SPA SPANISH (Evans School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences)
101. Introduction I to Spanish - 4-1-4
Acquisition of the fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading and writing.
102. Introduction II to Spanish - 4-1-4
Further development of basic language skills introduced in Spanish 101. PR: SPA 101 or departmental placement.
200. Intermediate Spanish - 4-1-4
Completion of basic linguistic structures and the study of Hispanic
civilization and culture. PR: SPA 102 or departmental placement.
204FLA. Special Topics in Foreign Languages - 3-0-3
Special topics in languages not covered by the regular curriculum. May be repeated for credit.
205-305. Spanish Study Abroad - 3 to 9 hours
Taught in Spain. Intensive study of Spanish language and culture
through class work, conversation and travel. Credit assigned at the 200
or 300 level, depending on previous language experience. May complete
the B.A. foreign-language requirement. Honors, Satisfactory or
Unsatisfactory. PR: SPA 101-102 or departmental placement.
Spanish in Context
This course promotes Spanish language proficiency in all four skill
areas, with a particular focus on reading and writing, and deepens
students’ cultural awareness. Through a thorough review and expansion
of Spanish vocabulary and grammar, the course serves as a bridge
between the basic language sequence and upper-level courses. Students
enrolled in this course are required to participate for one hour per
week in community initiatives using their Spanish-language skills.
PR: SPA200 or department placement
301. Advanced Spanish Conversation - 3-0-3
Review of grammar and improvement of speaking skills through the
analysis and discussion of contemporary Hispanic culture. PR: SPA 300.
302WI. Advanced Spanish Composition - 3-0-3
Review of grammar and improvement of writing skills. PR: SPA 300.
306. Spanish for Other Disciplines - 1 to 3 hours
This course is a component of the
Foreign-Languages-Across-the-Curriculum Program. It will be taught in
conjunction with a course from another discipline. Students will study
selected materials in Spanish and meet weekly to discuss them in Spanish
with their professor. Requires special authorization. May be repeated
for credit. PR: SPA 300.
307. Advanced Spanish Grammar - 3-0-3
Advanced study of Spanish syntax, morphology and other
grammar-related areas. Particular emphasis on problems encountered by
English speakers. PR:SPA 300.
308WI. Introduction to Literary Analysis - 3-0-3
Textual analysis of works by representative Hispanic authors.
Emphasis on acquiring methods of literary analysis. PR: SPA 300.
310. Survey of Peninsular Spanish Literature - 3-0-3
Survey of the development of Spanish literature from the medieval
period to the present, and reading of excerpts from selected
masterpieces. PR: SPA 300.
311. Survey of Spanish-American Literature - 3-0-3
Survey of the development of Spanish-American literature from the
colonial period to the present, and reading of excerpts from selected
masterpieces. PR: SPA 300.
324. Hispanic Culture - 3-0-3
Study of Spanish and Spanish-American history, art, politics and
social structures. May be taught at Berry or abroad. PR: SPA 300.
400FLA. Foreign-Language Education in the Elementary School - 3-0-3
Methods of classroom procedures, functional units, use of
audiovisual aids/media and evaluation of pupil growth in grades K-6.
Field experience required. PR: FRE, GER or SPA 301; or FRE, SPA 302WI.
403. Contemporary Spanish-American Literature - 3-0-3
Study of the 20th-century Spanish-American literature with special
emphasis on the analysis of prose fiction. PR: any 300-level SPA.
404WI. Spanish Business Communication - 3-0-3
Development of oral and written skills in business and trade transactions. PR: any 300-level SPA.
405WI. Topics in Spanish - 3-0-3
Study of a variety of trends in Spanish literary, philosophical
and/or political thought. May be repeated once for credit. PR: any
407. Introduction to Spanish Linguistics - 3-0-3
Introduction to basic concepts in linguistic theory and their
application to the structure of the Spanish language. PR: SPA 302WI or
408WI. Masterpieces of Early and Golden Age Literature - 3-0-3
Study of major works of the medieval and Golden Age periods of Spanish literature. PR: any 300-level SPA.
409. Nineteenth- and 20th-Century Spanish Literature - 3-0-3
Study of the major literary movements of 19th- and 20th-century
Spain, including Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, Generation of 98 and
Civil War literature. PR: any 300-level SPA.
450. Senior Project in Spanish - 3-0-3
Research project required for graduation if student cannot complete
study abroad. Class will be created in consultation with major advisor.
PR: SS, CI.
496FLA. Academic Internship - 3 to 12 hours
Problem-oriented experiences on specific academic projects relating
to the individual student's program of study and planned in consultation
with the student's advisor. PR: See general provisions for academic
internships in this catalog.
498. Directed Study - 1 to 3 hours
Research projects developed, according to the need of the individual
student, under the direction of the instructor. PR: any 400-level SPA
and CI; JS or SS majors only; and approval of school dean.