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Spanish (SPAN)

Spanish (SPAN)
Faculty of Arts and Science


Note: Spanish courses are offered by the Department of Modern Languages.

Spanish 1000

Beginners' Spanish I
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-2-0
Fundamentals of spoken and written Spanish. Use of the language laboratory.
Note: For students with little or no knowledge of Spanish. Mandatory placement test for all registrants.
May not be taken for credit by students with Spanish 30.

Spanish 1100

Beginners' Spanish II
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-2-0
Continuation of Spanish 1000.
Prerequisite(s): One of Spanish 1000 or [Spanish 10, 20, or equivalent];
A satisfactory grade in the mandatory placement test
Note: May not be taken for credit by students with Spanish 30.

Spanish 1500

Intermediate Language I
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-1-0
Development of language skills: oral expression, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Use of the language laboratory.
Prerequisite(s): One of [Spanish 30 or 31] or [Spanish 1100 or equivalent];
A satisfactory grade in the mandatory placement test

Spanish 2000

Intermediate Language II
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-1-0
The finer points of grammar; refinement of writing style. Further training in the skills of speaking, reading and listening comprehension. Use of the language laboratory.
Prerequisite(s): Spanish 1500

Spanish 2200

Culture and Civilization I
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Aspects of Spanish and Spanish American culture and civilization. Use of films, tapes and texts. Oral and written Spanish.
Prerequisite(s): Spanish 2000

Spanish 2250

Spanish Immersion
Credit hours: 3.0
Other hours: 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): Two Spanish courses (6.0 credit hours) at the 2000 level with a minimum `C-minus' (`C-') grade in each
Grading: Pass/Fail

Spanish 2300

Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Literature
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Improvement of reading and writing skills in the Spanish language. Appreciation and understanding of the literature of Spain and Spanish America. Introduction to literary analysis.
Prerequisite(s): Spanish 2000

Spanish 3001

Advanced Language
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Structural and stylistic nuances of Spanish.
Prerequisite(s): Spanish 2000
Equivalent: Spanish 3000 (Advanced Grammar and Composition) (prior to 2002/2003)