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Directed Studies World Languages Level 1

Description

Directed Studies World Languages Level 1

Directed Studies World Languages Level 2

Description

Directed Studies World Languages Level 2. Permission of the instructor and department chair required.

Directed Studies World Languages Level 3

Description

Directed Studies World Languages Level 3. Permission of the instructor and department chair required.

Directed Studies World Languages Level 4

Description

Directed Studies World Languages Level 4. Permission of the instructor and department chair required.

Senior Capstone in World Languages and Cultures

Description

The purpose of this course is to help students document and critically analyze their experience abroad, in an internship or in a community project. Through the creation of a digital portfolio, this course validates our major students' linguistic hands-on experience through study abroad or community-based practicum experience and it establishes consistency in our major curriculum by ensuring that all our majors are getting a high-quality linguistic experience abroad or at home. This course is conducted in the target language in which the student majors. For those students majoring in French/Spanish and Italian/Spanish options, the student chooses the target language in which the coursework is completed.

Arabic 1 and Culture (Formerly 53.115)

Description

Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 115, 116 and 215, 216 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Arabic 2 and Culture (Formerly 53.116)

Description

This course is for students who have completed 53.115 Arabic 1 and Culture. Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 115, 116 and 215, 216 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLAR.1150 Arabic 1 and Culture.

Arabic 3 and Culture (Formerly 53.215)

Description

Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 117, 118 and 215, 217 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 53.116 Arabic 2 and Culture.

Arabic 4 and Culture (Formerly 53.216)

Description

Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 115, 116 and 215, 216 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLAR.2150 Arabic 3 and Culture.

Directed Study in Arabic (Formerly 53.494)

Description

Individual research projects on Arabic or Islamic culture. Students, through regular and frequent consultation with instructor, pursue a special topic of research.

Chinese 1 and Culture (Formerly 53.105)

Description

Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 105, 106 and 205, 206 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Chinese 2 and Culture (Formerly 53.106)

Description

Continuation of 53.105 Chinese 1 and Culture. Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 103, 104 and 205, 206 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 53.105 Chinese 1 and Culture.

Business Chinese I and Culture

Description

This introductory language and culture course prepares non-Chinese speakers for potential future business engagements either in China or with Chinese speakers in the United States. Effective communication and cultural competency in standard/Mandarin Chinese are emphasized. Students will be exposed to various aspects of Chinese culture appropriate for informal as well as business social settings. Topics include, but are not limited to, self-introduction, traveling, lodging, dining, shopping, banking, seeing a doctor, making friends, and doing business. Authentic language materials (vocabulary, Pinyin, sentence structures, conversations) are presented and taught in a second language acquisition environment with interactive activities that are relevant to proper social etiquette.

Chinese 3 and Culture (Formerly 53.205)

Description

Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 105,106 and 205, 206 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 53.106 Chinese 2 and Culture.

Chinese 4 and Culture (Formerly 53.206)

Description

This course is a continuation of 53.205 Chinese 3 and Culture, which is a pre-requisite. Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 105, 106 and 205, 206 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 53.205 Chinese 3 and Culture.

Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (Formerly 53.300)

Description

This course offers an insight into Chinese culture and society by examining different genres of modern and contemporary Chinese Literature -- the novel, poetry, essay, and drama -- since the early Twentieth Century. Readings in English translations of representative works by major writers/essayists/poets/playwrights will be complemented by selected feature films and documentaries. The survey of Chinese literature will be put in the context of a series of sociopolitical changes in China that informed the production of these works.

Chinese Culture and Civilization

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Directed Study in Chinese Culture (Formerly 53.490)

Description

Students through regular consultation with the Instructor develop a course of directed study or independent study in Chinese Culture. Students findings are presented in a paper of significant proportion.

Advanced Tutorial in Chinese Culture (Formerly 53.495)

Description

A program of directed study to give an opportunity to a student to explore problems in Chinese Culture in greater dept or to initiate additional problems in Chinese Culture.

French 1 and Culture (Formerly 50.101)

Description

Develops French speaking, listening, reading and writing skills through the discovery of French and Francophone culture in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in French with clarification in English). This class is the 1st of the 4-course French language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

French 2 and Culture (Formerly 50.102)

Description

Continuation of French 1 and Culture (or equivalent), which is a pre-requisite. Strengthens French speaking, listening, reading and writing skills acquired in French 1 and Culture through the discovery of French and Francophone culture in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in French with some clarification in English). This class is the 2nd of the 4-course French language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR.1010 French 1 and Culture.

French 3 and Culture (Formerly 50.211)

Description

Enhances the four skills acquired in French 2 and Culture (or equivalent), which is a pre-requisite: speaking, listening, reading and writing through the discovery of French and Francophone culture in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in French with minimal use of English). This class is the 3rd of the 4-course French language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 50.102 French 2 and Culture

French 4 and Culture (Formerly 50.212)

Description

This course has French 3 and Culture (or equivalent) as a pre-requisite and is the 4th and last of the 4-course French language program offered at UML. The course strengthens the four skill acquired in prior levels. It emphasizes increased accuracy and depth of students' abilities and knowledge of French and Francophone culture and language in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in French with almost no use of English). Students express themselves orally and in writing at the national standards level of high-intermediate and understand key-concepts when spoken clearly at native speed.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 50.211 French 3 and Culture.

Quebec Literature and Culture

Description

This course explores the culture and literature of French-speaking Quebec. Through essays, literary readings, songs, works of art, and film, students will follow the development of this province of Canada from its origins as a French colony through the exodus of French-Canadians in the early twentieth century and the Revolution Tranquille of the 1960's, up to the present day. Conducted entirely in French.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLFR.2110 French 3 and Culture.

Survey of French Literature (Formerly 50.301)

Description

A panoramic survey of French Literatue based on the history and civilization of France from the Middle Ages to the XXth (20th) Century, through readings in the original French language of excerpts from milestone novels, theater and poetry. Class conducted in French.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture, or WLFR 2120 French 4 and Culture or WLAN 3990 Elective.

Survey of Francophone Literature (Formerly 50.302)

Description

A survey of contemporary Francophone Literature of African, European, and North American French speaking countries since 1960 until today.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture, or WLFR 2120 French 4 and Culture or WLAN 3990 Elective.

Special Topics: in Fancophone Studies (Formerly 50.303)

Description

An in-depth study of a specific topic in literature, culture, civilization or cinema from the French-speaking world. Class discussions, readings, oral and written work all in French. May be repeated once for credit, if content changes, and with written consent of the Instructor.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture or WLFR 3990 Elective.

French Speaking World (Formerly 50.310)

Description

Designed for prospective majors and minors in French as well as for those who have completed four years of high school or two years of college French. The course examines similarities and differences in the ethos of nations of the French-speaking world and in the life-styles of the individuals and groups that make them up. Conducted in French.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture, or WLFR 2120 French 4 and Culture or WLAN 3990 Elective.

Francophone Communities in North America (Formerly 50.315)

Description

This course introduces the concept of "Francophonie" and describes the origins of the main francophone communities left in North America: Quebec, Acadia and New-Foundland in Canada, and Louisiana and New England (including Lowell) in the U.S. The primary focus of this class is Culture, history and language (different varieties of French spoken by those communities). Class conducted in French.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture, or WLFR 2120 French 4 and Culture or WLAN 3990 Elective.

Contemporary French Civilization and Culture (Formerly 50.320)

Description

In this course we look closely at some fundamental issues reflecting the rapidly changing paramters of French culture and society today; the question of national identity and cultural hybridite, the relationship between the evolving types of family relations and new forms of social and political contracts; the crucial personal problems faced by the young, the poor, the immigrant and the elderly in an increasingly multicultural Hexagone attempting to define its place, role and funcation within the recently defined Europe unit and the new global world order; the current status of women; the relashionship between cities and ghettos, violence and crime; the nature of emerging forms of cultural production within new trends and styles of modernite.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture, or WLFR 2120 French 4 and Culture or WLAN 3990 Elective.

Contemporary French Cinema (Formerly 50.340)

Description

Provides a critical appreciation of contemporary French cinema (1985-today) aiming at sorting out its eclecticism and focusing on the following aspects: 1) French cultural exception in the European Union: cultural integration and national identity; 2) Representation of the ongoing social and moral changes in contemporary France; 3) The new generation of French filmmakers. Class taught in French.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture, or WLFR 2120 French 4 and Culture or WLAN 3990 Elective.

Advanced French Grammar (Formerly 50.344)

Description

A systematic study of grammatical and syntactical structures. Review of more advanced structures.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 50.211 French 3 and Culture or FRE3 or FRE4 student group waiver.

Advanced French Conversation (Formerly 50.346)

Description

Advanced oral practice in rapid and idiomatic speech. Topics of contemporary significance are selected from contemporary prose.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture, or WLFR 2120 French 4 and Culture or WLAN 3990 Elective.

Advanced French Conversation and Composition (Formerly 50.348)

Description

Designed to improve and reinforce proficiency in spoken and written French through regular exercises of oral communication and free composition, through the analysis of literary texts and authentic written and oral materials. Taught in French.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture, or WLFR 2120 French 4 and Culture or WLAN 3990 Elective.

French Cinema & Society (Formerly 50.376)

Description

Covers the dramatic presentation French society gives of itself during the period of profound social and economic change, from the New Wave and the May 68 events to today's younger generation facing an uncertain tomorrow. Each screening (in French with subtitles) is preceded by an introduction placing the film in its historical context. In English.

Francophone Identity through Cinema (Formerly 50.380)

Description

Provides a critical appreciation of the notion of Francophone identity through modern and contemporary (1970-today) Francophone cinema from diverse places such as but not limited to North Africa, West Africa (especially Senegal), Canada (especially Quebec) the Caribbean, Belgium, and Switzerland. The course is aiming at showing the evolution of the Francophone identity in the postcolonial period until now and is focusing on the following aspects: 1) The emergence and importance of postcolonial Francophone cinema in the 1970s as a "cinema engage" (especially Sembene Ousmane in Senegal); 2) Contemporary issues of the postcolonial Francophone societies through films; 3) Representations of the cultural diversity in Francophone films; 4) Identity, race and immigration, women's status issues.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture, or WLFR 2120 French 4 and Culture or WLAN 3990 Elective.

Francophone Caribbean Studies through Lit & Film

Description

This course explores major works from French Caribbean authors. Through novels, films, short stories, poetry, and play, we will uncover the historical, intellectual and social dynamics that define the French Caribbean world. A special emphasis will be placed on topics such as Négritude, Antillanité, Créolité, and Migration.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLFR.2110 French 3 and Culture.

Enhancing and Advancing your Knowledge of French (Formerly 50.394)

Description

Designed for students who need/wish to enhance and advance their linguistic skills in French. Conducted entirely in French, the course will focus on the vocabulary of contemporary French as well as selected grammatical and syntactical structures through the analysis of French-speaking Media (newspapers, Radios, TVs) available on the Web.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLFR 2110 French 3 and Culture or WLFR 3990 Elective.

