French Major (B.A.) - Undergraduate (Combined B.A./M.A.T. with Teacher Certification in French (Preschool - 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities) - 2015 University Catalog

The Dual Degree Dual Certification program is a 5-year program that leads to teacher certification in French, teacher certification in Teacher of Students with Disabilities, a baccalaureate degree and a master’s degree. Interested students must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program as an undergraduate. Students must successfully complete the undergraduate portion of the program in order to be admitted to the Graduate School and complete the one-year master’s portion of the program.

Please visit the Teacher Education Program website for the required undergraduate professional sequence of courses, overall course outline, and other important Program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. Students also are strongly advised to review the Teacher Education Program Handbook.

A minimum of 120 semester hours of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 semester hours may be required depending upon the major field of study. In addition to the major requirement outlined below, all university students must fulfill the set of General Education requirements applicable to their degree.


FRENCH MAJOR (Combined BA/MAT)

Complete 2 requirements:

  1. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

    Complete 60 semester hours including the following 3 requirement(s):

    1. REQUIRED COURSES

      Complete 2 requirements:

      1. Complete the following 13 courses:

        FREN 203 Review of French of Grammar (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 204 French Stylistics and Composition (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 205 French Phonetics (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 206 Spoken Language Practice (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 210 Introduction to French and Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 270 Advanced Composition (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 302 Origins Of French Civilization (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 304 French Civilization 19th and 20th Centuries (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 325 Structure of the French Language (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 350 Translation I (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 360 French Perspectives (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 410 Advanced French Grammar (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 418 Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. Complete 1 course from the following:

        FREN 286 French Film (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 289 Francophone Film (3 hours lecture) 3
    2. ELECTIVE COURSES

      Complete 3 requirements for 9 semester hours:

      1. Complete 1 course from the following:

        FREN 349 Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 352 Twentieth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. Complete 1 course from the following:

        FREN 202 Seventeenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 208 Mediterranean Civilization and the Origins of French Culture (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 211 Eighteenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 283 Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 315 Dada And Surrealism (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 334 Seventeenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 335 The French Renaissance (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 336 Eighteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 339 Nineteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 340 Survey of French Poetry (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 341 Contemporary French Drama (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 345 Development of French Novel to 1900 (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 371 Explication De Texte (3 hours lecture) 3
      3. Complete 1 course (not previously taken) for a minimum of 3 semester hours from the following .

        FREN 202 Seventeenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 211 Eighteenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 231 Business French and Computers I (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 232 Business French and Computers II (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 251 Advanced Syntax (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 275 Advanced Spoken Language Practice (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 283 Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 286 French Film (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 289 Francophone Film (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 315 Dada And Surrealism (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 334 Seventeenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 335 The French Renaissance (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 336 Eighteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 339 Nineteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 340 Survey of French Poetry (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 341 Contemporary French Drama (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 345 Development of French Novel to 1900 (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 351 Translation II (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 365 Introduction to Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 367 Seminars (3.0 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 368 Seminars (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 369 Seminars (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 371 Explication De Texte (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 375 French Study Abroad 3-9
        FREN 380 Cooperative Education for the French Major 4-8
        FREN 452 Translation III (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 470 Seminars (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 472 French Language Workshop (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 478 Independent Study 1-3
    3. GRADUATE COURSES

      Complete 2 requirement(s). These courses will also count toward the MAT portion of this program.

      1. Complete 2 courses: (Courses will also count toward graduate portion of this program).

        SASE 520 Inclusive iSTEM for the Adolescent Learner I (3 hours lecture) 3
        SPED 584 Assessment and Evaluation in the Inclusive Classroom 2-3
      2. Complete 1 course from the following with advisor approval:

        FREN 503 Introduction to Translation Theory (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 504 Politics of the French Language (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 505 History of the French Language (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 506 Advanced French Phonetics (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 508 Explication de Texte and Stylistic Analysis (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 509 Critical Approaches to Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 510 Topics in French Linguistics (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 511 Medieval French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 513 Medieval French Theatre (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 514 Medieval French Seminar (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 515 Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 516 French Humanism in 16th Century (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 517 Poetry of the Renaissance (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 518 16th Century Seminar (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 520 Special Topics in Translation (1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        FREN 521 Translation, Reading and Culture (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 522 Translation Workshop I: Business, Marketing and the Media (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 4
        FREN 523 Translation Workshop II: Medical, Legal, Technical (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 4
        FREN 525 Moralists of the 17th Century (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 526 Corneille, Racine and Moliere (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 527 Selected Topics in 17th Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 529 Seminar in Enlightenment and Revolutionary France (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 530 Philosophy and Politics in 18th Century France (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 531 The Development of the Novel in 18th Century France (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 532 18th Century Seminar (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 533 Eighteenth-Century French Civilization Seminar (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 535 Nineteenth-Century French Literature Seminar (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 536 The Romantic Movement (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 537 19th Century French Theatre (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 538 French Novel of 19th Century I (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 539 French Novel of 19th Century II (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 540 19th Century French Poetry (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 541 19th Century Seminar (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 542 20th Century French Theatre (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 544 20th Century French Novel I (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 545 20th Century French Novel II (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 546 20th Century Seminar (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 547 Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 548 Contemporary French Civilization-Selected Topics (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 549 Contemporary Francophone Civilization Seminar (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 550 Introduction to French Colonialism (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 551 Women Writers from North Africa (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 603 Research Seminar (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 604 Research Seminar Continuation (1 hour seminar) 1
        FREN 698 Master's Thesis 4
        FREN 699 Master's Thesis Extension 1
  2. TEACHER ED PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

    1. TEACHER ED PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS

      Complete the following 3 requirements:

      1. HEALTH FOR TEACHER EDUCATION

        Complete 1 course from the following, or pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy:

        BIOL 100 Biological Sciences (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 4
        BIOL 107 Biology for Survival (3 hours lecture) 3
        BIOL 110 The Biology of Human Life (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 4
        BIOL 215 Human Heredity (3 hours lecture) 3
        BIOL 240 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        BIOL 241 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        BIOL 243 Human Anatomy and Physiology (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) 4
        BIOL 380 Genetics (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) 4
        HLTH 101 Personal Health Issues (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 207 Safety, Accidents and Emergency Care. Starting Winter 2016: Injury Prevention and Emergency Care (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 210 Consumer Health (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 213 Perspectives on Drugs (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 220 Mental Health (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 290 Human Sexuality (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 307 The Study of Human Diseases (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 314 Public Health Aspects of Alcohol Abuse (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 330 Foundations of Health Education. Starting Winter 2016: Health Education Methods (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 411 School Health and Community Services (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 430 Health Counseling. Starting Winter 2016: Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals (3 hours lecture) 3
        HONP 210 Honors Seminar in Science (3 hours seminar, 2 hours lab) 4
        HONP 211 Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science (3 hours seminar) 3
        HPEM 150 Principles and Practice of Emergency Care (3 hours lecture) 3
        NUFD 182 Nutrition (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. SPEECH FOR TEACHER EDUCATION

        Complete the following:

        CMST 101 Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement (3 hours lecture) 3
      3. ADDITIONAL TEACHER ED PRE-REQUISITES

        Complete the following 3 requirements:

        1. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education (3 hours lecture) 3
          PSYC 200 Educational Psychology (3 hours lecture) 3
        2. Complete the following 2 courses: .

          EDFD 220 Philosophical Orientation to Education (3 hours lecture) 3
          EDFD 221 Historical Foundations of American Education (3 hours lecture) 3
        3. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture) 3
          READ 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture) 3
          SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture) 3
    2. UNDERGRADUATE PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE I

      Complete the following 3 requirement(s):

      1. Complete 1 course from:

        ECEL 279 Foundation and Philosophy of Inclusive Education (3 hours lecture) 3
        SPED 279 Foundation and Philosophy of Inclusive Education (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. Complete 1 course from:

        EDFD 312 Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture) 1
        READ 312 Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture) 1
        SASE 312 Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture) 1
      3. Complete 1 course from:

        EDFD 305 Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hours lecture) 3
        READ 305 Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hour lecture) 3
        SASE 305 Teaching for Equity and Diversity (3 hours lecture) 3
    3. UNDERGRADUATE PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE II

      Complete the following 2 courses:

      READ 411 Language & Literacy (3 hours lecture) 3
      SPED 367 Language-Based Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms (3 hour lecture) 3
    4. UNDERGRADUATE PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE III

      Complete the following 2 courses:

      SPED 469 Inclusive Methods for Middle and Secondary Schools (3 hours lecture) 3
      SPED 488 Promoting Prosocial Behaviors in Inclusive Settings (3 hours lecture) 3

Course Descriptions:

BIOL100: Biological Sciences (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

The study of life from molecule to organism with focus on structure and function of cells, mechanisms of heredity and change, survey of animals and plants and their interrelationships in the living world. Open to non-majors as well as majors. BIOL 100 is not included in the GPA as a biology major course. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Natural/Physical Science Laboratory. 4 sh.

BIOL107: Biology for Survival (3 hours lecture)

Basic concepts of biology that focus on social implications of pollution, population control, radiation, drugs, pesticides, the genetic revolution, etc. For non-science majors. Biology majors may only take this course as a free elective. 3 sh.

BIOL110: The Biology of Human Life (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

The course is intended to serve the non-biology major and present a basic introduction to human anatomy and physiology. It will provide students with a laboratory experience so that they may learn the scientific method and its application in the field of human biology. This course will provide these students with a body of knowledge specific to human anatomy and physiology so that they may be well informed when dealing with important personal, family and societal issues relative to health and life-style decisions. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Natural/Physical Science Laboratory. 4 sh.

BIOL215: Human Heredity (3 hours lecture)

A non-major course introducing concepts of classical heredity and modern molecular genetics, which stresses the techniques and significance of genetic knowledge and research. 3 sh.

BIOL240: Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

Human anatomy and physiology for health education and physical education majors. Not for biology majors. Biology majors may only take this course as a free elective. 3 sh.

BIOL241: Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

Human anatomy and physiology for health education and physical education majors. Not for biology majors. Biology majors may only take this course as a free elective. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 240.

BIOL243: Human Anatomy and Physiology (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)

A study of the dynamics of the human body in relation to its structure and function is based on its nutritional input. Each organ system is discussed in relation to its contribution to the whole functioning organism, as well as a basic survey of its pathologies. Primarily for ADA certification. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 130.

BIOL380: Genetics (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)

Lecture and lab. Heredity, gene and chromosomal structure and function, gene regulation, mutation and repair, genes in populations, genetic manipulation, and applied genetics are covered. Lab exercises demonstrate genetic concepts. A semester-long project with research paper is required. Required of all biology majors and minors. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Biology, Molecular Biology and Science Informatics. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 230 with a grade of C- or higher and CHEM 120 with a grade of C- or higher.

