SPAN 401 - Elementary Spanish

SPAN 401-402 is a year-long (two semester) course. The first semester of the course, or its equivalent, is a prerequisite to the second. Conducted in Spanish. For students without previous knowledge of Spanish. Aural-oral practice; fundamental speech patterns; reading and writing to achieve a firm basis for an active command of Spanish. Lab. No credit toward a major. (No credit for students who have had two or more years of Spanish in secondary school; however, any such students whose studies of Spanish have been interrupted for a significant period of time should consult the chair about possibly receiving credit.) 401-402 taken together satisfies the foreign language requirement.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Fall 2014
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013

SPAN 402 - Elementary Spanish II

SPAN 401-402 is a year-long (two semester) course. The first semester of the course, or its equivalent, is a prerequisite to the second. Conducted in Spanish. For students without previous knowledge of Spanish. Aural-oral practice; fundamental speech patterns; reading and writing to achieve a firm basis for an active command of Spanish. Lab. No credit toward a major. (No credit for students who have had two or more years of Spanish in secondary school; however, any such students whose studies of Spanish have been interrupted for a significant period of time should consult the chair about possibly receiving credit.) 401-402 taken together satisfies the foreign language requirement.
Credits: 4
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014

SPAN 403 - Review of Spanish

Conducted in Spanish. Emphasizes aural/oral practice, reviews basic structure, reading and writing to develop active command of language. Preparation for Spanish 503. Designed for those who have had only two years of high school Spanish. Special fee. Does not satisfy the foreign language requirement.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Fall 2014
Previously offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013

SPAN 503 - Intermediate Spanish

Conducted in Spanish. Emphasizes the development of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Review of grammar. Discussion and short papers in Spanish based on cultural and literary readings. Films. No credit toward the major. Special fee. Lab. Satisfies the foreign language requirement. Group 5.
Credits: 4
Currently offered: Summer 2014
Previously offered: Spring 2012, Summer 2012, Spring 2013, Summer 2013, Spring 2014

SPAN 526 - Latin American Civilization and Culture

Significant historical, geographical, and artistic expressions of pre-Colombian and Latin American civilization. Readings, slides, films, tapes, records. Conducted in English. Majors must take either 525 or 526, but both may not be counted for major credit. Special fee. Group 5.
Credits: 4