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COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES & CIVILIZATION
TURKIC

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TKIC 199 Study Abroad (1-15, max. 15)
Credit for elementary Turkic in an approved Study Abroad program. Requires credit evaluation by department or faculty. Does not automatically apply to major or minor requirements. Offered: AWSpS.

TKIC 399 Study Abroad (1-15, max. 15)
Credit for elementary or intermediate Turkic in an approved Study Abroad program. Requires credit evaluation by department or faculty. Does not automatically apply to major or minor requirements. Offered: AWSpS.

TKIC 401 Intensive Elementary Uzbek (15)
Intensive study of grammar, with oral and written drill and reading of simple texts in Uzbek. Covers first-year Uzbek. Cannot be taken for credit if TKIC 411, TKIC 412, TKIC 413 taken. Offered: S.

TKIC 402 Intensive Elementary Kazak (15)
Intensive study of grammar, with oral and written drill and reading of simple texts in Kazak. Covers first-year Kazak. Cannot be taken for credit if TKIC 414, TKIC 415, TKIC 416 taken. Offered: S.

TKIC 403 Intensive Elementary Kirghiz (15)
Intensive study of grammar with oral and written drill of selected texts. Offered: S.

TKIC 404 Intensive Intermediate Uzbek (15) VLPA
Allows students to complete second-year Uzbek in one quarter. Reading of selected texts in Uzbek, with continuing emphasis on oral and written practice, grammar, and advanced readings. Cannot be taken for credit if TKIC 421, TKIC 422, TKIC 423 taken. Prerequisite: either TKIC 401 or TKIC 413. Offered: S.

TKIC 405 Intensive Intermediate Kazak (15) VLPA
Allows students to complete second-year Kazak in one quarter. Reading of selected texts in modern literary Kazak, with emphasis on grammar, syntax, and oral practice. Prerequisite: either TKIC 402 or TKIC 416. Offered: S.

TKIC 406 Intensive Advanced Uzbek (15) VLPA
Advanced-level instruction in speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills. Students work independently on translation projects. Emphasis on extensive writing practices in Uzbek and student participation in an Uzbek email conversation circle. Prerequisite: TKIC 423. Offered: S.

TKIC 407 Intensive Elementary Uygur (15)
Covers all four linguistic skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Offered: S.

TKIC 411 Elementary Uzbek (5) Cirtautas
Introduction to the modern written and spoken language. Cannot be taken for credit if TKIC 401 taken. First in a sequence of three.

TKIC 412 Elementary Uzbek (5) Cirtautas
Introduction to the modern written and spoken language. Cannot be taken for credit if TKIC 401 taken. Second in a sequence of three.

TKIC 413 Elementary Uzbek (5) Cirtautas
Introduction to the modern written and spoken language. Cannot be taken for credit if TKIC 401 taken. Third in a sequence of three.

TKIC 414 Elementary Kazak (5) Cirtautas
Emphasizes the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Covers basic Kazak grammar and introduces some aspect of Kazak culture. Cannot be taken for credit if TKIC 402 taken. First in a sequence of three.

TKIC 415 Elementary Kazak (5) Cirtautas
Emphasizes the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Covers basic Kazak grammar and introduces some aspect of Kazak culture. Cannot be taken for credit if TKIC 402 taken. Second in a sequence of three.

TKIC 416 Elementary Kazak (5) Cirtautas
Emphasizes the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Covers basic Kazak grammar and introduces some aspect of Kazak culture. Cannot be taken for credit if TKIC 402 taken. Third in a sequence of three.

TKIC 417 Introduction to Uygur (5) Mawkanuli
Designed for students with no prior knowledge of Uygur. Includes acquisition of Uighur Arabic alphabet, general phonological rules, and basic grammar. Basic reading, listening, and oral comprehension practice all offered throughout the course. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

TKIC 418 Elementary Uygur (5) Mawkanuli
Continuation of basic modern Uygur: phonological rules, grammar, and vocabulary. Practice in reading, listening, and oral comprehension. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 417. Offered: W.

TKIC 419 Elementary Uygur (5) Mawkanuli
Continuation of basic modern Uygur: phonological rules, grammar, and vocabulary. Practice in reading, listening, and oral comprehension. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 418. Offered: Sp.

TKIC 421 Intermediate Uzbek (3) VLPA Cirtautas
Continuation of elementary Uzbek. Oral work, grammar, and readings in Uzbek literature. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either TKIC 401 or TKIC 413.

TKIC 422 Intermediate Uzbek (3) VLPA Cirtautas
Continuation of elementary Uzbek. Oral work, grammar, and readings in Uzbek literature. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 421.

TKIC 423 Intermediate Uzbek (3) VLPA Cirtautas
Continuation of elementary Uzbek. Oral work, grammar, and readings in Uzbek literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 422.

TKIC 427 Intermediate Uygur (5) VLPA
Second-year Uygur. Includes reading, translation, oral comprehension, and composition. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 419. Offered: A.

TKIC 428 Intermediate Uygur (5) VLPA
Second-year Uygur. Includes reading, translation, oral comprehension, and composition. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 427. Offered: W.

TKIC 429 Intermediate Uygur (5) VLPA
Second-year Uygur. Includes reading, translation, oral comprehension, and composition. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 428. Offered: Sp.

TKIC 437 Advanced Uygur (3-5) VLPA
Focuses on reading, writing, translation, and oral comprehension at an advanced level. Students gain fluency in order to work in social and scientific environments where only the Uygur language is used. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 429. Offered: A.

TKIC 438 Advanced Uygur (3-5) VLPA
Focuses on reading, writing, translation, and oral comprehension at an advanced level. Students gain fluency in order to work in social and scientific environments where only the Uygur language is used. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 437. Offered: W.

TKIC 439 Advanced Uygur (3-5) VLPA
Focuses on reading, writing, translation, and oral comprehension at an advanced level. Students gain fluency in order to work in social and scientific environments where only the Uygur language is used. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKIC 438. Offered: Sp.

TKIC 451 Introduction to Turkic Studies (3) VLPA Cirtautas
Bibliography, problems, and methods of research in the field of Turkic studies for advanced students of Turkish/Turkic languages, including readings in those languages on the languages, literatures, and ethnography of past and present Turkic peoples.

TKIC 454 Introduction to Uzbek Literature (3) VLPA Cirtautas
Readings from selected Uzbek writers. Content varies.

TKIC 455 Introduction to Uzbek Literature (3) VLPA Cirtautas
Readings from selected Uzbek writers. Content varies.

TKIC 456 Introduction to Uzbek Literature (3) VLPA Cirtautas
Readings from selected Uzbek writers. Content varies.

TKIC 490 Supervised Study (1-6, max. 18)
Special work in literary texts for graduates and undergraduates. Prerequisite: either TKIC 404, TKIC 405, or TKIC 423.

TKIC 496 Special Studies in Turkic Languages (3-5, max. 15) VLPA
Topics vary.

TKIC 499 Undergraduate Research (3-5, max. 15)
For Turkic language and literature majors.

TKIC 542 Comparative and Historical Grammar of Turkic Languages (3) Cirtautas
Classification of the Turkic languages; alphabets used; phonology, morphology, and syntax; lexical composition; structure-changing developments. Prerequisite: TKIC 404.

TKIC 543 Comparative and Historical Grammar of Turkic Languages (3) Cirtautas
Classification of the Turkic languages; alphabets used; phonology, morphology, and syntax; lexical composition; structure-changing developments. Prerequisite: TKIC 404.

TKIC 546 Old Turkic (3) Cirtautas
Introduction to Runic script; phonology, morphology, and syntax of the oldest form of Turkic; reading and translation of eighth-century inscriptions of historical and literary importance. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

TKIC 547 Old Uygur (3) Cirtautas
Introduction to script systems; phonology, morphology, and syntax. Reading and translation of mainly Buddhist texts in Uygur script, eighth through eleventh centuries. Prerequisite: background in a Turkic language, or permission of instructor.

TKIC 561 Middle Turkic (3) Cirtautas
Introduction to the phonology, morphology, and syntax of the Middle Turkic languages; reading and translation of texts in Karakhanid, Khorazmian Turkic, Kipchak, and Chagatai. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

TKIC 562 Middle Turkic (3) Cirtautas
Introduction to the phonology, morphology, and syntax of the Middle Turkic languages; reading and translation of texts in Karakhanid, Khorazmian Turkic, Kipchak, and Chagatai. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

TKIC 563 Seminar on Turkic Literature (5) Cirtautas
Topics in oral and written literature. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

TKIC 596 Special Studies in Turkic Languages (3-5, max. 15)
Topics vary.

TKIC 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)