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    • FORL-1XXX University Syst Studies Abroad
    • FORL-2200 Survey of National Literatures
      Description

      An introductory survey of a national literature other than English. The subject will vary and will be chosen from among the following: Classical Greece and Rome, China, France, Francophone countries, Germanic countries, Italy, Spain, Latin-American countries. All readings are in translation. No knowledge of the foreign language(s) in question is necessary. Course may be repeated with a different subject.

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    • FORL-2300 Topics in National Literatures
      Description

      Readings from a variety of literary texts drawn from one or more national literatures other than English. The subject will vary, as for example, travel literature, myths/legends, science fiction, drama.

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    • FORL-3111 World Film
      Description

      This course will offer film viewings and analysis of films selected from different national traditions, several of which will always be represented. Readings in Film History and Theory will be used to illuminate selected films from differing cultures and traditions (French, German, Spanish, Latin American, Japanese, etc.) All films have subtitles and all readings are in English. No knowledge of the foreign language (s) in question is necessary. Course may be repeated with a different subject.

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    • FORL-4185 Topics in Language and Literature
      Description

      Content of course varies. This course focuses on topics related to the study of culture, literature, film, and/or linguistics. Taught in English. Course may be repeated for credit with different topic. (Possible topics: Language, Society, and Culture; Arab Women in Literature and Film; Applied Linguistics in the Foreign Language Classroom; U.S. Latino Culture and Literature, etc.)

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    • FORL-4300 Seminar in Global Studies
      Description

      An interdisciplinary study of a selected culture, involving history, politics, sociology, and economics, as well as literature, art, music and spiritual life. The course includes a trip to the area studied.

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    • FORL-4485 Topics in National Film Traditions
      Description

      This course will offer film viewings and analysis within individual national traditions. Readings in Film History and Theory will be used to illuminate selected films from a national tradition (French, German, Spanish, Latin American, Japanese, etc). All films have subtitles and all readings are in English. No knowledge of the foreign language(s) in question is necessary. Course may be repeated with a different subject.

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    • FORL-4501 Foundations of Language Development
      Description

      This course is designed primarily for future and novice language teachers, introduces students to theories of first and second language development. It is a requirement for all students completing the P-12 initial certification track in French and Spanish.

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    • FORL-4502 Methods of Foreign Language Teaching
      Description

      A course designed for students to develop skills and strategies in teaching and planning foreign language instruction at the secondary level.

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    • FORL-4586 Teaching Internship
      Description

      This course consists of teaching in a public school under the supervision of an experienced, qualified classroom teacher. Students whose programs require a 3 hour, 2 semester internship may repeat the course for a total of 6 hours. These students may take the first three hours after completing two FORL courses.

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    • FREN-1001 Elementary French I
      Description

      Introduction to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French and to the culture of French-speaking regions.

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    • FREN-1001C Elementary French I - Block
      Description

      Introduction to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French and to the culture of French-speaking regions.

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    • FREN-1002 Elementary French II
      Description

      Continued listening, speaking, reading and writing in French with further study of the culture of French-speaking regions. Pre-requisite: FREN 1001 with a grade of C or better or two years high school study.

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    • FREN-1002C Elementary French II - Block
      Description

      Continued listening, speaking, reading and writing in French with further study of the culture of French-speaking regions. Pre-requisite: FREN 1001 with a grade of C or better or two years high school study.

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    • FREN-1XXX University Syst Studies Abroad
    • FREN-2001 Intermediate French I
      Description

      A continuation of FREN 1002, FREN 2001 provides a solid base of thematic vocabulary and grammar structures together with a varied sampling of literary readings, communicative activities, and cultural information.

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    • FREN-2002 Intermediate French II
      Description

      Emphasis on applying reading skills to texts in different disciplines, on the continued development of writing and speaking skills, and on the functional use of grammar.

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    • FREN-2010 Intermediate Conversation
    • FREN-3002 French Composition
    • FREN-3100 Composition and Conversation
      Description

      Extensive practice in written and spoken French. Includes grammar review, vocabulary expansion, and composition and conversation practice on contemporary cultural/literary topics. Can be taken three times for credit with different content.

