Course Description

Course Credit Hours
SPAN 101.  ELEMENTARY SPANISH
This course is an introduction to the basic conversational and grammatical elements of the Spanish language. Frequent use of the Language Laboratory is required.
3
SPAN 102.  ELEMENTARY SPANISH
This is a continuation of fundamental Spanish with great emphasis on the spoken language.  (Prerequisite:  SPAN 101)
3
SPAN 103.  INTENSIVE ELEMENTARY SPANISH
This course is an accelerated introduction to the basic conversational and grammatical elements of the Spanish language.
6
SPAN 200.  SPANISH FOR THE PRIMARY GRADES
This is a special methods and materials course for teaching Spanish to children.  It is particularly designed for elementary education majors.
3
SPAN 211.  INTERMEDIATE SPANISH
This course is a review of the basic structures of the Spanish language. (Prerequisite:  SPAN 102)
3
SPAN 222.  HISPANIC CIVILIZATION
This course provides an historical examination of the cultural heritage of Spain and Spanish America.  (Prerequisite:  SPAN 211)
3
SPAN 223.  INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
This course includes a series of lectures and required readings prior to the trip.  Students will visit a Spanish speaking country for a period of no less than eight days with educational tours included.   A submission of a final report from the students is required.  Students may substitute SPAN 223 for 222.  (Prerequisites:  SPAN 101, 102, and 211)
3
SPAN 240.  COMMERCIAL SPANISH
This course provides the student practical exercises in oral and written Spanish for business majors.  (Prerequisites:  SPAN 101 and 102)
3
SPAN 304.  THE SPANISH CULTURE AS IT RELATES TO NEW ORLEANS’ PAST AND PRESENTThis course consists of a series of lectures, language learning sessions, language lab drills and audio-visual presentations on the Spanish culture in New Orleans and Louisiana.  Interaction with the Spanish community is also included.  (For Education majors.  This course does not satisfy any other Foreign Language requirement.) 3
SPAN 350.  SPANISH CONVERSATIONThis course provides the student systematic exercises in speaking Spanish with attention to vocabulary building and spontaneity of expression.  (Minors and majors only) 3
SPAN 360.  SPANISH COMPOSITIONThis course provides the student systematic exercises in writing Spanish with attention to meaningful differences of style and tone.  (Minors and majors only) 3
SPAN 371.  SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE ISequential study of selected texts representative of the important epochs and movements of Spanish literature from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century. 3
SPAN 372.  SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE IISequential study of selected texts representative of the important epochs and movements of Spanish literature from the 18th century to the 21st Century. 3
SPAN 400.  SPANISH LINGUISTICS
This is a comparative study of the phonetics, morphology, syntax, and semantics of Spanish and English.
3
SPAN 410.  ADVANCED SPANISH GRAMMARThis is an intensive review of Spanish grammar with stress upon its idiomatic difficulties. 3
SPAN 420.  SPANISH LITERATURE OF THE GOLDEN AGEThis is a study of selected works by representative authors of the Golden Age. 3
SPAN 421.  SURVEY OF SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE IThis course presents a sequential study of selected texts representative of the important epochs and movements of Spanish American literature from the Discovery Period through the Romantic Period. 3
SPAN 422.  SURVEY OF SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE II
Sequential study of selected texts representative of the important epochs and movements of Spanish American literature from Modernism to the 20th Century.
3
SPAN 430.  20th CENTURY SPANISH LITERATUREStudy of the main trends of contemporary Spanish literature as exemplified in selected writings. 3
SPAN 440.  CONTEMPORARY SPANISH LITERATURE
Selected readings of outstanding 20th and 21st Century writers of Spanish America.
3
SPAN 450.  SPECIAL TOPIC
Detailed investigations of particular problems in the study of Spanish.  (Only for Spanish majors)
3 – 6