Foreign Language


Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
*FL 265. Modern Japanese Literature in Translation. 3 credits.
A survey of Japanese literature in the 20th century with an emphasis on the unique aspects of the Japanese culture as well as the relationship between Japan and the United States. All lectures and readings are in English.
*FL 266. African Literature of the 20th Century. 3 credits.
Survey of African literature of the 20th century: oral tradition, drama, novels and poetry of western, central, eastern and southern Africa. All lectures and readings are in English.
*FL 267. The Literature of Opera in Translation. 3 credits.
A survey of the literature of opera from the 17th century to the present. All lectures and readings are in English.
FL 309.** Civilization: Travel-Study. 1-3 credits.
A directed program of travel-study designed to augment a student's knowledge of a particular civilization. Arrangements must be made with the faculty member designated by department head. Permission of the department head is required prior to enrollment in the program.
FL 446.** Special Topics in Linguistics, Literature or Civilization. 1-3 credits.
Study of a particular topic in linguistics, literature or civilization. May be taught in English or in the language but cannot be counted for major, minor or licensure unless taught in the language. Course may be repeated. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
FL 490.** Special Studies in Foreign Languages. 1-4 credits each semester.
Allows superior students an opportunity to complete independent study under faculty supervision. Work may be done in all languages offered in the department but may not replace course offerings. Prerequisite: Permission of the department head.
FL 499.** Honors. 6 credits.

** These courses are taught in the various languages offered by the department. The title of the course will designate the specific language studied.

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1996-97 Undergraduate Catalog
Last reviewed: 30 November 1996
Information Publisher: Division of Academic Affairs
James Madison University