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Readings in Hispanic Literature for advanced speakers.
HISPANIC LIT
CLASS CODE: SPAN 302 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: FOREIGN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - no GECode requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Introduction to the study of Spanish language poems, essays, short stories, plays, and novels.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Principles for analyzing literature, study of symbols, language, culture, word histories, historical background, etc., for advanced non-native speakers.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -Read representative works in Spanish from the major literary genres.
-Speak with ease and confidence when summarizing and commenting on such issues as theme, setting, characterization, plot, and point of view in literature.
-Write cohesive summaries and reflective responses to literature featuring effective paragraphs and an emerging ability to write in extended discourse.
-Consider Spanish grammatical and cultural issues.
-Score in the 80-90% range on departmental reading exam on literature featuring effective paragraphs and an emerging ability to write in extended discourse.
REQUIREMENTS: Readings, instructor drills, group work, book exercises, role plays, discussions, guided conversations, group drills, readers' theatre, student presentations, quizzes, essays, chapter tests.
PREREQUISITES: Entry level for returned missionaries and similarly advanced non-natives who learned Spanish outside of the classroom. Native speakers should enroll in Spanish 321.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001