Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

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Description

Language and Cross-Cultural Training Department
One-on-one or group instruction is offered in most major world languages, English as a Second Language and Standard American English, as well as cross-cultural training. Courses are designed to meet clients’ needs, schedule and class preferences. Academic credit or Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded upon completion of specified instructional contact hours.

Certificate in Language Studies
University of Detroit Mercy offers a certificate in language studies through the College of Liberal Arts & Education's Language and Cross-Cultural Training Department. Based on their entry level, students will be awarded a Certificate in Language Studies I (Introductory/Intermediate) or a Certificate in Language Studies II (Intermediate/Advanced) when they complete 12 semester hours of language study with a grade of C or better. The certificate may be earned by students enrolling in group or one-on-one mode, including the fixed-schedule evening program.

Language Course Offerings
The following courses can be taken for academic credit at the indicated levels. In order to adequately compensate for adjunct instructors’ time, students taking courses with a faculty/student ratio of one-to-one will pay a premium rate. Some of these courses can be taken in a distance education format.

Arabic, Aramaic, Chinese (Mandarin), Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

 
1100 Introductory I 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
1110 Introductory II 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
1120 Introductory III 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
1150 Introductory Business 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
2100 Intermediate I 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
2110 Intermediate II 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
2120 Intermediate III 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
2150 Intermediate Business 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
3100 Advanced I 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
3110 Advanced II 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
3120 Advanced III 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs
3150 Advanced Business 3 credits or 4.5 CEUs

These classes are also available for four credits or 6.0 CEUs.

Summer Advanced Language Courses for Educators in (see language listing)
These directed-study courses are designed to provide educators in metropolitan Detroit the opportunity to participate in advanced language courses during their summer recess. These classes each bear one (1) credit hour at the undergraduate level, and can be used toward state instructional recertification.

3950 Advanced Conversation 1 or 3 credits or 1.0 CEUs
3980 Advanced Reading/Writing 1 or 3 credits or 1.0 CEUs
3990 Advanced Culture 1 or 3 credits or 1.0 CEUs

Language
Levels 1100 - 2100 are available in the languages listed above under Language Course Offerings: Some of these courses can be taken in a distance education format. They are also available for 4 credits or 6.0 CEUs.

Program Contact Information

Program Director: Lara Wasner
Reno Hall, Room 40
McNichols Campus

Telephone: 313-993-1191
Fax: 313-993-1003
Email: wasnerle@udmercy.edu


For more information about UDM, or to apply online, go to www.udmercy.edu/apply.


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