Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 131  Elementary Spanish I  (3 Credits)  

Elementary Spanish I (3) Fundamentals of Spanish pronunciation and grammar along with intensive listening/speaking and reading/writing skills development. Three hours of lecture per week. Listed as SPAN 1311 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 132  Elementary Spanish II  (3 Credits)  

Elementary Spanish II (3) Continuation of SPAN 131. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: SPAN 131. Listed as SPAN 1312 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 131

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 231  Intermediate Spanish I  (3 Credits)  

Intermediate Spanish I (3) Application of grammar; elementary composition; media-aided listening and reading proficiency; focused development of aural-oral skills. Two hours of lecture and one hour of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 131 and SPAN 132 or the equivalent. Listed as SPAN 2311 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 131 and SPAN 132)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 232  Intermediate Spanish II  (3 Credits)  

Intermediate Spanish II (3) Analysis of grammar; translation; media-aided listening and reading proficiency; focused development of aural-oral skills. Two hours of lecture and one hour of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: SPAN 231. Listed as SPAN 2312 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 231

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 305  Study of Hispanic Film  (3 Credits)  

Study of Hispanic Film (3) Provision of critical examination of fi lms by representing directors in the Hispanic world, focusing on presentation of Hispanic culture, history and society through the lens of cinema. Elective course. Prerequisite: SPAN 231.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 331  Review Grammar & Composition  (3 Credits)  

Review of Grammar and Composition (3) Provision of intensive training in manipulating Spanish in speaking and writing. Conducted in Spanish. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 231 and SPAN 232.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 231 and SPAN 232)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 332  Conversation & Diction  (3 Credits)  

Conversation and Diction (3) Communication practice designed to develop a superior level of oral proficiency. Conducted in Spanish. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 231 and SPAN 232.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 231 and SPAN 232)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 333  Intro to Span Lit I  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to Spanish Literature I (3) Survey of the great works of Spanish literature from the Middle Ages through the Golden Age. Conducted in Spanish. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 331 and SPAN 332.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 331 and SPAN 332)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 334  Intro to Span Lit II  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to Spanish Literature II (3) Survey of the great works of Spanish literature from the Neoclassical period to the present. Conducted in Spanish. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 331 and SPAN 332.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 331 and SPAN 332)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 335  Intro to Latin Amer Lit I  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to Latin American Literature I (3) Survey of the great works of Latin American writers from colonial times to the beginning of the Mexican Revolution. Conducted in Spanish. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 331 and SPAN 332.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 331 and SPAN 332)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 336  Intro to Latin Amer Lit II  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to Latin American Literature II (3) Survey of the great works of Latin American writers of the 20th century. Conducted in Spanish. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 331 and SPAN 332.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 331 and SPAN 332)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 428  Spanish: Pharmacy/Health Professionals  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 438  Masterpieces-Spanish Theatre  (3 Credits)  

Masterpieces of World Theatre (3) Study of selected dramas in modern theatre, focusing on the masterpieces of the twentieth century. Conducted in Spanish. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 331 and SPAN 332.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 331 and SPAN 332)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 439  Cul & Civil of Latin America  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 441  Cult & Civ Of Spain  (3 Credits)  

Culture and Civilization of Spain (3) Survey of the culture and civilization of Spain from prehistoric times to the Civil War. Conducted in Spanish. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 331 and SPAN 332.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 331 and SPAN 332)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 444  Masterpieces of Hispanic Lit  (3 Credits)  

Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature (3) Study of great works from the Spanish-speaking nations and communities within the United States. Conducted in Spanish. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: SPAN 331 and SPAN 332.

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 331 and SPAN 332)

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages

SPAN 445  Directed Study  (3 Credits)  

Directed Study (3) Study of a single topic, particular work, or author under the direction of a faculty member. Prior approval for enrollment needed from the Faculty Chair. May be retaken for credit. Prerequisite: Senior standing as a Spanish major and consent of both the Faculty Chair and instructor.

College/School: Liberal Arts & Behavioral Scie

Department: Dept of Foreign Languages