Directed Studies in French Literature (Formerly 50.491)

Description

Individual research projects in French literature. Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, develop a course of directed study in French literature and define a problem for individual research. The student's findings are presented in a paper of significant proportions.

Directed Studies French Composition (Formerly 50.492)

Description

Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, pursue a special program of composition or creative expression.

Advanced French Tutorial (Formerly 50.495)

Description

A program of directed study which affords the advanced student with an additional opportunity to pursue a previously explored problem in greater depth or to initiate a new problem. The purpose of the course is to sharpen and refine techniques for scholarly research, presentation and creative expression.

French Practicum Experience (Formerly 50.496)

Description

A program of on-campus and/or off-campus experiences (for French and Modern Language Majors only). Specific requirements vary depending upon faculty policies and the nature of the program undertaken by the student. The intent of the practicum experience is to provide an occasion for investigation of a community, social, cultural, or artistic area and for applying techniques of problem solving and/or skills which are appropriate to the student's major discipline. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Students are graded "satisfactory" or "unsatisfactory". The practicum experience may not be substituted for a required course in the major.

German 1 and Culture (Formerly 51.101)

Description

Develops German speaking, listening, reading and writing skills through the discovery of the culture of German speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in German with clarification in English). This class is the 1st of the 4-course German language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

German 2 and Culture (Formerly 51.102)

Description

Continuation of German 1 and Culture (or equivalent), which is a pre-requisite. Strengthens German speaking, listening, reading and writing skills acquired in German 1 and Culture through the discovery of the culture of German speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in German with some clarification in English). This class is the 2nd of the 4-course German language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 51.101 German 1 and Culture.

German 3 and Culture (Formerly 51.211)

Description

Enhances the four skills acquired in German 2 and Culture (or equivalent), which is a pre-requisite: speaking, listening, reading and writing through the discovery of the culture of German speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in German with minimal use of English). This class is the 3rd of the 4-course German language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLGE.1020 German 2 and Culture.

German 4 and Culture (Formerly 51.212)

Description

This course has German 3 and Culture (or equivalent) as a pre-requisite and is the 4th and last of the 4-course German language program offered at UML. The course strengthens the four skill acquired in prior levels. It emphasizes increased accuracy and depth of students' abilities and knowledge of the culture of German speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in German with almost no use of English). Students express themselves orally and in writing at the national standards level of high-intermediate and understand key-concepts when spoken clearly at native speed.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 51.211 German 3 and Culture.

Grimms' Fairy Tales (Formerly 51.300)

Description

This course will provide a study of the Grimms' fairy tales, their collection and publication by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the contest of 19th century German Romanticism, and their enduring relevance to modern social commentary. Reading the texts in English translation, students will gain a critical understanding of the content and structure of the tales, of their cultural components, and their function through time to entertain, edify, and inform about life in the social milieu. The course is taught in English.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL 1020 College Writing II.

German Culture and Civilization

Description

This course examines the cultural and social development of Germany, from the end of World War II until now. This course analyzes the radical transformation of Germany through a deep identity crisis and the rising of new German generations. Germany's cultural, political and economical reconstruction will be discussed in readings, films, documentaries, architecture, pictures, and paintings. Course materials are in English or in German with English subtitles. This course is conducted in English.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL 1020 College Writing II.

Direct ed Study in German Composition (Formerly 51.492)

Description

Individual research projects for modern language majors. Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, develop a course of directed study in literature and culture and define a subject for individual research. The student's findings are represented in a paper of significant proportion.

Advanced German Tutorial (Formerly 51.495)

Description

A program of directed study which affords Modern Language majors an additional opportunity to pursue a previously explored topic in greater depth or to initiate an additional topic. The purpose of this tutorial is to sharpen and refine techniques of scholarly research, presentation and creative expression.

Italian 1 and Culture (Formerly 52.101)

Description

Develops Italian speaking, listening, reading and writing skills through the discovery of the culture of Italian speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in Italian with clarification in English). This class is the 1st of the 4-course Italian language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Italian 2 and Culture (Formerly 52.102)

Description

Continuation of Italian 1 and Culture (or equivalent), which is a pre-requisite. Strengthens Italian speaking, listening, reading and writing skills acquired in Italian 1 and Culture through the discovery of the culture of Italian speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in Italian with some clarification in English). This class is the 2nd of the 4-course Italian language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLIT.1010 Italian 1 and Culture.

Italian 3 and Culture (Formerly 52.211)

Description

Enhances the four skills acquired in Italian 2 and Culture (or equivalent), which is a pre-requisite: speaking, listening, reading and writing through the discovery of the culture of Italian speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in Italian with minimal use of English). This class is the 3rd of the 4-course Italian language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 52.102 Italian 2 and Culture.

Italian 4 and Culture (Formerly 52.212)

Description

This course has Italian 3 and Culture (or equivalent) as a pre-requisite and is the 4th and last of the 4-course Italian language program offered at UML. The course strengthens the four skill acquired in prior levels. It emphasizes increased accuracy and depth of students' abilities and knowledge of the culture of Italian speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in Italian with almost no use of English). Students express themselves orally and in writing at the national standards level of high-intermediate and understand key-concepts when spoken clearly at native speed.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req; 52.211 Italian 3 and Culture.

Modern & Contemporary Italian Civilization and Culture (Formerly 52.300)

Description

This interdisciplinary and multimedia course will provide a comprehensive view of Italian civilization from the Unification to the present. Through readings, movies, documentaries, pictures, and paintings, students will gain a critical understanding of many of the key events that have shaped Italian history, politics,and economy, and will be guided to discover questions of national identity, language, religion, gender and sexuality, ethnicity, immigration, media and fashion. Conducted in English (English reading material; film screenings In Italian with English subtitles.)

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.

Special Topics in Italian Studies

Description

A limited topic of special interest in culture, civilization, or literature. May be taught in English or Italian. Course content and approach varies depending on instructor. The faculty post and distribute a detailed course description each semester, and students are urged to use this information in making their selections.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req; WLIT 2110 Italian 3 and Culture or ITA3 or ITA4 student group.

Special Topics: Italian Study (Formerly 52.320)

Description

Depends on faculty and student interests associated with Italian literature, composition and culture .

Prerequisites

Pre-Req; WLIT 2110 Italian 3 and Culture or ITA3 or ITA4 student group.

Italian American Literature and Culture (Formerly 52.325)

Description

Discusses the most prominent authors and works of Italian-American Literature as they, by using the ethnic setting, are able to convey universal human concerns and themes. The discussion on Italian-American ethnic issues will include such films as The Godfather, Moonstruck, The Sicilian, Goodfellas, and The Untouchables. Conducted in English.

Italian Women Writers (Formerly 52.330)

Description

Studies women writers of Italy by giving attention to the genres of narrative, poetry, theater and autobiography. Authors are selected according to their impact on issues affecting women, gender studies, feminism, avant-garde, modernism, social relations and psychological discourse. Conducted in English.

Advanced Italian Conversation (Formerly 52.345)

Description

Advanced oral practice in rapid and idiomatic speech. Topics of contemporary significance are selected from contemporary prose.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req; WLIT 2110 Italian 3 and Culture, or WLIT 2120 Italian 4 and Culture.

Italian Humanism (Formerly 52.373)

Description

A study of the waning of the Middle Ages and the dawning of the Renaissance as seen through the work of Petrarch and Boccaccio. Emphasis is on the study of sources and the influence of Petrarch and Boccaccio upon the literatures of western Europe. Conducted in English.

Italian Cinema and Culture (Formerly 52.378)

Description

A guide to contemporary Italian studies through literary and cultural approaches. The works of central figures in contemporary Italian letters are examined in view of their impact on Italian life. Emphasis is given to poets, novelists, the new cinema, the influences of existentialism, and the impact of America on Italian literature. Conducted in Italian/English.

Italian Cinema: Directors and Themes (Formerly 52.380)

Description

A study of Italian film history and its accomplishment by exploring the relationship of cinema to sociopolitical, economic, cultural, and literary events. The course will discuss in depth either a) one or two major and well known directors; b) a major thematic and stylistic division in a century of cinematic creativity.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL 1020 College Writing II.

Directed Study in Italian Literature (Formerly 52.491)

Description

Individual research projects for modern language majors. Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, develop a course of directed study in Italian literature and define a subject for individual research. The student's findings are presented in a paper of significant proportions.

Directed Studies Italian Composition (Formerly 52.492)

Description

Individual research projects for modern language majors. Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, pursue a special topic of composition or creative expression.

Advanced Italian Tutorial (Formerly 52.495)

Description

A program of directed study which affords Language majors an additional opportunity to pursue a previously explored topic in greater depth or to initiate an additional topic. The purpose of this tutorial is to sharpen and refine techniques of scholarly research, presentation and creative expression. Permission of Instructor.

Italian Practicum Experience (Formerly 52.496)

Description

A program of on-campus and/or off-campus experiences (for Italian and Language Majors only). Specific requirements vary depending upon faculty policies and the nature of the program undertaken by the student. The intent of the practicum experience is to provide an occasion for investigation of a community, social, cultural, or artistic area and for applying techniques of problem solving and/or skills which are appropriate to the student's major discipline. The practicum experience may not be substituted for a required course in the major. Permission of Instructor.

Cambodian 1 and Culture (Formerly 53.135)

Description

Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 135, 136 and 235, 236 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Cambodian 2 and Culture (Formerly 53.136)

Description

This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in 53.135. Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 135, 136 and 235, 236 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLKH.1350 Cambodian 1 and Culture.

Introduction to Cambodian Culture (Formerly 59.210)

Description

This course focuses on the development of Southeast Asian art and culture from ancient times to the present. As a diverse region that is home to Muslims, Catholics and other Christians, Buddhists,Hindus and animists, examining arts and culture in Southeast Asia provides fascinating insight into the region's societies. This course examines performance, architecture and material culture from a variety of Southeast Asia, its contacts with neighboring regions, and the breadth of societies in the region and their motivation for creating art. Students will be introduced to theater, dance puppetry, martial arts and music of Southeast Asia. We will examine artistic forms influenced by ancient Hindus, Chinese, Arabs, Europeans during the colonial era, and other influences on the arts in Southeast Asia. Students will also explore how various art forms have political, social and religious functions in such regions as Thailand Indonesia (Bali and Java). Vietnam and Cambodia.

Cambodian 3 and Culture (Formerly 53.235)

Description

Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 135, 136 and 235, 236 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 53.136 Cambodian 2 and Culture.

Cambodian 4 and Culture (Formerly 53.236)

Description

This course is a continuation of 53.235 Cambodian 3 and Culture, which is a pre-requisite. Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 135, 136 and 235, 236 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLKH.2350 Cambodian 3 and Culture.

