Language courses allow students to be competent in a foreign language in order to succeed personally and professional through increased awareness of worldviews, languages, and cultures.
- Understand the language, customs, and culture of an additional language.
- Develop critical thinking skills in order to analyze the human condition of speakers of other languages.
- Recognize that language skills allow students to be able to communicate in new ways.
|Distribution of Courses (2 Courses/6 Credit Hours):|
|Course Code||Course Name||Credit Hours|
|ARAB 100||Elementary Arabic I||3|
|ARAB 105||Elementary Arabic II||3|
|ARAB 200||Intermediate Arabic I||3|
|ARAB 205||Intermediate Arabic II||3|
|ARAB 250||Conversational Arabic I||3|
|ARAB 300||Advanced Arabic I||3|
|ARAB 305||Advanced Arabic II||3|
|CHIN 100||Elementary Chinese I||3|
|CHIN 105||Elementary Chinese II||3|
|CHIN 200||Intermediate Chinese I||3|
|CHIN 205||Intermediate Chinese II||3|
|CHIN 250||Conversational Chinese I||3|
|CHIN 300||Advanced Chinese I||3|
|CHIN 305||Advanced Chinese II||3|
|FREN 100||Elementary French I||3|
|FREN 105||Elementary French II||3|
|FREN 200||Intermediate French I||3|
|FREN 205||Intermediate French II||3|
|FREN 250||Conversational French I||3|
|FREN 300||Advanced French I||3|
|FREN 305||Advanced French II||3|
|SPAN 100||Elementary Spanish I||3|
|SPAN 105||Elementary Spanish II||3|
|SPAN 200||Intermediate Spanish I||3|
|SPAN 205||Intermediate Spanish II||3|
|SPAN 250||Conversational Spanish I||3|
|SPAN 300||Advanced Spanish I||3|
|SPAN 305||Advanced Spanish II||3|
*Transfer credits may be awarded for college level foreign language courses that students wish to transfer in from accredited institutions, even if they are not offered by VIU.