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Fall Semester 2018


Alexander Hertich • Bradley Hall 315 • 677-3495
WLS101Elementary Spanish 1 (4 hours)
 01 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM BR120 Deborah Kessler  
 Plus one hour lab
 02 MWF1:00 PM -1:50 PM BR370 Adolfo J Cisneros  
WLS201Intermediate Spanish 1 (4 hours)
Prerequisite: WLS 102 or equivalent.
 01 TT9:00 AM -10:15 AM BR220 Deborah Kessler  
 Plus one hour lab
 02 TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM JOB326 Deborah Kessler  
 Plus one hour lab
WLS202Intermediate Spanish 2Core: WC(3 hours)
Prerequisite: WLS 201 or equivalent.
 01 TT9:00 AM -10:15 AM BR320 Jennifer Barajas  
WLS222Spanish for Heritage SpeakersCore: WC(3 hours)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor
 01 *R* TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM BR259 Jennifer Barajas  
WLS303Composition (3 hours)
Prerequisite: WLS 202 or equivalent.
 01 Canceled
 02 TT9:00 AM -10:15 AM BR142 James Courtad  
 03 MWF10:00 AM -10:50 AM BR370 Melvy Portocarrero  
WLS304Conversation (3 hours)
Prerequisite: WLS 202 or equivalent.
 01 *R* MWF9:00 AM -9:50 AM BR310 Melvy Portocarrero  
 02 *R* TT3:00 PM -4:15 PM BR135 Deborah Kessler  
WLS315Introduction to Hispanic LiteratureGenEd: HL   Core: HU(3 hours)
Prerequisite: WLS 303, 304; or consent of instructor.
 01 MWF9:00 AM -9:50 AM BR320 Adolfo J Cisneros  
 02 MWF11:00 AM -11:50 AM BR032 Adolfo J Cisneros  
WLS320Spanish Phonetics (3 hours)
Prerequisite: WLS 303 or consent of instructor.
 01 TT7:30 AM -8:45 AM BR320 Jennifer Barajas  
WLS345Women's Voices of Latin America (3 hours)
Prerequisite: WLS 315 or consent of instructor
 01 MWF1:00 PM -1:50 PM BR046 Melvy Portocarrero  
WLS347Images and Texts in the Hispanic WorldGenEd: HL(3 hours)
Prerequisite: WLS 315 or consent of instructor
 01 TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM BR135 James Courtad  
Development of communication skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in Spanish. Emphasis on the practice of vocabulary and grammatical structures in meaningful communicative tasks and authentic cultural contexts. Laboratory included. First course in three-course sequence.
Further refinement of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in meaningful communicative tasks and authentic cultural contexts. Oral and written practice closely linked to cultural and literary readings and videos. Laboratory included. Third course in three-course sequence.
A transition course between elementary language and advanced content courses. Emphasis on contemporary culture with an increased focus on reading and writing. Continuation and refinement of grammatical structures and vocabulary as well as the development of speaking and listening skills in a content-based classroom.
Provides an overview of language, social and cultural themes, and literature from the Spanish-speaking world for Heritage speakers of Spanish. Students will develop their writing and critical thinking abilities by reading, analyzing, and responding to texts while also working on common grammar and spelling issues.
Emphasis on improving written proficiency. Thorough grammar review, translation exercises, and writing various types of prose. Emphasis on correct, idiomatic use of Spanish in everyday situations.
Emphasis on improving speaking proficiency and listening comprehension through free conversation and oral presentations. Emphasis on correct, idiomatic use of Spanish in everyday situations.
Elements, techniques, and forms of Hispanic fiction, drama, and poetry. Readings in Peninsular and Spanish American literature.
Spanish phonetic elements in isolation as well as in normal speech patterns. Practice in correct pronunciation of individual sounds, words, phrases, and sentences. Individual and class work with tape recordings.
Examines how female writers differ from their male counterparts and how they have created a very distinct literary corpus. Emphasizes how history, political events, and social expectations shape literary production. Furthermore, female writers challenge social norms to produce a literature that speaks with a universal and yet very personal voice conveying a Latin American reality to probe the very nature of the human condition.
Compares classical images from Hispanic artists with literary texts that treat the same themes and ideas. Challenges students to consider what exactly constitutes 'text' and all ideas associated with the concept: how do visual images transmit a message and
This course meets a General Education requirement.
C1 - English Composition
C2 - English Composition
SP - Speech
MA - Mathematics
WC - Western Civilization
NW - Non-Western Civilization
FA - Fine Arts
HL - Human Values - Literary
HP - Human Values - Philosophical
CD - Cultural Diversity
SF - Social Forces
FS - Fundamental Concepts in Science
TS - Science & Technology in the Contemporary World
This course meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
OC - Communication - Oral Communication
W1 - Communication - Writing 1
W2 - Communication - Writing 2
FA - Fine Arts
GS - Global Perspective - Global Systems
WC - Global Perspective - World Cultures
HU - Humanities
NS - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
SB - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
MI - Multidisciplinary Integration
QR - Quantitative Reasoning
This section meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
EL - Experiential Learning
IL - Integrative Learning
WI - Writing Intensive
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