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General Education

0815. Language in Society (3 s.h.) RCI: GB.

How did language come about? How many languages are there in the world? How do people co-exist in countries where there are two or more languages? How do babies develop language? Should all immigrants take a language test when applying for citizenship? Should English become an official language of the United States? In this course we will address these and many other questions, taking linguistic facts as a point of departure and considering their implications for our society. Through discussions and hands-on projects, students will learn how to collect, analyze, and interpret language data and how to make informed decisions about language and education policies as voters and community members.

Note: This course fulfills the Human Behavior (GB) requirement for students under GenEd and Individual & Society (IN) for students under Core.

Students cannot receive credit for this course if they have successfully completed any of the following: ANTHRO 0815, EDUC 0815, English 0815, Italian 0815, PSYCH 0815, Russian 0815, or CSC+DIS 0815.

0868. World Society in Literature & Film (3 s.h.) RCI: GG.

(Formerly: GE-WRLD 0060.)

Learn about a particular national cultureóRussian, Indian, French, Japanese, Italian, for example, each focused upon in separate sections of this courseóby taking a guided tour of its literature and film. You donít need to speak Russian, Hindu, French or Japanese to take one of these exciting courses, and you will gain the fresh, subtle understanding that comes from integrating across different forms of human expression. Some of the issues that will be illuminated by looking at culture through the lens of literature and film: Family structures and how they are changing, national self-perceptions, pivotal moments in history, economic issues, social change and diversity.

Note: This course fulfills the World Society (GG) requirement for students under GenEd and International Studies (IS) for students under Core.

Students cannot receive credit for this course if they have successfully completed any of the following: Arabic 0868, ASIA ST 0868, English 0868/0968, French 0868/0968, German 0868/0968, Hebrew 0868, Italian 0868/0968, LAS 0868/0968, Russian 0868/0968, Spanish 0968, Chinese 0868/0968, or Japanese 0868/0968.

General Education Honors

0968. Honors World Society in Literature & Film (3 s.h.) RCI: GG.

Learn about a particular national cultureóRussian, Indian, French, Japanese, Italian, for example, each focused upon in separate sections of this courseóby taking a guided tour of its literature and film. You donít need to speak Russian, Hindu, French or Japanese to take one of these exciting courses, and you will gain the fresh, subtle understanding that comes from integrating across different forms of human expression. Some of the issues that will be illuminated by looking at culture through the lens of literature and film: Family structures and how they are changing, national self-perceptions, pivotal moments in history, economic issues, social change and diversity. (This is an Honors course.)

Note: This course fulfills the World Society (GG) requirement for students under GenEd and International Studies (IS) for students under Core.

Students cannot receive credit for this course if they have successfully completed any of the following: Arabic 0868, ASIA ST 0868, English 0868/0968, French 0868/0968, German 0868/0968, Hebrew 0868, Italian 0868/0968, LAS 0868/0968, Russian 0868/0968, Spanish 0868, Chinese 0868/0968, or Japanese 0868/0968.

Lower Division Courses

1001. Basic I (4 s.h.) F S SS. RCI: LA.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0051.)

Basic Spanish I is an introductory Spanish course for students with little or no previous Spanish experience. The course will develop basic skills for speaking, listening, reading, and writing as well as introduce students to the richness and diversity of Spanish-speaking cultures. Daytime sections on Main Campus combine regular classroom instruction and practice with Language Lab sessions dedicated to the use of instructional technology. Other sections provide all instruction in the regular classroom.

1002. Basic II (4 s.h.) F S SS. RCI: LA.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0052.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1001 (0051) or equivalent.

Basic Spanish II is a continuation of the work begun in Basic I. The course further develops basic skills for speaking, listening, reading, and writing, and it continues the introduction to the richness and diversity of Spanish-speaking cultures. Daytime sections on Main Campus combine regular classroom instruction and practice with Language Lab sessions dedicated to the use of instructional technology. Other sections provide all instruction in the regular classroom.

1003. Intermediate I (3 s.h.) F S SS. RCI: LB.

(Formerly: SPANISH C061.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1002 (0052) or equivalent.

Intermediate Spanish is a communicative course. More sophisticated grammatical concepts will be introduced and students will continue to develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing competencies. Class work will include discussions, videos, and writing. Students will take a more active role in their own learning process by using computer technology out of class to hone grammar skills and explore the multi-faceted world of Hispanic culture.

1011. Language Skills for Spanish Speakers (3 s.h.) F.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0088.)

Designed for the needs of heritage speakers of Spanish with little or no formal training in Spanish. Spelling, accentuation, and standard sentence-level grammar plus opportunities for Spanish conversation.

