Polish

The courses below are offered through the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature.

For questions about specific courses, contact the department:

Departmental Office: 708 Hamilton
212-854-3941
Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Web: www.columbia.edu/cu/slavic


Directory of Classes

The course information displayed on this page relies on an external system and may be incomplete. Please visit Slavic Languages on the Directory of Classes for complete course information.

After finding your course in the Directory of Classes, click on the section number to open an expanded view. The "Open To" field will indicate whether the course is open to School of Professional Studies students. If School of Professional Studies is not included in the field, students may still be able to cross-register for the course by obtaining permission after being admitted to an academic program.

POLI G4049 Twentieth Century Polish Poetry. 3 points.

Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: reading proficiency in Polish.

Students will be able to learn about the Polish literary scene and its dynamics and most of all read and analyze the most representative texts of the particular poets. The main goal of this course will be reading and comprehension of the text in original.

POLI GU4101 Advanced Polish I. 4 points.

Prerequisites: two years of college Polish or the instructor's permission.

Extensive readings from 19th- and 20th-century texts in the original. Both fiction and nonfiction, with emphasis depending on the interests and needs of individual students.

Fall 2017: POLI GU4101
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
POLI 4101 001/10750 M W F 2:40pm - 3:55pm
716a Hamilton Hall
Christopher Caes 4 1/12

POLI GU4102 Advanced Polish II. 4 points.

Prerequisites: two years of college Polish or the instructor's permission.

Extensive readings from 19th- and 20th-century texts in the original. Both fiction and nonfiction, with emphasis depending on the interests and needs of individual students.

Spring 2017: POLI GU4102
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
POLI 4102 001/65624 M W F 2:40pm - 3:55pm
716a Hamilton Hall
Christopher Caes 4 4/18

POLI UN1101 Elementary Polish I. 4 points.

Essentials of the spoken and written language. Prepares students to read texts of moderate difficulty by the end of the first year.

Fall 2017: POLI UN1101
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
POLI 1101 001/23502 M W F 1:10pm - 2:25pm
406 Hamilton Hall
Christopher Caes 4 4/12

POLI UN1102 Elementary Polish II. 4 points.

Essentials of the spoken and written language. Prepares students to read texts of moderate difficulty by the end of the first year.

Spring 2017: POLI UN1102
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
POLI 1102 001/24236 M W F 10:10am - 11:25am
255 International Affairs Bldg
Christopher Caes 4 8/15

POLI UN1202 Intermediate Polish II. 4 points.

Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: POLI W1102 or the equivalent.

Rapid review of grammar; readings in contemporary nonfiction or fiction, depending on the interests of individual students. This course number has been changed to POLI 2102

Spring 2017: POLI UN1202
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
POLI 1202 001/24534 M W F 1:10pm - 2:25pm
716a Hamilton Hall
Christopher Caes 4 1/20

POLI UN2101 Intermediate Polish I. 4 points.

Prerequisites: POLI W1102 or the equivalent.

Rapid review of grammar; readings in contemporary nonfiction or fiction, depending on the interests of individual students.

Fall 2017: POLI UN2101
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
POLI 2101 001/62997 M W F 10:10am - 11:25am
408 Hamilton Hall
Christopher Caes 4 4/12

POLI W1201 Intermediate Polish I. 4 points.

Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: POLI W1102 or the equivalent.

Rapid review of grammar; readings in contemporary nonfiction or fiction, depending on the interests of individual students. This course number has been changed to POLI 2101

POLI W1202 Intermediate Polish I and II. 4 points.

Prerequisites: POLI W1102 or the equivalent.

Rapid review of grammar; readings in contemporary nonfiction and fiction, depending on the interests of individual students.

POLI W2102 Intermediate Polish II. 4 points.

Prerequisites: POLI W1102 or the equivalent.

Rapid review of grammar; readings in contemporary nonfiction or fiction, depending on the interests of individual students.

POLI W3997 Supervised Individual Research. 2-4 points.

Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: the department's permission.

POLI W4031 Professional Polish for Heritage Speakers. 3 points.

Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Designed to address the needs of heritage speakers to speak, read, understand, and write in Polish at the highest levels of functional proficiency. The course is open to learners of Polish and Polish speaking students at the advanced level of proficiency, graduate and undergraduate as well.

The University reserves the right to withdraw or modify the courses of instruction or to change the instructors as may become necessary.