Rhode Island College

2019-2020 Catalog


Modern Language B.A.

Course Requirements

CHOOSE concentration A, B, C, D, or E below

A. Francophone Studies

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
FREN 201Advanced French: Conversation and Composition

4

Fall.
FREN 202Advanced French: Composition and Conversation

4

Spring.
FREN 313Modern France and the Francophone World

4

Alternate years.
FREN 324Survey of French Literature from 1789 to the Present

4

Alternate years.
FREN 420Applied Grammar

3

Alternate years.
FREN 460Seminar in French

3

Annually.
HIST 236Post-Independence Africa

3

Annually.
HIST 348Africa under Colonial Rule

3

Annually.
MLAN 360Seminar in Modern Languages

3

Fall.

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ARBC 101Elementary Arabic I

4

Fall, Spring.
ARBC 102Elementary Arabic II

4

Fall, Spring.
Total Credit Hours:39

Note: ARBC 101, ARBC 102: May be substituted for another language spoken in Francophone Africa

B. French

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
FREN 201Advanced French: Conversation and Composition

4

Fall.
FREN 202Advanced French: Composition and Conversation

4

Spring.
FREN 313Modern France and the Francophone World

4

Alternate years.
FREN 323Survey of French Literature from the Middle Ages to 1789

4

Alternate years.
FREN 324Survey of French Literature from 1789 to the Present

4

Alternate years.
FREN 420Applied Grammar

3

Alternate years.
FREN 460Seminar in French

3

Annually.
MLAN 360Seminar in Modern Languages

3

Fall.
MLAN 400Applied Linguistics

3

Spring.

TWO ADDITIONAL COURSES in French at the 300-level or above (6 credits)

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
TWO COURSES in another world language

8

Total Credit Hours:46

C. Latin American Studies

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

4

Fall, Spring.
HIST 241Colonial and Neocolonial Latin America

3

Annually.
HIST 242Modern Latin America

3

Annually.
LAS 363Seminar: Topics in Latin American Studies

3

Alternate years.
MLAN 360Seminar in Modern Languages

3

Fall.

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ANTH 325Cultures and Environments in South American

4

Alternate years.
ANTH 461/FNED 461LatinX in the United States

4

Annually.
MLAN 320Internship in Modern Languages

1-4

As needed.
POL 203Global Politics

4

Fall, Spring.
POL 317Politics and Society

4

Spring.
POL 341The Politics of Developing Nations

3

As needed.
-Or-

a 400-level Spanish or Portuguese course in Latin American literature As needed film, culture, etc.

3

CHOOSE Track 1 or Track 2

Track 1: Brazil
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PORT 201Conversation and Composition

4

Fall.
PORT 202Composition and Conversation

4

Spring.
PORT 304Brazilian Literature and Culture

4

Alternate years.
ONE ADDITIONAL COURSE in Portuguese at the 300-level or above

3-4

Cognates: TWO COURSES in Spanish

6-8

Track 2: Spanish-Speaking Latin America
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
SPAN 201Conversation and Composition

4

Fall, Spring.
SPAN 202Composition and Conversation

4

Fall, Spring.
SPAN 312Latin American Literature and Culture: Pre-Eighteenth Century

4

Fall.
SPAN 313Latin American Literature and Culture: From Eighteenth Century

4

Spring.
Cognates: TWO COURSES in Portuguese

6-8

Total Credit Hours:40-44

D. Portuguese

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MLAN 360Seminar in Modern Languages

3

Fall.
MLAN 400Applied Linguistics

3

Spring.
PORT 201Conversation and Composition

4

Fall.
PORT 202Composition and Conversation

4

Spring.
PORT 301Portuguese Literature and Culture I

4

Alternate years.
PORT 302Portuguese Literature and Culture II

4

Alternate years.
PORT 304Brazilian Literature and Culture

4

Alternate years.
PORT 305Lusophone African Literatures and Cultures

4

As needed.
PORT 420Applied Grammar

3

Alternate years.
PORT 460Seminar in Portuguese

3

As needed.

ONE ADDITIONAL COURSE in Portuguese at the 300-level or above (3-4 credits)

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
TWO COURSES in another world language

8

Total Credit Hours:47-48

E. Spanish

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MLAN 360Seminar in Modern Languages

3

Fall.
MLAN 400Applied Linguistics

3

Spring.
SPAN 201Conversation and Composition

4

Fall, Spring.
SPAN 202Composition and Conversation

4

Fall, Spring.
SPAN 310Spanish Literature and Culture: Pre-Eighteenth Century

4

Fall.
SPAN 311Spanish Literature and Culture: From Eighteenth Century

4

Spring.
SPAN 312Latin American Literature and Culture: Pre-Eighteenth Century

4

Fall.
SPAN 313Latin American Literature and Culture: From Eighteenth Century

4

Spring.
SPAN 420Applied Grammar

3

Spring.
SPAN 460Seminar in Spanish

3

Annually.

ONE ADDITIONAL COURSE in Spanish at the 300-level or above (3-4 Credits)

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
TWO COURSES in another world language

8

Total Credit Hours:47-48