2006 - 2007 Language Program
Japanese and Latin Course Descriptions
Faculty: Deyanira Ariza-Velasco (Spanish), Alan Davison (Spanish), Steve Haslam
(French), Joy Woolf (Spanish)
The Language Program consists of academic and teaching minors in French and
Spanish, and one-year course sequences in Japanese and Latin. For course listings
and program requirements, check the individual major/minor sections which are
Japanese Program (JAPN)
The Language Program offers a one-year Japanese course sequence with occasional
second-year offerings. It is designed to give students practical tools for communicating
in written and spoken Japanese and to deepen cultural sensitivity. While Japanese
has great practical advantages for certain fields, most notably business, it
would expand the cultural horizons of any liberal arts student. No minor is
offered in Japanese. Students who have had two or more years of high school
Japanese are excluded from Japanese 110 and 111.
Latin Program (LATN)
The Latin Program offers an intensive one-year Latin course sequence. Latin
is the language that has been the most widely used throughout the world's history,
and it has had tremendous influence on English and other European languages.
Latin offers great practical advantages, especially for students anticipating
careers in the humanities, law, medicine, nursing, and other sciences. No minor
is offered in Latin. Students who have had two or more years of high school
Latin are excluded from Latin 110 and 111.