Jul 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


Course Information


Course Lists by Special Designations

 

Spanish

  
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    SPAN 1001 - Spanish Level I


    3

    Lab work. Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential SPAN majors and minors. First of four-course sequence. P: Appropriate score on Spanish placement test. Focus on basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Emphasis on life and culture of Spanish-speaking world.
  
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    SPAN 1002 - Spanish Level II


    3

    Lab work. Recommended early in college career for BA student and potential SPAN majors and minors. P: SPAN 1001  or equivalent or placement by Spanish placement test. Second of four-course sequence. Increased exposure to and command over basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Fosters understanding of Hispanic cultures.
  
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    SPAN 1220 - Conversational Spanish Practiced in a Spanish-Speaking Country


    3

    P: Consent of instructor. Practice in formal classroom situation and in Spanish-speaking country. Exception to classroom requirement would be Spanish language program approved by instructor.
  
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    SPAN 1440 - Spanish Culture Experienced in a Spanish-Speaking Country


    2

    3 months’ residence in Spanish-speaking country. Culture (social customs, the fine arts, architecture, historical and political influences) of Spanish-speaking country experienced in the country.
  
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    SPAN 2003 - Spanish Level III


    3 Formerly SPAN 1003

    Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential SPAN majors and minors. P: SPAN 1002  or equivalent or placement by Spanish placement test. Third of four-course sequence. Further refinement of command over basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Fosters understanding of Hispanic cultures.
  
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    SPAN 2004 - Spanish Level IV


    3 Formerly SPAN 1004

    Recommended early in college career for BA students, and potential SPAN majors and minors. P: SPAN 2003  or equivalent or placement by Spanish placement test. Fourth of four-course sequence. Further refinement of command over basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Readings further acquaint student with life, literature, and cultures of Hispanic world.
  
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    SPAN 2110 - Cultural Readings in Spanish


    3

    P: SPAN 2004  or consent of instructor. Further development of language proficiency and cultural appreciation through study of selected works of literature (including children’s literature), film, and fine arts.
  
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    SPAN 2117 - Spanish for Professions


    3

    P: SPAN 2004  or consent of instructor. Introduces vocabulary and cultural concepts necessary to communicate and function effectively in Spanish-speaking professional world. Fields may include but are not limited to business, criminal justice, health sciences, and social sciences.
  
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    SPAN 2611 - Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher


    1

    Minimum of 16 hours of directed observations and planned participation in appropriate school environments and 8 hours of seminar class instruction in the teaching area. For prospective teachers. May not count toward BA major or minor. Introduction to teaching Spanish.
  
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    SPAN 2700 - Special Topics in Hispanic Studies


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: SPAN 2004  or consent of instructor. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
  
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    SPAN 3001 - Spanish Conversation


    3 Formerly SPAN 2222

    For students with limited experience in Spanish-speaking environments. P: Minimum grade of B- (2.7) in SPAN 2004  or consent of instructor; RP: SPAN 3002 . Develop oral communication skills. Emphasis on use of language in everyday situations, vocabulary growth, listening comprehension, and correctness in grammar.
  
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    SPAN 3002 - Spanish Composition and Review of Grammar


    3 Formerly SPAN 2330

    P: Minimum grade of B- (2.7) in SPAN 2004  or consent of instructor; RP: SPAN 3001 . Intensive practice in task-oriented compositions and comprehensive review of grammatical forms and usage. Emphasis on vocabulary development.
  
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    SPAN 3003 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers


    3 DD

    May not receive credit for SPAN 3003 after receiving credit for SPAN 3001 and SPAN 3002. Development of Spanish proficiency for native or heritage speakers of Spanish who have been raised in Spanish-speaking communities or households.
  
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    SPAN 3110 - Spanish for the Health Professions


    3

    P: SPAN 2004  or consent of instructor. Linguistic and cultural foundations for current and future healthcare professionals seeking to interact with Spanish-speaking patients.
  
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    SPAN 3210 - Advanced Composition


    3 WI Formerly SPAN 3330

    P: SPAN 3001 , SPAN 3002 . Refinement of Spanish writing skills through exercises which enhance control of grammar, expand vocabulary, and promote greater awareness of rhetoric, critical reading, and revising.
  
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    SPAN 3220 - Advanced Oral Communication Through Multimedia


    3

    P: SPAN 3001  or consent of instructor. Advanced practice in spoken Spanish. Emphasis on topics of current interest. Use of material available through newspapers, magazines, films, radio and television broadcasts, software, and the world-wide Web.
  
