Summer Semester 2014

  1. American Sign Language (ASL)

  2. Course Number Course Name Credits
  3. A101 *Elementary ASL I 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.   T R   05:30PM-8:15PM
      ESH 204
      Miranda, S 10

      CRN: 50078
      Section: 301
      Date Range: 05/19-08/02

      Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of ASL. Develops receptive and expressive signing skills in ASL for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in American Sign Language.

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    3.   T R   06:00PM-8:30PM
      CHHS 204
      Pifer, T 21

      CRN: 50079
      Section: 491
      Date Range: 05/19-08/02

      Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of ASL. Develops receptive and expressive signing skills in ASL for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in American Sign Language.

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    Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of ASL. Develops receptive and expressive signing skills in ASL for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in American Sign Language.

  4. German (GER)

  5. Course Number Course Name Credits
  6. A105 Convers Skills Maint I 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    06:00PM-8:00PM
      ADM 283
      Vischer, E 6

      CRN: 51593
      Section: 351
      Date Range: 05/19-08/02

      A maintenance and skills enhancement course at the elementary level, designed primarily to help students of German retain what they have learned. With the focus on oral communication, the course emphasizes speaking, listening comprehension, and vocabulary building.
      Special Note: May be repeated once for credit.
      Registration Restrictions: Proficiency as after one semester of college-level or one year of high school study in German.
      May be stacked with: GER A205 and GER A305

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    A maintenance and skills enhancement course at the elementary level, designed primarily to help students of German retain what they have learned. With the focus on oral communication, the course emphasizes speaking, listening comprehension, and vocabulary building.
    Special Note: May be repeated once for credit.
    Registration Restrictions: Proficiency as after one semester of college-level or one year of high school study in German.
    May be stacked with: GER A205 and GER A305

  7. A205 Convers Skills Maint II 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    06:00PM-8:00PM
      ADM 283
      Vischer, E 9

      CRN: 51594
      Section: 351
      Date Range: 05/19-08/02

      A maintenance and skills enhancement course for intermediate students of German, designed primarily to help them retain and solidify what they learned in Elementary German. With the focus on communication, the course emphasizes speaking, listening comprehension, and vocabulary building.
      Special Note: May be repeated once for credit.
      Registration Restrictions: Proficiency as after two semesters of college-level or two years of high school study in German.
      May be stacked with: GER A105 and GER A305

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    A maintenance and skills enhancement course for intermediate students of German, designed primarily to help them retain and solidify what they learned in Elementary German. With the focus on communication, the course emphasizes speaking, listening comprehension, and vocabulary building.
    Special Note: May be repeated once for credit.
    Registration Restrictions: Proficiency as after two semesters of college-level or two years of high school study in German.
    May be stacked with: GER A105 and GER A305

  8. A305 Convers Skills Maint III 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.    W    06:00PM-8:00PM
      ADM 283
      Vischer, E 6

      CRN: 51595
      Section: 351
      Date Range: 05/19-08/02

      A maintenance and skills enhancement course at the advanced level, designed primarily to help students of German to retain and to consolidate what they have learned. With the focus on oral communication, the course emphasizes speaking, listening comprehension and vocabulary building.
      Special Note: May be repeated once for credit. Course conducted in German.
      Registration Restrictions: Proficiency as after four semesters of college-level or four years of high school study in German.
      May be stacked with: GER A105 and GER A205

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    A maintenance and skills enhancement course at the advanced level, designed primarily to help students of German to retain and to consolidate what they have learned. With the focus on oral communication, the course emphasizes speaking, listening comprehension and vocabulary building.
    Special Note: May be repeated once for credit. Course conducted in German.
    Registration Restrictions: Proficiency as after four semesters of college-level or four years of high school study in German.
    May be stacked with: GER A105 and GER A205

  9. Japanese (JPN)

  10. Course Number Course Name Credits
  11. A101 *First Year Japanese I 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  MTWR   09:00AM-11:45AM
      ESH 204
      Li, N 15

      CRN: 50779
      Section: 301
      Date Range: 05/19-06/23

      Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of the Japanese language. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Japanese for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Japanese.

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    Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of the Japanese language. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Japanese for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Japanese.

  12. A102 *First Year Japanese II 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  MTWR   11:00AM-1:45PM
      ESH 101
      Moore, Y 8

      CRN: 50780
      Section: 301
      Date Range: 06/26-08/02

      Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Japanese for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Japanese.

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    Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Japanese for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Japanese.

