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2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Prefix and Course Index 

 

Spanish

Courses are designated SPAN in the class schedule.

  
  • SPAN 475T - Senior Seminar: Topics in Spanish Peninsular Literature (3)


    Selected topics of the literature of Spain. Subject matter will change. May be repeated once for credit. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisites: SPAN 375 , senior standing in Spanish; or graduate standing in Spanish.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPAN 480T - Senior Seminar: Topics in Spanish Linguistics (3)


    Selected topics in Spanish linguistics. Subject matter†will change. May be repeated once for credit. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisites: SPAN 301, senior or graduate standing in Spanish.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPAN 485T - Senior Seminar: Topics in Spanish-American Literature (3)


    Selected topics of the literature of Spanish America. Subject matter will change. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisites: SPAN 375 , senior standing in Spanish; or graduate standing in Spanish.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPAN 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    Supervised research projects in Spanish language, literature, culture, linguistics or business. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Requires consent of instructor and department chair.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • SPAN 500 - Research and Teaching Methods in Spanish (3)


    Provides a foundation in approaches, methods and materials for graduate-level research in Hispanic linguistics, literatures and cultures; and for teaching Spanish as a foreign language from the perspectives of second language acquisition research.

    Prerequisite: Spanish graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPAN 510 - Graduate Seminar: Advanced Structure and Style (3)


    Transformational analysis of Spanish syntactic structures; classic approach to grammar; analysis of style in different contemporary writers, following a linguistic approach. Complemented with exercises and translations from English to Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 467 or graduate standing in Spanish.

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPAN 516 - Early Modern Trans-Atlantic Encounters: Spain and the Americas (3)


    Transatlantic literature, emphasizing representatives of exchanges, clashes and cultural reactions that arose. Analyze literary works, theoretical texts and cultural events that shape and reflect the power dynamics of transatlantic crossing.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 430 , SPAN 440 .

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • SPAN 530 - Graduate Seminar: Historical Linguistics (3)


    Principles of historical linguistics as seen through the evolution of Classical Latin (phonology, morphology, syntax and lexicon) into contemporary Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 466  or SPAN 467 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPAN 556 - Graduate Seminar: Spanish Poetry (3)


    Chronological overview of Peninsular poetry with special attention on specific authors and movements. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 430  or SPAN 461 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPAN 557 - Graduate Seminar: Spanish-American Poetry (3)


    Chronological overview of Spanish-American poetry from 1888 (Latin American Modernism) to Vanguardist and present day poetry and “Anti-Poetry.” Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 440  or SPAN 441 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPAN 567 - Graduate Seminar: Spanish-American Novel (3)


    Historical overview of the development of the Spanish- American novel from the Colonial period (picaresque) to the Modern Experimental Novel. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 440  or SPAN 441 .

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • SPAN 571 - Graduate Seminar: Spanish Prose and Narrative Fiction (3)


    An in-depth study of major prose and narrative works from various historical periods of Spanish literature. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 430  or SPAN 461 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPAN 575 - Graduate Seminar: Spanish Drama (3)


    Chronological overview of Peninsular drama, emphasizing major authors and their most representative works. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 430  or SPAN 461 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPAN 576T - Graduate Seminar: Hispanic Topics (3)


    Contemporary Spanish culture, contemporary Spanish-American culture, El Ensayo y La Critica Literaria Hispano-Americana. May be repeated once with different subject matter. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 430 , SPAN 440 , SPAN 441  or SPAN 461 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPAN 580T - Graduate Seminar: Topics in Spanish Linguistics (3)


    Provides theoretical principles and practical tools for advanced, graduate-level analysis of topics in Spanish Linguistics. Topics include Dialectology, Language and Gender, Second Language Acquisition, and Advanced Syntax. Conducted in Spanish.

    Prerequisite: SPAN 466, SPAN 467 or SPAN 468; or graduate standing in Spanish.

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPAN 597 - Project (3)


    Demonstrate the culmination of knowledge gained through graduate coursework and independent thinking. Students present their research at a colloquium or academic conference and submit an article-length paper as their final project.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • SPAN 599 - Independent Graduate Research (1-3)


    Supervised research projects in Spanish language or literature. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Requires fluency in Spanish and consent of instructor.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required

Special Education

Courses are designated as SPED in the class schedule.

  
  • SPED 110 - The Teaching Experience: Exploration (3)


    Exploring one’s self in relation to other people in the schools, and an encounter with the teaching experience through fieldwork. Accompanying seminar helps extend observations and explore relevant issues. (2 hours fieldwork, 2 hours seminar). (EDSC 110, EDEL 110, SCED 110 and SPED 110 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 322 - Introduction to Positive Behavior Support (3)


    Basic theory and technology of applied behavior analysis as it applies to individual, class-wide, and school-wide Positive Behavior Support. Assessing and evaluating school environments in terms of how events and conditions support behavior.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 371 - Exceptional Individual (3)


    Overview of all areas of exceptionalities and topical review of characteristics of individuals with exceptional needs. Participate in various simulations and activities designed to enhance understanding of diversity in our society.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 400 - Early Childhood Special Education (3)


    Characteristics of young children ages birth-5 years with disabilities, developmental delays and those at risk for developmental delays. Rationale for early intervention and preschool programs, program models and service delivery approaches.

    Prerequisite: any course in Child and Adolescent Studies or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 401 - Introduction to Autism (3)


    Introduction to the field of autism. Foundations and characteristics of autism spectrum disorders and up-to-date evidence-based best practices for teaching students with ASD.

    Prerequisite: SPED 371 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 421 - Working with Families of Individuals with Disabilities (3)


    Characteristics of family systems; functional assessment of family needs, concerns and priorities. Effective communication, collaborative skills and identification of community resources.

    Prerequisite: SPED 371  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 425 - Language and Culture for Special Populations: Foundations of Culture and Language and the IEP (3)


    Introduction to language and culture for Special populations. Foundations and characteristics of bicultural English learners who also have disabilities; presents the most current, evidence based practices for assessing and teaching this special population.

    Prerequisite: SPED 371 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 428 - Inclusive Education (3)


    Introduces the concepts, strategies, and legislation for including children with disabilities alongside their typically developing peers in natural environments. Emphasis includes best practices such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL), environmental assessment, and collaboration with families and school personnel.

    Prerequisite: SPED 371 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 429 - Introduction to Collaboration/Consultation (3)


    Support beginning Education Specialists in ways that will foster lifelong learning and a successful career in teaching. Train in skills that promote collaboration with colleagues and successfully including students with special needs into general education environments when appropriate.

    Prerequisite: SPED 371 . Corequisite: SPED 488 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 432 - SPED Curriculum and Instruction in the General Ed Classroom - Math and Science (3)


    Emphasizes education students with disabilities in general education, while learning standards, field-based learning, problem solving, direct instruction and accommodations/modifications designed for K-12 mathematics and science teaching in inclusive settings.

    Prerequisite: SPED 425 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 433 - Reading and Language Arts Instruction (3)


    Principles of reading and language arts instruction, assessing reading strengths and weaknesses, and planning and implementing instruction based on assessment for a wide variety of learners. Familiarity with the California Core Curriculum and Reading Language Arts Framework.

    Prerequisite: SPED 425 .  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 436 - Literacy for Early Childhood Special Education Specialists (3)


    Basic principles of and teaching techniques for emergent literacy in reading, writing and verbal and non-verbal communication for children with disabilities birth to age five.

    Prerequisite: SPED 322 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 453B - Teaching Performance Assessment Support: Assessing Learning and Culminating Teaching Experience (1)


    TPA support within social studies or science for the Multiple Subject Credential program. Credit/No Credit only. A B (3.0) or better is required to receive a grade of credit. May be taken for credit for a maximum of two units. (EDEL 453B and SPED 453B are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: EDEL 430 EDEL 433 EDEL 434 EDEL 435 EDEL 438 ; admission to student teaching.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 462 - Practices and Procedures in Special Education (3)


    Current laws, educational implementation and related practices in Special Education from birth through 21 years. Issues of multiculturalism; non-discriminatory assessment, curriculum and instructional strategies; federal, state and community resources.

    Prerequisite: SPED 371 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 463 - Characteristics of Individuals with Mild/Moderate Disabilities (3)


    Individuals with diverse cognitive, social-emotional and physical characteristics and their educational needs.

    Prerequisite: SPED 371 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 464 - Characteristics of Individuals with Moderate/Severe Disabilities (3)


    Individuals with diverse cognitive, social-emotional, behavioral and physical characteristics and their educational needs.

    Prerequisite: SPED 371 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 482A - Curriculum and Methods for Individuals with Mild/Moderate Disabilities (3)


    Curriculum development, instructional methodology and materials for teaching individuals with mild/moderate disabilities. Instructional strategies permitting access to the Core curriculum.

