Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (2017/2018)
14.30 Spanish

In accordance with Senate's Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, the course descriptions for courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from the following listing. For information about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Head of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

Spanish courses are designated by SPAN.

1000

Elementary Spanish I

is an introductory course, grammar, reading and oral Spanish. All sections of this course follow the Language Study Course Guidelines available at www.mun.ca/hss/ls.

OR: students may be required to attend a 50 minute weekly practicum

1001

Elementary Spanish II

is a continuation of Elementary Spanish I. All sections of this course follow the Language Study Course Guidelines available at www.mun.ca/hss/ls.

OR: students may be required to attend a 50 minute weekly practicum

PR: SPAN 1000

2000

Intermediate Spanish I

is a continuation of the basic grammar, reading, and oral Spanish completed in the elementary program. All sections of this course follow the Language Study Course Guidelines available at www.mun.ca/hss/ls.

OR: students may be required to attend a 50 minute weekly practicum

PR: SPAN 1001

2001

Intermediate Spanish II

is a continuation of Intermediate Spanish I. All sections of this course follow the Language Study Course Guidelines available at www.mun.ca/hss/ls.

OR: students may be required to attend a 50 minute weekly practicum

PR: SPAN 2000

2005

Business and Culture I

is an intermediate course that focuses on communication skills in Spanish (listening, speaking, reading and writing) as well as on the acquisition of intercultural competence to use Spanish in business-oriented situations. This course is open to native or near-native speakers.

CO: SPAN 2000

OR: students may be required to attend a 50 minute weekly practicum

PR: SPAN 1001, or equivalent, or permission from the Head of the Department

2006

Business and Culture II

is a continuation of SPAN 2005. It focuses on communication skills in Spanish (listening, speaking, reading and writing) as well as on the acquisition of intercultural competence to use Spanish in business-oriented situations at a more advanced level. This course is open to native or near-native speakers.

CO: SPAN 1001

OR: students may be required to attend a 50 minute weekly practicum

PR: SPAN 2000 and 2005, or equivalent, or permission from the Head of the Department

2010

Intermediate Spanish Language Studies

will emphasize the development of aural comprehension and oral expression in Spanish in an intensive immersion setting. The course will also include work on written expression and comprehension.

OR: students may be required to attend a 50 minute weekly practicum

PR: SPAN 1001 or permission of the Head of the Department. Offered only in the context of a study-abroad program in a Spanish speaking country.

2020

Intermediate Hispanic Cultural and Literary Studies

will focus on hispanic literary and cultural studies at the intermediate level and in an intensive immersion setting.

OR: students may be required to attend a 50 minute weekly practicum

PR: SPAN 1001 or permission of the Head of the Department. Offered only in the context of a study-abroad program in a Spanish speaking country.

3000

Spanish Literature of the 18th and 19th Century I

- inactive course.

3010

Advanced Spanish Language Studies

- inactive course.

3020

Advanced Hispanic Cultural and Literary Studies

- inactive course.

3101

Spanish Literature of the Golden Age

is a general introduction to the historical and cultural background and development of sixteenth and seventeenth century Spanish prose literature through study of Lazarillo de Tormes, Don Quijote and El Buscón. Special emphasis is given to the picaresque novel and on the originality of Cervantes and the creation of the first truly "modern" novel.

PR: SPAN 2001

3200

Spanish Literature 20th Century

is a general survey of Spanish literary works of the twentieth century, with a detailed study of representative authors.

PR: SPAN 2001

3300

Hispanic Cinema and Culture

is a study of selected (subtitled) films by representative film-makers from the Hispanic world. Emphasis will be placed on the cultural and social issues explored in the films and the historical context in which they emerge.

PR: SPAN 2001 or equivalent, or permission of the Head of the Department.

UL: not acceptable towards the second language requirement for the completion of the Bachelor of Arts degree

3400

Spanish Civilization

- inactive course.

3401

Latin-American Culture and Civilization

explores Latin-American culture and civilization from pre-Columbian times to the present. Particular attention will be paid to issues of colonization, identity and to the background of the various independence and revolutionary movements in the region.

PR: SPAN 2001 or equivalent, or permission of the Head of the Department

3500

Latin-American Literature I

- inactive course.

3501

Latin-American Literature II

I- inactive course.

3502

Latin-American Short Story

is a survey course on general characteristics and history of the short story. Emphasis will be placed on close reading of stories from different geographical areas, such as Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, Colombia, and the U.S.

PR: SPAN 2001 or equivalent, or permission of the Head of the Department

3600

Latin American Literature 20th Century I

is a study of representative works of Latin-American literature of the twentieth century.

PR: SPAN 2001

3601

Latin-American Literature 20th Century II

is a study of representative works of Spanish-American literature of the twentieth century.

PR: SPAN 2001

3700

Advanced Spanish I

covers oral Spanish, composition and reading of contemporary literary materials; phonetics. All sections of this course follow the Language Study Course Guidelines available at www.mun.ca/hss/ls.

PR: SPAN 2001

3701

Advanced Spanish II

is a continuation of Advanced Spanish I. All sections of this course follow the Language Study Course Guidelines available at www.mun.ca/hss/ls.

PR: SPAN 3700

3800-3809

Special Topics in Spanish-language Literature

will have the particulars available on the Departmental website.

CO: SPAN 2001 or equivalent but may vary with each new course

CR: currently not applicable but may vary with each new course

PR: SPAN 2001 or equivalent but may vary with each new course

3850-3859

Special Topics in Spanish-language Culture

will have the particulars available on the Departmental website.

CO: SPAN 2001 or equivalent but may vary with each new course

CR: currently not applicable but may vary with each new course

PR: SPAN 2001 or equivalent but may vary with each new course

4000

Medieval Spanish Literature

- inactive course.

4200

Nineteenth Century Spanish Novel

- inactive course.

4201

Modern Spanish Novel

- inactive course.

4500

Twentieth Century Latin-American Novel

- inactive course.

4501

Modernism in Latin-American Literature

- inactive course.

4502

Modern Latin-American Drama

is a study of the characteristics of theatre, its literary and performative aspects, and its relationship to history, culture and society.

CO: Spanish 2001 and any 3000-level Spanish course or equivalent, or permission of the Head of the Department

4503

Contemporary Latin-American Poetry

- inactive course.

4700

Oral and Written Spanish Composition

- inactive course.

4800

Directed Reading Course in Spanish

- inactive course.

6900

Reading in Spanish

is a graduate service course.

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).