KISWAHILI (SWAH)

SWAH 112. Intensive Kiswahili 1-2. 6 Credits.

The 112 course covers the material in the SWAH 401 and 402 sequence in a single semester. Students may not receive credit for both SWAH 401 and SWAH 402 or SWAH 112 .
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

SWAH 234. Intensive Kiswahili 3-4. 6 Credits.

The course covers the material in the SWAH 403 and 404 sequence in a single semester. Students may not receive credit for both SWAH 403 and SWAH 404 or SWAH 234 .
Requisites: Prerequisite, SWAH 112 or 402.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

SWAH 401. Elementary Kiswahili I. 3 Credits.

Introduces the essential elements of Kiswahili structure and vocabulary and aspects of African cultures. Aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing are stressed. Students may not receive credit for both SWAH 401 and SWAH 402 or SWAH 112 .
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

SWAH 402. Elementary Kiswahili II. 3 Credits.

Continues the introduction of essential elements of Kiswahili structure and vocabulary and aspects of African cultures. Aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing are stressed. Students may not receive credit for both SWAH 401 and SWAH 402 or SWAH 112 .
Requisites: Prerequisite, SWAH 401.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

SWAH 403. Intermediate Kiswahili III. 3 Credits.

Third-semester Kiswahili, designed to increase reading and writing skills. Introduction of literature. Aural comprehension and speaking skills stressed. Students may not receive credit for both SWAH 403 and SWAH 404 or SWAH 234 .
Requisites: Prerequisite, SWAH 402.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

SWAH 404. Intermediate Kiswahili IV. 3 Credits.

Fourth-semester Kiswahili, designed to increase reading and writing skills. Introduction of more compound structures. Emphasis on literature, including drama, prose and poetry, and creative writing. Aural comprehension and speaking skills stressed. Students may not receive credit for both SWAH 403 and SWAH 404 or SWAH 234 .
Requisites: Prerequisite, SWAH 403.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade.

SWAH 405. Advanced Kiswahili V. 3 Credits.

This course is offered to students who have completed SWAH 404. It is taught in Swahili and aims at enabling students with grammatical and communicative competence.
Requisites: Prerequisite, SWAH 404.
Grading status: Letter grade.

SWAH 406. Advanced Plus Kiswahili VI. 3 Credits.

This course reinforces and expands the grammatical, cultural, and communicative competence achieved in SWAH 405.
Requisites: Prerequisite, SWAH 405; permission of the instructor for students lacking the prerequisite.
Grading status: Letter grade.

SWAH 408. Swahili Across the Curriculum Recitation. 1 Credit.

Swahili recitation offered in conjunction with selected content courses. Weekly discussion and readings in Swahili relating to attached content courses.
Requisites: Prerequisite, SWAH 403; permission of the instructor for students lacking the prerequisite.
Repeat rules: May be repeated for credit; may be repeated in the same term for different topics; 8 total credits. 8 total completions.
Grading status: Letter grade.