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Foreign Languages and Literature

Information

Information

Department Office: Radford, Room 315
Department Telephone: (920) 424-4004
Department Website: www.uwosh.edu/foreignlanguage

 

Code 41 or FRENCH, 42 or ARABIC, 43 or GERMAN, 44 or JAPANESE, 48 or RUSSIAN, 49 or SPANISH, 53 or ARAPAHO, 54 or SHOSHONE, 56 or CHINESE

Faculty

Faculty

Alvarez Gonzalez-Muntaner
Bryan  Hanai 
Cortes Hohbein-Deegen
Dcamp Lareau 
Dziedzic Louar  
Gier Wade-Sirabian
Gomez-Torres 

Degrees

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: None

Summary of Fields of Study

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 four majors: These are: 1) French, 2) German,  3) Japanese Studies, and 4) Spanish.

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

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

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

    • The Japanese Studies Major is offered in collaboration with UW-Whitewater.

  3. The Minor(s)

    • The Department offers seven 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; and 7) Spanish: Elementary and Secondary Education.

Admission/Graduation Requirements

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 Japanese and Spanish majors for special requirements. 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, or recommended by the DFLL:

    • French

      • Students are encouraged to study through the UW Stevens Point semester-long program in Caen, France and a shorter study abroad program in Canada at the Universite du Quebec a Chicoutimi.

    • German

      • Students are encouraged to study through the Wisconsin-Hessen Student Exchange.  

    • Spanish

      • The DFLL sponsors two study abroad programs: The Oshkosh in Salamanca (Spain) program held at the Universidad de Salamanca; and the Centro Tinku in Cusco, Peru. 

Prerequisites: Before applying to any of the programs, students wishing to participate should consult with the Office of International Education and/or the tour leader(s) for current information about any prerequisites.
  • Please consult chairperson and/or program coordinators for information regarding additional programs in French, German and Spanish or programs in other languages or visit the DFLL web page.

Required Core Courses

Required Core Courses

Foreign Language

    • French

      • French 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression I  3 crs.

      • French 204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II 3 crs.

    • German

      • German 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression I 3 crs.

      • German 204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II 3 crs.

    • Japanese

      •  Japanese 210 Introduction to Japanese III and lab 4 crs.

          • Japanese 211 Intermediate Japanese I and lab 4 crs.

          • Japanese 310 Intermediate Japanese II 3 crs.

          • Japanese 311 Intermediate Japanese III 3 cr.

    • Spanish

      • Spanish 203 Intermediate Structure and Expression I 3 crs.

      • Spanish 204 Intermediate Structure and Expression II 3 crs.

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 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(11), 210 (8), 211(12), 300 level (14-16). Note:  Some exceptions may apply as not all 300 level courses qualify for retroactive credit.


        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). To receive retroactive units (crs.), the student must apply at Radford Hall 315 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 Literature.

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

    The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

    The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

    French Major

    Recommended for students who seek a rich foundation in the language, literature and civilization of France and the Francophone countries.  A double major (ex: French/Journalism) is a plus for a rewarding career within a global context.

    • Required Units (crs.): 33 minimum

    • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses (203 and 204) listed above, see following paragraphs for the list of courses in each specific area.

      • 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 301, 304, 306, 312 (12 crs.)
          • Two literature courses (6 crs.) from: 315, 318, 321.
          • Two cultural courses (6 crs.) from: 308, 309, 330, 331.
        • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's upper level offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement (3 crs.)

      • 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 301,  303, 304, 306, 312, 330 or 331.        (18 crs.)

          • One literature course (3 crs.) from: 315, 318, 321.

          • One additional culture course (3 crs.) from: 308, 309.

        • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's upper level offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement (3 crs.)

          • Comment:

            The Department encourages students to participate in the UW Stevens Point spring semester in Caen; other options are the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi programs or other programs in France. Students considering graduate work in French, Comparative Literature or Foreign Language Education should consult with French program faculty.

      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.): 33 minimum

      • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses (203 and 204) 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 encouraged to participate in one of the many study abroad opportunities offered through the Wisconsin-Hessen Student Exchange.  

        • 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.

        1. Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:

          • German 301, 304, 306, 312 (12 crs.)

          • Two literature courses from: 308, 315, 318, 321, 327  (6 crs.)

          • Two culture courses from: 313, 323, 325, 330 (6 crs.)

