ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Spanish (SPA)

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SPA Note 1. Students who have completed their secondary education in a school where Spanish was the official language of instruction should begin their studies at the 325 level or above. No student who has completed more than two years of high school in a Spanish-speaking country, where Spanish is the medium of instruction in the school, is allowed to register in a Spanish language class below the 400 level.

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SPA 101 Elementary Spanish. (4)
fall, spring, summer
Fundamentals of the language. Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Credit is allowed for only SPA 101 or 111. 4 hours lecture, 1 hour lab. Fee. See SPA Note 1.

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish. (4)
fall, spring, summer
See SPA 101. Credit is allowed for only SPA 102 or 111. Fee. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 101 (or its equivalent).

SPA 107 Spanish for International Professions I. (8)
fall
Accelerated program alternative to SPA 101, 102 sequence. Functional approach to needs of international professions. Fee. See SPA Note 1.

SPA 111 Fundamentals of Spanish. (4)
fall and spring
Primarily for students with two years of high school Spanish who need review to enter second-year study. Credit is allowed for only SPA 111 or both SPA 101 and 102. 4 hours lecture, 1 hour lab. Fee. See SPA Note 1.

SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish. (4)
fall, spring, summer
Continuation of fundamentals. Emphasis on the development of the skills of reading, listening comprehension, speaking, writing, and culture. 4 hours lecture, 1 hour lab. Fee. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 102 or 111.
General Studies: G

SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish. (4)
fall, spring, summer
See SPA 201. Fee. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 201 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

SPA 203 Intermediate Spanish for Bilinguals. (4)
fall
For Spanish-speaking students, in lieu of SPA 201. Composition, literature, conversation, grammar fundamentals. 4 hours lecture, 1 hour lab. Fee. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 102 or 111 or placement examination.
General Studies: G

SPA 204 Intermediate Spanish for Bilinguals. (4)
spring
For Spanish-speaking students, in lieu of SPA 202. Composition, literature, conversation, grammar fundamentals. 4 hours lecture, 1 hour lab. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 203 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

SPA 207 Spanish for International Professions II. (8)
spring
Continuation of SPA 107, alternative to SPA 201, 202 sequence. Expansion of communicative proficiency in specific areas of international professions. Fee. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 107 or instructor approval.
General Studies: G

SPA 311 Spanish Conversation. (3)
fall and spring
Designed primarily for nonmajors to promote vocabulary building and communicative expression in Spanish through discussions based on cultural readings. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 202 (or its equivalent).

SPA 312 Spanish Conversation. (3)
fall and spring
See SPA 311. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 311 (or its equivalent).

SPA 313 Spanish Conversation and Composition. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Designed to develop skill and accuracy in spoken and written Spanish. Required of majors; SPA 313 and 314 must be taken in sequence. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 202 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

SPA 314 Spanish Conversation and Composition. (3)
fall, spring, summer
See SPA 313. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 313 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

SPA 315 Spanish Conversation and Composition for Bilinguals. (3)
fall
Emphasis on comparing standard Spanish with regional Southwest Spanish. May be taken in lieu of SPA 313 and 314. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 202 or 204 or instructor approval.

SPA 316 Spanish Conversation and Composition for Bilinguals. (3)
spring
See SPA 315. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 315 (or its equivalent).

SPA 319 Business Correspondence and Communication. (3)
not regularly offered
Organization and presentation of clear, effective business communications; vocabulary applicable to modern business usage. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 314 or 316 or instructor approval.
General Studies: G

SPA 325 Introduction to Hispanic Literature. (3)
fall and spring
Critical approach to and analysis of literary types, including poetry, drama, short story, and novel. Required of all majors. See SPA Note 1. Prerequisite: SPA 313.
General Studies: HU

SPA 400 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics. (3)
fall
Introduction to the discipline and methods of linguistics through the study of Spanish data. Prerequisite: SPA 412 (or its equivalent).

SPA 412 Advanced Conversation and Composition. (3)
fall and spring
Oral and written Spanish communication skills, with particular attention given to developing fluency and facility. Required of majors. Prerequisite: SPA 314 or 316 or instructor approval.
General Studies: G

SPA 413 Advanced Spanish Grammar. (3)
fall
Intensive analysis of the Spanish language. Required of teaching majors. Prerequisite: SPA 314 or 316 or instructor approval.
General Studies: G

SPA 417 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology. (3)
fall
Introduces the theory and practice of Spanish phonetics and phonology. Prerequisite: SPA 412.

SPA 420 Applied Spanish Linguistics. (3)
spring
Applies linguistic principles to the teaching of Spanish. Prerequisites: FLA 400 (or its equivalent); SPA 412.
General Studies: L

SPA 421 Spanish in the Southwest. (3)
fall
Discussion and linguistic analysis of Southwest Spanish. Prerequisite: SPA 412.
General Studies: L/SB, C

SPA 425 Spanish Literature. (3)
fall and spring
Surveys Spanish literature from its beginning to 1700. Prerequisite: SPA 325.
General Studies: HU

SPA 426 Spanish Literature. (3)
fall and spring
Surveys Spanish literature from 1700 to the present. Prerequisite: SPA 325.
General Studies: HU

SPA 427 Spanish American Literature. (3)
fall and spring
Surveys major works, figures, and movements from Colonial period to 1880. Prerequisite: SPA 325.
General Studies: L

SPA 428 Spanish American Literature. (3)
fall and spring
Surveys major works, figures, and movements from 1880 to the present. Prerequisite: SPA 325.
General Studies: L, G

SPA 429 Mexican Literature. (3)
not regularly offered
Selected readings from pre-Columbian writers/poets (e.g., Macuilxóchitl) through the novel of the Revolution to the present. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 434 Drama of the Golden Age. (3)
spring
Dramatic works of Lope de Vega, Calderón de la Barca, and their contemporaries. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 435 Cervantes — Don Quijote. (3)
fall
Don Quijote and the development of the novel. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 454 19th-Century Spanish American Narrative. (3)
fall
Principal works in the novel, short story, narrative fiction, and narrative (Gauchesque) poetry. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 456 20th-Century Spanish American Fiction. (3)
spring
Major works and movements. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 464 Mexican American Literature. (3)
fall
Representative literature in Spanish and English by Mexican Americans, emphasizing sociocultural as well as literary values. Prerequisite: SPA 325.
General Studies: HU

SPA 471 Civilization of the Spanish Southwest. (3)
spring
Political, intellectual, social, economic, and artistic development of the Spanish-speaking people of the Southwest. Prerequisite: SPA 314 or 316 or instructor approval.
General Studies: HU

SPA 472 Spanish American Civilization. (3)
fall
Growth of the institutions and cultures of Spanish American people. Prerequisite: SPA 314 or 316 or instructor approval.
General Studies: HU, G, H

SPA 473 Spanish Civilization. (3)
spring
Political, intellectual, social, economic, and artistic development of the Spanish nation from its origin to the present. Prerequisite: SPA 314 or 316 or instructor approval.
General Studies: HU/SB, G

SPA 485 Mexican American Short Story. (3)
not regularly offered
Critical study of contemporary short stories by Mexican American authors, with emphasis on their Spanish-language writings. Prerequisite: SPA 325 or instructor approval.
General Studies: L

SPA 486 Mexican American Novel. (3)
not regularly offered
Social and literary contexts of representative novelists, emphasizing their Spanish-language writings. Prerequisite: SPA 325 or instructor approval.

SPA 487 Mexican American Drama. (3)
not regularly offered
Representative dramatic works, with emphasis on the history and development of this genre from its regional origins to the present. Prerequisite: SPA 325 or instructor approval.

SPA 494 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered
Possible topics:

(a)Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics. (3)
(b)Lexicography. (3)

SPA 500 Bibliography and Research Methods. (3)
fall
Required of all graduate students.

SPA 536 Generation of 1898. (3)
not regularly offered
Works of Unamuno, Baroja, Azorín, and their contemporaries, studied against the ideological background of the turn of century in Spain. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 540 History of the Spanish Language. (3)
spring
Analyzes and discusses the development of Spanish from Vulgar Latin to the present day. Prerequisite: FLA 400 (or its equivalent).

SPA 541 Spanish Language in America. (3)
fall
Discusses and analyzes various regional and social varieties of Spanish in the Americas. Prerequisite: FLA 400 (or its equivalent).

SPA 542 Studies in the Spanish of the Southwest. (3)
spring
Examines bilingualism and the social and regional dialects of Spanish in the Southwest. Prerequisite: FLA 400 (or its equivalent).

SPA 543 Structure of Spanish. (3)
spring
Analyzes and discusses data on selected topics in Spanish morphology, semantics, and syntax. Prerequisite: FLA 400 (or its equivalent).

