UHV Catalog 2007-2008

Spanish (SPA)


SPA 3313:

Oral and Written Communication I
Cr. 3. (3.0). Prerequisite: By permission of instructor.
Contextualized oral and written language development pertinent to a broad range of life situations. Response to both aural and written stimuli. Emphasis on interpersonal interaction skills, to include description, narration in past, present and future situations, comparison and contrast, giving instructions, stating opinions and recommendations and other Advanced proficiency skills. Focus on cross-cultural awareness and appropriateness and broad range of culture from history, geography, politics, religion, family, and traditions. Study abroad option.
 

SPA 3323:

Oral and Written Communication II
Cr. 3. (3.0). Prerequisite: SPA 3313 or equivalent, or instructor consent.
Contextualized oral and written language development pertinent to a broad range of academic disciplines and career fields. Response to both aural and written professional stimuli. Emphasis on interpersonal interaction skills and simple professional presentation. Focus on components of Advanced proficiency, including accuracy, vocabulary development, and cross-cultural awareness and intercultural appropriateness with a broad range of culture from history, geography, politics, religion, family and traditions. Study abroad option.
 

SPA 4300:

Special Topics in Spanish
Cr. 3. (3.0). Prerequisite: Approval by instructor.
May be repeated when topics vary.

 

SPA 4313:

Advanced Oral and Written Communication I
Cr. 3. (3.0). Prerequisite: SPA 3313
Contextualized oral and written language development pertinent to a variety of disciplines and career fields. Focus on presentational skills, but to include response to aural and written professional stimuli as well. Emphasis on rhetoric, persuasion, negotiation, hypothesis, circumlocution and other components of Advanced High to Superior proficiency and on enhanced accuracy and cross-cultural appropriateness, with a broad range of culture from history, geography, politics, religion, family and traditions. Study abroad option.
 

SPA 4320:

Professional Applications of Spanish
Cr. 3. (3.0). Prerequisite: Placement test with 3000 or 4000 level credit in Spanish, or instructor consent.
Contextualized oral and written language development pertinent to a broad range of academic disciplines and career fields. Response to both aural and written professional stimuli. Emphasis on interpersonal interaction skills and simple professional presentation. Focus on components of Advanced proficiency, including accuracy, vocabulary development, and cross-cultural awareness and intercultural appropriateness with a broad range of culture from history, geography, politics, religion, family and traditions. Study abroad option.