Spanish Course Listings


 SPAN 1411 Elementary Spanish I (3,1,4)
This course is an introduction to the Spanish language and culture. Emphasis is given to grammar, vocabulary, oral practice, and basic reading skills. Three hours lecture and one-and-half hours laboratory per week are included.

SPAN 1412 Elementary Spanish II (3,1,4)
This course is a continuation of SPAN 1411. Prerequisite: SPAN 1411.

SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish I (3,0,3)
This course places continued emphasis on the speaking, reading, and writing aspects of the Spanish language. Prerequisite: SPAN 1412.

SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II (3,0,3)
This is a continuation of SPAN 2311 with emphasis on reading, writing, and oral proficiency. Prerequisite: SPAN 2311.

SPAN 2304 Spanish for Health Professionals (3,0,3)
This is an introductory course to the Spanish language with emphasis on conversational Spanish for medical personnel. The course is designed specifically for students pursuing studies in the health professions. Students seeking a nursing degree with a minor in Spanish may use this course to count toward that minor. It does not count toward any other major, minor, or specialization in Spanish. It will not substitute for other Spanish courses listed in the catalog.

SPAN 2316 Business Spanish (3,0,3)
This is an introductory course to the Spanish language with emphasis on conversational Spanish for business professionals. The course is designed specifically for students pursuing studies in business. However, other students who will be working in a multi-cultural setting are welcome and will benefit from taking this course. The course does not count toward any major, minor, or specialization in Spanish. It will not substitute for other Spanish courses listed in the catalog.

SPAN 3300 Spanish for the EC - 12 Classroom (3,0,3)
This course is designed to acquaint the student with current methods of teaching Spanish, as well as to give opportunity for observation and practice of such in the language laboratory and in the elementary Spanish classes (1411-1412). This must be taken prior to student teaching. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 3301 Advanced Spanish Conversation (3,0,3)
This is a course for conversation practice at an advanced level. A high volume of vocabulary acquisition is expected in order to participate in dialogues and situational topics. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or consent of instructor. However, nine (9) semester hours of Spanish at the 3000 or 4000 level is highly recommended.

SPAN 3302 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition (3,0,3)
This is an advanced study of Spanish grammar with special emphasis on composition. The course will be of special interest to students who wish to improve their written Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 3303 Accredited Study in a Spanish-Speaking Country (3,0,3)
This course is designed to allow students to receive credits for study-abroad courses taken in Spanish-speaking countries. A written request stating the amount of credit applied for and the specific requirements must be signed by both the student and the department chairman at least two weeks prior to departure. A minimum of three consecutive weeks of study in the Spanish-speaking country will be required for credit. Maybe repeated for credit. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 with a minimum grade of “B” or consent of department chairman.

SPAN 3304 Spanish Culture and Civilization (3,0,3)
This is a general study of the history and culture of Spain. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 3305 Spanish American Culture and Civilization (3,0,3)
This is a general study of the history and culture of Spanish America. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 4301 Spanish Literature I (3,0,3)
This course is a survey of Spanish literature from the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 4302 Spanish Literature II (3,0,3)
This course is a survey of Spanish literature from the Nineteenth Century to the present. Prerequisite:SPAN 2312 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 4303 Spanish American Literature I (3,0,3)
This course is a survey of Spanish American literature from the Colonial period to Nineteenth Century Modernism. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or consent of instructor.

SPAN 4304 Spanish American Literature II (3,0,3)
This course is a survey of Spanish American literature from Modernism to the present. Prerequisite: SPAN 2312 or consent of instructor.