LG 111 Beginning Spanish I
3 credits (AS)

This course introduces students to the fundamental skills necessary to communicate in Spanish. The course also enables students to become familiar with a culture other than their own and to learn about the similarities and differences in behavioral patterns and customs. Students should have no more than one year (or the equivalent of prior experience) in college-level Spanish. (Offered spring term)
 
LG 112 Beginning Spanish II
3 credits (AS)

This is a continuation of the skill building begun in LG 111 Beginning Spanish I. Students should have no more than one year (or the equivalent of prior experience) in college-level Spanish. (Offered fall term)

LG 121 Beginning French I
3 credits (AS)

This course introduces students to the fundamental skills necessary to communicate and function in French. The course also enables students to become familiar with a culture other than their own and to learn about the similarities and differences in behavioral patterns and customs. Students should have no more than one year (or the equivalent of prior experience) in college-level French. (Offered fall term)

LG 122 Beginning French II
3 credits (AS)

This is a continuation of the skill-building begun in LG 121 Beginning French I. Students should have no more than one year (or the equivalent of prior experience) in college-level French. (Offered spring term)
 
LG 131 Beginning American Sign Language I
3 credits (AS)

A beginning course in American Sign Language as used within the American deaf community, including a basic study of manual-visual communication with an introduction to vocabulary, sentence structure, and elementary conversations. Receptive skills (reading signs) and expressive skills (signing one’s own thoughts) will be emphasized. Introduction to deaf culture is included. (Offered fall term)

LG 132 Beginning American Sign Language II
3 credits (AS)

This is a continuation of the skill-building begun in LG 131 Beginning American Sign Language I.  (Offered spring term) Prerequisite: LG 131 Beginning American Sign Language I.

LG 135 Beginning Japanese I
3 credits (AS)

Japanese I is an introductory course that presumes little or no knowledge of Japanese language. The language will be learned in a friendly and interactive environment that emphasizes a communicative and natural approach to language acquisition. Learning goals include mastery of the Japanese sound system and recognition of the three Japanese alphabets, comprehension of simple audio or written texts, and engagement in basic conversation. Potential employers are seeking out workers who know other languages, Japanese being one of the critical languages needed.

LG 136 Beginning Japanese II
3 credits (AS)

This is a continuation of the skill building begun in Beginning Japanese I, with a continued focus on communication skills. Learning goals include mastery of the Hiragana/Katakana alphabets, ability to initiate conversation and compose
simple written sentences, and awareness of basic cultural aspects of social interaction in the Japanese world. Pre-requisite: LG 135 Beginning Japanese I or equivalent (with permission of instructor).
 
LG 211 Intermediate Spanish I
3 credits (AS)

This course is an expansion of the introductory course. During the second year of instruction, practice in listening comprehension and speaking, already begun, is reinforced continuously as the student’s proficiency increases. Continued improvement in reading, writing, and grammar skills, accompanied by broadened understanding of Spanish culture (both European and Latin American), will require greater concentration. (Offered fall term)
 
LG 212 Intermediate Spanish II
3 credits (AS)

This is a continuation of the skill-building begun in LG 211 Intermediate Spanish I.  (Offered spring term) 
 
LG 221 Intermediate French I
3 credits (AS)
This course is an expansion of the introductory French course. During the second year of instruction, practice in listening comprehension and speaking is reinforced continuously as the student’s proficiency increases. Students continue improvement in reading, writing, and grammar skills, accompanied by broadened understanding of French culture. (Offered fall term)
 
LG 222 Intermediate French II
3 credits (AS)

This is a continuation of the skill-building developed in LG 221 Intermediate French I.  (Offered spring term)