MAJOR IN SPANISH

The Major shall consist of 36 credits in Spanish: 18 in Language and 18 in Literature.


Level I
SPAN 1001 Spanish Language IA
SPAN 1002 Spanish Language IB
SPAN 1701 Introduction to Hispanic Literature - Narrative

SPAN 1702 Introduction to Hispanic Literature – Poetry and Drama

FOUN 1001 English for Academic Purposes
FOUN 1104 Writing about Literature (formerly Academic Writing for Different Disciplines Option A)

PLUS 12 additional Level I credits (i.e., 4 courses of which a maximum of 3 courses may be from out of Faculty).

Strongly Recommended:

LING 1001 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
LING 1002 Introduction to Morphology and Syntax
LING 1005 Introduction to Language

For a Minor in Linguistics for Spanish Teachers, consult the Linguistics Section.


Level II
SPAN 2001 Spanish Language IIA
SPAN 2002 Spanish Language IIB

PLUS two (2) Level II Hispanic Literature courses

FOUN 1210 Science, Medicine and Technology in Society
FOUN 1301 Law, Governance, Economy and Society

PLUS 12 additional Level II/III credits (i.e., 4 courses of which a maximum of 3 courses may be from out of Faculty)

Strongly Recommended:

LING 2803 Change and Development in Selected European Languages


Level III
SPAN 3001 Spanish Language IIIA
SPAN 3002 Spanish Language IIIB

PLUS 2 Level III Hispanic Literature courses

HUMN 3099 Caribbean Studies or an equivalent course

PLUS 12 additional Level II/III credits (i.e. 4 courses of which a maximum of 3 courses may be from out of Faculty)


NOTE: Students must successfully complete one Level II or Level III Hispanic Literature course with Peninsular content.


Optional courses offered in the Hispanic Literature programme with Peninsular content:-

SPAN 2212 Hispanic Literary Culture
SPAN 2603 Hispanic Literature: Death
SPAN 2604 Women in Hispanic Literature
SPAN 2605 Hispanic Literature: Existentialism

SPAN 3204 Cervantes
SPAN 3603 Hispanic Drama

Other optional courses offered in the Hispanic Literature programme:-

SPAN 2301 Twentieth Century Spanish American Poetry
SPAN 2302 Twentieth Century Spanish American Narrative
SPAN 2601 Civilisation and Barbarism in Spanish American Literature
SPAN 2602 Marvellous Realism in Spanish American Writing
SPAN 2713 Twentieth Century Mexican Literature and Culture
SPAN 2817 Twentieth Century Literature of Colombia and Central America

SPAN 3301 Issues in Contemporary Cuban Culture
SPAN 3303 Twentieth Century Argentine Literature
SPAN 3604 Major Spanish American Writers
SPAN 3703 The New Spanish American Novel
SPAN 3705 Contemporary Venezuelan Theatre
SPAN 3706 Spanish Caribbean Literature
SPAN 3901 Social and Political Issues in Contemporary Spanish American Film and Narrative

HUMN 2704 Without Borders: Caribbean Women Writers


Optional courses offered in the Spanish Language programme:

SPAN 2101 History of the Spanish Language I
SPAN 2102 History of the Spanish Language II
SPAN 2202 Culture and Society in Latin America

SPAN 3502 Business Spanish

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