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Prerequisite/Corequisite Key

P = Course must be taken previously C = Course must be taken concurrently E = Course can be taken previously or concurrently
(RQ) = Required (RM) = Recommended  


Elementary Polish I

3 credit hours

This course is an introduction to the Polish language. Emphasis on aural comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.


Intermediate Polish I

3 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) POLSH-102 or placement or consent of instructor

Course Types: GFL

This course is an introduction to the development of vocabulary and idioms. Equal emphasis on both passive comprehension and active use of Polish in its spoken and written forms.


Polish Composition and Conversation

3 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) POLSH-103 or equivalent

Designed to continue the development of language skills in Polish. This course is a general review and expansion of grammar, along with speaking, vocabulary development, readings and writing compositions.


Introduction to Polish Civilization and Culture

3 credit hours

Course Types: GFA

This course is designed to acquaint students with basic characteristics and major trends of Polish life, culture and civilization. Students will study how Polish culture was shaped by exploring the many components that represent and influence it, such as religion, music, painting, literature and politics. In English.


Introduction to Polish Literature

3 credit hours

Course Types: GLIT

This course is an introduction to literature designed to familiarize students with major trends, periods and authors in Polish literature. Literature works will be read in translation and will include prose, poetry and drama. Taught in English.