(formerly Romance Languages and Literatures)

(919) 962-2062
238 Dey Hall, CB# 3170

NOTE: Auditing is not permitted in Romance Languages.

FIRST SESSION, 2015

FRENCH

FREN 101 Elementary French (3). Introduces the essential elements of French structure and vocabulary and aspects of French and Francophone culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order.

FREN 203 Intermediate French (3). Prerequisite, FREN 102, 105, 111, 401, or equivalent. Develops language skills for communication. Review of elementary French with increasing emphasis on reading and writing in the context of contemporary French and Francophone culture.

 

SECOND SESSION, 2015

FREN 102 Elementary French II (3). Prerequisite, FREN 101 [1]. Continues study of essential elements of French structure, vocabulary, and aspects of French and francophone culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order.

 

FIRST SESSION, 2015

ITALIAN

ITAL 101 Elementary Italian I (3). Introduces the essential elements of Italian structure and vocabulary and aspects of Italian culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order. Course flyer

ITAL 203 Intermediate Italian I (3).  Prerequisite, ITAL 102, 401, or equivalent.  Develops language skills for communication.  Reviews and expands grammar of elementary Italian with increasing emphasis on reading and writing in the context of Italian culture.

ITAL 241 Italian Renaissance Literature in Translation (3). MAYMESTER A study of the major authors of the Italian Renaissance, with special attention to Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Castiglione, Ariosto, and Tasso.

ITAL 333 Italian Film and Culture (3). Analysis of films from World War II to the present. Lectures and discussion in English. Films in Italian with English subtitles. Readings in Italian for majors, intranslation for non-majors. ***Cancelled***

 

SECOND SESSION, 2015

ITAL 102 Elementary Italian II (3). Prerequisite, ITAL 101 or equivalent. Continues study of essential elements of Italian structures, vocabulary, and aspects of Italian culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order.

 

FIRST SESSION, 2015

PORTUGUESE

PORT 101 Elementary Portuguese I (3). Introduces the essential elements of Portuguese structure and vocabulary and aspects of Brazilian and Portuguese culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order.

PORT 203 Intermediate Portuguese I (3). Prerequisite, PORT 102, 111, 401, or equivalent. Further development of language with emphasis on speaking, writing, and a review of grammar. Includes advanced Portuguese structures, cultural, and literary texts.

PORT 275 Portuguese and Brazilian Fiction in Translation (3). The study of selected literary works by major writers from Portugal, Brazil, and the former Portuguese colonies in Africa.

 

SECOND SESSION, 2015

PORT 102 Elementary Portuguese II (3). Prerequisite, PORT 101 or equivalent. Continues study of essential elements of Portuguese structure, vocabulary, and aspects of Brazilian and Portuguese culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order.

PORT 204 Intermediate Portuguese II (3).  Prerequisite, PORT 203. Continued development of language skills for communication. Further study of grammar. ***Cancelled***

 

SPANISH

FIRST SESSION, 2015

SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I (3). Introduces the essential elements of Spanish structure and vocabulary and cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order.

SPAN 101/102 Intensive Elementary Spanish (6). Permission of the instructor. Summer Immersion covers the material of the SPAN 101 and 102 sequence. For more information on the Spanish Immersion program please CLICK HERE.

SPAN 105 Spanish for High Beginners (4).  For students with previous study of Spanish.  Accelerated course that covers SPAN 101-102 in one session.  Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order.  One additional afternoon class per week.

SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish I (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 102, 104 , 105 , 111 , 401 , or equivalent. Develops language skills for communication. Review of elementary Spanish. Expands awareness of the Spanish-speaking world through readings and discussion of representative texts.

SPAN 204 Intermediate Spanish II (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 203 or equivalent. Continued development of language skills for communication. Considers finer points of linguistic structure. Expands awareness of Spanish culture through reading, inquiry, and class discussion. ***Cancelled***

SPAN 255 Conversation I (3). MAYMESTER. Prerequisite, SPAN 204. Introductory conversation. Builds oral proficiency and awareness of Hispanic culture. Emphasizes vocabulary and grammatical accuracy; writing activities support speaking. Not open to native speakers. Note: Spanish Service Learning component available (SPAN 293).

SPAN 255 Conversation I (3).Prerequisite, SPAN 204, 212, or 402. Introductory conversation. Builds oral proficiency and awareness of Hispanic culture. Emphasizes vocabulary and grammatical accuracy; writing activities support speaking. Not open to native speakers. Course flyer

SPAN 260 Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Literature (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 204, 212, 402, or equivalent. Develops skills for further studies while increasing Spanish language proficiency and providing different world views through literature. Native speakers need permission. 

SPAN 265 Spanish Language and Culture for the Professions (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 204. All-skills course geared toward the language of various professions including business, journalism/mass communications, medicine, law. Emphasizes cultural knowledge to enhance professional work in the United States Hispanic community. Open only to students in the minor in Spanish for the professions.

SPAN 293 Spanish Service Learning (1). MAYMESTER. Permission of the instructor. Service learning component for students enrolled in Spanish language courses. May not count toward the major or minor in Spanish. Note: Available to students enrolled in SPAN 255 and SPAN 333.

SPAN 333 Conversation II (3). MAYMESTER. Prerequisite, SPAN 250, 255 or 260.  Expands speaking skills through vocabulary building, discussion of texts, and conversation. Ongoing development of writing skills. Not open to native speakers. Note: Spanish Service Learning component available (SPAN 293).  Course flyer

SPAN 344 Contemporary Latin America: Mexico, Central America, and the Andean Region (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 300, 320, 321, 322, 323, or 326. Recent trends in thought, art, film, music, social practices, etc. Topics may include colonialism, race, ethnicity, modernization, ecology, religion, gender, and popular culture.

SPAN 345 Contemporary Latin America: The Caribbean and the Southern Cone (3). MAYMESTER Prerequisite, SPAN 300 or 326. Recent trends in thought, art, film, music, social practices, etc. Topics include colonialism, race, ethnicity, modernization, ecology, religion, gender, and popular culture. Course flyer

SPAN 361 Hispanic Film and Culture (3). MAYMESTER Prerequisite, SPAN 300, 326, 340, 344, or 345. Study of contemporary cultural, historical, and aesthetic issues through narrative film, documentary, and other media from Latin America and Spain. Course flyer Click here to see a video about the course.

 

SECOND SESSION, 2015

SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II (3). Continues the study of the essential elements of Spanish structure, vocabulary, and the cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order.

SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish I (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 102, 104, 105, 111, 401, or equivalent. Develops language skills for communication. Review of elementary Spanish. Expands awareness of the Spanish-speaking world through readings and discussion of representative texts.

SPAN 204 Intermediate Spanish II (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 203 or equivalent. Continued development of language skills for communication. Considers finer points of linguistic structure. Expands awareness of Spanish culture through reading, inquiry, and class discussion.

SPAN 260 Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Literature (3). ONLINE. Prerequisite, SPAN 204, 212, or 402. Develops skills for further literary studies while increasing Spanish language proficiency and providing different world views through literature. Native speakers need permission of the instructor. Course flyer 

SPAN 300 Spanish Composition and Grammar Review (3). ONLINE. Prerequisite, SPAN 250, 255, 260, or equivalent. Intensive grammar review and composition designed to improve accuracy and develop writing skills, using process and task-oriented approaches.

SPAN 321 Spanish for the Medical Professions (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 265. All-skills course with review of grammar, extensive writing and speaking practice. Vocabulary, readings, and activities geared toward the language of health care professions in the context of the United States Hispanic community. Open only to students in the minor in Spanish for the professions.

SPAN 329 Spanish for Professional and Community Engagement (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 320, 321, 322, 323, or 327. Seventh-semester capstone course applying skills in Spanish language and cultures to professional and community contexts. Assignments include professional documents, community service work and projects, and a research project. Open only to students in the minor in Spanish for the professions. ***Cancelled***

SPAN 373 Survey of Spanish American Literature (3). Prerequisites, SPAN 260, and 300 or 326. The literature of Spanish America from pre-Colombian times to the present. Representative authors and texts from various literary movements will be studied in their sociohistorical contexts. ***Cancelled***