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SPAN 1011 - ELEMENTARY SPANISH 1
3 Credits
Basic proficiency in understanding, speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Designed for students who have no previous exposure to the language. Verbal and written expression is limited to short, culturally appropriate communication. culture (See Catalog for full description).

SPAN 1021 - ELEMENTARY SPANISH 2
 3 Credits
Continuation of SPAN 1011. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 1011.

SPAN 2011 - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH 1
3 Credits
Continued development of proficiency in understanding, speaking, reading and writing with emphasis on pronunciation and speaking. Designed for students who have completed the Elementary level or have previous exposure to Spanish (See Catalog for full description). Prerequisite (s): SPAN 1021

SPAN 2021 - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH 2
3 Credits
Continuation of SPAN 2011. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 2011.

SPAN 3011 - SPANISH CONVERSATION
3 Credits
 Strengthening Spanish communication skills by regular guided oral practice. Building vocabulary, written exercises, and improving comprehension by listening to lie speech, videos, audio recordings, and films. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 2021.

SPAN 3021 - SPANISH COMPOSITION
3 Credits
Improvement of written communication skills. Emphasis on task-oriented writing in Spanish, including composing and editing several drafts. Topics based on Spanish speaking societies and cultures. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 2021.

SPAN 3041 - INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LITERATURE
3 Credits
Discussion in Spanish of critical principles in the assessment of prose, fiction, poetry and drama as applied to selected readings in Spanish and Latin American literature. Prerequisite (s) (may be taken concurrently): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021.

SPAN 3101 - SPANISH FILM
3 Credits
Discussion in Spanish of historical development of Spanish cinema through significant directors, such as Buñuel, Saura, Almodóvar.. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021.

SPAN 3111 - SPANISH CIVILIZATION
3 Credits
Discussion in Spanish of geographical, political, economic, social and cultural forces in Spain from prehistoric times to the present. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021.

SPAN 3121- SPANISH ART, MUSIC, DANCE
3 Credits
Discussion in Spanish of Spanish art, architecture, music and dance from prehistoric times to the present. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021.

SPAN 3201 - LATIN AMERICAN FILM
3 Credits
Viewing and analysis in Spanish of contemporary Latin American film, with emphasis on understanding the film industry and how films relate to social and political contexts. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021.

SPAN 3221 -LATIN AMERICAN ART, MUSIC, DANCE
3 Credits
Discussion in Spanish of Latin American art, architecture, music and dance from prehistoric times to the present. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021.

SPAN 3301 - BUSINESS SPANISH
3 Credits
Development of oral and written proficiency of Spanish within a business context. Business vocabulary, readings, business and cultural concepts, situational practice and case studies. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021.

SPAN 3311 - CONTEMPORARY HISPANIC CULTURE
3 Credits
Comparative study in Spanish of socio-cultural attitudes, popular/folk traditions and lifestyles within Hispanic communities. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021.

SPAN 4001 - SPECIAL TOPICS
3 Credits
May be repeated as topic varies.  Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021.

SPAN 4111 - MEDIEVAL AND GOLDEN AGE SPANISH LITERATURE
3 Credits
Discussion in Spanish of poetry, prose and drama from the origins of the Spanish language to 1681. Works may include selections from the epic of Mío Cid, El libro de buen amor, Don Quijote, authors such as Lope de Vega, Quevedo. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021 and SPAN 3041.

SPAN 4121 - 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY SPANISH LITERATURE
3 Credits
Discussion in Spanish of principles and works of Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, the Generation of 1898. Works may include Don Juan Tenorio, narrative by Benito Pérez Galdós and Emilia Pardo Bazán, poetry by Antonio Machado. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021 and SPAN 3041.

SPAN 4131 - 20TH AND 21ST CENTURY SPANISH LITERATURE
3 Credits
Discussion in Spanish of modern poetry from the Generation of 1927, tremendismo, the post-Franco reaction, contemporary trends. Works may include selections from Federico García Lorca, Nobel Prize winner Camilo José Cela, Antronio Muñoz Molina. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 37021 and SPAN 3041.

SPAN 4211 - COLONIAL 19TH CENTURY LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE
3 Credits
Reading, writing, and analysis in Spanish of Romanticism, realism, and Modernism in representative works by Latin American authors. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021 and SPAN 3041.

SPAN 4221 - 20TH AND 21ST CENTURY LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE
3 Credits
Reading and discussion in Spanish of works by contemporary writers in Latin American countries. Prerequisite (s): SPAN 3011 and SPAN 3021 and SPAN 3041.

SPAN 4501 - CAPSTONE
1 Credit
Written or other presentational record of study abroad experience; alternative: extensive research paper in Spanish, evaluated by department faculty.

SPAN 4901 - INDEPENDENT STUDY IN SPANISH
1-3 Credits
For advanced students only. Department permission required.

 

 

Department of Modern Language

Ann Hood

419-772-2112
b-hood@onu.edu
Dukes 200
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed