Tentative Fall 2021

Fall is coming sooner than you think!

Remember, these are tentative listings, and course offerings are subject to change. The ISU Course Catalog or the ISU Registar’s Official Schedule of Classes has the current Fall schedule.

WLC Programs

Elementary ASL I (ASL 101)

Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Development of expressive and receptive skills including vocabulary, grammar, usage, and cultural information. Note: Distinct from “Signed English”. ASL is a natural language with its own rules of grammar and usage. 4 credits

Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 9:00-9:50

Section 2: M/T/W/R 11:00-11:50

Section 3: M/T/W/R 11:00-11:50

Section 4: M/T/W/R 12:10-1:00

Section 5: M/T/W/R 1:10-2:00

Intermediate ASL I (ASL 201)

Development of fluency for intermediate conversational skills. Review of grammar and varying grammatical forms for both structured and unstructured social situations such as sharing opinions, discussing weekend activities, and exchanging views on current topics. 4 credits

Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50

Native People in American Culture (AMIN 201)

Perceptions and realities of Native people living in and responding to American society and culture. Topics include representations, contemporary Native identity, literature, the arts, history, film, and issues of diversity. 3 credits

Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 9:00-9:50

Section 2: M/W/F 10:00-10:50

Section 3: M/W/F 12:10-1:00

Introduction to American Indian Studies (AMIN 210)

Introduction to the multidisciplinary aspects of American Indian Studies. Topics include the relevant events and ideas defining the contemporary American Indian experience, on and off reservation, in the United States. Sovereignty, identity, jurisdiction, taxes, economic development, education, and other issues are addressed. 3 credits

Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 11:00-11:50

Section 2: T/R 11:00-12:15

American Indians of Iowa (AMIN 225)

Cultures and histories of Native people who have called the present state of Iowa home; primary focus on the period between 1700 CE and the present; Native interactions with Spanish, French, British, and American people. 3 credits

Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Serces as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 2:10-3:30

Introduction to American Indian Literature (AMIN 240)

Appreciation of oral and written forms of American Indian literatures. Tropes and techniques in oral, visual and written texts. Focus on the role of American Indians in interdisciplinary approaches to modern social and environmental issues as expressed in literary works. 3 credits

Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 12:40-2:00

American Indians and Education (AMIN 312)

Examines current and historical issues in American Indian education. Topics include traditional education, changes to formal education, tribal colleges and universities, current school systems, and other relevant topics. 3 credits

Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 12:10-1:00

Native American Agriculture (AMIN 347X)

Section 1: T/R 9:30-10:50

Intro to Cultrual Anthropology (ANTHR 201)

Comparative study of culture as key to understanding human behaviors in different societies. Using a global, cross-cultural perspective, patterns of family life, economic and political activities, religious beliefs, and the ways in which cultures change are examined. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as a Social Sciences Credit

Full Semester

Lecture (Sections 1-9): M/W 9:00-9:50

Section 1 Lab: M 10:00-10:50

Section 2 Lab: M 11:00-11:50

Section 3 Lab: M 12:10-1:00

Section 4 Lab: M 1:10-2:00

Section 5 Lab: T 9:00-9:50

Section 6 Lab: T 10:00-10:50

Section 7 Lab: T 11:00-11:50

Section 8 Lab: T 12:10-1:00

Section 9 Lab: T 1:10-2:00

Half Semester

Second Half of Semester

Section 10: Online

Section 11: Online

Intro to Biological Anthropology & Archaeology (ANTHR 202)

Human biological and cultural evolution; survey of the evidence from fossil primates, the human fossil record and the archaeological record, as well as living primates; introduction to research methods in archaeology and biological anthropology. 3 credits

Serves as a Natural Sciences Credit

Full Semester

Lecture (Sections 1-6): M/W 11:00-11:50

Section 1 Lab: R 10:00-10:50 (in person)

Section 2 Lab: R 11:00-11:50 (in person)

Section 3 Lab: R 12:10-1:00 (in person)

Section 4 Lab: R 1:10-2:00 (in person)

Section 5 Lab: R 2:10-3:00 (in person)

Section 6 Lab: R 3:10-4:00 (in person)

Half Semester

Second Half of Semester

Section 7: Online

Globalization & Human Condition (ANTHR 230)

An introduction to understanding key global issues in the contemporary world. Focuses on social relations, cultural practices and political-economic linkages among Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as a Social Sciences Credit

