California State University, Fullerton

Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish Page

DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Janet Eyring

DEPARTMENT OFFICE
Humanities 835A

DEPARTMENT WEBSITE
http://hss.fullerton.edu/mll

MODERN LANGUAGE MEDIA CENTER
Humanities 325

PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bachelor of Arts in French, German,
Japanese and Spanish
Minor in French, German, Japanese,
Portuguese and Spanish
Master of Arts in French, German and Spanish
Master of Science in Education:
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Certificate for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Business Language Concentrations for:
Bachelor of Arts in International Business: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish
Single Subject Matter Preparation Program for Secondary Teaching: French, German, Japanese, and Spanish (FLED)

FACULTY
Nathan Carr, Fanny Daubigny, Hélène Domon, Michèle Druon, Janet Eyring, Reyes Fidalgo, Juan Carlos Gallego, Ronald Harmon, Josefina Hess, James Hussar, Juan Ishikawa, Eric Lief, Jinghui Liu, C. George Peale, Sandra Pérez-Linggi, Setsue Shibata, Marjorie Tussing, Pilar Valero-Costa, Lydia Vélez, Kazuha Watanabe, Cheryl Zimmerman.

INTRODUCTION
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers a wide diversity of programs of language, cultural studies, linguistics, literature and teacher education aimed at meeting the varying needs of today’s students.

In our changing world, we must lower barriers to understanding. Communicating effectively in a foreign language is not simply an exercise in the acquisition of linguistic skills. In learning another language, we also gain insight into the thinking of another culture (often very different from our own); insights that afford us the perspective necessary to critically examine our own cultural values. In our department, we view language, culture, linguistics and literature as integrally related facets of the complex phenomenon of human communication that help us better understand ourselves, each other, our values and our roles in a changing multicultural world.

Our department has well-established baccalaureate programs in French, German, Japanese and Spanish, and master’s programs in French, German and Spanish. Additionally, we offer training for the California secondary credential program in Spanish, French, German and Japanese (FLED), a post baccalaureate program leading to a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and an M.S. in Education with a concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). In addition to our degree and certificate programs, we offer minors in French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish. Coursework is also offered in Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Korean, Latin, Persian and Vietnamese.

Students interested in developing language and cultural competencies find a variety of programs in Modern Languages and Literatures. Programs are designed for those who wish to pursue more advanced studies of language and literature, as well as for the growing number of individuals who will find ability to communicate in other languages and sensitivity to other cultures important components in career preparation in the United States and abroad. Our programs are designed for those planning careers in education, government, social services, translation services, assessment, literature and the expanding areas of international business.

Our goal is to assist students in developing competence in other languages through teaching the majority of our courses in the target language. We strive to deepen students’ knowledge about language and the humanities through various means—reading representative authors in their respective literatures, familiarizing students with the cultural traditions of the peoples whose language they study, and expanding students’ knowledge of linguistics and socio-cultural context. As a department engaged in service learning, many of our majors apply their growing knowledge of languages and cultures to real community contexts.

CREDENTIAL INFORMATION
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers approved Single Subject Matter Preparation Programs in French, German, Japanese and Spanish for prospective secondary teachers seeking the Single Subject Teaching Credential in conjunction with the Department of Secondary Education. Information concerning admission to Teacher Education is available at the Center for Careers in Teaching (657-278-7130) (http://www.fullerton.edu/cct) and in the Office of Admission to Teacher Education (657-278-3352).

Program applications are accepted February 28 for the fall semester only. Before applying to a credential program, prospective teachers should attend an overview session sponsored by the Department of Secondary Education and then see an adviser in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. In addition, they must have completed the foreign language subject matter preparation requirements or have passed the CSET (California Subject Examination for Teachers) and have taken the C-BEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test). During the admission process, applicants will be required to demonstrate oral and written proficiency in the language. Current information is available in the department office and at http://hss.fullerton.edu/mll.

SPECIAL PROGRAM INFORMATION
International Programs
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures encourages students to participate in a study program abroad. Such programs facilitate student mastery of the language and offer numerous cultural insights. The California State University’s International Programs offer a wide variety of study opportunities at the junior, senior and graduate level. Language exchange programs are also available with Fudan University (China), Autonomous University of Guadalajara (Mexico), University of Nanzan (Japan) and University of Paris (France), including international business courses and internships through Paris 9-Dauphine. Approved internships for the B.A. in International Business are available at the School of Business, Management, and Economics in Nürtingen (Germany). Language majors are required to complete the following minimum number of units in their major on campus before departure for, or upon return from, overseas: six units of upper-division coursework at CSUF, of which at least three units must be at the 400 level.

Language Concentration for International Business
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers language concentrations in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish. This component of the B.A. in International Business consists of 15 units of upper-division language study (including an internship). These courses, as well as the prerequisites, must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.0) or better. For description of the international business program, please see the “International Business” section of this catalog.

FLAIR (Foreign Language Alliance Intra-Regional Program)Concurrent Enrollment for French and German M.A. Programs

The French and German faculty at CSU Fullerton and CSU Long Beach have established a cooperative arrangement that permits graduate students enrolled at either campus to take courses concurrently at the other campus.

Benefits to students are considerable. With prior approval by the graduate adviser, coursework at either campus may be applicable to the M.A. degree. A greater selection of courses and faculty enriches graduate study and may shorten the time required to complete the degree. Cooperative scheduling ensures that time conflicts and travel time are minimized.

Garden Grove
The department offers several languages at the CSUF Garden Grove Center. For more information, contact the main office at 657-278-3534.

The CSU/UCLA Cooperative Program in Modern Languages and Literatures
The Cooperative Program in Modern Languages and Literatures gives students the opportunity (without additional fees) to take courses in foreign languages not available on this campus or any neighboring CSU campus, but offered at UCLA. For information regarding enrollment and qualifications, interested students should inquire at the department office.

Modern Language Media Center
A 24-station computer laboratory featuring multimedia interactive capabilities facilitates both individual and group learning activities in conjunction with a networked instructor station. The computer lab is also connected to the internet, where students can access a wide variety of authentic language materials contained in websites in the countries whose languages they are studying. Adjacent to the computer lab is a 16-station Sanako 300 computer lab.

Advisers
Undergraduate: All faculty members serve as advisers. Students may check the department office to determine their assigned faculty adviser.

Foreign Language Teacher Education: Hèléne Domon, Reyes Fidalgo, Sandra Perez-Linggi, Setsue Shibata, Marjorie Tussing, Pilar Valero-Costa, James Hussar and Juan Ishikawa.

Graduate: Hèléne Domon (M.A. in French), Marjorie Tussing (M.A. in German), Lydia Velez (M.A. in Spanish), and Cheryl Zimmerman (M.S. in Education TESOL).

M.S. TESOL and TESOL Certificate: Nathan Carr, Janet Eyring, Juan Carlos Gallego and Cheryl Zimmerman.

Upper-Division Writing Requirement
Modern Language (MLNG) 301 satisfies the course portion of the upper-division writing requirement for all foreign language majors.

Academic Standards Requirement
Each course counted to fulfill requirements for the major or minor must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.0) or better.

Advanced Placement
Students should enroll at the point in the sequence of courses for which their previous study and/or experience has prepared them. Students with no language background should enroll in fundamental 101-level courses. Normally, two years of high school language study are considered to be equivalent to one year of college language. Students just completing two years of high school language should begin at 200-level intermediate courses. A minimum of four years of high school language, or its equivalent, is considered a prerequisite for more advanced 300-level major work.

Courses at the 101 level are not open to students who have completed two or more years of high school study or one term of college study in that language unless such study was completed three years or more before entering the class. Courses at the 102 level are not open to students who have completed two or more years of high school study or two terms of college study in that language unless such study was completed two years or more before entering the class. Language courses at the 100 level are not open to native speakers of that language.

Due to the sequential nature of language instruction, consultation with an adviser in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is essential before enrolling in courses.

International Baccalaureate Program
Students entering the university with the International Baccalaureate shall request an oral interview with two instructors of the target language. Subject to their recommendation, the following credit may be awarded:
Students with the International Baccalaureate Higher Level Language Exam with a grade of four or better will have lower-division requirements waived, and upon recommendation will receive three to 12 units of upper-division language credit.
Students with the International Baccalaureate Subsidiary Level Language B Exam with a grade of four or better will have lower-division requirements waived, and upon recommendation will receive up to six units of upper-division language credit. If no upper-division units are recommended, a minimum of six units of 200-level credit will be awarded.

