UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH

FOREIGN LANGUAGES
AND LITERATURES



Fumiko Fukuta, Chairperson
Department Office: Radford, Room 319
Department Telephone: 920-424-4004

Code 41 FRENCH, 43 GERMAN, 44 JAPANESE, 48 RUSSIAN, 49 SPANISH

I. FACULTY

Alvarez, Bryan, Dziedzic, Fukuta, Gier, Gómez-Torres, Guillemin-Young, Lareau, Sibelman, Stone-Wilms, Thomas, Wade

II. DEGREES

Undergraduate: A major in Foreign Languages leads to one of the following degree(s): Bachelor of Science; Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Science in Education.

Graduate: The Department does not offer a graduate program.

III. SUMMARY OF FIELDS OF STUDY

1. GOAL(S)
See the department for a listing of their goal(s).

2. THE MAJOR(S)
The Department offers 3 majors: These are: 1) French, 2) German, and 3) Spanish.

Within the French Major, the Department offers a choice of these 2 emphases: 1) Liberal Arts, and 2) Secondary Education.

Within the German Major, the Department offers a choice of these 2 emphases: 1) Liberal Arts, and 2) Secondary Education.

Within the Spanish Major, the Department offers a choice of these 2 emphases: 1) Liberal Arts, and 2) Secondary Education.

3. THE MINOR(S)
The Department offers 7 minor(s): 1). French: Liberal Arts;
2). French: Elementary and Secondary Education; 3). German: Liberal Arts; 4). German: Elementary and Secondary Education; 5). Japanese Language & Culture; 6). Spanish: Liberal Arts; 7). Spanish: Elementary and Secondary Education.

IV. ADMISSION/GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the Foreign Languages and Literatures major or minor. Refer to the following Sections for complete major/minor course requirements.

REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE/WISCONSIN TEACHER CERTIFICATION
Those students seeking Wisconsin teacher certification must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in all courses required for their majors and minors in order to meet the requirements of the College of Education and Human Services.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJORS AND MINORS WITH EDUCATION EMPHASIS

FRENCH/GERMAN/SPANISH MAJOR (Secondary Education emphasis)
Students seeking K-12 licensure must complete:
  • Elementary Education 330 Foreign Languages in the Elementary School and
  • Secondary Education 347 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages
  • Elementary Education 311 Teaching Language Arts or Reading Education 305 Reading Methods and Strategies
  • Students seeking 6-12 or 9-12 licensure must complete:
  • Secondary Education 347 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages

Comment:
Students majoring in a foreign language with an education emphasis might consider the possibility of minoring in ESL, Bilingual Education, or a second foreign language.

FRENCH/GERMAN/SPANISH MINOR (Education emphasis)
Students seeking K-12 licensure must have a K-12 major and must complete:
  • Elementary Education 330 Foreign Languages in the Elementary School
  • Secondary Education 347 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages
  • Elementary Education 311 Teaching Language Arts or Reading Education 305 Reading Methods and Strategies
  • Students seeking 6-12 licensure must complete:
  • Secondary Education 347 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION MAJORS
Students seeking licensure in French, German, or Spanish must complete:
  • Elementary Education 330 Foreign Languages in the Elementary School
  • Secondary Education 347 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages Elementary Education Majors seeking P-K-3 or 1-6 licensure in a foreign language must complete:
  • Elementary Education 330 Foreign Languages in the Elementary School
  • Secondary Education 347 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION FOREIGN LANGUAGES IMMERSION REQUIREMENT.
Students majoring or minoring in Spanish, French, or German (Secondary and Elementary Education) and seeking Department of Public Instruction certification (DPI) should be aware of the following: ?The program shall require a period of language immersion in residence in a country in which the language is spoken. Exceptions to the requirement, such as participation in a language immersion study program or a cultural immersion experience or program, must be mutually approved by the certifying institution and the DPI.?

Study Abroad Programs Sponsored by the DFLL:
1. French
The DFLL participates in the UW-Milwaukee Study in Paris Program at the Universités de la Sorbonne and sponsors a total immersion French study abroad program in Canada at the Université du Québec a Chicoutimi.
2. Spanish
The DFLL sponsors two study abroad programs: The Oshkosh in Salamanca (Spain) program held at the Universidad de Salamanca and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Study in Mexico program held at Escuela Cuauhnahuac, C.I.C.L.C. in Cuernavaca. Prerequisites: Students wishing to participate in the Spain program must complete Spanish 332 while those electing to participate in the Study in Mexico program must complete Spanish 335.

Please consult chairperson and/or language coordinators for information regarding additional programs in French and Spanish or programs in other languages.

V. REQUIRED CORE COURSES

Foreign Language
French
  • French 110 Introduction to French I Lab 4 cr.
  • French 111 Introduction to French II and Lab 4 cr.
  • French 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression 3 cr.
  • French 204 Intermediate Reading 3 cr.
  • French 208 Intermediate Conversation 2 cr.
  • French 209 Vignettes Culturelles 2 cr.

German
  • German 110 Introduction to German I and Lab 4 cr.
  • German 111 Introduction to German II and Lab 4 cr.
  • German 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression 3 cr.
  • German 204 Intermediate Reading 3 cr.
  • German 207 Intermediate Conversation 2 cr.
  • German 208 Intermediate Conversation 2 cr.

Spanish
  • Spanish 110 Introduction to Spanish I and Lab 4 cr.
  • Spanish 111 Introduction to Spanish II and Lab 4 cr.
  • Spanish 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression 3 cr.
  • Spanish 204 Intermediate Reading 3 cr.
  • Spanish 207 Intermediate Conversation 2 cr.
  • Spanish 208 Intermediate Conversation 2 cr.

RETROACTIVE UNIT (CR.) POLICY
The Department participates in the Experiential Unit (cr.) Program. For further information, consult Department Chairperson.

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Advanced Placement and Retroactive Unit (cr.) Policy: Students with prior foreign language training are eligible to earn up to 16 retroactive units (crs.), shown in parentheses, by successfully completing one of the following courses with a grade of B or better: 111(4), 203(8), 204(13), 300 level (16). To determine the appropriate course(s) in which to enroll, all incoming students are advised to take a placement test (given in the Testing Center without charge to the student). To receive retroactive units (crs.), the student must apply at Radford Hall 319 when the course is completed. The department honors retroactive units (crs.) granted to transfer students. A detailed explanation of the Retroactive Unit (cr.) Policy and Advanced Placement procedure is available from the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. A minimum of 14 university-level units (crs.) of one foreign language is necessary in order to fulfill the basic requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

The Department also offers instruction in Russian and Japanese which satisfies the Bachelor of Arts language requirement.

VI. THE MAJOR(S), WITH EMPHASES AND/OR OPTIONS

1. FRENCH MAJOR
Recommended for students who seek a rich foundation in the language, literature and civilization of France and the Francophone countries, one of the most vital intellectual and artistic sources of our world. A double major (ex: French/Journalism) is a plus for a rewarding career within a global context.

Required Units (crs.): 42 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses listed above, see following paragraphs for the list of courses in each specific area.

A. French Major (Liberal Arts Emphasis)
Recommended for students who wish to pursue a profession in Diplomacy, International Business, Interpreting and Translating or for cultural interests. Students are encouraged to consider a minor in European or International Studies.
Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • French 315, 318; and 3 courses from: French 301, 303, 304, 312.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's upper level offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement.

B. French Major (Secondary Education Emphasis)
Recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction licensure for either grades K-12 or 6-12.

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • French 303, 304, 312, 315, 318, 330 or 331 (French 301 strongly recommended).

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's upper level offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement.

Comment:
The Department encourages students to participate in the Term in Paris Program, co-sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in conjunction with other universities; the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi programs sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and other programs in France. Students considering graduate work in French, Comparative Literature, or Foreign Language Education should consult with French Division faculty.

2. GERMAN MAJOR
Recommended for students who wish to pursue careers requiring proficiency in German language and for students who seek a rich foundation in the language, literature and civilization of German-speaking countries.

Required Units (crs.): 42 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses listed above, see paragraphs following for courses required in specific emphases.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement. See paragraphs following for information on electives in the emphases/ options.

Comment:
Students are urged to participate in one of the many study abroad programs in German-speaking countries offered by various American universities. Those who intend to undertake graduate work in German or Foreign Language Education, should consult a faculty member of the German Division.

A. German Major (Liberal Arts Emphasis)
Recommended for students who wish to pursue a career in Government, International Business, or Translating/ Interpreting or those who wish to complement other fields of study including Political Science, History, Music, Art and Literature.

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • 3 courses from: German 301, 304, 312, 314
  • 3 courses from: German 315, 318, 321, 330.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's upper level offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement.

B. German Major (Secondary Education Emphasis)
Recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction Licensure for either grades K-12 or 6-12.

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • German 301, 304, 312, 314, 330; and 2 courses from: German 315, 318, 321.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's upper level offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement.

3. SPANISH MAJOR
Recommended for students who seek a rich foundation in the language, literature and civilization of Spain and Spanish America.

Required Units (crs.): 40-42 minimum

Required Courses: See paragraphs following for courses required in specific emphases, in addition to the Core Courses:

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement.

See paragraphs following for information on electives in the emphases/options.

Comment:
The Department encourages students to participate in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh study abroad programs in Mexico and Spain or other University-approved programs throughout the Spanish-speaking world.

A. Spanish Major (Liberal Arts Emphasis)
Recommended for students who are pursuing careers in Political Science, Criminal Justice, International Business, Library Science, Tourism, Nursing, Social Work, Foreign Service and other fields in which the ability to speak Spanish is either highly desirable or mandatory. Students are encouraged to consider minoring in either Latin American or European Studies offered by the Department of International Studies.

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • 3 courses from: Spanish 301, 304, 307, 308, 312, 313; three literature courses taught in the target language numbered 300-499 including Spanish 360, 362, 364 numbered Special Topics on literature.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement including these studies:
  • Spanish 301, 304, 309; and other upper level course.

Comment:
Students pursuing this emphasis are urged to consider choosing a minor in Latin American Studies, International Business or European Studies.

B. Spanish Major (Secondary Education Emphasis)
Recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction licensure for either grades K-12 or 6-12.

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Spanish 307, 312 or 313; three literature courses taught in the target language numbered 300-499 including Spanish 360, 362 and 364, numbered Special Topics on literature; and one of the following civilization courses: Spanish 332, 334, 335.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement including these studies:
  • Spanish 301, 304, 309; any other upper level courses.

Comment:
Students considering graduate work in Spanish, Comparative Literature, or in Foreign Language Education, should consult a member of the Spanish faculty.

VII. MINOR(S)

1. FRENCH MINOR (Liberal Arts)
Recommended for students who wish to pursue diverse interests and career goals in fields such as International Business, Foreign Service, Library Science, or Tourism.

Required Units (crs.): 27 minimum

Required Courses:
  • French 110, 111, 203, 204, 208, 209; and 2 courses from: French 301, 303, 304, 312, 330, 331.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement. All Foreign Languages electives must be upper level courses.

2. FRENCH MINOR (Elementary and Secondary Education)
Recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction Licensure.

Required Units (crs.): 27 minimum

Required Courses:
  • French 110, 111, 203, 204, 208, 209; and 2 courses from: French 301, 303, 304, 312, 330, 331.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement. All electives must be upper level courses.

3 GERMAN MINOR (Liberal Arts)
Recommended for students who wish to pursue diverse interests and career goals in fields such as International Business, Foreign Service, Library Science, or Tourism.

Required Units (crs.): 27 minimum

Required Courses:
  • German 110, 111, 203, 204, 207, 208; and 2 courses from: German 301, 304, 312, 330.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement. All Foreign Language electives must be upper level courses.

4. GERMAN MINOR (Elementary and Secondary Education)
Recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction Licensure.

Required Units (crs.): 27 minimum

Required Courses:
  • German 110, 111, 203, 204, 207, 208; and 2 courses from: German 301, 304, 312, 314, 330.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement. All electives must be upper level courses.

5. JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE MINOR
Recommended for students who wish to pursue diverse interests and career goals in fields such as International Business, Foreign Service, Library Science, Tourism, Journalism, Engineering or Radio-TV.

Required Units (crs.): 25 minimum

Required Courses:
  • Japanese 110, 111, 210, 211, 310; and 2 courses from History 375, History 376, International Studies 312, Religious Studies 337, Religious Studies 345.

Elective Courses:
  • Japanese 360, History 375, History 376, International Studies 312, Religious Studies 337, Religious Studies 345, English 240.

6. SPANISH MINOR (Liberal Arts)
Recommended for students who wish to pursue diverse interests and career goals in fields such as Tourism, Social Work, Human Services, Library Science, International Business, Nursing, Foreign Service, Criminal Justice, Journalism or Radio-TV.

Required Units (crs.): 25-27 minimum

Required Courses:
  • Spanish 110, 111, 203, 204, 207, 208; and 2 courses from: Spanish 301, 304, 307, 308, 312.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement: All electives must be upper level courses.

7. SPANISH MINOR (Elementary and Secondary Education)
Recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction Licensure.

Required Units (crs.): 27 minimum

Required Courses:
  • Spanish 110, 111, 203, 204, 207, 208; and 2 courses from: Spanish 301, 304, 307, 312, 313.

Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement. All electives must be upper level courses.

VIII. COURSE OFFERINGS

COURSES IN FRENCH

The following courses may be offered both on campus and through study abroad programs: French 301, 303, 304, 315, 318 and 330.

French 110 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to French I (HU)
Introduction to the land and the people through language study in a cultural context. The four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking are treated with equal attention using a text supplemented with audio and visual materials relevant to the language and culture. Weekly attendance in the language lab is required as an integral part of the course. (4+1)

French 111 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to French II (HU)
Prerequisite: French 110 or Placement Test. (4+1)

French 203 3 units (crs.)
Intermediate Structure and Expression (HU)
Structural review, development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Will count toward the fulfillment of the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: French 111.

French 204 3 units (crs.)
Intermediate Reading (HU)
Emphasis on reading and discussion of selected works and/or materials of current interest. Will count toward the fulfillment of the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: French 203. Strongly recommended: French 208 or 209 (concurrent enrollment).

