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Spanish

SPAN 1411 - Elementary Spanish I (4 credits)

Introduction to four basic skills of language learning: aural understanding, oral expression, reading and writing; intensive class drill. (TCCN). Offered: Fall, Spring.

SPAN 1412 - Elementary Spanish II (4 credits)

Introduction to four basic skills of language learning; aural understanding, oral expression, reading and writing; intensive class drill. (TCCN) Prerequisite: SPAN 1411. Offered: Spring, Fall.

SPAN 2190-2690 - Selected Issues in Spanish (1-6 credits)

Introduction to specialized topics chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

SPAN 2311 - Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)

Oral/aural exercises; formal presentation of grammar; reading of contemporary works; writing of compositions in Spanish. (TCCN) Prerequisites: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412 or equivalent. Offered: Fall.

SPAN 2312 - Intermediate Spanish II (3 credits)

Oral/aural exercise; formal presentation of grammar reading of contemporary works; writing compositions in Spanish. (TCCN) Prerequisites: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412, SPAN 2311 or equivalents. Offered: Spring.

SPAN 2321 - Conversational Spanish (3 credits)

Practice in oral communication through audiovisual aids, class discussion, presentation of topics of immediate interest and usefulness. Prerequisites: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412 or equivalents.

SPAN 2621 - Conversational Spanish (6 credits)

Practice in oral communication through audio-visual aids, class discussion, presentation of topics of immediate interest and usefulness. Prerequisites: SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412 or equivalent.

SPAN 3301 - Advanced Spanish Grammar, Reading, Composition I (3 credits)

Oral and written exercises in idiomatic Spanish; compositions and discussions based on reading of modern authors; should be taken as early as possible in student's advanced work. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 or equivalents. Offered: Fall.

SPAN 3302 - Advanced Spanish Grammar, Reading, Composition II (3 credits)

Oral and written exercises in idiomatic Spanish; compositions and discussions based on reading of modern authors; should be taken as early as possible in student's advanced work. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312, SPAN 3301 or equivalents. Offered: Spring.

SPAN 3311 - Civilization and Culture of Spain (3 credits)

Lectures and readings on ethnological, geographical, historical, political, economic, sociological and artistic factors that constitute the culture of Spain. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 or equivalents. Offered: Fall of odd-numbered years.

SPAN 3312 - Civilization and Culture of Latin America (3 credits)

Lectures and readings on ethnological, geographical, historical, political, economic, sociological and artistic factors that constitute the culture of Latin America. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 or equivalents. Offered: Fall of even-numbered years.

SPAN 3313 - Civilization and Culture of Mexico (3 credits)

Lectures and readings on ethnological, geographical, historical, political, economic, sociological and artistic factors that constitute the culture of Mexico. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 or equivalents. Offered: Spring of even-numbered years.

SPAN 3328 - Professional Oral and Written Communication in Spanish (3 credits)

Oral and written communication in Spanish in professional situations likely to arise in students' academic specializations; reading of related works; formal presentation of grammar. Prerequisite: SPAN 3301. Offered: Spring.

SPAN 3333 - Masterpieces of Spanish Literature (3 credits)

Lectures and readings of selected masterpieces of literature of Spain from the Middle Ages to the present with an emphasis on literary techniques and terminology. Analysis of social, cultural and historical context of Spain's major literary periods and works. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 or equivalents. Offered: Spring of odd-numbered years.

SPAN 3343 - Masterpieces of Latin American Literature (3 credits)

Lectures and readings on selected masterpieces of literature of Latin America from the pre-colonial period to the present with an emphasis on literary techniques and terminology. Analysis of social, cultural and historical context of Latin America's major literary periods and works. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 or equivalents. Offered: Spring of even-numbered years.

SPAN 3353 - Survey of Mexican Literature (3 credits)

Survey of literature of Mexico from pre-colonial period to the present with an emphasis on literary techniques and terminology. Analysis of social, cultural and historical context of Mexico's major literary periods and work. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 or equivalents. Offered: Fall of odd-numbered years.

SPAN 3373 - Spanish in the United States (3 credits)

Cultural and linguistic dimensions of Spanish in the US, with special attention to Spanish of Texas: analysis of social, cultural and historical context of Spanish in the US. Same as MAST 3373. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 or equivalents. Offered: Spring of odd-numbered years.

SPAN 3383 - Mexican American Prose and Poetry (3 credits)

Literature of the Mexican American and its relationship to cultural setting; current readings in various genres; creative writing assignments. Same as MAST 3383. Prerequisites: SPAN 2311, SPAN 2312 or equivalents. Offered: Fall of even-numbered years.

SPAN 4190-4690 - Selected Topics in Spanish (1-6 credits)

In-depth study of specialized topics chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

SPAN 4361 - Spanish Study Tour (3 credits)

Direct observation of language, values and attitudes in a Spanish-speaking country.

SPAN 4395 - Summative Experience (3 credits)

Capstone course that requires students to integrate skills and knowledge previously learned in advanced Spanish courses. Guides by a Spanish faculty member, students will complete an individualized project on an independent study basis. Projects may involve research, reading, a report or creative writing. Prerequisite: 18 advanced hours in Spanish. Includes the Oral Proficiency Interview and the Writing Proficiency Test from the Language Testing International Branch of the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Fee: $100. Offered: As needed.

SPAN 4661 - Spanish Study Tour (6 credits)

Direct observation of language, values and attitudes in a Spanish-speaking country.