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SPAN 101 - Elementary Spanish I (4:3:1).
Description: This is an introductory course intended for students who have not studied Spanish previously. This course emphasizes the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: None. Students with previous study of Spanish should take the departmental placement test before enrolling in this course.
4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 102 - Elementary Spanish II (4:3:1).
Description: This course builds on Spanish 101. There is continued emphasis on the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Completion of Spanish 101 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better, a satisfactory score on the departmental placement test, or permission of the department chair.
4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 102H - Elementary Spanish

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 199 - General Spanish Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 201 - Intermediate Spanish I (3:2:1).
Description: This course continues to stress development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Special attention is paid to more complex grammatical items such as the subjunctive, contrary-to-fact statements, and relative clauses. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Completion of SPAN 102 with a grade of C- or better, a satisfactory score on the departmental placement test, or permission of the department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 202 - Intermediate Spanish II (3:2:1).
Description: This course is a continuation of Spanish 201. It stresses development of oral and written proficiency. Attention is given to more complex grammatical structures such as passive voice, past subjunctive, and literary tenses. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Completion of SPAN 201 with a grade of C (or S), or permission of the department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 202H - Intermediate Spanish Conversat
Description: This course is a continuation of Spanish 201. It stresses development of oral and written proficiency. Attention is given to more complex grammatical structures such as passive voice, past subjunctive, and literary tenses. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Completion of SPAN 201 with a grade of C (or S), or permission of the department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 210 - Special Topics in Language and Culture (1-3).
Description: Topics may focus on a literary period or author, language for specialized purposes (health professionals, social service agencies, etc.), history or culture. Notes: Offered variable times. May be taken for credit three times under different topics with permission of Department Chair. Prerequisites: Completion of SPAN 201 with a grade of C or S.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 225 - Spanish Composition (3:2:1).
Description: Development of fundamental writing skills in Spanish. The composition structures to be discussed include description, narration, and analytical/argumentative exposition. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: SPAN 201 and 202.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 250 - Intermediate Composition and Conversation (3).
Description: This course continues to build writing and speaking skills, through guided composition and conversation-based activities. Study of selected literary texts allows development of reading skills and the ability to interpret extended passages. Prerequisites: Six hours of Spanish on the 200-level or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 250H - Intermediate Composition and Conversation (3).

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 280 - The Spanish Film (3).
Description: Introduction to significant examples of foreign language cinema as an art form and as embodiments of the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Spanish 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 299 - General Spanish Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 301 - Hispanic Civilization and Culture - Latin America (3).
Description: Emphasis on Latin America. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: SPAN 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 301H - Hispanic Civilization,Culture

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 302 - Hispanic Civilization and Culture - Spain (3).
Description: Emphasis on Spain. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: SPAN 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 306 - Spanish for Business (3)
Description: This course concentrates on the development of language skills needed to conduct simple business transactions in Spanish-speaking countries. Prerequisite: SPAN 250 or permission of the instructor. Notes: Offered variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 310 - Advanced Grammar and Composition I (3).
Description: A study of the finer points of Spanish grammar and sophisticated aspects of composition techniques. Prerequisites: Spanish 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 310H - Advanced Grammar, Composition

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 313 - Advanced Spanish Conversation (3:2:1).
Description: This course develops communicative and presentational skills through role-playing, extemporaneous dialogues, and similar activities. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Spanish 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 340 - Practicum Experience (1)
Description: Practicum provides an opportunity for students to gain real-world experience in their major, minor, or area of career interest. Notes: Course may be repeated for credit; however, a maximum of 3 hours may be applied toward a major or minor in Spanish. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered variable times.
1.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
12.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Practicum/Cooperative edu

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 350 - Service Learning (3).
Description: This course provides students an opportunity to work in area schools with Hispanic children and to receive Spanish-language training on the Winthrop campus. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: Completion of one Spanish course at the 300-level with a grade of C or higher or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 351 - Phonetics (3).
Description: The study of Spanish phonetics, dialectology and correct pronunciation. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Spanish 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 399 - General Spanish Elective
Practicum in Spanish Composition