CMST101: Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement (3 hours lecture)

This course introduces students to the theoretical and practical requirements of different types of public presentations and helps students develop an understanding and appreciation of the dynamic nature of the communication process. The course focuses on the basic elements of the communication process, listening, communicator and audience characteristics, basic research skills, and message composition and delivery. Students learn about the demands of public presentations in culturally and professionally diverse environments and develop presentation competence and flexibility. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Communication, Communication. Previous course SPCM 101 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

ECEL279: Foundation and Philosophy of Inclusive Education (3 hours lecture)

This course provides an overview of the historical and ideological trends that impact the education of children in inclusive settings. Students explore the historical, political and legal foundations of inclusive education; principles of inclusive planning, consultation, and collaboration; resources and services for effective inclusion and inclusive transition programs; characteristics of high and low-incidence disabilities; and implications for students with and without disabilities. This course includes a field experience in which students engage in reflective observation of inclusive classrooms. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD200: Psychological Foundations of Education (3 hours lecture)

The psychological foundations of education enable students to understand and apply essential topics in teaching and learning including development, motivation, diversity and assessment. Through relating theoretical frameworks to empirical research and applying them to classroom settings, students will be better able to understand their own experience as learners and conceptualize their future practice as teachers. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD210: Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the public purposes of education in our social and political democracy. Students inquire into the role of schools in fostering the development of democratic principles and practices and examine various curriculum designs and pedagogical strategies. Students also explore the main issues stemming from the efforts to teach democratically in public educational institutions. Students complete 30 hours of fieldwork in an assigned high-performing urban school, which provides a context for these explorations. They examine and analyze successful practices of instruction and classroom management. Attendance at the first class is required to verify field expectations. This course is pre-requisite for admission into the teacher education program. Cross-listed with SASE 210 and READ 210. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore level or higher and ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD220: Philosophical Orientation to Education (3 hours lecture)

Western philosophical heritage as related to the issues and responsibilities of American education. Comparative analysis of past and current ideological movements that influence moral, social, and educational decisions of parents, political leaders, and professional educators. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, Philosophy or Religion. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD221: Historical Foundations of American Education (3 hours lecture)

This course offers students the crucial sequence of ideas that constitute one of the central themes in American society and culture. Since its beginnings, American thinkers have seen education as the key to an informed citizenry. Major themes in American education will be looked at through the reading of primary and secondary sources. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, American or European History. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD305: Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the qualities of teachers, teaching, and schooling that foster the learning of students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Students explore the ways in which socialization experiences shape perceptions. They reflect on their own beliefs, assumptions, and perceptions about sociocultural identity and how their own socialization has shaped their perceptions of themselves and other people. Students also examine the nature and impact of the increasing social and cultural diversity in K-12 schools in the United States. They learn ways of teaching all children well and to develop positive relationships among teachers, parents and children. Cross-listed with READ 305 and SASE 305. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

EDFD312: Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the education of English language learners in US schools and helps them learn about best practices in education through hands-on experience creating and adjusting lessons and instruction to benefit the academic performance of English language learners as well as of all students. Issues addressed include sociocultural, legal, and political influences on the education of English language learners; principles of second language acquisition; and explicit practice in planning academic content instruction for English language learners. Cross listed with READ 312 and SASE 312. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; and admission to the Teacher Education program.

FREN202: Seventeenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture)

Plays of Corneille, Racine and Moliere. 3 sh.

FREN203: Review of French of Grammar (3 hours lecture)

Skills of the French language. Intensive vocabulary practice, laboratory drills, grammar review and weekly compositions, integrated into an intensive language program. Meets World Languages Requirement. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 132.

FREN204: French Stylistics and Composition (3 hours lecture)

Skills of the French language, intensive vocabulary practice, grammar review, and weekly compositions. Meets World Languages Requirement. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 203.

FREN205: French Phonetics (3 hours lecture)

Weekly transcriptions, problems of articulation, rhythm, accentuation and intonation; intensive language laboratory work. 3 sh.

FREN206: Spoken Language Practice (3 hours lecture)

Intensive conversation with organized discussions on subjects of special interest. 3 sh.

FREN208: Mediterranean Civilization and the Origins of French Culture (3 hours lecture)

An examination of the origins and development of French culture in the fields of art, law, language, architecture, political systems, educational principles, and technology. Students will also explore the Roman roots of France, especially Southern France, the evolution of France towards its modern self, and the convergence of France and other former Roman enclaves in the European Union. Taught in English. Cross-listed with FRIN 208. Students should register under FREN 208 to complete written work in French (French majors and minors), or under FRIN 208 to complete written work in English (non-French majors and minors). 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 132 or departmental approval.

FREN210: Introduction to French and Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture)

Representative selection of literary and cultural reading texts, providing general knowledge and understanding of French and Francophone literature. Introduction to techniques of literary analysis. Previous course FREN 146 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

FREN211: Eighteenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture)

Comedy, tragedy and the origin of the drama. 3 sh.

FREN231: Business French and Computers I (3 hours lecture)

The first half of a two-semester sequential course, conducted entirely in French. It familiarizes students with basic French commercial vocabulary, and computer lexicon required in today's business world. It offers students the opportunity to acquire the bilingual French-English knowledge necessary for secretarial and managerial positions in, for example, import-export companies. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204.

FREN232: Business French and Computers II (3 hours lecture)

A two-semester sequential course conducted entirely in French. It familiarizes students with basic French commercial vocabulary, and computer lexicon required in today's business world. It offers students the opportunity to acquire the bilingual French-English knowledge necessary for secretarial and managerial positions in, for example, import-export companies. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 231.

FREN251: Advanced Syntax (3 hours lecture)

Advanced French syntactical theory. 3 sh.

FREN270: Advanced Composition (3 hours lecture)

A review of advanced grammar through intensive written and oral practice. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in French. 3 sh.

FREN275: Advanced Spoken Language Practice (3 hours lecture)

Intensive conversation on an advanced level on selected and varied topics. 3 sh.

FREN283: Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the representations of women in post-colonial literature by French-speaking women authors from North and Sub-Saharan Africa (readings in English translation). Students will explore major works of fiction by women authors as they relate to gender and cultural identity. Readings include novels that deal with contemporary socio-cultural issues. Meets the Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Non-Western Cultural Perspectives. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. 3 sh.

FREN286: French Film (3 hours lecture)

Development of film art with special emphasis on the contemporary period. Course taught in English. Work done in French by those taking it for French major credit and in English by those taking it as a general elective. Cross listed with French, German and Russian FRIN 286 and Classics and General Humanities GNHU 286. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Starting Winter 2016: GNHU 115 or GNHU 151 or FRIN 145 or FREN 132 or ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

FREN289: Francophone Film (3 hours lecture)

This course will use cinema as a tool and medium for the critical analysis of artistic and cultural discourse, and will introduce students to postcolonial Francophone cultures outside of metropolitan France and the western French-speaking world (Africa and the Caribbean). Cross listed with French, German, and Russian, FRIN 289 and Classics and General Humanities, GNHU 289. Course taught in English. Work done in French by those taking it for French major credit and in English by those taking it as an elective. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Non-Western Cultural Perspectives. Meets World Cultures Requirement. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204. Starting Winter 2016: GNHU 115 or GNHU 151 or FRIN 145 or FREN 132 or ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

FREN302: Origins Of French Civilization (3 hours lecture)

French history and cultural development from the Middle Ages to the revolution. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN304: French Civilization 19th and 20th Centuries (3 hours lecture)

Various aspects of the material, intellectual, artistic, and spiritual life of France. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN315: Dada And Surrealism (3 hours lecture)

The Dada and surrealist movements; their influence on twentieth century life. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN325: Structure of the French Language (3 hours lecture)

Introduction to French linguistics in its broadest themes with a particular emphasis on phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Study of the sociolinguistic aspects and issues surrounding the French language, regional dialects, and varieties of French in the French-speaking world. Taught in French. Previous course FREN 225 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 205.

FREN334: Seventeenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture)

The most representative authors of the century. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN335: The French Renaissance (3 hours lecture)

Selected works of Rabelais, Montaigne and the poets of the Pleiade. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN336: Eighteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture)

Main writings of the Age of Enlightenment. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN339: Nineteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture)

Principal literary currents from Romanticism to symbolism. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN340: Survey of French Poetry (3 hours lecture)

Development of principal poetic movements with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN341: Contemporary French Drama (3 hours lecture)

Theatre from the beginning of the century to the present. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN345: Development of French Novel to 1900 (3 hours lecture)

Evolution of fiction from the feminist writings of Mme. De La Fayette and Diderot. Literature of social involvement to the present. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN349: Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture)

Literature of French expression outside continental France. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN350: Translation I (3 hours lecture)

Techniques of translation English-French, French-English. Vocabulary, comparative sentence structure, analysis and expression of ideas and images. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN351: Translation II (3 hours lecture)

Techniques of translation English-French, French-English. Vocabulary, comparative sentence structure, analysis and expression of ideas and images. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 350.

FREN352: Twentieth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture)

Representative works of contemporary theater and the novel. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN360: French Perspectives (3 hours lecture)

The history of ideas in France since World War II. Emphasizes the interrelationship of political, social, and philosophic thinking. Taught in French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN365: Introduction to Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting (3 hours lecture)

The field of cross-cultural communications (with emphasis on the French-speaking world) and practice in the techniques of simultaneous and consecutive interpreting, French-English, English-French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 351.

FREN367: Seminars (3.0 hours seminar)

Selected topics to be studied in depth with emphasis on methods of inquiry. Topic announced each semester. May repeated twice for a maximum of 9 credits, provided the course topic is different. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN368: Seminars (3 hours seminar)

Selected topics to be studied in depth with emphasis on methods of inquiry. Topic announced each semester. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9 credits, provided the course topic is different. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN369: Seminars (3 hours seminar)

Selected topics to be studied in depth with emphasis on methods of inquiry. Topic announced each semester. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9 credits, provided the course topic is different. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN371: Explication De Texte (3 hours lecture)

Improvement of reading skills and literary perception through the technique of the explication de texte, using examples from a wide variety of periods and genres. Previous course FREN 271 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 210.

FREN375: French Study Abroad

Study at a university in a French speaking country to gain first-hand knowledge of the historical, social, economic, and cultural life of the country. Credit by evaluation. 3 - 9 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN380: Cooperative Education for the French Major

Supervised work experience and academic project in professional field related to major. 4 - 8 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN410: Advanced French Grammar (3 hours lecture)

A review of the most important structural features of French, with special emphasis on areas of interference with English structure. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN418: Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language (3 hours lecture)

The first half of a two-semester sequential course conducted entirely in French. Analysis of various second language theories, and a survey of instructional methods and the principles underlying them. Also offers an overview of research findings in the area of French as a second language. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN452: Translation III (3 hours lecture)

Translation of articles in specific fields of interest to improve translation skills. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 351.

FREN470: Seminars (3 hours seminar)

Selected topics to be studied in depth with emphasis on methods of inquiry. Topic announced each semester. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9 credits, provided the course topic is different. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN472: French Language Workshop (3 hours lecture)

A thorough foundation in French at the level required for successful graduate studies. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN478: Independent Study

Directed independent study and research in French language and literature. May be taken for a maximum of 3.0 credits. 1 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN503: Introduction to Translation Theory (3 hours lecture)

Course offered in English. An exploration of the history, theory, and methods of translation and translation practice as a means of engaging students into a practical examination of the various methodological and theoretical assumptions inherent in the field of translation studies. Students will read and analyze some of the key texts that have inspired the development of translation theory and look at the key role played by translators across the globe and in various professional settings. 3 sh.

FREN504: Politics of the French Language (3 hours lecture)

Presenting an overview of the social history and politics of France and Francophone societies, this course provides a context in which to analyze the particular relationship that exists between French language and national identity. It will examine issues such as the status and role of the French language outside France, language policy and planning measures, and ideologies connected to issues such as gender, race, identity, and class. 3 sh.

FREN505: History of the French Language (3 hours lecture)

Structures of modern French as outcome of linguistic and cultural processes over 2,000 years. 3 sh.

FREN506: Advanced French Phonetics (3 hours lecture)

Principles of general and experimental phonetics. Previous knowledge of phonetics desirable. 3 sh.

FREN508: Explication de Texte and Stylistic Analysis (3 hours lecture)

Techniques of "explication de texte and stylistic analysis" as an instrument for development of critical reading ability, and as pedagogical tool for teaching literature as well as language through literature. 3 sh.

