Foreign Languages

Professors

Xiangyun Zhang, Chair

Mary Bell Boltwood

Gonzalo Baptista

 

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

CHIN 101 : Beginning Chinese I

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and culture of Chinese language regions and countries; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures. No prerequisite for 101. Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

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CHIN 102 : Beginning Chinese II

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and culture of Chinese language regions and countries; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures. No prerequisite for 101. Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

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CHIN 201 : Intermediate Chinese I

Integrated grammar review, diverse selection of readings, and practice in speaking and writing. Class conducted in Chinese language.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Language 102 in the respective language.

CHIN 202 : Intermediate Chinese II

Integrated grammar review, diverse selection of readings, and practice in speaking and writing. Class conducted in Chinese language.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Language 102 in the respective language.

CHIN 330 : Study Abroad Progarm

Travel and study abroad in a program approved by the department.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two semesters of college language study.

CHIN 331 : Study Abroad Program

Travel and study abroad in a program approved by the department.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two semesters of college language study.

CHIN 350 : Special Topics in Chinese

Advanced grammar, conversation, and writing. Different topics, such as business, civilization, and literature, offered for further development of reading and writing skills. Class conducted in Chinese language. May be repeated for credit.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Language 201 in the respective language.

FRCH 101 : Beginning French I

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and culture of francophone people; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures. Three lecture hours and eighty minutes language laboratory. No prerequisite for 101. Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

4

Prerequisites

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FRCH 102 : Beginning French II

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and culture of francophone people; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures. Three lecture hours and eighty minutes language laboratory. No prerequisite for 101. Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

4

Prerequisites

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FRCH 201 : French Gammar

Intensive review of grammar and vocabulary, based on communicative approach to language learning.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

102 or placement.

FRCH 202A : Intermediate Conversation/Composition

Study of French composition with topics selected from everyday events and readings in French. This course also train students to develop natural patterns of speech through studies of vocabulary and usage of everyday conversation. This course satisfies the proficiency requirement for Written and Oral Communication in the disciplines.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

201.

FRCH 302A : Literature Survey I

Study of French literature from Middle Ages to 18th Century.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

C or higher in 201, or permission of instructor.

FRCH 303A : Literature Survey II

Study of French literature from 19th Century to present.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

C or higher in 201, or permission of instructor.

FRCH 304A : Literature Survey III

Study of literature of Francophone regions and countries in the world.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

C or higher in 201, or permission of instructor.

FRCH 305 : Advanced Business French

Provides advanced training in the acquisition and application of business skills from an applied language vantage point.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

201 or permission of instructor.

FRCH 330 : Study-Abroad Program

Travel and study abroad in a program approved by the department.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two semesters of college language study.

FRCH 331 : Study-Abroad Program

Travel and study abroad in a program approved by the department.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two semesters of college language study.

FRCH 350 : Special Topics

Discussion and study of selected topics in French language and literature with emphasis on the interests of students.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two years of language study or permission of instructor.

FRCH 402 : Advanced Conversation Gramm & Comp

Designed to increase facility in using French. This course satisfies the proficiency requirement for Oral Communication in the disciplines.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

junior status and C or higher in 201, or permission of instructor.

FRCH 450 : French Senior Seminar

Completion of a project in which the student demonstrates his or her command of written and spoken French. Project must include aspect(s) of French and/or Francophone cultures and will be undertaken in consultation with the department.

Semester Hours

3

FRCH 460 : Independent Study

Advanced directed study in a specific area.

Semester Hours

4

Prerequisites

junior or senior status; departmental permission.

FRCH 470 : Internship I

Work experience related to the student's major, jointly supervised by the department and a professional in the field. Although the usual internship will carry either three or six hours credit, a student may elect to arrange an internship carrying between two and six hours credit with the permission of the department. Each hour of credit will require forty hours at the internship site.

Semester Hours

6

Prerequisites

junior or senior status, approval of department, and completion of appropriate coursework.

FRCH 471 : Internship II

Work experience related to the student's major, jointly supervised by the department and a professional in the field. Although the usual internship will carry either three or six hours credit, a student may elect to arrange an internship carrying between two and six hours credit with the permission of the department. Each hour of credit will require forty hours at the internship site.

Semester Hours

6

Prerequisites

junior or senior status, approval of department, and completion of appropriate coursework.

FRCH 480 : Senior Project in French

Increase students' knowledge of a Francophone country or region in their particular field of interest.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

French Language major with senior status or departmental permission.

