Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 1411. Elementary Spanish I. 4 Hours.

For students who have had no previous instruction in Spanish. Introduction to Spanish pronunciation, vocabulary, and basic language codes stressing an oral approach to the language with special emphasis on conversation and oral drill. Two one-hour language laboratory periods weekly are required, one of which is a concurrent lab class enrollment. Native Spanish speakers should take the CLEP or register for SPAN 2312.
Prerequisite: For non-native speakers of Spanish.

SPAN 1412. Elementary Spanish II. 4 Hours.

This course is a continuation of SPN 1411. Language codes with more complexity are discussed and drilled. Stress is placed on aural and oral skills. Two one-hour language laboratory periods weekly are required, one of which is a concurrent lab class enrollment. For non-native speakers of Spanish. Native Spanish speakers should take the CLEP for placement.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPAN 1411 or equivalent.

SPAN 2311. Intermediate Spanish I. 3 Hours.

Readings of medium difficulty are used as a basis for reading and aural comprehension as well as for oral communication. For non-native speakers of Spanish. Native Spanish speakers should take the CLEP for placement.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPAN 1412 or equivalent.

SPAN 2312. Intermediate Spanish II. 3 Hours.

Continuation of SPAN 2311 with special emphasis on practical needs for communication.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPAN 2311 or equivalent.

SPAN 3361. Spanish Grammar & Composition. 3 Hours.

Study of the syntactical and morphological characteristics of the Spanish language with emphasis on developing the ability to write in Spanish.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPAN 2312, the equivalent of SPAN 2312, or consent of instructor.

SPAN 3362. Survey Of Spanish Literature I. 3 Hours.

A study of the development of the literature of Spain from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. Various eras, genres, and authors are studied.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 3363. Survey Of Spanish Lit II. 3 Hours.

Will focus on the literature of Spain beginning with the eighteenth century to the present. Masterworks from genres of drama, poetry, and prose will be read, discussed in Spanish and analyzed in written reports.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 3367. Principles Of Span Linguistics. 3 Hours.

A study of descriptive, applied, and contrastive linguistics.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 3368. Conversational Spanish I. 3 Hours.

Emphasis is placed on extemporaneous speaking and conversation. Reading materials from Spanish speaking countries will be included as a basis for conversation and composition. This course cannot be taken for credit by native Spanish speakers.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 3369. Conversational Spanish II. 3 Hours.

Emphasis is placed on extemporaneous speaking and conversation. Reading materials from Spanish speaking countries will be included as a basis for conversation and composition.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 3374. Intro-Lit Of Spanish America. 3 Hours.

Study of the texts of Spanish-American writers from the Conquest to the present with emphasis given to the historical, cultural, and political factors which influenced their writing. Instruction is in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 3375. Genres In Spanish American Lit. 3 Hours.

Studies of themes and techniques of outstanding Spanish- American poets, dramatists or novelists.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 3380. Spanish Culture & Civilization. 3 Hours.

An overview of the culture and civilization of Spain.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411,SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 3381. Spanish Lit for Children. 3 Hours.

This course prepares students to teach Spanish and Spanish-American literature for children, its rhetorical and narrative characteristics, its development, and its symbolism in relation to the needs of the child and the culture. Instruction is conducted in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411,SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 3385. Span-Amer Culture & Civilizatn. 3 Hours.

A study of the culture and civilization of the Spanish-speaking areas of the Americas.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411,SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 4075. Individual Readings in Spanish. 1-6 Hours.

Designed for the individual student who may need to study a particular era, genre, or author. Enrollment in this course is restricted and must be granted by department chair. Variable Credit (1-3).
Prerequisite: Advanced standing in Spanish.

SPAN 4361. Advanced Spanish Grammar. 3 Hours.

An in-depth study of the usage of the Spanish language as it relates to creative writing and scholarly reports.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 4362. History of the Spanish Languag. 3 Hours.

This course outlines the history of the Spanish language over the last two millennia, focusing on the formal development of its phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312, SPAN 3361 and SPAN 3367 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 4364. Spanish American Prose. 3 Hours.

A study of selected authors, short stories, essays, or novels. Emphasis on themes, techniques, and current literary themes.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411,SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 4365. Pablo Picasso & Spanish Art. 3 Hours.

This course examines the interplay between Spanish culture and Spanish art using Pablo Picasso as a central unifying figure in order to relate past, present, and future aspects of Spanish heritage.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 4366. Spanish Phonetics. 3 Hours.

This course is an introduction to the scientific study of the sounds of Spanish. The two essential goals of the course are to discuss the ways in which English and Spanish sounds differ, and to help improve pronunciation of the Spanish language. Advanced Standing in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411,SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312, SPAN 3361 and SPAN 3367 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 4370. Seminar in Selected Topics Literacy, Language, and Civilization. 3 Hours.

An in-depth study of a selected topic. The topic to be explored will change from year to year. This course may be repeated for credit as the content varies.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 4371. Spanish for Criminal Justice. 3 Hours.

Study of Spanish and Spanish-related issues and topics for Criminal Justice, criminology, law enforcement, and Sociology.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPAN 3361 or consent of Chair.

SPAN 4372. Spanish for Business. 3 Hours.

Study of business terminology in Spanish related to banking, accounting, international trade, marketing, management, and finance and of cultural aspects of Latin America and Spain, with practice in speaking, reading and translating business Spanish. Credit 3 hours.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1411,SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361 with a grade of C or higher.

SPAN 4373. Spanish for Mass Communication. 3 Hours.

Students in this course examine the Spanish language as it relates to radio, television, newspaper, and other media sources in the context of Hispanic culture. The course surveys the history of journalistic genres in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. The course builds language proficiency using a contextualized, content-based approach.
Prerequisite: SPAN 3361.

SPAN 4374. Spanish for Health Professions. 3 Hours.

This course promotes the development of enhanced Spanish-language ability for professionals in the health care industry. The close relationship between language and culture will also foster the heightened awareness of ethnic, gender, and multicultural consciousness.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 and SPAN 3361.