POL - Polish

POL 1010 Elementary Polish I Cr. 4

Development of practical skills in understanding, reading, speaking and writing Polish; emphasis on fundamental communication skills. Offered Fall.

Course Material Fees: $5

POL 1020 Elementary Polish II Cr. 4

Continuation of POL 1010. Development of practical skills in understanding, reading, speaking and writing Polish; emphasis on fundamental communication skills. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: ([POL 1010 with a minimum grade of D-])

Course Material Fees: $5

POL 2010 (FC) Intermediate Polish Cr. 4

Further development of Polish language and cultural proficiency through listening, reading, speaking and writing activities, and examination of Polish culture. Completion of this course fulfills the General Education requirement for foreign language and culture. Offered Fall.

Course Material Fees: $5

POL 2030 Polish Conversation Cr. 1

Development of Polish oral language skills through intensive speaking and listening practice. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ([POL 2010 with a minimum grade of D-])

Repeatable for 4 Credits

POL 2035 Polish Conversation II Cr. 1

Students develop speaking and listening comprehension skills discussing a variety of topics including work, leisure time, pets, living arrangements, cooking, fashion, and shopping. Particular attention is paid to expressing opinions and arguing a point. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: ([POL 1020 with a minimum grade of D-])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

POL 2060 Composition and Conversation Cr. 4

For students with rudimentary knowledge of Polish. Vocabulary and aspects of grammar not discussed in the previous courses, practiced through oral and written composition and translation exercises. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: ([POL 2010 with a minimum grade of D-])

Repeatable for 8 Credits

POL 2710 (FC) Survey of Polish Culture Cr. 3

Introductory cultural survey from beginnings of Polish state to present. Polish society and cultural developments analyzed in comparative contexts. Offered Fall, Winter.

POL 3000 Polish Grammar and Usage Cr. 4

Comprehensive review of Polish grammar; proper usage, vocabulary expansion. For intermediate or advanced-level students, including heritage speakers. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([POL 2010 with a minimum grade of D-])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

POL 3030 Language Skills: Advanced Speaking and Writing Cr. 2-4

Original texts and audio-visual materials used to further knowledge of Polish language. Special attention paid to vocabulary enrichment, colloquial usage and idioms needed for achieving independent expression in the Polish language. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: ([POL 2060 with a minimum grade of D-])

POL 3060 Medical Polish I Cr. 1

One of two online Polish language courses designed to teach vocabulary used in the medical field. POL 3060 focuses on the human musculoskeletal and digestive systems, their diseases and treatments, medical facilities and doctor-patient interactions. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ([POL 1020 with a minimum grade of D-])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

POL 3061 Medical Polish II Cr. 1

One of two online Polish language courses designed to teach vocabulary used in the medical field. POL 3061 focuses on the human cardiovascular and respiratory systems, their diseases and treatments, on dentistry, and on doctor-patient interactions. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ([POL 1020 with a minimum grade of D-])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

POL 3410 (FC) New Soil, Old Roots: The Immigrant Experience Cr. 3

Armenian, German, Jewish, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian immigration to the United States, its effects on the cultures (language, literature, religion, politics, music, art and theatre) of these ethnic groups and its influence upon American culture. Offered Fall.

Equivalent: ARM 3410, GER 3410, RUS 3410, SLA 3410, UKR 3410

POL 3700 The Changing Face of Europe Cr. 1-2

Special topics relating to Central, Eastern and Western Europe. Offered Irregularly.

Equivalent: ARM 3700, GER 3700, RUS 3700, SLA 3700, UKR 3700

POL 3750 (VP) Polish and Yugoslavian Cinema Cr. 3

Two national cinemas introduced through milestone films and lesser-known cinematic gems produced before and after the fall of communism. Offered Winter.

Equivalent: SLA 3750

Repeatable for 998.99 Credits

POL 3800 Topics in Slavic Studies Cr. 3

Special topics relating to Slavic languages, literatures and cultures, such as drama, the Gulag, and contemporary Polish culture. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: RUS 3810, SLA 3800, UKR 3800

Repeatable for 9 Credits

POL 3990 Directed Study Cr. 1-3

For students desiring additional work in the language at the intermediate level; for programs of work not included in scheduled course, either in language or literature. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: ([POL 2010 with a minimum grade of D-])

Repeatable for 6 Credits

POL 5990 Directed Study Cr. 1-3

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisites: ([POL 3020 with a minimum grade of D-])

Repeatable for 12 Credits

POL 5993 (WI) Writing Intensive Course in Polish Cr. 0

Disciplinary writing assignments under the direction of a faculty member. Must be selected in conjunction with a designated corequisite; see section listing in Schedule of Classes for corequisites available each term. Satisfies the University General Education Writing Intensive Course in the Major requirement. Required for all majors. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ([(AA) Exempt from Gen Ed MACRAO with a test score minimum of 100] OR [(BA) Competencies Waiver with a test score minimum of 100])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

POL 5999 Internship in Polish Studies Cr. 3

Internship in a public or private organization related to Polish studies. Offered for undergraduate credit only. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: POL 3000, with a minimum grade of C- ; POL 3030, with a minimum grade of C- ; POL 3060, with a minimum grade of C-

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Slavic Studies or Slavic Studies Honors.