        2. Electives: 314 or 360, or sufficient courses to meet  minimum requirement.
        • 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.

        1. Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:

          • German 301, 304, 306, 308, 312, 314, 330 (21 crs.)

          • One additional literature course (3 crs.)

          • One additional culture course (3 crs.)

       Japanese Major

      Collaborative Japanese Studies Major with UW Whitewater.  Recommended for students who wish to pursue diverse interests and career goals in Computer Science, Education, Foreign Service, International Studies, Journalism, Radio-TV-Film, tourism, or to complement other fields of study including Art, Environmental Studies, History, Literature, Political Science and Religious Studies.

      • Required Units (cr.): 33 Minimum, plus 2.25 GPA minimum in all courses applied to major.
      • Required Courses:  In addition to the Core Courses, Japanese 210, 211, 310, 311 (14 credits).
      • Japanese Culture in Global Context: One course from: Art 317, English 221, or English 361 (3-credits)
      • Japanese History and Culture:  Three courses from: Env. Studies/English 244, History 375, History 376, Japanese 315, Rel. Studies, 337, Rel. Studies 344, Rel. Studies 345 (nine credits)
      • Capstone – Japanese 464 (three credits) Senior thesis in Japanese Studies.
      • Electives (4-6 credits):  Select from Japanese 305, 320, 360, 446, or courses not already taken in History and Culture above.
      • Comment: All majors will be encouraged to participate in study abroad exchanges of one or two semesters and short-term travel study programs.

      Spanish Major

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

      • Required Units (crs.): 33 minimum Liberal Arts, and 36 minimum Secondary Education Emphasis. 
        • Students can only register for a maximum of two literature courses per semester.
        • In order to count towards the major, students must have a minimum of a 2.00 GPA in each 300-400 level course taken.
        • Students can only register for a maximum of two literature courses per semester.
      • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses (203 and 204 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:

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

        • Spanish Major (Liberal Arts Emphasis) 33 crs.

          Recommended for students who are pursuing careers in Political Science, Criminal Justice, International Business, Library Science, Tourism, Nursing, Social Work, Foreign Service, Translating, Journalism, Radio-TV 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 (6 crs.):

          • Spanish 300, 312, 301; or for native speakers, 310, 311, 301 ( 9 crs.)

          • Literature Emphasis: 314; plus three literature courses, and two optional language or civilization courses (18 crs.)

          • Language Emphasis: 314 and one additional literature course; Four courses of language and civilization, with at least three being language (18 crs.)

          • Language and Literature Emphasis:  314 plus two additional literature courses; two language courses; one optional language or civilization. (18 credits).

        • Comment:

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

        • Spanish Major (Secondary Education Emphasis)        36 crs.

          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          (6 crs.)

          • Spanish 312, 300, and 301; or for native speakers, 310, 311 and 301 (9 credits)

          • Literature emphasis: Required 314, plus three additional literature courses; 307 and one civilization course, and one optional language or civilization course. (21 credits)

          • Language emphasis: Required 314 plus one additional literature course; 307, 313 and; at least one civilization course; plus two additional courses of language or civilization, (at least one being language) (21 credits)
          • Language and Literature emphasis: Required 314, plus two additional literature courses; 307 and one civilization course; two additional courses (minimum one language course) (21 credits)
        • Comment:

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

          The Minor(s)

          The 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.): 21 minimum
          • Required Courses:
            • French 203, 204 (core courses),  two language courses from 301, 303, 304, or 312 (6 crs.); one literature course from 315, 318, or 321 (3 crs.); one culture course from 306, 308, 309, 330 or 331 (3 crs.); plus one elective from upper-level French offerings (3 crs.) 

          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.): 21 minimum

          • Required Courses:

            • French 203, 204 (core courses), three language courses from: French 301, 303, 304, 312; one literature course from: French 315, 318, or 321; one culture course from 306 or 308, 309, 330 or 331. 

          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.): 21 minimum

          • Required Courses:

            • German 203, 204 (core courses); two language courses from: German 301, 304, 312, 314; one literature course from: 308, 315, 318, 321, 327; one culture course from:  306, 313, 323, 325, 330.
          • Electives: One elective from upper-level German offerings.

          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.): 21 minimum

          • Required Courses:

            • German 203, 204 (core courses); three language courses from:  German 301, 304, 312, 314; one literature course from: 308, 315, 318, 321, 327; one culture course from 306, 313, 323, 325, 330.

          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 two courses from the following: Art 317, English 221, 240, 361/561, Environmental Studies/English 244, History 375, 376, International Studies 312, Japanese 305, 311, 315, 320, 360, Religious Studies 337, 344,  345.

          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.): 21 minimum

            • In order to count towards the minor, students must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in each 300-400 level course taken.
          • Required Courses:

            • Spanish 203, 204 (core courses)
            • Spanish 300, 312, 301 ; or for native speakers, 310, 311, 301       (9 crs.)
          • Electives: Sufficient courses (6 crs.)  from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement: All electives must be upper level courses. Spanish 360 Special Topics, may be repeated for credit, however only one class from the "service courses" (341, 342, 343) may be counted toward the major or minor.

          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.): 24 minimum

            • In order to count towards the minor, students must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in each 300-400 level course taken.
          • Required Courses:

            • Spanish 203, 204 (core courses)
            • Spanish 300, 312, 301; or for native speakers, 310, 311, 301        (9 crs.) 
          • Electives: Sufficient courses from the Department's offerings to meet the Minimum Requirement (9 crs.) All electives must be upper level courses. Spanish 360 Special Topics, may be repeated for credit, however only one class from the "service courses" (341, 342, 343) may be counted toward the major or minor.

          Course Offering(s)

          Course Offering(s)

          Courses in Arabic

          The following courses may be offered both on campus and through study abroad programs: 
          Arabic

          Arabic   110                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to Arabic I (HU) (XC) (NW)

          This course will introduce the student to the basics of Arabic grammar, beginning with the alphabet and introductory elements of conversation.  We will focus on reading, writing, speaking and listening skills through a combination of exercises in class, lab and individual work by students.

           

           

          Arabic   111                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to Arabic II (HU) (XC) (NW)

          This course will teach the student more basics of Arabic grammar, and elements of conversation and reinforce knowledge gained in Arabic 110.  It will focus on reading, writing, speaking and listening skills through a combination of exercises in class, lab and individual work by students.  Prerequisite: Arabic 110

           

           

          Arabic   210                                           4 (crs.)

          Intermediate Arabic I (HU) (XC) (NW)

          Continuation of the first-year, introductory courses in spoken and written Arabic. Will count toward fulfillment of the Bachelor of Arts language requirement.  Prerequisite: Arabic 111.

           

           

          Arabic   211                                           4 (crs.)

          Intermediate Arabic II (HU)(XC)(NW)

          Continuation of the third term intermediate course in spoken and written Arabic.  Will count toward fulfillment of the Bachelor of Arts language requirement.  Prerequisite: Arabic 210.

          Courses in Arapaho

          Arapaho   110                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to Arapaho Language I

          This introductory course is designed to acquaint students with the basic sounds and symbols that comprise the Arapaho language. Since the spoken word and written record are of equal importance in the perpetuation of the language, both will be stressed and students must demonstrate the importance of both forms of communication. Students will also examine certain Arapaho cultural beliefs that are necessary in the context of learning the language. The Salzmann system of phonology and morphology will be utilized as a basis of instruction. This course is only available to Wind River Tribal College students.

           

           

          Arapaho   111                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to Arapaho Language II

          Arapaho Language II is a continuation of Arapaho Language I, in which students should have the working knowledge of the Salzmann alphabet, sound system and written system to accomplish spoken phrase/dialogue in pronunciation in the proper Arapaho manner and emphasis will be on paragraph formation. Prerequisite: Arapaho 110. This course is only available to Wind River Tribal College students.

           

           

          Arapaho   210                                           4 (crs.)

          Intermediate Arapaho Language I

          Intermediate Arapaho Language I is a continuation of Intro to Arapaho Language II in which students will demonstrate mastery of the Salzmann System through properly articulating the correct pronunciations and responding to conversational Arapaho in addition to demonstrating a high level of mastery of reading and writing Arapaho. Prerequisite: Intro to Arapaho Language II or placement. This course is only available to Wind River Tribal College students.

           

          Courses in Chinese

          Chinese   110                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to Chinese I (HU) (XC) (NW)

          Introduction to the Chinese language and Chinese characters. Students will be able to understand and carry on simple conversations using the Chinese language and also read and write simple sentences and paragraphs.

           

           

          Chinese   111                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to Chinese II (HU) (XC) (NW)

          Students will gain proficiency in reading, speaking, understanding and writing. By the end of this class, students will gain the correct pronunciation and accuracy of the writing system. Students will gain a general understanding of Chinese grammar and structure of sentences, be able to read and write short letters and make entries in a journal. Prerequisite: Chinese 110 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Chinese   210                                           4 (crs.)

          Intermediate Chinese (HU) (XC) (NW)

          Students will build on skills they have developed in Chinese 111. The emphasis will be on increasing students' proficiency in speaking, reading and writing the Chinese language. Students will gain a general understanding of Chinese grammar and the structure of sentences at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: Chinese 111 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Chinese   211                                           4 (crs.)

          Intermediate Chinese (HU) (XC) (NW)

          Students will build on skills they have developed in Chinese 210. The primary objective for students in Chinese 211 is to further improve all four aspects of language acquisition: speaking, listening, reading and writing. However, this course places particular emphasis on Chinese oral communication skills. Students will be required to work on speaking and listening activities individually or in a group on a daily basis in order to facilitate and enhance interpersonal and interpretive skills. Students will gain a further understanding of Chinese grammar and the structure of sentences appropriate at the advanced intermediate level. Prerequisite: Chinese 210 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Chinese   310                                           4 (crs.)

          Intermediate Chinese III

          Students will improve all four aspects of language acquisition: speaking and listening as well as reading and writing. They will continue to consolidate and build on the skills they have acquired in Chinese 211. Students will be working with different partners and in small groups daily to facilitate as much conversation as possible. Grammar topics will also be systematically reviewed. The course will give students the opportunity to apply what they have learned by focusing oral and written work focusing on comparison and contrast, narration and navigating social situations related to topic areas discussed in the course. Prerequisite: Chinese 211 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Chinese   311                                           4 (crs.)

          Intermediate Chinese IV

          In Chinese 311, students will continue improving in all four aspects of language acquisition: speaking and listening as well as reading and writing. They will continue to consolidate and build on the skills acquired in Chinese 310. Students will be working with different partners and in small groups daily to facilitate as much conversation as possible. Grammar topics will also be systematically reviewed. By the end of the semester, each student should feel much more comfortable when hearing the Chinese language and should also be able to speak on a variety of topics and issues covered in this course. Prerequisite: Chinese 310 or consent of instructor.

           

          Courses in Foreign Languages

          Foreign Lang & Lit All   120                                         3 (crs.)

          Bordercrossing and Migrant Identities in the Americas (XC) (ES) (HU)

          This course will address the signature question: How do people understand and bridge cultural difference? The context for discussion will be the Americas and our focus will be on "borders" geographic, national, cultural, social, personal borders and "migration" or bordercrossing.

           

           

          Foreign Lang & Lit All   122                                         3 (crs.)

          Sustainable Development Discourses in Colonial Latin America (XC) (HU)

          This Quest 1 course will explore how language and cultural background shape our views of the environment. Views of ethnic identity and environment were different for the Spaniards who arrived to what we call Latin America during the sixteenth century, than for the Indigenous people. Analysis of what constitutes "nature" and "sense of place" from different perspectives (literary, sociological, ecological and historical) will be the main focus of the course through written primary and secondary texts, films and a variety of other media.

          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 (crs.)

          Introduction French I (HU) (XC)

          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.

           

           

          French   111                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to French II (HU) (XC)

          Prerequisite: French 110 or Placement Test. (4+1)

           

           

          French   203                                           3 (crs.)

          Intermediate Structure and Expression I (HU) (XC)

          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. Strongly recommended:  French 208 or 209 (concurrent enrollment)

           

           

          French   204                                           3 (crs.)

          Intermediate Structure and Expression (HU) (XC)

          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 (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 (crs.)

          Vignettes Culturelles

          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 (crs.)

          Fourth Semester French for CAPP Programs (HU) (XC)

          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 (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 (crs.)

          French Phonetics and Pronunciation

          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 (crs.)

          Advanced Composition

          An advanced course in writing French with emphasis on the elements of style. Prerequisite: French 204.

           

           

          French   306                                           3 (crs.)