Half Semester

Second Half of Semester

Section 1: Online

Section 2: Online

Primate Behavior

An introduction to the Order Primates with a focus on their behavior. Biological and social adaptations of monkeys, apes, and prosimians; basic evolutionary concepts, current trends and theories in the field of Primatology and issues related to primate conservation. 3 credits

Serves as a Natural Sciences Credit

Section 1: T/R 9:30-10:50

Archaeology (ANTHR 308)

Methods and techniques for the recovery and interpretation of archaeological evidence, its role in reconstructing human behavior and past environments. Laboratory sessions include experience in the interpretation of archaeological evidence, the use of classification systems, and prehistoric technologies such as ceramics and stone tools. 3 credits

Serves as Social Sciences Credit

Lecture (Sections 1-4): M/W 10:00-10:50

Section 1 Lab: F 8:00-9:50

Section 2 Lab: F 10:00-11:50

Section 3 Lab: F 1:10-3:00

Section 4 Lab: F 3:10-5:00

Introduction to Culture and Language (ANTHR 309)

Introduction to study of language, culture and society from an anthropological perspective. Focus on language and thought, ethnography of speaking, discourse and narrative, writing and literacy, and media communication. Discussion of key theories and methods of linguistic anthropology. 3 credits

Serves as Social Sciences Credit

Half Semester

Second Half of Semester

Section 1: Online

Kinship and Marriage in a Global Perspective (ANTHR 313/513)

Comparative and historical overview of the family, marriage and kinship. Examination of cross-cultural differences in the construction and functioning of family and kin relations; role of kinship in structuring individual and collective activities; current critical and theoretical issues in kinship studies, especially integrating work on gender and sexuality. 3 credits

Meets International Perspective Requirement

Serves as Social Sciences Credit

Section 1: T/R 11:00-12:20

Archaeology of North America (ANTHR 315/515)

Prehistory and early history of North America as reconstructed from archaeological evidence; peopling of the New World; culture- historical sequences of major culture areas; linkages of archaeological traditions with selected ethnohistorically known Native American groups. 3 credits

Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 12:10-1:00

Ethnographic Methods (ANTHR 431/531)

Hands-on training in ethnographic field methods; students will carry out research projects in socio-cultural anthropology, learning a variety of investigative research techniques commonly used in social sciences. 3 credits

Serves as Social Sciences Credit

Section 1: T/R 12:40-2:00

Historical & Theoretical Approaches in Anthropology (ANTHR 450)

Survey of the historical foundations of anthropology and its interrelated four sub-fields; key figures in 19th and 20th century anthropology with a focus on major theoretical contributions. 3 credits

Serves as a Social Sciences Credit

Section 1: T/R 2:10-3:30

Biological Anthropology & Archaeology (ANTHR 503)

History of biological anthropology and archaeology, current developments and theoretical issues related to major events in human biocultural evolution and world prehistory. 3 credits

Section 1: W 5:10-8:00

Elementary Arabic I (ARABC 101)

Beginning level development of reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking in Arabic, within the context of Arabic culture. Attention to the use of the Arabic alphabet. 4 credits

Section 2: M/T/W/R 11:00-11:50

Intermediate Arabic I (ARABC 201)

Intermediate level development of reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking in Arabic, within the context of Arabic culture. 4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 12:10-1:00

Elementary Mandarin Chinese I (CHIN 101)

Introduction to spoken and written colloquial Mandarin through pinyin and simplified characters. 4 credits

Section 1: M/T/W/R 9:00-9:50

Section 2: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50

Section 3: M/W/T/R 11:00-11:50

Intermediate Mandarin Chinese I (CHIN 201)

Development of speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills. Review and expansion of grammar skills, intensification of character acquisition. 4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50

Advanced Mandarin Chinese I (CHIN 301)

Continuing development of speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills beyond intermediate level. Expansion of cultural literacy through a variety of texts from the humanities, social sciences, mass media and business. 3 credits

Meets International Perspective Requirements

Section 1: T/R 2:10-3:30

Chinese Film and Society (CHIN 378)

Course description coming soon. 3 credits

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 12:40-2:00

Seminar: Translating Contemporary Chinese Stories (CHIN 403A)

Critical understanding of authentic texts at the advanced level through reading, translation, and/or application in professional contexts; consolidation of existing language skills, in-depth analysis of cultural issues, and development of professional language proficiency. Taught in Chinese. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 11:00-12:20

