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Spanish and Portuguese Courses

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Spanish Courses

(All courses carry 3 credits unless otherwise noted.)

Note on all courses: Students not adequately prepared for the course in which they are registered may change to a lower level of Spanish through the fourth week of classes, on a space-available basis. The program reserves the right to remove from any class students who have not satisfied its prerequisite(s). The program also reserves the right to remove from any class students who should be placed at a higher level.

Notes on Elementary and Intermediate Spanish sequences:
1. There are three sequences that cover the Elementary and Intermediate levels. Students interested in Spanish for General Purposes may complete SPANISH 110, 120, 230 and 240. Students who readily learn foreign languages may elect the intensive two-semester sequence SPANISH 126 and 246. Those who might pursue language study beyond the intermediate level may prepare for this by enrolling in Intermediate Spanish for Specialists, SPANISH 232 and 242.
2. All courses in Elementary and Intermediate Spanish progressively develop students’ listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Grammar and vocabulary are introduced to support effective acquisition of communication skills. Aspects of culture of the Spanish-speaking world form the background to topics generated for practice of communication skills.
3. The foreign language requirement of the Colleges of Humanities and Fine Arts and Natural Sciences and Mathematics is fulfilled by completion of one of the following: SPANISH 240, 242 or 246.
4. Students unclear of their current proficiency should see the department for a placement test.

Credit restrictions on Elementary and Intermediate Spanish sequences:
1. Students may receive credit for only one course in each of the following groupings: 230/232; 240/242.
2. No more than six credits may be earned for any combination of courses at the Elementary level (SPANISH 110-126). No more than six credits may earned for any combination of courses at the Intermediate level (SPANISH 230-246).

110 Elementary Spanish I for General Purposes (1st sem)
120 Elementary Spanish II for General Purposes (2nd sem)
126 Intensive Elementary Spanish (both sem) 6 cr
230 Intermediate Spanish I for General Purposes (1st sem)
232 Spanish for Specialists I
240 Intermediate Spanish II for General Purposes (2nd sem)
242 Spanish for Specialists II
246 Intermediate Intensive Spanish (both sem) 6 cr
301 Conversational Spanish I (both sem)
306 Golden Age Drama in Translation
309 Spanish American Women Writers in Translation
311 Advanced Spanish Grammar (both sem)
312 Composition (both sem)
313 Spanish Composition II/Junior Year Writing (both sem)
319 Introduction to Literary Analysis (AL) (both sem)
320 Literature of Spain I (AL) (both sem)
321 Literature of Spain II (AL) (both sem)
322 Spanish American Literature I (ALG) (both sem)
323 Spanish American Literature II (ALG) (both sem)
354 Spanish for Native Speakers I (1st sem)
367 Hispanic Children’s Literature
370 General View of Hispanic Linguistics (both sem)
373 Contrastive Analysis of Spanish and English (2nd sem)
378 Spanish Phonetics (both sem)
415 Culture and Civilization of Spain (2nd sem)
417 Culture and Civilization of Spanish America (ALG) (1st sem)
465 Business Spanish
471 Linguistic Variety and Pluralism (both sem)
512 Spanish Language Minority in the U.S.
520 Spanish Literature, Beginning to 1500
531 Prose of the Golden Age
532 Lyric Poetry of the Golden Age
533 Drama of the Golden Age
534 Cervantes
540 Spanish Literature, 1700 through Romanticism
541 19th-Century Spanish Novel
545 Modern Spanish Theater
546 20th-Century Spanish Prose Fiction
547 Modern Spanish Poetry
548 Modern Spanish Essay
550 Spanish American Literature to Independence
551 Spanish American Literature from Independence to Modernismo
552 The Modernist Movement
553 Spanish American Poetry Since Modernismo
554 Modern Spanish American Drama
555 Spanish American Prose Fiction—20th Century
557 Hispanic Literature of the Caribbean
558 The Spanish American Essay
572 Hispanic Dialectology
574 Bilingualism and Language Contact
579 Structure of Modern Spanish

Portuguese Courses

(All courses carry 3 credits unless otherwise noted.)

Note on Elementary and Intermediate Portuguese: No more than six credits may be earned for any combination of courses at the Elementary level (PORTUG 110, 120, 126). No more than six credits may be earned for any combination of courses at the Intermediate level (PORTUG 230, 240, 246).

110 Elementary Portuguese I (both sem)
120 Elementary Portuguese II (both sem)
126 Intensive Elementary Portuguese 6 cr
230 Intermediate Portuguese I (both sem)
240 Intermediate Portuguese II (both sem)
246 Intensive Intermediate Portuguese 6 cr
301 Conversational Portuguese I
309 Brazilian Women: A Multidisciplinary Approach (SBG)
311 Advanced Grammar
312 Advanced Composition
315 Portuguese Civilization
316 Brazilian Civilization
320 Introduction to Portuguese Literature I (AL) (1st sem)
321 Introduction to Portuguese Literature II (AL) (2nd sem)
322 Introduction to Brazilian Literature
408 Brazil in Film and Fiction (ALG)
425 Medieval and Renaissance Portuguese Literature
426 Portuguese Literature from Camões through the 18th Century
427 Literature of the Portuguese Overseas Expansion
440 19th-Century Portuguese Literature
446 20th-Century Portuguese Literature
450 Brazilian Literature to Romanticism
451 19th-Century Brazilian Literature
456 20th-Century Brazilian Literature

Spanish and Portuguese | Courses | Faculty