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1401 - Elementary Spanish (TCCNS: SPAN 1411)
Introduction to the Spanish language and culture: pronunciation, grammar, reading of simple texts, and conversation.

1402 - Elementary Spanish (TCCNS: SPAN 1412)
Prerequisite(s): SPA 1401.
Continuation of SPA 1401.

1412 - Accelerated Elementary Spanish
Prerequisite(s): Appropriate score on departmental placement exam or departmental approval.
An intensive course in first-year college Spanish especially for students with two-three years of high school Spanish. Covers the content of SPA 1401 and 1402 in a single semester. Fulfills the language requirement only when combined with SPA 2310 and SPA 2320 (or equivalent unless stipulated otherwise). As grammar is reviewed, emphasis is placed on the major skill areas (ACTFL Guidelines): reading, writing, listening, speaking, and cultural awareness.

2304 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers
Prerequisite(s): Appropriate score on departmental placement exam or consent of instructor.
Special Spanish language course for students who already speak, read, and understand Spanish on a fluent or almost-fluent level.

2310 - Intermediate Spanish (TCCNS: SPAN 2311)
Prerequisite(s): SPA 1402 or 1412, or appropriate score on departmental placement exam, or departmental approval.
Conversation, composition, cultural readings, and grammar review.

2311 - Intermediate Spanish for Teachers
Prerequisite(s): SPA 1402 or 1412, or appropriate score on departmental placement exam; or departmental approval.
Development of communication skills within a school (K-12) context with attention to vocabulary building, grammar review, conversation, composition, and cultural readings. Designed primarily for students in the School of Education, it may be substituted for SPA 2310 to fulfill the foreign language requirement in Arts and Sciences.

2312 - Intermediate Spanish for Business
Prerequisite(s): SPA 1402 or SPA 1412, or appropriate score on departmental placement exam.
Development of communication skills with a business context with attention to vocabulary building, grammar review, conversation, composition, and cultural readings. Designed primarily for students in the School of Business, it may be substituted for SPA 2310 to fulfill the foreign language requirement in Arts and Sciences.

2320 - Intermediate Spanish (TCCNS: SPAN 2312)
Prerequisite(s): SPA 2310, 2311, or 2312; or appropriate score on developmental placement exam; or departmental approval.
Development of intermediate level skills in comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural interpretation through selected readings in Hispanic literature.

2321 - Intermediate Spanish for Medical Professions
Prerequisite(s): SPA 2310, 2311, or 2312; or appropriate score on departmental placement exam; or departmental approval.
Development of intermediate level skills in comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural interpretation with an emphasis on medical and scientific issues for prospective medical and healthcare professionals. May be substituted for SPA 2320.

2322 - Spanish for Christian Ministry
Prerequisite(s): SPA 2310, 2311, or 2312; or appropriate score on departmental placement examination; or departmental approval.
Development of vocabulary, grammar, composition, and conversation skills in Spanish for students interested in Christian ministry, using the Bible and related religious materials. May be substituted for SPA 2320.

3302 - Conversation and Composition
Prerequisite(s): SPA 2320, 2321, or2322; or appropriate score on departmental placement exam; or consent of division director.
A bridge course between the second and fourth years in the development of oral and written proficiency in Spanish.

3305 - Introduction to Hispanic Literature
Prerequisite: SPA 2320.
Introduction to the tools of literary criticism and practice in stylistic analysis of Spanish texts.

3309 - Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
Prerequisite(s): SPA 2320, 2321, or 2322; or appropriate score on departmental placement examination; or departmental approval.
An introduction to the study of language and linguistics in general and of the sounds, structure, and meaning of Spanish in particular.

3310 - Spanish Civilization
Prerequisite(s): SPA 2320 or consent of division director.
Study of Spanish history and culture.

3311 - Spanish-American Civilization
Prerequisite(s): SPA 2320 or consent of division director.
Study of Spanish-American history and culture.

3350 - Survey of Spanish Literature through the Seventeenth Century
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305 or consent of division director.
Study of literary selections from the Middle Ages through the seventeenth century; readings, lectures, and reports.

3352 - Survey of Spanish Literature from the Eighteenth Century
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305 or consent of division director.
Study of literary selections from the eighteenth century to the present time; readings, lectures, and reports.

3354 - Survey of Spanish-American Literature to 1880
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305 or consent of division director.
Study of literary selections from the Spanish conquest to 1880; readings, lectures, and reports.

3356 - Survey of Spanish-American Literature from 1880 to Present
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305 or consent of division director.
Study of literary selections from 1880 to the present; readings, lectures, and reports.

4303 - Spanish Phonology and Morphophonology
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3309.
The sounds of Spanish and the formation of its words, and the relationship between these two, morphophonology. It includes pronunciation and transcription of Spanish.

4304 - Spanish Syntax
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3309
Spanish word order and sentence formation, phrasal structures and constructions that are different from English.

4305 - Spanish Semantics & Pragmatics
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3309.
The study of meaning of words, sentences, and discourse and elements of conversation including context, usage, and appropriateness.

4315 - Methods of Foreign Language Teaching (Cross-listed with FRE 4315 and GER 4315)
Theoretical and historical bases with practical applications in communication methodology. Introduction to professional activities and materials. Although this course cannot be counted toward the first or second teaching field, it will be counted toward a major in Spanish.

4330 - Advanced Grammar/Comp/Conversation
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3302; and consent of instructor.
A review of grammar applied to the witing of compositions and conversational practice. Emphasis on writing style, practical and cultural topics, dialogues, and interviews.

4340 - Professional and Literary Translation
The theory and practice of translation, including poetry, short stories, and technical documents.

4362 - Spanish Drama of the Golden Age
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305 or consent of division director. Representative playwrights of seventeenth-century Spain; extensive study of selected works. Lectures, reports, class discussion, and term papers.

4363 - Cervantes
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305 or consent of division director.
Study of the major works of Cervantes with emphasis on Don Quixote, the cultural milieu of sixteenth and seventeeth century Spain, and and the views of present-day literary critics. Lectures, class discussions, oral reports, and term papers.

4364 - 19th Century Spanish Literature
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305 or consent of division director.
Representative plays, poems, essays, and novels from nineteenth century Spanish lierature, emphasizing in-depth analysis of texts.

4366 - Twentieth Century Spanish Literature
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305.
Study of representative poets, playwrights, and novelists of this century. Lectures, student reports, class discussions, and term papers.

4372 - Latin American Short Story
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305.
An in-depth study of outstanding eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth century Latin American short stories in light of current practice and trends in literary analysis.

4375 - Contemporary Spanish American Theater
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305 or consent of division director.
Major trends of Spanish American theater as reflected in the works of major contemporary playwrights. Readings, lectures, and reports.

4376 - The Spanish-American Novel
Prerequisite(s): SPA 4370, 4374, or consent of division director.
A study of the origins and development of the Spanish-American novel (from 1816 to 1915). A study of the main literary movements as reflected or found in the novel, in an approved paper or project.

4378 - Latin American Poetry
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305.
An overview of poetic trends in Latin American literature from pre-Hispanic times to the twentieth century.

4388 - Topics in Hispanic Language and Literature
Prerequisite(s): SPA 3305 or consent of division director.
A study of an author, work, period, genre, or current Hispanic literature or of an aspect of the Spanish language. Topic changes from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit if topic is different.

4V90 - Special Problems 1 to 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Consent of division director.
Independent study in Spanish language and literature in consultation with a professor. Examination and term paper. With content changed, this course may be repeated once for credit.