Northern Kentucky University

Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16

World Languages and Literatures Majors

Bachelor of Arts with a major in French

If a particular course has a prerequisite that is not listed as part of the major requirements, then the prerequisite is given in italics below the course for which it is a prerequisite. These prerequisites are not included in the program totals in the table below, but they must be completed IN ADDITION TO other program requirements.

Click here for a 4-year plan showing one way a student can complete the program below in 4 years if the student requires no remedial courses.

Degree Requirements: B.A. – French

Courses

Credits

FRE 201

Intermediate French I

Prerequisites: FRE 101 and FRE 102 or placement

3

FRE 202

Intermediate French II

3

FRE 304

French Composition and Conversation

3

FRE 401

French Phonetics and Pronunciation

 

 

-- OR --

3

FRE 402

Advanced French Grammar and Syntax

 

FRE 480

Studies in French Culture

3

FRE 481

Studies in French Literature

3

Culture Study: select two courses from the following not already taken:

FRE 310

French Culture and Society Today

 

FRE 311

French Cultural History

 

FRE 330

Studies in French Language Cinema

 

FRE 340

Business French

6

FRE 401

French Phonetics and Pronunciation

 

FRE 402

Advanced French Grammar and Syntax

 

FRE 480

Studies in French Culture

 

FRE 520

Readings: French (culture topic)

 

Literary Study: select two courses from the following not already taken:

FRE 320

Survey of French Literature

 

FRE 322

French Drama

 

FRE 323

French Prose Fiction

6

FRE 481

Studies in French Literature

 

FRE 520

Readings: French (literary topic)

 

Interdisciplinary Component: select one course from the following:

ANT 275

Language and Culture

 

CIN 201

Survey of World Cinema

 

ENG 206

Western World Literature I

 

ENG 207

Western World Literature II

 

ENG 381

Introduction to Linguistics

 

GEO 402

Geography of Europe

3

HIS 348

History of France 1804-1918

 

HIS 349

History of France 1918 to Present

 

HIS 409

The French Revolution

 

PHI 305

Existentialism

 

PSC 330

Politics of Europe

 

Select one FRE course above the 202 level

3

TOTAL CREDITS

36

Bachelor of Arts with a major in French with Teaching Certification

Students pursuing a major in French with secondary certification are required to:

  1. Complete the requirements listed above for the Bachelor of Arts in French.
  2. Review the portion of this catalog relating to education.
  3. Schedule an appointment with the certification specialist in the College of Education and Human Services and with the certification advisor in French. This should be done as soon as one knows he or she plans to pursue, or is considering, teaching certification.
  4. Complete all required teacher education and general education courses.
  5. Fulfill all departmental requirements involving the portfolio and other required assessments as specified in the handbook for world language majors.

Click here for a 4-year plan showing one way a student can complete the program below in 4 years if the student requires no remedial courses.

Degree Requirements: B.A. – French with Teaching Certification

Courses

Credits

Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in French (listed above)

36-42

FRE 350

Methods of Teaching in French

3

TOTAL CREDITS

39-45

Bachelor of Arts with a major in German

If a particular course has a prerequisite that is not listed as part of the major requirements, then the prerequisite is given in italics below the course for which it is a prerequisite. These prerequisites are not included in the program totals in the table below, but they must be completed IN ADDITION TO other program requirements.

Click here for a 4-year plan showing one way a student can complete the program below in 4 years if the student requires no remedial courses.

Degree Requirements: B.A. – German

Courses

Credits

GER 201

Intermediate German I

Prerequisites: GER 101 and GER 102 or placement

3

GER 202

Intermediate German II

3

GER 304

German Composition and Conversation

3

GER 401

German Phonetics and Pronunciation

 

 

-- OR --

3

GER 402

Advanced German Grammar and Syntax

 

GER 480

Studies in German Culture

3

GER 481

Studies in German Literature

3

Culture Study: select two courses from the following:

GER 310

Contemporary German Life

 

GER 311

German Cultural History

 

GER 330

Studies in German Language Cinema

 

GER 340

Business German

6

GER 401

German Phonetics and Pronunciation

 

GER 402

Advanced German Grammar and Syntax

 

GER 480

Studies in German Culture

 

GER 520

Readings: German (culture topic)

 

Literary Study: select two courses from the following:

GER 320

Survey of German Literature

 

GER 322

German Drama

 

GER 323

German Prose Fiction

6

GER 481

Studies in German Literature

 

GER 520

Readings: German (literary topic)

 

Interdisciplinary Component: select one course from the following:

ANT 275

Language and Culture

 

CIN 201

Survey of World Cinema

 

ENG 206

Western World Literature I

 

ENG 207

Western World Literature II

 

ENG 324

Holocaust Literature

 

ENG 350

Critical Theory

 

ENG 371

Traditional Grammar

 

ENG 381

Introduction to Linguistics

 

GEO 402

Geography of Europe

 

HIS 303

Europe in the Middle Ages

3

HIS 304

Renaissance Europe

 

HIS 305

Reformation Europe

 

HIS 308

Modern Europe 1870-1920

 

HIS 309

Modern Europe since 1920

 

HIS 361

History of Germany

 

HIS 413

History of Nazi Germany

 

HIS 414

The Holocaust

 

PHI 285

History of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy

 

PHI 305

Existentialism

 

PSC 330

Politics of Europe

 

Select one GER elective above the 202 level

3

TOTAL CREDITS

36

Bachelor of Arts with a major in German with Teaching Certification

Students pursuing a major in German with secondary certification are required to:

  1. Complete the requirements listed above for the Bachelor of Arts in German.
  2. Review the portion of this catalog relating to education.
  3. Schedule an appointment with the certification specialist in the College of Education and Human Services and with the chair of the world languages department. This should be done as soon as one knows he or she plans to pursue, or is considering, teaching certification.
  4. Complete all required teacher education and general education courses.
  5. Fulfill all departmental requirements involving the portfolio and other required assessments as specified in the handbook for world language majors.

Click here for a 4-year plan showing one way a student can complete the program below in 4 years if the student requires no remedial courses.

Degree Requirements: B.A. – German with Teaching Certification

Courses

Credits

Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in German (listed above)

36-42

GER 350

Methods of Teaching German

3

TOTAL CREDITS

39-45

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Spanish

If a particular course has a prerequisite that is not listed as part of the major requirements, then the prerequisite is given in italics below the course for which it is a prerequisite. These prerequisites are not included in the program totals in the table below, but they must be completed IN ADDITION TO other program requirements.

Click here for a 4-year plan showing one way a student can complete the program below in 4 years if the student requires no remedial courses.

Degree Requirements: B.A. – Spanish

Courses

Credits

SPI 201

Intermediate Spanish

Prerequisites: SPI 101 and SPI 102 or placement

3

SPI 202

Intermediate Spanish II

3

SPI 304

Spanish Composition and Conversation

3

SPI 401

Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation

 

 

-- OR --

3

SPI 402

Advanced Spanish Grammar and Syntax

 

SPI 480

Studies in Spanish and Spanish-American Culture

3

SPI 481

Studies in Spanish and Spanish American Literature

3

Culture Study: select two courses from the following not already taken:

SPI 310

Spanish Culture and Civilization

 

SPI 311

Spanish-American Culture and Civilization

 

SPI 330

Studies in Spanish Language Cinema

 

SPI 340

Business Spanish

6

SPI 401

Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation

 

SPI 402

Advanced Spanish Grammar and Syntax

 

SPI 480

Studies in Spanish and Spanish-American Culture

 

SPI 520

Readings in Spanish (culture topic)

 

Literary Study: select two courses from the following not already taken:

SPI 320

Survey of Peninsular Spanish Literature

 

SPI 321

Survey of Spanish-American Literature

 

SPI 322

Hispanic Drama

6

SPI 323

Hispanic Prose Fiction

 

SPI 481

Studies: Spanish and Spanish-American Literature

 

SPI 520

Readings in Spanish (literary topic)

 

Interdisciplinary component: select one course from the following:

ANT 245

Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean

 

ANT 275

Language and Culture

 

ANT 360

Mesoamerican Indians

 

CIN 201

Survey of World Cinema

 

ENG 206

Western World Literature I

 

ENG 207

Western World Literature II

 

ENG 381

Introduction to Linguistics

3

GEO 402

Geography of Europe

 

GEO 406

Geography of Latin America

 

HIS 325

Early Latin American History

 

HIS 326

Modern Latin American History

 

HIS 465

Nature and Development in Latin America

 

PSC 330

Politics of Europe

 

PSC 335

Politics of Latin America

 

Select one SPI course above the 202 level

3

TOTAL CREDITS

36

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Spanish with Teaching Certification

Students pursuing a major in Spanish with secondary certification are required to:

  1. Complete the requirements listed above for the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.
  2. Review the portion of this catalog relating to education.
  3. Schedule an appointment with the certification specialist in the College of Education and Human Services and with the certification advisor in Spanish. This should be done as soon as one knows he or she plans to pursue, or is considering, teaching certification.
  4. Complete all required teacher education and general education courses.
  5. Fulfill all departmental requirements involving the portfolio and other required assessments as specified in the handbook for world language majors.

Click here for a 4-year plan showing one way a student can complete the program below in 4 years if the student requires no remedial courses.

Degree Requirements: B.A. – Spanish with Teaching Certification

Courses

Credits

Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Spanish (listed above)

36-42

SPI 350

Methods of Teaching Spanish

3

TOTAL CREDITS

39-45

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Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16

The Catalog

Catalog Changes

University Accreditation

Employment and Earnings of Kentucky College Graduates

About NKU

Program Offerings

Admissions and Enrollment

International Admissions and Enrollment

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Academic Program Opportunities

University Policies and Procedures

Academic Support

Student Engagement

General Education

College of Arts and Sciences

Haile/U.S. Bank College of Business

College of Education and Human Services

College of Health Professions

College of Informatics

Pre-Professional and Interdisciplinary Programs

Course Descriptions

Course Description Notes

Accounting Courses (ACC)

Anthropology Courses (ANT)

Arabic Courses (ARI)

Art Courses (ART)

Astronomy Courses (AST)

Athletic Training Program Courses (ATP)

Biological Sciences Courses (BIO)

Business Informatics Courses (BIS)

Black Studies Courses (BLS)

Business Courses (BUS)

College of Arts and Sciences Courses (CAS)

Cooperative Education Courses (CEP)

Chemistry Courses (CHE)

Chinese Courses (CHI)

Cinema Studies Courses (CIN)

Computer Information Technology Courses (CIT)

Construction Management Courses (CMGT)

Communication Studies Courses (CMST)

Communication Courses (COM)

Counseling Courses (COU)

Computer Science Courses (CSC)

Career and Technical Education Courses (CTE)

Dance Courses (DAN)

Data Science Courses (DSC)

Economics Courses (ECO)

Education – Special Education Courses (EDS)

Education Courses (EDU)

Engineering Technology Courses (EGT)

Electronic Media and Broadcasting Courses (EMB)

English Courses (ENG)

English Developmental Courses (ENGD)

Entrepreneurship Courses (ENTP)

Environmental Science Courses (ENV)

Finance Courses (FIN)

Financial Literacy Courses (FLC)

French Courses (FRE)

Geography Courses (GEO)

German Courses (GER)

Geology Courses (GLY)

Health Education Courses (HEA)

Health Informatics Courses (HIN)

History Courses (HIS)

Honors Courses (HNR)

Human Resource Management Courses (HRM)

Health Science Courses (HSC)

Human Services/Mental Health Courses (HSR)

Informatics Courses (INF)

International Programs Courses (INTL)

Integrative Studies Courses (IST)

Italian Courses (ITA)

Journalism Courses (JOU)

Japanese Courses (JPN)

Criminal Justice Courses (JUS)

Kinesiology Courses (KIN)

Korean Courses (KOR)

Learning Assistance Program Courses (LAP)

Latin Courses (LAT)

Organizational Leadership Courses (LDR)

Library Informatics Courses (LIN)

Developmental Mathematics Courses (MAHD)

Mathematics Courses (MAT)

Medieval Studies Courses (MDS)

Management Courses (MGT)

Media Informatics Courses (MIN)

Marketing Courses (MKT)

Military Science Courses (MSC)

Music Courses (MUS)

Neuroscience Courses (NEU)

Nursing Registered Professional Courses (NRP)

Nursing Baccalaureate Courses (NRS)

Public Administration Courses (PAD)

Physical Education Courses (PHE)

Philosophy Courses (PHI)

Physics Courses (PHY)

Popular Culture Courses (POP)

Public Relations Courses (PRE)

Political Science Courses (PSC)

Psychology Courses (PSY)

Radiologic Science Courses (RAD)

Reading Workshop Courses (RDG)

Religious Studies Courses (REL)

Respiratory Care Courses (RSP)

Russian Courses (RUS)

Integrated Sciences Courses (SCI)

Sociology Courses (SOC)

Sports Business Courses (SPB)

Spanish Courses (SPI)

Statistics Courses (STA)

Social Work Courses (SWK)

Theatre Courses (TAR)

University Programs Courses (UNV)

Women's and Gender Studies Courses (WGS)

World Languages Courses (WLL)

University Administration

Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

Appendices

Kentucky Residency

Index