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Spanish II
Continuation of SPAN 1313. Not open to students whose native language is Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1313; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 1373 Basic Spanish for Bilinguals I
An introductory course for students who possess a spoken knowledge of Southwestern U.S. Spanish and who wish to develop competency in reading and writing standard Spanish. Through readings and written assignments the student will be introduced to the conventions of Spanish grammar and spelling. Through discussion and reading students will come to appreciate the place of the Mexican-American dialect of Spanish within the context of the Hispanic community.
Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 1374 Basic Spanish for Bilinguals II
Continuation of SPAN 1373.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1373; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish I
A comprehensive review of Spanish grammar with special emphasis on reading and writing.
Prerequisite: SPAN 1314 or Departmental Approval; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II
Continuation of SPAN 2311. Occupation-specific terminology for students who intend to use the Spanish language professionally.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2311 or departmental approval; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 2317 Business Spanish
This is a Spanish course for students who intend to use the Spanish language professionally. The course introduces Spanish business correspondence and the translation of commercial documents from English to Spanish.
Prerequisites: SPAN 1373 or departmental approval; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 2321 Hispanic Literature and Civilization I
An introduction to the literature, art, history and geography of the Hispanic world. Given in Spanish;
Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 2322 Hispanic Literature and Civilization II
A continuation of SPAN 2321. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2321; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3301 Spanish Literature I
A survey of the literature of Spain from the beginnings to Romanticism. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2311 and 2312; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3302 Spanish Literature II
A survey of the literature of Spain from the mid-18th century to present. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2311 and 2312; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3303 Advanced Spanish Composition
Intensive training in Spanish composition, including class publications of material in Spanish. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2311 and 2312; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3304 Advanced Spanish Composition
Additional work in composition similar to Spanish 3303. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2311 and 2312; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3310 Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature I
An investigation of the literary works of the principal narrators, poets and dramatists of Spanish America from the beginnings of Spanish Colonialism to Modernism. Analysis of form and content and study of the historical background and literary currents in each work. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2321 and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3311 Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature II
An investigation of the literary works of the principal narrators, poets and dramatists of Spanish America from Modernism to the present. Analysis of form and content and study of the historical background and literary currents in each work. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2321 and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3330 Spanish Grammar
A study of grammatical concepts with concentration on basic sentence structure, the paragraph, principles of punctuation, and functional grammar. Course designed for Spanish majors and minors as well as Education Minors in bilingual education. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2321 and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3332 Introduction to Spanish/English Translation
A basic orientation in the theory and practice of translating a text from Spanish to English, including consideration of both cultural and morpho-syntactical problems.
Prerequisites: SPAN 2321, 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3333 Introduction to English/Spanish Translation
An orientation in the theory and practice of translating a text from English to Spanish, including consideration of cultural and morpho-syntactical problems.
Prerequisites: SPAN 2321, 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 3334 Commercial Spanish for Translators
A basic orientation in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, Foreign Trade, Accounting Marketing, and Management with close attention to terminology in both Spanish and English, as well as commercial practice in Mexico and other Hispanic countries. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisites: SPAN 2321, 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 4303 Hispanic Civilization
A panoramic view of the political, literary, and cultural history of Spain and the Spanish-speaking countries of America. Recommended as a review for the ExCET examination in Spanish. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2321 and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 4304 Spanish Lyric Poetry
A survey of lyric poetry from its beginning to the present. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisites: SPAN 2321 and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 4305 Cervantes
A study of the principal works of Miguel de Cervantes with emphasis on Don Quijote. Given in Spanish. All readings, examinations, and papers in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2321 and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 4307 Spanish American Novel
This course begins with a study of literary and historical influences in 19th Century Spanish America. Gaucho and costumbrista novels such as those of Guiraldes, Blest Gana and Gamboa, are read along with works representative of European literary influences. The second part of the course is devoted to an intensive analytical examination of outstanding works that illustrate recent literary trends: E. Mallea, E. Sabato, Roa Bastos and Vargas Llosa. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2321 and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 4309 Contemporary Spanish Literature
A study of the principal literary works of Spain from the generation of 1898 to the present. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 2321 and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 4310 Spanish Phonology and Phonetics
An analysis of the phonological and phonetic systems of Spanish with dose attention to the relationship between phonology and the writing system. Brief overview of medieval consonants and regional variation in pronunciation. Brief comparison of Spanish and English phonological systems. Given in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 2321, SPAN 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 4311 The Mexican Novel
The study of the major novels of Mexico from beginning to the present. Given in Spanish.
Prerequisite: SPAN 232l and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

SPAN 4316 Problems and Issues Related to Language
Selected topics on language psychology and acquisition will be discussed. Current trends and problems related to the topic will be discussed.
Prerequisite: SPAN 232l and 2322; Lec 3, Cr 3

Study abroad opportunities available:
www.utb.edu/vpaa/cla/studyabroad

For further information about Study Abroad opportunities, contact:
Dr. Suzanne LaLonde, Assistant Professor of French in the Department of Modern Languages
and Director of UTB’s Study Abroad Program--S251 (882-8891).
Suzanne.Lalonde@utb.edu

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