Spanish

SPANISH 101: ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (HAL)

Fall. Credit, four hours. First in a series of courses designed to train the student to speak, read, and write Spanish. Oral practice is emphasized.

SPANISH 102: ELEMENTARY SPANISH II (HAL)

Spring. Credit, four hours. Prerequisite: Spanish 101 or permission of instructor. Continuation of Elementary Spanish I.

SPANISH 201: INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I (HAL)

Fall. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Spanish 102, placement, or permission of instructor. Students learn to communicate through activities in speaking, listening, reading, and writing; review and learning of vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation; and study of Hispanic cultures and societies. This course may be taught by Oxford faculty in summer session in Spain.

SPANISH 202: INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II (HAL)

Spring. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Spanish 201 or permission of instructor. This course is a continuation of Spanish 201 and is designed to further develop students – Spanish skills. Students refine their grammar usage through continued review of basic structures and study of complex structures. This course may be taught by Oxford faculty in summer session in Spain.

SPANISH 205: PRACTICAL CONVERSATION (HAL)

Spring. On demand. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Placement into Spanish 202, 205, or completion of Spanish 202. This course offers practical conversation instruction based on short films. Thematic in nature, this course covers all tenses, advanced grammatical structures, and a wide range of vocabulary.

SPANISH 212: INTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC TEXTS/CONTEXTS (HAL)

Fall. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Spanish 202, placement, or permission of instructor. Development of advanced language, reading, conversation, and writing skills through discussion of readings and films from contemporary Hispanic culture. Not intended for native speakers of Spanish or those who speak with native fluency. This course may be taught by Oxford faculty in summer session in Spain.

SPANISH 300: INTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC CULTURAL THEORY (HAL)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Spanish 212, placement, or by permission of instructor. This is a foundational course required for the major and minor. A course in Hispanic cultural literacy that also strengthens written and oral language skills. This course must be completed on campus at Oxford or Emory College and cannot be completed abroad.

SPANISH 302: MODERN HISPANIC TEXTS AND CONTEXTS (HAL)

On Demand. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Foundational Course – requires placement or successful completion of Spanish 212 (can be taken concurrently). A survey course in Spanish and Spanish American culture from the eighteenth century to the present. Thematic and covers all genres. 

SPANISH 311: HISPANIC NARRATIVE

On demand. Credit, three hours. Introduction and theoretical overview of Hispanic narrative.

SPANISH 312: THEATRE, FILM, AND PERFORMANCE ARTS

On demand. Credit, three hours. An introduction to theatre, film, and performance theory in the Hispanic context. Course is delivered in Spanish.

SPANISH 318: ADVANCED WRITING IN SPANISH (HALW)

Spring. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Spanish 212 or consent of instructor. Third-year-level course in Spanish is an intensive and practical approach to written expression through examination of cultural topics, such as current events in the Hispanic world, movies, literary works, and controversial issues. Exploration of these topics to further the development of other principal writing modes: description, narration, exposition, and argumentation. Students will study and practice problematical points of syntaxes and grammar in authentic contexts (writing course).

SPANISH 335: CUBA: EVOLUTION OF REVOLUTION

TBA. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Spanish 212 or placement into Foundational Course level. This course examines the Cuban Revolution from 1950 to present day from historical, literary, visual culture, and musical perspectives. Key themes include the study of sexuality in Cuba, on artists on the island, the Mariel Generation – both on and off the island – and the changing role of writers of the Cuban Revolution. In-semester course travel to Havana, Cuba, offered when possible.

SPANISH 376R: DIRECTED RESEARCH IN SPANISH

On demand. Credit, one to three hours. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and at least one 300-level Spanish course. Independent reading and research in Hispanic literature and culture under the direction of a faculty member.

SPANISH 385: SPECIAL TOPICS IN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE (HAL)

Spring. On demand. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Placement into FC or Spanish 212, or consent of instructor. Study of Hispanic authors, genres, literary periods, cinema, or cultural trends not represented in the regular curriculum. The structure of the particular course is determined by the nature of the topic and the preference of the instructor.