SPA 544 Spanish Phonology. (3)
spring
Surveys problems of Spanish phonology within the context of recent phonological theory. Prerequisite: FLA 400 (or its equivalent).

SPA 545 Concepts of Literary Criticism. (3)
spring
Aims and methods of modern literary scholarship. Discusses major theories of literary analysis.

SPA 555 Spanish American Modernism. (3)
not regularly offered
Principal works and figures of literary modernism, 1880 – 1920, with emphasis on international literary context of the movement. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 557 Contemporary Spanish American Poetry. (3)
not regularly offered
Major works and problems in contemporary poetry and poetics, with emphasis on Paz, Parra, Cardenal, and new poetry since 1960. Prerequisite: SPA 325.

SPA 560 Medieval Spanish Literature. (3)
not regularly offered
Major figures and works of the Middle Ages in Spain.

SPA 561 Golden Age Spanish Prose Fiction. (3)
not regularly offered
Major figures and works of the 16th and 17th centuries, with emphasis on the picaresque novel.

SPA 562 Golden Age Spanish Poetry. (3)
not regularly offered
Major figures and works of the 16th and 17th centuries, with emphasis on lyric poetry.

SPA 563 Spanish Romanticism. (3)
not regularly offered
Principal figures and works of the Spanish romanticism, with emphasis on international literary context of the movement.

SPA 564 19th-Century Spanish Prose Fiction. (3)
not regularly offered
Principal figures and works of realism in the 19th-century novel, with emphasis on Galdós.

SPA 565 20th-Century Spanish Drama. (3)
not regularly offered
Principal figures and works of Spanish dramatic literature from the Generation of 1898 to the present.

SPA 566 Generation of 1927. (3)
not regularly offered
Major poets of the Generation of 1927, with emphasis on works of Lorca, Guillén, Salinas, and Aleixandre.

SPA 567 Contemporary Spanish Novel. (3)
not regularly offered
Major works of post-Civil War Spanish fiction.

SPA 568 Cervantes. (3)
not regularly offered
Extensive analysis of the prose and theater of Cervantes as a key figure of the Spanish Golden Age. Lecture, seminar.

SPA 570 Indigenous Literatures of Spanish America. (3)
not regularly offered
Indigenous literary traditions, with emphasis on Nahuatl, Mayan, and Quechua literatures through readings in Spanish translations.

SPA 571 Colonial Spanish American Literature. (3)
not regularly offered
Major figures and works from conquest to independence.

SPA 572 Spanish American Drama. (3)
not regularly offered
Major contributions of Spanish American drama, with emphasis on contemporary dramatists.

SPA 573 Spanish American Essay. (3)
not regularly offered
Major works of the essay, within the framework of intellectual history and literary movements.

SPA 574 Spanish American Vanguard Poetry. (3)
not regularly offered
Examines poetic developments, 1920 – 1940, with emphasis on Huidobro, Vallejo, Neruda, and the international context of their works.

SPA 575 Contemporary Spanish American Novel. (3)
not regularly offered
Principal novels of the Nueva Narrativa Hispanoamericana, within the context of contemporary theories of the narrative.

SPA 576 Contemporary Spanish American Short Story. (3)
not regularly offered
Principal short stories of the Nueva Narrativa Hispanoamericana, within the context of contemporary theories of the narrative.

SPA 577 Regional Spanish American Literature. (3)
not regularly offered
Figures and works of major national (Peru, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico) and regional (Caribbean) literatures. Topics offered on a rotating basis. May be repeated when topics vary.

SPA 578 Novel of the Mexican Revolution. (3)
not regularly offered
Representative works and authors of this genre (Guzmán, Azuela, Urquizo, Muñoz, and Romero), including related or peripheral offshoots in indigenous novels.

SPA 581 Latin American Popular Culture. (3)
not regularly offered
Studies in selected topics of Latin American popular culture, with emphasis on appropriate academic models for the critical analysis of these materials.

SPA 582 Studies in Latin American Film. (3)
not regularly offered
Examines the role of film in contemporary Latin American culture; films viewed and analyzed as casebook examples. Seminar.

SPA 591 Seminar. (3)
not regularly offered
Spanish and Spanish American literary, cultural, and linguistic topics.

SPA 598 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered
Possible topics:

(a)Cultural Studies/Semiotics of Culture

SPA 691 Figures and Works Seminar. (3)
not regularly offered
Topics may be selected from Spanish and Spanish American literatures.

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