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Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Course Descriptions: Summer Session II 2008

Spanish Language
Portuguese
Individual Readings
Honors Research

Spanish Language

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.

HISP-S 105 #2395 8:30A-9:50A DAILY BH 331 STAFF
HISP-S 105 #2396 8:30A-9:50A DAILY BH 332 STAFF


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.

HISP-S 150 #2398 8:30A-9:50A Daily BH 314 STAFF


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.

HISP-S 200 #2403 8:30A-9:20A DAILY BH135 STAFF
HISP-S 200 #2404 8:30A-9:20A DAILY BH236 STAFF


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 4 th -semester proficiency.

HISP-S 250 #2409 8:30A-9:20A DAILY BH142 STAFF
HISP-S 250 #2410 8:30A-9:20A DAILY BH148 STAFF
HISP-S 250 #2411 8:30A-9:20A DAILY BH138 STAFF


HISP-S 492 Readings in Spanish for Graduate Students (3 credits)

Prerequisite: HISP-S 491 or equivalent

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 #2416 6:30P-8:00P MTWR BH144 STAFF

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Portuguese

HISP-P 494 Readings in Luso-Brazilian Literature (1-3 credits)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department. BY PERMISSION ONLY
E-mail kallgood@indiana.edu concerning the permission.

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

HISP-P 494 #2387 Permission needed Arranged Professor Darlene Sadlier

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Individual Readings

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 #2418 By permission only. Arranged Professor Carl Good


Honors Research

HISP-S 499 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.

HISP-S 499 #2419 By permission only. Arranged Professor Carl Good

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