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 401 - Survey of Hispanic Literature (3).
Description: A survey of the literature of the Spanish-speaking world. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: SPAN 250 and 310.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 402 - Survey of Spanish Peninsular Literature (3).
Description: A survey of the literature of Spain from the Middle Ages to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: SPAN 250 and 310.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 410 - Advanced Grammar and Composition II (3).
Description: A continuation of Spanish 310. Further study and practice of the more sophisticated aspects of Spanish composition. Prerequisite: Spanish 310 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

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Capstone Course, Intensive Writing, Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 499 - Proficiency Exam (0).
Description: Students must enroll in this exam during the first semester of their senior year. Prerequisite: Completion of at least three credits in Spanish at the 300-level; senior standing. Notes: Lab Fee: $100. A grade of S or U is recorded.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 504 - Cervantes (3).
Description: This course studies of the life of Miguel de Cervantes and his masterpiece, Don Quijote de la Mancha. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: SPAN 401 or 402 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 506 - Spanish-American Literature to Modernism (3).
Description: Representative readings of major literary figures of Spanish America from the Discovery (1492) until 1900. Representative authors include Ercilla, Sor Juana, Garcilaso, Olmedo, Bello, Sarmiento, Hernandez, Palma, Marti, Dario and Rodo. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: SPAN 401 or 402 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 506H - Spanish-American Literature to Modernism (3)

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 510 - Topics in Language and Literature (3).
Description: The focus of this course will vary, depending on student interest and faculty expertise. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit with permission of Department Chair. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 521 - Modern Drama (3).
Description: A survey of Spanish-language drama from Romanticism to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Spanish 401 or 402 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 560 - 560. Advanced Conversation in Spanish (3)
Description: This course is designed to increase proficiency in comprehension and speaking. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: SPAN 313 or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 593 - Advanced Grammar and Composition I (3)
Description: Study of sophisticated and more subtle aspects of Spanish grammar and composition techniques. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Spanish 310 and 410 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 595 - The Short Story (3).
Description: Readings of the Spanish-American writers of the short narrative beginning with the early 19th-century's Esteban Echeverria and ending with today's short story masters. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Spanish 401, 402 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

SPAN 599 - General Spanish Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 601 - Great Figures of Spanish Literature (3).
Description: Course content will change each time the course is taught, with major authors in different periods emphasized. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Admission to MA in Spanish or Spanish MAT program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 602 - Great Figures of Spanish-American Literature (3).
Description: An overview of Spanish-American literature and an intensive reading of selected major figures of that literature from the Colonial period to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Admission to MA in Spanish or Spanish MAT program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 604 - History of the Spanish Language (3).
Description: The course traces the development of the language stressing its Latin roots, and noting the various stages that have led to the emergence of modern Spanish. Notes: Offered variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 605 - Seminar in Spanish (3).
Description: This course is designed to allow a graduate instructor to select readings according to the needs and interests of the graduate students who will be taking the course. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Admission to MA in Spanish or Spanish MAT program.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 607 - Non-dramatic Works of the Golden Age (3).
Description: This course includes major works of prose and poetry from the 16th and 17th centuries. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite: Admission to MA in Spanish or Spanish MAT program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 608 - Golden Age Drama (3).
Description: A detailed study of individual plays by representative dramatists of 17th-century Spain. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Admission to MA in Spanish or Spanish MAT program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 610 - Advanced Culture and Civilization: Emphasis on Spain (3).
Description: A review of Spain's cultural history with in-depth study of various aspects of those elements that make Spain unique in the Western world. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Admission to MA in Spanish or Spanish MAT program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 611 - Advanced Culture and Civilization: Emphasis on Spanish-America (3).
Description: Study of the culture and civilization of Spanish America from pre-Columbian times to the present. Focus on the area's history, literature, art, music, society and politics. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite: Admission to MA in Spanish or Spanish MAT program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 651 - Advanced Phonetics (3).
Description: Study of Spanish phonetics with intensive work on the sounds of the Spanish language and some of its major dialects as found in Spain, Spanish America and the United States. Notes: Offered at variable times. Prerequisite: Admission to MA in Spanish or Spanish MAT program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 693 - Advanced Grammar and Composition II (3).
Description: Provides graduate students with an opportunity for intensive practice of the subtle aspects of composition in Spanish. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: SPAN 593 or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

SPAN 699 - General Spanish Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department


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