Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 1313  Elementary Spanish I  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Open only to students with little or no previous contact with the Spanish language. An introductory course teaching the fundamentals of Spanish in order to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing abilities. Language laboratory required.

SPAN 1314  Elementary Spanish II  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Continuation of SPAN 1313. Language laboratory required. Prerequisite: SPAN 1313 or departmental approval.

SPAN 1373  Spanish for Heritage Speakers  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Introductory course designed for students whose greatest exposure to Spanish has been in the home or community rather than the classroom. Building on the linguistic knowledge that heritage speakers already bring to the classroom, the course stresses reading and writing skills. Language laboratory required. Prerequisite: Departmental approval.

SPAN 2301  Intermediate Spanish I  3 SCH  (3)  

2301. Intermediate Spanish I. 3(3-0) A review of Spanish grammar and expansion of basic language skills. Selected readings by Hispanic writers. Conducted in Spanish. Language laboratory available. Prerequisite: SPAN 1302; SPAN 1314 or two or more years of high school Spanish with departmental approval.

SPAN 2302  Intermediate Spanish II  3 SCH  (3)  

Continuation of SPAN 2301. Language laboratory available. Prerequisite: SPAN 2301 or SPAN 2311.

SPAN 2311  Intermediate Spanish I  3 SCH  (3-1)  

A review of Spanish grammar and expansion of basic language skills. Language laboratory required. Prerequisite: SPAN 1314 or three or more years of high school Spanish with departmental approval.

SPAN 2312  Intermediate Spanish II  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Continuation of SPAN 2311. Language laboratory required. Prerequisite: SPAN 2311.

SPAN 3300  Mexican American Literature  3 SCH  (3)  

Selected Mexican American literature and its accompanying thought covering various periods and the following genres: poetry, the short story, the novel, the theater, and the essay. Conducted in Spanish and English.

SPAN 3301  Advanced Spanish Grammar  3 SCH  (3)  

A review of the basic principles of Spanish grammar to be followed by a detailed study of the finer points of grammar and syntax. Prerequisite: SPAN 2302 or SPAN 2312.

SPAN 3302  Spanish Composition  3 SCH  (3)  

Literary and technical writing and composition; instruction and practice in basic writing; analysis of different literary prose pieces as models for writing. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or SPAN 2302.

SPAN 3311  Professional Spanish  3 SCH  (3)  

Enables students to interact and work effectively with the international and domestic Spanish-speaking medical, legal and business worlds. Emphasizes interaction between both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking professional communities and within the Spanish-speaking professional community. Prerequisite: SPAN 2302 or SPAN 2312.

SPAN 3321  Survey of Span Pen Lit (WI)  3 SCH  (3)  

The history of Spanish literature from its beginning to the present. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 2302 or SPAN 2312.

SPAN 3361  Survey of Spanish Amer Lit  3 SCH  (3)  

The history of Spanish-American literature from its beginning to the present. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 2302 or SPAN 2312.

SPAN 4311  Spanish Linguistics  3 SCH  (3)  

A detailed linguistic study of Spanish and a contrastive comparison with English. Prerequisite: SPAN 2302 or SPAN 2312.

SPAN 4319  Hispanic Culture  3 SCH  (3)  

Survey of Hispanic culture. Main aspects of culture as found in Spain, Spanish America and the Hispanic communities in the U.S.A. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 2302 or SPAN 2312.

SPAN 4320  Topics in Span Literature  3 SCH  (0-3)  

Topics in Spanish American and Spanish Peninsular literature. Conducted in Spanish. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisites: SPAN 2302 or SPAN 2312.