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Swahili Courses

SWA 101. Elementary Swahili I. 3-4 credits.

The fundamentals of Swahili through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Practice in pronunciation and development of comprehension. One hour’s work a week in language laboratory. Student will receive no credit for course if he/she has had two or more years of the language in high school.

SWA 102. Elementary Swahili II. 3-4 credits.

The fundamentals of Swahili through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Practice in pronunciation and development of comprehension. One hour`s work a week in the language laboratory. If student has had two or more years of the language in high school he/she will not receive credit for the course.

SWA 111. Intensive Swahili I. 6 credits.

The fundamentals of Swahili through listening, speaking, reading and writing. The 4-week course is the equivalent of SWA 101-SWA 102.

SWA 212. Intensive Swahili II. 6 credits.

The fundamentals of Swahili through listening, speaking, reading and writing. The 4-week course is the equivalent of SWA 231-SWA 232. Prerequisite: SWA 102 or SWA 111.

SWA 231. Intermediate Swahili I. 3 credits.

A thorough review of first year grammar and vocabulary building. Conversation, composition and readings will be chosen to reach competency at the lower intermediate level Swahili. Prerequisite: SWA 102 or SWA 111 or permission of the instructor.

SWA 232. Intermediate Swahili II. 3 credits.

A thorough review of Swahili grammar and vocabulary building. Conversation, composition and readings will be chosen to reach competency at the advance intermediate level. Prerequisite: SWA 231 or permission of the instructor.

SWA 300. Grammar and Communication. 3 credits.

Intensive training in grammatical structures and their application to oral and written communication. Instruction is in Swahili. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major. Prerequisite: SWA 232 or permission of the instructor.

SWA 320. Swahili Oral and Written Communication. 3 credits.

Intensive training in the use of modern, everyday Swahili with emphasis on conversation and composition. Readings in Swahili will provide a context for discussion and writing. Prerequisite: SWA 300.

SWA 490. Special Studies in Swahili. 3 credits.

Special topics or independent studies in Swahili. 




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