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MODERN LANGUAGES AND CLASSICS


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CLASSICAL CULTURE (CC)

 

598 Reading Course. (3-9) An arranged course in selected readings.

Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES (FL)

590 Independent Study. (1-9) Topics to be

chosen and investigated in consultation with a specific instructor.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

595 Methods and Materials for Teaching Foreign Language. (3) Current methods in foreign language teaching in the senior high school. Presentation, texts, teaching materials, CAI, and other supplementary aids. Reviews current professional literature, trends, and requirements.

Prerequisite: two years of college credit or the equivalent in a modern language and intention to pursue a teaching curriculum.

Prerequisite recommended: EDSEC 380.

 

596 Technology and Assessment in Foreign Language. (3) Current theory and practice of technology and assessment in the foreign language classroom. Evaluation of resources, preparation of instructional materials and instruments, articulation and integration of technology and assessment into curricula and lesson plans. Audio, video, and computer-based technologies. Assessment of oral, aural, writing, reading, and culture.

Prerequisite recommended: FL 595.

Open only to education majors or minors.

 

599 Research Seminar. (3) Introduction to research in foreign languages and literature. Survey, discussion, evaluation, and application of research techniques in literary study, methodology, bibliography, and practical criticism.

 

FRENCH (FR)

 

500 French Study Abroad. (3-9) Study of advanced French language, literature, and culture in a country where French is the native language. May include seminars arranged during travel.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

501 Advanced Conversation. (3-6) Advanced practice in oral French to increase fluency and authenticity through discussion and debate.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in combination with FR 301.

 

502 Composition and Stylistics. (3-6) Advanced practice in original composition with emphasis on style and stylistics.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned in combination with FR 302 or 303.

 

503 Advanced Grammar. (3) Advanced, in-depth study of French grammar with work in French-English translation.

 

534 Contemporary France. (3) Present-day France and French institutions viewed in the context of French perceptions of the family, education, politics, the judicial system, the economy, and religion. Supplementary readings in current newspapers and periodicals.

Prerequisite: FR 201, 202.

Not open to students who have credit in FR 404.

 

538 Business French. (3) Designed to make the advanced French student familiar with commercial forms and terminology used in business, banking, and industry.

Not open to students who have credit in FR 338.

 

550 Workshop in Contemporary Francophone Issues. (3-6) For inservice teachers who want to increase their proficiency in speaking and hearing the French language and their understanding of issues in present-day France and French-speaking countries.

Prerequisite: at least one yearís teaching experience.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

 

598 Readings. (3-9) Individualized reading or research to allow students to explore special topics with a specific instructor. Designed to meet the needs of graduate students who have special projects in French.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

599 Bibliography and Readings. (3) Major works, primary and secondary sources in French language, literature, culture, and teaching.

Prerequisite: 15 hours of graduate credit in French and permission of the department chairperson.

 

GERMAN (GER)

 

500 German Study Abroad. (3-9) Study of advanced German language, literature, and culture in a country where German is spoken as a native language. May include seminars arranged during travel.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

501 Advanced Conversation. (3-6) Advanced practice in oral German to increase fluency and authenticity in the language.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

 

502 Composition and Stylistics. (3-6) Advanced practice in written German with emphasis on style and stylistics.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

 

550 Workshop in Contemporary German Issues. (3-6) For inservice teachers who want to increase their proficiency in speaking and hearing the German language and their understanding of issues in present-day Germany and German-speaking countries.

Prerequisite: at least one year of teaching experience.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

 

598 Readings. (3-9) Individualized reading or research to allow students to explore special topics with a specific instructor. Designed to meet the needs of graduate students who have special projects in German.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

GREEK (GRK)

 

598 Readings. (1-9) Individualized readings or research to allow students to explore special topics with an individual instructor. Designed to meet the needs of graduate students who have special projects in Greek.

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

JAPANESE (JAPAN)

 

598 Readings. (1-9) Individualized readings or research to allow students to explore special topics with an individual instructor. Designed to meet the needs of graduate students who have special projects in Japanese.

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

LATIN (LAT)

 

501 Didactic Poetry. (3) Selected readings from Lucretius, Vergilís Georgics, or Ovidís Ars Amatoria.

 

502 Advanced Prose Composition. (3-6) A detailed grammar review, analysis of Latin prose style, composition of extended passages in Latin.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

 

507 Cicero. (3) Selected readings from Ciceroís rhetorical and philosophical works.

 

508 Republican Historiography. (3) Selected readings from Caesar, Sallust, Nepos.

 

509 Imperial Historiography. (3) Selected readings from Livy, Tacitus, Suetonius.

 

510 Roman Drama. (3) Selected readings from Plautus, Terence, or Seneca.

 

512 Lyric Poetry. (3) Selected readings from Catullus or Horaceís odes and epodes.

 

513 Elegiac Poetry. (3) Selected readings from the elegiac poems of Tibullus, Propertius, and Ovid.

Not open to students who have credit in LAT 304.

 

514 Vergil: Aeneid. (3) Selected readings.

 

515 Satire. (3) Selected readings from Horace, Persius, Martial, Juvenal.

 

516 Silver Latin Epic. (3) Selected readings from Ovidís Metamorphoses, Lucan, or Statius.

Not open to students who have credit in LAT 301.

 

522 Silver Latin Prose. (3-6) Selected readings from Petronius, Seneca the Younger, Quintilian, Pliny the Younger, Apuleius.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

 

525 Workshop for Teachers. (3) For inservice teachers wishing to improve their personal proficiency and update teaching methods and techniques.

Prerequisite: at least one year of teaching experience.

 

598 Readings. (3-9) Individualized readings or research allows students to explore special topics with a specific instructor.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

 

SPANISH (SP)

 

500 Spanish Study Abroad. (3-9) Study of advanced Spanish language, literature, and culture in a country where Spanish is the native language. May include seminars arranged during travel.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

501 Advanced Conversation. (3-6) Advanced practice in oral Spanish to increase fluency and authenticity through activities, discussion, and debate.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

 

502 Composition and Stylistics. (3-6) Advanced practice in original composition with emphasis on style and stylistics.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

 

503 Advanced Grammar. (3) Advanced, in-depth study of Spanish grammar with emphasis on analysis and creative expression in the language.

 

511 Spanish Literature from the Seventeenth through the Nineteenth Century. (3) The history of Spanish literature from the latter part of the Golden Age through late Romanticism. Representative works and authors.

 

512 Latin American Literature through the Nineteenth Century. (3) Major works of Spanish American literature from the chronicles to modernism.

 

519 Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature. (3) Acquaints students with the major literary works (in all genres) reflecting changing currents in Spanish life and thought during this century. Readings will include works of the Generation of í98, the Generation of í27, and post-Civil War works.

 

534 Contemporary Spain. (3) Present-day Spain and Spanish institutions viewed in the light of Spanish perceptions. Topics vary according to changing conditions and problems.

Not open to students who have credit in SP 334.

 

535 Contemporary Latin America. (3) Elements of present-day problems and conditions in various countries or areas of Latin America. Topics vary according to changing conditions and problems.

Not open to students who have credit in SP 335.

 

537 Special Language Skills. (3-9) Topics vary and will be announced. Topics may be, among others, advanced study in phonetics, composition, linguistics, Spanish-English translation, or Spanish for the professions.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

Not open to students who have credit in SP 337.

 

538 Business Spanish. (3) Designed to make advanced Spanish students familiar with commercial forms and terminology used in business, banking, and industry.

Not open to students who have credit in SP 338.

 

548 Twentieth-Century Latin American Literature. (3) Main trends in Spanish American literature (in all genres) since modernism. Includes modernism, realism, post-modernism, and recent literary trends.

 

550 Workshop on Contemporary Issues. (3-6) For inservice teachers wishing to improve their proficiency in contemporary Spanish usage.

Prerequisite: at least one yearís teaching experience.

A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

 

598 Readings. (3-9) Individualized reading or research to allow students to explore special topics with a specific instructor. Designed to meet the needs of graduate students who have special projects in Spanish.

A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

 

599 Bibliography and Readings. (3) Major works, primary and secondary sources in Hispanic language, literature, culture, and teaching.

Prerequisite: 15 hours of graduate credit in Spanish.