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SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish I (3) Fundamentals of Spanish; No previous Spanish required. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the Spanish-speaking countries. In addition to regular class meeting, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. No prereq. F

SPAN 102 Beginning Spanish II (3) Fundamentals of Spanish; Continuation of Spanish 101. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the Spanish-speaking countries. In addition to regular class meeting, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: SPAN 101 or consent of instructor. Sp

SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish I (3) Continuation of Spanish 102. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the Spanish-speaking countries. In addition to regular class meeting, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: SPAN 102 or consent of instructor. F

SPAN 204 Intermediate Spanish II (3) Continuation of Spanish 203. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the Spanish-speaking countries. In addition to regular class meeting, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: SPAN 203 or consent of instructor. SP

SPAN 205 Cultural Contexts for Conversation (3) Intensive oral practice of Spanish on the intermediate level. May be taken concurrently with SPAN 204 or 306. Topics include Hispanic popular culture, current events, work, and travel. Prereq: SPAN 203 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 265 Introduction to Applied Linguistics (3) Focuses on the development of language in human beings, first and second language acquisition in formal and informal settings, including computer-assisted language learning. (course taught in English) Prereq: none.

SPAN 275 The Hispanic Film (3) Weekly showings and discussions of Hispanic films. Analysis of the thematic and artistic diversity from its beginnings in the early 20th century to the present. (course taught in English) Prereq: none.

SPAN 303 Spanish for Heritage Speakers (3) Expansion of bilingual proficiency of Spanish heritage speakers. Emphasis on basic language development in reading, writing, and cultural knowledge. Prereq: consent of instructor.

SPAN 306 Advanced Spanish I (3) Continuation of SPAN 204. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of Spanish-speaking countries. In addition to the regular class meetings, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: SPAN 204 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 307 Advanced Spanish II (3) Continuation of SPAN 306. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of Spanish-speaking countries. In addition to the regular class meetings, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: SPAN 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 308 Hispanic Civilization (3) Study of Hispanic civilization, emphasizing developments in language, literature, philosophy, the arts, and institutions from the beginnings to the present. Prereq: SPAN 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 325 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3) Critical readings and literary and cultural analysis of selected Latin American and Spanish texts from the Middle Ages to the present in the major literary genres. Prereq: SPAN 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 332 U.S. Latino Literature and Culture (3) A study of Latino voices in the United States. Prereq: SPAN 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 333 Afro-Latin American Studies (3) Study of social conditions, and literary and cultural products of Latin American minorities of African descent that have contributed to the establishment of modern nation-states. Prereq: SPAN 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 335 Spanish for the Professional (3) Study of the working knowledge of the target language, cultural behaviors and values useful in various professional fields. Course may include a service learning component. Prereq: SPAN 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 344 Hispanic Literature in Translation (3) Study and analysis of selected Spanish American and Spanish literary masterworks in English tradition. Prereq: none.

SPAN 390 Teaching of Modern Foreign Languages in Secondary Schools (2) Aims and methods of procedure in teaching modern foreign languages in secondary schools: materials and organization as preparation for student teaching. Prereq: consent of instructor.

SPAN 402 Composition and Stylistics (3) Intensive practice of original compositions with a review of the difficult points of grammar, directed to promote students to write Spanish correctly and to develop a literary style. Prereq: SPAN 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 411 Spanish Linguistics I (3) Fundamentals of Spanish phonetics, phonology, and dialectology. Prereq: Spanish 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 412 Spanish Linguistics II (3) Fundamentals of Spanish morphology, syntax, and semantics, including an overview of the history of the Spanish language. Prereq: SPAN 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 413 Spanish American Narrative (3) The study of Spanish American narrative from romantic to psychological texts, including The Novel. Prereq: SPAN 307 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 414 Hispanic Poetry (3) Study of the development and understanding of traditional poetry forms as manifested in the literature of Spanish America and Spain. Prereq: SPAN 307 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 415 The Hispanic Essay (3) Literary analysis of ideas of the principle thinkers of Spanish American countries and Spain through their most important works. Prereq: SPAN 307 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 417 Hispanic Drama (3) Study of 20th century drama, emphasizing the contributions of dramatic traditions in Latin America and Spain. SPAN 307 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 454 Golden Age Drama (3) The verse dramas which illustrate the dramatic techniques and themes prevalent in Spain (1600-1700). Prereq: Spanish 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 460 Internship in Spanish (1-6) An opportunity for job-related experience in the area of language studies. The course may be taken for a maximum of six credit hours. Prereq: consent of department chairperson.

SPAN 476 Spanish Novel of the Nineteenth Century (3) The major prose works of the century, with emphasis on the realistic novels of Alarcon, Valera, Pardo Bazan, Perez Caldos, and Blasco Ibanez. Prereq: Spanish 306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 490 Special Topics in Spanish (3) Specialized topics in the field of Spanish language study, teacher preparation, culture, and literature. Students may repeat the course without limits as the topic changes. Prereq: consent of instructor.

SPAN 499 Individual Study in Spanish (3) Research or advanced study in a specific area of Hispanic literature, culture, education, or language, culminating in an analytical paper or comprehensive exam. May be taken up to 6 credit hours. Prereq: approval of department chair.