Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (HS)

Courses

The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures offers Hungarian language instruction and linguistic and cultural academic courses.
HUN 101 Beginning Hungarian I (in Fall, 4 credits)
The course aims to develop proficiency in speaking, understanding, reading and writing Hungarian. It introduces pronunciation, basic language structures, and communication skills to aid students with necessary linguistic and contextual cultural information when engaging in common everyday situations.
HUN 102 Beginning Hungarian II (in Spring, 4 credits)
Prerequisites: HUN 101 with 'C' or better or permission of the instructor. The course builds on the material learned in HUN 101, and it aims to further develop proficiency in speaking, understanding, reading and writing Hungarian. As a continuation of HUN 101, it introduces further language structures and communication skills to aid students with necessary linguistic and contextual cultural information when engaging in common situations.
HUN 201 Intermediate Hungarian I (in Fall, 4 credits)
Prerequisites: HUN 102 with 'C' or better or permission of the instructor. As a continuation of HUN 102, the course aims to further develop proficiency in speaking, understanding, reading and writing Hungarian. It introduces higher-level language structures and communication skills to aid students with linguistic and cultural tools when engaging in various situations in Hungarian. It helps refine and expand grammar capabilities and activities, and also includes various readings in contemporary culture and practice in conversation and composition.
HUN 202 Intermediate Hungarian II (in Spring, 4 credits)
Prerequisites: Completion of HUN 201 with 'C' or better, or permission of the instructor. The course builds on the material learned in HUN 201 and aims to further develop proficiency in speaking, understanding, reading and writing in Hungarian. As a continuation of HUN 201, it introduces more complex language structures and communication skills to aid students with linguistic and cultural tools when engaging in various situations and communication in Hungarian through readings in contemporary culture and practice in conversation and composition, as well as refinement and expansion of grammar capabilities and activities.
WLC 293 Hungarian Language and Culture (in Fall & Spring, 4 credits)
Prerequisite: Department permission. Topics are announced in the semester course schedule. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic.

In Spring 2022, our special offer in the Linguistics Program is Sociolinguistics with special Hungarian content for cross-linguistic comparison, delivered by Dr. Krisztina Fehér.

LIN 493 / ANT 493 / ENG 314 Sociolinguistics (in Spring 2022, 3 credits)
Prerequisite: Introductory Linguistics course or permission of instructor. Focus on an advanced linguistic topic such as lexicography, contrastive linguistic systems, or semantics.

Check for availabilities for the courses on the University’s Course Schedule.

Continuing Education Courses

Beginning Hungarian I and II (Dr. Gergely Tóth), as well as Intermediate Hungarian I and II (Dr. Krisztina Fehér) are also offered as Continuing Education courses (CEU's awarded, but not academic credit).

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