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Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Course Descriptions: Fall 2009

Portuguese
Spanish100 AND Spanish 200-LEVEL
Spanish 280 AND Spanish 300-LEVEL
Spanish 400-LEVEL
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Portuguese

HISP-P 100 Elementary Portuguese I (4 credits)

Introduction to present-day Portuguese, with an emphasis on communication in a highly interactive classroom. The course is designed to provide knowledge of basic grammar and to develop fundamental communication skills--listening, speaking, reading and writing--with particular emphasis on oral expression. Students will be encouraged to speak only Portuguese in class from day one.

HISP-P 100   # 3675    9:05A-9:55A       MTWR   Room=TBA     STAFF


HISP- P 135 Intensive Portuguese (4 credits) 

For students from secondary school placed into the second semester of first‑year study or those with a strong background in Spanish or another Romance Language.  Content of P100 and P150 covered at an accelerated pace.  See description of P100.  Credit not given for both P135 and P150.  This course may count for the Spanish major to fulfill the 300/400-level elective.  

HISP-P 135     #8687    9:05A-9:55A    MTWR    Room=TBA   STAFF
Note:  This class meets jointly with P491.


HISP- P 135 Intensive Portuguese (4 credits) 

For students from secondary school placed into the second semester of first‑year study or those with a strong background in Spanish or another Romance Language.  Content of P100 and P150 covered at an accelerated pace.  See description of P100.  Credit not given for both P135 and P150.  This course may count for the Spanish major to fulfill the 300/400-level elective.  

HISP-P 135     #?????    9:05A-9:55A    MTWR    Room=TBA   STAFF


HISP-P 200 Second‑Year Portuguese I (3 credits)
Prerequisite: P150 or equivalent.

Continuation of P100-P150, with in-depth review of grammar, continued emphasis on communicative exercises, and more intensive study of selected readings.
           
HISP-P 200      #3676    10:10A-11:00A     MWF    Room=TBA       STAFF


HISP-P 311  Advance Grammar and Composition in Portuguese  (3 credits)
Prerequisite: P200-P250 or equivalent

An advanced course on Portuguese composition and grammar, designed to refine students’ knowledge of several language skills.  Emphasis on writing, with special attention to syntax and vocabulary development and usage.  Students will write compositions, increasing in length and complexity as the semester progresses.

HISP-P 311    #9593       11:15A-12:05P    MWF     Room=TBA     STAFF
Note:  This course is offered jointly with HISP-P 492.


HISP-P 400: Literatures of the Portuguese-Speaking World I (3 credits)

The first of a two-part survey of literature in Portuguese, this course will cover works written from the medieval period through romanticism in Brazil and Portugal. The emergence of an African and African/Brazilian literature will also be discussed. Representative literary authors and works serve as the basis for interdisciplinary and cross-cultural commentary of important social, political and historical issues, including imperialism and overseas expansion, nation building and revolution.

HISP-P 400    #27764   4:00P-5:15P    TR     Room=TBA  Prof. Darlene Sadlier
Note:  This class meets jointly with HISP-P 498 and HISP-P 500.


HISP-P 491 Elementary Portuguese for Graduate Students  (3 credits)

An accelerated introduction to the structure of the Portuguese language, covering in one semester content matter usually reviewed in two semesters.  This course is taught in Portuguese.

HISP-P 491    #3677     9:05A-9:55A   MTWR     Room=TBA    STAFF


Note:  Above section meets jointly with HISP-P 135.

HISP-P 492 Reading Portuguese for Graduate Students  (3 credits)
Prerequisite: P491 or equivalent.

An advanced course on Portuguese composition and grammar, designed to refine students’ knowledge of several language skills.  Emphasis on writing, with special attention to syntax and vocabulary development and usage.  Students will write compositions, increasing in length and complexity as the semester progresses.

This course is a continuation of P491 and is taught in Portuguese.

HISP-P 492    #3678     11:15A-12:05P     MWF     Room=TBA    STAFF

Note:  Above section meets jointly with HISP-P 311

HISP-P 494 Readings in Luso-Brazilian Literature  (1-3 credits)
Prerequisite: Consent of the department. 

This course may be repeated for a maximum of up to 6 credit hours as long as each registration covers a different topic.

HISP-P 494    #3679      ARRANGED             ARRANGED     Prof. Darlene Sadlier


HISP-P 498 Portuguese Honors Seminar  (3 credits)

This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Portuguese.  This HISP-P 498, class number 3680 meets with
HISP-P 400 Literatures of Portuguese-Speaking World I. 

HISP-P 498    #3680   By Permission    4:00P-5:15P    TR    Room=TBA  Prof. Darlene Sadlier

Note: Above section meets jointly with HISP-P 400 and HISP-P 500.
Contact Karla Allgood at (812) 855-8612 or kallgood@indiana.edu for permission.

See course description for P400 below:

HISP-P 400 Literatures of Portuguese-Speaking World I

The first of a two-part survey of literature in Portuguese, this course will cover works written from the medieval period through romanticism in Brazil and Portugal. The emergence of an African and African/Brazilian literature will also be discussed. Representative literary authors and works serve as the basis for interdisciplinary and cross-cultural commentary of important social, political and historical issues, including imperialism and overseas expansion, nation building and revolution.


HISP-P 499 Honors Research in Portuguese  (1-3 credits)

Approval of the Director of Portuguese Studies and the Chair of the Honors Committee.

HISP-P 499     #3681       ARRANGED            ARRANGED     Prof. Darlene Sadlier

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Spanish 100 AND Spanish 200-LEVEL

HISP-S 100 Elementary Spanish (4 credits)
By permission only. Call (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu
The course presents a four‑skills approach to Spanish with an emphasis on critical thinking skills. Students will practice speaking in small groups in class as well as reading and discussing materials in Spanish. Grading is based on exams, homework, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final exam. Enrollment in S100 is restricted to those with less than 2 years of high school Spanish or with the consent of the department. All others must enroll in S105. The next course in the sequence for HISP-S 100 students would be HISP-S 150 Elementary Spanish II.
Note: A student wishing to enroll in HISP-S 100 must call or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu to request permission prior to registering.

To see active sections available for fall 2009 go to schedule of classes at the Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes.


HISP-S 105  First Year Spanish (4 credits)

This introductory course is for students with 2 or more years of high-school study and covers the essential grammar and vocabulary of first-year Spanish. This course presents a four-skills approach to Spanish with emphasis on critical thinking skills.  Students will practice speaking in small groups in class as well as reading and discussing materials in Spanish.  Grading is based on exams, homework, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final.  Homework load is substantial.  Credit not given for both HISP-S 105 and HISP-S 100 or HISP-S 105 and HISP-S150.  The next course in this sequence is HISP-S 200 Second-Year Spanish I. 

To see active sections available for fall 2009 go to schedule of classes at the Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes.


HISP-S 150 Elementary Spanish II (4 credits)  
Prerequisite: HISP-S 100

This course continues the work of S100 with continued emphasis on all four skills and on critical thinking skills. Students will practice speaking in small groups in class, as well as reading and discussing materials in Spanish. Grading is based on exams, homework, compositions, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final exam. The next course in this sequence is HISP-S 200 Second-Year Spanish I. 

Note: HISP-S 150 is for those students who took HISP-S 100 Elementary Spanish here at IUB or took an equivalent course at a regional campus or other university.

To see active sections available for fall 2009 go to schedule of classes at the Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes.


HISP-S 200 Second-Year Spanish I (3 credits)
Prerequisite: HISP-S 105 or HISP-S 150 or equivalent.

This course reviews some of the basic structures studied in the first year, and examines them in greater detail. Emphasis remains on the four skills and on critical thinking skills. Short literary readings are also included. Grades are based on exams, homework, compositions, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final exam. Homework load is substantial. The next course in this sequence is HISP-S 250 Second-Year Spanish II.
To see active sections available for fall 2009 go to schedule of classes at the Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes.

HISP-S 250 Second-Year Spanish II (3 credits)
Prerequisite: HISP-S 200 or equivalent.
This course continues the work of HISP-S 200 with a continued emphasis on the four skills and on critical thinking skills. Short literary readings are also included. Grades are based on exams, homework, compositions, participation, attendance, and a cumulative final exam. Homework load is substantial. After successful completion of this course, the foreign language requirement is fulfilled for schools that require a 4th -semester proficiency. For those students who wish to go on for a minor or major in Spanish, the next course to take would be HISP-S 280 Spanish Grammar in Context.
To see active sections available for fall 2009 go to schedule of classes at the Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes.

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Spanish 280 AND Spanish 300-LEVEL

HISP-S 280  Spanish Grammar in Context (3 credits)
Prerequisite: S250 or equivalent.

The goal of this course is to provide students with the language skills necessary to pursue upper division course work in Spanish.  The main focus is on the development of formal linguistic skills through explicit grammar instruction, reading original texts by contemporary authors, and developing the link between literature and culture through writing and conversation.  Students will cover a variety of topics for which assignments involving composition, conversation, and/or the formal aspects grammar will be given.  In this way, the course offers an overview of grammar, explicitly focused on its formal aspects.  There will be three 200-word compositions and two 400-word compositions, readings of annotated literary and/or cultural texts, incorporating internet sources as a complement to the readings.  The course will be conducted in Spanish. 

Note:  This class replaces S310; if you have already taken S310 you should not take S280 and look at taking a higher level class.  Questions, call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

To see active sections available for fall 2009 go to schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, choose fall 2009.


HISP-S 308 Composition and Conversation in Spanish (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.  Co-requisite: may be taken concurrent with HISP-S 280.

The objective of this course is to develop students’ oral and writing abilities in Spanish.  Students will develop writing skill in Spanish by learning and practicing the main components of different writing styles: description, narration, exposition and argumentation.  Students will learn compositional elements that provide cohesion and coherence in both formal and informal writing styles.  Students will develop their oral skills by watching and discussing a number of critically acclaimed films from different Spanish-speaking countries which deal with a variety of cultural, social, and political issues.  To achieve the goal of improving oral proficiency, students will participate in various in-class discussions and debates on controversial topics presented in the films.  By the end of this course, students will be able to write in a variety of formal and informal writing styles and to discuss a wide range of topics.

