FNLG 1550    Elementary Foreign Language    4 s.h.

Intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing a foreign language not regularly offered. Geography and daily life, as well as appreciation of the culture of its speakers, are studied. Assignments in the Language Learning and Resource Center (LLRC). Grading is ABC/NC.

FNLG 1550H    Honors Elementary Foreign Language    4 s.h.

Intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing a foreign language not regularly offered. Geography and daily life, as well as appreciation of the culture of its speakers, are studied. Students should achieve an intermediate-low level of proficiency. Assignments in the Language Learning and Resource Center (LLRC). Grading is ABC/NC.

FNLG 2600    Intermediate Foreign Language    4 s.h.

Intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing a foreign language not regularly offered. Geography and daily life, as well as appreciation of the culture of the speakers, are studied. Assignments in the Language Learning and Resource Center (LLRC).
Prereq.: FNLG 1550 in the same language.

FNLG 2601    Advanced Intermediate Foreign Language 1    3 s.h.

Intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing a foreign language not regularly offered. Geography and daily life, as well as appreciation of the cultures of speakers of the language, are studied.
Prereq.: FNLG 2600 in the same language.

FNLG 2602    Advanced Intermediate Foreign Language 2    3 s.h.

A continuation of FNLG 2601 with intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing a foreign language not regularly offered.
Prereq.: FNLG 2601 in the same language.

FNLG 2610    Foreign Film    3 s.h.

Study of representative films originally produced in a language other than English; examination of relevant critical theories and of historic and institutional factors affecting the development of the genre; special attention to cultural issues raised in the films.
Gen Ed: Arts and Humanities, International Perspectives, Social and Personal Awareness.

FNLG 2610H    Honors Foreign Film    3 s.h.

Study of representative films originally produced in a language other than English; examination of relevant critical theories and of historic and institutional factors affecting the development of the genre; special attention to cultural issues raised in the films.
Gen Ed: Arts and Humanities, International Perspectives, Social and Personal Awareness.

FNLG 2660    Women in the Ancient World    3 s.h.

Study of various aspects of the lives of women in Ancient Greece and Rome. Emphasis on examination and evaluation of primary sources. All readings are in English.
Gen Ed: Social Science.

FNLG 2660H    Honors Women in the Ancient World    3 s.h.

Study of various aspects of the lives of women in Ancient Greece and Rome. Emphasis on examination and evaluation of primary sources. All readings are in English.
Gen Ed: Social Science.

FNLG 3701    Advanced Foreign Language 1    3 s.h.

A continuation of FNLG 2602 with intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in a foreign language not regularly offered.
Prereq.: FNLG 2602 in the same language.

FNLG 3702    Advanced Foreign Language 2    3 s.h.

A continuation of FNLG 3701 with intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in a foreign language not regularly offered.
Prereq.: FNLG 3701 in the same language.

FNLG 3799    Study Abroad in Foreign Language    1-15 s.h.

An individually-arranged program of foreign study in a language not regularly offered. Programs can be of two general types: (1) trips or residential programs sponsored by consortial universities, and (2) independent academic coursework through institutions with which YSU does not have a consortial agreement. A written statement detailing the student's academic plan must be approved by the Chair of Foreign Languages and the Dean of CLASS prior to the trip. May be repeated up to a total of 15 s.h., if specific course content changes. Note: study abroad generally requires about one year's advance planning.
Prereq.: sophomore status and approval of the Chair of Foreign Languages.

FNLG 4801    Methods of Foreign Language Teaching    3 s.h.

Methods of teaching World Languages (P-12) that are focused on developing students' target language communicative proficiency and are based on the ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages (W-RSLLs). Course concentrates on engaging students in the Interpretive, Interpersonal, and Presentational Modes of Communication, Integrated Performance Assessments (IPAs), and the integration of technology into World Language teaching. This course requires 80 hours of field experience in a local high school.
Prereq.: Permission of the Department Chair.

FNLG 4899    Professional Development for Teachers    1 s.h.

Students will 1) attend an appropriate professional conference and produce a journal detailing their experiences at the conference, and 2) assemble and present a portfolio of their previous language coursework to the faculty and other interested parties.
Prereq.: Permission of the Department Chair.

FNLG 5850    Sociolinguistics    3 s.h.

An investigation of the relationship between language and society. Includes discussion of dialects and standard language, language planning, linguistic identity, multi- and bilingualism, class, gender, ethnicity, and social interaction. Listed also as ENGL 4850.
Prereq.: ENGL 1551.

FNLG 5851    Language Acquisition    3 s.h.

A study of research on the learning of first and second languages. Topics include developmental sequences, learner variables, critical periods and conditions for learning, and the roles of input and interaction. The course is designed for those planning to teach languages. Listed also as ENGL 4851.
Prereq.: ENGL 1551.

FNLG 6900    Seminar    3 s.h.

Study of selected topics common to several or all of the following languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, and Latin. The topic will be announced each time the course is offered. May be taken three times for credit if content is not repeated.
Prereq.: Proficiency in at least one of the languages taught by the department.

FNLG 6905    Technology in Foreign Language Teaching    3 s.h.

Second language acquisition theory and practice. Application of preexisting course enhancing software and development of interactive, multimedia lessons. Practical uses of the web for expanding classroom instruction.

FNLG 6910    Mult Md WWW Oop Call    3 s.h.

FNLG 6915    Call and Sla Resrch    3 s.h.

FNLG 6921    Foreign Language for Reading 1    3 s.h.

Intensive study of grammar and vocabulary in a foreign language with the goal of conducting scholarly research using materials available in that language. By the end of the course, students will be able to read some materials in the target language for content.
Prereq.: Graduate standing and permission of chair of department in which student is enrolled.

FNLG 6922    Foreign Language for Reading 2    3 s.h.

Continuation of FNLG 6921 with emphasis on translation. By the end of the course students will be able accurately to translate materials in the target language.
Prereq.: FNLG 6921 and permission of chair in department in which student is enrolled.

FNLG 6923    Foreign Language for Reading    3 s.h.

Intensive study of grammar and vocabulary in a foreign language with the goal of conducting scholarly research using materials available in that language. May be repeated when level at which the language studied rises or if a different language is being studied.
Prereq.: Graduate standing and permission of chair of department in which student is enrolled.