2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Languages
English, Philosophy & Modern Languages
(406) 657-2348

LANG 101, 102 Elementary Foreign Language I, II
4, 4 cr. (F, Sp)  The courses provide credit for students who wish to satisfy one year of the foreign language requirement in a language other than French, German or Spanish.

LANG 201, 202 Intermediate Foreign Language I, II
3, 3 cr.  The courses provide credit for students who wish to satisfy a second year of the foreign language requirement in a language other than French, German or Spanish.

LANG 292 Seminar
V1-3 cr.  Provides freshmen and sophomores an opportunity to investigate intensively topics pertinent to the field of Languages and Literatures.

LANG 293 Workshop
V1-8 cr.  Provides an opportunity for experimental study in Languages and Literatures.

LANG 295 Study Abroad
3 cr. Prerequisites: Successful completion of LANG 102 or FRCH 102 or GERM 102 or SPNS 102 with a grade of “C” or better, or consent of department chair.  Provides students with faculty-led, “real life” opportunities to practice second language skills within an authentic cultural and linguistic framework.  Combines on-site university classroom activities, native-guided excursions, and residence with a native family to assure maximum immersion in the target language and culture.  Students are responsible for air travel, housing, on-site tuition, and entrance fees associated with the course.

LANG 296 Cooperative Education/Internship
V1-9 cr.  Provides university credit for a sophomore work experience in the area of Language supervised by faculty.  Learning agreement must be completed prior to registration (restricted).

LANG 490 Internship
V1-3 cr. Prerequisites: Completion of 60 credit hours or upper division standing in the Language, 3.0 overall GPA, consent of advisor and approval by the Department Chair.  Provides an opportunity for students to acquire field experience and material not covered by regular Foreign Language classes in French, German or Spanish; can only be taken on a Pass/No Pass basis.

LANG 491 Independent Study
V1-5 cr. Prerequisites: consent of instructor and Foreign Languages and Literatures chairperson.  Provides an opportunity for students of superior academic standing to explore material not covered by regular college courses.

LANG 492 Seminar
V1-8 cr.  Provides an opportunity for study in an area of Languages and Literatures.

LANG 493 Workshop
V1-8 cr.  Provides an opportunity for experimental study in an area of Languages and Literatures.

LANG 495 Study Abroad
3 cr. Prerequisites: Successful completion of LANG 202 or FRCH 202 or GERM 202 or SPNS 202 with a grade of “C” or better or consent of department chair.  Provides students with faculty-led, “real life” opportunities to practice second language skills within an authentic cultural and linguistic framework.  Combines on-site university classroom activities, native-guided excursions, and residence with a native family to assure maximum immersion in the target
language and culture.  Students are responsible for air travel, housing, on-site tuition, and entrance fees associated with the course.

LANG 496 Cooperative Education/Internship
V1-9 cr.  Provides university credit for a work experience in the area of Language, supervised by faculty.  Learning agreement must be completed prior to registration (restricted).

LANG 499 International Studies Capstone Course
1 cr. Prerequisite: Completion of International Studies Minor.  Demonstrates the student’s synthesis of knowledge through the creation and implementation of a project (s) which focuses on international studies and which will be disseminated to the larger campus, and the writing of a reflective paper.

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