Note:  This class replaces S312; if you have already taken S312 you should not take S308. Look at taking a higher level class.  Questions, call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu

To see active sections available for fall 2009 go to schedule of classes at Registrar’s web page:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/  Click on Calendars and Schedules, then Schedule of Classes, choose fall 2009.


HISP-S 308 Composition and Conversation in Spanish (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.  Co-requisite: may be taken concurrent with HISP-S 280. 

The objective of this course is to develop students’ oral and writing abilities in Spanish. Students will develop writing skills in Spanish by learning and practicing the main components of different writing styles: description, narration, exposition, and argumentation. Students will learn compositional elements that provide cohesion and coherence in both formal and informal writing styles. Students will develop their oral skills by watching and discussing a number of critically acclaimed films from different Spanish-speaking countries, which deal with a variety of cultural, social, and political issues. To achieve the goal of improving oral proficiency, students will participate in various in-class discussions and debates on controversial topics presented in the films. By the end of this course, students will be able to write in a variety of formal and informal writing styles and to discuss a wide range of topics.

HISP-S 308   #27795      11:15A-12:30P  TR    Room=TBA     Prof. M. Rodríguez-Mondoñedo


HISP-S 308 Composition and Conversation in Spanish (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent. Co-requisite: may be taken concurrent with HISP-S280.

The objective of this course is to develop students’ oral and writing abilities in Spanish.  Students will develop their oral skills by watching and discussing a number of critically acclaimed films from different Spanish-speaking countries dealing with a variety of issues.  To further improve oral proficiency, students will participate in various in-class discussions and debates related to the films.  Students will develop writing skill by learning and practicing the main components of different modes of writing (description, narration, exposition, and argumentation).  The course will include a number of in-class writing workshops and peer-review exercises to help students become better writers in Spanish.  By the end of this course, students will be able to write in a variety of formal and informal writing styles and to discuss a wide range of topics. 

Note:  This class replaces S312; if you have already taken S312 you should not take S308. Look at taking a higher level class.  Questions, call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu

HISP-S 308   # 27797    4:00P-5:15P  TR    Room=TBA     Prof. A. Mejías-López
              Film Showing   6:30P-9:00P  T


HISP-S 315  Spanish in the Business World  (3 credits)
Prerequisite: S280 or S310 or equivalent.

El objetivo de este curso es promocionar el entendimiento cultural internacional en el mundo de los negocios por medio del estudio del lenguaje comercial y del conocimiento de sus códigos y costumbres. Este objetivo se persigue de dos formas. Por un lado, se aspira a familiarizar al estudiante con el lenguaje comercial escrito y hablado y se trabajará con documentos variados -- cartas comerciales, descripciones de trabajo, anuncios, formularios bancarios y de importación y exportación, etc. --. Además, los estudiantes aprenderán a leer, escribir y traducir documentos comerciales y practicarán conversaciones sobre diversas situaciones de negocios. Por otro lado, se introducirá al estudiante en el conocimiento de las costumbres, protocolo y prácticas culturales propias del mundo comercial hispano. Por medio de casos prácticos se analizarán estereotipos culturales y se cuestionarán comportamientos y conductas éticas del comercio internacional. En definitiva, se buscará sensibilizar al estudiante a conocer, entender, respetar o criticar prácticas culturales del mundo de negocios hispano. Este curso se dictará únicamente en español. El prerrequisito de este curso es S310.

HISP-S 315  #3809    11:15A-12:05P   MWF   Room=TBA   Prof. Silvana Falconi


HISP-S 317 Spanish Conversation & Diction (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This class meets five times a week. It includes contrastive study of Spanish and English pronunciation.  Intensive controlled conversation correlated with readings, reports, debates, and group discussions.  S317 may be repeated once for credit.  S317 is NOT open to native speakers of Spanish.

HISP-S 317  #8688   1:25P-2:15P  Daily   Room=TBA    STAFF



HISP-S 324 Introduction to the Study of Hispanic Cultures (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course critically examines a variety of Hispanic cultural contexts, with special attention devoted to the Hispanic Caribbean, Spain, Argentina, Mexico and the Andean nations.  The study sequence follows three primary topical units:  Race & Mestizaje, Gender & Sexuality and Memory & Post-Dictatorship.  Focusing on a variety of texts (visual, literary, documentary, historiographical) from different historical periods (1600’s to the present), the course explores the historical and cultural traits which are unique to the regions studied as well as the many elements they share in common.

