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Emphasis on development of comprehension of written and spoken Spanish; reading of simple texts dealing primarily with the Spanish-speaking world and with cultural and historical background of Spanish civilization; oral and aural drill supplemented by practice in pronunciation laboratory.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 102
Credit Hours: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 101 or equivalent score on Spanish Language Placement Exam.
Continuation of SPAN 101.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 201, SPAN 210
Credit Hours: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
2 sems high school Spanish and departmental permission.
Covers the same materials as SPAN 101-102 and counts as 101-102 in satisfying the liberal education requirements.
Credit Hours: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Open to juniors, seniors, and graduates beginning their Spanish.
Does not apply to the liberal education requirements.
Rapid course in the essentials of grammar followed by reading of varied types of literary and technical publications.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 102 or equivalent score on Spanish Language Placement Exam.
Spanish 201x does not count toward Essential Studies requirements except by permission of the departmental chair.
Intensive and extensive reading of moderately difficult Spanish texts; thorough review of minimum essentials of Spanish grammar; conversational practice supplemented by drill in pronunciation laboratory.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 202
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Good standing in University Honors Program or by invitation.
Honors course in second year Spanish.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 201 or equivalent score on Spanish Language Placement Exam.
Spanish 202x does not count toward Essential Studies requirements except by permission of the departmental chair.
Continuation of SPAN 201. Reading of more difficult texts.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 203, SPAN 204
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Good standing in University Honors Program or by invitation.
Honors course in second year Spanish.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 202 or equivalent score on Spanish Language Placement Exam.
Focuses on the development of oral proficiency so that students may be able to express and discuss their ideas and experiences in clear, direct Spanish. Grammatical constructions and new vocabulary are presented and practiced mainly in conversation.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 300, SPAN 303, SPAN 304
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 202 or equivalent score on Spanish Language Placement Exam.
Focuses on the achievement of communicative proficiency so that students learn to express their own ideas and experiences in a coherent manner. Special emphasis on thematic content, organizational skills, and self-editing.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 102 or equivalent score on Spanish Language Placement Exam and departmental permission.
Covers the same material as SPAN 201-202 and counts as 201-202 in satisfying the liberal education requirements.
Credit Hours: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6 hrs courses in literature.
Permission for a student to take these courses more than once may be obtained from the instructor if the area of concentration has been changed.
Masterpieces of Spanish-American literature in translation. Selected texts to be announced in the schedule and course description booklet.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6 hrs courses in literature.
Permission for a student to take these courses more than once may be obtained from the instructor if the area of concentration has been changed.
Masterpieces of Spanish-American literature in translation. Selected texts to be announced in the schedule and course description booklet.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 203 and 204; or equivalent.
A block course combining SPAN 303 and 304 in one semester.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 305, SPAN 317, SPAN 319, SPAN 321, SPAN 331, SPAN 405, SPAN 432
Credit Hours: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 203 and 204, or equivalent.
Introduction to literary texts and to the practice of reading for comprehension and interpretation. Students write short summaries of texts selected from Spanish and Spanish-American Literary works.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 305
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
SPAN 304
Prereqs:
SPAN 203 and 204, or equivalent.
Develops writing skills by concentrating on techniques for writing term papers, such as organizing ideas, structuring arguments and conducting bibliographic searches.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 455
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 1
Prereqs:
SPAN 303 and 304, or SPAN 300 or equivalent.
Readings of short stories, critical and creative essays, short plays and poems to facilitate the acquisition of critical skills in the identification of basic ideological and formalistic issues within the text being studied. Reading selections come from Spain and Spanish America. Lectures, oral discussions, and written reports in Spanish.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 398, SPAN 403, SPAN 421
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
SPAN 311
Prereqs:
SPAN 305 or equivalent.
Lectures, oral discussions, and written work in Spanish.
Masterpieces by great writers chosen from the Modernista period to the present time.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 312
Prereqs:
SPAN 305 or equivalent.
Lectures, oral discussions, and written work in Spanish.
Masterpieces by great writers from colonial times to the Modernista period.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 305 or equivalent.
Readings of masterpieces by great writers chosen from the Middle Ages to the eighteenth century. Lectures, oral discussions, and written reports in Spanish.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 421, SPAN 459, SPAN 460, SPAN 462, SPAN 470
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs:
SPAN 305 or equivalent.
Readings of masterpieces by great writers chosen from the eighteenth century to the present. Lectures, oral discussions, and written reports in Spanish.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 459, SPAN 460, SPAN 462, SPAN 470
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs:
Useful for majors.
Introduction to linguistic analysis as pertinent to the description and explanation of Spanish grammatical structure. Both theoretical and practical.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 407
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 300 or equivalent.
Production of Spanish sounds, isolated and in groups; analysis of rhythm and intonation in conversation and reading; oral and aural practice in the laboratory.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 407
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 300 or equivalent.
Spanish culture, Middle Ages to the present. Lectures, discussions, and papers in Spanish.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
SPAN 331
Latin American CivilizationCrosslisted as LAMS 331
Prereqs:
SPAN 300 or equivalent.
Lectures, oral discussions, and written work in Spanish.
