SPA - Spanish

SPA 502 Topics in Spanish Literature

In-depth studies, through a variety of critical and historical approaches, based on themes, geographical areas, outstanding figures, genres, or periods.

3

Prerequisites

One 400-level course in Hispanic literature or departmental permission

SPA 504 Topics in Spanish American Literature

In-depth studies, through a variety of critical and historical approaches, based on geographical areas, outstanding figures, genres, or periods.

3

Prerequisites

One400-level course in Hispanic literature or departmental permission

SPA 516 Introduction to Spanish Syntax

Introduction to Spanish syntax. Analysis of Spanish grammar; syntactic categories and phrase structure.

3

Prerequisites

SPA 415 or departmental permission

SPA 532 Spanish Culture and Civilization

Development of Spanish culture. Historical and geographical background for study of contemporary Spain. Special emphasis on customs, national traits, arts, and institutions.

3

Prerequisites

One 400-level course in Hispanic literature or departmental permission

SPA 534 Spanish-American Culture and Civilization

Development of Spanish-American culture.

3

Prerequisites

One 400-level course in Hispanic literature or departmental permission

SPA 535 U.S. Latino/Latina Cultural Studies

An examination of issues relating to U.S. Latino/Latina ethnic identity as defined in literature, performance, art, music, and film. Special emphasis given to the dialogue with the English-speaking community.

3

Prerequisites

One 400-level Hispanic literature course or departmental permission

SPA 561 The Auteur Director

Works of an individual film director. Subject differs from offering to offering.

3

Prerequisites

Permission of department

Cross Listed Courses

Same as FRE 561, ITA 517

SPA 562 Studies in Film Genre

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering.

3

Prerequisites

Permission of department

Cross Listed Courses

Same as FRE 562, ITA 518

SPA 589 Experimental Course: Spanish as a Language of Contact

Focuses on language-contact scenarios involving Spanish from the perspective of the model described in Sarah Thomason's Language Contact.

3

Prerequisites

SPA 415 or departmental permission

SPA 589C Experimental Course: Issues in Bilingualism

Bilingualism and diglossia; theories on bilingual development; biliteracy; language maintenance and loss; language attitudes and ideologies; language power; language and identity; language policy, and heritage language education.

3

SPA 603 Seminar in Spanish Literature

Advanced study and investigation of current scholarship on a topic of Spanish literature.

3

Prerequisites

ROM 601 or permission of department

SPA 604 Seminar in Spanish American Literature

Advanced study and investigation of current scholarship on a topic of Spanish American literature.

3

Prerequisites

ROM 601 or permission of department

SPA 605 Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics

Advanced study and investigation of current scholarship on a topic of Hispanic linguistics.

3

Prerequisites

Permission of department

SPA 610 History of the Spanish Language

Phonological and morphological development of Spanish, with readings in the external history of the language.

3

SPA 693 Special Topics in Spanish Language and/or Literature

Study of Hispanic language and literature.

3

Prerequisites

Permission of instructor and Director of Spanish Graduate Study

SPA 695 Directed Study (3)

Directed program of reading or research in an area of special interest in Hispanic studies. Regular conferences with the instructor will be scheduled.

3

Prerequisites

Permission of instructor and Director of Spanish Graduate Study

SPA 697 Internship in Spanish (3:1:9)

Field experience at public or nonprofit agencies or other professional settings that require interaction with native speakers. Academic instruction and supervision by faculty coordinator; field direction by site supervisor(s).

3

Prerequisites

Admission to MA or post-baccalaureate certificate in Spanish; minimum of 6 semester hours completed and minimum 3.0 GPA; must be planned and requested one semester prior to placement; permission of instructor

SPA 699 Thesis

1–6

SPA 711 Experimental Course

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

SPA 801 Thesis Extension

1–3

SPA 803 Research Extension

1–3

 

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