Courses at the 500-level

FREN 520: Grammar, Composition, and Stylistics

Precision of diction and accuracy and clarity of expression are the goals of this course. Oral and written exercises are used extensively and grammar is studied pragmatically.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Graduate status
FREN 560: Graduate Seminar in French

Individual and group study is made of a major author or an important period in French literature and is directed toward the writing of a major paper in thesis form. This course may be repeated for credit with a change in content.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Graduate status
FREN 590: Directed Study

Students select a topic and undertake concentrated research under the supervision of a faculty advisor. A major paper in thesis form is required. This course may be repeated for credit with a change in content.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair
FREN 595: Master's Thesis

Credit is assigned in the semester that the thesis is completed and approved. No grade is given in this course. Graded H, S, U.
6 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • open only to students enrolled in the M.A. program in French
SPAN 501: Studies in Hispanic Fiction

Topics and materials are selected from significant periods or movements of the Spanish or Spanish American novel or short story. With consent of the department chair, this course may be repeated for credit with a change in content.
3 credit hours

SPAN 503: Studies in the Hispanic Theatre

Topics and materials are selected from a major movement of Spanish and Spanish American drama. With consent of the department chair, this course may be repeated for credit with a change in content.
3 credit hours

SPAN 504: Studies in Hispanic Poetry

Focus is on the definition, social function, and spiritual character of poetic creation as it relates to historical and artistic topics. With consent of the department chair, this course may be repeated for credit with a change in content.
3 credit hours

SPAN 520: Applied Grammar

Students study advanced subtleties of the Spanish language and refine their knowledge of Spanish grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and stylistics through readings and literary and technical translation.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • graduate status in Spanish or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
SPAN 560: Graduate Seminar in Spanish

Students engage in intensive individual and group study of one major author or any important period in the development of Spanish or Spanish American literature. A major paper in thesis form is required. May be repeated for credit with a change in content.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • open only to students in the graduate program
SPAN 590: Directed Study

Students select a topic and undertake concentrated research under the supervision of a faculty advisor. A major paper in thesis form is required.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Consent of department chair

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