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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
College of Liberal Arts

French and Italian

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

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FR | French

380L. History of the French Language. An analysis of the evolution of the French language since its origin. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in French, or graduate standing and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

380R. Reference Works and Research Methodologies. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

381. Old French Language. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

381J. Topics in French Studies. Designed for students in other departments; taught in English with optional reading in French. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary; graduate students in French may count only one topic toward the degree. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

381M. Critical Approaches to Literature. Introduction to various modern approaches to literary criticism, stressing both theory and practical application. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

381N. Studies in Language and Style. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Rhetoric, Composition, and Stylistics.

Topic 2: Translation.

381P. Old Provencal. An introduction to Old Provencal through analysis of literary texts. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

382L. Studies in the Civilization of the French-Speaking World. Studies in various aspects of the cultures of France, Quebec, Francophone Africa, the French Caribbean, and other areas. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

383K. Structure of French: Phonology and Morphology. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in French, or graduate standing in linguistics and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

383M. Structure of French: Syntax and Semantics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in French, or graduate standing in linguistics and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

383N. Introduction to French Linguistics. An introductory survey of the main fields of French linguistics: phonology, syntax, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, and applied linguistics. Fulfills linguistics requirement for doctoral candidates in French literature. May not be counted toward a graduate degree in French linguistics or Romance linguistics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

385L. Conference Course in French Language and Literature. For students needing specialized courses not normally or not often included in the regular course offerings. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and written consent of the graduate adviser.

390K. Studies in French Literature through the Renaissance. Intensive study of particular writers or literary movements. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

390L. Studies in French Literature of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Intensive study of particular writers or literary movements. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

390M. Studies in French Literature of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Intensive study of particular writers or literary movements. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

390N. Studies in Francophone Literature. Studies in the literatures of Quebec, Francophone Africa, the French Caribbean, and other areas. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

391K. Studies in Criticism and Literary Genres. Intensive study of critical theory or of the evolution of a genre. Topics: Le Voyage: themes, genres, structure; French short fiction since 1650; the theatre of the absurd; and others. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

392K. Studies in French Linguistics. Examination of specific issues in theoretical, applied, descriptive, or historical linguistics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in French.

396K. Comparative Romance Linguistics. General survey of the development of spoken Latin in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and France; main traits of phonology, morphology, and syntax in each modern derivative language. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in languages and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Introduction to Romance Linguistics. Same as Italian 396K (Topic 1: Introduction to Romance Linguistics), Linguistics 383 (Topic 3: Introduction to Romance Linguistics), Portuguese 396K (Topic 2: Introduction to Romance Linguistics), and Spanish 396K (Topic 2: Introduction to Romance Linguistics).

197T. Practicum in Teaching College French. Designed to train first-year teaching assistants to observe, describe, and evaluate foreign language instruction and testing. Practical aspects of teaching to be studied include organization of class time; treatment of vocabulary and grammar; speaking and pronunciation; listening and reading comprehension; evaluating and creating tests; testing language content and language skills. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

698. Thesis. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in French and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, French 698A.

398R. Master's Report. Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in French and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in French. Teaching under the close supervision of the course instructor for two semesters; weekly group meetings with the instructor, individual consultations, and reports throughout the teaching period. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and appointment as a teaching assistant.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: French 399R, 699R, or 999R.

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ITL | Italian

381. Readings in Italian Literature. Intensive study of a period or a major writer. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Italian.

383K. Studies in Italian Language. Synchronic approach to the modern Italian language: phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicology, stylistics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

385L. Conference Course in Italian Language and Literature. For students needing specialized courses not normally or not often included in the regular course offerings. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and written consent of the graduate adviser.

390K. Studies in Italian Literature through the Renaissance. Intensive study of a particular writer, school, or literary movement. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

390L. Studies in Italian Literature since the Renaissance. Intensive study of a particular writer, school, or literary movement. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

396K. Comparative Romance Linguistics. General survey of the development of spoken Latin in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and France; main traits of phonology, morphology, and syntax in each modern derivative language. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in languages and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Introduction to Romance Linguistics. Same as French 396K (Topic 1: Introduction to Romance Linguistics), Linguistics 383 (Topic 3: Introduction to Romance Linguistics), Portuguese 396K (Topic 2: Introduction to Romance Linguistics), and Spanish 396K (Topic 2: Introduction to Romance Linguistics).

398T. Supervised Teaching in Italian. Practical exercises in second-language instruction and closely supervised classroom teaching, supported by theoretical studies of second-language learning. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

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