The Literary Cultures of Cambodia

Description

This course provides a survey of the role and function of literature and literary institutions in Cambodia. Selections of literature in translation from various genres (poetry, the short story, novels) are analyzed in terms of the development of the particular genre and its function vis-a-vis Cambodia's cultural institutions. Similarly, the course examines the role of these cultural institutions in supporting the production of these literatures in different historical periods (classical to modern). Particular emphasis is given to the role of literature and literary institutions in the development of national and cultural identity during and after colonial rule.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLKH.2100 Introduction to Cambodian Culture.

Cambodian Culture in Lowell

Description

This course examines the emergence and growth the Cambodian American culture in Lowell from the early 1980s until the present. The course focuses on cultural and artistic organizations and events, such as the Angkor dance troupe and the Southeast Asian Water Festival within the changing political and historical context of Lowell during that period. Particular attention is given to the role of Cambodian cultural organizations and events in Lowell's cultural economy, which includes Lowell's art district and city organizations like the Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL), the Merrimack Repertory Theater and the Lowell National Historical Park.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLKH.2100 Introduction to Cambodian Culture.

Contemporary Cambodian Cinema

Description

This 3-credit course examines Cambodian cinema and filmmakers from the 20th and 21st centuries. The course will include films in English or with English subtitles made by Cambodian filmmakers, as well as films about Cambodia made by foreign filmmakers. The course will be organized chronologically and thematically beginning with the first documentary films from the 1290's produced by foreign filmmakers, to Cambodia's "golden age" of cinema in the 1960's, to films from the 1980's about the genocide, to the fast-growing contemporary film scene in Cambodia. Students will view and examine the films in terms of their cultural context and how this context is reflected in the films' plot, characters and perspective.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLKH.2100 Introduction to Cambodian Culture.

Literature, Politics and Genocide in Cambodia (Formerly 59.349)

Description

This course will examine various literary and political responses to the Cambodian genocide, particularly personal accounts or literary testimony by survivors and government sanctioned legal proceedings. The course will consider how the literary and political responses to the Cambodian genocide have at different times paralleled, complimented and opposed each other. The course will also ask whether their overall effect contributes to or detracts from the serving of justice and the process of healing for the survivors. To pursue these questions, we will read selections from novels and poetry written by Cambodian survivors side by side with accounts of political activities of the Cambodian government and the international community to bring the perpetrators of the genocide to justice.

Special Topics: in Southeast Asian Studies (Formerly 53.400)

Description

An in-dept study of a specific topic dealing with the literature, culture, civilization, cinema exc., of southeast Asia. Class discussions, readings, oral and written work all in English. May be repeated once for credit, if content changes, and with written consent of the Instructor.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.

Directed Study in Cambodian Culture (Formerly 53.493)

Description

Students through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor develop a course of directed study in Cambodian (Kmer) culture, and define a problem for individual research. The student's findings are presented in a paper of significant proportions.

Special Topics in Latin Study (Formerly 56.320)

Description

Depends on faculty and student interests associated with Latin literature, composition and culture .

Directed Studies in Latin (Formerly 56.491)

Description

Individual research projects on Latin language and/or culture. Students, through regular and frequent consultation with instructor, pursue a special topic of research or translation. Permission of Instructor.

Portuguese for Spanish Speakers I (Formerly 53.110)

Description

Taught at a faster pace than a regular beginning course in Portuguese, is an introduction to the foundations of the Portuguese language and the cultural diversity of the Lusophone world for speakers of Spanish. Specific attention is devoted to the advantages and challenges that Portuguese presents to native or near-native speakers of Spanish. The course acknowledges that, in spite of the similarities between the two languages, there are important differences in pronunciation, vocabulary and grammatical structures. The course gives emphasis to all four language skill-listening, speaking, reading, writing-in order to achieve communicative goals. Portuguese is the language of instruction.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 54.212 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Portuguese 1 and Culture (Formerly 53.113)

Description

Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 113, 114 and 213, 214 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Portuguese 2 and Culture (Formerly 53.114)

Description

A continuation of 53.113 Portuguese 1 and Culture, which is a pre-requisite. Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 113, 144 and 213, 214 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: 53.113 Portuguese 1 or Portuguese 1 Student group for level 1/waiver.

Portuguese 3 and Culture (Formerly 53.213)

Description

Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 113, 114 and 213, 214 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: 53.114 Portuguese 2 or Portuguese 2 Student group for level 2/waiver.

Portuguese 4 and Culture (Formerly 53.214)

Description

A continuation of 53.213 Portuguese 3 and Culture, which is a pre-requisite. Development of fundamental skills in oral expression, aural comprehension, reading and writing is required in language courses. Beginning and intermediate language courses at the 113, 114 and 213, 214 levels must be elected in the prescribed sequence.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLPO.2130 Portuguese 3 or Portuguese 3 Student group for level 3/waiver.

Special Topics: in Lusophone Studies (Formerly 53.301)

Description

An in-depth study of a specific topic in literature, culture, civilization from the Lusophone world. Class discussions, readings, oral and written work all in Portuguese or in English. May be repeated once for credit, if content changes, and with written consent of the Instructor.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.

Special Topics: in Portuguese Studies (Formerly 53.302)

Description

An in-depth study of a specific topic in literature, culture, civilization or cinema from Portugal. Class discussions, readings, oral and written work all in Portuguese or in English. May be repeated once for credit, if content changes, and with written consent of the Instructor.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.

Survey of Brazilian Cinema

Description

An introduction to Brazilian cinema and society, focusing on the Cinema Novo (New Cinema) of the 1960s and 1970s as well as more contemporary films influenced by the ideals of this movement. Films will be analyzed via reference to historical and theoretical texts. Topics to be addressed include Brazilian history as reflected in film and the formation of a distinct Brazilian aesthetic sensibility. Taught in English.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL 1020 College Writing II.

