[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Nov 30, 2022  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPA 320 - Introduction to Spanish-Speaking Cultures

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): SPA 311  SPA 312 
This course introduces students to the Spanish-speaking world and its cultures. This course is aimed to help students gain a better understanding of the interactions, common past, and current events between Spain and Latin America. It also provides the socio-historical, linguistic, and literary context to better understand the contents studied in SPA 325: Peoples of Latin America and SPA 326: Peoples of Spain. This course may offer abroad field experiences opportunities. This is a highly interactive course framed within the communicative approach and guided by the American Council on the Teaching Foreign Languages Standards, "The 5Cs" (Communication, Culture, Connections, Comparisons, Communities). Prerequisites: Proficiency equivalent to 311-312 or instructor's permission.