Language Studies route

Language Studies stream, MLCS major

 

Major in MLCS/ Language Studies route

A major in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies requires a minimum of *33 to a maximum of *48 at the senior level.

General Requirements (9 Credits):

Courses selected must include:

MLCS 210 (*3): Approaches to Cultural Studies
Introduction to the major issues within the discipline of Cultural Studies from an international perspective, and provision of the necessary terminology and theoretical tools for examining general topics and case studies with emphasis on the question of languages.

MLCS 410 (*3): Capstone
In this practice-based course that addresses an urgent concern facing the world today students will synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills obtained in the Modern Languages and Cultural Studies Major. Note: this course is offered only in Winter terms. It should be taken in your final Winter term of study, so plan accordingly if you intend to graduate in a Fall term.

*3 additional credits in courses with the MLCS prefix.

2021-2022 MLCS Courses
Fall 2021
MLCS 299 800 Language Conflicts & Identity
MLCS 300 A1 Introduction to Translation
MLCS 399 A1 StoryLab: Nonfiction Narrative

Winter 2022
MLCS 199 B3 Superheroes in Comics & Beyond
MLCS 299 B1 Shaping Modern Austria
MLCS 299 B2 Taboo and Censorship
MLCS 400 B1 The History of Translation

Program Description

Focus on one specific language and the literatures and cultures associated with this language OR gain proficiency in two languages.

*24 credits at the senior level in one language OR split between two languages taught in the Department of MLCS. If credits are split between two languages, at least *6 at the senior level must be earned in each language.

*6 of the *24 credits must be at the 400-level.

At least *6 of the credits earned in this route must be earned in this route must be earned in an experience abroad or in Francophone areas of Canada OR in courses that include significant experiential learning components related to the language(s) studied.


Option A: A minimum of *24 credits at the senior level in one of the following languages:

French courses
Senior level French courses
Fall 2021
FREN 211 A1, A2, A3, X01 Intermediate French I
FREN 212 A1 Intermediate French II
FREN 254 A1 Translation Theory & Practice: Fren-Engl-Fren
FREN 297 A1, A2 Advanced French I
FREN 298 A1 Advanced French II
FREN 301 A1 Introduction to French Literary Studies
FREN 311 A1 Mystery, Myth, Supernatural
FREN 318 A1 Socio-Cultural Contemporary Francophone Societies
FREN 354 A1 Translation: French into English
FREN 445 A1 Contemporary Cinema in French
FREN 478 A1 Topics French Literature and Culture I

Winter 2022
FREN 211 B1 Intermediate French I
FREN 212 B1, B2, B3, B4 Intermediate French II
FREN 254 B1 Introduction to Translation Theory & Practice: Fren-Engl-Fren
FREN 297 B1 Advanced French I
FREN 298 B1, B2 Advanced French II
FREN 301 B1 Introduction to French Literary Studies
FREN 315 B1 Cultural Representations of Food
FREN 317 B1 Postcolonial Issues in French and Francophone Societies
FREN 372 B1 French Phonetics
FREN 454 B1 Translation: English into French
FREN 479 B1 Topics in French Literature and Culture II
Study Abroad
e3 French Alps program (FREN 111; 112; 211; 212; 297; 298)
La Rochelle, France (FREN 333; 499)
German Courses
Senior level German courses
Fall 2021
GERM 211 A1, A2 Intermediate German I
GERM 225 A1 German Cinema
GERM 303 A1 Advanced German I
GERM 306 A1 German/English Phonetics and Phonology
GERM 343 A1 Postwar Cultures
GERM 443 A1 Advanced Translation: German into English

Winter 2022
GERM 212 LEC B1, B2 Intermediate German II
GERM 274 B1 Shaping Modern Austria
GERM 316 B1 Introduction to German Applied Linguistics
GERM 342 B1 Introduction to Translation: German/English
GERM 451 B1 Genre and Aesthetics
Spanish courses
Senior level Spanish courses
Fall 2021
SPAN 211 A1, A2, X01 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 300 A1 Advanced Spanish
SPAN 306 A1 Spanish for Heritage Speakers
SPAN 325 800 Introduction to Cinema
SPAN 378 A1 Teaching Spanish as a Second Language
SPAN 405 A1 Exercises in Translation: Spanish To English

Winter 2022
SPAN 212 B1, B2, X50 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 300 B1 Advanced Spanish
SPAN 320 B1 Introduction to Literary Analysis
SPAN 373 B1 Spanish as a World Language
SPAN 406 B1 Exercises in Translation: English into Spanish
SPAN 476 B1 The Acquisition of Spanish

Option B: *24 credits split between two languages at least *6 at the senior level must be earned in each language.

Choose two of the following languages:

American Sign Language
Arabic
French courses
German courses
Italian courses
Norwegian
Polish courses
Russian courses
Spanish courses
Swedish courses
Ukrainian courses

*At least *6 of the credits earned in this route must be earned in this route must be earned in an experience abroad or in Francophone areas of Canada OR in courses that include significant experiential learning components related to the language(s) studied.

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Study Abroad

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