Department of Modern Languages

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French

FRN 101 Elementary French I3 Credit hours   

Pronunciation, conversation, reading, and composition with emphasis on aural/oral development.

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FRN 102 Elementary French II3 Credit hours   

Pronunciation, conversation, reading, and composition with emphasis on aural/oral development.

Pre-req: FRN 101 with a minimum grade of C.

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FRN 112 Basic French3 Credit hours   

Combination of French 101 and 102. Students completing the coure with a grade of C or better are awarded three additional hours of credit toward graduation.

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FRN 203 Intermediate French III3 Credit hours   

Continuation on the intermediate level of the basic language skills: pronunciation, conversation, reading, and composi- tion with emphasis on aural/oral development.

Pre-req: FRN 102 with a minimum grade of C or FRN 112 with a minimum grade of C.

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FRN 204 Intermediate French IV3 Credit hours   

Development of practical conversational skills, reading for comprehension, and directed composition.

Pre-req: FRN 203 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Foreign Language
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FRN 240 Bison image  French Society & Life3 Credit hours   

Selected topics relating to culture and life in the French- speaking countries. Lectures, readings, and discussions in English.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, International
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FRN 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 304 Masterpieces in Trans3 Credit hours   

This course deals with major works of French literature and requires no prior background in French literature history. The course will be conducted in English.

Attributes: Literature
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FRN 305 Intro to FRN Comp & Conv3 Credit hours   

Writing/Speaking intensive course designed to develop communicative skills and review language fundamentals acquired in FRN 101 - 204 sequence (2 years). Course taught in French. PR: FRN 204)

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 306 Intro to FRN Comp & Conv3 Credit hours   

Writing/Speaking intensive course designed to develop communicative skills and review language fundamentals acquired in FRN 101 - 204 sequence (2 years). Course taught in French. (PR: FRN 204)

Pre-req: FRN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
FRN 315 Adv Grammar & Composition3 Credit hours   

Study of idioms, grammatical structure, and syntax with em- phasis on free composition, use of language laboratory, and formal study of the art of translation from English to French.

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 316 Adv Grammar & Composition3 Credit hours   

Study of idioms, grammatical structure, and syntax with em- phasis on free composition, use of language laboratory, and formal study of the art of translation from English to French.

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 317 Survey French Literature3 Credit hours   

A study of important literary movements, representative authors and their works from the Middle Ages to present.

Pre-req: FRN 204.

Attributes: Literature
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FRN 318 Survey French Literature3 Credit hours   

A study of important literary movements, representative authors and their works from the Middle Ages to present.

Pre-req: FRN 204.

Attributes: Literature
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FRN 323 Adv Frn Gram & Oral Com3 Credit hours   

Analysis of grammatical structures and introduction to phonetics. Oral and written exercises, presentations, and discussion. Course conducted mainly in French. (PR: FRN 204)

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 324 Adv Frn Gram & Oral Com3 Credit hours   

Analysis of grammatical structure and introduction to phonetics. Oral and written exercises, presentations, and discussion. Course conducted mainly in French. (PR: FRN 204)

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 335 Frn Civilization and Culture3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 336 Frn Civilization and Culture3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 401 17th Century French Theater3 Credit hours   

Study of representative plays by the classical dramatists Corneille, Moliere, and Racine. This course is conducted entirely in French.

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

Attributes: Literature
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FRN 402 18th Century French Lit3 Credit hours   

Study of representative works by the philosophes, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Voltaire, and Diderot. The course will be conducted in French. (PR: FRN 204)

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

Attributes: Literature
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FRN 403 19th Century French Novel3 Credit hours   

A study of major novels chosen to illustrate the romantic, realistic, and naturalistic literary movements. The course is conducted in French.

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

Attributes: Literature
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FRN 404 Bison image  20th Century French Novel3 Credit hours   

A study of representative 20th Century French novels by Proust, Malraux, Sartre, Camus, Robbe-Grillet. The course will be taught in French.

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

Attributes: International
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FRN 406 Bison image  Frn Civilization & Cult3 Credit hours   

French culture from prehistoric to modern times with emphasis on contemporary life and French institutions. This course is conducted in French, and full language credit is given.

Pre-req: FRN 204.

Attributes: International
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FRN 407 Foreign Lang Tchg Meth3 Credit hours   

Analysis and practical application of methods of teaching foreign language, including professional development, language pedagogy, and language standards. To be taken concurrently with CI 470.

