Thiel College

Course Offerings


FREN 150: Introduction to French Communication
3 CH

Instruction in most basic elements of grammar, pronunciation and intonation for the purposes of speaking, of aural comprehension and of reading and writing. Language laboratory required.

FREN 151: Introduction to French Communication
3 CH

Instruction in most basic elements of grammar, pronunciation and intonation for the purposes of speaking, of aural comprehension and of reading and writing. Language laboratory required.

FREN 213: Intermediate I
3 CH

Grammar review and introduction of more advanced linguistic patterns. Reading and discussion in French of literary texts. Language laboratory required. (P: FREN 151 or equivalent)

FREN 223: Intermediate II
3 CH

Continuation of FREN 213. (P: FREN 213 or equivalent)

FREN 253: Early French Culture and Civilization
3 CH

French culture from the earliest times up to 1875. Taught in English.

FREN 263: Modern France: Its Culture
3 CH

A study of the various cultural aspects of France and their influences on the rest of the world during the past 100 years. Taught in English.

FREN 293: Individual Work
3 CH

Students whose requirements in French cannot be met in regularly scheduled courses may, with the consent of the instructor and the head of the department, register for this course.

FREN 303: Individual Work
3 CH

Continuation of FREN 293.

FREN 455: Cooperative Education
Credit Hours Vary

FREN 493: Independent Study
1-4 CH

Students with a satisfactory quality-point average may, with the consent of the instructor and the head of the department, register for this course. Special work in French will be assigned on the basis of the individual needs and interests of the student.

GER 150: Introduction to German Communication
3 CH

A beginning course designed for students with no previous instruction in German. Most basic elements of grammar, pronunciation and intonation for the purpose of speaking, understanding, reading and writing German. Language laboratory required.

GER 151: Introduction to German Communication
3 CH

A beginning course designed for students with no previous instruction in German. Most basic elements of grammar, pronunciation and intonation for the purpose of speaking, understanding, reading and writing German. Language laboratory required.

GER 219: Intermediate I
3 CH

Systematic review of grammar, pronunciation and intonation. Reading of simple texts by German authors. Language laboratory required. (P: GER 151 or equivalent)

GER 229: Intermediate II
Credit Hours Vary

Continuation of GER 219 with more stress placed on the reading of texts of average difficulty. Language laboratory required. (P: GER 219 or equivalent)

GER 299: Individual Work
3 CH

Students whose requirements in German cannot be met in regularly scheduled courses may, with the consent of the instructor and the head of the department, register for this course.

GER 499: Independent Study
1-4 CH

Students with a satisfactory quality point average may, with consent of the instructor and of the head of the department, register for this course. Individual work in German will be assigned on the basis of the special needs and interests of the student.

GREK 150: Introduction to Greek Language Skills
3 CH

A basic course designed to give students a knowledge of the structure of the Greek language and begin preparing them for the reading of Greek literature. The primary emphasis is on Koine (New Testament) Greek. Offered in alternate years.

GREK 151: Introduction to Greek Language Skills
3 CH

A basic course designed to give students a knowledge of the structure of the Greek language and begin preparing them for the reading of Greek literature. The primary emphasis is on Koine (New Testament) Greek. Offered in alternate years.

GREK 201: New Testament Greek
3 CH

Students will read selections from the New Testament, Septuagint or extra-canonical Greek writings in their original language. Questions about the transmission of the text and about its theological implications will be discussed. Basic vocabulary, grammar and syntax learned in GREK/REL 100 and 101 will be reviewed (P: GREK/REL 101)

GREK 492: Independent Study
1-3 CH

Students who have completed GREK 151, or its equivalent, may undertake individual work in Greek, with the permission of the department.

LAT 150: Introduction to Latin Language Skills
3 CH

A basic course designed to give students knowledge of the structure of the Latin language and begin preparing them for the reading of Latin literature.

LAT 151: Introduction to Latin Language Skills
3 CH

A basic course designed to give students knowledge of the structure of the Latin language and begin preparing them for the reading of Latin literature.

REL/GREK 150/151: Introduction to Greek Language Skills
6 CH

A basic course designed to give students a knowledge of the structure of the Greek language and begin preparing them for the reading of Greek literature. The primary emphasis is on Koine (New Testament) Greek.

SPAN 150: Introduction to Spanish Communication
3 CH

Instruction in the most basic elements of grammar, pronunciation and intonation for the purposes of speaking, aural comprehension and reading and writing. Not a major track course.

SPAN 151: Introduction to Spanish Communication
3 CH

Instruction in the most basic elements of grammar, pronunciation and intonation for the purposes of speaking, aural comprehension and reading and writing. Not a major track course.

SPAN 214: Intermediate I
3 CH

Grammar review, oral work and readings from the textbook with emphasis on vocabulary and structure. (P: SPAN 151 or equivalent)

SPAN 224: Intermediate II
3 CH

Continuation of Span 214. (P: SPAN 214 or equivalent)

SPAN 254: The Spanish Heritage (The Old World)
3 CH

A course taught in English for the benefit of all students who wish to understand the Spanish-speaking people, their culture and contributions to society.

SPAN 264: The Spanish Heritage (The New World)
3 CH

A civilization course taught in English, concentrating on the Spanish-American cultures and their contributions to society.

SPAN 294: Individual Work
3 CH

Students whose requirements in Spanish cannot be met in regularly scheduled courses may, with the consent of the instructor and the head of the department, register for this course.

SPAN 304: Individual Work
3 CH

Continuation of SPAN 294.

SPAN 354: Latin American Culture and Civilization
3 CH

A study of geography, weather, racial situations, native civilizations and church influences in the development of the modern Latin American countries. Emphasis on the economy and education during the 20th century. (P: SPAN 224 or equivalent)

SPAN 455: Cooperative Education
Credit Hours Vary

SPAN 490: Independent Study
1-4 CH

Students with a satisfactory quality point average may, with consent of the instructor and of the head of the department, register for this course. Individual work in Spanish will be assigned on the basis of the special needs and interests of the student. (P: SPAN 324)