Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN F100A      Elementary Spanish 1A      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Spanish language and culture with an emphasis on spoken and written language. Does not meet Perspectives on the Human Condition requirements, or Foreign Language major or minor requirements.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F100B      Elementary Spanish 1B      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Spanish language and culture with an emphasis on spoken and written language. Does not meet Perspectives on the Human Condition requirements, or Foreign Language major or minor requirements.

Prerequisites: SPAN F100A; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F101X      Elementary Spanish I      (h)
5 Credits

Offered Fall

Introduction to the language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.

Attributes: UAF GER Humanities Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 5 + 0 + 0

SPAN F102X      Elementary Spanish II      (h)
5 Credits

Offered Spring

Introduction to the language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.

Prerequisites: SPAN F101X; or SPAN F100A and SPAN F100B; or the equivalent.

Attributes: UAF GER Humanities Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 5 + 0 + 0

SPAN F103      Conversational Spanish I      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Summer; As Demand Warrants

Verbal skills improvement. Includes role playing, problem solving and situational conversation. Conducted entirely in Spanish.Note: Does not satisfy core curriculum or foreign language major requirements.

Prerequisites: SPAN F102X or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F201      Intermediate Spanish I      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Continuation of SPAN F102X. Increasing emphasis on reading, writing and oral ability. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: SPAN F102X or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F202      Intermediate Spanish II      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Continuation of SPAN F201. Increasing emphasis on reading, writing and oral ability. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: SPAN F201 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F203      SI SI! (Summer Intensive Spanish Immersion)      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Summer As Demand Warrants

Intensive two week language immersion. Verbal skills improvement. Includes role playing, problem solving and situational conversation. Conducted entirely in Spanish.Note: Does not satisfy core curriculum.

Prerequisites: SPAN F201; F202 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F222      Cultures and Civilizations of Spain      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Designed to provide students of Spanish language and others interested in Hispanic culture with background in the geography, history, religions, cultures, and politics of Spain. Explores the changes and challenges facing contemporary Spanish society. Conducted in English.Recommended SPAN F102X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F301      Advanced Spanish Conversation and Comprehension      (O, h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Focus on increasing speaking and listening comprehension. Discussions, presentations and exercises to enhance verbal competence. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; SPAN F202 or equivalent; or instructor permission.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F302      Advanced Spanish Reading and Literary Comprehension      (W, h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

An introduction to the understanding and analysis of Hispanic literature, with particular emphasis on the forms of written Spanish. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; SPAN F202 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F311      Advanced Spanish Composition      (h)
3 Credits

Practice of formal and informal writing styles in Spanish. Focus on vocabulary and stylistic issues.

Prerequisites: SPAN F202.

Recommended: ENGL F111.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F317      Advanced Spanish Grammar      (h)
3 Credits

Grammatical concepts in Spanish. Focus on more difficult grammatical structures.

Prerequisites: SPAN F202 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F321      Cultures of Latin America
3 Credits

Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Designed to provide students with background in the cultures, history and politics of Latin America, as well as continued practice in the target language. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: SPAN F202 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F322      Cultures of Spain      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Designed to provide students with background in the culture, history and politics of Spain, as well as continued practice in the target language. Explores the changes and challenges facing contemporary Spanish society. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: SPAN F202 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F431      Senior Seminar      (O, h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Topics may include literature, arts and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Conducted in Spanish.Students may repeat course for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; SPAN F302 or equivalent; senior standing; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F432      Studies of Hispanic Literature      (W, h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Intensive study of authors, literary texts, movements, genres, themes and/or critical approaches.Note: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; SPAN F302 or equivalent; junior standing; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F482      Selected Topics in Spanish      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Intensive course focusing on topics not covered in SPAN F431 or SPAN F432.Note: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisites: SPAN F302 or equivalent; junior standing, or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SPAN F488      Individual Study: Senior Project      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Analysis and presentation, in Spanish, of a problem chosen by the student in consultation with the department. The student must apply for senior project and submit a project outline by the end of the sixth week of the semester preceding the semester of graduation. Offered normally in the semester preceding the student's graduation. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisites: At least 10 credits in upper-division Spanish or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0