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AUSPA101 Beginners' Spanish I Course Page

Description: Introduction to the essentials of the Spanish language designed to develop ability in speaking and writing, with a strong emphasis on the development of oral communication skills. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 100, 101 and 103.

AUSPA102 Beginners' Spanish II Course Page

Description: Continuation of AUSPA 101. Prerequisite: AUSPA 101. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 100, 102 and 104.

AUSPA103 Introductory Spanish I Course Page

Description: Introduction to the Spanish language designed to develop functional oral skills and a rudimentary reading and writing ability in Spanish through class instruction, seminars, and immersion experience, including living with Spanish speakers. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 100, 101 and 103.

AUSPA104 Introductory Spanish II Course Page

Description: Continuation of introduction to the Spanish language designed to develop functional oral skills and a rudimentary reading and writing ability in Spanish through class instruction, seminars, and immersion experience, including living with Spanish speakers. Prerequisite: AUSPA 101 or 103. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 100, 102 and 104.

AUSPA201 Intermediate Spanish I Course Page

Description: Designed to consolidate basic Spanish language skills through systematic grammar review and practice in various language skills. Prerequisite: Spanish 30 (or equivalent), AUSPA 100, 102 or 104. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 200, 201 and 203.

AUSPA202 Intermediate Spanish II Course Page

Description: Continuation of AUSPA 201. Prerequisite: AUSPA 201 or 203. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 200, 202 and 204.

AUSPA203 Intermediate Spanish I Course Page

Description: Stress on oral communication through immersion, including living with native Spanish speakers. A continuation of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and understanding Hispanic culture that was begun at the first year level of Spanish. Completion of the verb system and introduction to translation and interpretation. Prerequisite: AUSPA 100, 102 or 104. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 200, 201, 203.

AUSPA204 Intermediate Spanish II Course Page

Description: A continuation of AUSPA 203. Stress on oral communication through immersion, including living with native Spanish speakers. A continuation of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills and understanding Hispanic culture that was begun at the first year level of Spanish. Completion of the verb system and introduction to translation and interpretation. Prerequisite: AUSPA 201 or 203. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 200, 202, and 204.

AUSPA240 Development Studies Seminar Course Page

Description: Integrative study of development issues and strategies based on work experiences in rural communities in a Latin American country. Prerequisite: Consent of the selection committee. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 240, 340, AUGDS 122, 222, 322.

AUSPA241 Development Studies Practicum Course Page

Description: By working in a Latin American country in projects dealing with such issues as health care, water aid, sustainable farming, developing co-operatives, and education, the student becomes familiar with various aspects of and integrated approach to development. Prerequisite: Consent of the selection committee. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 241, 341, AUGDS 123, 223, 323.

AUSPA250 Integrated Studies (Cuba) Course Page

Description: This is a mandatory course for all students attending the Augustana-in-Cuba program. The course will integrate various disciplinary considerations with the student's experiences while living and studying for a semester in Cuba. Themes will include: Cuban society and culture, Cuba in a Latin American context, Cuba and the world. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 250 and AUIDS 292. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program. Costs of the program beyond and including regular tuition are the responsibility of the student. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

AUSPA252 Cuban Government and Politics Course Page

Description: Survey of Cuban state institutions, political ideas, the Organs of Popular Power, the Communist Party of Cuba, and mass organizations. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 252 and AUPOL 239. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program.

AUSPA253 Women in Contemporary Cuba Course Page

Description: Sociological examination of the life of women in contemporary Cuba, focusing on the experience of women within families, workplaces and education. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 253 and AUSOC 279. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program.

AUSPA301 Advanced Spanish I Course Page

Description: Designed as the normal sequel to AUSPA 200 or 202, the course is intended to strengthen and consolidate speaking, reading, and writing skills acquired in the aforementioned courses. Prerequisite: AUSPA 200, 202 or 204. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 301 and 303.

AUSPA302 Advanced Spanish II Course Page

Description: Designed as the normal sequel to AUSPA 301, the course is intended to strengthen and consolidate speaking, reading, and writing skills acquired in the aforementioned course. Prerequisite: AUSPA 301 or 303. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 302 and 304.

AUSPA303 Advanced Spanish I Course Page

Description: Designed to develop further the comprehension, speaking, writing and reading skills acquired in Intermediate Spanish through classroom instruction, excursions and immersion experience, including living with native Spanish speakers. Improvement in overall fluency, enhanced knowledge of Hispanic culture and review of key grammatical concepts are integral to the course. Prerequisite: AUSPA 200, 202 or 204. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 301 and 303.

AUSPA304 Advanced Spanish II Course Page

Description: Continuation of AUSPA 303. Designed to develop further the comprehension, speaking, writing and reading skills acquired in Intermediate Spanish through classroom instruction, excursions and immersion experience, including living with native Spanish speakers. Improvement in overall fluency, enhanced knowledge of Hispanic culture and review of key grammatical concepts are integral to the course. Prerequisite: AUSPA 301 or 303. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 302 and 304.

AUSPA340 Development Studies Seminar Course Page

Description: Integrative study of development issues and strategies based on work experiences in rural communities in a Latin American country. Prerequisite: Consent of the selection committee. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 240, 340, AUGDS 122, 222, 322.

AUSPA341 Development Studies Practicum Course Page

Description: By working in a Latin American country in projects dealing with such issues as health care, water aid, sustainable farming, developing co-operatives, and education, the student becomes familiar with various aspects of and integrated approach to development. Prerequisite: Consent of the selection committee. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 241, 341, AUGDS 123, 223, 323.

AUSPA402 Directed Study: Language Course Page

Description: Intensive study of a specific area of Spanish as defined by the student and supervising instructor. Prerequisites: *15 at a senior level in Spanish, including at least *3 at the 300 level, and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

AUSPA403 Directed Study: Literature Course Page

Description: Intensive study of a specific area of Spanish as defined by the student and supervising instructor. Prerequisites: *15 at a senior level in Spanish, including at least *3 at the 300 level, and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

AUSPA404 Advanced Spanish III Course Page

Description: Designed to develop further the comprehension, speaking, writing and reading skills acquired in Advanced Spanish through classroom instruction, excursions and immersion experience, including living with native Spanish speakers. Improvement in overall fluency, enhanced knowledge of Hispanic culture and review of key grammatical concepts are integral to the course. Prerequisite: AUSPA 302 or AUSPA 304. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America.

AUSPA405 Advanced Spanish IV Course Page

Description: Designed to develop further the comprehension, speaking, writing and reading skills acquired in Advanced Spanish through classroom instruction, excursions and immersion experience, including living with native Spanish speakers. Improvement in overall fluency, enhanced knowledge of Hispanic culture and review of key grammatical concepts are integral to the course. Prerequisite: AUSPA 402 or AUSPA 404. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America.