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Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish (3)

Conversation, grammar, reading.

SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish (3)

Conversation, grammar, reading. Pre: 101.

SPAN 103 Intensive Elementary Spanish (6)

Course content of SPAN 101 and 102 covered in one semester. Three two-hour sessions per week.

SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish (3)

Continuation of oral practice and grammar study; increasing emphasis on reading and written composition. Pre: 102 or 103.

SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II (3)

Continuation of 201. Oral practice and grammar study; increasing emphasis on reading and written composition. Pre: 201 or 258.

SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II (3)

Continuation of 201. Oral practice and grammar study; increasing emphasis on reading and written composition. Pre: 201 or 258.

SPAN 202A Intermediate Spanish II (3)

Continuation of 201. Oral practice and grammar study; increasing emphasis on reading and written composition. Pre: 201 or 258. HSL

SPAN 202A Intermediate Spanish II (3)

Continuation of 201. Oral practice and grammar study; increasing emphasis on reading and written composition. Pre: 201 or 258.

SPAN 203 Intensive Spanish for Business (6)

SPAN 201 and 202 content combined, oriented to business Spanish. Three 50-minute sessions per week plus online work. Pre: 102 or 103.

SPAN 258 Intermediate Spanish Abroad (3)

Intensive course of full-time formal instruction on the second-year level in Spanish language and culture in a Spanish-speaking country. Pre: 102 or 103.

SPAN 259 Intermediate Spanish Abroad (3)

Continuation of 258.

SPAN 300 Legends, Stories, and Current Events (3)

Development of language skills through reading of literary and cultural texts. Pre: 202 (or concurrent) or 203 or 259.

SPAN 301 Language and Writing I (3)

Improvement of Spanish vocabulary, language accuracy, and expression of ideas in Spanish through writing. Pre: 202 or 203 or 259, or consent.

SPAN 303 Conversation I (3)

Intensive practice in spoken Spanish, focusing on the preparation and completion of oral tasks and presentations. Pre: 202 or 259, or consent.

SPAN 304 Conversation II (3)

Continuation of 303. Pre: 303 or consent.

SPAN 305 Introduction to Spanish-English Translation (3)

Practical introduction to Spanish-English translation with translations of texts from Spanish to English and the reverse. Pre: 301 or consent.

SPAN 306 (Alpha) Spanish in Use (3)

Spanish language as used in specific professions; (B) marketing, tourism & business; (C) health & public safety.
Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: 301, or consent.

SPAN 308 Introduction to Spanish-English Interpreting (3)

Students will begin to develop the listening and memory skills for direct and inverse interpretation. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: 301 or 310, or consent

SPAN 310 Spanish for Heritage Speakers (3)

Focuses on standard and academic varieties of Spanish for English-dominant heritage speakers in order to improve their literacy skills. Pre: placement exam. (Fall only)

SPAN 320 Gateway to Hispanic Literature (3)

Introduction and development of Spanish skills for critical reading and writing, rhetoric, and vocabulary. Choices with particular emphasis on literary analysis and academic writing. Online course. Pre: 301 or 310 or consent.

SPAN 351 Spain: Traditions & Trending (3)

Survey of the history and cultures of Spain. Pre: 301 or consent.

SPAN 352 (Alpha) Latin American Cultural Studies (3)

Survey of the history, traditions, and cultures of Latin America; (B) empires and traditions; (C) nations, identity & the arts. Repeatable one time for other topics, but not for the same topic. Pre: 301 or consent

SPAN 358 Third-Level Spanish Abroad (3)

Intensive formal instruction at the third-year level in Spanish language skills: reading, writing, grammar, or conversation in a Spanish-speaking country. Pre: 202 or 259 or equivalent.

SPAN 359 Third-Level Spanish Abroad (3)

Continuation of 358.

SPAN 360 Intensive Third-Level Spanish Abroad (V)

Intensive formal instruction at the third-year level in Spanish language skills: reading, writing, grammar, or conversation in a Spanish-speaking country. Pre: 202 or equivalent

SPAN 361 (Alpha) Reading Spain (3)

Reading and discussion of narratives from and about Spain; (B) heroines, knights, witches; (C) love, loss, liberty. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: 301, or consent.

SPAN 371 (Alpha) Reading Latin America (3)

Culture and history of Spanish America through literature; (B) warriors, nuns, and rebels; (C) the magical and the real. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: 301, or consent.

SPAN 396 Introduction to Hispanic Film (3)

Introduction to the study and analysis of genres, techniques, and cinematic styles as used in Hispanic film. Pre: 301 or consent.

SPAN 399 Directed Reading (V)

Independent study of approved reading with faculty supervision. Repeatable two times. A-F only. Pre: 301 (or concurrent), consent and departmental approval.

SPAN 400 Spanish Language in Society (3)

Explores issues in Spanish language in society (media, communication, advertising, government, technology). Introduces and examines current sociolinguistic and sociopragmatic issues. Pre: 330 or consent.

