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Courses with No Prerequisites

Besides the beginners’ language courses and Linguistics 201, which serve as entry points into the programs administered by the School, SLLLC also offers a number of no-prerequisite courses of broad interest taught in the official languages.

Click on each course below to see the current Calendar description.

ALMC 317        

Muslim Civilization I

ALMC 319

Muslim Civilization II

ALMC 358

Cinema of Muslim Societies

ALMC 359*

Literature of Muslim Societies

CHIN 317

Topics in Chinese Civilization

CHIN 355

Chinese Literature in Translation

CHIN 357

Topics in Chinese Film

CEST 313

An Introduction to Cultural Traditions

EAST 201

Understanding Contemporary East Asia

FREN 291

Francophonie: Langue et Culture I

GERM 200

Made in Germany

GERM 317

Topics in German Culture

GERM 357

Topics in Film

GERM 359

German Texts in Translation

ITAL 317

Italian Culture and Literature

JPNS 201

Introduction to Japanese Popular Culture

JPNS 317

Topics in Japanese Civilization

JPNS 323

Critical Approaches to Manga and Anime

JPNS 325

Japanese Video Games and Gaming Culture

JPNS 327

Modern Japanese Literature in Translation

LANG 200

Introduction to Second Language Learning

LING 221

Modern English Grammar

LING 223

Language and Advertising

LING 225

Varieties of English

LING 227

Rap Linguistics

LING 309

Language and Power

ROST 299

Topics in Romance Culture

ROST 341

Italian Literature of the Renaissance

ROST 399

Topics in Romance Languages

RUSS 317

Topics in Russian Civilization and Thought

RUSS 355

Russian Literature in Translation

SLAV 356

Perspectives on Eastern Europe




* As of Fall 2019, ALMC 359 will become ALMC 360