Foreign Language


480 Directed Research (1-3) Indi vidual research and writing for advanced students by special arrange­ ment. Prerequisites: seni or stand ing and consent (student must have taken 401, 402, 403, and 404 or equivalents). May be repeated with different content. Special Offerings 101, 102 Foreign Language (1·4 , 1-4) The fundamema ls of pronunciation, grammar, conversa tion, and reading in a designated foreign language. Course may in clude such languages as Chi ­ nese , Japanese , Russian and Korean. May be repeated with different con­ tent. Not offered on a regular basis. 201 Foreign Language (1 -4) Intermediate grammar and composi­ tion with emphasis on communi ca tion and reading. Course may include such languages as Chinese, Japanese , Russian and Korean. May be repeated with different content. No t offered on a regular basis.

202 Conversational French (3) Prerequisite: French 20 I. Typical aspects of French daily life with special emphasis on idioms, useful phrases and conversa­ tional patterns. Topics deal with 01.1e to life siniations and practical aspects of tl1e language. Three hours each week. Not offered on a regular basis. German Students desiring to enroll in Ger­ man should do so during their fresh­ man and sophomore years. Students with high school German should con­ sult with department for placement. 101 , 102 Elementary German (4 ,4) An intensive cou rse develop ing the skills necessa1 1• for hearing and read­ ing comprehension and simple writ­ ten German. Five hours each week. 201 Intermediate German (4) A grammar review with readings in Ge rman litera ture. Collateral read­ ings in the fi eld of each student's spe­ cial interest. Five hours each week. 320 Studies in Language and Literature (3) Both standard and speciali zed offer­ ings; one or more sections offered in areas such as: Conversa ti ori , Survey of Literature, Folklore. May be repeated with different content. Not offe red on a regular basis. 330 German Civilization and Culture (3) Typical aspects of German civilization and the signifi cant hi storical events and major contributions of the Ger­ man people. Readings in records of histori ca l, literature and cultural importance . Conducted in English. Spanish Students desiring to enroll in Span­ ish are strongly advised to do so during tl1eir freshman and sophomore years. Placemem in Spanish classes wi ll be based on a mandatorydepanment exam. Students entering the program with less than two years of high school Spanish or one semester of college Spanish wi ll automat ically be placed in th e first course. Students who do not maintain continuous enrollment in the program must be retested and placed accordingly. Note: Advancement from one course in the lower division sequence to the next will require demonstration of/nofi ciency. 101 , 102 Elementary Spanish (4 ,4) The fundamentals of pronunciation, grammar, conversation and reading. Taught with emphasis on communica­ tion , comprehension , read ing and writing. Five hours each week. Either semester.

201 Intermediate Spanish (4) Advanced grammar, composi ti on, increased fac ili ty in read ing and con­ versation. Five hours eac h week . Either semester. 310 , 311 Advanced Spanish (3,3) Advanced work in read ing , writing and conversation. Prerequisite: 20 1 or equivalent. Spring semester. 401, 402 Survey of Spanish American Literature (3,3) A survey of literawre of Hi span ic America to modern times; readin g and discussion of ou tstanding literary works and movements. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: 310, 311 or equivalent and consem of instructor.

1 11 th deparunent for placemen t. 101 , 102 Elementary French (4,4) French should do so during their fresh­ man and sophomore years. It is impos­ si ble to complete requirement for gen­ eral education (B.A. degree) if studem starts in his senior year. Students with high schoo l French should consult Chair: David Dickson , Ph.D. FACULTY Professor: R. Buss Associate Professors: Dickson, Dunbar OBJECTIVES The department's program has two levels of objectives: academic and practi­ cal. At a practical level, the objective is that each student 111 11 acquire a degree of proficiency in a fo reign language . For all languages this entailsan ability to read and write the language and a knowledge of the culture and li terary traditions that accompany it. For the modem languages this also includes an abili ty to speak and understand the spo­ ken language. At an academic level, as a pan of the li beral arts portion of the general education curriculum, it also is intended that the studem acquire: an appreciation for the role of language as an expression of culture, skills for using a fore ign language as a research tool, and a set of attitudes and learning ski lls for continued language learning after completion of th e program. Note: Tofulfill the foreign la.nguage requirement for the Bachelor ofA,ts degree, it is neressa,y to complete three semesters of a modem kmguage or four semesters of classi­ cal language, Jo,· a total of I2 units. Se11 Bib­ lical Studies section for otherlanguages. Competency Requirement In following the seque nce of courses in foreign languages the snident must have a minimum grade of"C" (not "C-") to enroll in subsequem courses. COURSES French Students desiring to enro ll in Basic principles of pronunciation and grammar , vocabulary drill , graded read ing. From the beginning, class­ room conversations in French . Five hours each week. 201 Intermediate French (4) Intermediate grammar and conversa­ ti on , with emphasis on reading for meaning and speed. Class conducted in French. Five hours each week.

Not offeredon a regular basis. 403 , 404 Survey of Spanish Literature (3 ,3)

Asurvey of tl1e literature of Spain from earliest times to present; reading and di1r cussion of the outstanding literary works and movements. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: 310, 311 or equivalent. Not offered on a regular basis.

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