Intensive Elementary Spanish
Designed to prepare students with some background in Spanish for the first intermediate level course.
Intermediate Spanish I
Continuation of the development of proficiency in listening and speaking, while expanding the reading and writing skills.
Intro to Spanish Readings
Builds upon the basic skills developed through the first intermediate course. By reading numerous short works of fiction and nonfiction and through discussions and short written assignments in Spanish, students enhance their critical listening, speaking, reading, writing skills while expanding vocabulary and cultural skills necessary for further study.
Composition and Conversation
Emphasis on idiomatic expression through guided oral and written practice. Review of basic phonology, grammar and syntax included.
Travel Study in Spanish Lang
Part of the study away curriculum. Emphasis on idiomatic expression in speech and writing with review of fundamentals of Spanish grammar. May be repeated for credit based on change in travel destinations.
Adv Spanish Oral & Wrtn Exprsn
This course is designed for advanced students to refine their spoken and written Spanish. Emphasis is on sustained expository, persuasive and rhetorical communication; on advanced grammar usage and syntax; and on precision in the production of phonological and intonational patterns of modern Spanish.
Translation Theory & Practice
Spanish/English and English/Spanish translation using a variety of texts in both languages. Emphasis on advanced Spanish grammar, stylistics, and points of contrast between English and Spanish. Different approaches to translation and their impact on meaning and comprehensibility will be studied.
Travel Study in Spanish Lit
Part of the study away curriculum. Overview of contemporary peninsular literature, with concentration on the drama. Readings and discussion of modern plays, with viewing of selected works in Madrid theaters.
Travel Study in Spanish Civ
Part of the study away curriculum. Cultural history of Spain, with emphasis on Spanish art and architecture. Visits to museums and historic sites in Madrid and throughout Spain.
Travel Study in Spn Amer Lit
Part of the study away curriculum. Overview of contemporary Spanish-American literature, focusing on the poetry, narrative, and drama of the country. Readings and discussions of representative texts complemented by viewing selected works in the theatre.
Travel Stdy in Cntmp Spn Amer
Part of the study away curriculum. Through lectures, literary readings, and visits to areas of cultural interest, students familiarize themselves with contemporary Spanish-American life, as well as with the contributions of indigenous cultures to contemporary Spanish-American society. Research on a cultural topic will culminate in a written project.
Intro to Spanish Linguistics
A systematic linguistic study of Spanish phonology, morphology, and syntax. Also considers the historical development of Spanish from its earliest stages to the present as well as the language's regional, social, and contextual variations, and its presence in the United States.
Emphasis on Don Quixote with additional readings from Cervantes's Novelas ejemplares and Entremeses.
Directed Independent Study