Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 101 SPANISH ELEMENTS I (3)

Principles of Spanish grammar; drills in pronunciation; elementary conversation; composition; readings. Not open to students who have successfully completed SPAN 102, SPAN 201, SPAN 202, SPAN 301 or SPAN 302. Prerequisite: placement exam score. Core: Arts & Humanities or GenEd II.C.1.

SPAN 102 SPANISH ELEMENTS II (3)

Review and further study of grammar principles; pronunciation; conversation; composition; readings. Not open to students who have successfully completed SPAN 201, SPAN 202, SPAN 301 or SPAN 302. Prerequisite: SPAN 101 or the equivalent as indicated by placement exam score. Core: Global Perspectives or GenEd II.C.1.

SPAN 201 SPANISH INTERMEDIATE I (3)

Review of grammar and pronunciation; conversation; composition; reading of cultural texts; oral and written exercises in language lab. Conducted in Spanish. Not open to students who have successfully completed SPAN 202, SPAN 301 or SPAN 302. Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or the equivalent as indicated by placement exam score. Core: Arts & Humanities or GenEd II.C.3.

SPAN 202 SPANISH INTERMEDIATE II (3)

Advanced grammar structures; conversation; composition; reading of cultural texts; oral and written exercises in language lab. Conducted in Spanish. Not open to students who have successfully completed SPAN 301 or SPAN 302. Prerequisite: SPAN 201 or the equivalent as indicated by placement exam score. Core: Global Perspectives or GenEd II.C.3.

SPAN 203 HONORS SPANISH INTERMEDIATE I (3)

Review of grammar; conversation and prose composition; translation of tests of cultural value; outside readings commensurate and with the ability of the individual student. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or equivalent; admission into the Honors College. GenEd II.C.or Core: Arts & Humanities.

SPAN 204 HONORS SPANISH INTERMEDIATE II (3)

Continuing study of grammar structures; conversation and prose composition; reading, translation, and discussion of texts of cultural value; outside readings commensurate with the ability of the individual student. Prerequisite: SPAN 201, SPAN 203, or equivalent. Honors College course. GenEd II.C.3 or Core: Global Perspectives.

SPAN 211 SPANISH FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS (3)

Advanced grammar structures; conversation; composition; reading of cultural texts; oral and written exercises in language lab related to the health professions. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 102 or equivalent. Not open to students who have taken SPAN 201.

SPAN 301 COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION I (3)

Reading, conversation and composition on topics of cultural and literary interest; grammar and syntax. Conducted in Spanish. Not open to those who have successfully completed SPAN 303. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent. Core: Arts & Humanities or GenEd II.C.3.

SPAN 302 COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION II (3)

Reading, conversation and composition on topics of cultural and literary interest; review of grammar and syntax as needed. Conducted in Spanish. Not open to those who have successfully completed SPAN 304. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or equivalent. Core: Global Perspectives or GenEd II.C.3.

SPAN 303 SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS I (3)

Development of the formal Spanish skills of heritage speakers through cultural readings highlighting the contributions made by Hispanics to the world. Open only to heritage speakers of Spanish. Not open to native speakers or those who have successfully completed SPAN 301. Prerequisites: Placement exam and consent of department. Core: Arts and Humanities.

SPAN 304 SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS III (3)

Development of the formal Spanish skills of heritage speakers through cultural readings highlighting the contributions made by Hispanics to the world. Conducted in Spanish. Open only to heritage speakers of Spanish. Not open to native speakers or to those who have successfully completed SPAN 302. Prerequisite: SPAN 303 or placement exam and consent of department. Core: Global Perspectives.

SPAN 305 READINGS IN SPANISH (3)

Improves reading and comprehension skills in Spanish, while exposing students to introductory Spanish literature. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 306 SPANISH PHONETICS (3)

Analysis and laboratory drills of standard Latin American pronunciation with some attention to Castilian. Conducted in Spanish. Not open to native speakers of Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302 or equivalent.

