Academic Catalog

2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

World Languages: French or Spanish Concentration

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Degree Type Offered: Concentration

Consists of 12 credit hours from the courses listed below (Grammar, Writing and Conversation) in a
language that is not the same as current major or minor.

SPAN/FREN-202 Intermediate Spanish II

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Spring Only

Continued strengthening of core skills with a practical approach. Emphasis given to augment professional competency in the language through career focused vocabulary and grammatical structures in key career fields. Modern cultural and literary texts are included. Prerequisites: SPAN-201 or placement

SPAN/FREN-310W The Structure of Spanish

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall Only

This course introduces students to the linguistic structure of Spanish. By allowing students to solve problem sets, write papers, make oral presentations, and lead in-class discussions, students will learn the main aspects of the morphological and syntactic structure (words and sentences) of Spanish. Furthermore, this course introduces the history of the Spanish language, in other words, how Spanish evolved from Latin. This course will be taught in Spanish. Prerequisites: FILA-150 or FILA-350, ENG-110, and SPAN-202 or permission of instructor FILA general education: writing intensive

SPAN/FREN-315 Special Topics in Writing

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Provides the tools to develop and enhance students' writing skills. Focuses on the skills involved in writing in a second language. Through a variety of writing techniques and reading material, such as newspaper and magazine articles, essays, among others, students broaden their vocabulary and learn how to write creatively and critically. May be taken more than once provided different topics are covered. Prerequisites: FREN-202 or permission of the instructor

SPAN/FREN-325 Art of Conversation

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Spring Only

Reinforces more advanced syntactical structures of the language. Further develops these and vocabulary through expository, persuasive, argumentative and debate style speaking. Prerequisite: SPAN-202 or permission of instructor

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SPAN/FREN-330 Special Topics in Conversation

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Provides a practical opportunity to enhance students' oral and aural skills. Focus may include the discussion of practical topics related to careers such as medical, business, journalism, etc. Prerequisite: SPAN-202 or permission of the instructor