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Foreign Languages and Literatures - FL

195/196. Topics in Foreign Languages. 1-3 credits. A study of selected topics for elective credit. These courses will appear in the schedule booklet and will be more fully described in a booklet distributed to all academic advisors.

369. Foreign Language Practicum. 3 credits. Prerequisites: nine credit hours of upper-level language at ODU, junior standing. Internships in private, public and business organizations that deal with foreign nationals, foreign products or are involved in teaching French, German or Spanish. (qualifies as a CAP experience).

452. Methods for Teaching Foreign Languages in Pre-K though Grade 12. Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: permission of the Department of Foreign Languages. Co requisite: FL 456. Taken in the fall semester preceding student teaching. A systematic approach to established and experimental methods of foreign language instruction.

456. Field Practicum in Foreign Languages. Hours to be arranged; 1 credit. Must be taken concurrently with FL 452. Students observe established teachers and test selected teaching practices in secondary school settings. Available for pass/fail grading only. (qualifies as a CAP experience)

495/595, 496/596. Topics in Foreign Languages. 1-3 credits each semester. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor or, in the case of 595, graduate standing. The advanced study of selected topics designed to permit small groups of qualified students to work on subjects of mutual interest which, due to their specialized nature, may not be offered regularly. These courses will appear in the schedule booklet and will be more fully described in a booklet distributed to all academic advisors.

497/498. Tutorial Work in Special Topics in Foreign Languages and Literatures. 1-6 credits. Prerequisite: appropriate survey course or permission by the instructor and chair. Independent readings and study on a topic to be selected under direction of professor.