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.