SPAN - Spanish

Rachel J. Halverson, Dept. Chair, Dept. of Modern Languages and Cultures (302 Admin Bldg 83844-3174; phone 208.885.6179; modlang@uidaho.edu)

Vertically-related courses in this subject field are:  SPAN 101 - SPAN 102 (or SPAN 104)- SPAN 201 - SPAN 202.  Any one of the following courses may be considered the terminal course for the related vertical sequence above:  SPAN 301 or SPAN 302.  A maximum of 16 credits may be earned for vertical credit in any language, in the Department of Modern Languages & Cultures.

SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I

Span 101 Elementary Spanish I (4 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Credit not given for Span 101 after 104 with the exception of vertical credit (see Regulation I-2-d). Pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, spoken Spanish, and functional grammar. Students with Spanish experience who place higher than Span 101 on the placement exam may not enroll in Span 101 but may earn credit for Span 101 by successfully completing a higher vertically related course.

SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II

Span 102 Elementary Spanish II (4 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Credit not given for Span 102 after 104. Pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, spoken Spanish, and functional grammar.

Prereq: Span 101 or placement exam

SPAN 104 Elementary Spanish Transition

Span 104 Elementary Spanish Transition (4 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Credit not given for Span 104 after Span 101 or Span 102. Not open to students who have completed Span 101 or equivalent in college. Intensive, web-assisted Elementary Spanish course intended for students with some previous study of Spanish. Review and practice of the subject matter covered in Span 101 and 102: pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, listening, speaking, and functional grammar. Recommended Preparation: One-two years of high school Spanish or equivalent experience.

SPAN 105 Beginning Spanish Conversation Lab

Span 105 Beginning Spanish Conversation Lab (1 cr, max 2)

Practice in listening comprehension and conversational skills at the beginning Spanish level. Graded P/F.

SPAN 200 Seminar

Span 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I

Span 201 Intermediate Spanish I (4 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Reading, grammar review, speaking, and writing.

Prereq: Span 102, 104 or placement exam

SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II

Span 202 Intermediate Spanish II (4 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Reading, grammar review, speaking, and writing.

Prereq: Span 201 or placement exam

SPAN 204 Special Topics

Span 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

SPAN 205 Intermediate Spanish Conversation Lab

Span 205 Intermediate Spanish Conversation Lab (1 cr, max 2)

Practice in listening comprehension and conversational skills at the intermediate Spanish level. Graded P/F.

SPAN 299 Directed Study

Span 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

SPAN 301 Advanced Grammar

Span 301 Advanced Grammar (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Recommended for prospective teachers of Spanish.

Prereq:Span 202 or placement exam

SPAN 302 Advanced Composition

Span 302 Advanced Composition (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Recommended for prospective teachers of Spanish.

Prereq: Span 301 or Permission

SPAN 303 Spanish Conversation

Span 303 Spanish Conversation (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Further development of speaking skills for advanced students; discussion on topics of current cultural interest.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 305 Culture and Institutions of Spain

Span 305 Culture and Institutions of Spain (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 306 Culture and Institutions of Latin America

Span 306 Culture and Institutions of Latin America (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity, International

Same as LAS 306.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 308 Proficiency in Reading

Span 308 Proficiency in Reading (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Issues and methods of literary analysis; emphasis on reading, writing, and speaking skills in the target language.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 309 Spanish for Business

Span 309 Spanish for Business (3 cr)

Spanish for business, including vocabulary and cultural competency.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 310 Spanish for the Professions I

Span 310 Spanish for the Professions I (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Language and cultural competency for fields including law, police and the community, banking, finances, and human resources.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 313 Spanish for the Professions II

Span 313 Spanish for the Professions II (3 cr)

Language and cultural competency for fields including medicine (social workers, dentists, doctors, and nurses), technology and computer science, human resources, real estate, and housing.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 398 Internship

SPAN 400 Seminar

Span 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 401 Readings: Spanish Literature

Span 401 Readings: Spanish Literature (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Same as LAS 401.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 402 Readings: Spanish American Literature

Span 402 Readings: Spanish American Literature (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Same as LAS 402.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 404 Special Topics

Span 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 405 Professional Development

SPAN 409 Modern Latin American Society

Span 409 Modern Latin American Society (3 cr)

Same as LAS 409.

SPAN 411 Chicano and Latino Literature

Span 411  Chicano and Latino Literature (3 cr) 

Gen Ed: American Diversity, International

Survey of Chicano and Latino literature. 

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 412 Spanish Short Fiction

Span 412 Spanish Short Fiction (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

A survey of the short story in Spain from the 19th Century to the present. Focus on major writers and representative movements and styles. (Fall only)

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 413 Spanish American Short Fiction

Span 413 Spanish American Short Fiction (3 cr)

Gen Ed: American Diversity, International

The short story in 19th- and 20th-century Spanish America.

Prereq: Span 302

SPAN 419 Latin America Theatre Through Literature

Span 419 Latin America Theatre Through Literature (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Study of representative dramatic works of Latin America.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 420 Modern Spanish Theatre Through Literature

Span 420 Modern Spanish Theatre Through Literature (3 cr)

Gen Ed: International

Study of representative dramatic works of modern Spain.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 421 Bilingual and Bicultural Literature

Span 421 Bilingual and Bicultural Literature (3 cr)

The course consists of literary works, theoretical readings, films and documentaries concerned with the complexity of Bilingual and Bicultural concepts. Some of the pressing topics covered in this course will respond to interrogatives such as: What is Bilingual/Bicultural? How does this state affect the development of an identity within the context of Americanness as it is reflected in the Latino/Hispanic Experience in the U.S.? The course will also focus on negotiation of Latin@ Identity (Mexican/Chicano, Dominican, Puerto Rican/Newyorican, and Cuban/American experiences); Concepts of Race; Immigration, Politics of Identity, Language, Gender and the importance of family to these issues. This course also refines research skills and helps the students reach a higher oral and written Spanish proficiency level.

Prereq: Span 301 and Span 302; or Instructor Permission

SPAN 422 Mexican Culture through Cinema

Span 422 Mexican Culture through Cinema (3 cr)

Same as LAS 422.

SPAN 423 Gender and Identity in Spanish Cinema

Span 423 Gender and Identity in Spanish Cinema (3 cr)

Examines how Spanish film explores questions of gender and identity.

Prereq or Coreq: Span 305

SPAN 423 Gender and Identity in Spanish Cinema

Span 423 Gender and Identity in Spanish Cinema (3 cr)

Examines how Spanish film explores questions of gender and identity.

Prereq or Coreq: Span 305

SPAN 424 Human Rights and Hispanic Cinema

Span 424 Human Rights and Hispanic Cinema (3 cr)

Same as LAS 424.

SPAN 425 Spanish-English Translation Skills

Span 425 Spanish-English Translation Skills (3 cr)

Theory and practice of translation, Spanish-English and English-Spanish, using a variety of types of text.

Prereq: Span 302 or Permission

SPAN 449 Practicum in Tutoring

Span 449 (s) Practicum in Tutoring (1 cr, max 2)

Graded P/F. Tutorial services performed by advanced students under faculty supervision.

Prereq: Permission of Department

SPAN 498 Internship

Span 498 (s) Internship (cr arr)

SPAN 499 Directed Study

Span 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

SPAN 501 Seminar

Span 501 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

SPAN 502 Directed Study

Span 502 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

SPAN 504 Special Topics

Span 504 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

SPAN 505 Professional Development

SPAN 598 Internship

SPAN 599 Research