1076. Intensive Practice in the Four Skills (9 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0076.)

Prerequisite: Admittance to Latin American Studies Semester.

Intensive practice in Spanish. Methods, materials, and small class sections are tailored to the varied linguistic needs of the students. Given in conjunction with Latin American Studies 2101 (0100), Latin America through Film and Fiction; and Sociology 2163 (0163), Area Studies. This combination of language study, area study (taught in Spanish), and a field trip opportunity to use Spanish in a total-immersion atmosphere affords a unique opportunity for personal enrichment and language acquisition.

1901. Honors Basic I (4 s.h.) F S SS. RCI: LA.

(Formerly: SPANISH H091.)

Basic Spanish I is an introductory Spanish course for students with little or no previous Spanish experience. The course will develop basic skills for speaking, listening, reading, and writing as well as introduce students to the richness and diversity of Spanish-speaking cultures. Daytime sections on Main Campus combine regular classroom instruction and practice with Language Lab sessions dedicated to the use of instructional technology. Other sections provide all instruction in the regular classroom.

1902. Honors Basic II (4 s.h.) F S. RCI: LA.

(Formerly: SPANISH H092.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1901 (H091) or equivalent.

Basic Spanish II is a continuation of the work begun in Basic I. The course further develops basic skills for speaking, listening, reading, and writing, and it continues the introduction to the richness and diversity of Spanish-speaking cultures. Daytime sections on Main Campus combine regular classroom instruction and practice with Language Lab sessions dedicated to the use of instructional technology. Other sections provide all instruction in the regular classroom.

1903. Honors Intermediate I (3 s.h.) F S SS. RCI: LB.

(Formerly: SPANISH H093.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1902 (H092) or equivalent.

Intermediate Spanish is a communicative course. More sophisticated grammatical concepts will be introduced and students will continue to develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing competencies. Class work will include discussions, videos, and writing. Students will take a more active role in their own learning process by using computer technology out of class to hone grammar skills and explore the multi-faceted world of Hispanic culture.

Upper Division Courses

2001. Conversational Review (3 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0101.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1003 (C061) or 1903 (H093) or equivalent.

The main thrust of this course is oral practice with grammar review for the purpose of improving the non-native studentís oral communication skills.

2002. Hispanic Readings (3 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0103.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2001 (0101) or equivalent.

This course devotes time to speaking and writing skills, but the main emphasis is reading comprehension and interpretation of texts in Spanish.

2011. Advanced Skills for Spanish Speakers (3 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0209.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1011 (0088) or equivalent.

This course enhances and strengthens control of standard Spanish grammar and orthography through the study of representative samples of essays, prose, poetry, business letters, formal written communiquťs, etc., in Spanish. Develops vocabulary recognition and writing skills focusing on the paragraph and the short essay.

2076. Advanced Intensive Practice in the Four Skills (9 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0176.)

Prerequisite: Admittance to Latin American Studies Semester.

Designed to meet the needs of the more advanced participants in the Latin American Studies Semester (LASS) program. Provides intensive practice in Spanish, using methods, materials, and small class sections tailored to the varied linguistic needs of the students. Given in conjunction with Latin American Studies 2101 (0100), Latin America through Film and Fiction; and Sociology 2163 (0163), Area Studies. This combination of language study, area study (taught in Spanish), and a field trip opportunity to use Spanish in a total-immersion atmosphere affords a unique opportunity for personal enrichment and language acquisition.

Note: For advanced students only. A companion to Spanish 1076 (0076).

2096. Composition and Conversation (3 s.h.) F S SS. RCI: WI.

(Formerly: SPANISH W102.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2001 (0101) or 2901 (H101) or equivalent.

This course devotes time to reading comprehension and oral expression, but the main thrust of the course is written expression using appropriate Spanish grammar and orthography.

2901. Honors Conversational Review (3 s.h.) F S SS. RCI: HO.

(Formerly: SPANISH H101.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1003 (C061) or 1903 (H093) or equivalent.

The main thrust of this course is oral practice with grammar review for the purpose of improving the non-native studentís oral communication skills.

2902. Honors Hispanic Readings (3 s.h.) F S SS. RCI: HO.

(Formerly: SPANISH H103.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2001 (0101) or 2901 (H101) or equivalent.

This course devotes time to speaking and writing skills, but the main emphasis is reading comprehension and interpretation of texts in Spanish.

3001. Advanced Composition & Conversation (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0202.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2096 (W102) and 2001 (0101) and 2002 (0103) or 2096 (W102) and 2901 (H101) and 2902 (H103) or equivalent.

Continued development of conversation and writing skills. Special attention is given to advanced areas of Spanish grammar appropriate for oral argumentation and expository writing and also to distinctions between formal and informal usage.

3002. Hispanic Readings II (3 s.h.) SS.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0211.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2096 (W102) or equivalent.

Themes in Hispanic culture in the context of short prose readings, including the short story and the short novel. Emphasis on tools for advanced reading: vocabulary recognition, comprehension of idiomatic expressions, and knowledge of advanced grammar. Includes writing and oral discussion.

3003. Advanced Grammar and Linguistic Concepts (3 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0204.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3001 (0202) or equivalent.

Emphasizes advanced grammar (including distinctions of tense, aspect and mood; reflexive and passive usage; and pronoun selection). Attention is paid to Spanish/English contrasts. Grammar skills are developed in conversation and in reading and writing. Students are also introduced to linguistic concepts that will help them make their own judgments about grammar and pronunciation.

3096. Advanced Writing Skills (3 s.h.) F S. RCI: WI.

(Formerly: SPANISH W215.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3001 (0202) or equivalent.

Students read short stories and other brief narrative texts, plays, poems and essays in order to facilitate their acquisition of critical skills and to identify basic ideological and formalistic issues within the texts being studied. This course teaches how to become a careful reader and writer. Reading comprehension and writing are its essential aspects. Compositions are written and revised. The course is a prerequisite for most advanced Spanish offerings. This is a critical thinking course.

Note: Cornerstone to the Spanish major and capstone writing course.

3121. Introduction to Spanish Literature (3 s.h.) F.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0241.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

Examination of major works of Spanish literature.

3141. Introduction to Spanish American Literature (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0240.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

Examination of major works of Spanish American literature.

3142. Puerto Rican Readings (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0219.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

This course entails the study of selected works by major Puerto Rican writers.

3161. Contemporary Spanish Readings (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0298.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

The students examine intensively particular topics or issues concerning Spanish and/or Spanish American literature. This course may be repeated if subject varies.

3204. Latin America through Film (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0214.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

This course is designed to present a multicultural view of Latin American life through Latin American film. It includes the artistic appreciation and the critical analysis of the films viewed.

3221. Spanish Culture and Civilization (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0235.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3001 (0202) or equivalent.

The Spanish character as revealed in its language, literature, architecture, history, art, music, and ethnic traditions. Geography and sociology of Spain. Lectures, readings, and discussions.

3222. Contemporary Spain through Film (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0213.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

This course develops Spanish-language skills in their application to the study of the culture of Spain through film. It includes the artistic appreciation and analysis of the films viewed.

3241. Spanish-American Culture and Civilization (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0230.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3001 (0202) or equivalent.

Study of the Spanish-American people through their literature, history, architecture, art, music, and European/indigenous traditions and institutions.

3243. Puerto Rican Culture and Civilization (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0239.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3001 (0202) or equivalent.

An examination of topics and themes of Puerto Rican culture and civilization in the context of literary and non-literary texts.

3261. The Hispanic Mind (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0231.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3001 (0202) or equivalent.

This course examines what is different about Hispanic society and its multifaceted mentality. To address these questions, it focuses on topics including ethnic struggle, linguistic diversity, and intellectual and artistic creativity, as well as on the relationship between Spain, Latin America, and Latino society in the U.S. Spanish language skills are developed through conversation and writing.

3401. Translation Skills I (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0225.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3001 (0202) or equivalent.

Translation skills through familiarity with different types of language taken mainly from Spanish newspapers: reporting, sports, columns, advertisements, correspondence, etc. Models of each and their inherent problems in translation. Essays on translation to examine theories of translation.

3402. Translation Skills II (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0226.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3401 (0225) or equivalent.

Style, techniques, and mechanics of translation focusing on texts relating to the subject areas of law, business, social issues, public health, and education.

3501. Spanish for Business Professions (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0216.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1003 (C061) or permission of instructor.

An introduction to aspects of the Spanish language and Hispanic culture for business students and business professionals. Emphasis on the development of vocabulary and conversation skills.

3502. Business Spanish I (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0220.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2096 (W102) or equivalent.

An introduction in Spanish to basic business concepts (relating to company structure, accounting, banking, etc.) with a focus on Spanish vocabulary and writing skills for business. Attention to applications in Spanish-speaking countries.

3503. Business Spanish II (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0221.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3502 (0220) or equivalent.

An examination in Spanish of business concepts focusing on finance, marketing, and international business, including import and export. Emphasis on vocabulary and writing skills for business. Attention to awareness of Hispanic culture and applications in Spanish-speaking countries.

3504. Business Translation and Interpretation (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0222.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3402 (0226) or equivalent.

This course will have two components: (1) emphasis on written translation (English-Spanish and Spanish-English), and (2) interpreting skills. Students will have an opportunity to translate a variety of texts including: business correspondence, banking and financial documents, as well as promotional and informational materials. Interpreting will involve various kinds of oral work. The course concentrates primarily on consecutive interpreting (English-Spanish and Spanish-English), but sight translation and oral summary of texts used in a typical business context will also be practiced (for example, renting a property, opening a bank account, or filling out a survey). It builds on the work done in Spanish 3401 and 3402.

3601. Spanish for Health and Human Services (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0212.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2096 (W102) or equivalent.

This course assists medical and related human-services personnel and students in interacting and communicating effectively with Spanish-speaking people. Conversation skills, cultural information, and medical and social-services terminology are integrated as they apply to real situations. Students practice verbal and non-verbal skills in simulated role-playing situations. Moreover, the course is designed to assist medical personnel in the acquisition of Spanish medical vocabulary. The delivery of services to the Hispanic community is of foremost importance.

3602. Medical Spanish (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0227.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1003 (C061) (Intermediate Spanish) or the permission of the instructor.

This course is designed to assist medical personnel in the acquisition of Spanish medical vocabulary, strategies of communication and cultural knowledge to assist in the delivery of services to the Hispanic community.

3701. Spanish for the Legal Professions I (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0223.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3001 (0202) or equivalent.

This course provides students and legal professionals with technical vocabulary and communicative skills in a legal context. Special emphasis is paid to oral and written communication, and aural comprehension in a variety of legal contexts.

3702. Spanish for the Legal Professions II (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0224.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2096 (W102).

This course provides students and legal professionals with technical vocabulary and communicative skills in a legal context. A strong emphasis is given to written communication and public speaking.

4020. Topics in 20th Century Spanish Drama (2 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

The students examine intensively particular topics or issues concerning Spanish and/or Spanish American literature.

Note: This course may be repeated if subject varies.

4083. Directed Readings (2 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0302.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

Guided readings at the 3000 level in Spanish, focusing on themes and topics in Hispanic culture, literature and/or linguistics.

Note: By arrangement with appropriate professor and special permission with department chair.

4121. Survey of Spanish Literature (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0361.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

Survey of selected periods and themes in Spanish literature.

4123. 16th & 17th Century Spanish Literature (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0364.)

This course is devoted to the study of the literature produced during what has been called the Golden Age of Spanish Literature. Although there is special emphasis on the genre of prose, emblematic texts from various genres will be included: chivalric and pastoral novels, Renaissance dialogues, picaresque treatises, and womenís texts.

4124. 16th and 17th Century Poetry (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0363.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

The study of major poetic trends and representative works of the major poets of the period from Garcilaso de la Vega to Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz.

4125. 16th & 17th Century Theater (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0362.)

This courses explores the theater composed during what has been called the Golden Age of Spanish Literature. It provides for the in-depth study of the cultural, aesthetic and socio-political milieu which made this the most innovative and prolific period in the history of Spanish playwriting. Reading includes the plays of a number of Spanish authors but special attention is devoted to the production of Lope de Vega, Calderon de la Barca, and Tirso de Molina.

4126. Cervantesí Don Quijote (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0365.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

An in-depth study of Miguel de Cervantesí life and selected works.

4127. Poetry and Drama of the 19th Century (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0366.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

A panoramic view of Spainís 19th century poetry and drama with attention to bridges to both earlier and later periods of Spanish literature.

4128. Generation of 1898 (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0370.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215), and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

Using major works by Unamuno, Ortega, Azorin and Baroja, this course presents Spainís Generation of 1898 as both a rebellion against traditional Spanish culture and the forging of modernism in the countryís literature and philosophy.

4131. Real + Nat in Spanish Novel (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0367.)

By analyzing major late 19th century novels, the student will identify themes in Spanish culture. The esthetic features of those novels will also be studied.

4132. Contemporary Spanish Novel (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0371.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

This course is devoted to the study of Spanish literature during the 20th and/or 21st century.

4133. The Female Presence in Peninsular Literature (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0379.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

The study of the presence of women as authors and/or characters in Spanish and/or Spanish American literature.

4141. Survey of Spanish American Literature (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0341.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

Survey of selected periods and themes in Spanish American literature.

