This course will introduce students to the fundamental concepts of the field of Spanish linguistics and give them the skills to apply those concepts to the study and analysis of the Spanish language. The course will include an overview of the basic fields of linguistic analysis, with particular emphasis on the areas of morphology, phonetics and syntax. Attention will also be devoted to dialectal varieties of Spanish, including the use of Spanish in the United States.
Prerequisite(s): SPAN 3010 Spanish Conversation or permission of Department.
A course designed to provide intensive practice in conversational Spanish. Students will prepare assigned discussion topics and/or readings and will make class presentations in Spanish.
Prerequisite(s): SPAN 2020 Spanish: Stage IV or appropriate placement.
Note: SPAN 3010 Spanish Conversation and SPAN 3020 Introduction to Spanish Phonetics may be taken in either order or may be taken simultaneously.