Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Professor

Veronica GrossiG

Ana M HontanillaG

Ignacio LopezG

Associate Professor

Mariche G BayonasG

Kelly Anne Lowther PereiraG

Cybelle H. McFaddenG

Faye Stewart

Assistant Professor

Xiao Rao

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Graduate-level faculty

American Sign Language (ASL)

ASL 101 Elementary American Sign Language I 3

Introduction to American Sign Language and the culture of the American Deaf Community. Emphasis on active comprehension and expression in culturally appropriate signs, and on applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Diversity and Equity

Prerequisites: Students with previous knowledge of ASL are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage ASL signers MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

ASL 102 Elementary American Sign Language II 3

Continued introduction to American Sign Language and the culture of the American Deaf Community. Emphasis on active comprehension and expression in culturally appropriate signs, and on applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Diversity and Equity

Prerequisites: ASL 101 or SES 101 or permission of instructor. Students with previous knowledge of ASL are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage ASL signers MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

ASL 201 Directed Study in Applied Beginning American Sign Language 3

Intensive practice in applied beginning ASL. Active use of communicative language skills. Review and further study of basic ASL structures, vocabulary and study of cultural topics.

Prerequisites: Written permission.

Notes: This course is only open for transfer students with credit for ASL 101 and ASL 102 or institutional credit that is at least 5 years old or students with departmental permission.

ASL 203 Intermediate American Sign Language I 3

Development of intermediate American Sign Language and the continued study of American Deaf Community culture. Emphasis on active comprehension and expression in culturally appropriate signs, and on applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Diversity and Equity

Prerequisites: ASL 102 or SES 102 or permission of instructor. Students with previous knowledge of ASL are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage ASL signers MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

ASL 204 Intermediate American Sign Language II 3

Further development of intermediate American Sign Language and the continued study of American Deaf Community culture. Emphasis on active comprehension and expression in culturally appropriate signs, and on applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Diversity and Equity

Prerequisites: ASL 203 or SES 203 or permission of instructor or placement test.

Notes: Community lab hours required. Students with previous knowledge of ASL are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage ASL signers MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

ASL 245 Introduction to the Deaf Community 3

Introduction to the diverse members of the Deaf Community with emphasis on Deaf people as a linguistic and cultural minority. Focus is on historical, educational, political, social, and vocational issues.

Prerequisites: ASL 101 or permission of instructor.

Notes: May not receive credit for both ASL 245 and SES 245.

Arabic (ARB)

ARB 101 Beginning Arabic I 3

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic and the cultures of the Arabic-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Arabic are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Arabic MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

ARB 102 Beginning Arabic II 3

Continued study of Modern Standard Arabic and the cultures of the Arabic-speaking world at the introductory level. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: ARB 101 or equivalent.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Arabic are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Arabic MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

ARB 203 Intermediate Arabic I 3

Intermediate-level study of Modern Standard Arabic and the cultures of the Arabic-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: ARB 102 or equivalent.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Arabic are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Arabic MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

ARB 204 Intermediate Arabic II 3

Continued study of the Modern Standard Arabic and the cultures of the Arabic-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: ARB 203 or equivalent.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Arabic are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Arabic MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

Chinese (CHI)

CHI 101 Elementary Chinese I 3

Introduction to the Chinese language and the cultures of the Chinese-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Chinese are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Chinese MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

CHI 102 Elementary Chinese II 3

Continued study of the Chinese language and the cultures of the Chinese-speaking world at the introductory level. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Chinese are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Chinese MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

CHI 203 Intermediate Chinese I 3

Intermediate-level study of the Chinese language and cultures of the Chinese-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Chinese are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Chinese MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

CHI 204 Intermediate Chinese II 3

Continued study of the Chinese language and cultures of the Chinese-speaking world at the intermediate level. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Chinese are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Chinese MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

CHI 210 Masterworks of Chinese Literature in Translation 3

Readings and discussion of the best works of Chinese literature in English translation from the traditional to the modern periods. Taught in English.

CHI 220 Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 3

Introductory Chinese culture course with interdisciplinary perspectives on modern Chinese society, history, literature, and art. Taught in English.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CHI 301 Third-Year Chinese Language 3

Third-year Chinese language course to improve oral and written proficiencies, including the Mandarin writing system. Taught in Chinese.

CHI 302 Third-Year Chinese Conversation and Composition 3

Third-year Chinese language course focusing on topics of current interest. Taught in Mandarin Chinese.

CHI 305 Topics in Chinese Culture 3

Third-year Chinese course exploring topical issues of China through art, literature, film, and popular media. Taught in English and/or Chinese.

CHI 313 Major Figures in Chinese Literature 3

Selected Chinese authors or figures read and discussed with attention to interpretation and literary analysis. Selection of figures vary. Taught in English with options to read and/or write in Chinese.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

CHI 491 Advanced Topics in Chinese Language 3

Directed program of conversation, reading, research, and individual instruction in Chinese language and literature.

Prerequisites: CHI 204 (or equivalent) and by permission of instructor.

Notes: Either CHI 491 (fall) or CHI 492 (spring), but not both, can be repeated once, up to three (3) semester hours each time.

CHI 492 Advanced Topics in Chinese Language 3

Directed program of conversation, reading, research, and individual instruction in Chinese language and literature.

Prerequisites: CHI 204 (or equivalent) and by permission of instructor.

Notes: Either CHI 491 (fall) or CHI 492 (spring), but not both, can be repeated once, up to three (3) semester hours each time.

