Spanish Classes

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Lower Division Courses

SPAN 1713 - Elementary Spanish I
Pronunciation, conversation, grammar, and reading. Includes language lab work. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as SPAN 1115.

SPAN 1813 - Elementary Spanish II
Continuation of SPAN 1713. Includes language lab work. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as SPAN 1225. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 1713 or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 2713 - Intermediate Spanish
Further development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills along with short cultural and literary readings. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as SPAN 2115. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 2723 - Intermediate Hispanic Culture and Media
Further development of language skills within Hispanic cultural contexts. May be taken concurrently with 2713 or subsequently (but not before). Prerequisite(s): SPAN 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 2813 - Intermediate Reading and Conversation
Skill consolidation with emphasis on short literary readings and conversation. May be taken concurrently with SPAN 2823. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as SPAN 2232. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 2713 and SPAN 2723 or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 2823 - Intermediate Composition and Grammar
Skill consolidation with emphasis on composition and grammar with some conversation. May be taken concurrently with SPAN 2813. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as SPAN 2233. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 2713 and SPAN 2723 or equivalent proficiency.

Upper Division Courses

SPAN 3053 - Introduction to Hispanic Literary Studies
Introduction to techniques of literary analysis and research in Spanish and to Hispanic literary history. Prerequisite for all advanced literature courses in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 3163 - Survey of Penninsular Literature I
Development of literature in Spain from the medieval period to 1700. Previously offered as SPAN 3023. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 3173 - Survey of Peninsular Literature II
Development of literature in Spain from 1700 to the present. Previously offered as SPAN 3033. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 3183 - Latin American Survey I
Survey of Latin America literature in Spanish from the pre-Columbian era to the turn of the 20th century, including letters, chronicles, essays, poetry, drama, and narrative. Previously offered as SPAN 3013. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 3193 - Latin American Survey II
Survey of 20th and 21st century Latin American literature in Spanish, including narrative, poetry, drama, and essays. Prerequisite(s): 20 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 3203 - Advanced Conversation
Practice in conversation skills, designed to bring students to a high level of proficiency in speaking and listening. Class conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 3213 - Advanced Grammar and Composition
Study of advanced grammar and stylistics with emphasis on composition skills, designed to bring students to a high level of proficiency in writing. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 3343 - Business Spanish
Development of spoken and written Spanish for use in business and professional contexts. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 3403 - Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
Introduction to Hispanic linguistics, including historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, dialectology, and bilingualism. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 3463 - Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
Course focuses on practicing to improve pronunciation in Spanish through transcription, acoustic analysis, and comparison with English. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of Spanish or equivalent proficiency.

SPAN 4123 - Hispanic Poetry
Detailed study of representative poetry from Spain or Latin America. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish literature course.

SPAN 4133 - Hispanic Prose
Detailed study of representative prose works from Spain or Latin America. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish literature course.

SPAN 4163 - Don Quijote
Seminar devoted to Cervantes’ novel. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish literature course.

SPAN 4173 - Hispanic Drama
Reading and interpretation of dramatic works selected from the Hispanic literatures. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish literature course.

SPAN 4183 - Spain and Islam
An in depth study of conflict and coexistence among Christian and Islamic cultures in Spain from the eighth century to the present day. The course includes both literary and historical readings. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish literature course.

SPAN 4193 - Hispanic Film
Study of Spanish and/or Latin American films from cultural, historical, and artistic perspectives. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish literature course.

SPAN 4223 - Contemporary Hispanic Literature
Major Hispanic writers since 1900. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish literature course.

SPAN 4253 - Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature I
Reading and analysis of classics selected from the Hispanic literatures. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish literature course.

SPAN 4263 - Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature II
Reading and analysis of classics selected from the Hispanic literatures. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish literature course.

SPAN 4323 - Spanish Peninsular Civilization
Reading and discussion of selected texts outlining the development of contemporary Spanish Peninsular civilization. Previously offered as SPAN 3333. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish course.

SPAN 4333 - Latin American Civilization
Reading and discussion of selected texts outlining the development of contemporary Hispanic civilization outside the Iberian peninsula. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish course.

SPAN 4413 - Advanced Stylistics
Continuation of SPAN 3213, emphasizing further development of grammar and composition in a variety of contexts. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 3213.

SPAN 4443 - History of the Spanish Language
The development of the Spanish language from its Latin roots to the present day. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish course.

SPAN 4463 - Hispanic Dialectology
Study of Spanish dialects world-wide, including phonetic/phonological, lexical, morphological, and syntactic characteristics. Prerequisite(s): One 3000 level Spanish course.

SPAN 4550 - Seminar in Spanish
Readings and discussion of vital subjects in Spanish. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours. Prerequisite(s): One 3000-level Spanish course, or equivalent.

SPAN 5110 - Advanced Hispanic Studies
Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours. Prerequisite(s): 22 hours of Spanish or graduate standing in foreign language.