WL 101-102. Elementary Language (var. 3-4)
14 hours per
credit. Prerequisite: None for WL 101. WL 101 is prerequisite for WL 102. These
courses initiate a student’s development of the four basic language skills –
speaking, listening, reading, and writing – through daily in-class activities,
frequent assignments completed at home, use of a Language Laboratory and the
Internet when available. In addition, the student is introduced to the regions
where the language studied is spoken, and to the cultures of their peoples,
through informative texts, video excerpts, authentic World Wide Web sites and/or
real life experience in the case of Study Abroad.
WL 201-202. Intermediate Language (var. 3-4)
14 hours per
credit. Prerequisite: WL 102 or equivalent for WL 201. WL 201 or equivalent is
prerequisite for WL 202. These courses continue the student’s development of the
four basic language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing – and
augment their knowledge of the regions where the language studied is spoken and
of the cultures of the peoples living in those parts of the world. Building on
the foundation of previous language study, these courses are designed for those
who have already achieved an elementary mastery.
WL 325. Special Topics in Language (3)
42 hours. May be
repeated for credit once when the topic has changed. The study of a special
topic, taught in the target language, and related to literature, language
acquisition or civilization.