Survey of Brazilian,Portuguese and Lusophone African Cinema (Formerly 53.304)

Description

This course is designed as an introduction to film studies and to Brazilian, Portuguese and Lusophone African cinema and cultures. Taught in English. College Writing 1 (421 01) and College Writing 2 (42102).

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.

Portuguese Literature in Translation (Formerly 53.237)

Description

This course offers a broad overview of Portuguese literature, in English translation, from the Middle Ages to the contemporary period, placing literary movements and major authors in their historical and aesthetic context. It focuses on promoting a basic level of cultural literacy about Portugal based on representative reading drawn from the last seven centuries of the country's history situated in their social, cultural and historic contexts. Course assignments lead students to develop skills in textural interpretation, critical thinking, and academic writing.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.

Directed Studies in Lusophone Literature (Formerly 53.480)

Description

This directed studies in the literature of a specific geographical region of the Lusophone world course makes possible for a student to work under the guidance of a faculty member on a research project in Lusophone literature of mutual interest. Directed Studies courses are not to duplicate material covered in other courses, and should contain an element of originality. Ideally, the course should be based on some issue associated with a topic rather than simply a survey of a topic related to Lusophone literature.

Directed Studies in Portuguese Composition (Formerly 53.481)

Description

Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, pursue a special program of composition or creative expression in Portuguese.

Directed Studies in Portuguese Literature (Formerly 53.482)

Description

This directed studies in Portuguese literature course makes possible for a student to work under the guidance of a faculty member on a research project in Portuguese literature of mutual interest. Directed Studies courses are not to duplicate material covered in other courses, and should contain an element of originality. Ideally, the course should be based on some issue associated with a topic rather than simply a survey of a topic related to Portuguese literature.

Independent Studies in Portuguese (Formerly 53.483)

Description

This course allows students to undertake research on non-literature related topic on the Portuguese speaking world that is not made available through normal course offerings. The syllabus for the independent study will specify the topic and readings for the course, as well as dates by which readings and written work must be completed, the frequency of required meetings, and how the grade for the course will be determined. As an independent study is an upper level course, there is substantial writing component.

Portuguese Practicum Experience (Formerly 53.484)

Description

A program of on-campus and/or off-campus experiences only for students of the Portuguese language. Specific requirements vary depending upon instructor's policies and the nature of the program undertaken by the student. The intent of the practicum experience is to provide an occasion for investigation of a community, social, cultural, or artistic area and for applying techniques of problem solving and/or skills, which are appropriate to the student's major discipline. May be repeated for a maximum on nine credits. Students are graded satisfactory, or unsatisfactory. The practicum experience may not be substituted for a required course in the major.

Advanced Portuguese Tutorial (Formerly 53.485)

Description

A program of directed study affords advanced student to provide an additional opportunity to pursue a previously explored problem in greater depth or to initiate and additional problem. The purpose is to sharpen and refine techniques for scholarly research and presentation and for creative expression.

Spanish 1 and Culture (Formerly 54.101)

Description

Develops Spanish speaking, listening, reading and writing skills through the discovery of the culture of Spanish speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in Spanish with clarification in English). This class is the 1st of the 4-course Spanish language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Spanish 2 and Culture (Formerly 54.102)

Description

Continuation of Spanish 1 and Culture (or equivalent), which is a pre-requisite. Strengthens Spanish speaking, listening, reading and writing skills acquired in Spanish 1 and Culture through the discovery of the culture of Spanish speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in Spanish with some clarification in English). This class is the 2nd of the 4-course Spanish language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req; WLSP.1010 Spanish 1 and Culture.

Medical Spanish (Formerly 54.103)

Description

This course is designed to develop basic conversational skills necessary to communicate with patients in a health care setting. Students will acquire a basic linguistic and cultural foundation enabling them to interview and manage patients in clinical settings using Spanish; to take a history and perform a physical exam using Spanish, and to interpret health concerns of Spanish-speaking populations. The course is designed for health care professionals.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req; WLSP.1010 Spanish 1 and Culture.

Intensive Spanish 1 and 2 (Formerly 54.104)

Description

This intensive course in Spanish is a six credit blended (hybrid) course taught partly in the classroom and partly online. This one-semester Intensive review of Spanish 1 and 2 courses in restricted to students who have been placed into it by placement examination. Satisfactory completion of this course fulfills the prerequisite for Spanish 3.

Intensive Spanish 3 and 4 (Formerly 54.204)

Description

A continuation of 54.104, Intensive Spanish 1 and 2, this is a six credit blended (hybrid) course-taught partly in the classroom and partly online--intensive one-semester accelerated version of the third and fourth Spanish courses. Being a blended course, the online time will be dedicated to grammar review, and to the completion of various assignments and assessments. Class time will focus on communicative activities that combine grammatical concepts, relevant vocabulary, and cultural themes. An intensive course that aims to develop an intermediate mid proficiency in Spanish and familiarity with Hispanic culture through practice in the use of the grammatical structures and acquisition of vocabulary stressing language skills. The purpose of instruction is to utilize previous language background to lay a solid foundation for further Spanish language study (advanced level). Satisfactory completion of this course fulfils the prerequisite for Spanish 300-400 level courses.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLSP 1040 Spanish 1&2 Intensive, or WLSP 1020 Spanish 2 and Culture.

Spanish 3 and Culture (Formerly 54.211)

Description

Enhances the four skills acquired in Spanish 2 and Culture (or equivalent), which is a pre-requisite: speaking, listening, reading and writing through the discovery of the culture of Spanish speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in Spanish with minimal use of English). This class is the 3rd of the 4-course Spanish language program offered at UML. Language courses are sequential and must be taken accordingly.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLSP 1040 Spanish 1&2 Intensive, or WLSP 1020 Spanish 2 and Culture.

Spanish 4 and Culture (Formerly 54.212)

Description

This course has Spanish 3 and Culture (or equivalent) as a pre-requisite and is the 4th and last of the 4-course Spanish language program offered at UML. The course strengthens the four skill acquired in prior levels. It emphasizes increased accuracy and depth of students' abilities and knowledge of the culture of Spanish speaking countries in a communicative approach (instruction occurs in Spanish with almost no use of English). Students express themselves orally and in writing at the national standards level of high-intermediate and understand key-concepts when spoken clearly at native speed.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLSP.2110 Spanish 3 and Culture.

Special Topics in Hispanic Studies (Formerly 54.300)

Description

An in-depth study of a specific topic in literature, culture, civilization or cinema from the Hispanic world. Class discussions, readings, oral and written work all in Spanish. May be repeated once for credit, if content changes, and with written consent of the Instructor.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 54.212 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Introduction to Spanish Literature (Formerly 54.301)

Description

Studies the history of Spain's literature in its general trends and through its major writers revealing the complicated series of interactions, conflict, and influences which have molded the unique character of the nation. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP.2120 Spanish 4 and Culture, or WLSP.2040 Intensive Spanish 3 and 4, or WLSP.2990 Language-Spanish 2000 level elective.

Survey of Latin American Literature (Formerly 54.302)

Description

A study of the major writers of Latin America from the indigents literature to the modernist period. The authors and their works are placed in their historical, sociological, and literary perspective, thus introducing students to the Latin American World. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLSP 2110 Spanish 3 and Culture, or WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Modern and Contemporary Latin American Literature (Formerly 54.303)

Description

A continuation of WLSP 53.3020, Survey of Latin American Literature and Culture I. Conducted in Spanish

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture, or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 and 4.

Special Topics: in Latin American Studies (Formerly 54.304)

Description

An in-depth study of a specific topic in literature, culture, civilization or cinema from Latin American countries. Class discussions, reading, oral and written work all in Spanish. May be repeated once for credit, if content changes, and with written consent of the Instructor.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 54.212 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Spanish Civilization and Culture (Formerly 54.310)

Description

Considers Spanish culture and civilization up to the present. Through audiovisual aids, current newspapers and selected readings, the student will explore the Spanish way of being, thinking, and living. Emphasis is placed on the main contributions of Spain to the Western world. Conducted in Spanish only.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 & 4.

Contemporary Spanish Culture and Society

Description

Contemporary Spanish Culture and Society (1975-present) is a 3 credit course specifically designed for the UML summer faculty-led on-site program in Cadiz, Spain, over a period of 3 weeks (Dates TBA in July and August). Throughout our stay, as a group, we will discuss and exchange about the readings posted in advance on Blackboard (all in English) specifically reflecting upon the connections between what you learned, what you experienced personally in Spain and how different/similar this is from what you expected or imagined1. Class is taught in English.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL 1020 College Writing II.

Fieldwork in the Spanish Community (Formerly 54.313)

Description

Involves individual assignments under the sponsorship of local service agencies servicing the Spanish-speaking community involving individual family and group contact. Written and oral reports will be in Spanish.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLSP 2110 Spanish 3 and Culture, or WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Latin American Civilization and Culture (Formerly 54.315)

Description

Considers significant intellectual, artistic, historical, and sociopolitical aspects of Latin America from the beginning of its history. Through audiovisual aids and selected readings, the student will explore the Latin American way of being and expressing.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture, or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 and 4.

Special Topics in Spanish Studies (Formerly 54.320)

Description

Focuses on a limited topic of special interest in culture, civilization, or literature. May be taught in English or in Spanish. Course content and approach will vary depending on instructor.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLSP.2110 Spanish 3 and Culture.

Spanish and Latin-American Women Writers (Formerly 54.330)

Description

Studies women writers of the Spanish speaking world. Emphasis is given to their contribution to the development of Spanish literature and culture as well as their vision of the world and their concerns for the rights of women and humanity. Conducted in Spanish only.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture, or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 and 4.

Advanced Spanish Grammar (Formerly 54.333)

Description

A systematic study of complex grammatical structures in Spanish. Conducted in Spanish only.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 & 4.

Advanced Spanish composition (Formerly 54.334)

Description

The purpose of this course is to help students make their writing more accurate, organized and to develop students abilities in composition tasks. Specifically, students will learn how to approach the act of writing successfully by focusing on the interaction between writer, reader, purpose, and message. Students will also learn to manage important writing resources such as grammar, vocabulary, rhetorical techniques for organizing information, and strategies for writing through problems, reading critically, revising, and rewriting. Required for Spanish Majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture, or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 and 4.

Advanced Spanish Conversation (Formerly 54.347)

Description

The course aims at developing advanced oral proficiency in rapid idiomatic speech. Topics of contemporary significance are selected for discussions. Required for Spanish Majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture, or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 and 4.

Introduction to Literary Analysis (Formerly 54.350)

Description

In this course, students examine the various definitions and functions of literary language, and the formal aspects of diverse genre: narrative, poetry and essay. In this course, students also study the concept of literature as aesthetic phenomenon and its socio-cultural implications, through concepts such as author, reader, narrator and discourse, Major authors, themes, and genres from both Latin America and Spain are included, with basic concepts of contemporary literary criticism and theory. Taught in Spanish.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture, or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 and 4.

