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IHSP100 Basic Spanish Language and Culture

Introduction to basic skills to communicate about personal and everyday topics and exploration of cultural diversity within the contemporary Spanish-speaking world. For students with no prior knowledge of Spanish. Does satisfy the Arts and Humanities language requirement. Fall, Spring, Summer.

IHSP101 Elementary Spanish I

Introduction to basic skills to communicate about personal and everyday topics, including informal conversations with native speakers, finding and reading information in newspapers and Internet sites, and exploring the contemporary Spanish-speaking world. For students with little or no prior knowledge of Spanish. Fall, Spring.

IHSP102 Elementary Spanish II

Development of skills to communicate about personal and everyday topics, including informal conversations with native speakers, finding and reading information in newspapers and Internet sites, and exploring contemporary issues in the Spanish-speaking world. Students should have prior knowledge of basic Spanish.

IHSP103 Elementary Spanish III

Development of skills to converse with native speakers, explore contemporary issues in the Spanish-speaking world, narrate events in present and past tenses, and to read newspapers, websites, and short fiction with a dictionary. Students should have prior knowledge of elementary Spanish. Fall, Spring.

IHSP200 Intermediate Readings in Spanish

Selected readings in Spanish from literary texts, scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and websites. Class discussions are mainly in English. This course meets the Arts and Humanities language requirement and does not count for the Spanish major. Students should have an elementary knowledge of Spanish. Fall, Spring.

IHSP201 Intermediate Spanish I

Development of skills to converse with native speakers, explore contemporary issues in the Spanish-speaking world, narrate events in present and past tenses, and to read newspapers, websites, and short fiction with a dictionary. Students should have prior knowledge of elementary Spanish. Fall, Spring.

SP201 Intermediate Spanish

Continuation of the development of the four basic language skills. Fall, Spring.

SP290 Intermediate Special Topics

Study of selected topics in Spanish. May be repeated as topics change. Occasionally.

SP298 Independent Study

An opportunity for a qualified student to explore work in an area of individual interest, selected and pursued in consultation with a faculty member. Consent required of the instructor who will supervise the independent study. May be repeated for a total of 8 credits.

SP315 Conversation & Composition I

To maintain and perfect written and spoken Spanish through intensive classroom work, as well as individual and group work. Discussion and frequent papers in Spanish based on cultural and literary readings and videos given in Spanish. Emphasis on oral communication. Prerequisite: SP 201 or permission of instructor. Fall, Spring.

SP316 Conversation & Composition II

To maintain and perfect written and spoken Spanish through intensive classroom work, as well as individual and group work. Discussions and frequent papers in Spanish based on cultural and literary readings and videos. Given in Spanish. Writing intensive. Prerequisite: SP 315. Fall, Spring.

SP325 Introduction to Spanish Literature

Study of various critical approaches to Spanish literature. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 and SP 316 or permission of instructor.

SP350 Study in Spain or Latin America

Study away, for a full semester, in a Modern Language department-approved program that meets Global Education Office guidelines. Students will take a minimum of 12 credits per semester. Students must meet with Modern Language faculty for preapproval and additional proficiency requirements. May be used to meet the Arts and Humanities language requirement. All majors must take the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview, and complete a reflective essay in the target language, within 30 days after their study abroad experience. Permission of instructor. Fall, Spring.

SP405 Contemporary Spanish Usage

Advanced study of syntax, semantics, phonology, lexicon, and language contact, based on actual usage in the contemporary Hispanic world as well as the United States. Prerequisite: SP 316 or permission of instructor. Spring.

SP410 Advanced Spanish Grammar

A study of contemporary Spanish grammar, and a treatment of the typical pitfalls for nonnative users of Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 405, or permission of instructor. Fall_._

SP495 Seminar

The capstone experience for Spanish majors. Topics based on needs and interests of the group. Prerequisites: SP 325, SP 405 and senior status. Spring.

SP498 Independent Study

Intensive study of some aspect of Spanish language, literature, or culture adapted to the student's needs. May be repeated to a total of 8 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.