SPAN 403 Building Advanced Fluency (3)

Advanced practice; emphasis on building active vocabulary. Pre: 301 or consent.

SPAN 405 Spanish-English Translation (3)

Factors in the art of translation. Practice in translating material from Spanish to English and the reverse. Pre: 305 or consent. (Cross-listed as TI 404)

SPAN 451 Historical Spanish Linguistics (3)

Evolution of Spanish from Latin; modern social and geographical dialects. Pre: 330 or consent.

SPAN 452 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3)

Analysis of morphology, syntax, and semantics. Pre: 330 or consent.

SPAN 458 Fourth-Level Spanish Abroad (3)

Intensive course of full-time formal instruction on the fourth-year level in Spanish linguistics, civilization, culture, and
literature in a Spanish-speaking country. Pre: any two of 301; 303, 358, 359, or 360.

SPAN 459 Fourth-Level Spanish Abroad (3)

Continuation of 458.

SPAN 460 Intensive Fourth-Level Spanish Abroad (V)

Intensive course of formal instruction on the fourth-year level in Spanish language and culture in a Spanish-speaking country. For semester programs only. Pre: 360 or equivalent.

SPAN 477 U.S. Latino Literature (3)

Study of the literature of U.S. Hispanics written in Spanish or
bilingually. Pre: 320, 361, or 371; or consent.

SPAN 478 Hispanic Women’s Literature (3)

Women’s literary and cultural expressions in Latin America and Spain. Pre: one of 320, 361, or 371; or consent.

SPAN 480 Hispanic Theater (3)

Study of representative authors and plays from Spain and Latin America. Repeatable one time. Pre: one of 361, 362, 371, or 372; or consent.

SPAN 495 (Alpha) Topics in Hispanic Scholarship (3)

Hispanic authors, periods, or themes. (B) literature and society, DL; (D) literature and film, DH. Repeatable for other topics, but not for the same topic. Pre: one of 361, 362, 371, or 372; or consent for (D); 320, 361, or 371; or consent for (B).

SPAN 496 Studies in Latin American and Iberian Film (3)

Intensive study of selected topics in Latin American and/or Iberian cinemas; e.g. national or regional cinemas, periods, movements or issues, major filmmakers, film theory and criticism. Repeatable two times. Pre: 320, 361, 371, or 396; or consent.

SPAN 499 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Independent study of approved readings and research with faculty supervision. A-F only. Repeatable two times. Pre: consent of instructor and departmental approval.

SPAN 653 Spanish Dialectology (3)

Introduction to the dialects of Spanish spoken around the world. Lectures and discussions cover the variation and change of Spanish phonology, lexicon, morphology, and syntax. Graduate students only. Pre: consent. (Alt. years)

SPAN 658 Seminar in Spanish Applied Linguistics (3)

Repeatable unlimited times with consent. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

SPAN 659 Topics in Spanish Applied Linguistics (3)

Supervised participation in online course at UNED University (Spain) relevant to student’s specialization for Second Language Studies or Spanish Applied Linguistics. Students also complete projects and meet with advisor to check progress. Repeatable two times for different topics. Graduate students only. Pre: Spanish Proficiency assessment: B- (CERFL) or Advanced low (ACTFL).

SPAN 660 Medieval Spanish Literature (3)

Representative readings in prose and poetry, from origins through 15th century. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

SPAN 665 (Alpha) Golden Age Literature (3)

Spanish literature from the 16th and 17th centuries. (B) theater; (C) prose; (D) poetry; (E) Cervantes. Pre: graduate standing.

SPAN 669 19th-Century Spanish Realism (3)

Nineteenth-century Spanish realism in the novel. Authors include Galdós, Clarin, Alarcón, Pardo Bazán, Blasco-Ibáñez, Valera. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

SPAN 670 (Alpha) 20th-Century Spanish Literature (3)

Representative works from 20th-century literature. Genres: poetry, theater, essay, novel. (B) generation of 1898; (C) pre-Civil War; (D) post-Civil War. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

SPAN 680 Spanish-American Novel (3)

Critical analysis of major Spanish-American novels. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

SPAN 681 Colonial Spanish-American Literature (3)

Spanish-American literature from period of discovery to independence. Representative authors such as Sor Juana, Bernal Díaz del Castillo. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

SPAN 682 Spanish-American Poetry (3)

Study of representative poets from all periods: Martí, Darió, Mistral, Guillén, Neruda, Paz, etc. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

SPAN 683 Spanish-American Short Story and Essay (3)

Study of representative writers from various periods: Sor Juana, Palma, Quiroga, Reyes, Borges, etc. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

SPAN 695 Seminar in Hispanic Literature (3)

A period, author, genre, or region. Repeatable unlimited times with consent. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

SPAN 699 Directed Research (V)

Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent of department chair.