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Non Language-Specific Courses

WLL (WORLD LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES) PREFIX DEPARTMENTAL COURSES

Courses that carry an WLL designation are departmental courses that are one of the following:

a) A regular courses taught in English, with no language prerequisites;

b) An occasional offering with variable title and content, taught in English;

c) A foreign language for which a regular catalog number is not available.

Note: Although WLL Prefix courses DO count toward a foreign language major or minor, restrictions do apply. Please consult your advisor for details. If they are language courses, they may also fulfill BA, International Studies, or MA language requirements. Please refer to the WLL Department and your academic advisor for more information.

 


WLL 199 Special Studies (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 299 Special Studies (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 335 Icelandic Sagas (4)

Explores the sagas and the cultural milieu in which they were created. Conducted in English. Recommended prerequisite: Sophomore inquiry.
[Course taught every other year.]

WLL 399 Special Studies (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 401/501 Research (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 403/503 Thesis (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 404/504 Cooperative Education/Internship (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 405/505 Reading and Conference (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 407/507 Seminar (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 408/508 Workshop (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 409/509 Practicum (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 410/510 Selected Topics (Credit to be arranged.)

WLL 447/457 Major Forces in World Literature (4)
A study of literary forms, theories, and movements, such as Classical Drama, Medieval Romance, Existentialism, Structuralism, The Absurd, Nativism and Roots. Recommended prerequisite: 12 credits of literature. Conducted in English. For current offerings, see online course schedule.
[Not taught every year.]

WLL 448 Major Figures in World Literature (4)
Concentrated study of the canon of one or more major writers: for example, Dostoevsky, Cervantes, Goethe. Recommended prerequisite: 12 credits of literature. Conducted in English. For current offerings, see online course schedule.

WLL 449/549 Major Topics in World Literature (4)
Study of the treatment of topics in one or more cultures of the world. Such topics as Europe as self and other, Don Juan, exile, the quest, outlaws and bandits, ghosts, fairies and gods.
Recommended prerequisite:12 credits of literature. Conducted in English. For current offerings, see online course schedule.
[Not taught every year.]

WLL 493/593 Language Proficiency Testing and Teaching (4)
Application of proficiency standards in testing and teaching at the novice and intermediate levels. Introduction to ILR/ACTFL/ETS/FSI guidelines and compatible testing methods. Discussion of pragmatic issues; testing technique and test validity; use of teaching materials; logistics. Recommended prerequisite: three years of a foreign language.  Conducted in English.
[Not taught every year.]

WLL 498/598 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages (4)
Study and analysis of various pedagogical theories as applied to the learning and teaching of foreign languages. Special emphasis on discourse and content analysis. Recommended for prospective language teachers. Conducted in English. Recommended prerequisite: three years of a foreign language.

WLL 560 Principles of Scholarly Research (4)
A theoretical and practical introduction to research methods and literary theory.  Investigation of bibliographic materials, primary texts, secondary literature, and major forms of literary criticism.  To be taken in the first year of graduate study.