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Courses at the 300-level

FREN 313: Modern France and the Francophone World

The major political, social, cultural, and economic forces at work in France today are examined, as well as France’s role in the European Union and the Francophone world.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • FREN 202
  • or consent of department chair.
FREN 323: Survey of French Literature from the Middle Ages to 1789

Major writers and literary movements are studied in their historical and social context. Course activities include explications de texte, short papers, and discussion in French.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • prior or concurrent enrollment in FREN 202
  • or consent of department chair
FREN 324: Survey of French Literature from 1789 to the Present

This is a continuation of FREN 323. Major French and Francophone writers are studied and the technique of close reading is presented. This course is conducted in French.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • prior or concurrent enrollment in FREN 202
  • or consent of department chair
FREN 330: French Civilization

Major historical periods, geopolitical events, and cultural movements are studied in order to understand the evolution of contemporary French society. This course is conducted in French.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Preceding or concurrent enrollment in FREN 201 or consent of department chair
FREN 390: Directed Study

Students select a topic and undertake concentrated research under the supervision of a faculty advisor.
1-3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair
ITAL 321: Italian Literature and Civilization through Renaissance

Major Italian authors and works of literature from the thirteenth century through the Renaissance are examined in their historical and cultural context.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
ITAL 322: Italian Literature and Civilization Post-Renaissance

Major Italian authors and works of literature from the post- Renaissance to the twenty-first century are examined in their historical and cultural context.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
ITAL 330: Modern Italy

Political, social, and economic changes in Italy from unification to the present are examined. Topics include regional conflicts, immigration issues, European identity, and changing family life.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
LAS 363: Seminar: Topics in Latin American Studies

This is a culminating experience in Latin American studies.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of chair of department of Modern Languages
MLAN 320: Internship in Latin American Studies

Students are placed in organizations appropriate to their concentrations. Sites may include advocacy agencies, nonprofit agencies, and businesses.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of two 300-level courses in a modern languages concentration and an overall GPA of 2.67
MLAN 360: Seminar in Modern Languages

Students examine the relationships, commonalities, and differences among the cultures taught in the modern languages major. Study may include art, film, geography, literature, and philosophy.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • completion of two 300-level courses and one cognate course in a modern languages concentration and an overall GPA of 2.67
SPAN 310: Spanish Literature and Culture: Pre-Eighteenth Century

The cultural, social, and historical aspects that define Spanish identity are examined from its inception to the end of the seventeenth century. In addition, the major literary currents associated with each period are studied.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • SPAN 202 or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
SPAN 311: Spanish Literature and Culture: From Eighteenth Century

The cultural, social, and historical aspects that define Spanish identity are examined from the eighteenth century to the modern period. The major literary currents associated with each period are also studied.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • SPAN 202 or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
SPAN 312: Latin American Literature and Culture: Pre-Eighteenth Century

The history, culture, and literary movements of Latin America are examined from the pre-Columbian period to the wars of independence.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • SPAN 202 or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
SPAN 313: Latin American Literature and Culture: From Eighteenth Century

The history, culture, and literary movements of Latin America are examined from the eighteenth century to modern times.
4 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • SPAN 202 or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
SPAN 390: Directed Study

Students select a topic and undertake concentrated research under the supervision of a faculty advisor.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair

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