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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(3-2) Cr. 0. F.S.

Prereq: Two years but less than three years of high-school Spanish
For students who require additional review at the first year (101-102) level. Course components include a compact review of 101 and the essential elements of 102. Course completed with a passing grade fulfills the LAS foreign language requirement. Not recommended for students who wish to continue language at the second year (201-202) level without completing 102.

(4-0) Cr. 4. F.SS.


A communicative approach to grammar and vocabulary within the context of Hispanic culture. For students whose native language is not Spanish.

(4-0) Cr. 4. S.SS.

Prereq: SPAN 101, SPAN 97 or placement by departmental exam
Continuation of Spanish 101. A communicative approach to grammar and vocabulary within the context of Hispanic culture. For students whose native language is not Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 3. SS.


Supervised instruction in Spanish and Hispanic culture; formal class instruction at level appropriate to student's training, augmented by practical living experience. Taught in Spanish. Consult the department regarding equivalency with SPAN 101 or 102.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(4-0) Cr. 4. F.

Prereq: SPAN 102 or placement by departmental exam
Intensive review of basic grammar and conversation. For students whose native language is not Spanish. Practice in oral and written communication. Development of fluency with idiomatic expressions. Selected readings on culture and literature.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(4-0) Cr. 4. S.

Prereq: SPAN 201 or placement by departmental exam
Continuation of Spanish 201. Intensive review of basic grammar. Practice in oral and written communication. Development of fluency with idiomatic expressions. Selected readings on culture and literature. For students whose native language is not Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 3. SS.

Prereq: SPAN 102 or equivalent
Supervised instruction in Spanish and Hispanic culture; formal class instruction at level appropriate to student's training, augmented by practical living experience. Taught in Spanish. Consult the department regarding equivalency with SPAN 201 or 202.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(4-0) Cr. 4. F.S.

Prereq: 4 years of high school Spanish, two years of Spanish at a community college, Spanish 201, or equivalent by placement
Bridge course between 200- and 300-level Spanish courses that focuses on application of advanced grammatical concepts within the context of Hispanic culture. Accelerated review of SPAN 201 and SPAN 202 designed for students who want to continue at the 300 level. Taught in Spanish for students whose native language is not Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 202 or placement by departmental exam
Review and application of grammar concepts in the development of writing skills within the context of Hispanic culture. Taught in Spanish. For students whose native language is not Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 202 or placement by departmental exam
Intensive oral practice and improvement of oral proficiency. Application of specific grammatical concepts for development of conversational and writing skills within the context of Hispanic culture. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 202 or placement by departmental exam
Intensive oral practice and improvement of oral proficiency. Application of specific grammatical concepts for development of conversational and writing skills within the context of Hispanic culture. Taught in Spanish. For students whose native language is not Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 202 or placement by departmental exam
Intensive oral practice and improvement of oral proficiency. Application of specific grammatical concepts for development of conversational and writing skills within the context of Hispanic culture. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 202 or placement by departmental exam (SPAN 301 recommended)
Introduction to professional communication within a cultural context. Grammar review as needed. Individual projects will focus on special interests. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 301
Critical reading of Hispanic cultural texts. Presentation of techniques and terminology of textual criticism. Study of basic genres and media-generated artifacts and literary texts. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: One course at the 300 level
A survey of the social, political, religious, and cultural history of Spain. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: One course at the 300 level
A survey of the social, political, religious, and cultural history of Spanish America. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: One course at the 300 level
A survey of social, political, economic, and cultural topics relevant to contemporary Spain. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: One course at the 300 level
A survey of social, political, economic, and cultural topics relevant to contemporary Latin America. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 526). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: One course at the 300 level
Survey of major currents and figures in Spanish and Latin American art and/or film. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: SPAN 314
Introduction to Spanish literature from the earliest times through the present; techniques of literary criticism. Lectures, discussion, and analysis of individual selections in Spanish. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: SPAN 314
Introduction to Latin American literature from the earliest times to the present; techniques of literary criticism. Lectures, discussion, and analysis of individual selections in Spanish. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 301, SPAN 303 or SPAN 304
Introduction to the theory, methods, techniques, and problems of translation. Consideration of material from business, literature, and the social sciences. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 301, SPAN 303 or SPAN 304
An introductory study of the articulation, classification, distribution, and regional variations of the sounds of the Spanish language. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 554). (Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 351
Introduction to the theory, methods, techniques, and problems of consecutive and simultaneous interpretation. Consideration of material from business, agriculture, law, design, medicine, literature, advertisement, and sports. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.


Topics vary according to faculty interest. Author, genre or period study, women writers, cinema, or contemporary theory. Readings, discussions, and papers in English. May not be counted as a prerequisite.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.


Topics vary according to faculty interest. Knowledge and understanding of major cultural, ethical, sociopolitical and economic issues directly related to agriculture and agribusiness in Latin America, Spain, and/or Equatorial Guinea. Readings, discussions, and papers in English. May not be counted as a prerequisite.

(Cross-listed with W S). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.


Topics vary according to faculty interest. Author, genre or period study, women writers, cinema, or contemporary theory. Readings, discussions, and papers in English. May not be counted as a prerequisite.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 1-10. Repeatable.

Prereq: 2 years university-level Spanish or equivalent
Supervised instruction in Spanish and Hispanic culture; formal class instruction at level appropriate to students' training, enhanced by practical living experience.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 501). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: SPAN 314 and one course at the 320-level or above
Advanced study of Spanish grammar and syntax. Students' writing of compositions incorporates an advanced understanding of grammar, syntax, and principles of organization of thought and ideas. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 540). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: SPAN 330, SPAN 331, SPAN 332, or SPAN 333. (Recommended SPAN 330 and SPAN 331)
Discussion and analysis of selected topics in Spanish literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the Present. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 541). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: SPAN 330, SPAN 331, SPAN 332, or SPAN 333. (SPAN 330 recommended)
Discussion and analysis of selected works of Cervantes within the social and cultural context of the Golden Age. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 545). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: SPAN 330, SPAN 331, SPAN 332, SPAN or SPAN 333. (SPAN 332 and SPAN 333 recommended)
Discussion and analysis of selected topics in Latin American literature and culture from Pre-Colonial times to the Present. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: SPAN 351
Linguistic study of the major differences between the Spanish and English grammatical systems and their applications in the translation of Spanish to English. Taught in Spanish.

(Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: SPAN 352
Intensive study of the phonology, morphosyntax and lexicon of the Hispanic dialects of Spain and Latin America in their historical context. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: 6 credits in Spanish and permission of department chair
Designed to meet the needs of students in areas other than those in which courses are offered, or who desire to integrate a study of literature or language with special problems in major fields. No more than 6 credits in Span 490 may be counted toward graduation.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 9 credits of Spanish at the 300 level; permission of advisor and WLC Internship Coordinator
Work experience using Spanish language skills in the public or private sector, combined with academic work under faculty supervision. Up to 3 credits may apply toward the major. Available only to majors and minors.

Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

(Dual-listed with SPAN 401). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: SPAN 314 and one course at the 320-level or above
Advanced study of Spanish grammar and syntax. Students' writing of compositions incorporates an advanced understanding of grammar, syntax, and principles of organization of thought and ideas. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 326). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: 6 credits in Spanish literature or culture at 400 level
Survey of major currents and figures in Spanish and Latin American art and/or film.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 440). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: SPAN 330, SPAN 331, SPAN 332, or SPAN 333. (Recommended SPAN 330 and SPAN 331)
Discussion and analysis of selected topics in Spanish literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the Present. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 441). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: SPAN 330, SPAN 331, SPAN 332, or SPAN 333. (SPAN 330 recommended)
Discussion and analysis of selected works of Cervantes within the social and cultural context of the Golden Age. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 445). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: SPAN 330, SPAN 331, SPAN 332, SPAN or SPAN 333. (SPAN 332 and SPAN 333 recommended)
Discussion and analysis of selected topics in Latin American literature and culture from Pre-Colonial times to the Present. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with SPAN 354). (Cross-listed with LING). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: SPAN 351
Introduction to the theory, methods, techniques, and problems of consecutive and simultaneous interpretation. Consideration of material from business, agriculture, law, design, medicine, literature, advertisement, and sports. Taught in Spanish.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 6 credits of 400 level Spanish

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 6 credits of 400 level Spanish

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 6 credits of 400 level Spanish

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 6 credits of 400 level Spanish

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: Permission of instructor; 6 credits of 400 level Spanish