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Foreign Language Lab Semester Hours
Monday - Tuesday
8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday - Thursday
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
 
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Course Offerings

The following courses may be offered both on campus and through study abroad programs: Spanish 301, 304, 309, 312, 332, 363. Additional courses can also be taken abroad. See your academic adviser for more information.

Spanish  101 - 2 units (crs.)

Spanish 1a - Project Success (HU)
Equivalent to the first half of Spanish 110 in content, but requires twice the amount of time to cover the material. Special early emphasis on Spanish sound system and corresponding written form. Emphasis on basic audio-lingual skills, acquisition of an active vocabulary, rapid reading for comprehension and fundamental concepts of grammar.

 

Spanish  102 - 2 units (crs.)

Spanish 1b - Project Success (HU)
Equivalent to the second half of Spanish 110 in content, but requires twice the amount of time to cover the material.

Prerequisite: Spanish 101 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  103 - 2 units (crs.)

Spanish 11a - Project Success (HU)
Equivalent to Spanish 111 in content and units (crs.), but requires twice the amount of time to cover the material.

Prerequisite: Spanish 102 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  104 - 2 units (crs.)

Spanish 11b - Project Success (HU)
Equivalent to the second half of Spanish 111 in content, but requires twice the amount of time to cover the material.

Prerequisite: Spanish 103 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  110 - 4 units (crs.)

Introduction to Spanish I (HU)
Emphasis on basic audio-lingual skills, acquisition of an active vocabulary, rapid reading for comprehension and fundamental concepts of grammar. (4+1)

 

Spanish  111 - 4 units (crs.)

Introduction to Spanish II (HU)

Prerequisite: Spanish 110 or Placement Test. (4+1)

 

Spanish  112 - 4 units (crs.)

Honors: Introduction of Spanish I (HU)
Emphasis on basic audio-lingual skills, acquisition of an active vocabulary, rapid reading for comprehension and fundamental concepts of grammar. Equivalent of Spanish 110 for students enrolled in the University Honors program.

Prerequisite: University Honors status. (4+1)

 

Spanish  113 - 4 units (crs.)

Honors: Introduction to Spanish II (HU)
Emphasis on basic audio-lingual skills, acquisition of an active vocabulary, rapid reading for comprehension and fundamental concepts of grammar. Equivalent of Spanish 111 for students enrolled in the University Honors program.

Prerequisite: Spanish 112 or Spanish 110 and University Honors status. (4+1)

 

Spanish  203 (Core course for Major/Minor) - 3 units (crs.)

Intermediate Structure and Expression (HU)
Structural review, development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Will count toward the Bachelor of Arts language requirement.

Prerequisite: Spanish 111 or Placement Test.

 

Spanish  204 (Core course for Major/Minor) - 3 units (crs.)

Intermediate Conversation II (HU)
Continuation of Spanish 207.

Prerequisite: Spanish 111 or Placement Test. Strongly recommended: Spanish 204 (concurrent enrollment).

 

Spanish  248 - 5 units (crs.)

Fourth Semester Spanish for CAPP Programs (HU)
An intensive two-semester course taught at high schools affiliated with the CAPP program featuring development of advanced intermediate conversational skills and reading skills through the study of works of Spanish and Spanish American literature and other appropriate materials. This course is a substitute for Spanish 204 and 208.

 

Spanish 300 (Core course) - 3 units (crs.)

Conversaciones Culturales
Within the Spanish Major and Minor, this course will be considered the first advanced conversation course. It will be based on both Latin American and Spanish cultural aspects through a selection of texts and audiovisual materials. This course is intended to build students' speaking skills, vocabulary, and understanding of Hispanic cultures.

Prerequisites: Spanish 204, 248 (or equivalent) or instructor permission.

 

Spanish  301 (Core course) - 3 units (crs.)

Advanced Composition and Conversation
Development of written and oral facility using materials in Spanish civilization.

Prerequisite: Spanish 312, or Spanish 312 to be taken concurrently with 301, or permission of instructor.

 

Spanish  304 - 3 units (crs.)

Advanced Composition and Conversation II
Prerequisite: Spanish 301 and Spanish 312 or permision of instructor.

 

Spanish  307 - 3 units (crs.)

Spanish Phonetics
Survey of Spanish phonology and contrastive study of Spanish and English. Detailed phonetic analysis of allophones as determined by environment. Oral practice and improvement of pronunciation are important aspects of the course.

Prerequisite: Spanish 312 or Spanish 301 or permission of instructor.

 

Spanish  308 - 3 units (crs.)

Business Spanish
Designed to provide an introduction to business and legal terminology and to acquaint students with vocational opportunities including Spanish banking, marketing, and credit document translations as well as legal translations. Includes a workshop emphasizing the composition and preparation of business correspondence and vouchers.

Prerequisite: At least one 300 level Spanish class or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  309 - 1-4 units (crs.)

Spanish Advanced Spanish Conversation
An intensive oral course for advanced students conducted entirely in Spanish.

Prerequisite: At least one 300 level Spanish class or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish 310 (Core course for native speakers) - 3 units (crs)

Spanish for Native Speakers I
This course is intended for native speakers only and it is the equivalent of 312. Through and specific survey of advanced grammatical principles with focus on writing and reading skills and certain grammatical forms that tend to present difficulties to native speakers. Students cannot earn credit for both Spanish 312 and Spanish 310.

Prerequisites: Spanish 204 or 248 with a grade of B or better, instructor consent or placement test.

 

Spanish 311 (Core course for native speakers) - 3 units (crs)

Spanish for Native Speakers II
This course is intended for native speakers only and it is the equivalent of 313. A continuation of the study of specific advanced grammatical principles and syntax. Students cannot earn credit for both Spanish 313 and Spanish 311.

Prerequisites: Spanish 310 or instructor's consent.

 

Spanish  312 (Core course)  - 3 units (crs.)

Advanced Spanish Grammar I
Thorough and specific survey of advanced grammatical principles with intensive examination of syntax and of constituents of the Spanish utterance.

Prerequisite: Spanish 204, or 248 with a grade of B or better.

 

Spanish  313 - 3 units (crs.)

Advanced Spanish Grammar II
A continuation of the study of specific advanced grammatical principle and syntax.

Prerequisite: Spanish 312.

 

Spanish  314 - 3 units (crs.)

Introduction to Spanish & Latin American Literature
An introductory course to the study of Spanish and Latin American Literature that concentrates on questions of genre (narrative, poetry, drama and essay) and periodization.

Prerequisite: Spanish 301 and Spanish 312 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  315 - 3 units (crs.)

Survey of Spanish Literature I
From the 11th century to the end of the 17th century.

Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  318 - 3 units (crs.)

Survey of Spanish Literature II
From the 18th century to the present.

Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or Spanish 313, or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  320 - 3 units (crs.)

Survey of Latin-American Literature I
Introduction to the principal works and writers of the colonial period including Bernal Díaz del Castillo, El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.

Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  325 - 3 units (crs.)

Survey of Latin American-Literature II
Continuance of Spanish 320, a brief study of the definitive literature and authors from the 19th century to contemporary writings, including Sarmiento, Palma, Hernandez, Marti, Dario, Borges, Fuentes, Garcia Marquez, Allende, Neruda and Mistral.

Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish 327 - 3 units (crs.)

Hispanic Short Story
Short stories from both Spain and Latin America are read and analyzed. Literary production of the 19th and 20th centuries is emphasized. Writers may include Lillo, Dario, Becquer, Quiroga, Pardo Bazan, Cortazar, Garcia Marquez, Castellanos, Borges, among others.

Prerequisite: Spanish 314, or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish 331 - 3 units (crs.)

Culture and Civilization of Latin America Project Success (HU)
The course explores various aspects of the culture and civilization of Latin America and the Caribbean. Assorted readings and videos will provide a background for class discussions of the course topics. Course is exclusively designed for students of Project Success. This course can be taken concurrently with Spanish 103 and/or Spanish 104. The course content will be conducted partially in Spanish and English.

Prerequisite: Completion of Spanish 102.

 

Spanish  332 - 3 units (crs.)

Spanish Civilization
Study of the geography and civilization of Spain to include Spanish history from the earliest settlers through our times, the evolution of Spanish society, painting, sculpture and architecture from pre-Roman times through our days, Spanish music from the Middle Ages to present-day folk-song, Spanish folklore, proverbs and tales, and the uniqueness of modern Spain. This course is taught exclusively in Spanish.

Prerequisite: At least one Spanish class at the 300 level.

 

Spanish  334 - 3 units (crs.)

Latin American Civilization
A broad survey of Latin America giving greater importance to the causes and effects of meaningful events on cultural development than to bare historical data. High priority will be given to demonstrating the unity of Latin American culture notwithstanding its varied contours. Present-day political, economical and social structure will also be emphasized in order to show the old and new facets of Latin American reality. This course is taught exclusively in Spanish.

Prerequisite: At least one Spanish class at the 300 level.

 

Spanish  335 - 3 units (crs.)

Mexican Civilization
A study of Mexican history, politics, geography, art, literature, music and customs. This course is taught exclusively in Spanish.

Prerequisite: At least one Spanish class at the 300 level.

 

Spanish  341 - 3 units (crs.)

Spanish for Medical Professions (Health Care Professions)
A course specifically designed to serve the diverse needs of medical personnel. Emphasizes oral communication with Spanish-speaking patients and acquisition of medical vocabulary.

 

Spanish  342 - 3 units (crs.)

Spanish for Human Services
A course specifically designed to serve the diverse needs of human service personnel. Emphasizes oral communication with Spanish-speaking clients and acquisition of related vocabulary.

 

Spanish  343 - 3 units (crs.)

Spanish for Law Enforcement
A course specifically designed to serve the diverse needs of law enforcement personnel. Emphasizes oral communication in Spanish for personnel in the field of law enforcement.

 

Spanish  350 - 3 units (crs.)

Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation
The study of selected major works of Spanish literature belonging to many periods, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century including the works of Cervantes, Calderón, Galdós, Unamuno, and Lorca.