FREN509: Critical Approaches to Literature (3 hours lecture)

Fundamental notions of contemporary French literary criticism; theory and practice. 3 sh.

FREN510: Topics in French Linguistics (3 hours lecture)

Changing topics to include in-depth studies of subjects in French sociolinguistics, syntax, pragmatics, and applied linguistics. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. 3 sh.

FREN511: Medieval French Literature (3 hours lecture)

French literature from ninth through fifteenth centuries emphasizing the "Chanson de geste" and the "Roman courtois." 3 sh.

FREN513: Medieval French Theatre (3 hours lecture)

Origins and development of theatre in France during the Middle Ages. 3 sh.

FREN514: Medieval French Seminar (3 hours seminar)

Changing topics to include in-depth studies of individual authors, themes, and genres from the Middle Ages as they relate to historical and cultural events. Examples include "Francois Villon and His Time," "Courtly Culture of the Middle Ages," and Knights, Taverns and Romance." This course may be repeated twice for a total of nine credits as long as the seminar topic is different each time. 3 sh.

FREN515: Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation (3 hours lecture)

Conducted in English, this course offers training in the special computer and technology skills as well research methodology and techniques expected of today's technology-driven translator, with special emphasis on computer-assisted translation (CAT). Students are not only exposed to key concepts of CAT-based approaches to translation , but also to the technological tools that aid in the automation and streamlining of certain translation tasks using computers and specialized terminology databases and software. 3 sh.

FREN516: French Humanism in 16th Century (3 hours lecture)

Humanistic ideals as reflected in the works of Rabelais, Montaigne and other authors. 3 sh.

FREN517: Poetry of the Renaissance (3 hours lecture)

Major works of Marot, Ronsard, Du Bellay and other poets of the Pleiade. 3 sh.

FREN518: 16th Century Seminar (3 hours seminar)

Changing topics to include in-depth studies of individual authors, themes, and genres from the 16th century as they relate to historical and cultural events. Examples include "Women Writers of Renaissance France," "Religion and Politics in Sixteenth-Century French Literature," and "Storytelling in its Cultural Context." This course may be repeated twice for a total of nine credits as long as the seminar topic is different each time. 3 sh.

FREN520: Special Topics in Translation (1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab)

Course offered in English. Changing topics to include in-depth study of special topics pertaining to the field of translation and translation studies. Special areas of interest to the translation professional such as translation for film (subtitling, dubbing, etc.), translation for government or translation for international organizations may be explored in this course. May be repeated up to a maximum of 9 credits if topic different. 3 sh.

FREN521: Translation, Reading and Culture (3 hours lecture)

Conducted in English. Introduction to translation practice through evaluation of a series of texts meant to help students explore the special textual and cultural difficulties inherent in the translation process. Students will explore the role culture plays in all areas of translation, across a variety of subject areas (such as literature, business, medicine, media, and technology). Special emphasis will be paid to how ideas, words, and sentences are transposed across cultures, languages, and contexts, using methods of textual analysis. 3 sh.

FREN522: Translation Workshop I: Business, Marketing and the Media (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

Workshop geared towards the development of specific technical and practical skills in such specialized areas as business, marketing, and media translation between French and English, with special emphasis on the various skills needed in the handling of translation projects in today's multi-mediatized and globalized economy. Students are exposed to a variety of texts in both English and French that will reflect the types of contents and challenges likely to be encountered in real world practice, and will be given the analytical, cultural, and linguistic tools that should help them overcome such challenges and thrive as professional translators in the areas of business, marketing, and the media. 4 sh.

FREN523: Translation Workshop II: Medical, Legal, Technical (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

Course offered on a rotating topic basis and, thus, features only one topic per semester (medical, legal, or technical). Course geared towards the development of specific technical and practical translation skills in such specialized areas as medical, legal, and technical translation, with special emphasis on the various skills needed in the handling of translation projects that meet today's medical, corporate, and governmental needs. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits if topic is different. 4 sh.

FREN525: Moralists of the 17th Century (3 hours lecture)

Representative works of Descartes, Pascal, La Rochefoucauld, Saint Simon, La Bruyere, and other authors. 3 sh.

FREN526: Corneille, Racine and Moliere (3 hours lecture)

Dramatic art as reflected in representative plays of the three authors. Taught in French. 3 sh.

FREN527: Selected Topics in 17th Century French Literature (3 hours lecture)

Changing topics to include in-depth studies of individual authors and themes. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. 3 sh.

FREN529: Seminar in Enlightenment and Revolutionary France (3 hours lecture)

Changing topics about the historical period from 1700 to 1871 in france will include in-depth studies of the various philosophical, social, literary as well as political developments and figures that shaped the revolutionary movement from 1700 to 1871. Examples include "Revolutionary Ideals and their Visual Depiction", "The Philosophers of Enlightenment and Revolution", or "Revolutionary Women and their Social Legacy". Course may be repeated one more time for a total of six credits, as long as the seminar topic is different each time. 3 sh.

FREN530: Philosophy and Politics in 18th Century France (3 hours lecture)

Impact of the "philosophes" on religious, political and sociological thought. 3 sh.

FREN531: The Development of the Novel in 18th Century France (3 hours lecture)

Study of the social and historical context of a novel and its particular form (e.g. epistolary, episodic, etc.). 3 sh.

FREN532: 18th Century Seminar (3 hours seminar)

Changing topics to include in-depth studies of individual authors, themes, and genre topics. 3 sh.

FREN533: Eighteenth-Century French Civilization Seminar (3 hours lecture)

Changing topics to include in-depth studies of various 18th-century French civilization such as "Female Deviance and Imprisonment of Women in the 18th-century", "The French Revolution" or "The Age of Enlightenment". The interrelationship of the political and social movements with the philosophical thinking of the Enlightenment will be emphasized. Course may be repeated one more time for a total of six credits, as long as the topic is different each time. 3 sh.

