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Spanish Courses Offered at CSU-Pueblo

S PN 100 Intro to Conversational Spanish 3 (3-0)

Basis skills for understanding and speaking Spanish. (*)

SPN 101 Beginning Spanish I 3 (3-0)

Development of skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing;  and cultural understanding.

SPN 102 Beginning Spanish II 3 (3-0)

Continuation of the development of skills in speaking,  listening, reading, writing, and cultural understanding.  Prerequisite: SPN 101 or departmental placement test.

SPN 130 Cultures of the Spanish-Spkg World 3 (3-0)

Topics in the history, literatures, and art of selected Spanish Speaking  cultures, taught in English. (*) 

SPN 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3 (3-0)

Development of intermediate-level skills in speaking, listening,  reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Prerequisite:  SPN 102 or departmental placement exam. 

SPN 202 Intermediate Spanish II 3 (3-0)

Continued development of intermediate-level skills in  speaking, listening, reading, writing, and cultural  understanding. Prerequisite: SPN 201 or departmental  placement exam. 

SPN 203 Intermediate Proficiency Building 3 (3-0)

Solidification of intermediate-level skills in speaking, listening,  reading, writing, and cultural understanding. Prerequisite:  SPN 102 or departmental placement exam.

SPN 287 Intensive Spanish Study Abroad (1-9 VAR)

Study of Spanish in an immersion setting abroad, preparing  the student for fluency through the study of grammar,  civilization and culture, at an approved institution.  Prerequisite: SPN 102 and permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 294 Field Experience (1-7 VAR)

Continued improvement of language proficiency through  experiential learning. Students participate in an immersive  target-language environment at home or abroad. Prerequisite:  SPN 201 and permission of instructor. (*) 

SPN 301 Advanced Spanish Grammar 3(3-0)

A concentrated study of Spanish grammar in addition to  practice in writing, reading, speaking, and listening.  Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or equivalent.

SPN 303 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology 3 (3-0)

Theory and practice of Spanish language and speech  patterns; how to produce and to teach the Spanish sound  system accurately. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203, or  equivalent.

SPN 309 Intro to Hispanic Linguistics 3 (3-0)

Fundamental terminology and concepts in linguistics;  overview of Spanish sound system (phonology), word  formation (morphology), phrase structure (syntax), etc.  Prerequisite: SPN 300 and 301. (*)

SPN 312 Conv & Comp: Mexico & Central Amer. 3 (3-0)

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency within the context of  Mexican and Central American cultures. Prerequisite: SPN  202 and 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 313 Conv & Comp: South America 3 (3-0)

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency within the context of  South American cultures. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or  equivalent. (*)

SPN 314 Conv & Comp: Caribbean 3 (3-0)

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency with the context of  Caribbean Hispanic cultures. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203  or equivalent. (*)

SPN 315 Conv & Comp: Spain 3 (3-0)

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency within the context of  Spanish cultures. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203 or  equivalent. (*)

SPN 316 Conv & Comp: U.S. Latino 3 (3-0)

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency within the context of  Hispanic/Latino cultures in the United States. Prerequisite:  SPN 202 and 203 or equivalent. (*)

SPN 331 Spanish in the Business World 3 (3-0)

Focus on improving linguistic proficiency within the context of  the Hispanic business world. Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203  or equivalent. (*)

SPN 370 Introduction to Hispanic Literature 3 (3-0)

Study of the basic tools necessary for analysis and  understanding of literature; application of these tools through  reading, writing, and discussion of Hispanic texts.  Prerequisite: SPN 301 or permission of the instructor. 

SPN 387 Intensive Spanish Study Abroad (1-12 VAR)

Study of Spanish in an immersion setting abroad preparing  the student to become fluent in the language through the  study of grammar, civilization and culture. Prerequisite: SPN  202 and 203 or permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 391 Special Topics 3 (3-0)

Prerequisite: SPN 202 and 203. (*)

SPN 394 Field Experience (1-7 VAR)

Continued improvement of language proficiency through  experiential learning. Students participate in an immersive  target-language environment at home or abroad. Prerequisite:  SPN 203 and permission of instructor. (*) 

SPN 411 Survey of Spanish Literature 3 (3-0)

A panoramic overview of Castilian literature from the earliest  works in the vernacular to the writings of the post-Franco era.  Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 412 Survey of Spanish American Literature 3 (3-0)

An introduction to the literary and cultural texts of Spanish  America and their social, political, intellectual, creative and  historical implications. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of  instructor. (*)

SPN 421 18th and 19th Century Spanish Literature 3 (3-0)

The study of representative works of Spanish literature from  1700 to 1898. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of  instructor. (*)

SPN 422 Spanish American Literature from 1900 to 1950 3 (3-0)

Intensive analysis of selected readings of Spanish American  literature of the first half of the twentieth century. Prerequisite:  SPN 370 or permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 424 The Mexican Revolution 3 (3-0)

Critical reading of selected texts of the Mexican Revolution  and its historical context. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission  of instructor. (*)

SPN 451 Contemporary Spanish Literature 3 (3-0)

Critical reading of selected works of contemporary Spanish  Literature. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of instructor.  (*)

SPN 452 Contemporary Spanish American Literature 3 (3-0)

Critical reading of selected works of contemporary Spanish  American Literature. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of  instructor. (*)

SPN 460 Literary Theory and Hispanic Literature 3 (3-0)

The application of contemporary theory to the reading of  Hispanic literature. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of  instructor. (*)

SPN 461 Cervantes 3 (3-0)

The study of Cervantes, his major works and the period in  which they were written. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission  of instructor. (*)

SPN 462 19th Century Spanish American Literature 3 (3-0)

The study of representative 19th Century writers: works by  Olmedo Bello, Heredia, Palma, Prieto, Jotabeche, Isaacs, etc.  Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 471 Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature 3 (3-0)

An overview of Spanish literature of the Middle Ages and  Golden Age, including the evolution of the Spanish language  and dominant literary genres. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or  permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 472 Colonial Spanish American Literature 3 (3-0)

An introduction to the literary and cultural texts of Spanish  America before Independence. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or  permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 481 Cinema of Spain 3 (3-0)

Critical study of selected Spanish Films and their historical  context. Prerequisite: SPN 370. (*)

SPN 482 Cinema of Latin America 3 (3-0)

Critical study of selected Latin American Films and their  historical context. Prerequisite: SPN 370. (*)​

SPN 491 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)

Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of instructor. (*)

SPN 493 Senior Seminar 3 (3-0)

In-depth analysis of specific topics, themes, authors, and  works in the language literatures and cultures of the Spanish -  speaking world. Prerequisite: SPN 370 or permission of  instructor. (*)

SPN 494 Field Experience (1-7 VAR)

Continued improvement of language proficiency through  experiential learning. Students participate in an immersive  target-language environment at home or abroad. Prerequi site:  SPN 301 or the equivalent and one of SPN 312-316 plus  permission of the instructor . 

SPN 495 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)

Specific themes which address particular problems of  literature or culture. May be repeated for credit with approval  of major adviser. Prerequisite: SPN 301 or the equivalent and  one of SPN 312-316 plus permission of the instructor.

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