Transfer Students
In accordance with university rules, all transfer students must complete 30 units in residence at Cal State Fullerton. Of these 30 units, the transfer student majoring in French, German, Japanese or Spanish is required to complete 12 upper-division units, i.e., 300- or 400-level courses, including nine units of 400-level classes in the major on the Cal State Fullerton campus. The specific courses will be determined in consultation with the student’s adviser.

Unit Requirements
Each foreign language bachelor’s degree requires a minimum of 120 units, which includes courses for the major, General Education, all university requirements and free electives.

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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SPANISH
The Bachelor of Arts in Spanish consists of 33 units of upper-division Spanish coursework, plus the required 3-unit upper-division English writing course, Modern Language (MLNG) 301. Prior to undertaking upper-division work, the Spanish major will have completed the following lower-division courses or their equivalents:

Basic Requirements (17-22 units)
Spanish 101/102 Fundamental Spanish (10)
OR Spanish 105 Intensive Review of Fundamental Spanish (5)
Spanish 203 Intermediate Spanish A (3)
OR Spanish 201 Spanish for Spanish Speakers A (3)
Spanish 204 Intermediate Spanish B (3)
OR Spanish 202 Spanish for Spanish Speakers B (3)
Spanish 213 Intermediate Conversation* (3)
Spanish 214 Intermediate Composition (3)

*Spanish 213 not open to native speakers.

Upper-Division Requirements (36 units)

  1. Upper-Division Writing (3 units)
    Modern Language 301 Writing in an Intercultural Context (3)
  2. Language (6 units)
    Spanish 301 Advanced Grammar and Composition (3
    Spanish 400 Advanced Writing (3)
  3. Culture (6 units)
    Spanish 315 Introduction to Spanish Civilization (3)
    Spanish 316 Introduction to Spanish-American Civilization (3)
  4. Literature (9 units)
    Spanish 375 Introduction to Literary Forms (3)
    Spanish 430 Spanish Literature to Neoclassicism (3)
    OR Spanish 461 Spanish Literature Since Neoclassicism (3)
    Spanish 440 Spanish-American Literature to Modernismo (3)
    OR Spanish 441 Spanish-American Literature Since Modernismo (3)
  5. Linguistics (6 units)
    Spanish 467 Spanish Morphology and Syntax (3)
    Spanish 466 Spanish Phonology and Dialectology (3)
    OR Spanish 468 Spanish-English Bilingualism and Language Contact (3)
  6. Seminar (3 units)
    Spanish 475T Topics in Spanish Peninsular Literature (3)
    OR Spanish 485T Topics in Spanish American Literature (3)
  7. Elective (3 units)
    Spanish 407, 415, 416 and any other of the 400-level courses not already taken, chosen in consultation with an adviser; 475T and 485T may be repeated with a different topic. Spanish 300, 310 and 311 not applicable.

MINOR IN SPANISH
Basic Requirements (17-22 units)
Each of the following or their equivalent:
Spanish 101/102 Fundamental Spanish (10)
OR Spanish 105 Intensive Review of Fundamental Spanish (5)
Spanish 203 Intermediate Spanish A (3)
OR Spanish 201 Spanish for Spanish Speakers A (3)
Spanish 204 Intermediate Spanish B (3)
OR Spanish 202 Spanish for Spanish Speakers B (3)
Spanish 213 Intermediate Conversation* (3)
Spanish 214 Intermediate Composition (3)

*Spanish 213 not open to native speakers.

Upper-Division Requirements (12 units)
Six units from the following:
Spanish 301 Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)
Spanish 315 Introduction to Spanish Civilization (3)
OR Spanish 316 Introduction to Spanish American Civilization (3)
In consultation with an adviser, choose two additional upper-division courses from the following:
Spanish 300 Advanced Conversation and Formal Speech (3)
Spanish 315 Introduction to Spanish Civilization (3)
Spanish 316 Introduction to Spanish American Civilization (3)
Spanish 375 Introduction to Literary Forms (3)
Spanish 400 Advanced Writing (3)
Spanish 407 Spanish Visual Representations of Cultural Transformations in the 20th Century (3)
Spanish 408 Mystic Influences on Spanish Peninsular Literature (3)
Spanish 415 Contemporary Spanish Culture (3)
Spanish 416 Contemporary Spanish American Culture (3)
Spanish 430 Spanish Literature to Neoclassicism (3)
Spanish 440 Spanish-American Literature to Modernismo (3)
Spanish 441 Spanish-American Literature Since Modernismo (3)
Spanish 466 Spanish Phonology and Dialectology (3)
Spanish 467 Spanish Morphology and Syntax (3)
Spanish 468 Spanish-English Bilingualism and Language Contact (3)
Spanish 475T Senior Seminar: Topics in Spanish Peninsular Literature (3)
Spanish 485T Senior Seminar: Topics in Spanish-American Literature (3)

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CERTIFICATE FOR TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL)
In cooperation with the Department of English and Linguistics Programs, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers a Certificate for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). The program consists of 24 units. In order to participate in the program, students must declare the TESOL Certificate along with their degree objective.
Admission Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  2. A grade-point average of at least 2.7 in the last 60 semester units attempted and a 3.0 grade-point average in the major.
  3. Good standing at the last college attended.
  4. At least two years of one foreign language, or one year each of two different foreign languages, or the equivalent with an average 3.0 GPA. This requirement will normally be waived for students from foreign countries who have studied English as a foreign language.
  5. Modern Language 301 with a grade of “B-” (2.7) or better, or with program approval, the EWP with a score of 6 or better.
  6. English 303 with a grade of “B-” (2.7) or better.
  7. Oral and written proficiency in English to be verified during the student’s first semester in the program. A minimum TOEFL score of 573 for paper-based, 230 for computer-based, or 89 for the iBT, and a minimum score of 50 on the Test of Spoken English or 26 on the speaking section of the iBT (to be verified no later than at the end of the student’s first semester in the program) are required for non-native English speaking applicants who completed their bachelor’s degrees outside of the U.S. in a language other than English.

Study Plan Core Courses (12 units)
The study plan must include 24 units of committee-approved coursework: 12 units of core courses, three units of language pedagogy, six units of electives and three units for the practicum. All TESOL Certificate students must obtain a minimum “B-” (2.7) grade in each core course and a “B” (3.0) average in all core, language pedagogy and elective courses combined.
TESOL 500 Fundamentals in TESOL (3)
TESOL 509 Advanced Principles of TESOL: Listening/Speaking Focus (3)*
TESOL 510 Advanced Principles of TESOL: Reading/Writing Focus (3)*
TESOL 527 Second Language Acquisition (3)

Language Pedagogy (3 units)
TESOL 515 Pedagogical Grammar in TESOL (3)*
OR TESOL 520 Teaching Pronunciation and Oral Discourse in TESOL (3)*
OR TESOL 525 Teaching Vocabulary in ESL/EFL Classroom (3)

*In at least one of these courses each student will complete 20 hours of service learning at one of the sites approved by the TESOL Program.

Electives (6 units)
Select six units from the following:

Culture and Literature:
Anthropology 412, 470
Chicana/o Studies 450, 480
Human Communication 420, 422, 522
Reading 560
TESOL 511, 545
400- and 500-level adviser-approved American Studies courses
400- and 500-level adviser-approved English or American literature courses

Language and Linguistics
Anthropology 416
French/German/Japanese/Spanish 466
Japanese/Spanish 468
Linguistics 406, 412, 417, 442, 505, 507, 508
Reading 514
TESOL 515, 520 or 525, if not taken as a language pedagogy course.

Testing, Technology and Research
Anthropology 401
Ed El 511, 515, 518A, 518B, 519, 522, 551, 590
Ed Sec 504, 524, 535
Linguistics 501
Psychology 461, 465
Reading 516, 520
TESOL 530, 532

Professional Education
Elementary
Ed El 434, 500, 515, 521, 528, 529, 530, 531, 536, 541, 542, 552, 553
Reading 508
Secondary
Ed Sec 410, 504, 524, 535, 540, 550
Foreign Language Education 442
Adult/College
English 402, 402S, 590
Reading 507, 581

Culminating Experience (3 units)
TESOL 596 TESOL Practicum (3)
The practicum is to be taken at the end of the program. Students must consult with an adviser the semester before the practicum. Prerequisites are TESOL 500, 509, 510 and 527. The core and language pedagogy courses must be completed with an average of “B-“ (2.7) or better in order for students to enroll in the practicum.

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MASTER OF ARTS IN SPANISH
Application Deadlines
The deadlines for completing online applications are March 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester (see http://www.csumentor.edu). Mailed applications need to be postmarked by the same deadlines. However, deadlines may be changed based upon enrollment projections.

Admission to Graduate Standing: Conditionally Classified
University requirements include: A baccalaureate from an accredited institution and a grade-point average of at least 2.5 in the last 60 semester units attempted. See the Graduate Admissions section of this catalog for complete statement and procedures.

Candidates will need a B.A. with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Spanish, consisting of at least 24 units (or equivalent) of upper-division studies. A candidate presenting a bachelor of arts that has fewer than 24 upper-division units in the language, or whose background is otherwise inadequate, will be required to take additional courses with a minimum GPA of 3.0 to build a full undergraduate major before beginning the graduate program. The student must also demonstrate proficiency in English, either by passing the English Writing Proficiency exam or equivalent exam or by passing Modern Language 301 or equivalent with a grade of “C” (2.0) or better.

Satisfactory evaluation of language proficiency by committee is also required. Adaptations of certain admission requirements may be made for promising foreign students.

Graduate Standing: Classified
A student who meets the requirements for conditionally classified graduate standing is eligible for classified graduate standing upon the development of an approved study plan, which should be done in consultation with the graduate adviser prior to the completion of nine graduate units.

Study Plan
The study plan consists of 30 units of graduate study (at least 18 in 500-level courses), distributed as follows:

Required Core Courses (6 units)
Spanish 500 Graduate Seminar: Advanced Structure and Style (3)
Spanish 530 Graduate Seminar: Historical Linguistics (3)

Graduate Seminars in Literature (12 units)
Peninsular Literature (6 units)
Spanish 556 Grad Seminar: Spanish Poetry (3)
Spanish 571 Grad Seminar: Spanish Prose and Narrative Fiction (3)
Spanish 575 Grad Seminar: Spanish Drama (3)

Spanish-American Literature (6 units)
Spanish 557 Grad Seminar: Spanish-American Poetry (3)
Spanish 567 Grad Seminar: Spanish-American Novel (3)
Spanish 576T Grad Seminar: Hispanic Topics (3)

Other Electives (12 units)
May be chosen from either 400- or 500-level courses (up to 6 of the 12 units may be taken in a related field with the approval of the adviser):
Spanish 407 Spanish Visual Representations of Cultural Transformations in the 20th Century (3)
Spanish 408 Mystic Influences on Spanish Peninsular Literature (3)
Spanish 430 Spanish Literature to Neoclassicism (3)
Spanish 440 Spanish-American Literature to Modernismo (3)
Spanish 441 Spanish-American Literature Since Modernismo (3)
Spanish 461 Spanish Literature Since Neoclassicism (3)
Spanish 466 Spanish Phonology and Dialectology (3)
Spanish 467 Spanish Morphology and Syntax (3)
Spanish 468 Spanish-English Bilingualism and Language Contact (3)
Spanish 475T Senior Seminar: Topics in Spanish Peninsular Literature (3)
Spanish 485T Senior Seminar: Topics in Spanish American Literature (3)
Spanish 556 Graduate Seminar: Spanish Poetry (3)
Spanish 557 Graduate Seminar: Spanish American Poetry (3)
Spanish 567 Graduate Seminar: Spanish American Novel (3)
Spanish 571 Graduate Seminar: Spanish Prose and Narrative Fiction (3)
Spanish 575 Graduate Seminar: Spanish Drama (3)
Spanish 576T Graduate Seminar: Hispanic Topics (3)
Spanish 599 Independent Graduate Research (1-3)

Comprehensive Exams
All students are required to complete a reading list. Upon completion of all requirements, a final evaluation by a comprehensive written examination must be taken to demonstrate mastery of the fields. The examination consists of three separate tests: Linguistics, Peninsular Literature and Spanish-American Literature. A student who fails one part of the written examination will have the option of retaking the failed part, but only one time through another written examination. The graduate committee may administer a supplemental oral examination if it deems it appropriate. If the candidate fails all or any two parts of the examination, the whole process must be repeated. The candidate may, with the approval of the graduate committee, repeat the examination, but only once within two years.

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES)
This program is multi-disciplinary, involving study in the fields of American studies, anthropology, education, English, human communication, linguistics and psychology in order to provide the candidate with the requisite knowledge for success as an English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher, resource specialist or program coordinator.

Application Deadlines
Applications need to be postmarked no later than March 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester. However, deadlines may be changed based upon enrollment projections.

Admission to Graduate Standing: Conditionally Classified
University requirements include: a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a grade-point average of at least 2.7 in the last 60 semester units attempted, and good standing at the last institution attended. In addition, the candidate must have a 3.0 grade-point average in the major.

