2013-14 Course Descriptions

FLSP - Spanish   
Department of Language and Literature (CAS)
   
FLSP 111 Elementary Spanish I (3-1-3), fall. Introduction to the Spanish language. Emphasis on oral communication skills. Prerequisite: E-ACT English, 19 or above; or SAT verbal of 460; or ENGL 003/004; or approval by department. Non-credit laboratory required.
   
FLSP 112 Elementary Spanish II (3-1-3), spring. A continuation of FLSP 111. Prerequisite: FLSP 111 or equivalent through testing. Non-credit laboratory required.
   
FLSP 221 Intermediate Spanish I (3-0-3), fall. Writing, conversation, and selected readings, along with grammar review. Prerequisite: FLSP 112 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 222 Intermediate Spanish II (3-0-3), spring. A continuation of FLSP 221. Prerequisite: FLSP 221 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 352 Peninsular Spanish Culture (3-0-3), fall, even years. Historical, geographical, and cultural backgrounds of modern Spain with selected readings from modern prose. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 353 Latin American Culture (3-0-3), spring, odd years. Geographical and cultural backgrounds of modern Hispanic America with selected readings from modern prose. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent.
   
FLSP 385 Advanced Spanish Grammar (3-0-3), fall. Analysis of the Spanish language for the purpose of practical application in oral and written composition. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 386 Advanced Spanish Composition (3-0-3), spring, even years. Development of written and oral expression in Spanish. Models of usage are drawn from readings and recordings. A writing-intensive course. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 388 Advanced Spanish Conversation (3-0-3), on demand. Development of oral language skills with emphasis on vocabulary building and mastery of idiomatic expressions. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 480 Hispanic Drama (3-0-3), fall, even years. Reading and analysis of major dramatic works from both Spain and Latin America. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 481 Hispanic Novel (3-0-3), spring, odd years. Reading and analysis of selected novels and short stories from both Spain and Latin America. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 482 Survey of Peninsular Spanish Literature (3-0-3), fall, odd years. An overview of major literary works from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 483 Survey of Latin American Literature (3-0-3), spring, even years. An overview of major literary works from the colonial period to the twentieth century. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 490 Spanish for Teachers (3-0-3), on demand. Advanced studies in Spanish language and culture in view of a career in foreign language teaching. Prerequisite: FLSP 222 or equivalent through testing.
   
FLSP 491 Oral Proficiency for Educators (3-0-3), spring. The essential language functions necessary to acquire an Advanced Proficiency for the State Board of Education Certification in the Texas Oral Proficiency Test. Required of anyone interested in teaching Spanish in the public schools. Prerequisites: nine hours of upper-level Spanish language courses and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
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