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SPAN 1411   Beginning Spanish I   SPAN 1411 (SPAN 1411) Beginning Spanish I (4-0). This is an introductory course intended for students with little or no previous exposure to the Spanish language. Its main emphasis is to present essential vocabulary and grammar and to develop communicative and comprehension skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course includes an introduction Hispanic culture. Equivalent courses: SPAN 1401 (through Summer 2014)  
SPAN 1412   Beginning Spanish II   SPAN 1412 (SPAN 1412) Beginning Spanish II (4-0). This course is a continuation of Spanish 1411. It introduces new grammatical structures idiomatic expressions and topics which include new vocabulary. It continues to build the foundational skills of listening speaking reading writing and cultural awareness with emphasis on conversation pronunciation fluency and vocabulary. Prerequisite SPAN 1411 or equivalent.  
SPAN 2311   Intermediate Spanish I   SPAN 2311 (SPAN 2311) Intermediate Spanish I (3-0). For the non-native speaker of Spanish, Spanish 2311 is the continuation of Spanish 1411 and 1412. Native speakers should begin their study of Spanish with 2311. This course includes a review of grammatical patterns and development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills through exploring the many facets of Hispanic culture. Prerequisites: SPAN 1411 & 1412. Equivalent courses: SPAN 2301 (through Summer 2014)  
SPAN 2312   Intermediate Spanish II   SPAN 2312 (SPAN 2312) Intermediate Spanish II (3-0). This course is a continuation of Spanish 2311. It provides additional study of grammar and Hispanic culture with emphasis on written composition and oral presentations. NOTE: Those whose native language is Spanish or those who have otherwise acquired a speaking knowledge of Spanish should begin their study of Spanish with Spanish 2311. The course will meet the needs of those who have obtained a speaking knowledge of Spanish with little or no formal study. Successful completion of such a course will prepare the student to register for 2312.  
SPAN 3301   Spanish Grammar & Comp    
SPAN 3304   Intro to Spanish Literature   SPAN 3304 Introduction to Spanish Literature (3-0). An introduction to Spanish literature covering such areas as literary style figurative language literary genres versification aesthetics and text analysis.  
SPAN 3308   Mexican Literature    
SPAN 3308   Studies in Spanish   SPAN 3308 Studies in Spanish (3-0). Mexican literature from pre-Columbian times to the present. Representative literacy works of major literary currents (Neoclassicism Romanticism Modernism etc.) will be read and analyzed. May be repeated for credit when course subject content varies.  
SPAN 3310   Spanish Literature I    
SPAN 3311   Spanish Literature II   SPAN 3311 Spanish Literature II (3-0). A survey of major Spanish authors and works from the 18th to the 20th centuries. Prerequisite: Spanish 2312 or consent of the instructor.  
SPAN 3315   Hispanic Civil & Culture:Spain    
SPAN 3316   Cult Civ in Span Amer   SPAN 3316 Culture and Civilization of Spanish America (3-0). An overview of the development of Spanish American culture from ancient times to the present, using perspectives of history, art, and literature. Equivalent courses: SPN 3316 (through Summer 2022), SPNS 3316.  
SPAN 3317   Modern Spanish Civilization   This course deals with the study of Spanish civilization since the XVI century to modern day Spain. The concentration will be in the Spanish presence in the Americas. Prerequisite: Spanish 2312 or consent of instructor.  
SPAN 4301   Spanish for the Professional   Topics include specific areas of studies in Spanish and will be announced in the curricular schedule for the semester in which they are offered. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Prerequisites: SPAN 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312  
SPAN 4306   Modern Drama   SPAN 4306 Modern Drama (3-0). A study of the Spanish drama of the 19th and 20th centuries. The student will read dramas representative of the different types and movements of the period and will discuss them in class and in written form. Class discussion conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 2312 or consent of the instructor  
SPAN 4307   Intro to Translation II    
SPAN 4311   Spanish American Literature II   SPAN 4311 Spanish American Literature II (3-0). A survey of major Spanish American authors and works from 1830 to the present. Prerequisite: Spanish 2312 or consent of the instructor.  
SPAN 4312   Teaching Spanish   SPAN 4312 Teaching Spanish (3-0). A study of methods and materials used in teaching Spanish from Grades K - 12. The course presents ideas and techniques for teaching grammar composition literature and culture. Prerequisite: Spanish 2312 or consent of the instructor.  
SPAN 4316   Intro Translation II   Part two of introductory course in Spanish/English translation covering both theory and practice of translation. Prerequisites: SPAN 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312