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Courses - Spring 2020
PERS
Persian Department Site
PERS102
Elementary Persian II
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PERS101; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not be native/fluent speaker of Persian.
Continuation of PERS101 with emphasis on the use of formal language, vocabulary building, and reading.
PERS212
Intermediate Reading in Persian
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PERS211 and PERS201; or permission of instructor.
Corequisite: PERS202; or permission of instructor.
Focus on linguistic skill specific to reading; introduction to written traditions of Persian.
PERS302
Advanced Persian II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PERS301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must not be native/fluent speaker of Persian.
Further development of speaking, reading, writing, listening and cultural knowledge, with special focus on reading, in a variety of literary genres.
PERS312
Contemporary Iranian Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PERS301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must not be native/fluent speaker of Persian.
Study of the culture of contemporary Iran (post-evolution) with focus on the contemporary social, political, literary and artistic life in Iran. Taught in Persian.
PERS371
Introduction to Persian Literature in Translation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
GenEd: DSHU
Introduction to classical and modern canons of Persian literature in historical, esthetic, and social context. Taught in English.
PERS386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Pre-professional experience in research, analysis and writing in a work setting. Project proposal approved by faculty and internship sponsor.
PERS399
(Perm Req)
Directed Study in Persian
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PERS498A
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Persian Studies; Advanced Literacy Skills in Persian
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Taught in Persian.
PERS498D
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Persian Studies; Political, Economic, and Social Thought in Today's Iran
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Taught in Persian.
PERS498E
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Persian Studies; Translation of Contemporary Persian Texts
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
PERS498G
Special Topics in Persian Studies; Masterpieces of Persian Literature
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Taught in Persian.
PERS498O
Special Topics in Persian Studies; Persian Literature in Modern Iran
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud