Spanish   (SPAN)

Faculty of Arts and Science

Spanish 1000

Beginners' Spanish I

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Fundamentals of spoken and written Spanish.

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Note:For students with little or no knowledge of Spanish. To confirm enrolment and placement, all students must complete the Spanish Student Information Form and then, if required, the placement test, before the first day of classes. Credit for Spanish 1000 will not normally be granted to students with Spanish 30-3Y, 20-6Y, 30-6Y, 10-9Y, 20-9Y, 30-9Y, or equivalent. Students may be able to take this course for credit with permission of the Department of Modern Languages if high school Spanish courses were completed more than five years ago.

Spanish 1100

Beginners' Spanish II

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Continuation of Spanish 1000.

Prerequisite(s):One of Spanish 1000, Spanish 20-6Y, or Spanish 30-3Y

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Note:To confirm enrolment and placement, all students must complete the Spanish Student Information Form and then, if required, the placement test, before the first day of classes. Credit for Spanish 1100 will not normally be granted to students with Spanish 10-9Y, 20-9Y, 30-6Y, or equivalent. Students may be able to take this course for credit with permission of the Department of Modern Languages if high school Spanish courses were completed more than five years ago. Students who have fluent oral skills should contact the Department of Modern Languages for proper placement.

Spanish 2010

Intermediate Language I

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Development of language skills: oral expression, listening comprehension, reading, and writing.

Prerequisite(s):One of Spanish 1100, Spanish 10-9Y, Spanish 20-9Y, or Spanish 30-6Y

Equivalent:Spanish 1500 (prior to 2019/2020)

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Note:To confirm enrolment and placement, all students must complete the Spanish Student Information Form and then, if required, the placement test, before the first day of classes. Credit for Spanish 2010 will not normally be granted to students with Spanish Language Arts 30, Spanish 30-9Y, or equivalent. Students may be able to take this course for credit with permission of the Department of Modern Languages if high school Spanish courses were completed more than five years ago. Students who have fluent oral skills should contact the Department of Modern Languages for proper placement.

Spanish 2020

Intermediate Language II

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

The finer points of grammar; refinement of writing style. Further training in the skills of speaking, reading, and listening comprehension.

Prerequisite(s):One of Spanish 2010, Spanish 30-9Y, or Spanish Language Arts 30

Equivalent:Spanish 2000 (prior to 2019/2020)

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Note:To confirm enrolment and placement, all students must complete the Spanish Student Information Form and then, if required, the placement test, before the first day of classes. Students who have fluent oral skills should contact the Department of Modern Languages for proper placement.

Spanish 2100

Fundamentals of Spanish Communication

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Development of basic oral communicative abilities in Spanish with emphasis on conversational skills. Reading and writing skills also introduced.

Prerequisite(s):Spanish 1100

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Note:Not for native or heritage speakers or for students with intermediate or advance oral fluency.

Spanish 2250

Spanish Immersion

Credit hours: 3.00

Other hours per term: Immersion in a Spanish/Spanish American milieu

Academic and living experiences in a Spanish/Spanish American milieu. Institution to be approved by the Department. For students taking part in the Spanish Visiting Student Programme only.

Prerequisite(s):Spanish 2020 with a minimum 'C-' grade AND
Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Spanish 2300

Introduction to Hispanic Literature and Literary Analysis

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Introduction to the study of literature and major literary theories and their application through the study of Spanish and/or Spanish-American prose, poetry, and drama.

Prerequisite(s):Spanish 2020

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Spanish 3001

Advanced Language

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Structural and stylistic nuances of Spanish.

Prerequisite(s):Spanish 2020

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Spanish 3002

Spanish for Professional Contexts

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Expansion of vocabulary, and reading and writing activities in four professional areas: science, education, business, and tourism.

Prerequisite(s):Spanish 2020

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Note:Not open to native or semi-native speakers of Spanish.

Spanish 3100

Survey of Literature from Spain and Spanish America

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

General overview of periods, trends and genres in Spanish peninsular literature and Spanish-American literature through representative works, beginning in the Middle Ages. Improvement of skills in literary analysis, as well as reading and writing skills in the Spanish language.

Prerequisite(s):Spanish 2300

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Spanish 3501

Seminar in Literature (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Selected and representative works of major authors or literary movements of a specific period or century.

Prerequisite(s):Spanish 2300

Lib Ed Req:Fine Arts and Humanities

Spanish 3600

Culture and Civilization

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Text and film-based study of aspects of Spanish-American culture and civilization after the wars of independence (post-1800).

Prerequisite(s):Spanish 2020

Equivalent:Spanish 2200 (prior to 2019/2020)

Spanish 4995

Undergraduate Thesis

Credit hours: 6.00

Contact hours per week: Variable

This is a challenging, work-intensive, research-oriented course in which students will conduct fieldwork, text, library-based or empirical research, submit a report in the form of an Undergraduate Thesis which will be made publicly available, and report orally on the work.

Prerequisite(s):Fourth-year standing (a minimum of 90.0 credit hours) AND
A cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher

Note:Contact hours will vary. Students should be aware that this course involves regular contact with the Thesis Supervisor as well as considerable independent work.