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Spanish (SPNS) Courses

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U = for undergraduate credit only, UG = for undergraduate or graduate credit, G = for graduate credit. R after the credit indicates the course may be repeated for credit to the maximum indicated after the R.

  • U 101 Elementary Spanish I 5 cr. Offered autumn.
  • U 102 Elementary Spanish II 5 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., SPNS 101. Continuation of 101.
  • U 191 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.
  • U 193 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10)
  • U 199 Lower-Division Elective Variable cr.
  • U 201 Intermediate Spanish I 4 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., SPNS 102. Continued practice in the oral skills with added emphasis on grammar and reading proficiency.
  • U 202 Intermediate Spanish II 4 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., SPNS 201. Continuation of 201.
  • U 292 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.
  • U 293 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work.
  • U 301 Spanish: Oral and Written Expression 3 cr. Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., SPNS 202 or equiv. Development of oral and written skills with an emphasis on Hispanic cultural context.
  • U 305 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology 3 cr. Offered once each academic year. Prereq., SPNS 202 or consent of instr. A practical and theoretical exploration of the Spanish sound system.
  • U 306 Commercial Spanish 3 cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., SPNS 301. The use of business concepts and terminology in Spanish. Conducted entirely in Spanish. Investigation of cultural attitudes, resources of the Hispanic world, ways in which Hispanics conduct business, practice in business letter writing.
  • U 308 Intensive Spanish Abroad 1-9 cr. (R-9) Offered spring. Prereq., SPNS 202 or equiv. Intensive Spanish language course to coincide with intensive language course given at an institute or college during the Spanish Study Abroad Program. Credits vary according to the hours and intensity of the foreign language course and are determined by the director of the program.
  • U 321 Advanced Conversations 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., SPNS 202. Intensive practice in oral Spanish through individual presentations, vocabulary and grammar work, and film discussion and analysis.
  • U 326 Contemporary Spanish Literature 3 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., SPNS 202 or equiv. The study of contemporary works by peninsular authors, including an introduction to literary genres.
  • U 331 Contemporary Latin America 3 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., SPNS 202 or equiv. The study of representative works by Latin-American authors with emphasis on the 20th century. Includes an introduction to literary genres.
  • U 355 Topics in Hispanic Literature and Culture Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently in spring. Prereq., SPNS 326 or 331 or consent of instr.
  • U 359 Spanish-American Civilization through Literature and Film 3 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., at least one upper-division class in Spanish and SPNS 301. Same as MCLG and LS 358. The development of the traditional society of Spanish American civilization through the interaction of European, Indian, and African elements. Credit not allowed for both LS/MCLG 358 and SPAN 359.
  • U 391 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.
  • U 392 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.
  • U 393 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work.
  • U 399 Upper-Division Elective Variable cr.
  • UG 400 Spanish: Applied Linguistics 3 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., SPNS 305 and LING 270 or LING 470. Crosslisted as LING 405. Topics and issues from various linguistic approaches, selected for their applicability to the teaching of Spanish.
  • UG 408 Spanish: Advanced Composition and Conversation 3 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., SPNS 301 or consent of instr. Intensive practice in writing on different levels of usage and style, combined with guided oral practice.
  • UG 432 Latin American Literature 3 cr. Offered spring odd-numbered years. Prereq., SPNS 326, 331 or consent of instr. Emphasis on major works of the 20th century.
  • UG 465 Spanish Literature: Renaissance and Golden Age 3 cr. (R-6) Offered autumn even-numbered years. Prereq., SPNS 326 or 331 or consent of instr.
  • UG 466 Spanish Literature: Modern and Contemporary 3 cr. (R-6) Offered spring even-numbered years. Prereq., SPNS 326 or 331 or consent of instr.
  • UG 491 Special Topics 1-9 cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.
  • U 492 Independent Study 1-6 cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.
  • U 493 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work.
  • UG 494 Seminar Variable cr. (R-12) Offered intermittently. Prereq., SPNS 326 or 331. Studies in major authors, periods, or genres.
  • G 500 Directed Readings 1-3 cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., undergraduate major in Spanish.
  • G 594 Graduate Seminar 3 cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing.
  • G 595 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.
  • G 596 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing. Out-of-class independent work of a research nature which involves intensive use of University or other libraries; also research work carried on in another country under the direction of a University professor.
  • G 599 Professional Paper 1-3 cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing.
  • G 699 Thesis Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing.