Spanish - SPAN

SPAN F100A Elementary Spanish 1A (h)

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Spanish language and culture with an emphasis on spoken and written language. Does not meet Perspectives on the Human Condition requirements, or Foreign Language major or minor requirements. (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. Does not meet Perspectives on the Human Condition requirements, or Foreign Language major or minor requirements. Prerequisites: SPAN F100A; or permission of instructor. (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 SPAN 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. 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 SI SI! (Summer Intensive Spanish Immersion) (h)

3 Credits
Offered Summer As Demand Warrants

Intensive two week language immersion. Verbal skills improvement. Includes role playing, problem solving and situational conversation. Conducted entirely in Spanish. Note: Does not satisfy core curriculum. Prerequisites: SPAN F201; F202 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. (3+0)

SPAN F221 Cultures and Civilizations of Latin America

3 Credits
Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Designed to provide students of Spanish language and others interested in Hispanic culture with background in the geography, history, religions, cultures and politics of Latin America. We will also explore the changes and challenges facing contemporary Latin American society. Conducted in English. Recommended: SPAN F102. (3+0)

SPAN F222 Cultures and Civilizations of Spain (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Designed to provide students of Spanish language and others interested in Hispanic culture with background in the geography, history, religions, cultures, and politics of Spain. Explores the changes and challenges facing contemporary Spanish society. Conducted in English. Recommended SPAN F102. (3+0)

SPAN F301 O 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. Note: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; SPAN F202 or equivalent; or instructor permission. (3+0)

SPAN F302 W 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 F311 Advanced Spanish Composition (h)

3 Credits


Practice of formal and informal writing styles in Spanish. Focus on vocabulary and stylistic issues. Prerequisites: SPAN F202. Recommended: ENGL F111. (3+0)

SPAN F317 Advanced Spanish Grammar (h)

3 Credits


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

SPAN F431 O 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 F432 W 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)