Modern Languages and Literatures (MLL)

MLL-101 Elementary Modern Language I

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Specific Languages vary from year to year. With chair approval, this course in conjunction with MLL 102 fulfills the College's language requirement.
Prerequisites: none
Corequisites: MLL-101L
Credit: 1

MLL-102 Elementary Modern Languages II

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Specific Languages vary from year to year. With chair approval, this course in conjunction with MLL 101 fulfills the College's language requirement.
Prerequisites: MLL-101 of the same language
Credit: 1

MLL-103 Accelerated Elementary MLL

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and participating members of other departments. Specific languages vary from year to year. With chair approval, this course fulfills the College's language requirement.
Prerequisites: none
Credit: 1

MLL-121 Language Variation & Change

This continuation of ENG 122 (HUM 122) will deal with the social phenomena of language, including language acquisition, social and regional variation, and language change over time.
Prerequisites: ENG-122 HUM-122 or MLL-122.
Credits: 0.5
Distribution: Language Studies
Equated Courses: ENG-121

MLL-122 Modern Linguistics

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of linguistics, the theory and analysis of human language. The first half of the course will focus on structural aspects of language: speech sounds and sound systems, and the formation of words and sentences.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5
Distribution: Language Studies
Equated Courses: ENG-122

MLL-176 Special Topics Modern Languages

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Topics vary from year to year.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1

MLL-177 Spec. Topics: Modern Lit.

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Topics vary from year to year.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts

MLL-187 Independent Study

Enrollment through Instructor and Department Chair approval.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts

MLL-201 Intermediate Modern Languages

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Specific Languages vary from year to year. With chair approval, this course fulfills the College's language requirement.
Prerequisites: MLL-102 of the same language
Credit: 1
Distribution: Foreign Language

MLL-202 Intermediate Modern Languages II

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and participating members of other departments. Specific languages vary from year to year. This course develops the student's proficiency through guided practice and active use of the language.
Prerequisites: MLL-201 of the Same Language
Credit: 1

MLL-276 Spec. Topics:Modern Languages

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Topics vary from year to year.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1

MLL-277 Spec. Topics: Modern Lit.

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Topics vary from year to year.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts

MLL-287 Independent Study

Enrollment through Instructor and Department Chair approval.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts

MLL-301 Conversation & Composition

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and participating members of other departments. Specific languages vary from year to year. This course focuses on the continued development of the student's command of language and his understanding of culture, with an emphasis on speaking and writing.
Prerequisites: Take MLL-202;
Credit: 1
Distribution: Foreign Language

MLL-311 Studies in Modern Language

Studies in Modern Language offers advanced study in a Modern language. Topics may vary and include, but are not limited to, linguistics: phonetics, grammar and syntax, and second language acquisition. Students will develop the analytical tools and language specific to the study of the Spanish language and demonstrate those skills in interpretative essays and class discussion. May be retaken for credit if topic is different from previously taken course. This course counts toward the Language Studies requirement.
Prerequisites: SPA-301
Credit: 1
Distribution: Language Studies

MLL-312 Studies in Culture

Studies in Culture offers advanced study of Modern Language culture. Topics may vary and include, but are not limited to, film, popular culture and arts, theory of mind, regional and ethnic identities, gender studies, politics and religion. As they consider the connections among different disciplines and cultural contexts, students will develop the analytical tools and language specific to the interpretation of cultural moments and demonstrate those skills in interpretative essays and class discussion. May be retaken for credit if topic is different from previously taken course.
Prerequisites: SPA-301 and 302
Credit: 1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts

MLL-376 Spec. Topics:Modern Languages

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Topics vary from year to year.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1

MLL-377 Spec. Topics: Modern Lit.

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Topics vary from year to year.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts

MLL-387 Independent Study

Enrollment Through Instructor and Department Chair.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts

MLL-476 Spec. Topics:Modern Languages

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Topics vary from year to year.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1

MLL-477 Spec. Topics: Modern Lit.

Taught by members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and participating members of other departments. Topics vary from year to year.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts

MLL-IND Independent Study

Students may enroll in independent study courses for 0.5 or 1 course credit(s), with the approval of a supervising faculty member, the appropriate department/program chair, and the student's advisor. Registration forms for independent study are available in the Registrar's Office.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1