686 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

686-141 BEGINNING SPANISH GH 4 cr
An elementary course with oral emphasis. Grammar, reading, writing, conversation

686-142 BEGINNING SPANISH GH 4 cr
Continuation of 686-141.
Prereq: 686-141 or equiv.

686-251 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH GH 4 cr
Grammar review, reading, oral and written exercises. Conversation.
Prereq: 686-142 or equiv.

686-252 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH GH 4 cr
Continuation of 686-251.
Prereq: 686-251 or equiv.

686-310 SPANISH PHONETICS 3 cr
A study of the elements of speech sounds, the application of sounds to understanding and speaking, with emphasis on oral practice.
Prereq: 686-252 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-321 ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GH 3 cr A thorough study of the structure of the language. Practical application through conversation and composition.
Prereq: 686-252 or equiv.

686-322 ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY GH 3 cr
Continuation of 686-321.
Prereq: 686-321 or cons instr.

686-331 PENINSULAR-SPANISH READINGS I 3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in Spanish of selected works of the nineteenth century. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Prereq: 686-321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-332 PENINSULAR-SPANISH READINGS II 3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in Spanish of selected works of the twentieth century. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Prereq: 686-321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-333 SPANISH-AMERICAN READINGS I 3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in Spanish of selected works of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Spanish America. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Prereq: 686-321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-334 SPANISH-AMERICAN READINGS II 3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in Spanish of selected works of the recent and contemporary twentieth century in Spanish America. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Prereq: 686-321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-350 SPANISH CIVILIZATION 3 cr
Study of the political, social, intellectual, artistic and literary development of Spain and Hispanic areas from remote times to the present day.
Prereq: 6 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish or cons instr.

686-360 SPANISH AMERICAN CIVILIZATION 3 cr
An introduction to the geography, history, literature, sociology, economics and political life of Spanish America.
Prereq: 6 cr. of 300 level courses in Spanish or cons instr.

686-370 SPANISH FOR BUSINESS 3 cr
A course for those students who plan to use or may need to use their proficiency in Spanish in a business career. This course provides an introduction to concepts and terminology associated with doing business in Spanish-speaking countries or with the Hispanic community in this country; affords practice in employing those concepts and terminology in the oral, reading and writing skills; and offers a brief overview of the culture and structure of the Hispanic business world.
Prereq: Six credits of 300 or 400-level Spanish courses or consent of instructor.

686-390 SPANISH CONVERSATION 1 cr
Designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in Spanish. Emphasis on spontaneous use of the language.
Repeatable five times for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
Prereq: 6 cr of 300 level courses or cons instr.

686-451 SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE 3 cr
General history of Spanish literature from its beginning to the end of the eighteenth century. Reading of representative works of each genre.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-452 SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE    3 cr
General history of Spanish literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. Reading of representative works of each genre.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-453 SURVEY OF SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE 3 cr
General survey of main developments, works and authors of the literature from the discovery of the New World until 1888.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-454 SURVEY OF SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE 3 cr
General survey of main developments, works and authors of the literature from 1888 until the present time.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-481 SPANISH CLASSICS 3 cr
Topics alternate: 1) Don Quixote, 2) Golden Age drama, 3) Golden Age prose. Repeatable with change of topic.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-483 CONTEMPORARY SPANISH AMERICAN NARRATIVE 3 cr
Students will study in depth selected novels and short stories from the beginning of the Spanish American new narrative in the 1940's through its "boom" in the 1960's, to the present. Different works and/or authors will be studied each term the course is offered.
Prereq: 9 credits of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-490/690 WORKSHOP 1-3 cr
Repeatable.
Prereq: Consent of instructor.

686-491/691 TRAVEL STUDY1-3 cr
Repeatable

686-493 INTERNSHIP IN SPANISH 1-3 cr
Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages.
Repeatable.
Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.
Prereq: Six credits of Spanish at the 300 or 400-level, or consent of instructor.

LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES - ESL
686-494/694 SEMINAR 1-3 cr
Repeatable one time.
Prereq: Consent of instructor.

686-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES 1-3 cr
Repeatable.
Prereq: 6 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish or consent of instructor.

686-497 EXCHANGE STUDY 1-12 cr
Repeatable

686-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
Prereq: Major or minor in Spanish and approval of department chair.

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