Persian (PER) College of Letters & Science

PER 001 — Elementary Persian (5 units)

Course Description: Introduction to listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Persian and to Persian culture.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 5 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC).

PER 002 — Elementary Persian (5 units)

Course Description: Continuation of PER 001. Introduction to listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Persian and to Persian culture.

Prerequisite(s): PER 001; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 5 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC).

PER 003 — Elementary Persian (5 units)

Course Description: Continuation of PER 002. Introduction to listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Persian and to Persian culture.

Prerequisite(s): PER 002; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 5 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC).

PER 021 — Intermediate Persian (4 units)

Course Description: Integrated presentation of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as well as cultural topics in intermediate Persian.

Prerequisite(s): PER 003; or the equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 4 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC).

PER 022 — Intermediate Persian (4 units)

Course Description: Integrated presentation of listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as cultural topics in Intermediate Persian.

Prerequisite(s): PER 021; or the equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 4 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC).

PER 023 — Intermediate Persian (4 units)

Course Description: Integrated presentation of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as well as cultural topics in Intermediate Persian.

Prerequisite(s): PER 022; or equivalent knowledge of Persian.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 4 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC).

PER 098 — Directed Group Study (1-5 units)

Course Description: Directed group study.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Variable 1-5 hour(s).
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated.
  • Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass only.

PER 099 — Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5 units)

Course Description: Special study.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Variable 1-5 hour(s).
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated.
  • Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass only.

PER 101 — Advanced Persian: Topics in Modern Persian Culture 1900-Present (4 units)

Course Description: Integrated work on reading, listening, discussion and writing about modern Persian cultural production using fiction and poetry as well as cinema and theory.

Prerequisite(s): PER 023; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated 1 time(s) when content differs.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC); Writing Experience (WE).

PER 103 — Advanced Persian: Topics in Medieval Persian Culture 900-1500 (4 units)

Course Description: Integrated work on reading, listening, discussion, writing about medieval Persian culture with a focus on lyric and narrative poetry and representative selections of literary prose, rhetoric, biography, history, religious and philosophical discourse.

Prerequisite(s): PER 023; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated 1 time(s) when content differs.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Oral Skills (OL); World Cultures (WC); Writing Experience (WE).

PER 121 — Advanced Persian (4 units)

Course Description: Review, refinement, and development of skills learned in intermediate Persian through work with texts, video, and audio on cultural and social issues. Integrated approach to reading, writing, listening, speaking Persian.

Prerequisite(s): PER 023; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC).
  • This course version is effective from, and including: Fall Quarter 2022.

PER 122 — Advanced Persian (4 units)

Course Description: Continuation of PER 121. Further development of advanced skills in reading, listening, writing, and speaking modern Persian through work with texts, video, and audio on cultural and social issues.

Prerequisite(s): PER 121; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC).
  • This course version is effective from, and including: Fall Quarter 2022.

PER 123 — Advanced Persian (4 units)

Course Description: Continuation of PER 122. Further development of advanced skills in reading, listening, writing, and speaking modern Persian through work with texts, video, and audio on cultural and social issues.

Prerequisite(s): PER 122; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC).
  • This course version is effective from, and including: Fall Quarter 2022.

PER 396 — Teaching Assistant Training Practicum (1-4 units)

Course Description: Teaching practicum.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Variable 1-4 hour(s).
  • Enrollment Restriction(s): Restricted to graduate students.
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated 18 time(s).
  • Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only.