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Departments & Courses

Languages

The successful study of world languages can not only expand a student's horizons, it can better equip them for competitive college entrance, prepare them for unique job opportunities, and outfit them with an important tool in a global society. It won't take long to discover how much the faculty love and value the languages and diverse cultures of the world. Advanced immersion instruction is available at LSMSA. 
  • FL110 CL Acc French I (pt. 1)

    Emphasis in this course is placed on the acquisition of basic language skills: speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, and writing. Students acquire a base vocabulary and learn the simple grammatical constructions needed for essential communication. Cultural aspects of the people are also introduced. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL110 CL Acc French I (pt. 2)

    Emphasis in this course is placed on the acquisition of basic language skills: speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, and writing. Students acquire a base vocabulary and learn the simple grammatical constructions needed for essential communication. Cultural aspects of the people are also introduced. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL120 CL Acc Spanish I (pt. 1)

    Emphasis in this course is placed on the acquisition of basic language skills: aural comprehension, pronunciation, oral and written communication, and reading comprehension. Students acquire a base vocabulary and learn the simple grammatical constructions needed for essential communication. Geography of Hispanic countries and cultural aspects of the people are also introduced. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL120 CL Acc Spanish I (pt. 2)

    Emphasis in this course is placed on the acquisition of basic language skills: aural comprehension, pronunciation, oral and written communication, and reading comprehension. Students acquire a base vocabulary and learn the simple grammatical constructions needed for essential communication. Geography of Hispanic countries and cultural aspects of the people are also introduced. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL130 CL Acc Latin I (pt. 1)

    Students will begin the study of Latin grammar and will be introduced to the reading of Latin prose and Latin prose composition. Emphasis will be placed on the study of ancient Roman history, culture, and classical mythology to help students understand the context of their reading. Latin I will also include some study of English derivatives and will assist in vocabulary building. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL130 CL Acc Latin I (pt. 2)

    Students will begin the study of Latin grammar and will be introduced to the reading of Latin prose and Latin prose composition. Emphasis will be placed on the study of ancient Roman history, culture, and classical mythology to help students understand the context of their reading. Latin I will also include some study of English derivatives and will assist in vocabulary building. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL140 CL Acc German I (pt. 1)

    Emphasis in this course is placed on the acquisition of basic language skills: speaking, aural comprehension, reading, and writing.  Students acquire a fundamental vocabulary and learn basic grammatical concepts.  One hour per week is devoted to German history and culture.
  • FL140 CL Acc German I (pt. 2)

    Emphasis in this course is placed on the acquisition of basic language skills: speaking, aural comprehension, reading, and writing.  Students acquire a fundamental vocabulary and learn basic grammatical concepts.  One hour per week is devoted to German history and culture.
  • FL160 CL Acc Chinese I (pt. 1)

    Beginning with learning to pronounce the tones and new sounds of Standard Chinese, students will learn to communicate based on sentence patterns learned from the textbook. They will also learn to read and write Chinese characters through class activities and homework. Classtime is mostly spent with oral practice of new patterns and vocabulary, but includes group reading and writing exercises as well. Students will deliver occasional presentations on topics to develop cultural and historical knowledge.
  • FL160 CL Acc Chinese I (pt. 2)

    Beginning with learning to pronounce the tones and new sounds of Standard Chinese, students will learn to communicate based on sentence patterns learned from the textbook. They will also learn to read and write Chinese characters through class activities and homework. Classtime is mostly spent with oral practice of new patterns and vocabulary, but includes group reading and writing exercises as well. Students will deliver occasional presentations on topics to develop cultural and historical knowledge.
  • FL170 CL Acc Arabic I (pt. 1)

    This course introduces students to the written and spoken language of Modern Standard Arabic as used throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Beginning with writing and reading exercises, students will learn the alphabet and pronunciation before progressing to practice in conversation and reading. The course will use a combination of guided conversations, textbook exercises, and audio materials to systematically develop knowledge of the essential features of Arabic grammar. Occasional projects will allow the students to investigate cultural phenomena associated with Arabic.
  • FL170 CL Acc Arabic I (pt. 2)

    This course introduces students to the written and spoken language of Modern Standard Arabic as used throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Beginning with writing and reading exercises, students will learn the alphabet and pronunciation before progressing to practice in conversation and reading. The course will use a combination of guided conversations, textbook exercises, and audio materials to systematically develop knoweldge of the essential feaetures of Arabic grammar. Occasional projects will allow the students to investigate cultural phenomena associated with Arabic.
  • FL210 CL Acc French II (pt. 1)