          Contemporary France

          The focus of this course will be primarily the politics, culture and society of present-day France. Through the study and discussion of authentic texts, newspaper and magazine excerpts, as well as audio and video broadcasts, students will gain knowledge of specific social norms and political contexts that make it possible to understand current events and present-day French institutions. The course will include a number of themes, such as immigration, religious diversity, education, economy, science and technology, etc. We will conclude by studying the most recent transformations in French identity and politics, and the important role France plays within the European Union. Prerequisites: French 204 (or equivalent) or instructor's consent.

           

           

          French   308                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: French 301 and 304 or 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          French   309                                           3 (crs.)

          French-Speaking Societies and Cultures

          This course examines various aspects of French-speaking countries-history, geography, politics, education, economy, media or tourism through the study and discussion of authentic texts, essays, film, art, newspaper and magazine excerpts, as well as audio and video broadcasts. Prerequisites: French 204, 248 (or equivalent) or instructor's permission.

           

           

          French   312                                           3-5 (crs.)

          Advanced French Grammar

          French 312, Advanced French Grammar.  Prerequisites: French 204, or 248 with a grade of B or better.

           

           

          French   315                                           3 (crs.)

          Medieval and Early Modern French Literature

          Introduction to the major works of French literature from the Middle Ages to the Revolution. Prerequisites: French 301 and 304 or 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          French   318                                           3 (crs.)

          French Literature of the 18th and 19th Centuries

          Reading major works of French literature of the 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisites: French 301 and 304 or 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          French   321                                           3 (crs.)

          French & Francophone Literature of the 20th Century to the Present

          This course will focus on contemporary French and Francophone literature. We will study works by the most representative authors both from France, French Canada, the Maghreb countries, as well as from the French Caribbean (French Antilles). Students will be exposed to a variety of literary genres (prose, poetry, drama) and a variety of literary theories (post-modernism, structuralism, deconstruction, etc.). In addition to developing the students' literary and critical skills, the course will also help further develop speaking, writing and listening comprehension skills. 321 will offer an additional elective option for both the French major and minor. Prerequisites: French 301 and 304 or 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          French   330                                           3 (crs.)

          French Civilization

          An exploration of the evolution of French and francophone cultures and societies. Prerequisites: French 301 and 304 or 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          French   331                                           3 (crs.)

          La Civilisation française à travers les arts

          A review of French society as it is reflected through the various arts. Prerequisites: French 301 and 304 or 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          French   350                                           3 (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 (crs.)

          Honors: Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation

          Variable themes selected from major works of French literature.

           

           

          French   360                                           1-3 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (crs.)

          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 (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 six 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 (crs.)

          Introduction to German I (HU) (XC)

          Introduction to 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 (crs.)

          Introduction to German II (HU) (XC)

          Prerequisite: German 110 or Placement Test. (4+1)

           

           

          German   203                                           3 (crs.)

          Intermediate Structure and Expression I (HU) (XC)

          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.

           

           

          German   204                                           3 (crs.)

          Intermediate Structure and Expression II (HU) (XC)

          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 (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 (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 (crs.)

          Fourth Semester German for CAPP Programs (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Advanced Composition and Conversation I

          Development of written and oral facility using materials in German civilization. Prerequisite: German 204, consent of instructor, or Placement Test.

           

           

          German   304                                           3-5 (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 204, consent of instructor or Placement Test or German 248 with a grade of B or better.

           

           

          German   306                                           3 (crs.)

          Landeskunde: Introduction to the German Speaking World

          An introduction to the cultures of the German speaking countries with a focus on the development of communicative competency. Conducted in German. Prerequisites: German 204

           

           

          German   308                                           3 (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 (crs.)

          Advanced Grammar

          A thorough survey of grammatical principles and their application in both oral and written German. Prerequisite: German 204, consent of instructor or Placement Test.

           

           

          German   313                                           3 (crs.)

          Business German

          An introduction to Business German focusing on the development of communicative competency in a variety of business situations as well as relevant cultural knowledge.n Conducted in German. Prerequisites: German 301 and 304, 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          German   314                                           3 (crs.)

          German Phonetics

          Discussion of the sound system of German and intensive practice in pronunciation, as well as introductory study of the background of standard High German in historical, cultural and geographical context. Prerequisite: German 204, consent of instructor.

           

           

          German   315                                           3 (crs.)

          Medieval and Early Modern German Literature

          From the oldest records to the Classical Period. Prerequisites: German 301 and 304, 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          German   318                                           3 (crs.)

          German Literature of the Late 18th and 19th Centuries

          From the Classical Period to Naturalism. Prerequisites: German 301 and 304, 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          German   321                                           3 (crs.)

          German Literature from the Twentieth Century to the Present

          From Naturalism to the present. Prerequisites: German 301 and 304, 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          German   323                                           2-3 (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 (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.  Prerequisites: German 301 and 304, 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          German   327                                           3 (crs.)

          The German Fairy Tale Tradition

          An introduction to fairy tales in German culture focusing on the development of the genre and the central role of the Brothers Grimm. Conducted in German. Prerequisite: German 204

           

           

          German   330                                           3 (crs.)

          German Civilization

          Lectures, discussions and selected readings dealing with the civilization and cultural history from the Germanic period to the present. Prerequisites: German 301 and 304, 301 and 312, or 304 and 312, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          German   350                                           3 (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 (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 (crs.)

          Special Topics

          Special topics in German. Course content to be designated by the instructor. May be repeated with different content for credit. Prerequisite: German 204 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          German   438                                           3 (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 (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 (crs.)

          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 (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 (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 six units (crs.).

           

          Courses in Japanese

          Japanese   110                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to Japanese I (HU) (XC) (NW)

          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 (crs.)

          Introduction to Japanese II (HU) (XC) (NW)

          This is a four-credit course which serves as a 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. Prerequisite: Japanese 110

           

           

          Japanese   210                                           4-5 (crs.)

          Introduction to Japanese III (HU) (XC) (NW)

          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 (crs.)

          Intermediate Japanese I (HU) (XC) (NW)

          Continuation of the third term introductory course in spoken and written Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 210.

           

           

          Japanese   248                                           5 (crs.)

          Fourth Semester Japanese For CAPP Programs (XC) (NW)

          An intensive two-semester course taught at high schools affiliated with the CAPP program featuring development of intermediate conversational skills and reading and writing skills through the study of the Japanese Language and other appropriate materials. This course is a substitute for Japanese 211.  Prerequisite: Equivalent of Japanese 210.

           

           

          Japanese   305                                           3 (crs.)

          Basic Kanji in Context

          This three-credit course aims to assist student-learning of kanji to improve their reading and writing skills in Japanese. Learning kanji is one of the most challenging parts in learning Japanese due to its ideographical nature. In reality, however, mastering kanji greatly helps learners improve their reading skills and accelerates learning. In this course, students focus on mastering approximately 350 basic kanji in context selected by the instructor. Prerequisite: Japanese 111 or consent of the instructor.

           

           

          Japanese   310                                           3-5 (crs.)

          Intermediate Japanese II

          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. Prerequisites: Japanese 211 or consent of instructor, or 248 with grade of B or better.

           

           

          Japanese   311                                           3 (crs.)

          Intermediate Japanese III

          Continuation of the fifth semester intermediate course in spoken and written Japanese: the main objective of this course is the continuous development of the four skills of communication, reading, writing, listening and speaking. This course will help students expand their structural as well as sociolinguistic knowledge of Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 310 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Japanese   315                                           3 (crs.)

          Bilingual Approaches to Japanese Culture and Society

          This is a bilingual (English-Japanese) culture course where students learn various aspects of Japanese culture and society, and at the same time, improve their reading, writing and presentation skills in the Japanese language. Reading and writing assignments are given both in Japanese and English while online class discussions are primarily conducted in English. Prerequisite: Japanese 310 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Japanese   320                                           3 (crs.)

          Advanced Japanese I

          Continuation of the sixth semester intermediate course in spoken and written Japanese. The main objective of this course is the continuous development of the four skills of communication; reading, writing, listening and speaking. This course will help students expand their structural as well as sociolinguistic knowledge of Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 311 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Japanese   360                                           1-3 (crs.)

          Special Topics in Japanese

          Course content to be designated by the instructor. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Japanese 210 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Japanese   446                                           1-3 (crs.)

          Independent Study

          See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites and proper contract form requirements. Prerequisite: Japanese 310 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Japanese   464                                           3 (crs.)

          Senior Thesis in Japanese Studies

          This course will guide Japanese Studies majors in conducting a senior research project and producing a research paper in Japanese based on their original research on a specific topic. This final individual project intends to integrate knowledge and skills acquired in Japanese Studies courses, as well as to provide an in-depth exploration of a topic of the student's special interest. Students will also advance their spoken Japanese and be required to make an oral presentation of the research results at the end of the semester. Prerequisite: Japanese 311 or consent of instructor.

