Florida State University General Bulletin 1998-1999

FSU Homepage Office of the Registrar On-Line Registration 1997-1999 Graduate Bulletin Table of Contents

Academic Departments and Programs (course descriptions)


Department of MODERN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Chair: Mark F. Pietralunga;
Professors: Cancalon, Carrabino, Cloonan, Darst, Fernandez, Fleming, Gerato, Givens, Launer, Leparulo, Lu, Pietralunga, Ree, Ruppert, Simons, Spacagna, Stanley, Walters, Wyatt;
Associate Professors: Adolph, Allaire, Cappuccio, Efimov, Hilary, LeBlanc, Rehder;
Assistant Professors: Arias, Dangler, Galeano, Graham-Jones, Pichugin;
Assistants in Modern Languages: Stepp, Adolph

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics provides instruction in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, and Spanish, with an emphasis on culture and literature as well as language. Several courses in linguistics are offered, in addition to courses in French, German, Italian, and Hispanic film, and courses in French, German, Italian, Russian, and Latin American literature in English translation. The literature in translation courses count toward the literature requirement in the liberal studies humanities area and may, in some cases, be accepted for major or minor credit (see individual course descriptions).

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of arts (BA) degrees and minors are offered in French, German, Italian, Slavic languages and literatures, and Spanish. Undergraduate minors are offered in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, linguistics, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Spanish. A minor in Middle Eastern Studies is offered jointly by the Departments of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Religion, History, and Classical Languages, Literature and Civilization.

Graduate programs leading to the master of arts (MA) degree are available in French, German, Slavic languages and literatures (emphasis on Russian), and Spanish. A concentration in Italian Studies is available for the MA in humanities. Programs leading to the doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree are offered with French or Spanish as the major field of concentration. Concentrations in linguistics, comparative and world literature, Italian, German, and Russian are available for the doctorate in humanities. For information on graduate programs, refer to the Graduate Bulletin.

Foreign Language Learning Center

The department's language laboratories offer state-of-the-art electronic language learning systems. Students may practice at their convenience individually (unsupervised) or with their classes under a teacher's supervision. The Foreign Language Learning Center possesses a collection of video materials, and television news from around the world can be viewed daily. Students have access to a state-of-the-art computer lab plus an audio lab. News from around the world can be accessed from television or on-line.

State of Florida Common Course Prerequisites

The State of Florida has identified common course prerequisites for this University degree program. These prerequisites are lower-level courses that are required for preparation for the University major prior to a student receiving a baccalaureate degree from The Florida State University. They may be taken either at a community college or in a university lower-division program. It is preferred that these common course prerequisites be completed in the freshman and sophomore years.

The following lists the common course prerequisites or approved substitutions necessary for these degree programs:

French

  1. Twelve (12) semester hours of coursework in the language.

German

  1. Twelve (12) semester hours of coursework in the language.

Italian

  1. Twelve (12) semester hours of coursework in the language.

Russian

  1. Twelve (12) semester hours of coursework in the language.

Spanish

  1. Twelve (12) semester hours of coursework in the language.

College Requirements

Please review all college-wide degree requirements summarized in the College of Arts and Sciences section of this General Bulletin.

Note: the department reserves the right to reassign or drop students who are enrolled in a course for which they have not taken the required prerequisites, or one that does not correspond to their linguistic abilities.

Honors in the Major

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics offers a program in honors in the major to encourage talented seniors to undertake independent and original research as part of the undergraduate experience. For requirements and other information, see the University Honors Program and Honor Societies section of this General Bulletin.

Major in a Language with Concentration in Business

A major in French, German, Italian, Russian, or Spanish with concentration in business may be selected. The program consists of twenty-one (21) semester hours in the language beyond the language requirement plus fifteen (15) semester hours of core courses and twelve (12) semester hours in a specialized track of marketing, management, or finance in the College of Business. Students should consult with their language adviser for a list of appropriate courses. No minor is required.

Co-major in Modern Languages and Linguistics

The department offers an interdepartmental program in which students may select co-majors from the following divisions: French, German, Italian, linguistics, Slavic, and Spanish. The co-major consists of twenty-one (21) semester hours numbered above 1999 in each of the divisions selected. One second-year course must be used to satisfy the language requirement and cannot be applied to the co-major. The student should consult with a divisional language adviser to select courses. No minor is required.

Double Major

Students pursuing more than one major must meet the program requirement of both majors, with the following exceptions: 1) a maximum of six (6) semester hours may overlap, that is they may be counted towards two separate majors; and 2) no minor is required.

Double Major in Modern Languages

A double major in two modern foreign languages may be approved. Please consult an advisor in each language for course advisement.

Requirements for a Major in Modern Languages and Linguistics

Note: A grade of C- or better must be earned in each course applied towards any major or minor degree earned in Modern Languages and Linguistics.

French Major

Twenty-seven (27) semester hours numbered above 2999 are required, including FRW 3100, 3101; FRE 3420, 3421, 4422, 4780; and three additional 4000-level courses (nine [9] semester hours), at least two of which (six [6] semester hours) must be in literature. Majors are eligible for The Ada Belle Winthrop-King summer scholarships to Paris,in partial fulfillment of the above-stated requirements. Majors are also eligible for the Spacagna/Winthrop-King and James/Winthrop-King Presidential Scholarships.

German Major

Twenty-seven (27) semester hours numbered above 2999 are required. Students may pursue a program concentrating in either language skills or literature. The language concentration includes: GER 3400; GEW 3470 or 3480; and a minimum of nine (9) semester hours of skills courses. The literature concentration includes: GER 3400; 3470 or 3480; and a minimum of twelve (12) semester hours of GEW courses, of which at least six (6) hours must be at the 4000 level. The German cinema course GEW 3391r will meet a GEW requirement. GET 4800 serves as a skills course.

Italian Major

Twenty-seven (27) semester hours numbered above the language requirement are required. Students may pursue a program concentrating in either language skills or literature. The language concentration includes ITA 2240, 3420, 3421, plus six language (ITA) courses at the 3000 and 4000 levels. The literature concentration includes ITA 2240, 3420, 3421; ITW 3100 and/or 3101; and twelve to fifteen (12-15) semester hours at the 4000 level in literature.

Slavic (Russian) Major

Thirty (30) semester hours numbered above 2999 are required, including at least twelve (12) semester hours of RUS/RUW course work at the 4000 level or above. Three (3) semester hours at the 4000 level must be in literature. A maximum of six (6) semester hours from among the following course work may count toward the thirty (30)semester hour requirement: RUT 3110, 3500; LIN 3041, 4040; SLL 4500. FOL 3930r may also be counted toward the major and minor in Russian.

Spanish Major

Twenty-seven (27) semester hours numbered above 2200 are required, including two literature courses (SPW) and a linguistics (LIN) course (preferably LIN 3041), for a total of thirty (30) semester hours. SPW 3391r does not count toward the literature requirement, but may count toward the major hours. SPT 3130 will not count toward major or minor credit hours. Note: The linguistics course must be taken through the modern language department.

Minor for Modern Languages Majors

At least twelve (12) semester hours in an approved departmental field are required. If a second foreign language is selected as the minor, the twelve (12) semester hours must be earned in courses numbered above 1999. A minimum grade of C- must be earned for all courses taken for the minor.

Requirements for a Minor in Modern Languages and Linguistics

Twelve (12) semester hours in linguistics or in any one of the following languages are required: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish numbered above 1999. A minor in Spanish must include one literature course. SPW 3391r will not count toward this literature requirement. Credit extended in meeting the foreign language requirement for graduation may not be used in satisfying the minor. Students interested in a minor in a language not listed above should consult the department. A certificate is issued by the department upon successful completion of the minor requirements.

Requirements for a Minor in Middle Eastern Studies

A new minor in Middle Eastern Studies is now being offered jointly by the Departments of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Religion, History, and Classical Languages, Literature and Civilization. Fifteen (15) semester hours in approved interdepartmental fields will be required.

Definition of Prefixes

ARA - Arabic Language
CHI - Chinese Language
CZE - Czech Language
FOL - Foreign and Biblical Languages (i.e. Hebrew)
FOW - Foreign Writings
FRE - French Language
FRT - French Literature in Translation
FRW - French Literature (Writings)
GER - German Language
GET - German Literature in Translation
GEW - German Literature (Writings)
HBR - Hebrew Language
ITA - Italian Language
ITT - Italian Literature in Translation
ITW - Italian Literature (Writings)
JPN - Japanese Language
JPT - Japanese Literature in Translation
KOR - Korean
LIN - Linguistics
POR - Portuguese Language
POW - Portuguese Literature (Writings)
RUS - Russian Language
RUT - Russian Literature in Translation
RUW - Russian Literature (Writings)
SCW - Serbo-Croatian Literature (Writings)
SEC - Serbo-Croatian Language
SLL - Slavic Language
SPN - Spanish Language
SPT - Spanish Literature in Translation
SPW - Spanish Literature (Writings)

All language and literature courses are taught primarily in the foreign language with the exception of courses in literature in translation and in film.

Undergraduate Courses

Arabic

ARA 1120.Elementary Arabic I (4). An emphasis is placed upon speaking, listening, reading and writing. Basic vocabulary, sentence structure, grammar and pronunciation in Modern Standard Arabic is introduced. May not be taken concurrently with ARA 1121 and/or 2200.

ARA 1121.Elementary Arabic II (4). Prerequisite: ARA 1120. Extended vocabulary and grammar, as well as basic conversation are emphasized. Arabic reading and writing are developed. May not be taken concurrently with ARA 1120 and/or 2200.

ARA 2200.Intermediate Arabic (4). Prerequisites: ARA 1120, 1121. Comprehensive reading, writing and communication in Arabic, as well as more complex grammar is introduced. Basic conversation skills in Arabic are emphasized. May not be taken concurrently with ARA 1120 and/or 1121.

Chinese

Chinese Language

CHI 1120. Elementary Chinese I (4). An emphasis is placed upon speaking and listening, although an acquisition of reading and writing skills is also an integral part of the course. Some fundamental syntactic constructions introduced are: word order, nominal classifiers, verb classification, and formation of complex sentences. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with CHI 1121, 2200 and/or 2300.

CHI 1121.Elementary Chinese II (4). Prerequisite: CHI 1120 or its equivalent. The skills introduced in CHI 1120 are further emphasized in this course, including speaking, listening, and reading. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with CHI 1120, 2200 and/or 2300.

CHI 2200. Intermediate Chinese (4). Prerequisite: CHI 1121 or equivalent. May not be taken by native speakers. Emphasizes reading and writing and introduces more of the essential Chinese syntax. More time will be devoted to learning Chinese characters in both recognition and production levels. May not be taken concurrently with CHI 1120, 1121 and/or 2300.

CHI 2300. Chinese Grammar and Composition (4). Prerequisite: CHI 1121 or permission of instructor. Gives students an opportunity to strengthen their knowledge of basic Chinese syntax and gain better insight into the structure of modern Chinese. Students are taught to write letters, notes, and short stories in Chinese.

CHI 3501. Readings in Chinese Short Stories and Essays (3). Prerequisite: CHI 2200 or equivalent. Introduction of selected materials in modern Chinese literature. The course objectives are to train students to be able to read some carefully chosen original works and to bring to students awareness various cross-cultural differences.

CHI 3502. Readings in Chinese Drama (3). Prerequisite: CHI 2200 or equivalent. Introduction of selected materials in modern Chinese drama. The course objectives are to train students to be able to read some carefully chosen original works and to bring to students awareness various cultural background for the materials selected.

CHI 4503. Readings in Chinese History (3). Prerequisite: Instructors permission. A sketch of Chinese history is introduced. Students are taught to read the text in Chinese so they will be able to expand their vocabulary to include those words necessary to understand Chinese culture and tradition.

CHI 4905r. Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

CHI 4930.Special Topics (3). Prerequisite: Divisional permission. Allows student to study literary topics of a special kind, depending on student interest and faculty expertise.

CHI 4942r.Internship in Applied Chinese (1-6). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: Advanced standing in Chinese. Provides academic credit for students working in governmental agencies or private business where students employ the foreign language. Departmental permission required. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

Czech

Czech Language

CZE 4905r. Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

Film Courses

See course descriptions under individual language areas.

FRW 3391r French Cinema (3).

GEW 3391r. German Cinema (3).

ITW 3391r. Italian Cinema (3).

SPW 3391r. Hispanic Cinema (3).

Foreign and Biblical Languages

FOL 3930r.Experiments in Modern Language (3). May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

French

FOW 3240.Literature and Sexuality (3). Course focuses upon novels that explore the social and personal implications of sexual identity. Satisfies multicultural requirement (y).

FOW 3541.Gender and Race in Literature (3). Prerequisite: One literature course. This comparative literature course explores how gender and race influence our reading, interpretation, and evaluation of European and North American literature. Satisfies multicultural requirement (y).

French Language

FRE 1120. Elementary French I (4). Oral comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with FRE 1121 and/or 2200.

FRE 1121.Elementary French II (4). Prerequisite: FRE 1120 or its equivalent. Further emphasis on oral comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with FRE 1120 and/or 2200.

FRE 2200.Intermediate French II (4). Prerequisite: FRE 1121 or equivalent. Completes University language requirement for baccalaureate degree. May not be taken by native speakers. Rapid review of basic French structures and introduction of some of the finer points of French grammar. May not be taken concurrently with FRE 1120 and/or 1121.

FRE 2220. Reading and Conversation (4). Prerequisite: FRE 2200 or equivalent. Expansion of French reading skills while introducing the student to oral expression through a discussion of the readings. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with FRE 1120 and/or 1121.

FRE 3244. Intermediate French Conversation (3). Prerequisite: FRE 2220 and either 3420 or 3421. By building on rudimentary skills learned in FRE 2220, this course aims at developing moderate facility in oral communication.

FRE 3420. French Grammar and Composition I (3). Prerequisite: FRE 2200 or its equivalent. An in-depth study of French grammar emphasizing some subtleties of written expression.

FRE 3421.French Grammar and Composition II (3). Prerequisite: FRE 3420 or its equivalent. Further study of the subtleties of written expression in the French language.

FRE 3440. Commercial French (3). Prerequisites: FRE 2200 and 3420. Develops language and correspondence skills appropriate to business transactions in such areas as sales, finance, transportation, management, etc.