    Prerequisite: SPED 488 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 482B - Curriculum and Methods for Individuals with Moderate/Severe Disabilities (3)


    Curriculum development, instructional methodology and materials for teaching individuals with moderate/severe disabilities. Functional academics, life skills and adaptations to core curriculum.

    Prerequisite: SPED 488 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 482C - Curriculum, Methods and Intervention in Early Childhood Special Education (3)


    Early childhood special education foundations course, focusing on very young children birth to five years in curriculum development, instructional planning, designing engaging room environments, technology applications and intervention. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Prerequisite: SPED 400 . Corequisites: SPED 489D SPED 515 SPED 522 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 488 - Directed Teaching for Special Educators in the K-8 General Education Classroom (6)


    Ten-week participation in a K-8 general education classroom as an Education Specialist Candidate, as assigned by the department. Co-teaching, differentiated standards-based instruction, accommodations/modifications, CWPBS, pre-referral, remediation. Requires CSET.

    Prerequisites: SPED 322 , SPED 371 , SPED 425 . Corequisites: SPED 429 , SPED 432 , SPED 433 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 489A - Directed Teaching in Special Education (A) (6)


    Directed teaching in department-approved mild/moderate placement to meet California’s Mild/Moderate credential requirements. Credit/No Credit only.

    Prerequisite: SPED 488 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 489B - Directed Teaching in Special Education (B) (6)


    Directed teaching in department-approved moderate/severe or early childhood placement to meet California’s Moderate/Severe or early childhood special education credential requirements. Credit/No Credit only.

    Prerequisite: SPED 488 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 489C - Directed Teaching in Special Education: Infants and Toddlers (6)


    Supervised practice field/clinical experience with exceptional individuals ages birth to three years related to skills and competencies specified for completing university or state-approved endorsements or certificates. May be repeated once for credit. Credit/No Credit only.

    Prerequisite: SPED 400  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 489D - Directed Teaching in Special Education: Preschool (6)


    Supervised practice field/clinical experience with exceptional individuals ages birth to 3-5 years related to skills and competencies specified for completing university or State-approved endorsements or certificates. May be repeated once for credit. Credit/No Credit only.

    Prerequisite: SPED 400  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 490 - Field Studies: Special Education (3)


    Supervised practicum/field or clinical experience with exceptional individuals related to skills and competencies specified for the completion of university- or State-approved endorsements or certificates. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 units. Credit/No Credit only. Requires consent of department chair.

    Prerequisite: SPED 371 , SPED 400  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • SPED 496 - Senior Educational Practicum (3)


    Advanced level of educational practicum within school and/or agency settings. May be repeated once for credit. Requires approval by department chair and instructor.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • SPED 499 - Independent Study (3)


    Supervised individual studies under the direction of faculty member. Experimental, research or creative projects. May be repeated once for credit.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • SPED 501 - Introduction to Graduate Studies (1)


    Prerequisite to the MSE in Secondary Education. Prepares entering graduate students to develop study plans and identify pressing issues in secondary education. May be taken before or during the first semester. (EDSC 501 and SPED 501 are the same course.) Requires capacity for electronic communication, including e-mail, attachments and web courseware.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 502 - Teaching Students with Autism (3)


    Overview of evidence-based strategies and methodologies for teaching students with Autism spectrum disorders.

    Prerequisite: SPED 401 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 504 - Advanced Proficiency in Educational Technologies (3)


    Theoretical basis and strategies for improving teaching and learning in secondary school classrooms through multimedia technologies. Utilize technology for curricular, instructional and assessment purposes to support all students in learning. Meets the Professional Teacher Induction Program Technology standard. (EDSC 504 and SPED 504 are the same course.) Must have been issued a preliminary single subject credential.

    Prerequisite: EDSC 304 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 510 - Research Methods and Statistics (3)


    Educational research methodology and statistics. Various methods of education research, formulation of research hypotheses and preparation of research documents. Understanding descriptive and inferential statistics in educational research.

    Prerequisite: SPED 501 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 514 - Infant Assessment and Intervention (3)


    Transdisciplinary model for assessing infant birth to three years of age at risk for developmental delays, and their families. Culturally sensitive assessments and family-focused interventions used to develop Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP).

    Prerequisites: Education Specialist Credential student; SPED 400 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPED 515 - Preschool Assessment and Intervention (3)


    Assessing preschool-age children at risk for developmental delays and their families using formal and informal testing instruments. Translating child and family assessments into preschool special education program planning.

    Prerequisite: SPED 400 . Corequisites: SPED 482C SPED 489D SPED 522 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPED 520 - Assessment in Special Education (3)


    Application of measurement and data analysis in the K-12 classroom.

    Prerequisites: SPED 488  for credential students; SPED 501  for master’s students.

    Graduate-level

  
  • SPED 522 - Positive Behavior Support (3)


    Developing an educational approach to supporting positive behaviors in the classroom and community. Regulations mandated by Hughes AB 2386. Behavior Intervention Case Manager (BICM) certificate provided to qualified personnel.

    Prerequisite: SPED 488 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 529 - Collaborative and Consultative Seminar (3)


    Staff development, theory and communication skills needed to work with decision-making groups. Design state-mandated induction plan for professional growth.

    Prerequisite: SPED 429  or Special Education graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 531 - Seminar: Individuals with Moderate/Severe Disabilities (3)


    Selected issues, emphasizing independent investigation into the contributions of contemporary theory and research, and reviewing emerging trends.

    Prerequisites: SPED 371 , SPED 464 , SPED 482B .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 532 - Seminar: Individuals with Mild/Moderate Disabilities (3)


    Selected issues, emphasizing independent investigation into the contributions of contemporary theory and research, and reviewing emerging trends.

    Prerequisites: SPED 371 SPED 482A SPED 463  recommended.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 533 - Seminar: Issues and Trends in Collaborative/Consultative Services (3)


    Contemporary research and practices as they apply to collaborative and consultative services in school and agency settings.

    Prerequisite: SPED 529 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 535 - Seminar in Special Education: Early Intervention (3)


    Theoretical bases, research related to assessment and service delivery approaches and current issues and trends in early childhood intervention.

    Prerequisites: Preliminary ECSE Credential; SPED 400 SPED 514 SPED 515 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 551 - Bilingual/Multicultural Special Education: Assessment, Curriculum and Instruction (3)


    Preparation to teach special needs students who come from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Curriculum development, assessment practices and review of instructional needs.

    Prerequisite: SPED 425  or Special Education graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 586 - Issues and Trends in Special Education (3)


    Philosophical, social, economic and educational issues that underlie decision-making with respect to curriculum and methods in special education.

    Prerequisites: Special Education graduate standing; SPED 501 SPED 531 SPED 532  or SPED 535 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 595 - Culminating Seminar in Special Education (3)


    Graduate capstone seminar for qualified candidates preparing for the comprehensive examination designed to assess competencies in the field of special education. Requires completion of all master’s courses on study plan.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 597 - Project (3)


    Individual research on an empirical project, with conferences with the instructor, culminating in a project. Requires consent of instructor.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 598 - Thesis (3)


    Conduct individual research; conferences with the instructor culminating in a thesis. Requires consent of instructor.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • SPED 599 - Independent Graduate Research (3)


    Independent inquiry. For qualified graduate students. Requires consent of instructor.

    Graduate-level


Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Courses are designated as TESL in the class schedule

  
  • TESL 98 - Developmental ESL Writing (3)


    Students learn to generate and organize ideas, and improve language use. Intended for non-native English-speaking students (particularly non-US residents) as a prerequisite to ENGL 99.

    Prerequisite: placement into EPT-3 via EPT and TOEFL/IELTS writing scores.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • TESL 99 - Developmental Writing (3)


    Learn to generate and organize ideas, and improve language use. For non-native English-speaking students (particularly non-U.S. residents) in place of ENGL 99.

    Prerequisite: placement into EPT-3 via EPT and TOEFL/IELTS writing scores.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • TESL 100 - Developmental ESL Writing (2)


    Learn to improve language use, as well as generate and organize ideas. Intended for non-native English-speaking students (particularly non-US residents) as a prerequisite for ENGL 101P.

    Placement based on appropriate iBT or IELTS writing subscores.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • TESL 300 - Foundations of English Learner Education (3)


    Overview of classroom-based research and models of language acquisition related to teaching second language learners. Theories and concepts associated with instructed English language development and content-based instruction in school setting.

    Prerequisite: LING 106 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • TESL 301 - Advanced Writing for Nonnative English Speakers (3)


    Meets upper-division writing requirement for approved majors. Graduate programs may use to satisfy GLWR. Intended for non-native English speaking students. Develops both language skills and ability to write using various rhetorical modes.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101  or graduate standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • TESL 315 - English Grammar for ESOL Teachers (3)


    English grammar usage, terminology, error identification, and remediation. ESOL approaches, techniques, materials, and technologies for teaching grammar within communication-based classroom.

