Course Description

International and Area Studies M6C: Elementary Amharic, I A STD M6C

(Same as African American Studies M9C.) Lecture, five hours. Requisite: course M6B. Introduction to Amharic, Semitic language that is official language of Ethiopia. Coverage of basic Amharic grammar, with equal emphasis on reading, writing, conversation, and comprehension. P/NP or letter grading.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Los Angeles, International and Area Studies

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: AH, WC.

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Foreign Language requirement

UC Merced:
units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - 1st course towards language requirement (requires intermediate level); ERC- 1 course Africa Regional Specialization, Sixth - 1 NAHR; Muir: a full year of full time study of any single language may be petitioned for a Foreign Language GE sequence.

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Prerequisites

I A STD M6B - Minimum Grade: D-

Course Creator

A.K. Adhanom
Dr. Abraham Adhanom has been teaching African Languages Amharic and Tigrinya at UCLA since 2003. He was born and raised in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Prior to his move to the U.S., Dr. Abraham worked as an engineer and technical team leader for the Geneva, Switzerland based global organization Lutheran World Federation where he managed international development projects in Ethiopia and Eritrea. He comes to UCLA with extensive academic background and professional consulting expertise. Dr. Abraham holds PhD in Management, Masters in International Business, and Bachelors in Computer Science. He has been actively engaged in immigrant community development and advocacy projects in the Los Angeles area for nearly 20 years.   Dr. Abraham Adhanom has been teaching African Languages Amharic and Tigrinya at UCLA since 2003. He was born and raised in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Prior to his move to the U.S., Dr. Abraham worked as an engineer and technical team leader for the Geneva, Switzerland based global organization Lutheran World Federation where he managed international development projects in Ethiopia and Eritrea. He ...

Dr. Abraham Adhanom has been teaching African Languages Amharic and Tigrinya at UCLA since 2003. He was born and raised in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Prior to his move to the U.S., Dr. Abraham worked as an engineer and technical team leader for the Geneva, Switzerland based global organization Lutheran World Federation where he managed international development projects in Ethiopia and Eritrea. He comes to UCLA with extensive academic background and professional consulting expertise. Dr. Abraham holds PhD in Management, Masters in International Business, and Bachelors in Computer Science. He has been actively engaged in immigrant community development and advocacy projects in the Los Angeles area for nearly 20 years.  

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