Spanish (SPANISH)

Courses

SPANISH 1A. Fundamentals of Spanish. 5 Units.

Communicative approach with emphasis on conversational skills: the students and their environment, their experiences, and their opinions about issues. Reading and writing skills also introduced.

Prerequisite: Placement into SPANISH 1A.

Overlaps with SPANISH 1AB, SPANISH S1AB.

Restriction: SPANISH 1A and SPANISH 1AB and SPANISH S1AB may not be taken for full credit.

SPANISH 1AB. Fundamentals Intensive Spanish. 10 Units.

An intensive, proficiency-oriented, and task-based approach, designed to develop basic oral communicative abilities in Spanish. Reading and writing skills, along with an an introduction to Hispanic cultures.

Prerequisite: Placement into SPANISH 1A.

Overlaps with SPANISH 1A, SPANISH 1B, SPANISH S1AB.

Restriction: SPANISH 1AB and SPANISH 1A and SPANISH 1B and SPANISH S1AB may not be taken for full credit.

SPANISH 1B. Fundamentals of Spanish. 5 Units.

Communicative approach with emphasis on conversational skills: the students and their environment, their experiences, and their opinions about issues. Reading and writing skills also introduced.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 1A or placement into SPANISH 1B. SPANISH 1A with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH 1AB, SPANISH S1AB.

Restriction: SPANISH 1B and SPANISH 1AB and SPANISH S1AB may not be taken for full credit.

SPANISH 1C. Fundamentals of Spanish. 5 Units.

Communicative approach with emphasis on conversational skills: the students and their environment, their experiences, and their opinions about issues. Reading and writing skills also introduced.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 1AB or SPANISH 1B or SPANISH S1AB or placement into SPANISH 1C. SPANISH 1AB with a grade of C or better. SPANISH 1B with a grade of C or better. SPANISH S1AB with a grade of B or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH S1BC.

Restriction: SPANISH 1C and SPANISH S1BC may not be taken for full credit.

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SPANISH S1AB. Fundamentals of Spanish. 7.5 Units.

First half of first-year Spanish in an intensified form. Communicative approach with emphasis on conversational skills.

Prerequisite: Placement into SPANISH 1A.

Overlaps with SPANISH 1A, SPANISH 1B, SPANISH 1AB.

Restriction: SPANISH S1AB and SPANISH 1A and SPANISH 1B and SPANISH 1AB may not be taken for full credit.

SPANISH S1BC. Fundamentals of Spanish. 7.5 Units.

Second half of first-year Spanish in an intensified form. Communicative approach with emphasis on conversational skills.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH S1AB) or (SPANISH 1B) or (placement into SPANISH 1B) or (placement into SPANISH 1C) or (SPANISH 1A). SPANISH S1AB with a grade of C or better. SPANISH 1B with a grade of C or better. SPANISH 1A with a grade of B or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH 1B, SPANISH 1C, SPANISH 1AB.

Restriction: SPANISH S1BC and SPANISH 1B and SPANISH 1C and SPANISH 1AB may not be taken for full credit.

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SPANISH 2. Accelerated Intermediate Spanish. 12 Units.

An accelerated course that covers the second year of Spanish in one quarter. The course replicates the conditions of immersion programs and is designed for highly motivated students.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 1C or SPANISH S1BC or placement into SPANISH 2. SPANISH 1C with a grade of B or better. SPANISH S1BC with a grade of B or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH S2AB, SPANISH S2BC, SPANISH 2A, SPANISH 2AB, SPANISH 2B, SPANISH 2C.

Restriction: SPANISH 2 and SPANISH S2AB and SPANISH S2BC and SPANISH 2AB and SPANISH 2B and SPANISH 2C may not be taken for full credit. Approval of Spanish Undergraduate Director required. Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors only. Course will be confirmed or cancelled at the end of the second week of the enrollment window period, depending on enrollment.