    Prerequisite: LING 106  and TESL 300 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • TESL 320 - English Sound System for ESOL Teachers (3)


    Study and reinforce sound, syllable, stress and intonation patterns of American English for instruction and remediation of ESOL learners.

    Prerequisites: LING 106 , TESL 300 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • TESL 407 - Principles of ESOL Instruction (3)


    Teaching beginning to advanced English learners. Approaches and techniques for teaching listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Applying functional language analysis in content classes.

    Prerequisite: TESL 300  or graduate standing in TESOL.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • TESL 408 - Principles of ESOL Assessment (3)


    Assessment purposes/uses for English Learners. Standards and standardized tests in schools. Fair, equitable assessment of language and content.

    Prerequisite: TESL 300  and TESL 407 , or graduate standing in TESOL.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • TESL 445 - Cultural Foundations for ESOL Teachers (3)


    Major cultural and intercultural concepts. Comparison of cultural practices in U.S. and other cultures. Application of cultural information to teaching ESOL in schools.

    Prerequisite: TESL 300  or graduate standing in TESOL.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • TESL 450 - Practice Teaching and Professional Development for ESOL Teachers (3)


    Synthesis of teaching and assessment concepts. Lesson planning, micro-teaching, service-learning. Personal teaching philosophy. Pre-employment professional ESOL teacher development.

    Prerequisite: TESL 407 . Pre- or corequisite: TESL 408  or TESL 445 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • TESL 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    Supervised independent study in applied linguistics, cultural foundations of ESOL instruction, and principles of ESOL instruction and assessment. To be taken with consent of instructor and department chair. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • TESL 500 - Fundamentals in TESOL (3)


    Prepares for coursework offered in the M.S. TESOL and TESOL Certificate Programs and for careers in TESOL. Learn requisite skills for teaching ESL/EFL classes at all levels of instruction and to be professionals in the field. May be repeated once for credit.

    Pre- or corequisites: ENGL 303 , LING 406 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 509 - Advanced Principles of TESOL: Listening/Speaking Focus (3)


    Theories, methods and procedures for teaching listening and speaking skills to second language learners. Planning and delivering communicative ESL/EFL lessons.

    Prerequisites: FREN 466 , JAPN 466 , SPAN 466 , SPAN 467 , or LING 406 ; TESL 500 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 510 - Advanced Principles of TESOL: Reading/Writing Focus (3)


    Theories, methods and procedures for teaching functional and academic reading and writing skills to second language learners. Planning and delivery of content-based ESL/EFL lessons.

    Prerequisites: FREN 466 , JAPN 466 , SPAN 466 , SPAN 467 , or LING 406 ; TESL 500 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 511 - Teaching English Abroad (3)


    Understanding the cultural and socio-political significance of teaching English outside the U.S. Methods, techniques, materials, classroom management and evaluation in programs abroad. Create or adapt materials for a selected country or region.

    Prerequisite: TESL 500 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 515 - Pedagogical Grammar in TESOL (3)


    Systematic approach to the theories and practical aspects of teaching grammar to non-native speakers of English within a communicative framework. Ordering, selecting and preparing appropriate materials and activities. Expands on concepts introduced in TESL 500.

    Prerequisites: ENGL 303 , LING 406 , TESL 500 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 520 - Teaching Pronunciation and Oral Discourse in TESOL (3)


    Prepares teacher trainees with a working knowledge of phonological and oral discourse terms and concepts; and explores strategies for designing and teaching ESL/EFL lessons that include attention to oral communication and pronunciation enhancement.

    Prerequisites: ENGL 303 , LING 406 , TESL 500 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 525 - Teaching Vocabulary in the ESL/EFL Classroom (3)


    Complexities of vocabulary knowledge and the linguistic and cultural aspects of vocabulary learning. Applies theories and research findings to the classroom. Instruction in contextualized vocabulary learning and appropriate dictionary use.

    Prerequisite: TESL 500 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 527 - Second Language Acquisition (3)


    Methodology for research in second language acquisition and development; socio-linguistic and psycholinguistic patterns in bilingualism; interactions of language and culture in the language acquisition process.

    Prerequisites: FREN 466  or JAPN 466 ; or SPAN 466  or SPAN 467 ; or LING 406 ; TESL 500 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 530 - Research Methods for TESOL and Applied Linguistics (3)


    Basic familiarity with aspects of research design, and develop an understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Training in becoming more effective consumers of research, and in conducting original empirical research.

