Courses

MDLA 190 Elementary Language
.00- 9.00 credits
MDLA 193 FYS:
3.00 credits
The First-Year Seminar (FYS) introduces new Gonzaga students to the University, the Core Curriculum, and Gonzaga’s Jesuit mission and heritage. While the seminars will be taught by faculty with expertise in particular disciplines, topics will be addressed in a way that illustrates approaches and methods of different academic disciplines. The seminar format of the course highlights the participatory character of university life, emphasizing that learning is an active, collegial process.
MDLA 290 Intermediate Language
.00- 9.00 credits
MDLA 390 Advanced Language
.00- 9.00 credits
ARAB 101 Elementary Arabic I
4.00 credits
Grammar, composition, verbal practice and oral comprehension form the basis of this course. Designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of Arabic.
ARAB 102 Elementary Arabic II
4.00 credits
A continuation of ARAB 101 through verbal practice, oral comprehension, reading composition and grammar.
Prerequisite:
ARAB 101 Minimum Grade: D
ARAB 201 Intermediate Arabic I
4.00 credits
Intermediate reading, grammar, vocabulary and translation. Explores the root and pattern system of Arabic grammar and complex sentence structure.
Prerequisite:
ARAB 102 Minimum Grade: D
ARAB 202 Intermediate Arabic II
4.00 credits
Intensive written and oral work to develop written and oral comprehension. Composition, advanced vocabulary work and grammar.
Prerequisite:
ARAB 201 Minimum Grade: D
ARAB 290 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
ARAB 497 Internship
.00- 6.00 credits
Professional experience in a setting related to the Arabic-speaking community in which Arabic is used. Student is responsible to find an appropriate internship and to present a plan (description, objectives, proposed assessment) to the Department Chair for approval.
Prerequisite:
ARAB 202 Minimum Grade: D
FREN 101 Elementary French I
4.00 credits
Grammar and pronunciation, extensive oral practice, short compositions, and reading of simple texts. Fall.
FREN 102 Elementary French II
4.00 credits
A continuation of FREN 101. Spring.
FREN 190 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
FREN 200 French Conversation
3.00 credits
Review of grammar and syntax with emphasis on spoken French. Progressive exercises in conversation. On sufficient demand.
Prerequisite:
FREN 102 Minimum Grade: D
FREN 201 Intermediate French I
4.00 credits
Review of the fundamentals of grammar and syntax. In addition to work in oral French, there are progressive exercises in reading and composition. Fall.
FREN 202 Intermediate French II
4.00 credits
A continuation of FREN 201. Spring.
FREN 280 Special Topics
1.00- 3.00 credits
By arrangement.
FREN 290 Directed Study
1.00- 3.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
FREN 300 Advanced Grammar Review
3.00 credits
An intensive one-semester grammar course with extensive oral practice. Fall.
Prerequisite:
FREN 202 Minimum Grade: D
FREN 301 Advanced French I
3.00 credits
Short stories, plays, novels, or essays by modern authors, with grammar and conversation based on the texts studied. Practice in phonetics where needed. Available only through Sponsored Study Abroad programs.
FREN 302 Advanced French II
3.00 credits
Continuation of FREN 301. A greater emphasis on composition and advanced style. Available only through Sponsored Study Abroad programs.
Prerequisite:
FREN 301 Minimum Grade: D
FREN 303 Advanced Language Practice I
3.00 credits
Oral and written comprehension, oral and written expression, grammar, vocabulary. Basic of phonetics. Culture and civilization. Available only through Sponsored Study Abroad programs.
FREN 304 Advanced Language Practice II
3.00 credits
A continuation of FREN 303. Available only through Sponsored Study Abroad programs.
FREN 315 Advanced French Conversation
3.00 credits
Intensive practice in oral French. Study of vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation through discussion of cultural topics.
FREN 323 Le Paris des contrastes
3.00 credits
Paris, ville d'amour et d'exclusion sociale. Students will analyze manifestations of social integration and exclusion, through representations of the city of Paris in French literary texts (short stories, novel and poetry), films, songs, photographs, and architecture.
FREN 327 Intro to Existentialism
3.00 credits
Students will analyze existentialist thought and become more acquainted with famous names associated with the area of Saint-Germain-des-Pres, such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Juliette Greco, etc. Existentialism will also be approached as a cultural movement, a way of life and rebirth in post-war Paris.
