Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 8036  ADVANCED SPANISH CONVERSATION (3 credits)

Oral practice employing complex and sophisticated conversational structures in formal speeches and discussions of readings. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4030)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SPAN 3030 or departmental permission.

SPAN 8046  ADVANCED COMPOSITION AND STYLISTICS (3 credits)

Advanced grammatical principles, composition, and stylistics. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4040)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SPAN 3040 or departmental permission, and ENGL 1160.

SPAN 8066  INTRODUCTION TO TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION (3 credits)

This course offers an introduction to the translation and interpretation field. Course objectives include (a) understanding translation theory; (b) comprehending the role of communication in translation and interpretation; (c) targeting common grammatical and pragmatic errors; (d) increasing vocabulary knowledge in a variety of fields; and (e) gaining an increased awareness of the rigor and demands innate to the translation and interpretation fields. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4060).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Admission to MALT program or permission of instructor

SPAN 8156  LITERATURE/CULTURE: CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 1898-2000 (3 credits)

"Literature/ Culture: Central America and the Caribbean 1898- 2000" studies major historical and socio-cultural events in Latin American history in the 20th century, through their articulation in literary texts, film, and other cultural expressions from Central America and the Hispanic Caribbean. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4150, CACT 8156)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SPAN 3030, SPAN 3040 and SPAN 3060 or permission of instructor

SPAN 8166  LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE OF THE 20TH CENTURY (3 credits)

Critical and analytical study of Spanish-American dramatists, poets, and essayists from modernism to the present. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4160)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SPAN 3220 or departmental permission.

SPAN 8226  THE STRUCTURE OF SPANISH (3 credits)

A survey of the linguistic structure of Spanish. Topics include phology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4220)

SPAN 8356  LATIN AMERICAN SHORT STORY (3 credits)

Representative stories of the 19th and 20th centuries, from Romanticism to the present. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4350)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SPAN 3210 and SPAN 3220 or departmental permission.

SPAN 8440  SEMINAR:SPANISH COMPOSITION (3 credits)

This course provides opportunities for students to refine their composition skills in Spanish through extensive writing workshops and peer editing. Computer applications to composition will be employed.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Admisssion to the Graduate College.

SPAN 8456  INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY CRITICISM (3 credits)

An introduction to modern literary theory, from Ferdinand de Sausurre's course in general linguistics and Russian formalism, to postmodernism. Theory will be read in English and Spanish. Literature for discussion and analysis will be read in Spanish. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4450)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SPAN 3030 and SPAN 3040, or permission.

SPAN 8900  SPANISH INDEPENDENT STUDY: GRADUATE ONLY (1-3 credits)

Specifically planned projects and readings in a well-defined field of literature or linguistics carried out under the supervision of a member of the foreign languages faculty holding graduate faculty status.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Acceptance into the Master of Arts in Language Teaching Program (MALT). Must have completed a minimum of six graduate credit hours.

SPAN 8906  INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 credits)

Specially planned readings in a well-defined field of literature, carried out under the supervision of a member of the foreign language faculty. Designed primarily for the student who has need of work not currently available in the departmental offerings and who has demonstrated capability of working independently. May be repeated for credit once. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4900)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Senior status, no incompletes outstanding, and departmental permission.

SPAN 8956  PRO-SEMINAR: LITERATURE AND/OR FILM (3 credits)

This course is dedicated to the study of a narrower field of the literature and/or cinema of the Spanish-speaking world. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4950)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Graduate standing

SPAN 8966  PRO-SEMINAR: CULTURE AND SOCIETY (3 credits)

This course will address a narrow field of study of the civilization, history, film, contemporary culture, art, politics, and/or cultural studies of the Spanish-speaking world. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4960)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SPAN 3030, SPAN 3040, and SPAN 3060.

SPAN 8976  PRO-SEMINAR: LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE FOR THE PROFESSIONS (3 credits)

This course will address a narrow field of study of linguistics, translation/interpretation or the professional language of the Spanish-speaking world. (Cross-listed with SPAN 4970)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Graduate standing.