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

Co-req: CI 470
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FRN 417 Contemporary Frn Film3 Credit hours   

Course on selected films by French directors of the New Wave and the Post New-Wave period.

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FRN 418 Contemporary Frn Film3 Credit hours   

Course on selected films by French directors of the New Wave and the Post New-Wave period.

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FRN 425 Devel of French Prose I3 Credit hours   

An analysis of the important works that mark the evolution of French Prose writers from the Middle Ages through the 18th Century. Readings and discussions are in French.

Pre-req: FRN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
FRN 427 Dev Frn Poetry-Theater I3 Credit hours   

A study of literary works illustrating the development of poetry and theater in France from the Middle Ages through the 18th Century.

Pre-req: FRN 317 and FRN 318.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
FRN 428 Dev Frn Poetry-Theater II3 Credit hours   

A study of literary works illustrating the development of poetry and theater in France during the 19th and 20th Centuries.

Pre-req: FRN 204.

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FRN 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

A course for advanced students sufficiently prepared to do constructive work in phases of the language or literature of interest to them.

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

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FRN 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

A course for advanced students sufficiently prepared to do constructive work in phases of the language or literature of interest to them.

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

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FRN 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

A course for advanced students sufficiently prepared to do constructive work in phases of the language or literature of interest to them.

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

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FRN 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

A course for advanced students sufficiently prepared to do constructive work in phases of the language or literature of interest to them.

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

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FRN 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

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FRN 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

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FRN 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

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FRN 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: FRN 305 or FRN 306 or FRN 315 or FRN 316 or FRN 317 or FRN 318 or FRN 323 or FRN 324 or FRN 335 or FRN 336.

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German

GER 101 Elementary German I3 Credit hours   

Pronunciation, conversation, reading, and composition with an emphasis on aural/oral development.

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GER 102 Elementary German II3 Credit hours   

Pronunciation, conversation, reading, and composition with an emphasis on aural/oral development.

Pre-req: GER 101 with a minimum grade of C.

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GER 132 Intensive German II4 Credit hours   
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GER 134 Intensive German III4 Credit hours   
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GER 203 Intermediate German I3 Credit hours   

Continuation on the intermediate level of the basic language skills: pronunciation, conversation, reading, and composition with an emphasis on aural/oral development. (PR: GER 102 or 3 units of high school German)

Pre-req: GER 102 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GER 204 Intermediate German II3 Credit hours   

Continuation on the intermediate level of the basic language skills: pronunciation, conversation, reading and composition with an emphasis on aural/oral development. (PR: GER 203 or 4 units of high school German)

Pre-req: GER 203 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Foreign Language
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GER 240 Bison image  German Society & Life3 Credit hours   

Study of selected topics relating to culture and life in the German speaking countries. Lectures, readings, and dis- cussions in English, No prerequisite.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, International
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GER 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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GER 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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GER 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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GER 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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GER 302 Prose 19Th & 20Th Cent3 Credit hours   

A survey of literary trends and main authors. Reading and comprehension of selected stories and discussion of novels.

Pre-req: GER 204.

Attributes: Literature
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GER 312 Foreign Lang Teach Techniques3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the Communicative Approach to language teaching. Presentation and practice in the creation of lesson plans using in-class technologies and computer- assisted language learning materials. For Education majors only.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GER 315 Advanced Grammar, Conv, Comp.3 Credit hours   

Study of idioms, grammatical structure, and syntax through conversation and composition.

Pre-req: GER 204.

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GER 316 Advanced Grammar & Conv & Comp3 Credit hours   

Study of idioms, grammatical structure, and syntax through conversation and composition.

Pre-req: GER 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
GER 405 Bison image  German Civiliza & Culture3 Credit hours   

German culture from prehistoric times to present-day divided Germany. Lectures, reports, discussions, repre- sentative readings in English and German.

Pre-req: GER 204.

Attributes: Multicultural
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GER 406 Bison image  German Civiliza & Culture3 Credit hours   

German culture fromprehistoric times to present-day divided Germany, Lectures, reports, discussions, repre- sentative readings in English and German.

Pre-req: GER 204.

Attributes: Multicultural
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GER 419 Ger Lit-Classical Age3 Credit hours   

German literature of the classical age, stressing Goethe, Schiller, and romanticism.

Pre-req: GER 204.

Attributes: Literature
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GER 425 Grimm's Fairy Tales3 Credit hours   

Taught in English this course will focus on many of the Brothers Grimm's collection of 279 fairy tales, augmented by additional readings and film showings.

Attributes: Literature
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GER 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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GER 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GER 204.

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GER 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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GER 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GER 204.

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GER 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GER 204.

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GER 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GER 204.

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GER 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GER 204.

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GER 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GER 204.

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Japanese

JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I3 Credit hours   

Pronunciation, conversation, reading and composition with emphasis on aural/oral devalopment. This includes katakana, hiragana, and Chinese characters, used in context.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II3 Credit hours   

Pronunciation, conversation, reading and composition with emphasis on aural/oral development. This includes katakana, hiragana and Chinese characters, used in context.

Pre-req: JPN 101 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 203 Intermediate Japanese III3 Credit hours   

Continuation on the intermediate level of the basic skills: pronunciation, conversation, reading, and composition with emphasis on aural/oral development. More work on katakana, hiragana and Chinese characters, used in context.

Pre-req: JPN 102 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 204 Intermediate Japanese IV3 Credit hours   

Development of practical conversational skills, reading for comprehension, and directed compositions.

Pre-req: JPN 203 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Foreign Language
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 240 Bison image  Japanese Culture (CT)3 Credit hours   

An introduction course of Japanese society and culture through Japanese films, readings, and lectures. This course examines social, political and cultural themes in contemporary Japanese society. Course taught in English.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, International
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 245 Bison image  Modern Japanese Lit (CT)3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, course examines Japanese literature from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, International, Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 250 Bison image  Japanese Anime & Manga (CT)3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course examines the history and nature of Japanese animation (anime) and comics (manga).

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, International, Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 280 Japanese Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of a topic not normally covered in courses.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 281 Japanese Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of a topic not normally covered in courses.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 282 Japanese Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of a topic not normally covered in courses.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 283 Japanese Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of a topic not normally covered in courses.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 304 Premodern Japanese Literature3 Credit hours   

This course introduces a comprehensive overview of the history of Japanese literature from the earliest times to the mid-nineteenth century. Course taught in English.

Attributes: Literature
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JPN 305 Advanced Japanese I3 Credit hours   

Equal emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students learn advanced new Kanji characters. The course includes preparation for the Japanese Proficiency Exam. Course taught in Japanese.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 307 Japanese Conversation3 Credit hours   

Speaking intensive course designed to develop communicative skills and review language fundamentals acquired in JPN 101-204 course sequence. Course taught in Japanese.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 315 Advanced Japanese II3 Credit hours   

Equal emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Students learn advanced grammar and 100 Kanji characters. The course includes preparation for the Japanese Proficiency Exam. Course taught in Japanese.

Pre-req: JPN 305.

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JPN 325 Business Japanese3 Credit hours   

Students learn conversational expressions and Japanese manners that can be used in actual business situations in Japanese companies.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 330 Japanese Grammar3 Credit hours   

A review of intermediate level of Japanese grammar equivalent to N3 and N4 JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test). It familiarizes students with test components including vocabulary, reading, grammer, and listening.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 335 Bison image  JPN Society & Culture3 Credit hours   

Am introduction course of Japanese society and culture through Japanese films, readings and lectures. This course examines social, political and cultural themes in contemporary Japanese society. Course taught in Japanese.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

Attributes: International
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JPN 401 Bison image  Readings in Adv Japanese I3 Credit hours   

Students learn comprehensive skills in contemporary Japanese at advanced level and 250 new kanji. Students conduct a presentation in Japanese. Course taught in Japanese.

Pre-req: JPN 315 or JPN 316.

Attributes: International
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JPN 402 Bison image  Readings in Adv Japanese II3 Credit hours   

Students continue to learn comprehensive skills in contemporary Japanese at advanced level and 250 new kanji. Students conduct survey research in Japanese. Course taught in Japanese.

Pre-req: JPN 401.

Attributes: International, No Textbook Required
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JPN 403 Japanese Film in English3 Credit hours   

A survey of Japanese cinema from literary,historical, cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives. Readings and lectures introduce the director's work and the backgrounds of individual films. Course taught in English.

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JPN 407 Japanese Teaching Methodology3 Credit hours   

Analysis and practical application of teaching Japanese, including professional development, language pedagogy, and language standards. For Japanese education majors only.

Pre-req: JPN 315.

Co-req: CI 470
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 408 Bison image  Lit Asians in Americas3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course explores Asian American literature in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean, focusing on race, class and gender.

Pre-req: ENG 101.

Attributes: International
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
JPN 480 Japanese Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of a topic not normally covered in courses.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 481 Japanese Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of a topic not normally covered in courses.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 482 Japanese Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of a topic not normally covered in courses.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 483 Japanese Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of a topic not normally covered in courses.

