SPAN 101EX:  BEGINNING SPANISH I:  0 Hour(s)  
SPAN 102EX:  BEGINNING SPANISH II:  0 Hour(s)  
SPAN 201EX:  INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I:EW:  0 Hour(s)  
SPAN 202EX:  INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II:EW:  0 Hour(s)  
SPAN 10100:  BEGINNING SPANISH I:  4 Hour(s)  

BEGINNING SPANISH I~ An introduction to Spanish. Development of four basic skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking. Introduction to grammar. Course taught in Spanish. Supplemental laboratory drill sessions required.

SPAN 10200:  BEGINNING SPANISH II:  4 Hour(s)  

BEGINNING SPANISH II~ A continuation of Spanish 101 or 10100. Supplemental laboratory drill sessions required. Prerequisite: Spanish 101 or 10100 or equivalent (placement).

Prerequisite: (SPAN 101 or SPAN 10100 (may be taken concurrently)) or Spanish Placement Exam with a score of 270 or SPAN 101EX

SPAN 18000:  WKSP::  1 Hour(s)  

WORKSHOP:~ Workshops may be taken Pass/No Credit only. Students may take no more than nine workshops for credit toward graduation. Workshops can be used as elective credit only.

SPAN 20100:  INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I:EW:  4 Hour(s)  

INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I:EW~ A continuation of Spanish 102 or 10200. Quick grammar review. Conversation and composition labs. This course fulfills the Experiencing the World requirement. Prerequisite: Spanish 102 or 10200, or equivalent (placement). Spanish 103 or 10300, 20100 or any course numbered higher than 103 or 10300, 20100 may be used to satisfy a humanities distributive requirement.

Prerequisite: (SPAN 102 or SPAN 10200) or Spanish Placement Exam with a score of 346 or SPAN 102EX

Core: Experiencing the World

SPAN 20200:  INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II:EW:  3 Hour(s)  

INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II:EW~ A Continuation of Spanish (103 or 10300) or 20100. First course counted toward a Spanish major or minor. Continuing study of grammatical and idiomatic difficulties. Emphasis on vocabulary building through reading and discussion. This course fulfills the Experiencing the World requirement. Prerequisite: SPAN 103 or 10300, or SPAN 201 or 20100, or equivalent (placement).

Prerequisite: (SPAN 103 or SPAN 10300) or (SPAN 201 or SPAN 20100) or Spanish Placement Exam with a score of 428 or SPAN 201EX

Core: Experiencing the World

SPAN 20300:  CONVERSATN/COMP ABROAD:EW:  4 Hour(s)  

CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION ON SITE ABROAD:EW~ Offered only abroad in the twelve-week term, this course is a systematic approach to learning the contemporary language of the host company. Daily contact with native speakers, newspaper and magazine readings, daily journal entries, and compositions afford the student practice in communicating. Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) 20200. This course fulfills the Experiencing the World requirement.

Prerequisite: (SPAN 200 or SPAN 20000) or SPAN 20010

Core: Experiencing the World

SPAN 20400:  CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION:  4 Hour(s)  

CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION~ An intensive course in oral and written practice designed to develop conversational and written skills by fostering a systematic acquisition of vocabulary and study of more complex grammatical structures. Our overall purposes are learning conversational techniques and strategies, improve student’s listening and pronunciation and strengthen students’ grasp of Spanish vocabulary and grammar with emphasis on building fluency in spoken and written work. Prerequisite: Spanish 202 or 20200 or equivalent (placement).

Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or SPAN 20200

SPAN 21100:  PHONETICS:  4 Hour(s)  

PHONETICS~ Theory of Spanish phonetics, symbols, transcription, interpretation. Intensive pronunciation practice and student-taped exercises. A performance component will be included. This course is vital for prospective teachers of Spanish and of interest to all students desiring to correct their pronunciation. Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) 20200 or equivalent.

Prerequisite: (SPAN 104 or SPAN 10400) or SPAN 20200

SPAN 21500:  ADV READ/INTRO/CRITCSM:IM,EW:  4 Hour(s)  

ADVANCED READING AND INTRODUCTION TO CRITICISM:IM,EW~ An introduction to extensive reading in contemporary Spanish: vocabulary building, idiomatic usage, development of rapid comprehension, and critical analysis. A revised offering of this course is available as 20010 for four (4) credit hours. This course fulfills the Interpretive Methods requirement and the Experiencing the World requirement. Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) 20200 or equivalent (placement).

Prerequisite: (SPAN 202 or SPAN 20200) or (SPAN 204 or SPAN 20400)

Core: Experiencing the World; Interpretive Methods

SPAN 22800:  SPANISH FOR BUSINESS:  1 Hour(s)  

SPANISH FOR BUSINESS ~ Course Description: Spanish for Business is a 1-credit course designed for intermediate-level and advanced students of Spanish seeking to develop their Spanish language skills in a cross-cultural business context. Through a variety of activities and projects that reflect real-life scenarios, students will learn to interact with an increasing number of Spanish-speaking co-workers and clients.

Prerequisite: SPAN 20100

SPAN 22900:  SPAN HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS:  1 Hour(s)  

SPANISH FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ~ Course Description: Spanish for Healthcare Professionals is a course designed for students planning to work in the health care field and who are interested acquiring skills to communicate effectively when providing medical care. In addition to learning workplace Spanish language and improving your language skills, we will focus on developing a cultural competency for health care situations.

Prerequisite: SPAN 20100

SPAN 23000:  SPANISH TRANSLATION:  1 Hour(s)  

SPANISH TRANSLATION ~ Course Description: This course focuses on the method and practice of translation. Students will analyze and practice specific translation strategies as they pertain to distinct text types. This one-credit hour course will be taught in a workshop format, in which students will workshop drafts of translations with their peers and analyze strategic decisions and decisions of detail. Students will be evaluated on the translations they produce as well as their ability to analyze and critique their own and existing translations.

Prerequisite: SPAN 20100

SPAN 23100:  ADVANCED GRAMMAR/COMPOSITION:  4 Hour(s)  

ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION~ The study of advanced grammar and syntax in Spanish for non-native speakers to increase their grammatical accuracy and develop linguistic sophistication. Prerequisites: SPAN (104 or 10400) or SPAN 20200 or permission.

Prerequisite: (SPAN 200 or SPAN 20000) or SPAN 20010

SPAN 24000:  SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN FILM:CA:  4 Hour(s)  

Spanish and Latin American Film:CA ~ Spanish and Latin American Cinema is an introduction to the Spanish and Latin American cinema through the discussion and critical analysis of a selection of movies directed by internationally praised film makers. It has two main focuses: first, introduce students to the formal conventions of film analysis; second, all classroom interactions are conducted entirely in the target language, so students can further develop their proficiency in Spanish. The contents of the course are organized thematically around topics such as memory, immigration, exile, marginalized identities and globalization. The films and activities in this class will enable students to improve their language and critical skills in Spanish. This course fulfills the Social and Cultural Analysis requirement.

Prerequisite: SPAN 20200 (may be taken concurrently)

Core: Social/Cultural Analysis Meth

SPAN 25000:  PENINSULAR SPANISH CIV:CA:  4 Hour(s)  

PENINSULAR SPANISH CIVILIZATION:CA ~ Cultural highlights from prehistoric times to the present day. Prerequisite: SPAN 20200

Prerequisite: SPAN 20200

SPAN 25100:  SPANISH AMRCN CIVILIZATION:CA:  4 Hour(s)  

SPANISH AMERICAN CIVILIZATION:CA~ Cultural highlights from pre-Colombian times to the present day. Prerequisite: SPAN (215 or 21500) or permission.

