Courses

HAI 1130 Beginning Haitian Creole 1 5 Credits

HAI 1130 and its sequel, HAI 1131, constitute the basic sequence for development of conversational skills and grammar essentials in the language.

Prereq: bilingual students are encouraged to speak to the instructor as they may be able to enter directly into HAI 1131 to satisfy their foreign language requirement

HAI 1131 Beginning Haitian Creole 2 5 Credits

Second part of the basic Haitian Creole sequence for development of conversational skills and grammar essentials in the language.

Prereq: HAI 1130 or the equivalent

HAI 2200 Intermediate Haitian Creole 1 3 Credits

Concentrates on conversation and readings and provides an introduction to Haitian culture through music and film.

Prereq: HAI 1131 or the equivalent

HAI 2201 Intermediate Haitian Creole 2 3 Credits

Continued concentration on conversation with added emphasis on reading and perspectives on issues related to the Haitian way of living.

HAI 3930 Haitian Culture and Society 3 Credits

Central aspects of history, politics, environment and development are addressed, including gender relations, medicine, education, work, race and class. No knowledge of Haitian Creole is required.

HAI 4905 Individual Work 1-4 Credits

For those who seek independent work not offered in another course. Must be arranged individually with Haitian faculty.

Prereq: department permission

HAI 4911 Undergraduate Research in Language, Linguistics, Literature, Culture in Some Combination of English, 3 Credits

Provides firsthand, supervised research in language, linguistics, literature, culture in some combination of English, Haitian, Creole, or French. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery or application.

HAT 3503 Haitian Culture and Literature in Translation 3 Credits

Examines representations of Haiti and its culture through Haitian literature, art, film, and music.

General Education - Humanities
General Education - International

HAT 3564 Haitian Culture and Society 3 Credits

Central aspects of history, politics, environment and development are addressed, including attention to gender relations, medicine, education, work, race and class. No knowledge of Haitian Creole is required. (H and N OR S and N) (WR)

General Education - Humanities
General Education - International
General Education - Social Science
WR2

HAT 3700 Introduction to Haitian Creole Linguistics 3 Credits

Class examines the major sub-fields of linguistics by means of the Haitian Creole language. Haitian Creole syntax, morphology, phonology, semantics and lexicon are introduced in addition to sociolinguistics, dialectology, language planning, bilingualism and language contact. (H and N OR H and D) (WR)

General Education - Diversity
General Education - Humanities
General Education - International
WR2

HAT 4911 Undergraduate Research in Language, Linguistics, Literature, Culture in Some Combination of English, 3 Credits

Provides firsthand, supervised research in Language, Linguistics, Literature, Culture in Some Combination of English, Haitian, Creole or French. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery or application in Language, Linguistics, Literature, Culture in Some Combination of English, Haitian, Creole or French.