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Spanish


SPAN F100A Elementary Spanish 1A (h)

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Spanish language and culture with an emphasis on spoken and written language. After completion of SPAN F100A and SPAN F100B the student will be able to continue on to SPAN F102. Note: Both SPAN F100A and SPAN F100B must be taken to equal SPAN F101 which fulfills one semester of the foreign language core requirement. (3+0)


SPAN F100B Elementary Spanish 1B (h)

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Spanish language and culture with an emphasis on spoken and written language. After completion of SPAN F100A and SPAN F100B the student will be able to continue on to SPAN F102. Note: Both SPAN F100A and SPAN F100B must be taken to equal SPAN F101, which fulfills one semester of the foreign language core requirement. (3+0)


SPAN F101 Elementary Spanish I (h)

5 Credits     Offered Fall

Introduction to the language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials. (5+0)


SPAN F102 Elementary Spanish II (h)

5 Credits     Offered Spring

Introduction to the language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials. Prerequisites: SPAN F101; or SPAN F100A and F100B; or the equivalent. (5+0)


SPAN F103 Conversational Spanish I (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall, Summer, As Demand Warrants

Verbal skills improvement. Includes role playing, problem solving and situational conversation. Conducted entirely in Spanish. Note: Does not satisfy core curriculum or foreign language major requirements. Graded Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: SPAN F100A; and SPAN F100B; or SPAN F101; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


SPAN F201 Intermediate Spanish I (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Continuation of SPAN F102. Increasing emphasis on reading, writing and oral ability. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN F102 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


SPAN F202 Intermediate Spanish II (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Continuation of SPAN F201. Increasing emphasis on reading, writing and oral ability. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN F201 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


SPAN F203 Conversational Spanish II (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall, Summer, As Demand Warrants

Verbal skills improvement. Includes role playing, problem solving and situational conversation. Conducted entirely in Spanish. Note: Does not satisfy core curriculum or foreign language major requirements. Graded Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: SPAN F100A and SPAN F100B; or SPAN F101; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


SPAN F301O Advanced Comprehension and Conversation (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Focus on increasing writing and listening comprehension. Discussions, presentations and exercises to enhance verbal competence. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; SPAN F202 or equivalent; or instructor permission. (3+0)


SPAN F302W Introduction to Literary Comprehension (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

An introduction to the understanding and analysis of Hispanic literature, with particular emphasis on the forms of written Spanish. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; SPAN F202 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


SPAN F317 Advanced Spanish Grammar (h)

3 Credits

Grammatical concepts in Spanish. Focus on more difficult grammatical structures. Also available via Independent Learning. Prerequisites: SPAN F202 or equivalent or permission of instructor. (3+0)


SPAN F431O Senior Seminar (h)

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Topics may include literature, arts and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Conducted in Spanish. Students may repeat course for credit if topic varies. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; SPAN F302 or equivalent; senior standing; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


SPAN F432W Studies of Hispanic Literature (h)

3 Credits     Offered Spring

Intensive study of authors, literary texts, movements, genres, themes and/or critical approaches. Note: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; SPAN F302 or equivalent; junior standing; or permission of instructor. (3+0)


SPAN F482 Selected Topics in Spanish (h)

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Intensive course focusing on topics not covered in SPAN F431 or SPAN F432. Note: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies. Prerequisites: SPAN F302 or equivalent; junior standing, or permission of instructor. (3+0)


SPAN F488 Individual Study: Senior Project (h)

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Analysis and presentation, in Spanish, of a problem chosen by the student in consultation with the department. The student must apply for senior project and submit a project outline by the end of the sixth week of the semester preceding the semester of graduation. Offered normally in the semester preceding the student's graduation. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: At least 10 credits in upper-division Spanish or permission of instructor. (3+0)


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