French 208 2 units (crs.)
Intermediate Conversation (HU)
Emphasis on developing listening and speaking skills in everyday situations. Prerequisite: French 111. Strongly recommended: French 203 or 204 (concurrent enrollment).

French 209 2 units (crs.)
Vignet Culturel
This fourth term course explores various aspects of French and Francophone cultures, from traditional to pop, through a selection of short texts and related audio-visuals encompassing daily life and customs, arts and institutions, prosaic and creative achievements of the French and French-speaking world. Basic communicative skills are reinforced in a meaningful framework. For intermediate students. Prerequisite: French 203 or consent of instructor.

French 248 5 units (crs.)
Fourth Semester French for CAPP Programs (HU)
An intensive two-semester course taught at high schools affiliated with the CAPP program featuring development of intermediate conversational skills and reading skills through the study of works of French literature and other appropriate materials. This course is a substitute for French 204 and 208.

French 301 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Conversation
This course seeks to improve oral communication, increase vocabulary and accelerate listening comprehension. For advanced students. Prerequisite: French 204. Strongly recommended: French 208.

French 303 3 units (crs.)
Phonetics
An advanced course in French speech with emphasis on the development of oral ability. Theory of French sounds, phonetic transcription (using the International Phonetic Alphabet), and intensive practice in pronunciation. Prerequisite: French 204.

French 304 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Composition
An advanced course in writing French with emphasis on the elements of style. Prerequisite: French 204.

French 308 3 units (crs.)
Business French
A study of economic life in France, designed to provide an introduction to business and legal terminology, including composition and preparation of business correspondence. Prerequisite: French 204. (Spring)

French 312 3 units (crs.)
Advanced French Grammar
Thorough consideration of grammatical principles at the advanced level. Prerequisite: French 204.

French 315 3 units (crs.)
Survey of French Literature I
Introduction to the major works of French literature from the Middle Ages to the Revolution. Prerequisite: French 204. Strongly recommended: French 304.

French 318 3 units (crs.)
Survey of French Literature II
Reading major works of French literature of the XIXth and XXth centuries. Prerequisite: French 315.

French 330 3 units (crs.)
French Civilization
An exploration of the evolution of French and francophone cultures and societies. Prerequisite: French 204. Strongly recommended: French 301.

French 331 3 units (crs.)
La Civilisation française à travers les arts
A review of French society as it is reflected through the various arts. Prerequisite: French 204. Strongly recommended: French 301.

French 350 3 units (crs.)
Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation
A Study of selected works in French literature, centering on discussions relevant to modern thought and ideas.

French 352 3 units (crs.)
Honors: Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation
Variable themes selected from major works of French literature.

French 360 1-3 units (crs.)
French Special Topics
Course content to be designated by the instructor. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: French 204 or consent of instructor.

French 401 3 units (crs.)
Thèmes littéraires
This course will examine specific themes in French literature. The theme will be designated by the instructor. Prerequisite: French 301 and 318.

French 403 3 units (crs.)
Le Genre littéraire
This course will examine specific genres such as theatre, poetry, novel, short story or folktale in French literature. The chosen genre will be designated by the instructor. Prerequisite: French 301 and 318.

French 405 3 units (crs.)
Le Cinéma français
This advanced course will introduce the French film from silent to classic, Nouvelle Vague and avant-garde productions. Critical skills will be developed through discussions focusing on cinema as a new language closely related to art and events. Prerequisite: French 301 and 318.

French 406 3 units (crs.)
Francophone World and Minority Cultures of France
This advanced course will introduce the literatures of the francophone world as well as the distinct voices of minority cultures within France. Prerequisite: French 301 and 318.

French 446 1-3 units (crs.)
Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

French 456 1-3 units (crs.)
French Related Readings
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

French 474 1-6 units (crs.)
Honors Thesis
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study e.g. a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be ‘Honors Thesis.' Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing. Maximum of 6 units (crs.).

COURSES IN GERMAN

The following courses may be offered both on campus and through study abroad programs: German 110, 203, 301, 304, 308, 314 and 330.

German 110 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to German I (HU)
Introduction German-speaking countries and their people through language study in a cultural context. The four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking are treated with equal attention using a text supplemented with audio and visual materials relevant to the language and culture. Weekly attendance in the language lab is required as an integral part of the course. (4+1)

German 111 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to German II (HU)
Prerequisite: German 110 or Placement Test.

German 203 3 units (crs.)
Intermediate Structure and Expression (HU)
Structural review, development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Will count toward the fulfillment of the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: German 111 or Placement Test. (4+1)

German 204 3 units (crs.)
Intermediate Reading (HU)
Continued structural review with emphasis on reading and discussion of selected works of current interest. Will count toward fulfillment of the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: German 203 or Placement Test.

German 207 2 units (crs.)
Intermediate Conversation I (HU)
Emphasis on developing listening and speaking skills in everyday situations. Course materials will include audio-visual materials. Prerequisite: German 111 or Placement Test. Strongly recommended: German 203 or 204 (concurrent enrollment).

German 208 2 units (crs.)
Intermediate Conversation II (HU)
Content similar to German 207. May be taken prior to German 207. Prerequisite: German 111 or Placement Test. Strongly recommended: German 203 or 204 (concurrent enrollment).

German 248 5 units (crs.)
Fourth Seminar German for CAPP Programs (HU)
An intensive two-semester course taught at high schools affiliated with the CAPP program featuring development of advanced intermediate conversational skills and reading skills through the study of works of German literature and other appropriate materials. This course is a substitute for German 204 and 208.

German 301 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Composition and Conversation I
Development of written and oral facility using materials in German civilization. Prerequisite: German 203, 204, 207 and 208 or Placement Test.

German 304 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Composition and Conversation II
Development of written and oral facility using materials in German civilization. May be taken before German 30l. Prerequisite: German 203, 204, 207 and 208 or Placement Test.

German 308 3 units (crs.)
Introduction to German Literature
Introduction to the genres and study of German-speaking literature (poetry, drama, narrative prose) and an overview of German literary history. Study of Basic formal elements and practice in the analysis of literary texts. Prerequisite: German 204 or consent of instructor.

German 312 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Grammar
A thorough survey of grammatical principles and their application in both oral and written German. Prerequisite: German 203, 204, 207, 208 or Placement Test.

German 314 3 units (crs.)
History of the German Language
Historical background of standard High German and its relationship to local dialects. Relates the language to the history, culture, and geographical situation of German-speaking countries, and includes a section on German phonetics. Prerequisite: German 203, 204, 207 and 208 or Placement Test.

German 315 3 units (crs.)
Survey of German Literature I
From the oldest records to the Classical Period. Prerequisite: German 203, 204, 207 and 208 or Placement Test.

German 318 3 units (crs.)
Survey of German Literature II
From the Classical Period to Naturalism. Prerequisite: German 203, 204, 207 and 208 or Placement Test.

German 321 3 units (crs.)
Survey of German Literature III
From Naturalism to the present. Prerequisite: German 203, 204, 207 and 208 or Placement Test.

German 323 2-3 units (crs.)
Multicultural Germany
History and present situation of minority cultures in Germany. Readings include essays and short stories. Discussion of issues, texts, and films. Prerequisite: German 204 or consent of instructor.

German 325 2-3 units (crs.)
German Mass Media and Current Events
Intensive work with contemporary media (radio, television, magazines, and newspapers) in order to improve language skills and gain knowledge of current cultural themes in German-speaking countries. Prerequisite: German 301, 304 or consent of instructor.

German 330 3 units (crs.)
German Civilization
Lectures, discussions and selected readings dealing with the civilization and cultural history from the Germanic period to the present. Prerequisite: German 203, 204, 207 and 208 or Placement Test.

German 350 3 units (crs.)
Masterpieces of German Literature in English Translation
Reading and discussion of outstanding prose works including those of Mann, Kafka, and Hesse; plays from Lessing and Schiller to Brecht and Dürrenmatt.

German 351 3 units (crs.)
Honors: Masterpieces of German Literature in English Translation
Reading and discussion of outstanding prose works from German Literature including selections from Mann, Kafka, and Hesse; plays from Lessing and Schiller to Brecht and Dürrenmatt.

German 360 1-3 units (crs.)
Special Topics
Special topics in German. Course content to be designated by the instructor. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: German 204 or consent of instructor.

German 438 3 units (crs.)
The German Novelle
Reading and analysis of representative 19th and 20th century German prose works, noting literary trends of the time and showing their interdependence with the political situation of Germany. Prerequisite: German 315, 318 or 321.

German 445 3 units (crs.)
German Prose Works of the Twentieth Century
Reading and analysis of 20th Century prose works, showing how 20th Century thought is reflected in the writings of the leading German prose authors of the period. Prerequisite: German 315, 318 or 321.

German 446 1-3 units (crs.)
German Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

German 456 1-3 units (crs.)
Related Readings
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

German 474 1-6 units (crs.)
Honors Thesis
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study, e.g. a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be ‘Honors Thesis.' Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing. Maximum of 6 units (crs.).

I.COURSES IN JAPANESE


Japanese 110 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to Japanese I (HU)
Introduction to the Japanese language and way of thinking that underlies it. Four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing will provide an understanding of the Japanese and their unique way of communication. A variety of language experiences will be developed through extensive use of audio materials in the language laboratory.

