Undergraduate Courses


LANG 406: ORAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE STRATEGIES AND SKILLS FOR PRESENTATION

2 credits | fall semesters

This course is designed to help non-native speakers of English speak more effectively and confidently in professional contexts such as research presentations at conferences, competitions, poster sessions, job/internship interviews, or a dissertation defense. (Also offered for graduate credit - see LANG 606.)        

LANG 108: STUDIES IN AMERICAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE*

3 credits | fall semesters, on sufficient demand

This content-based course is designed to deepen understanding of American culture and language through exposure to and study of history, values, and behaviors of American society and subcultures within it. The course provides integrated language skills practice as students use text, film, and classroom discussion to both learn and communicate about American culture.(General Education Course; Category A, D)

LANG 109: LANGUAGE USE IN WRITING FOR ESL II*

3 credits | fall & spring semesters
by permission only

Focuses on production and control of grammatical structures in written communication. Emphasis on skills required for academic work.

LANG 112: ADVANCED ISSUES IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS*

3 credits | fall semesters, and on sufficient demand

Studies of the language issues that are problematic for advanced level non-native speakers, with a primary focus on skills needed to fully participate in graduate-level programs. Special attention will be given to academic reading, discussion, and speaking.

*HyFlex—offered both in-person and synchronous remote; contact the instructor for more information

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