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FORL: Foreign Language

6000. Foreign Language for Reading Knowledge (3)
Reading skills adequate to successfully conduct research utilizing scholarly texts.

FREN: French

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5305. Advanced Syntax (3)
P: FREN 3330 or graduate standing. Detailed and comprehensive study of most difficult points of French grammar. Directed practice in analyzing and writing exercises.
5700. Special Topics in French or Francophone Studies (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of chair. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture or civilization of France or another French-speaking region of the world.
6000. Advanced Language Skills I (3)
In-depth exploration of varieties and styles of modern French usage.
6100. The Culture and Civilization of France (3)
Detailed examination of formation of France from its beginnings to the present.
6101. The Culture and Civilization of the Francophone World (3)
In-depth exploration of civilization and culture of French-speaking world outside of France.
FREN Banked Courses
5350. The French Novel (3)
6001. Advanced Language Skills II (3)
6200. Readings in French Prose (3)
6202. Readings in French Drama (3)
6410. Old French I (3)
6411. Old French II (3)
6412. Medieval Literature (3)
6414. Corneille and Racine (3)
6416. French Poetry from Chateaubriand to Present (3)
6420. Civilization (3)
6424. Stylistics (3)
6425. Advanced Phonetics (3)
6428. Applied Linguistics (3)
6440. Rousseau and Voltaire (3)
6450. Nineteenth Century Drama to 1840 (3)
6451. Nineteenth Century Drama after 1840 (3)
6452. Twentieth Century Drama (3)
6461. Rabelais and Montaigne (3)
6472. Seventeenth Century French Literature (3)
6481. Eighteenth Century French Literature and the Revolution of 1789 (3)
6488. Bibliography and Methods of Research (3)
6491. Nineteenth Century Novel (3)
6521, 6522, 6523. Special Readings (3,3,3)
7000. Thesis (3)

GERM: German

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5700. Selected Topics (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of chair. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of a German-speaking country. Topics vary.
6000. Advanced Language Skills (3)
In-depth exploration of varieties and styles of modern German usage.
6100. The Culture and Civilization of the German-Speaking World (3)
In-depth exploration of aspects of civilization and culture of German-speaking countries.

SPAN: Spanish

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5340. Advanced Translation I (3)
P: SPAN 4340. Practice of translation skills with greater variety of style and subject matter.
5440. Contemporary Issues of the Hispanic World (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of chair. Selected events, artistic trends, and currents of thought that significantly contribute to life in contemporary Hispanic societies.
5445. Hispanic Cinema (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of chair. Films as cultural product reflecting social, political, and economic realities. Power to represent, inform, and create. Viewed and discussed by representative directors.
5550. Hispanic Women Writers (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. May not be repeated for credit by students in WOST program. P: Consent of chair. In-depth study and discussion of representative writings by women in Hispanic countries from variety of genres. Emphasis on relationships between society and origin, content, and form of texts.
5700. Special Topics in Hispanic Studies (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of chair. Topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
5940. Advanced Translation II (3)
Candidates who successfully complete this course may be allowed to take qualifying exams for award of the certificate in Spanish translation. P: SPAN 5340. Continuation of skills practiced in SPAN 4340, 5340 at advanced level. Translation of written texts in variety of styles and different topics, from Spanish into English and vice versa.
6000. Advanced Language Skills I (3)
In-depth exploration of varieties and styles of modern Spanish usage.
6001. Advanced Language Skills II (3)
Continuation of SPAN 6000.
6100. Cultural Studies, Spain (3)
History, culture, and civilization of Spain. In-depth exploration of special topic or theme.
6101. Cultural Studies of Spanish America (3)
Spanish American society and culture before 1492 and up to time of independence.
6200. Readings in Spanish Literature (3)
Exhaustive study of masterpieces of Spanish literature from Middle Ages to present.
6202. Readings in Twentieth-Century Spanish-American Literature (3)
Literary works by recognized Spanish-American writers of twentieth century. Major artistic movements and socioeconomic/political realities of various regions.
6400. Spanish Linguistics (3)
Introduces nature of grammar and approaches to description of Spanish grammar. Emphasis on Chomsky’s Principles and Parameters Model.
6521, 6522, 6523. Special Readings (3,3,3)
Intensive reading in area where student may already have credit.
6600. Recent Trends in Foreign Language Teaching, Learning, and Acquisition (3)
Current developments, issues, and research in teaching, learning, and acquisition of foreign languages.
SPAN Banked Courses
6410. Old Spanish I (3)
6411. Old Spanish II (3)
6412. Medieval Literature (3)
6414. Lope de Vega and the Beginnings of Spanish Drama (3)
6415. Calderon and His Contemporaries (3)
6416. Poetry (3)
6420. Hispanic Civilization (3)
6424. Stylistics (3)
6425. Advanced Phonetics (3)
6428. Applied Linguistics (3)
6451. Romantic and Post-Romantic Drama (3)
6470. The Latin-American Novel (3)
6471. The Hispanic-American Short Story (3)
6488. Bibliography and Methods of Research (3)
6491. The Regional Novel (3)
6492. Galdos (3)
6494. The Generation of 1898 (3)
7000. Thesis (3)