French (FRE)

FRE 101 Beginning French I 3

Introduction to the French language and the cultures of the French-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of French are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of French MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

FRE 102 Beginning French II 3

Continued study of the French language and the cultures of the French-speaking world at the introductory level. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: FRE 101 or met this level by the placement test.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of French are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of French MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

FRE 203 Intermediate French I 3

Intermediate-level study of the French language and cultures of the French-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: FRE 102 or equivalent or met this level by the placement test.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of French are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of French MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

FRE 204 Intermediate French II 3

Continued study of the French language and cultures of the French-speaking world at the intermediate level. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: FRE 203 or equivalent or met this level by the placement test.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of French are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of French MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course. Students may not receive credit for both FRE 204 and FRE 241.

FRE 210 Intermediate French Conversation 1

Designed for students who wish to improve their oral proficiency in French. Topics of current interest as presented by various French media (radio, TV, newspaper/magazine reports).

Prerequisites: FRE 204/FRE 241 or equivalent, or departmental permission.

Notes: Grade: Pass/Not Pass (P/NP). May be repeated for credit up to 2 s.h.

FRE 222 Explorations in French Literature: English Versions 3

The best of French literature read and discussed in English. Topics vary, each taking a broad perspective on an important theme, genre, or period.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Notes: May not be used for credit toward French major or minor.

FRE 232 Images of France and the Francophone World 3

A study in English of French and Francophone civilizations and cultures and their impact on modern Western culture. Emphasis on understanding present-day issues and evaluating stereotypical images.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Notes: May not be used for credit toward French major or minor.

FRE 241 Intermediate French: Culture and Business 3

Further study of intermediate-level French focusing on topics and vocabulary pertaining to the culture and business practices of present-day France. Emphasis on active speaking, reading, writing, and grammar.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: FRE 203 or equivalent or met this level by the placement test.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of French are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of French MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course. Students may not receive credit for both FRE 204 and FRE 241.

FRE 301 Bridges to French Literature and Culture 3

An opportunity to increase proficiency in oral and written language skills while extending knowledge of French literature and contemporary French culture. A bridge to advanced work in all areas.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: FRE 204 or FRE 241 or equivalent. or departmental permission;

Notes: May not be taken for credit by students who have successfully completed FRE 315 or above.

FRE 303 Francophone Cultures: An Introduction 3

An introduction to the Francophone cultures and literatures with focus on North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and Quebec. Includes review of grammatical structures and development of language skills.

Prerequisites: FRE 204 or FRE 241. or permission of instructor .

FRE 311 French Conversation and Phonetics 3

Training in spoken French and phonetics.

Prerequisites: FRE 204 or FRE 241 or equivalent, or departmental permission.

FRE 312 French Conversation and Culture 3

Training in spoken French in the context of French culture.

Prerequisites: FRE 204 or FRE 241 or equivalent, or departmental permission.

FRE 313 Conversation in France 3

Intensive formal and informal training in French conversation in a living French setting.

FRE 315 Advanced Grammar and Composition: From Morphology to Meaning 3

An in-depth study of the rules of the French language from the form and function of words to their combination into meaningful statements, essays, and stories.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: FRE 204 or FRE 241 or equivalent, or departmental permission.

FRE 331 Culture and Civilization in France 3

Study of French culture and civilization in France.

FRE 332 Contemporary French Culture 3

An introduction to contemporary French thought and cultural practices with a focus on social, cultural, political, and economic components of France.

Prerequisites: FRE 204 or FRE 241 or equivalent, or departmental permission.

FRE 341 Business French 3

French used in various types of business, with practice in writing and speaking. Readings on economic aspects of the French-speaking world.

Prerequisites: FRE 204 or FRE 241 or equivalent, or departmental permission .

FRE 353 The French Imaginary: Fiction and Culture 3

Introduction to French literary analysis and cultural thought through different genres, texts, and historical periods.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: FRE 204 or FRE 241 or equivalent, or departmental permission.

FRE 407 Teaching French through French Literature 3

Strategies for teaching the French language through its literature. All major genres represented.

Prerequisites: FRE 353 or departmental permission.

Notes: For upper-level majors and graduate students who plan to teach French.

FRE 410 The Theory and Practice of French Translation 3

An exploration of the theory and practice of translation from and into French.

Prerequisites: FRE 315 or permission of instructor.

FRE 415 Advanced French Composition 3

Review of grammar and practice in informal and formal writing skills. Emphasis on the explication de texte and the dissertation littéraires.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: FRE 315 or departmental permission.

FRE 418 Studies in Film Genre 3

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering.

Prerequisites: Permission of department.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Same as FRE 463, SPA 462.

FRE 433 French and Francophone Civilization and Culture 3

Study of the vast heritage of French civilization. Discovery of the historical, geographical, sociological, political, cultural, and artistic life of France and the Francophone world.

Prerequisites: FRE 331, FRE 332, or FRE 496, or permission of instructor.

FRE 450 Topics in French Literary Movements 3

In-depth study of a major literary trend: mannerism, classicism, realism, naturalism, and others.

Prerequisites: FRE 353 or departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 451 Topics in French Prose Fiction 3

Studies in prose fiction—roman, conte, nouvelle, etc.—through a variety of critical and historical approaches, each topic focusing on one such approach.

Prerequisites: FRE 353 or departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 455 Topics in French and Francophone Literature and Film 3

Advanced-level studies of a theme in French and/or Francophone literature and/or film that transcends the traditional period divisions. Taught in French.

Prerequisites: FRE 353 or departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

FRE 456 Topics in French Theatre 3

Studies in French theatre through a variety of critical and historical approaches.

Prerequisites: FRE 353 or departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 457 Advanced Topics in French Literature 3

Nontraditional perspectives on literature in the French language: thematic topics, and others.

Prerequisites: FRE 353 or departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 458 Topics in Francophone Literature 3

Studies in Francophone literature through a variety of aspects or genres, each topic focusing on one such aspect or genre.

