ACADEMICS

  • Graduate Spanish Courses

    SP 901 Advanced Study: Special Topics
    Special topic in language, literature, civilization or field work of mutual interest to student and instructor.
    3 credits
     
    SP 931 Spanish Civilization
    A historical survey of Spanish social, cultural and political life.
    3 credits
     
    SP 933 The Hispanic Presence in the United States
    Sociocultural study of the Hispanics in the United States, with a focus on major contemporary issues.
    3 credits
     
    SP 935 Sociocultural Study of Latin America
    This course will focus on the encounter of cultures in Latin America, Amerindian, African, and Spanish from Pre-Columbian times to the present.
    3 credits
     
    SP 937 Projects and Issues in Spanish for the Professions
    A close study of selected projects and bicultural issues for Spanish Professionals.
    3 credits
     
    SP 942 Introduction to Latin American Literature I
    Study of selected texts produced in Latin American from the pre-Columbian era until the first wars of independence.
    3 credits
     
    SP 945 The Poetry and Theatre of Spain’s Golden Age
    A comprehensive study of the poetry and theatre which flourished in Spain during the years 1500-1650.
    3 credits
     
    SP 949 Spanish-American Literature
    Representative works by Spanish American authors from the colonial period to the present.
    3 credits
     
    SP 955 Effective Teaching of a Foreign Language
    Prerequisite: Stage two of Educational program and/or previous teaching experience
    Examines and evaluates effective teaching techniques and strategies in the Foreign language classroom at the Middle and Secondary School levels.
    3 credits
     
    SP 956 Theory and Practice of Translation
    This course will focus on practical exercises as well as the sociolinguistics of translation.
    3 credits
     
    SP 957 Topics in the History of the Spanish Language
    Study of the more complex structures of Spanish grammar, with special attention to problems of
    language presentation and reception.
    3 credits

    SP 994: Thesis Seminar or Comprehensive Exam (*In Spanish)
    Students will work with faculty advisor(s) to design, implement, and evaluate a thesis that investigates a significant issue, or to prepare and take a Comprehensive Exam that evaluates the overall program coursework plus additional materials, if so desired, in order to complete the requirements for graduate work.
    3 credits
     
    SP 997 Independent Study: Spanish
    Study of a special topic of interest to the student. Both content and eligibility are subject to departmental guidelines and approval.
    3 credits