Spanish (SPN)

SPN 100  Intro to Conversational Spanish  3(3-0)  

Basis skills for understanding and speaking Spanish. (*)

SPN 101  Beginning Spanish I  3(3-0)  

Development of skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing; and cultural understanding. (F, S, SS) (Gen Ed: H) (CC)

SPN 102  Beginning Spanish II  3(3-0)  

Continuation of the development of skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Prerequisite: SPN 101 or departmental placement test. (F, S, SS) (Gen Ed: H) (CC)

SPN 130  Intro to Spanish-Speaking Cultures  3(3-0)  

Topics in the history, literatures, and art of selected Spanish-Speaking cultures, with an intro to basic Spanish. Taught in English and Spanish. (*) (Gen Ed: H, GT-AH1) (CC)

SPN 201  Intermediate Spanish I  3(3-0)  

Development of intermediate-level skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Prerequisite: SPN 102 or departmental placement exam. (F, S) (Gen Ed: H, GT-AH4) (CC)

SPN 202  Intermediate Spanish II  3(3-0)  

Continued development of intermediate-level skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Prerequisite: SPN 201 or departmental placement exam. (F, S) (Gen Ed: H, GT-AH4) (CC)

SPN 203  Intermediate Proficiency Building  3(3-0)  

Solidification of intermediate-level skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Prerequisite: SPN 102 or departmental placement exam. (F, S)

SPN 287  Intensive Spanish Study Abroad  (1-9 V)  

Study of Spanish in an immersion setting abroad, preparing the student for fluency through the study of grammar, civilization and culture, at an approved institution. Prerequisite: SPN 102 and permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (9).

SPN 294  Field Experience  (1-7 V)  

Continued improvement of language proficiency through experiential learning. Students participate in an immersive target-language environment at home or abroad. Prerequisite: SPN 201 and permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (7).

SPN 301  Spanish Grammar in Context  3(3-0)  

Practice of Spanish grammar in the context of writing, reading, speaking and listening. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or equivalent. (F, S)

SPN 303  Spanish Phonetics and Phonology  3(3-0)  

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency through the study of the Spanish language sound system. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203, or equivalent. (*)

SPN 309  Intro to Hispanic Linguistics  3(3-0)  

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency through the study of areas of inquiry including history of Spanish, first and second language acquisition, bilingualism, language variation,etc Prerequisite: SPN 300 and 301. (*)

SPN 312  Conv & Comp: Mexico & Central Amer  3(3-0)  

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency within the context of Mexican and Central American cultures. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 313  Conv & Comp: South America  3(3-0)  

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency within the context of South American cultures. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 314  Conv & Comp: Caribbean  3(3-0)  

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency with the context of Caribbean Hispanic cultures. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 315  Conv & Comp: Spain  3(3-0)  

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency within the context of Spanish cultures. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 316  Conv & Comp: U.S. Latinx  3(3-0)  

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency within the context of Hispanix/Latinx cultures in the United States. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 331  Business: SPN Speaking World  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through the study and exploration of the Hispanic business world. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 332  Health/Wellbeing: SPN Speaking Wrld  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through the study topics about health and wellbeing in the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and SPN 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 341  Intro to Translation/Interpretation  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through the study and practice of translation and interpretation. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and SPN 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 370  Intro to Literature and Culture  3(3-0)  

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency through the study of basic concepts necessary for analysis of literature, film, music, art, media, etc in the Spanish-Speaking World. Prerequisite: SPN 301 or permission of the instructor. (F, S)

SPN 387  Intensive Spanish Study Abroad  (1-12 V)  

Study of Spanish in an immersion setting abroad preparing the student to become fluent in the language through the study of grammar, civilization and culture. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (12).

SPN 391  Special Topics  3(3-0)  

Special Topics. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203. (*) Repeatable (9).

SPN 394  Field Experience  (1-7 V)  

Continued improvement of language proficiency through experiential learning. Students participate in an immersive target-language environment at home or abroad. Prerequisite: SPN 203 and permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (7).

SPN 412  Cultural Studies: Mexico/Central Am  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of cultural products, values, and belief systems as they pertain to relationships of power in Mexico/Central America. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 413  Cultural Studies: South America  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of cultural products, values, and belief systems as they pertain to relationships of power in South America. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 414  Cultural Studies: Caribbean  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of cultural products, values, and belief systems as they pertain to relationships of power in the Spanish Caribbean. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 415  Cultural Studies: Spain  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of cultural products, values, and belief systems as they pertain to relationships of power in Spain. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 416  Cultural Studies: U.S. Latinx  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of cultural products, values, and belief systems as they pertain to relationships of power in US.A. Latinx culture. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 417  Topics in Cultural Studies  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of cultural products, values, and belief systems as they pertain to relationships of power throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 431  Topics in U.S. Latinx Literature  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of selected works, themes, genres or periods in U.S. Latinx Literature. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*) Repeatable (6).

SPN 432  Topics in Latin American Literature  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of selected works, themes, genres or periods in Latin American Literature. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*) Repeatable (6).

SPN 433  Topics in Spanish Literature  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of selected works, themes, genres or periods in Spanish literature. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*) Repeatable (6).

SPN 434  Topics in Comparative Literature  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of selected works, themes, genres or periods from the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*) Repeatable (6).

SPN 461  The Mexican Revolution  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through the critical study of selected texts of the Mexican Revolution and its historical context. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 462  Representations of Migration  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through the study of how migration is represented in the Spanish-speaking world through art, music, literature, film, media, etc. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 481  Cinema of Spain  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through the critical study of selected Spanish films and their historical context. Prerequisite: SPN 370. (*)

SPN 482  Cinema of Latin America  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through the critical study of selected Latin American films and their historical context. Prerequisite: SPN 370. (*)

SPN 491  Special Topics  (1-3 V)  

Special Topics. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (99).

SPN 493  Senior Seminar  3(3-0)  

In-depth analysis of specific topics, themes, authors, and works in the language literatures and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 494  Field Experience  (1-7 V)  

Continued improvement of language proficiency through experiential learning. Students participate in an immersive target-language environment at home or abroad. Prerequisite: SPN 301 or the equivalent and one of SPN 312-316 plus permission of the instructor. (F, S) Repeatable (99).

SPN 495  Independent Study  (1-3 V)  

Specific themes which address particular problems of literature or culture. May be repeated for credit with approval of major adviser. Prerequisite: SPN 301 or the equivalent and one of SPN 312-316 plus permission of the instructor. (F, S) Repeatable (99).

SPN 501  Spanish Grammar in Context  3(3-0)  

Practice of Spanish Grammar in the context of writing, reading, speaking and listening. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Corequisite: NA. (*)

SPN 517  Topics in Cultural Studies  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of cultural products, values, and belief systems as they pertain to relationships of power throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. (*)

SPN 534  Topics in Comparative Literature  3(3-0)  

Focus on increasing linguistic proficiency through study of selected works, themes, genres or periods from the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. (*)

SPN 591  Special Topics  (1-3 V)  

Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of instructor. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (9).