Turkish: Language, Literature, Culture (including courses in English)

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  • CAS LT 111: First-Semester Turkish
    Introduction to spoken and written Turkish and fundamentals of Turkish grammar, with oral drills and written exercises. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: The Individual in Community.
    • The Individual in Community
  • CAS LT 112: Second-Semester Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LT 111; or equivalent.
    Completes introduction to modern Turkish grammar, with emphasis on development of aural and written comprehension, as well as writing and speaking abilities. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: The Individual in Community.
    • The Individual in Community
  • CAS LT 211: Third-Semester Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LT 112; or equivalent.
    Further, intermediate-level, development of Turkish language skills through textbooks and readings including literary works, internet-based exercises, and Turkish audio and visual materials. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: The Individual in Community.
    • The Individual in Community
  • CAS LT 212: Fourth-Semester Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LT 211; or consent of instructor.
    Completes presentation of structures of Turkish. Students achieve "intermediate-high" levels of proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Effective Fall 2018, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy, The Individual in Community.
    • The Individual in Community
    • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
  • CAS LT 388: World Cities: Istanbul
    An examination of Istanbul in the global imaginary as it transformed from the Capital of the Ottoman Empire to the cultural capital of the Republic of Turkey through critical analysis of visual and literary texts. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Historical Consciousness, Digital/Multimedia Expression, Research and Information Literacy.
    • Historical Consciousness
    • Digital/Multimedia Expression
    • Research and Information Literacy
  • CAS LT 389: The Interplay of Literature and History on the Turkic Silk Road
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: First Year Writing Seminar (e.g., WR 100 or WR 120)
    Historical and literary interactions among residents, travelers, armies, and intellectuals throughout dramatic transformations of the Central Asian Silk Road. Daily life of individuals and families in collapsing empires, the Soviet era, and the emergence of new nation states. Effective Spring 2022, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Writing-Intensive Course, Aesthetic Exploration.
    • Aesthetic Exploration
    • Writing-Intensive Course
  • CAS LT 491: Directed Study: Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: consent of department and CAS Advising.
    Application form available in department.
  • CAS LT 492: Directed Study: Turkish
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: consent of department and CAS Advising.
    Application form available in department.