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    • FREN-3210 Topics in French Literature
      Description

      An introduction to the analysis of French literature through the study of selected text and authors of major French literary movements. The focus of the course may vary from the thematic approach to a study of literary genres.

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    • FREN-3211 Topics in French Culture
      Description

      Introduction to contemporary French and Francophone culture through the study of films, popular music, media, newspapers art, and/or television shows. May be taken up to four times for credit with different content.

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    • FREN-3212 Topics in Francophone Cinema
      Description

      Introduction to Francophone cinema through the discussion and analysis of French-language films placed within their cultural and historical context. Can be taken twice for credit with different content.

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    • FREN-3220 Survey of French Literature I
      Description

      A study of selected works by major writers of the Middle Ages, sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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    • FREN-3221 Survey of French Literature II
      Description

      A study of selected works by major French writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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    • FREN-3300 French Phonetics & Phonology
    • FREN-3450 Business French
      Description

      An intensive and extensive study of the principles governing the structure of the French language. As a culmination of series of courses introducing students to oral and written communication, this course teaches students the finer points of grammar and allows them to refine their language skills.

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    • FREN-4000 Advanced French Translation
      Description

      This course will provide students the opportunity to gain skills translating French to English as well as English to French.

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    • FREN-4150 Advanced Grammar and Linguistics
      Description

      Intensive study of the principles governing the structures of the French language. In this course students will refine and extend their language skills.

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    • FREN-4210 French Literature and Film
      Description

      A comparative approach to the study of French literature and its cinematic adaptation and/or a thematic approach to selected literary texts and films.

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    • FREN-4220 Contemporary French Literature
      Description

      A study of selected works by major French writers of the twentieth century.

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    • FREN-4230 Classical French Drama
      Description

      A study of the major dramatists of the seventeenth century.

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    • FREN-4240 French Poetry
      Description

      An introduction to the study of poetry and poetics followed by an in-depth analysis of selected poems from one of the major French literary movements (Romanticism, Symbolism, Surrealism, etc.).

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    • FREN-4310 Francophone Civilization
      Description

      An introduction to the cultural diversity of the French speaking world through the study of authentic materials from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Canada.

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    • FREN-4320 French Civilization and Culture
      Description

      A study of the evolution of French couture and civilization from past to present through an exploration of France's major historical, artistic, and social development.

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    • FREN-4484 Senior Capstone
      Description

      Students will prepare a portfolio in which they will assess their linguistic and cultural knowledge acquired in courses already taken and courses taken during the Capstone semester. At least 51% of this course will be on-line. Portfolios will be prepared electronically and consist of a web page. This format will ensure that the student has the ability to use current technology and be able to utilize a wide range of resources used in the modern workplace, the language classroom, and graduate school. Students will be required to pass an oral proficiency interview.

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    • FREN-4785 Special Topics in French
      Description

      Readings, reports, and/or directed study abroad.

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    • GRMN-1001 Elementary German I
      Description

      An introduction to the German language and the culture of the German-speaking world. Beginning of a survey of basic German grammar and the development of the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing German. Some aspects of everyday life in the German-speaking world will also be introduced. Institutional option: Work with other media (audio, video, and/or computer) outside of class is required.

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    • GRMN-1001C Elementary German I - Block
      Description

      An introduction to the German language and the culture of the German-speaking world. Beginning of a survey of basic German grammar and the development of the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing German. Some aspects of everyday life in the German-speaking world will also be introduced. Institutional option: Work with other media (audio, video, and/or computer) outside of class is required.

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    • GRMN-1002 Elementary German II
      Description

      The second part of an introduction to the German language and culture of the German-speaking world. Completion of the survey of basic German grammar and further development of the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing German. Aspects of everyday life in the German-speaking world will also be introduced. Institutional Option: Work with other media (audio, video, and/or computer) outside of class is required.

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    • GRMN-1002C Elementary German II - Block
      Description

      The second part of an introduction to the German language and culture of the Germanspeaking world. Completion of the survey of basic German grammar and further development of the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing German. Aspects of everyday life in the German-speaking world will also be introduced. Institutional Option: Work with other media (audio, video, and/or computer) outside of class is required.

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    • GRMN-2001 Intermediate German I
      Description

      This is the third course in a four-course sequence and is open to students with three years of high school or two semesters of college German or the equivalent.

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    • GRMN-2002 Intermediate German II
      Description

      This is the fourth course in a four-course sequence and is open to students with four years of high school or three semesters of college German or the equivalent.

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    • GRMN-3101 Conversational German
      Description

      Intensive practice of spoken German with emphasis on the expansion of vocabulary, idiom, and cultural awareness as well as enhanced skill in pronunciation and expression.

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    • GRMN-3102 German Composition
      Description

      Acquisition of organizational and writing skills through grammar review and expansion, vocabulary enhancement, and compositions based on contemporary and cultural topics.

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    • GRMN-3450 German for Careers
      Description

      A variable content course with emphasis on the vocabularies and culture of economics/business or the social sciences.

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    • GRMN-3986 Total Immersion in German
      Description

      Participants in this course will agree to speak only German for a specified amount of time, from 48 hours to three weeks. Students are required to participate in organized events and activities including films, tasks such as cooking or clean-up, discussion, and games, all facilitating student communication in German. Some quiet study and reading periods will allow consolidation of vocabulary gains and help relieve stress, a natural and necessary component of total immersion. The total immersion experience is highly intense and sometimes uncomfortable, but often produces remarkable results in terms of increased fluency.

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    • GRMN-4170 Advanced Language Skills
      Description

      An intensive and extensive study of the principles governing the structure of the German language. In this course students will refine and extend their language skills.

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    • GRMN-4200 Seminar in German Literature
      Description

      Variable content ranging from literary periods, genres, or authors, such as Romanticism, the Novelle, or the Age of Goethe.

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    • GRMN-4210 Turn of the Century German and Austrian Culture
      Description

      This course will analyze a variety of texts- short stories, plays, novels, films, architecture, and painting -- from and about turn of the century Germany and Austria, with some emphasis on cultural and ideological practices. Discussion, papers and texts will be in German. Students may not receive credit for GRMN 4210 and the XIDS course of the same title.

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    • GRMN-4220 German Culture through Film
      Description

      This course offers an introduction to 20th century history and culture through the depictions and interpretations of aspects of social history in German film and painting. Discussions and papers will be in German. Students may not receive credit for GRMN 4220 and the XIDS course of the same title.

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    • GRMN-4230 Kafka and the Kafkaesque in Literature and Film
      Description

      This course offers in introduction to Kafka's life and work and examines his influence on 20th century thought and art. In the process we will both broaden and personalize our understandings of 'kafkaesque', that most fashionable of adjectives. Discussion, papers and readings will be in German. Students may not receive credit for GRMN 4230 and the XIDS course of the same title.

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    • GRMN-4240 Mystery and Horror in German Literature and Film
      Description

      This course traces the mystery and horror genres from their 'beginnings' in German Romanticism through early German film (including emigres to Hollywood and Hitchcock, who was schooled in Germany) to New German Film of the 70's and 80's Discussion, readings and paper will be in German. Students may not receive credit for GRMN 4240 and XIDS course of the same title.

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    • GRMN-4250 Contemporary German Cinema
      Description

      German cinema has changed radically in the past twenty years moving more and more toward Hollywood styles, big budgets, Hollywood ideologies. We will trace this change in German cinema from the days of the New German Cinema and its highly intellectual and artistic goals (Fassbinder, Wenders, Herzog, von Trotta, Schlondorff) to today's much more co-opted German film industry(Tykwer, Farberbock, Peterson, Kraume, and Ruzowitzsky).

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    • GRMN-4260 Austrian Literature and Culture
      Description

      This course will examine a selection of representative works of Austrian culture, including literature, music, and the visual arts, within the context of Austrian history from the time of the Hapsburg Empire to the present day Austrian Republic. Discussion, readings, and writing assignments are in German.

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    • GRMN-4300 German Civilization
      Description

      Taught in English. Recommended for students minoring in German, but does not count in the minor.

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    • GRMN-4484 Senior Capstone
      Description

      Students prepare individual electronic portfolios in which they assess their linguistic and cultural knowledge. Students will be required to pass an oral proficiency interview.

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    • GRMN-4501 Foreign Language Teaching in Elementary Schools
      Description

      This course is designed for students seeking a degree in Foreign Language Education. The objective is to prepare qualified foreign language teachers for elementary school. This course treats the principles of foreign language methodology applied to elementary school teaching, and includes class observations, planning of instruction, and field experience.

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    • GRMN-4502 Methods of Foreign Language Teaching
      Description

      A course designed for students to develop skills and strategies in teaching and in planning foreign language instruction at the secondary level.

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    • GRMN-4785 Special Topics in German
      Description

      Readings, reports, and/or directed study abroad.

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    • GRMN-4986 Internship in Germany
      Description

      In addition to working in a German company in Germany, students must at least furnish a long written report on the work experiences. Additional requirements are added for each additional hour of credit. May be repeated up to two times for a maximum of 5 hours credit. The grade is based upon the quality of the written products and on an interview with the returning stude

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    • SPAN-1001 Elementary Spanish I
      Description

      Introduction to listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish and to the culture of Spanish-speaking regions.

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    • SPAN-1001C Elementary Spanish I - Block
      Description

      Introduction to listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish and to the culture of Spanish-speaking regions.

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    • SPAN-1002 Elementary Spanish II
      Description

      Continued listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish with further study of the culture of Spanish-speaking regions.

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    • SPAN-1002C Elementary Spanish II - Block
      Description

      Continued listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish with further study of the culture of Spanish-speaking regions.

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    • SPAN-1410 Spanish for Medical Careers
      Description

      This course is designed to give students a basic foundation in Spanish vocabulary related to the health care professions.

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    • SPAN-1420 Spanish for Law Enforcement
      Description

      This course will introduce students to the specialized vocabulary that is needed by people in the law enforcement field. It will also provide students with opportunities to use this knowledge in practical situations.

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    • SPAN-2001 Intermediate Spanish I
      Description

      Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Vocabulary, grammatical structures, and culture are taught through communicative activities and reading.

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    • SPAN-2002 Intermediate Spanish II
      Description

      Continued development of conversational and writing skills, grammar review, and the development of reading skills using literary and journalistic texts.

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    • SPAN-3000 Intermediate Grammer
    • SPAN-3012 SPAN Conv for Professionals
    • SPAN-3014 Lang Cult Adv Conversation
    • SPAN-3030 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
      Description

      A study of the development of Peninsular and Latin American writers from their beginnings to the present. Focus on literary movements and historic context with readings from pre-Columbiana poetry, Sor Juana, Bernal Diaz, Las Casas, Sarmiento, Dario, Storni, Neruda, Borges, Garcia Marquez, Fuentes, Ferre, El Cid, Lope de Vega, Unamuno, Becquer, Lorca, Cela, Montero and Tusquets.

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    • SPAN-3101 Spanish Conversation
      Description

      Intensive practice of spoken Spanish, vocabulary expansion and development of idiomatic expressions. Use of contemporary cultural readings, films, video, and interaction with native speakers.

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    • SPAN-3102 Spanish Composition
      Description

      Grammar review, vocabulary expansion, and writing practice, based on contemporary and cultural topics.

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    • SPAN-3150 Civilization/Culture of Spain
    • SPAN-3200 Intro Hispanic Literature
    • SPAN-3450 Spanish for Business
      Description

      Spanish for Business is designed to give students a basic foundation in Spanish business vocabulary, geographical and cultural concepts, and situational practice so that they can be aware of the way business is conducted in today's Spanish-speaking business environment.

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    • SPAN-4003 Latin-American Novel
      Description

      A detailed study of early and contemporary Spanish-American novels. Students will study contemporary ideas in Art and expression as well as social and economic issues, illustrated these texts. Readings will vary, but might include works by Lizardi, Azuela, Asturias, Cortazar, Fuentes, Carpenter, Garcia Marquez and others.

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    • SPAN-4004 Hispanic Drama
      Description

      An introduction to Hispanic theater through the ages. It includes readings from the works of Lorca, Buero Vallejo, Valdes, Carballido, Gorostiza and others. These will be considered in their historical and contemporary contexts.

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    • SPAN-4006 Latin-American Poetry
      Description

      An introduction to some of the major poetry produced in Spanish-America. A complete study of major trends in Spanish-American poetry from Spanish 'Modernism' to 'Postmodernism'. Analysis of representative works by David Mistral, Vallejo, Huidobro, Guillen, Neruda, Paz and others.

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    • SPAN-4007 Latin-American Short Story
      Description

      A study of the Short Story in Spanish America with representative readings from different countries and different literary periods.

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    • SPAN-4012 Spanish Culture and Civilization
      Description

      A systematic study of ancient and modern history, culture, and contemporary lifestyle in Spain.

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    • SPAN-4013 Latin American Culture and Civilization
      Description

      A systematic study of ancient and modern history, culture, and contemporary lifestyle in the Americas.

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    • SPAN-4040 Spanish Linguistics
      Description

      A study of linguistics as applied to the Spanish language, with a concentration in phonetics, morphology, and semantics.

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    • SPAN-4170 Advanced Language Skills
      Description

      A comprehensive course designed to promote proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

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    • SPAN-4200 Hispanic Film and Literature
      Description

      A study of Hispanic film and literature.

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    • SPAN-4205 Hispanic Literature and Culture in Context
      Description

      Literary analysis of fiction, essays, poetry, or drama representing a cultural theme. Topics varies.

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    • SPAN-4210 Modern Spanish Novel
      Description

      A study of nineteenth and twentieth-century novels, including Balera, Galdos, Unanmuno, Valle-Inclan, Azorin. Also includes post-war and contemporary novels by Cela, Laforet, Matute, Boyisolo, Delibes, C. Rojas, Mayoral, Rosa Montero, Munoz Molina, Luis Landero.

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    • SPAN-4240 Spanish Short Story
      Description

      A study of the short story in Spain with representative readings.

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    • SPAN-4250 Translation
      Description

      An introduction to the basic principles of translation. Exercises will include translation from the basic level (phrases and sentences) to intermediate (paragraphs) and Advanced levels (short stories and other texts).

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    • SPAN-4260 Modern Spanish Poetry
      Description

      Selected readings of Unamuno, Juan Ramon Jimenez, Antonio Machedo, Generation of 1927, Aleixandre, Pedro Salinas, Jorge Guillen, Federico Garcia Lorca, Damaso Alonso, Rafael Alberti, Miguel Hernandez and poetry of the post-war period and democratic Spain.

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    • SPAN-4280 The Spanish Golden Age
      Description

      A study of representative works of the Golden Age (16th and 17th centuries) in Spain.

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    • SPAN-4484 Senior Capstone
      Description

      Students will prepare a portfolio in which they will assess their linguistic and cultural knowledge acquired in courses already taken and courses taken during the Capstone semester. At least 51% of this course is on-line. Portfolios will be prepared electronically and will consist of a web page. This format will ensure that the student has the ability to use current technology and will be able to utilize a wide range of resources used in the modern work place, the language classroom, and graduate school. Students will be required to pass an oral proficiency interview.

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    • SPAN-4501 Foreign Language Teaching in Elementary Schools
      Description

      This course is designed for students seeking a degree in Foreign Language Education. It treats the principles of foreign language methodology and curriculum design applied to elementary school teaching and includes class observation, planning of instruction, and field experience.

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    • SPAN-4785 Special Topics in Spanish
      Description

      Readings, reports, and/or direct study abroad.

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    • XFSA-3XXX Foreign Studies Abroad
    • XFSA-4XXX Foreign Studies Abroad
    • XGER-3XXX Germany Exchange Program
    • XGER-4XXX Germany Exchange Program