Persian (PERSIAN)

Courses

PERSIAN 1A. Fundamentals in Persian. 5 Units.

Designed for students with little or no exposure to Persian. Students learn the modern writing system and grammar of Persian. Facilitates basic reading, writing, and speaking skills and fosters college-level literacy in Persian culture.

Prerequisite: Placement into PERSIAN 1A.

Overlaps with PERSIAN S1AB.

Restriction: PERSIAN 1A and PERSIAN S1AB may not be taken for full credit.

PERSIAN 1B. Fundamentals in Persian. 5 Units.

Designed for students with little or no exposure to Persian. Students learn the modern writing system and grammar of Persian. Facilitates basic reading, writing, and speaking skills and fosters college-level literacy in Persian culture.

Prerequisite: PERSIAN 1A or placement into PERSIAN 1B. PERSIAN 1A with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with PERSIAN S1AB, PERSIAN S1BC.

Restriction: PERSIAN 1B and PERSIAN S1AB and PERSIAN S1BC may not be taken for full credit.

PERSIAN 1C. Fundamentals in Persian. 5 Units.

Designed for students with little or no exposure to Persian. Students learn the modern writing system and grammar of Persian. Facilitates basic reading, writing, and speaking skills and fosters college-level literacy in Persian culture.

Prerequisite: PERSIAN 1B or PERSIAN S1AB or placement in PERSIAN 1C. PERSIAN 1B with a grade of C or better. PERSIAN S1AB with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with PERSIAN S1BC.

Restriction: PERSIAN 1C and PERSIAN S1BC may not be taken for full credit.

(VI)

PERSIAN S1AB. Fundamentals of Persian. 7.5 Units.

First half of first-year Persian. Designed for students with little or no exposure to Persian. Students learn the modern writing system and grammar of Persian. Facilitates basic reading, writing, and speaking skills. Fosters college-level literacy in Persian culture.

Prerequisite: Placement into PERSIAN S1AB.

Overlaps with PERSIAN 1A, PERSIAN 1B.

Restriction: PERSIAN S1AB and PERSIAN 1A and PERSIAN 1B may not be taken for full credit.

PERSIAN S1BC. Fundamentals of Persian. 7.5 Units.

Second half of first-year Persian. Continuation of S1AB, or for students with limited exposure to Persian. Students learn the modern writing system and grammar of Persian. Facilitates basic reading, writing, and speaking skills. Fosters college-level literacy in Persian culture.

Prerequisite: PERSIAN S1AB or PERSIAN 1B or placement into PERSIAN S1BC. PERSIAN S1AB with a grade of C or better. PERSIAN 1B with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with PERSIAN 1B, PERSIAN 1C.

Restriction: PERSIAN S1BC and PERSIAN 1B and PERSIAN 1C may not be taken for full credit.

(VI)

PERSIAN 2A. Intermediate Persian. 4 Units.

Designed for students to advance their Persian language skills from introductory to intermediate level. Student will advance their understanding of grammar and syntax. Facilitates intermediate-level reading, writing, and speaking skills. Fosters college-level cultural literacy.

Prerequisite: PERSIAN 1C or PERSIAN S1BC or placement into PERSIAN 2A. PERSIAN 1C with a grade of C or better. PERSIAN S1BC with a grade of C or better.

Restriction: School of Humanities and International Studies majors have first consideration for enrollment.

(VIII)

PERSIAN 2B. Intermediate Persian. 4 Units.

Designed for students to advance their Persian language skills from introductory to intermediate level. Students will advance their understanding of grammar and syntax. Facilitates intermediate-level reading, writing, and speaking skills. Fosters college-level cultural literacy.

Prerequisite: PERSIAN 2A or placement into PERSIAN 2B. PERSIAN 2A with a grade of C or better.

Restriction: School of Humanities and International Studies majors have first consideration for enrollment.

(VIII)

PERSIAN 2C. Intermediate Persian. 4 Units.

Designed for students to advance their Persian language skills from introductory to intermediate level. Students will advance their understanding of grammar and syntax. Facilitates intermediate-level reading, writing, and speaking skills. Fosters college-level cultural literacy.

Prerequisite: PERSIAN 2B or placement in PERSIAN 2C. PERSIAN 2B with a grade of C or better.

Restriction: School of Humanities and International Studies majors have first consideration for enrollment.

(VIII)

PERSIAN 3A. Advanced Persian. 4 Units.

Students improve Persian language skills and grammatical knowledge. Explores tenth- to twentieth-century Persian poetry and prose (e.g., Rudaki, Ferdowsi, Bahar, Nima Yushij).

Prerequisite: PERSIAN 2C. PERSIAN 2C with a grade of C or better.

(VIII)

PERSIAN 3B. Advanced Persian. 4 Units.

Students improve their Persian language skills and grammatical knowledge. Explores tenth- to twentieth-century Persian poetry and prose (e.g., Rudaki, Ferdowsi, Bahar, Nima Yushij).

Prerequisite: PERSIAN 3A. PERSIAN 3A with a grade of C or better.

(VIII)

PERSIAN 10A. Persian Peer-to-Peer Language Mentor Program. 1 Unit.

Peer-to-Peer Language Mentor Program in which student mentors work with student mentees to increase the language skills of both participants. One hour weekly meetings. PERSIAN 10A is for language mentors.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 4 times.

PERSIAN 10B. Persian Peer-to-Peer Language Mentor Program. 1 Unit.

Peer-to-Peer Language Mentor Program in which student mentors work with student mentees to increase the language skills of both participants. One hour weekly meetings. PERSIAN 10B is for language mentees.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 4 times.

PERSIAN 50. Persian Culture. 4 Units.

Study of varied topics in Persian culture, area studies, and society, both in the present and in historical perspective. Topics are not normally repeated for a two-year period.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

(IV, VIII)

PERSIAN 150. Topics in Advanced Persian Culture. 4 Units.

In-depth examination of major works in premodern and modern Persian literature and/or the arts, with specific emphasis upon historical and cultural context and relevant societal issues and trends. Course is conducted in English.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit for 4 units as topics vary.

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