»LARTS 181 – Introduction to Spoken German I
This course is the first part of the year-long introductory course in German. Students learn fundamental German grammar and practice speaking as well as listening, reading, and writing in German with the aid of controlled exercises. Correct pronunciation is stressed. (3 credits, GE) Barrett 

»LARTS 182 – Introduction to Spoken German II
German II continues instruction in basic grammatical structures and adds selected texts for group and individual study. By the end of the year, students will be able to express themselves in the present, past, and future tenses and will possess a basic vocabulary. Students will be able to read uncomplicated texts in German with relative ease and will learn to write clearly structured German sentences. Prerequisite: LARTS 181. (3 credits, GE) Barrett 

»LARTS 185 – French I
French I is the first part of the year-long introductory course that enables students to acquire oral and written communication skills in French. One of the priorities of the assigned textbook is to focus on communication and the accomplishment of tasks that are taught within the framework of authentic situations. A grammar book provides additional support to these topics. (3 credits, GE) Squire 

»LARTS 186 – French II
In French II, students continue their oral and written study of French, with an added emphasis on conversations about cultural information, French poetry, and traditional French songs. Prerequisite: LARTS 185. (3 credits, GE) Squire 

»LARTS 187 – Italian I
Italian I is the first part of the year-long course for beginners in the Italian language designed for vocal performance music majors but open to all students. Students learn vocabulary, grammar, and idiomatic expressions that will enable them to understand and express themselves in a variety of situations in written and spoken Italian. (3 credits, GE) Santovetti

»LARTS 188 – Italian II
Italian II explores the linguistic and phonetic structure of the language through its application to the field of music, with particular attention to opera. Students will also have the opportunity to read and converse about different aspects of Italian culture. Prerequisite: LARTS 187. (3 credits, GE) Santovetti