Course Descriptions

NOTEWhen reading the course descriptions, the number in parentheses denotes the credit hours; a roman numeral I (occurring after the credit hours) denotes that the course is taught in the fall semester, the roman numeral II (occurring after the credit hours) denotes that the course is taught in the spring semester and the capital letter A (occurring after the credit hours) denotes that the course is taught as announced.


Foreign Culture and Civilization (FCC) Foreign Language Studies (FLS)French (FRE)
German (GER)Humanities (HUM) Japanese (JPN)Latin (LAT)Spanish (SPA)


Foreign Culture and Civilization

FCC 210: Topics in Culture: _____ . (3) A.
May be retaken to a maximum of 6 hours if topic is different. Introduction to the unique values and traditions of a major African, Asian, Hispanic, or European culture as reflected in its aesthetic, intellectual, and other cultural achievements. Taught in English. Gen. Ed. IIIB or VII (AH). [AH].

FCC 220: French Culture and Civilization. (3) A.
Introduction to the unique values and traditions of the French nation and of French‑speaking peoples as reflected in their aesthetic, intellectual, and other cultural achievements. Taught in English. Gen. Ed. IIIB or VII (AH). [AH].

FCC 222: German Culture and Civilization. (3) A.
Introduction to the unique values and traditions of the German peoples as reflected in their aesthetic, intellectual, and other cultural achievements. Taught in English. Gen. Ed. IIIB or VII (AH). [AH].

FCC 226: Hispanic Culture and Civilization. (3) A.
Introduction to the unique values and traditions of the Hispanic nations as reflected in their aesthetic, intellectual, and other cultural achievements. Taught in English. Gen. Ed. IIIB or VII (AH). [AH].

FCC 227: Japanese Culture and Civilization. (3) A.
Introduction to the unique values and traditions of the Japanese as reflected in their aesthetic, intellectual, and other cultural achievements. Taught in English. Gen. Ed. IIIB or VII (AH). [AH].


Foreign Language Studies

FLS 100: Adventures in Language: ______. (1-3) A.
This course introduces students to a language and culture through a variety of possible topics such as French cinema, German folklore, or Spanish dance. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if topic is different.

FLS 101: Language Topics: ______. (3) A.
Entry level study of a less frequently taught language such as Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Swahili, or other. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if topic is different. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

FLS 102: Language Topics: ______. (3) A.
Continuing study of a less frequently taught language such as Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Swahili, or other. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if topic is different. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

FLS 210: Language Topics: _________. (3) A.
Prerequisite: Basic proficiency in the language and departmental approval. Intermediate level study of a less frequently taught language such as Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Swahili, or other. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if topic is different.

FLS 230: Language Studies Abroad: _________. (1-12) A.
Prerequisite: Departmental approval prior to study abroad. Intensive intermediate level coursework in study abroad programs. May be retaken to a maximum of 12 hours per semester for duration of study abroad program(s).

FLS 295: Independent Work in Language. (1-3) A.
For students with previous language study. Student must have the independent study proposal form approved by faculty supervisor and department chair prior to enrollment. May be retaken to a maximum of nine hours if topic is different.

FLS 300: Elements of Foreign Language: ______. (3) A.
Prerequisites: departmental approval and the student’s major departmental approval. Introduces basic linguistic structures of major European languages, including pronunciation and intonation patterns; sharpens awareness of linguistic differences.

FLS 310: Topics in Foreign Languages:______. (1‑3) A.
May be retaken to a maximum of 6 hours if topic is different. Examination of problems and issues in foreign languages, literatures, or cultures.

FLS 330: Language Studies Abroad: _________. (1-12) A.
Prerequisite: Departmental approval prior to study abroad. Intensive intermediate/advanced level coursework in study abroad programs. May be retaken to a maximum of 12 hours per semester for duration of study abroad program(s).

FLS 349: Applied Learning: ______. (1‑8) A.
Prerequisite: departmental approval. Work in placements related to foreign language study. One to eight hours credit per semester or summer. Total hours: 16. A minimum of 80 hours employment required for each semester hour credit.

FLS 349 A-N: Cooperative Study: ______. (1‑8) A.
Prerequisite: departmental approval. Work in placements related to foreign language study. One to eight hours credit per semester or summer. Total hours: 16. A minimum of 80 hours employment required for each semester hour credit.


