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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of  June 2010.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu  to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

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Courses in "FOLA-Foreign Language"

FOLA - Foreign Language

FOLA 108 Elementary Foreign Languages I (3) Repeatable to 99 credits if content differs. The first semester of conversational study of a language not otherwise offered. The arts and humanities language requirement may be fulfilled by successful completion of FOLA108, FOLA109, FOLA118 and FOLA119 in a single language.

FOLA 109 Elementary Foreign Languages II (3) Prerequisite: FOLA108; and pre-requisite must be in corresponding subject language. Or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Repeatable to 99 credits if content differs. The second semester of conversational study of a language not otherwise offered. The arts and humanities language requirement may be fulfilled by successful completion of FOLA108, FOLA109, FOLA118 and FOLA119 in a single language.

FOLA 118 Intermediate Foreign Languages I (3) Prerequisite: FOLA109; and pre-requisite must be in corresponding subject language. Or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Repeatable to 99 credits if content differs. The third semester of conversational study of a language not otherwise offered. The arts and humanities language requirement may be fulfilled by successful completion of FOLA108, FOLA109, FOLA118 and FOLA119 in a single language.

FOLA 119 Intermediate Foreign Language II (3) Prerequisite: FOLA118; and pre-requisite must be in corresponding subject language. Or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Repeatable to 99 credits if content differs. Developing intermediate language skills, in both grammar and vocabulary; enhancement of oral and writing abilities.

FOLA 128 Introductory Middle Eastern Languages I (3) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. An introduction to the three principal languages of the Islamic Middle East: Arabic, Persian, and Turkish. Only standard written form of the three languages is taught. May not be used to satisfy arts and humanities language requirement.

FOLA 129 Introductory Middle Eastern Languages II (3) Prerequisite: FOLA128; and permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Continuation of FOLA128. May not be used to satisfy arts and humanities language requirement.

FOLA 138 Directed Study of a Foreign Language I (3) Restriction: Permission of ARHU-College of Arts & Humanities; and must be a student of high motivation and proven language learning aptitude. Directed study of a modern foreign language with use of a self-instructional approach.

FOLA 139 Directed Study of a Foreign Language II (3) Prerequisite: FOLA138; and pre-requisite must be in corresponding subject language. Or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. A continuation of FOLA138.

FOLA 148 Directed Study of a Foreign Language III (3) Prerequisite: FOLA139; and pre-requisite must be in corresponding subject language. Or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. A continuation of FOLA139.

FOLA 149 Directed Study of a Foreign Language IV (3) Prerequisite: FOLA148; and pre-requisite must be in corresponding subject language. Or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. A continuation of FOLA148.

FOLA 158 Directed Study of a Foreign Language (Intensive) I (6) Intensive directed study of a modern foreign language with use of a self-instructional approach. Equivalent to FOLA138 plus FOLA139.

FOLA 159 Directed Study of a Foreign Language (Intensive) II (6) Prerequisite: FOLA158; and pre-requisite must be in corresponding subject language. Or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. A continuation of FOLA158. Equivalent to FOLA148 plus FOLA149.

FOLA 228 Intermediate Middle Eastern Languages I (3) Prerequisite: FOLA129; and permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Continuation of FOLA129. May not be used to satisfy arts and humanities language requirement.

FOLA 329 Advanced Middle Eastern Languages II (3) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Continuation of FOLA328. May not be used to satisfy arts and humanities language requirement.

FOLA 386 Experiential Learning (3-6) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department. Restriction: Junior standing or higher.

FOLA 389 Foreign Civilization (3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. A survey of the cultural history, arts and letters, folklore and life-style of the speakers of a language not otherwise offered. All readings and instruction in English.

FOLA 408 Foreign Language I (3) Intensive study of a foreign language or related topic not available under one of the current foreign language departments or programs. May not be used to fulfill the arts and humanities language requirement.

FOLA 409 Foreign Language II (3) Prerequisite: FOLA408; and pre-requisite must be in corresponding subject language. A continuation of FOLA 408. May not be used to fulfill arts and humanities language requirement.

FOLA 459 Foreign Literature in Translation (3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Reading and discussion of selected authors, periods or genres of a foreign literature not otherwise offered. All readings and instruction in English.

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