Note:  This class replaces S275; if you have already taken S275 you should not take S324. Look at taking a higher level class.  Have questions, call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu<mailto:kallgood@indiana.edu>

HISP-S 324  #27848     9:05A-9:55A  MWF    Room=TBA   STAFF


HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course is an introduction to the scientific study of language, using Spanish as a point of departure. It discusses the basic concepts of Hispanic linguistics and establishes the background for the future application of linguistic principles. The course surveys linguistic properties in Spanish, including phonology, morphology, and syntax. Additional introductory material on historical linguistics, language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics will be included. This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326  #3812     9:30A-10:35A  TR   Room=TBA    Prof. M. Rodríguez-Mondoñedo


HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Introduces the basic concepts of Hispanic linguistics and establishes the background for the future application of linguistic principles.  The course surveys linguistic properties in Spanish, including phonology, morphology, and syntax.  Additional introductory material on historical linguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics will be included.  This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326  #9254     10:10A-11:00A   MWF   Room=TBA      STAFF


HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

            This course is an introduction to basic concepts and methodology used in Spanish Linguistics. The main goal of the course is to provide students with the opportunity to learn the tools of linguistic analysis and to apply them to the study of Spanish. Attention will be given to different levels of analysis in linguistics including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and language variation. Class time will be divided between lecture, problem-solving exercises, and discussion. Evaluation will be based on exams, class participation, and homework, experiments, and other assignments. This class carries N & M credit.

After successful completion of this course, the student will:

HISP-S 326  #8150       1:00P-2:15P   TR   Room=TBA    Prof. M. Díaz-Campos


HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course provides a general introduction to the field of Hispanic Linguistics and establishes a foundation in the major areas of linguistics in order to prepare students for future courses in Linguistics. After an introduction on the nature of language and to the field of linguistics, the course provides a description of the sound system of Spanish through the study of phonetics and phonology. This unit includes the presentation of the principles of phonetic transcription as well as important phonological processes. Next, basic concepts in morphology, the structure of words, will be examined, including a description of the general principles of the formation of nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and verbs. Then, in order to examine how words combine at the sentence level, we will study the basic concepts of sentence structure (syntax) and its connection to meaning (semantics). The course ends with an overview of some of the basic concepts of language use in context (pragmatics) and linguistic variation (sociolinguistics). This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326  #3811     2:30P-3:45P   TR   Room=TBA    Prof. C. Félix-Brasdefer


HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Introduces the basic concepts of Hispanic linguistics and establishes the background for the future application of linguistic principles.  The course surveys linguistic properties in Spanish, including phonology, morphology, and syntax.  Additional introductory material on historical linguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics will be included.  This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326  #9613      4:40P-5:30P  MWR   Room=TBA   STAFF


HISP-S 326 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Introduces the basic concepts of Hispanic linguistics and establishes the background for the future application of linguistic principles.  The course surveys linguistic properties in Spanish, including phonology, morphology, and syntax.  Additional introductory material on historical linguistics, second language acquisition, semantics, and sociolinguistics will be included.  This course carries N & M credit.

HISP-S 326  #TBA      12:20P-1:10P  MWF  Room=TBA    STAFF


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that students will take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction (short story and novel), poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the analyses of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature.

Students will be evaluated as follows:

Writing assignments: 35%
Exams I and II: 30%
Final Exam: 20%
Class participation: 15%

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27850    10:10A-11:00A  MWF   Room=TBA  Prof. C. Larson
                     Note:  This class meets jointly with the S328 honors section.


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that students will take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction (short story and novel), poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the analyses of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature.

Students will be evaluated as follows:

Writing assignments: 35%
Exams I and II: 30%
Final Exam: 20%
Class participation: 15%

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27851    10:10A-11:00A  MWF   Room=TBA  Prof. C. Larson
                     Note:  This class is open to Hutton Honors College students only. 
                               This class meets jointly with a non-honors section of S328.


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Una visión panorámica de la cultura literaria, histórica y política de España y América Latina. Pondremos especial énfasis en las características, los límites y la evolución de diferentes géneros: cuentos, poemas, drama, testimonio, novela y ensayos. La asistencia y discusión en clase afectarán la calificación final. Los alumnos harán cuatro composiciones y un examen parcial. Habrá examen final.

Bibliografía

Rosario Castellanos: Poesía no eres tú. Antonio Buero Vallejo: El sueño de la razón. Gustavo Sainz: Gazapo. Eduardo Galeano: Las venas abiertas de América Latina.Gustavo Sainz: Juegos prohibidos .Ramón Gómez de la Serna: Greguerías.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27852   10:10A-11:00A  MWF   Room=TBA  Prof. G. Sainz


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that you should take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction, poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the study of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic terms of narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature, which are the bases of “close reading”.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27853    11:15A-12:05P  MWF   Room=TBA  STAFF


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that you should take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction, poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the study of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic terms of narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature, which are the bases of “close reading”.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?   Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27854   11:15A-12:30P  TR      Room=TBA  Prof. R. Vila-Belda
HISP-S 328  #27857     2:30P-3:45P     TR      Room=TBA  Prof. R. Vila-Belda


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course provides the background and critical tools needed for the advanced study of Hispanic literatures through close readings of selected literary works from Spain and Spanish America. We will explore literary techniques found in three different genres—prose, poetry and theater—and will become familiar with the fundamental vocabulary and concepts of literary criticism. The course will also emphasize the importance of socio-historical context for literary analysis, insofar as literary works are influenced by the historical moment in which they are written or because, in certain cases, writers seek to transcend the limits of the time and place in which they write. Readings include works by Sor Juana, Quevedo, Cervantes, Bécquer, Agustini, Paz, Echeverría, Quiroga, Borges, Cortázar, Rulfo, Fuentes, and Bolaño.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?   Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27855    11:15A-12:30P   TR    Room=TBA   Prof. P. Dove


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

As an introduction to the literatures of Spain and Spanish America, in this course we will read short stories, a play, a novel and poetry. The course is designed to help students develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts. One of the key aspects that students should take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself. The course will also highlight the importance of the socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  It will also introduce students to basic narratological, poetic, theatrical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature; these terms form the bases of the “close reading” of texts. There will be 2 short papers, one longer research paper, a midterm exam, and a final exam. All work for the course is in Spanish.

