation of introductory Greek II. It continues to develop speaking and listening skills, as well as reading and writing skills, through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary. Prerequisite: LGS 142 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 242 Intermediate Greek II 3 cr
A continuation of intermediate Greek I. Prerequisite: LGS 241 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
HINDI
LGS 131 Introduction Hindi I 3 cr
The first of a two semester sequence in introductory Hindi. It's purpose is to introduce students to Hindi as it is spoken today. Emphasis on developing speaking and listening skills through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary. LGS 131 is part of the department's Lesser Taught Languages Program. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 132 Introductory Hindi II 3 cr
A continuation of Hindi I. Prerequisite: LGS 131. Fee. Core Course.
 
ITALIAN
LGS 161 Introductory Italian I 3 cr
The first of a two semester sequence in Introductory Italian. Its purpose is to introduce students to Italian as it is spoken today. Emphasis on developing speaking and listening skills through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary. LGS 161 is part of the department's Lesser Taught Languages Program. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 162 Introductory Italian II 3 cr
A continuation of Italian 161. Prerequisite: LGS 161 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 261 Intermediate Italian I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence. A continuation of the training necessary to build fluency in understanding and speaking Italian. Prerequisite: LGS 162 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 262 Intermediate Italian II 3 cr
A continuation of LGS 261. Prerequisite: LGS 261 or equivalent: Fee. Core Course.
 
JAPANESE
LGS 101 Introductory Japanese I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence in introductory Japanese. The goal of the course is to introduce students to Japanese as it is spoken today. Emphasis on developing speaking and listening skills through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary. LGS 101 is an LTLS course. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 102 Introductory Japanese II 3 cr
A continuation of Japanese 101. Prerequisite: LGS 101 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 201 Intermediate Japanese I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence. A continuation of the training necessary to build fluency in understanding and speaking Japanese. Prerequisite: LGS 102 or equivalent. LGS 201 is an LTLS course. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 202 Intermediate Japanese II 3 cr
A continuation of LGS 201. Prerequisite: LGS 201 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
PORTUGUESE
LGS 181 Introductory Portuguese I 3 cr
The first of a two semester sequence in Introductory Portuguese. Its purpose is to introduce students to Portuguese as it is spoken today. Emphasis on developing speaking and listening skills through intensive drills, exposure to basic structural patterns, and functional vocabulary. LGS 181 is part of the department's Lesser Taught Languages Program. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 182 Introductory Portuguese II 3 cr
A continuation of Portuguese 181. Prerequisite: LGS 181 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 281 Intermediate Portuguese I 3 cr
The first of a two-semester sequence. A continuation of the training necessary to build fluency in understanding and speaking Portuguese. Prerequisite: LGS 182 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
LGS 282 Intermediate Portuguese II 3 cr
A continuation of Portuguese 281. Prerequisite: LGS 281 or equivalent. Fee. Core Course.
 
 

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