Spanish (SPAN)

Spanish (SPAN)

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SPAN 1101 Elementary Spanish I: 4 semester hours.

Intended to teach students basic communication skills and grammatical structures in Spanish and to acquaint them with the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

SPAN 1102 Elementary Spanish II: 4 semester hours.

Intended to teach students basic communication skills and grammatical structures in Spanish and to acquaint them with the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries. PREREQ: SPAN 1101 or equivalent. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

SPAN 2200 Intermediate Enrichment: 1-4 semester hours.

Enhances intermediate students' progress in listening, speaking, reading, writing as well as broadening cultural and historical understanding. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. F, S, Su

SPAN 2201 Intermediate Spanish I: 4 semester hours.

Extensive review of grammatical structures and continued emphasis on developing students' communication skills in Spanish. Contrastive study of culture as reflected in the Spanish language. PREREQ: SPAN 1102 or equivalent. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

SPAN 2202 Intermediate Spanish II: 4 semester hours.

Extensive review of grammatical structures and continued emphasis on developing students' communication skills in Spanish. Contrastive study of culture as reflected in the Spanish language. PREREQ: SPAN 2201 or equivalent. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

SPAN 2205 Study Abroad: 3-6 semester hours.

Available only through study overseas. Development of intermediate-level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and of cultural awareness through exposure to customs, traditions, places, and peoples. Graded S/U. D

SPAN 2210 Spanish for Health Care I: 3 semester hours.

A course designed to teach health care professionals how to communicate proficiently with Spanish-speaking patients. Integrates thematically-related vocabulary, grammar, and culture with an emphasis on occupational communication. Credit by examination option is available for this class. Contact department for details. PREREQ: SPAN 1102 or equivalent. D

SPAN 2211 Spanish for Health Care II: 3 semester hours.

A course designed to teach health care professionals how to communicate proficiently with Spanish-speaking patients. Integrates thematically-related vocabulary, grammar, and culture with an emphasis on occupational communication. Credit by examination option is available for this class. Contact department for details. PREREQ: SPAN 2210 or equivalent. D

SPAN 2265 Accelerated Intermediate Spanish: 8 semester hours.

Concepts and content of SPAN 2201 and SPAN 2202 in one semester. Lab hours required. PREREQ: C- in SPAN 1102 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. D

SPAN 2299 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times with the same title and content.

SPAN 3300 Intensive Conversation: 3 semester hours.

Students who have not had an immersion experience but who have completed intermediate course work focus on developing conversational skills. Emphasis on real-life topics, tasks, and functions. Graded S/U. PREREQ: C- in SPAN 2202 and permission of instructor. D

SPAN 3301 Spanish Conversation and Composition I: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking, reading, and writing standard Spanish in the forms and styles common to the media, commerce, research and the arts. Conducted in Spanish. PREREQ: SPAN 2202 or equivalent. F, S

SPAN 3302 Spanish Conversation and Composition II: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking, reading, and writing standard Spanish in the forms and styles common to the media, commerce, research and the arts. Conducted in Spanish. PREREQ: SPAN 2202 or equivalent. F, S

SPAN 3303 Professional Spanish: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking, reading, and writing Spanish in business, medical, legal, or other professions. May be repeated for up to 6 credits with different content. PREREQ: SPAN 2202 or equivalent. D

SPAN 3305 Study Abroad: 1-6 semester hours.

Available only through study overseas. Development of upper-division level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and of cultural awareness through exposure to customs, traditions, places, and peoples. Graded S/U. D

SPAN 3341 Survey of Spanish Literature and Civilization: 3 semester hours.

Comprehensive overview of main currents of Peninsular cultural history and literature. Conducted in Spanish. PREREQ: SPAN 2202 or equivalent. F

SPAN 3342 Survey of Latin American Literature and Civilization: 3 semester hours.

Comprehensive overview of main currents of Latin American cultural history and literature. Conducted in Spanish. PREREQ: SPAN 2202 or equivalent. S

SPAN 3375 Topics in Culture and Literature: 3 semester hours.

Explore a topic of interest in Hispanic literature and culture through the study of a wide variety of literary and cultural texts at an introductory level. May be repeated 3 times with different content. PRE-or-COREQ: C- in CMLT 3360 or SPAN 3301 or SPAN 3302. F, S

SPAN 3381 Hispanic Current Affairs: 3 semester hours.

Study of contemporary Hispanic culture through an examination of current sociocultural issues in Spanish speaking countries. Conducted in Spanish. D

SPAN 3399 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times with the same title and content.

SPAN 4400 Spanish Advanced Grammar: 3 semester hours.

Survey of selected grammar and composition topics on the advanced level. PREREQ: SPAN 3301 or SPAN 3302 or permission of instructor. D

SPAN 4460 Spanish Translation and Interpretation: 4 semester hours.

Theory and principles of translation and/or interpretation and their application in the fields of literature, business, law, and medicine. Topics may vary. May be repeated for a total of 12 credits. D

SPAN 4470 Readings in Spanish: 2 semester hours.

Reading, discussion, and preparation of reports on selected topics in Spanish literature. May be repeated for up to 4 credits with different content. Conducted in Spanish. PREREQ: SPAN 3301 or SPAN 3302 and permission of instructor. D

SPAN 4475 Topics in Culture and Literature: 3 semester hours.

Explore a topic of interest in Hispanic literature and culture at a more advanced level through the study of a wide variety of literary and cultural texts. May be repeated 3 times with different content. PREREQ: C- in CMLT 3360 or SPAN 3301 or SPAN 3302. F, S

SPAN 4480 Independent Studies in Spanish: 3 semester hours.

A directed project, under the guidance of an instructor, emphasizing individual study or research according to the needs of the student. PREREQ: SPAN 3301 or SPAN 3302 and permission of instructor. D

SPAN 4490 Spanish Senior Seminar: 3 semester hours.

Advanced studies in selected topics from language, culture, literatures or methods of research. May be repeated for up to 6 credits with different content. Conducted in Spanish. PREREQ: SPAN 3301 or SPAN 3302 or permission of instructor. D

SPAN 4493 Spanish Internship: 1-3 semester hours.

Internship coordinated by faculty providing significant exposure to the use of Spanish in a professional environment. May be repeated for up to 3 credits. Graded S/U. D

SPAN 4494 Topics in Language and Culture for the Professions I: 1-3 semester hours.

Enhance and supplement linguistic and cultural proficiency in a variety of professional contexts. May be repeated with different content for a maximum of 3 credits. Graded S/U. D

SPAN 4495 Topics in Language and Culture for the Professions II: 1-3 semester hours.

Enhance and supplement linguistic and cultural proficiency in a variety of professional contexts. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits with different content. Graded S/U. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

SPAN 4499 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times with the same title and content.

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