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SPAN111 Beginners' Spanish I Course Page

Description: Intended for students with no previous knowledge of the language and designed to lead to a working knowledge of spoken and written Spanish with a focus on listening, reading, speaking, writing, and intercultural competence. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency, or with Spanish 30 or its equivalents in Canada and other countries.

SPAN112 Beginners' Spanish II Course Page

Description: A continuation of SPAN 111. Prerequisite: SPAN 111 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency, or with Spanish 30 or its equivalents in Canada and other countries.

SPAN211 Intermediate Spanish I Course Page

Description: Intended to further develop knowledge of spoken and written Spanish with a focus on intercultural communicative competence. Prerequisite: Spanish 30 (or equivalent) or SPAN 112 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with advanced standing equivalent or near native ability.

SPAN212 Intermediate Spanish II Course Page

Description: A continuation of Spanish 211. Prerequisite: SPAN 211 or consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with advanced standing equivalent or near native ability.

SPAN300 Advanced Spanish Course Page

Description: A high-intermediate to advanced-level course intended to improve overall proficiency in spoken and written Spanish. Emphasis on intercultural communicative competence. Prerequisite: SPAN 212 or consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with advanced standing equivalent or near native ability or with credit in SPAN 306.

SPAN306 Spanish for Heritage Speakers Course Page

Description: Intended for speakers with an advanced level of oral proficiency, but no previous formal study of Spanish. Focus is on topics such as grammar and sentence structure, spelling and punctuation, interference between English and Spanish, and colloquial versus formal usages with the objective of improving skills in oral and written communication. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in SPAN 300.

SPAN314 Civilization and Culture of Spain Course Page

Description: Through a series of selected topics, the course offers a panoramic view of Spanish civilization and culture from the Medieval Period to our present time with an overall emphasis on the construction of 'Spanish' cultural identities. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN320 Introduction to Literary Analysis Course Page

Description: Students develop the skills required for advanced studies in Spanish and Spanish American literature through the careful study of a variety of literary texts. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN321 Foundational Fictions of Spanish America Course Page

Description: Readings from selected texts to continue language acquisition and to introduce students to aspects of Spanish American literature and culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN323 Latin American Literature and the Environment Course Page

Description: The study of the relationship of Latin American writing and writers to the environment with a focus on the landscape and current ecological concerns. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN325 Introduction to Cinema Course Page

Description: Some of the major works of film of Spain and/or Spanish America. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN326 Hispanic Children's Literature Course Page

Description: Key works of children's literature in Spain and Latin America. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN332 The Culture of Food Course Page

Description: Through an examination of texts about food (cookbooks, novels, films, music, journalism, etc.) students will gain an understanding of how food serves as a locus for concerns about nationalism, ethnicity, gender, and politics in Latin America. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN333 Reading Popular Culture Course Page

Description: The course will look at questions of nation, class, race and gender in Hispanic popular cultural production. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN335 The Spanish Caribbean Course Page

Description: Literature and culture in Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN341 The 'Roaring Twenties' in Transatlantic Perspective Course Page

Description: Cultural production of Spanish America and Spain in the 1920's. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN342 Urban Poetics: The City and Modernity in the Spanish American Avant-gardes Course Page

Description: How avant-garde artists in Spanish America produced contrasting visions of the city. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN370 The Sounds of Spanish Course Page

Description: Sound system of Spanish: phonetics, phonology, evolution of the language. Special attention to the pronunciation differences from English. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN373 Spanish as a World Language Course Page

Description: Focus on the evolution of Spanish from Latin and its spread around the world. Examines the different varieties of Spanish as well as practices and attitudes regarding the use of Spanish in different regions. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department. Note: Not open to students with credit in SPAN 372. May be taken in place of SPAN 372 for program requirements.

SPAN399 Special Topics Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

SPAN405 Exercises in Translation: Spanish into English Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *3 in SPAN at the 300 level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of the Department. Note: This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

SPAN406 Exercises in Translation: English into Spanish Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *3 in SPAN at the 300 level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of the Department. Note: This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

SPAN407 Advanced Grammar and Composition Course Page

Description: Focus on meanings expressed by different grammatical structures in Spanish, with reference to translation differences with English. Practice of different styles of writing. Prerequisites: *3 in SPAN at the 300 level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of the Department. Note: This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

SPAN425 Hispanic Filmmakers Course Page

Description: Study of one to three different Hispanic filmmakers. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of the Department.

SPAN428 Spanish Literary Masterpieces Course Page

Description: An in-depth study of the most influential works of Span. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of the Department.

SPAN441 Reading Colonial Culture Course Page

Description: Colonial Identities, power and ideology, mobilized through various forms of representation. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of the Department.

SPAN450 Topics in Spanish-American Literature and Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of Department.

SPAN460 Self Portraits in Writing Course Page

Description: Testimonial writing, biography, and autobiography, memories, correspondence, diaries, interviews and confessions. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of Department.

SPAN475 Spanish in Society Course Page

Description: Language as a social phenomenon. Description of dialects in Spanish. Language shift, bilingualism, language attrition, code-switching and langugage attitudes. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 and an additional *3 in SPAN at the 300-level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of Department.

SPAN476 The Acquisition of Spanish Course Page

Description: Issues relating to the acquisition of Spanish as a second language, education, and language policies, and language pedagogy in the literature and in practice. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 and an additional *3 in SPAN at the 300-level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of Department.

SPAN495 Honors Thesis Course Page
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SPAN499 Special Topics Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

SPAN505 Exercises in Translation: Spanish to English Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

SPAN506 Exercises in Translation: English to Spanish Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

SPAN528 Spanish Literary Masterpieces Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

SPAN575 Spanish in Society Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

SPAN599 Directed Reading Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

SPAN699 Topics in Spanish Literature and Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.