FRE 3530. Chanson (3). Prerequisite: One semester of college French or equivalent (see instructor). Does not count toward requirement for the French major but may count toward a minor in French. A survey of the popular French song from early 20th century to modern rock. In English.

FRE 4410.*Advanced Conversation (3). Prerequisites: FRE 3244 and 3421 or equivalent. Based on contemporary materials, this course is intended to develop near-native fluency.

FRE 4422.*Advanced Grammar and Composition (3). Prerequisite: FRE 3421 or equivalent. Emphasis on word distinctions, description, and exposition, with an examination of language subtleties. Frequent free composition on prechosen subjects.

FRE 4500.*French Culture and Civilization (3). Prerequisites: FRE 3244 and 3421 or permission of divisional coordinator. A foundation course in the history of ideas, the development of sciences and technology, and the evolution of the arts in France with special emphasis on the postWorld War II years.

FRE 4780.*Phonetics: Theoretical and Applied (3). Prerequisites: FRE 3244 and 3421 or equivalent. Study of the International Phonetic Alphabet and its application to French with practice in reproducing accurately French sounds and intonation patterns.

FRE 4905r.Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum.

FRE 4930r.*Special Topics (3). Prerequisite: Divisional permission. Allows students to study literary topics of a special kind, depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

FRE 4935r. Honors Thesis (3). May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours, three (3) hours of which may be applied to the requirements for the major with permission of the department. All honors work is directed by the students honors committee.

FRE 4942r.Internship in Applied French (1-6). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: Advanced standing in French. Provides academic credit for students working in governmental agencies or private business where students employ the foreign language. Departmental permission required. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

French Literature in Translation

FRT 3140. Masterworks of French Literature in Translation (3). A survey of selected masterpieces of French literature, ranging from the Middle Ages to the present. The readings and instruction are in English. This course cannot be used for major or minor credit in French. Course satisfies the multicultural requirement (x).

French Literature (Writings)

FRW 3100. Survey of French Literature: Origins Through 18th Century (3). Prerequisite: FRE 2200 or permission of instructor. An introduction to the study of French literature by reading and discussing works representative of the various schools and movements.

FRW 3101. Survey of French Literature: Origins Through the 19th and 20th Centuries (3). Prerequisite: FRW 3100 or permission of instructor. An introduction to the study of French literature by reading and discussing works representative of the various schools and movements.

FRW 3391r. French Cinema (3). Study of the movements and directors of French Cinema with emphasis on the postwar New Wave. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

FRW 4420.* Medieval and Renaissance Literature (3). Prerequisite: FRW 3100 or 3101. An introduction to some of the major works of the period: Yvain, the Romance of the Rose, Christine de Pizans City of Ladies, lyric poetry of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, the Essais, and Gargantua. Emphasis is on the themes of love, death, and the figure of the woman.

FRW 4433.* 17th- or 18th-Century Literature (3). Prerequisites: FRW 3100 or 3101. This course surveys major works in the areas of theatre, philosophy, and prose fiction. Special attention is given to the possible meanings of seminal concepts such as Classicism and Enlightenment.

FRW 4460.*19th-Century Literature (3). Prerequisites: FRW 3100 or 3101. This course gives an overall view of the main literary currents of the century with particular study of several authors chosen to represent the poetry, novels, and drama of the period.

FRW 4480. 20th-Century Literature (3). Prerequisites: FRW 3100 or 3101. A survey of the major works (novels, theatre, poetry) and movements of 20th-century French literature.

FRW 4740.* French Literature of Quebec (3). Prerequisites: FRW 3100 or 3101. A survey of the major works (novels, theatre, poetry) of the literature of 20th-century Quebec.

FRW 4770.* Black Literature of French Expression (3). Prerequisites: FRW 3100 or 3101. An examination of the literature of Africa and the Caribbean written in French with an emphasis on Negritude.

German

German Language

GER 1120. Elementary German I (4). Introduction to German. May not be taken by native speakers. Students with more than two years of high school German or the equivalent should consult the department for placement. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1121, 1130, 1131, or 2230.

GER 1121. Elementary German II (4). Prerequisite: GER 1120, 1130, or the equivalent. May not be taken by native speakers. Students with three or four years of high school German or the equivalent should consult the department for placement. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1120, 1130, 1131 and/or 2230.

GER 1130. Elementary Conversational German (4). (Conversational method.) Introduction to German with emphasis on speaking. Additional hours arranged for conversational practice. Students with more than two years of high school German or the equivalent should consult the department for placement. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1120, 1121, 1131 and/or 2230.

GER 1131. Elementary Conversational German (4). Prerequisite: GER 1120, 1130, or equivalent. (Conversational method.) Students with three or four years of high school German or the equivalent should consult the department for placement. Introduction to German with emphasis on speaking. Additional hours arranged for conversational practice. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1120, 1121, 1130, and/or 2230.

GER 2230. Reading and Conversation (4). Prerequisite: GER 1121, 1131, or equivalent. Serves as final semester of the language requirement and as the transition to upper-level study. Contemporary reading matter, including films, slides, and recordings, serves as the basis for discussion. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1120, 1121, 1130 and/or 1131

GER 3310.Intermediate German Grammar (3). Prerequisite: GER 2230 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Not open to native speakers. This course focuses on the rules of German grammar and syntax and employing them correctly in speaking and writing.

GER 3400. Composition and Conversation (3). Prerequisite: GER 2230 or consent of the instructor. The objective is the ability to write and converse on general cultural topics at a level which demonstrates near mastery of German grammar and the beginning of a personal style in the language. The course is conducted in German.

GER 3440. German Business Language and Practice (3). Prerequisite: GER 2230 or consent of the instructor. An introduction to business languages and practices in German-speaking countries.

GER 3780. Phonetics (3). Prerequisite: GER 2230. The objectives are the acquisition of correct German sound formation by comparison with English phonetics and the improvement of the students conversational German through pronunciation exercises. The course is conducted in German.

GER 3930r.Special Topics (3). Prerequisite: GER 2230 or equivalent. Allows students to study non-literary topics of a special kind, depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours when content changes.

GER 3941r. Directed Individual Tutorial Practice (3). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Students review grammar and improve their speaking skills by leading groups of students in the GER 11301131 classes. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

GER 4420.*Advanced Composition (3). Prerequisite: GER 3400 or equivalent. Course objective: ability to write with a developed personal style in German on intellectually demanding topics, including commentary on literature. Near mastery of German grammar is a prerequisite. The course is conducted in German.

GER 4480.*Modern German of the News Media (3). Prerequisite: GER 3400 or consent of instructor. An advanced-level skills course. Discussion of current events and mass media in German-speaking countries and work with authentic texts (newspapers and audio- and videotapes).

GER 4905r.Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum.

GER 4935r. Honors Thesis (3). May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours, three (3) hours of which may be applied to the requirements for the major with permission of the department. All honors work is directed by the students honors committee.

GER 4942r.Internship in Applied German (1-6). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: Advanced standing in German. Provides academic credit for students working in governmental agencies or private business where students employ the foreign language. Departmental permission required. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

German Literature in Translation

GET 3130. Masterpieces of German Literature in Translation: 19th and 20th Centuries (3). This course provides students the opportunity to read German literary works in English translation. The focus is on major literary texts and movements of the 19th and 20th centuries. May be counted for major or minor credit. Approved for multicultural credit (x); taught in English.

