SPANISH COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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

SPANISH 142     BEGINNING SPANISH       GH         4 u
Continuation of SPANISH 141.
Prereq: SPANISH 141 or equiv.

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

SPANISH 252     INTERMEDIATE SPANISH     GH         4 u
Continuation of SPANISH 251.
Prereq: SPANISH 251 or equiv.

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

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

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

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

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

SPANISH 333     SPANISH-AMERICAN READINGS I         3 u
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: SPANISH 321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

SPANISH 334     SPANISH-AMERICAN READINGS II         3 u
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: SPANISH 321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

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

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

SPANISH 370     SPANISH FOR BUSINESS         3 u
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 units of 300 or 400-level Spanish courses or consent of instructor.

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

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

SPANISH 452     SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE         3 u
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 units of 300 level courses in Spanish.

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

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

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

SPANISH 483     CONTEMPORARY SPANISH AMERICAN NARRATIVE        3 u
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 units of 300 level courses in Spanish.

SPANISH 490/690     WORKSHOP         1-3 u
 Repeatable. Prereq: Consent of instructor.

SPANISH 491/691     TRAVEL STUDY     Repeatable         1-3 u

SPANISH 493     INTERNSHIP IN SPANISH         1-3 u
Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major/degree. Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.
Prereq: Six units of Spanish at the 300 or 400-level, or consent of instructor.

SPANISH 494/694     SEMINAR         1-3 u
Repeatable one time. Prereq: Consent of instructor.

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

SPANISH 497     EXCHANGE STUDY         1-12 u
Repeatable

SPANISH 498     INDEPENDENT STUDY         1-3 u
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major/degree. Prereq: Major or minor in Spanish and approval of department.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

ESL 301     APPROACHES TO TEACHING ESL TO ADULTS       3 u
Approaches to Teaching ESL provides students with a foundation in pedagogical principles of teaching English to speakers of other languages. Students will learn approaches and techniques for teaching listening, speaking, reading and writing to ESL learners of different ages, learning English in a variety of settings. This course satisfies partial requirements for licensure in the State of Wisconsin.
Prereq: ENGLISH 101, ENGLISH 102 and ENGLISH 281.

ESL 320/520     THE SPOKEN LANGUAGE AND DISCOURSE ANALYSIS         3 u
In The Spoken Language & Discourse Analysis, students will develop working knowledge of contemporary issues in the teaching of oral communication (speaking and listening skills) to learners of ESL. Linguistic principles studied are also pertinent for those teaching foreign languages.
Prereq: ENGLISH 101 and ENGLISH 102 or ENGLISH 161 and ENGLISH 162 and ENGLISH 281 or special permission from the instructor.

ESL 401/601     ESL CURRICULA AND MATERIALS  DEVELOPMENT       3 u
ESL Curricula and Materials will provide students with the background to develop or select appropriate curricula and to design materials which enhance language learning. The approach to curricular design and materials development is one that is learner centered.
Prereq: ENGLISH 101, ENGLISH 102, ENGLISH 281 and ESL 301.

ESL 493/693     APPLIED STUDY IN ESL         1-6 u
Applied Study in ESL is a 1-6 variable unit course for students minoring in TESL. Students would enroll for at least 2 units. Through working with English language learners with a variety of backgrounds, such as: UW-Whitewater international students enrolled in ENGLISH 161 or ENGLISH 162, employees of local businesses, parents of children in the Whitewater schools, or other appropriate groups, students will put to practical use the teaching skills they have developed through other courses in the minor. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in minor.
Prereq: ENGLISH 101, ENGLISH 102, ENGLISH 281 and ESL 301.

ESL 496/696     SPECIAL STUDIES         1-3 u
Repeatable.
 
 

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