Armenian Language

The degree or certificate in Armenian Language provides a rigorous academic preparation in the Armenian Language. Students are prepared to transfer to baccalaureate degree programs in Armenian or Near Eastern Languages, as well as Music, Linguistics, Art History and related fields. This degree or certificate also meets the needs of those in the community who wish to gain aptitudes in foreign languages or may enter the job market in fields that may require knowledge of a foreign language such as Armenian. Students develop competency in the ability to comprehend, speak, read, and write in Armenian, while at the same time learn to think critically by analyzing works of literature and other manifestations of culture. Students must complete all required courses for a minimum of 18 units. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will demonstrate increased reading and listening comprehension of the target languages. Utilize oral and written communicative skills to produce the target languages. Demonstrate increased knowledge of the target language’s cultures.
 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  ARMEN 101
or
ARMEN 115

Beginning Armenian I

Armenian for the Armenian Speaking I

5
or
5

ARMEN 101 or equivalent

ARMEN 115 or equivalent

ARMEN 102
or
ARMEN 116

Beginning Armenian II

Armenian for the Armenian Speaking II

5
or
5
ARMEN 102 or 116 or equivalent  ARMEN 117 Armenian for the Armenian Speaking III 5
 
  Select one course from the following: 
 
 
ARMEN 102 or 115 or equivalent  ARMEN 125
Ancient and Medieval Armenian Literature 
3
ARMEN 102 or 115 or equivalent 
ARMEN 126
Armenian Literature in the Enlightenment Era 
3
ARMEN 102 or 115 or equivalent 
ARMEN 127 20th and 21st Century Armenian Literature 
3
 
ETH S 164 The Armenian Diaspora
  HIST 121
Armenian History 
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2018 GCC Catalog 2018-2019
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.