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Top SPAN 111 FIRST-YEAR SPANISH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Native speakers and bilingual speakers will not receive credit for SPAN 111, SPAN 112, SPAN 113. Lec/rec. PREREQS: Students with previous study of Spanish are admitted only by departmental approval. SPAN 111, SPAN 112, SPAN 113 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 112 FIRST-YEAR SPANISH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Native speakers and bilingual speakers may not receive credit for SPAN 111, SPAN 112, SPAN 113. Lec/rec. PREREQS: SPAN 111 [D-] or Placement Test Z112(1) and students with previous study of Spanish are admitted only by departmental approval. SPAN 111, SPAN 112, SPAN 113 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 113 FIRST-YEAR SPANISH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Native speakers and bilingual speakers may not receive credit for SPAN 111, SPAN 112, SPAN 113. Lec/rec. PREREQS: SPAN 112 [D-] or Placement Test Z113(1) and students with previous study of Spanish are admitted only by departmental approval. SPAN 111, SPAN 112, SPAN 113 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 117 FIRST-YEAR SPANISH-COMPLETE SEQUENCE (12) 
Introduction to Spanish. Listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills developed. Students must take all twelve credits. Entire first-year sequence in eight weeks. PREREQS: Students with previous study of Spanish are admitted only by approval of the School of Language, Culture, and Society.

Top SPAN 188 HISPANIC STUDIES, HISPANIC STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
Section 1: Topics, Hispanic language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises); Section 3: Topics, Hispanic arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, Hispanic society.

Top SPAN 199 SPECIAL STUDIES (1-3)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top SPAN 211 SECOND-YEAR SPANISH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Further development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Native speakers will not receive credit for SPAN 211, SPAN 212, SPAN 213. PREREQS: SPAN 113 [D-] or Placement Test Z211(1) and SPAN 211, SPAN 212, SPAN 213 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 212 SECOND-YEAR SPANISH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Further development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Native speakers may not receive credit for SPAN 211, SPAN 212, SPAN 213. PREREQS: SPAN 211 [D-] or Placement Test Z212(1)

Top SPAN 213 SECOND-YEAR SPANISH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Further development of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Native speakers may not receive credit for SPAN 211, SPAN 212, SPAN 213. Completion if SPAN 213 with a grade of C- or better satisfies BA requirement for foreign languages. PREREQS: SPAN 212 [D-] or Placement Test Z213(1)

Top SPAN 214 SECOND-YEAR SPANISH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS (4) 
Designed for native speakers who learned Spanish in a home environment. Introduction to written Spanish. PREREQS: SPAN 214, SPAN 215, SPAN 216 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 215 SECOND-YEAR SPANISH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS (4) 
Designed for native speakers who learned Spanish in a home environment. Introduction to written Spanish. PREREQS: SPAN 215

Top SPAN 216 SECOND-YEAR SPANISH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS (4) 
Designed for native speakers who learned Spanish in a home environment. Introduction to written Spanish. Completion of SPAN 216 with a grade of C- or better satisfies BA requirement for foreign languages. PREREQS: SPAN 216

Top SPAN 217 SECOND-YEAR SPANISH-COMPLETE SEQUENCE (12)  Offered in current or future terms
Intermediate Spanish. Listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills developed. Students must take all 12 credits. Entire second-year sequence in eight weeks. PREREQS: SPAN 113 or SPAN 117

Top SPAN 221 SPANISH FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONS I (4) 
Provides students in health science and pre-professional disciplines with a working knowledge of Spanish used in health sciences and cultural competency needed to serve Latino populations. PREREQS: SPAN 113 [C-] and /or equivalent proficiency

Top SPAN 222 SPANISH FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONS II (4) 
Provides students in health science and pre-professional disciplines with a working knowledge of Spanish used in health sciences and cultural competency needed to serve Latino populations. PREREQS: SPAN 221 [C-] and /or equivalent proficiency.

Top SPAN 236 CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Students will examine the main currents of modern Latin American culture since the beginning of the 20th century. Key subjects covered include the mural movement, "magical realism" in postwar literature, syncretism in the region's music and religion, and environmentalism in literature and the arts. (Bacc Core Course)

Top SPAN 237 U.S. LATINO/A IDENTITIES AND CULTURES (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
An introduction to past and contemporary experiences of Latinos/as in the U.S. related to patterns of (im)migration as well as sociohistorical and political events that have shaped U.S. Latino identities. In addition, the course will explore the current social, political, economic and cultural status and experiences of Latinos/as in different regions of the United States. (Taught in English) (Bacc Core Course)

Top SPAN 288 HISPANIC STUDIES, HISPANIC STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
Section 1: Topics, Hispanic language; Section 2: Practical work (exercises); Section 3: Topics, Hispanic arts and letters; Section 4: Topics, Hispanic society. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top SPAN 299 SPECIAL STUDIES (1-3)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top SPAN 311 ADVANCED SPANISH GRAMMAR (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Students further develop language skills acquired in earlier courses while studying more complex structural aspects of the language through the application of grammar concepts in composition and other language tasks. PREREQS: SPAN 213 or passing score on placement tests.

Top SPAN 312 INTERMEDIATE WRITING SKILLS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Focuses on written communication in Spanish. Authentic texts are used to identify writing processes and products and see how composition is informed by cultural considerations. Special attention will be paid to the author's purpose and the distinctiveness of the target audience. Students will create original written works and reinforce oral communication skills through class discussions. PREREQS: SPAN 213 or passing score on placement tests.

Top SPAN 313 SPANISH LANGUAGE THROUGH CULTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of Spanish language through an exploration of cultural products, perspectives and practices of Spanish-speaking communities around the world. PREREQS: SPAN 213 or passing score on placement tests.

Top SPAN 314 THIRD-YEAR SPANISH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Extensive practice in reading, writing, and speaking; refinement of spelling, grammar and vocabulary within a dynamic cultural context. Native speakers should take SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316 instead of SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313; credit is not allowed for both. PREREQS: SPAN 216 or placement. SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 315 THIRD-YEAR SPANISH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Extensive practice in reading, writing, and speaking; refinement of spelling, grammar and vocabulary within a dynamic cultural context. Native speakers should take SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316 instead of SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313; credit is not allowed for both. PREREQS: SPAN 314 or placement. SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 316 THIRD-YEAR SPANISH FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Extensive practice in reading, writing, and speaking; refinement of spelling, grammar and vocabulary within a dynamic cultural context. Native speakers should take SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316 instead of SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313; credit is not allowed for both. PREREQS: SPAN 315 or placement. SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 317 DIRECTED READING AND WRITING IN SPANISH (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Emphasis on reading comprehension and improving writing ability. Students will build on their language skills and cultural awareness using different forms of literary expression from the Spanish-speaking world. PREREQS: 9 credits of upper-division SPAN.

Top SPAN 318 INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LANGUAGE LITERATURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Provides the literary background and analytical tools for students to discuss Spanish language literature with some depth and prepares students for more advanced literature courses. Some discussion of Latin American and Spanish history, politics and culture will provide a context for the readings. PREREQS: 9 credits of upper-division Spanish or instructor approval.

Top SPAN 319 SPANISH FOR BUSINESS (3) 
Introduction to the Spanish business world and commercial language. Development of business vocabulary, discussion, practice in writing resumes, business letters and reports. Conducted in Spanish. May not be offered every year. PREREQS: SPAN 312 or instructor approval required.

Top SPAN 320 SPANISH CONVERSATION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Extensive listening and speaking practice in Spanish, and systematic contact with Latin culture. Emphasis on vocabulary, pronunciation, intonation, and comprehension. Native speakers of Spanish are not eligible to take this course. May be used to satisfy requirements for the major or minor. PREREQS: 6 credits of upper-division Spanish.

Top SPAN 327 MEXICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE AND COMPREHENSION FOR SPANISH HERITAGE LANGUAGE LEARNERS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Combines the study of fiction, drama, and poetry in Spanish language produced by people of Mexican origin in what is today the United States, with intensive practice in the writing of formal Spanish. Students are encouraged to develop their independent thinking and analytical ability. Designed for students from a Spanish-speaking background. PREREQS: SPAN 316 or instructor approval.

Top SPAN 331 THE CULTURES OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Historical development of the cultures and societies of the Iberian Peninsula. Taught in Spanish. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Completion of 9 credits from SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313, SPAN 317, SPAN 318.

Top SPAN 332 THE CULTURES OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Historical development of the cultures and societies of the Iberian Peninsula. Taught in Spanish. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Completion of 9 credits from SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313, SPAN 317, SPAN 318.

Top SPAN 333 CULTURES OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Historical development of the cultures and societies of today's Iberian Peninsula. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: Completion of 9 credits from SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313, SPAN 317, SPAN 318.

