Undergrad Catalog 2010

Foreign Language Courses

Chinese Courses (CHN)

CHN 1010, 1020. Elementary Chinese I, II (4, 4).
Introduction to Chinese oral and written expression and Chinese culture. For each of these 4-hour courses, only 3 hours can be used to fulfill the general education humanities requirement. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

CHN 1950 Study Abroad: Elementary Chinese (1-18). Study of Chinese at the beginning level and of Chinese culture in China.

CHN 1990-4990. Special Studies (1-3). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair.

CHN 2010, 2020. Intermediate Chinese I, II (3, 3). Prerequisite: CHN 1010, 1020; or the equivalent as determined by the department. Continued practice in oral and written Chinese. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

CHN 2950 Study Abroad: Intermediate Chinese (1-18). Study of Chinese at the intermediate level and of Chinese culture in China. Individual titles may be assigned; course may be repeated with different topics.

CHN 3010, 3020. Advanced Chinese I, II (3, 3).Prerequisite for CHN 3010 is CHN 2020 or equivalent. Prerequisite for CHN 3020 is CHN 3010. Continued practice in oral and written Chinese at advanced level.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

CHN 3950 Study Abroad: Advanced Chinese, Special Topics (1-18). Study of Chinese at the advanced level in China; individual titles assigned reflecting specific focus of study. Repeatable up to 24 hours of credit.

French Courses (FRE)

FRE 1010, 1020. Elementary French I, II (4, 4). Emphasis on oral expression, with practice in grammar, composition and reading. For each of these 4-hour courses, only 3 hours can be used to fulfill the general education humanities requirement. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

FRE 1950 Study Abroad: Elementary French (1-18). Study of French at the beginning level and of French culture in a french-speaking country.

FRE 1990-4990. Special Studies (1-3). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

FRE 2010, 2020. Intermediate French I, II (3, 3). Prerequisite: FRE 1020 or permission of instructor. A thorough review of grammar, with intensive exercises in reading and speaking French. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

FRE 2100. Intermediate Studies (3). Prerequisite: FRE 2010 or permission of instructor. This course is designed to provide a bridge from intermediate to advanced literature and civilization courses. Practice will be provided in all four skill areas: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This course is strongly recommended for students who intend to take 3000-level French courses.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

FRE 2950. Study Abroad: Intermediate French (1-18). Study of French at the intermediate level and of French culture in a french-speaking country. Individual titles may be assigned; course may be repeated with different topics.

FRE 3010. Introduction to French Literature and Civilization I (3). Prerequisite: FRE 2020 or permission of instructor. Study of French civilization and literature from the Middle Ages through the Classical period.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

FRE 3020. Introduction to French Literature and Civilization II (3). Prerequisite: FRE 2020 or permission of instructor. Study of French civilization and literature from the Enlightenment through the 20th-century.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

FRE 3100. Advanced French Studies (3).Prerequisite for FRE 3100 is FRE 2020 or equivalent. Continued practice in all four skills - listening, speaking, reading, and writing - will be combined with grammar exercises, cultural study, vocabulary expansion, and conversation practice. ($45 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

FRE 3600. Special Topics in French (3). Prerequisite: FRE 2020 or permission of instructor. This course offers advanced study in French literature,culture, civilization or language. This course may be repeated for credit as content of course changes.

FRE 3900. Senior Seminar (3). This course, required of all French majors, is designed to round out the student's undergraduate study of French. The course content will be individualized, depending on the student's needs.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

FRE 3950. Study Abroad: Advanced French, Special Topics (1-18) Study of French at the advanced level in a French speaking country; individual titles assigned reflecting specific focus of study. Repeatable up to 24 hours of credit.

FRE 3980. Peer Tutor (0-3).Prerequisite is FRE 2020 or equivalent and permission of the instructor. Arranged on an individual basis, this course introduces students to the teaching and / or tutoring of foreign languages. Students work closely with a faculty mentor and students in a classroom or tutoring setting. May count toward the Major or Minor in the cooresponding language. Does not fulfill General Education Core Humanities requirements. Does fulfill BELL Core EL requirements and counts toward the Engaged Scholars Peer Tutoring category.

German Courses (GER)

GER 1010, 1020. Elementary German I, II (4, 4).
Emphasis on oral expression, with practice in grammar, composition and reading. For each of these 4-hour courses, only 3 hours can be used to fulfill the general education humanities requirement. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 1950. Study Abroad: Elementary German (1-18). Study of German at the beginning level and of German culture in Germany.

GER 1990-4990. Special Studies (1-3). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 2010, 2020. Intermediate German I, II (3, 3).Prerequisite: GER 1020 or three years of high school German. A thorough review of grammar, with intensive exercises in reading and in speaking German. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 2950 Study Abroad: Intermediate German (1-18). Study of German at the intermediate level and of German culture in Germany. Individual titles may be assigned; course may be repeated with different topics.

GER 3010. German Studies I (3). Prerequisite: GER 2020 or permission of instructor. A Survey of German history and culture from 1648 to 1850.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 3020. German Studies II (3). Prerequisite: GER 2020 or permission of instructor. A survey of German history and culture from 1850 to present.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 3100. Advanced German (3). Prerequisite: GER 2020 or equivalent. Continued practice in all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - will be combined with grammar exercises, cultural study, vocabulary expansion, and conversation practice. ($45 course fee).
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 3120. Introduction to German Literature (3). Prerequisite: GER 2020 or permission of instructor. Close study of selected masterworks of German literature.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 3200. German Literature in Translation (3). Works by various German authors through the ages, with emphasis on modern works and women writers. (No knowledge of German required. Does not satisfy B.A. core language requirement.)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 3500. Topics in German Literature (3). Prerequisite: GER 2020 or permission of instructor. The study of periods, movements, themes, and/or authors in German literature. This course may be repeated for credit as content of course changes.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 3600. Special Topics in German (variable credit). Prerequisite: GER 2020 or permission of instructor. Advanced studies in German language and civilization. Topics may include, among others, issues in German history, politics and society, German cinema, and German for business. This course may be repeated for credit as content of course changes.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GER 3900. Senior Seminar (3). This course, required of all German majors, is designed to round out the student's undergraduate study of German. The course content will be individualized, depending on the student's needs.

GER 3950. Study Abroad: Advanced German, Special Topics (1-18). Study of German at the advanced level in Germany; individual titles assigned reflecting specific focus of study. Individual titles may be assigned. Repeatable up to 24 hours of credit.

GER 3980. Peer Tutor (0-3).Prerequisite is GER 2020 or equivalent and permission of the instructor. Arranged on an individual basis, this course introduces students to the teaching and / or tutoring of foreign languages. Students work closely with a faculty mentor and students in a classroom or tutoring setting. May count toward the Major or Minor in the cooresponding language. Does not fulfill General Education Core Humanities requirements. Does fulfill BELL Core EL requirements and counts toward the Engaged Scholars Peer Tutoring category.

Greek Courses (GRK)

GRK 1010, 1020. Elementary Classical Greek (4, 4).
Emphasis on Attic grammar, morphology, and reading skills. For each of these 4-hour courses, only 3 hours can be used to fulfill the general education humanities requirement.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GRK 1950-3950. Studies Abroad (1-18). Study in a foreign country. Individual course titles and locations are assigned for each course taken. See Studies Abroad program for details.

GRK 1990-3990. Special Studies (1-3). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair.
GRK 3990 Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GRK 2010, 2020. Intermediate Classical Greek (3, 3).Emphasis on reading Attic, with introductions to Homer, Doric, and Koine.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

GRK 3600. Special Topics in Classical Greek (3). Studies chosen in consultation with the instructor.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

Italian Courses (ITL)

ITL 1010, 1020. Elementary Italian I, II (4, 4).
Emphasis on oral expression, with practice in grammar, composition and reading. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

ITL 1950. Study Abroad: Elementary Italian (1-18). Study of Italian at the beginning level and of Italian culture and Italy.

ITL 1990-4990. Special Studies (1-3). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

ITL 2010, 2020. Intermediate Italian I, II (3, 3). Prerequisite: ITL 1020 or two years of high school Italian. Speaking, reading, and writing Italian, with an intensive grammar review. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

ITL 2950. Study Abroad: Intermediate Italian (1-18). Study of Italian at the intermediate level and of Italian culture in Italy. Individual titles may be assigned; course may be repeated with different topics.

