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Spanish (SPAN)


2010-2012 Catalog

Spanish (SPAN)

101 Beginning Spanish I (3) Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on listening, speaking and reading skills. Practice in writing. Only for students with no previous Spanish study. F10, S11, F11, S12

102 Beginning Spanish II (3) Continuation of SPAN 101. Prerequisite: SPAN 101 or appropriate placement test score. F10, S11, F11, S12

201 Intermediate Spanish I (3) Review of grammar. Emphasis on oral skills, writing and reading of Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN102, or appropriate placement test score. F10, F11

202 Intermediate Spanish II (3) Continuation of SPAN 201. Prerequisite: SPAN 201 or appropriate placement test score. S11, S12

300 Advanced Spanish (3) In-depth study of grammar points that pose problems for students of Spanish, practice in composition and the reading of contemporary literature. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or appropriate placement test score. S12

301 Conversational Spanish (3) Speaking skills developed through reading and discussion of contemporary texts. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or appropriate placement test score. S11

303 Latin American Culture and Civilization (3) Study in the cultural production of Latin American literature, music, and art in the context of contemporary Latin American history. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or appropriate placement test score. S12

315 Voices of Hispanic Women (3) Spanish language course focusing on the lives and experiences of Hispanic women writers and artists from Latin America and the United States. Examines the present status of women as they leave the traditional setting of home and emerge into the public sphere of influence and power. Studies the effects of poverty, war, and revolution on women and their families as well as the impact of immigration on identity and self. Students will be required to write all papers and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or appropriate placement test score.  F11

350 Latino Culture in the United States (3) This course, taught in Spanish, introduces the art, literature, and history of Chicanos or Mexican-Americans, Puerto-Rican Americans, and Cuban-Americans. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or appropriate placement test score. S11

360 Special Topics in Literature and Culture (3) Studies in Hispanic literature and/or culture. Taught in Spanish. May be repeated for up to nine credits with different content. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or appropriate placement test score. F10

399 Study Abroad (6-18) Formal study of the Spanish language, culture, and literature usually at UW-Superior's cooperating institution in Costa Rica. Students attend lectures on Spanish-speaking countries, culture and history, the environment, women's issues, literature and the arts. Includes home stays with families and opportunities for travel within the country. Information is available in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Program must be approved by the department before departure and consent of the department is required.

498/698 Independent Study (1-6) For advanced students who have successfully completed upper-division-level courses in Spanish and are capable of independent work. Studies carried on under direction of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits. Prior approval of instructor required.


 

 


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