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graduate literature courses

SPAN 6300 Theory of Literary Analysis, Bibliographic Search Techniques, & Literary Writing Methods
Basic orientation in the theory and practice of literary analysis with reference to Hispanic tradition. Research and bibliographic methods, as well as the organization, drafting, and editing of critical literary articles. Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6313 History of the Spanish Language
A detailed study of the growth of the Spanish language from beginning to present. Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6339 Special Studies in Spanish American Literature
Special topics from the field of Spanish American Literature. Course may be taken three times as the topic varies. Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6341 Special Studies in Spanish Literature
Special topics from the field of Spanish literature. This course may be taken three times as the topic varies. Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6363 Literatura Infantil
The focus of this course is to develop an appreciation of poems, short stories, theatre and novels for children, written originally in Spanish by authors from divers regions of the Spanish speaking world. Students will be required to analyze and Interpret texts form a literary perspective. Students will examine various strategies to incorporate children’s literature Into the curriculum as well as assess the ethical and aesthetic value of texts. All lectures, reading, papers, presentations and examination are in Spanish. Prerequisite: BILC 6362 and concurrent enrollment in BILC 6364. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6370 The Literature of Medieval Spain
Critical study of the major works of Spanish literature from its origins down to the end of the 15th century. Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6371 The Literature of the Golden Age of Spain
Critical study of major works of the Spanish Renaissance and Baroque Periods. Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6373 The Latin American Novel
Critical study of Latin American narrative from its birth in Neoclassicism to the contemporary novel of the “boom.” Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and exams in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6373 The Latin American Novel
Critical study of Latin American narrative from its birth in Neoclassicism to the contemporary novel of the “boom.” Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and exams in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6374 Latin American Poetry
Critical study of major poetic works from the colonial period to the present day. Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6375 The Latin American Essay
Critical study of the Latin American essay from the colonial chronicle to contemporary intellectual prose. Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and examinations in Spanish. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 12 hours of advanced Spanish, nine of which must be literature. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 6380 Special Topics in Hispanic Language and Culture
Special topics in Hispanic language and culture, including but not limited to Translation, Interpreting, Grammar, Creative Writing, Chicano Literature, Folklore, and Journalism. This course may be taken three times as the topic varies. Taught in Spanish. All readings, papers, and examination in Spanish. Lec 3, Cr 3.

SPAN 7300 Thesis
Pass/Fail Grade. Prerequisite: Approval of graduate advisor.
SPAN 7301 Thesis
Pass/Fail Grade. Prerequisite: Approval of graduate advisor.

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