Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 1010 Spanish for Health Care Professionals

[3 credit hours]

Introductory presentation of the vocabulary, grammar, and customs of the Spanish-speaking world as they relate to the field of health care.

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 1080 Culture & Commerce In The Spanish-Speaking World

[3 credit hours]

A study of the Hispanic world with emphasis on the relationship between its culture and business and economic institutions and practices. Taught in English. (Not for major credit)

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

SPAN 1090 Culture Of Latin America

[3 credit hours]

A study of selected artistic, literary, philosophical, political and social aspects of present day Latin American culture. Taught in English. (Not for major credit)

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity

SPAN 1100 Culture Of Spain

[3 credit hours]

A study of the events, people and movements that have formed Spain. Taught in English. (Not for major credit)

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

SPAN 1110 Elementary Spanish I

[4 credit hours]

Practice in using and understanding Spanish to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary and cultural topics. Lab practice required. (Not for major credit)

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

SPAN 1120 Elementary Spanish II

[4 credit hours]

A comprehensive introductory course in Spanish language and culture through the four basic skills: aural comprehension, reading, speaking and writing. Laboratory practice required. (Not for major credit)

Prerequisites: SPAN 1110 with a minimum grade of D- or Spanish Language Placement with a score of 1120

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

SPAN 1500 Review Of Elementary Spanish

[4 credit hours]

Review of first-year college Spanish for students who studied the language in high school and who need to strengthen communication skills, vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation before study at the 2000 level. (Not for major credit)

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

SPAN 2140 Intermediate Spanish I

[3 credit hours]

Intermediate-level review and development of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills. Topics in the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Lab practice required. (Not for major credit)

Prerequisites: SPAN 1120 with a minimum grade of D- or SPAN 1500 with a minimum grade of D- or Spanish Language Placement with a score of 2140

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

SPAN 2150 Intermediate Spanish II

[3 credit hours]

Further review and development of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills. Topics in the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Lab practice required. (Not for major credit)

Prerequisites: SPAN 2140 with a minimum grade of D- or Spanish Language Placement with a score of 2150

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

SPAN 2190 Study Abroad

[1-3 credit hours]

Designed to permit and encourage non-majors to spend time in a country where Spanish is spoken. Credit will be given in accordance with established departmental procedures. (Not for major credit.)

Term Offered: Summer

SPAN 2980 Special Topics in Spanish Studies

[0-6 credit hours]

Study of a selected topic in Spanish language, literature or culture. May be repeated when topic varies.

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 3000 Spanish Grammar

[3 credit hours]

A study of all Spanish grammatical aspects with special emphasis on those which present greater difficulty for the English speaker.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D- or Spanish Language Placement with a score of 3000

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

SPAN 3010 Conversation And Composition I

[3 credit hours]

Practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Vocabulary and fluency building in Spanish with special emphasis on oral practice.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D- or Spanish Language Placement with a score of 3000

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

SPAN 3020 Conversation And Composition II

[3 credit hours]

Practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Vocabulary and fluency building in Spanish with special emphasis on writing practice. A writing-intensive course.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D- or Spanish Language Placement with a score of 3000

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

SPAN 3170 Business Spanish

[3 credit hours]

An introduction to the language of the Hispanic world peculiar to the areas of business and commerce.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Fall

SPAN 3210 Survey Of Spanish Literature I

[3 credit hours]

A survey of Spanish literature from its origins through the seventeenth century.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Fall

SPAN 3220 Survey Of Spanish Literature II

[3 credit hours]

A survey of Spanish literature from the eighteenth century to the present.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 3270 Survey Of Latin American Literature I

[3 credit hours]

The literature of Latin America from the Colonial period to the end of the nineteenth century.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Fall

SPAN 3280 Survey Of Latin American Literature II

[3 credit hours]

The literature of Latin America from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 3410 Spanish Culture And Civilization

[3 credit hours]

A study of the events, people and movements that have formed Spain. Attention is also given to the nation's contemporary life-style and culture.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 3420 Latin American Civilization

[3 credit hours]

A study of Latin America's contributions to world culture in such fields as architecture, painting, sculpture, music, literature, folklore, sciences, philosophy and education.

Prerequisites: SPAN 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 3980 Special Topics in Spanish Studies

[0-6 credit hours]

Study of a selected topic within Spanish studies. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

SPAN 4000 Advanced Spanish Grammar

[3 credit hours]

An advanced study of Spanish grammar in preparation for higher levels of study in the language and for its use in professional pursuits.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

SPAN 4010 Syntax And Stylistics

[4 credit hours]

A thorough study of the grammatical structure of Spanish with special attention to stylistic problems.

Prerequisites: (SPAN 3000 with a minimum grade of D- and SPAN 3010 with a minimum grade of D- and SPAN 3020 with a minimum grade of D-)

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

SPAN 4060 Translation & Interpretation In Spanish

[3 credit hours]

A study of the techniques of translation and interpretation as they relate to English and Spanish based on a contrastive analysis of the two languages, both in theory and practice.

Prerequisites: SPAN 4010 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 4070 History Of The Spanish Language

[3 credit hours]

A study of the development of the Spanish language from Vulgar Latin to the present, illustrated with selected texts.

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 4110 Introduction To Spanish Linguistics

[4 credit hours]

Basic concepts of linguistics as applied to the study of the Spanish language and its dialectal systems. Emphasis on phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

SPAN 4120 Teaching Colloquia

[3 credit hours]

A course in the theory of second language acquisition and practice of teaching foreign / second languages in general.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

SPAN 4170 Latin American Novel II

[3 credit hours]

A study of the major developments in Latin American novel from the Boom to the present.

Prerequisites: SPAN 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

SPAN 4190 Study Abroad

[1-12 credit hours]

The course permits the Spanish major or minor to spend time in a country where Spanish is spoken. Credit awarded in accordance with established departmental procedures.

Prerequisites: SPAN 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

SPAN 4250 Latin American Short Story

[3 credit hours]

Development of the Latin American short story from its origins with special emphasis on the contemporary authors such as Allende, Borges, Cortazar, Garcia Marquez and Rulfo among others.

Prerequisites: SPAN 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Fall

SPAN 4260 Latin American Poetry I

[3 credit hours]

The poetry of Latin America from Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz to Ruben Dario.

Prerequisites: SPAN 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

SPAN 4270 Latin American Poetry II

[3 credit hours]

Latin American poetry from Surrealism to the present, with emphasis on authors such as Borges, Huidobro, Neruda, Paz and Vallejo.

Prerequisites: SPAN 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

SPAN 4370 Advanced Business Spanish

[3 credit hours]

Advanced study of the business language, cultural attitudes and current business climate of the societies that comprise the Spanish-speaking world.

Prerequisites: SPAN 3170 with a minimum grade of D-

SPAN 4820 Modern Spanish Drama

[3 credit hours]

Critical readings of Spanish drama from Romanticism to the latest contemporary trends.

SPAN 4830 Hispanic Cinema

[3 credit hours]

Critical viewings of Spanish-language films from Spain and the Americas. Emphasis on cultural criticism.

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 4910 Honors Research In Spanish

[3 credit hours]

Independent research in special topics. May be repeated once for credit.

SPAN 4940 Internship in Spanish

[0-12 credit hours]

Educational work experience, using Spanish, in a pre-approved professional field.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

SPAN 4980 Special Topics

[3 credit hours]

Study and research in specific areas or authors with considerable reading of Spanish texts plus written reports in Spanish.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall