College of Arts and Sciences
300 Methods in Foreign-Language Teaching, 1 credit hour
Trends in second-language acquisition theory and methods, including an overview of the ACTFL standards, along with Alabama course of study for foreign languages.
301 Culture Through Cinema, 3 credit hours
Survey of topics in Hispanic, Francophone, and Germanic cultures through the study of film. A variety of written texts (scripts, critical articles, short stories, etc.) will enhance the regular viewing of films. Taught in English.
302 Introduction to Literary Theory, 3 credit hours
Exploration of reading methods for literary texts. To include works from Hispanic, Francophone, and Germanic literary traditions, as well as major critical approaches. Taught in English.
303 Origin and History of Language, 3 credit hours
The general aim of this course is to give students a broadly based foundation in comparative historical linguistics, with particular emphasis on the development of Romance and Germanic languages and their similarities and/or differences. Taught in English. Prerequisite: FRN 101, GER 101, SPN 101, or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
395 Study Abroad, 6 credit hours
Immersion in the language of study to perfect linguistic and cultural skills. Students may substitute two upper-level courses in the language of their concentration for this requirement.
399 Experiences in Language and Culture, 1 credit hour
Immersion in Francophone and Hispanic culture and language.
480 Senior Seminar: A Capstone Course for Foreign Language Majors, 3 credit hours
Studies on selected topics from Hispanic, Francophone, and Germanic literatures and cultures. Taught in English. Required of all Foreign Language majors.