Spanish Course Descriptions

Here you will find brief descriptions for our most popular Spanish courses. For full descriptions and the full list of courses consult the catalog HERE. For the student/adviser worksheet for the Spanish Major/Minor click HERE. For the  student/adviser worksheet for the Spanish Pathway click HERE.

  • 105 Intermediate Spanish I

A continuation of the Spanish elementary course. The basic language skills are pursued more intensely and thoroughly, A better understanding of the various Hispanic cultures continues.

  • 106 Intermediate Spanish II.  Counts towards Pathway.

 A continuation of the Spanish elementary course. The basic language skills are pursued more intensely and thoroughly, A better understanding of the various Hispanic cultures continues.

  • 201 Communicating in the Spanish-Speaking World. Counts towards Pathway and Major/Minor.

 Extensive use of oral and written Spanish to broaden the students’ linguistic and cultural proficiency.

  • 202 Fiction and Expression. Counts towards Pathway and Major/Minor.

 Extensive use of Spanish in reading and writing about a variety of texts to broaden the students’ linguistic and literary proficiency.

  • 315 The Experience of Hispanic Literature. Counts towards Pathway and Minor. Required for Major.

An overview of the origins and development of the literatures of Spain and Hispanic America to the present time that will include a general introductory study of poetry, drama, the short story, and the novel.

  • 250 Cultures of Spain. Counts towards Pathway. Required for Major/Minor.

The cultural development of Spain through the study of its history, geography, literature, and fine arts.

  • 260 Cultures of Latin America. Counts towards Pathway. Required for Major/Minor.

The cultural development of Latin America through the study of its history, geography, literature, and fine arts.

  • 270 Cultures of Hispanic in the US. Counts towards Pathway and Minor. Required for Major.

The study of the presence of Latino groups in the United States, and the interactions between them and with mainstream society.

  • 325 Spanish in the Digital Age. Counts towards Pathway and Major/Minor.

 Reading, writing and speaking skills are polished as students build on knowledge of the target culture through research, discussion and projects using the latest technology.

  • 330 Themes in Spanish Cinema. Counts towards Pathway and Major/Minor.

  An introduction to the major directors, themes, and movements in Spanish Cinema. Taught in English.

  • 335 Themes in Latin American Cinema.  Counts towards Pathway and Major/Minor.

  An introduction to the major directors, themes, and movements in Latin American Cinema. Taught in English

  • 360 Spanish Composition and Conversation. Counts towards Pathway, Major/Minor. 

Perfect verbal and written skills with intense practice centered on cultural, historical, cinematic, and literary topics.

 

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