University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Spanish

SPAN 001 - Elementary I

Fundamentals of Spanish composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context. Classes are conducted in Spanish and students engage in active use of the language. No prior knowledge expected.

SPAN 002 - Elementary II

Continuation of SPAN 001. Fundamentals of Spanish composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context. Classes are conducted in Spanish and students engage in active use of the language. Prerequisite: SPAN 001 or equivalent.

SPAN 051 - Intermediate I

Significant review of grammar, moving toward increased proficiency in composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasis on cultural context. Compositions, oral practice, reading. Prerequisites: SPAN 002, SPAN 009 or equivalent.

SPAN 052 - Intermediate II

Continuation of SPAN 051. Grammar review, moving toward increased proficiency in composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasis on cultural context. More extensive and sophisticated readings and compositions than in Spanish 051. Prerequisite: SPAN 051 or equivalent.

SPAN 095 - Introductory Special Topics

Introductory courses or seminars on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

SPAN 101 - Topics in Composition & Convrs

Writing practice, sentence structure, correct expression, and guided discussions in Spanish of cultural topics. A good command of basic grammar expected. Prerequisite: SPAN 052 or Instructor permission.

SPAN 109 - Spanish Grammar

An intensive study of Spanish grammar. Topical approach. Prerequisite: SPAN 052 or Instructor permission.

SPAN 111 - SU:Race,Identity&Migrant Labor

Spanish composition and conversation via an exploration of Mexican and Mexican-American experiences in the United States during the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries.

SPAN 140 - Analyzing Hispanic Literatures

Introduction to basic genres of Hispanic literatures (narrative, poetry, drama, essay); development of analytical and critical reading/discussion skills. Short analytical papers and ample class discussion. Prerequisite: SPAN 101 or concurrent enrollment with Instructor permission.

SPAN 143 - Spain: Diversity & Expansion

An introductory literature course; students will read and analyze texts associated with the diverse cultures of Spain as it began the period of colonial expansion. Prerequisite: SPAN 140.

SPAN 145 - D2:LatAm:Colonialism&Resistnce

An introductory literature course; students read and analyze Latin American texts from the period before the conquest to the 1898 Spanish American War. Prerequisite: SPAN 140.

SPAN 201 - Adv Composition & Conversation

To improve both written and oral proficiency. Textbook supplemented by panel discussions, debates, translation, and a weekly composition. Prerequisite: SPAN 101 or Instructor permission.

SPAN 264 - Border Literatures

Introduction to border literatures of the Hispanic worlds. These texts partake of two or more cultural spheres, challenging traditional notions of linguistic, literary, cultural hegemony. Prerequisite: SPAN 140.

SPAN 295 - Advanced Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: SPAN 140.