Courses in Spanish

SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish (3)
An introduction to the basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in the Spanish language. Course conducted in Spanish. Does not count as credit toward a major or a minor.

SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 101
An introduction to the basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in the Spanish language. Course conducted in Spanish. Does not count as credit toward a major or a minor.

SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 102
Continued study of Spanish; development of listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills; readings based on Spanish culture. Course conducted in Spanish. Does not count as credit toward a major or minor.

SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 201
Continued study of Spanish; development of listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills; readings based on Spanish culture. Course conducted in Spanish. Does not count as credit toward a major or minor.

SPAN 301: Introduction to Hispanic Civilization (3)
Prerequisites: SPAN 202
An introduction to Spanish and Latin American culture and history. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 303: Andalucía (4)
Prerequisite: SPAN 201-202
A study of the history and culture of Andalucía. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 315: Spanish Translation (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An introduction to the history, theory and practice of Spanish-to-English translation with some consideration given to English-to-Spanish translation.

SPAN 321: Spanish Conversation (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
Practice in oral communication that includes a review of vocabulary and grammar. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 322: Spanish Composition (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
A study of the strategies of written communication in Spanish that includes lexical choice and grammatical review. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 323: Spanish for the Professions (3-9)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
A study of the specialized vocabulary necessary in one of the following professions: medical, legal, or business. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 325: Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An introduction to Spanish phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics that includes topics of sociolinguistics. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 326: Spanish Phonetics (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An introduction to the sound system in Spanish that includes all of the phonetic terminology as well as the phonetic features of the major dialects in both Spain and Latin America. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 327: Advanced Grammar (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An advanced review of Spanish grammar. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 328: Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An introduction to the literary analysis of different genres in Hispanic literature. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 350: Medieval-Golden Age Survey (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An introduction to canonical texts of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 351: Colonial Latin American Literature (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
A study of the literature produced in the colonial period in Latin America from the earliest writers to the period of independence. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 360: 18th and 19th Centuries in Spain (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
A study of the literature of the Enlightenment and nineteenth-century Spain. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 361: 18th and 19th Centuries in Latin America (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
A study of the literature produced after the period of Latin American independence and during the nineteenth century. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 370: Modernism and the Vanguard in Latin America (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An introduction to major literary movements and figures with readings from representative authors in Latin America from 1890 to 1940. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 371: Contemporary Spanish Literature (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
A study of contemporary Spanish texts. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 380: Contemporary Literature in Latin America (3)
Prerequisites: SPAN 202
A study of Spanish America from the 1940’s until the present.

SPAN 382: Methodology of Teaching Spanish (3)
Prerequisites: SPAN 202
A study of the methods of teaching foreign languages with an emphasis on the teaching of Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 383: History of the Spanish Language (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
A study of the development of the Spanish language from its origins to the present with an emphasis on the medieval period. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 384: Foreign Travel (1-3 each)
Approval of department required for credit.

SPAN 395: Special Topics in Spanish (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An advanced study of special topics in literature or culture in Spain and/or Latin America. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 416: Seminar in Spanish-American Literature (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An in-depth investigation of major figures or important literary trends in Spanish literature not covered in previous courses. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 426: Seminar in Spanish Literature (3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An in-depth investigation of major figures or important literary trends in Latin America not covered in previous courses. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 495, 496: Special Topics in Spanish (1-3, 1-3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
An advanced study of special topics of literature or culture in Spain and/or Latin America. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 497: Independent Research (1-3)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202

SPAN 498: Study Abroad (9-18)
Prerequisite: SPAN 202
For those students who spend a summer or a semester abroad in an approved institution. Specific course credit will be determined upon the presentation of an official transcript from the chosen institution. Students will be registered in an audit status until transcripts are received.