Japanese 111 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to Japanese II (HU)
Continuation of the first term elementary course in spoken and written Japanese. In this course, the spoken language will be emphasized, but attention will also be given to reading and writing. Students enrolled are expected to have an active knowledge of hiragana and katakana from the previous term. Even though the main textbook in this course is written entirely in Romanization, hiraganation, katakana, and some kanji will be used in a class as means of writing Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 110

Japanese 210 4-5 units (crs.)
Intermediate Japanese I (HU)
Continuation of the first-year, introductory courses in spoken and written Japanese. Will count toward the Bachelor of Arts language requirement and General Education-Humanities: Foreign Language requirement. Prerequisite: Japanese 111.

Japanese 211 4-5 units (crs.)
Intermediate Japanese II (HU)
Continuation of the third term intermediate course in spoken and written Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 210.
Japanese 310 3-5 units (crs.)
Advanced Japanese I
Japanese 310 is the fifth semester course of modern Japanese. The main objective of this course is the continuous development of the four skills of communication. This course helps students expand their structural as well as sociolinguistic knowledge of the language. Prerequisite: Japanese 211 or consent of instructor.

Japanese 360 2-3 units (crs.)
Special Topics (in Japanese)
Course content to be designated by the instructor. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Japanese 204 or consent of instructor.

COURSES IN RUSSIAN

Russian 110 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to Russian I (HU))
Introduction to the land and the people through language study in a cultural context. The four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking treated with equal attention using a text supplemented with audio and visual materials relevant to the language and culture. Weekly attendance in the language lab is required as an integral part of the course. (4+1)

Russian 111 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to Russian II (HU)
Prerequisite: Russian 110. (4+1)

Russian 203 3-4 units (crs.)
Intermediate Structure and Expression (HU)
Structural review, development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Will count toward the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: Russian 111.

Russian 204 3-4 units (crs.)
Russian Intermediate Reading (HU)
Emphasis on reading and discussion of selected works of authors and/or materials of current interest. Will count toward fulfillment of the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: Russian 203.

Russian 350 3 units (crs.)
Masterpieces of Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature in English Translation (NW)
Masterpieces of the Russian novel, short story, drama, and poetry of the 19th century; works of Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and others. This course meets the 3 unit (cr.) requirement in non-western cultural content.

Russian 360 1-3 units (crs.)
Russian Special Topics
Special topics in Russian. Course content to be designated by the instructor.

Russian 375 3 units (crs.)
Masterpieces of Twentieth-Century Russian Literature in English Translation (NW)
The works of diverse 20th century writers are studied, such as Pasternak's 'Doctor Zhivago,' Bulgakov's 'The Master and Margarita,' Solzhenitsyn's 'The First Circle,' as well as some of the poetry of Evtushenko and Voznesensky.

Russian 446 1-3 units (crs.)
Russian Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

Russian 456 1-3 units (crs.)
Russian Related Study
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

Russian 474 1-6 units (crs.)
Honors Thesis
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study, e.g. a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be ‘Honors Thesis.' Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing. Maximum of 6 units (crs.).

COURSES IN SPANISH

The following courses may be offered both on campus and through study abroad programs: Spanish 301, 304, 309, 312, 332 and 363. Additional courses can also be taken abroad. See your academic advisor for more information.

Spanish 101 2 units (crs.)
Spanish IA/Project Success (HU)
Equivalent to the first half of Spanish 110 in content, but requires twice the amount of time to cover the material. Special early emphasis on Spanish sound system and corresponding written form. Emphasis on basic audio-lingual skills, acquisition of an active vocabulary, rapid reading for comprehension and fundamental concepts of grammar.

Spanish 102 2 units (crs.)
Spanish IB/Project Success (HU)
Equivalent to the second half of Spanish 110 in content, but requires twice the amount of time to cover the material. Prerequisite: Spanish 101 or consent of instructor.

Spanish 103 2 units (crs.)
Spanish IIA/Project Success (HU)
Equivalent to Spanish 111 in content and units (crs.), but requires twice the amount of time to cover the material. Prerequisite: Spanish 102 or consent of instructor.

Spanish 104 2 units (crs.)
Spanish IIB/Project Success (HU)
Equivalent to the second half of Spanish 111 in content, but requires twice the amount of time to cover the material. Prerequisite: Spanish 103 or consent of instructor.

Spanish 110 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to Spanish I (HU)
Emphasis on basic audio-lingual skills, acquisition of an active vocabulary, rapid reading for comprehension and fundamental concepts of grammar. (4+1)

Spanish 111 4 units (crs.)
Introduction to Spanish II (HU)
Prerequisite: Spanish 110 or Placement Test. (4+1)

Spanish 112 4 units (crs.)
Honors: Introduction of Spanish I (HU)
Emphasis on basic audio-lingual skills, acquisition of an active vocabulary, rapid reading for comprehension and fundamental concepts of grammar. Equivalent of Spanish 110 for students enrolled in the University Honors program. Prerequisite: University Honors status. (4+1)

Spanish 113 4 units (crs.)
Honors: Introduction to Spanish II (HU)
Emphasis on basic audio-lingual skills, acquisition of an active vocabulary, rapid reading for comprehension and fundamental concepts of grammar. Equivalent of Spanish 111 for students enrolled in the University Honors program. Prerequisite: Spanish 112 or 110 and University Honors status. (4+1)

Spanish 203 3 units (crs.)
Intermediate Structure and Expression (HU)
Structural review, development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Will count toward the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: Spanish 111 or Placement Test.

Spanish 204 3 units (crs.)
Intermediate Reading (HU)
Emphasis on reading and discussion of selected works of authors and/or materials of current interest. Will count toward fulfillment of the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: Spanish 203 or Placement Test.

Spanish 207 2 units (crs.)
Intermediate Conversation I (HU)
Emphasis on developing listening and speaking skills in everyday situations. Prerequisite: Spanish 111 or Placement Test. Strongly recommeded: Spanish 203 (concurrent enrollment).

Spanish 208 2 units (crs.)
Intermediate Conversation II (HU)
Continuation of Spanish 207. Prerequisite: Spanish 111 or Placement Test. Strongly recommended: Spanish 204 (concurrent enrollment).

Spanish 231 3 units (crs.)
Spanish for the Medical Profession
A course specifically designed to serve the diverse needs of medical personnel. Emphasizes oral communication with Spanish speaking patients and acquisition of a medical vocabulary. Prerequisite: Spanish 203 and 207.

Spanish 248 5 units (crs.)
Fourth Semester Spanish for CAPP Programs (HU)
An intensive two-semester course taught at high schools affiliated with the CAPP program featuring development of advanced intermediate conversational skills and reading skills through the study of works of Spanish and Spanish American literature and other appropriate materials. This course is a substitute for Spanish 204 and 208.

Spanish 301 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Composition and Conversation
Development of written and oral facility using materials in Spanish civilization. Prerequisite: Spanish 204.

Spanish 304 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Composition and Conversation II
Prerequisite: Spanish 301.

Spanish 307 3 units (crs.)
Spanish Phonetics
Survey of Spanish phonology and contrastive study of Spanish and English. Detailed phonetic analysis of allophones as determined by environment. Oral practice and improvement of pronunciation are important aspects of the course. Prerequisite: Spanish 204.

Spanish 308 3 units (crs.)
Business Spanish
Designed to provide an introduction to business and legal terminology and to acquaint students with vocational opportunities including Spanish banking, marketing, and credit document translations as well as legal translations. Includes a workshop emphasizing the composition and preparation of business correspondence and vouchers. Prerequisite: At least one 300 level Spanish class or consent of instructor.

Spanish 309 1-4 units (crs.)
Spanish Conversación Avanzada
An intensive oral course for advanced students conducted entirely in Spanish. Prerequisite: At least one 300 level Spanish class or consent of instructor.

Spanish 312 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Spanish Grammar
Thorough and specific survey of advanced grammatical principles with intensive examination of syntax and of constituents of the Spanish utterance. Prerequisite: Spanish 204 or equivalent.

Spanish 313 3 units (crs.)
Gramática Avanzada II
A continuation of the study of specific advanced grammatical principle and syntax. Prerequisite: Spanish 312.

Spanish 315 3 units (crs.)
Survey of Spanish Literature I
From the 11th century to the end of the 17th century. Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 318 3 units (crs.)
Survey of Spanish Literature II
From the 18th century to the present. Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or Spanish 313, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 320 3 units (crs.)
Survey of Latin-American Literature I
Introduction to the principal works and writers of the colonial period including Bernal Díaz del Castillo, El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 325 3 units (crs.)
Survey of Latin-American Literature II
Continuance of Spanish 320, a brief study of the definitive literature and authors from the 19th century to contemporary writings, including Sarmiento, Palma, Hernández, Martí, Darío, Borges, Fuentes, García Márquez, Allende, Neruda and Mistral. Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 332 3 units (crs.)
Spanish Civilization
Study of the geography and civilization of Spain to include Spanish history from the earliest settlers through our times, the evolution of Spanish society, painting, sculpture and architecture from pre-Roman times through our days, Spanish music from the Middle Ages to present-day folk-song, Spanish folklore, proverbs and tales, and the uniqueness of modern Spain. This course is taught exclusively in Spanish and is a prerequisite for the Oshkosh in Salamanca program.

Spanish 334 3 units (crs.)
Latin American Civilization
A broad survey of Latin America giving greater importance to the causes and effects of meaningful events on cultural development than to bare historical data. High priority will be given to demonstrating the unity of Latin American culture notwithstanding its varied contours. Present-day political, economical and social structure will also be emphasized in order to show the old and new facets of Latin American reality.

Spanish 335 3 units (crs.)
Mexican Civilization
A study of Mexican history, politics, geography, art, literature, music and customs. This course is taught exclusively in Spanish and is a prerequisite for students participating in the Study Program in Mexico. Prerequisite: Spanish 204.