French

FRE 101: Conversational French I (3) I, II.
Prerequisite: all required developmental reading and writing courses. Beginning French conversation, grammar, and language skills. Emphasis on speaking and listening comprehension, with introduction to basic written forms. Taught in context of French and francophone cultures. Laboratory work required. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

FRE 102: Conversational French II (3) I, II.
Recommended: FRE 101 or equivalent proficiency. (Students entering FRE 102 by referral or placement, with two years high school French or equivalent, receive three hours credit for FRE 101 if they make an “A” in 102.) Continuing work on communicative skills and correct usage, with introduction to reading short passages on relevant French and francophone cultural topics. Laboratory work required. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

FRE 201: Intermediate Conversational French I (3) I, II.
Recommended: FRE 102 or equivalent proficiency (e.g. with two or three years of successful high school French). French conversation, grammar, and communicative language skills, with increased emphasis on developing basic writing and reading skills. Taught in a context of French and francophone cultures. Laboratory work required. Students entering FRE 201 by referral or placement receive six hours credit for FRE 101 and 102 if they make an “A” or “B” in 201. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

FRE 202: Intermediate Conversational French II (3) I, II.
Recommended: FRE 201 or equivalent proficiency (e.g. with three or four years of successful high school French.) French conversation, grammar, and communicative language skills, with continuing emphasis on writing skills and on reading authentic texts. Taught in context of French and francophone cultures. Laboratory work required. Students entering FRE 202 by referral or placement receive nine hours credit for FRE 101, 102, and 201 if they make an “A” or “B” in 202. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

FRE 204: Review of French Grammar (3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.

FRE 207: Performing in French: Four Skills (3) A.
Prerequisite: FRE 202 or equivalent proficiency with departmental approval. Focuses on proficiency in the four skills and prepares students for upper-level course work. Taught in French.

FRE 210: Reading and Conversation (3) I, II.
COURSE DROPPED.

FRE 295: Independent Work in French (1‑3) A.
Prerequisite: FRE 204 or FRE 210. May be retaken to a maximum of 9 hours if content is different. Prior to enrollment, student must have the independent study proposal approved by faculty supervisor and department chair.

FRE 301: Survey of French Literature I (3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.

FRE 302: Survey of French Literature II (3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.

FRE 305: Readings in French (3) A.
Prerequisite: FRE 207 or equivalent proficiency with departmental approval. Taught in French. Focus on how to understand, talk, and write about short readings and their cultural and literary contexts in French. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours, provided the subject matter differs each time.

FRE 310: Topics in French:_____ (1‑3) A.
Prerequisite: FRE 204 or FRE 210 or equivalent proficiency with departmental approval. Emphasis on communicative proficiency in context of topics selected from French or  francophone cultural heritage, such as cinema, news media, cuisine, or the arts. Taught in French. May be retaken to a maximum of 12 hours if topic is different.

FRE 312: French Literary Studies: _____  (3) A.
Prerequisite: FRE 204 or FRE 210 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. A selected topic from the major French authors and literary movements. Taught in French. May be retaken to a maximum of nine hours, if content is different.

FRE 313: French Narrative Fiction (3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.

FRE 314: Masterpieces of French Theater (3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.

FRE 315: French Lyric Poetry (3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.

FRE 320: French for Work and Travel (3) A.
Prerequisite: FRE 204 or FRE 210 or equivalent proficiency with departmental approval. Develops oral and written communication skills for application in diverse careers, international travel, and interaction with the French-speaking peoples of the world. Taught in French.

FRE 340: French Phonetics (3) A.
Prerequisite: FRE 204 or FRE 210 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Intensive practice in the spoken language with emphasis on improving pronunciation and aural comprehension. The sound system of French is taught through phonetic exercises.

FRE 350: French Conversation (3) A.
Prerequisite: FRE 204 or FRE 210 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Intensive practice in conversation with emphasis on vocabulary building and improving fluency in the language.

FRE 360: French Grammar in Context (3) A.
Prerequisite: FRE 204 or FRE 210 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. A communicative approach to French grammar in meaningful context, using authentic spoken and written language, within the framework of French and francophone cultures.

FRE 370: French Language Studies: ______ (3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.

