Spanish (SPNS)

SPNS 101 - Elementary Spanish I. 4 Credits.

Offered autumn. Emphasis on oral communication, with development in all major skill areas: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

SPNS 102 - Elementary Spanish II. 4 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., SPNS 101. Continuation of 101.

Gen Ed Attributes: Foreign Language Requirement

SPNS 191 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

SPNS 201 - Intermediate Spanish I. 4 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., SPNS 102. Continued practice in the oral skills with added emphasis on grammar and reading proficiency.

Gen Ed Attributes: Foreign Language Requirement

SPNS 202 - Intermediate Spanish II. 4 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., SPNS 201. Continuation of 201.

Gen Ed Attributes: Foreign Language Requirement

SPNS 291 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one time offerings of current topics.

SPNS 292 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered autumn and spring. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

SPNS 301 - Spanish: Oral and Written Expr. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., SPNS 202 or equiv. Development of oral and written skills with an emphasis on Hispanic cultural context.

Gen Ed Attributes: Foreign Language Requirement

SPNS 305 - Spanish Phonetics. 3 Credits.

Offered once each academic year. Prereq., SPNS 202 or consent of instr. A practical and theoretical exploration of the Spanish sound system.

SPNS 306 - Commercial Spanish. 3 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., SPNS 301. The use of business concepts and terminology in Spanish. Conducted entirely in Spanish. Investigation of cultural attitudes, resources of the Hispanic world, ways in which Hispanics conduct business, practice in business letter writing.

SPNS 308 - Intensive Spanish Abroad. 1-9 Credits.

(R?9) Offered spring. Prereq., SPNS 202 or equiv. Intensive Spanish language course to coincide with intensive language course given at an institute or college during the Spanish Study Abroad Program. Credits vary according to the hours and intensity of the foreign language course and are determined by the director of the program.

SPNS 321 - Advanced Conversations. 3 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., SPNS 202. Intensive practice in oral Spanish through individual presentations, vocabulary and grammar work, and film discussion and analysis.

SPNS 326 - Contemporary Spanish Lit. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., SPNS 202 or equiv. The study of contemporary works by peninsular authors, including an introduction to literary genres.

SPNS 331 - Contemp Latin Amer Lit. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., SPNS 202 or equiv. The study of representative works by Latin-American authors with emphasis on the 20th century. Includes an introduction to literary genres.

SPNS 355 - Topics in Spanish Lit/Culture. 1-9 Credits.

(R?9) Offered intermittently in spring. Prereq., SPNS 326 or SPNS 331 or consent of instr.

SPNS 391 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

SPNS 392 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

SPNS 398 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship may count toward graduation.

SPNS 400 - Spanish: Applied Linguistics. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., SPNS 305 and LING 270 or 470. Topics in linguistics applied to the Spanish Language with an emphasis on morphology, syntax and semantics.

SPNS 408 - Spanish: Adv Comp & Conversat. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., SPNS 301 or consent of instr. Intensive practice in writing on different levels of usage and style, combined with guided oral practice.

SPNS 432 - Latin American Literature. 3 Credits.

(R?6) Offered regularly. Prereq. SPNS 326 or 331 or consent of instr. Emphasis on major works of the 20th century.

SPNS 465 - Spanish Lit:Renaiss/Goldn Age. 3 Credits.

(R-6) Offered autumn even-numbered years. Prereq., SPNS 326 or 331 or consent of instr.

SPNS 466 - Spanish Lit:Modern & Contemp. 3 Credits.

(R-6) Offered spring even-numbered years. Prereq., SPNS 326 or 331 or consent of instr.

SPNS 491 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

SPNS 492 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered autumn and spring. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

SPNS 494 - Seminar. 1-12 Credits.

(R?12) Offered regularly. Prereq., SPNS 326 or 331. Studies in major authors, periods, or genres.

SPNS 498 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

SPNS 500 - Directed Readings. 1-3 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., undergraduate major in Spanish. Level: Graduate

SPNS 594 - Graduate Seminar. 3 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing. A review and discussion of current research. Topics vary. Level: Graduate

SPNS 595 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one?time offerings of current topics. Level: Graduate

SPNS 596 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing. Out?of?class independent work of a research nature which involves intensive use of University or other libraries; also research work carried on in another country under the direction of a University professor. Level: Graduate

SPNS 599 - Professional Paper. 1-6 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing. Preparation of a professional paper appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student. Level: Graduate

SPNS 699 - Thesis. 1-9 Credits.

(R?9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing. Preparation of a thesis or manuscript based on research for presentation and/or publication. Level: Graduate