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Home to 15 different language programs, the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) offers training in languages and cultures from all corners of the globe. From Swahili to Italian, Russian to Vietnamese, LLC gives students the opportunity to become cross-cultural experts in an ever-more internationalized world.
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 Curriculum


Courses

SSA 3730 Language in African Society 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The role of language in the development of African societies. Language and nation building. (S and N)

Attributes: General Education - International, General Education - Social Science

YOR 1130 Beginning Yoruba 1 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Beginning study covering four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

YOR 1131 Beginning Yoruba 2 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Continued study of the four skills with additional vocabulary and grammar.

Prerequisite: YOR 1130 with minimum grade of C or S, or the equivalent.

YOR 2200 Intermediate Yoruba 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Intermediate study of the four skills with new vocabulary and grammar.

Prerequisite: YOR 1131 with minimum grade of C or S, or the equivalent.

YOR 2201 Intermediate Yoruba 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Continued study of the four skills with additional vocabulary and grammar.

Prerequisite: YOR 2200 with minimum grade of C or S, or the equivalent.

YOR 3410 Advanced Yoruba 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Advanced study of the four skills with attention to more complex structures.

Prerequisite: YOR 2201 with minimum grade of C, or the equivalent.

YOR 3411 Advanced Yoruba 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Continuation of advanced study of the four skills with attention to more complex structures.

Prerequisite: YOR 3410 with minimum grade of C, or the equivalent.

YOR 4502 Yoruba Oral Literature 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Overview of the genres of Yoruban oral literature, stressing the importance of the spoken word in Yoruban culture and the training of Yoruban verbal artists and their place in Yoruban society.

Prerequisite: YOR 1131 or instructor permission;

Corequisite: YOR 2200, YOR 2201, or instructor permission.

YOR 4905 Individual Study 1-5 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

For those who seek independent work not offered in another course.

Prerequisite: instructor permission.

YOT 3500 Yoruba Diaspora in the New World 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to the scope and importance of Yoruban culture in the New World and its role and significance in the resilience of African cultures in North America, South America and the Caribbean. (WR)

Prerequisite: HUM 2420, HUM 2424, or instructor permission.

Attributes: Satisfies 6000 Words of Writing Requirement

YRW 4130 Readings in Yoruba Literature 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Reading skills and the analysis of literature in the original language.

Prerequisite: YOR 3411 or the equivalent.