Graduate Catalog 2010-12

Spanish

 

Note: Additional work will be required for graduate credit in 400-level courses.

SPAN 441 Cross-Cultural Communication 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Open only to non-native speakers of Spanish. Development of fluency in oral expression. Speech analysis and phonetic theory to improve pronunciation and intonation. Introduction to problems of translation, enhancement of oral competence, and development of cross-cultural understanding. Fall. (E) [I]

SPAN 515 Colonial Spanish-American Literature 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Study of major authors and literary works of the Colonial period in their cultural context. Irregular.

SPAN 520 Modernismo 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Study of the most significant authors of the Modernista period. Irregular.

SPAN 525 Contemporary Spanish-American Poetry 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Study of major Spanish-American poets and poetic themes from the period following Modernismo to the present. Spring. (E)

SPAN 526 The Spanish-American Short Story 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Survey of representative authors and selected works with emphasis on the twentieth century. Course to be taught in Spanish. Irregular.

SPAN 530 Contemporary Spanish Novel 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Study of significant novels from the 1940s to the present. Spring.

SPAN 534 Women Writers of the Spanish-Speaking World 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Discussion of representative works will center around cultural and gender issues. On demand.

SPAN 535 Contemporary Spanish-American Novel 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Study of representative Spanish-American novels from the 1950s to the present. Spring.

SPAN 545 The Spanish-American Essay 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Analysis of major works by authors such as Sarmiento, Marti, Rodo, Reyes, Paz and others. Irregular.

SPAN 551 Drama of the Golden Age 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. In-depth study of representative plays by great dramatists of the Golden Age, including Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, and Calderon. Spring. (O)

SPAN 553 19th-Century Spanish Literature 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Study of Spanish romanticism and realism with a consideration of their historical background. Irregular.

SPAN 560 Structure of Spanish Language 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Study of syntactical and morphological aspects of the Spanish language. Spring. (E)

SPAN 561 Topics in Hispanic Literature 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Detailed study of a literary figure, movement, or theme. Subject will vary from semester to semester. Irregular.

SPAN 571 Generation of '98 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Detailed study of some major works of authors such as Unamundo, Baroja, Valle Inclan, and Antonio Machado of the Generation of '98 in the context of historical, ideological, and aesthetic trends of their time. Fall. (O)

SPAN 572 20th-Century Spanish Literature 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Representative authors and literary movements of the period following the Generation of '98. Spring. (E)

SPAN 576 Cervantes 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Works of Cervantes with particular emphasis on Don Quixote. On demand.

SPAN 588 Topics in the Contemporary Spanish-Speaking World 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Taught in Spanish. Contemporary society in the Spanish-speaking world, its institutions, traditions, and values.

SPAN 599 Thesis 3
Prereq.: Completion of 18 credits of approved graduate study program, approval of advisor, and a 3.00 overall GPA. Preparation of thesis under the supervision of thesis advisor. On demand.

 

 

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