Spanish 341 3 units (crs.)
Spanish for Medical Professions
A course specifically designed to serve the diverse needs of medical personnel. Emphasizes oral communication with Spanish-speaking patients and acquisition of medical vocabulary.

Spanish 342 3 units (crs.)
Spanish for Human Services
A course specifically designed to serve the diverse needs of human service personnel. Emphasizes oral communication with Spanish-speaking clients and acquisition of related vocabulary.

Spanish 343 3 units (crs.)
Spanish for Law Enforcement
A course specifically designed to serve the diverse needs of law enforcement personnel. Emphasizes oral communication in Spanish for personnel in the field of law enforcement.

Spanish 350 3 units (crs.)
Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation
The study of selected major works of Spanish literature belonging to many periods, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century including the works of Cervantes, Calderón, Galdós, Unamuno, and Lorca.

Spanish 360 1-3 units (crs.)
Spanish Special Topics
Literary Topics as announced. Previous topics include; Latin American Theatre of the 20th Century. History of the Spanish Language, Golden Age Theatre, and Modern Latin American Novel. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 361 3 units (crs.)
Special Topics in Spanish Linguistics: Optional Content
Topics in Spanish linguistics as announced. With a different subtitle, and the signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include Advanced Composition and Stylistics, Syntax and Lexicography and Advanced Grammar III. Prerequisite: Spanish 312 or consent of instructor.

Spanish 362 3 units (crs.)
Special Topics in Spanish Literature: Optional Content
Literary topics in Spanish literature as announced. With a different subtitle, and a signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include "Don Quijote", "lavida es sueno", El Libro de Buen Amor", La Celestina", and "Early Spanish Epic Poetry". Prerequisite: At least one 300-level literature course or consent of instructor.

Spanish 363 3 units (crs.)
Special Topics in Spanish Civilization: Optional Content
Topics in Spanish civilization as announced. With a different subtitle, and the signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include: An In-depth Study of the Cultural Impact of the "Road to Santiago", The Arabic Contribution to the Language and Culture of Spain", and "The Role of Humanism in 16th Century Spanish Culture". Prerequisite: Spanish 332, 334 or 335, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 364 3 units (crs.)
Special Topics in Latin American Literature: Optional Content
This course may be offered with different content. With a different subtitle, and the signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include Contemporary Mexican Literature, Literature of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, Latin American Novel, Indigenous and Indigenist Voices in Latin American Literature, Latin American Non-fiction, and Latin American Women Authors. Prerequisite: At least one 300-level literature course or consent of instructor. (3+0)

Spanish 365 3 units (crs.)
Special Topics in Latin American Civilization: Optional Content
Topics in Latin American Civilization as announced. This course may be offered with different content. With a different subtitle, and the signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include the interrelationship between folk customs, dress, beliefs, religious and secular ceremonies, in a given region of Latin America (i.e. the Caribbean, Southern Cone or Central America). Prerequisite: Spanish 332, 334 or 335, or consent of instructor. (3+0)

Spanish 375 3 units (crs.)
Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature in English Translation
The study of selected major works of Spanish American literature. Stress is placed on the works of major authors including Borges, Asturias, Sábato, García Márquez, Cortázar, Fuentes, Benedetti, Vargas-Llosa, Neruda and Paz.

Spanish 376 3 units (crs.)
Honors: Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature in Translation
An intensive study of selected major works of Spanish American literature. Stress is placed on the works of major authors including Borges, Asturias, Sábato, Garcíbato, García Márquez, Cortázar, Fuentes, Vargas-Llosa, Neruda and Paz.

Spanish 401 3 units (crs.)
Medieval and Renaissance Literature
Treatment of major prose and poetry from the 11th to the 16th century, including Poema de Mío Cid, La Celestina and the Libro de Buen Amor. Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 404 3 units (crs.)
Spanish Golden Age Literature
Study of Renaissance and Baroque 16th and 17th century masterpieces including Lazarillo and works of Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Calderón, Garcilaso, Góngora and Quevedo. Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 412 3 units (crs.)
The Twentieth Century
The study of Modern Spanish prose, drama and poetry beginning with the Generation of 98. Includes works of Baroja, Machado, Unamuno, Valle-Inclán, Ortega y Gasset Lorca, Cela and Matute. Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 420 3 units (crs.)
Latin American Short Story
A study of major authors and movements from the Romantic Period to the present day. Included are the works of Quiroga, Borges, Cortázar, Fuentes, and García Márquez. Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

Spanish 446 1-3 units (crs.)
Spanish Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

Spanish 456 1-3 units (crs.)
Spanish Related Readings
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

Spanish 474 1-6 units (crs.)
Honors: Thesis
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study, e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be ‘Honors Thesis.' Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing. Maximum of 6 units (crs.).
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