Foreign Languages and Literatures (FLNG)

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FLNG 198  Special Topics  1-4 Units  
Prerequisite: Department permission.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 3 hours lecture.  (003766)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course more than once  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
FLNG 225  Introduction to Translation  3 Units  
Prerequisite: Second-semester (102 level) language course or equivalent proficiency.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Introduction to the academic discipline and professional field of translation. Students develop and apply foundational skills and strategies of translation and interpretation and become familiar with resources and tools that are essential to the practice of translation. Students explore the logistical and ethical considerations of translation work and identify possible career paths in the field that intersect with their own abilities and interests. 3 hours discussion.  (022323)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division  
FLNG 254  Chicana/o Arts and Ideas  3 Units  GE, USD  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
An overview of Chicana/o art, literature, and ideology. The course examines the trajectory of the Chicano Movement and follows the development of artistic and intellectual culture down to contemporary times. We explore how Chicano literature asks enduring and universal questions and at the same time reflects a specific historical and cultural reality that is fundamental to the United States experience. Reading, discussions, and reports are in English (with some code-switching in Spanish). 3 hours lecture.  (021205)  
General Education: Arts (C1)  
Cross listing(s): CHLX 254, HUMN 254  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Lower Division; U.S. Diversity  
FLNG 340W  World Literature in Translation (W)  3 Units  GC, GE, W  
Prerequisite: GE Oral Communication (A1); GE Written Communication (A2); GE Critical Thinking (A3); GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (B4) requirements, or consent of the instructor.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
An exploration of selected works of world literature originally written in other languages in English translation. Writings are examined as aesthetic creations as well as products of their particular biographical, historical, and cultural contexts. Issues with translations are also explored. Course content varies each semester. 3 hours discussion.  (003767)  
General Education: Upper-Division Arts/Humanities (UDC); Global Studies Pathway; Innovation, Design, and the Arts Pathway  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division; Global Cultures; Writing Course  
FLNG 355  Bilingualism in North America  3 Units  GE, USD  
Prerequisite: GE Oral Communication (A1); GE Written Communication (A2); GE Critical Thinking (A3); GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (B4) requirements, or consent of the instructor.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course explores numerous sociolinguistic aspects of bilingualism through the study of specific regions and populations in North America. Topics include identity, communication in bilingual groups and families, code-switching, language choices, registers of language, bilingual and immersion education, dominant vs. minority languages, language politics, ebonics, and the impact of legislation that attempts to govern language use. 3 hours lecture.  (021124)  
General Education: Upper-Division Arts/Humanities (UDC); California Studies Pathway; Race, Ethnicity, and Sovereignty Pathway  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division; U.S. Diversity  
FLNG 380  Language and Culture in Film  3 Units  GC, GE  
Prerequisite: GE Oral Communication (A1); GE Written Communication (A2); GE Critical Thinking (A3); GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (B4) requirements, or consent of the instructor.  
Typically Offered: Fall only  
Students examine films which, as cultural products of specific geo-linguistic areas, offer a key to understanding a society's language, history, and unique interests, concerns, practices, and perspectives. This course focuses each semester on a specific geo-linguistic area of film production. 3 hours lecture.  (021181)  
General Education: Upper-Division Arts/Humanities (UDC); Global Studies Pathway; Innovation, Design, and the Arts Pathway  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division; Global Cultures  
FLNG 398  Special Topics  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 2 hours discussion.  (003773)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course more than once  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
FLNG 399  Special Problems  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is an independent study of special problems offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 9 hours supervision.  (003776)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
FLNG 489  Internship  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is an internship offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 3 hours supervision.  (021153)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 15 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
FLNG 490W  Capstone in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (W)  3 Units  W, GW  
Prerequisite: GE Written Communication (A2) requirement.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is the capstone of curricular requirements for Bachelor of Arts degrees in languages and cultural studies offered in the Department of International Languages, Literature's, and Cultures. In this course, students explore foundational disciplinary issues central to the study of languages and cultures and analyze how these intersect with their own specific field of study. 3 hours discussion.  (021547)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 3 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division; Writing Course; Graduation Writing Assessment  
FLNG 498  Special Topics  1-3 Units  
Prerequisite: Department permission.  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 3 hours seminar.  (003781)  
Grade Basis: Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course more than once  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
FLNG 499  Special Problems  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is an independent study of special problems offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. 0 hours supervision.  (021496)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Upper Division  
FLNG 689  Internship  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
This course is an internship offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register with a supervising faculty member. 3 hours supervision.  (003783)  
Grade Basis: Credit/No Credit  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 15 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division  
FLNG 697  Independent Study  1-3 Units  
Typically Offered: Fall and spring  
9 hours supervision.  (003784)  
Grade Basis: Graduate Graded  
Repeatability: You may take this course for a maximum of 6 units  
Course Attributes: Graduate Division