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Courses taught in English

You do not have to take a language in order to enroll in courses taught in English with the Department of World Languages and Cultures!

Explore diverse topics related to world cultures by taking classes listed below.

These courses are not guaranteed to be taught in any particular semester. Please see the U's Class Schedule to see which classes will be offered that term. 

Arabic

Course #

Course Title

Language

Prerequisite

ARAB4207 Women's Voices: Egypt and Iran English  N/A
ARAB4270 Linguistic Structure of Arabic English ARAB 1020 or LING 1200
ARAB4272 Linguistic Variation in Arabic English ARAB 1020 or LING 1200
ARAB4273 Egyptian Film & Culture English & Arabic ARAB 1020
ARAB4580 Major Trends in Modern Islam English N/A 
ARAB6273 Egyptian Film & Culture English & Arabic Graduate standing

Chinese

CLASSICS

Course #

Course Title

Language

Prerequisite

Requirements Fulfilled

CL CV1550 Classical Mythology English N/A Humanities Exploration
CL CV1560 The Greeks English N/A Humanities Exploration
CL CV1570 The Romans English N/A Humanities Exploration
CL CV2770 Ancient Greece and Rome in the Cinema English N/A  
CL CV2780 Graeco-Roman Sport as Culture and Religion English N/A  Humanities Exploration
CL CV3570 Images of Women in Ancient Greece and Rome English N/A Humanities Exploration
CL CV3630 Greek Drama English N/A  
CL CV3790 Ancient Epic English N/A Humanities Exploration
CL CV4550 Ancient Myth and Religion English N/A Humanities Exploration
CL CV4580 Ancient Culture English N/A  

French

Course #

Course Title

Language

Prerequisite

FRNCH3800 French Literature in Translation English N/A
FRNCH3900 French Popular Culture English or French, depending on instructor FRNCH 3040/3060
FRNCH4514 French to English Translation Primarily English FRNCH 3050

German

Course #

Course Title

Language

Prerequisite

Requirements Fulfilled

GERM3750 From Grimm to Disney:
The Birth of the Modern Fairy Tale
English N/A Humanities Exploration

Hindi-Urdu

Italian

Course #

Course Title

Language

Prerequisite

ITAL3700 Italian Cinema English N/A

Japanese

Course #

Course Title

Language

Prerequisite

JAPAN3410 Teaching Japanese as a Second Language English JAPAN 3040/3060 or Instructor's Discretion
JAPAN4540 Japanese Popular Culture English N/A
JAPAN4550 Japanese Civilization English N/A 
JAPAN4570 Multicultural Japan English N/A 
JAPAN4580 Japanese Empire to Korean Wave:
Popular Culture in Motion
English N/A 
JAPAN4680 Modern Japanese Literature in Translation English N/A 
JAPAN6410 Teaching Japanese as a Second Language English Graduate standing
JAPAN6550 Japanese Civilization English Graduate standing

Korean

NAVAJO

Course #

Course Title

Language

Prerequisite

NAVJO4550 Navajo Culture and Tradition English N/A

Persian

Portuguese

Course #

Course Title

Language

Prerequisite

PTGSE4710 Luso-Brazilian Cinema English N/A
PTGSE6710 Luso-Brazilian Cinema English Graduate standing

RUSSIAN

Course #

Course Title

Language

Prerequisite

Requirements Fulfilled

RUSS3540 Russian Fairy Tales English N/A  
RUSS3550 Russia under the Czars English N/A Humanities Exploration
RUSS3560 Soviet Culture English N/A Humanities Exploration
RUSS3570 Post-Soviet East European Cinema English N/A  
RUSS3580 Russia and Asia English N/A  
RUSS4710 Studies in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature English N/A CW
RUSS4720 Studies in Twentieth-Century Russian Literature English N/A CW
RUSS5280 Russian Phonetics and Phonology English RUSS 3050/3060 OR LING 1069/1200 OR ENGL 1200  
RUSS5281 Russian Morphology English RUSS 3050/3060 OR ENGL 1200 OR LING 1200  
Last Updated: 6/26/20