Top SPAN 336 LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Historical development of the cultures and societies of Latin America, with an emphasis on Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking peoples. Taught in Spanish. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Completion of 9 credits from SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313, SPAN 317, SPAN 318.

Top SPAN 337 LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Historical development of the cultures and societies of Latin America, with an emphasis on Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking peoples. Taught in Spanish. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Completion of 9 credits from SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313, SPAN 317, SPAN 318.

Top SPAN 338 LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Historical development of the cultures and societies of Latin America, with an emphasis on Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking peoples. Taught in Spanish. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Completion of 9 credits from SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313, SPAN 317, SPAN 318.

Top SPAN 339 MEXICAN IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE IN THE UNITED STATES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
An interdisciplinary analysis of the immigration from Mexico to the United States. It will include discussions of literary, cultural and political accounts. Emphasis on the development of presentational communication skills in Spanish. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: 12 credits from SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, SPAN 317, SPAN 318, SPAN 331, SPAN 332, SPAN 336, SPAN 337, SPAN 338.

Top SPAN 344 SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE (3) 
Taught in Spanish. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current term offering. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: Completion of 9 credits from SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 313, SPAN 317, SPAN 318.

Top SPAN 345 MULTIMODAL LITERACIES: SPANISH (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to the analysis and production of multimodal literacies. Study of semiotic resources such as language and images across modalities such as film, manga, and social media. Required of all majors in World Languages and Cultures. Taught in Spanish. Has to be taken in conjunction with the lecture session in English. PREREQS: SPAN 213 or SPAN 216 or SPAN 217 with a grade of at least C-, or equivalent, or placement test. Sophomore standing required. COREQS: WLC 345

Top SPAN 350 PHONETICS AND PRONUNCIATION (3) 
An exploration of the organs of speech and hearing, acoustic analysis, and transcription of native and learner Spanish speech samples. PREREQS: 3 credits of upper-division Spanish.

Top SPAN 351 HISPANIC LINGUISTICS (3) 
Scientific approach to the structure of the Spanish language: syntax, phonology, word formation, dialectal differences. Taught in Spanish. Recommended for teacher certification. PREREQS: SPAN 350

Top SPAN 365 MIGRANT NARRATIVES: SPANISH (2) 
An examination of migration and forced displacement through the study of personal narrative in Spanish. Includes discussion of the causes of displacement including persecution, ecological degradation, economic pressure, and conflict. This as a required course for the Spanish option in the WLC major in the Identities and Intersections thematic area. PREREQS: Third-year proficiency in Spanish. COREQS: WLC 365

Top SPAN 366 LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY: SPANISH (2) 
Examines specific ideologies, patterns of variation, and language contact situations involving Spanish using authentic oral and written texts. Learners carry out their own exploration in language communities. This is a required course in the Spanish option of the WLC major in the Identities and Intersections thematic area. PREREQS: Third-year proficiency in Spanish. COREQS: WLC 366

Top SPAN 375 LITERATURES OF POWER AND RESISTANCE: SPANISH (2) 
An examination of the relationships between individuals or groups and institutional power (government, ecclesiastical, etc.) across different historical periods and geographies. This Spanish-language course covers specific works dealing with such topics as colonization, forced disappearance, and social resistance. This is a required course in the Spanish option of the WLC major in the Social Architecture and Power thematic area. PREREQS: Third-year proficiency in Spanish. COREQS: WLC 375

Top SPAN 376 EMPIRES AND GLOBALIZATION: SPANISH (2) 
An examination of the history of Western imperialism and the rise of contemporary neocolonialism. Students explore the impact of colonization and the effects of neoliberalism and globalization in this Spanish discussion section through the use of historical source materials and current news articles focused on specific regions of the developing world. This is a required course in the Spanish option of the WLC major in the Social Architecture and Power thematic area. PREREQS: Third-year proficiency in Spanish. COREQS: WLC 376

Top SPAN 379 PROCTOR EXPERIENCE (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Supervised practicum for advanced students, with assignments as proctors or tutors in lower-division Spanish language courses. No more than 2 credits may be used to satisfy degree requirements for a major in Spanish; no credit may be used to satisfy requirements for a minor in Spanish. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits. PREREQS: Completion of 21 upper-division credits in Spanish with a minimum 3.00 GPA.

Top SPAN 388 HISPANIC STUDIES, HISPANIC STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
Section 1: Topics, Hispanic language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, Hispanic arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, Hispanic society. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top SPAN 399 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SPAN 401 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 402 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 407 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 410 INTERNSHIP (1-15)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits.

Top SPAN 411 SPECIALIZED GRAMMAR OR LINGUISTICS TOPICS (3) 
Students develop an in-depth knowledge of various linguistic aspects of Spanish, particularly in regard to problematic grammatical structures and the development of writing proficiency. The main focus is on integrating a thorough understanding of grammatical structures into writing using selected literary works as models. Students analyze their own linguistic progress and apply this meta-knowledge to their writing. PREREQS: 18 credits of upper-division Spanish.

Top SPAN 412 ADVANCED COMPOSITION (3) 
Emphasis on creative writing. Students will read and discuss a series of stories with the same theme, then write their own. The subjunctive and other advanced grammar topics will be reviewed and incorporated into the writing activities. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: 18 credits of upper-division Spanish or instructor approval.

Top SPAN 413 ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS (3) 
Contextualized exploration of skills outlined in the National Standards Project's PREREQS: 18 credits of upper-division Spanish or instructor approval.

Top SPAN 435 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE (3) 
Historical and contemporary aspects of the cultures of Latin America. May include material relevant to Spain and U.S. Latinos. See Schedule of Classes for current term offering. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: 18 credits of upper-division Spanish or instructor approval.

Top SPAN 438 SELECTED TOPICS IN LUSO-HISPANIC CULTURE (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Contemporary aspects of the cultures of Spain, Portugal, or Latin America with a cross-cultural perspective. Topics and language of instruction vary. See Schedule of Classes for current term offering. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. (Writing Intensive Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: Completion of 6 credits from SPAN 331, SPAN 332, SPAN 333, SPAN 336, SPAN 337, SPAN 338.

Top SPAN 439 TOPICS IN MEXICAN CULTURE AS EVIDENCED THROUGH MEXICAN FILM (3) 
Critical analysis and evaluation of films as cultural texts that open up a window into Mexican society. Movies with strong sexual content, explicit violence, language, and/or drug use will be viewed in the class. Taught in Spanish with some readings in English. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: Course is designed for Spanish heritage learners and advanced students of Spanish as a second language who have completed 12 credits from SPAN 316, SPAN 317, SPAN 318, SPAN 331, SPAN 332, SPAN 333, SPAN 336, SPAN 337, SPAN 338, SPAN 339, SPAN 411, SPAN 412, SPAN 413 with a grade of B- or better.

Top SPAN 444 SELECTED TOPICS IN THE LITERATURE OF SPAIN (3) 
Representative Spanish prose, poetry, and drama, with an emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Taught in Spanish. See Schedule of Classes for current term offering. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Completion of 21 upper-division credits in Spanish.

Top SPAN 445 SELECTED TOPICS IN THE LITERATURE OF LATIN AMERICA (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Representative prose, poetry, and drama of Spanish America and/or Brazil, with an emphasis on the mid-19th century to the present. Topics and language of instruction may vary. See Schedule of Classes for current term offering. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 18 credits. PREREQS: Completion of 21 upper-division credits in Spanish.

Top SPAN 446 RECENT LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) 
Recent fiction that goes beyond Magical Realism. Discussion includes literary techniques, as well as Latin American history, politics and cultural values. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: Completion of 21 upper-division credits of Spanish.

Top SPAN 447 MEXICAN WOMEN WRITERS (3) 
Fiction by contemporary Mexican women, emphasizing how the writing reflects the authors' lives, as well as Mexican history, politics and cultural values. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: Completion of 21 upper-division credits of Spanish.

Top SPAN 448 LATIN AMERICAN GREAT WORKS (3) 
Major works by Latin American writers, concentrating on literary style and technique, as well as Latin American history, politics and culture. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: Completion of 21 upper-division credits of Spanish.

Top SPAN 453 SPANISH SOCIOLINGUISTICS (3) 
Provides a foundation of sociolinguistic theory from which various topics can be analyzed, discussed and applied to language situations that are specific to Spanish. These include language contact, Spanish varieties, language policy, and language attitudes. All topics are presented within the context of speech communities and the external and internal variables that affect these communities. PREREQS: SPAN 350 [C-]

Top SPAN 455 INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH TRANSLATION (3) 
Combines beginning translation theory with hands-on practice using a variety of activities from several areas of professional specialization. Includes a brief introduction to simultaneous interpretation as it is done in professional conference or broadcast media settings. Participants must be highly proficient in both English and Spanish. PREREQS: 12 credits of upper-division Spanish.

Top SPAN 456 SPANISH IN THE UNITED STATES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Provides a foundation for the study of Spanish in the United States. Focuses on the diverse identities of Latino/as and Spanish speakers as they define what it means to be bilingual locally, regionally, and nationally. Spanish and Spanish-English bilingualism will be studied from critical sociolinguistic, historical and political perspectives. PREREQS: SPAN 350 [C-]

Top SPAN 461 FIFTH-YEAR SPANISH (3) 
Continued development of listening comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. Introduction to debate and platform speaking in Spanish, and to specialized interests of students, e.g., methods and philosophies of interpretation and translation, business Spanish, creative writing. PREREQS: SPAN 413 or placement, and departmental approval required. SPAN 461, SPAN 462, SPAN 463 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 462 FIFTH-YEAR SPANISH (3) 
Continued development of listening comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. Introduction to debate and platform speaking in Spanish, and to specialized interests of students, e.g., methods and philosophies of interpretation and translation, business Spanish, creative writing. PREREQS: SPAN 461 or placement, and departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 463 FIFTH-YEAR SPANISH (3) 
Continued development of listening comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. Introduction to debate and platform speaking in Spanish, and to specialized interests of students, e.g., methods and philosophies of interpretation and translation, business Spanish, creative writing. PREREQS: SPAN 462 or placement, and departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 470 ADVANCED SPANISH COORDINATED STUDIES (1-30)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Interdisciplinary examination of a topic related to points of contact between Spanish- and English-speaking populations in Oregon and beyond. Includes the study of literature, culture, language skills, and a service-learning component. Constitutes a full-time course load. Taught in Spanish. (Bacc Core Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 30 credits.

Top SPAN 488 HISPANIC STUDIES, HISPANIC STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
Section 1: Topics, Hispanic language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, Hispanic arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, Hispanic society. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top SPAN 499 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current offerings and prerequisites. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top SPAN 501 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 502 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 506 SPECIAL PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 507 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top SPAN 508 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top SPAN 510 INTERNSHIP (1-15)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits.

Top SPAN 511 SPECIALIZED GRAMMAR OR LINGUISTICS TOPICS (3) 
Students develop an in-depth knowledge of various linguistic aspects of Spanish, particularly in regard to problematic grammatical structures and the development of writing proficiency. The main focus is on integrating a thorough understanding of grammatical structures into writing using selected literary works as models. Students analyze their own linguistic progress and apply this meta-knowledge to their writing. PREREQS: 18 credits of upper-division Spanish.

Top SPAN 512 ADVANCED COMPOSITION (3) 
Emphasis on creative writing. Students will read and discuss a series of stories with the same theme, then write their own. The subjunctive and other advanced grammar topics will be reviewed and incorporated into the writing activities. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: 18 credits of upper-division Spanish or instructor approval.

Top SPAN 513 ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS (3) 
Contextualized exploration of skills outlined in the National Standards Project's PREREQS: 18 credits of upper-division Spanish or instructor approval.

Top SPAN 535 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE (3) 
Historical and contemporary aspects of the cultures of Latin America. May include material relevant to Spain and U.S. Latinos. See Schedule of Classes for current term offering. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: 18 credits of upper-division Spanish or instructor approval.

Top SPAN 538 SELECTED TOPICS IN LUSO-HISPANIC CULTURE (3) 
Contemporary aspects of the cultures of Spain, Portugal, or Latin America with a cross-cultural perspective. Topics and language of instruction vary. Not offered every year. See Schedule of Classes for current term offering. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: Completion of 6 credits from SPAN 331, SPAN 332, SPAN 333, SPAN 336, SPAN 337, SPAN 338.

Top SPAN 544 SELECTED TOPICS IN THE LITERATURE OF SPAIN (3) 
Representative Spanish prose, poetry, and drama, with an emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Taught in Spanish. Not offered every year. See Schedule of Classes for current term offering. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Completion of 21 upper-division credits in Spanish.

Top SPAN 545 SELECTED TOPICS IN THE LITERATURE OF LATIN AMERICA (3) 
Representative prose, poetry, and drama of Spanish America and/or Brazil, with an emphasis on the mid-19th century to the present. Topics and language of instruction may vary. Not offered every year. See Schedule of Classes for current term offering. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 18 credits. PREREQS: Completion of 21 upper-division credits in Spanish.

Top SPAN 546 RECENT LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) 
Recent fiction that goes beyond Magical Realism. Discussion includes literary techniques, as well as Latin American history, politics and cultural values. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: Completion of 21 upper-division credits in Spanish.

Top SPAN 547 MEXICAN WOMEN WRITERS (3) 
Fiction by contemporary Mexican women, emphasizing how the writing reflects the authors' lives, as well as Mexican history, politics and cultural values. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: 21 upper-division credits of Spanish.

Top SPAN 548 LATIN AMERICAN GREAT WORKS (3) 
Major works by Latin American writers, concentrating on literary style and technique, as well as Latin American history, politics and culture. Taught in Spanish. PREREQS: 21 upper-division credits of Spanish.

Top SPAN 552 INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH SOCIOLINGUISTICS (3) 
Provides a foundation of sociolinguistic theory in order to analyze, discuss and apply the theory to Spanish language situations, such as language contact, Spanish varieties, language politics, and language attitudes; all within the context of a speech community and the external and internal variables that affect it.

Top SPAN 553 SPANISH SOCIOLINGUISTICS (3) 
Provides a foundation of sociolinguistic theory from which various topics can be analyzed, discussed and applied to language situations that are specific to Spanish. These include language contact, Spanish varieties, language policy, and language attitudes. All topics are presented within the context of speech communities and the external and internal variables that affect these communities. PREREQS: SPAN 350

Top SPAN 555 INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH TRANSLATION (3) 
Combines beginning translation theory with hands-on practice using a variety of activities from several areas of professional specialization. Includes a brief introduction to simultaneous interpretation as it is done in professional conference or broadcast media settings. Participants must be highly proficient in both English and Spanish. PREREQS: 12 credits of upper-division Spanish.

Top SPAN 556 SPANISH IN THE UNITED STATES (3) 
Provides a foundation for the study of Spanish in the United States. Focuses on the diverse identities of Latino/as and Spanish speakers as they define what it means to be bilingual locally, regionally, and nationally. Spanish and Spanish-English bilingualism will be studied from critical sociolinguistic, historical and political perspectives. PREREQS: SPAN 350

Top SPAN 561 FIFTH-YEAR SPANISH (3) 
Continued development of listening comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. Introduction to debate and platform speaking in Spanish, and to specialized interests of students, e.g., methods and philosophies of interpretation and translation, business Spanish, creative writing. PREREQS: SPAN 413 or placement, and departmental authorization. SPAN 561, SPAN 562, SPAN 563 must be taken in order.

Top SPAN 562 FIFTH-YEAR SPANISH (3) 
Continued development of listening comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. Introduction to debate and platform speaking in Spanish, and to specialized interests of students, e.g., methods and philosophies of interpretation and translation, business Spanish, creative writing. PREREQS: SPAN 561 or placement, and departmental authorization.

Top SPAN 563 FIFTH-YEAR SPANISH (3) 
Continued development of listening comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. Introduction to debate and platform speaking in Spanish, and to specialized interests of students, e.g., methods and philosophies of interpretation and translation, business Spanish, creative writing. PREREQS: SPAN 562 or placement, and departmental authorization.

Top SPAN 569 TOPICS IN JOTERIA STUDIES (3) 
A space for engaging with arts, activism and scholarship emerging from queer Latin@/Chican@ experiences and consciousness is provided. Offered winter term in odd years. CROSSLISTED as ES 569, QS 569, WGSS 569. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. PREREQS: Instructor approval.

Top SPAN 570 GRADUATE SPANISH COORDINATED STUDIES (1-15) 
An intensive, team-taught course in which learners engage in advanced exploration of issues of importance to Spanish-speaking communities in Oregon and facilitate the learning of undergraduate native speaker and second language students. Topics change regularly. The course addresses all communicative areas (reading, writing, speaking and listening) and includes content in the areas of literature, linguistics, culture, civic engagement, and service-learning. Successful completion of the full 15 credits with a grade of B or higher meets requirements for the graduate minor in Contemporary Hispanic Studies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 30 credits. PREREQS: Completion of SPAN 599, Special Topics: "Developing a Learning Community".

Top SPAN 588 HISPANIC STUDIES, HISPANIC STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
Section 1: Topics, Hispanic language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, Hispanic arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, Hispanic society.

Top SPAN 599 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top SPAN 808 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.



 
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