Irish Studies (IRST)

IRST 3409. IRISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE 1. (4 Credits)

IRISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attribute: IPE.

IRST 3412. IRISH AMERICA. (4 Credits)

This course traces the historical experience of Irish emigrants from the mid-17th century to the present day. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attribute: AMST.

IRST 3418. 20TH CENTURY IRISH WOMEN LITERATURE. (4 Credits)

Introduction to 20th century Ireland and both the role of women and how they were portrayed in literature. Focus on gender roles, sex, and marriage, motherhood and society in a slowly modernizing, independent Ireland. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

IRST 3419. CONTEMPORARY IRISH LITERATURE. (4 Credits)

Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

IRST 3450. IRISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE 2. (4 Credits)

This course is a continuation of Irish Language and Culture I and seeks to advance students knowledge of the Irish language. More emphasis will be placed on advancing conversation skills through the use of interactive modern language teaching techniques. The course also aims to provide a greater context of the language's cultural aspects, such as Osean-n-so song, dance, and folk traditions. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

IRST 4999. IRISH STUDIES TUTORIAL. (1-4 Credits)

In consultation with the director of the program, students may take a tutorial in Irish studies.