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Courses with the FOR_LANG Subject

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Foreign Languages And Cultures (FOR_LANG)

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100 Studies in Foreign Languages I V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Languages, topics, or foreign language skills/learning opportunities not covered by other 100-level courses. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

101 [HUM] Introduction to the World of Languages 3 Taught in English. Explore the nature, history, evolution, acquisition, and use of language with examples from major foreign language groups.

110 [DIVR] Introduction to Global Film 3 Taught in English. An introduction to the study of global film, situating stories and cinematic features within cultural contexts.

120 [HUM] Introduction to Foreign Cultures 3 An introduction to inter-/intra-cultural communication of foreign cultures, plus customs, art, music, religion, fashion, food, et al. Taught in English.

130 [HUM] Global Literature in Translation 3 Taught in English. An introduction to the study of international literature; stories, cultures, and literary devices. (Crosslisted course offered as FOR LANG 130, HUMANITY 130).

180 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. S, F grading.

200 Studies in Foreign Languages II V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Languages, topics, or foreign language skills/learning opportunities not covered by other 200-level courses. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

210 Foreign Film and Lecture Series 1 1 (0-3) An introduction to foreign films through universal themes and their varied cinematic portrayal. S, F grading.

220 Global Issues, Regional Realities 3 Introduction to the study of interconnections of global and local issues and themes; universalizing and particularizing tendencies in contemporary societies. Taught in English. (Crosslisted course offered as FOR LANG 220, ASIA 220).

221 Pre-Study/Internship Abroad Orientation 1 Taught in English. Orientation and practical information for students preparing to study or intern abroad. S, F grading.

280 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

300 Studies in Foreign Languages V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Languages not currently a part of the curriculum may be offered on demand. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

370 Aztec, Mayan, and Incan Mythology 3 A critical cultural journey though stories, myths, and other beliefs attributed to the three main indigenous groups conquered by Spaniards; taught in English.

371 Norse Mythology 3 Scandinavian/ Germanic mythology: the pantheon, the myths, and the people; stories of the Norsemen who have had a broad influence on the English world and language.

372 South Asian Mythology 3 Literary, cultural, traditional, and religious aspects of South Asia myths, folktales, and legends.

373 Chinese Mythology 3 Examination of distinctive mythical stories in oral, literature, and classical tradition and their impact on modern Chinese culture, values, social customs, religious beliefs, philosophical ideas, and political and historical insights. Taught in English.

380 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

400 Special Topics 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: GENED 110 or 111. Interdisciplinary study of foreign languages, literature, or culture.

410 [CAPS] Advanced Topics in Global Cinema 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: One [HUM]; one [ARTS]; junior standing. Taught in English. Analysis of cinematography and culture in film to reveal how societies respond to contemporary issues in a global context.

440 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages 3 Course Prerequisite: 204-level foreign language course. Survey of current methodology with emphasis on practical application in the classroom. Credit not granted for both FOR LANG 440 and FOR LANG 540. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

441 Research and Methods of Technology Enhanced Foreign Language Learning 3 Taught in English. The use of technology in the foreign language classroom; hands-on experience with equipment and multi-media materials. Credit not granted for both FOR LANG 441 and 541. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

480 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

495 Cooperative Education Internship V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Cooperative education internship with academic, business, industry or government units. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

540 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages 3 Survey of current methodology with emphasis on practical application in the classroom. Credit not granted for both FOR LANG 440 and FOR LANG 540. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

541 Research and Methods of Technology Enhanced Foreign Language Learning 3 Taught in English. The use of technology in the foreign language classroom; hands-on experience with equipment and multi-media materials. Credit not granted for both FOR LANG 441 and 541. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

560 Seminar in Scholarly Methodology 3 Bibliography and formal aspects of scholarly writing; general introduction to literary criticism.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

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