Latin American culture, pre-Columbian to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5, 9
Prereqs:
SPAN 305 or equivalent.
Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.
Language, literature, and civilization.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Student must obtain permission prior to enrolling.
Special research project or reading program under the direction of a staff member in the department.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Open to candidates for degrees with distinction, with high distinction, and with highest distinction in the College of Arts and Sciences and to seniors and especially qualified juniors with consent of instructor
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 403/803
Prereqs:
SPAN 305 and 319 or equivalent.
For advanced students, particularly prospective teachers, who wish to improve their ability to write idiomatic Spanish.
Translations and composition in Spanish.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 405/805
Prereqs:
SPAN 300 and 317 or 319 or equivalent.
Theoretical and practical aspects of Spanish grammar.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 317 and SPAN 319, or equivalent.
Changes in the sound system, evolution of morphological paradigms and general patterns of semantic change.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
SPAN 421/821
Prereqs:
SPAN 305, and either SPAN 311 and 312, or SPAN 314 and 315; or graduate standing.
Spanish Medieval literature of the tenth to the fifteenth centuries. Reading and analysis of such authors as Berceo, Alfonso X, Juan Manuel, Juan Ruiz, Fernando Rojas, Jorge Manrique, and Juan de Mena.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
SPAN 300 or permission.
Intensive advanced course in oral communication to gain proficiency in speaking Spanish through practice, creative construction of sentences, vocabulary building, and practical review of grammar and pronunciation.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, 315.
Representative works of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: Garcilaso de la Vega, Fray Luis de León, San Juan de la Cruz; Lope de Vega, Góngora, Quevedo.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, 315.
Representative works of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, exclusive of Cervantes: La Celestina, El Lazarillo de Tormes, El Buscón; selections from Santa Teresa de Jesus, La Diana, Quevedo's Sueños, and Gracian's El criticón.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, 315.
Reading and study of the classics of Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Ruiz de Alarcón, Calderón and others. Lectures, class discussions, and reports.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, 315.
Reading and study of nineteenth-century Spanish literature: drama, essay, novel, poetry, and short story. Such authors as Larra, Zorrilla, Duque de Rivas, Espronceda, Tamayo y Baus, Echegaray, Bécquer, Pérez Galdós, Clarín, and Valera.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
SPAN 304; and 6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314 or 315.
Reading and analysis of Latin American poetry dealing with human rights issues, concentrating on poems produced from 1900 to the present. Topics selected from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, and/or 315.
Reading and analysis of Spanish poetry, with emphasis on A. Machado, Unamuno, Salinas, J. Guillén, García Lorca, and M. Hernández.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, and/or 315.
Reading and analysis of significant Spanish narrative.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, and/or 315.
Reading and analysis of dramas written by such playwrights as Benavente, Valle-Inclán, García, Lorca, Buero Vallejo, Sastre, and Arrabal.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 459/859
Spanish-American PoetryCrosslisted as LAMS 459
Prereqs:
6 hrs from: SPAN/LAMS 311, SPAN/LAMS 312, SPAN 314, SPAN 315.
Spanish-American poetry.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 460/860
Spanish-American NovelCrosslisted as LAMS 460
Prereqs:
6 hrs from: SPAN/LAMS 311, SPAN/LAMS 312, SPAN 314, SPAN 315.
Spanish-American novels.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 462/862
Spanish-American Short StoryCrosslisted as LAMS 462
Prereqs:
6 hrs from: SPAN/LAMS 311, SPAN/LAMS 312, SPAN 314, SPAN 315.
Masterpieces of the Spanish-American short story from its origins. Works of the twentieth century by authors such as Horacio Quiroga, Jorge Luis Borges, Maria Luisa Bombal, Juan Rulfo, Julio Cortazar, Rosario Castellanos, and Luisa Valenzuela.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, and/or 315.
Reading and analysis of Spanish and Spanish-American essays, with emphasis on Unamuno, Maeztu, Ortega y Gasset, Marañón, Marías, Picon Salas, Arciniegas, Mañach, Reyes, and Paz.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 470/870
Women Writers of Spanish AmericaCrosslisted as LAMS 470
Prereqs:
6 hrs from: SPAN/LAMS 311, SPAN/LAMS 312, SPAN 314, SPAN 315.
Masterpieces by women writers of Spanish America such as Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, Gabriela Mistral, Maria Luisa Bombal, and Victoria Ocampo.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 473/873
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, 315.
Don Quijote, the Entremeses, and selected Novelas ejemplares.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6 hrs from SPAN 311, 312, 314, or 315; and senior standing or permission.
Topic covered in any term determined by the instructor.
Topics dealing with specific aspects of Hispanic literature and culture.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.
Language, literature, and civilization.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time. Topics in the area of language, literature, and civilization.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 899
Prereqs:
Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 6-10
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 942
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Medieval Spanish literature. Seminars in Spanish Under the headings listed below the works of one author, or a group of works centering in a period, or those illustrating the development of a literary age are studied with respect to content, sources, style, and influence.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
SPAN 991
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission and successful completion of a graduate seminar Individual research on a literary or linguistic problem involving original investigation in areas not covered by seminars or thesis
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-8
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Max credits per degree: 55
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom