Lithuanian (LITH)

Subject Number Title Hours Catalog Description General Education Category
LITH 101 Elementary Lithuanian I 4 hours. Phonetics, introductory grammar and reading. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. For students who have had no formal work in Lithuanian. 
LITH 102 Elementary Lithuanian II 4 hours. Continues LITH 101. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): LITH 101 or the equivalent. 
LITH 103 Intermediate Lithuanian I 4 hours. Continues LITH 102. Prerequisite(s): LITH 102 or the equivalent. 
LITH 104 Intermediate Lithuanian II 4 hours. Continues LITH 103. Prerequisite(s): LITH 103 or the equivalent. 
LITH 115 Lithuanian Culture 3 hours. A thematic study of Lithuanian culture from antiquity to the present in an historical and political context. Knowledge of Lithuanian is not required.  World Cultures course.
LITH 130 Lithuanian Prose Fiction in International Context 3 hours. Analysis of Lithuanian prose fiction with reference to its major influences from Europe, North and South America; the development of international style. Taught in English.  Creative Arts, and World Cultures course.
LITH 221 Lithuanian Literature I 3 hours. Reading and analysis of the works of selected nineteenth- and twentieth-century authors. The evolution of Lithuanian literature up to 1940. Taught in English. 
LITH 222 Lithuanian Literature II 3 hours. Reading and analysis of the works of selected authors from 1940 to the present. Prerequisite(s): LITH 221. 
LITH 230 Lithuanian Literature Abroad 3 hours. Lithuanian writers in exile: themes, trends in development, comparison with writers in Soviet Lithuania; influences of the new environment, writing in English. Taught in English. 
LITH 399 Independent Study 1 TO 3 hours. Investigation of special problems under the general direction of a staff member. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing, consent of the instructor and the head of the department. 
LITH 410 Structure of Lithuanian 3 OR 4 hours. Synchronic analysis of the structure of Lithuanian; emphasis on discourse analysis of oral and written texts. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): LITH 405 or 18 hours of Lithuanian or the equivalent. 
LITH 499 Independent Study 1 TO 4 hours. Investigation of special problems under the general direction of a staff member. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Graduate students may register for more than one section per term; undergraduates may only register for one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Senior or graduate standing, consent of the instructor and the head of the department.