FREN535: Nineteenth-Century French Literature Seminar (3 hours lecture)

Changing topics on nineteenth-century French literature, to include in-depth studies of individual authors, genres, movements, or thematic topics from the nineteenth century. Examples include "Balzac's Comedie Humaine", Romantic Poetry", "Flaubert and the Realist Novel", or "Collectors and Collecting in the Nineteenth-Century Novel". Course may be repeated one more time for a total of six credits, as long as the seminar topic is different each time. 3 sh.

FREN536: The Romantic Movement (3 hours lecture)

The origins and development of Romanticism in England and Germany are compared with the later triumph of the movement in France. Representative works of Chateaubriand, Goethe, Novalis, Kleist, Hoffmann, Heine, Musset, and Nerval are studied, and their themes compared with those of the English romantics. (Taught in English. Recommended to French majors as a free elective.) Cross listed with English, ENLT 536. 3 sh.

FREN537: 19th Century French Theatre (3 hours lecture)

Hugo's dramatic theories and their application in representative plays. 3 sh.

FREN538: French Novel of 19th Century I (3 hours lecture)

Insight into major works of Balzac and Stendhal. 3 sh.

FREN539: French Novel of 19th Century II (3 hours lecture)

Insight into major works of Flaubert and Zola. 3 sh.

FREN540: 19th Century French Poetry (3 hours lecture)

Development of French poetry from Romanticism to Symbolism. 3 sh.

FREN541: 19th Century Seminar (3 hours seminar)

Changing topics to include in-depth studies of individual authors, themes, and genres from the 19th century as they relate to historical and cultural events. Examples include "Victor Hugo's Nineteenth Century," "The Belle Epoch," and "The Creation of National Identity." This course may be repeated twice for a total of nine credits as long as the seminar topic is different each time. 3 sh.

FREN542: 20th Century French Theatre (3 hours lecture)

Major modern currents and trends in drama. 3 sh.

FREN544: 20th Century French Novel I (3 hours lecture)

Evolution of the French novel from Proust to Camus. 3 sh.

FREN545: 20th Century French Novel II (3 hours lecture)

Evolution of the French novel from the "New Novel" of the 50's to contemporary French writing. 3 sh.

FREN546: 20th Century Seminar (3 hours seminar)

Changing topics on twentieth century French literature. 3 sh.

FREN547: Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture)

Major Francophone writings outside continental France. 3 sh.

FREN548: Contemporary French Civilization-Selected Topics (3 hours lecture)

Study of institutions and culture of contemporary France. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

FREN549: Contemporary Francophone Civilization Seminar (3 hours seminar)

Changing topics addressing contemporary issues affecting the Francophone world. Topics might include "Gender, Women and Society," "French Rap and Black Culture in France," "The Scourge of AIDS in Francophone Africa: Causes and Remedies." May be repeated twice for a total of nine credits. 3 sh.

FREN550: Introduction to French Colonialism (3 hours lecture)

This course introduces students to the history of French colonialism in Africa (North and Sub-Saharan), the Americas, the Middle East, and the various islands of Oceania and the Pacific. It offers an overview of the French imperial process from the fifteenth century and studies the various cultural, political, and economic impacts of French civilization on its (former) colonies. 3 sh.

FREN551: Women Writers from North Africa (3 hours lecture)

This course is based on a selection of works by Francophone women writers from North Africa (Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia) including Assia Djebar, Malika Mokaddem, Nouzha Fassi, Badia Hadj Nasser, Leila Houari, Hele Beji, and Emna Bel Haj Yahia. 3 sh.

FREN603: Research Seminar (3 hours seminar)

Opportunity to apply research techniques to a specific topic of the student's choice. 3 sh.

FREN604: Research Seminar Continuation (1 hour seminar)

This course allows students who have not completed the semester-long FREN 603 (Research Seminar) to finish it during additional semesters. May be repeated up to a total of 4 credits. 1 sh.

FREN698: Master's Thesis

Independent research project done under faculty advisement. Students must follow the MSU Thesis Guidelines, which may be obtained from the Graduate School. Students should take FREN 699 if they don't complete FREN 698 within the semester. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN699: Master's Thesis Extension

Continuation of Master's Thesis Project. Thesis Extension will be graded as IP (in Progress) until thesis is completed, at which time a grade of Pass or Fail will be given. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 698.

HLTH101: Personal Health Issues (3 hours lecture)

Personal Health Issues examines health through six interrelated dimensions: physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, interpersonal and social, and environmental. This course examines how health choices impact society and the health of a community. Additionally, health policies and societal health issues are examined for their impact on the individual. This course emphasizes contemporary health issues using the national initiative Health People 2010 as a framework. Assessing health status, increasing health competencies to enhance decision-making skills, eliciting health-promoting behaviors, and interpreting existing and proposed social actions that ultimately affect individual, family, community and environmental health are central focuses of this course. 3 sh.

HLTH207: Safety, Accidents and Emergency Care. Starting Winter 2016: Injury Prevention and Emergency Care (3 hours lecture)

Provides for study of major safety areas including transportation, public safety, industrial and home safety. Emergency health care, first aid treatment, and preventive measures are considered in the context of individual, agency and institutional responsibilities. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 102.

HLTH210: Consumer Health (3 hours lecture)

Interpretation of individual economic activity as it relates to health service and health products. Includes analysis of factors influencing consumer health attitudes and behavior. 3 sh.

HLTH213: Perspectives on Drugs (3 hours lecture)

Provides for the study of licit as well as illicit drug use in contemporary society from the perspective of selected biomedical and psychosocial disciplines. Examines the effects of drugs on the individual and society in the context of changing social conditions and technological developments. Analyzes complex nature of the drug problem and rehabilitative and preventive measures and tentative solutions to this important aspect of human existence. 3 sh.

