Center for Irish Studies

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

IS 1111 : Introductory Irish Language I

Groundwork in Irish (Gaelic), including oral proficiency, aural comprehension, and reading knowledge; for students with no prior knowledge of Irish. Supplementary language laboratory work and oral drills.

Credits

4

IS 1112 : Introductory Irish Language II

Groundwork in Irish (Gaelic), including oral proficiency, aural comprehension and reading knowledge; for students with one semester of Irish study completed. Supplementary language laboratory work and oral drills. Students should have completed IS 1111 or equivalent.

Credits

4

IS 1121 : Intermediate Irish Language I

Review of grammar and vocabulary in Irish (Gaelic). Recitations, readings and oral drills. Supplementary cultural study, language laboratory, and conversation comprehension. Prerequisites: IS 1111 and 1112, equivalent or permission of instructor. Taught by a Fulbright language instructor from Ireland. Counts toward the Irish Studies Concentration.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

IS 1111 and 1112, equivalent or permission of instructor. Taught by a Fulbright language instructor from Ireland. Counts toward the Irish Studies Concentration.

IS 3100 : Topics: Irish Studies

Study of topics of special interest in Irish Studies, both on campus and abroad. May be repeated two times if topics change.

Credits

3

IS 4100 : Spec Top in Irish Studies

Perspectives on the culture and history of Ireland. Presentations by the Resident Program Director, lectures by a range of NUI faculty, readings by noted Irish writers, performances by local musicians, and field trips. Required of all students participating in the semester abroad program at NUI Galway, Ireland.

Credits

3