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  • SPI 101 Elementary Spanish I (3 credits) Basic principles; oral-aural approach; drill in Spanish intonation, special syntactical problems, and grammar/short readings. A general education course (Culture and Creativity).

  • SPI 102 Elementary Spanish II (3 credits) Continuation of SPI 101. PREREQ: For students who have completed SPI 101 or equivalent.

  • SPI 201 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits) Review and extension of basic language skills learned in SPI 101 and SPI 102; reading and discussion of cultural, linguistic, and literary subjects. PREREQ: For students who have completed SPI 102 or equivalent.

  • SPI 202 Intermediate Spanish II (3 credits) Continuation of grammar review and enhancement of language skills begun in SPI 201; cultural and literary subjects.  PREREQ: For students who have completed SPI 201 or equivalent.

  • SPI 304 Spanish Composition and Conversation (3 credits) Advanced practice in writing Spanish compositions and in oral conversation skills. PREREQ: SPI 202 or equivalent.

  • SPI 310 Spanish Culture and Civilization (3 credits) Study of eras, institutions, and issues in the history and culture of Spain and the Iberian peninsula; readings primarily in Spanish. PREREQ: SPI 202 or equivalent.

  • SPI 311 Spanish-American Culture and Civilization (3 credits) Eras, institutions, and issues in Spanish-speaking countries of Central and South America; the Hispanic presence in the United States; readings primarily in Spanish. PREREQ: SPI 202 or equivalent.

  • SPI 320 Survey of Peninsular Spanish Literature (3 credits) Overview of major authors and movements from the middle ages to the 20th century; readings in Spanish.  PREREQ: SPI 202 or equivalent.

  • SPI 321 Survey of Spanish-American Literature (3,0,3) Overview of major authors and movements from the 18th to the 20th century; readings in Spanish. PREREQ: SPI 202 or equivalent.

  • SPI 322 Hispanic Drama (3 credits) Study of major authors and texts in the history of Spanish theater, including representative twentieth-century playwrights. Readings in Spanish. May be repeated when topics vary. PREREQ: SPI 202 or equivalent.

  • SPI 323 Hispanic Prose Fiction (3 credits) Focus on novel, novella, or short story. May be repeated as topics vary. PREREQ: SPI 202 or equivalent.

  • SPI 330 Studies in Spanish Language Cinema (3 credits) Survey of films produced in the Spanish language. Emphasizes both the aesthetic aspects of the films as well as their historical, political, social and cultural content. May be repeated as topics vary. PREREQ SPI 202 or equivalent

  • SPI 340 Business Spanish (3 credits) Spanish business terminology; practice in writing and translating business letters. For students majoring in business and other seeking to broaden their career opportunities. PREREQ: SPI 202 or equivalent.

  • SPI 350 Methods of Teaching Spanish (3 credits) Theoretical and practical considerations of teaching Spanish in secondary schools. Required of all students seeking teaching certification in Spanish. PREREQ: 6 semester hours of Spanish at the 300 level or above.

  • SPI 401 Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation (3 credits) Study of Spanish sound system, how sounds are produced, which ones are used in Spanish, and in what contexts they occur.  Satisfies the linguistics requirement for Spanish Education majors.  PREREQ: 6 semester hours of Spanish at the 300 level or above or consent of instructor.

  • SPI 402 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Syntax (3 credits) Study of grammar through analysis of key linguistic structures and applied practice.  Analysis of word formation, sentence structure, and semantics.  Sastisfies the linguistics requirement for Spanish Education majors.  PREREQ: 6 semester hours of Spanish at the 300 level or above or consent of instructor.

  • SPI 480 Studies in Spanish and Spanish-American Culture (3 credits) Topics in culture and language of Spanish-speaking countries. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. PREREQ: 6 semester hours of Spanish on the 300 level or above or consent of instructor.

  • SPI 481 Studies in Spanish and Spanish-American Literature (3 credits) Topics in literature, literary history, and literary theory. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. PREREQ: 6 semester hours of Spanish on the 300 level or above or consent of instructor.

  • SPI 499 Independent Study (1-3 credits) Readings in language and literature. PREREQ: consent of instructor.

  • SPI 520 Readings in Spanish (3 credits) Various literary, linguistic, cultural, and pedagogical topics. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. PREREQ: 300-level Spanish course