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Course ID:SPAN 1001. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Spanish I
Course
Description:
Open only to students with no prior coursework either in high school or in college. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Introduction to Spanish-speaking cultures. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Elementary Spanish I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 1001E
Nontraditional Format:This course includes one hour of online coursework.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 1001E. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Spanish I
Course
Description:
Open only to students with no prior coursework either in high school or in college. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Introduction to Spanish-speaking cultures. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Elementary Spanish I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 1001
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 1002. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Spanish II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Elementary Spanish. Emphasis on conversational Spanish. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Study of Spanish-speaking cultures. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Elementary Spanish II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 1002E, SPAN 1110, SPAN 1110E
Nontraditional Format:This course includes one hour of online coursework.
Prerequisite:SPAN 1001 or SPAN 1001E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 1002E. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Spanish II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Elementary Spanish I. Emphasis on conversational Spanish. Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Fundamentals of Spanish grammar and pronunciation. Study of Spanish-speaking cultures. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Elementary Spanish II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 1002, SPAN 1110, SPAN 1110E
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Assignments, discussions, and student works are managed online according to the Guidelines for Online Teaching and Digital Literacy of the Romance Languages Department.
Prerequisite:SPAN 1001 or SPAN 1001E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 1110. 4 hours.
Course Title:Accelerated Elementary Spanish
Course
Description:
Accelerated course reviewing basic principles of the Spanish language for students with some background of high school Spanish. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Accelerated Elementary Spanish
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 1002, SPAN 1002E, SPAN 1110E
Nontraditional Format:This course includes one hour of online coursework.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 1110E. 4 hours.
Course Title:Accelerated Elementary Spanish
Course
Description:
Accelerated course reviewing basic principles of the Spanish language for students with some background of high school Spanish. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Accelerated Elementary Spanish
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 1002, SPAN 1002E, SPAN 1110
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2001E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Spanish I
Course
Description:
Content-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Intermediate Spanish I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 2001, SPAN 2120H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:SPAN 1002 or SPAN 1002E or SPAN 1110 or SPAN 1110E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Spanish I
Course
Description:
Content-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Intermediate Spanish I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 2001E, SPAN 2120H
Prerequisite:SPAN 1002 or SPAN 1002E or SPAN 1110 or SPAN 1110E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Spanish II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Intermediate Spanish. Context-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Intermediate Spanish II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 2002E or SPAN 2120H, SPAN 3010, SPAN 3011
Prerequisite:SPAN 2001 or SPAN 2001E or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2002E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Spanish II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Intermediate Spanish I. Context-based review of Spanish grammar and systematic vocabulary and skill development. Integration of language, culture, and literature. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Intermediate Spanish II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 2002, SPAN 2120H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Assignments, discussions and student works are managed online according to the Guidelines for Online Teaching and Digital Literacy of the Romance Languages Department.
Prerequisite:SPAN 2001 or SPAN 2001E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2030. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 4 hours credit.
Course Title:Practical Spanish Conversation
Course
Description:
Emphasis is on improving oral expression and developing conversational skills through social interactions, under the direction of the Spanish Resident Language Coordinator. Given in Spanish, in the University Language Community.
Athena Title:Practical Spanish Conversation
Prerequisite:SPAN 2001 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2120H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Accelerated Intermediate Spanish (Honors)
Course
Description:
Emphasis on advanced readings and grammar review. Also prepares students to enter Spanish Conversation and Composition, Introduction to Literature, and Introduction to Spanish Linguistics.
Athena Title:Accel Intermediate Span Honors
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 2001, SPAN 2001E, SPAN 2002, SPAN 2002E
Prerequisite:(SPAN 1002 or SPAN 1110 or SPAN 1002E or SPAN 1110E) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Language Diversity and Linguistic Identity: Spanish in the United States
Course
Description:
Issues of language diversity and linguistic identity, with a special focus on the emergence of Spanish in the United States. This course explores the history and structure of varieties of Spanish spoken in the United States, adopting current techniques in sociolinguistics and dialectology. Taught in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish in the United States
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ROML 2150
Prerequisite:SPAN 2002 or SPAN 2002E or SPAN 2120H or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish for Reading Knowledge
Course
Description:
Grammar, idioms, and vocabulary; practice in translating moderately difficult technical and non-technical Spanish. Intended to assist graduate students to satisfy reading knowledge requirement but does not carry graduate credit. Not to be used to satisfy undergraduate language requirement. Not open to Spanish majors.
Athena Title:SP FOR READING KN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Latino Literature, Language, and Culture
Course
Description:
The literary, socio-linguistic, and cultural presence of representative Hispanic groups in the United States. Intended for Spanish speakers. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:LATIN LIT LANG
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ROML 2550
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 2950. 3 hours.
Course Title:Study Abroad in Spanish
Course
Description:
Spanish language, literature, and culture courses taught at study abroad programs of the University System of Georgia and non-University of Georgia programs.
Athena Title:STUD ABROAD SPANISH
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Conversation and Composition
Course
Description:
Primary emphasis is divided between conversation and composition skills. The two phases of the course are correlated to include the skills of reading and listening comprehension. Given in Spanish. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Spanish Convers and Compos
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 3010H, SPAN 3011
Prerequisite:SPAN 2002 or SPAN 2002E or SPAN 2120H or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3010H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Conversation and Composition (Honors)
Course
Description:
Practice in composition and conversation skills in Spanish. Emphasis is divided equally between composition and conversation. Not open to native speakers. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish Conver and Compos Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 3010, SPAN 3011
Prerequisite:(SPAN 2002 or SPAN 2002E or SPAN 2120H) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3011. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Grammar, Composition, and Comprehension for Heritage Speakers
Course
Description:
Practice in composition skills in Spanish with emphasis on grammar, orthography and accentuation. Designed for native Spanish speakers who have received little or no education in reading and writing Spanish, because they were not formally educated in Spanish (or have not studied Spanish in the last five years). Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish Comp Heritage Speakers
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 3010, SPAN 3010H
Nontraditional Format:Student must be a heritage speaker of Spanish who is not a graduate of a secondary institution in a Spanish-speaking country, or for whom it has been 5 years or more since graduation from said institution.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3020H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Conversation and Composition (Honors)
Course
Description:
Practice in composition and conversation skills in Spanish beyond Spanish Conversation and Composition. Emphasis is divided equally between composition and conversation. Given in Spanish. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Adv Convers and Compos Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 3020, SPAN 3021
Prerequisite:(SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Conversation and Composition
Course
Description:
A continuation of Spanish Conversation and Composition, this course will further develop the student's conversational fluency, as well as increase the level of sophistication of their written expression. Emphasis is divided equally between composition and conversation. Given in Spanish. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Advan Conversation Composition
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 3020H, SPAN 3021
Prerequisite:SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3021. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Spanish Grammar, Composition, and Comprehension for Heritage Speakers
Course
Description:
A continuation of Spanish Grammar, Composition, and Comprehension for Heritage Speakers, this course will further develop those skills as well as increase the level of sophistication of their written expression. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Adv Spanish Comp for Heritage
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 3020, SPAN 3020H
Nontraditional Format:Student must be a heritage speaker of Spanish who is not a graduate of a secondary institution in a Spanish-speaking country or for whom it has been 5 years or more since graduation from said institution.
Prerequisite:SPAN 3011
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3030E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Literature
Course
Description:
Critical reading and interpretation of Spanish and Spanish- American literature through the study of representative texts in the various genres. Basic vocabulary and techniques of literary analysis and criticism. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Introduction to Literature
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 3030, SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H or SPAN 3011
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Literature
Course
Description:
Critical reading and interpretation of Spanish and Spanish-American literature through the study of representative texts in the various genres. Basic vocabulary and techniques of literary analysis and criticism. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Introduction to Literature
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 3030E, SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040
Prerequisite:SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H or SPAN 3011
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3030H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Literature (Honors)
Course
Description:
Critical reading and interpretation of Spanish and Spanish-American literature through the study of representative texts in the various genres. Basic vocabulary and techniques of literary analysis and criticism. May be substituted by Spanish majors or minors for Introduction to Literature. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Introduction to Literature Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 3030, SPAN 3030E, SPAN 3040
Prerequisite:(SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 3040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Analysis of Hispanic Cultures
Course
Description:
Critical reading and interpretation of Spanish and Spanish- American cultural productions in their historical and social context. Basic vocabulary and techniques of cultural analysis and criticism. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Intro Analysis Hispanic Cultur
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in or SPAN 3030, SPAN 3030E, SPAN 3030H
Prerequisite:SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H or SPAN 3011
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 3050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
Course
Description:
Fundamentals of language in general and Spanish in particular. Linguistic knowledge, language variation, and language contact phenomena. Representative Spanish sound systems, syllabic structure, sentence patterns, structure and meaning of words. Analysis of data from oral and written registers. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:INTRO TO SPAN LING
Prerequisite:SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H or SPAN 3011
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4003. 3 hours.
Course Title:Medical Spanish
Course
Description:
A study of language, grammar, and culture related specifically to pre-medical studies, pre-pharmaceutical studies, pre-dental studies, medical social work, physical therapy, and various other degreed and preparatory programs for the health care professions. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Medical Spanish
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 4250
Prerequisite:(SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H or SPAN 3011) and (SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030E or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN(LING) 3050 or SPAN 3020 or SPAN 3020H or SPAN 3021))
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Latino Literatures and Cultures
Course
Description:
The study of specific areas of major importance in the cultural, linguistic, and literary developments of ethnic Latino/a(s) in the United States. The course will analyze relevant literary examples within their historical, philosophical, linguistic, political, and ideological contexts. Taught in Spanish.
Athena Title:Adv Top Latino Lit and Culture
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ROML 4030
Prerequisite:(ROML 2550 or SPAN 2550) and SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Literature and Culture from the Middle Ages through the Baroque
Course
Description:
Major works, literary movements, and cultural background of Spanish literature from the Middle Ages to the end of the seventeenth century. Texts will include examples of poetry, prose, and drama. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish Lit and Culture I
Prerequisite:SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Literature and Culture from the Enlightenment through the Present
Course
Description:
Major works, literary movements, and cultural background of Spanish literature from 1700 to the present. Texts will include examples of poetry, prose, and drama. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish Lit and Culture II
Prerequisite:SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish-American Literature and Culture from the Colonial Period through the Independence Period
Course
Description:
Major works, literary movements, and cultural background of Spanish-American literature from the Colonial period through Independence. Texts will include examples of poetry, prose, and drama. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish-American Literature I
Prerequisite:SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish-American Literature and Culture from Modernism through the Present
Course
Description:
Intensive reading and analysis of significant writers and the literary movements of which they are representative. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish-American Literature II
Prerequisite:SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4080. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in Hispanic Literature and Culture
Course
Description:
Specific areas of major importance in the cultural and literary developments in Spain and Spanish America. The approach will contextualize relevant literary examples within historical, philosophical, linguistic, political, and ideological issues. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Studies Hispan Lit and Culture
Prerequisite:SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4081. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Film
Course
Description:
Selected films from and about Spain used to analyze the representations of society, construction of gender, political representations, regional cinemas, and urban cultures in cinema. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish Film
Nontraditional Format:Course offered approximately every other year.
Prerequisite:SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4082. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish-American Film
Course
Description:
Selected films from and about Spanish America used to analyze the representations of society, construction of gender, political representations, and urban culture in cinema. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish-American Film
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every other year.
Prerequisite:SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(DIGI) 4085. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studies in Spanish and Latin American Electronic Literature and Cyberculture
Course
Description:
Significant developments in Spanish and Latin American Digital Arts, with a focus on electronic literature and cyberculture. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media, cyber-cultural studies, and digital humanities. Course given in Spanish.
Athena Title:E-Lit and Cyberculture Studies
Nontraditional Format:This course counts towards the completion of the undergraduate certificate program in Digital Humanities Research and Innovation. The course also counts as an elective for Spanish majors and minors. No computer or online skills required.
Prerequisite:SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030E or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LACS) 4090S. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Practicum in Service Learning
Course
Description:
Practical use of language skills and cultural awareness through community involvement. Students will work directly with the Latino community of Athens in planned and systematic activities coordinated with a variety of community organizations. Each student will organize, manage, and track his or her community service.
Athena Title:Practicum in Service Learning
Nontraditional Format:Students enroll in the credit hours they need (one, two, or three). They are required to attend 1 hour of class per week (15 total) in addition to service in the community for an additional 15 hours (1 credit), 30 hours (2 credits), or 45 hours (3 credits). Only three hours of credit taken during the same semester will count for the Spanish or Romance Languages minor or major (the course can only be counted toward the major or minor if the three hours are all taken at once during the same semester). Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will work on a comprehensive project(s) and may be required to spend considerable time outside the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service- learning component for approximately 50-75% of overall instructional time.
Pre or Corequisite:SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H or SPAN 3011
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Topics Across the Disciplines
Course
Description:
Provides students with the opportunity to apply their Spanish language skills and cultural knowledge in interdisciplinary courses or courses outside the Department of Romance Languages.
Athena Title:Span Topics Across Disciplines
Prerequisite:(SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E) and SPAN(LING) 3050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4120/6120. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Hispanic Culture, Language, and Literature
Course
Description:
Selected topics in Hispanic culture, civilization, language, linguistics, literature, or literary theory. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Topics Hispan Culture Lang Lit
Prerequisite:(SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3030E) and SPAN (LING) 3050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business Spanish
Course
Description:
Commercial Spanish and the environment of the Spanish-speaking business world. Business vocabulary, basic business and cultural concepts, and situational practice. Topics include economic geography of Spanish-speaking countries, company organization, management, banking, investment, personnel, office systems, goods and services, marketing, and letter writing. Given in Spanish. Business students should check with their advisor for prerequisites.
Athena Title:Business Spanish
Prerequisite:(SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H or SPAN 3011) and (SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H or SPAN 3030E or SPAN 3040 or SPAN(LING) 3050 or SPAN 3020 or SPAN 3020H or SPAN 3021))
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4190. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Spanish
Course
Description:
Designed for students who have participated in an accredited study abroad program. It will provide first-hand experience working in a Hispanic setting. Students will intern and attend regular scheduled meetings with the instructor of record for a total of 45 hours, utilizing Spanish while performing their tasks in a wide array of organizations.
Athena Title:Internship in Spanish
Nontraditional Format:In order to complete the course successfully, students are required to submit a learning agreement, have regularly scheduled meetings with the instructor of record, and keep a written journal of the work experience.
Prerequisite:(SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3020) and permission of department
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Business Spanish
Course
Description:
Business vocabulary, basic business and cultural concepts, and situational practice necessary to be successful in today's Spanish-speaking business world. Key topics in grammar and vocabulary are also reviewed. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:ADV BUS SPANISH
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPAN 4003
Prerequisite:SPAN 4150
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 4550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to the History of Spanish
Course
Description:
An introduction to the historical events that shaped the development of Spanish from Latin and the resulting linguistic evolution, including phonological, morphological, syntactic, lexical, and semantic changes. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Intro to History of Spanish
Prerequisite:SPAN(LING) 3050
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 4650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Phonetics and Language Variation
Course
Description:
Speech organs and systematic description of Spanish sounds. Comparison of English and Spanish patterns of stress, pronunciation, and intonation. Examination of recurrent pronunciation errors. Description of major geographical and social dialects. Practice in pronunciation and transcription of sounds. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:SPAN PHONETICS
Prerequisite:SPAN(LING) 3050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 4750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Syntax
Course
Description:
A description and formal linguistic analysis of the major syntactic structures in Spanish, including, but not limited to, the interfaces with morphology and semantics. Taught in Spanish.
Athena Title:Spanish Syntax
Prerequisite:SPAN(LING) 3050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, readings, or projects under the supervision of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, readings, or projects under the guidance of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, readings, or projects under the guidance of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the major field or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6091. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Practicum in Service Learning
Course
Description:
Spanish MAT course directed by the student's major professor. Prior to enrolling in this class, students present a plan of work including activities, appropriate background readings, and evidence of use of Spanish during the practicum. At the end of the semester, students present a written report of practicum experience.
Athena Title:PRAC SERV LEARN
Nontraditional Format:Spanish MAT candidates will apply theoretical readings to a service learning experience that will involve the use of Spanish in authentic settings in the United States or abroad. Under the supervision of their major professors, Spanish MAT students will document three weekly hours of service learning for each hour of credit. In addition, students will present a minimum of five progress reports (in Spanish) indicating the relationship of theory and praxis in the particular situation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:SPAN(LING) 7750 or SPAN 4120/6120 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Contexts
Course
Description:
Representative texts from the Spanish Middle Ages through the Renaissance, including narrative fiction (poetry, prose, drama) and historiographic writings, such as chronicles and memoirs. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:MED REN TEXTS
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Empire and its Discontents in the Early Modern Era
Course
Description:
Representative texts from all genres of the late Renaissance through the Baroque, Spain's so-called "Golden Age." Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:EARLY MOD ERA
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Regional Identities and Artistic Innovations in Modern Spain
Course
Description:
Representative texts from all genres of the Spanish Enlightenment through the Spanish Civil War. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:MODERN SPAIN
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Romance Linguistics: Theory and Analysis
Course
Description:
The scientific study of the nature and characteristics of human languages with a specific focus on the linguistic structures (phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic) of one or more Romance languages and their use and variation, historical development, and acquisition. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:ROM LING THEORY ANA
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ROML(LING) 6350
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Peninsular Identities from the Civil War to the Present
Course
Description:
Representative texts from all genres of contemporary Spanish literature from the post-Civil War period through Postmodernism. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:CONTEMP SPAIN
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6450. 3 hours.
Course Title:Variation and Sociolinguistics in Spanish
Course
Description:
Introduction to sociolinguistics from a variationist perspective. Analysis of multiple levels of linguistic variation (e.g., phonetic, morphosyntactic) and examination of correlations between linguistic variables and social factors as observed in empirical data from different varieties of Spanish. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:VAR SOCIO IN SPANIS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ROML 6450
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Transatlantic Encounters: New World Discoveries, Explorations, and Colonizations
Course
Description:
Readings from a wide variety of texts, such as chronicles, letters and "relaciones," that articulate, reflect, and ponder upon New World encounters in the Early Modern Era. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:NEW WORLD
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 6550. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of the Spanish Language
Course
Description:
The major linguistic changes in the history of the Spanish language, including the interaction of linguistic and societal changes and the representation of these changes in texts.
Athena Title:HISTORY SPAN LANG
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Formation of Nationhood in Spanish America
Course
Description:
Selected readings from nineteenth-century Spanish America, with particular emphasis placed on the literatures of nationhood and independence. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:SPAN AMER NATIONS
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 6650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
Course
Description:
The Spanish sound system using core concepts of linguistics in general and phonology in particular. Characterization and transcription of spoken Spanish. Analysis of important phenomena of language variation in the Hispanic world, including national, geographical, historical, and social dialects. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:SP PHON &PHONOLOGY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish America from Modernism to Postmodernism
Course
Description:
Representative texts from all genres of Spanish American literature from the Modernist to the Postmodern periods. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:MODERN SPAN AMER
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 6750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Syntax and Morphology
Course
Description:
Grammar and language usage in the study of the syntactic and morphological structures of Spanish. The syntax and morphology of the pronoun and verb systems, agreement phenomena, gerunds, comparisons, and modal and aspectual distinctions. Written self-expression on a variety of issues as practical application of grammatical structures discussed in class. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:SPAN SYNTAX & MORPH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 6800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Erasing Boundaries: Latina/o Literature of the United States
Course
Description:
Selected readings that articulate, contextualize, and define the complexities of Latina/o language, literature, and culture in the United States. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:LATINA/O LIT OF US
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 6850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Applied Linguistics
Course
Description:
Phonetic and morpho-syntactic structures that are problematic for the English-speaking student of Spanish. Ways in which culture is encoded in language. Implications of Spanish linguistics for the teaching and learning of Spanish and the linguistic education of language teachers. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:SPAN APPLIED LING
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 6950. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Semantics and Pragmatics
Course
Description:
Semantic and pragmatic approaches to the study of meaning in Spanish. Differences between sentence meaning and speaker meaning. Analysis of types of discourse in Spanish such as narrative and free conversation. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:SP SEM & PRAGMATICS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:SPAN 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 7750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Teaching College Spanish
Course
Description:
Foreign language teaching and learning applied to Spanish. Theories of second language acquisition. Techniques and strategies to teach listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture in context. Activities and procedures of classroom instruction. Issues in the professionalization of Spanish teachers. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:TEACH COLLEGE SPAN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 8010. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Culture, Language, Linguistics, and Literature of the Spanish-Speaking World Seminar
Course
Description:
An intensive, integrative, and contextualized study of a specific representative topic in language, literature, culture, and linguistics of the Spanish-speaking world. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:SELECTED TOPICS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 8100. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Poetry and Poetics
Course
Description:
Poetry and poetics from Spain and/or Spanish America, which may include Latino/a poetry and poetics in the United States. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:POETRY AND POETICS
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 8180. 3 hours.
Course Title:Survey of Literary and Cultural Theories and Criticism
Course
Description:
The theories and practices that have shaped Hispanic literature, with particular emphasis on some of the central issues that animate theoretical debates among literary scholars today. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:LIT & CULT THEORY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 8200. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Narrative Discourses
Course
Description:
Fictional narrative discourses from Spain and/or Spanish America, which may include Latino/a texts written and conceived in the United States. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:NARR DISCOURSES
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 8300. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Hispanic Thought
Course
Description:
An analysis of different ways in which Spaniards and Spanish Americans have approached complex philosophical problems, such as self-definition and cultural identity. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:HISPANIC THOUGHT
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 8400. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Performance Studies: From the Stage/Screen to the Page
Course
Description:
Exploration of broad and flexible conceptions of theater, theatricality, and/or film in the Spanish-speaking world. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:PERFORMANCE ST
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 8450. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Spanish Sociolinguistics and Dialectology
Course
Description:
Topics in the study of sociolinguistics and dialectology, particularly related to Romance Languages. The topics covered in the course include (but are not limited to) quantitative methods in sociolinguistics and dialectology, language change/grammaticalization, sociophonetics, and language contact in the Romance speaking world. Taught in Spanish.
Athena Title:Adv Span Socioling and Dialect
Prerequisite:SPAN 6450 or ROML 6450 or LING(ANTH) 4860/6860 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 8500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Issues of Race, Class, and Gender
Course
Description:
An exploration of how the interests of race, class, and gender are presented in Hispanic literatures. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:RACE CLASS GENDER
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 8550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in the History of the Spanish Language
Course
Description:
An in-depth study and critique of the scholarly literature and research on a representative topic or topics in the history of the Spanish language. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:Adv Topics Hist of Span Lang
Prerequisite:SPAN(LING) 6550 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 8650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Topics in Advanced Spanish Phonology and Phonetics
Course
Description:
Students will work with current models of formal phonological analysis, including Optimality Theory and Exemplar Theory, as well as phonetically-informed approaches, to look at both synchronic and diachronic phenomena in the language. Data from both modern Spanish dialects and the historical evolution of the language is therefore considered, as is morphological and morphophonological change and variation. Taught in Spanish or English.
Athena Title:Adv Span Phonology Phonetics
Prerequisite:SPAN(LING) 6650
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 8750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Topics in Advanced Spanish Syntax
Course
Description:
Advanced-level description and formal linguistic analysis of major syntactic structures, particularly relating to Spanish and other Romance Languages. This includes, but is not limited to, the interfaces with morphology and semantics. Study will be undertaken within light of recent linguistic research. Taught in Spanish.
Athena Title:Advanced Spanish Syntax
Prerequisite:SPAN(LING) 6750
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN(LING) 8850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spanish Second Language Acquisition
Course
Description:
Survey of issues and theories in second language acquisition and examination of current research in the acquisition of Spanish as a second language. Critiques of both theoretical and applied studies and collection and analysis of empirical data. Given in Spanish.
Athena Title:SPAN SEC LANG AC
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SPAN 8950. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Spanish Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis
Course
Description:
Topics in pragmatics and discourse analysis related to linguistic phenomena in Spanish and other Romance languages. Topics include inferential, cognitive, and socio-cultural pragmatic theories, discourse structure/organization, reference (anaphora, deixis), speech acts and politeness, and discourse connectives and markers. Taught in Spanish.
Athena Title:Adv Span Pragmat Disc Analysis
Pre or Corequisite:SPAN(LING) 6950 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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