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Graduate Catalog 2014-15

SPANISH (SPAN)

412a,b-3,3 U.S.A. HISPANICS. Hispanic cultures in the United States. Study of the unique contributions of a) Mexican Americans, and b) Cuban Americans and Puerto Rican Americans through their language, literature, and the arts. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or SPAN 302 or consent of instructor.

454-3 to 6 SEMINAR. Critical and analytical study of selected topics of literature or literary criticism. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or SPAN 302 or consent of instructor.

457-3 DON QUIXOTE. Critical and analytical study of Cervantes' masterpiece. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or SPAN 302 or consent of instructor.

461-3 SPANISH STYLISTICS. Writing style; application of stylistics to development of skill in written expression. Advanced work in principles of grammar and composition. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or SPAN 302 or consent of instructor.

491-3 to 6 CULTURAL AND LANGUAGE WORKSHOP. Comparative or contrastive linguistics, advanced methodology and techniques. In-depth study of foreign cultures, travel-study abroad. Supervised projects in foreign studies. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: advanced or graduate standing.

492-3 SERVICE LEARNING FOR THE ADVANCED STUDENT. Study abroad in a service-learning context. Hands-on field study with emphasis on target culture and language, oral, and written communication and supervised individual projects. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or consent of instructor.

499-3 READINGS IN SPANISH. Selected areas of language, literature, and culture. Individual work or small group work supervised by Spanish faculty. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or consent of instructor.

550-3 SEMINAR IN THE NEW NARRATIVE AND POETRY OF SPANISH AMERICA. Short stories and poetry. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

551-3 SEMINAR ON A SELECTED SPANISH AUTHOR. Intensive study of one author. May be repeated once for a total of 6 hours provided authors vary. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

552-3 SEMINAR IN LATIN AMERICAN FICTION. Representative works of major authors. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

553-3 THE RENAISSANCE AND GOLDEN AGE. Literature of the Golden Age in Spain and histories of the Indies. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

554-3 THE GENERATION OF 1898. Philosophical trends in representative authors. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

555-3 THE PICARESQUE NOVEL. The Lazarillo with collateral readings of other masterpieces of this genre. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

556-3 THE SPANISH BALLADS. This genre in the literature and folklore of Spain and the New World. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

557-3 SEMINAR ON A SELECTED SPANISH-AMERICAN AUTHOR. Intensive study of one author. May be repeated once for a total of 6 hours provided authors vary. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

558-3 SPANISH AMERICAN ESSAY. Representatives of genre. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

559-3 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE. Issues such as the gaucho, the Indian, revolution, and social change. May be repeated once to a total of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

561-3 SEMINAR IN SYNTAX. Stylistic and grammatical analysis. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

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