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101. Dutch I

A course for beginners in Dutch language study. The primary objective is to enable the student to acquire beginning communicative Dutch. An important secondary objective is to help the student develop significant insights into the culture of the Netherlands and other areas of the world where Dutch is spoken. All four language skills — listening, speaking, reading, and writing — are stressed.
Conducted primarily in Dutch. Four Credits de Haan TBA

102. Dutch II

Continuation of Dutch I, building upon the communication skills acquired there. The emphases upon learning to understand spoken Dutch and using it actively are continued, while reading and writing skills are stressed somewhat more than in the first semester. Prerequisite: Dutch I, equivalent, or placement.
Four Credits de Haan Spring Semester

280. Practicum in Dutch

Practical experience in Dutch language in various contexts such as teaching Dutch at the elementary level, translating, or using Dutch skills in business. The number of credits granted will be determined by the number of hours involved per week. This course may be repeated for credit. Prior permission of instructor and chairperson required. Credits to be Arranged Both Semesters

295. Studies in Dutch Language and Literature

A course designed to allow a professor to teach in an area of special interest and experience. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Two or Four Credits de Haan Both Semesters

490. Special Problems in Dutch

Individual study under the direction of an instructor designated by the chairperson of the department in one of the following areas: literature, language, civilization or methodology. This course may be repeated once. Prerequisite: prior permission of instructor and department chairperson.
Two or Four Credits de Haan Both Semesters

499. Internship in Dutch

This course provides supervised practical experience in international business, media, education or government. Normally junior status and the completion of at least a Dutch minor are prerequisites. Although ordinarily taken in conjunction with an existing off-campus program, students working together with faculty may make individual arrangements with a local host institution or organization. Following consultation with the off-campus coordinator, each applicant for this internship is required to submit a proposal describing in detail the program to be pursued, including materials which will be submitted; a time schedule for submitting evidence; and the criteria for performance evaluation. If possible, proposals should be finalized prior to the semester in which the internship will occur. The number of credits to be determined in consultation with instructor and the chairperson. This course may be repeated for credit. Approval of the chairperson required.
Both Semesters


EDUC 384. Teaching Foreign Languages

Methods of teaching French, Spanish, German, and Latin at the elementary school, high school, or college levels. Required of those planning to teach these languages at the secondary level.
Four Credits Spring Semester