Latin American Theater (Formerly 54.351)

Description

Examines Latin American theatrical works as forms of socially accepted resistance and politically charged art forms. The course will consider plays and performances that challenge governments, inequities, and the status quo. In this course, students will study a variety of Latin American plays, as well as performances an political acts that explore these issues.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: WLSP.2110 Spanish 3 and Culture.

Hispanic Perspectives (Formerly 54.352)

Description

In this course we will explore some of the foundational texts of Hispanic literature while discussing the intersections of political, literary, and cultural traditions that connect the United States with Spain and Latin America.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 54.212 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Hispanic Literature & Film (Formerly 54.371)

Description

This course examines the relationship between the Hispanic narrative discourse and cinema, including film adaptations of literary works. Modern social and cultural issues, as well as Hispanic self-images. The selected works provide an array of genres and perspectives that reflect the cultural, historical, and socio-political aspects of each period. Taught in Spanish.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: 54. 211 Spanish 3 and Culture or WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Latin American and Spanish Cinema (Formerly 54.375)

Description

An exploration of representative Spanish and latin American films from a variety of major directors. Areas of investigation include the cinematic representation of nationality, ethnicity, identity, gender, history and politics. This course will be taught in English. Knowledge of Spanish is desirable but not required. Spanish majors and minors will complete written assignments, reviews, quizzes, and exams in Spanish.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 1020 Spanish 2 and Culture, or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 and 4.

Spanish Selected Authors (Formerly 54.401)

Description

Presents an intensive study of the works by a few Spanish and/or Latin American authors.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP 2120 Spanish 4 and Culture, or WLSP 2040 Intensive Spanish 3 and 4.

Cervantes (Formerly 54.404)

Description

In this study of the works of Cervantes participants will complete analysis and readings of either the Don Quijote and/or other works including but not limited to the short stories and the one-act plays.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 54.212 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Cervantes' Don Quijote in translation

Description

Cervantes' Don Quijote will examine new ideas and concepts concerning one of the world's greatest novels. Taught in English, there is no language requirement for this course; however, this course is designed to engage student interest in historically and culturally significant events in Golden Age Spain and to - more importantly - expand student interest in literary criticism of the Spanish Golden Age and of Cervantes' masterwork in particular. Because it is taught in English, this course does not count toward the Spanish major or minor.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL 1020 College Writing II.

Twentieth Century Spanish Literature (Formerly 54.409)

Description

Studies the famous generation of 1927 and the major literary trends during and after the Spanish Civil War.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 54.212 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Realism and the Nineteenth Century Spanish Novel (Formerly 54.410)

Description

Offers a study of fundamental aspects of life, thought, land itself and its sense of history as reflected in the literary masterpieces of Valera, Galdos, Alarcon, Pereda, and others. An analysis of the literary techniques and fiction of the Realism will be included.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: WLSP.3010 Introduction to Spanish Literature, or WLSP.3500 Introduction to Literary Analysis.

Hispanic Short Fiction (Formerly 54.411)

Description

Students will become familiarized with basic terminology for the analysis of narrative, and will practice analysis as they read short novels and stories by authors from different countries: Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Colombia), Jose Emilio Pacheco (Mexico), Rosario Ferre (Puerto Rico) and Miguel de Unamuno(Spain). In so doing, they will also learn more about diverse socio-historical contexts in the Hispanic world.

The Latin American Novel (Formerly 54.416)

Description

A study of the development of the Latin American novel. Three major works of Latin American short story writers such as Borges, Cortazar, Marquez, Rulfo.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 54.212 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Spanish Translation Seminar (Formerly 54.456)

Description

A study of the theory and practice of translation aimed at developing translation skills. Material used is taken from literary works as well as newspapers and magazines. This course is intended for students with a good command of the language. Open to Spanish majors and others by permission of instructor.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 54.212 Spanish 4 and Culture.

Directed Studies in Spanish Literature (Formerly 54.491)

Description

Individual research projects in Spanish literature. Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, develop a course of directed study in Spanish literature and define a problem for individual research. The student's findings are presented in a paper of significant proportions. Permission of Instructor.

Directed Study in Latin America (Formerly 54.492)

Description

Individual research projects in Latin American topics. Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, develop a course of directed study in a specific Latin American topic and define a problem for individual research. The student's findings are presented in a paper of significant proportions. Permission of Instructor.

Directed Studies in Spanish Composition (Formerly 54.493)

Description

Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, pursue a special program of composition or creative expression.

Independent Study in Spanish (Formerly 54.494)

Description

Students, through regular and frequent consultation with their instructor, develop a course of independent study in Spanish culture and define a problem for individual research. The student's findings are presented in a paper of significant proportions.

Advanced Spanish Tutorial (Formerly 54.495)

Description

A program of directed study which affords advanced students an additional opportunity to pursue a previously explored problem in greater depth or to initiate an additional problem. The purpose is to sharpen and refine techniques for scholarly research and presentation and for creative expression.

Spanish Practicum Experience (Formerly 54.496)

Description

A program of on-campus and/or off-campus experiences for Spanish or Modern Language majors only. Specific requirements vary depending upon faculty policies and the nature of the program undertaken by the student. The intent of the practicum experience is to provide an occasion for investigation of a community, social, cultural, or artistic area and for applying techniques of problem solving and/or skills which are appropriate to the student's major discipline. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. Students are graded satisfactory, or unsatisfactory. The practicum experience may not be substituted for a required course in the major.