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  • SP-200

    Interm Spanish for Hlth Scienc

    This is an oral survival course for students who have had SP 100, more than two years of high-school Spanish or the equivalent. Emphasis is placed on speaking ability and students will develop a basic communicative competence in Spanish through a series of lessons designed specifically for today's health professional. Students will have ample opportunities to learn about the customs and cultures of the Spanish- speaking world. In addition students will spend time in a community-based experiential learning setting where they will apply many of the expressions and structures learned in class. Prerequisites: SP 100, more than two years of high school Spanish or the equivalent, as determined by the Regis college language faculty. 4 credits.
  • SP-201

    Intermediate Spanish

    This course continues to develop the ability to communicate in various social, cultural, and work-related settings. Additionally students develop the necessary skills to read, write, and speak about literature, culture, and current events from the Spanish-speaking world. The course emphasizes student interaction at the intermediate level through class activities centered on Hispanic culture, history, and literature. Prerequisites: SP 101, SP 102, or two or more years of high school Spanish or equivalent
  • SP-202

    Interm. Spanish: Readings

    This course is the continuation of SP 201 (Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture). Students will continue to develop the ability to communicate in various social, cultural, and work-related settings. Additionally students will continue to develop the necessary skills to read, write, and speak about literature, culture, and current events from the Spanish-speaking world. The course emphasizes student interaction at the intermediate level through class activities centered on Hispanic culture, history and literature. Prerequisites: SP 201 or two years of high school Spanish
  • SP-203

    Intro. to Spanish Literature

    This course features a study of selected texts representative of the various genres and students will develop an appreciation of literary values. Classes will include practice in the oral and written use of the language as well as a brief review of grammar. Prerequisite: SP 202 or equivalent
  • SP-204

    Studies in Spanish Literature

    Readings, analysis and interpretation of selected readings of representative writers. May not be taken in addition to SP 201, 202. Language laboratory: one hour weekly.
  • SP-205

    Hispanic Culture I

    This course exposes the student to various aspects of culture in the Spanish-speaking world, as reflected in art, music, history, customs, and literature. This course is a requirement for the concentration in Hispanic studies for the major in history, world languages, and cultural heritage and is taught in English. Students in the concentration and Spanish minors are required to do some readings in Spanish and submit written work in Spanish. Prerequisites for Spanish credit: SP 203 or equivalent. For other students there is no prerequisite.
  • SP-206

    Hispanic Cult.II XX-XXI Cent.

    In this course students learn about the history of the art, literature, music and customs of the Spanish-speaking world (Spain, Latin America and the United States) with a focus on the 20th and 21st centuries. The course begins with an overview of the 19th century independence movements in Latin America and their impact on Spain and ends with a study of the contributions by Latinos in the United States. This course is a requirement for the concentration in Hispanic studies for the major in history, world languages, and cultural heritage and is taught in English. Students in the concentration and Spanish minors are required to do some readings in Spanish and submit written work in Spanish. Prerequisites for Spanish credit: SP 203 or equivalent. For other students there is no prerequisite.
  • SP-250

    Pilgrimage: Le Puy to Santiago

    In this course, students will learn about pilgrimage, in particular about the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage route over which people have traveled for over one thousand years and which is currently experiencing a rise in popularity. Students will find out about Spanish and French history and about the different kinds of literature that the Camino has inspired (fiction, including legends, and autobiography). Students will learn about Le Puy and its connection with Regis in addition to its importance for the Camino in France. This course will be taught in English but those majoring in history, world languages, and cultural heritage (Hispanic studies concentration) need to complete the majority of written work (essays, journals, and exams) in Spanish. Please note that students who enroll in the second section of this course and complete the assignments associated with the optional travel component will earn one additional academic credit, for a total of four credits. Prerequisite: SP 202 or equivalent for history, world languages, and cultural heritage majors (Hispanic studies concentration). For other students there is no prerequisite.