4142. Spanish American Short Story (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0342.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

The evolution of the Spanish American short story.

4143. Latin American Novel (3 s.h.) SS.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0343.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

This course explores aspects of the Latin American novel across time, and highlights trends introduced and developed in different texts.

4144. Latin American Poetry (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0346.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

Trends in Latin American poetry through representative poems and poets.

4145. Contemporary Spanish-American Fiction (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0344.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or permission of instructor.

Topics in contemporary Spanish American fiction.

4146. National Literatures of Spanish America (3 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0345.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

The study of literature in its cultural context focusing on texts from a selected country or countries of Spanish America.

Note: The country of choice will vary according to the instructorís preference.

4147. 20th Century Puerto Rican Authors (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0322.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or permission.

A study of 20th Century Puerto Rican authors.

4148. Latin American Literature of Social Conflict (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0351.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

The study of class, ethnic, gender, and other social conflicts in Latin American literature.

4149. Literature of Colonial America (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0355.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

The study of the literature of Colonial Spanish America.

4151. Comparative Caribbean Literature (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0353.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

A comparative study of representative literary works from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and non-Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean.

4152. U.S. Latino Literature (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0357.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

An examination of U.S. Latino literature.

4161. Hispanic Literature through Art (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0377.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

Comparative study of Hispanic literature in the context of trends and styles in the history of Art.

4162. Hispanic Nobel Laureates (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0325.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

Readings from selected writers from Spain and Latin America who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature.

4183. Directed Readings (3 to 6 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0303.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

Guided readings in Spanish, at the 4000 level, focusing on themes and topics in Hispanic culture, literature and/or linguistics.

Note: By arrangement with appropriate professor and special permission of department chair.

4221. The Art of Spain (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0376.)

A panoramic view of the art of Spain from two perspectives: the chronological and the geographic. The chronological perspective includes artistic and architectural work from the paleolythic period (the Caves of Altamira) to the present time. The geographic perspective examines work from Asturias, in the north, to Sevilla and Granada in the south and Barcelona on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.

4240. Hispanic Popular Cultures (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0378.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

The study of manifestations of Hispanic popular culture.

4242. Hispanic Influences in the U.S. (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0387.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) or permission of instructor.

This course examines contemporary U.S. Latino literature and writers. Students will examine the evolution of Latino literature and its themes, and examine the experiences of Latino writers and their impact on U.S. culture. Coursework will include lectures, readings, films, papers and class discussions.

4301. Spanish Phonetics (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0330.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003 (0204) and 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

An articulatory study of the sounds of Spanish with attention to regional variation and comparisons with English.

4302. Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0331.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003 (0204) and 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

Concepts and procedures of linguistic description applied to sounds, words, and sentence patterns of the Spanish language.

4303. Spanish / English Contrasts (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0332.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003 (0204) and 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

A contrastive linguistic study of Spanish and English sound and grammatical systems. Appropriate for students and teachers of Spanish in the context of the U.S.

4304. Spanish Applied Linguistics (3 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0333.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003 (0204) and 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

This course will explore a number of theories accounting for language learning from classical times to the present. Students will examine not only the teaching of Spanish in accordance with these theories, but also the acquisition of Spanish by the second language learner.

4305. History of the Spanish Language (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0334.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003 (0204) and 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

A study of chronological developments in the linguistic and social history of Spanish.

4306. Spanish Sociolinguistics (3 s.h.) SS.

(Formerly: SPANISH 0335.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003 (0204) and 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

This course will provide an introduction to the study of language in society as represented in sociolinguistic research from Spain, Latin America, and the United States. Emphasis is on linguistic variation.

4307. Language and Gender (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0337.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003 (0204) and 3096 (W215) or equivalent.

An examination of the relationship between language use and social gender, i.e., of womenís and menís speech. Language is examined from the perspectives of sounds, grammatical structures, semantic positioning, and conversational strategies with illustrations based on the use of Spanish and other languages.

4401. The Art of Translation (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0300.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003 (0204), 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

Introduction to literary translation focusing on a variety of genres and periods.

4449. Medieval Spanish Text (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0360.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3096 (W215) and one additional Spanish literature course at the 3000 level or equivalent.

Analysis of Spanish texts written during the Middle Ages.

4885. Internship (3 s.h.)

(Formerly: SPANISH 0399.)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2096 (W102) or equivalent.

Work on site in the Spanish-speaking community combined with in-class discussion of the work experience and of readings focusing on the Spanish language in the U.S. and Latino culture.


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