Foreign Languages & Literature

Foreign Languages & Literature Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2014 Courses

Subject to change. Please refer to the CSU catalog for the most up-to-date, accurate information.

  • 1500 STUDY ABROAD: BEGINNING ORIENTATION (1-3)
    Prerequisite: Good academic standing and consent of the department. No language prerequisite.
    Orientation for course work in beginning foreign languages and cultures undertaken as part of an approved university study-abroad program. May be repeated in different languages to a maximum of 12 credit hours.
  • 1510 STUDY ABROAD: BEGINNING (1-6)
    Prerequisite: Good academic standing and consent of the department. No language prerequisite.
    Course work in beginning foreign languages and cultures undertaken as part of an approved university study abroad program. May be repeated in different languages to a maximum of 12 credit hours.
  • 2060 FIELDWORK IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES (3)
    Prerequisite: Eighteen hours of previous language study.
    Application of a foreign language in elementary school (FLES). Workshops in teaching FLES. Thirty clock hours field experience.
  • 2190 AFRO-HISPANIC CULTURE AND LANGUAGE (3)
    Afro-Hispanic culture and language as revealed in customs, history, speech, art, music, and religion. (An enrichment core course.) (Satisfies the elective course requirements for the African American Studies major or minor.) Credit will not be given for both SPAN 3190 and FL L 2190.
  • 2300 THE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE OF HISPANICS IN THE UNITED STATES (3)
    The course examines the linguistic features that are unique to the various Hispanic groups in the United States as well as their cultural heritage. Credit will not be given for SPAN 3300 and FL L 2300.
  • 2500 STUDY ABROAD: INTERMEDIATE ORIENTATION (3)
    Prerequisite: Good academic standing, a minimum of one year of college language study, and consent of the department. Orientation for course work in intermediate foreign languages and cultures undertaken as part of an approved university study-abroad program. May be repeated in different languages to a maximum of 12 credit hours.
  • 2510 STUDY ABROAD: INTERMEDIATE (3)
    Prerequisite: Good academic standing, a minimum of one year of college language study, and consent of the department. Course work in intermediate foreign languages and cultures undertaken as part of an approved university study-abroad program. May be repeated in different languages to a maximum of 12 credit hours.
  • 2660 AFRO-HISPANIC LITERATURE (3)
    Study of the outstanding Black writers of Peru, Ecuador, and the Caribbean Circle. (Satisfies the elective course requirements for the African American Studies major or minor.) Credit will not be given for both SPAN 3660 and FL L 2660.
  • 3100 INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF TRANSLATION (3)
    Prerequisite: Intermediate level in a foreign language and consent of the department.
    Techniques of translation and their practical application. Credit not given for both FL L 3100 and SPAN 3100.
  • 4000 TOPICS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE METHODS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (3)
    Prerequisite: Eighteen hours of previous language study and admission to the College of Education. Methods, techniques, and materials for teaching foreign languages in elementary schools. May include elementary classroom observations. May be repeated under different topics for a total of 6 hours.
  • 4050 ROMANCE LINGUISTICS AND SOCIOLINGUISTICS (3)
    Syntax, semantics, phonetics, and phonology of Romance languages. Social aspects of the languages. Specialized projects dealing with students' language(s) of study.
  • 4200 HISPANIC LITERATURE IN THE US (3)
    Study of writings by United States Hispanic authors. Credit will not be given for both SPAN 4300 and FL L 4200.
  • 4310 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION (3)
    Prerequisite: Consent of the department.
    Major concepts and issues pertaining to communicating across cultural boundaries.
  • 4500 STUDY ABROAD ADVANCED ORIENTATION (1-3)
    Prerequisite: Good academics standing. A minimum of three years of college language and prior approval of the department. Orientation for course work in advanced foreign languages and cultures undertaken as part of an approved university study abroad program. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  • 4510 STUDY ABROAD ADVANCED (1-6)
    Prerequisite: Good academic standing, a minimum of three years of college language and prior approval of the department. Course work in advanced foreign languages and cultures undertaken as part of an approved university study abroad program. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours.
  • 4630 METHODS OF TEACHING FOREIGN LANG. IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS/FIELD (4)
    Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Education, ED 4500 and READ 4100 (or concurrent enrollment in ED 4500 and READ 4100). Corequisite: SPAN 1092 and CAS 2630. Methods, techniques, and materials for teaching foreign languages in secondary schools. Thirty clock hours of field experience in the school assigned for student teaching. No other courses may be taken during the semester of student teaching. Credit will not be given for both Spanish 4630 and FLL 4630.
  • 4675 STUDENT TEACHING AND SEMINAR: K-12 /FIELD (6)
    Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Education; completion of all course work in the approved program; 2.5 grade point average in the area of specialization, in professional education, and in all course work required in the approved program; and a passing score on the subject matter/content area certification test within the last five years. Off-campus placement in elementary or secondary level schools in two or more grade levels. University and cooperating school supervision. Five full days, including seminar for 16 weeks. No other courses may be taken during the semester of student teaching.