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FACS: Family and Consumer Sciences

1180. Housing and Interior Design (3) (F)
P: FACS major. Examination of housing, furnishings, and equipment as they influence family well-being.
2003. Apparel Construction for Secondary Education (2) (F)
P: FACS major or permission of instructor; C: FACS 2004. Application and evaluation in fabric selection and apparel construction.
2004. Apparel Construction for Secondary Education Laboratory (1) (F)
P: FACS major or permission of instructor; C: FACS 2003. Application of construction principles. Interrelationship of fabric selection, pattern selection, alteration, and garment fit.
2123. Early Experience in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (1) (F)
For prospective teachers of family and consumer sciences. Minimum of 16 hours of directed observations and planned participation in appropriate school environments and 12 hours of seminar class instruction.
4317. Curriculum Development (3) (S)
P: FACS 2123. Philosophy and development of family and consumer sciences education. Principles and procedures of curriculum and program development.
4323. Methods of Teaching Family and Consumer Sciences (3) (F)
P: Declared major and admission to upper division. Application of teaching family and consumer sciences knowledge and skills in all content areas.
4324. Internship in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (10) (S)
P: Admission to upper division; FACS 4323; C: FACS 4325. Full-time, semester-long internship. Internship in middle or high school family and consumer sciences classroom.
4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (2) (S)
P: Admission to upper division; FACS 4323; C: FACS 4324. Assessment and development of competencies needed by beginning family and consumer sciences teachers. Reflection on the student teaching experience.
FACS Banked Courses
4400. Professional Presentations (3)
4410. Professional Seminar (1)
4411. Professional Internship (3)
5300. Middle Grades Career Exploration (3) Service Clusters (3)

FINA: Finance

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1904. Personal Finance (3)
May not count toward business core or concentration area. Introduction to managing personal finances. Topics include investing and retirement planning, career planning, money management and budgeting, taxes, consumer credit, and purchasing strategies (home, auto, insurance).
2244. Legal Environment of Business (3) (F,S,SS)
US system of jurisprudence, sources of law, regulation of business, and principles of tort law, contracts, labor law, and property. Legal aspects of business organization.
3004. Survey of Financial Management (3) (F,S,SS)
May not substitute for FINA 3724. May not substitute for any College of Business major requirement. P: ACCT 2101 or 2401; ECON 2113; MATH 2283. Survey from a practical perspective. Includes TVM, capital budgeting techniques, cost of capital, risk and return analysis, leverage, and financial management of a firm.
3144. Financial Markets (3) (F,S)
P: ECON 2113. Banks and financial intermediaries as sources of funds. Monetary system, structure, and organization of commercial banking. Nonbank intermediaries, monetary policy, and international markets.
3154. Principles of Risk Management and Insurance (3) (F,S)
P: MATH 2283, FINA 2244. Fundamentals of risk management and insurance, including property and liability insurance, workers compensation, employee benefits, and social security.
3244. Commercial Law (3) (F,S)
P: FINA 2244 or consent of instructor. Selected traditional areas of law that affect the commercial community. Law of sales, bailments of personal property, commercial paper, secured transactions, bank deposits and collections, insurance, and other aspects of uniform commercial code.
3554. Principles of Real Estate (3) (F,S)
P: ACCT 2401; ECON 2133. Economics of real estate. Legal instruments used in real estate transactions, real estate markets, and real estate businesses, and interactions of public and real estate activities.
3724. Financial Management (3) (F,S,SS)
P: ECON 2113; MATH 2283; P/C: ACCT 2521. Financial control, capital budgeting techniques, cost of capital, rates of return, financial leverage, dividend policy, working capital management, and timing of financial policy.
3824. Financial Analysis and Planning (3) (F,S)
P: FINA 3724. Analysis of financial and accounting information and its impact on financial decisions and profit planning.
3884. Corporate and Financial Risk Management (3) (F,S)
P: FINA 3154, 3724. Risks faced by firms and the management options available for profit maximization, growth, and stability.
3904. Investments (3) (F,S)
P: ECON 2133; FINA 3724. Corporate and other securities as investments. Organization of capital markets and analysis and evaluation of securities and portfolios.
4244. Insurance Law (3) (S)
P: FINA 3154. Legal issues in the insurance industry, including licensing, regulation, and sales.
4354. Commercial Property and Liability Insurance (3) (F)
P: FINA 3154. Principles of the property and liability insurance marketplace.
4404. Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (3) (S)
P: FINA 3904. Techniques and theories used in analyzing securities. Selection, management, evaluation, and revision of portfolios.
4454. International Finance (3) (S)
P: FINA 3724. Financing international trade and investments. Financial tools, principles, and problems of managing multinational business.
4564. Real Estate Appraisal (3) (F)
P: FINA 3554. Valuation of real property, appraisal for financing purposes, and factors and conditions affecting residential and commercial values. Methods of appraising real property, utilizing cost, market data, and income approaches.
4574. Real Estate Management and Brokerage (3) (S)
P: FINA 3554. Organization and conduct of real estate brokerage. Social, economic, legal, and ethical responsibilities of real estate brokers and managers.
4604. Real Estate Financing (3) (F)
P: FINA 3724. Relationships among real estate, financial, and investor communities. Financing of real property assets.
4654. Commercial Bank Management (3) (F)
P: FINA 3144, 3824. Managing a commercial bank. American economy as viewed by commercial bank manager.
4734. Financial Management II (3) (F,S)
P: FINA 3824. Applies various financial management decision-making techniques to complex business problems.
4854. Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning (3) (S)
P: FINA 3724. Benefit regulations and estate planning strategies, including legal constraints and tax issues.
4964. Topics in Finance (3)
P: Consent of dept chair. Consideration of new and advanced topics.
4984. Topics in Real Estate (3)
P: Consent of dept chair. Selected topics.
FINA Banked Courses
4584. Real Estate Appraisal II (3)
4864. Life Insurance (3)

FLGC: Foreign Languages, General

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1001. Foreign Language Generic Course I (3)
First level of intensive training in the basic skills in reading, writing, speaking and aural understanding of a language not normally offered by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. This course may be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for the BA degree.
1002. Foreign Language Generic Course II (3)
Second level of intensive training in the basic skills in reading, writing, speaking and aural understanding of a language not normally offered by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. This course may be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for the BA degree.
1003. Foreign Language Generic Course III (3)
Third level of intensive training in the basic skills in reading, writing, speaking and aural understanding of a language not normally offered by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. This course may be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for the BA degree.
1004. Foreign Language Generic Course IV (3)
Fourth level of intensive training in the basic skills in reading, writing, speaking and aural understanding of a language not normally offered by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. This course may be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for the BA degree.

FORL: Foreign Language

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1060. Global Understanding Through Literature (3) (FC:HU)
Exploration of human cultural diversity through readings in literature and philosophy in the context of virtual exchange with a variety of countries. Selected texts read in English.
2600. Literature in Translation: The Holocaust (3) (FC:HU)
May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for the foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Nazis’ crimes during World War II era and fascism in Europe. Examines and discusses selected literary text and original documents, viewing of films, and meetings with Holocaust survivors.
2620. French Literature in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Principal genres of French literature from its origins to present. Selected literary texts read in English.
2622. Francophone Literature of the Americas in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Literature and culture of French-speaking regions of Americas through study of selected readings in translation.
2624. Francophone Literature of Africa in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for the foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Literature and culture of French-speaking regions of Africa through study of selected readings in translation.
2660. Spanish Literature in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
Not open to SPAN majors. May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for the foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Selected literary texts from Spain. Emphasis on social, political, and cultural context.
2661. Latin-American Literature in Translation (3) (WI) (FC:HU)
Not open to SPAN majors. May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for the foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Selected works of major Latin-American writers.
2665. Don Quixote (3) (WI) (FC:HU)
May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for the foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Intensive study of world’s first modern novel, Cervantes’ Don Quixote.
2666. Latino Texts (3) (FC:HU)
May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for the foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Cultural and literary texts of various Hispanic groups living or having lived in US territory for large part of their lives from mid-nineteenth century to present.
2680. German Literature in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Selected texts from German-speaking world. Texts read in English.
2700. Special Topics in French or Francophone Literature (3)
May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for the foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Selected topics relating to literature of France or a French-speaking region of the world. Topics vary.
2760. Special Topics in Hispanic Studies (3) (FC:HU)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. May not count as an elective toward major or minor requirements for the foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Selected topics relating to culture or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
3660. Hispanic Women Writers (3) (FC:HU)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. May not be repeated for credit by women’s studies students. May not count as elective toward major or minor requirements for foreign language degree programs. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Conducted in English; no knowledge of other languages required. Selected texts written by women in Hispanic countries from a literary, cultural, and historical perspective.

