Persian (PERS)

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000–4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office

PERS 1001. Beginning Persian I. 0-4 Credits.

Fundamentals of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing of Modern Standard Persian. Laboratory fee.

PERS 1002. Beginning Persian II. 0-4 Credits.

Continuation of PERS 1001. Fundamentals of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing of Modern Standard Persian. Laboratory fee.

PERS 2001. Intermediate Persian I. 4 Credits.

Continuation of PERS 1001PERS 1002. Further development of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing skills of Modern Standard Persian. Prerequisite: PERS 1001PERS 1002 . Laboratory fee.

PERS 2002. Intermediate Persian II. 4 Credits.

Continuation of PERS 2001. Further development of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing skills of Modern Standard Persian. Prerequisite: PERS 1001PERS 1002 . Laboratory fee.

PERS 3001. Advanced Persian. 3 Credits.

Development of writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills at the advanced level of proficiency. Prerequisite: PERS 2001– PERS 2002 . Laboratory fee.

PERS 3002. Media Persian. 3 Credits.

Introduction to Persian journalistic style through a variety of media sources, such as print, Internet, radio, and television. Critical analysis of authentic news and proficiency-oriented projects.