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MODERN AND CLASSICAL
LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

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AND COURSES IN:

THE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH:

The Certificate Program in Languages other than English prepares students for the increasingly globalized world of economic and political interdependence where language and cultural proficiency are vital. The Certificate Program consists of courses on campus and an experiential component such as study abroad or language practicum in the community. The program provides students with language skills and cultural competence that will give them a competitive edge, enable them to expand career opportunities, and enhance their personal lives in international and intercultural environments.

Requirements for the Certificate in Languages Other Than English

Prerequisites

  • Two language courses at the elementary level (101/C and 102/C) or equivalent

Required Courses: 15-17 Units

  • Lower Division: 6-8 Units
  • Upper Division: 6 Units
  • Required Experiential Component: 3 Units
  • Study Abroad, Language Practicum, Or Other Experiential Program Approved By The Mcll Department.

Total Units Required For The Certificate In Languages Other Than English: 15-17


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Armenian Certificate

Courses Required Courses In Armenian: 15 Units

  1. Lower-division: (6 Units)
    • ARMN 201 Intermediate Armenian I (3)
    • ARMN 202 Intermediate Armenian II (3)
  2. Upper-division: (6 Units) —  Select 2 courses from the following
    • ARMN 310 Armenian Culture (3)
    • ARMN 315 Masterpieces of Armenian Literature (3)
    • ARMN 360 Changing Roles of Armenian Women (3)
    • ARMN 380 Contemporary Issues in Armenia and Diaspora (3)
    • ARMN 440 Armenian American Child (3)
  3. Experiential Component: (3 Units)
    • ARMN 391 Language Practicum (3)
    • or other programs approved by the MCLL

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French Certificate

Courses Required Courses In French: 15 Units

  1. Lower-division: (6 Units))
    • FREN 200 Beginning French Conversation (3)
    • FREN 204 Review of French Grammar (3)
  2. Upper-division: (6 Units) — Select 2 courses from the following
    • FREN 300 Advanced French Conversation (3)
    • FREN 305 French Pronunciation and Diction (3)
    • FREN 380 French Civilization (3)
    • FREN 381 The Contemporary French World (3)
  3. Experiential Component: (3 Units)
    • FREN 391 Language Practicum (3)
      or other programs approved by the MCLL

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German Certificate

Courses Required Courses In German: 15 Units

  1. Lower-division: (6 Units)
    • GERM 202 Intermediate German Reading (3)
    • GERM 204 Intensive German Grammar (3)
  2. Upper-division: (6 units) — Select 2 courses from the following
    • GERM 300 German Conversation (3)
    • GERM 304 Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)
    • GERM 310 The Contemporary German-Speaking World (3)
  3. Experiential Component: (3 Units)
    • GERM 391 Language Practicum (3)
      or other programs approved by the MCLL

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Italian Certificate

Courses Required Courses In Italian: 15 Units

  1. Lower-division: (6 Units)
    • ITAL 201 Intermediate Italian I (3)
    • ITAL 202 Intermediate Italian II (3)
  2. Upper-division: (6 Units) — Select 2 courses from the following
    • ITAL 300 Advanced Conversational Italian (3)
    • ITAL 305 Structure of the Italian Language (3)
    • ITAL 315 Masterpieces of Italian Literature (3)
    • FLIT 330 Italian Civilization from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance (3)
    • FLIT 371 Modern Italian Culture (3)
    • FLIT 381 Aspects of the Italian-American Experience in Cinema, Literature, Philosophy, and Music
  3. Experiential Component: (3 Units)
    • ITAL 391 Language Practicum (3)
      or other programs approved by the MCLL

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Japanese Certificate

Courses Required Courses In Japanese: 17 Units

  1. Lower-division: (8 Units)
    • JAPN 201/C/CL Intermediate Japanese I (4)
    • JAPN 202/C/CL Intermediate Japanese II (4)
  2. Upper-division: (6 Units) — Select 2 courses from the following
    • JAPN 300 Advanced Japanese Conversation (3)
    • JAPN 304 Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)
    • JAPN 305 Language and Culture in Japanese (3)
    • JAPN 306 Advanced Reading and Composition (3)
    • FLIT 370 Contemporary Japanese Culture (3)
    • JAPN 402/FLIT 402 Japanese Literature (3)
  3. Experiential Component: (3 Units)
    • JAPN 391 Language Practicum (3)
      or other programs approved by the MCLL

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Spanish Certificate

Courses Required Courses In Spanish: 15 Units

  1. Lower-division: (6 Units)
    • SPAN 220A Intermediate Spanish I (3)
    • SPAN 220B Intermediate Spanish II (3)
  2. Upper-division: (6 Units) — Select 2 courses from the following
    • SPAN 304 Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)
    • SPAN 306 Advanced Composition (3)
    • SPAN 310 Language and Contemporary Hispánic Life (3)
    • SPAN 380 Latin American Civilization (3)
    • SPAN 381 Spanish Civilization (3)
  3. Experiential Component: (3 Units)
    • SPAN 391 Practicum in Spanish (3)
      or other programs approved by the MCLL


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