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: JPN 204.

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JPN 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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JPN 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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JPN 490 Bison image  Japanese Capstone3 Credit hours   

Designed for Japanese majors as a senior capstone seminar. Students develop specific skills to conduct research on chosen topics and to present a research project in Japanese.

Pre-req: JPN 401.

Attributes: International
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Spanish

SPN 101 Introductory Spanish3 Credit hours   

Pronunciation, vocabulary and basic language structures. For students with no foreign language experience.

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SPN 102 Introductory Spanish II3 Credit hours   

Pronunciation, vocabulary and basic language structures. For students with no foreign language experience.

Pre-req: SPN 101 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 112 Elementary Spanish3 Credit hours   

Emphasis on oral communication and listening comprehension, some reading and writing. For students who have had two years or more of high school Spanish.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 203 Intermediate Spanish III3 Credit hours   

Emphasis on oral and written communication. Conversation and composition. Intermediate language structures.

Pre-req: SPN 102 with a minimum grade of C or SPN 112 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 204 Intermediate Spanish IV3 Credit hours   

Development of practical conversational skills, reading for comprehension, and diredted compositions.

Pre-req: SPN 203 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Foreign Language
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 240 Bison image  Hispanic Culture (CT)3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course examines Hispanic cultures through literature and cinema.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, International
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 245 Bison image  Chicano/a Identities (CT)3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course examines the Chicano Movement as a civil rights movement, as well as cultural and artisitic movement.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: SPN 204.

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SPN 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: SPN 204.

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SPN 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: SPN 204.

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SPN 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: SPN 204.

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SPN 305 Intro to SPN Conversation I3 Credit hours   

Speaking intensive course designed to develop conversational skills and to review fundamentals acquired in SPN 101-204 sequence. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 204).

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 306 Intro To SPN Conversation II3 Credit hours   

Speaking intensive course designed to develop conversational skills and to review fundamentals acquired in SPN 101-204 sequence. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 204).

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 307 Spanish for Law Enforcement3 Credit hours   

Course designed to help Law Enforcement students develop language skills and acquire a specialized vocabulary which will enable them to interact professionally with the Hispanic Community. (PR: SPN 204)

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 315 Intro to Composition I3 Credit hours   

A review of Spanish grammar with an emphasis on written compositions. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 305/306 or permission).

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 316 Intro to Composition II3 Credit hours   

A review of Spanish grammar with an emphasis on written compositions. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 305/306 or permission).

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 323 Adv Grammar and Oral Comm3 Credit hours   

Analysis of grammatical structures. Introduction to phonetics and applied linguistics and oral practice in various discourse types such as conversation, narration, discussion/debate, presentation, course conducted mainly in Spanish.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 324 Adv Gram & Oral Com II3 Credit hours   

Analysis of grammatical structures. Introduction to phonetics and applied linguistics and oral practice in various discourse types such as conversation, narration, discussion/debate, presentation. Course conducted mainly in Spanish.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 325 Commercial Spanish3 Credit hours   

A study of Spanish used in international business and commerce, emphasizing specialized vocabulary, forms and procedures in commercial communication, and of the Hispanic business world through its language and culture.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 335 Bison image  Latin Am Culture & Civiliza3 Credit hours   

A study of the civilization of the Latin American countries and their contributions to world culture. Course conducted in Spanish.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Attributes: Multicultural
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 336 Bison image  Spain: Culture & Civilization3 Credit hours   

A study of the civilization of Spain and its contribution to world culture. Course conducted in Spanish.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Attributes: Multicultural
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 345 Ecocriticism in Latin America3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course explores approaches to the ecological crisis in Latin America through a variety of texts including poetry, journalistic non-fiction, historical interpretation, and film.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 407 Frgn Lang Tchng Meth3 Credit hours   

Analysis and practical application of methods of teaching foreign language, including professional development, language pedagogy, and language standards. To be taken concurrently with CI 470

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 408 Latin American Women3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course examines the interplay of cultural, ideological, and structural factors affecting women's lives in Latin America.

Pre-req: ENG 201 or ENG 102 or ENG 201H.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 411 Bison image  Pre-Modern Latin Am Lit3 Credit hours   

A study of representative Latin American literary works from Pre-Colonial and Colonial periods and the 19th century. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 315/316 or SPN 323/324 or permission.)

Pre-req: SPN 315 or SPN 316 or SPN 323 or SPN 324.

Attributes: International, Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 412 Contemporary Lat Am Lit3 Credit hours   

A study of a selection of Latin American authors and works representative of the major literary movements in Latin America, from Modernism to present. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 315/316 or SPN 323/324 or permission)

Pre-req: SPN 323 or SPN 324 or SPN 315 or SPN 316.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 413 Lit Genres & Issues in LA3 Credit hours   

Study of poetry, fiction, drama, essays etc. in Latin America. At the discretion of the instuctor, literary genres will be crossed with approaches such as gender, race, religion, ethnicity, etc. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 315/316 or SPN 323/324 or permission).

Pre-req: SPN 315 or SPN 316 or SPN 323 or SPN 324.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 414 Med, Ren & Gld Cnt Spn Lit3 Credit hours   

Study of the representative Spanish authors and literary works and the major intellectual movements in peninsular literature from Medieval times to Spain's Golden Century. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 315/315 or SPN 323/324 or permission).

Pre-req: (SPN 315 or SPN 316) or (SPN 323 or SPN 324).

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 415 Spanish Lit: 18th & 19th Cent3 Credit hours   

Study of the representative Spanish authors and the major intellectual movements in peninsular literature during the 18th and 19th centuries. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 315/316 or SPN 323/324 or permission).

Pre-req: SPN 315 or SPN 316 or SPN 323 or SPN 324.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 416 Contemporary Spanish Lit3 Credit hours   

Study of the representative Spanish authors and literary works and the major intellectual movements in peninsular literature from the Generation of 1898 to the present. Course taught in Spanish. (PR: SPN 315/316 or SPN 323/324 or permission).

Pre-req: SPN 315 or SPN 316 or SPN 323 or SPN 324.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 417 Spanish Film3 Credit hours   

Course on selected films by Spanish and Spanish-American directors and on films based on literature, with an emphasis on Spain. Reviews by contemporary film critics. Film and literary theory. (PR: SPN 204).

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 418 Latin American Film3 Credit hours   

Course on selected films by Spanish and Spanish-American directors and on films based on literature, with an emphasis on Latin and South America. Reviews by contemporary film critics.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Attributes: Literature
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 419 Against Oppression SPN LA Film3 Credit hours   

Thematic study of films from Spain and Latin America that concern religious, sexual and sociopolitical oppression, violence and transgressions. Taught in English.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or ENG 101B or ENG 101P or ENG 160.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 420 Bison image  Afro-Latin America3 Credit hours   

Study of various modes of Afro-Latin cultural production, including literature, film, music and other Fine Arts with emphasis on the 20th and 21st centuries. Taught in English.

Pre-req: ENG 201 or ENG 102.

Attributes: International
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 433 Int Adv Spn Gram3 Credit hours   

This course will review and expand specific, advanced Spanish language structural points. it will include daily intensive practive in the four linguistic skills. Course taught in Spanish.

Pre-req: (SPN 315 or SPN 316) and (SPN 323 or SPN 324).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 435 Bison image  Contemporary Latin Am Culture3 Credit hours   

Course based on the origins of issues confronting contemporary Spain: the war and its aftermath, the transition to democracy and modernization, the European Union, terrorism, regional autonomy, feminism, and sexual identity.

Pre-req: SPN 315 or SPN 316 or SPN 323 or SPN 324.

Attributes: International
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 436 Bison image  Cult & Soc in Cont Spn3 Credit hours   

Course based on origins of issues confronting contemporary Spain: the war's aftermath, transition to democracy and modernization, the European Union, terrorism, regional autonomy, feminism, sexual identity. Course taught in Spanish.

Pre-req: (SPN 315 or SPN 316) or (SPN 323 or SPN 324).

Attributes: Multicultural
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Independent research for qualified students who are interested beyond the other courses in the catalog.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Independent research for qualified students who are interested beyond the other courses in the catalog.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Independent research for qualified students who are interested beyond the other courses in the catalog.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Independent research for qualified students who are interested beyond the other courses in the catalog.

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: SPN 204.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
SPN 490 Bison image  Spanish Capstone Experience3 Credit hours   

Students develop skills to conduct research on a topic from their area of concentration and to present a research project in Spanish. (PR: two 400-level SPN courses or permission).

Attributes: Capstone Course
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Faculty

Professors
Burgueño, Migernier, Morillo, RIvas

Associate Professors
Anderson, Butler, Gratchev, Quintana-Villamandos

Assistant Professors
Day, Shangler