FRE 495: Independent Work in French (1‑3) A.
Prerequisite: departmental approval. May be counted toward major or minor only with permission of department chair. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if content is different. Student must have the independent study proposal form approved by faculty supervisor and department chair prior to enrollment.
 


German

GER 101: Conversational German I (3) I, II.
Prerequisite: all required developmental reading and writing courses. Beginning German conversation, grammar, and language skills. Emphasis on speaking and listening comprehension, with introduction to basic written forms. Taught within the context of Germanic cultures. Laboratory work required. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

GER 102: Conversational German II (3) I, II.
Recommended: GER 101 or equivalent proficiency. Continuation of GER 101. (Students entering GER 102 by referral or placement receive three hours credit for GER 101 if they make an “A” in 102.) Continuing work on basic communicative skills. Taught within the context of Germanic cultures. Laboratory work required. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

GER 201: Intermediate Conversational German I (3) I, II.
Recommended: GER 102 or equivalent proficiency. German conversation, grammar, and other language skills with increased emphasis on developing basic writing and reading skills. Taught in a cultural context. Laboratory work required. Students entering GER 201 by referral or placement receive six hours credit for GER 101 and 102 if they make an “A” or “B” in 201. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

GER 202: Intermediate Conversational German II (3) I, II.
Recommended: GER 201 or equivalent proficiency. German conversation, grammar, and other language skills with continuing emphasis on reading and writing skills. Taught in a cultural context. Laboratory work required. Students entering GER 202 by referral or placement receive nine hours credit for GER 101, 102, and 201 if they make an “A” or “B” in 202. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

GER 240: Beginning Conversation (3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.

GER 295: Independent Work in German. (1‑3) A.
Prerequisite: GER 202 or equivalent proficiency. May be retaken to a maximum of 9 hours if content is different. Prior to enrollment, student must have the independent study proposal approved by faculty supervisor and department chair.

GER 310: Topics in German:_____ (1‑3) A.
Prerequisite: GER 202 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. May be retaken to a maximum of 6 hours if topic is different. Selected topics in German language, literature, or culture.

GER 340: Intermediate Conversation. (3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.

GER 495: Independent Work in German. (1‑3) A.
COURSE DROPPED.


Humanities

HUM 124: Humanities and the Search for Meaning (3) I, II.
An introduction to the comparative and interdisciplinary study of culture, including Western and non-Western literature, visual art, music, and design, emphasizing integrative thinking as a  means toward affirming values for living meaningfully in today's world. Gen. Ed. 3A, 3B. (Or former Gen. Ed. IIIA/IIIB or VII [AH]).

HUM 226: The Search for Meaning: The Ancient World (3) I, II.
Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of culture in the ancient world, including Western and non-Western literature, drama, visual art, architecture, and religion/philosophy in historical context; emphasis on integrative thinking and exploration of living meaningfully from the ancient perspective. Gen. Ed. 3A, 3B. (Or former Gen. Ed. IIIA/IIIB or VII [AH]).

HUM 228: The Search for Meaning: The Modern World (3) I, II.
An introduction to the comparative and interdisciplinary study of culture in the modern world, including Western and non-Western literature, visual art, music, film, and religion/philosophy; emphasis on integrative thinking and exploration of values for living meaningfully in the modern world. Gen. Ed. E-3A, 3B.

HUM 300: Humanity in the Postmodern Age (3) A.
Prerequisite: ENG 102, 105(B), or HON 102. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of culture since 1945, including study of Western and non-Western works of literature, visual art, music, film, and religion/philosophy; focus on integrative thinking as a means toward affirming values for living meaningfully in the contemporary world. Credit will not be awarded for both HUM 300 and 300W. Gen. Ed. E-3A, 3B.

HUM 300W: Humanity in the Postmodern Age: Writing Intensive (3) A.
Prerequisite: ENG 102, 105(B), or HON 102. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of culture since 1945, including study of Western and non-Western works of literature, visual art, music, film, and religion/philosophy; focus on integrative thinking as a means toward affirming values for living meaningfully in the contemporary world. Credit will not be awarded for both HUM 300 and 300W. Gen. Ed. 3A, 3B

HUM 360: Non-Western Traditions  (3) A. 
Prerequisite: ENG 102, ENG 105(B), or HON 102. Studies in the literature, visual and dramatic arts, music, and design of non- Western cultures. This course may focus on a single non-Western tradition or on a few inter-related non-Western traditions in a given semester. Repeatable up to six hours with permission of department chair. Gen. Ed. E-6.

HUM 302: Comparative Humanities (3) A.
An introduction to classic, formalist, structuralist, and post-structuralist approaches to the analysis of literature, visual culture, music, the dramatic arts, and design. Emphasis on integrative thinking.

HUM 320: Classical Humanities (3) A.
Critical analysis of visual culture, literature, architecture, and thought from prehistory, archaic and classical cultures: Egypt, Greece, Rome reflecting the achievements and values of the ancient Mediterranean civilizations.

HUM 330: Medieval Humanities (3) A.
Critical analysis of art, music, and literature from the Judaic, Christian and Islamic traditions emphasizing the confluence of these traditions in the European Middle Ages.

HUM 340: Renaissance and Enlightenment (3) A.
Critical analysis of art, music, and literature from the Renaissance, Baroque, and the Enlightenment reflecting the religious and secular energies of Western culture and the colonial world.

HUM 350: Modern Humanities (3) A.
Science, globalization, and cultural diversity in the Modern World; critical analysis of art, music, and literature reflecting the modernization of culture and the human condition since the Enlightenment.

HUM 360: Non-Western Traditions (3) A.
Studies in the literature, visual and dramatic arts, music, and design of non-Western cultures. This course may focus on a single or on multiple non-Western traditions in a given semester. Repeatable up to six hours with permission of department chair. Gen. Ed. 6.

HUM 395: Independent Work in Humanities (1-3) A.
Prerequisite: HUM 226 or 228. Student must have the independent study proposal form approved by faculty supervisor and department chair prior to enrollment. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if topic is different.

HUM 490: Topics in Humanities: ______ (3) A.
Selected topics in Interdisciplinary Humanities. May be repeated with permission of the department for up to six hours.

HUM 499: Humanities Thesis (3) A.
An in-depth thesis project, approved by the department chair, directed by a Humanities faculty member, and presented in the form of a research paper with appropriate visual or audio materials.


Japanese

JPN 101: Conversational Japanese I. (3) I, II.
An introduction to the grammar and structure of Japanese taught in cultural context. Practice in pronunciation, reading, and writing systems with an emphasis on conversation. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

JPN 102: Conversational Japanese II. (3) A.
Recommended: JPN 101 or equivalent proficiency. Continuation of JPN 101. Emphasis on conversation. Students entering JPN 102 by referral or placement will receive three hours credit for JPN 101 if they make an “A” in 102. Laboratory work required. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.
JPN 201: Intermediate Japanese I. (3) A.
Recommended: JPN 102 or equivalent proficiency. Continuation of JPN 102. Practice in writing kanji, reading, and speaking on cultural topics for diverse social settings requiring increasingly complex structural patterns. Students entering JPN 201 by referral or placement receive six hours credit for JPN 101 and 102 if they make an “A” or “B” in 201. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

JPN 202: Intermediate Japanese II. (3) A.
Recommended: JPN 201 or equivalent proficiency. Continuation of JPN 201 to strengthen student’s ability to interact in more diverse social settings requiring increasingly complex structural patterns. Students entering JPN 202 by referral or placement receive nine hours credit for JPN 101, 102, and 201 if they make an “A” or “B” in 202. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

JPN 295: Independent Work in Japanese. (1-3) A.
Prerequisite: departmental approval. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if content is different. Student must have the independent study proposal form approved by faculty supervisor and department chair prior to enrollment.

JPN 495: Independent Work in Japanese. (1-3) A.
Prerequisite: departmental approval. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if content is different. Student must have the independent study proposal form approved by faculty supervisor and department chair prior to enrollment.


Latin

LAT 101: Beginning Latin I. (3) A.
Study of basic inflections, syntax, pronunciation, and vocabulary necessary for the reading and progressive understanding of the Latin language. Particular attention is given to cultural topics and to the relationship of Latin to English. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

LAT 102: Beginning Latin II. (3) A.
Recommended: one unit of high school Latin or LAT 101. A continuation of the study of the elements of Latin grammar with additional work in translation of selections from Latin writers of appropriate complexity. Some composition on cultural topics included. Students entering LAT LAT 102 by referral or placement receive three hours credit for LAT LAT 101 if they make an “A” in 102. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.


