2023 Fall 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.
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.
SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS
The course presents students with the opportunity to analyze and develop their sociolinguistic skills as bilingual and bicultural speakers of Spanish and English. Students enhance their verbal, written, listening and reading skills in Spanish. It also offers the exploration of topics pertaining to the linguistic and cultural identity of Spanish speakers in the United States.
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 LATIN AMERICA I
Introductory-level study of representative 19th and 20th Century literary texts of Latin-America with an 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.
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.
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.
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.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.