Reading Chinese Texts (CHIN 403C)

Critical understanding of authentic texts at the advanced level through reading, translation, and/or application in professional contexts; consolidation of existing language skills, in-depth analysis of cultural issues, and development of professional language proficiency. Taught in Chinese. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 9:30-10:50

Greek & Roman Mythology (CLST 273)

Survey of the legends, myths of the classical world with emphasis on the principal gods, and heroes, and their relation to ancient social, psychological, and religious practices; some attention may be given to important modern theories. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 11:00-11:50 (online)

Religions of Ancient Greece and Rome (CLST 368)

Nature, origins and development of religious beliefs and practices in ancient Greece and Rome from earliest times up to the rise of Christianity. Roles of divinities and rituals in lives of individuals and families and the governing of city-states and empires. Emphasis on historical contexts of the Graeco-Roman world and influences of neighboring cultures in Africa and Asia. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 10:00-10:50

Greek and Roman Tragedy & Comedy (CLST 372)

Greek and Roman drama from the beginnings until today. Readings in English from authors such as Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus, Terence, Seneca. Course may cover performance, theories of comedy and tragedy, recent and current expressions of the comic and tragic in film and other media. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

M/W/F 11:00-11:50

Greek Archaeology to 700 BCE (CLST 376A)

Bronze Age (Minoan and Mycenaean palatial cultures) and Early Iron Age Greece. (ca 3000-700 BCE). Chronological survey of the material culture of the ancient Greece-Roman world and the role of archaeological context in understanding the varied aspects of ancient Greek or Roman culture. Among other topics, economy, architecture, arts and crafts, trade and exchange, religion and burial customs will be explored. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 1:10-2:00

Roman Archaeology: 1000 BCE to 400 CE (CLST 376C)

Chronological survey of the material culture of the ancient Roman world and the role of archaeological context in understanding the varied aspects of ancient Roman culture. Among other topics, economy, architecture, arts and crafts, trade and exchange, religion and burial customs will be explored. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 2:10-3:25

Elementary French I (FRNCH 101)

Beginning level development of reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking in French, within the context of French culture. 4 credits

Section 1: M/T/W/R 9:00-9:50

Section 2: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50

Section 3: M/T/W/R 11:00-11:50

Intermediate French I (FRNCH 201)

Intermediate level development of reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking in French within the context of French culture. 4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 11:00-11:50

Section 2: M/T/W/R 1:10-2:00

French Writing and Grammar (FRNCH 301)

Emphasis on developing functional language skills in reading and writing. Selective review of grammar within the context of cultural and literary prose. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives

Section 1: M/W/F 1:10-2:00

Section 2: T/R 9:30-10:50

French for Global Professionals (FRNCH 304)

Communication in business and professional contexts in French-speaking countries. Development of effective communication strategies and project management in the workplace. Cultural contexts of business and professional practice. Emphasis on working across French-American cultures. Preparation for internships. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: T/R 11:00-12:20

Studies in French or Francophone Literature (FRNCH 340)

In-depth study of a selected topic, genre, movement or writer in French or Francophone literature, civilization or culture. Emphasis on close readings and discussion. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 12:40-2:00

Studies in French Cinema in English (FRNCH 378)

Analysis and interpretation of film in French society. Topics vary according to faculty interest. Film directors, genres, movements (e.g. The New Wave), historical survey, aesthetics, and cinematography. Three credits: readings, discussions and papers in English; open to all students. Four credits: required for French concentration credit, supplementary readings and written course work in French. 3-4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Online – Full Semester

Section XW: Online

Section XV: Online

Elementary German I (GER 101)

Beginning level development of reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking in German within the context of German culture. For beginning-level learners who have little or no prior exposure to German. 4 credits

Section 2: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50

Section 3: M/T/W/R 11:00-11:50

Intermediate German I (GER 201)

Intermediate level development of reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking in German within the context of German culture. Intensive review of basic grammar covered in the first-year German class (or equivalent high school courses) while exploring cultural topics and themes. 4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 9:00-9:50

Section 2: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50

Reading: Problems of the Early 20th Century (GER 301)

Emphasis on the development of reading skills through a variety of text types with a focus on German Culture from circa 1900 to 1933. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/W/F 10:00-10:50

German for Global Professionals (GER 304)