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    SPAN 3310 - Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics


    3

    P: SPAN 3001  or SPAN 3002  or consent of instructor.  Overview of the main areas of linguistic inquiry. May include selections from phonology, phonetics, morphology, syntax, historical development, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, semantics, pragmatics, second language acquisition and/or other topics.
  
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    SPAN 3325 - Spanish Phonetics and Phonology


    3 Formerly SPAN 3225

    P: SPAN 3001 , SPAN 3002 ; or consent of instructor. Physiology of phonetics applied to Spanish language. Sound system of Spanish contrasted with English. Introduction to various dialects. Emphasis on improving pronunciation. Phonetic transcription.
  
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    SPAN 3335 - Structure of the Spanish Language


    3

    P: SPAN 3210  or consent of instructor. Contemporary linguistic theory and its practical application to teaching of syntactic and semantic components of Spanish. Contrasts structures of Spanish and English.
  
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    SPAN 3440 - Spanish Culture and Civilization


    3 WI*: Selected Sections are Writing Intensive GD Formerly SPAN 2440

    P: SPAN 3001  or SPAN 3002  or consent of instructor. Readings, films, and discussion about artistic, political, historical, and social development of Spain and its geography and regional diversity.
  
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    SPAN 3441 - Latin-American Culture and Civilization


    3 GD Formerly SPAN 2441

    P: SPAN 3001  or SPAN 3002  or consent of instructor. Overview and contrastive study of geography, history, social and political structures, currents of thought, and artistic expressions of Latin America which contribute to contemporary life.
  
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    SPAN 3550 - Introduction to Cultural Analysis


    3 GE:HU Formerly SPAN 2550

    P: SPAN 3001  or SPAN 3002  or consent of instructor. Interpretation of cultural texts in Spanish. Relevant terminology and its application to representative Spanish and Spanish-American texts.
  
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    SPAN 3700 - Special Topics in Hispanic Studies


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: SPAN 3001  or SPAN 3220 ; SPAN 3002 ; or consent of instructor. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
  
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    SPAN 4140 - Introduction to Translation


    3 Formerly SPAN 3340

    P: SPAN 3210  or consent of instructor. Examination of translation theory and practice. Translation of source language texts in English and Spanish.
  
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    SPAN 4320 - Spanish Applied Linguistics


    3

    P: SPAN 3310  or consent of instructor. Principles and aspects of the Spanish language, including variations based on cultural contexts, as well as relevant notions of second language acquisition, technology and assessment as applied to Spanish language teaching and learning. Emphasis on learner development of Spanish and issues in teaching Spanish as a foreign or second language.  
  
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    SPAN 4330 - Spanish in the United States


    3

    P: SPAN 3310  or permission of instructor. Explores regions in the US where Spanish has an established history and incipient communities of Spanish speakers. Emphasis given to the socio-cultural factors responsible for the migration of Hispanics/Latinos to the US and the linguistic outcomes of these population movements.
  
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    SPAN 4340 - Intermediate Translation


    3

    P: SPAN 3335 , SPAN 4140 ; or consent of instructor. Further practice in Spanish-English and English-Spanish translation. Longer texts from areas of general knowledge. Introduction to translation of specialized material (such as business, medical and legal documents, and literary texts). Study of related lexical and stylistic.
  
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    SPAN 4555 - Medieval Spain (900-1499)


    3 WI

    P: SPAN 3440 , SPAN 3550 ; or consent of instructor. Selected texts of Medieval Spain from primitive lyric to La Celestina examined against background of cultural, social, and historical transformations of Spanish Middle Ages.
  
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    SPAN 4556 - Renaissance and Baroque Spain (1500-1681)


    3

    P: SPAN 3440 , SPAN 3550 ; or consent of instructor. Reading and discussion of representative works from drama, poetry, and prose of great literary figures of Renaissance and Golden Age (such as Garcilaso de la Vega, the Mystics, Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Calderon de la Barca, Gongora). Cultural, social, and political factors that influenced their development.
  
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    SPAN 4557 - Spain from Neo-Classicism to Realism (1681-1898)


    3

    P: SPAN 3440 , SPAN 3550 ; or consent of instructor. Selected texts from Spain from Neoclassic Period to end of nineteenth century. Emphasis on social, political, and cultural context.
  
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    SPAN 4558 - Contemporary Spain (1898-Present)


    3 GD

    P: SPAN 3440 , SPAN 3550 ; or consent of instructor. Selected texts of contemporary Spain analyzed in social, political, and cultural contexts of monarch, republic, dictatorship, and democracy.
  
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    SPAN 4560 - Major Latin American Authors


    3 WI

    P: SPAN 3441 , SPAN 3550 ; or consent of instructor. Evolution of Latin American literature from period of discovery to present. Readings and discussion of representative writers, movements, and genres within context of political, social, historical, and artistic realities.
  
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    SPAN 4561 - Colonial Latin America in Texts and Images


    3

    P: SPAN 3441 , SPAN 3550 ; or consent of instructor; RP: SPAN 4560 . Development of Latin-American literature and culture through analysis of representative texts from late Pre-Columbian times through Colonial Period.
  
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    SPAN 4562 - Latin American Texts of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries


    3

    P: SPAN 3441 , SPAN 3550 ; or consent of instructor; RP: SPAN 4560 . Representative literary works and reappraisal of critical problems and themes within aesthetic framework of movements of Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, and the Avantgarde, and within political, social, and economic realities of period from Independence to early twentieth century.
  
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    SPAN 4563 - Latin American Texts: The Boom and Beyond


    3 GD

    P: SPAN 3441 , SPAN 3550 ; or consent of instructor; RP: SPAN 4560 . Major Latin American writers from mid-twentieth century to present.
  
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    SPAN 4611 - Teaching Second Languages in Grades K-12


    5

    5 lectures per week and approximately 60 hours of field experience per semester. May not be used to fulfill requirements for BA major or minor. P: Admission to upper division; 18 s.h. of SPAN above SPAN 2004  or consent of instructor. Modern methodologies, techniques and strategies, instructional resources, and evaluation procedures.
  
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    SPAN 4700 - Special Topics in Hispanic Studies


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
  
  
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    SPAN 4881 - Internship Seminar: Issues in Spanish Teaching


    1

    P: Admission to upper division; C: SPAN 4880 . Individualized study of problems or issues related to teaching Spanish.
  
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    SPAN 4882 - Internship for Professions


    1 F,S,SS

    Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of the Hispanic studies degree program. P: Consent of instructor. Fields may include but are not limited to business, criminal justice, health sciences, and social sciences.
  
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    SPAN 4883 - Internship for Professions


    1 F,S,SS

    Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of the Hispanic studies degree program. P: Consent of instructor. Fields may include but are not limited to business, criminal justice, health sciences, and social sciences.
  
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    SPAN 4884 - Internship for Professions


    1 F,S,SS

    Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of the Hispanic studies degree program. P: Consent of instructor. Fields may include but are not limited to business, criminal justice, health sciences, and social sciences.
  
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    SPAN 4950 - Directed Readings in Spanish


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
  
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    SPAN 4951 - Directed Readings in Spanish


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
  
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    SPAN 4952 - Directed Readings in Spanish


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
  
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    SPAN 4953 - Directed Readings in Spanish


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
  
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    SPAN 4954 - Directed Readings in Spanish


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
  
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    SPAN 4990 - Honors


    3

    P: Minimum 3.5 GPA in SPAN. Independent study of selected aspect of Spanish culture under direction of faculty member in student’s major area of interest.
  
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    SPAN 5340 - Advanced Translation I


    3

    P: SPAN 4340 . Practice of translation skills with greater variety of style and subject matter.
  
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    SPAN 5440 - Contemporary Issues of the Hispanic World


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor. Selected events, artistic trends, and currents of thought that significantly contribute to life in contemporary Hispanic societies.
  
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    SPAN 5445 - Hispanic Cinema


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor. Films as cultural product reflecting social, political, and economic realities. Power to represent, inform, and create. Viewed and discussed by representative directors.
  
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    SPAN 5550 - Hispanic Women Writers


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. May not be repeated for credit by students in WOST program. P: Consent of instructor. In-depth study and discussion of representative writings by women in Hispanic countries from variety of genres. Emphasis on relationships between society and origin, content, and form of texts.
  
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    SPAN 5700 - Special Topics in Hispanic Studies


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor. Topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of Spain or Latin America.
  
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    SPAN 5940 - Advanced Translation II


    3

    Candidates who successfully complete this course may be allowed to take qualifying exams for award of the Certificate in Spanish Translation. P: SPAN 5340 . Continuation of skills practiced in SPAN 4340 , SPAN 5340  at advanced level. Translation of written texts in variety of styles and different topics, from Spanish into English and vice versa.

Spanish Banked Courses

  
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    SPAN 1060 - Spanish for Reading Knowledge


    0

  
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    SPAN 3005 - Spanish Business Communication


    3

  
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    SPAN 3006 - Spanish for International Business


    3

  
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    SPAN 3290 - Spanish Poetry


    3

  
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    SPAN 4319 - Teaching Foreign Languages in the Middle Grades


    3

  
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    SPAN 4350 - The Spanish Novel


    3

  
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    SPAN 4360 - Spanish Theatre


    3

  
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    SPAN 4385 - History of the Spanish Language


    3