ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Foreign Languages (FLA)

FLA 150 Introduction to East Asian Culture. (3)
spring
Introduction to the cultures of China, Japan, and Korea.
General Studies: HU, G

FLA 323 Survey of Literature of the Soviet Era in Translation. (3)
fall and spring
Surveys main literary movements, prominent authors, most significant works of prose, poetry, and drama of the Soviet period, 1917 – 1991.
General Studies: L/HU, G

FLA 400 Linguistics. (3)
spring
Introduces the analysis of language and its use in social contexts. Topics: morphology, phonology, pragmatics, semantics, syntax, and variation. Prerequisites: junior standing; instructor approval.
General Studies: SB

FLA 401 Translation Theory and Practice. (3)
not regularly offered
Translation theories and professional practices and ethics; bibliography, computer technology, and sample texts for natural and social sciences and humanities. Prerequisite: 4th-year composition or instructor approval in respective language area.

FLA 415 Bilingualism and Languages in Contact. (3)
fall
Analyzes linguistic aspects of bilingualism, e.g., pidgins and creoles, code-switching, and other contact phenomena; simultaneous/sequential bilingual language acquisition. Prerequisite: FLA 400 (or its equivalent) or instructor approval.

FLA 420 Foreign Literature in Translation. (3)
fall and spring
Not for language majors (except in Asian languages and Russian); open to language majors as a related-area course. Graduate students by permission. Possible topics:

(a)Brazilian
(b)Chinese
(c)French
(d)German
(e)Greek
(f)Italian
(g)Latin
(h)Portuguese
(i)Russian
(j)Soviet
(k)Spanish
(l)Spanish American
General Studies: HU, G

FLA 421 Japanese Literature in Translation. (3)
fall and spring
Readings selected by theme or genre or period from various works of Japanese literature in English translation. May be repeated when topics vary. Graduate students by permission. Prerequisite: a General Studies L course.
General Studies: L/HU, G

FLA 480 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages. (3)
fall
Teaching foreign languages and literatures at secondary and college levels. Does not meet the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Studies requirement for humanities and fine arts. Required for admission to SED 478. Prerequisite: 12 hours of upper-division courses in 1 foreign language.

FLA 481 Technical and Scientific Translation. (3)
not regularly offered
Resources, practices, strategies, and lexicon for translation of professional texts in subjects such as engineering, architecture, agriculture, computer technology, electronics, and physical and biological sciences. Prerequisite: FLA 401.

FLA 482 Business and Financial Translation. (3)
not regularly offered
Resources, practices, strategies, and lexicon for translation of professional texts in subjects such as economics, finance, insurance, management, marketing, accounting, advertising, and real estate. Prerequisite: FLA 401.

FLA 483 Medical and Legal Translation. (3)
not regularly offered
Resources and strategies for translation of professional texts in subjects such as medicine, nursing, public health, criminal justice, and international law. May be repeated for a total of 6 semester hours. Prerequisite: FLA 401.

FLA 484 Internship. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

FLA 485 Problems of Literary Translation. (3)
not regularly offered
Theory and practice with emphasis on application through individual translation projects. May be repeated for a total of 6 semester hours. Prerequisite: FLA 401 or instructor approval in the respective language area.

FLA 494 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered
Various topics.

FLA 515 Second Language Acquisition. (3)
spring
Discussion and application of theories of second language acquisition. Prerequisite: FLA 400 (or its equivalent).

FLA 525 Trends and Issues in Foreign Language Teaching. (3)
not regularly offered
Advanced methods seminar, designed for experienced teachers.

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