Spanish

SPA 101: Conversational Spanish I (3) I, II.
Prerequisite: completion of all required developmental reading and writing courses. Beginning Spanish for students with little or no previous study of Spanish. Qualified students should enroll at a higher level. Proficiency-based course emphasizing active communication in Spanish, and introducing the cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. Conducted in Spanish.  Not open to students who have native or near-native fluency in Spanish. Gen. Ed. E-6.

SPA 101P: Spanish Practicum I (1) I, II.
Students who enroll in this course must be concurrently enrolled in SPA 101. This course provides students with an additional opportunity to study and apply the vocabulary, grammar, and usage presented in SPA 101.

SPA 102: Conversational Spanish II (3) I, II.
Prerequisite: SPA 101, or equivalent proficiency. (Students with three or four successful years of high school Spanish should begin their study in SPA 102, 105, or higher. Students entering SPA 102 by referral or placement will receive three hours credit for SPA 101 if they make an “A” in 102.) Continuation of SPA 101. Conducted in Spanish. Not open to students who have native or near-native fluency in Spanish. Gen. Ed. E-6.

SPA 102P: Spanish Practicum II (1) I, II.
Students who enroll in this course must be concurrently enrolled in SPA 102. This course provides students with an additional opportunity to study and apply the vocabulary, grammar, and usage presented in SPA 102.

SPA 105: Spanish Honors (3, 6) A.
Prerequisite: SPA 101, or equivalent proficiency. (Students with three or four successful years of high school Spanish should begin their study in SPA 102, 105, or higher. Students entering SPA 102 by referral or placement will receive three hours credit for SPA 101 if they make an “A” in 102.) Continuation of SPA 101. Conducted in Spanish. Not open to students who have native
or near-native fluency in Spanish. Gen. Ed. E-6.

SPA 201: Intermediate Conversational Spanish I (3) I, II.
Recommended: SPA 102 or equivalent proficiency. Development of more advanced skills for speaking, listening, reading, and writing in contemporary cultural contexts. Laboratory work required. Students entering SPA 201 by referral or placement receive six hours credit for SPA 101 and 102 if they make an “A” or “B” in 201. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

SPA 202: Intermediate Conversational Spanish II (3) I, II.
Recommended: SPA 201 or equivalent proficiency. Development of more advanced skills for speaking, listening, reading, and writing, with increased emphasis on short readings, discussions, and compositions on cultural topics. Laboratory work required. Students entering SPA 202 by referral or placement receive nine hours credit for SPA 101, 102, and 201 if they make an “A” or “B” in 202. Gen. Ed. Block VIII and Element 6.

SPA 205: Accelerated Spanish II (6)
Prerequisite: SPA 105, or SPA 102 or equivalent with minimum grade of B, or two years AP high school Spanish, and/or instructor approval. An intensive approach to the skills of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and understanding culture. SPA 205 covers the same material as SPA 201 and 202, but is completed in a single semester. Gen. Ed. E-6.

SPA 206: Conversational Fluency (3) A.
Recommended: SPA 202 or equivalent proficiency (not open to native speakers). Active development of skills and strategies for functional fluency in Spanish in real cultural contexts.

SPA 295: Independent Work in Spanish (1‑3) A.
Prerequisite: SPA 202 or equivalent proficiency. May be retaken to a maximum of 9 hours if content is different. Prior to enrollment, student must have the independent study proposal approved by faculty supervisor and department chair.

SPA 301: Reading and Culture (3) A.
Prerequisites: SPA 202 and SPA 206 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Interactive discussion and writing on readings representative of Hispanic culture. Taught in Spanish.

SPA 310: Topics in Spanish: ______ (1‑3) A.
Prerequisite: SPA 206 and SPA 301. May be retaken to a maximum of 6 9 hours if topic is different. Selected topics in Spanish language, literature, or culture.

SPA 320: Business and Technical Spanish (3) A.
Prerequisites: SPA 206 and 360, or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Provides opportunities to learn and use Spanish for business. Includes vocabulary for the social sciences and technical fields such as agriculture, industrial technology, law enforcement, and health care, as deemed relevant. Taught primarily in Spanish.

SPA 321S: Spanish for the Social Services (3) (A).
Prerequisite: SPA 206 or Departmental Approval. Designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for communication by collaborating with professionals in an approved service learning site. Materials and activities are geared toward professional interactions and will emphasize cultural knowledge.

