Indigenous Languages of Latin America Courses

Indigenous Languages of Latin America: LAL

Lower-Division Courses

LAL 601C. Intensive Indigenous Language of Latin America I.

Introduction to an indigenous language of Latin America. Designed to provide students with the basics of grammar and vocabulary; the to ability to engage in simple, colloquial conversation; and basic writing skills as foundation for further study. The equivalent of six lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

LAL 611C. Intensive Indigenous Language of Latin America II.

Continuation in the study of an indigenous language of Latin America. Designed to introduce students to advanced subjects in grammar and vocabulary and develop advanced conversation, reading, and writing skills as a foundation for further study. The equivalent of six lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Indigenous Languages of Latin America 601C with a grade of at least C.

Upper-Division Courses

LAL 321. Third-Year Indigenous Language of Latin America I.

Advanced study of an indigenous language of Latin America, with an emphasis on advanced conversation and reading skills. Particular attention is given to cultural issues and discussion in the target language. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Indigenous Languages of Latin America 611C with a grade of at least C.

LAL 322. Third-Year Indigenous Language II.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Indigenous Languages of Latin America 321.

LAL 330. Topics in Language, Culture, and Linguistics.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Indigenous Languages of Latin America 611C.

Graduate Courses

LAL 385K. Intensive Graduate Language Instruction I.

Intensive cultural and literacy-focused training in an indigenous language at the beginning level in preparation for research. Six lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of graduate adviser.

LAL 385L. Intensive Graduate Language Instruction II.

Intensive cultural and literacy-focused training in an indigenous language at the intermediate level in preparation for research. Six lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Indigenous Languages of Latin America 385K and consent of graduate adviser.

LAL 385M. Intensive Graduate Language Instruction III.

Intensive cultural and literacy-focused training in an indigenous language at the intermediate/advanced level in preparation for research. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Indigenous Languages of Latin America 385L and consent of graduate adviser.

Professional Courses