Foreign Languages (FL)

Foreign Languages (FL) Courses

FL 5003. Foreign Language Studies. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Consideration of second language acquisition research and classroom applications. Topics may include theory and practice of language skills development, methods of language instruction, foreign language anxiety, and technology-assisted language learning. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

FL 5013. Foreign Language Testing. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Consideration of content and approaches for measuring achievement and proficiency in various sub-skills of language and culture.

FL 5043. Principles of Translation and Interpreting. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Previous coursework or experience in translation or consent of instructor. Introduction to current and fundamental research in translation and interpreting studies. May be repeated when topics vary.

FL 5114. Individual Instruction in Elementary Language I. (0-0) 4 Credit Hours.

Opportunity to develop basic oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with enhanced comprehension skills in listening and reading.

FL 5124. Individual Instruction in Elementary Language II. (0-0) 4 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: FL 5114 or the equivalent in the selected foreign language. Opportunity to develop basic oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with enhanced comprehension skills in listening and reading.

FL 5213. Individual Instruction in Intermediate Language I. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: FL 5124 or the equivalent in the selected foreign language. Opportunity to develop intermediate-level oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with increased comprehension skills in listening and reading.

FL 5223. Individual Instruction in Intermediate Language II. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: FL 5213 or the equivalent in the selected foreign language. Opportunity to develop intermediate-level oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with increased comprehension skills in listening and reading.

FL 5313. Individual Instruction in Advanced Language I. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: FL 5223 or the equivalent in the selected foreign language. Opportunity to develop advanced-level oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with enhanced comprehension skills in listening and reading.

FL 5323. Individual Instruction in Advanced Language II. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: FL 5313 or the equivalent in the selected foreign language. Opportunity to develop advanced-level oral and written communication skills in the target language, along with enhanced comprehension skills in listening and reading.

FL 6013. Practicum in Translation. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: FL 5043 or SPN 6083 or faculty approval. Students will take this course during their last semester of enrollment in the Certificate Program. In consultation with the instructor, they will select an area of interest and define a task within that area. Project translation work will normally be exclusively into the student’s dominant language.