    While emphasis on basic language skills is continued, the students' competency in the language is further increased by reading short texts; oral discussion of material read by the class; greater use of the language in everyday conversational situations; and creative expressions that may take the form of written compositions and oral reports. Most of the basic grammatical constructions of the language are learned. Prerequisite: FL110 or consent of Department Chair. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL210 CL Acc French II (pt. 2)

    While emphasis on basic language skills is continued, the students' competency in the language is further increased by reading short texts; oral discussion of material read by the class; greater use of the language in everyday conversational situations; and creative expressions that may take the form of written compositions and oral reports. Most of the basic grammatical constructions of the language are learned. Prerequisite: FL110 or consent of Department Chair. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL220 CL Acc Spanish II (pt. 1)

    While emphasis on basic skills is continued, the students' competency in the language is further increased by reading short texts; greater use of the language; oral discussion of material read by the class; and creative expression which may take the form of written compositions, oral reports, and short skits. Most of the grammatical constructions are learned. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish (or Spanish I) or consent of Department Chair. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL220 CL Acc Spanish II (pt. 2)

    While emphasis on basic skills is continued, the students' competency in the language is further increased by reading short texts; greater use of the language; oral discussion of material read by the class; and creative expression which may take the form of written compositions, oral reports, and short skits. Most of the grammatical constructions are learned. Prerequisite: Beginning Spanish (or Spanish I) or consent of Department Chair. (NSU and ULM dual enrollment option.)
  • FL230 CL Acc Latin II (pt. 1)

    Students will complete their study of the fundamentals of Latin grammar and will continue to build their Latin vocabulary and reading skills. An introduction to Latin literature will be added to the ongoing study of Roman history, culture, and classical mythology. Emphasis on the understanding of English derivatives and vocabulary building will continue. Prerequisite: Latin I or consent of Department Chair.
  • FL230 CL Acc Latin II (pt. 2)

    Students will complete their study of the fundamentals of Latin grammar and will continue to build their Latin vocabulary and reading skills. An introduction to Latin literature will be added to the ongoing study of Roman history, culture, and classical mythology. Emphasis on the understanding of English derivatives and vocabulary building will continue. Prerequisite: Latin I or consent of Department Chair.
  • FL234 Classical Scholars: Classical Gymnasium

    (One semester; 0.5 unit of credit). Students will immerse themselves in the history of sport from early Greek athletics to the blood spectacles of the Roman Empire. We will study specific institutions such as funeral games and the Homeric literary tradition; the Olympic and other Panhellenic Games; chariot-racing, gladiatorial combat, and beast hunts; and triumphs and military spectacles. We will also discuss broader topics such as sports professionalism, violence as entertainment, the participation of women in ancient sport, and the reception of ancient sport and spectacle in modern popular culture, all in an effort to better understand the alien, yet familiar cultures of the ancient world, their values and their politics, as well as those of our own world.  The course will run as part seminar, part experimental sports practicum. Each class, students will attempt various sporting feats described in their readings, from Egyptian chariot-born archery to Minoan bull-jumping, from the Greek pentathlon to organized Pyrrhic dances, as well as various ball sports, equestrian events, and, of course, mock combat.  Elective credit only; may not be used to satisfy CORE language requirement.  Formerly FL244F -Classical Scholars: Sport & Spectacle.
  • FL240 CL Acc German II (pt. 1)

    This course is a continuation of German I, wherein the students' competency in the language is increased by exposure to a wider vocabulary and more complex grammatical aspects. Greater emphasis is placed upon the reading of German texts and listening to lectures in German on German History and culture. Prerequisite: German I or consent of Department Chair.
  • FL240 CL Acc German II (pt. 2)

    This course is a continuation of German I, wherein the students' competency in the language is increased by exposure to a wider vocabulary and more complex grammatical aspects. Greater emphasis is placed upon the reading of German texts and listening to lectures in German on German History and culture. Prerequisite: German I or consent of Department Chair.
  • FL244A CL Introduction to Ancient Greek (pt. 1)

    This course will introduce the student to reading and writing Attic 5th century Greek. We will also explore the history, culture, and mythology of classical Greece. This course is designed for students who have an advanced knowledge of grammar and the structure of language, and who have already completed at least one LSMSA Latin class or one LSMSA modern language class. Prerequisite: consent of the Instructor. May NOT be used for TOPS or LSMSA language requirements. Elective credit only.
  • FL244A CL Introduction to Ancient Greek (pt. 2)

    This course will introduce the student to reading and writing Attic 5th century Greek. We will also explore the history, culture, and mythology of classical Greece. This course is designed for students who have an advanced knowledge of grammar and the structure of language, and who have already completed at least one LSMSA Latin class or one LSMSA modern language class. Prerequisite: consent of the Instructor. May NOT be used for TOPS or LSMSA language requirements. Elective credit only.
  • FL244B CL Classical Scholars: Mythology

    (One semester; 0.5 unit of credit).Students will read and examine the ancient songs of Greek and Roman gods, heroes, and monsters. They will consider where and when these stories originated, how they were transmitted, and how they both shaped and were shaped by the multiple cultures of the ancient Mediterranean world. Students will also explore later receptions of these tales in popular media from the Middle Ages to today.
  • FL244C CL Classic Scholars: Early Christianity

    One semester, 1/2 unit of credit: In this course we will examine the first four-hundred years of the Christian movement within its Greco-Roman context. We shall try to answer these questions: (1) who were the early Christians?, (2) what other religious and philosophical groups influenced them?, (3) what was their relationship with Roman authorities?, and (4) how did the Christians become the dominant religion of the Roman Empire?
  • FL244E CL Classical Scholars:Greek Tragedy

    One Semester (0.5 unit).Students will read (in English translation) and study a selection of plays from any or all of the three major Athenian tragedians: Aeschylus, Sophocles, and/or Euripides. General lectures will cover the mythical origins and 5th century development of Greek drama, the religious celebration of the City Dionysia, performance and the staging of the Greek theatre, and the structure and metres of dramatic verse. Text-dependent seminars will examine mythological sources, contemporary political contexts, and later literary receptions of the plays. Students will be responsible for frequent response papers (for participation credit), two exams on the lecture material, two short essays, and a creative project.
  • FL244Y CL Special Topics in Sanskrit (pt. 1)

    (1 semester, ½ unit): This course introduces students to the sounds, script (Devanagari), and grammar of the Sanskrit language, used widely in South Asia and around the Indian Ocean for millennia. The course moves systematically through the grammar and focuses on reading the story of Rama as told in the Ramayana, one of the prominent Sanskrit epics. Students will learn to translate into and out of Sanskrit and simultaneously learn about the society, religion, and history in which the language is embedded through weekly culture units. At the end of the year, students will be able to work on their own with a dictionary through verses from the Ramayana, Mahabharata, and other pieces of epic Sanskrit literature. 
  • FL244Y CL Special Topics in Sanskrit (pt. 2)

    (1 semester, ½ unit): This course introduces students to the sounds, script (Devanagari), and grammar of the Sanskrit language, used widely in South Asia and around the Indian Ocean for millennia. The course moves systematically through the grammar and focuses on reading the story of Rama as told in the Ramayana, one of the prominent Sanskrit epics. Students will learn to translate into and out of Sanskrit and simultaneously learn about the society, religion, and history in which the language is embedded through weekly culture units. At the end of the year, students will be able to work on their own with a dictionary through verses from the Ramayana, Mahabharata, and other pieces of epic Sanskrit literature.
  • FL260 CL Acc Chinese II (pt. 1)

    Students continue to progress through the textbook and broaden their Chinese skill set. Second year Chinese will begin to incorporate short readings to develop vocabulary and comprehension, and will introduce more audio materials for students to become more confident in aural comprehension. We will study movie scripts and song lyrics in addition to the textbook learning schedule. Students will continue to write journal entries to practice their abilities in both typing and handwriting.
  • FL260 CL Acc Chinese II (pt. 2)

    Students continue to progress through the textbook and broaden their Chinese skill set. Second year Chinese will begin to incorporate short readings to develop vocabulary and comprehension, and will introduce more audio materials for students to become more confident in aural comprehension. We will study movie scripts and song lyrics in addition to the textbook learning schedule. Students will continue to write journal entries to practice their abilities in both typing and handwriting.
  • FL270 CL Acc Arabic II (pt. 1)

    One semester (1/2 Unit of credit).This course continues the study begun in FL170 - Arabic, parts 1 and 2.  Students continue their work with the written and spoken language of Modern Standard Arabic as used throughout the Middle East and North Africa. The course will use a combination of guided conversations, textbook exercises, and audio materials to systematically develop knowledge of the essential features of Arabic grammar. Occasional projects will allow the students to investigate cultural phenomena associated with Arabic.
  • FL270 CL Acc Arabic II (pt. 2)

    One semester (1/2 Unit of credit).This course continues the study begun in FL170 - CL Arabic, parts 1 and 2.  Students continue their work with the written and spoken language of Modern Standard Arabic as used throughout the Middle East and North Africa. The course will use a combination of guided conversations, textbook exercises, and audio materials to systematically develop knowledge of the essential features of Arabic grammar. Occasional projects will allow the students to investigate cultural phenomena associated with Arabic.
  • FL310 CL Acc French III (pt. 1)

    This course continues the development of skills in oral, written, and aural French. The fine points of grammar, complex verb tenses, and idiomatic expressions are treated in depth, with emphasis on using these structures in composition and conversation. A variety of literary excerpts are read and combined with culture units of French speaking countries. Prerequisite: FL210 or consent of Department Chair.
  • FL310 CL Acc French III (pt. 2)

    This course continues the development of skills in oral, written, and aural French. The fine points of grammar, complex verb tenses, and idiomatic expressions are treated in depth, with emphasis on using these structures in composition and conversation. A variety of literary excerpts are read and combined with culture units of French speaking countries. Prerequisite: FL210 or consent of Department Chair.
  • FL320 CL Acc Spanish III (pt. 1)

    A high interest multi-faceted approach employing video, interactive computer program, and text. At this level, students should already have mastered all tenses, the subjunctive mood, and the major grammatical concepts, and now get maximum opportunity to practice putting this knowledge to use in meaningful conversation and written expression. Practice in aural comprehension, vocabulary assimilation, and reading strategy skills are enhanced. Prerequisite: FL220 or consent of Department Chair.
  • FL320 CL Acc Spanish III (pt. 2)

    A high interest multi-faceted approach employing video, interactive computer program, and text. At this level, students should already have mastered all tenses, the subjunctive mood, and the major grammatical concepts, and now get maximum opportunity to practice putting this knowledge to use in meaningful conversation and written expression. Practice in aural comprehension, vocabulary assimilation, and reading strategy skills are enhanced. Prerequisite: FL220 or consent of Department Chair.
  • FL330A CL Intermediate Latin: Prose

    (One semester; 0.5 unit of credit). A course designed to review and deepen the studentsknowledge of basic Latin grammar, introduce them to advanced grammar concepts, and to build Latin vocabulary through the reading of Latin prose. The course will be devoted to selected readings from one particular author or literary genre, so that students may gain an appreciation and comfort with an individual prose style. Latin selections will be supplemented by broader readings of the author's/-s' works in English translation. This course will also include study activities in Roman history and culture. Students may enroll and earn credit in either or both FL 330A and FL 330B. Prerequisite: FL 230.
  • FL330B CL Intermediate Latin: Poetry

    (One semester; 0.5 unit of credit).A course designed to introduce students to the reading of classical Latin poetry, with emphasis on a particular poet and their opera. The course will broaden the students' Latin vocabulary and refine their knowledge of Latin grammar. Students will also be introduced to the scansion of Latin poetry, and to the study of figures of rhetoric and their use in poetry.Latin selections will be supplemented by broader readings of the poet's works in English translation.This course will also include study activities in classical mythology.Students may enroll and earn credit in either or both FL 330A and FL 330B. Prerequisite: FL 230.
  • FL340 CL Acc German III (pt. 1)

    Following a review of the material covered in the previous year, this course will present all remaining elements of German grammar, and will address many aspects of syntax and idiomatic speech. Consequently, greater emphasis will be placed on oral and aural communication as well as the reading of modern German texts. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
  • FL340 CL Acc German III (pt. 2)

    Following a review of the material covered in the previous year, this course will present all remaining elements of German grammar, and will address many aspects of syntax and idiomatic speech. Consequently, greater emphasis will be placed on oral and aural communication as well as the reading of modern German texts. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
  • FL360 CL Acc Chinese III (pt. 1)

    (1 semester, ½ unit): Continuing from the conversational and reading foundation developed in the first two years, this course will involve more complex readings and discussions from online media, stories, and television. The third year vocabulary, phrase, and grammar set is geared toward functional communication for various social scenarios students are likely to encounter. We will read one story in its entirety, write journals, perform scenes from movies and television, and continue to develop cultural knowledge through calligraphy, research projects into Chinese history, literature, art, religion, and politics, and weekly lessons covering various aspects of modern China. 
  • FL360 CL Acc Chinese III (pt. 2)

    (1 semester, ½ unit): Continuing from the conversational and reading foundation developed in the first two years, this course will involve more complex readings and discussions from online media, stories, and television. The third year vocabulary, phrase, and grammar set is geared toward functional communication for various social scenarios students are likely to encounter. We will read one story in its entirety, write journals, perform scenes from movies and television, and continue to develop cultural knowledge through calligraphy, research projects into Chinese history, literature, art, religion, and politics, and weekly lessons covering various aspects of modern China. 
  • FL430A CL Advanced Latin: Prose

    One semester (1/2 unit of credit). Students will advance to the more difficult prose stylists of Roman or later Latin literature. The course will focus on reading complete texts (books, speeches, letters) of one particular author or genre. Additional assignments will include exercises in Latin prose composition in imitation of a specific author's style. Students may enroll and earn credit in either or both FL 430A and FL 430B. Prerequisite: FL 330A.
  • FL430B CL Advanced Latin: Poetry

    (One semester; 0.5 unit of credit). Students will translate and conduct literary analysis of the poems or plays of one or more Latin poet. The course will also include frequent writing assignments (response papers), original poetic compositions, and recitations/performances. Students may enroll and earn credit in either or both FL 430A and FL 430B. Prerequisite: FL 330B.
  • FL610A CL Adv French Language and Culture (pt 1)

    This course is designed to take students beyond the high level of linguistic and cultural competency already achieved in the first 3 years of the language by helping them get to the ultimate stage of linguistic and cultural proficiency. It is a course oriented towards helping students succeed on the AP French Language Exam; this course will let students experience authentic language and culture through engaging texts and multimedia materials that will provide activities designed to help understand challenging linguistic concepts and communicate using a rich, varied vocabulary. Students in this class will also be able to work with AP French Language and Culture Test practice materials. (Requirements: FL310 or consent of instructor)
  • FL610A CL Adv French Language and Culture (pt 2)

    This course is designed to take students beyond the high level of linguistic and cultural competency already achieved in the first 3 years of the language by helping them get to the ultimate stage of linguistic and cultural proficiency. It is a course oriented towards helping students succeed on the AP French Language Exam; this course will let students experience authentic language and culture through engaging texts and multimedia materials that will provide activities designed to help understand challenging linguistic concepts and communicate using a rich, varied vocabulary. Students in this class will also be able to work with AP French Language and Culture Test practice materials. (Requirements: FL310 or consent of instructor)
  • FL610B CL Tresors du Temps (pt. 1)

    This course introduces students to the history, literature and art of France throughout the centuries. Students will strengthen their knowledge in all five language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural awareness. However, reading will be more prominent than in previous classes. Reading strategies will be emphasized in order to develop comprehension. Writing activities of various types and lengths will be required. Cultural projects and presentations will also be assigned.  Prerequisite: FL310 or consent of the instructor.
  • FL610B CL Tresors du Temps (pt. 2)

    This course introduces students to the history, literature and art of France throughout the centuries. Students will strengthen their knowledge in all five language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural awareness. However, reading will be more prominent than in previous classes. Reading strategies will be emphasized in order to develop comprehension. Writing activities of various types and lengths will be required. Cultural projects and presentations will also be assigned.  Prerequisite: FL310 or consent of the instructor.
  • FL610C CL Introduction to Francophone Literature & Culture

    (One semester; 0.5 unit of credit). This course provides an introduction to selected texts of French language literature of the former French colonies. Students will familiarize themselves with a number of authors representative of Francophone literature and will examine the social, political and cultural issues their texts raise. We will discuss the meaning of "la francophonie" and its manifestation in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Caribbean and North America through literary texts, essays and films. Topics covered include: race, colonialism, revolution, decolonization, independence, neo-colonialism, post-independence society. Improving reading comprehension skills and acquiring cultural knowledge are the principal goals of this course. Improving listening, speaking and writing skills are also involved in the coursework. Prerequisite: FL310 or consent of the instructor.
  • FL610D CL Adv French Conversation

    One semester (½ unit of credit).  This course focuses on oral communication and is designed to enhance listening comprehension and fluency in French.  Students will improve pronunciation, expand vocabulary, and master idiomatic expressions.  Prerequisite: FL310 or consent of the instructor.
  • FL610E CL French Culture Through Film

    (One semester; 0.5 unit of credit). This course provides an introduction to French society and culture through film. We will examine a variety of historical, political, social and cultural themes, as experienced in French society throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. We will focus in particular on the various ways in which these themes have shaped representations of modern France and French identity. Some topics covered include: Paris and French regions, the two World Wars, the Vichy Regime and the Occupation, the French-Algerian war, the French educational system, immigration, French suburbs and the suburban culture, music, French cuisine.Prerequisite: FL310 or consent of the instructor.
  • FL620C CL Modern Peninsular & Latin American Lit. (pt.1)

    This course is an overview of modern and contemporary  Peninsular and Latin American Theatre. Students in this class will read, in Spanish, a total of six plays (three each semester), three by Peninsular playwrights, and three by Latin American authors. These plays will be the topic for class discussions and essays IN SPANISH; these (discussions and essays) together with preparation of the readings will be the basis for student assessment. Participation in public presentation of a one-act play to the LSMSA community will be strictly voluntary, and a means of getting bonus points or extra-credit in this class. The class will be conducted entirely in Spanish. Prerequisites: FL320, or Spanish Placement Test, or consent of instructor. 
  • FL620C CL Modern Peninsular & Latin American Lit. (pt.2)

    This course is an overview of modern and contemporary  Peninsular and Latin American Theatre. Students in this class will read, in Spanish, a total of six plays (three each semester), three by Peninsular playwrights, and three by Latin American authors. These plays will be the topic for class discussions and essays IN SPANISH; these (discussions and essays) together with preparation of the readings will be the basis for student assessment. Participation in public presentation of a one-act play to the LSMSA community will be strictly voluntary, and a means of getting bonus points or extra-credit in this class. The class will be conducted entirely in Spanish. Prerequisites: FL320, or Spanish Placement Test, or consent of instructor. 
  • FL620D CL Adv Span Lang & Culture (pt. 1)

    This course is designed to take students beyond the high level of linguistic and cultural competency already achieved in the first 3 years of the language by helping them get to the ultimate stage of linguistic and cultural proficiency. It is a course oriented towards helping students succeed on the AP Spanish Language Exam; this course will let students experience authentic language and culture through engaging texts and multimedia materials that will provide activities designed to help understand challenging linguistic concepts and communicate using a rich, varied vocabulary. Students in this class will also be able to work with AP Spanish Language and Culture Test practice materials. (Requirements: Spanish 3 and or consent of instructor)
  • FL620D CL Adv Span Lang & Culture (pt. 2)

    This course is designed to take students beyond the high level of linguistic and cultural competency already achieved in the first 3 years of the language by helping them get to the ultimate stage of linguistic and cultural proficiency. It is a course oriented towards helping students succeed on the AP Spanish Language Exam; this course will let students experience authentic language and culture through engaging texts and multimedia materials that will provide activities designed to help understand challenging linguistic concepts and communicate using a rich, varied vocabulary. Students in this class will also be able to work with AP Spanish Language and Culture Test practice materials. (Requirements: Spanish 3 and or consent of instructor)
  • FL630A CL Latin Paleography

    (One semester; 0.5 unit of credit). Students will learn to identify and read various scripts used in Latin handwriting from the Roman period to the later Middle Ages. The course will also include discussion and practice in manuscript book production (both scroll and codex), diplomatics, and textual criticism. Prerequisite: FL 230; may be taken as co-requisite with instructor approval.Elective course - does not apply to CORE requirements.

Department Faculty

  • Photo of John Littlejohn
    John Littlejohn
    Associate Lecturer of German, Department Chair
    University of Kansas - Doctor of Philosophy
  • Photo of Nathalie Malti
    Nathalie Malti
    Associate Lecturer of French
    318-357-2528
    Louisiana State University - Doctor of Philosophy
  • Photo of Maria Sanchez
    Maria Sanchez
    Senior Lecturer of Spanish
    318-357-2568
    University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Oviedo, Asturias (Spain) - Licenciatura in English Philology
  • Photo of Morris Tichenor
    Morris Tichenor
    Associate Lecturer of Latin
    318-357-2546
    University of Toronto - Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Toronto - Master of Arts
    Tulane University - Bachelor of Arts