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SPANISH 2A. Intermediate Spanish. 4 Units.

Conversation, reading, and composition skills are developed using texts of literary and social interest. Emphasis on grammar review.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 1C or SPANISH S1BC or placement into SPANISH 2A. SPANISH 1C with a grade of C or better. SPANISH S1BC with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH 2AB, SPANISH S2AB, SPANISH 2.

Restriction: SPANISH 2A and SPANISH S2AB and SPANISH 2 may not be taken for full credit. School of Humanities and International Studies majors have first consideration for enrollment.

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SPANISH 2AB. Intermediate Intensive Spanish. 8 Units.

Intensive intermediate course designed to improve student's abilities in reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension, including a thorough introduction to Hispanic cultures. Throughout the course the grammatical component of the language is gradually reviewed and tested.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 1C or SPANISH S1BC or placement into SPANISH 2A. SPANISH 1C with a grade of C or better. SPANISH S1BC with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH 2A, SPANISH 2B, SPANISH S2AB, SPANISH 2.

Restriction: SPANISH 2AB and SPANISH 2A and SPANISH 2B and SPANISH S2AB and SPANISH 2 may not be taken for full credit.

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SPANISH 2B. Intermediate Spanish. 4 Units.

Conversation, reading, and composition skills are developed using texts of literary and social interest. Emphasis on grammar review.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 2A or placement into SPANISH 2B. SPANISH 2A with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH 2AB, SPANISH S2AB, SPANISH 2.

Restriction: SPANISH 2B and SPANISH 2AB and SPANISH S2AB and SPANISH 2 may not be taken for full credit. School of Humanities and International Studies majors have first consideration for enrollment.

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SPANISH 2C. Intermediate Spanish. 4 Units.

Conversation, reading, and composition skills are developed using texts of literary and social interest. Emphasis on grammar review.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 2AB or SPANISH 2B or SPANISH S2AB or placement into SPANISH 2C. SPANISH 2AB with a grade of C or better. SPANISH 2B with a grade of C or better. SPANISH S2AB with a grade of B or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH S2BC, SPANISH 2.

Restriction: SPANISH 2C and SPANISH S2BC and SPANISH 2 may not be taken for full credit. School of Humanities and International Studies majors have first consideration for enrollment.

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SPANISH S2AB. Intermediate Spanish. 6 Units.

First half of second-year Spanish in an intensified form. Conversation, reading, and composition skills are developed using texts of literary and social interest. Emphasis on grammar review.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 1C or SPANISH S1BC or placement into SPANISH 2A. SPANISH 1C with a grade of C or better. SPANISH S1BC with a grade of C or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH 2A, SPANISH 2B, SPANISH 2AB, SPANISH 2.

Restriction: SPANISH S2AB and SPANISH 2A and SPANISH 2B and SPANISH 2AB and SPANISH 2 may not be taken for full credit.

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SPANISH S2BC. Intermediate Spanish. 6 Units.

Second half of second-year Spanish in an intensified form. Conversation, reading, and composition skills are developed using texts of literary and social interest. Emphasis on grammar review.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 2B) or (SPANISH S2AB) or (placement into SPANISH 2B) or (placement into SPANISH 2C) or (SPANISH 2A). SPANISH 2B with a grade of C or better. SPANISH S2AB with a grade of C or better. SPANISH 2A with a grade of B or better.

Overlaps with SPANISH 2B, SPANISH 2C, SPANISH 2AB, SPANISH 2.

Restriction: SPANISH S2BC and SPANISH 2B and SPANISH 2C and SPANISH 2AB and SPANISH 2 may not be taken for full credit.

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SPANISH 3A. Grammar and Composition. 4 Units.

Focuses on intermediate to advanced grammar and composition in an orderly fashion. Emphasis is placed on key elements of grammar, to constitute about 70 percent of the course, and composition writing, to constitute about 30 percent of the workload.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 2 or SPANISH 2C or SPANISH S2BC.

Overlaps with SPANISH 3H.

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SPANISH 3B. Composition and Grammar. 4 Units.

Focuses on intermediate to advanced grammar and composition in an orderly fashion. Emphasis is placed on key elements of grammar, to constitute about 30 percent of the course, and composition writing, to constitute about 70 percent of the workload.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 2 or SPANISH 2C or SPANISH S2BC.

Overlaps with SPANISH 3J.

Restriction: SPANISH 3J and SPANISH 3B may not both be taken for credit.

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SPANISH 3H. Spanish for Heritage Speakers: Exploring U.S. Latino Issues. 4 Units.

Designed for students who grew up speaking Spanish in their homes/communities, whose schooling has been primarily in English, and need additional practice writing in Spanish.

Prerequisite: Placement into SPANISH 3H.

Overlaps with SPANISH 3A.

Restriction: SPANISH 3H and SPANISH 3A may not both be taken for credit.

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SPANISH 3J. Spanish for Heritage Speakers: Researching U.S. Latino Issues. 4 Units.

Designed for students who grew up speaking Spanish in their homes/communities, but whose education has been primarily in English. Focus will be on research and writing on U.S. Latino issues.

Prerequisite: Placement into SPANISH 3J.

Overlaps with SPANISH 3B.

Restriction: SPANISH 3J and SPANISH 3B may not both be taken for credit.

SPANISH 15. Advanced Spanish Conversation. 4 Units.

Designed to improve the fluency of non-native speakers of Spanish. Concentrates on the expansion of vocabulary, as well as listening and speaking skills. Not open to native or semi-native speakers of Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 2 or Spanish 2C or Spanish 2BC. SPANISH 2 with a grade of C or better. SPANISH 2C with grade of C or better. SPANISH 2BC with a grade of C or better.

SPANISH 44. Hispanic Literatures for Nonmajors. 4 Units.

Focuses on major Spanish and Latin American literary texts within a historical and theoretical perspective. Taught in English with literary texts read in the original language.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 2 or SPANISH 2C or SPANISH S2BC.

Restriction: Non-Spanish majors only.

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SPANISH 50. Latin America, U.S. Latino, and Iberian Cultures. 4 Units.

Introduction (for non-majors) to the culture of the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking worlds (Europe, Latin America, U.S., Africa). May focus on any time period. Taught in english.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times as topics vary.

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SPANISH 97. Fundamentals of Spanish (with Emphasis on Reading). 4 Units.

Designed for students interested in acquiring a solid reading knowledge of Spanish, and to facilitate the understanding and translating of Spanish texts covering a variety of disciplines. Does not fulfill any undergraduate foreign language requirement. Taught in English.

Prerequisite: Does not serve as prerequisite for any higher-level Spanish courses.

Restriction: Non-Spanish majors only.

SPANISH 101A. Introduction to Iberian Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Introduction to the major authors and movements of Iberian literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the present.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

SPANISH 101B. Introductory Studies to Latin America Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

A historical overview of Latin American literature and culture mainly focused on canonical texts. Topics include colonialism and postcolonialism, the nation, indigenismo, gender, literary movements. Also introduces literary analysis, research methods, and cultural critique.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

SPANISH 104. Writing in Spanish. 4 Units.

Focuses on the use of writing as a medium to encourage critical thinking and the practical analysis of literary texts as well as the study of historical and social issues in the Spanish-speaking world.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

SPANISH 105. Spanish Communication. 4 Units.

Designed to help students develop Spanish oral skills by exposing them to different verbal Spanish language registers. Special emphasis placed on abilities essential to professional or academic careers. Intended for Spanish majors as an important component of their overall education.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

SPANISH 107. Advanced Spanish Grammar. 4 Units.

