Spanish

Courses

SPN 101. Basic Proficiency in Spanish I. 4 Hours

Development of basic communication and intercultural skills in reading, listening, writing, and speaking through extensive practice in language use. Admission is restricted to those who have not studied Spanish or have placed into this course by examination.

SPN 131. Intensive Fundamental Spanish. 2 Hours

Intensive development of fundamental communication and intercultural skills in reading, listening, writing, and speaking through extensive practice in language use. Admission restricted to those who have previous experience with the language and place into this course by examination. Credit granted for only ONE of the following: SPN 101 or SPN 131.

SPN 141. Basic Proficiency in Spanish II. 4 Hours

Further development of fundamental communication and intercultural skills in reading, listening, writing, and speaking through extensive practice in language use. Prerequisite(s): (SPN 101 or SPN 131) or placement by examination.

SPN 201. Intermediate Spanish I. 3 Hours

Intensive development of the basic principles of Spanish through writing and conversation, stressing fluency. Language laboratory required. Successful completion of this course includes the demonstration of the proficiency level required by the College of Arts and Sciences' Liberal Studies Curriculum. Prerequisite(s): SPN 141.

SPN 202. Intermediate Spanish II. 3 Hours

Intensive development of the basic principles of Spanish through writing and conversation, stressing fluency. Language laboratory required. Prerequisite(s): SPN 201.

SPN 270. Study Abroad. 1-6 Hours

Intensive study in a foreign country whose everyday language is Spanish, treating the culture and civilization of the country. Conducted in Spanish. Available only during the summer session. Repeatable when subtitle and content change. Prerequisite(s): SPN 141 or equivalent.

SPN 311. Spanish Conversation I. 3 Hours

Development of fluency in the vocabulary and idioms of the spoken language through discussion of topics related to contemporary life in the Hispanic world. Prerequisite(s): SPN 202.

SPN 312. Spanish Conversation II. 3 Hours

Development of fluency in the vocabulary and idioms of the spoken language through discussion of topics related to contemporary life in the Hispanic world. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311.

SPN 321. Spanish Composition I. 3 Hours

Practice in composition on a variety of topics. Systematic refinement and mastery of grammar and assimilation of stylistic patterns. Emphasis on developing facility in writing clearly and correctly in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 322. Spanish Composition II. 3 Hours

Practice in composition on a variety of topics. Systematic refinement and mastery of grammar and assimilation of stylistic patterns. Emphasis on developing facility in writing clearly and correctly in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 321.

SPN 325. Commercial Spanish. 3 Hours

Introduction to commercial correspondence as a basis for developing skills in writing Spanish business letters and other correspondence. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 341. Spanish Culture & Civilzation. 3 Hours

Readings and discussions on the historical, social, political, and cultural phenomena of Spain. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 342. Ibero-American Culture & Civilization. 3 Hours

Readings and discussions on the historical, social, political, and cultural phenomena of Ibero-America. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 350. Hispanic Literature in Translation. 3 Hours

Course to acquaint students with major Spanish and Spanish-American writers and literary movements. Conducted in English. Repeatable when subtitle and content change.

SPN 361. Survey of Spanish Literature I. 3 Hours

Readings and analysis of the works of major Spanish authors and discussion of the principal literary trends in Spain from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Lectures, discussions, and assignments in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 362. Survey of Spanish Literature II. 3 Hours

Readings and analysis of the works of major Spanish authors and discussion of the principal literary trends in Spain from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Lectures, discussions, and assignments in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 363. Survey of Spanish-American Literature I. 3 Hours

Readings and analysis of the works of major Spanish-American authors and discussion of the principal literary trends in Spanish America from Discovery and Conquest through Realism and Naturalism. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 364. Survey of Spanish-American Literature II. 3 Hours

Readings and analysis of the works of major Spanish-American authors and discussion of the principal literary trends in Spanish America from Modernism through the present day. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 370. Study Abroad. 1-6 Hours

Intensive study in a foreign country whose everyday language is Spanish, treating the culture and civilization of the country. Conducted in Spanish. Available only during the summer session. Repeatable when subtitle and content change. Prerequisite(s): SPN 202.

SPN 380. Spanish & Ibero-American Cinema. 3 Hours

Introduction to cinematography and culture of Spanish and Ibero-American countries, emphasizing themes related to human rights (Socioeconomic, class, sexuality, gender, ethnicity), as well as critical and theoretical perspectives on films from these regions. Conducted in English. Prerequisite(s): ENG 102 or equivalent.

