2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Courses

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LG 250 Overview of Linguistics for Language Educators 2 cr.
  • Offered: Every other fall
  • Prerequisites: FR/GR/SN 202, or instructor permission.

A general overview of linguistics. Topics include phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, and linguistic typology, as well as pertinent examples taken mostly from English, French, German, and Spanish. This course meets Michigan and national standards for language education students.

Notes: FR/GR/SN 202 have prerequisites of 101, 102 and 201, which can be waived due to high school or other experience.
LG 317 World Studies through Literature in Translation 4 cr.
  • Offered: Winter Summer
  • Prerequisites: EN 211 with a grade of "C" and sophomore standing.

An examination of the art, culture, language, history and humanity of different areas of the world through their literature. At least two-thirds of the texts are translations into English of works originally written in other languages.

Notes: May be repeated if topic differs.
LG 317Z World Studies through Literature in Translation 4 cr.
  • Offered: Winter Summer
  • Prerequisites: EN 211 with a grade of "C" and sophomore standing.

An examination of the art, culture, language, history and humanity of different areas of the world through their literature. At least two-thirds of the texts are translations into English of works originally written in other languages.

Notes: May be repeated if topic differs.
LG 350 Methods and Materials in Teaching Language Education 4 cr.
  • Offered: Winter
  • Prerequisites: Admission to methods phase of teacher education.

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of teaching languages in public schools.

Notes: May not be applied toward a non-teaching major or minor in modern languages. May be applied to a secondary education minor in French, German or Spanish if required.
LG 499 Graduation Assessment for Language Majors 0 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter Summer
  • Graded: S/U
  • Prerequisites: Concurrent application for graduation.

Graduating students meet with faculty in November (for fall graduates) or March (for winter or summer graduates) to show their skills in the language of their major. Include reading, writing, conversation and culture-related skills.