Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 1001 - Elementary Spanish I  (3 Credits)

An introductory Spanish course designed to give essential survival vocabulary interspersed with cultural information and written and oral proficiency skills in the target language. Laboratory requirement.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

SPAN 1002 - Elementary Spanish II  (3 Credits)

A continuation of SPAN 1001 or 1101 that further develops listening, speaking, reading, reading and writing skills in Spanish while including cultural, historical, and literary components. Prerequisite: SPAN 1101, 1001 or SPAN 1131. Laboratory requirement.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

SPAN 2001 - Intermediate Spanish (3 Credits)

SPAN 2001 continues SPANl 002 and includes a review of idiomatic expressions and the past tenses, as well as an introduction of new vocabulary, structures and grammatical concepts. Vocabulary and structures are integrated with cultural highlights. Prerequisite:   SPAN 1002 or equivalent with a grade of C or higher.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

SPAN 2001 - Intermediate Spanish I  (3 Credits)

The student is guided in achieving some proficiency in oral communication while developing a degree of skill in reading and writing. Aspects of Spanish life and culture are presented through the use of selected reading materials, presentations and discussions. Prerequisite: SPAN 1002 or equivalent.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

SPAN 2002 - Intermediate Spanish II  (3 Credits)

The course provides initial exposure to short literary works by authors from Spain and Spanish America complemented by biographical and cultural notes. Conversational format with weekly written assignments. Prerequisite: SPAN 2001 or its equivalent.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

SPAN 2120 - Spanish Conversation I (3 Credits)

The course focuses on contemporary events and popular Hispanic culture while refining the verbal skills first acquired by students in the introductory sequences of the target language.  Prerequisite: SPAN 2002 or its equivalent.

Offered: Fall

SPAN 2122 - Intensive Span Reading & Speaking  (3 Credits)

A rapid course in the fundamentals of Spanish for students in specific professions who do not desire to follow the usual curriculum but who need to acquire a practical knowledge of Spanish in the shortest possible time. Prerequisite: Spanish 2002 or consent.

Offered: Fall

SPAN 2220 - Hispanic Cult & Civil  (3 Credits)

A survey of the culture and civilization of Spain and the Americas, inclusive of Hispanics in the United States. Reading and listening skills in Spanish will be reinforced by discussions, lectures, readings, and assignments. Prerequisite: SPAN 2120 or its equivalent.

Offered: Spring

SPAN 3001 - Survey of Span Lit I (3 Credits)

From the early medieval works to the Eighteenth Century. Prerequisite: SPAN 2220 or its equivalent.

Offered: Fall, Spring

SPAN 3002 - Survey of Span Lit II (3 Credits)

From the Nineteenth Century to the contemporary period. Prerequisite: SPAN 2220 or its equivalent.

Offered: Fall, Spring

SPAN 3110 - Spanish Phonetics (3 Credits)

The course focuses on a review of the International Phonetic Alphabet, while refining the verbal skills of the target language. Prerequisite: SPAN 2120 or its equivalent

Offered: Spring

SPAN 3120 - Spanish Conversation II  (3 Credits)

The course focuses on refining the oral proficiency acquired sequence. Prerequisite: SPAN 2120 or its equivalent.

Offered: Spring

SPAN 3335 - Spanish Comp & Reading  (3 Credits)

Advanced problems in syntax, written exercises, free composition and translation and discussion of selected readings. Intensive reading of modern Spanish texts serves as a basis for oral practice and the development of composition technique.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3334 or the equivalent.

Offered: Fall, Spring

SPAN 3420 - Adv Grammar & Composition  (3 Credits)

An inductive study of Spanish grammar. Excerpts from literary masters illustrate principles of grammar that students analyze, personalize, and practice. Prerequisite: SPAN 3335 or its equivalent.

Offered: Spring

SPAN 4001 - Survey of Span American Lit I (3 Credits)

Spanish American literature from Pre- Columbian to Costumbrismo. Prerequisite: SPAN 2220 or its equivalent

Offered: Fall

SPAN 4002 - Survey of Span American Lit II  (3 Credits)

Spanish American literature from Modernism to the contemporary period.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3420 or its equivalent.

Offered: Spring

SPAN 4450 - Contemp Spanish American Novel  (3 Credits)

Representative novels of the Spanish American Boom Period. Prerequisite: SPAN 4001 or 4002 or equivalent.

Offered: Fall, Spring

SPAN 4563 - Spanish 19th & 20th Century  (3 Credits)

A study of selected pieces of the Nineteenth and Twentieth century to show literary, social, and political trends in Spain. Prerequisite: SPAN 3002 or equivalent.

Offered: Fall, Spring

SPAN 4565 - Span Amer 19/20 Cent Narr Fie  (3 Credits)
A study of representative works of Nineteenth and Twentieth century read and discussed using various critical approaches. Prerequisite: SPAN 4002 or equivalent.

Offered: As needed

SPAN 4773 - Span & Span Amer Poetry  (3 Credits)

Masterpieces from the Twelfth Century to the present day.  Prerequisite: SPAN 3001 or 3002 or equivalent; SPAN 4001.

Offered: Fall, Spring

SPAN 4883 - Golden Age  (3 Credits)

A study of representative works by Caldero, Lope de Vega, Cervantes, and other masters of the period.  Prerequisite: SPAN 4000 or equivalent

Offered: Spring

SPAN 4885 - 19th Century Drama   (3 Credits)

A study of the outstanding Spanish dramatics of the Nineteenth century. Emphasis on Romanticism, its origins and aftermath. Representative plays analyzed using various critical approaches.  Prerequisite: SPAN 400lor SPAN 4002.

Offered: Spring

SPAN 4990 - Spanish Sr Seminar  (1)

A capstone course which may be taken a second time for credit if the topic is different. Available subjects may include the Spanish Language, pre- Columbian and Colonial Literature, Twentieth Century Spanish Drama, or else area studies of literature, such as Cuban, Argentinean, Mexican, or any other Spanish- speaking area.  Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent.

Offered: Spring