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Summer 2014 Credit Courses: Culture/Language

The most recent syllabi available can be found in our syllabus bank.


*CANCELLED* Middle Eastern Cultures: Texts and Films
Explores the various cultures, geography, and history of the Middle East, including Turkey, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Israel. Some time is also devoted to minorities within a larger context. The selected texts and films raise awareness of human rights issues as well as the political, ethnic, and national complexities of the region. Both fiction and nonfiction works are used.
Note: This course is restricted to students who have completed 60 or more credits. Visiting students who meet this requirement: email rockland@purchase.edu for assistance.
ANT3330 / 4 credits
Michael Taub
Mon. & Wed., 6:30–10:05 p.m.
Session II: June 9–July 23
Rockland Extension site, Room 1230

American Sign Language I
A comprehensive introduction to American Sign Language (ASL), beginning with a focus on the linguistic aspects of ASL, including syntax, facial expression, vocabulary, and the manual alphabet. Students progress to conversational signing and finger spelling and develop an ability to communicate on a beginning level.
ASL1400 / 4 credits
Noncredit option: $625
Paul Sylvester
Mon.–Thurs., 1–4:10 p.m.
Session III (Intensive): June 9–July 3
Social Sciences Bldg., Room 1004

Course title and description revised 5/09/14:
online courses iconBeginning Spanish I
For students who have had little or no previous exposure to the language. Presents the essential structures of spoken and written Spanish by involving the student in situations that concretely represent the concepts of the language.
Note: This course is 100 percent online; please visit www.purchase.edu/online for details.
SPA1010 / 4 credits
Noncredit option: $625
Deborah Symons
Session IV (Intensive): July 7–25

Updated May 30, 2014