Spanish

Spanish Major

SPN 203: Introduction to Peninsular Spanish Literature

Comprehensive overview of Spanish literature, with analysis and discussion of selected representative texts. This is a course designed to develop or enhance critical and analytical skills in the appreciation of literature. LIT

SPN 207: Introduction to Spanish-American Literature

Comprehensive overview of Spanish- American literature, with analysis and discussion of selected representative texts. This course is designed to develop or enhance critical and analytical skills in the appreciation of literature. LIT

SPN 209: Spanish Conversation and Phonetics

Intensive practice in conversation with special emphasis on correct pronunciation and greater fluency. Reading, writing and oral presentations required.

SPN 210: Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition

Short texts in a variety of modes (expository, narrative, descriptive, persuasive, etc.) will be used as models for weekly compositions: personal essays, journals and letters, creative compositions, business correspondence, etc. There will also be intensive practice in translation from English into Spanish. This course will aim at correctness of expression, vocabulary acquisition and some basic stylistic sophistication. FT

SPN 220: Culture and Civilization of Spain

This course will trace the evolution of Spanish civilization from its beginnings to the present. The focus will be on the major intellectual, artistic, political and social manifestations that can be considered the basis of Spain’s cultural identity. HWC

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SPN 221: Culture and Civilization of Spanish-America

This course will trace the development of Spanish-American civilization from its pre- Columbian periods to the present. The focus will be on the major intellectual, artistic and political attempts at articulating a self-consciously Spanish-American identity. FWC, NWC

Three additional Spanish courses at the 300 level, which may include SPN 399 Senior Thesis