Modern Languages

Gen Ed Courses

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Modern Languages General Education Courses

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Arts & Humanities

  • ENF 210 Non Western Literature in English Translation
  • ENF 211 Non Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 212 Western Literature in English Translation
  • ENF 213 Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 214 Women Writers in English Translation
  • ENF 215 Women Writers in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 216 Foreign Film
  • ENF 217 Foreign Film (Writing)
  • LAT 201 Culture & Civilization
  • LAT 202 Vergil
  • MLA 201 Words: An Introduction to Etymology
  • MLA 204 Non Western Literature

Non-Western Culture & Civilization

  • ARB 193-293-393-493 Special Topics in Arabic
  • ARB 194-294-394-494 Special Topics in Arabic (Writing)
  • ARB 274 Introduction to the Middle East
  • ARB 371 Survey of Arabic Literature and Culture
  • ENF 210 Non Western Literature in English Translation
  • ENF 211 Non Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 311 Studies in Non Western Literature
  • MLA 116 Contemporary Non Western Cultures
  • MLA 204 Non Western Literature
  • MLA 116 Contemporary Non Western Cultures
  • MLA 204 Non Western Literature
  • SPN 346 Latin American Civilization
  • SPN 372 Introduction to Spanish American Literature

Western Culture & Civilization

  • ENF 212 Western Literature in English Translation
  • ENF 213 Western Literature in English Translation
  • ENF 214 Women Writers in English Translation
  • ENF 215 Women Writers in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 312 Western Literature in English Translation
  • ENF 313 Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • FRN 240 Field Study
  • FRN 340 Field Study
  • FRN 344 French Civilization from the Middle Ages to the Empire
  • FRN 345 French Civilization from 1870 to the Present
  • FRN 371 Literature Survey I
  • FRN 372 Literature Survey II
  • FRN 440 Field Study
  • GER 271 Introduction to the Study of Literature
  • GER 448 German Culture & Civilization
  • MLA 115 Contemporary Western Cultures
  • SPN 240 Field Study
  • SPN 340 Field Study
  • SPN 345 Spanish Civilization
  • SPN 371 Introduction to Spanish Literature
  • SPN 440 Field Study

Writing Across the Curriculum

  • ARB 194-294-394-494 Special Topics in Arabic (Writing)
  • ARB 371 Survey of Arabic Literature and Culture
  • ENF 211 Non Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 213 Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 215 Women Writers in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 217 Foreign Film (Writing)
  • ENF 313 Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • FRN 240 Field Study
  • FRN 340 Field Study
  • FRN 371 Literature Survey I
  • FRN 372 Literature Survey II
  • FRN 374 Readings in French Literature
  • FRN 402 Advanced Composition and Conversation
  • FRN 440 Field Study
  • GER 240 Field Study
  • GER 301 Composition and Conversation
  • GER 340 Field Study
  • GER 371 Introduction to Study of Literature
  • GER 402 Advanced Composition & Conversation
  • GER 440 Field Study
  • SPN 202 Literature Survey
  • SPN 240 Field Study
  • SPN 302 Advanced Spanish: Writing Skills Emphasis
  • SPN 303 Advanced Composition & Conversation for Native Speakers
  • SPN 340 Field Study
  • SPN 371 Introduction to Spanish Literature
  • SPN 372 Introduction to Spanish American Literature
  • SPN 402 Advanced Grammar & Stylistics
  • SPN 440 Field Study
  • SPN 483 Studies in Spanish Literature
  • SPN 484 Studies in Spanish American Literature

Human Diversity

  • SPN 245 Hispanic Resources of Cleveland

Foreign Cultures Courses Offered by the Modern Language Department

  • ARB 274 Introduction to the Middle East
  • ENF 210 Non Western Literature in English Translation             
  • ENF 211 Non Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 212 Western Literature in English Translation
  • ENF 213 Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 214 Women Writers in English Translation
  • ENF 215 Women Writers in English Translation (Writing)
  • ENF 216 Foreign Film
  • ENF 217 Foreign Film (Writing)
  • ENF 311 Studies in Non Western Literature
  • ENF 312 Western Literature in English Translation
  • ENF 313 Western Literature in English Translation (Writing)
  • FRN 201 Culture & Civilization
  • FRN 240 Field Study
  • GER 201 Intermediate German: Gramar and Culture
  • GER 240 Field Study
  • MLA 115 Contemporary Western Cultures
  • MLA 116 Contemporary Nonwestern Cultures
  • MLA 204 Nonwestern World Literature
  • MLA 230 Introduction to Mythology
  • MLA 235 Arab Film
  • MLA 255 Western European Film
  • MLA 260 Language, Society, and Culture
  • MLA 265 Francophone Literature in Translation
  • MLA 280 Women in the Arab World
  • MLA 330 Introduction to Mythology
  • MLA 342 Languages in Contact
  • SPN 201 Intermediate Spanish
  • SPN 203 Culture & Civilization
  • SPN 240 Field Study

University Foreign Culture Courses
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ANT:

  • ANT 103 Ancient Civilizations
  • ANT 153 Introduction to African Cultures
  • ANT 171 Native Civilizations of the Americas
  • ANT 210 Introduction to Native American Studies
  • ANT 227 Power, Authority, and Society in Nonwestern Communities
  • ANT 275 Ancient Mysteries
  • ANT 351 Native North Americans
  • ANT 352 Native South Americans
  • ANT 353 Cultures of Africa
  • ANT 354 Cultures of Oceania
  • ANT 355 Cultures of Southeast Asia
  • ANT 356 Ethiopia
  • ANT 357 Peoples and Cultures of Mesoamerica
  • ANT 358 Caribbean Societies
  • ANT 366 Native Peoples of the Southwest
  • ANT 393 Area Studies in Archeology only when titled Ancient Mesoamerica & the Maya
  • ANT 394 Area Studies in Anthropology

ARB:

  • ARB 274 Introduction to the Middle East
  • ARB 335 Arab Film
  • ARB 380 Women in the Arab World

ART:

  • ART 252 Introduction to Early Western Art
  • ART 253 & ART 253H Introduction to Western Art Since 1400
  • ART 281 Histsory of Far Eastern Art
  • ART 286 Introduction to African Art
  • ART 353 Islamic Art
  • ART 354 Medieval Art
  • ART 356 Gothic Art
  • ART 363 The Early Renaissance in Italy
  • ART 364 The High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy
  • ART 365 The Renaissance
  • ART 371 Art in the 19th Century
  • ART 372 Art in the 20th Century
  • ART 378 Ancient Greek Art
  • ART 379 Ancient Roman Art
  • ART 380 Art of China
  • ART 383 Indian Art
  • ART 384 Buddhist Sculpture
  • ART 385 The Hindu Temple
  • ART 386 Regional Art in Africa
  • ART 394 History of Japanese Art

COM:

  • COM 201 Com Relationships/East Asia
  • COM 348 Intercultural Communication

ENF: Any ENF Course

ENG:

  • ENG 204 Nonwestern Literature
  • ENG 210 Native American Literature
  • ENG 280 Classical Literature in Translation:  Europe
  • ENG 321 British Literature I
  • ENG 322 British Literature II         
  • ENG 331 Studies in Medieval Literature 
  • ENG 332 Studies in Renaissance Literature           
  • ENG 334 Studies in 19th-Century British Literature            
  • ENG 335 20th Century British Literature 
  • ENG 336 Studies in Non-Western Literature       

FRN:

  • FRN 344 French Civilization from the Middle Ages-Empire             
  • FRN 345 French Civilization from 1870-Present    
  • FRN 346 Mod France WWII -Today

HIS:

  • HIS 101 Western Civilization I    
  • HIS 102 Western Civilization II  
  • HIS 104 Modern World History 
  • HIS 165 Introduction to Latin American History
  • HIS 175 Introduction to African History
  • HIS 185 Survey of Middle Eastern History
  • HIS 195 Introduction to East Asian History
  • HIS 227 Power, Authority, & Society in Nonwestern Cultures
  • HIS 271 Empire's End:  British Asia
  • HIS 274 Introduction to the Middle East
  • HIS 330 History of Greece
  • HIS 331 Rise of Rome
  • HIS 332 Byzantine History and Civilization
  • HIS 333 Barbarians and Slaves in Ancient Greece
  • HIS 334 Ancient World War:  Greece & Persia    
  • HIS 335 Roman & Carthage at War    
  • HIS 336 Tudor and Stuart England
  • HIS 340 The Roman Empire
  • HIS 341 Early Middle Ages
  • HIS 342 Late Middle Ages
  • HIS 343 Social History of the Black Death
  • HIS 344 The Renaissance
  • HIS 345 Church, State and Society in Reformation Europe
  • HIS 346 17th and 18th Century Europe
  • HIS 349 France and the French Revolution
  • HIS 350 Golden Age of Spain
  • HIS 351 Social & Economic History of 19th Century Europe
  • HIS 352 Political History of 19th Century Europe
  • HIS 353 20th Century Europe 1914-Present
  • HIS 354 European Women’s History
  • HIS 356 History of European Fascism
  • HIS 360 History of Russia to 1900
  • HIS 361 History of Modern Russia
  • HIS 362 Modern Eastern Europe
  • HIS 364 Caribbean History to 1804
  • HIS 365 Comparative Slavery
  • HIS 366 Colonial Latin America
  • HIS 367 Latin America since 1825
  • HIS 370 World History
  • HIS 371 History of Japan
  • HIS 372 Early Modern Japan
  • HIS 373 Contemporary Japan in Historical Perspective
  • HIS 374 20th Century China
  • HIS 375 Pre-Colonial Africa to 1800
  • HIS 376 Modern Africa since 1800
  • HIS 377 History of Islamic Civilizations
  • HIS 379 Collective Survival in the African Diaspora
  • HIS 381 Class, Gender and Sexuality in China: 1700-Present
  • HIS 383 The Making of Modern Southeast Asia
  • HIS 385 The Middle East to 1405
  • HIS 386 History of the Middle East to 1798
  • HIS 387 Modern Middle East
  • HIS 392 History of South Africa since 1900

MLA:

  • MLA 115 Contemporary Western Cultures
  • MLA 116 Contemporary Nonwestern Cultures
  • MLA 204 Nonwestern World Literature
  • MLA 230 Gods, Heroes, & Ritual: An Intro. to Greek Myth and Religion
  • MLA 235 Arab Film
  • MLA 255 Western European Film
  • MLA 265 Francophone Literature in Translation
  • MLA 260 Language, Society, and Culture
  • MLA 278 Gender Boundaries & Sexuality in the Arab World         
  • MLA 280 Women in the Arab World
  • MLA 284 Arab Civilization & Culture         
  • MLA 330 Gods, Heroes, & Ritual: An Intro. to Greek Myth and Religion
  • MLA 333 Rome & Carthage at War
  • MLA 334 Ancient World War:  Greece & Persia
  • MLA 342 Languages in Contact
  • MLA 370 Athenian Drama in Context        
  • MLA 378 Ancient Green Art          
  • MLA 379 Ancient Roman Art    

MUS:

  • MUS 262 Nonwestern Popular Music
  • MUS 263 Black Music of Two Worlds: Africa, Latin America
  • MUS 411 Music History I
  • MUS 414 Ethnomusicology
  • MUS 415 World Music Studies

PHL:

  • PHL 181 Historical Introduction to Philosophy:  Europe  
  • PHL 220 Philosophy, Fantasy, & Science Fiction Europe 
  • PHL 255 Non-Western Philosophy 
  • PHL 261 Ancient Philosophy:  Europe     
  • PHL 262 Medieval Philosophy: Europe
  • PHL 263 Early Modern Philosophy:  Europe    
  • PHL 283 Introduction to Ethics:  Europe

PSC:

  • PSC 227 Power, Authority, & Society in Nonwestern Communities
  • PSC 231 International Politics
  • PSC 274 Introduction to the Middle East
  • PSC 323 African Politics
  • PSC 324 Russia and the Successor States
  • PSC 325 Western European Politics
  • PSC 326 Politics of the Third World
  • PSC 328 Interntional Political Economy
  • PSC 329 Politics and Political Economy of the European Union
  • PSC 332 Politics of the Middle East
  • PSC 333 Latin American Politics
  • PSC 335 East Asian Politics
  • PSC 337 Canadian Government and Politics
  • PSC 338 Central and Eastern Europe
  • PSC 339 Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

REL:

  • REL 101 Understanding Religion
  • REL 231 Introduction to the Old Testament
  • REL 268 Religion and Culture in Africa
  • REL 276 Eastern Religions
  • REL 280 Introduction to Mythology
  • REL 336 Hellenistic and Roman Religions
  • REL 360 Hinduism
  • REL 362 Buddhism
  • REL 363 Women & the Goddesses in Asian Religions
  • REL 364 Islam
  • REL 366 Modern Islamic Movements
  • REL 367 Muslim Relations with Christians and Jews
  • REL 368 Religion in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
  • REL 369 Everyday Life in Muslim Societies
  • REL 380 Ancient Greek Mythology: The Gods
  • REL 463 Myth, Legends, and Folk Tales

SPN:

  • SPN 302 Advanced Spanish
  • SPN 345 Society and Culture of Spain
  • SPN 346 Latin American Civilization
  • SPN 373 Introduction to Reading Literature in Spanish
  • SPN 402 Advanced Grammar & Stylistics
  • SPN 483 Studies in Spanish Literature

SOC:

  • SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology of the Third World
  • SOC 389 Sociology of Non-Western Societies

THE:

  • THE 319 Nonwestern Culture: Theatre of the East

SWK:

  • SWK 398 Africa Experience (Zimbabwe)
  • SWK 499 India Experience: Contemporary Social Issues in India

UST:

  • UST 206 Megacities of Asia

 

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