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Language (LANG)

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USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 1991 USP code followed by the 2003 USP code (i.e. [M2<>QB]).

1030. Intellectual Community in Cinema Etc. 3. [(none)<>I] Introduces students to a range of issues within the humanities through the analysis of film, television, and theater. Taught respectively by Modern and Classical Languages and English. Cross listed with ENGL 1030.

3105. Major Themes in Chinese and Japanese Literature. 3-4 (Max. 4). [C1, G1<>(none)] Explores mindsets of two rich and ancient civilizations, China and Japan. Considers distinctive characters of each civilization, while illuminating basic elements that we share with these peoples. Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or consent of instructor. (Offered either semester)

3140. Anime: History and Culture. 3. [(none)<>G, WB] An introduction to the history, development, and cultural significance of Japanese animation. Through the examination of  a variety of anime genres, students will gain insight into contemporary Japan as well as important historical periods. We will read analyses of particular anime, emphasizing the unique characteristics of the art and the mystery of its popularity in the US.  Prerequisite: completion of WA.

4485. Latin Diaspora: Comparative History of U.S. 3. [G1<>(none)] History of U.S. Latino peoples including Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, Central Americans, South Americans and Spaniards. Historical context, origins, development of Latin American national, cultural identities, regional characteristics, immigration; nativist responses; assimilation, cultural continuity and change. Similarities, general patterns and differences, Hispanic and Pan Latino identities and probable future trends. Prerequisite: HIST 2370 or 2380 or CHST 1100.

4750 [3750]. Fundamentals of Linguistics. 3. An introduction to fundamentals of linguistic study, including phonology, morphology, semantics, pragmatics, and syntax, with a focus on the application of linguistic theory. Cross listed with ENGL 3750. Prerequisite: 8 hours of foreign language. (Normally offered both semesters)

4770 [3770]. Sociolinguistics. 3. Following an introduction to the fundamentals of linguistic study, an examination of the relationship and interactions among language, society, and culture, including linguistic and social behaviors with regard to the creation and modification of cultural identity. Cross listed with ENGL 4770. Prerequisite: 8 hours of foreign language. (Normally offered spring semester of odd-numbered years)

4785. Linguistics, Language Teaching and Social Context. 3. Introduces prospective teachers of English as second language to the basic components of language and to the social aspects of human language use. Explores a variety of concepts about language: how it is used and perceived, how languages change, how diverse cultures respond to such changes. Cross listed with ENGL 4785. Prerequisite: WB.

4800. Advanced Instruction In: ___. 1-3 (Max. 12). Advanced study and projects designed to meet special needs and interests of students, to be selected in consultation with a suitable member of the faculty. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

4975. Independent Study In:__. 1-3 (Max. 12). Further work in a less commonly taught language, for students who have at least four semesters of study or comparable proficiency. Prerequisite: LANG 2040 or equivalent.

5300. Advanced Linguistics. 3. Data is offered to provide the opportunity to analyze phonological, morphological, and syntactic materials from languages throughout the world. Attention is given to the limits within which these aspects of human language appear to vary. Prerequisite: ANTH/ENGL/LANG 4750.

5900. Practicum in College Teaching. 1-3 (Max. 3). Work in classroom with a major professor. Students are expected to give some lectures and gain classroom experience. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

5959. Enrichment Studies. 1-3 (Max. 99). Designed to provide an enrichment experience in a variety of topics. Note: credit in this course may not be included in a graduate program of study for degree purposes.

Other Languages (LANG)

Modern languages not listed elsewhere are offered under the following listings in the class schedule:

1010. First Semester in _____. 1-4 (Max. 12).

1020. Second Semester in _____. 1-4 (Max. 12). Prerequisite: LANG 1010.

2030. Third Semester in _____. 1-4 (Max. 12). Prerequisites: LANG 1010, LANG 1020.

2040. Fourth Semester in _____. 3. Encompasses formal grammar introduction and review; periodic composition; as well as drill of oral skill including pronunciation, oral reports and free conversation.  Prerequisite:  Satisfactory completion of corresponding study in LANG 2030.

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