Southwest Christian School
7001 Benbrook Lake Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76123
Spring 2014 Courses
CHIN 1123 Elementary Chinese II
This course continues introducing Chinese pronunciation, grammar, characters and Chinese computing to students. The emphasis in this course is to develop the student’s elementary levels of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as well as the deeper understanding of Chinese culture. This course will also cover the elements of Chinese geography, history, philosophy, customs, festivals and traditions. Approximately more than 250 Chinese characters and phrases will be taught through an authentic cultural context.
CHIN 2123 Intermediate Chinese II
This course will enable students to develop ACTEL’s intermediate level proficiency in Chinese. This course continues introducing advanced levels of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Students will also develop better understanding of Chinese culture, religion, history, and traditions. Chinese computing skill is well established and highly used in this course.
HUMA1153 Introduction to Fine Arts
A survey course giving exposure to various music and art forms through their historical developments in the western world. Musical forms from classical to modern are explored. Art forms such as architecture, sculpture and painting are traced from the Greek-Roman period to the present. (3 credits)
ENVT1114 Introduction to Environmental Science
This concepts-oriented course is a survey of physical, biological and social processes affecting the environment and exploration of current environmental issues. Topics include principles for understanding the environment; population and community dynamics; biodiversity of species and landscapes; conservation, remediation and restoration ecology; water, air and soil quality; and environmental issues, policies and law. (4 credits)