GET 4800.*Translation German-English/English-German (3). Prerequisite: GER 3400 or consent of instructor. An advanced-level skills course. Translating a variety of texts that illustrate important distinctions between German and English grammar, syntax, vocabulary, etc.

German Literature (Writings)

GEW 3320. Drama (3). Focuses on contemporary German drama in a sociohistorical context. Addresses the difficulties authors confront when dramatizing current social trends, as well as the problems of interpreting and staging a play.

GEW 3370. German Short Fiction (3). Prerequisite: GER 2230 or equivalent. Through reading and discussion of short pieces of fiction, primarily from the twentieth century, students are introduced to the principles of literary study.

GEW 3391r.German Cinema (3). Study of the contextual and stylistic features of German cinema from its classical period in the 1920s to the New German Cinema of the 1970s and 1980s. Focus is on methods of film analysis and on film criticism. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

GEW 3470. Modern Life and Letters I: Before 1945 (3). Course objective: an understanding of the major cultural aspects (literature, visual arts, history, politics, etc.) of German-speaking countries from about 1900 to 1945, introduced by highlights of the past. The course is conducted in German as much as possible, but the students may use English if necessary. Verbal and written participation is required.

GEW 3480. Modern Life and Letters II: After 1945 (3). The objective is an understanding of the major cultural aspects (literature, visual arts, history, politics, etc.) of German-speaking countries from 1945 to the present. The course is conducted in German as much as possible, but the students may use English if necessary. Verbal and written participation is required.

GEW 4591r.*Studies in an Author or Theme (3). Offers the opportunity to study either a single author in-depth or to follow a specific theme which may extend over a brief period or over centuries. Course material is often supplemented by recordings and cinematic representations. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

GEW 4592r.*Studies in a Period or Movement (3). Concentrates on a specific literary movement such as Romanticism, Realism, Expressionism, or on a period such as the Baroque, the Enlightenment, or the Weimar period. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

GEW 4900r. Directed Individual Readings in Literature (3). May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours. Students arrange with individual faculty members to study literature outside the regular curriculum.

GEW 4930r. Special Topics (3). May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours. Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake study in areas outside the regular curriculum.

Hebrew

Hebrew Language

HBR 1120.Elementary Modern Hebrew I (4). No previous knowledge required. May not be taken by native speakers. Introduction to the alphabet, basic vocabulary, grammar and syntax of modern Hebrew. Oral comprehension, speaking and writing are emphasized through a communicative approach. Students are also introduced to modern Israeli culture. May not be taken concurrently with HBR 1121 and/or 2200.

HBR 1121.Elementary Modern Hebrew II (4). Prerequisite: HBR 1120, or equivalent. May not be taken by native speakers. Continues the introduction to modern Hebrew begun in HBR 1120. Cultural orientation and the practical use of Hebrew in meaningful situations. Oral comprehension, speaking and writing are emphasized through a communicative approach. May not be taken concurrently with HBR 1120 and/or 2200.

HBR 2200.Intermediate Modern Hebrew (4). Prerequisites: HBR 1120, 1121, or equivalent. May not be taken by native speakers. Completion of this course will fulfill the foreign language requirement for the College of Arts and Sciences. In a proficiency-oriented classroom, students continue their study of Hebrew. Introduction to modern Hebrew prose (fiction and non-fiction) as well as the continued development of speaking, listening, writing, and grammatical skills. May not be taken concurrently with HBR 1120 and/or 1121.

Italian

Italian Language

ITA 1120. Elementary Italian I (4). This introductory course gives the student basic grammatical structures to enable speaking, understanding, reading, and writing at the elementary level. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with ITA 1121, 1131, 2230 and/or 2300.

ITA 1121.Elementary Italian II (4). Prerequisite: ITA 1120 or its equivalent. This course builds upon the students ability to speak, understand, read and write Italian at an elementary level. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with ITA 1120, 1131, 2230 and/or 2300.

ITA 1130. Elementary Conversational Italian I (4). (Dartmouth method) An introductory course emphasizing learning Italian through speaking and understanding skills at the elementary level. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with ITA 1120, 1121, 1131 and/or 2300.

ITA 1131.Elementary Conversational Italian II (4). Prerequisite: ITA 1130 or its equivalent. (Dartmouth method) This course builds upon the speaking and reading skills learned at the 1130 level. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with ITA 1120, 1121, 1130 and/or 2300.

ITA 2230. Reading and Conversation (4). Prerequisite: ITA 1121 or 1131. Stresses skills in reading and conversational Italian at the second-year level. Readings are supported by discussions of the materials. This course completes the baccalaureate degree requirement. May not be taken concurrently with ITA 1120, 1121, 1131 and/or 2300. May not be taken by native speakers.

ITA 2240. Conversation (3). Prerequisites: ITA 2230 or 2300. May not be taken by native speakers. This course stresses development of conversational skills at the third-year level.

ITA 2300. Intermediate Italian (4). Prerequisite: ITA 1121 or 1131. Stresses written and oral skills at the second-year level. A systematic review of grammar and vocabulary learning are continued. This course completes the baccalaureate degree requirement. May not be taken concurrently with ITA 1120, 1121, 1131 and/or 2230. May not be taken by native speakers.

ITA 3420. Grammar and Composition (3). Prerequisite: ITA 2230 or 2300. This course presents a review and further study of grammar and idiomatic constructions. Composition practice augments the skills developed.

ITA 3421. Grammar and Composition (3). Prerequisite: ITA 3420. A continuation of ITA 3420 with greater stress on theme-writing skills.

ITA 3440. Business Italian (3). Prerequisite: ITA 2230, 2300, or equivalent. This course introduces current Italian business formats and provides practice in commercial correspondence with its specialized vocabulary and syntax.

ITA 3941r. Directed Individual Tutorial Practice (3). Prerequisite: ITA 1120-1121, 1130-1131, or equivalent. This course develops skilled undergraduate tutors for the Dartmouth method ITA 1130-1131 sequence. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

ITA 4410.*Advanced Italian Conversation (3). Prerequisites: ITA 3420, 3421, or their equivalents. The course is designed to develop fluency in conversation skills at the fourth-year level by means of extensive vocabulary building and practice.

ITA 4450.*Advanced Italian Composition and Style (3). Prerequisite: ITA 3421 or equivalent. The course stresses the morphological and syntactical order of Italian by means of extensive drill in controlled and free composition.

ITA 4500.*Italian Culture and Civilization (3). Prerequisite: ITA 3100, 3101, or equivalent. The course surveys Italian culture and civilization and provides a historical perspective to aspects of Italian society.

ITA 4905r.Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum.

ITA 4930r.*Special Topics (3). Prerequisite: Divisional permission. Allows students to study literary topics of a special kind, depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

ITA 4935r. Honors Thesis (3). May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours, three (3) hours of which may be applied to the requirements for the major with permission of the department. All honors work is directed by the students honors committee.

ITA 4942r.Internship in Applied Italian (1-6). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: Advanced standing in Italian. Provides academic credit for students working in governmental agencies or private business where students employ the foreign language. Departmental permission required. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

Italian Literature in Translation

ITT 3430.Masterpieces of Italian Literature in Translation (3). After a brief overview of history of Italian literature, this course offers discussion and analysis of English translations of novels, short stories, and plays by such figures as Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Goldoni, Alfieri, Manzoni, Pirandello, Deledda, and Moravia. May not be counted for major or minor credit.

Italian Literature (Writings)

ITW 3100. Survey of Italian Literature: Origins through 18th-Century (3). Prerequisite: ITA 2230, 2300 or equivalent. This course introduces students to representative literary figures and movements from the beginnings through the 18th-century (Dante to Goldoni).

ITW 3101.Survey of Italian Literature: 19th- and 20th-Centuries (3). Prerequisite: ITW 3100. This course introduces students to representative literary figures and movements from the 19th- and 20th-centuries (Alfieri to Moravia).

ITW 3391r. Italian Cinema (3). Study of modern Italian cinema from political and social realism to the postwar New Wave. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

ITW 4405.*Renaissance Literature (3). Prerequisite: ITW 3100, 3101, or equivalent. This course offers selected readings and discussions of the literature of the Italian Renaissance including such figures as Alberti, Lorenzo deMedici, Poliziano, Machiavelli, Michelangelo, Ariosto, and Tasso.

ITW 4445r.*18th- and 19th-Century Literature (3). Prerequisite: ITW 3100, 3101, or equivalent. This course offers readings and discussions of figures and movements of the 18th and 19th centuries including Goldoni, Alfieri, Foscolo, Manzoni, Leopardi, and Verga. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

ITW 4480. 20th-Century Literature (3). Prerequisite: ITW 3100, 3101, or equivalent. This course offers readings and discussions of figures and movements in 20th-century Italian literature including Moravia, Svevo, Pirandell, Silone, and others.

ITW 4481. Readings in Contemporary Italian Prose (3). Prerequisite: ITW 3100, 3101, or equivalent. This course offers readings and discussions of works of contemporary Italian writers including Pavese, Cassola, Sciascia, Berto, Ginzburg, Tomasi di Lampedusa, Buzzati, Vittorini, and Vigano.

ITW 4700r.The Trecento Writers (3). Prerequisites: ITW 3100, 3101 or equivalent. This course offers a study of the Trecento writers: Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio. Readings and discussions are available in both English and Italian. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

Japanese

Japanese Language

JPN 1120. Elementary Japanese I (4). This course stresses speaking and listening, although the acquisition of reading and writing skills is also an integral part of the course. Some fundamental syntactic and morphological points introduced are word order, nominal particles, verbal endings, verb classification, speech levels, and the formation of some complex sentences. In addition, an introduction is given to the Japanese syllabaries and kanji. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with JPN 1121, 2200 and/or 2300.

JPN 1121.Elementary Japanese II (4). Prerequisite: JPN 1120 or its equivalent. This course continues to stress speaking, reading, listening and writing skills using the syntactic and morphological points introduced in JPN 1120. Further study will be made of the Japanese syllabaries and kanji. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with JPN 1120, 2200 and/or 2300.

JPN 2200. Intermediate Reading and Conversation (4). Prerequisite: JPN 1121 or equivalent. May not be taken by native speakers. This course continues to emphasize speaking and listening and introduces more of the essentials of Japanese syntax. In this course more time is devoted to reading and writing. About 400 kanji are introduced. May not be taken concurrently with JPN 1120, 1121 and/or 2300.

JPN 2300. Review Grammar and Syntax (4). Prerequisite: JPN 2200. May not be taken by native speakers. This course is designed to give students an opportunity not only to strengthen their knowledge of basic Japanese, but to gain better insight into the structure of modern Japanese. Through graded exercises students are taught to write sophisticated Japanese. May not be taken concurrently with JPN 1120, 1121 and/or 2200.

JPN 3230. Readings in Short Stories and Essays (3). Prerequisite: JPN 2300. Selected materials in modern Japanese literature, humanities, and social sciences are introduced. The objectives of this course are to train students to be able to read some carefully chosen original works and to bring to students awareness various cross-cultural differences. May not be taken by native speakers.

JPN 4905r.Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum.

JPN 4930r. Special Topics (3). Prerequisite: Divisional permission. Allows students to study literary topics of a special kind, depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

JPN 4942r.Internship in Applied Japanese (1-6). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: Advanced standing in Japanese. Provides academic credit for students working in governmental agencies or private business where students employ the foreign language. Departmental permission required. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

JPT 4020r.Japanese Calligraphy (1). Prerequisite: JPN 1120 or its equivalent. This course is designed to teach beginning students how to write the Japanese kana syllabaries and kanji properly according to the stroke order. The art of sumi writing is also introduced. May be repeated to a maximum of two (2) semester hours.

Korean

Korean Language

KOR 1120.Elementary Korean I (4). This course places emphasis upon speaking and listening, although the learning of reading and writing skills is an integral part of the course. The writing system hangul is introduced at the outset. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with KOR 1121 and/or 2200.

KOR 1121.Elementary Korean II (4). Prerequisite: KOR 1120 or its equivalent. This course continues to emphasize speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing skills. The writing system hangul is studied in further detail. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with KOR 1120 and/or 2200.

KOR 2200.Reading and Conversation (4). Prerequisite: KOR 1121 or equivalent. May not be taken by native speakers. This course continues to emphasize speaking and listening skills and introduces more of the essentials of Korean grammar, but more time is devoted to reading and writing. This course completes the baccalaureate degree requirement. May not be taken concurrently with KOR 1120 and/or 1121.

Linguistics

Note: All linguistics courses taken for Spanish major credit must be taken through the modern language department.

LIN 3041. Introductory Linguistics for Foreign Language Majors (3). The purposes of this course are to develop an understanding of the nature of language, to dispel a number of myths and misconceptions about language, and to provide tools and techniques for describing linguistic data. May count toward the major in Slavic (Russian) and Spanish.

LIN 4030. Introduction to Historical Linguistics (3). This course is designed to familiarize students with the world language families, notion of relatedness, sound correspondence, comparative method, internal reconstruction, and the reconstruction of the ProtoIndo-European languages. Several theories of sound change are also discussed.

LIN 4040. Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics (3). This course attempts to develop an understanding of the organization of language, to provide tools and techniques for describing language data, and to examine various models of linguistic description. May count toward the major in Slavic (Russian) and Spanish.

LIN 4300. Introduction to Transformational Grammar (3). The purpose of this course is to expose students to the underlying principles of the transformational approach to syntax. Students are taught the mechanics of writing transformational rules. Other competing theories of the late 1960s are also discussed so that students can appreciate the strength and weakness of each theory.

LIN 4905r.Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum.

LIN 4930. Topics in Linguistics (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake study in areas outside the regular curriculum.

Portuguese (Brazilian)

Portuguese Language

POR 2131. Accelerated Portuguese (3). Primarily for Spanish majors, this course is for beginners of Brazilian Portuguese who can take advantage of the grammatical and lexical similarities shared by Spanish and Portuguese. A knowledge of grammatical terminology and paradigmatic systems is assumed.

POR 3132. Accelerated Portuguese (3). This is a continuation of POR 2131.

POR 4905r.Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum.

