DESCRIPTION OF COURSES

Courses designated as Elementary or Intermediate must be taken and passed in sequence. Placement tests are given in the Department Office, upon request, to students with prior experience with French, German, or Spanish in order to place them at an appropriate level.

FRENCH
GERMAN
JAPANESE
PORTUGUESE
RUSSIAN
SPANISH
INTERNSHIPS AND STUDY ABROAD IN FRENCH, GERMAN, AND SPANISH

PORTUGUESE (PORT-695)

111-112 Elementary Portuguese (4, 4) An introductory course emphasizing listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

211-212 Intermediate Portuguese (3, 3) Grammar review, writing, and conversation. Prereq: Port 112 or instructor's approval.

RUSSIAN (RUSSIAN-745)

111-112 Elementary Russian (4, 4) An introductory course emphasizing listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

INTERNSHIPS AND STUDY ABROAD IN FRENCH, GERMAN, AND SPANISH

Internships and study abroad in French, German, or Spanish are to be undertaken under the direction of a UTM faculty member or a faculty member from another institution. Prior approval is to be received from the Chair of the Modern Foreign Languages Department.

360 (560) Studies Abroad (3) In-residence study of the literature, language, or civilization of the area visited. Relevant field trips. Must be approved in advance by the Chair of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages. Research paper required for graduate credit. Prereq: French (or German or Spanish) 341 or 342.

370 (570) Travel Study (1-3) A combination of travel and study experiences in the U.S. or abroad designed to enrich students’ knowledge of the target foreign language and culture. May be taught as an organized study tour under faculty supervision or as an independent travel and study project with prior department approval. Topics, prerequisites, and course requirements announced in advance. Research paper required for graduate credit. Students may repeat course with change of topic for maximum of six hours credit. Department Chair approval must be obtained for travel-study courses to count towards minor, major, or Certificate of Proficiency. Not regularly offered.

391 (591) Intensive Conversation in a Foreign Country (3) Prereq: French (or German or Spanish) 112 or equivalent.

401 Foreign Language Internship (3) Utilization of the target foreign language in a monitored work environment. Appropriate placements may be found locally, nationally, or abroad. Students may or may not be paid. Evaluation by both supervising instructor and on-the-job superivsor. Department Chair approval must be obtained for internships to count towards minor, major, or Certificate of Proficiency. Prereq: French (or German or Spanish) 341 or 342.


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