SWA 101
SWA 101 - Elementary Swahili

The primary focus of Elementary Swahili is to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Aspects of Swahili/African culture will be introduced and highlighted as necessary components toward achieving communicative competence.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 15

Prerequisites: None.

Instructor: Osoro

Typical Periods Offered: Fall

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered

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SWA 102
SWA 102 - Elementary Swahili

The primary focus of Elementary Swahili is to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Aspects of Swahili/African culture will be introduced and highlighted as necessary components toward achieving communicative competence.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 15

Prerequisites: SWA 101

Instructor: Osoro

Typical Periods Offered: Spring

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered

Notes:

SWA 120
SWA 120 - Swahili Language and Culture

This course is offered as an immersion experience designed to provide students with the unique opportunity to study Swahili language, community service leadership, and the diverse cultures of East Africa. The course blends regular classroom activities with daily immersion in the cultures of the Swahili speaking communities. Students will learn through intensive coursework and community engagement to expand their Swahili language skills, gain better understanding of the social, cultural, political, and economic context in Tanzania in particular and East Africa in general. The students will have the opportunity to explore the intersection of language and culture with contemporary issues in leadership and development.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 18

Prerequisites: SWA 101 and permission of the instructor.

Instructor: Osoro

Typical Periods Offered: Winter

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered

Notes: This course does not satisfy the language requirement. Not offered every year. Subject to Provost's Office approval. This course may be taken as SWA 120 or with additional assignments, SWA 220.

SWA 201
SWA 201 - Intermediate Swahili I

Intermediate Swahili builds on Elementary Swahili to enhance listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills at a higher level. Aspects of Swahili/African culture will be expanded upon and highlighted as necessary components toward increasing communicative competence.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 15

Prerequisites: SWA 102

Instructor: Osoro

Typical Periods Offered: Fall

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered

Notes:

SWA 202
SWA 202 - Intermediate Swahili II

Intermediate Swahili builds on Elementary Swahili to enhance listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills at a higher level. Aspects of Swahili/African culture will be expanded upon and highlighted as necessary components toward increasing communicative competence.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 15

Prerequisites: SWA 201

Instructor: Osoro

Distribution Requirements: LL - Language and Literature

Typical Periods Offered: Spring

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered

Notes:

SWA 203
SWA 203 - Intensive Intermediate Swahili

Intermediate Swahili builds on Elementary Swahili to enhance listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills at a higher level. Aspects of Swahili/African culture will be expanded upon and highlighted as necessary components toward increasing communicative competence.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 25

Prerequisites: SWA 102

Instructor: Osoro

Distribution Requirements: LL - Language and Literature

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered

Notes:

SWA 220
SWA 220 - Swahili Language and Culture

This course is offered as an immersion experience designed to provide students with the unique opportunity to study Swahili language, community service leadership, and the diverse cultures of East Africa. The course blends regular classroom activities with daily immersion in the cultures of the Swahili speaking communities. Students will learn through intensive coursework and community engagement to expand their Swahili language skills, gain better understanding of the social, cultural, political, and economic context in Tanzania in particular and East Africa in general. The students will have the opportunity to explore the intersection of language and culture with contemporary issues in leadership and development.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 18

Prerequisites: SWA 201 and permission of the instructor.

Instructor: Osoro

Distribution Requirements: LL - Language and Literature

Typical Periods Offered: Winter

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered

Notes: This course does not satisfy the language requirement. Not offered every year. Subject to Provost's Office approval.