SPANISH (SPN)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

SPN 100 Intro to Conversational Spanish 3(3-0)
Basis skills for understanding and speaking Spanish. (*)

SPN 101 Beginning Spanish I 5(5-0)
Development of skills in speaking, reading and writing; an introduction to Hispanic Culture. (F,S)

SPN 102 Beginning Spanish II 5(5-0)
Development of skills in speaking reading and writing; an introduction to Hispanic Culture. Prerequisite: SPN 101 or departmental placement test. (F,S)

SPN 130 Cultures of the Spanish-Spkg World 3(3-0)
Topics in the history, literatures, and art of selected Spanish-Speaking cultures, taught in English. (F,S)

SPN 201 Spanish Grammar and Composition I 3(3-0)
Review of intermediate grammar and practice in writing compositions. Prerequisite: one year of college Spanish or equivalent. (F)

SPN 202 Spanish Grammar and Composition II 3(3-0)
Further study of grammar, increased emphasis on composition. Prerequisite: SPN 201 or permission of instructor. (S)

SPN 211 Intermediate Spanish Conversation I 2(1-2)
Required for Spanish minors. Students learn and practice Spanish through creative communication using an extensive vocabulary and awareness of cultural and everyday situations. Prerequisite: one year of college Spanish or equivalent. (F)

SPN 212 Intermediate Spanish Conversation II 2(1-2)
Required for Spanish majors and minors. Students use short stories and essays designed to provide a fundamental literary vocabulary with the aim of expanding oral proficiency in Spanish. Students are introduced to basic literary terms as a foundation for their upper division studies. Prerequisite: one year of college Spanish or equivalent. (S)

SPN 281 Readings in Hispanic Civilizations I 3(3-0)
Reading and discussion based on cultures of Spain. Prerequisite: one year of college Spanish or equivalent. (F)

SPN 282 Readings in Hispanic Civilizations II 3(3-0)
Reading and discussion based on Hispanic America. Prerequisite: one year of college Spanish or equivalent. (S)

SPN 301 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Conversation 3(3-0)
Required of all Spanish majors. Prerequisite: SPN 202. (F)

SPN 302 Advanced Spanish Composition and Conversation 3(3-0)
Required of all Spanish majors, except bilingual track. Prerequisite: SPN 301. (S)

SPN 311 Survey of Spanish Literature 3(3-0)
A panoramic overview of Castilian literature from the earliest works in the vernacular to the writings of the post-Franco era. Prerequisite: SPN 202. (F)

SPN 312 Survey of Spanish American Literature 3(3-0)
An introduction to the literary and cultural texts of Spanish America and their social, political, intellectual, creative and historical implications. Prerequisite: SPN 202. (S)

SPN 321 18th and 19th Century Spanish Literature 3(3-0)
The study of representative works of Spanish literature from 1700 to 1898. Prerequisite: SPN 360. (F,O)

SPN 322 Spanish American Literature from 1900 to 1950 3(3-0)
Intensive analysis of Spanish American literature of the first half of the twentieth century. Selected readings by Azuela, Quiroga, Rivera, Onetti, Borges, etc. Prerequisite: SPN 360. (F,O)

SPN 351 20th-Century Spanish Literature 3(3-0)
Critical reading of selected masterpieces of 20th-Century Spanish literature. Prerequisite: SPN 360. (S,O)

SPN 352 Contemporary Spanish American Literature 3(3-0)
Spanish American literature. Works by Carpentier, Cortazar, Neruda, Vallejo, Castellanos, etc. Prerequisite: SPN 360. (S,E)

SPN 360 Literary Theory Trends in Spanish and Spanish American Literature 3(3-0)
The application of contemporary theory to the reading of Hispanic literature. Prerequisite: SPN 202. (F)

SPN 380 Studies in Spanish Linguistics 3(3-0)
Analysis of phonology and other language patterns crucial to learning Spanish as a second or foreign language. Prerequisite: SPN 202. (S, O)

SPN 461 Cervantes 3(3-0)
The study of Cervantes, his major works and the period in which they were written. Prerequisite: SPN 360. (S,E)

SPN 462 19th Century Spanish American Literature 3(3-0)
The study of representative 19th Century writers: works by Olmedo Bello, Heredia, Palma, Prieto, Jotabeche, Isaacs, etc. Prerequisite: SPN 360. (F,E)

SPN 471 Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature 3(3-0)
This course is designed to give an overview of Spanish literature of the Middle Ages and Golden Age, including the evolution of the Spanish language and dominant literary genres. Prerequisite: SPN 360. (F,E)

SPN 472 Colonial Spanish American Literature 3(3-0)
An introduction to the literary and cultural texts of Spanish America before Independence. Prerequisite: SPN 360. (S,O)

SPN 491 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 493 Senior Seminar 3(3-0)
In-depth analysis of specific topics, themes, authors, and works in the language literatures and cultures of the Spanish -speaking world. Prerequisite: Senior standing, successful completion of the Spanish Assessment Examination, SPN 311, 312, and at least two of the following: SPN 321, 322, 352, 461, 462, 472. (S)

SPN 494 Field Experience (1-7 VAR)
Communication, lectures by writers, artists, political leaders and specialists. Visits to museums, attendance at movies, theaters and excursions. Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish and permission of instructor. (F,S)

SPN 495 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
Specific themes which address particular problems of literature or culture. May be repeated for credit with approval of major adviser. Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish. (F,S)