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FRNC 101 Introduction to French I (3) [H] every semester
The course is designed for beginners. The objective of this course is to provide students with necessary skills in oral and written communication. The course is almost entirely taught in French.
       
FRNC 102 Introduction to French II (3) [H] every semester
This course continues to reinforce communication skills with more emphasis placed on reading and writing texts. It will develop the ability to communicate with accurate pronunciation and intonation. Students will be exposed to French culture with the use of video and other authentic material. Students may not enroll and will not receive credit for a language-learning course taken below the level of the language-learning course into which they were tested. Prerequisite: FRNC 101 or permission of instructor.
       
FRNC 201 Intermediate French (3) [H] every semester
This course focuses on active communication skills, while working on spontaneous conversations related to daily-life topics. More emphasis is placed on writing and using a variety of formats with increasing control of grammar. Students will perfect their knowledge of French society through reading newspaper articles and literary texts. Students may not enroll and will not receive credit for a language-learning course taken below the level of the language-learning course into which they were tested. Prerequisite: FRNC 102 or permission of instructor.
       
FRNC 202 Intermediate French II (3) [H] occasionally
While still focusing on oral communication, more emphasis will be placed on reading short texts and writing short paragraphs. Students will develop a strong knowledge of French grammar (verbs in present, past, future and subjunctive), and a strong vocabulary base. Prerequisite: FRNC 201 or permission of instructor.
       
FRNC 333 Language and Civilization (3) [H] occasionally
An advanced language course that improves student's oral, reading, and writing skills through an examination of French society. Themes covered include family, education, arts, gastronomy, politics, and immigration. Class discussions will be based on literary readings, articles from French newspapers internet materials, songs, a selection of French films, and field trips. Sophomore standing and permission of instructor.
       
FRNC 369 Short Course (1-3) occasionally
Topic varies by semester. Classes are taught by a guest lecturer or lecturers. Can be repeated for credit with a different topic. Permission of instructor.
       
FRNC 388 Independent Study (1-3) occasionally
Can be repeated for credit with a different topic. Permission of instructor.
       
FRNC 389 Special Topics (3) occasionally
Can be repeated for credit with a different topic. Permission of instructor.
       
FRNC 399 French Study Abroad (3) occasionally
Can be repeated for credit with a different topic. Permission of instructor.
       
ITAL 101 Introduction to Italian I (3) [H] every semester
The goals of this course are communicative. They are aimed at developing the four skills with an initial emphasis in listening and speaking. The course provides various opportunities for students to communicate in Italian in reality based situations.
       
ITAL 102 Introduction to Italian II (3) [H] once/year
This courses reviews material covered in ITAL 101. Students will gain proficiency in all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and develop an understanding of the Italian people and culture. Permission of instructor. Prerequisite: ITAL 101.
       
ITAL 201 Intermediate Italian (3) [H] occasionally
This course offers a complete review of the basic principles of grammar in addition to extensive oral practice. Emphasis is placed on developing good conversational ability. More focus will be placed on vocabulary building, reading and writing short texts in given situations. Permission of instructor. Prerequisite: ITAL 102.
       
SPAN 101 Introduction to Spanish I (3) [H] every semester
The course is designed for beginners. The objective is to provide students with necessary skills in oral and written communication. The class is taught almost entirely in Spanish.
       
SPAN 102 Introduction to Spanish II (3) [H] every semester
Introduction to Spanish II continues to reinforce communicating skills with an emphasis placed on speaking (acquisition of vocabulary for personal and practical use). It will develop the ability to communicate with accurate pronunciation and intonation. Students will be exposed to the Spanish and Latin American culture with the use of video and other authentic material. The course content is built with a variety of methods and formats to suit the needs of learners. The class is conducted almost entirely in Spanish. Students may not enroll and will not receive credit for a language-learning course taken below the level of the language-learning course into which they were tested. Permission of instructor. Prerequisite: SPAN 101.
       
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish (3) [H] every semester
Intermediate Spanish continues to reinforce active communicating skills with more emphasis placed on reading and writing texts but it will continue to extend speaking skills in daily life situations. Students will be exposed to the Spanish and Latin American culture with the use of video and other authentic material. The course content is built with a variety of methods and formats to suit the needs of learners. At this level, the class is conducted entirely in Spanish. Students may not enroll and will not receive credit for a language-learning course taken below the level of the language-learning course into which they were tested. Permission of instructor. Prerequisite: SPAN 102.
       
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II (3) [H] occasionally
While still focusing on oral communication, more emphasis will be placed on reading short texts and writing short paragraphs. Students will develop a strong knowledge of Spanish grammar (verbs in present, past, future and subjunctive), and a strong vocabulary base. Permission of instructor. Prerequisite: SPAN 201.
       
SPAN 333 Language and Culture (3) occasionally
This is an advanced language course that improves students' oral, reading, and writing skills through an examination of Spanish society. Themes covered include family, education, arts, gastronomy, politics and immigration. Class discussion will be based on literary readings, songs, and movies. Permission of instructor. Prerequisite: SPAN 202.
       
SPAN 369 Short Course (1-3) occasionally
Topic varies by semester. Classes are taught by a guest lecturer or lecturers. Can be repeated for credit with a different topic. Permission of instructor.
       
SPAN 388 Independent Study (1-3) occasionally
Can be repeated for credit with a different topic. Permission of instructor.
       
SPAN 389 Special Topics (3) occasionally
Can be repeated for credit with a different topic. Permission of instructor.
       
SPAN 399 Spanish Study Abroad (3) occasionally
This course is an option for students who wish to achieve fluency and an understanding of life in Spain. Students will study in Spanish speaking environment. Many courses assignments will take place out of a traditional classroom setting and students will be required to interact with native speakers every day. Permission of instructor. Prerequisite: SPAN 101.

 

 

 
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