TEXTBOOKS:
            Coleman, ed. Cinco maestros
            Lorca, La casa de Bernarda Alba
            Laforet, Nada
            Course pack: Poems

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27858   2:30P-3:45P   TR    Room=TBA  Prof. M. Bieder


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that you should take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction, poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the study of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic terms of narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature, which are the bases of “close reading”.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?   Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27859     3:35P-4:25P  MWF    Room=TBA   STAFF


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will explore the relationship between the individual and society in a number of representative Hispanic literary works, from the Middle Ages to modern times. The readings will include prose works (Gabriel García Márquez’s novel Del amor y otros demonios, Unamuno’s San Manuel Bueno, mártir), a drama (García Lorca’s La casa de Bernarda Alba), and poetry (romances, selected poems of Garcilaso de la Vega, San Juan de la Cruz, Quevedo, Bécquer, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, José de Espronceda, Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, García Lorca, Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda, etc.)  In our close reading of these works we will focus on the historical and cultural circumstances in which they were written; on the social context, the ethical values, and gender issues they reflect; on the literary trends and genres to which they belong, and on other pertinent questions of literary theory and interpretation.

The specific aims of the course are:  to sharpen the literary insight and widen the cultural horizons of the students, to introduce them to terms necessary for textual analysis, and to improve their speaking and writing abilities in Spanish.  Students will be evaluated on the basis of their participation in class, two short papers and one essay, and two exams.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27860     4:00P-5:15P   TR   Room=TBA  Prof. O. Impey


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

This course will help students to develop tools needed for more advanced study of Hispanic literatures through the reading and analysis of selected literary texts from Spain and Spanish America.  One of the key aspects that you should take away from the course is an appreciation of different genres as well as a reflection on the concept of genre itself.  In this section of the course, the following three genres will be covered: narrative fiction, poetry and theater.  The course will also highlight the importance of socio-historical context to literary works by presenting texts from different historical periods.  In the study of the selected texts, the course will introduce you to basic terms of narratological, poetic, dramaturgical and rhetorical terms used in the study of literature, which are the bases of “close reading”.

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?   Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #27861     4:00P-5:15P    TR    Room=TBA   STAFF


HISP-S 328 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 credits)
Prerequisite:  S280 or S310 or equivalent.

Close readings of major poets from Spanish America and Spain.  Included will be Manrique, Bécquer, Machado, Lorca and others from Spain.  Then also we will read Sor Juana, Huidobro, Vallejo, Paz, Neruda and others from Spanish America.  A short novel by Fuentes, as well as short stories by writers such as Cortázar and Borges, Rulfo and Matute, and don Juan Manuel will be included too.  A play by Usigli on the Mexican Revolution and a drama on the Don Juan theme shall also be considered.  Numerous oral and written exercises will be assigned with active participation all in Spanish the norm.  The grade will be determined in this manner:

            20% for the written and oral participation
            3 papers counting for 10%, 30%, and 40% credit;
            their lengths being 2, 3, and 4 pages respectively.

Texts:
            Coplas a la muerte de su padre by Jorge
            Manrique
            El Burlator de Sevilla by Tirso de Molina       
            Cinco maestros, edited by Alexander Coleman
            Aura by Carlos Fuentes
            El Gesticulador by Rudolfo Usigli
            Hand-outs of various other works will also be distributed

Note:  For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or before, credit given for only two of these:  S328, S331, S332, or S333.  If you have already taken two of these three courses, S331, S332, S333, then you need not take S328.  Have questions?  Call the department at (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

HISP-S 328  #30538  10:10A-11:00A   MWF   BH 237   Prof. Luis Dávila

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Spanish 400-Level

HISP-S 407 Survey of Spanish Literature I (3 credits)                                      Literature
Prerequisite:  Two courses from: S328, S331, S332, S333

A panorama of literary masterpieces from the medieval and Golden Age periods (XI – XVII centuries) in the Iberian peninsula.  The reading list will include some or all of the Poema de mio Cid, La Celestina, selections from Cervantes’ Novelas ejemplares, the romancero, the poetry of Garcilaso, Fray Luis de León, Góngora, Quevedo, some of the  mystical writings, Lazarillo de Tormes, and a complete play by Tirso de Molina.

The intent of the course is to familiarize the students both with the great authors of early literature in Spain, and with approaches to the study of literary texts.

Grades will be based on examinations (midterm and final), two short papers to be written in Spanish, and class participation.  The course will be taught in Spanish.

HISP-S 407  #27875    1:00P-2:15P    TR   Room=TBA     Prof. Olga Impey


HISP-S 411 SPAIN:  The Cultural Context (3 credits)                                         Elective
Prerequisite:  One course from S324, S328, S331, S333, S334.

     This course focuses on the insertion of Spain into the new global order by examining the links between culture, politics and the economy in the contemporary period, beginning with the Civil War (1936-1939) but focusing especially on the post-Francoist years (1975 to present). We will examine literary works, movies, and essays in their relation to the constraints imposed by Franco’s dictatorship and to the subsequent process of democratization. We will also analyze this political process in relation to the economic re-structuring of Spain during the second half of the century in its three main modes: as a key destination for global tourists, as a site for investments of multinational companies, and as a destination for many non-European immigrants searching for better work conditions. The goal of the course is to explore the various forms in which culture is embedded in these historical changes.

HISP-S 411    #11699   11:15A-12:05P   MWF  Room=TBA  Prof. Edgar Illas
Note:  This class carries culture studies credit.


HISP-S 411 SPAIN:  The Cultural Context (3 credits)                                         Elective
Prerequisite:  One course from S324, S328, S331, S333, S334.

 A course to integrate historical, social, political, and cultural information about Spain.
This course is taught in Spanish and carries Culture Studies credit.

HISP-S 411    #6929    2:30P-3:20P   MWF    Room=TBA  STAFF


HISP-S412 Spanish America:  The Cultural Context (3 credits)                          Elective
Prerequisite:  One course from S324, S328, S331, S333, S334.

A course that integrates historical, social, political, and cultural information about Spanish America.
This course is taught in Spanish and carries Culture Studies credit.

HISP-S 412   #7909    2:30P-3:45P   TR    Room=TBA   STAFF


HISP-S 425 Spanish Phonetics (3 credits)                                                               Linguistics
Prerequisite:  S326 or equivalent.

This course studies on the sound system of Spanish.  Topics include the articulatory system, the characteristics and description of Spanish sounds, the patterns of Spanish sounds, the historical development of modern Spanish from Latin and the variation of the Spanish sound system.  Attention will also be given to differences between Spanish and English sounds.  A secondary goal of the course is a more native-like pronunciation as a result of a deeper understanding of how the Spanish sound system works.  Course evaluation is based on homework assignments, a class project and presentation, and three exams.

HISP-S 425   #3822    3:35P-4:25P   MWF    Room=TBA   Prof. Erik Willis
Note:  This class carries N & M credit.


HISP-S 430 The Acquisition of Spanish (3 credits)                                                Linguistics
Prerequisite:  S326 or equivalent.

This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of the acquisition of Spanish. Concepts such as interlanguage, error analysis, stages of development, language transfer and language universals will be explored. The course will also trace development from Behaviorist theories to more current approaches such as Cognitivist, Functionalist and Variationist approaches to learner language. The focus of the class will be on learners of Spanish and all application activities will include examples of second language Spanish. Time will be dedicated to the analysis of structures that present challenges to learners from all levels of grammar. Class time will be divided in lectures, discussion, and practical hands-on activities designed to apply theoretical knowledge to practice. Students will be evaluated based on participation, in-class and homework activities, examinations, and a final project.

HISP-S 430    #27876     10:10A-11:00A   MWF   Room=TBA   Prof. Kimberly Geeslin

Note:  This class meets jointly with HISP-S 498 Readings for Honors. #3825.
Note:  This class carries College N & M credit.


HISP-S 471 Spanish American Literature 1 (3 credits)                                         Literature
Prerequisite:  Two courses from:  S328, S331, S332, S333

Un panorama de la literatura colonial y el siglo XIX para representarnos y discutir las primeras experiencias de la expresión americana. En nuestras discusiones veremos los diferentes períodos que estos libros representan. Y cómo diferentes escuelas estéticas influyeron para ver la realidad geográfica y política del Nuevo Mundo. Se escribirán tres trabajos y habrá dos exámenes.

Bibliografía
Bartolomé de las Casas: Brevísima destrucción de las Indias; Fénix de México: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, vida y obra; Juan Ruiz de Alarcón: La verdad sospechosa; Esteban Echeverría: El Matadero; Ricardo Palma: Tradiciones peruanas; Manuel Payno: Los bandidos de Río Frío; José Asunción Silva: Obra completa.

HISP-S 471  #11707   12:20P-1:10P  MWF   Room=TBA   Prof. Gustavo Sainz


HISP-S 480 Argentine Literature (3 credits)                                                          Literature
Prerequisite:  Two courses from: S328, S331, S332, S333

This course provides an in-depth exploration of the Argentine literary archive from the early 19th century through the present. We will examine aesthetic innovations within this history while also looking at how writers have responded to and intervened in social conflicts and debates in Argentine and Latin American history, including civil war, nation-building, modernization, immigration, popular revolutions, military dictatorship and economic crises. At the same time, we will also ask how these writers have contributed to the construction of a regional tradition defined geographically by the Río de la Plata basin (which includes Argentina and Uruguay as well as parts of Paraguay and Brazil), and socially by large waves of European immigration in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. We will examine how this region experience resembles cultural perspectives found elsewhere in Latin America, and in what ways it is different.

Primary texts will include essays, short stories, poems, a play, one or more novels, and one or more films. Possible authors include Echeverría, Sarmiento, Gorriti, Hernández, Mansilla, Barrett, Borges, Storni, Ocampo, Cortázar, Walsh, Piglia, Gambaro, Saer and Kohan. There will also be short critical and contextual readings.

Evaluation will be based on class participation, short written assignments, and a final research project.

HISP-S 480   #27878    9:30A-10:45A    TR    Room=TBA   Prof. Patrick Dove


HISP-S 494 Individual Readings in Hispanic Studies  (1-3 credits)
Permission needed.  Call Spanish & Portuguese Department  (812) 855-8612.
Prerequisite:  Consent of the department.  Approval must be given by Director of Undergraduate Studies.

This course is by permission only.  This course is used only in emergencies pertaining to graduating seniors who are short credit hours for graduation.  Course may be repeated once with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours.  This course cannot be used for the Spanish 300/400 level requirements for the major or minor.

HISP-S 494     #3823    Permission Needed   Arranged         Prof. J. Clancy Clements


HISP-S 495 Hispanic Colloquium (3 credits)                                                          Literature
                     Variable Title: Federico García Lorca
Prerequisite:  Two courses from:  S328, S331, S332, S333

Federico García Lorca

Political poster child, cultural icon, artistic genius, defender of the marginal, Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) enjoys an almost mythic presence today in Spain's cultural identity and is widely considered perhaps the most important modern Spanish writer.  Indeed, Lorca’s reach and popularity grew rapidly during his lifetime, but he is one of the few Spanish writers that continues to have an enduring presence in dialogues on contemporary Spanish and Hispanic culture.  This course will study the multifaceted artistic corpus that Lorca created during the 1920s and 30s in order to understand his work, the rapid transformations taking place in Europe and beyond in the 1920s and 30s, and Lorca’s continued presence in contemporary dialogues.  This class is a course that teaches advanced students not only about this major literary figure, but about issues, debates, and changes that defined Spanish culture in the early 20th century.

The social, cultural, aesthetic, and political projects of pre-Civil War Spain will frame our discussions of texts such as Suites, Canciones, Romancero gitano, Poeta en Nueva York, Yerma, and the Sonetos del amor oscuro.  We will also study visual art, written texts, and movies by other artists/writers (e.g. Dali, Picasso, Fritz Lang, Breton, Neruda) in order to make sense of Lorca’s work in a broader context.  Our explorations of Lorca will focus on notions of gender, sexuality, desire, modernity, power, and aesthetic experience.  Some of the questions we will discuss include:  What are the philosophical and aesthetic premises of Lorca’s work and how does it dialogue with particular avant-garde movements (e.g. Futurism, Creationism, Dada, Surrealism)?  How does Lorca’s discourse on gender and sexuality respond to women’s movements and gender/sex politics of 1920s and 1930s Spain?  How does Lorca engage notions of race and ethnicity, particularly with regard to his representation of gypsy culture?  In what ways does Lorca respond to modernization, mechanization, and modernity in Spain and beyond?

Course evaluation will likely include at least one oral presentation, active in-class participation, question guides, and analytical essays.

This course (S495) is jointly offered with HISP-S 498 Readings for Honors.  All class discussion and written assignments are in Spanish.

HISP-S 495   #9616     11:15A-12:30P    TR     Room=TBA   Prof. Melissa Dinverno


HISP-S 498 Readings for Honors  (3 credits)                                             Literature
                    Variable Title: Federico García Lorca
Prerequisite:  Two courses from: S328, S331, S332, S333

This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Spanish.  This HISP-S 498, #3824 meets with HISP-S 495 Hispanic Colloquium, variable title: Federico García Lorca.  If you are leaning toward Literature for your background on your honors thesis, you may want to consider taking this HISP-S 498 course.

HISP-S 498  #3824    11:15A-12:30P   TR     Room=TBA    Prof. Melissa Dinverno
                      Contact Karla Allgood in BH 844 for permission or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

Description for S495 follows:

Federico García Lorca

Political poster child, cultural icon, artistic genius, defender of the marginal, Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) enjoys an almost mythic presence today in Spain's cultural identity and is widely considered perhaps the most important modern Spanish writer.  Indeed, Lorca’s reach and popularity grew rapidly during his lifetime, but he is one of the few Spanish writers that continues to have an enduring presence in dialogues on contemporary Spanish and Hispanic culture.  This course will study the multifaceted artistic corpus that Lorca created during the 1920s and 30s in order to understand his work, the rapid transformations taking place in Europe and beyond in the 1920s and 30s, and Lorca’s continued presence in contemporary dialogues.  This class is a course that teaches advanced students not only about this major literary figure, but about issues, debates, and changes that defined Spanish culture in the early 20th century.

