Dec 08, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

Undergraduate Courses


A complete list of undergraduate courses in alphabetical order.

 
  
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    ETR 492 - Special Topics in Research and Assessment


    Topics announced. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 semester hours when topic varies.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    ETR 497 - Independent Research in Research and Assessment


    Independent study under direction of a faculty member. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    ETRA 422 - Technology and Assessment for Middle Level Education and Secondary Education


    Equips educators with skills pertaining to technology integration, assessment and evaluation of effective instruction, with a focus on theory and practice behind successful technology implementation in education. Issues such as designing instruction for the learner, fostering interactive learning, assessment process, and measuring successful implementation will be examined and discussed.

    Credits: 4
  
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    ETRA 490 - Professional Portfolio Assessment


    Introduction to instructional theory and the process of producing a prior learning assessment portfolio of learning in non-traditional settings such as workplace, community, and volunteering. Up to 30 credit hours may be awarded by a faculty committee in the emphasis area as documented in the portfolio. Must be taken in the first year.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Bachelor of Science in Applied Management major with an emphasis on instructional technology, training and evaluation (BSAM-ITTE) and consent of the department.

    Credits: 1
  
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    ETT 211 - Technology in a Diverse Society


    Access, evaluation, and utilization of instructional and social media for various cultures and countries. Topics include appropriateness of technology for diverse audiences, analysis of technology for instructional environments, and analysis of technology for social environments.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 229 - Computers in Education


    Fundamental operations and concepts of computer technologies to facilitate learning in today’s P-12 classrooms. No previous experience with computers required. Designed for students entering the education profession. Not open to students with previous experience with data processing, information systems, without permission of their major department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 231 - Digital Visual Literacy for Learning


    Exploration of the historical background and practice involved in digital visual literacy. Review the use and design of various digital media communications. Develop understanding of the interpretation of digital visual literacy. Create and integrate digital visual literacy into professional practice for various audiences.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 234 - Learning with Technology


    Overview of current and emerging interactive technology (hardware and software) used to support learning in various settings. Reviews the development of technology tools for learning in different settings from the past to current technologies with hands-on experience with these technologies.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 310 - Instructional Design Models, Strategies and Tactics


    Introduction to instructional design, application of instructional design models, and design of appropriate instructional strategies and tactics.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 311 - Instructional Media Literacy, Prototyping and Publication


    Introduction to principles of instructional media literacy, iterative design prototyping and publication for the purposes of developing well-designed and accessible print and digital content.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 329 - Learning in the Digital Age


    Survey of emerging technologies and tools that are transforming our society and schools, as well as the implications these changes have for learning. Emphasis on the skills and knowledge students need to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly global and digital world.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 401A - Integrating Technology into the Elementary Classroom


    Advanced skills and topics in learning technologies for the preservice elementary teacher. Explore, plan, and practice using productivity, multimedia, and telecommunications tools to support student learning. Examine related social, ethical, legal, and human issues.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Elementary education major and ETT 229 or pass ETT proficiency examination.

    Credits: 2
  
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    ETT 401B - Field Experience for Integrating Technology into the Elementary Classroom


    Gain practice with and reflect upon the use of productivity, multimedia, and telecommunications tools to support student learning.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Elementary education major and ETT 401A. CRQ: TLEE 461.

    Credits: 1
  
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    ETT 402 - Teaching and Learning with Technology


    Practice using audio and visual, computer, and telecommunications technologies as tools to support and enhance learning. Design technology-based learning experiences. Social, ethical, legal, and human issues of planning and implementing technology programs. Not open to elementary education majors.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: ETT 229 or pass ETT proficiency examination.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 429 - Computers in Classroom Teaching


    Survey of educational uses of computers. Emphasis on the role of computers in the educational environment, hardware, review and evaluation of available educational software, software applications, and technology implementation. No previous experience with computers required. Designed for students entering an educational environment.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 430 - Survey of Instructional Technology


    Overview of media and technology in education; introduction to the field of instructional technology. Issues of integration of technology and learning including selection, production, utilization, and evaluation of a wide variety of instructional media and technology.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 439 - Developing Educational Software


    Design and develop educational software for computers. Experience with design methodologies for educational software and authoring systems commonly used in education.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: ETT 429 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 448 - Instructional Architecture for Learning Applications


    Introduction to principles of instructional architecture, message design, and user interaction to plan, design, develop, and evaluate the effectiveness of learning applications.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 450 - Instructional Video I


    Crosslisted as COMS 450X. Practical methods for the production and use of video in educational settings. Preparation and presentation of televised instructional materials. Not open to students with credit in COMS 357 or COMS 358 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 455 - Media Design Techniques


    Designing presentations for instruction. Emphasis on basic design, writing, and photographic techniques.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: ETT 430, or ETT 401A and ETT 401B, or ETT 402.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 459 - Learner-Centered Educational Courseware Development


    Design and develop learner-centered educational courseware for various delivery modes. Exploration of design methodologies for educational software and development systems commonly used in education.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: ETT 310 and ETT 311.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 464 - Human Performance Technology


    Introduction to the definition, models, and principles of Human Performance Technology (HPT). Exploration of HPT needs assessment and performance audit, and intervention solutions to performance problems including various forms of training, job aids, and non-training recommendations.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: ETT 310.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ETT 490 - Workshop in Instructional Technology


    Concentrated study of applications, issues, or problems related to the current or future roles of instructional technologists in the community and/or public schools. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours when subject varies.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    ETT 492 - Special Topics in Instructional Technology


    Topics announced. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 semester hours when topic varies.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    ETT 497 - Independent Study in Instructional Technology


    Independent study under direction of a faculty member. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    FACS 198 - Orientation in Family and Consumer Sciences


    Introduction, philosophy, and history of the field, choosing a major area of study, purpose of core and general education courses, contribution of volunteer work and campus experiences to employability. Exploration of career choices.

    Credits: 1
  
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    FACS 450 - Workshop in Family and Consumer Sciences


    Advanced studies of various areas in family and consumer sciences. Nature and length of workshop dependent upon needs of students. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 semester hours.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: At least junior standing.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    FACS 460 - Problems in Family and Consumer Sciences


    Work in individual problems in the student’s special area. Requires approval of a supervising faculty member and school. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Junior or senior standing.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    FACS 498 - Professional Seminar in Family and Consumer Sciences


    Professional career development, opportunities for employment, organization affiliations, and legislation as it affects the programs in family and consumer sciences.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: At least junior standing in School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    FINA 315 - Personal Investing and Finance


    Overview of fundamental concepts of personal investing and finance. Topics include types of investment securities, debt management, retirement and estate planning, insurance planning, overview of the Social Security system, societal implications of investment, and personal financial management, and related topics. Emphasis on investment decision making and budgeting decisions.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 320 - Principles of Finance


    Principles underlying managerial decisions influenced by capital structure and type of ownership; problems related to sources of financing; the tools of financial analysis and financial management; integration of economic theory and accounting.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: ACCY 206 or ACCY 288, and UBUS 223 or STAT 208 or STAT 301 or STAT 350; and sophomore standing.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 326 - Insurance Principles


    Survey of financial programs providing income to offset the perils of retirement, disability, disease, premature death, and unemployment. Study of life and health insurance as a major social institution, with private and governmental sectors. Emphasis on diverse viewpoints of insurance providers, regulators, and consumers. Exploration of fundamental issues of risk management and insurance.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 328 - Real Estate Principles


    Principles of real estate ownership and interests, contracts, title transfer, deeds, mortgage instruments, and leases. Brokerage, real estate development, property management, and appraising. Emphasis on decision-making analysis in real estate investment and financing.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 330 - Corporate Finance


    Analysis of financial decisions involving investment in capital assets and the selection of internal and external sources of long-term funds. Cases and problems used to illustrate the decision-making process. Topics include capital budgeting techniques, risk analysis, debt and equity financing, dividend policies, mergers and acquisitions.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: A grade of C or better in each of the following courses: ACCY 306 and FINA 320.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 340 - Investments


    Emphasis on risks, returns, and the investment process; alternative investment instruments; investment environments; introduction to analysis and valuation techniques; and introduction to portfolio management.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: A grade of C or better in each of the following courses: ACCY 306 and FINA 320.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 350 - Financial Markets and Institutions


    Study of the types and functions of financial institutions and the operation of financial markets. Organization and operation of deposit accepting and other financial intermediaries. Role of government regulatory agencies such as the Federal Reserve, the FDIC, and others.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: A grade of C or better in each of the following courses: ACCY 306 and FINA 320.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 395 - Career Planning in Finance


    Efficient job search techniques to help identify appropriate career opportunities. Preparation of resume, cover letters, business etiquette, business ethics, and mock interviews. Review and development of business writing techniques. Professional certifications in technological tools.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    CRQ: FINA 320 with a grade of at least C; and finance major.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 410 - Financial Markets and Investments


    Emphasis on the behavior and determinants of interest rates, valuation and hedging concepts of fixed-income securities, common instruments of money and capital markets, equity valuation and portfolio theory, and an introduction to the valuation of derivative securities. Not open to finance majors or minors.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FINA 320 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors; in addition ACCY 306 for business administration, management, marketing, and operations management and information systems majors. CRQ: ACCY 331 for accountancy majors.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 430 - Treasury and Credit Management


    Gives an understanding of the issues and problems that pertain to the treasury and credit functions of a corporation. Focus on recognition and application of financial concepts and quantitative techniques to solve short-term financial problems. Topics to be covered include collection, cash concentration, disbursement management, forecasting cash flows, credit management, and international cash management. A secondary objective is to prepare students for the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP).

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors, or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 440 - Security Analysis and Portfolio Management


    Analysis of quantitative and qualitative factors leading to valuation of equity and fixed-income securities. Application of alternative valuation techniques and theories. Fundamental and technical approaches as well as contemporary developments.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors, or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 445 - Security Analysis Practicum


    Practical experience in investment management combined with traditional academic objectives as a member of a portfolio management team responsible for the investment management of endowed funds. Student acts as industry and security analyst, making investment recommendations to the portfolio management team.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors, and consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 446 - Portfolio Management Practicum


    Practical experience in investment management combined with traditional academic objectives as a member of a portfolio management team that is responsible for the investment management of endowed funds. Student acts as portfolio manager, using input from security analysts to make investment decisions as part of the portfolio management team.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FINA 440 and FINA 445 with a grade of at least C, and consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 450 - Commercial Bank Management


    An extension of FINA 350. Emphasis on the problems of formulating appropriate lending and investment policies. Relationships of the composition and movement of bank deposits to investment and loan policies stressed. Commercial banking problems covered primarily from the standpoint of the management of an individual commercial bank.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors, or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 455 - Analysis of Derivative Securities


    Risk allocation function of options and futures markets studied from the perspective of market users. Hedging strategies and equilibrium pricing models. Roles of government regulation and international developments.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors; or FINA 410 with a grade of at least C for nonbusiness majors; or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 458 - Internship in Finance


    Full-time work for a summer or a semester as an intern in a commercial bank, other financial institution or business firm, or government agency under the supervision of a coordinator from the Department of Finance. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours. S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395), ACCY 306, and consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 460 - Analysis of Fixed Income Securities


    Exploration of the fixed income securities markets, institutions, and instruments. Analysis of risks and risk management of fixed income securities. Portfolio management of fixed income securities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors, or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 465 - Internal Review for Financial Institutions


    Introduction to the methodology of internal auditing for financial institutions. Topics include monitoring and verification of financial, operational, and control procedures.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors, or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 470 - International Finance


    An analytical approach with emphasis on foreign financial and marketing problems. Balance of payments position of the United States and the interrelationships among developing countries. Procedures of overseas business development and distribution.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors, or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 475 - Financial Data Analysis


    Uses and limitations of financial data bases including CRSP, COMPUSTAT, DISCLOSURE, MorningStar, and various resources available through INTERNET and the World Wide Web. Application of contemporary statistical methodology in analyzing this data for decision making purposes.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors, or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 485 - Cases in Financial Decision Making


    Integration and application of financial process in business decision making through case analysis and study of articles written or sponsored by senior financial managers. The role of financial process and policy in creating stakeholder value.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395) and ACCY 306 and MGMT 335 and MKTG 295 and OMIS 338 for all business majors, or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 490 - Finance Research Seminar


    Analysis and discussion of financial topics and empirical research found in scholarly literature.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395), ACCY 306, and consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FINA 495 - Independent Study in Finance


    Studies conducted through readings or projects in specialized topics of finance.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Satisfactory completion of the finance core (FINA 330, FINA 340, FINA 350, and FINA 395), ACCY 306, minimum cumulative NIU GPA of 3.10, and consent of department.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    FLAL 300 - Introduction to World Languages and Cultures


    A general introduction to the study of language and culture and includes an overview of world languages, literatures, and cultures and their manifestation in our society including the study of language diversity and the personal, social and political effects of language diversity. In addition, students will learn how to use library resources for general academic research.

    Credits: 1
  
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    FLAL 400 - Design and Creation of Electronic Portfolios for Foreign Language Majors


    Designed to assist foreign language majors in the construction of their required electronic portfolios. Uses of a variety of multimedia technologies to maintain authentic samples of student work in a format best suited to represent the assessment criteria outlined by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. S/U grading.

    Credits: 1
  
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    FLAL 410 - Small-Group Study in Foreign Languages


    Small groups of participants in the Foreign Language Residence Program refine and strengthen their oral language skills under the guidance of faculty members. Open only to residents of the program. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 semester hours. Only 1 credit can be taken per semester. Hours may not be applied towards the major or minor.

       

    Credits: 1

  
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    FLAL 415 - Internship in World Languages and Cultures


    Credit awarded upon completion of an internship experience and writing assignments related to student’s field of study. Open to declared majors and minors in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. S/U grading.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department; junior or senior standing.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLAL 420 - Introduction to Translation Theory


    Introduction to contemporary translation theory. Readings and training in different theoretical approaches in translation into English from other languages. Taught in English.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Junior or senior standing.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLAL 483 - Applied Linguistics and the Romance Languages


    Survey of the principles of linguistic theory as they apply to the teaching of the major romance languages. Emphasis on taxonomic and transformational linguistics.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Junior level standing in French or Spanish, or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLAR 103 - Beginning Arabic I


    Proficiency-based introduction to speaking, reading, and writing Modern Standard Arabic.

    Credits: 5
  
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    FLAR 104 - Beginning Arabic II


    Continuation of FLAR 103.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLAR 103 or consent of department.

    Credits: 5
  
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    FLBU 103 - Beginning Burmese I


    Developing skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

    Credits: 5
  
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    FLBU 104 - Beginning Burmese II


    Continuation of FLBU 103.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLBU 103 or consent of department.

    Credits: 5
  
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    FLBU 203 - Intermediate Burmese I


    Developing skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLBU 104 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLBU 204 - Intermediate Burmese II


    Further developing skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Study of Burmese culture and civilization through a variety of media.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLBU 203 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLBU 300 - Special Topics in Burmese Language, Literature, Linguistics or Culture


    Topics announced. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours when topic varies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLBU 400 - Special Topics in Burmese Language, Literature, Linguistics or Culture


    Topics announced. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours when topic varies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 101 - Beginning Chinese I


    Developing skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 102 - Beginning Chinese II


    Continuation of FLCH 101.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCH 101 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 201 - Intermediate Chinese I


    Review of grammar, work in composition, and the readings of modern Chinese authors to develop language mastery.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCH 102 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 202 - Intermediate Chinese II


    Further developing skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Study of Chinese culture and civilization through a variety of media. 

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCH 201 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 300 - Special Topics in Chinese Language, Literature, Linguistics or Culture


    Topics announced. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours when topic varies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 311 - Advanced Chinese Conversation


    Intensive practical training in conversational skills to achieve fluency of expression.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCH 202 or equivalent.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 320 - Advanced Chinese Reading


    Intensive practical training in Chinese reading. Readings center around modern newspapers, periodicals, and other Chinese writing.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCH 202 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 361 - Introduction to Chinese Culture


    Comprehensive introduction to Chinese culture, from ancient to modern times. Taught in English.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 381 - Introduction to Chinese Language and Business Practices


    Basic language course with a general introduction to Chinese business etiquette and practices from the cultural perspective.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCH 400 - Special Topics in Chinese Language, Literature, Linguistics or Culture


    Topics announced. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours when topic varies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 101 - Beginning Latin I


    Grammar and simple readings from Latin authors. Intended for students with no more than one year of high school Latin.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 102 - Beginning Latin II


    Continuation of FLCL 101.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCL 101 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 103 - Beginning Ancient Greek I


    Introduction to ancient Greek, comprising fundamentals of alphabet, grammar, structure, syntax, and simple readings.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 104 - Beginning Ancient Greek II


    Continuation of FLCL 103.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCL 103 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 201 - Intermediate Latin I


    Review of grammar, work in composition, and the reading of Latin authors. Generally appropriate for those with two or three years of Latin in high school.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCL 102 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 202 - Intermediate Latin II


    Further developing skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Study of classical culture and civilization through a variety of media.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCL 201 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 203 - Intermediate Ancient Greek I


    Review of grammar, work in composition, and reading of Greek authors. Generally appropriate for those with two or three years of Greek in high school.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCL 104.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 204 - Intermediate Ancient Greek II


    Continuation of FLCL 203.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCL 203.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 271 - Classical Mythology


    An interdisciplinary approach to Greek and Roman myths, including their historical and contemporary relevance.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 481 - Special Topics in Classical Literature and Civilization


    Study of a major classical author, genre, theme, cultural period, or cultural phenomenon. Topics announced. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours as topic changes.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLCL 483 - Directed Readings in Classical Languages


    Independent study of a classical author under the direction of a professor. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLCL 202 or consent of department.

    Credits: 1-3
  
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    FLFR 101 - Beginning French I


    Fundamentals of grammar, composition, and conversation. Intended for students with less than one year of high school French.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 102 - Beginning French II


    Continuation of FLFR 101.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Generally appropriate for those with one year of high school French; appropriate score on the placement test is required, FLFR 101 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 201 - Intermediate French I


    Further development of grammar, composition, reading, and cultural awareness to increase language mastery.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Generally appropriate for those with two years of high school French; appropriate score on the placement test is required, FLFR 102 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 202 - Intermediate French II


    Further developing skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Study of French and Francophone culture and civilization through a variety of media.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Generally appropriate for those with three years of high school French; appropriate score on the placement test is required, FLFR 201 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 300 - Special Topics in French Language, Literature, Linguistics or Culture


    Topics announced. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours when topic varies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 301 - Breaking it Down: The Structure of French


    Exploration of core areas of French grammar and associated linguistic concepts.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLFR 202.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 302 - Introduction to Translation


    Exploration of the vast field of translation studies and its practical applications. Understanding of French grammar and culture is enhanced by translating from a wide range of genres, including literature, journalism, marketing, as well as more popular cultural forms.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLFR 202.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 311 - Spoken French in a Cultural Context


    Development of oral skills necessary to converse competently and convincingly on a range of topics, both of an everyday nature (sports, weather, gossip, pop culture) and of a more pressing concern (social inequality, globalization, global warming).

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLFR 202.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 312 - Parlons Francais: Applied French Phonetics


    Intensive course on French pronunciation with an introduction to phonetics to give students a better understanding of the differences between the French and English sound systems and to help them accurately perceive and produce French sounds.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLFR 202 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 321 - Cultural Practices in France


    Survey of cultural practices in France, with a focus on literary, artistic, cinematic, and popular works of historical importance.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLFR 202 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 322 - Cultural Practices in the Francophone World


    Survey of cultural practices from the Francophone world (excluding France), with a focus on literary, artistic, cinematic and popular works of historical importance from various regions, including North Africa, the Caribbean, Western Europe, North America, and Southwest Asia.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: FLFR 202 or consent of department.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 371 - Masterpieces of French Literature in Translation


    Study of masterpieces of French literature in translation from the Middle Ages to the modern period with emphasis on their social and cultural context; introduction to critical analysis.

    Credits: 3
  
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    FLFR 400 - Special Topics in French Language, Literature, Linguistics or Culture


    Topics announced. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 semester hours when topic varies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PRQ: Consent of department.

    Credits: 3
 

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