Spanish (SPAN)

Courses

SPAN 101. 1st Year Spanish I. 3 Credits.

A study of grammar, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish for students who have had no previous knowledge of the language.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SPAN 102. 1st Year Spanish II. 3 Credits.

A study of grammar, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish for students who have had no previous knowledge of the language.
Typically Offered: Spring.

SPAN 194. Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

Directed reading, study, and/or activities in selected topics.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

SPAN 199. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

SPAN 201. 2nd Year Spanish I. 3 Credits.

A continuation of SPAN 101 and 102 with further development of reading skills to increase vocabulary. The course includes selected readings and conversation in Spanish and an introduction to the literature of Spain and Latin America.
Typically Offered: Fall.
Prerequisite: SPAN 102.

SPAN 202. 2nd Year Spanish II. 3 Credits.

A continuation of SPAN 101 and 102 with further development of reading skills to increase vocabulary. The course includes selected readings and conversation in Spanish and an introduction to the literature of Spain and Latin America.
Typically Offered: Spring.
Prerequisite: SPAN 102.

SPAN 215. Spanish Conversation. 2 Credits.

An opportunity for skilled development in speaking and listening to the language.
Typically Offered: Spring, even years.
Prerequisite: SPAN 202.

SPAN 220. Introduction to Hispanic Literature. 2 Credits.

The reading and discussion of outstanding literary works of Spanish and Spanish American literature.
Typically Offered: Fall, odd years.
Prerequisite: SPAN 202.

SPAN 250. Hispanic Culture and Civilization. 2 Credits.

A study of various aspects of Hispanic culture and civilization through the centuries.
Typically Offered: Fall, even years.
Prerequisite: SPAN 202.

SPAN 294. Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

Directed reading, study, and/or activities in selected topics.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

SPAN 299. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

SPAN 305. Spanish Phonetics. 3 Credits.

Theoretical and practical approach to the phonetics and phonology of Spanish.
Typically Offered: Fall, even years.
Prerequisite: SPAN 202.

SPAN 345. History and Geography of Spain and Latin America. 3 Credits.

An exploration of the history of Spain and Latin America from the time of the Roman occupation of Spain to Latin America colonization, as well as concepts of geography and human development.
Typically Offered: Spring, even years.

SPAN 391. Global Seminar. 1-3 Credits.

Interdisciplinary examination of a specific language, culture, and its current local/global issues. In-depth experiences in the country of student's choice. Required before a study-abroad program travel. Cross-referenced with ENGL 391, GEOG 391, HIST 391, and HUM 391.
Typically Offered: Spring.
Same As: ENGL/GEOG/HIST/HUM/SPAN 391.

SPAN 393. Practicum in Teaching Spanish. 1-3 Credits.

An opportunity for firsthand experience in teaching Spanish. By Arrangement.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.

SPAN 394. Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

Directed reading, study, and/or activities in selected topics.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

SPAN 396. Travel to a Spanish Speaking Country. 2 Credits.

An opportunity to travel to a Spanish-speaking country in order to improve the understanding of language and culture.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 4 Credits.

SPAN 399. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

SPAN 415. Advanced Spanish Conversation. 3 Credits.

An opportunity for advanced skill development in speaking and listening to the language.
Typically Offered: Spring, odd years.
Prerequisite: SPAN 202.

SPAN 420. Readings in Hispanic Literature. 3 Credits.

A study of selected literary texts in the Spanish language.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Prerequisite: SPAN 320.

SPAN 445. Readings in Hispanic History. 3 Credits.

An in-depth examination of primary and secondary historical documents related to specific topics in Hispanic history.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.

SPAN 490. Methods of Teaching Spanish. 3 Credits.

A study of the curriculum, methods, materials, and trends in the teaching of Spanish. SPAN 490 must be taken prior to student teaching.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Prerequisite: Admitted to Teacher Education.

SPAN 491. Senior Portfolio. 1 Credit.

A course to assist the student in developing the digital portfolio used to assess the completion of the requirements for the VCSU Abilities and Skills. The course addresses both technical application and content.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grading: S/U only.

SPAN 494. Undergraduate Research. 3-12 Credits.

The course is designed to integrate subject matter from major coursework and other disciplines into a project that leads to the creation of an original body of knowledge.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

SPAN 496. Travel to a Spanish Speaking Country. 1-4 Credits.

An opportunity to travel to a Spanish-speaking country in order to improve the understanding of language and culture.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 4 Credits.

SPAN 497. Internship. 3-12 Credits.

An opportunity for students to apply classroom learning to an on-the-job work experience. Internship must be related to the student's major or minor course of study and may be in any geographic location. Credit is granted in the range of three to twelve hours per semester and may be repeated up to a maximum of 12 credit hours. Application and approval through Career Services.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisites: Junior Standing or Senior Standing and cum GPA of 2.50 or higher.
Grading: S/U only.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

SPAN 499. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.