Modern and Classical Languages
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

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Foreign Language Spring 2018

Undergraduate

300-Level Courses in FRLN

FRLN 309: Humanities College to Career (1 credit. Credits)

Focuses on career choices and effective self-presentation for soon-to-be graduating students with majors in the humanities. Explores how skills typically learned in humanities majors can be leveraged for a successful transition to post-graduation employment. Equivalent to ENGH 303, HIST 385, PHIL 393.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Lisa Koch — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM W — Robinson B111

FRLN 331: Topics in World Cinema (3 Credits)

Major works of world cinema with varying perspectives and topics, such as specific genres, periods, schools. Notes: Coursework in English. May be repeated when topic is different with permission of department. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 9 credits.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Recommended Prerequisite: ENGH 101 or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Seminar

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

FRLN 385: Multilingualism, Identity, and Power (3 Credits)

Study of individual and societal aspects of multilingualism including language choice, linguistic maintenance and shift, code-switching, language planning, educational policy, and representations of multilingualism. Interdisciplinary approach emphasizes the social and political aspects of multilingualism, as well as the relationship of language to cultural, ethnoracial, and national identities and categories. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in all other required Mason Core courses.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

Graduate

500-Level Courses in FRLN

FRLN 551: Special Topics (3 Credits)

Themes, periods, or genres vary from semester to semester. Focuses on topics that incorporate one or more languages taught in department, but instruction is in English. Notes: May be repeated with permission of department. May be repeated within the degree.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled