Academics
Areas of Study

WLC-101

WLC-101 Mexican Deaf Culture and Language I

This course is designed to build basic knowledge and skills of Lengua de Senas Mexicana (LSM) and Mexican Deaf culture. Students are expected to develop...

WLC-102

WLC-102 Mexican Deaf Culture and Language II

This course designs to continue the development of Lengua de Senas Mexicana (LSM) and emphasize development and refinement of comprehension, production, and interpersonal skills as...

WLC-195

WLC-195 Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for freshmen. Students may enroll in 195 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.

WLC-195 Special Topics
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Credit 1-5

WLC-200

WLC-200 French Studies Abroad

Study abroad in a French-speaking country. The study abroad component will focus on the study of the sign language of the host country through formal...

WLC-210

WLC-210 Spanish Studies Abroad

Study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. The study abroad component will focus on the study of the sign language of the host country through formal...

WLC-295

WLC-295 Special Topics

Special Topics in the discipline, designed primarily for sophomores. Students may enroll in 295 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.

WLC-295 Special Topics
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Credit 1-5

WLC-314

WLC-314 Topics in Language Diversity

This course provides an introduction to the diversity of human language and the role of language in society. Students will apply basic lexicostatistic methodology to...

WLC-315

WLC-315 Contemporary African Issues

This course provides a multidisciplinary introduction to the plethora of challenges Africa presently faces as a result of its colonial legacy, its economic under-development, its...

WLC-320

WLC-320 Field Experience

This junior-level course provides an effective way for students to integrate theory and practice. Students will apply knowledge, foreign language and cross-cultural skills gained in...

WLC-361

WLC-361 Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation I

An analysis of the changing trends in the development of French literature and culture from the 12th century to the contemporary age through the reading...

WLC-362

WLC-362 Masterpieces of French Literature in English Translation II

An analysis of the changing trends in the development of French literature and culture from the 12th century to the contemporary age through the reading...

WLC-363

WLC-363 Quebec Literature and Film in English Translation

This course introduces students to the diverse culture of Quebec through the study of significant works of literature and film. Literary works are read in...

WLC-380

WLC-380 The Latino Presence in the United States

Comparative study of three of the largest Latino communities in the United States: Chicanos, Cuban-Americans, and Puerto Ricans. Topics will include an exploration of the...

WLC-381

WLC-381 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation I

This course covers readings from the Medieval and Renaissance periods to Spain's Golden Age plays, Cervantes' Don Quixote, and exemplary novels of the 17th century....

WLC-382

WLC-382 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation II

This course covers readings from the 18th century to the modern works of the 20th century by Pardo Bazan, Perez Galdos, Blasco Ibanez, and Garcia...

WLC-383

WLC-383 Spanish American Literature in English Translation I

Readings from major writings of Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, and Peru, among others. This course covers the Colonial period to 1950. The course...

WLC-384

WLC-384 U.S. Latino Literature

This course is an introduction to the writings of U.S. Latino authors writing in English and/or in Spanglish. Through a close analysis of various genres...

WLC-395

WLC-395 Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for juniors. Students may enroll in 395 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.

WLC-395 Special Topics
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Credit 1-5

WLC-401

WLC-401 Methods, Technology and Research in Foreign Language Teaching

Students will learn foreign language teaching and learning techniques and research methods for classroom application. In addition to acquiring knowledge of past language learning theories...

WLC-495

WLC-495 Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for seniors who are majors or minors. Students may enroll in 495 Special Topics multiple times, as long...

WLC-495 Special Topics
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Credit 1-5

WLC-499

WLC-499 Independent Study

Intensive supervised study and research on topics of the student's selection.

WLC-599

WLC-599 Independent Study

Independent Study

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