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Master Course List

Courses in Hungarian

01:535:101,102   ELEMENTARY HUNGARIAN (4,4)
Basic course emphasizing the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

01:535:121   INTENSIVE ELEMENTARY HUNGARIAN (4)
Intensive review of grammar, reading, writing, and vocabulary building, together with development of communicative skills.

01:535:201,202   INTERMEDIATE HUNGARIAN (4,4)
Continued development of language skills in Hungarian.
Prerequisite: 01:535:102 or 121 or equivalent.

01:535:301   CONVERSATION (3)
Designed to develop fluency in spoken Hungarian. Emphasis on listening, speaking, and interpretation skills.
Prerequisite: 01:535:202 or equivalent.

01:535:303   INTERNSHIP IN HUNGARIAN (3)
Development of active language skills through formal instruction and supervised foreign language immersion at the Hungarian Heritage Center.
Prerequisites: 01:535:301 or equivalent and permission of instructor.

01:535:305   HUNGARIAN LANGUAGE LABORATORY (1)
Instructor-guided laboratory practicum based on intensive use of media and designed for the improvement of aural/oral skills. Practice involves the use of text-related and other audio and video material, individual and group work, and recording of student speech for evaluation of pronunciation and fluency.
Pre- and corequisite: 01:535:259 or 301.

01:535:321   POETRY (3)
Readings in the history of Hungarian literature. Emphasis on selected poets who led to the development of Hungarian literary consciousness.
Prerequisite: 01:535:202 or equivalent.

01:535:355   TRANSLATION (3)
Translation of advanced-level texts from Hungarian into English. Vocabulary building, linguistic and stylistic problems, contrastive analysis with texts selected from various genres, including the media.
Prerequisite: 01:535:202 or equivalent.

01:535:401   ADVANCED GRAMMAR, STYLISTICS, AND COMPOSITION (3)
Intensive study of selected Hungarian grammatical forms and structures. Study and practice in composition. Analysis and imitation of writing styles and forms, vocabulary development, and orthography. Frequent writing exercises.
Prerequisites: 01:535:301 and permission of instructor.

01:535:402   ADVANCED WRITING WORKSHOP (3)
Refined reading and writing skills. Detailed discussion of writing techniques using texts from different media. Advanced work in expository, scientific, technical, or business writing.
Prerequisites: 01:535:401 and permission of instructor.

01:535:403   ADVANCED INTERNSHIP IN HUNGARIAN (3)
Supervised training in a Hungarian business firm, social service agency, or nonprofit organization. Weekly discussion of situations and practices arising from internship experience.
Prerequisites: 400-level Hungarian course with a grade of B or better or equivalent and permission of instructor.

01:535:490   SEMINAR (3)
Specific problems of Hungarian literature and language. Content varies each semester. Paper required.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

01:535:493,494   INDEPENDENT STUDY (3,3)
Independent reading under supervision of a member of the department.
Prerequisites: Permission of department and instructor.

Courses in English

01:535:259   HUNGARIAN LITERATURE AND CIVILIZATION (3) 
Survey of the history of Hungarian literature and culture, including the fine arts.

01:535:260   HUNGARIAN CULTURE TODAY (3)
Survey of contemporary cultural, social, and political life in Hungary with emphasis on developments after World War II and the Revolution of 1956.

01:535:360   SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUNGARIAN STUDIES (3)
With permission of program director, course can be taken repeatedly if content is different.
Credit not given for both this course and 01:861:360. No knowledge of Hungarian necessary. Content varies each semester.

01:535:460   ADVANCED TOPICS IN HUNGARIAN STUDIES (3)
With permission of program director, course can be taken repeatedly if content is different.
Credit not given for both this course and 01:861:460. No knowledge of Hungarian necessary. Content varies each semester.

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