Foreign Language (FORL)

FORL 800 – Curriculum Development & Research     3 credit hours

A study in the areas of curriculum design, methodology and testing, plus research methods in all of these fields.

FORL 810 – Second Language Acquisition     3 credit hours

Discussion of the principal theories of language acquisition, the factors which affect the learning of a second language, and the theories of second language pedagogy.

FORL 820 – Methods of Foreign Language Instruction     3 credit hours

Critical review, evaluation and application of contemporary methods of second language instruction.

FORL 850 – Spanish Heritage Language Pedagogy     3 credit hours

Theory and practice of teaching Spanish as a heritage language.
Prerequisite: Admission into the Master of Arts in Education in Spanish program or permission of department

FORL 870P – TESOL     3 credit hours

Theoretical foundations and sociolinguistic contexts of ESL teaching.

FORL 872P – Foreign Language Pedagogy     3 credit hours

Current trends in foreign language teaching and learning with emphasis on theory and practice.

FORL 896 – Thesis - Foreign Language     6 credit hours

FORL 897 – Directed Readings     1-3 credit hours

Individual studies and research under the guidance of a graduate faculty member. May be taken twice for two separate studies or research approved by the graduate faculty in the specific language.
Total Credits Allowed: 3.00

FORL 898 – Special Topics     1-3 credit hours

Special topics to be determined by the Department of Modern Languages. May be taken more than once.
Total Credits Allowed: 18.00
Prerequisite: Admission into the MAE in Spanish program

FORL 899P – Independent Studies     1-3 credit hours

Directed research in foreign language education, methodology, or translation / interpreting. May be taken twice for two separate studies or research.
Department Consent Required
Total Credits Allowed: 6.00