2022 Spring Term
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BEGINNING SPANISH I
An elementary course with oral emphasis. Grammar, reading, writing, conversation.
BEGINNING SPANISH II
Continuation of SPANISH 141.
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
Grammar review, reading, oral and written exercises. Conversation.
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
Continuation of SPANISH 251. Grammar review, reading, oral and written exercises. Conversation.
A study of the elements of speech sounds, the application of sounds to understanding and speaking, with emphasis on oral practice.
ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY I
A thorough study of the structure of the language. Practical application through conversation and composition.
ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY II
Continuation of SPANISH 321.
WRITING FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS
This is a writing course designed for heritage speakers of Spanish. The goal of this course is to develop competence in writing skills through the reading and writing of different types of texts. Students will write practical, personal texts and argumentative texts. They will build confidence and skill in writing in Spanish so that they are prepared for advanced Spanish classes that require writing skills. The methodology for this course is based on the Critical Sociocultural Linguistic Literacy approach. Students will reflect on how language conveys denotative, connotative and social meaning when they write different texts for a specific audience.
INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF SPAIN I
Introductory-level study of representative 19th Century literary texts of Spain. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Study of the political, social, intellectual, artistic and literary development of Spain and Hispanic areas from remote times to the present day.
SPANISH AMERICAN CIVILIZATION
An introduction to the geography, history, literature, sociology, economics and political life of Spanish America.
SPANISH FOR BUSINESS
A course for those students who plan to use or may need to use their proficiency in Spanish in a business career. This course provides an introduction to concepts and terminology associated with doing business in Spanish-speaking countries or with the Hispanic community in this country; affords practice in employing those concepts and terminology in the oral, reading and writing skills; and offers a brief overview of the culture and structure of the Hispanic business world.
INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH TRANSLATION
Students learn basics of English to Spanish and Spanish to English translation by studying the history of translation as well as linguistic, cultural, professional, and ethical aspects of translation. They will then apply these concepts to translate a variety of genres, from technical, medical, and legal texts to literary and audiovisual texts. Class is taught in Spanish and English.
Designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in Spanish. Emphasis on spontaneous use of the language. Repeatable five times for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
CONTEMPORARY SPANISH AMERICAN NARRATIVE
Students will study in depth selected novels and short stories from the beginning of the Spanish American new narrative in the 1940's through its "boom" in the 1960's, to the present. Different works and/or authors will be studied each term the course is offered.
INTERNSHIP IN SPANISH
Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable. Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.
Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.
Variable topics. Repeatable.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.