University of Mississippi

Spanish B.A. Courses

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101. ELEMENTARY SPANISH I. Introduction to the Spanish language, including reading, writing, and conversational skills for basic communication; cultural and linguistic information about the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Must have less than two years of high school instruction or will be dropped. (3)

102. ELEMENTARY SPANISH II. Continuing introduction to the Spanish language, including reading, writing, and conversational skills for basic communication; cultural and linguistic information about the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Span 101. (3)

111. INTENSIVE ELEMENTARY SPANISH. Spanish 101, 102, and a portion of 201 in one semester. To develop proficiency in Spanish, including reading, writing, conversational skills, and cultural information about the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Fewer than two years of high school instruction. (6)

121. ACCELERATED ELEMENTARY SPANISH. Begins with a review of high school Spanish and continues with the study of the language, including reading, writing, and conversational skills for basic communication; cultural and linguistic information about the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Must have more than two years of high school instruction or will be dropped. (3)

198. ELEMENTARY SPANISH STUDY ABROAD. Emphasis on building Spanish proficiency and learning cultural information while studying abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. (1-12)

199. SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH. Topics may vary. May be repeated once for credit. May not be used to fulfill foreign language requirement. Prerequisite: Span 102 or Span 111 or Span 121 or Span 198. (1-6)

201. INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I. Development of proficiency in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding Spanish with cultural and linguistic information about the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Span 102 or Span 121. (3)

202. INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II. Emphasis on communication and culture. Prerequisite: Span 201. (3)

211. INTENSIVE INTERMEDIATE SPANISH. Continuation of Span 111. To develop continuing proficiency in Spanish, with cultural information about the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: Span 111. (6)

298. INTERMEDIATE SPANISH STUDY ABROAD. Emphasis on building Spanish proficiency and learning cultural information while studying abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. Prerequisite: Span 102 or Span 111. (1-12)

299. SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH. Topics may vary. May be repeated once for credit. May not be used to fulfill foreign language requirement. Prerequisite: Span 202 or Span 211 or Span 298. (1-6)

303. CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION I. Development of speaking and writing skills, including creative expression, work with higher-level text types, and the study of selected grammatical structures. Prerequisite: Span 202 or Span 211. (3)

304. CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II. Continued development of speaking and writing skills, including creative expression, work with higher-level text types, and the study of selected grammatical structures. Prerequisite requirements for this course may also be satisfied by consent of instructor. Prerequisite: Span 303. (3)

305. INTENSIVE CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION. Span 303 and 304 in one semester. Students will not receive credit for Span 305 and Span 303 or 304. Recommended for minors and majors. Prerequisite: Span 202 or Span 211. (6)

311. BUSINESS SPANISH. Practical application of specialized vocabulary for letter writing, interviewing techniques, and other commercial applications of Spanish. Prerequisite: Span 304 or Span 305. (3)

321. SPANISH CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION. A survey of the development of the cultural life of Spain through significant historical, literary, artistic, and scientific works. Prerequisite: Span 303 or Span 305. (3)

322. SPANISH AMERICAN CULTURE/CIVILIZATION. A survey of the development of the cultural life of Spanish America through significant historical, literary, artistic, and scientific works. Prerequisite: Span 303 or Span 305. (3)

330. INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LINGUISTICS. Introduction to the linguistic terminology and scientific techniques used to study the sounds, vocabulary, phrase and sentence structures, history and social uses of the Spanish language. (Same as Ling 330). Prerequisite: Span 304 or Span 305. (3)

331. INTRO TO LIT AND LITERARY ANALYSIS. An introduction to terminology and techniques of literary analysis through narrative, poetry, and drama by Spanish and Spanish-American writers. Prerequisite: Span 304 or Span 305. (3)

341. SPANISH IN THE U.S.. The language, culture, and oral and written traditions of large groups and small enclaves of Spanish speakers in the United States, including issues of language use, identity, and attitudes. Prerequisite: Span 304 or Span 305. (3)

351. TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES. A course designed for specific topics of narrower interest in Latin American studies field, to be offered on the basis of available personnel, the specific topic to be determined by the professor and student interest. (This course may not be used to fulfill the language requirement). (Same as G St 351). (3)

361. CINEMA IN SPANISH. An analysis of films from Spain and/or Spanish America within their social, political, and historical contexts. Prerequisite: Span 304 or Span 305. (3)

396. INTENSIVE SPANISH GRAMMAR REVIEW. Intensive analysis and review of grammatical structures. Content varies. May be repeated twice for credit for a maximum of 3 credit hours. Prerequisite: Span 202, Span 211. (1)

