Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

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World Languages: French

  
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    FRE 226 - Intermediate French Civilization and Culture 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Formerly FRE 226 - Intermediate French Conversation and Culture 2

    Study the history, culture, literature, and fine arts of France from the early modern period to the present. Discuss the influence of artistic and political movements on early modern, modern, and contemporary French society. Taught in French.

    Prerequisite(s): FRE 212  or four years of high school French or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    FRE 227 - Intermediate Francophone Civilization and Culture

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
    Study the culture and civilization of the French-speaking (Francophone) world beyond France. Develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.Taught in French.

    Prerequisite(s): FRE 212  or four years of high school French or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    FRE 230 - French for Business and Finance

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Covers business-related French vocabulary and the concepts of international business and finance. Course includes a review of French grammar and practice writing different types of communications in French for hypothetical business situations.

    Prerequisite(s): FRE 211  or three years of high school French or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    FRE 280-299 - Special Topics in French

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    An in-depth examination of a topic in French language or French and Francophone civilization and culture. A maximum of eight credit hours earned from special topics courses may be used to satisfy degree requirements. Because special topics courses may present transfer problems, students should work with their transfer institution or the Anne Arundel Community College transfer coordinator before enrolling. Refer to current schedule of classes for term offerings.

    Prerequisite(s): FRE 212  or four years of high school French or or permission of the department chair.


World Languages: German

  
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    GER 111 - Elementary German 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Learn basic pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing and conversing in German. Not for those who have experience with the German language.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    GER 112 - Elementary German 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge learned in GER 111  with emphasis on speaking, listening, reading and writing.

    Prerequisite(s): GER 111  or one year of high school German or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    GER 121 - German Conversation

    2 credit hours - Two hours weekly; one term.
    A course to develop skill in and practice with spoken German. Conducted entirely in German. For students who have some background in the language. May be repeated once on an audit basis.

    Prerequisite(s): GER 112  or two years of high school German or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    GER 211 - Intermediate German 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build vocabulary and grammar skills for the purpose of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Discuss aspects of German culture.

    Prerequisite(s): GER 112  or two years of high school German or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    GER 212 - Intermediate German 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Master intermediate vocabulary and grammar structures. Read short poetry and short fiction in German. Discuss German culture.

    Prerequisite(s): GER 211  or two years of high school German or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    GER 221 - Intermediate German Conversation

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
    Develop interpersonal communication, presentational speaking, and interpretive listening skills in German at the intermediate level. Enhance listening skills, pronunciation, and intonation. Discuss current events and popular culture in German-speaking world. Taught in German.

    Prerequisite(s): GER 212  or four years of high school German or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    GER 225 - Modern German Civilization and Culture 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
    Study the culture and civilization of German-speaking Europe from the Enlightenment to the early twentieth century. Develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Taught in German.

    Prerequisite(s): GER 212  or four years of high school German or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    GER 226 - Modern German Civilization and Culture 2

    3 Credit Hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term
    Study the culture and civilization of German-speaking Europe in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Taught in German.

    Note: Not for native speakers.




World Languages: Greek

  
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    GRK 111 - Elementary Greek 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Develop vocabulary and grammar skills for reading and writing classical Greek. Learn about classical Greek culture and civilization.

  
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    GRK 112 - Elementary Greek 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge learned in GRK 111 . Read and translate short selections from a wide variety of Greek authors and the New Testament.

    Prerequisite(s): GRK 111  or permission of the department chair.


World Languages: Hebrew

  
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    HEB 111 - Elementary Hebrew 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Introduction to basics of pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing and conversing in Hebrew. This course is not designed for persons who have experience with the Hebrew language.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    HEB 112 - Elementary Hebrew 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Continuation of HEB 111  with emphasis on speaking, reading and writing.

    Prerequisite(s): HEB 111  or one year of high school Hebrew or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    HEB 113 - Elementary Biblical Hebrew 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Develop vocabulary and grammar skills for reading and writing Biblical Hebrew.

    Note: This course is not designed to teach spoken modern Hebrew. It focuses solely on reading, writing, and translating biblical (ancient) Hebrew.



  
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    HEB 114 - Elementary Biblical Hebrew 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Develop vocabulary and grammar skills for reading and writing Biblical Hebrew. Gain experience in translating texts written in Biblical Hebrew.

    Note: This course is not designed to teach spoken modern Hebrew. It focuses solely on reading, writing, and translating biblical (ancient) Hebrew.




World Languages: Italian

  
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    ITA 111 - Elementary Italian 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Learn basic pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar necessary for reading, writing and conversing in the Italian language. Begin to explore the Italian culture. Not for those who have experience with the Italian language.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    ITA 112 - Elementary Italian 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge learned in ITA 111  with emphasis now on speaking, reading and writing.

    Prerequisite(s): ITA 111  or one year of high school Italian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    ITA 121 - Italian Conversation

    2 credit hours - Two hours weekly; one term.
    Develop skill and practice with spoken Italian. Conducted entirely in Italian. For students who have studied elementary Italian grammar. May be repeated once on an audit basis.

    Prerequisite(s): ITA 112  or two years of high school Italian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    ITA 211 - Intermediate Italian 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build vocabulary and grammar skills for the purpose of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Discuss aspects of Italian culture.

    Prerequisite(s): ITA 112  or two years of high school Italian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    ITA 212 - Intermediate Italian 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Master intermediate vocabulary and grammar structures. Read short poetry and short fiction in Italian. Discuss Italian culture.

    Prerequisite(s): ITA 212  or three years of high school Italian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    ITA 221 - Intermediate Italian Conversation

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Emphasizes skills required to deal well in Italian with everyday speaking situations. Enhance listening skills, pronunciation and intonation.

    Prerequisite(s): ITA 212  or four years of high school Italian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    ITA 225 - Intermediate Italian Culture and Civilization

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Study the history, culture, literature and fine arts of Italy. Discuss the influence of artistic and political movements on contemporary Italian society. Taught in Italian.

    Prerequisite(s): ITA 212  or four years of high school Italian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.




World Languages: Japanese

  
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    JPN 111 - Elementary Japanese 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Learn basic Japanese pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar with emphasis on mastering the basic sound system, pitch patterns, levels of language and romanization system. Begin to practice the hiragana and katakana writing system including the basic 15 kanji characters. Not for those who have experience with the Japanese language.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall, spring and summer terms.



  
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    JPN 112 - Elementary Japanese 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge acquired in JPN 111  with emphasis on grammatical structures. Continue to practice the hiragana and katakana writing systems including expanding knowledge of kanji characters.

    Prerequisite(s): JPN 111  or one year of high school Japanese or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    JPN 113 - Elementary Japanese 3

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Continue study of spoken Japanese with an emphasis on the structures and vocabulary needed to satisfy survival, travel and simple social needs. Develop skills in producing complex sentence patterns and employing all four systems of written Japanese.

    Prerequisite(s): JPN 112  or two years of high school Japanese or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    JPN 114 - Elementary Japanese 4

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly, one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Building on what the student has learned from the three previous courses in Japanese, a continuation of spoken Japanese with an emphasis on more complex structures and an expanded vocabulary needed to satisfy survival, travel and basic social needs. Emphasis is on more complex sentence patterns and writing in Hiragana and Katakana syllabaries with an expanded usage of kanji characters.

    Prerequisite(s): JPN 113 , three years of high school Japanese or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    JPN 211 - Intermediate Japanese 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    A continuation of speaking, reading, and writing Japanese. This course builds on what the student has learned from the four previous courses in Japanese. Emphasis is on more complex sentence patterns, dealing with abstract ideas and an expanded usage of kanji characters.

    Prerequisite(s): JPN 114 , four years high school Japanese or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.




World Languages: Korean

  
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    KOR 111 - Elementary Korean 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Learn basic pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing and conversing in Korean. Not for those who have experience with the Korean language.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    KOR 112 - Elementary Korean 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge learned in KOR 111  with emphasis on speaking, reading and writing.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    KOR 211 - Intermediate Korean 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
    Build vocabulary and grammar skills for the purpose of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Discuss aspects of Korean culture.

    Prerequisite(s): KOR 112  or two years of high school Korean or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    KOR 212 - Intermediate Korean 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
    Master intermediate vocabulary and grammar structures. Read short poetry and short fiction in Korean. Discuss Korean culture.

    Prerequisite(s): KOR 211  or three years of high school Korean or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.




World Languages: Latin

  
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    LAT 111 - Elementary Latin 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Develop vocabulary and grammar skills for reading and writing Latin. Learn about classical Roman culture and civilization.

  
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    LAT 112 - Elementary Latin 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours of lecture weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge learned in LAT 111 . Read and translate short selections from a wide variety of Latin authors.

    Prerequisite(s): LAT 111  or one year of high school Latin or permission of department chair.


World Languages: Portuguese

  
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    PRT 111 - Elementary Portuguese 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Introduction to basics of pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing and conversing in Portuguese. This course is not designed for persons who have experience with the Portuguese language.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    PRT 112 - Elementary Portuguese 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Continuation of PRT 111  with emphasis on speaking, reading and writing.

    Prerequisite(s): PRT 111  or one year of high school Portuguese or permission of department chair.

  
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    PRT 119 - Accelerated Beginning Portuguese

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Develop an understanding of basic pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing and speaking in Portuguese.

    Note: Designed for students who have studied Indo-European language.

    Credit is not given for both PRT 119 and PRT 111 , or PRT 119 and PRT 112 .

    Not for native speakers.



  
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    PRT 211 - Intermediate Portuguese 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build vocabulary and grammar skills for the purpose of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Discuss the culture and civilization of Brazil, Portugal, and Lusophone Africa and Asia.

    Prerequisite(s): PRT 112  or PRT 119  or two years of high school Portuguese or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.




World Languages: Russian

  
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    RUS 111 - Elementary Russian 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Learn basic pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing and conversing in Russian. Not for those who have experience with the Russian language.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    RUS 112 - Elementary Russian 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge learned in RUS 111  with emphasis on reading, writing, speaking and translating.

    Prerequisite(s): RUS 111  or one year of high school Russian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    RUS 211 - Intermediate Russian 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge acquired in RUS 112 . Continue to advance students understanding of basic pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing and conversing in Russian.

    Prerequisite(s): RUS 112  or two years of high school Russian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    RUS 212 - Intermediate Russian 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
    Master intermediate vocabulary and grammar structures. Read short poetry, fiction, and/or non-fiction in Russian. Discuss Russian culture.

    Prerequisite(s): RUS 211  or three years of high school Russian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    RUS 221 - Intermediate Russian Conversation

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Develop spoken fluency in intermediate Russian by engaging in everyday speaking situations. Enhance listening skills, pronunciation, and intonation.

    Prerequisite(s): RUS 212  or four years of high school Russian or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. In some cases, heritage speakers of Russian may enroll with permission of department chair.




World Languages: Spanish

  
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    SPA 100 - Review of Spanish Grammar for Native Speakers

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    A review of the essentials of Spanish grammar for students who speak Spanish as their primary language. Designed for students who have not studied Spanish in a school setting.

  
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    SPA 111 - Elementary Spanish 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Develop an understanding of basic pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing and speaking in Spanish. Not for those who have experience with the Spanish language.

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 111H ; credit is not given for both SPA 111 and SPA 111H .

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC, AM, and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.



  
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    SPA 111H - Elementary Spanish - Honors

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This is an honors course.

    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Develop an understanding of basic pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing and speaking in Spanish. Not for those who have experience with the Spanish language.

    Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for Honors courses.

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 111 ; credit will not be given for both SPA 111  and SPA 111H.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC, AM, and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.



  
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    SPA 112 - Elementary Spanish 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge learned in SPA 111  with emphasis on speaking, reading and writing.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 111  or one year of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 112H ; credit not given for both SPA 112 and SPA 112H .

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC, AM, and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.



  
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    SPA 112H - Elementary Spanish 2 - Honors

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This is an honors course.

    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge learned in SPA 111  with emphasis on speaking, reading and writing.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 111  or one year of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 112 ; credit not given for both SPA 112  and SPA 112H.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC, AM, and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.



  
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    SPA 119 - Review of Elementary Spanish 1 and 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Review elementary Spanish for reading, writing, listening and speaking. This course is for students who have previous experience with the language.

    Note: Credit is not given for both SPA 119  and SPA 111 , or SPA 119  and SPA 112 . Not for native speakers.



  
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    SPA 121 - Spanish Conversation

    2 credit hours - Two hours weekly; one term.
    Develops skill in and practice with spoken Spanish. Conducted entirely in Spanish. For students who have studied elementary Spanish grammar or by permission of department chair. May be repeated once on an audit basis.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 112  or two years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    SPA 125 - Spanish Composition

    2 credit hours - Two hours weekly; one term.
    Develops skill and practice with written Spanish. Focuses on readings and writing assignments on aspects of Spanish culture and contemporary life. For students who have some background in the language.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 111  or one year of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    SPA 200 - Advanced Review of Spanish Grammar for Native Speakers

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    A review of the essentials of Spanish grammar for students who speak Spanish as their primary language. Designed for students who have studied Spanish in a school setting and who wish to improve their written and oral skills in standard, academic Spanish.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of department chair.

  
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    SPA 211 - Intermediate Spanish 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build vocabulary and grammar skills for the purpose of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Discuss aspects of Spanish and Spanish-American culture.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 112  or SPA 119  or two years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 211H ; credit not given for both SPA 211 and SPA 211H .

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC, AM, and OL; all terms.



  
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    SPA 211H - Intermediate Spanish 1 - Honors

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This is an honors course.

    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build vocabulary and grammar skills for the purpose of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Discuss aspects of Spanish and Spanish-American culture.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 112  or SPA 119  or two years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 211 ; credit not given for both SPA 211  and SPA 211H.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC, AM, and OL; all terms.



  
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    SPA 212 - Intermediate Spanish 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Master intermediate vocabulary and grammar structures. Read short poetry and short fiction in Spanish. Discuss Spanish and Spanish-American culture.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 211  or three years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 212H ; credit not given for both SPA 212 and SPA 212H .

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.



  
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    SPA 212H - Intermediate Spanish 2 - Honors

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This is an honors course.

    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Master intermediate vocabulary and grammar structures. Read short poetry and short fiction in Spanish. Discuss Spanish and Spanish-American culture.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 211  or three years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 212 ; credit not given for both SPA 212  and SPA 212H.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall, spring, and summer terms.



  
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    SPA 213 - Intermediate Spanish Grammar Review and Composition

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Review grammatical usage of Spanish, including present, past, future and conditional tenses, perfect forms, the subjunctive, comparatives and superlatives, expressions of time and object pronouns. Produce guided compositions, a significant component of the course.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 212  or four years of high school Spanish or permission of the department chair.

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 213H; credit not given for both SPA 213 and 213H.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    SPA 213H - Intermediate Spanish Grammar Review and Composition - Honors

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    This is an honors course.

    Review grammatical usage of Spanish, including present, past, future and conditional tenses, perfect forms, the subjunctive, comparatives and superlatives, expressions of time and object pronouns. Produce guided compositions, a significant component of the course.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 212  or four years of high school Spanish or permission of the department chair. Eligibility for Honors courses. 

    Crosslisted: Also offered as SPA 213 ; credit not given for both SPA 213  and SPA 213H

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    SPA 221 - Intermediate Spanish Conversation

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Emphasizes skills required to deal well in Spanish with everyday speaking situations. Enhance listening skills, pronunciation and intonation.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 212  or four years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC; fall and spring terms.



  
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    SPA 225 - Intermediate Spanish Civilization and Culture

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Intermediate course covering the history, culture, literature and fine arts of Spain. Taught in Spanish.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 212  or four years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    SPA 226 - Intermediate Latin American Civilization and Culture

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Intermediate course covering the history, culture, literature and fine arts of Latin America. Taught in Spanish.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 212  or four years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    SPA 227 - Intermediate Spanish and Latin American Film

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term
    Dissect and debate contemporary issues presented in Spanish and Latin American films such as: gender roles, immigration, political influence, censorship, socioeconomic ramifications, and globalization. Examine Hispanic values, beliefs, and perceptions through the lens of cinema. This course will be conducted entirely in Spanish.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 212  or four years of high school Spanish or permission of the department chair.

    Note: Open to native speakers by permission of the department chair. Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.



  
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    SPA 230 - Spanish for Business and Finance

    3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
    Covers business-related Spanish vocabulary and the concepts of international business and finance. Course includes a review of Spanish grammar and practice writing different types of communications in Spanish for hypothetical business situations.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 211  or three years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    SPA 260 - Oral Proficiency Interview Preparation

    1 credit hour - Thirteen hours lecture, four hours lab; one term
    Prepare for the Oral Proficiency Interview. Review and expand both vocabulary and grammatical structures required to hold predictable and concrete conversations within the target culture. Converse at a level that is easily understood by sympathetic interlocutor accustomed to dealing with non-native speakers.

    Prerequisite(s): Twelve credits of SPA at the 200-level or permission from the department chair.

    Note: Typically offered at MC and OL; spring term.



  
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    SPA 280-299 - Special Topics in Spanish

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    An in-depth examination of a topic in Spanish language or Spanish and Spanish-American civilization and culture. A maximum of eight credit hours earned from special topics courses may be used to satisfy degree requirements. Because special topics courses may present transfer problems, students should work with their transfer institution or the Anne Arundel Community College transfer coordinator before enrolling. Refer to current schedule of classes for term offerings.

    Prerequisite(s): SPA 212  or four years of high school Spanish or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.




World Languages: Urdu

  
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    URD 111 - Elementary Urdu 1

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Develop an understanding of basic pronunciation and grammar necessary for reading, writing, and speaking in Urdu. Not for those who have experience with the Urdu language.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



  
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    URD 112 - Elementary Urdu 2

    3 credit hours - Three hours lecture weekly; one term.
    This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

    Build upon knowledge learned in URD 111  with emphasis on speaking, reading and writing.

    Prerequisite(s): URD 111  or one year of high school Urdu or permission of department chair.

    Note: Not for native speakers.



 

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