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Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Course Descriptions: Summer Session II 2007

Spanish Language
Portuguese
Individual Readings
Honors Research

Spanish Language

HISP-S105 First Year Spanish (4 credits)

For students with 2 or more years of high school study. This introductory course covers the essential grammar and vocabulary of first year Spanish. Students can expect to practice speaking in small groups in class and read about and discuss materials in Spanish. Grading is based on exams, homework, and a cumulative final. Homework load is substantial. Credit not given for HISP-S 105 and HISP-S 100 or HISP-S 150. Next course in sequence is HISP-S 200.

HISP-S 105 #2779 8:30A-9:50A Daily BH 331 STAFF
HISP-S 105 #2780 8:30A-9:50A Daily BH 332 STAFF


HISP-S150 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 think skills. Grading is based on exams, homework, compositions, and a cumulative final exam. Students can expect to practice speaking in small groups in class, and read about and discuss materials in Spanish. Next course in the sequence is HISP-S 200.

HISP-S 150 #2782 8:30A-9:50A Daily BH 314 STAFF

Note: If you tested into HISP-S 105, First Year Spanish, that course is offered in Summer Session II. This class, HISP-S 150, is for the student who took HISP-S 100 here at IUB or at another campus.


HISP-S200 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 more detail. Emphasis remains on the four skills and on critical thinking skills. Literary readings are also included. Grades are based on exams, homework, compositions, and a cumulative final exam. Homework load is substantial. The next course in this sequence is HISP-S 250.

HISP-S 200 #2787 8:30A-9:20A Daily BH 135 STAFF


HISP-S250 Second-Year Spanish II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: HISP-S 200 or equivalent.

This course continues the work of HISP-S 200. Continued emphasis on all four skills and on critical thinking skills. Literary readings are also included. Grades are based on exams, homework, compositions, 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 4 th semester proficiency.

HISP-S 250 #2793 8:30A-9:20A Daily BH 142 STAFF
HISP-S 250 #2794 8:30A-9:20A Daily BH 148 STAFF


HISP-S492 Readings in Spanish for Graduate Students (3 credits)

Prerequisite: HISP-S 491 or equivalent

A continuation of HISP-S 491.

This course is designed to enable graduate students to achieve an intermediate level of proficiency in reading Spanish for their research. To help students reach an adequate level of proficiency, the course will study intermediate and advanced concepts of Spanish grammar and translations of literary, journalistic and other kinds of texts.

HISP-S 492 #2800 6:30P-8:00P MTWR BH 144 STAFF

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Portuguese

HISP-P494 Readings in Luso-Brazilian Literature (1-3 credits)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department. By permission only. Call 855-8612.

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

HISP-P 494 #2770 Permission Arranged Professor Luciana Namorato

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Individual Readings

HISP-S494 Individual Readings in Hispanic Studies (1 -3 credits)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department. By permission only. Call (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

This course is by permission only. This course is used only in emergencies pertaining to graduating seniors who are short credit hours for graduation. 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 requirement for the major or minor.

HISP- S 494 #2802 By permission only. Arranged Professor Carl Good


Honors Research

HISP-S499 Honors Research in Spanish (1-3 credits)

Prerequisite: Approval of the Honors Advisor or Director of Undergraduate Studies

By Permission Only. Call (812) 855-8612 or e-mail kallgood@indiana.edu.

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 in BH844 for permission.

HISP-S 499 #2803 By permission only. Arranged Professor Carl Good

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