Gannon University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023

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SPANISH Language and Culture Minor Seniors who have successfully completed SPAN 210 and SPAN 211 and four upper-level language courses in Spanish/Hispanic studies qualify for the minor (3 upper-level credits may also be earned through a GLOBL course with a focus on the Spanish-speaking world). Students entering with a level higher than 211, will be able to waive 3 credits for SPAN 210 and pursue only 15 credits in the target language to earn the minor. FRENCH Language and Culture Minor Seniors who have successfully completed FREN 210 and FREN 211 and four upper-level courses in France/Francophone studies, qualify for the minor (3 upper-level credits may also be earned through a GLOBL course with a focus on France and the Francophone world). Students entering with a level higher than 211, will be able to waive 3 credits for FREN 210 and pursue only 15 credits in the target language to earn the minor. ARABIC Studies Minor Seniors who have successfully completed ARABI 111, ARABI 112, ARABI 210 and ARABI 211, and either two GLOBL, political science, history, archeology, women studies or literature courses, with a focus on the Arabic-speaking world, qualify for the minor. The total of credits necessary for a minor in Arabic Studies is 18. Students entering with the intermediate level (210) will be able to waive 3 credits for introductory language (ARABI 112) and pursue only 15 credits to earn the minor (6 of those credits may be completed in English). Students entering at the advanced level will be able to waive 3 credits of language (ARABI 211) and pursue only 15 credits to earn the minor (6 of those credits may be completed in English).

GUIDELINES FOR PLACEMENT IN GLOBAL LANGUAGE COURSES Advisors, please follow these guidelines or consult the Language Program. All students who have studied a global language for a year or less in high school should take SPAN 111, ARABI 111, GRMN 111, FREN 111 or LATN 111. Those who have studied 2 years in high school should begin at the 112 level. Students who have taken 3 or 4 years ofhigh school language, , should begin at the at the 210 level. Students with more than 4 years of language, and those who have completed the 211 level language course at Gannon, should enroll in Reading and other upper level (300 level) language courses. Native speakers cannot fulfill their global language requirement with introductory (111, 112), Intermediate (210, 211) or Conversation (314) courses in their native language. They must substitute their language requirement with a different global language course. PLEASE NOTE THAT STUDENTS SHOULD FULFILL THEIR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT NO LATER THAN THE JUNIOR YEAR. This gives them ample opportunities to pursue a minor in language if interested.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS GLOBAL LANGUAGES PROGRAM Arabic Language ARABI 111: Arabic Language and Culture I Acquisition of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural competency in Arabic. For students with no background in Arabic or only one year of high school Arabic.

3 credits

ARABI 112: Arabic Language and Culture II Acquisition of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural competency in Arabic. For students with one semester of university level Arabic or equivalent. 3 credits