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Foreign Languages (FL) Course Descriptions

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, College of Liberal and Fine Arts


FL 1034,8  Beginning Language Study Abroad
4 or 8 hours credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Opportunity to begin developing oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with enhanced comprehension skills in listening and reading. Linguistic and cultural immersion. May be repeated up to 8 semester credit hours in each language.

FL 1044  Individualized Instruction in Basic Language
4 hours credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Opportunity to develop basic oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with enhanced comprehension skills in listening and reading. Generally restricted to special projects or languages not regularly offered as organized classes. May be repeated up to 8 semester credit hours in each language.

FL 2033,6  Intermediate Language Study Abroad
3 or 6 hours credit. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and 1008, 1024, or the equivalent in the selected foreign language.
Opportunity to develop intermediate-level oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with increased comprehension skills in listening and reading. Linguistic and cultural immersion. May be repeated up to 6 semester credit hours in each language.

FL 2043  Individualized Instruction in Intermediate-Level Language
3 hours credit. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and 1008, 1024, or the equivalent in the selected foreign language.
Opportunity to develop intermediate-level oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with increased comprehension skills in listening and reading. Generally restricted to special projects or languages not regularly offered as organized classes. May be repeated up to 6 semester credit hours in each language.

FL 3003  Introduction to Translation
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: At least four courses of any single foreign language.
Principles of translation with practice in translating brief documents of a general nature. May be repeated for credit when language varies.

FL 3013  Translation for the Language Specialist
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: At least one course at the 3000 level in the selected foreign language.
The language-related and cultural issues involved in translation and interpretation. Practice in translating documents from selected professional areas: business, health care, law, technology, or the arts. May be repeated for credit when topics/languages vary.

FL 3033,6  Advanced Language Study Abroad
3 or 6 hours credit. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and 2006, 2023, or the equivalent in the selected foreign language.
Opportunity to develop advanced-level oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with enhanced comprehension skills in listening and reading. Linguistic and cultural immersion. May be repeated up to 6 semester credit hours in each language.

FL 3043  Individualized Instruction in Advanced-Level Language
3 hours credit. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and 2006, 2023, or the equivalent in the selected foreign language.
Opportunity to develop advanced-level oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with enhanced comprehension skills in listening and reading. Generally restricted to special projects or languages not regularly offered as organized classes. May be repeated up to 6 semester credit hours in each language.

FL 3101  Languages Across the Curriculum
1 hour credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Online add-on course offering a concurrent language component for courses in other disciplines, such as art, anthropology, history, humanities, music and political science. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

FL 4243  Foreign Language Instruction
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: 2023 or an equivalent in a foreign language.
A study of second-language-acquisition theories. Emphasis on instructional methodology as it relates to foreign languages and cultures.

FL 4933  Internship
3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair.
Supervised experience in a setting that provides the opportunity to integrate theory and practice in language usage. May be repeated once for credit.

FL 4953  Special Projects
3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair.
Opportunity to apply advanced-level oral and written language skills in a research project. This course is especially designed as the Signature Experience for language majors. May be repeated up to 6 semester credit hours in each language.