Designed for students who have demonstrated a substantial level of proficiency in their studies of the Spanish language. Takes thorough approach to advanced grammatical problems, in order to assist students in their mastery of the elements of the Spanish language.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

SPANISH 110A. Topics in Peninsular Literature and Cultures. 4 Units.

Topics in Peninsular literature and cultures.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 110B. Topics in Latin American Literature and Cultures. 4 Units.

Topics in Latin American literature and cultures.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 110C. U.S. Latino Literature and Cultures. 4 Units.

Focuses on aspects of literature, art, cultural production, and history of the multifaceted Latino cultures that have developed within the United States. Focuses on one group, such as Caribbean Americans, Chicanos, Central Americans, or a comparative perspective of several groups.

Same as CHC/LAT 134.

SPANISH 113A. Spanish Phonetics. 4 Units.

Introduction to fundamental notions of Spanish phonetics. Particular attention paid to problems of pronunciation that arise in native and non-native speakers of Spanish due to interference between Spanish and English. Phonology (the system that underlies phonetics) and Spanish dialectology included.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

SPANISH 113B. Introduction to Spanish Linguistics. 4 Units.

Application of basic notions of linguistics to Spanish, Spanish phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Special attention to the application of linguistics to the teaching of Spanish.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

SPANISH 116. Topics in Medieval Spanish Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Medieval literature in Spain from the ninth century to 1500. Works of lyric and epic poetry, prose fiction, and nonfiction. Substantial historical and cultural background explored.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 119. Textual Analysis and Interpretation. 4 Units.

Focus on analysis and interpretation of literary texts. Emphasis on narrative, poetry, theater/performance, and visual media. Introduces students to major currents in theoretical thought, such as cultural studies, postmodernism, and others. Oral presentations and short essays required. Taught in Spanish.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

SPANISH 121. Topics in Golden Age Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Golden Age Literature in Spain including the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Works of poetry, narrative, and theater. Historical and cultural background.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times as topics vary.

SPANISH 122. Topics in 18th and 19th Century Spanish Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

The main literary and ideological trends in 18th and 19th century Spain, including the enlightenment, romanticism, realism, and naturalism.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times as topics vary.

SPANISH 123. Topics in 20th and 21st Century Spanish Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

20th century Spanish authors. Works of poetry, narrative, or theater. Historical context of the period and principles of literary theory.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times as topics vary.

SPANISH 130A. Topics in Latin American Colonial Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Topics in Latin American colonial literature and culture.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 130B. Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture of the 19th Century. 4 Units.

Topics in Latin American literature and culture of the 19th century.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 130C. Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture of the 20th Century. 4 Units.

Topics in Latin American literature and culture of the 20th century.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 140. Topics in Chicano Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of Chicano/Latino Studies. Topics addressed vary each quarter. Taught in English.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 4 times as topics vary.

Same as CHC/LAT 110.

SPANISH 150. Topics in Literature in Translation. 4 Units.

Study of texts by modern and contemporary Peninsular, Latin American, and/or U.S. Latino writers in translation. Taught in English. Not applicable toward Spanish major or minor requirements.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 151. Introduction to Translation. 4 Units.

Introduction to basic techniques of Spanish-English written translation. The skills needed for translation are developed through the analysis of pertinent aspects of language structure, such as syntax, vocabulary, and style.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

SPANISH 160. Topics in Luso-Hispanic Film Studies. 4 Units.

Study of Peninsular, Latin-American, and/or U.S. Latino film. Taught in English or Spanish.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B when course is taught in Spanish.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 185. Selected Topics in Peninsular Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Selection of representative topics in Spanish and/or Portuguese literature and culture.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 186. Selected Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Selection of representative topics in the history of Latin American literature and culture.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 187. Selected Topics in Spanish Linguistics. 4 Units.

Major topics in Spanish linguistics.

Prerequisite: (SPANISH 3A or SPANISH 3H) and SPANISH 3B.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 190. Colloquium. 4 Units.

Specialized, discussion-based course dealing primarily with a research topic that reflects the instructor's current intellectual interests. Required oral presentation(s) and final research paper. Limited to 15 students.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 107 or SPANISH 113A.

Restriction: Upper-division Spanish majors only.

SPANISH 199. Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

Research paper required.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

SPANISH 201. History of the Spanish Language. 4 Units.

Diachronic survey of phonological changes from Latin to Old Spanish to Modern Spanish. Focuses in Castilian including Romance languages and other peninsula dialects for comparative purposes. Morphological changes.

SPANISH 204. Spanish in Contact. 4 Units.

Sociohistorical and linguistic overview of Spanish in contact with Basque, Catalan, English, German, American Indian, and African languages in Spain, Latin America, and the United States. Examines theories about language contact, and linguistic changes in Spanish phonology and grammar.

SPANISH 212. Topics in Medieval Iberia. 4 Units.

Topics in medieval Spanish literature.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 214. Topics in Golden Age Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Topics in Golden Age literature and culture.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 218. Topics in Enlightenment and Romanticism. 4 Units.

Topics in Enlightenment and Romanticism.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 219. Topics in Nineteenth Century. 4 Units.

Topics in nineteenth-century Spanish literature and culture.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 220. Topics in Twentieth Century. 4 Units.

Topics in twentieth-century Spanish literature and culture.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 221. Topics in Iberian Studies. 4 Units.

Cross-cultural connections and interactions between different ethnicities in the Iberian Peninsula.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 231. Topics in Colonial Latin America. 4 Units.

Topics in Colonial Latin America.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 232. Topics in Nineteenth-Century Latin America. 4 Units.

Topics in nineteenth-century Latin America.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 233. Topics in Twentieth-Century Latin America. 4 Units.

Topics in twentieth-century Latin America.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 234. Topics in Latin America. 4 Units.

Topics in Latin America.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 235. Topics in Trans-Oceanic Studies. 4 Units.

Focuses on meaningful connections between different geographical and cultural areas.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 239A. Topics in Literary Theory I. 4 Units.

Traces the development of Western literary critical principles from Aristotle to the twentieth century through selected readings of key figures in intellectual history (Aristotle, St. Augustine, Descartes, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, William James, Freud).

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

SPANISH 239B. Topics in Literary Theory II. 4 Units.

Study of major critical movements of the twentieth century, from Modernism's varied trends to those of the Postmodern/Postcolonial period. Emphasis on the development of prior critical discourses as well as revisionary theories.

Prerequisite: SPANISH 239A.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

SPANISH 239C. Special Topics in Theory. 4 Units.

Focus on issues related to critical theory, theory of literature, cultural criticism and visual arts as they pertain specifically to Latin America, Spain, Portugal, and Brazil. Topics vary. Examples: Latin American cultural studies; theory, film, and media in post-war Spain.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 245. Topics in Luso-Hispanic Film. 4 Units.

Topics in Luso-Hispanic Film.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 251. Topics in Chicano Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Topics in Chicano Literature and Culture.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 252. Topics in U.S. Latino Literature and Culture. 4 Units.

Topics in U.S. Latino Literature and Culture.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 260. Seminar in Spanish . 4 Units.

Topics in Spanish.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 270. Creative Writing Workshop in Spanish/English. 4 Units.

Discussion of theory and practice of creative writing. Focus on critical analysis of participant's work in progress. Texts may be written in Spanish and/or English and may be written in poetry or prose format.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

SPANISH 290. Individual Study. 4 Units.

Individual Study.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

SPANISH 291. Directed Reading. 4 Units.

Directed Reading in Spanish.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

SPANISH 292. Teaching Practicum. 4 Units.

Teaching Practicum.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

SPANISH 299. Dissertation Research. 4-12 Units.

Dissertation Research.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Graduate students only. School of Humanities majors only.

SPANISH 399. University Teaching. 4 Units.

Limited to Teaching Assistants.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

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