Prerequisite: (SPAN 215 or SPAN 21500)

Core: Social/Cultural Analysis Meth

SPAN 28000:  SEM::  1-4 Hour(s)  

SEMINAR~

SPAN 28100:  INDEPENDENT STUDY:  1-4 Hour(s)  

INDEPENDENT STUDY~

SPAN 29800:  FIELD EXPERIENCE:  4 Hour(s)  

FIELD EXPERIENCE~

SPAN 30300:  GOLDEN AGE THEATER:  4 Hour(s)  

GOLDEN AGE THEATRE~ Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) or 20200

Prerequisite: (SPAN 200 or SPAN 20000)

SPAN 30400:  GOLDEN AGE POETRY:  4 Hour(s)  

GOLDEN-AGE POETRY~ This course presents a study of Golden-Age poetry, and will focus on the romances, including poetry by Góngora, Quevedo, Garcilaso, Herrera, Cervantes, Lope de Vega and the mystics: Sta. Teresa de Jesus and San Juan de la Cruz. Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) 20200 or permission.

Prerequisite: (SPAN 200 or SPAN 20000) or SPAN 20010

SPAN 30500:  GOLDEN AGE PROSE:  4 Hour(s)  

GOLDEN AGE PROSE~ Cervantes (but not the Quixote), Quevedo , Discovery. Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) 20200

Prerequisite: (SPAN 200 or SPAN 20000) or SPAN 20010

SPAN 30600:  19TH C. PENINSULAR LITR:  4 Hour(s)  

19TH CENTURY PENINSULAR LITERATURE~ From Romanticism through Costumbrism and Realism to the Generation of '98. Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) 20200.

Prerequisite: (SPAN 200 or SPAN 20000) or SPAN 20010

SPAN 30700:  20TH C. PENINSULAR SPAN DRAMA:  4 Hour(s)  

20TH CENTURY PENINSULAR SPANISH DRAMA~ From Lorca to Diosdado, including Casona, Buero, Sastre and Delibes. Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) 20200

Prerequisite: (SPAN 200 or SPAN 20000) or SPAN 20010

SPAN 30800:  20TH C. PENINSUL SPAN FICTION:  4 Hour(s)  

20TH CENTURY PENINSULAR SPANISH FICTION~ Tremendismo, its precursors and its aftermath. Cela, Laforet, Matute, Aldecoa, Quiroga, Medio, Goytisolo, Castillo Puche and others. Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) 20200

Prerequisite: (SPAN 200 or SPAN 20000) or SPAN 20010

SPAN 30900:  20TH C. PENINSUL SPAN POETRY:  4 Hour(s)  

20TH CENTURY PENINSULAR SPANISH POETRY~ The precursors of Alberti. Prerequisite: Spanish (104 or 10400) 20200

Prerequisite: (SPAN 200 or SPAN 20000) or SPAN 20010

SPAN 38000:  SEM::  1-4 Hour(s)  

SEMINAR~ This course provides an in-depth study of one author or one theme or literary movement or genre. Prerequisite: SPAN (300 or 30000)-level coursework and permission.

SPAN 38100:  SPC TPC::  1-4 Hour(s)  

SPECIAL TOPICS~

SPAN 48000:  SENIOR SEMINAR:  1-4 Hour(s)  

SENIOR SEMINAR~

SPAN 48100:  INDEPENDENT RESEARCH:  1-4 Hour(s)  

INDEPENDENT RESEARCH~

SPAN 49000:  SENIOR PRESENTATION:  1-4 Hour(s)  

SENIOR PRESENTATION~ The Spanish senior seminar is an independently driven capstone experience required of all Spanish majors. During their senior year students will complete a directed project consisting of two components: 1.) an in-depth research paper and 2.) a personal portfolio as a means of self-assessment. This work will culminate in a formal, public presentation at the end of the academic year. The overall goals of the senior project are to work independently, to reflect on progress toward personal and professional goals, and to demonstrate mature communication skills.

SPAN 49800:  INTERNSHIP:  4 Hour(s)  

INTERNSHIP~ Developed in consultation with the student’s major faculty advisor(s), the internship will be tailored to the interests and needs of the student and can be served in a wide variety of private and public organizations. Hiram College's internship program permits students to bridge the distance between the theory they learn in the classroom and the application of their knowledge. The academic department establishes prerequisites for the application procedure. Students should check with individual departments for specific requirements and guidelines for the experience as they may vary by discipline. Prospective interns work with the faculty advisor who will monitor the experience and grade the academic component of the internship.