Romance Languages

ROML 4005         Greek & Roman Myth:  The Ancient Sources                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department.  A survey of Greek and Roman mythology originating from the ancient texts of classical authors.  The course focuses on the multiple functions of myths and their interpretations in both the ancient and modern worlds, works of art depicting classical themes, and Greek and Latin words and nomenclature.

ROML 5005         Greek & Roman Myth:  The Ancient Sources                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department.  A survey of Greek and Roman mythology originating from the ancient texts of classical authors.  The course focuses on the multiple functions of myths and their interpretations in both the ancient and modern worlds, works of art depicting classical themes, and Greek and Latin words and nomenclature.

ROML 6003         Applied Romance Linguistics                                                                           3 cr.
Evaluation of language teaching methods based on recent learning theory. Readings and discussions of language methodology and textbook critiques. Required of all graduate students.

ROML 6005         Romance Linguistics                                                                                          3 cr.
Prerequisite: FREN 4015 or SPAN 4015 or equivalent. Comparative study of the history, phonology, morphology, and syntax of the two principal Romance languages. Required of graduate students with language/civilization concentration.

ROML 6105         Methods of Research of Romance Literatures                                                3 cr.
A study of techniques of literary analysis and literary scholarship appropriate to each of the major genres of French and Spanish.

ROML 6205         Comparative Romance Cultures                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite: FREN 4265 or SPAN 4265 or equivalent. Focus on the links of contemporary French and Spanish cultures to American culture through in-depth study of a common particular theme, problem, or perspective in the humanities, arts, or social sciences.

ROML 6207         Early Modern Romance Cultures                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite: FREN 4201 or SPAN 4201 or equivalent. Focus on major themes in common to three romance cultures (French, Italian, Spanish) in their early periods of development, i.e. pre-1600. Topics may include courtliness and courtly love; leader and community; realism, magic, and afterlife; creativity and crisis; images of women in literature and art. May be repeated once for credit.