Prerequisites

  1. Two years of one foreign language, or one year each of two different foreign languages or the equivalent, with an average 3.0 GPA.
  2. Modern Language 301, with a grade of “B-” (2.7) or better, or with program approval, the EWP with a score of 6 or better.
  3. English 303 with a grade of “B-” (2.7) or better.
  4. One of the following: American Studies 301, 345; Anthro 300, 360; Comparative Literature 325; English 300, 305, Human Comm 320, or equivalent with a “B-” (2.7) or better.
  5. Linguistics 406 with a grade of “B-” (2.7) or better.

Oral and written proficiency in English to be verified during the student’s first semester in the program. A minimum TOEFL score of 573 for paper-based, 230 for computer- based, or 89 for the iBT, and a minimum score of 50 on the Test of Spoken English or 26 on the speaking section of the iBT (to be verified no later than at the end of the student’s first semester in the program) are required for non-native English speaking applicants who completed their bachelor’s degrees in a language other than English.

Study Plan
The study plan must include 33 units of committee-approved coursework: 18 units of core courses, three units of language pedagogy, nine units of electives, and three units for the practicum, which includes a comprehensive examination. All TESOL students must obtain a minimum “B-” (2.7) grade in each core course and a “B” (3.0) average in all core, language pedagogy and elective courses combined.

Core Courses (18 units)
TESOL 500 Fundamentals in TESOL (3)
TESOL 509 Advanced Principles of TESOL: Listening/Speaking Focus (3)*
TESOL 510 Advanced Principles of TESOL: Reading/Writing Focus (3)*
TESOL 527 Second Language Acquisition (3)
TESOL 560 Second Language Assessment (3)
TESOL 595 Curriculum and Program Design for TESOL (3)

Language Pedagogy (3 units)
TESOL 515 Pedagogical Grammar and TESOL (3)*
OR TESOL 520 Teaching Pronunciation and Oral Discourse in TESOL (3)*
OR TESOL 525 Teaching Vocabulary in ESL/EFL (3)

*In at least one of these courses each student will complete 20 hours of service learning at one of the sites approved by the TESOL Program.

Electives (9 units)
Students select nine (9) units from the list of courses provided below. Complete titles and descriptions of courses can be found in the departmental course listings of this catalog.

Culture and Literature
Anthropology 412, 470
Chicana/o Studies 450, 480
Human Communication 420, 422, 522
Reading 560
TESOL 511, 545
400- and 500-level adviser-approved American Studies courses
400- and 500-level adviser-approved English or American literature courses

Language and Linguistics
Anthropology 416
French/German/Japanese/Spanish 466
Japanese/Spanish 468
Linguistics 412, 417, 442, 505, 507, 508
Reading 514
Spanish 467
TESOL 515, 520 or 525, if not taken as a language pedagogy course

Testing, Technology and Research
Anthropology 401
Ed El 511, 515, 518A, 518B, 519, 522, 551, 590
Ed Sec 504, 524, 535
Linguistics 501
Psychology 461, 465
Reading 516, 520
TESOL 530, 532

Professional Education
Elementary
Ed El 434, 500, 521, 528, 529, 530, 531, 536, 541, 542, 552, 553
Reading 508
Secondary
Ed Sec 410, 522, 536, 540, 550
Foreign Language Education 442
Adult/College
English 402, 402S, 590
Reading 507, 581

Culminating Experience (3 units required)
TESOL 596 TESOL Practicum (3)
The practicum is to be taken at the end of the program. Students must consult with an adviser the semester before the practicum. Prerequisites are TESOL 500, 509, 510 and 527. The core and language pedagogy courses must be completed with an average of “B-” (2.7) or better in order for students to enroll in the practicum.

Comprehensive Examination
After completing all coursework, students must take a written examination of all the courses taken in the program. An oral examination may also be required. The candidate may, with the approval of the graduate committee, repeat the examination, but only once within two years of having taken it for the first time. For further information, contact the TESOL graduate program adviser in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

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SPANISH COURSES
Courses are designated SPAN in the class schedule.

SPAN 101    Fundamental Spanish-A

Description: Development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking, writing and cultural awareness to communicate on a basic level. Introduction to customs, culture and civilization of Spanish-speaking countries. Conducted primarily in Spanish.
Units: (5)

SPAN 102    Fundamental Spanish-B

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 101 or equivalent. Continued development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking, writing and cultural awareness to communicate on a basic level. Introduction to customs, culture and civilization of Spanish-speaking countries. Conducted primarily in Spanish.
Units: (5)

SPAN 105    Intensive Review of Fundamental Spanish

Description: Prerequisite: prior experience equivalent to Spanish 101 and 102 or three years of high school Spanish taken two or more years ago. Intensive course to develop listening and reading comprehension, speaking, writing and cultural awareness necessary to communicate on a basic level. Conducted primarily in Spanish.
Units: (5)

SPAN 201    Spanish for Spanish Speakers-A

Description: Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Intermediate course designed to strengthen existing communicative skills in Spanish. Emphasizes oral expression, vocabulary building, spelling, grammar, reading and composition. Students may not receive credit for both Spanish 201 and 203. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 202    Spanish for Spanish Speakers-B

Description: Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Intermediate course designed to further develop existing communicative skills in Spanish. Students may not receive credit for both Spanish 202 and 204 Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 203    Intermediate Spanish-A

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 102 or 105 or equivalent. Development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing Spanish based on cultural and literary materials. Emphasizes oral expression and developing correct pronunciation. Concurrent enrollment in Spanish 213 is recommended. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 204    Intermediate Spanish-B

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 201 or 203 or equivalent. Continued development of listening and reading comprehension, practice in speaking and writing Spanish based on cultural and literary materials. Emphasizes vocabulary building and developing grammatical accuracy. Concurrent enrollment in Spanish 214 is recommended. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 213    Intermediate Conversation

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 102 or 105 or equivalent. Practice in oral expression. Concurrent enrollment in Spanish 203 is recommended. Not open to students with proficiency in Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 214    Intermediate Composition

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 201 or 203 or equivalent. Practice in written expression based on cultural and literary materials. Concurrent enrollment in Spanish 204 is recommended. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 299    Directed Study

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 102 or equivalent. Supervised study projects in Spanish language or literature to be taken with consent of instructor and department chair. May be repeated for credit.
Units: (1-3)

SPAN 300    Advanced Conversation and Formal Speech

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 204 or 213. Develop formal, as well as conversational control of spoken Spanish in the context of contemporary cultural topics related to the Spanish-speaking world. Not open to those with native-like proficiency in Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 301    Advanced Grammar and Composition

Description: Prerequisites: Spanish 214 or equivalent. Grammar analysis and written expression. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 310    Spanish in the Business World

Description: Prerequisites: Spanish 301, which may be taken concurrently, and Econ 201 and 202. Practical vocabulary and structure of business language, as well as the cultural background of business procedures in the Hispanic world. No credit toward Spanish major or minor. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 311    Spanish for International Business

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 310. Acquisition of vocabulary appropriate to the Hispanic business world and study of its economic institutions. Emphasizes reading comprehension, conversation and composition. No credit toward Spanish major or minor. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 315    Introduction to Spanish Civilization

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 301, which may be taken concurrently, or equivalent. Readings and discussions in Spanish literature, arts and institutions. Strengthening of facility in the language. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 316    Introduction to Spanish-American Civilization

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 301, which may be taken concurrently or equivalent. Readings and discussion in Spanish-American literature, arts and institutions. Strengthening of facility in the language. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 375    Introduction to Literary Forms

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 301 or equivalent. Introduction to literary forms and concepts of literary techniques and criticism. Analysis and interpretation of various texts. Strengthening of a student’s abilities in reading, language and literary criticism. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 390    Spanish Culture Through Cinema and Literature

Description: Prerequisite: completion of General Education Category III.B.2. Traces the development of modern Spanish society (20th century) using various visual media including literature (in translation) and film (subtitled). Conducted in English.
Units: (3)

SPAN 400    Advanced Writing

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 375, which may be taken concurrently. Exploration of a topic or theme to develop several language skills, especially writing, to broaden and deepen cultural awareness from a humanistic perspective, and to develop and refine critical, analytical, and creative writing competencies. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 407    Spanish Visual Representations of Cultural Transformations in the 20th Century

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 315. Traces the development of modern Spanish society from the Second Republic of 1930 to 1983’s democracy. How films are texts capable of expressing social, historical or political issues and cultural changes. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 408    Mystic Influences on Spanish Peninsular Literature

Description: Prerequisites: Spanish 375 and 400. Using literary texts, this course examines the influence of three great religions – Judaism, Christianity, Islam – and the mystic expressions of these religions on Spanish authors and thinkers from 1500 to 20000. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 415    Contemporary Spanish Culture

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 315. Cultural-social, economical, political-characteristics of contemporary Spanish life. Conducted in Spanish. Not applicable for graduate degree credit.
Units: (3)

SPAN 416    Contemporary Spanish-American Culture

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 316. Social, economic, artistic and political aspects of contemporary life in Spanish America. Conducted in Spanish. Not applicable for graduate degree credit.
Units: (3)

SPAN 430    Spanish Literature to Neoclassicism

Description: Prerequisites: Spanish 315 and 375. Spanish literature from its beginnings to 1700. Representative works of each genre. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 440    Spanish-American Literature to Modernismo

Description: Prerequisites: Spanish 316 and 375. Spanish-American literature to modernismo. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 441    Spanish-American Literature Since Modernismo

Description: Prerequisites: Spanish 316 and 375. Spanish-American literature from modernismo to the present. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 461    Spanish Literature Since Neoclassicism

Description: Prerequisites: Spanish 315 and 375. Representative works of Spanish literature from 1700 to the present. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 466    Spanish Phonology and Dialectology

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 301 or equivalent. Descriptive study of the phonology of Spanish, with specific focus on the sound system, suprasegmentals and connected speech. Description and analysis of the dialectal varieties of Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 467    Spanish Morphology and Syntax

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 301 or equivalent. Analytical procedures of general linguistics as applied to Spanish word and sentence structure. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 468    Spanish/English Bilingualism and Language Contact

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 467. Comprehensive study of topics related to Spanish-English Bilingualism and language contact. Analysis of the linguistic situation of the Hispanic groups in the United States within psycholinguistic, grammatical and sociolinguistic theoretical frames. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 475T    Senior Seminar: Topics in Spanish Peninsular Literature

Description: Prerequisites: Spanish 375 and senior standing in Spanish. Selected topics of the literature of Spain. Subject matter will change. May be repeated for credit. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 485T    Senior Seminar: Topics in Spanish-American Literature

Description: Prerequisites: Spanish 375 and senior standing in Spanish. Selected topics of the literature of Spanish-America. Subject matter will change. May be repeated for credit. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 499    Independent Study

Description: Supervised research projects in Spanish language, literature, culture, linguistics or business to be taken with consent of instructor and department chair. May be repeated for credit.
Units: (1-3)

SPAN 500    Graduate Seminar: Advanced Structure and Style

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 467 or equivalent. Focuses on: (1) a transformational analysis of Spanish syntactic structures; (2) a classic approach to grammar; and (3) analysis of style in different contemporary writers, following a linguistic approach. Complemented with exercises and translations from English to Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 530    Graduate Seminar: Historical Linguistics

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 466, 467 or equivalent. Principles of historical linguistics as seen through the evolution of Classical Latin (phonology, morphology, syntax and lexicon) into contemporary Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 556    Graduate Seminar: Spanish Poetry

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 430, 461 or equivalent. Chronological overview of Peninsular poetry with special attention on specific authors and movements. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 557    Graduate Seminar: Spanish-American Poetry

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 440, 441 or equivalent. Chronological overview of Spanish-American poetry from 1888 (Latin American Modernism) to Vanguardist and present day poetry and “Anti- Poetry.” Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 567    Graduate Seminar: Spanish-American Novel

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 440, 441 or equivalent. Historical overview of the development of the Spanish-American novel from the Colonial period (picaresque) to the Modern Experimental Novel. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 571    Graduate Seminar: Spanish Prose and Narrative Fiction

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 430 or 461 or equivalent. An in-depth study of major prose and narrative works from various historical periods of Spanish literature. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 575    Graduate Seminar: Spanish Drama

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 430, 461 or equivalent. Chronological overview of Peninsular drama with emphasis on major authors and their most representative works. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 576T    Graduate Seminar: Hispanic Topics

Description: Prerequisite: Spanish 430,440, 441, 461 or equivalent. May be repeated for credit with different subject matter. Topics include: Contemporary Spanish Culture, Contemporary Spanish-American Culture, El Ensayo y La Critica Literaria Hispano-Americana. Conducted in Spanish.
Units: (3)

SPAN 598    Thesis

Description: Prerequisite: recommendation of student’s graduate committee  
Units: (3-6)

SPAN 599    Independent Graduate Research

Description: Prerequisites: fluency in Spanish and consent of instructor. Supervised research projects in Spanish language or literature. May be repeated for credit.
Units: (1-3)



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