Fall 2019

TENTATIVE Course Offerings (Spanish, Portuguese, LAIS)


Spanish

SPAN 101 through 202 (multiple sections and times).

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. (Hybrid)

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. (Online, hybrid, and face to face sections).

SPAN 302 Language and Writing II (3) Improvement of Spanish vocabulary, language accuracy, and expression of ideas in Spanish through writing. Pre: 301 or 310, or consent.

SPAN 303 Conversation I (3) Intensive practice in spoken Spanish, focusing on the preparation and completion of oral tasks and presentations. Pre: 301 (or concurrent), or consent.

SPAN 306 (C) Spanish for Professionals (3) Language as used in specific professions. (C) medical Spanish. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: 301 or 310, 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 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 310 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 495 (B) Topics in Hispanic Scholarship (3) Hispanic authors, periods, or themes. (B) literature and society, DL. Repeatable for other topics, but not for the same topic. Pre: one of 361, 362, 371, or 372; or consent.

SPAN 658 Seminar in Spanish Applied Linguistics (3) Repeatable unlimited times with consent. 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.

Latin American and Iberian Studies

LAIS 363 U.S. Latino Culture and Literature (3) The culture and history of U.S. Latinos through an analysis of their literature and arts and their sociopolitical relationship to the U.S. mainstream culture. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LAIS 365 Spanish Film (3) A chronological survey of films from Spain, from the Silent Era to the present. Conceptually, a cultural history of Spain in the 20th century, as seen through films. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LAIS 368 Households in Cross-cultural Perspective (3) Study of cross-cultural patterns in household and community level organizations in Latin America and elsewhere. Topics may include gender relations, kinship structures, political economy, impacts of colonialism, modernization, and globalization on households. Sophomore standing or higher. (Cross-listed as ANTH 368)

LAIS 372 (C) Indigenous Peoples of Latin America (3) Survey of the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of Latin America through a study of their literature, texts and practices. (C) Andean South America. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ANTH 372 (Alpha)). (Online)

Portuguese

PORT 103 Intensive Elementary Portugese (3) Intensive elementary Portuguese course covers content of 101 and 102 combined. Hybrid format combines 3 credits online and 3 credits face to face. HSL. (Hybrid)

 

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