[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Nov 29, 2022  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPA 326 - Peoples of Spain: Cultural Perspectives

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): SPA 311 - Advanced Spanish I (Spanish Level III-A)  SPA 312 - Advanced Spanish II (Spanish Level III-B)  SPA 320 - Introduction to Spanish-Speaking Cultures 
This course focuses on Spain, its people, and their cultural diversity. Through a dynamic approach, this course introduces students to Spain’s cultural history from early times to the present days with emphasis on the concept that language, culture, and civilization are ever-evolving. Topics range from the influence of the Roman Empire in Spain to the shaping of national identity, popular culture, and the European community. Students will expand their language competence as well as their cultural horizons. 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 and SPA 320: Introduction to the Spanish-Speaking Cultures or instructor’s permission.