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The Department of Modern Foreign Languages offers teaching specializations in French and Spanish from pre-kindergaraten to adult levels, as well as minors Spanish, French and German..  Lower-level language and culture courses fulfill general education international perspectives requirements.

Students who wish to study Spanish or French may also choose a Foreign Language concentration as part of the International Studies Degree.

French and Spanish courses and activities provide opportunities to learn about world cultures, develope communication skills, perceive connections among disciplines, compare institutions and languages, analyze literary texts, utilize technology, and recognize the role of culture in shaping identities.

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SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE —
FRENCH OR SPANISH SPECIALIZATION, PRE-KINDERGARTEN - ADULT EDUCATION
 

          FRESHMAN YEAR - 1st Semester

  • ARH 101.................................................1
  • ENGL 101...............................................3
  • EDUC 200...............................................3
  • G ED Soc. Struct.....................................3
  • MATH 111...............................................3
  • FREN or SPAN 101.................................3

          SEMESTER TOTAL...............................16

          FRESHMAN YEAR - 2nd Semester

  • ENGL 102................................................3
  • EDUC 201................................................3
  • G ED Fine Arts........................................ 3
  • FREN or SPAN 102..................................3
  • PHYS 101 or 103..................................... 3
  • HHP 122 or 157........................................2

          SEMESTER TOTAL.................................17

          SOPHOMORE YEAR - 1st Semester

  • EDUC 202................................................3
  • ENGL 201 .............................................. 3
  • BIOL 101..................................................4
  • FREN or SPAN 201................................. 3
  • G ED 100 .................................................3        

          SEMESTER TOTAL.................................16

          SOPHOMORE YEAR - 2nd Semester

  • EDUC 316............................................... 3
  • HIST 207 or 208......................................3
  • ENGL 150................................................3
  • G ED Fine Arts.........................................3
  • FREN or SPAN 202..................................3
  • Elective.....................................................3

          SEMESTER TOTAL.................................18

          JUNIOR YEAR - 1st Semester

  • EDUC 300................................................3
  • FREN or SPAN 305................................. 3
  • FREN or SPAN 306................................. 3
  • HIST 201..................................................3
  • Elective.....................................................3

          SEMESTER TOTAL.................................15

          JUNIOR YEAR - 2nd Semester

  • EDUC 319................................................3
  • EDUC 327................................................3
  • FREN or SPAN 307................................. 3
  • FREN or SPAN 312................................. 3
  • G ED 200................................................ 3
  • Elective.................................................. .3

          SEMESTER TOTAL................................18

          SENIOR YEAR - 1st Semester

  • FREN or SPAN 311.................................3
  • FREN or SPAN 401.................................3
  • FREN or SPAN 407.................................3
  • EDUC 331...............................................3
  • EDUC 426...............................................3

          SEMESTER TOTAL...............................15

          SENIOR YEAR - 2nd Semester

  • Student Teaching....................................15
  • FREN or SPAN 402................................. 3 
  • PLUS Electives needed to complete graduation

          SEMESTER TOTAL................................18+      
 


SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE-
 FRENCH OR SPANISH INTERNATIONAL STUDIES:FOREIGN LANGUAGE CONCENTRATION 


          FRESHMAN YEAR - 1st semester

  • ENGL 101...............................................3
  • G ED 100................................................3
  • G ED Fine Arts........................................3
  • COMM 100..............................................3
  • SPAN or FREN 101.................................3
  • ARH 101.................................................1

          SEMESTER TOTAL.................................16

          FRESHMAN YEAR - 2nd semester

 

  • ENGL 102................................................3
  • MATH 111................................................3
  • G ED Nat. Sci. ......................................3-4
  • G ED Fine Arts.........................................3
  • SPAN or FREN 102..................................3
  • HHP 122 or 157........................................2

          SEMESTER TOTAL.............................17-18

          SOPHOMORE YEAR - 1st semester

  • SPAN or FREN 201....................................3
  • G ED AM.,Trad...........................................3
  • G ED 200...................................................3
  • Free Elective..............................................3
  • Elective towards Minor*..............................3

          SEMESTER TOTAL...................................15

          SOPHOMORE YEAR - 2nd semester

  • SPAN or FREN 202....................................3
  • Free Elective...............................................3
  • ENGL 150...................................................3
  • HIST 201 or 202..........................................3
  • Elective towards Minor*...............................3

          SEMESTER TOTAL....................................15

          JUNIOR YEAR - 1st semester

  • Elective towards Minor*..............................3
  • SPAN or FREN 305....................................3
  • SPAN or FREN 311....................................3
  • GED Social Structure................................. 3
  • Study Abroad...........................................3-6

          SEMESTER TOTAL...............................15-18

          JUNIOR YEAR - 2nd semester

  • INTS 210.................................................3
  • SPAN or FREN 306.................................3
  • SPAN or FREN 312.................................3
  • G ED Nat. Sci. .....................................3-4
  • Elective towards Minor*...........................3

          SEMESTER TOTAL............................15-16

          SENIOR YEAR - 1st semester

  • SPAN or FREN 401..................................3
  • Cognate...................................................3
  • Cognate...................................................3
  • Elective towards Minor*............................3
  • Free Elective............................................3

          SEMESTER TOTAL.................................15

          SENIOR YEAR - 2nd semester

  • SPAN or FREN 402..................................3
  • Cognate...................................................3
  • Free Elective............................................3
  • Free Elective............................................3
  • Free Elective............................................3

          SEMESTER TOTAL................................18+


 

MINOR IN FRENCH-15 HOURS

            COURSES:                                                   ALL COURSES ARE 3 CREDIT HOURS:
            101      Beginning French                                       
            102      Elementary French                                  
            201      Intermediate French I                             
            202      Intermediate French II                          
           
            Select one course from the following:

 
            305      Oral and Written Proficiency               
            306      Phonetics                                                     
            311      French Civilization and Culture           
 
           

MINOR IN SPANISH-15 HOURS

 
                                   COURSES:                                       ALL COURSES ARE 3 CREDIT HOURS
                        101       Beginning Spanish                                                  
                        102       Elementary Spanish                                             
                        201       Intermediate Spanish                                           
                        202       Intermediate Spanish II  
                                   
                        Select one course from the following: 

                        303       Intensive Spanish Communication                
                        305       Oral and Written Proficiency                          
                        312       Hispanic Civilization and Culture                                              
                        311        Spanish Civilization and Culture                            
                                                                                             

 
                
 
                                                                                       
 

 
 

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES FACULTY

     1.  Dr. Miguel Zapata
     2.  Rebecca Conner
     3.  Mary Frye
     4.  Dr. James Natsis

 

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