           

          Courses in Russian

          Russian   110                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to Russian I (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Introduction to Russian II (HU) (XC)

          Prerequisite: Russian 110. (4+1)

           

           

          Russian   203                                           3-4 (crs.)

          Intermediate Structure and Expression (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Russian Intermediate Reading (HU) (XC)

          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 (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 three unit (cr.) requirement in non-western cultural content.

           

           

          Russian   360                                           1-3 (crs.)

          Russian Special Topics

          Special topics in Russian. Course content to be designated by the instructor.

           

           

          Russian   375                                           3 (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 (crs.)

          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 (crs.)

          Related Readings

          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 (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 six units (crs.).

           

          Courses in Shoshone

          Shoshone   110                                           4 (crs.)

          Introduction to Shoshone Language I

          Shoshone Language I is an introductory course in which students will learn the linguistic and phonetic system of speaking and writing the Shoshone language. Shoshone alphabet sounds and cultural understanding of the Wind River Shoshones will be emphasized in this course. This course is only available to Wind River Tribal College students.

           

          Courses in Spanish

          The following courses may be offered both on campus and through study abroad programs:

          Spanish 301, 304, 309, 312, 332, 363. Additional courses can also be taken abroad. See your academic adviser for more information.

           

          Spanish   101                                           2 (crs.)

          Spanish 1a - Project Success (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Spanish 1b - Project Success (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Spanish 11a - Project Success (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Spanish 11b - Project Success (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Introduction to Spanish I (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Introduction to Spanish II (HU) (XC)

          Prerequisite: Spanish 110 or Placement Test. (4+1)

           

           

          Spanish   112                                           4 (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 (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 Spanish 110 and University Honors status. (4+1)

           

           

          Spanish   203                                           3 (crs.)

          Intermediate Structure and Expression I (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Intermediate Structure and Expression II (HU) (XC)

          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 (crs.)

          Intermediate Conversation I (HU)

          Emphasis on developing listening and speaking skills in everyday situations. Prerequisite: Spanish 111 or Placement Test. Strongly recommended: Spanish 203 (concurrent enrollment).

           

           

          Spanish   208                                           2 (crs.)

          Intermediate Conversation II (HU)

          Continuation of Spanish 207. Prerequisite: Spanish 111 or Placement Test. Strongly recommended: Spanish 204 (concurrent enrollment).

           

           

          Spanish   248                                           5 (crs.)

          Fourth Semester Spanish for CAPP Programs (HU) (XC)

          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   300                                           3 (crs.)

          Conversaciones Culturales

          Within the Spanish major and minor, this course will be considered the first advanced conversation course. It will be based on both Latin American and Spanish cultural aspects through a selection of texts and audiovisual materials. This course is intended to build students' speaking skills, vocabulary and understanding of Hispanic cultures. Prerequisites: Spanish 204 or 248 (or equivalent) or instructor permission.

           

           

          Spanish   301                                           3 (crs.)

          Advanced Composition I

          Development of writing skills through composition tasks. This course also includes a grammar review. Prerequisites: Spanish 310 or 312, or Spanish 310 or 312 to be taken concurrently with 301, or permission of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   304                                           3 (crs.)

          Advanced Composition II

          This course is the continuation of 49-301. Development of writing skills through composition tasks. This course also includes a grammar review component. 

          Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   307                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   308                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   309                                           1-4 (crs.)

          Advanced Spanish Conversation

          An intensive oral course for advanced students conducted entirely in Spanish. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   310                                           3 (crs.)

          Spanish For Native Speakers I

          This course is intended for native speakers only and it is the equivalent of 312. Thorough and specific survey of advanced grammatical principles with focus on writing and reading skills and certain grammatical forms that tend to present difficulties to native speakers. Students cannot earn credit for both Spanish 312 and Spanish 310. Prerequisites: Spanish 204 or 248 with a grade of B or better, instructor consent or placement test.

           

           

          Spanish   311                                           3 (crs.)

          Spanish For Native Speakers II

          This course is intended for native speakers only and it is the equivalent of 313. A continuation of the study of specific advanced grammatical principles and syntax. Students cannot earn credit for both Spanish 313 and Spanish 311. Prerequisites: Spanish 310 or instructor's consent.

           

           

          Spanish   312                                           3-5 (crs.)

          Advanced Spanish Grammar I

          Thorough and specific survey of advanced grammatical principles with intensive examination of syntax and of constituents of the Spanish utterance. Students cannot earn credit for both Spanish 312 and Spanish 310. Prerequisite: Spanish 204, or 248 with a grade of B or better.

           

           

          Spanish   313                                           3 (crs.)

          Advanced Spanish Grammar II

          A continuation of the study of specific advanced grammatical principle and syntax. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   314                                           3 (crs.)

          Introduction to Spanish & Latin American Literature

          An introductory course to the study of Spanish and Latin American Literature that concentrates on questions of genre (narrative, poetry, drama and essay) and periodization. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 301, and 312; or Spanish 300, and 312, and 301 may be taken concurrently or consent of instructor OR Spanish 310, 311, and 301; or Spanish 310 and 311, and concurrently with 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   315                                           3 (crs.)

          Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature

          From the 11th century to the end of the 17th century. Prerequisite: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   318                                           3 (crs.)

          Spanish Literature 18th Century to the Present

          From the 18th century to the present. Prerequisite:  Prerequisite: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   320                                           3 (crs.)

          Latin American Literatures from the Pre-Columbian to Colonial Period

          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: Prerequisite: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   325                                           3 (crs.)

          Latin American Literatures from the 19th Century to the Present

          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: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   327                                           3 (crs.)

          Hispanic Short Story

          Short stories from both Spain and Latin America are read and analyzed. Literary production of the 19th and 20th centuries is emphasized. Writers may include Lillo, Dario, Becquer, Quiroga, Pardo Bazan, Cortazar, Garcia Marquez, Castellanos, Borges, among others. Prerequisite: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   331                                           3 (crs.)

          Culture and Civilization of Latin America Project Success (HU)

          The course explores various aspects of the culture and civilization of Latin America and the Caribbean. Assorted readings and videos will provide a background for class discussions of the course topics. Course is exclusively designed for students of Project Success. This course can be taken concurrently with Spanish 103 and/or Spanish 104. The course content will be conducted partially in Spanish and English. Prerequisite: Completion of Spanish 102.

           

           

          Spanish   332                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   334                                           3 (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. This course is taught exclusively in Spanish. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   335                                           3 (crs.)

          Mexican Civilization

          A study of Mexican history, politics, geography, art, literature, music and customs. This course is taught exclusively in Spanish. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   341                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   342                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   343                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   350                                           3 (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   351                                           3 (crs.)

          Latin American Literature and Film

          This course includes films and literary texts from and on Latin America. Texts and films will be analyzed from a cultural and social perspective.  Prerequisite: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   352                                           3 (crs.)

          Latin American Women Writers

          A study of some of the major Latin American Women Writers from the colonial period through independence to contemporary Latin America. The course analyzes topics related to feminism, history, politics, sexuality, national identity and society in a variety of genres. Prerequisite: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   360                                           1-3 (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 310 or 312 or 313 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   361                                           3 (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. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   362                                           3 (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", "lahvida es sueno", "El Libro de Buen Amor", "La Celestina", and "Early Spanish Epic Poetry". Prerequisite: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   363                                           3 (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". Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   364                                           3 (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: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor. (3+0)

           

           

          Spanish   365                                           3 (crs.)

          Special Topics in Latin American Civilization: Option 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). Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor. (3+0)

           

           

          Spanish   371                                           3 (crs.)

          Introduction to Translation

          An introduction to the practice of translation (English-Spanish and Spanish-English). Texts used incorporate terminology related to medical, legal, and business Spanish. This course is also a revision of advanced grammatical concepts. Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   372                                           3 (crs.)

          Spanish in the US

          A study of the current situation of the Spanish language in the U.S. The history of the Spanish language in the U.S. and the sociolinguistics features of the largest Spanish-speaking communities are the main focus of this course. The so-called "spanglish", bilingual education, language and legislation, and mass media in Spanish will also be discussed. This course is taught exclusively in Spanish. Prerequisites: A) Spanish 300, 312, and 301 or consent of instructor (non native speakers) B) Spanish 310, 311, and 301 or consent of instructor (native speakers).

           

           

          Spanish   375                                           3 (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 (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 (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: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   404                                           3 (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: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   412                                           3 (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: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   420                                           3 (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: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

           

           

          Spanish   446                                           1-3 (crs.)

          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 (crs.)

          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 (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 six units (crs.).

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