Courses

  • SPAN-1113 Basic Spanish I

    Foundational principles and practice of speaking, understanding, reading and writing Spanish and an introduction to Spanish culture for those with no background in Spanish. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • SPAN-1213 Basic Spanish II

    Continuation of Basic Spanish I, enabling the student to read, write, understand and respond in basic Spanish and to be aware of cultural differences. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • SPAN-2113 Intermediate Spanish I

    A review of Spanish grammar with extensive conversation and cultural readings. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.

  • SPAN-2123 Intermediate Spanish II

    Guided development in spoken and written Spanish designed to increase vocabulary and improve usage. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.

  • SPAN-3213 Spanish Literary Readings

    A survey of Spanish literature based on selected passages and short works. This course is normally offered as independent study and only by permission of the instructor.

  • SPAN-3223 Hispanic Civilization

    An overview of Spanish-speaking civilizations through geography, history, art, architecture and music. The course features lecture, discussion, and composition in Spanish. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of odd numbered years.

  • SPAN-4113 Studies in Spanish Literature

    A study of major authors, works, and movements in Spanish literature. This course may be repeated as the content is changed. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of even numbered years.

  • SPAN-4213 Studies in Latin American Literature

    A study of the major authors, works and movements in Latin American literature. This course may be repeated as the content is changed. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of odd numbered years.

  • SPAN-4313 Advanced Grammar and Composition

    A survey of the Spanish language and its grammatical system, with specific attention to those skills required for advanced language proficiency. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of even numbered years.

  • SPAN-4413 Advanced Spanish Conversation

    Guided development in oral proficiency, emphasizing pronunciation, vocabulary development, and mastery of complex structures and public presentations. This course is normally offered as independent study and by instructor permission only.

  • SPAN-4513 Spanish Linguistics

    A study of the history of the Spanish language, its phonemic, morphemic and syntactical features and its dialectical applications in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. This course is normally offered every other fall semester of even-numbered years.

  • SPAN-4613 Advanced Conversation and Grammar

    An intense review of the grammatical concepts of Spanish with a focus on applying them in conversation and oral presentations. Pronunciation and vocabulary development will be emphasized as well. This course is normally offered every other spring semester of even-numbered years.

  • SPAN-4623 Senior Seminar for Spanish

    A capstone course giving Language and Literature majors the opportunity to synthesize previous work, to interact with the faculty at an advanced level and to practice research skills in preparation for graduate school or for entry into their profession. This course is normally offered every semester. It is recommended that students take it their last fall semester.

  • SPAN-4711 Spanish Immersion Lab

    An Intense Spanish conversation and Hispanic culture course. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • SPAN-4813 Topics in Hispanic Literature I, II Or IIi

    Three advanced, in-depth self-paced studies of a particular area of Spanish history literature offered on a rotating basis, one per summer.