Turkish (TURK)

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TURK 101 First Semester Turkish (Units: 5)

Introduction to fundamentals of grammar, diction, reading, simple oral and written exercises, and Turkish-speaking cultures around the world.

TURK 102 Second Semester Turkish (Units: 5)

Prerequisite: TURK 101 or equivalent.

Fundamentals of grammar, diction, reading, simple oral and written exercises; exploration of Turkish-speaking cultures around the world.

TURK 103 Third Semester Turkish (Units: 5)

Prerequisites: TURK 101 and TURK 102 or equivalent.

Basic intermediate Turkish. A study of grammar, diction, reading, as well as intermediate-level oral and written exercises. Discussion of history and culture of Turkish-speaking communities around the world.

TURK 104 Fourth Semester Turkish (Units: 5)

Prerequisites: TURK 101, TURK 102, and TURK 103 or equivalents.

A study of grammar, diction, reading, as well as intermediate-level oral and written exercises; study of history and culture of Turkish-speaking communities around the world.

TURK 206 Turkish Conversation (Units: 3)

Prerequisites: TURK 101 and TURK 102 or equivalent.

Introduction to Turkish conversation designed for the development of basic oral competency. Emphasis on pronunciation and practical vocabulary used in various social settings, including home, work and travel.

TURK 260 Turkish Cultures and Identities (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: ENG 114 or equivalent or consent of the instructor.

Exploration of major developments in the history of Turkic communities around the globe from the rise of the Ottoman Empire to the present. Topics include religion, politics, literature, arts, traditions and customs.
(This course is offered as MEIS 260 and TURK 260. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.)

Course Attributes:

  • C2: Humanities
  • Global Perspectives

TURK 290 Introduction to Turkish Literature in Translation (Units: 3)

Study of Turkish poetry, short stories, and novels in English translation.
(This course is offered as MEIS 290 and TURK 290. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.)

Course Attributes:

  • C3: Humanities: Literature
  • Global Perspectives