Prerequisites: FRE 353 or departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 459 Topics in French Poetry 3

Studies in French poetry through a variety of critical and historical approaches.

Prerequisites: FRE 353 or departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 463 Studies in Film Genre 3

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering.

Prerequisites: Permission of department.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Same as ITA 418, SPA 462.

FRE 493 Honors Work 3-6

Honors Work.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. 3.30 GPA in the major, 12 s.h. in the major;

Notes: May be repeated for credit if the topic of study changes.

FRE 496 Directed Study in French and Francophone Civilization and Culture 3

Directed study and research in French and Francophone civilization and culture.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 497 Directed Study in French Language 3

Directed study and research in French language.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 498 Directed Study in French and Francophone Literature 3

Directed study and research in French and Francophone literature.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 499 Community-Based Service Learning in Francophone Studies 3

Field experience for French graduate students, French majors and minors, and advanced French undergraduates requiring interaction/active language use with Francophone immigrant families in the community.

Prerequisites: 15 s.h. of course work in French at the 300 level or above. minimum 3.0 GPA (overall and in major); and permission of the instructor.

FRE 507 Teaching French through French Literature 3

Strategies for teaching the French language through its literature. All major genres represented.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission.

Notes: For graduate students who plan to teach French.

FRE 511 The Theory and Practice of French Translation 3

An exploration of the theory and practice of translation from and into French.

FRE 532 French and Francophone Civilization and Culture 3

Study of the vast heritage of French civilization. Discovery of the historical, geographical, sociological, political, cultural, and artistic life of France and the Francophone world.

FRE 556 Topics in French Theatre 3

Studies in French theatre through a variety of critical and historical approaches.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 557 Advanced Topics in French Literature 3

Nontraditional perspectives on literature in the French language: thematic topics, and others.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 558 Topics in Francophone Literature 3

Studies in Francophone literature through a variety of aspects or genres, each topic focusing on one such aspect or genre.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 562 Studies in Film Genre 3

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Same as SPA 562, ITA 518.

FRE 599 Community-Based Service Learning in Francophone Studies 3

Field experience for French graduate students requiring interaction/active language use with Francophone immigrant families in the community.

FRE 653 Seminar in French Literature 3

Advanced study and investigation of current scholarship on a topic of French literature.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

FRE 693 Special Problems in French Language and Literature 3

Problems and area of French and Francophone civilization, language, and literature.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies, but no more than two (2) FRE 693 courses may be applied toward graduate credit without permission of the Director of French Graduate Study.

FRE 695 Independent Study 3

Directed program of reading or research in an area of special interest in French studies.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and Director of French Graduate Study.

FRE 699 Thesis 1-6

Individual research for the completion of a thesis.

FRE 803 Research Extension 1-3

Research Extension.

German (GER)

GER 101 Beginning German I 3

First course in the introductory-level study of the German language and the cultures of the German-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of German are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of German MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

GER 102 Beginning German II 3

Second course in the introductory-level study of the German language and the cultures of the German-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: GER 101 or met this level by the placement test.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of German are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of German MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

GER 203 Intermediate German 3

First course in the intermediate-level study of the German language and the cultures of the German-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: GER 102 or equivalent or met this level by the placement test.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of German are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of German MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

GER 204 Intermediate German Topics 3

Second course in the intermediate-level study of the German language and the cultures of the German-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: GER 203 or equivalent.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of German are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of German MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

GER 217 German Texts That Changed the World I - Read in English 3

Discussions and readings in English translation of some of the best works of German literature. 217–the Middle Ages, Baroque and Classical Periods, Romanticism, Realism. 218–Selected literary prose and poetry from the Bismarck era to the present.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CIC: CIC College Writing

GER 218 German Texts That Changed the World II - Read in English 3

Discussions and readings in English translation of some of the best works of German literature. 217–the Middle Ages, Baroque and Classical Periods, Romanticism, Realism. 218–Selected literary prose and poetry from the Bismarck era to the present.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CIC: CIC College Writing

GER 221 Sagas, Legends, Fairy Tales: Readings in English 3

Taught in translation. Myths of Northern Europe, their main personages and events as preserved in the heroic sagas and epics, traces of these myths in later literature, in folklore and art, history of their revival in the nineteenth century (Brothers Grimm, Richard Wagner), the variety of interpretations given to them.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CIC: CIC College Writing

GER 222 The Holocaust in Literature and Art 3

Interdisciplinary course exploring the history and legacy of the Holocaust in memoir literature, prose, poetry, art, and film. Taught in English or 300-level German.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

GER 301 German Conversation and Composition: Topics 3

For students desiring proficiency in spoken and written German. Conversation and composition based on various announced cultural topics.

CIC: CIC College Writing

GER 302 German Language and Society: Topics 3

For students desiring proficiency in written German, especially geared toward students who plan to study abroad or who plan to enter graduate school. Compositions based on various announced topics.

CIC: CIC College Writing

GER 305 German Literature: Advanced Intermediate Topics 3

Course aims at improving students' language proficiency and familiarity with German literature. Taught in English or advanced intermediate-level German.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

GER 306 German Culture: Advanced Intermediate Topics 3

Course aims at improving students' language proficiency and familiarity with German civilization. Taught in advanced intermediate-level German or English.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

GER 307 Advanced German Grammar 3

Intensive study of grammar (including features not covered in lower levels of instruction) and of contrasting structures of German and English. Introduction to reference tools.

GER 309 Topics in Central European Studies since 1918 3

Interdisciplinary foci on modernist culture, literature, and media. Taught in English or advanced intermediate-level German.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Notes: May be repeated when topic varies.

GER 310 German Culture: Advanced Intermediate-Topics in German Film 3

Course aims at improving students' language proficiency and familiarity with German films and filmmakers. Taught in English or advanced intermediate-level German.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

GER 311 German Conversation Topics 1

Intermediate-level speaking intensive training during formal and informal conversations in German. Interdisciplinary topics focus on current affairs in the German-speaking countries.

Notes: Grade: Pass/Not Pass (P/NP).

GER 403 German Literary Studies: An Introduction 3

Readings from various genres by representative authors from the Age of Goethe to Symbolism, Expressionism, and contemporary literature. Introduction to methodologies of literary analysis. Taught in English or advanced-level German.

GER 405 Advanced Topics in German Literature 3

Topics will be of a literary nature. Reading and discussion of texts with attention to interpretation and analysis. Taught in English or advanced-level German.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

GER 406 Advanced Topics in German Culture 3

Focus on culture and civilization. Studying texts and multimedia materials with attention to interpretation and analysis. Taught in English or advanced-level German.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

GER 407 Advanced Topics in German Language 3

Linguistic or pedagogical topics include: history of the language; Indo-European to modern German. Reading Old High and Middle High texts. Taught in advanced German or English.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

GER 422 German Memory in Fiction and Film 3

Interdisciplinary course investigating cultural memory and notions of remembering and forgetting in autobiography, prose, poetry, art, and film. Taught in English or 300-level German.

CIC: CIC College Writing

GER 491 Tutorial 1-3

Directed program of reading, research, and individual instruction in Germanic literatures and languages.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

GER 492 Tutorial 1-3

Directed program of reading, research, and individual instruction in Germanic literatures and languages.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

GER 493 Honors Work 3-6

Honors Work.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. 3.30 GPA in the major, 12 s.h. in the major;

Notes: May be repeated for credit if the topic of study changes.

Italian (ITA)

ITA 101 Beginning Italian I 3

Introduction to Italian with practice in hearing, speaking, reading, and writing. Supplementary instruction in the language laboratory.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Italian are required to contact the assigned instructor to have their language skills assessed.

ITA 418 Studies in Film Genre 3

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering.

Prerequisites: Permission of department.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Same as FRE 462, SPA 462.

ITA 518 Studies in Film Genre 3

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering.

Prerequisites: Permission of department.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Same as FRE 562, SPA 562.

Japanese Studies (JNS) 

JNS 101 Elementary Japanese I 3

Introduction to the Japanese language and culture. Emphasis on basic writing systems (Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji), as well as on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Japanese are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Japanese MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

JNS 102 Elementary Japanese II 3

Continued introduction to the Japanese language and culture. Emphasis on basic writing systems (Kanji), active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: JNS 101.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Japanese are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Japanese MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

JNS 203 Intermediate Japanese I 3

First course in the intermediate-level study of the Japanese language and culture. Emphasis on the further acquisition of Kanji, active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: Proficiency level: JNS 102.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Japanese are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Japanese MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

JNS 204 Intermediate Japanese II 3

Second course in the intermediate-level study of the Japanese language and culture. Emphasis on the further acquisition of Kanji, on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: JNS 203.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Japanese are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Japanese MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

JNS 210 Current Topics Conversation 1

The course provides students with oral training for effective communication over current topics of global interest.

Prerequisites: JNS 204 or permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for up to three (3) semester hours.

JNS 220 Modern Japan 3

Introduction to Japanese culture and society. This course examines Japan's modern development through selected topics on modern history, society, and pop-culture including media culture, film, and literature.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Notes: Taught in English.

JNS 230 Women in Japanese Literature and Film 3

The course focuses on various aspects of women's lives in modern Japanese society, providing an overview of modern Japanese society through representation of women's culture in literature and film.

Notes: Taught in English.

JNS 301 Advanced Grammar and Conversation 3

Advanced language course that aims at improving students' communication skills in Japanese and enhancing their global awareness. The course work involves grammar retention drills, reading/writing assignments, and various speaking exercises.

Prerequisites: JNS 204.

JNS 302 Third-year Japanese Language Conversation and Composition 3

The course is designed to improve students' communication skills through intensive lectures, grammar retention drills, and oral and writing exercises. Students deepen their understanding of cultural logics behind Japanese language.

Prerequisites: JNS 301.

JNS 305 Topics in Japanese Culture 3

Focus on Japanese civilization to improve linguistic and/or cultural proficiency. Taught in either English or Japanese.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

JNS 306 Current Issues in Japan 3

The course focuses on current issues in Japan and non-traditional aspects of Japanese society. The course materials include literary texts, film, and other interdisciplinary materials. Taught in English.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

JNS 491 Special Topics 3

Special topics in Japanese language and culture.

Prerequisites: JNS 204. Permission of instructor;

Notes: May be repeated three times for credit when topic varies.

JNS 499 Practicum 3

The course provides students with civic engagement opportunities. Students will deepen their understanding of the Japanese language, culture and society through service learning.

Korean (KOR)

KOR 101 Elementary Korean I 3

Introduction to the Korean language and culture. Emphasis on the basic writing system (Hanguel), as well as on active listening, speaking, writing, reading, and applied vocabulary.

KOR 102 Elementary Korean II 3

Continued study of elementary-level Korean language and culture. Further study of the Hanguel writing system with continuing emphasis on listening, speaking, writing, and reading skills and applied vocabulary.

Prerequisites: KOR 101 or permission of instructor.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Korean are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Korean MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

KOR 203 Intermediate Korean I 3

Intermediate-level study of the Korean language and culture. Further acquisition of the Hanguel writing system with continuing development of listening, speaking, writing, and reading skills and applied vocabulary.

Prerequisites: KOR 102 or permission of instructor.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Korean are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Korean MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

KOR 204 Intermediate Korean II 3

The second intermediate-level course on the Korean language and culture. Further acquisition of Hanguel with continuing development of grammar concepts, applied vocabulary, and skills in listening, speaking, writing, and reading.

