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SPAN - Spanish Courses

There are 11 courses in this subject. View all course listings.
SPAN 101
4.00 cr.
Beginning Spanish I

This introductory course to Spanish language and culture begins developing the four basic-skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing with a focus on meaningful communication in a Spanish setting.

SPAN 102
4.00 cr.
Beginning Spanish II

This is a continuation of Beginning Spanish I. Prerequisite: SPAN101 or placement exam.

SPAN 203
4.00 cr.
Intermediate Spanish I

Development of conversational fluency is emphasized while the fundamentals of grammar are reviewed and expanded. Cultural awareness is enhanced through selected readings. Prerequisite: SPAN102 or placement exam.

SPAN 204
4.00 cr.
Intermediate Spanish II

This course is a continuation of Intermediate Spanish I. Prerequisite: SPAN203 or placement exam.

SPAN 305
4.00 cr.
Conversation and Literature I

Short literary works stimulate discussion and help to build an understanding and appreciation of Hispanic life and culture, with special attention given to Hispanic life in the United States and Latin America. Selected grammar topics are reviewed and expanded. Prerequisite: SPAN204 or placement exam.

SPAN 306
4.00 cr.
Conversation and Literature II

This course is a continuation of Conversation and Literature I. The literary works focus on Latin America in the past 50 years, helping to gain an understanding and appreciation of recent history. Literary terminology and methods of literary interpretation are covered, along with the review of selected grammar topics. Prerequisite: SPAN305 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 320
3.00 cr.
History and Culture of Spain

An overview of the history and culture of Spain from pre-history to the present. Topics include art, literature and politics. Prerequisite: SPAN306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 330
3.00 cr.
History and Culture of Latin America

An overview of the history and culture of Latin America from the time of the conquest to the present day. Topics include art, literature, and politics. Prerequisite: SPAN306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 340
3.00 cr.
Survey of the Literature of Spain

A survey of the literature of some of the more important Spanish authors, past and present. Prerequisite: SPAN306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 350
3.00 cr.
Survey of the Literature of Latin America

A survey of the literature of some of the more important Latin American authors, past and present. Prerequisite: SPAN306 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 480
3.00 cr.
Topics Course

A course designed to include topics outside the scope of other Spanish course offerings. Course may be repeated with different topics.