  13. Russian (RUSS)

  14. Course Number Course Name Credits
  15. A102 *Elementary Russian II 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  MT R   10:00AM-11:50AM
      SSB 258
      Zakharova, I 13

      CRN: 51085
      Section: 301
      Date Range: 05/19-08/02

      Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Russian for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Russian.

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    Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Russian for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Russian.

  16. A205 Conversational Skills II 1.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  M W    05:30PM-6:50PM
      ESH 101
      Kostenko-Farkas, E 5

      CRN: 51596
      Section: 301
      Date Range: 06/26-08/02

      A maintenance and skills enhancement course for intermediate students of Russian, designed primarily to help them to retain and solidify what they have learned in Elementary Russian. With the focus on oral communication, the course emphasizes speaking, listening comprehension, and vocabulary building.
      Special Note: May be repeated once for credit.
      Registration Restrictions: Proficiency as after two semesters of college-level or two years of high school study in Russian.

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    A maintenance and skills enhancement course for intermediate students of Russian, designed primarily to help them to retain and solidify what they have learned in Elementary Russian. With the focus on oral communication, the course emphasizes speaking, listening comprehension, and vocabulary building.
    Special Note: May be repeated once for credit.
    Registration Restrictions: Proficiency as after two semesters of college-level or two years of high school study in Russian.

  17. Spanish (SPAN)

  18. Course Number Course Name Credits
  19. A101 *Elementary Spanish I 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  MTWR   10:00AM-12:45PM
      RH 220
      Lespin, A 12

      CRN: 51093
      Section: 301
      Date Range: 05/19-06/23

      Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of the Spanish language. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Spanish.

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    Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of the Spanish language. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Spanish.

  20. A102 *Elementary Spanish II 4.0
    1. Days Time Location Instructor Open Seats
    2.  MTWR   10:00AM-12:45PM
      SMH 101
      Bock, D 9

      CRN: 51095
      Section: 301
      Date Range: 06/26-08/02

      Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Spanish.

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    Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Spanish for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Spanish.

* - Course meets a GER requirement

 

Selected Topics Courses - Fall 2014

(Registration for Fall 2014 starts Friday, April 4)

French
FREN A306, French News Media
Articles from French newspapers and magazines, and news reports from French TV and radio will be the focus of conversations and compositions. Diverse topics on French culture, society, and current affairs will be covered.

FREN A432, Literature of Francophone Africa and the Caribbean
Works by representative authors from West and North Africa and the Caribbean will be read and critically analyzed. Readings include works of Cesaire, Senghor, Oyono.

German
GER A305, Conversation Skills Maintenance III
This course allows students of varying skill level to practice German in an informal conversational environment. It is ideal for those seeking to hone or refresh their German speaking ability.

GER A490, Turkish-German Writers in Contemporary German Literature
This course focuses on contemporary Turkish immigrant as well as German-born Turkish-German writers. Their texts will be examined critically from a variety of angles, including cultural, social, historical, and literary. Course is conducted in German.


Japanese
JPN A390, Contemporary Japanese Short Stories
The primary goal of this course is for students to be able to read Japanese short stories critically and interpret those texts, while discussing the content and social issues orally and in writing.

Russian
RUSS A390, Early Russian Culture
This course traces the development of Russian society from its roots in Kievan Rus, through Peter the Great's Europeanizing reforms, and Catherine the Great's enlightened rule. This survey of historical events, literature, art, music, and aesthetic and social values will expose the basic tensions at the heart of today's Russia.

Spanish
SPAN A432, Latin American Short Story
This course examines the short story as a literary genre and social instrument. Texts, ranging from the period of Romanticism to the 21st Century, are analyzed from a variety of critical perspectives: theoretical, authorial, historical, cultural, and receptive.

SPAN A490, Hispanic Literature and Film
This course focuses on thematically linked and distinguished film and literature selections. This approach integrates literature (short stories, poems, plays, and novel excerpts), culture, and film (short films and feature films), and provides students with opportunities to strengthen their reading, listening, speaking and writing skills, as well as their sociocultural knowledge, critical thinking, and interpretation abilities.

 

Study Abroad Information 
UAA offers many options to students who are interested in studying abroad. Information on some of UAA's programs can be found here: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/oia/studyabroad/index.cfm. Interested students should speak with their academic advisors and attend a Study Abroad 101 session (presented by the Office of International Affairs - see the schedule here: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/oia/events.cfm).

Secondary Student Enrollment Information
Secondary Students (grades 9-12) are encouraged to register for classes at UAA to earn college credits. Admission to classes is on a space-available basis. Prospective students will need to apply for admission as non-degree-seeking students.