Spanish

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Spanish - SPAN

Native speakers of Spanish will not receive credit for courses marked with an asterisk (*).

General education courses are marked with stars ().

*1101 Elementary Spanish (4) For students with no previous study of Spanish. Students with previous study of Spanish should enroll in SPAN 1150. Credit will not be given for both this course and SPAN 1150. Supplementary work in language laboratory. Basic lexicon and structures of Spanish; emphasis on communicative language use.

*1102 Elementary Spanish (4) F,S Credit will not be given for both this course and SPAN 1150. Supplementary work in language laboratory. Continuation of SPAN 1101. Basic lexicon and structure of Spanish; emphasis on communicative language use.

*1150 Intensive Elementary Spanish (4) F,S,Su Designed for students with previous study of Spanish. Credit will not be given for both this course and SPAN 1101 or SPAN 1102. Material covered in 1101 and 1102 is covered in SPAN 1150.

*2101 Intermediate Spanish (3) F,S,Su Prereq.: SPAN 1102 or 1150 or equivalent. An honors course, SPAN 2103, is also available. Continuation of elementary Spanish. Additional emphasis on reading and writing.

*2102 Intermediate Spanish (3) F,S,Su Prereq.: SPAN 2101 or equivalent. An honors course, SPAN 2104, is also available. Continuation of SPAN 2101.

*2103 HONORS: Intermediate Spanish (3) F,S Same as SPAN 2101, with special honors emphasis for qualified students.

*2104 HONORS: Intermediate Spanish (3) F,S Same as SPAN 2102, with special honors emphasis for qualified students.

*2154 Intermediate Oral Communication (3) V Prereq.: SPAN 2102 or equivalent. Development of listening and speaking competency.

*2155 Spanish Textual Commentary (3) F,S Prereq.: SPAN 2102 or equivalent. Oral and written commentary on a variety of genres and nonprint media in Spanish.

2156 Advanced Oral Communication (3) Prereq.: SPAN 2154 or equivalent and consent of instructor.

3010 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition (3)

3020 Literary Analysis (3) F,S Prereq.: SPAN 2155 or equivalent. Literary genres and their characteristics; critical reading and commentary of Spanish texts.

3043 Introduction to Latin American Literature I (3) Reading and analysis of representative selections from pre-Columbian through independence.

3044 Introduction to Latin American Literature II (3) Reading and analysis of representative selections from independence to the present.

3070 Spanish for Professionals (3) F,S Prereq.: SPAN 2155 or equivalent and consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Development of language skills for functioning in various professional contexts such as business, medicine, or law.

3071 Survey of Spanish Literature (3) F Spanish literature from its beginning to the 18th century.

3072 Survey of Spanish Literature (3) S Main authors and literary movements from the 18th century to the present.

3073 Advanced Readings on Spanish Civilization (3) F Ethnological, geographical, historical, political, economic, and sociological factors necessary for understanding Spanish literature.

3074 Advanced Readings on Hispanic-American Civilization (3) S Parallels SPAN 3073, but focuses on the Hispanic-American countries.

3980 Special Topics in Spanish (3) Prereq.: either SPAN 3041 or 3071 and 3072. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary.

4001 History of the Spanish Language (3) V Development of Spanish from its beginnings to the present.

4002 Spanish for Reading Knowledge (5) S Specialized course intended to satisfy departmental foreign language reading requirement for graduate students. This course will not count toward a graduate degree. Undergraduates may enroll on a pass/fail basis only. Does not count toward satisfying foreign language requirements for undergraduates, although hours may count toward baccalaureate. Credit will not be given for both this course and introductory Spanish courses.

4005 Structure of the Spanish Language (3) Spanish morphology and syntax; structuralist, sociolinguistic, and generative-transformational analyses and applications.

4007 Spanish Medieval Literature (3) Spanish literature from its beginnings to the end of the 14th century; emphasis on the mester de juglaría, mester de clerecía, and masterpieces of prose and poetry of the 14th century.

4034 Special Topics in 18th and 19th Century Literature (3) V May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.

4053 Special Topics in Golden Age Prose (3) V May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Spanish Renaissance and Baroque prose.

4054 Special Topics in Golden Age Lyric and Dramatic Poetry (3) V May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Spanish drama and lyric poetry of the 16th and 17th centuries.

4063 Spanish Literature from 1898 to 1936 (3) Prereq.: SPAN 3071 or 3072. Literature in all genres from the early Modernists to the Avant Garde.

4064 Spanish Literature Since 1936 (3) Prereq.: SPAN 3071 or 3072. Literature in all genres since the Spanish Civil War.

4081 Modern Spanish Prose Fiction in Translation (3) Taught in English; knowledge of Spanish not required. Selected outstanding novels and short stories of modern Spanish literature from the 16th and 17th century Golden Age to the present; includes The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes and works by Cervantes, Pérez Galdós, Unamuno, Valle-Inclán, Pérez de Ayala, Cela, Laforet, and Gironella.

4082 Modern Spanish-American Prose Fiction in Translation (3) Taught in English; knowledge of Spanish not required. Selected outstanding Spanish-American prose works by García Márquez, Cortázar, Fuentes, Carpentier, and Borges.

4100 Women Writers in the Hispanic World (3) May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Examination of selected periods, themes, and genres.

4144 Latin American Literature: 1492-1810 (3) Prereq.: one literature course in Spanish at the 3000 level or consent of instructor. Topics in colonial Latin American literature from 1492-1810.

4145 Latin American Literature: 1810-1915 (3) Prereq.: one literature course in Spanish at the 3000 level or consent of instructor. Topics in Latin American literature from independence through modernismo (1810-1915).

4146 Latin American Literature: 1915-1960 (3) Prereq.: one literature course in Spanish at the 3000 level or consent of instructor. Topics in Latin American literature from the historical avante garde to 1960.

4147 Latin American Literature: 1960-Present (3) Prereq.: one literature course in Spanish at the 3000 level or consent of instructor. Topics in Latin American literature from 1960 to the present.

4200 Literature and Culture of Hispanics in the United States (3) Texts may be in English or Spanish. Selected periods, themes, and genres; related cultural topics.

4201 Cinema in Spanish (3) F,S Prereq.: consent of instructor. Screening and analysis of representative films from Spain and Latin America and their interrelations with literature.

4602 Spanish Phonetics (3) Spanish phonetic systems; corrective and fluency drills in the language laboratory; problems of teaching Spanish pronunciation to English-speaking students.

4603 Applied Spanish Linguistics (3) Prereq.: SPAN 3060. Structures and communicative functions of Spanish; classroom applications.

4915 Independent Research in Spanish or Spanish-American Literature (1-3) May be taken for a max. of 3 sem. hrs. credit. Readings in Spanish or Spanish-American literature directed by a senior faculty member.

4917 Independent Research in Spanish or Spanish-American Linguistics (1-3) May be taken for a max. of 3 sem. hrs. credit. Readings in Spanish or Spanish-American linguistics.

7930 Studies in Medieval Spanish Literature (3) V With consent of department, may be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary.

7940 Topics in Spanish American Literature: Beginnings to 19th Century (3) V With consent of department, may be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary.

7946 Topics in Spanish American Literature: 19th Century to the Present (3) V With consent of department, may be taken for a max. of 12 hrs. of credit when topics vary.

7950 Special Topics in Golden Age Spanish Literature (3) V With consent of department, may be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary.

7961 Special Topics in Modern Spanish Literature (3) V With consent of department, may be taken for a max. of 12 hrs. of credit when topics vary.

7970 Comparative Studies in Hispanic Literature (3) V With consent of department, may be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary.

7980 Special Topics in Hispanic Linguistics (3) When topics vary, may be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit for the master's degree and 9 hrs. of credit for the doctorate. Topics to be announced.

7982 Spanish Language Variation (3) May be taken for a max. of six sem. hrs. with consent of department. Sociolinguistic perspectives and methodology in the analysis of Spanish language variation.

7983 Spanish Language Acquisition (3) V Theories and discourse perspectives in second language acquisition.

7984 Spanish in the United States (3) Spanish in contact with English language use, variation, and change; social and individual bilingualism.

7985 Research in Hispanic Linguistics (3) May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit with consent of department. Scholarly investigation guided by departmental graduate faculty.

7990 Special Topics in Hispanic Criticism (3) V With consent of department, may be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary.

8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem.) "S"/"U" grading.

 

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