FRENCH (FREN)


FREN 101  INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH 4
Introduction to the study of French with elementary practice in the skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing; includes grammatical terminology and the sound system of French, plus basic grammar and vocabulary at the elementary level. Language laboratory required.
 

FREN 102, 103  ELEMENTARY FRENCH 4, 4
Elementary study of French, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills; emphasizes grammatical structures and vocabulary building. Language laboratory required. Prerequisite: FREN 101 or equivalent.
 

FREN 110  BASIC FRENCH REVIEW 4
Covers the content of French 101 and 102 for students who have studied French for at least two years at the secondary level. Employs experiential methodologies including exclusive use of French in the classroom and interactive presentations with an emphasis on communication skills. Contingent on enrollment.
 

FREN 120  CONVERSATIONAL FRENCH 2-4
Provides practice of intermediate-level French conversational skills through class discussion and oral presentations. Topics focus on French culture and current events. Prerequisites: FREN 103 or FREN 110 and FREN 103. Contingent on enrollment.
 

FREN 202, 203  INTERMEDIATE FRENCH (ACA Program in France) 4, 4
Intermediate study of French, based on readings in French literature and civilization, combined with a review of grammar and the development of speaking and writing skills. Prerequisite: FREN 103 or equivalent.
 

FREN 301, 302, 303  SURVEY OF FRENCH LITERATURE 3, 3, 3
Survey of French masterworks from La Chanson de Roland to the present. Introduction to literary analysis; lectures, reports, required library reading. Prerequisite: FREN 203 or equivalent. Contingent on enrollment.
 

FREN 304, 305, 306  ADVANCED FRENCH (ACA Program in France) 3, 3, 3
Intensive training in oral and written French; includes review of grammar and extensive prose reading and exercises in composition and conversation. Laboratory required. Conducted in French. Must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite: FREN 203 or equivalent.
 

FREN 307  FRENCH CIVILIZATION (ACA Program in France) 4
Historical overview of French culture as seen in its art, architecture, science, literature, and politics; culminating in a study of French life in the 20th century. Prerequisite: FREN 203 or permission of instructor.
 

FREN 404  FRENCH DIRECTED READING 1-3; 6
Assigned reading and reports in French. Prerequisites: FREN 304, 305, 306 . One to three hours per quarter; maximum, six.
 

FREN 405 16TH  CENTURY FRENCH LITERATURE 4
Readings in poetry, drama and prose from 16th century writers including Rabelais, Montaigne, and Ronsard. Offered even years only.
 

FREN 406 17TH  CENTURY FRENCH LITERATURE 4
Study of major classical writers from the era of Louis XIV such as Racine, Moliere, and Corneille. Offered on demand.
 

FREN 407 18TH  CENTURY FRENCH LITERATURE 4
Reading, analysis and critique of the major works of the Age of Enlightenment. Authors include Voltaire, Montesquieu and Rousseau. Offered even years only.
 

FREN 408 19TH  CENTURY FRENCH LITERATURE 4
Study of French literature from the end of the Revolution to World War I; includes Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, and the Parnasse. Will be offered 2002-2003.
 

FREN 409 20TH  CENTURY FRENCH LITERATURE 4
Study of French literature from World War I to the present. Offered odd years only.
 

FREN 410 20TH  CENTURY CANADIAN LITERATURE 4
Selected works of modern French-Canadian Literature from World War II to the present. Will be offered 2002-2003.
 

GERMAN (GRMN)


GRMN 111  INTRODUCTION TO GERMAN 4
Introduction to descriptive grammatical terminology, the German sound system, basic grammar, and everyday vocabulary; provides elementary practice in the skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. Language laboratory required.
 

GRMN 112, 113  ELEMENTARY GERMAN 4, 4
Elementary study of German, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills; emphasizes grammatical structures and vocabulary building. Language laboratory required. Prerequisite: GRMN 111 or equivalent.
 

GRMN 212, 213  INTERMEDIATE GERMAN 4, 4
Intermediate study of German, based on readings in German literature and civilization, combined with a review of grammar and the development of speaking and writing skills. Prerequisite: GRMN 113 or equivalent. Offered on demand.
 

GRMN 311, 312, 313  SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE (ACA Program in Austria) 3, 3, 3
(ACA Program in Austria) Survey of German literature from the eighth century to the present, supplemented by readings from representative masterpieces of the language.
 

GRMN 314  GERMAN CIVILIZATION 4
Study of the development of the cultural, social and political life in German-speaking lands as reflected in architecture, art, history, literature, music, and philosophy. Lectures, films, reports. Offered even years only.
 

GRMN 411  GERMAN DIRECTED READING 1-3; 6
Assigned readings and reports in German. Prerequisites: GRMN 311, 312, 313 . One to three hours per quarter; maximum, six.
 

GRMN 421 18TH  CENTURY GERMAN LITERATURE 4
Study of German literature, emphasizing Lessing and the Enlightenment, the period of “Storm and Stress,” and the rise of Weimar Classicism (Goethe, Schiller). Offered on demand.
 

GRMN 422 19TH  CENTURY GERMAN LITERATURE 4
Study of poetic theory and its application to Romantic lyric and prose; includes the transition from Romanticism to Realism and the reading of representative works. Offered on demand.
 

GRMN 423 20TH  CENTURY GERMAN LITERATURE 4
Introduction to major authors and literary movements from 1880 to the present; includes Naturalism, Expressionism, Symbolism, and recent trends in German literature. Offered on demand.
 

SPANISH (SPAN)


SPAN 121  INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH 4
Introduction to Spanish, providing the foundation for oral, writing and reading skills; includes basic Spanish grammar, as well as phonetics and phonology. Language laboratory required.
 

SPAN 122, 123  ELEMENTARY SPANISH 4, 4
Elementary study of Spanish, developing oral, writing, and reading skills. Language laboratory required. Prerequisite: SPAN 121 or equivalent.
 

SPAN 222, 223  INTERMEDIATE SPANISH 4, 4
Intermediate study of Spanish, emphasizing oral, writing, and reading skills, and mastery of grammar; designed to prepare students to use Spanish as a research and cultural tool. Prerequisite: SPAN 123 or equivalent.
 

SPAN 324, 325, 326  SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE 3, 3, 3
Study of the development of Spanish literature from the 12th century to the present; includes a survey of the various genres of Spanish literature, supplemented by reading certain works in their entirety. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 223 or equivalent. Offered even years only.
 

SPAN 330  IBERIAN CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION 4
Study of the development of the cultural, social, and political life of the Iberian peoples, from Greek and Roman times to the present, as reflected in art, architecture, history, literature, music, and philosophy. Conducted in Spanish. Offered even years only.
 

SPAN 331  SPANISH-AMERICAN CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION 4
Study of the development of the cultural, social, and political life of Spanish America from the pre-Columbian period to the present, as reflected in art, architecture, history, literature, music, and philosophy. Offered odd years only.
 

SPAN 341, 342, 343  ADVANCED SPANISH GRAMMAR (ACA Program in Spain) 3, 3, 3
(ACA Program in Spain) Intensive training in oral and written Spanish; includes review of grammar and extensive prose reading, exercises in composition and conversation. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 223 or equivalent.
 

SPAN 414  SPANISH DIRECTED READING 1-3; 6
Assigned readings and reports in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 341, 342, 343 . One to three hours per quarter; maximum, six.
 

SPAN 424, 425  CONTEMPORARY SPANISH LITERATURE 3, 3
Study and analysis of Spanish literature from about 1898 to the latest writers who have achieved critical acclaim; emphasizes development of literary critical ability and evaluation of modern Spanish literature from historical and social points of view. Offered on demand.
 

SPAN 431, 432, 433  SURVEY OF LATIN-AMERICAN LITERATURE 3, 3, 3
Study of the development of Latin American literature from pre-Columbian Indian literature to the present; includes various genres of Latin American literature, supplemented by reading certain works in their entirety. Conducted in Spanish. Offered odd years only.
 

GENERAL (MDLG)


MDLG 395  METHODS OF TEACHING MODERN LANGUAGES 3
Study of principles and methods of teaching modern languages in the secondary school. Observation, demonstration, and class presentation are required. Will not apply on a major or minor in modern languages.
 

MDLG 494  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 0-3
Individual contract arrangement involving students, faculty, and cooperating regional or international organizations to gain practical experience using a foreign language in an off-campus setting. Prerequisite: Approval of the department.