Stephen F. Austin State University

Spanish

BA in Modern Languages - Spanish Concentration

Spanish Concentration: 34 semester hours

232 or 241, 235 or 242, 235, 303, plus 21 advanced-level hours (300- and 400-level), at least 6 of which must be at the 400-level

Spanish Second Major: 27 semester hours

231, 232, 235, 303, plus 15 advanced-level hours (300- and 400-level), at least 3 of which must be at the 400-level

Spanish Minor: 21 semester hours

231, 232, 303, 12 advanced-level hours (300- and 400-level) or 9 advanced-level hours plus 235

Spanish as First Teaching Field: 31 semester hours

231, 232, 235, 303, 304, 420, one-hour 475 ExCet Preparation, plus12 more advanced hours (300- and 400-level) at least 3 of which must be 400-level

Spanish as Second Teaching Field: 28 semester hours

231, 232, 235, 303, 304, 420, one-hour 475 ExCet Preparation, plus9 more advanced-level hours (300- and 400-level)

Spanish Curriculum

131. Elementary Spanish - 4 semester hours, 3 hours lecture, two 1-hour laboratory periods each week. Lab fee $10. Does not count toward a Spanish major or minor. Introductory study of Spanish language and Hispanic culture, with speaking, listening, reading and writing practice.

132. Elementary Spanish - 4 semester hour, 3 hours lecture, two 1-hour laboratory periods each week. A continuation of SPA 131. Prerequisite: C in SPA 131 or equivalent. Lab fee $10. Does not count toward a Spanish major or minor.

231. Intermediate Spanish - Continued development of oral expression and listening comprehension with increased emphasis on reading and writing skills. Prerequisite: C in SPA 132 or equivalent.

232. Intermediate Spanish - Cultural and literary readings, composition and grammar review. Prerequisite: C in SPA 231 or equivalent.

235. Intermediate Spanish Conversation - Development of conversational skills, including vocabulary enrichment. Prerequisite: Spanish 231 or equivalent.

250. Intermediate Study Abroad for Spanish Students - 3 - 6 credit hours. As a 6-hour course, students will study two courses: an intermediate-level focuses on the the language and culture of the specific country where the course is taught, and an intermediate-level conversation course thematically tied to the history and culture of the same region. Prerequisite: C in SPA 231 or the equivalent.

303. Advanced Grammar and Composition - Development of the reading and composition skills necessary for advanced Spanish course work. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in SPA 232 or equivalent.

304. Introduction to Hispanic Literature - Introduction to basic concepts of literature (genre, movements, theory) and literary analysis through a selection of Peninsular Spanish and Hispanic American classics. Prerequisite: SPA 232 or equivalent.

310. Spanish Phonetics - An introduction to the study of Spanish phonetics and phonology. Thorough review of the principles of Spanish pronunciation with extensive oral practice. Prerequisite: SPA 232.

320. Spanish for the Professions - Emphasis on acquisition and development of advanced conversational skills with a focus on profession-specific vocabulary. Prerequisite: SPA 235 or equivalent.

330. History of Hispanic American Culture I - Overview of Hispanic American history from pre-Columbian civilizations to the Wars of Independence from Spain, with emphasis on political, social, artistic, and cultural trends. Prerequisite: SPA 232 or equivalent.

331. History of Hispanic American Culture II - Overview of Hispanic American history from the aftermath of the Wars of Independence from Spain to the present, with emphasis on political, social, artistic, and cultural trends. Prerequisite: SPA 330 or equivalent.

340. History of Spanish Culture I - Overview of the history of Spain from pre-Roman times to the Napoleonic invasion, with emphasis on political, social, artistic, and cultural trends. Prerequisite: SPA 232 or equivalent.

341. History of Spanish Culture II - Overview of the history of Spain from the Napoleonic invasion to the present, with emphasis on political, social, artistic, and cultural trends. Prerequisite: SPA 232 or equivalent.

350. Advanced Study Abroad for Spanish Students - 3 - 6 credit hours. As a 6-hour course, students will study two courses: an advanced-level focuses on the the language and culture of the specific country where the course is taught, and an advanced-level conversation course thematically tied to the history and culture of the same region. This course may be repeated in a different study abroad program. Prerequisite: C in SPA 232 or the equivalent.

409. Hispanic Culture and Literature in the United States - Study of the Hispanic presence in the United States, examining the historical, political, linguistic and literary evolution of major Hispanic groups. Prerequisite: Six hours advanced Spanish or consent of the instructor.

420. Applied Spanish Linguistics - Review of the principal grammar topics of Spanish as well as an introduction to recognized pertinent pedagogical approaches. Prerequisite: Six hours advanced Spanish including SPA 303 or consent of instructor.

430. History of the Spanish Language - A study of the origins of the Spanish language adn its development into modern Spanish, taking into account linguistic, socio-political, and literary factors. Prerequisite: 6 hours Advanced Spanish.

433. Special Studies in Language and Applied Linguistics - Variable topics. May be repeated once for credit with different topic. Prerequisite: Six hours advanced Spanish including SPA 303.

435. Special Studies in Latin American Literature and Civilization - Advanced studies in the literature and civilization of Latin America. Variable topics. May be repeated once for credit with different topic. Prerequisite: Six hours advanced Spanish.

445. Special Studies in Peninsular Literature and Civilization - Advanced studies in the literature and civilization of Spain. Variable topics. May be repeated once for credit with different topic. Prerequisite: Six hours advanced Spanish.

475. Advanced Independent Studies in Spanish - Individual instruction, conference and research for advanced students. By permission of department chairperson.