Modern Languages and Literatures (MLL) Courses

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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
Prerequisites: MLL-101 of the same language
Corequisites: MLL-102L
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
Prerequisites: none
Credit: 1

MLL-112 Studies in 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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
Prerequisites: none
Credit: 1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts

MLL-121 Language Variation & Change

This continuation of ENG-122 (HUM-122, MLL-122) will deal with the social phenomena of language, including language acquisition, social and regional variation, and language change over time.
Prerequisites: ENG-122 or 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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
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

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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
Prerequisites: MLL-102 of the same language
Corequisites: MLL-201L
Credit: 1
Distribution: World 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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
Prerequisites: MLL-201 of the same language
Corequisites: MLL-202L
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
Prerequisites: MLL-202
Credit: 1
Distribution: World 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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
Prerequisites: SPA-301 and SPA-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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
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. Please refer to the Registrar's page for course description.
Prerequisites: none
Credits: 0.5-1
Distribution: Literature/Fine Arts