Spanish

SPAN 3177: Composition & Reading for Spanish Speakers

Course Description:
Three credits. Grammar, written composition, and readings for speakers of Spanish with little or no formal training. Emphasis is on Puerto Rican literature.

Semester offered: Fall, Spring or Full-Year

Student Eligibility Guidelines for SPAN 3177:

Instructor consent.


SPAN 3178: Intermediate Spanish Composition

Course Description:
Three credits. This course provides a thorough review of grammar and methodical practice in composition leading to command of practical idioms and vocabulary.

Semester offered: Fall, Spring or Full-Year

Student Eligibility Guidelines for SPAN 3178:

Successful completion of three or more years of high school Spanish or instructor consent is recommended.


SPAN 3179: Spanish Conversation: Cultural Topics

Course Description:
Three credits. Recommended preparation: SPAN 3178. In-depth development of speaking skills through cultural readings, group discussions and oral presentations on selected topics concerning the Spanish-speaking world.

Semester offered: Fall, Spring or Full-Year

Student Eligibility Guidelines for SPAN 3179:

Successful completion of three or more years of high school Spanish, successful completion of SPAN 3178, or instructor consent is recommended.


Instructor Certification Requirements: 

The instructor must have a Bachelors Degree in Spanish and a Masters Degree in Spanish. If the instructor has a Bachelors Degree in Spanish and a Masters Degree in Education, the instructor needs to complete at least two scholarly courses in the study of Spanish and/ or Spanish American Literature. The courses should be in a Graduate Spanish Department from an accredited university in the United States.

Instructor Resources:

SPAN 3177 Sample Syllabus
SPAN 3178 Sample Syllabus
SPAN 3179 Sample Syllabus