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101, 102 Elementary Spanish (LA-CDV) Three semester hours each
These courses provide an introduction to the fundamentals of the Spanish language. They emphasize pronunciation, vocabulary, and elements of grammar needed to read, understand, write, and speak Spanish at a basic level with accuracy and confidence.

1012 Intensive Elementary Spanish (LA-CORE) Six semester hours
This course presents the material from SPA101 and 102 in a one-semester format. The course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of the Spanish language. It emphasizes pronunciation, vocabulary, and elements of grammar needed to read, write and speak Spanish at a basic level with accuracy and confidence.
110 Elementary Oral Communication Abroad Three semester hours
This course focuses on everyday conversation for students at the 100 level. Students will be provided the necessary tools to be able to have basic oral communication in a Spanish-speaking environment. Experiences on the streets and in other public places, and especially with the host families, will reinforce the teaching. Does not count toward the major or minor in Spanish. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. (Offered on demand)
201 Intermediate Spanish I [ 3 SH ]
This course provides an expansion of the fundamentals of the Spanish language studied at the 100 level. It emphasizes pronunciation, vocabulary, and elements of grammar needed to read, write, and speak Spanish at an intermediate level with accuracy and confidence. Students whose secondary education was conducted in Spanish may not enroll in this course. Prerequisite: Completion of the non-native language requirement in Spanish.
(Offered once every two years)
202 Intermediate Spanish II [ 3 SH ]
This course provides a continued expansion of the fundamentals of the Spanish language studied at the 100 level. It emphasizes pronunciation, vocabulary, and elements of grammar needed to read, write, and speak Spanish at an intermediate level with accuracy and confidence, including the imperfect subjunctive. Students whose secondary education was conducted in Spanish may not enroll in this course. Prerequisite: SPA201. (Offered once every two years)
2012 Intensive Intermediate Spanish I [ 6 SH ]
This course provides an expansion of the fundamentals of the Spanish language studied at the 100 level. It emphasizes pronunciation, vocabulary, and elements of grammar needed to read, write, and speak Spanish at an intermediate level with accuracy and confidence. Students whose secondary education was conducted in Spanish may not enroll in this course. Prerequisite: Completion of the non-native language requirement in Spanish (Offered once every two years)

210 Intermediate Oral Communication Abroad Three semester hours
This course focuses on everyday conversation for students at the 200 level. Students will be provided the necessary tools to be able to have basic oral communication in a Spanish-speaking environment. Experiences on the streets and in other
public places, and especially with the host families, will reinforce the teaching. Prerequisite: completion of the non-native language requirement in Spanish. (Offered on demand)
230 Spanish for the Professions Three semester hours
This course develops speaking and writing skills in specific professional settings (i.e. social work, business, education). Prerequisite: completion of the non-native language requirement in Spanish. (Offered on demand)
245 U.S. Latinos: Culture and Civilization (LA-US) Three semester hours
This course addresses the culture and civilization of U.S. Latinos. The course presents commonalities and differences among this population by focusing on key issues such as history, identity, language use, values, education, and general differences. Prerequisite: completion of the non-native language requirement in Spanish. (Offered once every two years)

260 Spanish and Latin American Literature in Translation (LA-WIWO) Three semester hours
This course is an introduction, through English translations, to several of the most significant and influential works of literature in Spanish from Spain; sub-Saharan Equatorial Guinea; the Caribbean; and North, Central and South America. It is open to any student seeking a broad familiarity with Hispanophone literature. Does not count toward the major or minor in Spanish. Prerequisite: ENG102 or 210.
305 Practicum in Spanish One to three semester hours
An internship with an agency, organization, business, or institution for which Spanish language skills are a necessity. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. (Offered on demand)
311 Spain: Culture and Civilization [ 3 SH ]
This course covers Spanish culture and civilization in a broad and sequential fashion from Roman Spain to the present. Prerequisite: SPA202 or SPA2012. (Offered once every two years)

321 Latin America: Culture and Civilization (LA-CDV) [ 3 SH ]
This course covers culture and civilization of Spanish-speaking America in a broad and sequential fashion. Prerequisite: SPA202 or SPA2012. (Offered once every two years)

335 Spanish Literature Three semester hours
This course presents a chronological survey of Spanish literature from its origins to the present. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. (Offered on demand)

340 Latin American Literature (LA-CDV) Three semester hours
This course provides a historical survey of the literature of Spanish-speaking Latin America from its origins to the present. Prerequisite: Completion of 12 semester hours of Spanish at the 200-level. (Offered on demand)

350 Afro-Hispanic Literature and Culture Three semester hours
(Cross Reference: AAS350) This course focuses on the literary and culture production of Afro-Hispanic peoples in Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula, the United States, and Africa (e.g. Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon). Readings (in Spanish or English translation) include novels, poems, short stories, plays, articles, music lyrics, film, and television programs. Class instruction is in English. Students who wish to receive credit toward the Spanish major or minor must complete the non-native language requirement in Spanish, read all texts in Spanish, and write all class assignments in Spanish (as required). Prerequisite: Completion of the non-native language requirement in Spanish, ENG102 or ENG210.

400 Senior Seminar Three semester hours
Concentrated study of language, literature or culture relevant to the future careers or studies of the majors enrolled in the course and adapted to their assessed needs. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor (Offered on demand)

405 Senior Practicum in Spanish One to three semester hours
An internship with an agency, organization, business, or institution for which Spanish language skills are a necessity. For senior Spanish majors only. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. (Offered on demand)

199, 299, 399, 499 Special Topics
Sample possibilities: a particular focus on the Spanish generation of 1898, the modern Spanish novel, the Spanish American novel, García Márquez, the Spanish American “Boom,” Spanish linguistics, Spanish American popular music. (Offered on demand)
 

 

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