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MODL 1441 TOPICS IN MODERN LANGUAGE LEVEL I (3-2) (Chinese, etc.). This course parallels the 1441 courses in FREN, GERM, RUSS, and SPAN.

MODL 1442 TOPICS IN MODERN LANGUAGE LEVEL II (3-2) (Chinese, etc.). This course parallels the 1442 courses in FREN, GERM, RUSS, and SPAN.

MODL 2313 TOPICS IN MODERN LANGUAGE LEVEL III (3-2) (Chinese, etc.). This course parallels the 2313 courses in FREN, GERM, RUSS, and SPAN.

MODL 2314 TOPICS IN MODERN LANGUAGE LEVEL IV (3-2) (Chinese, etc.). This course parallels the 2314 courses in FREN, GERM, RUSS, and SPAN.

MODL 2391 INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-0) Independent study; consultation with instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit.

MODL 3301 TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE LANGUAGES, CULTURE, AND LITERATURES (3-0) Comparisons of language and language/culture issues across languages and/or time. Topics may include folklore across cultures, comparison of language and cultural production (e.g., international film and international feminism). May be counted toward fulfilling core curriculum requirement in literature or culture. May be repeated for credit when content changes. No prerequisites.

MODL 3310 LOCALIZATION & TRANSLATION I (3-0) Introduction to cultural and linguistic issues in the translation of language texts. Students will explore current technologies used in various real-world translation contexts and how to adapt texts, products, and services to the locale for which they are intended. Prerequisite: ARAB 2314, CHIN 2314, PORT 2314, or MODL 2314 with a grade of C or better.

MODL 3311 LOCALIZATION & TRANSLATION II (3-0) Continued study of cultural and linguistic issues in the translation of foreign language and English language texts. Systematic development of advanced skills in localization and computer-aided translation and in using TMX/TBX (international standards for translation memory and terminology exchange) tools. Translation practice, individually and in translation teams, with increasingly longer and more specialized texts. Prepares localization and translation specialists for real-world careers in the language-services industry. May be repeated once. Prerequisites: MODL 3310 with a grade of B or better.

MODL 3391 INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-0) Independent study; consultation with instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit.

MODL 4391 INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-0) Independent study; consultation with instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit.

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