    Pre- or corequisite: TESL 500 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 532 - Technology in Second Language Learning (3)


    Key concepts and issues in educational technology relevant to teaching second languages. Theories, practices, and equipment currently used. Uses of computers, the internet, videos, etc.

    Prerequisites: TESL 500 , EDSC 442F  or valid teaching credential.

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 540 - Teaching Adult ESL/EFL: Issues and Options (3)


    Review successful adult ESL and EFL programs, focusing on policy issues. Plann appropriate instructional options for general, vocational, civic, and family literacy programs. Other key topics through individualized projects.

    Prerequisite: Postbaccalaureate student or graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 560 - Second Language Assessment (3)


    Theories, issues, basic statistical concepts in second language testing and techniques for second language assessment. Practice analyzing commercial language tests and constructing tests for classroom use.

    Prerequisites: TESL 509 , TESL 510 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 595 - Curriculum and Program Design for TESOL (3)


    Approaches for curriculum planning in TESOL. Needs assessment, goal setting, syllabus design and program evaluation. Produce projects for a specific group and setting.

    Prerequisites: TESL 500 , TESL 509 , TESL 510 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • TESL 596 - TESOL Practicum (3)


    Teaching English to speakers of other languages at Cal State Fullerton or other schools. Supervised by instructor and supervisors. Seminar meetings by arrangement. May be repeated once for credit. Requires appropriate program core courses (TESOL Certificate or M.S. Education-TESOL); consent of instructor or adviser.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • TESL 599 - Independent Graduate Research (1-3)


    Supervised research projects in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Prerequisite: graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required

Theatre

Courses are designated as THTR in the class schedule.

  
  • THTR 100 - Introduction to the Theatre (3)


    For the general student leading to an appreciation and understanding of the theatre as an entertainment medium and as an art form. Recommended for non-majors.

    Prerequisite: not a Theatre or Theatre Arts major.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • THTR 110 - Oral Communication of Literature (3)


    Analysis and performance of literary works through the medium of oral interpretation. An emphasis upon understanding the content of communication in literature as well as the form. An exploration of the techniques involved in the discovery, critical evaluation and performance of various literary speakers. Meets the General Education requirement in Oral Communication for Theatre/Dance majors.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • THTR 140A - Fundamentals of Acting I (2)


    Introduction to essential acting elements: imagination, partnership, ensemble, environment, atmosphere, physical sensations, impulse. Techniques utilized: Meisner, Spolin, Steppenwolf. Exercises only/minimal text. (4 hours activity)

    Prerequisite: Theatre or Theatre Education major.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • THTR 140B - Fundamentals of Acting II (2)


    Introduction to text work starting with the basics of the Stanislavski system, building to short scenes from contemporary dramatic sources. Basics of script analysis with objective and action. Introduces the actors process.

    Prerequisite: THTR 140A.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • THTR 141A - Voice/Movement I: Breath and Awareness (3)


    Integrating voice and movement for the actor; developing skills for stamina, relaxation, flexibility and strength. Introduction to Fitzmaurice, Linklater, Rodenburg, Laban, Viewpoints and yoga methodologies. Key aspects of vocal anatomy and physiology. May be repeated once for credit.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • THTR 141B - Voice/Movement I: Text and Narrative (3)


    Further exploration of the dynamics between the body, breath, voice, imagination and language. Continued development of Fitzmaurice, Linklater, Rodenburg, Viewpoints, Laban, yoga and other voice/movement methodologies. Study and apply the International Phonetic Alphabet. May be repeated once for credit.

    Prerequisite: THTR 141A .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • THTR 160 - Acting for Non-Majors (3)


    Form and content of acting: improvisation, action, motivation, and behavior. Recommended for non-majors. (6 hours activity)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • THTR 181 - Basic Music Reading and Sight-Singing (1)


    Practical skills in music reading and sight-singing. Fundamentals of voice production for the musical theatre. (2 hours activity)

    Prerequisites: Theatre major; MUS 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • THTR 200 - Script Analysis (3)


    Principles involved in the analyzing dramatic scripts, focusing on Aristotelean analysis and other prominent critical traditions. Applying these principles to diverse and representative examples from dramatic literature.

    Prerequisite: Theatre and Dance major.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • THTR 236A - Fundamentals of Musical Theatre Performance (2)


    Introduction to materials, exercises, techniques and the preparation of audition portfolio for performance in musical theatre. Requires audition. (4 hours activity)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
 

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