Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 18201     ELEMENTARY SPANISH I      4 Credit Hours

An introduction to the Spanish language in the context of Hispanic cultures.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 18202     ELEMENTARY SPANISH II      4 Credit Hours

A continuation of the introduction to the Spanish language in the context of Hispanic cultures.

Prerequisite: SPAN 18201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 18301     SPANISH FOR HEALTH CARE I      4 Credit Hours

Introduction to the Spanish language in the context of health care situations, tasks and terminology and Hispanic cultures.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 18302     SPANISH FOR HEALTH CARE II      4 Credit Hours

A continuation of the introduction to the Spanish language in the context of health care situations, tasks and terminology and Hispanic cultures.

Prerequisite: SPAN 18301.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 28201     INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I      3 Credit Hours

A continuation of the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills using a variety of material on the Spanish language in the context of Hispanic cultures.

Prerequisite: SPAN 18202.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 28202     INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II      3 Credit Hours

A continuation of the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills using a variety of material on the Spanish language in the context of Hispanic cultures and specific areas of study like culture, business, justice, etc. Credit may be given for SPAN 28202 or SPAN 28206 but not for both.

Prerequisite: SPAN 28201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 28206     SPANISH READING FOR COMPREHENSION      3 Credit Hours

Further develops skills and techniques for understanding written Spanish; conducted in English. Credit not applicable toward Spanish major or minor. Students may obtain credit in SPAN 28202 or SPAN 28206 but not both.

Prerequisite: SPAN 28201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 38211     SPANISH GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION      3 Credit Hours

This course provides an intensive grammar study and further written practice to help advanced intermediate students express complex ideas in Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPAN 28202.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 38213     SPANISH READING AND CONVERSATION      3 Credit Hours

This course provides reading techniques and develops oral skills to help advanced intermediate students express complex ideas in Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 38215     SPANISH PHONETICS AND DICTION      3 Credit Hours

Study of the modern Spanish sound system with special emphasis on pronunciation and intonation.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 38231     TRANSLATION PRACTICE: SPANISH      1 Credit Hour

Translation practice with Spanish texts using principles and techniques learned in the lecture class. To be taken concurrently with TRST 30230.

Corequisite: TRST 30230.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 38240     CONVERSATION FOR BUSINESS AND SPECIAL PURPOSES: SPANISH      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the special vocabulary of business and other special subject areas; introduces the concept of language for special purposes and emphasizes the use of special vocabularies in conversations in business and other settings.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38213.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 38330     EARLY SPANISH LITERATURE (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Outline of development, reading of representative works to 1700.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

SPAN 38331     RECENT SPANISH LITERATURE (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Outline of development, reading of representative works 1700 present.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

SPAN 38334     EARLY SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Outline of development, reading of representative works including indigenous literature, 1492-1882.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

SPAN 38335     RECENT SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Outline of the development of modern Spanish-American literature (1882 to the present). Reading of representative works.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

SPAN 38421     CIVILIZATION OF SPAIN      3 Credit Hours

General survey of evolution of Spanish civilization from antiquity to present day.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 38424     CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA      3 Credit Hours

A thematic approach to the study of four or five representative Latin American countries focusing on 19th-and 20th-century Latin American culture and society.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 48093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN SPANISH      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Workshops individually designed to provide instruction and training in specific areas of hispanic studies. S u graded.

Prerequisite: Departmental permission.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPAN 48095     SELECTED TOPICS IN SPANISH      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Topic announced in Schedule of Classes.

Prerequisite: 9 hours above 20000-level of Spanish (SPAN) courses.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 48096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Allows the advanced, serious student to carry out research study project on Spanish literature language or culture. Prior approval of supervising faculty member department required.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

SPAN 48215     ADVANCED SPANISH COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION      3 Credit Hours

Focuses on description, summary, narration, exposition and argumentation on topics dealing with diverse areas of Hispanic culture as presented through literary and non-fiction texts.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211 and SPAN 38213; and one of SPAN 38330 or SPAN 38331 or SPAN 38334 or SPAN 38335; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 48216     CONTEMPORARY HISPANIC CULTURE      3 Credit Hours

A study of selected sociological, political, cultural or economic issues in the contemporary Hispanic world.

Prerequisite: 6 hours from 30000-level Spanish courses.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 48230     ADVANCED TRANSLATION PRACTICE: SPANISH (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Theory and practice course that discusses translation theory and emphasizes Spanish-to-English translation of selected texts in business, technology, medicine and law.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38231.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

SPAN 48240     BUSINESS AND SPECIAL TEXTS: SPANISH      3 Credit Hours

Survey of the typical text types of business in the Spanish culture and language. Practice sessions focus on reading and understanding specialized texts and on the translation and composition of selected special texts in Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 48376     CONTEMPORARY SPANISH-AMERICAN SHORT STORY      3 Credit Hours

The development of the Spanish-American short story from 1917 to the present.

Prerequisite: 6 hours from SPAN 38330 and SPAN 38331 and SPAN 38334 and SPAN 38335.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 48378     U.S. LATINA/O WRITERS      3 Credit Hours

The course focuses on a representative selection of literary pieces in Spanish by recent U.S. Latino writers developing oral and listening skills in Spanish and strengthening critical thinking on various cultural and literary matters.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38211 and SPAN 38213; and one of the following: SPAN 38330 or SPAN 38331 or SPAN 38334 or SPAN 38335.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 48422     EARLY SPANISH-AMERICAN DISCOURSE      3 Credit Hours

This course provides a critical analysis of cultural and literary issues on texts dealing with early colonial Spanish-American expression.

Prerequisite: SPAN 38213 and SPAN 38334.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 58095     SELECTED TOPICS IN SPANISH      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 15 credit hours)Topic to be announced in semester schedule of classes.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 58216     CONTEMPORARY HISPANIC CULTURE      3 Credit Hours

A study of selected sociological, political, cultural or economic issues in the contemporary Hispanic world.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 58376     CONTEMPORARY SPANISH-AMERICAN SHORT STORY      3 Credit Hours

The development of the Spanish-American short story from 1917 to the present.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 58378     U.S. LATINA/O WRITERS      3 Credit Hours

The course focuses on a representative selection of literary pieces in Spanish by recent U.S. Latino writers developing oral and listening skills in Spanish and strengthening critical thinking on various cultural and literary matters.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 58422     EARLY SPANISH-AMERICAN DISCOURSE      3 Credit Hours

This course provides a critical analysis of cultural and literary issues on texts dealing with early colonial Spanish-American expression.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68010     THE PRACTICE OF SPANISH TRANSLATION      2 Credit Hours

Students apply linguistic and communication science concepts to case studies of language mediation.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Corequisite: TRST 60010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN SPANISH      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Workshops individually designed to provide instruction and training in specific areas of spanish studies. S u graded.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

SPAN 68095     SELECTED TOPICS      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Selected topics on Spanish literature or linguistics.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68098     RESEARCH      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research or individual investigation for master's level graduate students. Credits earned applied toward degree requirements if department approves.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

SPAN 68191     SEMINAR IN FICTION      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Intensive study of one or two major writers or of a movement in the history of Spanish and Spanish-American fiction.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPAN 68215     ADVANCED SPANISH COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION      3 Credit Hours

Focuses on description, summary, narration, exposition and argumentation on topics dealing with diverse areas of Hispanic culture as presented through literary and non-fiction texts.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68231     TRANSLATION INTO SPANISH      3 Credit Hours

Provides advanced intensive practice in the translation of a variety of texts into Spanish. Translation issues and appropriate strategies are identified. Also provides practice in the evaluation of translations, the identification of professional issues, and an advanced review of linguistic and grammatical aspects of Spanish as they apply to translation. Class meetings are conducted in a workshop format based on weekly assignments of readings and translation exercises.

Prerequisite: TRST 60010 and SPAN 68010; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68240     LITERARY AND CULTURAL TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

Translating documents from a variety of literary and cultural sources, including literature, expository and journalistic prose, scholarly treatises and essays. Translation into Spanish will also be emphasized.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68250     COMMERCIAL, LEGAL AND DIPLOMATIC TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to methods and resources for the translation of commercial,economic financial legal diplomatic and governmental documents.

Prerequisite: TRST 60010 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68251     SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND MEDICAL TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to methods and resources for the translation of scientific, technical, industrial and medical documents.

Prerequisite: TRST 60010 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: SPAN 68199 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

SPAN 68391     SEMINAR IN THEATRE      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Intensive study of one or two major dramatists or movements in the history of Spanish and Spanish-American theatre.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68591     SEMINAR IN POETRY      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Intensive study of one or two major poets or of a movement in the history of Spanish and Spanish-American poetry.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

SPAN 68979     CASE STUDY IN TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

Students will be responsible for a major translation and a terminology glossary as well as a critical analysis of the source text, the problems encountered during the translation process and the strategies used to solve them.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory