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FOREIGN LANGUAGES (FL)


FL 211 - THE LANGUAGE & CULTURE OF QUEBEC

Prerequisite: None

This course emphasizes the historical and contemporary aspects of the language and culture of Quebec, Canada. Students explore the development of oral histories within the province and Quebec’s efforts to maintain its unique identity both within predominately English-speaking Canada and the French-speaking world. Taught in English. Literature read in translation. Meets core credit for CCI.

Credit: 3


FL 213 - DISCOVERING THE FRENCH-SPEAKING WORLD

Prerequisite: None

This course emphasizes the historical and modern characteristics of the French-speaking world. Students explore the global expansion of French culture from the pre-Colonial period until the present day by examining themes including language, identity formation, and diaspora. Taught in English. Literature read in translation. Meets core credit for CCI.

Credit: 3


FL 220 - CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION

Prerequisite: None

This course critically examines contemporary Latin American literature, in English translation. Taught in English. Meets Core credit for CCI.

Credit: 3


FL 221 - U.S. MEXICO-BORDER LITERATURE

Prerequisite: None

This course critically examines the political, socio-economic, historical, cultural, and linguistic features of the U.S.-Mexico border, including the relationships between the two nations, through literary readings and cultural analysis. Taught in English. Meets Core credit for CCI.

Credit: 3


FL 275 - PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT PROGRAM CYCLE I

Prerequisite: Sophomore Status

A course designed to examine the progress towards SLOs for all Foreign Language Majors. Required for all French & Spanish Majors.

Credit: 0


FL 299 - CCI NARRATIVE

Prerequisite: None

CCI Narrative. This will apply to students who elect the CCI Study Abroad Track, a CCI course with Study Away or Course with Experience, or other students whose CCI completion includes the Narrative. The CCI Narrative is an analytical paper, multimedia presentation or other document in which the student demonstrates cultural and/or linguistic competencies acquired through contact with another culture. CCI Narratives that are not tied to a Course with Study Away or Course with Experience must be completed four weeks before student's graduation. Graded S/U.

Credit: 0


FL 315 - FRENCH WOMEN WRITERS

Prerequisite: None

This course examines literary works by French women writers from the Middle Ages to the 21st century through the optic of specifically historicized feminist criticism and theory. Taught in English. Literature read in translation. Meets Core credit for CCI.

Credit: 3


FL 375 - PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT PROGRAM CYCLE II

Prerequisite: FL 275

A course designed to examine the progress towards SLOs for all Foreign Language Majors. Required for all French & Spanish Majors. Taught in English.

Credit: 0


FL 432 - GRADES 7-12 METHODS: TEACHING FOREIGN LANGUAGE, GRADES K-12

Prerequisite: EDCI 230SEC; EDFN 202; Clinical Hours: 4

A course designed to provide the student with classroom instructional skills, methods, and strategies in teaching grades K-12. This class is to be completed successfully prior to the internship. Taught in English.

Credit: 3


FL 475 - PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT PROGRAM CYCLE III

Prerequisite: FL 375

A course designed to examine the progress towards SLOs for all Foreign Language Majors. Required for all French & Spanish Majors.

Credit: 0


FL 493 - FOREIGN LANGUAGE INTERNSHIP

Prerequisite: Sophomore status, intermediate proficiency, approval by FL Department Chair

This course is designed to provide students with real-world work experience utilizing the foreign language. The student is required to work a minimum of 225 hours per 3 credit hours and fulfill other requirements as stated in the Learning Contract. Prior approval of the FL Dept. Chair and completion of the appropriate paper work, including the Learning Contract, are required. The student will earn three credit hours per field experience and can repeat FL 493 course to earn a total of no more than nine credit hours.

Credit: 3


FL 636 - FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

Prerequisite: Successful completion of intermediate foreign language courses or equivalent

A course designed to examine the theoretical and practical issues relating to the teaching of foreign languages K-12. Instructional practices pertaining to the following are explored through lectures, reading of current literature, class discussion, etc.: the role of context in comprehension and learning, listening, reading, oral proficiency, writing, testing, culture, and curriculum. Required for French and Spanish multi-age license.

Credit: 3


FL 637 - THE TEACHING OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES K-12

Prerequisite: Successful completion of intermediate foreign language courses or equivalent

Intended for students who are working toward licensure. Permission of instructor required for all others. A course assigned to provide the student with classroom instructional skills, methods, and strategies in teaching grades K-12. Required for French and Spanish multi-age license.

Credit: 3