Courses

Welcome to the Spanish Program

Minor Requirements

Minor (18 semester hours at the advanced level)

Spanish 3013 or 3023; 3003, 3333; and 9 hours of electives


Major Requirements

Major (24 semester hours at the advanced level)

Spanish 3013 or 3023; 3003; 3333; 6 hours from 3133, 3233, 3533, 3633; 4133 or 4244; 4433; and 3 hours of electives


COURSES IN SPANISH (SPAN)

1134. Elementary Spanish 1 4(4-0)

A beginning course in the development of fundamental speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in the Spanish language and an introduction to Hispanic cultures. One hour of laboratory practice a week is required.

1234. Elementary Spanish 11 4(4-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1134.

Continuation of Spanish 1134. One hour of laboratory practice a week is required.

2133. Intermediate Spanish 1 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 1234.

Continued development of language skills. Grammar review and study of Hispanic cultures. Weekly lab practice required.

2233. Intermediate Spanish 11 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2133.

Continuation of Spanish 2133. Weekly lab practice required.

3003. Introduction to Hispanic Literature 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2233.

Readings in prose and poetry in Spanish with emphasis on methods of analysis and understanding of literary movements. Application of techniques through written and oral communication in Spanish. Required of Spanish majors and minors.

3013. Spanish Civilization 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2233.

Study of the history, geography, and culture of Spain. Use of media in the target culture. Continued development of oral and written communication in Spanish.

3023. Spanish American Civilization 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2233.

Study of the history, geography, and culture of Spanish America. Continued development of oral and written communication in Spanish.

3133. Survey of Spanish Literature 1 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003.

A history and general survey of the literature of Spain from the Middle Ages through the 17th century. Practice in critical analysis and language skills through class discussion, papers, and examinations.

3233. Survey of Spanish Literature 11 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003.

A history and general survey of the literature of Spain from the 18th century to the present. Practice in critical analysis and language skills through class discussion, papers, and examinations.

3333. Conversation and Composition 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2233.

Extended development of oral and written communication in Spanish. Intensive grammar review and vocabulary expansion for a variety of situations and topics. Required of Spanish majors and minors.

3343. Spanish for Professionals 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 2233.

Concentrated study of Spanish in such professional disciplines as business, health, criminal justice, or law. Includes intensive vocabulary building and development of communicative skills designed to meet professional demands. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

3533. Survey of Spanish American Literature 1 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003.

A history and general survey of the literature of Spanish America from PreColumbian times up to the 20th century. Practice in critical analysis and language skills through class discussion, papers, and examinations.

3633. Survey of Spanish American Literature 11 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003.

A history and general survey of the literature of Spanish America of the 20th century. Practice in critical analysis and language skills through class discussion, papers, and examinations.

4013. Topics In Hispanic Literature 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3003.

Concentrated study in a particular genre, sub-genre, or theme in Hispanic literature. Topics will vary and may include such subjects as Women's Studies, Golden Age Literature, Spanish American Drama, Poetry, Novel, or Short Story.  May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

4133. Advanced Oral Expression 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3333.

Further development of oral proficiency in formal and informal settings and study of phonetics. No student who has graduated from a secondary school in a Spanishspeaking country may enroll in this course.

4233. Advanced Grammar and Composition 3(3-0)

Prerequisite: Spanish 3333.

Further development of writing skills through intensive practice writing and rewriting. Includes grammar review and the study of writing and stylistics.

4433. Advanced Comprehensive Skills 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: 15 advanced hours of Spanish.

Consolidation of vocabulary and grammar through practice of language functions. Further development of listening and reading skills. Review of language structures, Hispanic culture, geography, history, and literature. Required of all students seeking teacher certification in Spanish.

4633. Selected Problems in Spanish Language, Literature, or Culture 3(3-0)

Prerequisites: 6 advanced hours of Spanish, senior standing, and consent of the instructor and chair.

Individual study in a topic