FREN: French

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1001. French Level I (3)
Lab work. Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential French majors and minors. First of four-course sequence. Intensive training in basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. Focus on life and culture of French-speaking world.
1002. French Level II (3)
Lab work. Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential French majors and minors. P: FREN 1001 or placement in 1002 by French placement test. Second of four-course sequence. Further intensive training in basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. Focus on life and culture of French-speaking world.
1003. French Level III (3)
Lab work. Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential French majors and minors. P: FREN 1002 or placement in 1003 by French placement test. Third of four-course sequence. Intensive training leading to more advanced levels of achievement in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. Focus on life and culture of French-speaking world.
1004. French Level IV (3)
Lab work may be required. Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential French majors and minors. P: FREN 1003 or placement in 1004 by French placement test. Fourth of four-course sequence. Further intensive training leading to intermediate-level proficiency in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. Readings and discussions further acquaint student with life, literature, and culture of French-speaking world.
1220. French Language in France I (3)
P: FREN 1001 or consent of dept chair. French language at the Sorbonne (or another French university) in Cours Elementaire and lower levels of Cours Moyen. Upon their return, students may challenge French 1002 or 1003; those who received credit for French 1003 before leaving for France and who receive a minimum grade of C (2.0) in France will automatically receive credit for French 1004.
2108. Culture and Communication (3)
P: FREN 1004. Practice in spoken language. Emphasis on developing a practical vocabulary for use in conversations and discussions relating to contemporary French and Francophone culture. Includes use of variety of print and multimedia texts including literature, newspapers, magazines, film, television, and the world wide web.
2330. Review of Grammar (3)
Taught in French P: FREN 1004 or equivalent. Extensive review of all aspects of French grammar in formal oral and written communication.
2440. Readings in the Culture of France I (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 1004. Aspects of French culture. Emphasis on period from its origins to World War I. Reading and discussion of selected texts.
2441. Readings in the Culture of France II (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 1004. Aspects of French culture. Emphasis on period from World War I to present. Reading and discussion of selected texts.
2442. Readings in the Francophone Cultures of the Americas (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 1004. Aspects of major French-speaking regions of Canada, the Caribbean, and US. Reading and discussion of selected texts.
2443. Readings in the Francophone Cultures of Africa (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 1004. Aspects of major French-speaking cultures of Africa. Reading and discussion of selected texts.
2611. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1)
For prospective teachers. Taught in French. Minimum of 16 hours of directed observations and planned participation in appropriate school environments and 8 hours of seminar class instruction in the teaching area. May not count toward BA or BS major professional or minor requirements. Introduces teaching of French.
3100. French Business Communication (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 2440 or 2441 or 2442 or 2443. Practical knowledge of business French. Preparation to deal effectively with business communication in Francophone world.
3200. French Language in France II (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 1004. French language at the Sorbonne (or another French university) in upper levels of Cours Moyen and Cours Superieur.
3225. Advanced Conversation (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 2330. Direct and systematic use of spoken language. Intensive approach aimed at development of functional level of French communication.
3330. Composition and Advanced Grammar (3) (WI)
Taught in French. P: FREN 2330. Principles of effective writing in French. Advanced review of grammar with emphasis on syntax, forms, and usage.
3500. Introduction to Literature (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 2330 or consent of dept chair. Develop reading skills for understanding genre, concepts of literary structure, and criticism through analysis of selected writings.
3555. France of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (3) (WI)
Taught in French. P: FREN 3500 or consent of dept chair. France from its origins through sixteenth century. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
3556. France from Classicism to the French Revolution (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 3500 or consent of dept chair. France from end of Renaissance to end of Revolution. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
3557. France from the Napoleonic Period to World War II (3) (WI)
Taught in French. P: FREN 3500 or consent of dept chair. France from beginning of Napoleonic period to World War II. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
3558. The Francophone World: Colonization to Independence (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 3500 or consent of dept chair. Major French-speaking areas of world outside France from beginning of colonization to their independence. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
3560. The Contemporary French and Francophone World (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 3500 or consent of dept chair. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
3700. Special Topics in French or Francophone Studies (3)
Taught in French. May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of dept chair. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture or civilization of France or a French-speaking region of the world.
4215. French Phonetics (3)
Taught in French. Lab required. P: FREN 3225. Physiology of correct French speech habits. Sound system of French contrasted with English. Phonetic transcription.
4336. Introduction to Translation (3)
Taught in French. P: FREN 3330 or consent of dept chair. Intensive practice in French-English and English-French translation in variety of prose styles.
4611. Teaching Second Languages in Grades K-12 (5) Formerly FREN 4641
5 lectures per week and 10 lab hours per semester. Includes 10 hours of field experience. May not count toward a BA major or minor in French. P: Admission to upper division; 18 s.h. of FREN above 1004 or consent of instructor. Modern methodologies, techniques and strategies, instructional resources, and evaluation procedures for teaching second languages in grades K-12.
4700. Special Topics in French or Francophone Studies (3)
Taught in French. May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of dept chair. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of France or another French-speaking region.
4880. Internship in French (10)
Full-time, semester-long internship. P: Admission to upper division; FREN 2330, 3225, 3330, 3500; 18 s.h. of FREN at the 2000 and 3000 levels; C: FREN 4881. Observation and supervised internship in an assigned French K-12 public school classroom.
4881. Internship Seminar: Issues in French Education (1)
P: Admission to upper division; C: FREN 4880. Individualized study of problems or issues related to teaching French.
4882, 4883, 4884. Internship for Professions (1,1,1)
Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of French degree program. P: Consent of dept chair. Fields may include but are not limited to business, industry, hotel and restaurant management, and social sciences.
4950, 4951, 4952, 4953, 4954. Directed Readings in French (1 each)
P: Consent of dept chair. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of French culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
4990. Honors (3) (F,S)
Taught in French. Open to students having a minimum GPA of 3.5 in French. Independent study under direction of faculty member in student’s major area of interest. Research paper required.
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 dept chair. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture or civilization of France or another French-speaking region of the world.
FREN Banked Courses
1050. Introduction to French Lyric Literature (3)
1060. French for Reading Knowledge (0)
3260. The French Short Story (3)
4316. French Poetry (3)
4319. Teaching Foreign Languages in the Middle Grades (3)
4360. French Theatre (3)
4385. History of the French Language (3)