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Undergraduate Catalog | 2006-2008
College of Liberal Arts
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BEN | Bengali

Lower-Division Courses

506. First-Year Bengali I. Not open to native speakers of Bengali. Five class hours a week for one semester.

507. First-Year Bengali II. Not open to native speakers of Bengali. Continuation of Bengali 506. Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Bengali 506 or the equivalent.

312K. Second-Year Bengali I. Not open to native speakers of Bengali. Three class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Bengali 507 or the equivalent.

312L. Second-Year Bengali II. Not open to native speakers of Bengali. Continuation of Bengali 312K. Three class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Bengali 312K or the equivalent.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Bengali. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

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Upper-Division Courses

320K. Advanced Bengali I. Not open to native speakers of Bengali. Three class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Bengali 312L or the equivalent.

320L. Advanced Bengali II. Not open to native speakers of Bengali. Continuation of Bengali 320K. Three class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Bengali 320K or the equivalent.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Bengali. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

360. Conference Course in Bengali Language and Literature. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Bengali language and literature. May be repeated for credit.

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CHI | Chinese

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Lower-Division Courses

604. Accelerated First-Year Chinese. Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Mandarin Chinese. Six class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Chinese 604 and 507 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Results on the placement examination in Chinese that indicate that the student is ineligible to receive credit for Chinese 507. If the student is eligible to receive credit by examination for Chinese 506, this credit must not appear on the student's record.

506 (TCCN: CHIN 1511). First-Year Chinese I. Not open to students who understand or speak Mandarin Chinese. Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin). The equivalent of five class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

507 (TCCN: CHIN 1512). First-Year Chinese II. Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Continuation of Chinese 506. The equivalent of five class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 604 and 507 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Chinese 506 with a grade of at least C.

612. Accelerated Second-Year Chinese. Continuation of Chinese 604. Six class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 612 and 412K may not both be counted; Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Chinese 604 with a grade of at least C, credit by examination for Chinese 507, or consent of instructor.

412K. Second-Year Chinese I. Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin). Four class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 612 and 412K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Chinese 507 with a grade of at least C.

412L. Second-Year Chinese II. Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Continuation of Chinese 412K. Four class hours a week for one semester. Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Chinese. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunity. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

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Upper-Division Courses

320K. Readings in Modern Chinese I. Readings in expository prose: selections from journals, newspapers, and other sources. Prerequisite: Chinese 612 or 412L completed in residence, or consent of instructor.

320L. Readings in Modern Chinese II. Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama. Prerequisite: Chinese 320K or consent of instructor.

322. Introduction to Classical Chinese. Beginning study of wen yen, the particles, and syntax of the Chinese classics. Prerequisite: Chinese 412L or consent of instructor.

325K. Advanced Conversation I. Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Drill in conversation on general topics. Prerequisite: Chinese 412L completed in residence, or consent of instructor.

325L. Advanced Conversation II. Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Practice in speaking Modern Standard Chinese. Prerequisite: Chinese 325K or consent of instructor.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Chinese. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

330. Topics in Advanced Chinese. Fourth-year Chinese readings on special topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Chinese 320K and 320L, or consent of instructor.

340. Topics in Chinese Literature. Study of Chinese literary texts in the original. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Chinese 320L or consent of instructor.

360. Conference Course in Chinese Language and Literature. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Chinese language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

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HIN | Hindi

Lower-Division Courses

604. Accelerated First-Year Hindi. Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Modern Hindi of India. Eight class hours a week for one semester. Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 604 and 507 may not both be counted; Hindi 604 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted; Hindi 604 and Urdu 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 604 and Urdu 507 may not both be counted.

506. First-Year Hindi I. Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Modern Hindi of India. Five class hours a week for one semester. Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.

507. First-Year Hindi II. Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Continuation of Hindi 506. Five class hours a week for one semester. Hindi 604 and 507 may not both be counted; Hindi 507 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hindi 506 or the equivalent.

612. Accelerated Second-Year Hindi. Continuation of Hindi 604. Eight class hours a week for one semester. Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted; Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hindi 604.

