SPAN-T 550: Hispanic Studies

SPAN-T 550: Hispanic Studies In this course, students will increase their Spanish language and intercultural competences through the study of topics related to the history and cultural diversity of the Hispanic world. Please review the syllabus for full course...

SPAN-T 540: Spanish Phonetics

SPAN-T 540: Spanish Phonetics 540 is an online Spanish phonetics course specially designed for current teachers of K-12 Spanish courses. The primary goals of the course are to increase the students’ understanding of the Spanish sound system and variation within...

POLS-Y 567: Public Opinion – Approaches and Issues

POLS-Y 567: Public Opinion – Approaches and Issues This course explores the structure and dynamics of American public opinion, providing a broad-based introduction to the forces that shape citizens’ social and political attitudes in the contemporary United...

FRIT-F 578: Contrastive Study of French and English

FRIT-F 578: Contrastive Study of French and English This course focuses on aspects of grammar and pragmatics where French and English make use of different constructions (e.g., phrasal verbs, the expression of verbal aspect, achieving emphasis, etc.). Its objectives...

SPAN-T 550: Hispanic Studies

SPAN-T 550: Hispanic Studies This graduate-level course highlights poetry from Spain and Latin America. Through readings, written analyses, short projects and tests, students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to design high-impact activities using poems....

SPAN-T 530: Spanish Through Cultural Expressions

SPAN-T 530: Spanish Through Cultural Expressions Spanish Through Cultural Expressions is a course specifically designed for current teachers of K-12 Spanish courses. Its goal is to explore the cultural expressions of the Hispanic world (narrative, art/visual media,...

SPAN-T 510: Second Language Acquisition for Spanish Teaching

SPAN-T 510: Second Language Acquisition for Spanish Teaching This course applies second/additional language (L2) research to maximize learning opportunities in Spanish L2 classrooms. Contextualizes Spanish in the U.S. and explores how L2 Spanish is acquired and what...

POLS-Y 661: American Politics

POLS-Y 661: American Politics This course examines one of the institutions central to our government – the presidency. The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the development of the institution of the U.S. presidency, its...

FRIT-F 603: History of the French Language I

FRIT-F 603: History of the French Language I F603 provides an introduction to the history of the French language, focusing on internal developments while setting these against an external historical and social backdrop within Europe and the Mediterranean area. We will...

FRIT-F 651: Contemporary France on Film

FRIT-F 651: Contemporary France on Film Offered primarily for middle- and high-school teachers of French, this interdisciplinary course uses recent French-language documentary and fiction films to reflect critically on social, cultural, and political issues crucial to...

SPAN-T 560: Spanish Sociolinguistics

SPAN-T 560: Spanish Sociolinguistics This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts in sociolinguistics, with an emphasis on its application in the classroom. Sociolinguistics focuses on the symbolic value of language as an expression of group identity...

SPAN-T 530: Spanish Through Cultural Expressions

SPAN-T 530: Spanish Through Cultural Expressions This course explores the cultures of Spain and Latin America. Through readings, discussions and projects, students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to intentionally incorporate interculturality and global...

SPAN-T 520: Spanish Writing and Grammar

SPAN-T 520: Spanish Writing and Grammar The course places emphasis on students’ understanding of grammar and the development of writing techniques in Spanish. The primary goals of the class are to increase students’ comprehension of Spanish grammar and...

POLS-Y 580: Research Methods in Political Science

POLS-Y 580: Research Methods in Political Science Topics include discussions of the founda­tions of political research; alternative research strategies; problems of measuring political variables; and designs of research to test hypotheses. Please review the syllabus...

FRIT-F 673: Topics in the Teaching and Learning of French

FRIT-F 673: Topics in the Teaching and Learning of French This course for in-service teachers focuses on the sources of grammatical errors in nonnative French. It discusses the status of second language knowledge in the mind/brain, processes of development, and the...