Courses and Syllabi

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Persian Courses

Undergraduate

100-Level Courses in PERS

PERS 110: Elementary Persian (6 Credits)

Introduces elements of grammar, vocabulary, oral skills, listening comprehension, and reading. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

200-Level Courses in PERS

PERS 201: Intermediate Persian I (3 Credits)

Further development of skills in listening, speaking, and writing. Notes: PERS 201 and 202 must be taken in sequence. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PERS 110, or permission of department.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Persian

PERS 202: Intermediate Persian II (3 Credits)

Further development of skills in listening, speaking, and writing. Notes: PERS 201 and 202 must be taken in sequence. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PERS 201, or permission of department
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Persian

PERS 210: Intermediate Persian (3 Credits)

Continuation of the development of basic components of the language, with focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Introduces students to the cultures and histories of Persian-speaking regions. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PERS 110, appropriate placement score, or permission of department.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

PERS 250: Gateway to Advanced Persian (3 Credits)

Integration of advanced intermediate-level Persian reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills and the development of critical thinking and understanding authentic texts from the Persian world. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PERS 210 or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

300-Level Courses in PERS

PERS 330: Advanced Persian I (3 Credits)

Development of cultural and linguistic competency in written and spoken Persian at the low advanced level, with attention to reading, writing, listening and speaking, grammar and vocabulary pertaining to Persian social, political and cultural issues. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PERS 250 or equivalent.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

PERS 331: Advanced Persian II (3 Credits)

Development of cultural and linguistic competency in written and spoken Persian at the advanced level, with attention to reading, writing, listening and speaking, grammar and vocabulary pertaining to Persian social, political, and cultural issues. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: PERS 330, equivalent, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.