Communication in business and professional contexts in German-speaking countries. Development of effective communication strategies and project management in the workplace. Cultural contexts of business and professional practice. Preparation for internships. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 11:00-11:50

German Literature & Culture (GER 330)

Selected readings in German literature from Classicism to present. Emphasis on techniques of reading and analysis of literary texts. No more than six credits of Ger 330 may be counted toward the major. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 12:40-2:00

The Holocaust in Text, Image, and Memory (GER 371)

Examination of such topics as the origins and expressions of Anti-Semitism in central Europe, the political events and structures of the Holocaust, the reality of ghettos and concentration camps, the impact of technological modernization on the Final Solution, and resistance to the Nazis. Materials will include non-fictional texts, literature, art, and music. Three credits: English, open to all students. Four credits: required for German major credit, supplementary readings and compositions in German. Four credits: required for German concentration credit, supplementary readings and compositions in German. 3-4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Online – Full Semester

Section XW: Arranged

Section XV: Arranged

Introduction to International Studies (INTST 235)

Overview of international studies, emphasizing cultural, geographic, economic, and political characteristics of major world areas and nations. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Social Sciences Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 11:00-11:50 (online)

Section 2: T/R 11:00-12:20 (online)

Section 3: T/R 12:40-2:00 (online)

Section 4: M/W/F 9:00-9:50 (in person)

Online – Half Semester

Section XW: October-December

Section XV: October-December

Online – Full Semester

Section XU: Arranged

Italian (ITAL 107)

A communicative approach to grammar and vocabulary within the context of Italian culture for students whose native language is not Italian. Taught in Italian. 4 credits

Section 1: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50

Elementary Latin I (LATIN 101)

Grammar and vocabulary of classical Latin, within the context of Roman culture; reading knowledge through texts adapted from classical authors. 3 credits

Section 1: M/T/W/F 12:10-1:00

Section 2: M/T/W/F 2:10-3:00

Brazil Today (PORT 375)

A survey of social, political, economic, and cultural topics relevant to contemporary Brazil. Includes an introduction to Portuguese language. 3 credits

Meets International Perspecitves Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 12:40-2:00

Elementary Russian I (RUS 101)

Introduction to the Russian language, grammar and syntax. Practice in the four basic skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) within the context of Russian culture. 4 credits

Section 1: T/R 11:00-11:50 (online)

Section 2: T/R 12:40-2:00 (online)

Section 3: Online

Intermediate Russian I (RUS 201)

Thorough review of grammar and growth of vocabulary. Selected readings. Continued use of the four basic skills. 4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: T/R 9:30-10:50 (hybrid)

Russia Today (RUS 375)

A survey of social, political, economic, and cultural topics relevant to contemporary Russia. Readings, discussions and papers in English. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as an Arts & Humanities Credit

Online – Second Half

Section XW Arranged

Section XV Arranged

Section XY Arranged

Developmental Spanish (SPAN 97)

For students who require additional review at the first year (101-102) level. Course components include a compact review of 101 and the essential elements of 102. Course completed with a passing grade fulfills the LAS foreign language requirement. Not recommended for students who wish to continue language at the second year (201-202) level without completing 102. 0 credits

Section 1: T/R 11:00-12:20

Elementary Spanish I (SPAN 101)

A communicative approach to grammar and vocabulary within the context of Hispanic culture. For students whose native language is not Spanish. 4 credits

Section 1: M/T/W/R 9:00-9:50 (in person)

Section 2: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50 (online)

Section 3: M/T/W/R 11:00-11:50 (online)

Section 4: M/T/W/R 2:10-3:00 (in person)

Elementary Spanish II (SPAN 102)

Continuation of Spanish 101. A communicative approach to grammar and vocabulary within the context of Hispanic culture. For students whose native language is not Spanish. 4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 11:00-11:50

Section 2: M/T/W/R 12:10-1:00

Intermediate Spanish I (SPAN 201)

Intensive review of basic grammar and conversation. For students whose native language is not Spanish. Practice in oral and written communication. Development of fluency with idiomatic expressions. Selected readings on culture and literature. 4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50

Section 2: M/T/W/R 11:00-11:50

Section 4: M/T/W/R 1:10-2:00

Intermediate Spanish II (SPAN 202)

Continuation of Spanish 201. Intensive review of basic grammar. Practice in oral and written communication. Development of fluency with idiomatic expressions. Selected readings on culture and literature. For students whose native language is not Spanish. 4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 9:00-9:50 (online)

Intensive Intermediate Spanish (SPAN 297)

Bridge course between 200- and 300-level Spanish courses that focuses on application of advanced grammatical concepts within the context of Hispanic culture. Accelerated review of SPAN 201 and SPAN 202 designed for students who want to continue at the 300 level. Taught in Spanish for students whose native language is not Spanish. 4 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/T/W/R 10:00-10:50 (online)

Spanish Conversation & Composition Through Culture (SPAN 303A)

Intensive oral practice and improvement of oral proficiency. Application of specific grammatical concepts for development of conversational and writing skills within the context of Hispanic culture. Taught in Spanish. For students whose native language is not Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: M/W/F 9:00-9:50

Section 2: M/W/F 10:00-10:50

Section 4: T/R 11:00-12:20

Spanish Conversation & Composition for Professionals (SPAN 303B)

Intensive oral practice and improvement of oral proficiency. Application of specific grammatical concepts for development of conversational and writing skills within the context of Hispanic culture. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 2: M/W/F 11:00-11:50 (in person)

Section 3: T/R 12:40-2:00 (in person)

Section 4: T/R 11:00-12:20 (online)

Spanish for Global Professionals (SPAN 304)

Introduction to professional communication within a cultural context. Grammar review as needed. Individual projects will focus on special interests. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 2:10-3:00 (online)

Section 2: M/W/F 11:00-11:50 (online)

Spanish Textual and Media Analyses (SPAN 314)

Critical reading of Hispanic cultural texts. Presentation of techniques and terminology of textual criticism. Study of basic genres and media-generated artifacts and literary texts. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 9:30-10:50

Section 2: T/R 11:00-12:20

Latin American Civilization (SPAN 322)

A survey of the social, political, religious, and cultural history of Spanish America. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 2:10-3:00

Online

Section XW: Online

Spain Today (SPAN 323)

A survey of social, political, economic, and cultural topics relevant to contemporary Spain. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 9:00-9:50

Studies in Hispanic Film and Art (SPAN 326)

Survey of major currents and figures in Spanish and Latin American art and/or film. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 10:00-10:50 (online)

Studies in Spanish Literature (SPAN 330)

Introduction to Spanish literature from the earliest times through the present; techniques of literary criticism. Lectures, discussion, and analysis of individual selections in Spanish. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: M/W/F 1:10-2:10

Introduction to Spanish-English Translation (SPAN 351)

Introduction to the theory, methods, techniques, and problems of translation. Consideration of material from business, literature, and the social sciences. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Section XW: Online

Spanish Phonology (SPAN 352)

An introductory study of the articulation, classification, distribution, and regional variations of the sounds of the Spanish language. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Section 1: T/R 2:10-3:30

Seminar- Latin America (SPAN 445/545)

Discussion and analysis of selected topics in Latin American literature and culture from Pre-Colonial times to the Present. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 9:30-10:50 (online)

Contemporary Spanish Linguistics (SPAN 463/563)

Study of various topics related to the Spanish language. Topics may include bilingualism, historical linguistics and dialectology, Spanish in the U.S., language assessment, computer-assisted language learning and instruction, and second language acquisition. Taught in Spanish. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 12:40-2:00

Introduction to USLS (US LS 211)

History and current lives of the Latino/a peoples in the United States, including Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and South and Central Americans, as well as information specific to Iowa Latino/as, will be covered. Through readings, class discussions, writing assignments, and guest speakers, students will acquire accurate information and a solid understanding of the US Latino/a population and cultural perspectives. Elements of Latino/a culture to be covered include historical, sociological, educational, psychological, economic, and political facets. 3 credits

Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section 1: T/R 11:10-12:20

Section 2: M/W/F 11:00-11:50

Section XW: Online

Introduction to Global Film (WLC 278)

Introduction to the cinema of non-English speaking regions and cultures of the world through representative subtitled films, lectures, and readings. Topics vary according to faculty interest. Emphasis on selected national cinemas and film as a mode of cultural expression as well as on diverse cultural contexts of cinema. 3 credits

Meets International Perspectives Requirement

Serves as Arts & Humanities Credit

Section XW: Online, second half of the semester

Methods in Secondary School World Language Instruction (WLC 487)

Theories and principles of contemporary world language learning and teaching. Special emphasis on designing instruction and assessments for active learning. 3 credits

Section 1: R 5:30-8:20