Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Spanish Core Courses (12 semester hours)

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SPN 327C. Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context (3 Semester hours).

Study and practice of Spanish grammar and includes reading exercises and guided composition designed to develop writing skills across styles. Students will be exposed to various topics in Spanish language, literature, and culture. Spanish 327 and 327W may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Spanish 611D, 612, or 312L.

SPN 328C. Introduction to Literatures and Cultures (3 semester hours).

Overview of Iberian and/or Latin American literatures, cultures, including the arts and popular expressions, from a multidisciplinary perspective. Among the regions studied are Spain; North, Central, and South America; the Caribbean, and related areas in Africa. Only one of the following may be counted: Spanish 328C, 328, or 322K. Prerequisite: Spanish 611D, 612, or 312L.

SPN 330L. Introduction to Language and Linguistics in Society (3 semester hours).

Examines the dynamics of language structure and use throughout the Spanish-speaking world, and covers topics such as sound systems, grammatical structures, historical developments, language learning and loss, dialect differences and their social significance. Spanish 330L and 345L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Spanish 611D, 612, or 312L.

SPN 379L. Capstone Seminar in Linguistics (3 semester hours).

Brings together central issues, concepts, and themes that define linguistics, while focusing on a specific case-study or case-studies, that allow for the necessary depth and rigor to produce a research paper on a particular topic of interest. Prerequisite: Spanish 327, 330L and twelve hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish. INDEPENDENT INQUIRY and WRITING FLAGS

SPN 379C. Capstone Seminar in Literatures and Cultures (3 semester hours).

Brings together central issues, concepts, and themes that define Iberian or Latin American literatures and cultures, while focusing on a specific case-study or case-studies, that allow for the necessary depth and rigor to produce a research paper on a particular topic of interest. Prerequisite: Spanish 327, 328C and twelve hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish. INDEPENDENT INQUIRY AND WRITING FLAGS


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