Foreign Language (FORL)

FORL 110 – Introduction to a Language & Culture     1-3 credit hours

This course is an introduction to a particular language of the world (e.g. Arabic, Russian) and the culture associated with it. The language chosen will not be one that UNK regularly offers, nor will this one semester course count for General Studies credit or for the B.A. requirement. May be taken for two different languages.
Total Credits Allowed: 3.00

FORL 188 – GS Portal     3 credit hours

Students analyze critical issues confronting individuals and society in a global context as they pertain to the discipline in which the Portal course is taught. The Portal is intended to help students succeed in their university education by being mentored in process of thinking critically about important ideas and articulating their own conclusions. Students may take the Portal in any discipline, irrespective of their major or minor. Satisfies the General Studies Portal course requirement. Students may take their Portal course in any discipline. Students who transfer 24 or more hours of General Studies credit to UNK are exempt from taking a portal course.
Total Credits Allowed: 6.00
Prerequisite: First year freshman standing or sophomore standing only.

FORL 280H – Special Topics - Honors     3 credit hours

FORL 300A – Foreign Language Practicum     1 credit hour

Foreign language internship teaching at the elementary school level. Students will be assigned to a specific school and teacher(s). Four hours of cumulative credits may be earned.

FORL 300B – Foreign Language Practicum     1-2 credit hours

Foreign language internship teaching at the elementary school level. Students will be assigned to a specific school and teacher(s). Four hours of cumulative credits may be earned.
Total Credits Allowed: 2.00

FORL 300C – Foreign Language Practicum     1-3 credit hours

Foreign language internship teaching at the elementary school level. Students will be assigned to a specific school and teacher(s). Four hours of cumulative credits may be earned.
Total Credits Allowed: 3.00

FORL 300D – Foreign Language Practicum     1-4 credit hours

Foreign language internship teaching at the elementary school level. Students will be assigned to a specific school and teacher(s). Four hours of cumulative credits may be earned.
Total Credits Allowed: 4.00

FORL 308 – Seminar in Translation I     3 credit hours

Teaches the theory and practice of translation.
Prerequisite: A 300 or 400 level course in Spanish except SPAN 302 or SPAN 388 or instructor consent.

FORL 309 – Seminar in Translation II     3 credit hours

Continues the study of translation theory and practice.
Prerequisite: FORL 308 or instructor consent

FORL 337 – Seminar on Foreign Film     3 credit hours

The study of a series of films produced in France and/or Francophone countries, German-speaking countries, Spain and/or Latin America (or a combination thereof). (Generally taught concurrently with FREN 337, GERM 337 or SPAN 337.)

FORL 357 – Seminar on Women in a Foreign Literature     3 credit hours

A study of women writers from France and/or Francophone countries, German-speaking countries, Spain and/or Latin America or a study of the depiction of women in one or more of these literatures. (Generally taught concurrently with FREN 357, GERM 357 or SPAN 357.)

FORL 401 – Multicultural Understanding     1 credit hour

Designed to enable the future classroom teacher to promote multicultural understanding through varied learning experiences focusing on language and cultural diversity.

FORL 409 – Interpretation I     3 credit hours

A study of interpretation theory and intensive practice of interpretation skills.
Prerequisite: A 300 or 400 level course in Spanish except SPAN 302 or SPAN 388 or one of FORL 308 or FORL 309 or FORL 410

FORL 410 – Interpretation II     3 credit hours

A companion course to FORL 409, Interpretation I, with more practice in consecutive interpreting and working in both directions.
Prerequisite: A 300 or 400 level course in Spanish except SPAN 302 or SPAN 388 or one of FORL 308 or FORL 309 or FORL 409

FORL 411 – Practicum in Translation/Interpretation     3 credit hours

This course will focus on the continued development of translation and/or interpretation skills through 60 hours of practical work in translation and/or interpretation.
Prerequisite: FORL 410

FORL 470 – TESOL     3 credit hours

Theoretical foundations and sociolinguistic context of ESL teaching.

FORL 472 – Foreign Language Pedagogy     3 credit hours

Current trends in foreign language teaching and learning with emphasis on theory and practice.
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education or department permission

FORL 480 – Modern Languages Seminar     3 credit hours

The Modern Languages Seminar course, aiming for a synthesis of acquired knowledge in the discipline, culminates the language major. It includes a semester-long final project, demonstrating the ability to make connections between research about pertinent contexts and contemporary issues. Taken in the senior year, the course may also encompass a one credit hour study abroad, service learning, or internship component.
Prerequisite: Senior standing or consent of department

FORL 499 – Independent Studies in Foreign Languages     1-3 credit hours

Directed research in foreign language education and methodology or translation. Students are not to take this course when a class course is available.
Department Consent Required
Total Credits Allowed: 18.00