2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog Course Descriptions

WLLC - World Languages, Literatures, and Culture
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
WLLC 101Beginning American Sign Language & Culture I3.00
The first semester sequence of beginning American Sign Language (ASL) study; students learn vocabulary, basic sentence structures and patterns, and develop basic sign communication. Focus is on receptive and expressive skills.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
WLLC 102Beginning American Sign Language & Culture II3.00
The second semester is the second sequence of beginning American Sign Language (ASL) study. Students continue to learn vocabulary, basic sentence structures and patterns, and develop basic sign communication. Focus is on receptive and expressive skills.
Prerequisites:
WLLC 101, placement exam, or instructor’s approval.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
WLLC 203History of Paris, Versailles and the Chateaux: The Presents(ce) of the Past3.00
The history, culture/society, philosophy, and literature of Paris through the centuries will be viewed through the prism of its national treasures: famous squares, monuments and museums. Students will learn about Nortre Dame's architectural wonders, the legend of St. Denis, the sculptures on the iconic Arc de Triomphe, and much more. Cannot be taken concurrently with FREN 303.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
WLLC 207An Exploration of the World of Spanish Speaking Cultures0.00 - 3.00
In this study abroad course the history, culture and folklore of the Spanish speaking world will be explored through a myriad of literary texts, music, and film (either in Spanish or translation). Students will also have the opportunity to interact directly in Spanish with other native speakers through a variety of activities woven into the course. During this course the students will have the opportunity to visit historic sites and museums to allow them to experience the culture firsthand. Reading, writing and oral work will be done in English and/or Spanish. Course may be repeated for credit with different study abroad experience. Prerequisite: pre-session meetings.
University Studies Requirements:
Humanities - WLCP
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
WLLC 279French Short-Term Study Abroad-English0.00 - 6.00
This course provides a Francophone multicultural experience during a short-term study abroad program in Martinique or in another French-speaking region of the world. The study abroad program can be faculty-led or it can be provided by an on-site institution. The history, culture and folklore of the French-speaking world will be explored through a variety of literary texts, music, and film, as well as visits to historic sites and museums. Students will have the opportunity to interact directly with native speakers of French. Reading, writing, and speaking will be in English. Consent of the French Program required. May be repeated one time with different content. Cannot be taken concurrently with FREN 379. Prerequisite: May have 0-credit lab the semester before the actual travel event.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand