Courses in Spanish

A&H faculty members provide descriptions of courses offered each semester. These descriptions are specific to the current/upcoming semester and more detailed than the descriptions below. Be sure to take a look at these Course Descriptions when looking for information specific to each semester.

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Undergraduate Courses

Spanish

SPAN 1311 Beginning Spanish I (3 semester credit hours) Development of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Prerequisite: Equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

SPAN 1312 Beginning Spanish II (3 semester credit hours) Continued development of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Prerequisite: SPAN 1311 or equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

SPAN 2310 Spanish for Heritage Speakers (3 semester credit hours) For heritage speakers with little or no formal exposure to the language. Prerequisite: Equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) R

SPAN 2311 (SPAN 2311) Intermediate Spanish I (3 semester credit hours) Review of Beginning Spanish I & II (or equivalent); development of intermediate-level skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing within a cultural framework. Prerequisite: SPAN 1312 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

SPAN 2312 (SPAN 2312) Intermediate Spanish II (3 semester credit hours) Continued development of intermediate-level skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Prerequisite: SPAN 2311 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

SPAN 3330 Medical Spanish (3 semester credit hours) Development of communication skills for interacting with Spanish speakers in a healthcare setting. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

SPAN 3350 Business Spanish (3 semester credit hours) Development of communication skills for interacting with Spanish speakers in a business setting. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

SPAN 3363 Spanish Composition and Style (3 semester credit hours) Development of formal writing skills for professional and academic settings. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) R

SPAN 3365 Advanced Spanish I (3 semester credit hours) Development of advanced-level fluency and accuracy in reading, writing, and conversation. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

SPAN 3366 Advanced Spanish II (3 semester credit hours) Continued development of advanced-level fluency and accuracy in reading, writing, and conversation. Prerequisite: SPAN 3365 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) S

SPAN 4301 Advanced Spanish Conversation (3 semester credit hours) Development of advanced oral communication skills. Prerequisite: SPAN 3366 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

SPAN 4302 Spanish Conversation and Community (3 semester credit hours) Continued acquisition of the language through contact with heritage speakers. Fieldwork outside the classroom required. Prerequisite: SPAN 3366 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) R

SPAN 4315 Study Abroad in Spanish (3 semester credit hours) To be taken in conjunction with study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country under the supervision of a member of the faculty in the School of Arts and Humanities. Study of language and culture through immersion. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (9 semester credit hours maximum). Instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

SPAN 4364 Advanced Spanish Culture (3 semester credit hours) Exploration of Hispanic cultures as revealed in the visual arts, music, or film. Conducted in Spanish with occasional use of English for clarification of difficult concepts only. Prerequisite: SPAN 3366 or equivalent based on placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y

SPAN 4366 Spanish and Latin American Literatures (3 semester credit hours) An introduction to the study of the literatures of Spain and Latin America through readings of representative texts from the medieval period to the present. Readings, lectures, and discussions in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 3366 or equivalent based on placement exam score or instructor consent required. (3-0) R

SPAN 4367 The History of the Spanish Language (3 semester credit hours) Study of the evolution of the Spanish language through the main ages of its history, based on its direct and distant antecedents (Latin language from Hispania and pre-Roman languages). External factors (such as political and social vicissitudes) as well as internal ones (such as language changes) will be considered. This course serves as an introduction to the origins, formation, and development of the Spanish language in the Iberian Peninsula and the New World. Prerequisite: SPAN 3366, or completion of the language placement exam or instructor consent required. (3-0) R