312K. Second-Year Hindi I. Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Modern Hindi of India. Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hindi 507 or the equivalent.

312L. Second-Year Hindi II. Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Continuation of Hindi 312K. Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Hindi 312K or the equivalent.

118. Practice in Spoken Hindi. Not open to native speakers of Hindi. Instruction and practice in conversation for intermediate-level students. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Hindi 507 or consent of instructor.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Hindi. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser of the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

125. Advanced Practice in Spoken Hindi. Instruction and practice in conversation for advanced students. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Hindi 118 or consent of instructor.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Hindi. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

330. Topics in Hindi Language and Literature. Study of specific subjects related to Hindi culture as reflected in its literary productions and other modes of expression. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Contemporary Hindi Narratives. Designed to enhance all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Hindi 330 (Topic 1) and 384 (Topic 4: Contemporary Hindi Narratives) may not both be counted.

Topic 2: Hindi Drama and Film. Contemporary Hindi plays and film scripts in Devanagari script. Hindi 330 (Topic 2) and 384 (Topic 5: Hindi Drama and Film) may not both be counted.

Topic 3: Hindi Literature in the Nationalist Era. Examines the poetry and prose of a diverse group of writers who shaped Hindi literature during the nationalist era. Also includes critical studies in English. Hindi 330 (Topic 3) and 384 (Topic 6: Hindi Literature in the Nationalist Era) may not both be counted.

Topic 4: Language and Identity at the Margins of Hindi Fiction. Focuses on the stories and novels of a diverse group of writers, including Muslims, women, Biharis, and Marwaris, who have broadened the landscape of Hindi writing. Hindi 330 (Topic 4) and 384 (Topic 7: Language and Identity at the Margins of Hindi Fiction) may not both be counted.

360. Conference Course in Hindi Language and Literature. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Hindi language and literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

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JPN | Japanese

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Lower-Division Courses

506 (TCCN: JAPN 1511). First-Year Japanese I. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Six class hours a week for one semester.

507 (TCCN: JAPN 1512). First-Year Japanese II. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Six class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Japanese 506 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

412K. Second-Year Japanese I. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Japanese 507 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

412L. Second-Year Japanese II. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Japanese 412K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Japanese. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

320K. Readings in Modern Japanese I. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Readings in expository prose at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: Japanese 412L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

320L. Readings in Modern Japanese II. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 320K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

322. Classical Japanese. An introduction to the principal elements of premodern literary or "classical" Japanese (bungo), the standard form of the written language. A survey of the principal linguistic features, close reading, and translation of a variety of prose and poetry texts. Japanese 322 and 384 (Topic 1: Classical Japanese) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Japanese 320L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

325K. Advanced Conversation I. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Conversations on more complex situations and topics; designed to continue students' development of conversation skills taught in Japanese 412L. Prerequisite: Japanese 412L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

325L. Advanced Conversation II. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 325K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

326. Business Japanese. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Advanced Japanese conversation, with emphasis on business vocabulary. Prerequisite: Japanese 412L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Japanese. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

330. Topics in Advanced Japanese. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Fourth-year Japanese readings on special topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Japanese 320L with a grade of at least C.

Topic 1: Intensive Advanced Japanese Language: Japan. Taught in Japan in Japanese. Emphasizes reading skills and conversation.

360. Conference Course in Japanese Language and Literature. Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Japanese language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Japanese and consent of instructor.

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KOR | Korean

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Lower-Division Courses

604. Accelerated First-Year Korean. Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Korean. Not open to native speakers of Korean. Six class hours a week for one semester. Korean 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Korean 604 and 507 may not both be counted.

506 (TCCN: KORE 1511). First-Year Korean I. Not open to native speakers of Korean. Five class hours a week for one semester. Korean 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

507 (TCCN: KORE 1512). First-Year Korean II. Not open to native speakers of Korean. Continuation of Korean 506. Five class hours a week for one semester. Korean 604 and 507 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 506 or the equivalent.

612. Accelerated Second-Year Korean. Not open to native speakers of Korean. Continuation of Korean 604. Six class hours a week for one semester. Korean 612 and 412K may not both be counted; Korean 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 604.

412K. Second-Year Korean I. Not open to native speakers of Korean. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Korean 612 and 412K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 507 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

412L. Second-Year Korean II. Not open to native speakers of Korean. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Korean 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Korean 412K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Korean. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

320K. Third-Year Korean I. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Korean 412L or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

320L. Third-Year Korean II. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Korean 320K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Korean. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

360. Conference Course in Korean Language and Literature. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Korean language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Korean 412K and consent of instructor.

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MAL | Malayalam

Lower-Division Courses

506. First-Year Malayalam I. Standard Malayalam of Kerala. Five class hours a week for one semester.

507. First-Year Malayalam II. Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Malayalam 506 or the equivalent.

312K. Second-Year Malayalam I. Prerequisite: Malayalam 507 or the equivalent.

312L. Second-Year Malayalam II. Prerequisite: Malayalam 312K or the equivalent.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Malayalam. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Malayalam. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser for the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

360. Conference Course in Malayalam Language and Literature. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Malayalam language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Malayalam 312L and consent of instructor.

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SAN | Sanskrit

Lower-Division Courses

506. First-Year Sanskrit I. Introduction to basic grammatical principles, with reading of Ramayana episodes as illustrations. Five class hours a week for one semester.

507. First-Year Sanskrit II. Detailed study of problems of grammar and syntax; reading of extracts from Hitopadesha and the Bhagavad Gita. Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 506 or consent of instructor.

312K. Second-Year Sanskrit I. Introduction to classical Sanskrit prose literature; readings from the Epics and Kathasaritsagara. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 507 or consent of instructor.

312L. Second-Year Sanskrit II. Introduction to classical Sanskrit poetry and philosophical literature; readings from the Upanishads and Kalidasa's Meghaduta. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 312K or consent of instructor.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Sanskrit. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

325K. Advanced Sanskrit Readings and Composition I. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 312L or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.

325L. Advanced Sanskrit Readings and Composition II. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 325K or consent of instructor.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Sanskrit. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Asian Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer work is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

330. Topics in Sanskrit Language and Literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 325L or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.

360. Conference Course in Sanskrit Language and Literature. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Sanskrit language or literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 312L and consent of instructor.

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TAM | Tamil

Lower-Division Courses

604. Accelerated First-Year Tamil. Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Tamil. Six class hours a week for one semester. Tamil 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Tamil 604 and 507 may not both be counted.

506. First-Year Tamil I. Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Tamil 506 and 604 may not both be counted.

507. First-Year Tamil II. Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Tamil 604 and 507 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Tamil 506 or the equivalent.

612. Accelerated Second-Year Tamil. Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Continuation of Tamil 604. Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Tamil. Six class hours a week for one semester. Tamil 612 and 312K may not both be counted; Tamil 612 and 312L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Tamil 604.

312K. Second-Year Tamil I. Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Tamil 612 and 312K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Tamil 507 or the equivalent.

312L. Second-Year Tamil II. Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Tamil 612 and 312L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Tamil 312K or the equivalent.

Upper-Division Courses

320K. Advanced Tamil I. Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Prerequisite: Tamil 312L or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.

320L. Advanced Tamil II. Not open to native speakers of Tamil. Prerequisite: Tamil 320K or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.

330. Topics in Tamil Language and Literature. Study of specific subjects related to South Asian culture as reflected in Tamil literary productions and other modes of expression. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

360. Conference Course in Tamil Language and Literature. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Tamil language and literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

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URD | Urdu

Lower-Division Courses

604. Accelerated First-Year Urdu. Not open to native speakers of Urdu. Eight class hours a week for one semester. Hindi 604 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted; Hindi 507 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted; Urdu 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Urdu 604 and 507 may not both be counted.

506. First-Year Urdu I. Not open to native speakers of Urdu. Five class hours a week for one semester. Urdu 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

507. First-Year Urdu II. Not open to native speakers of Urdu. Five class hours a week for one semester. Urdu 604 and 507 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Urdu 506 or the equivalent.