ITL 3010, 3020. Studies in Italian Language, Literature and Culture (3, 3). Prerequisite: ITL 202 or permission of instructor. A survey of Italian literature, language and culture. Emphasis will vary depending on background of students.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

ITL 3110. Advanced Conversation and Composition (3). Prerequisite: ITL 2020 or permission of instructor. Intensive practice to improve oral and written fluency.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

ITL 3120. Introduction to Italian Literature (3). Prerequisite: ITL 2020 or permission of instructor. Close study of selected major works of Italian literature in the original combined with practice in oral and written expression.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

ITL 3370. Special Topics in Italian Studies (1-3). This course with variable credit offers advanced studies in Italian language and civilization. Specific topics are chosen after consultation with the instructor.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

ITL 3950. Study Abroad: Advanced Italian, Special Topics (1-18). Study of Italian at the advanced level in Italy; individual titles assigned reflecting specific focus of study; individual titles may be assigned. Repeatable up to 24 hours of credit.

ITL 3980. Peer Tutor (0-3).Prerequisite is ITL 2020 or equivalent and permission of the instructor. Arranged on an individual basis, this course introduces students to the teaching and / or tutoring of foreign languages. Students work closely with a faculty mentor and students in a classroom or tutoring setting. May count toward the Major or Minor in the cooresponding language. Does not fulfill General Education Core Humanities requirements. Does fulfill BELL Core EL requirements and counts toward the Engaged Scholars Peer Tutoring category.

Japanese Courses (JPN)

JPN 1010, 1020. Elementary Japanese I, II (4, 4).
This course is an introduction to the Japanese language and culture. For each of these 4-hour courses, only 3 hours can be used to fulfill the general education humanities requirement. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

JPN 1990-4990. Special Studies (1-18). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair.

JPN 2010, 2020. Intermediate Japanese I, II (3, 3). Prerequisites: JPN 1010, JPN 1020; or the equivalent as determined by the department. Continued study of the Japanese language and culture. ($30.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

JPN 2950-3950. Studies Abroad (3-18). Study in a foreign country. Individual course titles and locations are assigned for each course taken. See Studies Abroad program for details.
Latin Courses (LAT)

Latin Courses (LAT)

LAT 1010, 1020. Latin Fundamentals I, II (4, 4). Prerequisite for 1020: LAT 1010 or one year of high school Latin. Fundamentals of Latin grammar with intensive vocabulary study including scientific terminology. For each of these 4-hour courses, only 3 hours can be used to fulfill the general education humanities requirement. ($30.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

LAT 1990-4990. Special Studies (1-3). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

LAT 2950. Study Abroad: Intermediate Latin (1-18). Study of overseas of Latin at the intermediate level and of the culture of classical Rome. Individuals titles may be assigned;course may be repeated with different topics.

LAT 2010. Intermediate Latin I (3). Prerequisite: LAT 1020 or two years of high school Latin. Review of principles of syntax; selections from several authors are read. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

LAT 2020. Intermediate Latin II (3).Includes portions from Virgil, Cicero, Horace, Caesar, Livy, Tacitus, St. Augustine. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

LAT 3950. Study Abroad: Advanced Latin, Special Topics (1-6). Study of overseas of Latin at the advanced level; individual titles assigned reflecting specific focus of study. Individual titles may be assigned. Repeatable up to 24 hours of credit.

LAT 3030. Virgil (3).Readings in the Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

LAT 3040. Ovid (3).Readings from the Ars Amatoria and Metamorphoses.

LAT 3110. Medieval and Renaissance Latin (3). Selected readings from the Church Fathers, Saints’ Lives, Lyrics, and History.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

LAT 3120. Special Topics in Latin (3). In consultation with the instructor, the students will concentrate on the writers of the Late Republic, the Age of Augustus, or the Latin Middle Ages.

Russian Courses (RUS)

RUS 1010, 1020. Elementary Russian I, II (4, 4).
Emphasis on oral expression, with practice in grammar and basic reading skills. Introduction to Russian cultural background. For each of these 4-hour courses, only 3 hours can be used to fulfill the general education humanities requirement. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

RUS 1990-4990. Special Studies (1-3). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

RUS 2010, 2020. Intermediate Russian I, II (3, 3). Prerequisites: RUS 1010, RUS 1020; or the equivalent experience with the Russian language, as determined by the department. Review of grammar, with exercises in reading and speaking Russian. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

RUS 2950 Study Abroad: Intermediate Russian (1-18). Study of Russian at the intermediate level and of Russian culture in Russia. Individual titles may be assigned; course may be repeated with different topics.