Prerequisite:
FREN 300 Minimum Grade: D
FREN 331 Contemporary French Cinema
3.00 credits
A study of French cinema as it has evolved in the last two decades. The films viewed will be used as a means to encourage reflection on the history, ideas and values that have gone into the making of modern France. The course is offered in English and French in separate sections. For students who take the English section of the course through the INST cross-listing, there is no French pre-requisite. Spring.
Equivalent:
INST 339 - Successful completion
FREN 340 La France d'aujourd'hui
3.00 credits
A civilization course covering history, geography, politics, social life, media, and technology.
FREN 350 Fren Civilization and Culture
3.00 credits
The political, social, intellectual, and artistic development of French culture from the beginning to the present. Available only through Sponsored Study Abroad programs.
FREN 365 French Politics
3.00 credits
A study of the French political system, its parties, elections, and how the system works in the new European order. Available only through Sponsored Study Abroad programs.
FREN 380 Special Topics
1.00- 3.00 credits
Selected Topics in French language, literature or civilization.
FREN 390 Directed Study
1.00- 3.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
FREN 491 Directed Reading
1.00- 3.00 credits
Selected readings by arrangement.
FREN 495 Senior Seminar
3.00 credits
The major French writers by genre. Fall.
Prerequisite:
FREN 323 Minimum Grade: D or FREN 327 Minimum Grade: D
FREN 497 Internship
.00- 6.00 credits
Professional experience in a supervised organizational setting allowing for the applied use of skills in French language and/or knowledge of Francophone cultures. An internship plan (description, objectives, learning outcomes) is devised with a French program faculty member before the internship begins.
FREN 499 French Comprehensive
1.00 credit
Required of all majors in their fourth year.
GERM 101 Elementary German I
4.00 credits
This course aims to develop in the student the four language skills of oral comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing.
GERM 102 Elementary German II
4.00 credits
A continuation of GERM 101.
GERM 103 Intensive Introductory German
4.00 credits
This accelerated language course is designed to introduce students with previous German or other foreign language experience to basic German language skills and give them an insight into the many aspects of German speaking countries and their culture.
GERM 201 Intermediate German I
4.00 credits
Review and further training in the fundamentals of grammar and syntax; work in oral German and progressive exercises in reading and composition.
GERM 202 Intermediate German II
4.00 credits
A continuation of GERM 201.
GERM 290 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topics to be decided by faculty.
GERM 301 Advanced German
3.00 credits
Reading and discussion of short stories with writing and grammar review.
GERM 305 German Conversation
3.00 credits
Modern texts are the basis for structured conversations within a correct grammatical framework.
Prerequisite:
GERM 202 Minimum Grade: D
GERM 306 German Youth Literature
3.00 credits
This course focuses on popular texts written for children and young adults. Advanced grammar will be part of the course.
Prerequisite:
GERM 202 Minimum Grade: D
GERM 307 Contemporary Issues
3.00 credits
Reading and discussion of current social, political, economic and environmental issues of German speaking countries as represented by their media.
Prerequisite:
GERM 202 Minimum Grade: D
GERM 330 Literary Genres
3.00 credits
A study of examples of the major literary forms (prose, drama, and poetry) in their historical context.
Prerequisite:
GERM 202 Minimum Grade: D
GERM 380 Special Topics
.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be determined by instructor.
Prerequisite:
GERM 202 Minimum Grade: D
GERM 390 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Specific topic chosen by professor.
GERM 480 Seminar
3.00 credits
Specific topic chosen by professor.
GERM 497 Internship
.00- 6.00 credits
Professional experience in a supervised organizational setting allowing for the applied use of skills in German language and/or knowledge of German-speaking cultures. A maximum of three credits, with approval of the German Program Director, can be applied as an upper division elective credits for the German minor.
ITAL 101 Elementary Italian I
3.00 credits
Grammar, composition, verbal practice and oral comprehension form the basis of this course. Designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of the Italian language. Fall or Spring.
ITAL 101L Elementary Italian I Lab
.00- 1.00 credits
Taken only in conjunction with ITAL 101 when taken in Florence, Italy.
Concurrent:
ITAL 101
ITAL 102 Elementary Italian II
3.00 credits
A continuation of ITAL 101. Spring (main campus) or Fall and Spring (Florence).
ITAL 102L Elementary Italian II Lab
.00- 1.00 credits
Taken only in conjunction with ITAL 102 when taken in Florence, Italy.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 101 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent:
ITAL 102
ITAL 105 Elementary Conversation I
3.00 credits
Students learn to use the language in a variety of everyday situations through focused practice in class and organized encounters with native speakers of Italian. Does not count toward the requirement of one year of Italian for the Florence program or the Arts and Sciences Second Language Proficiency requirement.
ITAL 106 Elementary Italian Convers II
3.00 credits
A continuation of ITAL 105. Vocabulary and grammar presented in Italian 102 are reinforced. Does not count toward the requirement of one year of Italian for the Florence program or the Arts and Sciences Second Language Proficiency requirement.
ITAL 190 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
ITAL 201 Intermediate Italian I
4.00 credits
This course will build on existing skills in Italian, increase the ability to read, write, speak and understand the language, and introduce students to more refined lexical items, more complex grammatical structures, and more challenging cultural material. Fall (main campus) or Fall and Spring (Florence).
ITAL 202 Intermediate Italian II
4.00 credits
A continuation of ITAL 201. Spring.
ITAL 290 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
ITAL 301 Advanced Italian I
3.00 credits
Advanced review of grammatical structures through conversation, readings, compositions and oral comprehension. In Italian.
ITAL 302 Advanced Italian II
3.00 credits
Advanced review of grammatical structures through conversation, readings, presentations and oral comprehension. Can be taken alone or as a continuation of ITAL 301. In Italian.
ITAL 303 Survey of Italian Literature I
3.00 credits
An overview of Italian literature from the age of Dante through the Renaissance, including Petrarch, Boccaccio and Machiavelli. In Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 304 Survey Italian Literature II
3.00 credits
An overview of Italian literature from the Renaissance through contemporary times. In Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 306 Advanced Conversation
3.00 credits
Advanced conversation for students returning from Florence. In Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 307 Conv Approach to Contemp Issue
3.00 credits
A course designed for those who wish to continue to improve their conversational skills. Taught in Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 308 Italian through Film
3.00 credits
This course uses Italian films to help students improve language proficiency and deepen their understanding of Italian history and culture. Italian cinema closely reflects national culture and each film in the course is chosen for its focus on one or more aspects of Italian society. Preparation for viewing includes background reading, thematic discussions and vocabulary building exercises. In Italian. Offered in Florence only.
ITAL 313 The World of Dante
3.00 credits
In English. This course satisfies the University Core Broadening Course Literature requirement. In this course students will engage with the history, philosophy, art, politics, and poetics of the Middle Ages through a close reading of Dante Alighieri's Commedia, Vita Nova, and other period texts. The course will also briefly consider the monumental cultural heritage that Dante's poem has and continues to produce. In class discussion, students will be expected to know, discuss, and offer interpretations of our text through their own reading and preparation based on notes provided by instructor on Blackboard. This class will emphasize close reading of primary poetic texts.
ITAL 314 Fascism in Film and Literature
3.00 credits
In English. This class examines the way fascism is presented in selected novels and films. An important objective of the course is to study the impact of Fascism on segments of the Italian population which did not conform to fascist ideals. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 315 The Italian Cinema
3.00 credits
In English. This course aims at presenting aspects of Italian society through film. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
Equivalent:
INST 416 - OK if taken since Spring 2007
ITAL 316 The Italian Short Story I
3.00 credits
The development of the Italian short story from its origin through the Baroque. Included are stories from the Novellino, the Decameron, the Novelliere, and the Pentameron. In Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 317 Italian Short Story II
3.00 credits
The Italian short story through the works of the nineteenth and twentieth century authors. In Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 319 Mafia & Pol Viol in Film & Lit
3.00 credits
In English. Through a study of Italian film, novels and nonfiction, this course will examine the phenomenon of organized crime in Italian society.
Equivalent:
INST 381 - Successful completion
ITAL 320 New Immigrants in Film &Lit
3.00 credits
In English. This course will explore the impact of immigration from Third World countries on Italian society through the study of novels, nonfiction and film. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
ITAL 322 The Italian Historical Novel
3.00 credits
In English. This course will explore the development of the historical novel in Italy with emphasis on modern historical novels. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
Equivalent:
WOMS 324C - Successful completion
ITAL 330 Literary Genres
3.00 credits
A study of examples of the major literary genres (narrative, dramatic, and poetic). In Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 350 Ital Civilization and Culture
3.00 credits
Readings and discussion of various aspects of Italian life such as art, cinema, politics, literature, history, fashions, etc. In Italian.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 363 The Roman Republic
3.00 credits
In English. The political, social and cultural history of Republican Rome from its legendary origins to the Battle of Actium and its de facto end in 31 BC. The course will focus closely on the factors leading to the Republic’s successful rise as uncontested Mediterranean ruler as well as the internal political and social conflicts that brought the Republic crashing down to its ultimate fall.