FRCH 490 : Honors Thesis I

Independent research in a special topic for honors.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

senior status, GPA of 3.

GREK 101 : Beginning Greek I

Basic Koiné Greek grammar and vocabulary, and translation from the New Testament. 101 is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

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GREK 102 : Beginning Greek II

Basic Koiné Greek grammar and vocabulary, and translation from the New Testament. 101 is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

.

GREK 205 : The Gospels

Translation of selected passages from New Testament gospels, developing vocabulary, grammar, and interpretive ability.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

102.

GREK 301 : Letters of Paul

Translation and interpretation of representative passages from Paul's writings.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

102.

GREK 350 : Special Topics

Discussion and study of selected topics in Greek language and literature with emphasis on the interests of students.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two years of language study or permission of instructor.

GREK 433X : Paul

Exploration of Paul’s life, writings, and influence on the Christian Church.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

132 or permission of instructor.

GRMN 101 : Beginning German I

Oral and written drill and mastery of minimum vocabulary. 101 or equivalent is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

.

GRMN 102 : Beginning German II

Oral and written drill and mastery of minimum vocabulary. 101 or equivalent is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

.

GRMN 350 : Special Topics

Discussion and study of selected topics in German language and literature with emphasis on the interests of students.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two years of language study or permission of instructor.

LANG 101 : Beginning Language I

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and culture of target language regions and countries; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures. No prerequisite for 101. Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

.

LANG 102 : Beginning Language II

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and culture of target language regions and countries; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures. No prerequisite for 101. Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

.

LANG 201 : Intermediate Language I

Integrated grammar review, diverse selection of readings, and practice in speaking and writing. Class conducted in the language taught.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Language 102 in the respective language.

LANG 202 : Intermediate Language II

Integrated grammar review, diverse selection of readings, and practice in speaking and writing. Class conducted in the language taught.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Language 102 in the respective language.

LANG 203 : Conversation

Training to develop natural patterns of speech. Vocabulary and usage of everyday conversation.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Language 102 in the respective language.

LANG 350 : Advanced Language

Advanced grammar, conversation, and writing. Different topics, such as business, civilization, and literature, offered for further development of reading and writing skills. Class conducted in the language taught. May be repeated for credit.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Language 201 in the respective language.

LANG 402 : Advanced Composition

Designed to increase facility in using the language.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

junior status and at least one 300-level course in the respective language.

LANG 460 : Independent Study

Independent research under faculty supervision.

Semester Hours

3 - 4

Prerequisites

Senior status or permission of instructor; permission of program director.

LATN 101 : Beginning Latin I

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and reading of Latin Language; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

No prerequisite for 101, Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

LATN 102 : Beginning Latin II

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and reading of Latin Language; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

No prerequisite for 101, Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

LATN 201 : Intermediate Latin I

Integrated grammar review, diverse selection of reading, and practice in speaking and writing. Class conducted in Latin language.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Language 102 in the respective language.

LATN 202 : Intermediate Latin II

Integrated grammar review, diverse selection of reading, and practice in speaking and writing. Class conducted in Latin language.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Language 102 in the respective language.

LATN 330 : Study Abroad Program

Travel and study abroad in a program approved by the department.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two semesters of college language study.

LATN 331 : Study Abroad Program

Travel and study abroad in a program approved by the department.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Two semesters of college language study.

LATN 350 : Special Topic

Advanced grammar, conversation, and writing. Different topics, such as business, civilization, and literature, offered for further development of reading and writing skills. Class conducted in Latin language. May be repeated for credit.

Semester Hours

1 - 3

Prerequisites

Language 201 in the respective language.

SPAN 101 : Beginning Spanish I

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and culture of Spanish-speaking people; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures. Three lecture hours and eighty minutes language laboratory. No prerequisite for 101. Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

4

Prerequisites

.

SPAN 102 : Beginning Spanish II

Introduction to study of pronunciation, communication, and culture of Spanish-speaking people; introduction to vocabulary and basic grammar structures. Three lecture hours and eighty minutes language laboratory. No prerequisite for 101. Passing grade in 101 or result of Language Placement Test is prerequisite to 102.

Semester Hours

4

Prerequisites

.

SPAN 105 : Medical & Healthcare Spanish I

An introductory study of Spanish related to health professions and focused on medical terminology, basic grammar, and cross-cultural competence. Students will gain familiarity with basic written and oral expressions to better serve the growing population of Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in a variety of settings.