RUS 3010, 3020. Studies in Russian Language, Literature and Culture (3, 3). Prerequisites: RUS 2010, RUS 2020; or the equivalent, as determined by the department. Continuing work in Russian language, literature and culture. Emphasis will vary depending on instructor and background of students.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

RUS 3370. Special Topics in Russian Studies (Variable). Course with variable credit and varying content, to be determined by the instructor and in view of the needs of students. Topics may include instruction in Russian language, literature, and culture or a combination of these. Course may be repeated once.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

RUS 3950. Study Abroad: Advanced Russian, Special Topics (1-18). Study of Russian at the advanced level in Russia; individual titles assigned reflecting specific focus of study; individual titles may be assigned. Repeatable up to 24 hours of credit.

Spanish Courses (SPA)

SPA 1010, 1020. Elementary Spanish I, II (4, 4).
No prerequisite for SPA 1010. Prerequisite for SPA 1020 is SPA 1010 or equivalent. Emphasis on oral expression, with practice in grammar, reading, and composition. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 1060. Accelerated Elementary Spanish (6). Prerequisite: 2-3 years of high school Spanish or permission of the instructor. Intensive Spanish language study that, in one semester, covers the equivalent of first-year Spanish. This course counts as two courses for humanities core credit.

SPA 1950. Study Abroad: Elementary Spanish (1-18).Study of Spanish at the beginning level of Spanish culture in a spanish-speaking country.

SPA 1990-4990. Special Studies (1-3). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and department chair.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 2010, 2020. Intermediate Spanish I, II (3, 3). Prerequisite for SPA 2010 is SPA 1020, 1060 or equivalent. Prerequisite for SPA 2020 is SPA 2010 or equivalent. Students who have completed at least three years of high school Spanish are encouraged to begin with SPA 2010. Speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish, with a structured approach to the language and to building vocabulary. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 2060. Accelerated Intermediate Spanish (6). Prerequisite: SPA 1020, SPA 1060 or permission of the instructor. Intensive intermediate Spanish language study that, in one semester, covers the equivalent of second-year Spanish. This course counts as two courses for humanities core credit.

SPA 2950. Study Abroad: Intermediate Spanish (1-18).Study of Spanish at the intermediate level and of Spanish culture in a spanish-speaking country. Individual titles may be assigned;course may be repeated with different topics.

SPA 3100, 3110. Advanced Spanish I, II (3,3). Prerequisite for SPA 3100 is SPA 2020, 2060 or equivalent. Prerequisite for SPA 3110 is SPA 3100. Extensive practice in oral and written expression. ($45.00 course fee)
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 3200. Civilization of Spain (3). Prerequisite: SPA 2020 or equivalent. The study of the history and culture of Spain.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 3210. Survey of Spanish Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPA 2020 or equivalent. Recommended prerequisite: SPA 3200. A survey of Spanish literature.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 3300. Civilization of Hispanic America (3). Prerequisite: SPA 2020 or equivalent. The study of the history and culture of Hispanic America from its early beginnings to modern time.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 3310. Survey of Hispanic American Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPA 2020 or equivalent. Recommended prerequisite: SPA 3300. A survey of Spanish American literature from the colonial period to the present.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 3500. Advanced Hispanic Literature (3). Prerequisite: SPA 2020 or equivalent. Study of specific period, movements, themes, and/or authors in Spanish or Spanish-American literature. Topics are determined for each offering. This course may be repeated for credit as content of course changes.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 3600. Special Topics in Spanish (variable credit). Prerequisite: SPA 2020 or equivalent. Advanced study of language, culture, or history of Spain and/or Spanish America. This course may be repeated for credit as content of course changes.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

SPA 3950. Study Abroad: Advanced Spanish Special Topics (1-18). Study of Spanish at the advanced level in a Spanish-speaking country; individual titles assigned reflecting specific focus of study. Individual titles may be assigned. Repeatable up to 24 hours of credit.

SPA 3980. Peer Tutor (0-3).Prerequisite is SPA 2020 or equivalent and permission of the instructor. Arranged on an individual basis, this course introduces students to the teaching and / or tutoring of foreign languages. Students work closely with a faculty mentor and students in a classroom or tutoring setting. May count toward the Major or Minor in the cooresponding language. Does not fulfill General Education Core Humanities requirements. Does fulfill BELL Core EL requirements and counts toward the Engaged Scholars Peer Tutoring category.