Modern Languages

Courses

 

ML 100 - Fundamentals of Navajo Language I
A course in the basic fundamentals of the Navajo language on the oral-aural approach. The instructor is a native speaker, and much use is made of tapes, etc.
Credits: 3 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0) 
Notes: This course is the same as NAIS 100; credit will be given for only one of these courses.
ML 101 - Fundamentals of Navajo Language II
Continuation of Navajo I. Whereas Navajo I emphasized speaking, this course will center on reading and writing the Navajo language.
Prerequisites: ML 100 OR NAIS 100
Credits: 3 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0) 
Notes: This course is the same as NAIS 101; credit will be given for only one of these courses.
ML 109 - Introductory Latin I
An introduction to the Latin language.
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 110 - Introductory Latin II
Continuation of ML 109.
Prerequisites: ML 109
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 115 - Elementary Spanish I
A course in grammar, prose composition, reading, and conversation. Beginning Spanish is for students with no previous exposure to the Spanish language. Development of all four language skills, especially listening and speaking.
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 116 - Elementary Spanish II
Continuation of ML 115.
Prerequisites: ML 115 OR Spanish Language Placement Score S116
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
 
ML 130 - Beginning Mexican Readings
This course is offered as part of the human service program in Mexico, which is offered through the Sociology Department. Students read, discuss, and write about Mexican literature and poetry as well as newspaper and magazine articles while they live and do human service work in Mexico.
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0) 
Notes: Students enroll at the appropriate level.
 
ML 147 - Elementary French I
A course in grammar, prose composition, reading and conversation.
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 148 - Elementary French II
Further study of French with emphasis on reading, composition, and conversation.
Prerequisites: ML 147 OR French Language Placement Score F148
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 215 - Intermediate Spanish I
A course in second-year Spanish with emphasis on grammar review, reading, and conversation.
Prerequisites: ML 116 OR Spanish Language Placement Score S215
Credits: 4 
Suffix: AH4
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 216 - Intermediate Spanish II
Continuation of ML 215, with greater emphasis on reading and writing.
Prerequisites: ML 215 OR Spanish Language Placement Score S216
Credits: 4 
Suffix: AH4
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 219 - Interm Spanish Conversation
Students will engage in practical everyday situations, as well as discussions on current issues and events through interaction.
Prerequisites: ML 215 OR ML 216
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
 
ML 247 - Intermediate French I
A course in second-year French with emphasis on grammar review, reading, writing, and conversation.
Prerequisites: ML 148 OR French Language Placement Score F247
Credits: 4 
Suffix: AH4
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 248 - Intermediate French II
Continuation of ML 247.
Prerequisites: ML 247 OR French Language Placement Score F248
Credits: 4 
Suffix: AH4
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 299 - Individual Study
Individual research is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. Topic and format must be approved by the department chair and dean.
Credits: 1-6 
Hours: 50 hours are the equivalent of one credit hour.
ML 301 - French Composition and Syntax
Emphasis on advanced reading, grammar, and composition.
Prerequisites: ML 248
Credits: 3 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
ML 303 - French Conversation
Emphasis on speaking everyday French to increase students’ abilities in maintaining ordinary conversations concerning current events and French culture.
Prerequisites: ML 248
Credits: 3 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
ML 305 - Survey of French Literature
A historical and literary survey of the principal French works of literature from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.
Prerequisites: ML 248
Credits: 3 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)
ML 308 - Topics in French Literature
Topics will vary.
Prerequisites: ML 248
Credits: 3 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0) 
Notes: The course may be repeated for credit as long as a different topic is presented.
 
ML 319 - Adv Spanish Convers & Comp I
A course designed to develop a higher level of proficiency in spoken Spanish based on critical analysis of literary works, cultural aspects, and current issues.
Prerequisites: ML 216
Credits: 4 
Repeatable: May be repeated for credit. 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 320 - Adv Spanish Composition
A course designed to improve the student’s writing skills in Spanish through the use of original essays, description, composition, letters, and the organization and delivery of research papers.
Prerequisites: ML 216 AND ML 319
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0) 
Notes: This cannot be taken concurrently with ML 496.
The course must be taken at Fort Lewis College to count toward the degree in Spanish. No exceptions.
ML 330 - Advanced Mexican Readings
This course is offered as part of the human service program in Mexico, which is offered through the Sociology Department. Students read, discuss, and write about Mexican literature and poetry as well as newspaper and magazine articles while they live and do human service work in Mexico.
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0) 
Notes: Students enroll at the appropriate level. 
ML 331 - Chicano Literature
A course on the essays, novels, poetry, and theater of Chicanos in the Southwest. Literature is included from both rural and urban areas with an emphasis on contemporary literature.
Prerequisites: ML 216
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
 
 
ML 336 - Survey of Spanish Lit
A survey of Spanish Peninsular literature from the 10th century to the present.
Prerequisites: ML 319 AND ML 320
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 337 - Survey Spanish American Lit
A course in the literature of Spanish America from the colonial period through Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, and 20th century literature with emphasis on the Mexican Revolution and the contemporary Spanish American writers.
Prerequisites: ML 319 AND ML 320
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 345 - Hisp Cultures & Civilizations
An integrated, interdisciplinary study in Spanish of the cultures of all Spanish-speaking countries as reflected in their history, language, philosophy, psychology, religion, and arts.
Prerequisites: ML 319
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 346 - Hispanic Cultures: Topics
An in-depth study of a specific topic related to the Spanish-speaking world, such as the Mexican Revolution, El Realismo Magico, the Cinema of Luis Bunuel, etc.
Prerequisites: ML 345
Credits: 4 
Repeatable: Repeatable up to a maximum of 8 credits provided the topics are different. 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 350 - Spanish for the Professions
The goals of this course are to familiarize students with the forms and vocabulary of Spanish for the professions such as Business Spanish, Spanish for Education, Spanish for the Sciences, Spanish for the Social Sciences, or other professions.
Prerequisites: ML 215 AND ML 216
Credits: 4 
Repeatable: Repeatable for credit as long as a different topic is presented. 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0)
ML 405 - Seminar in French
Advanced reading and research in selected areas of French Studies.
Prerequisites: ML 247 OR ML 248
Credits: 3 
Repeatable: Students may repeat the course for credit, provided the subject is different on each occasion. 
ML 431 - Seminar in Chicano Literature
A course on the essays, novels, poetry, and theater of Chicanos in the Southwest.
Prerequisites: ML 320 OR ML 336 OR ML 337
Credits: 4 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0) 
Notes: Students choosing the seminar option may count this course toward the senior seminar requirement for the Spanish major.
Senior Seminar students will be given alternative or additional assignments.
Instructor permission required. 
ML 496 - Seminar in Spanish
Advanced study and research in selected topics in Hispanic Studies.
Prerequisites: ML 320 OR ML 336 OR ML 337
Credits: 4 
Hours: Students may repeat the course for credit, provided the subject is different on each occasion. 
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (4-0) 
Notes: This course may count toward the senior seminar requirement for the Spanish major.
Senior Seminar students will be given alternative or additional assignments.
Instructor permission required. 
ML 499 - Independent Study
Individual research is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. Topic and format must be approved by the department chairperson and dean.
Credits: 1-6 
Hours: 50 hours are the equivalent of one credit hour.
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