Approved List of African Language Courses

 

SWA 201 (was AFRAM) Intermediate Swahili (5)
Builds proficiency in the language by speaking, reading, and writing. Includes children's stories, newspaper articles, poetry, and folklore. First in a three sequence of three. Prerequisite: either SWA 103 or SWA 134.

SWA 202 (was AFRAM) Intermediate Swahili (5) 
Builds proficiency in the language by speaking, reading, and writing. Includes children's stories, newspaper articles, poetry, and folklore. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SWA 201.

SWA 203 (was AFRAM) Intermediate Swahili (5) 
Builds proficiency in the language by speaking, reading, and writing. Includes children's stories, newspaper articles, poetry, and folklore. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: SWA 202.

NOTE: SWA 201-203, if taken as AFRAM 401-403, do not count as “300-level or above” for purposes of the 15-credit upper-division requirement


ARAB 431 Advanced Arabic (5) VLPA 
Focus on Arabic at the advanced level through in-depth examination of grammar, reading of selected texts, and brief surveys of some major reference materials. Prerequisite: ARAB 423.

ARAB 432 Advanced Arabic (5) VLPA 
Focus on Arabic at the advanced level through in-depth examination of grammar, reading of selected texts, and brief surveys of some major reference materials. Prerequisite: ARAB 431.

ARAB 433 Advanced Arabic (5) VLPA 
Focus on Arabic at the advanced level through in-depth examination of grammar, reading of selected texts, and brief surveys of some major reference materials. Prerequisite: ARAB 432.


FRENCH 301 Advanced French (5) VLPA
Designed to bring students to an advanced level of proficiency in grammar and composition. Emphasis on experiencing the language in context through a multi-media approach. 303 prepares students for literature classes. Prerequisite: either FRENCH 203 or FRENCH 234. 

FRENCH 302 Advanced French (5) VLPA
Designed to bring students to an advanced level of proficiency in grammar and composition. Emphasis on experiencing the language in context through a multi-media approach. 303 prepares students for literature classes. Prerequisite: FRENCH 301.

FRENCH 303 Advanced French (5) VLPA
Designed to bring students to an advanced level of proficiency in grammar and composition. Emphasis on experiencing the language in context through a multi-media approach. 303 prepares students for literature classes. Prerequisite: FRENCH 302.   

FRENCH 308 Foreign Study Composition (3-5, max. 10) VLPA
For participants in the Foreign Study Program. Compositions on topical subjects of intermediate difficulty relating to the civilization of the French-speaking countries of Europe . Grammar review as needed. Prerequisite: FRENCH 203.

FRENCH 313 Business Communication in French (5) VLPA
Offers students the opportunity to develop French language skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) within the context of the French-speaking business world. Business-specific culture emphasized. May be taken in lieu of, or in addition to, 303. Prerequisite: FRENCH 302.

FRENCH 327 Advanced Conversation (2, max. 8) VLPA
Not open to students whose native language is French. Prerequisite: FRENCH 203.  

FRENCH 337 Foreign Study Conversational French (2-8, max. 8) VLPA
For participants in the Foreign Study Program. Prerequisite: FRENCH 203.

FRENCH 406 Advanced French Composition (5) VLPA
Extensive guidance in advanced French composition, emphasizing stylistics and grammar. Prerequisite: FRENCH 303.


PORT 301 Grammar and Lexicon (3) VLPA
Prerequisite: PORT 203.

PORT 302 Grammar and Lexicon (3) VLPA
Prerequisite: PORT 301.

PORT 310 Introduction to Lusophone Literature (3) VLPA
Introduction to the studies of Lusophone literature and culture.

African Studies Program
University of Washington
419 Thomson Hall
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195

Ben Gardner / Chair
Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell
gardnerb@uw.edu

Muge Salmaner / Program Assistant
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