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DESCRIPTION OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES COURSES (FL)
FOREIGN LANGUAGES (FL)

FRENCH (FH)

100. French Review (3). One semester. Open to those with two years of high school French who feel inadequately prepared to enter 201. May be used as a general elective only.

101, 102. Beginner's French (3) (3). Two semesters. Beginning French grammar, pronunciation, conversation, and supplementary work in the laboratory. 101 is prerequisite to 102.

201, 202. Intermediate French (3) (3). Two semesters. Prerequisite: French 102 or two years of high school French. A review of French grammar, conversation and discussion based on short literary selections. Compositions and English-to-French translations. Prerequisite for the following. 202* or the equivalent.

303, 304. Survey of Literature (3) (3). French literature from the Middle Ages to the present.

310. Advanced Grammar and Composition (3). A thorough study of syntax, structure, and principles that the advanced student should know.

313. Basic Business Communications (3). Practice in written communications in all types of business situations for those specializing in areas where the language is French.

320. French Conversation (3). Intensive practice in conversation.

321. French Civilization (3). Culture, history, and geography of France.

322. Francophone Culture (3). No prerequisite. Introduction to and examination of the culture of various French-speaking countries and regions outside France. Taught in English.

416. Seventeenth-Century French Literature (3). Readings and analysis of representative plays of Corneille, Racine, and Moliere.

420. Eighteenth-Century French Literature (3). Literary, social, and political trends; introduction to Montesquieu, Diderot, Voltaire, Rousseau, and others.

430, 431. Nineteenth-Century French Literature (3) (3). Two semesters. First Semester: Representative works of Stendhal, Hugo, Sand, Balzac, Flaubert, Maupassant, Zola, and others to be read and analyzed. Second Semester: 19th Century French Literature - poetry and drama.

440, 441. Twentieth-Century French Literature (3) (3). Two semesters. First Semester: Representative works of Proust, Colette, Gide, Mauriac, Malraux, Giono, Sartre, Camus and others to be read and analyzed. Second Semester: 20th Century French Literature - poetry and drama.



SPANISH (SH)

101, 102. Beginner's Spanish (3) (3). Two semesters. Beginning Spanish grammar, with emphasis on reading, writing, speaking, and understanding the language. Use of language laboratory required. 101 is prerequisite to 102.

200. Beginner's Conversation (3). Prerequisite: Spanish 101. The essentials of Spanish conversation for beginners. Does not satisfy language requirements for the B.A. program. Not open to native speakers.

201, 202. Intermediate Spanish (3) (3). Two semesters. Prerequisite: Spanish 102 or two years of high school Spanish. A review of Spanish grammar, conversation and discussion, based on short literary selections. Compositions and English-to-Spanish translations. Laboratory required.

Prerequisite for the following except 406: Spanish 202 or equivalent.

303, 304. Survey of Literature (3) (3). Two semesters. Representative Spanish writers in the major periods of their nation's cultural development from the beginning to modern times.

310. Advanced Grammar and Composition (3). Grammatical principles the advanced student should know. Not open to native speakers.

313. Basic Business Communications (3). Practice in written communications in all types of business situations for those specializing in areas where the language is Spanish.

315. Spanish Drama (3). Reading and analysis of representative plays.

320. Spanish Conversation (3). Intensive practice in conversation with emphasis on oral reports based on periodicals and newspapers. Not open to native speakers.

321. Spanish Civilization (3). History of the civilization of Spain and its application as a background for practice teaching.

322. Latin American Civilization (3). Evolution of the culture, history and geography of Latin America.

405. Golden Age Drama (3). Plays selected from Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Alarcon, Calderon, and others between the years of 1592 and 1681.

406. Don Quixote (3). A reading and analysis of the work of Cervantes with attention given to the author in relation to his time.

408. The Generation of 1898 (3). The major works of Azorin, Unamuno, Ortega Gassett, Valle-Inclan, Antonio Machado, and Pio Baroja.

409. Contemporary Spanish Literature (3). Spanish writers since the Civil War with special attention paid to Camilo Jose Cela, Miguel Delibes, and Carmen Laforet.

410. Latin American Literature (3). The literature of Latin America from its beginning until the present with emphasis on Modernism and the South American Novel.

411. Nineteenth-Century Spanish Poetry (3). Representative poets from the Romantic and Post-Romantic periods and from Modernism and ultra-Modernism.

412. Nineteenth-Century Spanish Drama (3). Outstanding dramatists with emphasis on Duque de Rivas, Zorrilla, Echegaray, Garcia Gutierrez, Hartzenbusch, Tamayo Baus.

413. Nineteenth-Century Spanish Novel (3). Major developments and trends in the novel of the 19th century as reflected in the works of Galdos, Pardo Bazan, Palacio Valdes, Alarcon, Blasco Ibanez, Valera, and Pereda.

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