Equivalent:
HIST 305 - OK if taken since Fall 2007
ITAL 364 The Roman Empire
3.00 credits
In English. The political, social and cultural history of Rome during the age of the Emperors, from Augustus' creation of the principate in 27 B.C. to the decline of the Roman Empire in the west by the 5th century AD. Special focus in this course will be given to the workings of the Imperial system, daily life in Rome and the provinces, the rise of Christianity, and the ultimate transformation of the empire.
Equivalent:
HIST 306 - OK if taken since Spring 2007
ITAL 366 Medieval Europe
3.00 credits
In English. Developments in the first flowering of western European civilization, C.A.D. 500-1350, including feudalism, the rise of representative assemblies, the commercial revolution and the papal monarchy. Taught only in Florence.
Equivalent:
HIST 311 - OK if taken since Fall 2007
ITAL 367 Renaissance Europe
3.00 credits
In English. The history of western Europe 1350-1550, emphasizing the political, religious, social, and economic context for the cultural achievements of the humanists, artists, dramatists, scientists, architects, and educators of the age of Joan of Arc, Michelangelo, and the Tudors and the Medici.
Equivalent:
HIST 312 - OK if taken since Fall 2007
ITAL 380 Special Topics
1.00- 3.00 credits
Selected topics in Italian language, literature, or civilization.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 202 Minimum Grade: D
ITAL 390 Directed Study
1.00- 3.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
ITAL 391 Directed Study
1.00- 3.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
ITAL 440 Women in Italian Literature
3.00 credits
In English. This course examines the contribution of women novelists to Italian literature through the discussion of contemporary novels by women. Special arrangements may be made for majors in Italian Studies and minors in Italian.
ITAL 497 Internship
.00- 6.00 credits
The internship provides students with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills gained in the Italian classroom with a supervised organizational setting directly related to the student's major area of study. An internship plan (description, objectives, learning outcomes) is devised with an Italian faculty member, and approved by the Italian Studies director, before the internship begins.
Prerequisite:
ITAL 301 Minimum Grade: B or ITAL 302 Minimum Grade: B
ITAL 498 Senior Project
1.00 credit
Required of all Italian Studies majors. Permission from the Italian Studies director only.
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I
4.00 credits
Introduction to the fundamental language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish.
SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II
4.00 credits
A continuation of SPAN 101.
SPAN 190 Directed Study
1.00- 8.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I
4.00 credits
Review of the fundamentals of grammar and syntax. In addition to work in spoken Spanish there are progressive exercises in reading and composition.
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II
4.00 credits
A continuation of SPAN 201.
SPAN 206 Spanish Conversation
3.00 credits
Development of oral expression in Spanish within a correct grammatical framework.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 102 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 280 Special Topics
1.00- 4.00 credits
By arrangement only. Topic selected by student-teacher consultation.
SPAN 281 Special Topics
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic selected by instructor.
SPAN 290 Spanish Grammar Review
3.00- 4.00 credits
Review of Spanish grammar.
SPAN 291 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
SPAN 301 Advanced Spanish I
3.00 credits
Advanced grammar and composition. A review of specific grammatical constructs most fundamental to effective oral and written communication.
SPAN 302 Advanced Spanish II
3.00 credits
This course is a continuation of SPAN 301.
