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Spanish (SPANISH)

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101 First Semester 4 Fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

102 Second Semester 4 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 101 with a grade of C or better. Continued development of basic skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include SPANISH 101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency.

105 Elementary Conversation 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 101 or concurrent enrollment, or SPANISH 102 or concurrent enrollment. Elementary-level conversation practice in small groups with a native/near-native speaker. Not open to native speakers except with permission. S, F grading.

110 [ARTS] Peninsular Spanish Film 3 Introduction to Spanish film. Taught in English.

111 [ARTS] Latin American Film 3 History of Latin American cinema from a cultural perspective. Taught in English.

120 [HUM] Peninsular Spanish Culture 3 Introduction to Spanish culture. Taught in English.

121 [HUM] Latin American Culture 3 Contemporary social, political, and cultural issues in Latin America. Taught in English.

180 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

203 Third Semester 4 (3-2) Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 102 with a C or better or equivalent proficiency. Further development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

204 Fourth Semester 4 (3-2) Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 203 with a C or better or equivalent proficiency. Continued practice in spoken and written language; selected texts in a cultural context. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

205 Intermediate Conversation I 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 203 or concurrent enrollment, or SPANISH 204 or concurrent enrollment. Intermediate-level conversation practice in small groups with a native/near-native speaker. Not open to native speakers except with permission. S, F grading.

208 Spanish for Heritage Speakers 4 Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Formal aspects of basic grammar combined with a strong writing component for language skills reinforcement in writing and speaking. For heritage/native speakers only.

261 Spanish for the Professions 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 203 with a C or better. Profession-specific language skills training - healthcare, law enforcement, business - with emphasis on speaking and listening. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

280 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

305 Intermediate Conversation II 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 204 or a 300-level SPANISH course or concurrent enrollment. Conversation practice in small groups with native/near native speakers. Not open to native speakers except with permission. S, F grading.

306 Intermediate Reading and Translation 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 204 with a C or better or equivalent proficiency. Vocabulary building, contrastive English-Spanish expressions, development of skills to increase reading speed and fluency.

307 Intermediate Speaking and Listening 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 204 with a C or better or equivalent proficiency. Systematic development of speaking and listening proficiency; emphasis on pronunciation and phonetics. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

308 Intermediate Grammar and Writing 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 204 with a C or better or equivalent proficiency. Writing practice in the language and active review of grammar. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

310 [ARTS] Peninsular Spanish Film 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308. Study of important Spanish films. Taught in Spanish.

310 (Effective through Summer 2021) Peninsular Spanish Film 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308. Study of important Spanish films. Taught in Spanish.

311 [ARTS] Latin American Film 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308. Variable content seminar that focuses on the study of culture through films; taught in Spanish.

311 (Effective through Spring 2021) Latin American Film 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308. Variable content seminar that focuses on the study of culture through films; taught in Spanish.

320 Peninsular Spanish Culture 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308. Study of the culture of Spain. Taught in Spanish.

321 [DIVR] Latin American Cultures 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308. Study of Latin American culture. Taught in Spanish.

350 [ARTS] Introduction to Peninsular Spanish Literature 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308. Introduction of literary analysis and the history of literature in Spain.

351 [ARTS] Introduction to Latin American Literature 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308. Introduction to literary analysis and the history of literature in Latin America. Taught in Spanish.

361 Spanish for the Business Professions 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308 with a C or better. Specialized language training for business professionals including basic concepts and economies of Hispanic countries. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

362 Spanish for Health Professions 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308 with a C or better. Specialized language training for health professionals focusing on the main systems of human anatomy. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

363 Spanish for Law Enforcement 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308 with a C or better. Specialized Spanish language training in the law enforcement profession. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

364 Spanish for Veterinarians 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308 with a C or better. Spanish language and culture for veterinary professionals; client-veterinarian situations with specialized terms considering cultural aspects. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

365 Spanish for Translation and Interpretation Professions 3 Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 306, 307, or 308 with a C or better. Specialized Spanish language training in written translation; spoken interpretation techniques to facilitate high quality cross-cultural communication. Not open to native speakers except with permission.

380 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

405 Advanced Conversation 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: Spanish 408 or Spanish 407 or concurrent enrollment. Advanced-level conversation practice in small groups with a native speaker. S, F grading.

407 Advanced Speaking and Listening 3 Course Prerequisite: Spanish 307 with a grade of C or better. Systematic development of speaking and listening proficiency at the advanced level.

408 [M] Advanced Grammar and Writing 3 Course Prerequisite: Spanish 308 with a grade of C or better. Development of advanced proficiency in writing.

420 [CAPS] [M] Cultural Topics 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Variable content on Peninsular and/or Latin American cultural topics, including US Latino Societies. Taught in English.

430 Masterpieces in Spanish Literature 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Taught in English. Variable topic seminar on Spanish literature.

450 [CAPS] [M] Seminar in Spanish Studies - Themes 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Two SPANISH 300-level courses excluding SPANISH 305; junior standing. Seminar on important themes in Spanish studies. Taught in Spanish.

451 [M] Seminar in Spanish Studies - Authors 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Two SPANISH 300-level courses excluding SPANISH 305. Seminar on important authors in Spanish studies. Taught in Spanish.

452 [M] Seminar in Spanish Studies - Genres 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Two SPANISH 300-level courses excluding SPANISH 305. Seminar on important genres in Spanish studies. Taught in Spanish.

453 [M] Seminar in Spanish Studies: Linguistics 3 Course Prerequisite: Two SPANISH 300-level courses excluding SPANISH 305. The nature of Spanish language, history, dialects, phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, bilingualism and phonology.

480 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

550 Medieval Literature 3 Selected works. Taught in Spanish.

551 Seminar in Golden Age Literature 3 Reading and discussion of representative works of the Spanish Golden Age. Taught in Spanish.

552 Topics in Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Selected works and topics. Taught in Spanish.

553 Topics in Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Selected works and topics. Taught in Spanish.

554 Seminar in Spanish Literature and/or Culture V 1-3 May be repeated for credit.

555 Seminar in Colonial Spanish American Literature 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Seminar on conquest and colonial literature in Hispanic America.

556 Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Spanish American Literature 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Study of nineteenth-century Spanish American Literature.

557 Seminar in Twentieth-Century Spanish American Literature 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Study of twentieth-century Spanish American literature and culture.

558 Seminar in Spanish American Literature and/or Culture V 1-3 May be repeated for credit.

559 Special Topics in Hispanic Studies and/or Linguistics V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Special interdisciplinary topics in Hispanic studies and/or linguistics.

560 Beginning Instructional Practicum 2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. An introduction to foreign language instruction for beginning teaching assistants.

561 Advanced Instructional Practicum 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Supervised practical experience in foreign language teaching. S, F grading.

597 Graduate Internship V 1 (0-3) to 6 (0-18) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Course Prerequisite: SPANISH 560; FOR LANG 540; minimum GPA of 3.50. Supervised internship experience relating to career objectives; portfolio assignment required. S, F grading.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. S, U grading.

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