Language Courses

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Languages Offered by the Center for Language Studies

The following are language courses that are offered by The Center for Language Studies. Please refer to each specific course for more information and availability.

Course offerings are subject to change.

For a list of Advanced Language Courses (e.g. “Returned Missionary”), click here.

 

Afrikaans

Courses offered Fall 2019: Afrikaans 101

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Akan

No Akan classes will be offered Fall 2019.

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Albanian

No Albanian Courses will be offered Fall 2019.

Albanian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

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American Sign Language

Courses offered Fall 2019:

ASL 101, ASL 102, ASL 111, ASL 201, ASL 202, ASL 301, ASL 302, ASL 311, ASL 320, and ASL 431

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Armenian

Armenian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

Challenge Exam Offered

No Armenian classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Aymara

No Aymara classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Basque

No Basque Classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Bicolano

No Bicolano Courses will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Bulgarian

Bulgarian Courses offered in Fall 2019:
Bulgarian 330

Bulgarian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

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Burmese

No Burmese Classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Cakchiquel

No Cakchiquel classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Cambodia

Cambodian Classes offered Fall 2019: Cambodian 330

Cambodian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

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Catalan

No Catalan courses will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Cebuano

Cebuano Courses offered in Fall 2019: Cebuano 330

Cebuano 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

Challenge Exam Offered

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Croatian

Croatian Courses offered Fall 2019: Croatian 330

Croatian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

Challenge Exam Offered

***Taught together with Serbian

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Czech

No Czech Courses will be offered in Fall 2019.

Czech 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

Challenge Exam Offered.

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Dari

No Dari classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Dutch

Classes offered in Fall 2019: Dutch 330

Dutch 330 or 340: satisfy both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

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Estonian

Estonian courses offered Fall 2019:
Estonian 330

Estonian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

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Fijian

Fijian courses offered Fall 2019: Fijian 330

Fijian 330 satisfies both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

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Ga

No Ga Courses will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Georgian

Georgian 330 fulfills both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

Challenge Exam Offered.

No Georgian classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Guarani

Guarani 330 fulfills both the Languages of Learning Requirement & GCA

No Guarani Courses will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Haitian Creole

Courses offered in Fall 2019:
Haitian Creole 101, Haitian Creole 330

Haitian Creole 330 fulfills both the Languages of Learning requirement and GCA

Challenge Exam Offered.

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Hawaiian

Courses offered in Fall 2019:
Hawaiian 101, Hawaiian 201

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Hindi

Classes Offered in Fall 2019:
101, 201. 330

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Hmong

Hmong Courses offered in Fall 2019:
Hmong 101

Hmong 330 Fulfills both the Languages of Learning requirement and GCA

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Hungarian

Hungarian Courses Offered in Fall 2019:
Hungarian 330

Hungarian 330 fulfills both the Languages of Learning requirement & GCA

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Ilongot

No Ilongot classes will be offered in Fall 2019

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Ilonggo/Hiligaynon

No Illongo Courses will be Offered in Fall 2019

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Indonesian

Courses offered in Fall 2019:
Indonesian 330

Indonesian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning requirement & GCA

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Javanese

No Javanese Courses Offered in Fall 2019

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Kazakh

No Kazakh Courses will be Offered in Fall 2019.

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K'iche'

K'iche' Courses Offered in Fall 2019:
K'iche' 101

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Kiribati

Kiribati Courses offered Fall 2019:
Kiribati 330

Kiribati 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning and Global and Cultural Awareness GE Requirements

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Laotian

No Laotian Courses Offered in Fall 2019.

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Latvian

No Courses Offered for Fall 2019.

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Lithuanian

No Lithuanian Courses Offered in Fall 2019.

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Malagasy

Malagasy Courses Offered Fall 2019: Malagasy 330

Malagasy 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning requirement & GCA

Challenge Exam Offered.

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Malay

Malay Courses offered Fall 2019: Malay 330

Malay 330 fulfills both the Languages of Learning requirement & GCA

Challenge Exam Offered.

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Maori

No Maori courses offered in Fall 2019.

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Marshallese

No Marshallese Courses offered in Fall 2019.

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Maya

No Maya courses offered in Fall 2019.

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Mongolian

No Mongolian Courses Offered in Fall 2019.

Mongolian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered

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Navajo

Navajo Courses Offered in Fall 2019:
Navajo 101, Navajo 201

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Niuean

No Niuean Courses Offered in Fall 2019.

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Pashto

No Pashto Classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Persian

Persian Classes offered in Fall 2019:
Persian 101, Persian 201

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Quechua

Quechua Courses Offered in Fall 2019:
Quechua 101, Quechua 305

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Rarotongan

No Rarotonga Courses will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Romanian

No Romanian courses will be offered in Fall 2019.

Romanian 340 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement.
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Samoan

Samoan Classes Offered in Fall 2019:
Samoan 101, Samoan 201, Samoan 330

Samoan 330 Fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered

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Serbian

Serbian 330 Fulfills the Languages of Learning Requirement
Challenge Exam Offered

No Serbian Courses Offered in Fall 2019.
***Taught together with Croatian

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Slovak

Challenge Exam Offered

Slovak courses offered in Fall 2019:
Slovak 330

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Slovenian

Slovenian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement

Challenge Exam Offered

No Slovenian classes will be offered in Fall 2019

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Swahili

Swahili courses offered in Fall 2019: Swahili 101

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Tagalog

Tagalog 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement

Challenge Exam Offered

Tagalog courses offered in Fall 2019:
Tagalog 101, 201, 330

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Tahitian

Tahitian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement

No Tahitian classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Taiwanese

No Taiwanese classes will be offered in Fall 2019

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Tamil

No Tamil classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Thai

Thai 330 Fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement.

Thai classes offered in Fall 2019:
Thai 101, Thai 321, Thai 330

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Tibetan

No Tibetan classes will be offered in Fall 2019

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Tongan

Tongan 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement

Challenge Exam Offered

Tongan classes offered in Fall 2019:
Tongan 101, 201, Tongan 330

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Trukese

No Trukese will be offered in Fall 2019

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Turkish

Turkish classes offered in Fall 2019:
Turkish 330

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Twi

No Twi classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Ukrainian

Ukrainian 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement

Challenge Exam Offered

No Ukrainian classes will be offered Fall 2019.

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Urdu

No Urdu classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Vanuatu

No Vanuatu classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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Vietnamese

Vietnamese Courses offered Fall 2019:
Vietnamese 330

Vietnamese 330 fulfills the Languages of Learning GE Requirement

Challenge Exam Offered

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Waray-Waray

No Waray-Waray classes will be offered in Fall 2019

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Welsh

Welsh courses offered in Fall 2019:
Welsh 101, 201, 305

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Xhosa

No Xhosa classes will be offered in Fall 2019.

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