POR 4930r.Special Topics (3). Prerequisite: Divisional permission. Allows students to study literary topics of a special kind, depending on student interest and faculty expertise. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

Russian

Russian Language

RUS 1120. Elementary Russian I (4). Introduction to basic Russian. Students with high school language experience or equivalent should consult the department for placement. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with RUS 1121 and/or 2200.

RUS 1121.Elementary Russian II (4). Prerequisite: RUS 1120 or its equivalent. Continuation of RUS 1120. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with RUS 1120 and/or 2200.

RUS 2200. Intermediate Russian (4). Prerequisite: RUS 1121 or equivalent. Grammar, reading, and conversation. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with RUS 1120 and/or 1121.

RUS 3240. Reading and Conversation (3). Prerequisite: RUS 2200 or equivalent. Oral expression is emphasized.

RUS 3400. Conversation and Composition (3). Prerequisite: RUS 2200 or equivalent. Oral expression, writing practice, and review of grammar.

RUS 3420. Russian Grammar and Composition (3). Prerequisite: RUS 2200 or equivalent. Development of writing and grammar skills.

RUS 3460. Introductory Russian to English Translation (3). Essentials of translation techniques. Requires grade of B or better in RUS 2200 (or equivalent) or permission of the instructor.

RUS 3461r. Advanced Russian to English Translation (3). Prerequisite: Successful completion of RUS 3460 (or equivalent) or permission of the instructor. Practicum in translation of contemporary publicistic prose. May be repeated to a total of six (6) semester hours.

RUS 4410.*Advanced Russian Conversation (3). Prerequisite: RUS 3400. Styles and levels of oral expression on a wide range of topics.

RUS 4421.*Advanced Russian Grammar and Composition (3). Prerequisite: RUS 3420. Practical application of advanced language skills.

RUS 4780.*Phonetics (3). Prerequisite: RUS 2200 or consent of instructor. An understanding of the phonetic and phonemic structure of Russian with extensive oral practice.

RUS 4840.*History of the Russian Literary Language (3). Prerequisite: RUS 3420 or equivalent. The development of the phonological and grammatical systems from the earliest records to the present.

RUS 4905r.Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum.

RUS 4930r. Special Topics (3). May be repeated to a total of twelve (12) semester hours.

RUS 4935r. Honors Thesis (3). May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours, three (3) hours of which may be applied to the requirements for the major with permission of the department. All honors work is directed by the students honors committee.

RUS 4942r.Internship in Applied Russian (1-6). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: Advanced standing in Russian. Provides academic credit for students working in governmental agencies or private business where students employ the foreign language. Departmental permission required. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

Russian Courses in Translation

RUT 3110.Russian Literature in English Translation (3). Readings and discussion of major Russian literary works. Approved for multicultural credit (x), taught in English.

RUT 3500. Modern Russian Life (3). An overview of current social and cultural issues in Russian, including the legacy of the Soviet period, the relationship between literature and daily life, womens issues, ecology, mass media, and the efforts of the country to define itself in its new setting and role. No knowledge of Russian is required. May count toward the Slavic (Russian) major. Satisfies multicultural requirement (x). Taught in English.

Russian Literature (Writing)

RUW 3100, 3101Survey of Russian Literature I, II(3, 3). Prerequisite: RUS 2200 or equivalent.

RUW 3391r.Russian Cinema (3). Viewing and discussion of Soviet classics and contemporary films. Credit may be applicable to the Russian major. Knowledge of Russian recommended but not required. May be repeated when content varies to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

RUW 4370. Russian Short Story and Povest (3). Prerequisite: RUW 3100, 3101, or equivalent.

RUW 4470r. Modern Russian Literature (3). Prerequisite: RUW 3100, 3101, or equivalent. May be repeated to a maximum of nine (9) semester hours.

RUW 5930r. Special Topics (3).

Serbo-Croatian

Serbo-Croation Language

SEC 31313132.Accelerated Serbo-Croatian [three (3) hours each]. Prerequisite: SEC 3131 or equivalent for 3132. Study of the basic elements of conversational Serbo-Croation. May not be taken by native speakers.

SEC 4905r.Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum.

Serbo-Croation (Writings)

SCW 3101. Survey of Serbo-Croatian Literature (3). Readings in Serbo-Croation literature, intensive discussion and composition on works read.

Slavic

SLL 4500. Slavic Culture and Civilization (3). Slavic culture and thought from earliest times to the modern era; intellectual currents, art, architecture, folklore, society. The main cultural forces that have helped shape thought, manners, and national consciousness among Slavic peoples.

SLL 4905r.Directed Individual Study (3). Students arrange with individual faculty members to undertake specialized study in areas outside of or in addition to the regular curriculum.

Spanish

Spanish Language

SPN 1120. Elementary Spanish I (4). This course is the first of a three semester sequence of courses for students with no prior knowledge of the Spanish language, either at the high school or native-speaker level. The course emphasizes oral communication, grammatical expertise, as well as listening comprehension in a culturally authentic context. Students will read short texts and write paragraphs and short compositions in Spanish. May not be taken concurrently with SPN 1121, 1150 and/or 2200. May not be taken by native speakers. Some sections may be computer assisted.

SPN 1121.Elementary Spanish II (4). Prerequisite: SPN 1120 or its equivalent. This course is the second of a three semester sequence of courses, and is designed for students with 1120-level knowledge of Spanish. The course emphasizes oral communication, grammatical expertise, as well as listening comprehension in a culturally authentic context. Students will read short texts, poems, and write compositions in Spanish. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with SPN 1120, 1150 and/or 2200.

SPN 1150.Comprehensive Elementary Spanish (4). This is a one-semester course designed for those students who have had at least two (2) years of high school Spanish (or the equivalent), but who do not feel ready to go directly into SPN 2200 Intermediate Spanish. May not taken by native speakers. Students passing SPN 1150 with a grade of C or better are eligible to enroll in SPN 2200.

SPN 2160r.Spanish for Careers (3). Prerequisite: Enrollment subject to departmental approval. This course introduces students to the linguistic and cultural skills needed to used Spanish in a specific work environment, such as law enforcement, education or medicine. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours. Course content varies with semester. A knowledge of basic Spanish is required.

SPN 2200. Intermediate Spanish (4). Prerequisite: SPN 1121, 1150 or equivalent. This is the third in a three semester sequence of courses, and is designed for students with 1121-level knowledge of Spanish. The course emphasizes oral communication, grammatical expertise, as well as listening comprehension in a culturally authentic context. Students will read short stories, poems and articles, and will write extended compositions and papers in Spanish. May not be taken concurrently with SPN 1120, 1121 and/or 1150. May not be taken by native speakers.

SPN 2240. Intermediate Conversation (3). Prerequisite: SPN 2200 or equivalent. Students should achieve a level of conversation in which they can discuss things beyond concrete physical needs and on a beginning level of abstraction. May not be taken by native speakers. This course is a prerequisite to SPN 3201 and SPN 3310. May be counted for major or minor credit.

SPN 2340. Spanish for Native Speakers (3). Intensive Spanish for native speakers who have had little or no formal training in the language. Admission by consent of instructor only. Writing skills are emphasized over oral communication. May be counted for major or minor credit.

SPN 3201. Reading and Conversation (3). Prerequisite: SPN 2240 or equivalent. May be taken before or concurrently with 3310; not open to native speakers. This course focuses on reading and discussion in Spanish of short literary works and/or cultural passages. In addition, the course also has a strong conversational component with emphasis on vocabulary building so that the student will be able to discuss certain topics in conversation.

