Modern Language (MLNG)

MLNG 1000 - Contemporary Issues

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This class studies American culture through topics of global issues, social justice, and cultural diversity. A service learning component will allow students to have an practical application of the knowledge, as well as leadership training in service projects in the urban setting of St. Louis. Required readings and movies will be about different sub-cultures within the United States and a variety of global issues.

MLNG 1100 - Contemporary Issues

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This class studies American culture through topics of global issues, social justice, and cultural diversity. A service learning component will allow students to have an practical application of the knowledge, as well as leadership training in service projects in the urban setting of St. Louis. Required readings and movies will be about different sub-cultures within the United States and a variety of global issues.

MLNG 1200 - Cultural Keywords: Comparing Studies of Western Philosophy and Culture

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This class offers an introduction to the main intellectual, artistic, and cultural movements of Western Culture from Western and non-Western perspectives. The periods studied: Classic Greek/Romans, Middle Ages, Modern Age, including Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Modernism. These movements will be compared with periods and philosophies from non-Western cultures, including China, India and Muslim cultures.

MLNG 1300 - Hollywood & History:Storytelling through History & Film

Credit(s): 0-3 Credits

Through the use of storytelling from both history and film, the course looks at the wide diversity of narratives in the American culture. Movies and field trips will connect the topics to local events and historical sites. The goal is to help international students understand aspects of the American culture that can help them as background information in future classes or programs, both in the U.S. and in their home countries.

MLNG 1930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

MLNG 2930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

MLNG 3930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 1-3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

MLNG 3980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)