SPAN 311 CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF SPAIN (3)

Value-system and way of life as embodied in the language, history, arts, and customs of Spain. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302 or equivalent.

SPAN 312 CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA (3)

Value-system and way of life as embodied in the language, history, arts and customs of Ibero-America. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302 or equivalent.

SPAN 321 SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE (3)

Survey of major literary works produced in Spain throughout the centuries. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302 or equivalent.

SPAN 322 SURVEY OF SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE (3)

Survey of major literary works produced in Spanish America throughout the centuries. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302 or equivalent.

SPAN 331 SPANISH FOR BUSINESS (3)

The fundamentals of commercial correspondence in Spanish. Focuses on the form and style of Spanish currently used in a business environment. Intensive practice in speaking, writing, and translating. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 - 302 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

SPAN 370 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 371 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3-6)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 372 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3-6)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 373 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3-6)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 374 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3-6)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 375 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3-6)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 376 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3-6)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 377 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3-6)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 378 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3-6)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 379 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3-6)

Specialized topics in language and culture. Content varies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

SPAN 391 ADVANCED SPANISH GRAMMAR (3)

Spanish syntax, idiomatic construction, word formation, original composition. Conversation and oral drill. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302.

SPAN 402 ASPECTS OF SPANISH LINGUISTICS (3)

Linguistic and structural features of the Spanish language are examined. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302 or equivalent.

SPAN 407 ADVANCED SPANISH COMPOSITION (3)

Development of composition skills through writing. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302 or equivalent.

SPAN 408 ADVANCED SPANISH CONVERSATION (3)

Development of advanced skills to participate in both formal and informal conversation, social and abstract topics. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302 or equivalent.

SPAN 409 SPANISH TRANSLATION (3)

Translation theory and practice - English to Spanish and Spanish to English. Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302.

SPAN 412 CONTEMPORARY SPANISH NOVEL (3)

Emphasis on such writers as Cela, Sender, Delibes, and Goytisolo. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 417 GOLDEN AGE IN SPANISH LITERATURE I (3)

Principal attention to Cervantes, Tirso de Molina, Lope de Vega, and Ruiz de Alarcon. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 431 19TH CENTURY SPANISH LITERATURE (3)

The main literary movement of the century: neo-classicism, romanticism, realism, naturalism, and special emphasis on "costumbrismo." Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 455 HISPANIC POPULAR CULTURES (3)

Analysis of a topic concerned with Hispanic folklore and popular cultures. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. . Prerequisites: SPAN 301 and SPAN 302 or consent of department.

SPAN 465 FILM AND LITERATURE IN SPANISH (3)

Comparative examination of the complex relationships between films and literture in Spanish. Course conducted in Spanish. Course may be repeated for a maximum of six credits when identified by a different subtitle. Prerequisites: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322.

SPAN 470 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 471 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 472 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 473 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 474 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 475 SPEC TPCS IN SPAN (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered.

SPAN 476 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 477 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 478 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 479 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (3)

Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 481 THE SHORT STORY IN SPANISH (3)

Literary analysis of short stories from Spain and/or Latin America. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 321 or SPAN 322 or equivalent.

SPAN 491 DIRECTED READINGS IN SPANISH LITERATURE (1-3)

Reserved for superior students under the guidance of a departmental advisor. For junior or senior majors only. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: at least three units of literature study at the 400 level, consent of department chair.

SPAN 492 DIRECTED READINGS IN SPANISH (1-3)

Similar to SPAN 491 with concentration on a different subject matter. Conducted in Spanish. Junior or senior majors only. Prerequisites: at least three units of literature study at the 400 level, consent of department chair.

SPAN 494 TRAVEL STUDY ABROAD (3-16)

Study of the main features of Hispanic culture and civilization. Cities and topics to be selected. For complete information contact the chair of the department. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

SPAN 497 INTERNSHIP IN SPANISH (3)

Gives training and experience using Spanish in working with the government, business, and industry in Maryland or Washington, D.C., under professional supervision. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing Spanish majors (professional track) only, and completion of at least 27 units above 300-level courses. Written consent of coordinator of program.