- French I
- French II
- French III/IV
- Japanese I
- Japanese II
- Japanese III
- Spanish I
- Spanish II
- Spanish III/IV
Philadelphia University also offers
foreign language minors.
and second-semester professional language courses are:
L341, L641 Professional Japanese I and II
L342, L642 Professional Spanish I and II
L643 Professional French I and II
L345, L645 Professional
German I and II
L346, L646 Professional Italian I and II
first semester courses, the student gains a basic understanding of the
language so that he or she may interact comfortably in a professional setting.
Words, phrases and customs of particular interest to the professional person are
learned. The use of various media
enhances classroom study with the student spending a minimum of two hours per
week in the LACC. The student also participates in
weekly conversation groups conducted by a native speaker or advanced student of the language.
semester courses are designed to provide the student with a deeper
understanding of the language and culture through the continued use of learning
resources employed in the first semester.
grade of “C” in the first semester or three (3) years of prior language
and fourth semester professional language courses are:
L742, L842 Professional Spanish III and IV
L743, L843 Professional French III and IV
are intended for the student who has completed the second semester or for the
advanced student. This level
emphasizes how to interact properly in professional settings and illustrates how
the misuse of language can result in cross-cultural misunderstanding.
Course materials include newspaper and magazines in the target language
that expose the student to current issues in countries where the language is
spoken. These courses continue the
use of interactive video and computer programs.
The Student spends a minimum of two hours per week in the LACC.
grade of “C” in level two or four (4) years of prior language study.
semester courses are intended for the student who has completed the
third semester or for the advanced student.
This level is the final segment of language study before study abroad and
emphasizes the refinement of skills in oral proficiency, writing, reading, and
grade of “C” in level three.
study in a foreign language (L959) is offered by individual appointment.