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FRENCH

FIRST SESSION, 2017

FREN 101 Elementary French (3). Introduces the essential elements of French structure and vocabulary and aspects of French and francophone culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students may not receive credit for both FREN 101 and FREN 111.

FREN 203 Intermediate French I (3). Prerequisite, FREN 102, 105, 111, 401, or equivalent. Develops language skills for communication. Review of elementary French with increasing emphasis on reading and writing in the context of contemporary French and francophone culture. Students may not receive credit for both FREN 203 and 212 or 402.

SECOND SESSION, 2017

FREN 102 Elementary French II (3). Prerequisite, FREN 101. Continues the study of essential elements of French structure, vocabulary, and aspects of French and francophone culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students may not receive credit for both FREN 102 and FREN 105, 111, or 401.

ITALIAN

FIRST SESSION, 2017

ITAL 101 Elementary Italian I (3). Introduces the essential elements of Italian structure and vocabulary and aspects of Italian culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order. Students may not receive credit for both ITAL 101 and ITAL 401.

ITAL 203 Intermediate Italian I (3).  Prerequisite, ITAL 102, 401, or equivalent.  Develops language skills for communication. Reviews and expands grammar of elementary Italian with increasing emphasis on reading and writing in the context of Italian culture. Students may not receive credit for both ITAL 203 and ITAL 402.

ITAL 241 Italian Renaissance Literature in Translation (3). MAYMESTER.  A study of the major authors of the Italian Renaissance, with special attention to Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Castiglione, Ariosto, and Tasso.

SECOND SESSION, 2017

ITAL 102 Elementary Italian II (3). Prerequisite, ITAL 101 or equivalent. Continues study of essential elements of Italian structures, vocabulary, and aspects of Italian culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order. Students may not receive credit for both ITAL 102 and ITAL 401.

PORTUGUESE

FIRST SESSION, 2017

PORT 101 Elementary Portuguese I (3). Introduces the essential elements of Portuguese structure and vocabulary and aspects of Brazilian and Portuguese culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order. Students may not receive credit for both PORT 101 and PORT 111 or 401.

PORT 203 Intermediate Portuguese I (3). Prerequisite, PORT 102, 111, 401, or equivalent. Further development of language with emphasis on speaking, writing, and a review of grammar. Includes advanced Portuguese structures, cultural and literary texts. Students may not receive credit for both PORT 203 and PORT 212 or 402.

SECOND SESSION, 2017

PORT 102 Elementary Portuguese II (3). Prerequisite, PORT 101 or equivalent. Continues study of essential elements of Portuguese structure, vocabulary, and aspects of Brazilian and Portuguese culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed in that order. Students may not receive credit for both PORT 102 and PORT 111 or 401.

PORT 316 Brazilian Performance in Music and Dance: Capoeira (3). Study of Brazilian capoeira from its roots to the present day. Focus on verbal and nonverbal discourse experienced through the rules, songs, movements, rhythms, rituals of capoeira. In English; credit for major/minor in Portuguese if readings and written work are done in Portuguese.

SPANISH

FIRST SESSION, 2017

SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I (3). Introduces the essential elements of Spanish structure and vocabulary and cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 101 and SPAN 100, 111, or 401.

SPAN 101/102 Intensive Elementary Spanish (6). Permission of the instructor. Summer Immersion covers the material of the SPAN 101 and 102 sequence in a single semester. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 111 and SPAN 100, 101, 102, or 401. For more information on the Spanish Immersion program please CLICK HERE.

SPAN 105 Spanish for High Beginners (4).  Accelerated course that covers SPAN 101 and 102 for students with previous study of Spanish. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 105 and SPAN 102, 111, 401, or 404. One additional afternoon class per week.

SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish I (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 102, 104, 105 , 111 , 401, or equivalent. Develops language skills for communication. Review of elementary Spanish. Expands awareness of the Spanish-speaking world through readings and discussion of representative texts.

SPAN 204 Intermediate Spanish II (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 203 or equivalent. Continued development of language skills for communication. Considers finer points of linguistic structure. Expands awareness of Spanish culture through reading, inquiry, and class discussion. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 204 and SPAN 212 or 402.

SPAN 255 Conversation I (3). MAYMESTER. Prerequisite, SPAN 204. Introductory conversation. Builds oral proficiency and awareness of Hispanic culture. Emphasizes vocabulary and grammatical accuracy; writing activities support speaking. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 255 and SPAN 266. Not open to native speakers. Note: Spanish Service Learning component available (SPAN 293). Course flyer.

SPAN 260 Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Literature (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 204, 212, 402, or equivalent. Develops skills for further literary studies while increasing Spanish language proficiency and providing different world views through literature. Native speakers need permission of the instructor. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 260 and SPAN 262.

SPAN 265 Spanish Language and Culture for the Professions (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 204. All-skills course geared toward the language of various professions including business, journalism/mass communications, medicine, law. Emphasizes cultural knowledge to enhance professional work in the United States Hispanic community.

SPAN 293 Spanish Service Learning (1). MAYMESTER. Permission of the instructor. Service learning component for students enrolled in Spanish language courses. May not count toward the major or minor in Spanish. Note: Available to students enrolled in SPAN 255.

SPAN 340 Iberian Cultural Topics (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 300 or 326. This course studies trends in thought, art, film, music, and social practices in the Iberian context, and includes the study of Spain’s historical nationalities. Topics may include nationalism, ethnicity, race, class, gender, migration, and popular culture.

SPAN 361 Hispanic Film and Culture (3). MAYMESTER. Prerequisite, SPAN 300, 326, 340, 344, or 345. Study of contemporary cultural, historical, and aesthetic issues through narrative film, documentary, and other media from Latin America and Spain. Course flyer.

SPAN 373 Studies in Latin American Literature (3). Prerequisites, SPAN 260, and 300 or 326. The literature of Spanish America from pre-Colombian times to the present. Representative authors and texts from various literary movements will be studied in their sociohistorical contexts.

SPAN 377 Grammatical Structure of Spanish (LING 377) (3). MAYMESTER. Prerequisites, SPAN 300 or 326, and 376 (or permission of the instructor). Introduction to the linguistic study of meaning, grammatical form, and dialectal and sociolinguistic variation, with a particular focus on modern Spanish and the languages of Spain and Latin America.

SECOND SESSION, 2017

SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I (3). Introduces the essential elements of Spanish structure and vocabulary and cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 101 and SPAN 100, 111, or 401.

SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II (3). Prerequisite SPAN 101 or equivalent. Continues the study of the essential elements of Spanish structure, vocabulary, and the cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world. Aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 102 and SPAN 105, 111, 401, or 404.

SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish I (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 102, 104, 105, 111, 401, or equivalent. Develops language skills for communication. Review of elementary Spanish. Expands awareness of the Spanish-speaking world through readings and discussion of representative texts. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 203 and SPAN 212, 402, or 405.

SPAN 204 Intermediate Spanish II (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 203 or equivalent. Continued development of language skills for communication. Considers finer points of linguistic structure. Expands awareness of Spanish culture through reading, inquiry, and class discussion. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 204 and SPAN 212 or 402.

SPAN 260 Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Literature (3). ONLINE.  Prerequisite, SPAN 204, 212, or 402. Develops skills for further literary studies while increasing Spanish language proficiency and providing different world views through literature. Native speakers need permission of the instructor. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 260 and SPAN 262. Course flyer.

SPAN 300 Spanish Composition and Grammar Review (3).  ONLINE. Prerequisite, SPAN 250, 255, 260, or equivalent. Intensive grammar review and composition designed to improve accuracy and develop writing skills, using process and task-oriented approaches. Students may not receive credit for both SPAN 300 and SPAN 326.

SPAN 321 Spanish for the Medical Professions (3). Prerequisite, SPAN 265. All-skills course with review of grammar, extensive writing and speaking practice. Vocabulary, readings, and activities geared toward the language of health care professions in the context of the United States Hispanic community. Open only to students in the Minor in Spanish for the Professions.

SPAN 344 Latin American Cultural Topics (3). ONLINE. Prerequisite, SPAN 300, 320, 321, 322, 323, or 326. This course studies trends in thought, art, film, music, social practices, in the Spanish speaking Americas, including the United States. Topics may include colonialism, race, class, ethnicity, modernization, ecology, religion, gender, and popular culture.