SPN 3310. Spanish Grammar and Composition (3). Prerequisite: SPN 2240 or SPN 3201 or concurrent enrollment. Primarily a grammar review. Supplemented with readings and composition.

SPN 3311. Spanish Grammar and Composition (3). Prerequisite: SPN 3310. Primarily a writing and composition course, with some stylistic analysis.

SPN 4420.*Advanced Spanish Composition and Translation (3). Prerequisite: SPN 3311 or equivalent. Stresses composition in Spanish with less emphasis on translation from Spanish into English. For students with prior knowledge of essential points of Spanish grammar.

SPN 4440.*Business Writing in Spanish (3). Prerequisites: SPN 3310, 3311. Letter writing, business terminology, conducting business in the Hispanic world.

SPN 4510.*Culture and Civilization of Spain (3). Prerequisites: SPW 3100 or 3101. An advanced presentation of the culture and civilization of Spain presented through textual readings and supplemented with film and other graphic or audio materials.

SPN 4520.Spanish-American Culture and Civilization (3). Prerequisites: SPW 3130 or 3770. An advanced presentation of the culture and civilization of Spanish-America presented through textual readings and supplemented with film and other graphic or audio materials.

SPN 4700.*Spanish Phonetics (3). Prerequisite: SPN 3201 or equivalent. Training in the production of acceptable speech sounds in Spanish and a knowledge of when to use those sounds (allophonic distribution). Class meets both in the classroom and in the language laboratory. The nonnative speaker can profit most from this course.

SPN 4905r.Directed Individual Study in Hispanic Language (3). The approval of the faculty member, the divisional coordinator, the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies and the department chair is required. The student and the faculty member will meet each week. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

SPN 4930r. Studies in Hispanic Language (3). Prerequisite: Spanish majors and minors only with at least six (6) semester hours in Spanish at the 3000 or 4000 level or permission of the instructor. May be repeated when content varies for a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

SPN 4935r. Honors Thesis (3). May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours, three (3) hours of which may be applied to the requirements for the major with permission of the department. All honors work is directed by the students honors committee.

SPN 4942r.Internship in Applied Spanish (1-6). (S/U grade only.) Prerequisite: Advanced standing in Spanish. Provides academic credit for students working in governmental agencies or private enterprise where students employ the foreign language. Departmental permission required. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

Spanish Literature in Translation

SPT 3130.Latin American Literature in Translation (3). Reading and study of some of the outstanding modern prose writers of Latin America, such as Azuela, Carpentier, Borges, Rulfo, Fuentes, Garcia Marquez, Machado de Assis, and Amado. Does not count toward major or minor in Spanish. Satifies multicultural requirement (x); taught in English.

Spanish Literature (Writings)

SPW 3100. Survey of Spanish Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPN 3310. A survey of Spains literary works from El Cid through the 17th century.

SPW 3101. Survey of Spanish Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPN 3310. A survey of Spains literary works from Romanticism to the present.

SPW 3130.Survey of Spanish-American Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPN 3310. Representative selections of Spanish-American authors from Discovery to present.

SPW 3391r.Hispanic Cinema (3). Study of the movements and directors of Hispanic cinema with emphasis on the postwar New Wave. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours. May not be taken for major or minor literature credit. Taught in English.

SPW 3770.Caribbean Literature (3). A survey of Caribbean literature taught in Spanish. Recommended for native speakers and/or students with good conversational ability and introductory course work in Spanish or Spanish-American literature.

SPW 4190r.*Special Topics in Hispanic Languages and Literature (3). Prerequisite: two SPW 3000 level courses or equivalent. Variable topics chosen from Spanish language movements, periods, figures, and problems. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

SPW 4200.*Masterpieces of Early Spanish Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPW 3100 and SPW 3101, or equivalent. Lazarillo de Tormes and Cervantes Don Quijote (portions), Lope de Vegas Fuenteovejuna, Calderon de la Barcas La vida es sueno, and poetry from the period.

SPW 4201.*Masterpieces of Modern Spanish Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPW 3100 and SPW 3101, or equivalent. Poetry, novel, and drama of the Modern period in Spain. Emphasis on close readings of selected works and literary and artistic movements of the period.

SPW 4202.*Masterpieces of Spanish-American Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPW 3130, 3101 or equivalent. Works of outstanding Spanish-American authors from 18th century to the present, such as Ercilla, Sor Juana, Sarmiento, Jose Fernndez, Dari, Borges, Fuentes, and Neruda.

SPW 4203.*Readings in Contemporary Hispanic Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPW 3101 and SPW 3130, or equivalent. Deals with representative contemporary Hispanic authors and their works. Emphasis and content vary in accordance with individual instructors.

SPW 4491.Spanish-American Women Writers (3). Prerequisite: two 3000 level Spanish courses. The study of Spanish-American women writers, varying from year to year, focusing on prose fiction, non-fiction and/or drama. Supplementary readings from critical and theoretical works.

SPW 4905r.Directed Individual Study in Hispanic Literature (3). The approval of the faculty member, the divisional coordinator, the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies and the department chair is required. The student and the faculty member will meet each week. May be repeated to a maximum of six (6) semester hours.

SPW 4930r.Studies in Hispanic Literature (3). Prerequisites: Spanish majors and minors only with at least six (6) semester hours in SPW courses at the 3000 or 4000 level or permission of the instructor. May be repeated when content varies for a total of six (6) semester hours.

Graduate Courses

FOW 6907r. Directed Readings (1-6). (S/U grade only.)

Chinese

CHI 5505r. Reading in Chinese Literature (3).

CHI 5906r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

CHI 5910r. Supervised Research (1-6). (S/U grade only.)

CHI 5940r. Teaching Practicum (0-6). (S/U grade only.)

Czech

CZE 5914r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

Foreign and Biblical Languages

FOL 5934r. Problems and Studies in Modern Languages and Literature (3).

FOL 6735. Romance Linguistics (3).

Foreign Writings

FOW 5025. Critical Theory and Its Application to Non-English Literatures (3).

French

French Language

FRE 5060. Graduate Reading Knowledge in French (3). (S/U grade only.)

FRE 5069. Reading Knowledge Examination (0). (S/U grade only.)

FRE 5456. Comparative Stylistics (3).

FRE 5505. French Culture and Civilization (3).

FRE 5755. Old French Languages (3).

FRE 5756. Reading in Old French Language (3).

FRE 5855. Structure of Modern French (3).

FRE 5900r. Studies in French Language and Literature (3).

FRE 5940r. Teaching Practicum (0-6). (S/U grade only.)

French Literature (Writings)

FRW 5315. Classical Theatre of the 17th Century (3).

FRW 5325. Critical History of the French Theatre: Postclassicism to the Theatre of the Absurd (3).

FRW 5345. Critical History of French Poetry: Origins to Baudelaire (3).

FRW 5355. Contemporary French Poetry (3).

FRW 5415. Old French Literature (3).

FRW 5419r. Studies in Medieval French Literature: Figure or Genre (3).

FRW 5591r. Studies in 16th-Century Literature: Figure or Movement 3).

FRW 5592r. Studies in 17th-Century Literature: Figure or Movement (3).

FRW 5593r. Studies in 18th-Century Literature: Figure or Movement (3).

FRW 5595r. Romanticism/Realism-Parnassee: Figure or Movement (3).

FRW 5597r. Studies in Naturalism and/or Symbolism: Figure or Movement (3).

FRW 5598r. Studies in 20th-Century Pre-War

(1900-1940) French Literature: Figure or Movement and/or Genre (3).

FRW 5599r. Studies in 20th-Century Post-War (1940-) French Literature: Figure or Movement and/or Genre (3).

FRW 5605r. Rabelais and Montaigne (3).

FRW 5745. French Literature of Quebec (3).

FRW 5775r. Black Literature of French Expression (3).

FRW 5906r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

FRW 5910r. Supervised Research (1-6). (S/U grade only

FRW 6829r. Seminar in Literary Criticism (3).

FRW 6938r. Graduate Seminar in French Literature (3).

German

German Language

GER 5060. Graduate Reading Knowledge in German (3). (S/U grade only.)

GER 5069. Reading Knowledge Examination (0). (S/U grade only.)

GER 5425. Essay Workshop (3).

GER 5906r. Studies in German Languages and Literature (3).

GER 5940r. Teaching Practicum (0-6). (S/U grade only.)

German Literature in Translation

GET 5135. German Literature in Translation (3).

GET 5294r. German Cinema (3).

GET 5588r. Studies in a Theme (3).

German Literature (Writings)

GEW 5208r. Studies in a Genre (3).

GEW 5596r. Studies in an Author or Movement (3).

GEW 5597r. Studies in a Period: Special Topics (3).

GEW 5906r. Directed Individual Study (3).M (S/U grade only.)

GEW 5915r. Supervised Research (1-6). (S/U grade only.)

Italian

Italian Language

ITA 5060. Graduate Reading Knowledge in Italian (3). (S/U grade only.)

ITA 5069. Reading Knowledge Examination (0). (S/U grade only.)

ITA 5455r. Advanced Italian Composition and Style (3).

ITA 5505r. Italian Culture and Civilization (3).

ITA 5900r. Studies in Italian Language and Literature (3).

ITA 5940r. Teaching Practicum (0-6). (S/U grade only.)

Italian Literature (Writings)

ITW 5415. Italian Renaissance Literature (3).

ITW 5445r. 18th and 19th Century Italian Literature (3).

ITW 5485r. 20th Century Italian Literature (3).

ITW 5486r. Readings in Contemporary Italian Prose (3).

ITW 5705r. The Trecento Writers (3).

ITW 5905r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

ITW 5910r. Supervised Research (1-6). (S/U grade only)

Japanese

JPN 5900r. Studies in Japanese Language and Literature (3).

JPN 5906r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

JPN 5915r. Supervised Research (1-6). (S/U grade only).

JPN 5940r. Teaching Practicum (0-6). (S/U grade only.)

Linguistics

LIN 5035. Historical/Comparative Linguistics (3).

LIN 5045. Descriptive Linguistics (3).

LIN 5510. Transformational Grammar (3).

LIN 5772. Computational Linguistics (3).

LIN 5908r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

LIN 5932. Topics in Linguistics (3).

Portuguese (Brazilian)

Portuguese Language

POR 5069. Graduate Reading Knowledge Examination: Portuguese (0). (S/U grade only.)

POR 5930r. Studies in Portuguese (Brazilian) Language and Literature (3).

POR 5940r. Teaching Practicum (0-6). (S/U grade only.)

Portuguese (Writings)

POW 5905r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

POW 5910r. Supervised Research (1-6). (S/U grade only)

Russian

Russian Language

RUS 5060r. Graduate Reading Knowledge in Russian (3). (S/U grade only.)

RUS 5069. Reading Knowledge Examination (0). (S/U grade only.)

RUS 5415r. Graduate Russian Conversation and Comprehension (3). (S/U grade only.)

RUS 5455r. Russian Stylistics (3).

RUS 5705. Structure of Modern Language (3).

RUS 5845. History of the Russian Language and Reading of Old Russian Texts (3).

RUS 5940r. Teaching Practicum (0-6). (S/U grade only.)

Russian Literature in Translation

RUT 5115. Seminar: Russian Literature in English Translation (3).

Russian Literature (Writings)

RUW 5335. Russian Poetry (3).

RUW 5375. Russian Short Story (3).

RUW 5405. Old Russian Literature (3).

RUW 5445. Russian 18th-Century Literature (3).

RUW 5559r. Seminar in 19th-Century Russian Literature (3).

RUW 5579. Modern Russian Literature (3).

RUW 5906r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

RUW 5910r. Supervised Research (1-6).R (S/U grade only.)

RUW 5930r. Special Topics (3).

Serbo-Croatian

SEC 5900r. Studies in Serbo-Croatian Language and Literature (3).

SEC 5906r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

SEC 5910r. Supervised Research (1-6). (S/U grade only.)

Slavic

SLL 5906r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

SLL 5915r. Supervised Research (1-6). (S/U grade only.)

Spanish

Spanish Language

SPN 5060. Graduate Reading Knowledge in Spanish (3). (S/U grade only.)

SPN 5069. Reading Knowledge Examination (0). (S/U grade only.)

SPN 5795. Phonology of Spanish (3).

SPN 5805. Spanish Morphology and Syntax (3).

SPN 5845. History of the Spanish Language (3).

SPN 5855. Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition (3).

SPN 5900r. Studies in Hispanic Language and Literature (3).

SPN 5940r. Teaching Practicum (0-6). (S/U grade only.)

Spanish Literature (Writings)

SPW 5216. Spanish Golden Age Prose (3).

SPW 5269. Spanish 19th-Century Novel (3).

SPW 5275. Spanish 20th-Century Novel (3).

SPW 5315. Spanish Golden Age Theater (3).

SPW 5325. Spanish 20th-Century Drama (3).

SPW 5337. Spanish Poetry through 1700 (3).

SPW 5338. Spanish Poetry from 1700 to Present (3).

SPW 5356. Early and Modern Spanish American Poetry through Modernismo (3).

SPW 5357. Contemporary Spanish American Poetry since Modernismo (3).

SPW 5365. Spanish American Prose: Nonfiction (3).

SPW 5385. Early and Modern Spanish American Prose Fiction to 1927 (3).

SPW 5386. Contemporary Spanish American Prose Fiction since 1927 (3).

SPW 5405. Medieval and Early Renaissance Spanish Literature (3).

SPW 5496. Spanish-American Women Writers (3).

SPW 5497. 20th-Century Spanish-American Drama (3).

SPW 5606. Cervantes (3).

SPW 5757. 20th Century Mexican Prose (3).

SPW 5908r. Directed Individual Study (3). (S/U grade only.)

SPW 5910r. Supervised Research (1-6). (S/U grade only.)

SPW 6806. Research Methods and Bibliography (2). (S/U grade only.)

SPW 6934r. Topics in Hispanic Language and Literature (3).

SPW 6936. Dissertation Writing Techniques (1).

SPW 6939r. Seminar on a Spanish American Author (3).

For listings relating to graduate course work for thesis, dissertation, and masters and doctoral examinations and defense, consult the Graduate Bulletin.

 

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY: see Biological Science

MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS, PROGRAM IN: See Graduate Bulletin