Courses in Alicante, Spain

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SPAN 100UAS - BEGINNING SPANISH
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
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SPAN 101UA - BEGINNING SPANISH I

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 101UAJ - BEGINNING SPANISH I

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:SPAN 101UAS - SPAN102UAS Syllabi -
SPAN 101UAM - BEGINNING SPANISH I

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:SPAN 101UAS - SPAN102UAS Syllabi -
SPAN 102UA - BEGINNING SPANISH II

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 102UAJ - BEGINNING SPANISH II

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:SPAN 101UAS - SPAN102UAS Syllabi -
SPAN 102UAM - BEGINNING SPANISH II

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:SPAN 101UAS - SPAN102UAS Syllabi -
SPAN 203UA - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 203UAJ - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 203UAM - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_203UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 203UAS - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 204UA - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 204UAJ - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_204UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 204UAM - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_204UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 204UAS - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_204UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 300UA - ADVANCED SPANISH I

For students with sure knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 300UAJ - ADVANCED SPANISH I

For students with sure knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_300UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 300UAM - ADVANCED SPANISH I

For students with sure knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_300UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 300UAS - ADVANCED SPANISH I

For students with sure knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 309UA - ADVANCED SPANISH II

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 309UAJ - ADVANCED SPANISH II

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_309UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 309UAM - ADVANCED SPANISH II

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_309UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 309UAS - ADVANCED SPANISH II

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_309UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 310UA - ADVANCED SPANISH III

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_310UA_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 310UAJ - ADVANCED SPANISH III

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_310UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 310UAM - ADVANCED SPANISH III

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 310UAS - ADVANCED SPANISH III

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 311UA - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH I

This level focuses on advanced topics of oral and written narration in Spanish, including tone, intent, organization of ideas for written and oral argument, and describing abstract concepts. Grammar points support these applications. (60 hours, 4 credits)

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 311UAJ - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH I

The course focuses on oral and written narration in Spanish, the understanding of tone and intent in textual analysis, organization of ideas for written and oral argumentation, and understanding and use of appropriate registers. Grammar points support these applications, and include past subjunctive, indirect style, verbal periphrasis and use of relatives for argumentation, and with indicative and subjunctive.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_311UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 311UAM - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH I

The course focuses on oral and written narration in Spanish, the understanding of tone and intent in textual analysis, organization of ideas for written and oral argumentation, and understanding and use of appropriate registers. Grammar points support these applications, and include past subjunctive, indirect style, verbal periphrasis and use of relatives for argumentation, and with indicative and subjunctive.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_311UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 311UAS - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH I

The course focuses on oral and written narration in Spanish, the understanding of tone and intent in textual analysis, organization of ideas for written and oral argumentation, and understanding and use of appropriate registers. Grammar points support these applications, and include past subjunctive, indirect style, verbal periphrasis and use of relatives for argumentation, and with indicative and subjunctive.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_311UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 313UA - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH II

Students in this course learn how to construct hypotheses, define and describe abstract concepts, write critically and prepare formal letters and reports. Grammar points assisting in the development of these functions include compound conditional and past perfect subjunctive, probability, intensifiers and impersonal constructions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 313UAJ - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH II

Students in this course learn how to construct hypotheses, define and describe abstract concepts, write critically and prepare formal letters and reports. Grammar points assisting in the development of these functions include compound conditional and past perfect subjunctive, probability, intensifiers, and impersonal constructions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 313UAM - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH II

Students in this course learn how to construct hypotheses, define and describe abstract concepts, write critically and prepare formal letters and reports. Grammar points assisting in the development of these functions include compound conditional and past perfect subjunctive, probability, intensifiers, and impersonal constructions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_313UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 313UAS - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH II

Students in this course learn how to construct hypotheses, define and describe abstract concepts, write critically and prepare formal letters and reports. Grammar points assisting in the development of these functions include compound conditional and past perfect subjunctive, probability, intensifiers, and impersonal constructions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_313UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 403UA - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY I

In this course students refine their skills at requesting, giving orders, advice, and instructions, persuading, and influencing across various registers; expressing sequence of actions in the present and the past; contrasting ideas, opinions, and arguments. Grammar points include structures to express influence and concession, subordinate noun clauses, the vocabulary of advertising and business. Some linguistics topics are also discussed, such as leísmo, laísmo, and loísmo, and an introduction to the lexicon of Caribbean and South American countries.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous wok in Spanish as well as placement test scores.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_403UA_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 403UAJ - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY I

requesting, giving orders, advice and instructions, persuading, and influencing across various registers; expressing sequence of actions in the present and the past; contrasting ideas, opinions, and arguments. Grammar points include structures to express influence and concession, subordinate noun clauses, the vocabulary of advertising and business. Some linguistic topics are also discussed, such as leísmo, laísmo and loísmo, and an introduction to the lexicon of Caribbean and South American countries.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_403UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 403UAM - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY I

requesting, giving orders, advice and instructions, persuading, and influencing across various registers; expressing sequence of actions in the present and the past; contrasting ideas, opinions, and arguments. Grammar points include structures to express influence and concession, subordinate noun clauses, the vocabulary of advertising and business. Some linguistic topics are also discussed, such as leísmo, laísmo and loísmo, and an introduction to the lexicon of Caribbean and South American countries.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_403UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 403UAS - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY I

requesting, giving orders, advice and instructions, persuading, and influencing across various registers; expressing sequence of actions in the present and the past; contrasting ideas, opinions, and arguments. Grammar points include structures to express influence and concession, subordinate noun clauses, the vocabulary of advertising and business. Some linguistic topics are also discussed, such as leísmo, laísmo and loísmo, and an introduction to the lexicon of Caribbean and South American countries.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_403UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 405UA - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY II

Students work on skills related to the transmission of information, justification, possibility with semantic subtlety over multiple registers. Grammar points include discourse in the present and the past, use of future perfect, imperfect and probability, vocabulary of economics, and colloquial expressions in Spain and Latin America.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 405UAJ - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY II

Students work on skills related to refining their ability to express themselves with grammatical correctness and semantic subtlety in a number of registers. Grammar points include discourse in the present and the past, use of future perfect, imperfect and probability, vocabulary of economics, and colloquial expressions in Spain and Latin America.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 405UAM - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY II

Students work on skills related to refining their ability to express themselves with grammatical correctness and semantic subtlety in a number of registers. Grammar points include discourse in the present and the past, use of future perfect, imperfect and probability, vocabulary of economics, and colloquial expressions in Spain and Latin America.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_405UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 405UAS - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY II

Students work on skills related to refining their ability to express themselves with grammatical correctness and semantic subtlety in a number of registers. Grammar points include discourse in the present and the past, use of future perfect, imperfect and probability, vocabulary of economics, and colloquial expressions in Spain and Latin America.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_405UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 451UA - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL I

Students in this course are close to native or near-native fluency, and work to perfect their level of expression in writing and speaking, focusing on writing coherently and cohesively using a variety of organizing structures and mechanisms. They learn to recognize errors of pronunciation and how to self-correct. Linguistic topics include regional varieties in Spain and indigenous languages and cultures of Spanish America, as well as the morphology of derived and compound words.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_451UA_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 451UAJ - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL I

Students in this course are close to native or near-native fluency and work to perfect their level of expression in writing and speaking, focusing on writing coherently and cohesively using a variety of organizing structures and mechanisms. They learn to recognize errors of pronunciation and how to self-correct. Linguistic topics include regional varieties in Spain, and indigenous languages and cultures of Spanish America, as well as the morphology of derived and compound words.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_451UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 451UAM - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL I

Students in this course are close to native or near-native fluency and work to perfect their level of expression in writing and speaking, focusing on writing coherently and cohesively using a variety of organizing structures and mechanisms. They learn to recognize errors of pronunciation and how to self-correct. Linguistic topics include regional varieties in Spain, and indigenous languages and cultures of Spanish America, as well as the morphology of derived and compound words.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_451UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 451UAS - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL I

Students in this course are close to native or near-native fluency and work to perfect their level of expression in writing and speaking, focusing on writing coherently and cohesively using a variety of organizing structures and mechanisms. They learn to recognize errors of pronunciation and how to self-correct. Linguistic topics include regional varieties in Spain, and indigenous languages and cultures of Spanish America, as well as the morphology of derived and compound words.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_451UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 452UA - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL II

As the final language course in a sequence designed to produce fully functional bilinguals, this course is designed to lead students to increasing complexity and subtlety of expression, through the use of appropriate vocabulary and structures. Grammar includes continued work on subjunctive/indicative in adjective and concessive clauses, impersonal and passive constructions, verbal periphrases, signs and symbols.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_452UA_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 452UAJ - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL II