The social, cultural, aesthetic, and political projects of pre-Civil War Spain will frame our discussions of texts such as Suites, Canciones, Romancero gitano, Poeta en Nueva York, Yerma, and the Sonetos del amor oscuro.  We will also study visual art, written texts, and movies by other artists/writers (e.g. Dali, Picasso, Fritz Lang, Breton, Neruda) in order to make sense of Lorca’s work in a broader context.  Our explorations of Lorca will focus on notions of gender, sexuality, desire, modernity, power, and aesthetic experience.  Some of the questions we will discuss include:  What are the philosophical and aesthetic premises of Lorca’s work and how does it dialogue with particular avant-garde movements (e.g. Futurism, Creationism, Dada, Surrealism)?  How does Lorca’s discourse on gender and sexuality respond to women’s movements and gender/sex politics of 1920s and 1930s Spain?  How does Lorca engage notions of race and ethnicity, particularly with regard to his representation of gypsy culture?  In what ways does Lorca respond to modernization, mechanization, and modernity in Spain and beyond?

Course evaluation will likely include at least one oral presentation, active in-class participation, question guides, and analytical essays.

This course (S495) is jointly offered with HISP-S 498 Readings for Honors.  All class discussion and written assignments are in Spanish.


HISP-S 498 Readings for Honors (3 credits)                                                                      Linguistics
                     Variable Title:  The Acquisition of Spanish
Prerequisite:  S326 or equivalent.

This course is for majors who are doing Honors in Spanish.  This HISP-S 498, #3825 meets with HISP-S 430 The Acquisition of Spanish.  If you are leaning toward Linguistics for your background on your honors thesis, you may want to consider taking this HISP-S 498 course.

HISP-S 498    #3825    10:10A-11:00A   MWF    Room=TBA    Prof. Kimberly Geeslin
                       Contact Karla Allgood in BH 844 for permission or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

Description for HISP-S 430 follows:

This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of the acquisition of Spanish. Concepts such as interlanguage, error analysis, stages of development, language transfer and language universals will be explored. The course will also trace development from Behaviorist theories to more current approaches such as Cognitivist, Functionalist and Variationist approaches to learner language. The focus of the class will be on learners of Spanish and all application activities will include examples of second language Spanish. Time will be dedicated to the analysis of structures that present challenges to learners from all levels of grammar. Class time will be divided in lectures, discussion, and practical hands-on activities designed to apply theoretical knowledge to practice. Students will be evaluated based on participation, in-class and homework activities, examinations, and a final project.  This class carries N & M credit.


HISP-S 499 Honors Research in Spanish  (1-3 credits)
Prerequisite:  Approval of the honors advisor.  BY PERMISSION ONLY.   Call (812) 855-8612
 
Majors doing honors in Spanish would register for this class after they have completed S498 and while they are writing their honors thesis.  Contact Karla Allgood via e-mail at kallgood@indiana.edu or see in person in BH 844 for permission arrangements.

HISP-S 499    #3826    Permission Needed     ARRANGED   Prof. J. Clancy Clements

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Catalan

HISP-C 400 Catalan Language & Culture I (3 credits)
Recommended:  Knowledge of another Romance language.

Globalization has evidently unified economies, torn down political barriers, turned local spaces into tourist attractions, and made English and other major languages the most efficient communication tools. In this context, Barcelona has become since the Olympic Games of 1992 a successful global city that offers a balanced combination of European economical prosperity and Mediterranean lifestyle. Its cultural centers and its sunny beaches, its architectural heritage and its cool nightlife have also turned it into one of the world´s most fashionable cities.
     But at the heart of this success there seems to be an enigmatic element that, given the main tendencies of globalization, one might not know how to explain: the presence of Catalan language. In the last decades, Catalan, spoken by approximately 10 million people, has not only maintained its high cultural prestige but it has also increased its public presence and remained a key political tool in Catalonia.
     This introductory course to Catalan language and culture has three main goals. First, it aims to provide a basic knowledge of the Catalan language. The course will be an intensive study of the language, geared primarily at reading knowledge, but not limited to it. A solid knowledge of another Romance language is assumed of all students. Secondly, the course will also consist of a cultural overview of Catalunya and the Catalan linguistic area (País Valencià, Illes Balears, Andorra, Rosselló-Catalunya Nord, and the city of l’Alguer). We will focus on the cultural history of this nation in its always conflictive relations to the Spanish and French states. Finally, the case of Catalonia and its both unique and exemplary characteristics will be a perfect occasion to undertake more general reflections on the intricate relations between language, culture, the modern state, and globalization.

HISP-C 400   #8686    9:05A-9:55A    MWF    Room=TBA    Prof. Edgar Illas


HISP-C 494 Individual Readings in Catalan Studies (1-3 credits)
Permission needed.  Call Spanish & Portuguese Department  (812) 855-8612.
Prerequisite:  Consent of the department.  Approval must be given by Director of Undergraduate Studies.

This course is used only in emergencies pertaining to graduating seniors who are short credit hours for graduation.  Course may be repeated once with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours.  This course cannot be used for the Spanish 300/400 level requirements for the major or minor.

HISP-C 494  #3672   Permission needed  Arranged   Prof. Edgar Illas

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