SPAN - SPANISH

SPAN - 1080   CULTURE & COMMERCE IN THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD
[3 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)

SPAN - 1090   CULTURE OF LATIN AMERICA
[3 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)

SPAN - 1100   CULTURE OF SPAIN
[3 hours]  A study of the events, people and movements that have formed Spain.  Taught in English.  (Not for major credit)

SPAN - 1110   ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
[4 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)

SPAN - 1120   ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
[4 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)  Prerequisite: SPAN 1110 or satisfactory score on  placement test.

SPAN - 1500   REVIEW OF ELEMENTARY SPANISH
[4 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)  Prerequisite: high school Spanish; placement test.

SPAN - 2140   INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
[3 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) Prerequisite: SPAN 1120, 1500 or satisfactory score on placement test.

SPAN - 2150   INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
[3 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)  Prerequisite: SPAN 2140 or satisfactory score on placement test.

SPAN - 2190   STUDY ABROAD
[1 - 3 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.)  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150 & consent of instructor

SPAN - 3000   SPANISH GRAMMAR
[3 hours]  A study of all Spanish grammatical aspects with special emphasis on those which present greater difficulty for the English speaker.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150 or satisfactory score on placement test.

SPAN - 3010   CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION I
[3 hours]  Practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing.  Vocabulary and fluency building in Spanish with special emphasis on oral practice.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150 or satisfactory score on placement test

SPAN - 3020   CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II
[3 hours]  Practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing.  Vocabulary and fluency building in Spanish with special emphasis on writing practice.  A writing-intensive course.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150 or satisfactory score on  placement test

SPAN - 3170   BUSINESS SPANISH
[3 hours]  An introduction to the language of the Hispanic world peculiar to the areas of business and commerce.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150 or consent of instructor

SPAN - 3210   SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE I
[3 hours]  A survey of Spanish literature from its origins through the seventeenth century.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150 or consent of instructor

SPAN - 3220   SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE II
[3 hours]  A survey of Spanish literature from the eighteenth century to the present.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150

SPAN - 3270   SURVEY OF LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE I
[3 hours]  The literature of Latin America from the Colonial period to the end of the nineteenth century.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150 or consent of instructor

SPAN - 3280   SURVEY OF LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE II
[3 hours]  The literature of Latin America from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150

SPAN - 3410   SPANISH CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
[3 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.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150 or consent of instructor

SPAN - 3420   LATIN AMERICAN CIVILIZATION
[3 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.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2150 or consent of instructor

SPAN - 4000   ADVANCED SPANISH GRAMMAR
[3 hours]  An advanced study of Spanish grammar in preparation for higher levels of study in the language and for its use in professional pursuits.  Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses

SPAN - 4010   SYNTAX AND STYLISTICS
[4 hours]  A thorough study of the grammatical structure of Spanish with special attention to stylistic problems.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3000, 3010, 3020

SPAN - 4060   TRANSLATION & INTERPRETATION IN SPANISH
[3 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.  Prerequisite: SPAN 4010

SPAN - 4070   HISTORY OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE
[3 hours]  A study of the development of the Spanish language from Vulgar Latin to the present, illustrated with selected texts.  Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses

SPAN - 4110   INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LINGUISTICS
[4 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.  Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses

SPAN - 4120   TEACHING COLLOQUIUM
[3 hours]  A course in the theory and practice of teaching Spanish and of second language acquisition in general.  Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses

SPAN - 4150   RESEARCH METHODS & LITERARY THEORY
[3 hours]  An analysis of critical theory and methodology as it applies to Spanish-language literature.  Special emphasis on the most recent trends.  Highly recommended for students planning graduate studies.  Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses

SPAN - 4160   LATIN AMERICAN NOVEL I
[3 hours]  A study of the Latin American novel from the nineteenth century to the authors of the literary Boom of 1963.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3020

SPAN - 4170   LATIN AMERICAN NOVEL II
[3 hours]  A study of the major developments in Latin American novel from the Boom to the present.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3020

SPAN - 4190   STUDY ABROAD
[1 - 12 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.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3020 & consent of instructor

SPAN - 4240   LATIN AMERICAN ESSAY
[3 hours]  A study of the social, philosophical, political, and economic ideas expressed in the Latin American essay from the Colonial period to the present.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3020

SPAN - 4250   LATIN AMERICAN SHORT STORY
[3 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.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3020

SPAN - 4260   LATIN AMERICAN POETRY I
[3 hours]  The poetry of Latin America from Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz to Ruben Dario.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3020

SPAN - 4270   LATIN AMERICAN POETRY II
[3 hours]  Latin American poetry from Surrealism to the present, with emphasis on authors such as Borges, Huidobro, Neruda, Paz, and Vallejo.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3020

SPAN - 4310   MEDIEVAL & RENAISSANCE SPANISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Study of major works from the Poema de Mio Cid to the early writers of the Siglo de Oro.  Prerequisite: two 3000-level courses

SPAN - 4410   GOLDEN AGE LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Readings in the literature of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Among the authors covered are Lope de Vega, Calderon de la Barca, Gongora and Quevedo.  Prerequisite: two 3000-level courses

SPAN - 4430   CERVANTES
[3 hours]  Reading and discussion of Don Quijote de la Mancha.  Prerequisite: two 3000- level classes

SPAN - 4710   19TH CENTURY SPANISH NOVEL
[3 hours]  Critical readings of works by such realist and naturalist masters as Galdos, Pardo Bazan and Blasco Ibanez.  Prerequisite: two classes at 3000-level

SPAN - 4720   20TH CENTURY SPANISH NOVEL
[3 hours]  Critical readings of Spanish novels from the Generation  of 1898 to the most recent trends.  Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses

SPAN - 4810   MODERN SPANISH POETRY
[3 hours]  Critical readings of Spanish poetry from Romanticism to the present.  Prerequisite: two 3000-level courses

SPAN - 4820   MODERN SPANISH DRAMA
[3 hours]  Critical readings of Spanish drama from Romanticism to the latest contemporary trends.  Prerequisite: two courses at 3000 level

SPAN - 4830   HISPANIC CINEMA
[3 hours]  Critical viewings of Spanish-language films from Spain and the Americas.  Emphasis on cultural criticism.  Prerequisite: two 3000 courses

SPAN - 4910   HONORS RESEARCH IN SPANISH
[3 hours]  Independent research in special topics.  May be repeated once for credit.  Prerequisite: permission of instructor & honors status

SPAN - 4980   SPECIAL TOPICS
[3 hours]  Study and research in specific areas or authors with considerable reading of Spanish texts plus written reports in Spanish.  Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses or consent of instructor

SPAN - 5000   ADVANCED SPANISH GRAMMAR
[3 hours]  An advanced study of Spanish grammar in preparation for higher levels of study in the language and for its use in professional pursuits.

SPAN - 5010   SYNTAX AND STYLISTICS
[4 hours]  A thorough study of the grammatical structure of Spanish with special attention to stylistic problems.

SPAN - 5060   TRANSLATION & INTERPRETATION IN SPANISH
[3 hours]  A study of the techniques of translation and interpretation as they relate to English and Spanish based on a contrastive analysis of two languages, both in theory and practice.

SPAN - 5070   HISTORY OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE
[3 hours]  A study of the development of the Spanish language from Vulgar Latin to the present, illustrated with selected texts.

SPAN - 5110   INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LINGUISTICS
[4 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.

SPAN - 5120   TEACHING COLLOQUIA
[3 hours]  A practical course in the theories, methods and specific techniques of teaching Spanish.

SPAN - 5140   ROMANCE LINGUISTICS
[3 hours]  A comparative study of the emergence of Romance vernaculars against the historical perspective of Classical and Vulgar Latin, with special attention to the problems of interest to the hispanist.  Prerequisite: SPAN 5110

SPAN - 5150   RESEARCH METHODS & LITERARY THEORY
[3 hours]  An analysis of critical theory and methodology as it applies to Spanish-language literature.  Special emphasis on the most recent trends.  Extensive analysis of selected works of criticism.

SPAN - 5160   LATIN AMERICAN NOVEL I
[3 hours]  A study of the Latin American novel from the nineteenth century to the authors of the literary Boom of 1963.

SPAN - 5170   LATIN AMERICAN NOVEL II
[3 hours]  A study of the major developments in Latin American novel from the Boom to the present.

SPAN - 5190   STUDY ABROAD
[1 - 12 hours]  Study Abroad in Latin America or Spain is designed to permit and encourage the language major to gain personal contact with the language and culture under study.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

SPAN - 5210   SPANISH FOR READING KNOWLEDGE I
[3 hours]  Study of those elements of structure and vocabulary most appropriate for preparing graduate students to read effectively in Spanish. (Not for majors)

SPAN - 5220   SPANISH FOR READING KNOWLEDGE II
[3 hours]  Study of those elements of structure and vocabulary most appropriate for preparing graduate students to read effectively in Spanish. (Not for majors)

SPAN - 5240   LATIN AMERICAN ESSAY
[3 hours]  A study of the social, philosophical, political, and economic ideas expressed in the Latin American essay from the Colonial period to the present.

SPAN - 5250   LATIN AMERICAN SHORT STORY
[3 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.

SPAN - 5260   LATIN AMERICAN POETRY I
[3 hours]  The poetry of Latin America from Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz to Ruben Dario.

SPAN - 5270   LATIN AMERICAN POETRY II
[3 hours]  Latin American poetry from Surrealism to the present, with emphasis on authors such as Borges, Huidobro, Neruda, Paz, and Vallejo.

SPAN - 5310   MEDIEVAL & RENAISSANCE SPANISH LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Study of major works from the Poema de Mio Cid to the early writers of the Siglo de Oro.

SPAN - 5410   GOLDEN AGE LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Readings in the literature of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.  Among the authors covered are Lope de Vega, Calderon de la Barca, Gongora and Quevedo.

SPAN - 5430   CERVANTES
[3 hours]  Reading and discussion of Don Quijote de la Mancha.

SPAN - 5710   19TH CENTURY SPANISH NOVEL
[3 hours]  Critical readings of works by such realist and naturalist masters as Galdos, Pardo Bazan and Blasco Ibanez.

SPAN - 5720   20TH CENTURY SPANISH NOVEL
[3 hours]  Critical readings of Spanish novels from the Generation  of 1898 to the most recent trends.

SPAN - 5810   MODERN SPANISH POETRY
[3 hours]  Critical readings of Spanish poetry from Romanticism to the present.

SPAN - 5820   MODERN SPANISH DRAMA
[3 hours]  Critical readings of Spanish drama from Romanticism to the latest contemporary trends.

SPAN - 5830   HISPANIC CINEMA
[3 hours]  Critical viewings of Spanish-language films from Spain and the Americas.  Emphasis on cultural criticism.

SPAN - 5980   SPECIAL TOPICS
[3 hours]  Study and research in specific areas or authors with considerable reading of Spanish texts plus written reports in Spanish.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

SPAN - 6900   RESEARCH IN SPANISH
[1 - 3 hours]  May be repeated for additional credit when topic varies.  Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

SPAN - 6930   SEMINAR: SELECTED TOPICS
[1 - 3 hours]  Selected topics from Spanish culture, linguistics, or literature.

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