397. CONVERSATION FOR UPPER-LEVEL SPANISH. Enhancement of receptive and productive skills through upper-level oral exercises and examination of authentic language, in order to converse in everyday contexts. May be repeated twice for credit. Prerequisite: Span 202 or Span 211. (1)

398. UPPER-LEVEL SPANISH STUDY ABROAD. Emphasis on building Spanish proficiency and learning cultural information while studying abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. Prerequisite: Span 202 or Span 211. (1-12)

399. SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH. Topics vary. May be repeated once for credit, with permission of department. Prerequisite: Span 304 or Span 305. (3)

529. CONTEMPORARY SPANISH. (3)

561. ADVANCED TOPICS IN CINEMA IN SPANISH. Advanced study of topics related to films made in Spanish from Spain or Spanish America. The topics may be in culture, esthetics, language use, the history of film, cinema production, or other areas. Prerequisite: Span 331, Span 321 or Span 322 or graduate standing. (3)

565. SPANISH AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS. Poetry, drama, and narrative written by Spanish American women with particular attention to the themes, theories, and questions surrounding gender and escritura femenina. Prerequisite: Span 331. (3)

571. ADVANCED GRAMMAR & COMPOSITION. Review and analysis of more sophisticated grammatical structures of the Spanish language. Prerequisite: Span 304. (3)

572. SPANISH PHONETICS & PHONOLOGY. Introduction to the production of Spanish sounds, using linguistic analysis and articulatory practice to improve pronunciation skills. (Same as Ling 572). Prerequisite: Span 330. (3)

573. SPANISH MORPHOLOGY AND SYNTAX. Analysis of the Spanish morphemic system and its organization into syntactic structures. (Same as Ling 573). Prerequisite: Span 330. (3)

574. THE HISTORY OF SPANISH LANGUAGE. Development of the phonological and grammatical systems of Spanish from Latin to its modern dialects. (Same as Ling 574). Prerequisite: Span 572. (3)

575. TOPICS IN APPLIED SPANISH LINGUISTICS. Content varies. May be repeated once for credit. (Same as Ling 575). Prerequisite: Span 571. (3)

576. ADVANCED SPANISH FOR BUSINESS. Introduction to spoken and written language of the Spanish-speaking business world. Acquisition of and practice with general commercial terminology used in Spanish for such functional business areas as economics, management, marketing, finance, and import-export. Prerequisite: Span 571. (3)

577. SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE I. A study of the most representative writers of the Spanish Peninsula from the Epic through 1700. Prerequisite requirements for this course may also be satisfied by equivalent course work as approved by the department. Prerequisite: Span 331. (3)

578. SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE II. A study of the most representative writers of the Spanish Peninsula from 1701 to the present day. Prerequisite requirements for this course may also be satisfied by equivalent course work as approved by the department. Prerequisite: Span 331. (3)

579. SURVEY OF SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE I. A survey of the canonical texts and movements of Spanish American literature from colonial times to modernism. Prerequisite requirements for this course may also be satisfied by equivalent course work as approved by the department. Prerequisite: Span 331. (3)

580. SURVEY OF SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE II. A survey of the canonical texts and movements of Spanish American literature and culture from modernismo through the end of the 20th century. Prerequisite requirements for this course may also be satisfied by equivalent course work as approved by the department. Prerequisite: Span 331. (3)

582. CERVANTES. Study of Cervantes’ major works, including “Don Quixote” and “Novelas ejemplares” in light of modern theoretical approaches. Prerequisite: one 500-level Spanish course. (3)

583. GOLDEN AGE LITERATURE. Major Spanish writers of the 16th and 17th centuries. Prerequisite: one 500-level Spanish course. (3)

585. EIGHTEENTH AND 19TH CENTURY SPAN. LIT. Study of the works of representative authors of the most important literary currents of 18th and 19th century Spain. Prerequisite: one 500-level Spanish course. (3)

586. MODERN SPANISH LITERATURE. Study of literary works from the Generation of ’98 to the present in Spain. Prerequisite: one 500-level Spanish course. (3)

587. SPANISH AMERICAN SHORT STORY. Development of the short story as a literary genre in Spanish America, with emphasis on recent trends. Prerequisite: one 500-level Spanish course. (3)

588. SPANISH AMERICAN POETRY. Analysis of texts representative of major poetic movements in Spanish America. Prerequisite: one 500-level Spanish course. (3)

589. SPANISH AMERICAN NOVEL. Study of selected novels of major Spanish American writers. Prerequisite: one 500-level Spanish course. (3)

593. TOPICS IN CULTURAL STUDIES. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: one 500-level Spanish course. (3)

598. ADVANCED SPANISH STUDY ABROAD. (1-12)

599. SPECIAL TOPICS. Content varies; may be repeated once for credit. (3)