Semester Hours

3

SPAN 106 : Medical & Healthcare Spanish II

An introductory study of Spanish related to health professions and focused on medical terminology, basic grammar, and cross-cultural competence. Students will gain familiarity with basic written and oral expressions to better serve the growing population of Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in a variety of settings. SPAN 105 (or permission from instructor) required to register for SPAN 106.

Semester Hours

3

SPAN 201 : Intermediate Spanish I

Continuation of study of pronunciation, grammar, and communication in everyday situations, with emphasis on reading and writing.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

102 or placement.

SPAN 202A : Communication in the Hispanic World

Spanish 202A is an intermediate course, and it is designed to train students in written and oral skills in culture and civilization of the Hispanic world. This is a required course for Hispanic Studies majors and minors.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

201 or permission of instructor.

SPAN 203A : Spanish for Professionals

This is a course designed for intermediate level Spanish students who wish to broaden their vocabulary skills in different areas, such as Medical Care, Business, Civic Engagement, Social Justice, etc.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

202A or permission of instructor.

SPAN 301 : Advanced Grammar & Expressions of Cultur

Advanced study enabling students to fine-tune points of grammar and communicative skills. Through compositions and presentations in class we will analyse artifacts that represents Culture and Civilization in the Hispanic World.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

202A or permission of instructor.

SPAN 302A : Intro to Hispanic Literature & Film

This course focuses on the critical reading and interpretation of visual and written texts from the Hispanic world. We will analyze a variety of genres, periods, and styles from Latin America, Spain, and the United States.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

301 or permission of instructor.

SPAN 305 : Advanced Business Spanish

Provides advanced training in the acquisition and application of business skills from an applied language vantage point.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

201 or permission of instructor.

SPAN 310 : Spanish Service Practicum

Community service in Spanish translation, tutoring, and after-school programs. One lecture hour and four hours of on-site service.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

201 and permission of instructor.

SPAN 330 : Study Abroad Program

Travel and study abroad in a program approved by the department.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two semesters of college language study.

SPAN 331 : Study Abroad Program

Travel and study abroad in a program approved by the department.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two semesters of college language study.

SPAN 350 : Special Topics

Discussion and study of selected topics in Spanish language and literature with emphasis on the interests of students.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

two years of language study or permission of instructor.

SPAN 401ST : Special Topics

Possible titles for this course: Humor and Horror in Hispanic Arts; Literary routes in Hispanic Regions; Visions of Nature and Modernity in Hispanic traditions; Traveling Latin-America; Leaving the country, living the City;Hispanic Women Writers.

SPAN 402ST : Special Topics

Possible titles for this course: Love & Violence in Hispanic artifacts; Don Quixote and His Bastard Family (Literature and Film); War & Ghost in Contemporary Hispanic Fictions; Diaspora and Identity. A Hispanic glance; Trans-Atlantic Approaches to Hispanic Studies; Crimes and Confessions in Hispanic Fictions.

SPAN 407 : Teacher Preparation

This course will prepare students in the Teacher Preparation track. The course includes pedagogy related to the skills necessary to teach a foreign language.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

302A or permission of instructor.

SPAN 450 : Senior Seminar

Completion of a project in which the student demonstrates his or her command of written and spoken Spanish. Project must include aspect(s) of Spanish and/or Latin American culture and will be undertaken in consultation with the department.

Semester Hours

3

SPAN 460 : Independent Study

Completion of a project in which the student demonstrates his or her command of written and spoken Spanish. Project must include aspect(s) of Spanish and/or Latin American culture and will be undertaken in consultation with the department.

Semester Hours

3

SPAN 470 : Internship I

Work experience related to the student's major, jointly supervised by the department and a professional in the field. Although the usual internship will carry either three or six hours credit, a student may elect to arrange an internship carrying between two and six hours credit with the permission of the department. Each hour of credit will require forty hours at the internship site.

Semester Hours

6

Prerequisites

junior or senior status, approval of department, and completion of appropriate coursework.

SPAN 471 : Internship II

Work experience related to the student's major, jointly supervised by the department and a professional in the field. Although the usual internship will carry either three or six hours credit, a student may elect to arrange an internship carrying between two and six hours credit with the permission of the department. Each hour of credit will require forty hours at the internship site.

Semester Hours

6

Prerequisites

junior or senior status, approval of department, and completion of appropriate coursework.

SPAN 480 : Senior Project in Spanish

Increase students' knowledge of a Spanish-speaking country or region in their particular field of interest.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

Spanish Language major with senior status or departmental permission.

SPAN 490 : Honors Thesis I

Independent research in a special topic for honors.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

senior status, GPA of 3.