Prerequisites: KOR 203 or permission of instructor.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Korean are required to meet with a designated faculty member. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Korean MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC)

LLC 111 Connection, Collaboration, and Inquiry 1

This course explores connections among diverse fields of study and/or perspectives to promote deeper understanding and develop global awareness, a capacity for active citizenship, collaboration, communication, and lifelong learning skills.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Global Village.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit.

LLC 120 Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts 3

This course explores global topics embodied in literature, film, music, art, and other cultural practices, from humanistic perspectives. Topics may include national identity, citizenship, immigration, space, memory, revolution, and hegemony.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Corequisites: For students in the Learning Community, they take LLC 111 and LLC 120. For all other students, there is no corequisite.

Notes: May be repeated once when topic varies.

LLC 120R Global Crossings Recitation 0

Breakout session for LLC 120.

LLC 130 Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption 3

This course explores global sustainability by tracing products from origin to consumer, examining related cultural practices, including those embodied in literature, film, music, and art. Topics include textiles, chocolate, tea, and ecotourism.

MAC: MAC Diversity and Equity

LLC 130R Global Green Recitation 0

Breakout session for LLC 130.

LLC 222 Foundational Topics in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures 3

Study of texts linking language areas and cultural traditions. Topics may include national identity, space, and memory as shaped by cultural intersections.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Notes: Taught in English. May be repeated for a total of 6 s.h.

LLC 250 Global Cultures Through Film: Angles of Vision 3

This course explores global topics embodied in films produced in different regions of the world. It provides diverse cultural frames of reference and alternative perspectives on current global issues.

MAC: MAC Diversity and Equity

LLC 340 Topics: Languages for Professions 3

This course provides intercultural competencies related to non-English languages taught at UNCG for working in a variety of professional contexts.

Prerequisites: ASL 204 or CHI 204 or FRE 204 or GER 204 or KOR 204 or JNS 204 or RUS 204 or SPA 204. or permission of instructor;

Notes: May be repeated up to three times for a total of 9 s.h.

LLC 355 Topics in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures 3

Study in English of selected topics in literature or film linking multiple periods, language areas, and cultural traditions represented in LLC; includes guest seminars by department and visiting experts.

Notes: May be repeated three times for credit.

LLC 389 LLC Service Learning 3

Through hands-on service projects, students learn to collaborate, gather, and evaluate information, make connections among diverse perspectives, and develop global awareness, capacity for active citizenship, and skills for lifelong learning.

LLC 399 Cultural Immersion through Community-Based Service Learning 3

Field experience for undergraduates with basic to intermediate proficiency requiring interaction and/or active-language use in the community.

Prerequisites: Completion (or proficiency equivalent to) of 204 course number in the target language or permission of instructor.

Corequisites: 300-level course taught in the target language or permission of instructor.

Notes: Offered by UNCG summer Study Abroad programs.

LLC 412 Teaching Second Languages in K-12 3

Study of second language teaching approaches applicable to the K-12 school classroom. Students learn to develop and evaluate materials applicable to effective second language programs in K-12 schools.

Prerequisites: TED 445 and admission to teacher education program or permission of department.

LLC 419 Second Language Acquisition 3

Introduction to scientific research of the various processes of how people learn a second or foreign language.

Prerequisites: FRE 415 or SPA 415 or SPA 442 or SPA 445, or permission of department.

LLC 455 Advanced Topics: Rebels and Revolutionaries in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures 3

In-depth study of world literature, through a variety of critical and historical approaches, based on themes, geographical areas, genres, or periods exploring the concepts of rebellion and revolution.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: LLC 120 or LLC 130 or LLC 222 or LLC 250. or permission of instructor;

Notes: May be repeated three times for credit.

LLC 465 Student Teaching and Seminar in World Languages 12

Supervised student teaching in K–12 setting under the direction of university supervisor. Observation, participation, and appropriate classroom teaching experience on a full-time teaching assignment for a full semester with weekly seminar.

Prerequisites: LLC 512. TED 445; Senior standing; Admission to the Teacher Education Program or permission of department; overall 2.75 GPA as well as 2.75 GPA in the major.

LLC 468 African History and Cultures through Film 3

Examines how Africans are portrayed in a variety of film genres, focusing on representations of race, gender, class, and sexuality in world cinema and legacies of colonialism.

Notes: Same as HIS 469. may be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

LLC 499 Community-Based Service Learning 3

Through interaction with immigrants and refugees in the Greensboro community, students will use their second language skills with native speakers and act as a cultural broker (a bridge between both cultures) in this service-learning internship course.

LLC 512 Teaching Second Languages in K-12 3

Study of second language teaching approaches applicable to the K–12 school classroom. Students learn to develop and evaluate materials applicable to effective second language programs in the K–12 schools.

Prerequisites: TED 445 or TED 545 or permission of department.

LLC 519 Second Language Acquisition 3

Introduction to scientific research of the various processes of how people learn a second or foreign language.

LLC 568 African History and Cultures through Film 3

Examines how Africans are portrayed in a variety of film genres, focusing on representations of race, gender, class, and sexuality in world cinema and legacies of colonialism.

Notes: Same as HIS 568.

LLC 599 Community-Based Service Learning 3

Through interaction with immigrants and refugees in the Greensboro community, students will use their second language skills with native speakers and act as a cultural broker (a bridge between both cultures) in this service-learning internship course.

LLC 600 Methods of Teaching Modern Languages 3

Methods and techniques for teaching modern languages at the college level.

Prerequisites: Admission to MA in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures or departmental permission.

LLC 601 Research Methods and Critical Analysis 3

Research and analysis in literary and cultural criticism. Designed especially for entering MA students.

Prerequisites: Admission to MA in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures or departmental permission.

LLC 665 Clinical Practice/Seminar in Teaching World Languages 3-6

Clinical practicum in teaching foreign language. Observation, participation, and appropriate classroom teaching experience in a full-time teaching assignment with a weekly seminar.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

LLC 701 Languages for Graduate Studies 3

Language course for graduate students. This course will develop the students' proficiency in a selected language (Arabic, ASL, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Chinese, Russian) and promote research skills in a global context.

Notes: This course can be repeated up to 9 s.h. so that students can reach the proficiency level required for their programs.

Russian (RUS)

RUS 101 Elementary Russian I 3

First course in the introductory-level study of the Russian language and the cultures of the Russian-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Russian are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Russian MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

RUS 102 Elementary Russian II 3

Second course in the introductory-level study of the Russian language and the cultures of the Russian-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Russian are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Russian MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

RUS 203 Intermediate Russian I 3

First course in the intermediate-level study of the Russian language and the cultures of the Russian-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Russian are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Russian MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

RUS 204 Intermediate Russian II 3

Second course in the intermediate-level study of the Russian language and the cultures of the Russian-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Russian are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Russian MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

RUS 301 Conversation, Composition, and Grammar Topics 3

Reading and discussion of unedited Russian texts. Formal and informal writing. Study of grammar and idiom.

Notes: Proficiency level: RUS 204 or equivalent.

RUS 306 Slavic Life and Letters: Topics 3

Study of Slavic civilization. Emphasis on selected periods, genres such as films, memoirs, folklore, mythology, women's lives, etc. Taught in Russian.

Notes: Proficiency level: RUS 204 or equivalent. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

RUS 313 Major Authors in Russian Literature 3

Selected Russian authors read and discussed with attention to literary interpretation and analysis. Selection of authors and periods vary. Taught in English or Russian.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

RUS 314 Major Movements in Russian Literature and Culture 3

Topics vary, each taking a broad perspective on an important movement, social trend, literary development, or cultural period. Taught in English or Russian.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

RUS 315 Twentieth-Century Russian Literature/Translation 3

Intensive study of the artistic writing in Russia in the 20th century. Readings cover poetry and prose of Sholokhov, Ilf and Petrov, Pasternak, Evtushenko, Solzhenitsyn, and others. Taught in Russian.

Notes: Proficiency level: RUS 204 or equivalent.

RUS 491 Tutorial 1-3

Directed program of reading, research, and individual instruction in Russian and Polish language and literature.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

RUS 492 Tutorial 1-3

Directed program of reading, research, and individual instruction in Russian and Polish language and literature.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

RUS 493 Honors Work 3-6

Honors Work.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. 3.30 GPA in the major, 12 s.h. in the major;

Notes: May be repeated for credit if the topic of study changes.

Spanish (SPA)

SPA 101 Beginning Spanish I 3

Introduction to the Spanish language and the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary. Equivalent to SPA 121; students may not receive credit for both SPA 101 and SPA 121.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: None.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Spanish are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Spanish MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

SPA 102 Beginning Spanish II 3

Continued study of the Spanish language and the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world at the introductory level. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: SPA 101 or SPA 121 or met this level by the placement test.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Spanish are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Spanish MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

SPA 103 Intensive Beginning Spanish 4

Study of Spanish and the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary. Review of SPA 101 combined with SPA 102.

Prerequisites: Minimum of one year of high school Spanish and placement test or permission of department.

Notes: This class is complemented by one hour of online instruction/practice. Students with previous knowledge of Spanish are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Spanish MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for SPA 102 (or equivalent), an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

SPA 105 Applied Beginning Spanish 3

Intensive practice in beginning Spanish. Active use of language skills: listening, speaking, writing, reading. Review and further study of basic Spanish structures and vocabulary. Includes study of cultural topics.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: This course is only open to students with transfer credit for SPA 101 and SPA 102 or institutional credit that is at least 5 years old who elect or need to take another class in beginning-level Spanish, and who are seeking to improve their oral communication skills in Spanish before continuing to SPA 203 or students with departmental permission.

Notes: SPA 105 does not count toward the College Foreign Language requirement. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Spanish MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course.

SPA 121 Basic Spanish for Teachers 3

Designed for teacher licensure candidates; students who successfully complete SPA 121 will be able to communicate with Spanish-speaking students and their families at a basic conversational level.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing in the Teacher Education Program.

Notes: Equivalent to SPA 101. students may not receive credit for both SPA 101 and SPA 121. Students with previous knowledge of Spanish are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Spanish MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

SPA 201 Applied Intermediate Spanish 3

Intensive practice in spoken intermediate low Spanish. Active use of language skills (listening, speaking, writing, and reading). Study of intermediate low Spanish structures and vocabulary. Further discussion of cultural topics.

Prerequisites: This course is only open to students with transfer credit for SPA 203 or institutional credit that is at least 5-years old who elect or need to take another class in intermediate-low-level Spanish and who are seeking to improve their oral communication skills before continuing to SPA 204, or students with departmental permission.

Notes: SPA 201 does not count towards the College Foreign Language requirement. Students who are native or are heritage speakers of Spanish MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course.

SPA 203 Intermediate Spanish I 3

Intermediate-level study of the Spanish language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: SPA 102 or equivalent or met this level by the placement test.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Spanish are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Spanish MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

SPA 204 Intermediate Spanish II 3

Continued study of the Spanish language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world at the intermediate level. Emphasis on active listening, speaking, writing, and reading, and applied vocabulary.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

Prerequisites: SPA 203 or SPA 240 or equivalent or met this level by the placement test.

Notes: Students with previous knowledge of Spanish are required to take the placement test. Students who are native or heritage speakers of Spanish MUST obtain permission from the instructor before enrolling in the course. No academic credit will be given without department permission if students have already earned credit for an equivalent or higher-level course or have been placed into a higher-level course.

SPA 301 Spanish Language and Cultures 3

An opportunity to increase proficiency in oral and written language skills while extending knowledge of Hispanic culture. A bridge course required for advanced work in all areas.

Prerequisites: SPA 204 or departmental permission.

Notes: Students cannot receive credit for both SPA 301 and SPA 302.

SPA 302 Spanish Language and Cultures for Heritage Speakers 3

Advanced Spanish grammar and strong emphasis on literacy-building and culture in this language. For heritage speakers only.

Notes: Students cannot receive credit for both SPA 301 and SPA 302.

SPA 303 Spanish for Health Care I 3

In conjunction with SPA 304, this course focuses on Spanish for health care professionals, building specialized health-care-relevant vocabulary and developing skills in cross-cultural communication applicable to engaging appropriately with members of Hispanic and Latinx communities in health-care-related contexts encountered in the US. Students already have intermediate- or advanced-level knowledge.

Prerequisites: SPA 204 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

SPA 304 Spanish for Health Care II 3

In conjunction with SPA 303, this course focuses on Spanish for health care professionals, continuing to build specialized health-care-relevant vocabulary and further developing skills in cross-cultural communication applicable to engaging appropriately with members of Hispanic and Latinx communities in health-care-related contexts encountered in the US.

Prerequisites: SPA 303 with a C- or better.

SPA 310 Advanced Spanish Language and Cultures for Heritage Speakers 3

Continued literacy building in Spanish with a focus on advancing oral and writing skills. Students will engage with the local Latino community through service-learning.

Prerequisites: SPA 302 or departmental permission.

Notes: For heritage speakers only.

SPA 311 Views of the Hispanic World Through Intermediate Conversation 3

Intensive and methodical training in spoken Spanish.

Prerequisites: SPA 204 or permission of instructor.

SPA 313 Views of the Hispanic World Through Intermediate Conversation Abroad 1-3

Intensive formal and informal training in Spanish conversation in a Spanish or Latin American setting. Offered only in UNCG Program Abroad.

Prerequisites: SPA 204 or permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated up to three times for credit.

SPA 315 Intermediate Spanish Composition 3

Intensive study of grammar and idiom. Formal and informal writing.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 301 or SPA 302 or departmental permission.

SPA 317 Foundations in Hispanic Cultures, Literatures, and Films 3

Introduction to Hispanic cultures and histories through literature, film, and other cultural practices. Development of skills in Spanish.

Prerequisites: SPA 204 or SPA 301 or SPA 302 or SPA 310 or permission of department.

SPA 318 Intermediate Spanish Composition for Heritage Speakers 3

Emphasis on expansion of bilingual range in reading and writing. Course develops informal and formal writing skills through exploration of contemporary social and cultural topics.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 302 or departmental permission.

Notes: For heritage speakers only.

SPA 321 Spanish in a Public School Setting 3

Field experience in a public school setting that requires interaction with native speakers of Spanish. This course has a service-learning designation.

Prerequisites: SPA 204 or SPA 241 or equivalent or departmental permission .

SPA 332 Foundations in Spanish Cultures, Literatures and Films 3

Introduction to the culture of Spain. Selected readings on the culture by noted Spanish authors, films, slides with classroom discussions.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 204 or departmental permission.

SPA 334 Foundations in Latin American Cultures, Literatures and Films 3

Introduction to the culture of Spanish America. Selected writings by noted Spanish American authors, films, slides with classroom discussion.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 204 or departmental permission.

SPA 342 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics 3

Introduction to the scientific study of Spanish, covering the core linguistic sub-fields (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics) to understand Spanish language use and analysis in real-world contexts.

Prerequisites: SPA 301 or SPA 302, or departmental permission.

SPA 351 Introduction to Literary Studies 3

Reading of representative Hispanic texts, by genres. Attention will be given to basic vocabulary, concepts and techniques of literary analysis.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 301 or SPA 302, or permission of the department.

SPA 401 Special Topics in Language and Literature 3

Directed study and research in language and literary topics of special interest to the locale of the UNCG Study Abroad Program in a Spanish-speaking country.

Prerequisites: SPA 315 and SPA 351 and departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 406 Topics in Latin American Literature 3

Topics in Latin American literature that explore the development of literary genres and themes, with attention to cultural and historical background as well as techniques of literary analysis.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318 and SPA 351, or permission of the department.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 407 Topics in Spanish Literature 3

Topics in Spanish Literature that explore the development of literary genres and themes, with attention to cultural and historical background as well as techniques of literary analysis.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318 and SPA 351, or permission of the department.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 409 Topics in Literature from the Spanish Speaking World 3

Topics in Literatures from the Spanish Speaking World explores the development of literary genres and/or themes, with attention to cultural and historical background as well as techniques of literary analysis in Spanish.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318 and SPA 351, or permission of the department.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 411 Cultural Expressions in the Hispanic World Through Advanced Conversation 3

Further intensive and methodical training in spoken Spanish.

Prerequisites: SPA 310 or SPA 311 or SPA 313 or SPA 317 or SPA 332 or SPA 334, or permission of the department.

SPA 415 Advanced Spanish Composition 3

Intensive practice in the written and spoken language, focusing on refinements in structure, vocabulary development, informal conversation, and formal writing styles.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318 or permission of the department.

SPA 417 Topics in Hispanic Cultures, Literatures and Films 3

Development of Hispanic cultures and histories through literature, film and other cultural practices. Further skills training in Spanish.

