SP 500. Special Topics.3 Credits.

The subject varies based on faculty and student interests.

Offered: As needed

SP 501. Spanish Grammar.3 Credits.

This intensive study of the Spanish language at the advanced level builds on students' prior knowledge of the forms and paradigms of Spanish. Students receive instruction in verb tense usage, sentence syntax, lexical choices, nuances of word order and idiomatic usage. Emphasis is placed on composition skills and clarity of expression. Exercises to solidify knowledge are used extensively.

Prerequisites: Take SP 302.
Offered: As needed

SP 510. Spanish for Health Professions I.3 Credits.

This 7- week, online, asynchronous course is designed for future and current health care professionals (doctors, emergency medical technicians, emergency responders, hospital administrators, medical assistants, nurses, nutritionists, physical therapists, physician assistants, pre-dental medicine/dentists, pre-medicine/medicine, social workers, and others) with post-intermediate knowledge of Spanish. Students review grammatical structures needed to interact effectively with patients, acquire intercultural awareness, and learn essential medical and technical terminology while engaging in rigorous practice in reading, writing, speaking, and listening with the goal of providing better health care for Spanish-speaking patients. The need for health care professionals with the ability to interview patients, record medical histories, discuss diagnoses, prognoses, treatments, and more in a culturally sensitive way continues to increase. This graduate course is conducted in Spanish and requires the completion of a final project in consultation with the instructor.

Offered: As needed, Summer

SP 511. Spanish for Health Professions II.3 Credits.

This 7- week, online, asynchronous course is the continuation of SP SP 510 that targets a wide variety of current and future health care professionals who understand the urgent need to learn medical Spanish to provide inclusive and quality care to Spanish-speaking patients. This course is conducted in Spanish and requires the completion of a final project in consultation with the instructor.

Offered: As needed, Summer

SP 517. Literary Genres.3 Credits.

Literary genres and their manifestations in Spanish and Spanish-American literature are studied in depth in this course.

Offered: As needed

SP 528. Spanish-American Literature.3 Credits.

This study of the major literary productions from Spanish America begins with the Conquest, continues through the Colonial period, Independence, modernism, and early 20th-century realism, and concludes with manifestations of late 20th-century experimentation.

Offered: As needed

SP 548. Golden Age Drama and Poetry.3 Credits.

This study of the major dramatists and poets of the Siglo de Oro (16th and 17th centuries) of Spain covers Renaissance and Baroque styles. Major authors considered include Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Calderón de la Barca, Garcilaso and Góngora.

Offered: As needed

SP 551L. Intensive Oral and Written Practice in Advanced Spanish for Teachers.1 Credit.

Intensive oral and written practice to accompany a graduate MAT Spanish course. Students practice proficiency in Spanish at the Advanced-Low ACTFL OPI and WPT.

Offered: Every year, Spring

SP 552L. Intensive Oral and Written Practice in Advanced Spanish for Teachers.1 Credit.

Intensive oral and written practice to accompany a graduate MAT Spanish course. Students practice proficiency in Spanish at the Advanced-Low ACTFL OPI and WPT.

Offered: Every year, Fall

SP 553L. Intensive Oral and Written Practice in Advanced Spanish for Teachers.1 Credit.

Intensive oral and written practice to accompany a graduate MAT Spanish course. Students practice proficiency in Spanish at the Advanced-Low ACTFL OPI and WPT.

Offered: Every year, Summer

SP 570. The Modern Spanish Short Story.3 Credits.

The short story as a genre as well as 19th- and 20th-century masterpieces written in Spain and Latin America are explored with close literary and linguistic analysis of each text and also consideration of its cultural context.

Offered: As needed

SP 571. The Romance Languages.3 Credits.

This linguistics course examines the origins and development of Romance languages with particular attention to Spanish.

Offered: Every year, All

SP 576. The Spanish Caribbean.3 Credits.

This course studies the peoples, history and society of Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic as well as their artistic and literary expression. Also, features of the Spanish language (semantics and grammar) as spoken in the Caribbean are examined.

Offered: As needed

SP 599. Independent Study.1-6 Credits.

Directed study in topics in Spanish language, culture or literature of special interest to the student.

Offered: As needed, All