Modern Languages and Literatures (MLL)

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MLL 101. Elementary Modern Language I. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Organized group instruction arranged for students who wish to acquire basic skill in a language other than English indicated by subtitle. Language taught in its intercultural context. 3 lectures, 1 activity.

MLL 102. Elementary Modern Language II. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: MLL 101 or consent of instructor.

Organized group instruction arranged for students who wish to acquire basic skill in a language other than English indicated by subtitle. Language taught in its intercultural context. To be taken in numerical sequence. 3 lectures, 1 activity.

MLL 103. Elementary Modern Language III. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: MLL 102 or consent of instructor.

Organized group instruction arranged for students who wish to acquire basic skill in a language other than English indicated by subtitle. Language taught in its intercultural context. To be taken in numerical sequence. 3 lectures, 1 activity.

MLL 200. Special Problems for Undergraduates. 1 unit

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Individual investigation, research, studies, or surveys of selected problems at the lower-division level. Total credit limited to 8 units.

MLL 201. Intermediate Modern Language I. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: MLL 103 or consent of instructor.

Development of presentational, interpersonal, and interpretive intermediate-level language skills within an intercultural context in a language other than English indicated by subtitle. To be taken in numerical sequence. 3 lectures, 1 activity. Formerly MLL 121.

MLL 202. Intermediate Modern Language II. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: MLL 201 or consent of instructor.

Development of presentational, interpersonal, and interpretive intermediate-level language skills within an intercultural context in a language other than English indicated by subtitle. To be taken in numerical sequence. 3 lectures, 1 activity. Formerly MLL 122.

MLL 270. Language Study Abroad. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, SU

Prerequisite: Consent of department chair.

Acquisition of language and cultural competencies while studying abroad. Total credit limited to 12 units, with a maximum of 12 units per quarter. 3 lectures, 1 activity.

MLL 290. Selected Topics. 1-4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Directed group study of selected topics. Open to undergraduate students. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected. Total credit limited to 8 units. 1 to 4 lectures.

MLL 360. Research Methods in Modern Languages. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: W

Prerequisite: Junior standing and MLL major. Recommended: SPAN 233 and SPAN 301.

Methods and techniques of doing research. Critical thinking and library research in languages other than English. Introduction to different senior project formats: scholarly essays, lesson planning, translations, creative works, community-based projects. 4 lectures.

MLL 400. Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates. 1-4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: Consent of department chair.

Individual investigation, research, studies, or surveys of selected problems. Total credit limited to 8 units.

MLL 460. Senior Project. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: F, W, SP

Prerequisite: MLL 360, advanced composition in primary and/or secondary language, senior standing and consent of instructor.

Selection and completion of a project under faculty mentorship. Projects represent individual, well-defined problems and potential solutions that reflect pertinent scholarly activity in the field of modern languages and literatures, with special emphasis in one of the languages/cultures taught in the department. Total credit limited to 4 units.

MLL 470. Selected Advanced Topics. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: TBD

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Directed group study of selected topics for advanced students. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. The Schedule of Classes will list topic selected and language of instruction. Total credit limited to 8 units. 4 lectures.