As the final language course in a sequence designed to produce fully functional bilinguals, this course is designed to lead students to increasing complexity and subtlety of expression, through the use of appropriate vocabulary and structures. Grammar includes continued work on subjunctive/indicative in adjective and concessive clauses, impersonal and passive constructions, verbal periphrases, signs and symbols.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_452UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 452UAM - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL II

As the final language course in a sequence designed to produce fully functional bilinguals, this course is designed to lead students to increasing complexity and subtlety of expression, through the use of appropriate vocabulary and structures. Grammar includes continued work on subjunctive/indicative in adjective and concessive clauses, impersonal and passive constructions, verbal periphrases, signs and symbols.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_452UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 452UAS - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL II

As the final language course in a sequence designed to produce fully functional bilinguals, this course is designed to lead students to increasing complexity and subtlety of expression, through the use of appropriate vocabulary and structures. Grammar includes continued work on subjunctive/indicative in adjective and concessive clauses, impersonal and passive constructions, verbal periphrases, signs and symbols.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_452UAS_Syllabi.pdf -

Experiential Learning Courses

INT 490UA - INTERNSHIP COURSE

Practical experience through placement in a local business or organization

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Separate application required, see spanishstudies.org/internshipoption.

Contact Hours:135
Terms:Fall, Spring
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INT 491UA - INTENSIVE INTERNSHIP

Practical experience in Spanish language and culture through placement in local business or organization. In addition to completing the regular internship duties, the student uses tools such as journaling, dialogue, and memoir to enrich the quality of their integration into work culture.

Prerequisites:

The successful completion of two courses in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Minimum 3.0 GPA in Spanish coursework.

Credits:8
Contact Hours:360
Terms:Fall, Spring
INT 491UAS - INTENSIVE INTERNSHIP

Practical experience in Spanish language and culture through placement in a local business or organization. In addition to completing the regular internship duties, the student uses tools such as journaling, dialogue, and memoir to enrich the quality of their integration into work culture.

Prerequisites:

Two courses in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:5
Contact Hours:187
Terms:Summer
IRP 490UA - INDEPENDENT RESEARCH PROJECT

For additional information on undertaking an independent research project, visit our website at spanishstudies.org/irp.

Terms:Fall, Spring
SVL 490UA - SERVICE LEARNING COURSE

Engagement in the culture through community service in a local organization.

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Separate application required, see www.spanishstudies.org/service-learning

Terms:Fall, Spring
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SVL 491UA - INTENSIVE SERVICE LEARNING

Engagement in the culture through community service in a local organization. In addition to completing the regular service learning duties, the student uses tools such as journaling, dialogue and memoir to enrich the quality of their integration into work culture.

Prerequisites:

The successful completion of two courses in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Minimum 3.0 GPA in Spanish coursework.

Credits:8
Contact Hours:360
Terms:Fall, Spring
SVL 491UAS - INTENSIVE SERVICE LEARNING

Engagement in the culture through community service in a local organization. In addition to completing the regular service learning duties, the student uses tools such as journaling, dialogue, and memoir to enrich the quality of their integration into work culture.

Prerequisites:

The successful completion of two courses in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Minimum 3.0 GPA in Spanish coursework.

Credits:5
Contact Hours:187
Terms:Summer

Cross-Cultural Reflection Course

SPAN 243UA - INTERMEDIATE CULTURAL REALITIES OF SPAIN

This course seeks to guide the students through the cultural adaptation period, leading them to a profound analysis of their experiences in Spain. Through discussion, journaling, and oral presentations, students reflect upon their own adaptation with the eventual goal of integration into Spanish culture. Students explore Spanish culture, society, labor religion, economics and leisure, with the purpose of better understanding their own cultural journey and managing culture shock.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 343UA - ADVANCED CULTURAL REALITIES OF SPAIN

This course seeks to guide the students through the cultural adaptation period, leading them to a profound analysis of their experiences in Spain. Through discussion, journaling, and oral presentations, students reflect upon their own adaptation with the eventual goal of integration into Spanish culture. Students explore Spanish culture, society, labor religion, economics and leisure, with the purpose of better understanding their own cultural journey and managing culture shock.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:ALICANTE_SPAN343_Syllabus.pdf -

Complementary Courses

SPAN 175UAJ - BEGINNING CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the beginner level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in 101 or 102.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_175UAS_176UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 175UAM - BEGINNING CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the beginner level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in 101 or 102.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_175UAS_176UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 175UAS - BEGINNING CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the beginner level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in 101 or 102.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Alicante_SPAN_175UAS_176UAS_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 176UAS - BEGINNING CONVERSATION II

Additional conversational practice to complement the beginner level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in 101 or 102.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 275UA - INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION

Additional conversational practice to complement the study of Spanish at the intermediate level.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 275UAJ - INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the intermediate level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 203UAS or 204UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 275UAM - INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the intermediate level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 203UAS or 204UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 275UAS - INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the intermediate level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 203UAS or 204UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 276UAS - INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION II

Additional conversational practice to complement the intermediate level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 203UAS or 204UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 360UA - SPANISH FOR BUSINESS

A practical examination of the forms of business communication in the Hispanic world including commercial vocabulary, the writing of business letters, and oral practice with business dialogues.  Discussons of business news and study of business documents.

Prerequisites:

One course in intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 360UAJ - SPANISH FOR BUSINESS I

This class provides a course overview of Spanish business.

Prerequisites:

Intermediete Spanish level completed or the equivalent.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 360UAM - SPANISH FOR BUSINESS I

This class provides a course overview of Spanish business.

Prerequisites:

Intermediete Spanish level completed or the equivalent.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 360UAS - SPANISH FOR BUSINESS I

This class provides a course overview of Spanish business.

Prerequisites:

Intermediete Spanish level completed or the equivalent.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 360UASB - SPANISH FOR BUSINESS I

This class provides a course overview of Spanish business.

Prerequisites:

Intermediate Spanish level completed or the equivalent.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 362UAS - SPANISH THROUGH CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION

This course provides an overview of Spanish culture & civilization.

Prerequisites:

Intermediete Spanish level completed or the equivalent.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 367UAS - SPANISH THROUGH CINEMA

This class provides a course overview of Spanish cinema.

Prerequisites:

Intermediete Spanish level completed or the equivalent.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 369UAM - SPANISH THROUGH ART HISTORY

This course provides an overview of Spanish art history.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
SPAN 369UAS - SPANISH THROUGH ART HISTORY

This class provides a course overview of Spanish art history.

Prerequisites:

Intermediete Spanish level completed or the equivalent.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 370UAS - SPANISH THROUGH LITERATURE

This class provides a course overview of Spanish literature.

Prerequisites:

Intermediete Spanish level completed or the equivalent.

Credits:1
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 375UA - ADVANCED CONVERSATION

Additional conversational practice to complement the study of Spanish at the advanced level.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 375UAJ - ADVANCED CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the advanced level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 309, 310, 311, 313, 403, 405, 451, or 452UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 375UAM - ADVANCED CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the advanced level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 309, 310, 311, 313, 403, 405, 451, or 452UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 375UAS - ADVANCED CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the advanced level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 309, 310, 311, 313, 403, 405, 451, or 452UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 376UAS - ADVANCED CONVERSATION II

Additional conversational practice to complement the advanced level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 309, 310, 311, 313, 403, 405, 451, or 452UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 460UA - SPANISH FOR BUSINESS

A practical examination of the forms of business communication in the Hispanic world including commercial vocabulary, the writing of business letters, and oral practice with business dialogues.  Discussons of business news and study of business documents.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
SPAN 475UA - HIGH-ADVANCED CONVERSATION

Additional conversational practice to complement the study of Spanish at the high-advanced level.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 475UAS - HIGH-ADVANCED CONVERSATION I

Additional conversational practice to complement the advanced level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 311, 313, 403, 405, 451, or 452UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer
SPAN 476UAS - HIGH-ADVANCED CONVERSATION II

Additional conversational practice to complement the advanced level.

