Spanish Courses

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS (SPAN)

SPAN 1101 Elementary Spanish I.
(3)
A course for beginners, with intensive practice in pronunciation, essentials of grammar, and reading of simple prose.

SPAN 1102 Elementary Spanish II.

(3)
A continuation of Spanish 1101.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1101 or permission of the instructor

SPAN 1103 Elementary Spanish for Healthcare Professionals.
(3)
This course is a continuation of vocabulary, grammar, and culture mastered in SPAN 1101. This course will cover the same grammar topics as the traditional SPAN 1102 but will supplement course content with vocabulary and culture issues specific to the medical field.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1101 or permission of the instructor.

SPAN 2103 Intermediate Spanish I.
(3)
A review of grammar and syntax with practice in reading selected texts.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1102 or permission of instructor

SPAN 2105 Intermediate Spanish II.
(3)
A continuation of SPAN 2103.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2103 or permission of instructor

SPAN 2106 Introduction to the Literature of Spain and Latin America.
(3)
An introductory course designed to introduce the intermediate level language student to reading and analyzing short literary works in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2103 or permission of the instructor

SPAN 2199 Latin American Seminar.
(1-9)
A travel-study seminar that provides valuable educational experience through close contact with the contemporary life and civilization of a selected Spanish-speaking country. Basic academic preparation in the history and customs of the culture is undertaken before departure.
Prerequisites: SPAN 1101, 1102, and 2103 or permission of instructor and program coordinator of Modern Languages

SPAN 3000 Spanish Conversation and Composition I.
(3)
A course stressing practice in speaking and writing Spanish. Not open to students fluent in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2105 or permission of instructor

SPAN 3001 Spanish Conversation and Composition II.

(3)
A continuation of Spanish 3000. Not open to students fluent in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 3000 or permission of instructor

SPAN 3002 The Culture and Civilization of Spain and Latin America.
(3)
This course provides an overview of Spain's and Latin America's cultures and civilizations.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2106 or permission of instructor

SPAN 3003 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics.
(3)
A course in traducing the basic concepts of Spanish linguistics, including pragmatics, semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology, and language processing and acquisition.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2105 or permission of instructor

SPAN 3110 Special Topics.
(3)
The further development of Spanish language skills by focusing on a variety of professions or fields of study. Since the focus of this course changes frequently, this course may be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2103 or permission of instructor

SPAN 4000 Latin American Literature.
(3)
An advanced course designed to introduce the student to Latin America's major literary movements and writers.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2106 or permission of instructor

SPAN 4001 The Literature of Spain.
(3)
An advanced course designed to introduce the students to Spain's major literary movements and writers.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2106 or permission of instructor

SPAN 4002 Latin American Women Writers.
(3)
This course introduces the student to major contemporary Latin American and Latina women writers. Writers and works to be studied change periodically.
Prerequisite: SPAN 4000 or SPAN 4001 or permission of instructor