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  Sep 23, 2017
 
2015-2016 University Catalog archived

Romance Languages (ROML)


French (FREN), Italian (ITAL), Portuguese (PORT), Spanish (SPAN)

Students who plan to work in either French or Spanish and another Romance language are advised to refer to the description of the Romance languages major. Students interested in using Portuguese or Italian in combination with French or Spanish for the Romance Languages major should consult with the appropriate faculty member (or department head).

HONORS: An Honors Program  is offered for qualified students majoring in French, Spanish, or Romance languages; see department head for details.

Department Head: Matthew Bailey

Faculty

First date is the year in which the faculty member began service as regular faculty at the University. Second date is the year of appointment to the present rank.

Matthew Bailey, Ph.D.—(2008)-2008
Professor of Romance Languages
Ph.D., Tulane University

Jeffrey C. Barnett, Ph.D.—(1989)-2007
Professor of Romance Languages
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

H. Laurent Boetsch Jr., D.M.L.—(1976)-1992
Professor of Romance Languages
D.M.L., Middlebury College

Mónica Botta, Ph.D.—(2006)-2012
Associate Professor of Romance Languages
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Gwyn E. Campbell, Ph.D.—(1985)-1999
Professor of Romance Languages
Ph.D., Princeton University

Françoise Frégnac-Clave, Ph.D.—(1996)-2011
Professor of Romance Languages
Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Mohamed Kamara, Ph.D.—(2001)-2008
Associate Professor of Romance Languages
Ph.D., Tulane University

John A. Lambeth, Ph.D.—(1985)-2009
Professor of Romance Languages
Ph.D., University of Florida

Ellen C. Mayock, Ph.D.—(1997)-2008
Ernest Williams II Professor of Romance Languages
Ph.D., University of Texas

Stephen P. McCormick, Ph.D.—(2014)-2014
Assistant Professor of French
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Seth R. Michelson, Ph.D.—(2014)-2014
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Domnica V. Radulescu, Ph.D.—(1992)-2003
Edwin A. Morris Professor of Romance Languages
Ph.D., University of Chicago

Antonio Reyes, Ph.D.—(2011)-2011
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Spanish courses are numbered according to the following scheme.

200-209, 300-309 Language and Linguistics
210-219, 310-319 Civilization and Culture
220-229, 320-339 Peninsular literature
240-249, 340-359 Spanish-American literature
260-269, 360-369 Hispanic (Transatlantic)
270-279, 370-379 Literary Analysis and Theory

Romance Languages

Majors may count one literature, film, or culture course taught in English by Romance Languages faculty toward the 200-level requirements of the Spanish or French major, or the primary language of the Romance Languages major. Students interested in using Portuguese or Italian in combination with French or Spanish for the Romance Languages major should consult with the appropriate faculty member (or department head).

Teacher Certification

Students wishing to teach French or Spanish in secondary school have the opportunity for certification from the Commonwealth of Virginia, reciprocal in 40 additional states. In general, fulfillment of general education requirements and requirements for the major in French or Spanish make up the core of the certification requirement. Students must complete at least 33 credits in language. In addition, students must take up to 15 credits in education courses, as well as additional credits in student teaching. Interested students should consult the Director of Teacher Education.

Degrees/Majors/Minors

    Bachelor of ArtsMinor

    Courses

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