Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 101. Elementary Spanish I. 1 Unit.

For students who have no previous Spanish or no more than two years of regular high-school Spanish.

SPAN 102L. Elementary Spanish II. 1 Unit.

For students who have completed SPAN 101 and for those who have had more than two years of regular high-school Spanish whose placement scores indicate admission to this level.

SPAN 190. Special Topics. 0.5 or 1 Units.

SPAN 201L. Language in Cultural Contexts. 1 Unit.

Emphasis on the development of speaking and writing skills in a cultural context combined with grammar review. Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or placement by examination.

SPAN 202L. Reading Culture (Poetry, Narrative, Drama). 1 Unit.

Emphasis on vocabulary building and the acquisition of reading skills in cultural contexts. Prerequisite: SPAN 201, placement examination, or permission of instructor.

SPAN 285. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

SPAN 290. Special Topics. 1 Unit.

SPAN 301L. Expression Through Writing. 1 Unit.

Emphasis on developing a high level of proficiency in the writing skills. Prerequisite: SPAN 201 or placement by examination.

SPAN 302L. Oral Expression. 1 Unit.

Emphasis on developing a high level of proficiency in the spoken language. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Not open to native speakers.

SPAN 303L. Business in Hispanic Cultures. 1 Unit.

Emphasis upon the vocabulary, concepts, and writing skills necessary for the business world in Hispanic cultures. Prerequisite: SPAN 201 or permission of the instructor.

SPAN 304L. Spanish Grammar. 1 Unit.

SPAN 305L. Understanding Spain. 1 Unit.

An introduction to the history and culture of Spain from prehistoric times to the present, including political and intellectual history, geography and the arts. Class is taught in Spanish, with readings in Spanish and English complemented by the use of audio-visual materials.

SPAN 306B. Understanding Spanish America. 1 Unit.

An introduction to the history and culture of Spanish America from Pre-Columbian times to the present, including political and intellectual history, geography, and the arts. Class is taught in Spanish, with readings in Spanish and English complemented by the use of films and audio-visual materials.

SPAN 309L. Studies in Hispanic Culture. 1 Unit.

Various special topics pertaining to the culture of the Spanish speaking world are offered under this title. Class is taught in Spanish, with readings and/or complementary audio-visual materials in English and Spanish. This course may be taken more than once if the topic is different.

SPAN 310L. Spanish Cultures Through Literature. 1 Unit.

Representative Spanish literary works from the Middle Ages to the present are studied in this course. The course stresses the ways in which writers present and represent themselves as individuals and communities within changing cultural contexts. Readings and discussions are in Spanish.

SPAN 311L. Spanish-American Cultures Through Literature. 1 Unit.

Students will study important works and authors of the Spanish-speaking nations of the Western Hemisphere from the period of the conquest to the present day. Emphasis is on the ways in which writers present and represent themselves as individuals and communities within changing cultural contexts. Readings and discussions are in Spanish.

SPAN 313L. Spanish in Communities: Latinos in the U.S.. 1 Unit.

Students will complete 35 hours of service-learning through different community sites while learning about diverse social issues and concerns of Latinos in the United States. Topics explored include: education, bilingualism, health issues, the distinct causes of Latino migration, the persistence of poverty, hardships caused by citizenship status, policing, incarceration, and racial and generational differences within and between Latina/o communities. Prerequisite: SPAN 202L or permission of instructor.

SPAN 329. Study Abroad. 3.75 Units.

Students who study abroad may transfer four units per semester. Three units will apply toward the major/minor. For the fourth unit students are encouraged to register for an approved course that will fulfill one of the College’s other “Knowledge” options.

SPAN 330. Study Abroad. 3.75 Units.

Students who study abroad may transfer four units per semester. Three units will apply toward the major/minor. For the fourth unit students are encouraged to register for an approved course that will fulfill one of the College’s other “Knowledge” options.

SPAN 385. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

SPAN 390. Special Topics. 1 Unit.

SPAN 391J. Social, Political and Economic Issues in the Hispanic World. 1 Unit.

The course will examine a variety of issues, such as government repression, terrorism, racism, immigration, homelessness, marginalization, and the effects of globalization, within Spain and the Spanish-speaking world. Junior Seminar.

SPAN 395. Teaching Apprenticeship. 0.5 Units.

Pass/Fail only. A teaching apprenticeship gives a student insight into the methodological aspects of teaching a class in Modern Languages. It consists in class observations, goals and strategies discussions with the instructor, and some teaching responsibilities in and out of the classroom. The apprenticeship is arranged by mutual agreement between the faculty member and the student. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated once.

SPAN 397. Internship in Spanish. 1 Unit.

A student-initiated internship where skills in Spanish can be developed. Pre-requisites: SPAN 201L and permission of instructor and chair.Enrollment in an internship course requires students to attend an orientation prior to beginning work at their internship site. For more information regarding internship orientations, please contact Career & Professional Development at career@stetson.edu or 386-822-7315.

SPAN 414L. Theme Study. 1 Unit.

Various courses in the literature and/or cinema of Spain and/or Spanish America are offered under this title. Each course is centered on a specific theme, such as Justice, Violence, War, The Encounter, Poetic Friendships Between Spain and Spanish America, The Kitchen, Dictatorship, Exile, etc. Readings and discussions are in Spanish. This course may be repeated as an elective if content is different.

SPAN 415L. Spanish American Genre/Period Study. 1 Unit.

Various courses in the literature of Spanish America are offered under this title. Offerings include the Twentieth Century Spanish American Novel, The Contemporary Spanish American Short Story, The Argentine Novel, Spanish American Modernist Poetry, etc. This course may be repeated as an elective if content is different.

SPAN 416L. Spanish Genre/Period Study. 1 Unit.

Various courses in the literature of Spain are offered under this title, such as Golden Age Drama, Nineteenth or Twentieth Century Novel, Post-Civil War Narrative, Contemporary Theater, Spanish Crime Fiction, etc. This course may be repeated as an elective if content is different.

SPAN 485. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

SPAN 490. Special Topics. 0.5 to 1 Units.

SPAN 499. Senior Research. 1 Unit.