Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Mission and Goals

Mission

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures provides transformational educational experiences that encourage student success, supports faculty in their professional development as teachers and scholars, and works collaboratively with the campus community in support of the college’s mission and goals.

Departmental goals

To develop and deliver rigorous courses that educate students to become communicatively competent and informed global citizens with proficiency in languages and critical insights into world cultures for a productive role in our global community.

To develop and deliver rigorous courses specifically designed for students who are members of heritage language communities to expand their linguistic and cultural knowledge and to develop a critical understanding of the communities of which they are a part.

To encourage and support faculty as teachers, scholars, and members of an academic community that provides service to advance the goals of the institution. The department’s faculty pursue research in teaching pedagogy, culture, film, language, and literature that contributes to a greater understanding of the human experience around the globe

To collaborate with Academic Affairs, other academic departments, and the campus community in support of academic initiatives for student success and the college mission and goals.

To develop and implement processes and practices that assess for student learning and in support of the college’s mission and goals

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Catch up or get ahead on classes this Summer

Subject Level Section Class Number Days Start Time End Time Room Meeting Days
French
LF 112 1C0 8110 MTWTh 9:10 AM 12:45 PM H-214 05/28/2019 to 06/20/2019
Italian
LI 112 1C0 8111 MTWTh 9:10 AM 12:45 PM H-207 05/28/2019 to 06/20/2019
Spanish
LS 111 1C0 8105 MTWTh 9:10 AM 12:45 PM H-213 05/28/2019 to 06/20/2019
LS 111 4K0 8351 MTWTh 4:10 PM 7:45 PM H-224 07/08/2019 to 07/31/2019
LS 111 4M0 8106 MTWTh 6:10 PM 9:45 PM H-213 07/08/2019 to 07/31/2019
LS 112 1C0 8107 MTWTh 9:10 AM 12:45 PM H-224 05/28/2019 to 06/20/2019
LS 112 1F0 8108 MTWTh 12:10 PM 3:45 PM H-230 05/28/2019 to 06/20/2019
LS 112 4M0 8109 MTWTh 6:10 PM 9:45 PM H-230 07/08/2019 to 07/31/2019

Announcement

Vous désirez parler français?

Apprenez le français cet été!

Le français, c’est cool!



LF 112 Elementary French II
4 credits
Section 1C0-LEC 4W1
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 9:10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Code: 8110


An intensive continuation of LF 111, this 4-credit second semester course will allow you to talk about food, shopping and the city. You will be able to write simple dialogues and descriptions, and learn all about Paris. Daily listening and speaking assignments in the lab, as well as French films and internet activities will quickly increase your ability to understand and speak French.

For an official description of this course, please see the course syllabus page.

Volete perfezionare il vostro italiano

Prendete un corso quest'estate

Offriamo



LI 112 1CO: Elementary Italian II
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 9:10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Code 8111

This 4-credit course is the second part of beginning level Italian. In this course, you will substantially improve your speaking fluency and understanding of Italian language by mimicking typical social situations such as ordering a meal in an n Italian restaurant, or shopping in an Italian boutique. You will also be able to better your writing skills by providing brief descriptions of past events, or completing simple dialogues.

For an official description of this course, please see the LI-112 course syllabus page.

Fall 2019 Classes

Subject Level Section Class# Days Start time End time Room
Arabic
LA 111 H13 48306 MoWe 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H-206
LA 112 F13 35766 MoWe 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H-214
LA 213 D13 48295 MoWe 10:10 AM 11:25 PM H-213A
LA 213 H13 35586 MoWe 2:10 PM 3:25 PM H-213A
Chinese
LC 111 E24 35574 TuTh 11:10 AM 1:00 PM H-207
LC 111 G24 35577 TuTh 1:10 PM 3:00 PM H-207
LC 112 PNET 35580 TuWe 4:10 PM 5:25 PM H-207
LC 121 G24 35582 TuTh 1:10 PM 3:00 PM H-205
LC 122 J24 40631 Tu
Th
1:10 PM 3:00 PM H-314
H-205
LC 311 C24 40675 TuTh 9:40 AM 11:00 AM H-213
LC 312 E24 36064 TuTh 11:10 AM 12:25 PM H-446
LC 321 D13 35585 Mo
We
10:10 AM
10:10 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
H-207
LC 321 H13 37382 Mo
We
2:10 PM
2:10 PM
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
H-207
French
LF 111 B13 48534 MoWe 8:10 AM 10:00 AM H-206
LF 111 C24 35768 TuTh 9:10 AM 11:00 AM H-205
LF 111 G24 36356 TuTh 1:10 PM 3:00 PM H-206
LF 111 H13 35599 MoWe 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H-213
LF 112 B13 35606 MoWe 8:10 AM 10:00 AM H-205
LF 112 C24 36343 TuTh 9:10 AM 11:00 AM H-207
LF 112 G24 35605 TuTh 1:10 PM 3:00 PM H-224
LF 213 E24 35778 TuTh 11:10 AM 12:25 PM LB-25
H-213
LF 214 E24 37384 TuTh 11:10 AM 12:25 PM H-205
LF 401 PNET 54882 Tu 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H-446
German
LG 111 D13 36359 MoWe 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H-446
LG 401 PNET 42431 We 3:10 PM 4:00 PM H-446
Italian
LI 111 C124 54952 Mo
TuTh
9:10 AM 11:00 AM H-241
H-447
LI 111 C24 35560 TuTh 9:10 AM 10:50 AM H-206
LI 111 D13 35559 MoWe 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H-206
LI 111 E24 37269 TuTh 11:10 AM 12:50 PM H-206
LI 111 F24 35561 TuTh 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H-305
LI 111 PNET 35562 Mo 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H-230
LI 112 C13 35565 MoWe 9:10 AM 11:00 AM H-224
LI 112 D24 35566 Tu
Th
10:10 AM 12:00 PM H-447
H-224
LI 112 F24 54951 TuTh 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H-241
LI 213 E13 35572