SPAN 303 Survey of Spanish Literature I
3.00 credits
Readings and discussions of major works from the origins to the Golden Age.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 304 Survey of Spanish Lit II
3.00 credits
Continuation of SPAN 303; Golden Age to the present.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 305 Islamic Culture in Spain
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 306 Advanced Conversation
3.00 credits
Designed for those who wish to continue improving their listening and speaking skills.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 307 Survey Latin-American Lit I
3.00 credits
A study of the region's literary classics from the pre-Columbian period to the Independence in the early 19th century.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
Equivalent:
INST 316 - Successful completion
SPAN 308 Survey Latin-American Lit II
3.00 credits
A study of the major literary works from the Independence period through Modernism and the classic works of the 20th century.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
Equivalent:
INST 317 - OK if taken since Spring 2001
SPAN 309 Adv Spanish Grammar Review
3.00 credits
Exploration of and practice with complex grammatical structures in Spanish. This course is designed to consolidate the command of Spanish grammar and vocabulary through oral practice and classroom activities as well as through compositions and written exercises.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 350 Culture and Civilization
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 390 Directed Study
1.00- 3.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
SPAN 401 Spanish Poetry
3.00 credits
This course studies the evolution of Spanish verse from origins to the present. Emphasis is on major poets and the effects of their writings on subsequent generations.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 403 Spanish Theater
3.00 credits
Spanish theater from its origins to the present. Emphasis on the significance of the Golden Age of theater to the evolution of this genre.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 404 Spanish-American Theater
3.00 credits
Spanish American theatre from the pre-Hispanic period to the present. Emphasis placed on the contemporary period and the theater that evolved subsequent to the Modernist period.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 405 Narrative Fiction in Spain
3.00 credits
Analysis of the historical evolution of the novel and short story and their literary antecedents in Spain, from origins to the present.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 406 Narrative Fiction in Span Amer
3.00 credits
The novel and short story in Spanish America during the twentieth century.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 407 Peninsular Contemp Short Story
3.00 credits
This course focuses on Spanish short stories written in Spain or by Spaniards living in exile from the 1940s to the present. The course gives a panoramic vision of Spain’s recent history through a selection of short stories and also through the history of this genre in Spain, with a strong emphasis on women writers. We will take into consideration the main authors and movements of recent decades and analyze both the mechanisms that shape the genre, and its representations, especially in terms of gender discontinuities. The students will be exposed not only to short stories, but also to articles, films, interviews, and reflections and meditations by the writers themselves.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 409 Span Civilization and Culture
3.00 credits
A study of Spanish history and the historical development of the country's art, music, architecture, social customs and values.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 410 Span-Amer Civ and Culture
3.00 credits
A study of Spanish American history and historical development of the regions’ social customs and values.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 411 Mexican Culture
3.00 credits
Summer session course in Mexico on Mexican society, art, history and literature.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 415 Spanish Cinema
3.00 credits
This course will provide an introduction to Spanish cinema through the study of film theory and representative films from different periods. Particular attention will be given to the historical, social, and cultural framework in the production and reception of those movies, as well as theories of authorship, gender, and national/cultural identity
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 416 Latin American Cinema
3.00 credits
This course will focus on a series of representative Latin American films in order to explore issues of national formation and cultural identity. Emphasis will be given to the social, political, and economic factors which affect the production and reception of these films.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
Equivalent:
INST 414 - OK if taken since Spring 2010
SPAN 417 The Movies of Pedro Almodovar
3.00 credits
In this class, the film career of Pedro Almodovar (1949-), the most important Spanish filmmaker in recent decades, will be analyzed taking into account both the recent history of Spain and the history of the Spanish movie industry in the last 30 years. We will discuss several of his feature films and short films, as well as some of his writing. The topics of discussion will mainly focus on questions of identity in his movies, the relationship between his films and the cultural-political market of the democracy in Spain (the "Movida"), and the evolution of his movies in terms of cinematography, genre (from comedy to melodrama and lately, film noir), and gender representation. Film titles vary from semester to semester; however, could include films such as: Labyrinth of Passions (1982), Dark Habits (1983), What Have I Done to Deserve This?! (1984), Matador (1986), The Law of Desire (1987), Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), High Heels (1991), All About my Mother (1999), Talk to Her (2002), Volver (2006), Broken Embraces (2009). This class will be conducted in Spanish.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 418 Spanish American Short Story
3.00 credits
This course will study the evolution of Spanish American short story from its appearance in the nineteenth century until today. Students will examine the manner in which this literary genre responded to the particular set of social, political, and economic considerations which shaped its production and reception. Students will read not only the texts themselves, but will also study critical theory surrounding the development of short story in Spanish America, and the regional responses which emerged.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 419 Translation
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 420 Curr Span Socio-Political Life
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 425 Contemporary Spanish History
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
Equivalent:
HIST 395 - OK if taken since Fall 1996
SPAN 427 Franco Era
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 428 Modern Spanish History
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 429 Latin American History
3.00 credits
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 431 Golden Age Literature
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 433 Span Art Ancient and Medieval
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
Equivalent:
VART 296 - OK if taken since Fall 1996
SPAN 434 Spanish Art-Modern and Contemp
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
Equivalent:
VART 295 - OK if taken since Fall 1996
SPAN 436 19th and 20th Century Lit.
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 438 Contemporary Spanish Poetry
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 442 Contemp Latin Amer Women Lit
3.00 credits
Studies and analyzes narrative fiction, poetry, drama, and/or essays written by or about Latin American women writers. Emphasis placed on literature from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 446 Business Spanish
2.00- 3.00 credits
Course taught in Granada only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
Equivalent:
BUSN 491 - OK if taken since Spring 2002
SPAN 447 European Union
2.00- 3.00 credits
Course taught in Granada only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 470 Special Topics Study Abroad
3.00 credits
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 471 The Hispanic Community in U.S.
3.00 credits
Social outreach course: readings on and volunteer work with Hispanic community.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 480 Seminar
3.00 credits
Specific topics to be chosen by professor.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 481 Seminar
3.00 credits
Specific topics to be chosen by professor.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 482 Spanish Dialects
3.00 credits
Course offered in Granada, Spain only.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 490 Directed Study
1.00- 3.00 credits
Readings and reports on selected topics. By arrangement.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 491 Directed Reading
1.00- 3.00 credits
Readings and reports on selected topics. By arrangement.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 497 Spanish Language Internship
.00- 3.00 credits
Professional experience in a setting related to Hispanic communities and in which Spanish is often used. SPAN 497 does not count toward upper-division major/minor requirements. Student is responsible to find an appropriate internship and to present a plan (description, objectives, proposed assessment) to a Spanish faculty member for approval and supervision.
Prerequisite:
SPAN 302 Minimum Grade: D
SPAN 499 Comprehensive
1.00 credit
Required of all majors. Prerequisite(s): 12 credits of upper division Spanish beyond SPAN 302, not including SPAN 306 and 497.
JPNE 100 Japanese for Travelers
3.00 credits
Acquisition of useful vocabulary, phrases, sentence patterns for getting around in Japan. The students will acquire cultural understanding for better communication with Japanese speakers. On sufficient demand.
JPNE 101 Elementary Japanese I
4.00 credits
Grammar, composition, conversation, and discussion of cultural topics. Mastery of hiragana, katakana, and approximately 50 kanji (Chinese characters). Fall.
JPNE 102 Elementary Japanese II
4.00 credits
A continuation of JPNE 101. 150 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 101. Spring.
JPNE 190 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty. May be repeated.
JPNE 201 Intermediate Japanese I
4.00 credits
Intensive oral work to develop fluency in the language; written composition and reading at the intermediate level. 200 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 102. Fall.
JPNE 202 Intermediate Japanese II
4.00 credits
A continuation of JPNE 201. 200 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 201. Spring.
JPNE 290 Japanese Tutoring
1.00 credit
This course is designed to train Japanese language tutors to assist Japanese language learners. The course focus is on practical experience. Tutors will meet regularly with their pupils. May be repeated for up to four credits.
JPNE 291 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty. May be repeated.
JPNE 301 Advanced Japanese I
3.00 credits
Intensive oral work to develop fluency in the language; written composition and reading at the advanced level. 200 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 202.
JPNE 302 Advanced Japanese II
3.00 credits
A continuation of JPNE 301. 200 kanji in addition to those introduced in JPNE 301.
Prerequisite:
JPNE 301 Minimum Grade: D
JPNE 350 Japanese Culture I
3.00 credits
This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental Japanese culture. Some of the areas covered by this course will be human relations at work and in school, etiquette, customs, traditions and social issues. (This course will be taught in English).
Equivalent:
INST 360 - Successful completion
JPNE 351 Japanese Culture II
3.00 credits
This course focuses on Japanese values, attitudes and behaviors. The students will learn strategies for communication with Japanese people. (This course will be taught in English). On sufficient demand.
Equivalent:
INST 361 - OK if taken since Spring 2001
JPNE 380 Special Topics
1.00- 3.00 credits
Selected topics in Japanese language, literature or civilization. May be repeated.
Prerequisite:
JPNE 202 Minimum Grade: D
JPNE 390 Directed Study
.00- 4.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty. May be repeated.
JPNE 491 Directed Study
1.00- 4.00 credits
Selected readings by arrangement. May be repeated.
JPNE 497 Internship
.00- 6.00 credits
Professional experience in a supervised organizational setting allowing for the applied use of skills in Japanese language and/or knowledge of Japanese-speaking cultures. A maximum of three credits with approval of the Japanese Program Director, can be applied as upper division credits.

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