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Spanish (SPAN)


101 Beginning Spanish I (3) Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on listening, speaking and reading skills. Practice in writing. Presumes no previous Spanish study. F06, S07, F07, S08


102 Beginning Spanish II (3) Continuation of SPAN 101. Appropriate for someone with up to two years of high school Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 101 or equivalent. F06, S07, F07, S08


201 Intermediate Spanish I (3) Review of grammar. Emphasis on oral skills, writing and reading of Spanish. Appropriate for someone with two or three years of high school Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or equivalent. F06, F07


202 Intermediate Spanish II (3) Continuation of SPAN 201. Prerequisite: SPAN 201 or equivalent. S07, S08


300 Advanced Spanish (3) In-depth study of grammar points that pose problems for students of Spanish, practice in composition and the reading of contemporary literature. F06, F07


301 Conversational Spanish (3) Speaking skills developed through reading and discussion of contemporary texts. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or equivalent. S07, S08


303 Latin American Culture and Civilization (3) Study in the cultural production of Latin American literature, music, and art in the context of contemporary Latin American history. Taught in Spanish. F06


315 Voices of Hispanic Women (3) This course, taught in English, focuses on the lives and experiences of Hispanic women writers and artists from Latin America and the United States. Examines the present status of women as they leave the traditional setting of home and emerge into the public sphere of influence and power. Studies the effects of poverty, war, and revolution on women and their families as well as the impact of immigration on identity and self. Cross-listed as WST 315. Students registering under SPAN 315 will be required to write all papers and examinations in Spanish. Cannot be used to generate sequential credits in Spanish.


350 Latino Culture in the U.S. (3) This course, taught in Spanish, serves as an introduction to the art, literature, and history of Chicanos or Mexican-Americans, Puerto-Rican Americans, and Cuban-Americans. Students must have completed SPAN 300 or equivalent, with C+ or better. S07


360 Special Topics in Literature and Culture (3) Studies in Hispanic literature and/or culture. Taught in Spanish. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or equivalent, or consent of instructor. F07


498/698 Independent Study (1-6) For advanced students who have successfully completed upper-division-level courses in Spanish and are capable of independent work. Also available to students preparing for the DPI content examination in Spanish: Praxis content as an additional means of language preparation. Studies carried on under direction of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits. Prior approval of instructor required. F06, S07, F07, S08