Mo

We

11:10 AM 12:25 PM M-344A
LB-26
LI 401 H1 36066 Mo 11:10 AM 1:00 PM H-239
Spanish
LS 111 B13 35493 MoWe 8:10 AM 10:00 AM H-305
LS 111 C13 35496 MoWe 9:10 AM 11:00 AM H-213
LS 111 C24 36404 TuTh 9:10 AM 11:00 AM H-230
LS 111 C35 36350 WeFr 9:10 AM 11:00 AM H-241
LS 111 C6 35498 Sa 9:10 AM 1:15 PM H-241
LS 111 D13 35501 MoWe 10:10 AM 12:00 AM H-305
LS 111 D24 35499 TuTh 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H-214
LS 111 E0 35502 MoTuWeTh 11:10 AM 12:00 PM H-230
LS 111 E123 35761 Mo
We
11:10 AM
11:10 AM
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
H-213
LS 111 F13 35504

Mo
We

12:10 PM 2:00 PM H-205
H-207
LS 111 F24 35506 TuTh 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H-230
LS 111 G24 35508 TuTh 1:10 PM 3:00 PM H-239
LS 111 H13 37387 MoWe 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H-214
LS 111 H24 35515 TuTh 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H-213
LS 111 J13 48939 MoWe 3:10 PM 5:00 PM M-134
LS 111 J24 35510 TuTh 3:10 PM 5:00 PM H-230
LS 111 K13 35512 MoWe 4:10 PM 6:00 PM H-305
LS 111 M13 35513 MoWe 6:10 PM 8:00 PM H-206
LS 111 M24 35514 MoWe 6:10 PM 8:00 PM H-206
LS 112 B24 35516 TuTh 8:10 AM 10:00 AM H-224
LS 112 C6 35517 Sa 9:10 AM 1:15 PM H-213
LS 112 D13 37485 MoWe 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H-205
LS 112 D24 35519 TuTh 10:10 AM 12:00 PM H-305
LS 112 E123 37303 MoWe
Tu
11:10 AM
11:10 AM
10:00 AM
1:00 PM
H-224
LS 112 F35 35763 WeFr 12:10 PM 2:00 PM H-241
LS 112 G24 35523 TuTh 1:10 PM 3:00 PM H-214
LS 112 H13 35524 MoWe 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H-305
LS 112 H24 48943 TuTh 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H-335
LS 112 J24 35525 TuTh 3:10 PM 5:00 PM H-205
H-214
LS 112 K123 40599 Mo
TuWe
4:10 PM
4:10 PM
6:00 PM
5:00 PM
H-214
LS 112 M13 35526 MoWe 6:10 PM 8:00 PM H-207
LS 112 M24 36067 TuTh 6:10 PM 8:00 PM H-207
LS 112 PNET 40600 We 4:10 PM 6:00 PM H-230
LS 161 H13 48125 MoWe 2:10 PM 4:00 PM H-230
LS 213 C24 35764 TuTh 9:10 AM 10:25 AM H-446
LS 213 PNET 36342 We 2:10 PM 8:00 PM H-241
LS 214 PNET 40612 We 12:10 PM 1:25 PM H-213
LS 221 C24 40616 TuTh 9:10 AM 10:25 AM H-241
LS 221 C6 35531 Sa 9:10 AM 12:00 PM H-230
LS 221 G13 35530 MoWe 1:10 PM 2:25 PM H-446
LS 221 K24 37511 TuTh 4:10 PM 5:25 PM H-206
LS 222 D24 35543 Tu
Th
10:10 AM 11:25 AM LB-08
H-447
LS 222 K123 40717 MoWe
Th
4:10 PM 5:00 PM H-206
H-213
LS 222 PNET 40623 We 9:10 PM 10:25 PM

H-214

LS 223 F35 47998 WeFr 12:10 PM 1:25 PM H-205
LS 223 H24 35548 TuTh 2:10 PM 3:25 PM H-305
LS 312 H3 35551 We 2:10 PM 4:40 PM H-224
LS 315 G24 35555 TuTh 1:10 PM 2:25 PM H-445
LS 402 PNET 35553 W 4:10 PM 5:00 PM H-305

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