SPA 349: Applied Learning in Spanish (.5-6) A.
Prerequisite: students must have successfully completed 15 hours of Spanish major courses or equivalent proficiency. In addition, transfer students must have completed one semester of full-time course work at EKU. A minimum of 80 hours of employment is required for each semester hour of academic credit. Site, plan and hours must be approved by Spanish coordinator. Work under coordinator and field supervisors in placements related to academic studies. Maximum of 6 (six) hours toward a degree.

SPA 349 A-N: Cooperative Study: Spanish (.5-8) A.
Prerequisite: students must have successfully completed 15 hours of Spanish major courses, or equivalent proficiency. In addition, transfer students must have completed one semester of full-time course work at EKU. A minimum of 80 hours of employment is required for each semester hour of academic credit. Site, plan and hours must be approved by Spanish coordinator. Work under coordinator and field supervisors in placements related to academic studies. Maximum of 6 (six) hours toward a degree.

SPA 360: Topics in Grammar: _____ (3) I, II.
Prerequisites: SPA 206 and SPA 301.  May be retaken to a maximum of 6 hours if content is different. Emphasis on improving the understanding and application of Spanish through study of selected components of Spanish grammar in a variety of written cultural contexts.

SPA 370: Conversation and Composition (3) A.
Prerequisites: SPA 206 and SPA 360 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Intensive practice in developing skills for effective oral and written communication in Spanish. Taught in Spanish.

SPA 380: Civilizations of Spain (3) I.
Prerequisites: SPA 301 and 360, or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. An exploration of Spain’s intellectual, cultural, and historical development. Class conducted primarily in Spanish with Spanish texts in order to further development of reading, speaking, comprehension, and writing skills in Spanish.

SPA 381: Civilizations of Latin America (3) II.
Prerequisites: SPA 301 and 360, or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. An exploration of Latin America’s intellectual, cultural, and historical development. Class conducted primarily in Spanish with Spanish texts in order to further development of reading, speaking, comprehension, and writing skills in Spanish.

SPA 401: Spanish Language Studies: _____ (3) A.
Prerequisite: SPA 360. A selected topic such as phonetics, phonology, semantics, syntax, or history of the language. May be retaken to a maximum of nine hours if content is different.

SPA 405: Hispanic Literature and Culture I (3) A.
Prerequisite: SPA 301 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Readings and interactive analyses of representative authors, works, and movements of both Spain and Spanish‑A merica in their historical and cultural contexts from the Middle Ages to 1700. Taught in Spanish.

SPA 406: Hispanic Literature and Culture II (3) A.
Prerequisite: SPA 301 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Readings and interactive analyses of representative authors, works, and movements of both Spain and Spanish‑A merica in their historical and cultural contexts in the 18th and 19th centuries. Taught in Spanish.

SPA 407: Hispanic Literature and Culture III (3) A.
Prerequisite: SPA 301 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Readings and interactive analyses of representative authors, works, and movements of both Spain and Spanish‑A merica, in their historical and cultural contexts, in the 20th century. Taught in Spanish.

SPA 410: Introduction to Interpreting (3).
Prerequisite: SPA 360. This is a practical course designed to develop proficiency in community interpreting. Topics include consecutive interpreting skills, sight translation skills, vocabulary and terminology research, intercultural issues, and situational ethics.

SPA 492: Senior Capstone Seminar (3).
Prerequisites: At least 18 hours of 300-400 level Spanish, including 3 hours from SPA 405, 406, 407. Advanced majors will demonstrate their skills in the language, linguistics, cultures, and literatures of Hispanic peoples, via a portfolio, demonstrated proficiency in oral and written Spanish, and a final oral presentation to peers and faculty. Taught in Spanish. Required of all majors.

SPA 495: Independent Work in Spanish (1‑3) A.
Prerequisite: departmental approval. May be counted toward major or minor only with permission of department chair. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if content is different. Student must have the independent study proposal form approved by faculty supervisor and department chair prior to enrollment.

SPA 572: Hispanic Literature. (3) A.
Prerequisites: SPA 301 and three hours from SPA 405, 406, or 407. Study of a selected literary topic. May be retaken to a maximum of nine hours if content is different.

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