SPN 440. Spanish Sociolinguistics. 3 Hours

Analysis of the interrelations between linguistic practices and ideas in the Spanish-speaking world and the social contexts in which they develop. Topics examined include language contact, minority languages, and human rights; language policy and education planning; socially conditioned variation according to gender, class, and ethnicity; and linguistic ideologies and identities in Spain and Latin America. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 321 or permission of department chairperson.

SPN 450. Topics in Spanish Literature. 3 Hours

Lectures and discussions concentrating on specialized genres, periods, or authors of Peninsular literature prior to the twentieth century. Conducted in Spanish. Repeatable when subtitle and content change. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 451. Topics in Spanish-American Literature. 3 Hours

Lectures and discussions concentrating on specialized genres, periods, or authors of Spanish-American literature prior to the twentieth century. Conducted in Spanish. Repeatable when subtitle and content change. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 469. Spanish Linguistics. 3 Hours

Synchronic analysis of modern Spanish language, including a contrast of the Spanish sound system, morphology, and syntax with English structures; the historical derivation of Spanish, the modern Spanish dialects (Spain and Latin America), and approaches to teaching Spanish to English speakers. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): LNG 468; (SPN 311 or SPN 312).

SPN 471. Topics in Spanish Literature of the Twentieth Century. 3 Hours

Lectures and discussions concentrating on specialized periods, genres, or authors of twentieth-century Peninsular literature. Conducted in Spanish. Repeatable when subtitle and content change. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 472. Topics in Spanish-American Literature of the Twentieth Century. 3 Hours

Lectures and discussions concentrating on specialized periods, genres or authors of twentieth-century Spanish-American literature. Conducted in Spanish. Repeatable when subtitle and content change. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or SPN 312.

SPN 477. Honors Thesis Project. 3 Hours

First of two courses leading to the selection, design, investigation, and completion of an independent, original Honors Thesis project under the guidance of a faculty research advisor. Restricted to students in the University Honors Program with permission of the program director and department chairperson. Students pursuing an interdisciplinary thesis topic may register for three semester hours each in two separate disciplines in consulation with the department chairpersons. Prerequisite(s): Approval of University Honors Program.

SPN 477H. Honors Thesis. 3 Hours

First of two courses leading to the selection, design, investigation, and completion of an independent, original Honors Thesis project under the guidance of a faculty research advisor. Restricted to students in the University Honors Program with permission of the program director and department chairperson. Students pursuing an interdisciplinary thesis topic may register for three semester hours each in two separate disciplines in consulation with the department chairpersons. Prerequisite(s): Approval of University Honors Program.

SPN 478. Honors Thesis Project. 3 Hours

Second of two courses leading to the selection, design, investigation, and completion of an independent, original Honors Thesis project under the guidance of a faculty research advisor. Restricted to students in the University Honors Program with permission of the program director and department chairperson. Students pursuing an interdisciplinary thesis topic may register for three semester hours each in two separate disciplines in consultation with the department chairpersons. Prerequisite(s): Approved 477; approval of University Honors Program.

SPN 478H. Honors Thesis. 3 Hours

Second of two courses leading to the selection, design, investigation, and completion of an independent, original Honors Thesis project under the guidance of a faculty research advisor. Restricted to students in the University Honors Program with permission of the program director and department chairperson. Students pursuing an interdisciplinary thesis topic may register for three semester hours each in two separate disciplines in consultation with the department chairpersons. Prerequisite(s): Approved 477; approval of University Honors Program.

SPN 480. Spanish & Ibero-American Cinema. 3 Hours

Introduction to cinematography and culture of Spanish and Ibero-American countries, emphasizing themes related to human rights (socioeconomic, class, sexuality, gender, ethnicity), as well as critical and theoretical perspectives on films from these regions. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): SPN 312 or equivalent; SPN 342 recommended.

SPN 491. Independent Study. 1-3 Hours

Independent research project under the guidance of an instructor. Admission to project and number of semester hours require approval of chairperson. Prerequisite(s): SPN 202; permission of department chairperson.

SPN 497. Service Learning Experience. 1-3 Hours

Supervised service experience or project which requires the use of Spanish. Repeatable up to a total of three semester hours. Prerequisite(s): SPN 311 or equivalent.

SPN 569. Spanish Linguistics. 2 Hours

Synchronic analysis of the various aspects of modern Spanish language, including a contrast of the Spanish sound system, morphology, and syntax with English structures; the historical derivation of Spanish, the modern Spanish dialects (Spain and Latin America), and approaches to teaching Spanish to English-speakers. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite(s): LNG 568 and passing score on Praxis II the Spanish content area exam.