 

Spanish  360 - 3 units (crs.)

Spanish Special Topics
Literary Topics as announced. Previous topics include; Latin American Theatre of the 20th Century. History of the Spanish Language, Golden Age Theatre, and Modern Latin American Novel. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  361 - 3 units (crs.)

Special Topics in Spanish Linguistics: Optional Content
Topics in Spanish linguistics as announced.  With a different subtitle, and the signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include Advanced Composition and Stylistics, Syntax and Lexicography and Advanced Grammar III.

Prerequisite: Spanish 312 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  362 - 3 units (crs.)

Special Topics in Spanish Literature: Optional Content
Literary topics in Spanish literature as announced.  With a different subtitle, and a signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include "Don Quijote", "lavida es sueno", El Libro de Buen Amor", La Celestina", and "Early Spanish Epic Poetry".

Prerequisite:  At least one 300-level literature course or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  363 - 3 units (crs.)

Special Topics in Spanish Civilization: Optional Content
Topics in Spanish civilization as announced.  With a different subtitle, and the signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include: An In-depth Study of the Cultural Impact of the "Road to Santiago", The Arabic Contribution to the Language and Culture of Spain", and "The Role of Humanism in 16th Century Spanish Culture".

Prerequisite: Spanish 332, 334 or 335, or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  364 - 3 units (crs.)

Special Topics in Latin American Literature: Optional Content
This course may be offered with different content. With a different subtitle, and the signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include Contemporary Mexican Literature, Literature of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, Latin American Novel, Indigenous and Indigenist Voices in Latin American Literature, Latin American Non-fiction, and Latin American Women Authors.

Prerequisite: At least one 300-level literature course or consent of instructor. (3+0)

 

Spanish  365 - 3 units (crs.)

Special Topics in Latin American Civilization: Option Content
Topics in Latin American Civilization as announced. This course may be offered with different content. With a different subtitle, and the signature of the department chair, it may be taken more than once. Topics might include the interrelationship between folk customs, dress, beliefs, religious and secular ceremonies, in a given region of Latin America (i.e. the Caribbean, Southern Cone or Central America).

Prerequisite: Spanish 332, 334 or 335, or consent of instructor. (3+0)

 

Spanish 371 - 3 units (crs.)

Introduction to Translation
An introduction to the practice of translation (English-Spanish and Spanish-English). Texts used incorporate terminology related to medical, legal, and business Spanish. This course is also a revision of advanced grammatical concepts.

Prerequisites: Spanish 300, 312 and 301 or consent of instructor or Spanish 310, 311 and 301 or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish 372 - 3 units (crs.)

Spanish in the US
A study of the current situation of the Spanish language in the US. The history of the Spanish language in the US and the sociolinguistics features of the largest Spanish-speaking communities are the main focus of this course. The so-called "spanglish", bilingual education, language and legislation, and mass media in Spanish will also be discussed. This course is taught exclusively in Spanish.

Prerequisites: 300, 312, and 301 or consent of instructor (non-native speakers) or 310, 311, and 301 or consent of instructor (native speakers).

 

Spanish  375 - 3 units (crs.)

Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature in English Translation
The study of selected major works of Spanish American literature. Stress is placed on the works of major authors including Borges, Asturias, Sábato, García Márquez, Cortázar, Fuentes, Benedetti, Vargas-Llosa, Neruda and Paz.

 

Spanish  376 - 3 units (crs.)

Honors: Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature in Translation
An intensive study of selected major works of Spanish American literature. Stress is placed on the works of major authors including Borges, Asturias, Sábato, Garcíbato, García Márquez, Cortázar, Fuentes, Vargas-Llosa, Neruda and Paz.

 

Spanish  401 - 3 units (crs.)

Medieval and Renaissance Literature
Treatment of major prose and poetry from the 11th to the 16th century, including Poema de Mío Cid, La Celestina and the Libro de Buen Amor.

Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or Spanish 313, or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  404 - 3 units (crs.)

Spanish Golden Age Literature
Study of Renaissance and Baroque 16th and 17th century masterpieces including Lazarillo and works of Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Calderón, Garcilaso, Góngora and Quevedo.

Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  412 - 3 units (crs.)

The Twentieth Century
The study of Modern Spanish prose, drama and poetry beginning with the Generation of 98. Includes works of Baroja, Machado, Unamuno, Valle-Inclán, Ortega y Gasset Lorca, Cela and Matute.

Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or 313, or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  420 - 3 units (crs.)

Latin American Short Story
A study of major authors and movements from the Romantic Period to the present day. Included are the works of Quiroga, Borges, Cortázar, Fuentes, and García Márquez.

Prerequisite: Two courses at the 300 level to include either Spanish 312 or Spanish 313, or consent of instructor.

 

Spanish  446 - 1-3 units (crs.)

Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

 

Spanish  456 - 1-3 units (crs.)

Related Readings
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

 

Spanish  474 - 1-6 units (crs.)

Honors: Thesis
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study, e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be Honors Thesis.' Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty.

Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing. Maximum of 6 units (crs.).

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