Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 1001. Elementary Spanish I. 3 Credit Hours.

An introduction to the Spanish language and the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Beginning of a survey of basic Spanish grammar and the development of the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Some aspects of everyday life in the Spanish-speaking world will also be introduced. Conducted in Spanish. No native speakers allowed. Credit not allowed for both Span 1001 and 1101.

SPAN 1002. Elementary Spanish II. 3 Credit Hours.

The second part of an introduction to the Spanish language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Completion of the survey of basic Spanish grammar and the development of the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Aspects of everyday life in the Spanish- speaking world will also be introduced. Conducted in Spanish. No native speakers allowed. Credit not allowed for both SPAN 1002 and SPAN 1102.

SPAN 1101. Patterns of Spanish I. 3 Credit Hours.

Focuses on the development of communication and cultural skills, building upon previous elementary Spanish experience. Conducted in Spanish. Credit not allowed for both SPAN 1001 and 1101. Humanities credit is awarded for SPAN 1101 only upon the successful completion of SPAN 1102 or SPAN 2001.

SPAN 1102. Patterns of Spanish II. 3 Credit Hours.

Focuses on the development of communication and cultural skills, building upon previous elementary Spanish experience. Conducted in Spanish. Credit not allowed for both SPAN 1002 and SPAN 1102.

SPAN 1813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Spanish.

SPAN 1XXX. Spanish Elective. 1-21 Credit Hours.

SPAN 2001. Intermediate Spanish I. 3 Credit Hours.

Review of basic grammatical concepts: conversational, reading, and writing activities; cultural aspects of the Hispanic world. Conducted in Spanish. No native speakers allowed.

SPAN 2002. Intermediate Spanish II. 3 Credit Hours.

Review of basic grammatical concepts; conversational, reading, and writing activities; cultural aspects of the Hispanic world. Conducted in Spanish. No native speakers allowed.

SPAN 2690. Intermed Span Abroad. 3 Credit Hours.

Intensive intermediate Spanish conducted abroad with focus on issues and perspectives of the target region.

SPAN 2698. Undergraduate Research Assistantship. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.

SPAN 2699. Undergraduate Research. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.

SPAN 2813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Spanish.

SPAN 2XXX. Spanish Elective. 1-21 Credit Hours.

SPAN 3040. A Practical Application of Spanish Grammar. 3 Credit Hours.

A review of important structures of Spanish, presented in communicative contexts vital to the academic careers of students. Taught in Spanish.

SPAN 3050. Introduction to Reading Hispanic Literature. 3 Credit Hours.

This course bridges language study and the study of literature by helping students read, understand , and interpret literature as a system of communication in Spanish.

SPAN 3061. Spanish for Business I: Fundamentals. 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to business language in the Hispanic world. Development of linguistic abilities to this end, with emphasis on those cultural factors that lead to commercial success. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 3062. Spanish for Business II: Applications. 3 Credit Hours.

Focus on the oral and written language and cultural context of Hispanic business protocols; themes and situations include banking and finance, marketing and advertising structures and practices. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 3064. Medical Spanish. 3 Credit Hours.

This course facilitates acquisition of a broad vocabulary and awareness of cultural customs and trends pertaining to the healthcare field. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 2002 or any SPAN 3000-level course.

SPAN 3101. Spanish Conversation I. 3 Credit Hours.

Development of communicative ability and cross-cultural awareness through discussion of contemporary issues in the Hispanic world. No native speakers allowed.

SPAN 3102. Spanish Conversation II. 3 Credit Hours.

Development of communicative ability and cross-cultural awareness through discussion of contemporary issues in the Hispanic world. No native speakers allowed.

SPAN 3111. Composition: Analysis and Development I. 3 Credit Hours.

Writings from the Hispanic world used as a springboard for analysis and enrichment of self-expression and development of precision in written communication. Incorporates grammar review. No native speakers allowed.

SPAN 3112. Composition: Analysis and Development II. 3 Credit Hours.

Writings from the Hispanic world used as a springboard for analysis and enrichment of self-expression and development of precision in written communication. Incorporates grammar review. No native speakers allowed.

SPAN 3122. Cultural History of Spain II: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Spain. 3 Credit Hours.

History of Spanish culture from 1800 to the present. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 3170. Spanish Phonetics and Phonology. 3 Credit Hours.

Study of the phonological system of the Spanish language, including dialectal variations in the Hispanic world.

