NOTE: See the beginning of Section F for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.
Linguistics program description.
|SPAN1203||Introductory Spanish I||3 ch|
Designed to give beginners a sound basic knowledge of Spanish. Explains fundamentals of grammar with some reading at the elementary level. Language laboratory available for oral practice.
|SPAN1204||Introductory Spanish II||3 ch|
Continuation of SPAN 1203.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1203 or equivalent.
|SPAN2203||Intermediate Spanish I||3 ch|
Designed to consolidate and to develop language skills acquired in SPAN 1203 and SPAN 1204 . Fundamentals of grammar will be completed and modern Spanish and Spanish American authors read. Audio-visual materials are also used.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1204 or equivalent.
|SPAN2204||Intermediate Spanish II||3 ch|
Continuation of SPAN 2203.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2203 or equivalent.
|SPAN3007||Fundamentals of Spanish Language and Culture (O)||3 ch (3C)|
This intensive course combines the study of language and culture and targets the development of all four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing to extend intermediate-level proficiency. It also offers an opportunity to create a contemporary, and interesting context for meaningful communication with the Spanish-speaking world.
|SPAN3011||Hispanic American Civilization||3 ch|
Various aspects of Hispanic American civilization are examined, including geography, history, art, literature, society and contemporary problems.
|SPAN3101||Special Topics||3 ch|
This course focuses on specialized areas of interest. Taught primarily in Spanish.
|SPAN3974||Contemporary Spanish American Prose Fiction||3 ch (3S)|
Representative novels and short stories by Spanish-American writers including Borges, Vargas, Llosa, Garcia Marquez, and Paz whose works exemplify the social conflicts and ideological contradictions of the region. Taught in Spanish.