SPAN-Spanish

SPAN 1T Topic-Oriented Spanish Language Instruction (Special Track)

Prepares students to understand, speak, and write on topics (geography, nature, society, art, history, etc.) and to provide information about themselves and their surroundings. Emphasis on the development of proficiency in all language skills and the active use of Spanish through task-oriented activities. Multiple-term course; students receive 5 credits per course and receive credit for all three courses upon completion of course 3T.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): Spanish Placement Examination score of 10.

Quarter offered

Fall

SPAN 1U Laboratory to Topic-Oriented Spanish Language Instruction

Consists of individualized instruction which allows students to work at their own pace developing their oral comprehension, reading comprehension, speaking and writing skills. Provides the supplementary exposure and practice students need in the acquisition of the target language. Multiple-term course; students receive credit for all three courses upon completion of course 3U. Prerequisite(s): interview only; Spanish Placement Examination score of 10.

Credits

2

Quarter offered

Fall

SPAN 2T Topic-Oriented Spanish Language Instruction (Special Track)

Prepares students to understand, speak, and write on topics (geography, nature, society, art, history, etc.) and to provide information about themselves and their surroundings. Emphasis on the development of proficiency in all language skills and the active use of Spanish through task-oriented activities. Multiple-term course; students receive 5 credits per course and receive credit for all three courses upon completion of course 3T.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 1T.

Quarter offered

Winter

SPAN 2U Laboratory to Topic-Oriented Spanish Language Instruction

Consists of individualized instruction which allows students to work at their own pace developing their oral comprehension, reading comprehension, speaking and writing skills. Provides the supplementary exposure and practice students need in the acquisition of the target language. Multiple-term course; students receive credit for all three courses upon completion of course 3U. Prerequisite(s): interview only; course 1U.

Credits

2

Quarter offered

Winter

SPAN 3T Topic-Oriented Spanish Language Instruction (Special Track)

Prepares students to understand, speak, and write on topics (geography, nature, society, art, history, etc.) and to provide information about themselves and their surroundings. Emphasis on the development of proficiency in all language skills and the active use of Spanish through task-oriented activities. Multiple-term course; students receive 5 credits per course and receive credit for all three courses upon completion of course 3T.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 2T.

Quarter offered

Spring

SPAN 3U Laboratory to Topic-Oriented Spanish Language Instruction

Consists of individualized instruction which allows students to work at their own pace developing their oral comprehension, reading comprehension, speaking and writing skills. Provides the supplementary exposure and practice students need in the acquisition of the target language. Multiple-term course; students receive credit for all three courses upon completion of course 3U. Prerequisite(s): interview only; course 2U.

Credits

2

Quarter offered

Spring

SPAN 156B The New Latin American Song

Latin American troubadours, and the relationship between music, ideology, and politics; folkloric music and popular song, song as oral history and chronicle, censorship, and other related topics. Songs from Violeta Parra, Victor Jara, Alfredo Zitarrosa, Chico Buarque, Silvio Rodriguez, and Atahualpa Yupanqui, and other participants or precursors of the movement are studied. Works are analyzed for their sociopolitical and cultural contexts.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff, Maria Gonzalez Pagani

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 6 or SPAN 56 or SPHS 6 or placement into Spanish 156B via the online Spanish Placement Examination.

Quarter offered

Spring

SPAN 156C Latin American Women's Voices

Overview of Latin American women's struggles to preserve their voice and of their active involvement in all aspects of contemporary life in Latin America. Deals with women's roles in the private and public spheres and touches on topics such a family, education, health, social class, ethnicity, religion, politics, legislation, labor force, and intellectual and artistic background from current research in these fields. Readings and discussion are in Spanish and supplemented with audio-visual material.

Credits

5

SPAN 156G Spanish for the Professions

Taught in Spanish. Students learn vocabulary and expressions as well as pertinent cultural background to understand, speak, read, and write about business and professional situations in connection with the Latino experience. Legal, educational, medical, and business topics are covered.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 6 or SPHS 6 or placement into Spanish 156G via the online Spanish Placement Examination.

General Education Code

ER

Quarter offered

Spring

SPAN 195F Senior Essay

Concurrent enrollment in an approved upper-division Spanish, languages, or Spanish literature concentration course not used for core or concentration credit satisfies the capstone requirement. Students work with a faculty adviser to complete the senior capstone essay in addition to course requirements for the upper-division course. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment restricted to Spanish studies majors only.

Credits

2

Instructor

The Staff

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring