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280/380. Internship: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent Study
Courses 280/380.

290/390. Individual Project: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent
Study Courses 290/390.

301. Advanced Grammar and Composition
Intensive practice in writing in Spanish in combination with a study of Spanish grammar that
concentrates on those aspects of the language which are challenging for the advanced student.
Emphasis on expanding vocabulary and developing writing fluency. Required of all Spanish
majors. Prerequisite: SPA 205 or 206.

302. Advanced Conversation Abroad
Taught in Mexico, Argentina, or Guatemala and designed for students who wish to achieve a
higher level of fluency and a comprehensive understanding of life in Mexico, Bolivia, or
Guatemala. Includes a homestay with a local family. Registration entails additional costs.
Prerequisites: SPA 205 or 206 and permission of instructor. Offered two out of three years.

303. Advanced Spanish Abroad
Alternative to 302 for advanced students who wish to study Spanish on their own in an
approved language school in Latin America or Spain. Intended for students interested in
achieving a high level of fluency and a comprehensive understanding of life in a Hispanic
country. Includes a homestay. Registration entails additional costs. Prerequisites: SPA 205 or
206 and permission of the Department.

311. Introduction to Textual Analysis
Development of reading strategies and skills needed for analyzing and understanding literary
texts. Organized around a topic, literary genre, period, or major writer and chosen to meet the
needs of students who are just beginning upper-level coursework in Spanish. Special attention
given to vocabulary development and to the advanced grammar required for understanding
literary/cultural texts. Required of all Spanish majors. Prerequisite: SPA 301, 302, or 303.
(Humanities)

321. Golden Age: Romancero and Comedia
Heroes, legends, history, and the development of a national consciousness seen through popular
ballads. The national theatre as an expression of Spanish ideals and aspirations: Lope de Vega,
Tirso de Molina, and Calderon de la Barca. Prerequisite: SPA 311. Offered every third year.
(Humanities)

322. Golden Age: Don Quijote
Don Quijote in the context of the literature of the age. Readings from Amadis de Gaula, Lazarillo
de Tormes, El abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa. Renaissance and Baroque elements, contribution
to the modern novel, universal themes and cinematographic interpretations. Prerequisite: SPA
311. Offered every third year. (Humanities)

351. Twentieth Century Peninsular Novel and Poetry
Spanish novel and poetry from the "Generation of 1898" to the present, with emphasis on
representations of the human condition in Unamuno, Baroja, A. Machado, and Garcia Lorca.
Prerequisite: SPA 311. Offered every third year. (Humanities)

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