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language is 18 credits. Students interested in this minor should consult with the chairperson of the language department early in their academic career for advice on the sequence of courses to take and must complete an application form for a minor in the Dean’s office.

GUIDELINES FOR PLACEMENT IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE COURSES Advisors please follow these guidelines or consult the Language Department. All students who have studied a foreign language for a year or less in high school should take SPAN 111, ARAB 111, GRMN 111, FREN 111, or LATN 111. Those who have studied 2 years should begin with 112. Students who have taken 3 or 4 years in high school and wish to continue with the same language, should begin at the intermediate level. Students with more than 4 years should start at the Reading level. Native speakers cannot fulfill their foreign language requirement with Introductory (111, 112), Intermediate (210, 211) and Conversation (314) courses in their native language. They must substitute their language requirement with a different foreign language course. PLEASE NOTE THAT STUDENTS SHOULD FULFILL THEIR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT NO LATER THAN THE JUNIOR YEAR.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS Foreign Language Program Arabic Language ARABI 111: Introductory Arabic I Acquisition of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Arabic. For students with no background in Arabic or only one year of high school Arabic. Prerequisite: Director’s permission 3 credits ARABI 112: Introductory Arabic II Acquisition of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Arabic. For students with one semester of university level Arabic or equivalent. Prerequisite: ARABI 111 or equivalent or Director’s permission 3 credits ARABI 210: Intermediate Arabic I Continuation of all skills acquisition with emphasis on spoken Arabic. Prerequisite: ARABI 112 or equivalent or Director’s permission

3 credits

ARABI 211: Intermediate Arabic II Review of language skills and further study of intermediate Arabic grammar.

3 credits

Chinese Language (Currently on hiatus) CHIN 111: Introductory Chinese I Acquisition of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese. For students with no background in Chinese or only one year of high school Chinese. 3 credits CHIN 112: Introductory Chinese II Acquisition of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Chinese. For students with one semester of university level Chinese or equivalent. Prerequisite: CHIN 111 3 credits CHIN 210: Intermediate Chinese I Continuation of all skills acquisition with emphasis on spoken Chinese. Prerequisite: CHIN 112 or equivalent or Director’s permission.

3 credits

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