SPAN - Spanish

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the SPAN code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Intended for students with no previous knowledge of the language and designed to develop basic skills: listening, reading, speaking, writing, and intercultural competence. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency, or with Spanish 30 or its equivalents in Canada and other countries.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Prerequisite: SPAN 111 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency, or with Spanish 30 or its equivalents in Canada and other countries.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

Intended to further develop knowledge of spoken and written Spanish with a focus on intercultural communicative competence. Prerequisite: Spanish 30 (or equivalent) or SPAN 112 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with advanced standing equivalent or near native ability.

Starting: 2022-09-01 SPAN 211 - Intermediate Spanish I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Intended to further develop knowledge of spoken and written Spanish with a focus on intercultural communicative competence. Prerequisite: Spanish 30 (or equivalent) or SPAN 112 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with advanced standing equivalent or near native ability.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

A continuation of Spanish 211. Prerequisite: SPAN 211 or consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with advanced standing equivalent or near native ability.

Starting: 2022-09-01 SPAN 212 - Intermediate Spanish II

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

A continuation of Spanish 211. Prerequisite: SPAN 211 or consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with advanced standing equivalent or near native ability.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 4-0-0)

A high-intermediate to advanced-level course intended to improve overall proficiency in spoken and written Spanish. Emphasis on intercultural communicative competence. Prerequisite: SPAN 212 or consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with advanced standing equivalent or near native ability or with credit in SPAN 306.

Starting: 2022-09-01 SPAN 300 - Advanced Spanish

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-1)

A high-intermediate to advanced-level course intended to improve overall proficiency in spoken and written Spanish. Emphasis on intercultural communicative competence. Prerequisite: SPAN 212 or consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with advanced standing equivalent or near native ability or with credit in SPAN 306.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 4-0-0)

Intended for speakers with an advanced level of oral proficiency, but no previous formal study of Spanish. Focus is on topics such as grammar and sentence structure, spelling and punctuation, interference between English and Spanish, and colloquial versus formal usages with the objective of improving skills in oral and written communication. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in SPAN 300.

Starting: 2022-09-01 SPAN 306 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-1)

Intended for speakers with an advanced level of oral proficiency, but no previous formal study of Spanish. Focus is on topics such as grammar and sentence structure, spelling and punctuation, interference between English and Spanish, and colloquial versus formal usages with the objective of improving skills in oral and written communication. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in SPAN 300.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Through a series of selected topics, the course offers a panoramic view of Spanish civilization and culture from the Medieval Period to our present time with an overall emphasis on the construction of 'Spanish' cultural identities. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A panoramic overview of Latin American civilization and culture from Precolumbian times to the present. Designed to provide an introduction to the major trends in thought and cultural forms. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Students develop the skills required for advanced studies in Spanish and Spanish American literature through the careful study of a variety of literary texts. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Readings from selected texts to continue language acquisition and to introduce students to aspects of Spanish American literature and culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The study of the relationship of Latin American writing and writers to the environment with a focus on the landscape and current ecological concerns. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Some of the major works of film of Spain and/or Spanish America. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Key works of children's literature in Spain and Latin America. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Through an examination of texts about food (cookbooks, novels, films, music, journalism, etc.) students will gain an understanding of how food serves as a locus for concerns about nationalism, ethnicity, gender, and politics in Latin America. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The course will look at questions of nation, class, race and gender in Hispanic popular cultural production. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Literature and culture in Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Cultural production of Spanish America and Spain in the 1920's. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Sound system of Spanish: phonetics, phonology, evolution of the language. Special attention to the pronunciation differences from English. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Focus on the evolution of Spanish from Latin and its spread around the world. Examines the different varieties of Spanish as well as practices and attitudes regarding the use of Spanish in different regions. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department. Note: Not open to students with credit in SPAN 372. May be taken in place of SPAN 372 for program requirements.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Approaches to language teaching, Spanish grammar pedagogy, and specific issues in teaching Spanish structures and skills. Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department. Note: Not open to students with credit in SPAN 478. May be taken in place of SPAN 478 for program requirements.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisites: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: SPAN 300 or 306 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisites: *3 in SPAN at the 300 level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of the Department. Note: This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisites: *3 in SPAN at the 300 level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of the Department. Note: This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Focus on meanings expressed by different grammatical structures in Spanish, with reference to translation differences with English. Practice of different styles of writing. Prerequisites: *3 in SPAN at the 300 level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of the Department. Note: This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-3)

Study of one to three different Hispanic filmmakers. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of the Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A writing workshop in Spanish. Students will gain exposure to evolving issues, standards, and research methodologies in professional writing. Genres may include literary journalism, memoir, travel writing, and personal essay. Prerequisite: *3 in SPAN at the 300-level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An in-depth study of the most influential works of Span. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of the Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of the Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Colonial Identities, power and ideology, mobilized through various forms of representation. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of the Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A study of different dramatic forms from Spain and/or Latin America in their historical, social, political, and cultural contexts. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of the Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Testimonial writing, biography, and autobiography, memories, correspondence, diaries, interviews and confessions. Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Language as a social phenomenon. Description of dialects in Spanish. Language shift, bilingualism, language attrition, code-switching and language attitudes. Prerequisites: *3 in SPAN at the 300-level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Issues relating to the acquisition of Spanish as a second language, education, and language policies, and language pedagogy in the literature and in practice. Prerequisites: *3 in SPAN at the 300-level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.
★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisites: *3 in SPAN at the 300 level excluding 300 and 306 or consent of Department

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisites: SPAN 320 or consent of Department

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-3)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-3)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-3)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A writing workshop in Spanish. Students will gain exposure to evolving issues, standards, and research methodologies in professional writing. Genres may include literary journalism, memoir, travel writing, and personal essay. Prerequisite: *3 in SPAN at the 300-level excluding 300 and 306, or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.
★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.