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  • Objectives
    The overall aim of the Languages profile is to prepare students for university studies in translation, languages, linguistics, education, interpretation, communications, journalism, foreign relations, hotel management, public relations, tourism and international professions. The profile provides students with the opportunity to learn two or three languages, depending on their entry level.
  • Academic Title
    Languages Profile
  • Course description

    You will have the opportunity to specialize in two or three languages of the six that are offered. You may choose from either option #1 or #2:

    #1: Two languages to level IV (Spanish, Italian or German)
    or:
    #2: One language to level IV (Spanish, Italian or German) and two consecutive courses in any of the other languages.

    Term 1
    Course Number     Course Name     C - L - H     Hrs
    Required Course(s) - Must take
    502-111-DW    Languages in the Community    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Teacher(s) for Winter 2009:    Nicola Martino teaching section(s) 01
    Description:    In this course, students will learn, through an orderly work method, to recognize the cultural institutions in creative arts and literature of the studied languages and also learn about the connections between the institutions and the community at large.
     
    Program Courses - Choose one of the following
    Students will be placed in the proper entry-level by the department
    607-102-DW    Spanish I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no knowledge of Spanish, nor any Spanish background. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-102-DW    Italian I    2 - 1 - 3    45
    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no knowledge of Italian, nor any Italian background. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and ext-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-126-DW    Italian Mother Tongue I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This is an elementary course intended for students who have a passive knowledge of the Italian language/Italian dialect(s) or equivalent. The aim of this course is to enable students to perfect the four basic communicative skills of their native language. The course will focus on grammatical structures and vocabulary, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the Italian language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    609-102-DW    German I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no or very little knowledge of German. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programmes, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    Program Courses - Choose one of the following
    Students will be placed in the proper entry-level by the department
    607-102-DW    Spanish I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no knowledge of Spanish, nor any Spanish background. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    607-126-DW    Spanish for Hispanics    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    For fluent Spanish speaking students or native speakers who have had limited instruction in the language. This course is designed for students who have an oral knowledge of Spanish but need to improve their reading and writing skills. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-102-DW    Italian I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no knowledge of Italian, nor any Italian background. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and ext-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-126-DW    Italian Mother Tongue I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This is an elementary course intended for students who have a passive knowledge of the Italian language/Italian dialect(s) or equivalent. The aim of this course is to enable students to perfect the four basic communicative skills of their native language. The course will focus on grammatical structures and vocabulary, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the Italian language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    609-102-DW    German I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no or very little knowledge of German. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programmes, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    611-102-DW    Hebrew I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no or very little knowledge of the Hebrew language. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    613-102-DW    Chinese I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    In this course, students with no knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin) will learn the Pinyin phonetic system, functional approach, situational dialogues, read and write Chinese characters at a basic level through a variety of class activities, as well as by using up-to-date multimedia. Students will be introduced to the Chinese culture through artistic and literary themes. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    615-102-DW    Greek I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no knowledge of Greek, nor any Greek background. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    Program Option Courses - Choose one of the following
    370-131-DW    Sacred Texts and Secular Images    1 - 2 - 3    45

    Description:    This course looks at the ways in which religious texts, images, and ritual performances are transformed, or deformed, into secular museum exhibits, literature, films, concerts and theatrical performances. Examples are taken from various religious traditions.
     
    420-932-DW    Computer Communication of Arts and Literature    1 - 2 - 3    45

    Description:    Students will explore the ways in which literary and artistic endeavours are communicated through the Internet. They will develop an awareness of the cultural diversity of people’s lives, both past and preset, and the many fields in which creative artists express themselves. They will acquire the computer skills needed to present their findings in attractive Web pages, printed documents and on-screen presentations.
     
    502-132-DW    Newswriting    1 - 2 - 3    45

    Description:    Introduction to the basic techniques of news gathering and the structure and methods of writing news stories for print media, by observing, analysing and simulating a print newsroom. Students will consider issues of viewpoint, objectivity, and selectivity, and will practice researching, writing, and submitting their own stories.
     
    511-131-DW    Exploring Drawing    1 - 2 - 3    45

    Description:    Students are introduced to a variety of fundamental materials and methods such as charcoal, conté, graphite, ink and various types of paper. Sketching field trips and museum visits 99 will increase awareness of creative possibilities in visual communication. Drawing is the course that teaches the basic principles of realistic two dimensional representation, including observational skills, perspective, shading, and composition. Projects will involve drawing from observation, from imagination and the importance of expression. This course provides beginners with a practical base for future 2D artwork.
     
    530-131-DW    Communication and Culture    1 - 2 - 3    45

    Description:    This course examines how we, in the broadly defined North American culture define our values and beliefs. The course examines historical and current events to see how the media affect and reflect contemporary culture. Students learn how to be active contributors to their environment, instead of passive consumers.
     
    550-131-DW    Intro to Guitar Techniques    1 - 2 - 3    45

    Description:    Mostly through finger style playing, this course introduces students to a simple guitar repertoire, reflecting different main cultural visions (classical, folk, popular) with their specific technical difficulties.
     
    550-132-DW    Intro to Vocal Techniques    1 - 2 - 3    45

    Description:    This course introduces the students to musical vocal techniques and song repertoire and the way in which they relate to musical performance. Students have the opportunity to explore the song genre, its forms, styles, and lyrical and poetic content; they learn how to express these elements through vocal performance.
     
    560-131-DW    Theatre: Plays and Playwrights    1 - 2 - 3    45

    Description:    Students analyze style, theme and characterization in plays and explore the playwrights, their philosophies, reactions to world events and creative expression. The process of playwriting itself is scrutinized including an examination of structure, plot, dialogue and scene development. Students will visit a working theatre and attend a theatrical performance.
     
    602-531-DW    Culture québecoise    1 - 2 - 3    45

    Description:    Dans ce cours, vous allez explorer les richesses de la culture québécoise en vous plongeant dans l’étude d’oeuvres artistiques d’ici: roman, théâtre, cinéma, chansons, arts visuels. De plus, dans une atmosphère de classe interactive, enrichie de discussions, des exposés des élèves, vous ferez de la recherche sur l’histoire et le fonctionnement actuel d’institutions culturelles québécoises que vous aurez visitées.
     
    603-131-DW    Biography, Autobiography and Blogs    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course explores examples of biography and autobiography in a variety of formats and media throughout history. Students will learn research strategies and will establish their own on-line journals.
     
    General Education

    • 345-103-04    Knowledge    3 - 1 - 3    60
    • 602-10_-03    French: Bloc A    2 - 1 - 3    45
    • 603-101-04    Introduction to College English    2 - 2 - 4    60

    Term 2
    Course Number     Course Name     C - L - H     Hrs
    Required Course(s) - Must take
    502-221-DW    Languages and Cultural Currents    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Teacher(s) for Winter 2009:    Santina Montagano teaching section(s) 01 02
    Description:    In this course and in relation to the studied languages, students will learn to recognize the characteristics of the main currents in the creative arts and literature, to place them in their socio-historical context and to distinguish them from each other.
     
    Program Courses - Choose one of the following
    Students will be placed in the proper entry-level by the department
    607-202-DW    Spanish II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    607-102-DW - Spanish I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Spanish I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Hispanic life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-202-DW    Italian II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    608-102-DW - Italian I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Italian I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Italian life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-226-DW    Italian Mother Tongue II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is a continuation of Italian Mother Tongue I. The aim is to improve the student’s knowledge of the Italian language, with emphasis on grammatical structures, idioms, expressions and their use in oral and written applications. This course will help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Italian life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the Italian language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    609-202-DW    German II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    609-102-DW - German I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of German I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of German life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programmes, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    Program Courses - Choose one of the following
    Students will be placed in the proper entry-level by the department
    607-202-DW    Spanish II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    607-102-DW - Spanish I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Spanish I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Hispanic life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    607-226-DW    Spanish V    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Teacher(s) for Winter 2009:    Maria Fernanda Benavides teaching section(s) 01
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Spanish IV and is designed for advanced Spanish students who want to perfect their knowledge of Spanish, Hispanic culture, civilization and literature. The learning activities include the use of reading selections, videotapes and multimedia technology.
     
    608-202-DW    Italian II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    608-102-DW - Italian I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Italian I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Italian life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-226-DW    Italian Mother Tongue II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is a continuation of Italian Mother Tongue I. The aim is to improve the student’s knowledge of the Italian language, with emphasis on grammatical structures, idioms, expressions and their use in oral and written applications. This course will help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Italian life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the Italian language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    609-202-DW    German II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    609-102-DW - German I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of German I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of German life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programmes, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    611-202-DW    Hebrew II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    611-102-DW - Hebrew I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Hebrew I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading, and writing. This course will also help students develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Israeli life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    613-202-DW    Chinese II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    613-102-DW - Chinese I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Chinese (Mandarin) I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help students develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Chinese life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    615-202-DW    Greek II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    615-102-DW - Greek I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Elementary Greek I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading, and writing. This course will also help students develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Greek life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    General Education

    • 109-103-02    Health and Physical Education    1 - 1 - 1    30
    • 602-B__-03    French: Bloc B    2 - 1 - 3    45
    • 603-102-04    Literary Genres    2 - 2 - 3    60
    • COMP 1    Complementary         

    Term 3
    Course Number     Course Name     C - L - H     Hrs
    Required Course(s) - Must take
    502-321-DW    Study of Language    3 - 1 - 2    60

    Description:    This course will explore 4 major issues related to human language: (a) its nature and structure, with particular emphasis on its smallest units of meaning; (b) its sounds and their graphic representation; (c) topics central to First and Second Language Acquisition, and (d) the origins and evolution of languages. Course materials will include a variety of readings and video presentations. Numerous assignments based on individual and group work, both in class and in the lab, will better illustrate the topics discussed throughout the course.
     
    Program Courses - Choose one of the following
    Students will be placed in the proper entry-level by the department
    607-303-DW    Spanish III    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    607-202-DW - Spanish II
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Spanish II. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It focuses on new elements of grammar, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. In addition, the students will develop a greater appreciation and understanding of literary and artistic themes. The learning activities include the use of videotapes, audiocassettes and computer software programs. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    608-303-DW    Italian III    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    608-202-DW - Italian II
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Italian II. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It focuses on new elements of grammar, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. In addition, the students will develop a greater appreciation and understanding of literary and artistic themes. The learning activities include the use of videotapes, audiocassettes and computer software programs. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    609-303-DW    German III    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    609-202-DW - German II
    Description:    This course is a continuation of German II. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It focuses on new elements of grammar, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. In addition, the students will develop a greater appreciation and understanding of literary and artistic themes. The learning activities include the use of videotapes, audiocassettes and computer software programmes. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    Program Courses - Choose one of the following
    Students will be placed in the proper entry-level by the department
    607-102-DW    Spanish I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no knowledge of Spanish, nor any Spanish background. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    607-126-DW    Spanish for Hispanics    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    For fluent Spanish speaking students or native speakers who have had limited instruction in the language. This course is designed for students who have an oral knowledge of Spanish but need to improve their reading and writing skills. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    607-303-DW    Spanish III    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    607-202-DW - Spanish II
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Spanish II. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It focuses on new elements of grammar, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. In addition, the students will develop a greater appreciation and understanding of literary and artistic themes. The learning activities include the use of videotapes, audiocassettes and computer software programs. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    608-102-DW    Italian I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no knowledge of Italian, nor any Italian background. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and ext-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-126-DW    Italian Mother Tongue I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This is an elementary course intended for students who have a passive knowledge of the Italian language/Italian dialect(s) or equivalent. The aim of this course is to enable students to perfect the four basic communicative skills of their native language. The course will focus on grammatical structures and vocabulary, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the Italian language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-303-DW    Italian III    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    608-202-DW - Italian II
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Italian II. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It focuses on new elements of grammar, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. In addition, the students will develop a greater appreciation and understanding of literary and artistic themes. The learning activities include the use of videotapes, audiocassettes and computer software programs. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    609-102-DW    German I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no or very little knowledge of German. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programmes, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    609-303-DW    German III    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    609-202-DW - German II
    Description:    This course is a continuation of German II. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It focuses on new elements of grammar, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. In addition, the students will develop a greater appreciation and understanding of literary and artistic themes. The learning activities include the use of videotapes, audiocassettes and computer software programmes. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    611-102-DW    Hebrew I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no or very little knowledge of the Hebrew language. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    613-102-DW    Chinese I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    In this course, students with no knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin) will learn the Pinyin phonetic system, functional approach, situational dialogues, read and write Chinese characters at a basic level through a variety of class activities, as well as by using up-to-date multimedia. Students will be introduced to the Chinese culture through artistic and literary themes. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    615-102-DW    Greek I    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is designed for students who have no knowledge of Greek, nor any Greek background. The course will cover the four basic language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will focus on basic grammatical structures and vocabulary, controlled and spontaneous expression, oral/written assignments, and an introduction to culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    General Education

    • 109-104-02    Physical Activity    0 - 2 - 1    30
    • 345-102-03    World Views    3 - 0 - 3    45
    • 603-103-04    Literary Themes    2 - 2 - 3    60
    • COMP 2    Complementary         

    Term 4
    Course Number     Course Name     C - L - H     Hrs
    Required Course(s) - Must take
    502-421-DW    Culture and Media    3 - 1 - 2    60

    Description:    This interdisciplinary course will explore Italian, Hispanic and German culture and civilization by means of various forms of mass media in the respective language. The students will develop a greater understanding and appreciation of the three cultures. They will further develop their language skills. To complete this course, students will be required to carry out a project in the selected target language.
     
    502-488-DW    Integrating Activity    3 - 1 - 2    60

    Teacher(s) for Winter 2009:    Helen Karanika teaching section(s) 01
    Nicola Martino teaching section(s) 02
    Description:    The focus of the course will be a research project involving the use of information processing technology, reflection and analysis, structured formulation of ideas, and effective language use. This project will be part of the students’ Comprehensive Assessment portfolio. The students will work individually and in groups, and they will have the opportunity to exchange ideas regularly and reflect on their overall progress.
     
    Program Courses - Choose one of the following
    Students will be placed in the proper entry-level by the department
    607-403-DW    Spanish IV    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    607-303-DW - Spanish III
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Spanish III. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It includes new grammatical structures, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. It is intended to give students a greater command of the Spanish language. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Hispanic life and culture, with emphasis given to artistic and literary themes. The class and lab activities are supplemented with multimedia components: computer software programs, videotapes and audiocassettes. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    608-403-DW    Italian IV    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    608-303-DW - Italian III
    Description:    Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It includes new grammatical structures, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. It is intended to give students a greater command of the Italian language. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Italian life and culture, with emphasis given to artistic and literary themes. The class and lab activities are supplemented with multimedia components: computer software programs, videotapes and audiocassettes. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    609-403-DW    German IV    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    609-303-DW - German III
    Description:    This course is a continuation of German III. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It includes new grammatical structures, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. It is intended to give students a greater command of the German language. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of German life and culture, with emphasis given to artistic and literary themes. The class and lab activities are supplemented with multimedia components: computer software programmes, videotapes and audiocassettes. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    Program Courses - Choose one of the following
    Students will be placed in the proper entry-level by the department
    607-202-DW    Spanish II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    607-102-DW - Spanish I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Spanish I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Hispanic life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    607-226-DW    Spanish V    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Teacher(s) for Winter 2009:    Maria Fernanda Benavides teaching section(s) 01
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Spanish IV and is designed for advanced Spanish students who want to perfect their knowledge of Spanish, Hispanic culture, civilization and literature. The learning activities include the use of reading selections, videotapes and multimedia technology.
     
    607-403-DW    Spanish IV    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    607-303-DW - Spanish III
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Spanish III. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It includes new grammatical structures, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. It is intended to give students a greater command of the Spanish language. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Hispanic life and culture, with emphasis given to artistic and literary themes. The class and lab activities are supplemented with multimedia components: computer software programs, videotapes and audiocassettes. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    608-202-DW    Italian II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    608-102-DW - Italian I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Italian I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Italian life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-226-DW    Italian Mother Tongue II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Description:    This course is a continuation of Italian Mother Tongue I. The aim is to improve the student’s knowledge of the Italian language, with emphasis on grammatical structures, idioms, expressions and their use in oral and written applications. This course will help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Italian life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the Italian language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    608-403-DW    Italian IV    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    608-303-DW - Italian III
    Description:    Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It includes new grammatical structures, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. It is intended to give students a greater command of the Italian language. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Italian life and culture, with emphasis given to artistic and literary themes. The class and lab activities are supplemented with multimedia components: computer software programs, videotapes and audiocassettes. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    609-202-DW    German II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    609-102-DW - German I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of German I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of German life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programmes, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented by additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    609-403-DW    German IV    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    609-303-DW - German III
    Description:    This course is a continuation of German III. Emphasis is on enriching and perfecting the four language skills. It includes new grammatical structures, vocabulary, reading selections, oral and written work. It is intended to give students a greater command of the German language. This course will also help the student to develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of German life and culture, with emphasis given to artistic and literary themes. The class and lab activities are supplemented with multimedia components: computer software programmes, videotapes and audiocassettes. Active participation in class and lab is required.
     
    611-202-DW    Hebrew II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    611-102-DW - Hebrew I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Hebrew I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading, and writing. This course will also help students develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Israeli life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    613-202-DW    Chinese II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    613-102-DW - Chinese I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Chinese (Mandarin) I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. This course will also help students develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Chinese life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    615-202-DW    Greek II    2 - 1 - 3    45

    Prerequisite:    615-102-DW - Greek I
    Description:    This course is a continuation of Elementary Greek I. Emphasis will be placed on conversation, comprehension, reading, and writing. This course will also help students develop a greater appreciation for the various aspects of Greek life and culture through artistic and literary themes. The use of up-to-date multimedia, computer software programs, videotapes and text-related audiocassettes will enhance the learning of the language. The course is supplemented with additional learning activities in the language lab.
     
    General Education

    • 109-105-02    Active Living    1 - 1 - 1    30
    • 345-BXH-03    Applied Themes in Humanities    3 - 0 - 3    45
    • 603-BXE-04    Applied Themes in English    2 - 2 - 2    60

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