Language, Arts & Humanities

We offer a variety of credit programs, courses and certificates in the area of Language, Arts & Humanities. Browse the list below to find the right match for you.

Chinese Calligraphy & Painting Non-credit

Experience 5,000 years of Chinese philosophy, wisdom, and ways of life of the ancient sages! Ancient Chinese sages taught that to live in alignment with the Universe, Nature, Heaven and Earth (Yang and Yin) is to live a life of…

Conversational Japanese Advanced Non-credit

The focus of the course is on conversation. In this regard, students will study formal, casual, and respectful spoken Japanese language, and gain the oral ability to explain and describe topics related to general and interests as an advanced speaker.…

Conversational Japanese Elementary 1 Non-credit

An introduction to the basic structure of the Japanese language, including proper pronunciation, grammar, basic vocabulary, and simple everyday conversation. In addition to formal language instruction, classes include presentations of some of the cultural aspects of Japan and conversation practice…

Conversational Japanese Elementary 2 Non-credit

Course participants will study Japanese expressions and structures that are useful in everyday conversation. In addition to formal language instruction, classes include presentations of some of the cultural aspects of Japan and conversation practice with native Japanese speakers. Elementary 2…

Conversational Japanese Elementary 3 Non-credit

Course participants will study Japanese expressions and structures that are useful in everyday conversation. In addition to formal language instruction, classes include presentations of some of the cultural aspects of Japan and conversation practice with native Japanese speakers. Elementary 3…

Conversational Japanese Intermediate 1 Non-credit

Intermediate 1 will provide a smooth transition between the beginning to the intermediate Japanese language course levels. Intermediate 1 students will finish Japanese for Busy People, Volume I and start with Japanese for Busy People, Volume II. Using the basic…

Conversational Japanese Intermediate 2 Non-credit

Course participants will study the expressions and structures that are useful in everyday conversation. In addition to formal language instruction, classes include presentations and discussions of the cultural aspects of Japan and conversation practice with native Japanese speakers. Intermediate 2…

Conversational Japanese Intermediate 3 Non-credit

Intermediate 3 will use Japanese for Busy People, Volume III. In addition to formal language instruction, classes include some Japanese culture study and conversation practice with native Japanese speakers on different topics.

Conversational Mandarin Chinese: Advanced (Level 3) Non-credit

The Advanced (Level 3) course uses Chinese language study lessons from Encounters, Book 1, Chapters 7-10, intended to further improve students' Chinese grammar, speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. The course follow units 7-10 of the textbook Encounters - Chinese…

Conversational Mandarin Chinese: Intermediate (Level 2) Non-credit

The Intermediate (Level 2) course uses Chinese language study lessons from Encounters, Book 1, Chapters 4-6, intended to further improve students' Chinese grammar, speaking, listening, reading, and vocabulary capacity. Classes include cultural demonstrations and role-play conversation practices.  The course follows…

Conversational Mandarin Chinese: Introductory (Level 1) Non-credit

Course participants will develop everyday conversational skills, including an introduction to proper pronunciation, grammar, and basic vocabulary in the Introductory (Level 1) course. Classes include language study through, e.g., demonstrations of Chinese culture, video clips, and peer conversation practice. The…