HLTH220: Mental Health (3 hours lecture)

Provides for the study of human emotional adjustment throughout the life cycle from biomedical and psychosocial perspectives. The factors that foster the development of emotional and mental well-being and the forces that contribute to the breakdown of human adjustment capabilities are identified and analyzed in light of research and clinical literature. Special attention is given to the strategies for the prevention of mental disorders and promotion of mental health. 3 sh.

HLTH290: Human Sexuality (3 hours lecture)

Students will explore many interacting cultural, personal and health factors relating to human sexual development, attitudes, and behaviors. Historical, anthropological, biological/physiological, socio-cultural and psychological factors will be introduced to encourage a broad perspective. Discussion of differing philosophical, ethical and moral positions will also aid students in making a critical assessment of intimate human relationships and acquaint them with criteria and processes for understanding themselves as sexual beings. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. 3 sh.

HLTH307: The Study of Human Diseases (3 hours lecture)

Provides a comprehensive study of diseases, their etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. Includes a review of causation theories and incidence patterns and focuses on major degenerative, neoplastic, metabolic, immunologic, and infectious diseases. Attention is given to prevention and control measures with an emphasis on the role of selected health/medical resources in disease management. Offered as HLTH 307 through Fall 2015. To become HLTH 208 effective Winter 2016. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: HLTH 105 or HPEM 150 or ATTR 201 and at least one 200-level course in HLTH, HPEM, or ATTR.

HLTH314: Public Health Aspects of Alcohol Abuse (3 hours lecture)

Examines the impact of alcohol abuse on public health. Society's attempts to diminish the impact are also explored. Includes study of effects of alcohol abuse on the family and workplace; prevention modalities and rehabilitation programs. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: HLTH 213 or HLTH 215.

HLTH330: Foundations of Health Education. Starting Winter 2016: Health Education Methods (3 hours lecture)

Provides a comprehensive study of the scientific, social, behavioral, educational, and legal foundations of health education. Traces the evolution and interprets the impact of related professions on school, community, and allied health education. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Health. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Health Education major or departmental approval. Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 204.

HLTH411: School Health and Community Services (3 hours lecture)

Provides for an in-depth understanding of the school health program and community services. Includes study of school and health services, healthful school environment, and health education and community health services. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Health Education major or departmental approval. Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 330.

HLTH430: Health Counseling. Starting Winter 2016: Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals (3 hours lecture)

Course focuses on factors influencing health and illness behavior with implications for behavioral intervention in health care. Included are the intervention strategies of prevention, crisis intervention, postvention and compliance, and the intervention techniques of assessment, interviewing, counseling skills and small group dynamics. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: HLTH 220 or HLTH 222 or departmental approval. Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 330.

HONP210: Honors Seminar in Science (3 hours seminar, 2 hours lab)

Interdisciplinary course in the natural and physical sciences consisting of seminars and laboratory experience. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Natural/Physical Science Laboratory. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: For Honors Program students only or by permission of instructor.

HONP211: Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science (3 hours seminar)

Interdisciplinary course in the natural and physical sciences applying the scientific method, scientific data analysis, reasoning and logic to selected contemporary issues. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For Honors Program students only or by permission of instructor.

HPEM150: Principles and Practice of Emergency Care (3 hours lecture)

Provides for study of emergency care management. Provides knowledge and skills for teaching principles and practices of emergency care in a school or adult fitness setting. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Starting Winter 2016: Exercise Science (ESCI) or Physical Education w/ conc: Adult Fitness (PEAF) majors only or departmental approval.

NUFD182: Nutrition (3 hours lecture)

This course is designed to give students a general knowledge of the components of the food we eat, the nutrients necessary for a healthy life, the functions of nutrients and the interrelationships and metabolism of nutrients. The factors which influence the recommended dietary intake of nutrients, and theories and guidelines for screening nutrition risk and disease and prevention are presented. 3 sh.

PSYC200: Educational Psychology (3 hours lecture)

Required for teaching. Covers child and adolescent development; fundamentals of learning theory as applied to classroom situations, learning inhibition and academic non-achievement, personal-social adjustment, measuring and evaluating teaching-learning, creativity. Course may not be taken by Psychology majors for major credit effective Fall 1995. 3 sh.

READ210: Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the public purposes of education in our social and political democracy. Students inquire into the role of schools in fostering the development of democratic principles and practices and examine various curriculum designs and pedagogical strategies. Students also explore the main issues stemming from the efforts to teach democratically in public educational institutions. Students complete 30 hours of fieldwork in an assigned high-performing urban school, which provides a context for these explorations. They examine and analyze successful practices of instruction and classroom management. Attendance at the first class is required to verify field expectations. This course is pre-requisite for admission into the teacher education program. Cross-listed with SASE 210 and EDFD 210. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore level or higher and ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

READ305: Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hour lecture)

This course examines the qualities of teachers, teaching, and schooling that foster the learning of students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Students explore the ways in which socialization experiences shape perceptions. They reflect on their own beliefs, assumptions, and perceptions about sociocultural identity and how their own socialization has shaped their perceptions of themselves and other people. Students also examine the nature and impact of the increasing social and cultural diversity in K-12 schools in the United States. They learn ways of teaching all children well and to develop positive relationships among teachers, parents and children. Cross listed with EDFD 305 and SASE 305. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, READ 210, or EDFD 210; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

READ312: Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the education of English language learners in US schools and helps them learn about best practices in education through hands-on experience creating and adjusting lessons and instruction to benefit the academic performance of English language learners as well as of all students. Issues addressed include sociocultural, legal, and political influences on the education of English language learners; principles of second language acquisition; and explicit practice in planning academic content instruction for English language learners. Cross-listed with SASE 312 and EDFD 312. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, READ 210, or EDFD 210; and admission to the Teacher Education program.

READ411: Language & Literacy (3 hours lecture)

This course is designed to assist pre-service middle and secondary school teachers across majors in understanding the nature of language and literacy teaching and learning in their content areas. Students review basic components of reading, social and cultural aspects of literacy practice, and the specifics of language and literacy in different disciplines (e.g., distinct vocabulary, particular writing and reading demands). Students learn to develop a repertoire of teaching/learning literacy strategies that enhance comprehension. Students conduct sample assessments and content-area lessons with middle and high school students. Through observation in a content classroom, students learn ways of integrating literacy learning into their lessons as well as ways of organizing and managing the classroom to extend literacy learning. Fieldwork or service-learning experience is required. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, READ 210, or EDFD 210; SASE 305, READ 305, or EDFD 305; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

SASE210: Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the public purposes of education in our social and political democracy. Students inquire into the role of schools in fostering the development of democratic principles and practices and examine various curriculum designs and pedagogical strategies. Students also explore the main issues stemming from the efforts to teach democratically in public educational institutions. Students complete 30 hours of fieldwork in an assigned high-performing urban school, which provides a context for these explorations. They examine and analyze successful practices of instruction and classroom management. Attendance at the first class is required to verify field expectations. This course is pre-requisite for admission into the teacher education program. Cross-listed with READ 210 and EDFD 210. Previous course CURR 210 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore level or higher and ENWR105 or HONP100.

SASE305: Teaching for Equity and Diversity (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the qualities of teachers, teaching, and schooling that foster the learning of students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Students explore the ways in which socialization experiences shape perceptions. They reflect on their own beliefs, assumptions and perceptions about sociocultural identity and how their own socialization has shaped their perceptions of themselves and other people. Students also examine the nature and impact of the increasing social and cultural diversity in K-12 schools in the United States. They learn ways of teaching all children well and to develop positive relationships among teachers, parents and children. Cross listed with SASE 305 and READ 305. Previous course CURR 305 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210.

SASE312: Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the education of English language learners in US schools and helps them learn about best practices in education through hands-on experience creating and adjusting lessons and instruction to benefit the academic performance of English language learners as well as of all students. Issues addressed include sociocultural, legal, and political influences on the education of English language learners; principles of second language acquisition; and explicit practice in planning academic content instruction for English language learners. Cross listed with READ 312 and EDFD 312. Previous course CURR 312 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; and admission to the Teacher Education Program.

SASE520: Inclusive iSTEM for the Adolescent Learner I (3 hours lecture)

This course provides an introduction to integrative STEM education (e.g., Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) as a tool to advance student learning in the STEM content areas, creativity, and innovation. Teachers today have a strong commitment to teaching the subject matter as listed in their content-area standards. However, given the changing trends in education and the push for technology integration, teachers and students are facing rapid change. This course addresses the essential question, "How do you inspire learning and creativity in all students according to the standards while maintaining balance in your core curriculum?" Through exploration of "big ideas" in invention and innovation, teacher candidates will begin to answer this question. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SPED 579 and SPED 568.

SPED279: Foundation and Philosophy of Inclusive Education (3 hours lecture)

This course provides an overview of the historical and ideological trends that impact the education of children in inclusive settings. Students explore the historical, political, and legal foundations of inclusive education; principles of inclusive planning, consultation, and collaboration; resources and services for effective inclusion and inclusive transition programs; characteristics of high and low-incidence disabilities; and implications for students with and without disabilities. This course includes a field experience in which students engage in reflective observation of inclusive classrooms. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

SPED367: Language-Based Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms (3 hour lecture)

This course focuses on research-based instructional practices for inclusive education. In this course, students explore approaches to reading and writing instruction for students with diverse learning needs and consolidate these into a repertoire of instructional strategies that can be used to meet the needs of students with disabilities at various stages of skill mastery. Procedures addressed in this course are applicable in inclusive as well as more restrictive settings, and address the needs of students from a broad array of cultural, linguistic, and economic backgrounds. Students explore such issues as: special education identification and why large numbers of students fail; the importance of explicit instruction for students with learning problems; lesson planning for multiple learning environments; characteristics of students with mild-to-moderate disabilities in reading, writing, and spelling; components of research-based instruction in reading, written expression,, and spelling; modifications, accommodations, and materials for teaching students with disabilities in inclusive settings; and professional standards, including New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS) and New Jersey Professional Teaching Standards. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SPED 279 or ECEL 279.

SPED469: Inclusive Methods for Middle and Secondary Schools (3 hours lecture)

This course enhances the ability of future educators to provide access to the curriculum for students with disabilities in middle and secondary schools. Educators learn how to apply principles of developmentally appropriate practice and curriculum design to improve the learning of students who exhibit abilities across a wide range. The emphasis is on research-based and practical techniques and strategies that can be utilized in the certification area in an inclusive setting, focusing mainly on the Strategies Intervention Model. Students explore resources for adapting content area curriculum. This course requires a field experience working in schools tutoring students who are experiencing academic or basic skills difficulties. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SPED367

SPED488: Promoting Prosocial Behaviors in Inclusive Settings (3 hours lecture)

In this course, future teachers develop knowledge of theory and skills of practice related to the development of appropriate prosocial behaviors for students with disabilities within inclusive classroom settings. This course focuses on social behavior and the developmental and environmental factors that influence its expression. Students learn how to conduct a functional analysis of behavior, promote appropriate behavior, and develop a classroom setting that fosters prosocial behaviors. They explore principles of social/emotional learning, social skills development, data collection processes, schedules of reinforcement, monitoring of progress, social problem solving, and the promotion of a positive behavior plan. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SPED279 or ECEL279.

SPED584: Assessment and Evaluation in the Inclusive Classroom

This course is designed to be an introduction for pre-service teachers in the field of Special Education assessment and accountability. The course will introduce students to elements of traditional assessment, including record keeping, grading, objective and essay testing, theories of validity as well as authentic, performance, and portfolio assessment. The keeping of anecdotal records, inclusion, heterogeneous groups, and accommodations will also be components of this course. 2 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SPED 579. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).