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Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
Less Commonly Taught Languages


Online Language Courses

We now offer many Less Commonly Taught Languages Online.

The courses have weekly assignments and one or two weekly virtual meetings with the instructors.

 

Summer 2017 Offerings

Basic (First-Year) Persian:   LL 151.738 (1st session, 4 credits) and LL 152.738 (2nd session, 4 credits). Required virtual meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30-12:30 pm EST.

Basic (First-Year) Tamil:   LL 151.731 (1st session, 4 credits) and LL 152.731 (2nd session, 4 credits). Required virtual meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:00 am EST.

Basic (First-Year) Turkish:   LL 151.737 (1st session, 4 credits) and LL 152.737 (2nd session, 4 credits). Required virtual meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:00 am EST.

Basic (First-Year) Vietnamese: LL 151.734 (1st session, 4 credits) and LL 152.734 (2nd session, 4 credits.) Required virtual meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm EST.

 

Fall 2017/Spring 18 Offerings

Basic (First-Year) Dutch:   LL 151.730 (4 credits) and LL 152.730 (4 credits). Required virtual meetings: Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00pm EST

Intermediate (Second-Year) Dutch:   LL 251.730 (4 credits) and LL 252.730 (4 credits). Required virtual meetings: ARR

High-Intermediate (Third-Year) Dutch:   LL 301.730 (4 credits) and LL 302.730 (4 credits). Required virtual meetings: ARR

Basic (First-Year) Persian:   LL 151.738 (4 credits) and LL 152.738 (4 credits). Required virtual meetings: Tuesdays from 10:20-11:10 OR 11:30-12:20 EST

Basic (First-Year) Tamil:   LL 151.731 (4 credits) and LL 152.731 (4 credits). Required virtual meetings: Wednesday 10:20-11:10 OR 1:50-2:40 EST.

Basic (First-Year) Thai:   LL 151.736 (4 credits) and LL 152.736 (4 credits). Required virtual meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00-6:00 pm EST.

Basic (First-Year) Turkish:   LL 151.737 (4 credits) and LL 152.737 (4 credits). Required virtual meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays,11:30 - 12:20 EST.

Basic (First-Year) Vietnamese: LL 151.734 (4 credits) and LL 152.734 (4 credits.) Required virtual meetings: Thursdays, 6:00-6:45pm, 7--7:45pm, OR 8:00-8:45pm EST. 

Intermediate (Second-Year) Vietnamese: LL 251.734 (4 credits) and LL 252.734 (4 credits.) Required virtual meetings: Tuesdays, 6:00-6:45pm, 7--7:45pm, OR 8:00-8:45pm EST.

 

Non-MSU Students

Students from other universities or anyone outside of MSU may enroll via the MSU Lifelong Education Program.

Tuition varies based on residency and graduate or undergraduate status. As a starting point, check out these tuition tables and/or contact Lifelong Education for confirmation of costs.

Transferring credits back to your institution:  Talk to your advisor at your institution--if you need a syllabi or other documentation to facilitate the transfer, please contact the coordinator, Danielle Steider.

 

High School Students/Dual Enrollment

High school students may be eligible for Dual Enrollment through the Gifted and Talented Education Program.  Please contact the language coordinator, Danielle Steider, to set up a placement test if the student has previous experience with the language.