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Courses - Summer 2020
PERS
Persian Department Site
PERS301
Advanced Persian I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PERS202; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Restriction: Must not be native/fluent speaker of Persian.
Development of speaking, reading, writing, listening and cultural knowledge through wide variety of activities, especially reading.
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.
PERS399
(Perm Req)
Directed Study in Persian
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
PERS399B
Directed Study in Persian
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
PERS405
(Perm Req)
Media and the Current Issues in Iranian Society
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PERS306; or equivalent as determined by FLPT (Foreign Language Placement Test).
Develops Persian language proficiency and domain-specific knowledge at advanced-mid to advanced-high level on ACTFL scale. Enhances linguistic and cultural competence. Provides a broad understanding of some of the current social, political and economic issues in modern Iran. Taught in Persian.
Registration is limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.
PERS406
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Persian Translation
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PERS306; or equivalent as determined by the FLPT (Foreign Language Placement Test).
Provides opportunities for translation, interpretation, and analysis of various authentic oral and written texts (both English to Persian and Persian to English). Facilitates the development of Persian language proficiency at advanced level through a task-based approach that integrates all the language skills in pedagogical translation activities.
Registration is limited to students accepted into the Summer Language Institute.