SPAN 3211. Spain Today. 3 Credit Hours.

This course introduces students to current issues in the culture and history of contemporary Spain. Articles, videos, and news clips are used as springboard for discussion.

SPAN 3235. Latin America Today. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected journalistic and literary writings used as a springboard for discussion of social, economic, and political issues of contemporary Latin America. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 3241. The Individual and the Family in Hispanic Literature. 3 Credit Hours.

Analysis and discussion of the portrayal of the individual and the family in selected readings from Hispanic literature. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 3242. Society in Hispanic Literature. 3 Credit Hours.

Study of Hispanic society and political thought in selected literary works. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 3254. Hispanic Film. 3 Credit Hours.

Contemporary Latin American and Spanish films serve as gateway to discussion of social, political, economic and cross-cultural perspectives. Conducted in Spanish. Credit not allowed for both SPAN 3254 and SPAN 4254.

SPAN 3260. Identity in Hispanic American Literature. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines the construction of personal, cultural, national, political, and regional identity in Hispanic American literature over the past two centuries. Taught in Spanish.

SPAN 3500. Science Fiction in Latin America. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is a survey of Latin America science-fiction. Taught in Spanish.

SPAN 3590. Issues of Sustainable Development in the Andean Region. 3 Credit Hours.

Historical and social context of contemporary issues of cultural, economic and environmental sustainability in the Andean region. Taught in Spanish.

SPAN 3591. Cultural Patrimony in Peru. 3 Credit Hours.

Using literature, film and art, this course examines cultural patrimony in Peru and its impact on society, economy, environment and threats to its preservation. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 3592. Culture and Commerce in the Andes. 3 Credit Hours.

Examines the 'business of nature' in the extractive economies of the Andes and culture clashes of Western and indigenous perspectives of development. Taught in Spanish.

SPAN 3690. Commerce and Sustainable Communities. 3 Credit Hours.

Study of the connectedness and community impact of contemporary issues of economic, sociocultural, and environmental sustainability in Mexico. Conducted in Spanish. Part of the Spanish intensive summer LBAT program. Admission by application only.

SPAN 3691. Business Communication and Correspondence in the Hispanic. 5 Credit Hours.

Refinement of accuracy/flexibility in oral/written expression. Focus on appropriate use of strategies, business negotiation protocols, lexical precision in business transactions. Incorporates grammar review. Part of the Spanish intensive summer language program. Admission by application only.

SPAN 3692. Business and Culture in the Hispanic World. 5 Credit Hours.

Study of cultural issues, tendencies, and traditional patterns of behavior in Spanish-speaking people as they relate to business practices. Value systems and formal manifestations. Regional variations, including the U.S. Hispanic culture. Part of the Spanish intensive summer language program. Admission by application only.

SPAN 3693. Hispanic Science and Technology. 3 Credit Hours.

Study of business organizations and use of technology in the Spanish-speaking world. Specialized vocabularies of business, economics, statistics, and computer science. Geographical and anthropological background. Part of the Spanish intensive summer language program. Admission by application only.

SPAN 3694. Business and Culture in the Hispanic World: Seminar Abroad. 3 Credit Hours.

Field study of technology, economic trends, business firms, financial institutions, and cultural protocols in the Spanish-speaking area. Part of the Spanish intensive summer language program. Admission by application only.

SPAN 3697. Spanish for Health Care Professionals. 3 Credit Hours.

Culture-specific conceptions of health, medical vocabulary, professional-patient protocols, professional-professional protocols, symptoms, treatments. Part of the Spanish summer program in Cadiz.

SPAN 3698. Health Care Industry in Spain. 3 Credit Hours.

Study of culture-specific values in health systems in Spain/ Europe. Visits to local sites. Part of the Spanish intensive summer program in Cadiz.

SPAN 3813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Spanish.

SPAN 3823. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Spanish.

SPAN 3833. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Spanish.

SPAN 3XXX. Spanish Elecitve. 1-21 Credit Hours.

SPAN 4061. Spanish for Science and Technology I: Fundamentals. 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to scientific vocabulary and discourse in Spanish, by fields of interest. Study of expository texts, numerical expressions, and graphic aids. Development of some reading and translation strategies. Writing feature descriptions and article/report summaries in Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 4062. Spanish for Science and Technology II: Applications. 3 Credit Hours.

Advanced analysis of scientific and technological discourse in Spanish. Focus on reading strategies and oral discussion of topics such as use and transfer of technology and the acculturation issues that follow. Further development of comprehension, production, and translation strategies, with emphasis on professional communications and on writing feature descriptions, summaries, and abstracts. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 4065. Spanish Linguistics. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is designed to develop the students' understanding of the linguistic structure of the Spanish language. The topics covered in this course include: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, language change, and language variation.

SPAN 4070. Introduction to Spanish/English Translation. 3 Credit Hours.

Introductory course in Spanish/English translation that covers a variety of registers, such as general, business, and technical translation.

SPAN 4071. Translation and Interpreting. 3 Credit Hours.

This course explores translation and interpreting in legal, medical, and media contexts. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 4101. Advanced Communication Workshop. 3 Credit Hours.

Advancement of oral and written proficiency using a workshop and project-development format to focus on communicative precision, style and register. Includes some treatment of grammar. No native speakers allowed.

SPAN 4150. Learning in the Hispanic Community. 3 Credit Hours.

This class combines classroom discussion with Hispanic community service projects to allow students to study Hispanic cultures and practice Spanish with native speakers. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 4160. U.S. Spanish: Language and Cultures. 3 Credit Hours.

Linguistic groups, changes, bilingualism, customs, traditions of US Hispanics. Course project on current migration, legal, financial, educational, health, media or political issues/advances.

SPAN 4165. Bilingualism in the Spanish Speaking World. 3 Credit Hours.

This course introduces students to bilingualism at both individual and societal levels within the Hispanic communities in the US, Spain, and Latin America.

SPAN 4170. Spanish Applied Linguistics. 3 Credit Hours.

Advanced linguistic analysis of the Spanish language, particularly as it contrasts with English.

SPAN 4220. Nation and Narration in Latin America. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines the connection between nation and narration in Latin American literature and film and explores the narrative construction of national identities. Taught in Spanish.

SPAN 4235. Food Culture and Society in the Hispanic World. 3 Credit Hours.

Food as a gateway to in-depth exploration of Hispanic cultures, including issues of identity, community, cosmology, sustainability and effects of globalization. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 4236. Media, Markets and Advertising in the Hispanic World. 3 Credit Hours.

Use of print, broadcast, and web-based media to explore the social structures and cultural values reflected in product consumption, marketing, and advertising. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 4242. Latin American Art: Visions and Voices. 3 Credit Hours.

Historical and Cultural analysis of the role of plastic arts in Latin America, from preonquest to contemporary times. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 4251. Hispanic Community Internship. 3 Credit Hours.

Students complete inernships with agencies, organizations, and businesses serving Atlanta Hispanics, using their Spanish language skills in a professional work environment. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 4255. Hispanic Drama Workshop. 3 Credit Hours.

Literary and theatrical aspects of Hispanic drama are explored through class discussion and performance of a collection of contemporary one-act plays.

SPAN 4350. Ibero-American Cities. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines the representation and development of cities in the Hispanic World. Students develop three urban projects based on their study. Taught in Spanish.

SPAN 4400. Immigration Through Film. 3 Credit Hours.

Hispanic film as lens for in-depth exploration of immgration issues throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Conducted in Spanish. Credit not allowed for both SPAN 4400 and SPAN 3400.

SPAN 4500. Advanced Intercultural Seminar. 3 Credit Hours.

Integrates cross-cultural research and reflection into discussion of current issues in the Hispanic world. Intended for students who have had some study abroad experience in a Spanish-speaking country. Conducted in Spanish.

SPAN 4693. Sustainability in Spain. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines issues of economic and environmental sustainability as well as the relationship between the economy and the environment during the Spain LBAT Program.

SPAN 4695. Spanish Internship. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Professional experience with a business/organizaion in which students enhance their language skills and cultural knowledge in Spanish in relation to the practical goals/objectives of the entity.

SPAN 4698. Undergraduate Research Assistantship. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.

SPAN 4699. Undergraduate Research. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Independent research conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.

SPAN 4813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of interest not covered in the regular course offerings..

SPAN 4823. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of current interest in Spanish.

SPAN 4833. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

SPAN 4901. Special Problems in Spanish. 1-21 Credit Hours.

Provides the special instruction required under special programs.

SPAN 4902. Special Problems in Spanish. 1-21 Credit Hours.

Provides the special instruction required under special programs.

SPAN 4XXX. Spanish Elective. 1-21 Credit Hours.