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Spanish Courses (SPA)

Courses for Advanced Undergraduates & Graduate Students

502 Topics in Spanish Literature (3:3)

Pr. one 400-level course in Hispanic literature or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

In-depth studies, through a variety of critical and historical approaches, based on themes, geographical areas, outstanding figures, genres, or periods.

504 Topics in Spanish American Literature (3:3)

Pr. one 400-level course in Hispanic literature or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

In-depth studies, through a variety of critical and historical approaches, based on geographical areas, outstanding figures, genres, or periods.

516 Introduction to Spanish Syntax (3:3)

Pr. 415 or departmental permission

Introduction to Spanish syntax. Analysis of Spanish grammar; syntactic categories and phrase structure.

532 Spanish Culture and Civilization (3:3)

Pr. one 400-level course in Hispanic literature or departmental permission

Development of Spanish culture. Historical and geographical background for study of contemporary Spain. Special emphasis on customs, national traits, arts, and institutions.

534 Spanish-American Culture and Civilization (3:3)

Pr. one 400-level course in Hispanic literature or departmental permission

Development of Spanish-American culture.

535 U.S. Latino/Latina Cultural Studies (3:3)

Pr. one 400-level Hispanic literature course or departmental permission

An examination of issues relating to U.S. Latino/Latina ethnic identity as defined in literature, performance, art, music, and film. Special emphasis given to the dialogue with the English-speaking community. (Alt)

561 The Auteur Director (3:2:3)

Pr. MST 171 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when the topic varies.

Works of an individual film director. Subject differs from offering to offering. (Same as FRE 561, ITA 517)

562 Studies in Film Genre (3:2:3)

Pr. MST 171 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when the topic varies.

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering. (Same as FRE 562, ITA 518)

589 Experimental Course: Spanish as a Language of Contact (3:3)

Pr. SPA 415 or departmental permission

Focuses on language-contact scenarios involving Spanish from the perspective of the model described in Sarah Thomason's Language Contact. (Offered summer '08)

Please refer to The Graduate School Bulletin for additional
graduate-level French, Italian, and Spanish courses.