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SPAN 253W Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3) Introduction to generic distinctions, critical methods, and approaches to Hispanic literature.

SPAN 253W Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

During the semester students will learn how to write, and will practice writing, critical and analytical essays based upon the different genres of literature studied in class. All students will write three compositions during the semester, which will be written twice incorporating in the final draft suggestions made by their peer editors and by their instructor. The writing of the second version will be preceded by a conference with the instructor in which s/he will make comments and suggestions to the students about how to avoid the same errors made in the first draft. The themes for all papers must be chosen in consultation with the professor.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities and Second or Beyond 12th Level Foreign Language
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: SPAN 100 andSPAN 110

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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