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318 and SPA 351, or permission of the department.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 432 Seminar in Spanish Cultures, Literatures and Films 3

Major topics in Spanish culture, history, and civilization. Special emphasis on the development of customs, national traits, cultural movements, and institutions.

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318. and SPA 351 or permission of the department;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 435 Seminar in U.S. Latino/Latina Cultural Studies 3

An examination of issues relating to U.S. Latino/Latina ethnic identity as defined in literature, performance, art, music, and film. Special emphasis given to the dialogue with the English-speaking community.

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318. and SPA 351 or permission of the department;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 436 Seminar in Latin American Cultures, Literatures and Films 3

Major topics in Spanish culture, history, and civilization. Special emphasis on the development of customs, national traits, cultural movements, and institutions.

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318. and SPA 351 or permission of the department;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 442 Topics in Hispanic Linguistics 3

Studies in topics of Hispanic linguistics. Exploration of linguistic theoretical frameworks, methodologies, and current scholarship.

Prerequisites: SPA 342 or permission of the department.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 443 Spanish in the U.S. 3

This course will study Spanish in its socio-cultural context as a language of the U.S. and examine the Spanish linguistic characteristics of different Spanish-speaking communities across the U.S., such as those in New York, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, the Southeast, the Southwest, etc.

Prerequisites: SPA 342 or permission of the department.

SPA 445 Spanish Phonetics 3

Spanish phonetics and intonation. Students learn to read and write symbols for sounds and inflections of Spanish and study mechanics of production of these sounds, accompanied by intensive drill in pronunciation and intonation.

Prerequisites: SPA 342 or permission of the department.

SPA 446 Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics 3

Selected topics of Hispanic linguistics. Students delve into the study of Pragmatics/Sociolinguistics/Spanish linguistics, discourse analysis and the analysis of Spanish in context or in contact with other languages.

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318. and SPA 342 or permission of department;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 452 Seminar in Spanish Literature 3

In-depth studies, through a variety of critical and historical approaches, based on themes, geographical areas, outstanding figures, genres, or periods.

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318. and SPA 351 or permission of the department;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 454 Seminar in Latin American Literature 3

In-depth studies, through a variety of critical and historical approaches, based on geographical areas, outstanding figures, genres, or periods.

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318. and SPA 351 or permission of the department;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 459 Seminar in Literatures from the Spanish Speaking World 3

This seminar explores the development of the literary genres and themes, examining similarities and differences across major areas of the Spanish-speaking world while exploring a variety of critical and historical approaches.

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318. and SPA 351 or permission of the department;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 462 Seminar in Film Genre 3

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering.

CIC: CIC College Writing

Prerequisites: SPA 315 or SPA 318. and SPA 351 or permission of the department;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

SPA 493 Honors Work 3-6

Honors Work.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. 3.30 GPA in the major, 12 s.h. in the major;

Notes: May be repeated for credit if the topic of study changes.

SPA 497 Directed Study in Spanish Language 3

Directed study and research in Spanish language.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 498 Directed Study in Hispanic Cultures and/or Literatures 3

Directed study and research in literary topics.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 499 Internship in Spanish 3

Prerequisite: Min. 15 hours of Spanish above the 204 level; Min. 3.0 GPA; written permission of instructor;

Notes: Must be planned and requested one semester prior to placement.

SPA 502 Selected Topics in Spanish Literature 3

In-depth studies, through a variety of critical and historical approaches, based on themes, geographical areas, outstanding figures, genres, or periods.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 504 Selected Topics in Latin American Literature 3

In-depth studies, through a variety of critical and historical approaches, based on geographical areas, outstanding figures, genres, or periods.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 509 Selected Topics in Literatures from the Spanish-Speaking World 3

Topics explore the development of literary genres and themes, examining similarities and differences across major areas of the Spanish-speaking world while exploring a variety of critical and historical approaches.

SPA 532 Selected Topics in Spanish Cultures, Literatures, and Films 3

Major topics in Spanish culture, history, and civilization. Special emphasis on the development of customs, national traits, cultural movements, and institutions.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 534 Selected Topics in Latin American Cultures, Literatures, and Films 3

Major topics in Spanish culture, history, and civilization. Special emphasis on the development of customs, national traits, cultural movements, and institutions.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 535 Selected Topics in U.S. Latino/Latina Cultural Studies 3

An examination of issues relating to U.S. Latino/Latina ethnic identity as defined in literature, performance, art, music, and film. Special emphasis given to the dialogue with the English-speaking community.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 546 Selected Topics in Hispanic Linguistics 3

Selected topics of Hispanic linguistics. Students delve into the study of Pragmatics/Sociolinguistics/Spanish linguistics, discourse analysis and the analysis of Spanish in context or in contact with other languages.

SPA 562 Studies in Film Genre 3

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering.

Prerequisites: Departmental permission.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Same as FRE 562, ITA 518.

SPA 603 Seminar in Spanish Literature 3

Advanced study and investigation of current scholarship on a topic of Spanish literature.

Prerequisites: LLC 601 or permission of department.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 604 Seminar in Spanish American Literature 3

Advanced study and investigation of current scholarship on a topic of Spanish American literature.

Prerequisites: LLC 601 or permission of department.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 605 Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics 3

Advanced study and investigation of current scholarship on a topic of Hispanic linguistics.

Prerequisites: Permission of department.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPA 693 Special Topics in Spanish Language and/or Literature 3

Study of Hispanic language and literature.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and Director of Spanish Graduate Study.

SPA 695 Directed Study 3

Directed program of reading or research in an area of special interest in Hispanic studies. Regular conferences with the instructor will be scheduled.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and Director of Spanish Graduate Study.

SPA 699 Thesis 1-6

Individual research for the completion of a thesis.

SPA 801 Thesis Extension 1-3

Thesis Extension.

SPA 803 Research Extension 1-3