Professional Spanish Certificate

Foreign Languages Courses

FORL 520 LANGUAGE ACQUISITION (3)

Analysis of theories, methods, and techniques to make language learning more effective. Course taught in English.

Spanish Courses

SPAN 607 CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH (3)

Development of composition skills through writing. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: department consent.

SPAN 608 SPANISH IN THE COMMUNITY (3)

Development of advanced communicative skills to use the language in professional settings, speaking on abstract topics. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: consent of department.

SPAN 609 SPANISH TRANSLATION (3)

Translation theory and practice - English to Spanish and Spanish to English. Prerequisite:department consent.

SPAN 655 HISPANIC POPULAR CULTURES (3)

Analysis of a topic concerned with Hispanic folklore and popular cultures. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Prerequisite: department consent.

SPAN 665 FILM AND SOCIETY IN THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD (3)

Comparative examination of the complex relationships between film and society in the Spanish-speaking world. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: department consent.

SPAN 670 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH LANGUAGE: LITERATURE AND CIVILIZATION (3)

Specialized topics in Spanish language: literature and civilization. Discussion of a central topic with changing emphasis from year to year. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6 units provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: department consent.

SPAN 680 HISPANIC CULTURES IN THE MEDIA (3)

Cultural analysis of media representations of contemporary issues in the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisites: FORL 520 and 6 additional units of PBC coursework; major standing.

SPAN 691 DIRECTED READINGS IN SPANISH (3)

Independent study reserved for superior students under the guidance of a departmental advisor. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: department consent.

SPAN 694 TRAVEL STUDY ABROAD (3)

Study of the main features of Hispanic culture and civilization. Cities and topics to be selected. Prerequisite: department consent.