312K. Second-Year Urdu I. Not open to native speakers of Urdu. Introduction to the Urdu script, followed by Urdu reading, composition, and conversation. Prerequisite: Hindi 507, Urdu 604, or the equivalent.

312L. Second-Year Urdu II. Not open to native speakers of Urdu. Continuation of Urdu 312K. Prerequisite: Urdu 312K or the equivalent.

118K. Practice in Spoken Urdu I. Not open to native speakers of Urdu. Instruction and practice in conversation for intermediate-level students. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Urdu 507 or consent of instructor.

118L. Practice in Spoken Urdu II. Not open to native speakers of Urdu. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Urdu 118K or consent of instructor.

Upper-Division Courses

330. Topics in Urdu Language and Literature. Study of specific subjects related to Urdu culture as reflected in literary productions and other modes of expression. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule. Some topics require consent of instructor; these are identified in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Female Voices in Urdu Literature. Survey of prose and poetry written in Urdu by women during the last three centuries. Only one of the following may be counted: Religious Studies 341 (Topic: Female Voices in Urdu Literature), Urdu 330 (Topic 1), 384 (Topic 4: Female Voices in Urdu Literature). Prerequisite: Urdu 312L or the equivalent.

Topic 2: Love and Devotion in Urdu Literature. Examination of various literary genres that are shaped by discourses on the love of God and devotion to the prophet Muhammad. Urdu 330 (Topic 2) and 384 (Topic 5: Love and Devotion in Urdu Literature) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Urdu 312L or the equivalent.

Topic 3: Philosophy and Poetry of Iqbal. Explores the prose and poetry written by the most influential twentieth-century Muslim reformer in South Asia, Muhammad Iqbal. Urdu 330 (Topic 3) and 384 (Topic 6: Philosophy and Poetry of Iqbal) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Urdu 312L or the equivalent.

Topic 4: Urdu Aesthetics. Intensive overview of the most popular lyrical genre of Urdu poetry, the ghazal, and the standards used to judge a good ghazal. Urdu 330 (Topic 4) and 384 (Topic 7: Urdu Aesthetics) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Urdu 312L or the equivalent.

360. Conference Course in Urdu Language and Literature. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Urdu language and literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

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VTN | Vietnamese

Lower-Division Courses

604. Accelerated First-Year Vietnamese. Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Vietnamese. Six class hours a week for one semester. Vietnamese 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Vietnamese 604 and 507 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Results on the placement examination in Vietnamese that indicate the student is ineligible to receive credit for Vietnamese 507. If the student is eligible to receive credit by examination for Vietnamese 506, credit must not appear on the student's record.

506 (TCCN: VIET 1511). First-Year Vietnamese I. Not open to native speakers of Vietnamese. Five class hours a week for one semester. Vietnamese 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

507 (TCCN: VIET 1512). First-Year Vietnamese II. Not open to native speakers of Vietnamese. Five class hours a week for one semester. Vietnamese 604 and 507 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Vietnamese 506 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

612. Accelerated Second-Year Vietnamese. Continuation of Vietnamese 604. Six class hours a week for one semester. Vietnamese 612 and 412K may not both be counted; Vietnamese 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Vietnamese 604 with a grade of at least C, credit by examination for Vietnamese 507, or consent of instructor.

412K. Second-Year Vietnamese I. Not open to native speakers of Vietnamese. Four class hours a week for one semester. Vietnamese 612 and 412K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Vietnamese 507 or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

412L. Second-Year Vietnamese II. Not open to native speakers of Vietnamese. Four class hours a week for one semester. Vietnamese 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Vietnamese 412K or the equivalent with a grade of at least C.

Upper-Division Courses

320K. Readings in Modern Vietnamese I. Readings in expository prose: selections from journals, newspapers, and other sources. Prerequisite: Vietnamese 612 or 412L completed in residence, or consent of instructor.

320L. Readings in Modern Vietnamese II. Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama. Prerequisite: Vietnamese 320K completed in residence with a grade of at least C, or consent of instructor.

360. Conference Course in Vietnamese Language and Literature. Supervised individual study in Vietnamese language and literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Written consent of instructor.

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