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Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 083S (GH;IL) First-Year Seminar in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures (3) Introduction to the study of Hispanic literatures and cultures.

SPAN 083S First-Year Seminar in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures (3)
(GH;FYS;IL)

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

The first-year seminar in Spanish will introduce students to the study of Hispanic literatures and culture in their first semester at the University. Students will read (in English) significant literary texts, view art works (including films and videos), listen to music and explore the Hispanic world in general. These experiences will help prepare them for additional courses in literature and in Spanish, but will also serve as an introduction to things Hispanic, and as a point of comparison with U.S. culture. In addition to the academic topic and issues of this course, students can expect to gain a general introduction to the University as an academic community and have the opportunity to explore their responsibilities as members of that community. Students will develop an understanding of the learning tools and resources available to them including the opportunity to develop relationships with faculty and other students who share their academic interests. This course will introduce students to the study of Hispanic literatures and culture in their first semester at the University. This experience will help prepare them for additional courses in literature and in Spanish. The course satisfies both the first-year seminar and a general education humanities or Bachelor of Arts humanities requirement.


General Education: GH
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities
Effective: Summer 2005

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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