Spanish (SPAN)

Courses

SPAN-101 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I 4.00 Credits

A course to bring beginning students to an ACTFL proficiency level of novice-high through study and practice of communicative skills, functional grammar, and the culture of Spanish-speaking areas.

SPAN-102 ELEMENTARY SPANISH II 4.00 Credits

A course to bring beginning students to an ACTFL proficiency level of intermediate-low through study and practice of communicative skills, functional grammar, and the culture of Spanish-speaking areas. Pre-requisite: SPAN 101 or placement.

SPAN-109 ELEMENTARY SPANISH LAB 1.00-2.00 Credits

P/F credit only. May be repeated for a total of two credits, or taken in Spring semester only, with supplemental materials, for two credits. Co-requisite: Enrollment in SPAN 101 or 102.

SPAN-190 DIRECTED STUDY IN SPANISH 1.00-12.00 Credits

SPAN-192 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH 1.00-12.00 Credits

SPAN-201 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I 4.00 Credits

A second-year course to bring students to an ACTFL proficiency level of intermediate-mid through practice of communicative skills, review of grammar, and study of the culture of Spanish-speaking areas. Emphasis on patterns of intonation and development of reading skills. Pre-requisite: SPAN 102 or placement.

SPAN-202 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II 4.00 Credits

A second-year course to bring students to an ACTFL proficiency level of intermediate-high through practice of communicative skills, review of grammar, and study of the culture of Spanish-speaking areas. Emphasis on patterns of intonation and development of reading skills. Pre-requisite: SPAN 201 or placement.

SPAN-209 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH LAB 1.00 Credit

Graded P/F only. May be repeated for a total of two credits or taken in spring semester only, with supplemental materials, for two credits. Co-requisite: Enrollment in SPAN 201 and 202.

SPAN-290 DIRECTED STUDY IN SPANISH 1.00-5.00 Credits

SPAN-291 WORKSHOP IN SPANISH 1.00-3.00 Credits

SPAN-292 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH 1.00-3.00 Credits

SPAN-295 PRACTICUM IN SPANISH 1.00-12.00 Credits

SPAN-299 RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP 1.00-12.00 Credits

SPAN-301 Advanced Spanish 3.00 Credits

Provides in-depth analysis of the Spanish language for intermediate to advanced students with the goal of improving their proficiency. It is meant to help students transition from the beginning and intermediate sequence of courses (SPAN 101-202) into upper-division coursework by developing their command of the structures and usages of Spanish. The course is taught in Spanish and will cover key grammatical concepts, increase vocabulary, and address areas of dialectal and stylistic variation.

SPAN-302 SPANISH COMPOSITION 3.00 Credits

Through principles of process writing, this course will help students to develop intermediate to advanced Spanish language writing skills. Students will practice these skills in a variety of formats and contexts. Problematic grammar principles will also be reviewed using the writing process as a means of learning proper usage and context. This class is taught in Spanish and has a prerequisite of SPAN 202 or instructor permission in order to enroll.

SPAN-309 SPANISH CONVERSATION LAB 1.00 Credit

Pass/Fail credit only. May be repeated for a total of two credits. Co-requisite: SPAN 310 or permission of the instructor.

SPAN-310 SPANISH CONVERSATION 3.00 Credits

Exercises and consolidates reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the ACTFL proficiency level of intermediate-high. There is an emphasis on developing and improving speaking and listening skills through conversation (stimulated by a study of cultural topics, literature, grammar, and relevant contemporary issues). Pre-requisite: SPAN 202 or the permission of the instructor.

SPAN-320 HISPANIC LITERATURE 3.00 Credits

An introduction to representative authors and to techniques of analysis and critical reading; an opportunity to develop reading strategies in Spanish. Recommended pre-requisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN-350 SPANISH PHONETICS 3.00 Credits

An introduction to Spanish phonetics and phonology and the analytical methods associated with the field of linguistics. Students will study the sounds and processes that effect spoken Spanish and will develop the ability to analyze their own speaking skills, recognizing the phonetic / phonological differences between English and Spanish. This class is taught in Spanish and will provide students many opportunities to develop and improve their speaking skills. Pre-requisite: Spanish 202 or permission from the instructor.

SPAN-370 HISPANIC CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE 3.00 Credits

A survey course addressing the rich and complicated histories and cultures of Spain and Spanish America from pre-Roman times to the present. Pre-requisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN-380 CREDIT FOR STUDY OF SPANSH ABROAD 3.00-12.00 Credits

Allows students to earn college credit for study of Spanish language and culture abroad. Study must be accomplished in recognized language institutes or programs; study must be approved in advance of registration. Pre-requisites: SPAN 202 and permission of instructor and Chair of the Humanities division.

SPAN-390 DIRECTED STUDY IN SPANISH 1.00-5.00 Credits

SPAN-392 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH 1.00-4.00 Credits

SPAN-395 PRACTICUM IN SPANISH 1.00-12.00 Credits

SPAN-437 METHODS OF TEACHING FOREIGN LANGUAGES 3.00 Credits

This course concentrates on the processes of second-language acquisition and techniques, material, and methods for teaching second languages. Pre-requisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN-472 CHICANO/US LATINO LITERATURE 3.00 Credits

This course explores the roots of Chicano/US Latino identity as expressed in its literature. Pre-requisite: SPAN 202 or permission of instructor.

SPAN-490 DIRECTED STUDY IN SPANISH 1.00-5.00 Credits

SPAN-491 WORKSHOP IN SPANISH 1.00-3.00 Credits

SPAN-492 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH 1.00-4.00 Credits

SPAN-495 PRACTICUM IN SPANISH 1.00-12.00 Credits

SPAN-499 RESEARCH PROJECT AND SEMINAR IN SPANISH 1.00-12.00 Credits