Prerequisites:

Concurrent study at same level or enrollment in SPAN 311, 313, 403, 405, 451, or 452UAS.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:20
Terms:Summer

Language and Culture Courses

SPAN 330UA - INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LITERATURE

In this course, students approach the many aspects of contemporary Spanish reality through a study of her literature as seen in her principal authors and works, from its beginnings to the twentieth century. Students are introduced to the idea of what a text is, as well as to the basic concepts of literary theory and criticism. The course begins with the literary creation of the Middle Ages through the Renaissance and the Baroque periods. The Neoclassical and Romantic periods are examined, as are the works and the literary currents of Modernism, and the Generations of ´98 and ´27. The course concludes with the postwar period and the literature of the late twentieth century.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 340UA - INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH CINEMA

This course explores those features of Spanish culture which are reflected in her cinema. The student is presented with a broad panorama of the history of Spanish cinema, framed by the socio-political reality in which each stage developed. In addition, the course studies the principal figures of Spanish film, the traditional and the innovative. Students learn to recognize the different phases of Spanish cinema, integrating the phases into a broad cultural framework reaching from the pre-Franco era to the present. The course studies the origins of Spanish film to the cine politico, the cine de la movida, and the internationalization of Spanish cinema. The course pays special attention to the importance of cinema as a reflection of society, such as the growth of productions by women, and works with strong social commentary.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 350UA - INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH ART

This course leads students to understand the principal expressions of Spanish art. In pursuit of this objective, the course studies the most significant artists, works and periods throughout Spanish history, from prehistoric art to the works produced at the end of the twentieth century. The point of departure is a study of the first artistic expressions on the Peninsula, and neo-Levantine painting, moving on to the art of Roman and Visigothic Spain to the Hispano-Islamic, Romanesque and Gothic periods. The course studies the great artists such as Velázquez, Ribera, Zurbarán, Murillo and Goya, through the Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassic periods. In the twentieth century the course focuses on Picasso, Miró and Dalí, and considers the post Civil War period and the art of the 1950´s.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 353UA - ORAL SKILLS THROUGH THEATER
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
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SPAN 355UA - GENDER, LANGUAGE AND POWER
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
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SPAN 357UA - SPANISH GASTRONOMY
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
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SPAN 359UA - WRITTEN SKILLS THROUGH CREATIVE WRITING
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
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SPAN 361UA - BUSINESS SPANISH.
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
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SPAN 365UA - CONTEMPORARY SPANISH CIVILIZATION
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
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Living the Culture Courses (additional fee applies)

LTC 300UA - CULTURE OF SPANISH CUISINE

In this introductory cooking course students learn the basics of traditional Spanish cuisine, especially that of the coastal region. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 300UA for 2018 is $500.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
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LTC 300UA-B - BEGINNING FLAMENCO AND LATIN DANCING

In this introductory dance course, students learn the basics of Flamenco and Latin dance. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 300UA-B for 2018 is $350.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
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LTC 300UAJ - CULTURE OF SPANISH CUISINE

In this introductory cooking course students learn the basics of traditional Spanish cuisine, especially that of the coastal region. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 300UA for 2018 is $500.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
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LTC 300UAM - CULTURE OF SPANISH CUISINE

In this introductory cooking course students learn the basics of traditional Spanish cuisine, especially that of the coastal region. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 300UA for 2018 is $500.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
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LTC 490UA - LIVING THE CULTURE

All Spanish Studies Abroad students in Alicante have the opportunity to take Living the Culture workshops. These courses may include dance, scuba, cuisine, windsurf or music. They carry 1 credit, and are graded pass/fail. Students finalize participation in these courses once in Alicante. For more information, visit spanishstudies.org/livingtheculture. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. LTC course prices for 2018 in Alicante are $350 for Beginning Latin Dance and Flamenco, $500 for Culture of Spanish Cuisine, $225 for Flamenco Percussion (semester only), $600 for Scuba Diving, and $600 for Windsurf.

 

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
LTC 490UAS - LIVING THE CULTURE

In addition to the core academic courses offered in the Alicante program, all Spanish Studies Abroad students in Alicante have the opportunity to take Living the Culture workshops. These courses may include dance, scuba, cuisine, or windsurf. They carry 1 credit, and are graded pass/fail. Students finalize participation in these courses once in Alicante. For more information, visit spanishstudies.org/livingtheculture. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. LTC course prices for 2018 in Alicante are $350 for Beginning Latin Dance and Flamenco, $500 for Culture of Spanish Cuisine, $225 for Flamenco Percussion (semester only), $600 for Scuba Diving, and $600 for Windsurf.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer
LTC 491UAS - LIVING THE CULTURE

In addition to the core academic courses offered in the Alicante program, all Spanish Studies Abroad students in Alicante have the opportunity to take Living the Culture workshops. These courses may include dance, scuba, cuisine, or windsurf. They carry 1 credit, and are graded pass/fail. Students finalize participation in these courses once in Alicante. For more information, visit spanishstudies.org/livingtheculture. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. LTC course prices for 2018 in Alicante are $350 for Beginning Latin Dance and Flamenco, $500 for Culture of Spanish Cuisine, $225 for Flamenco Percussion (semester only), $600 for Scuba Diving, and $600 for Windsurf.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer

Intensive Period Language Courses

SPAN 101UA - BEGINNING SPANISH I

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 102UA - BEGINNING SPANISH II

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 203UA - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 204UA - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 300UA - ADVANCED SPANISH I

For students with sure knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 309UA - ADVANCED SPANISH II

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 310UA - ADVANCED SPANISH III

This intensive course is designed to develop advanced language competence. Includes extensive review of Spanish and the acquisition of vocabulary, complex structures, and understanding of linguistic registers through activities and materials created to introduce students to contemporary Spanish usage, culture, and daily life.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 311UA - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH I

This level focuses on advanced topics of oral and written narration in Spanish, including tone, intent, organization of ideas for written and oral argument, and describing abstract concepts. Grammar points support these applications. (60 hours, 4 credits)

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 313UA - HIGH ADVANCED SPANISH II

Students in this course learn how to construct hypotheses, define and describe abstract concepts, write critically and prepare formal letters and reports. Grammar points assisting in the development of these functions include compound conditional and past perfect subjunctive, probability, intensifiers and impersonal constructions.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 403UA - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY I

In this course students refine their skills at requesting, giving orders, advice, and instructions, persuading, and influencing across various registers; expressing sequence of actions in the present and the past; contrasting ideas, opinions, and arguments. Grammar points include structures to express influence and concession, subordinate noun clauses, the vocabulary of advertising and business. Some linguistics topics are also discussed, such as leísmo, laísmo, and loísmo, and an introduction to the lexicon of Caribbean and South American countries.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous wok in Spanish as well as placement test scores.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 405UA - SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVANCED LANGUAGE STUDY II

Students work on skills related to the transmission of information, justification, possibility with semantic subtlety over multiple registers. Grammar points include discourse in the present and the past, use of future perfect, imperfect and probability, vocabulary of economics, and colloquial expressions in Spain and Latin America.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 451UA - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL I

Students in this course are close to native or near-native fluency, and work to perfect their level of expression in writing and speaking, focusing on writing coherently and cohesively using a variety of organizing structures and mechanisms. They learn to recognize errors of pronunciation and how to self-correct. Linguistic topics include regional varieties in Spain and indigenous languages and cultures of Spanish America, as well as the morphology of derived and compound words.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 452UA - SPANISH LANGUAGE SUPERIOR LEVEL II

As the final language course in a sequence designed to produce fully functional bilinguals, this course is designed to lead students to increasing complexity and subtlety of expression, through the use of appropriate vocabulary and structures. Grammar includes continued work on subjunctive/indicative in adjective and concessive clauses, impersonal and passive constructions, verbal periphrases, signs and symbols.

Prerequisites:

Admission to courses based upon previous work in Spanish as well as placement test score.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
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Integrated Course Options

UAINT - INTEGRATED COURSES AT UA

Students in the Alicante Integrated Studies program choose 1-2 courses of integrated coursework in a variety of academic areas. Classes are alongside Spanish students at Universidad de Alicante. See http://web.ua.es/en/undergraduate-degrees.html for course listings. Courses must be taught in Spanish.

Prerequisites:

Integrated Studies: 2 semesters of advanced college Spanish or equivalent

Alicante Integrated Courses Guide-UA

UAGuide - Alicante Integrated Courses Guide
Please press the Syllabi button below to find the guide to Integrated Course options at University of Alicante. If you have any questions, please contact our U.S. office at (413)256-0011 or at info@spanishstudies.org.
Terms:Fall, Spring
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Mandatory Course on University Integration

INT 00UA - UNIVERSITY IMMERSION COURSE

Language and Culture Courses in English

SPAN 365UA-E - CONTEMPORARY SPANISH CIVILIZATION
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 373UA-E - SPANISH CULTURES FROM AN INTERCULTURAL PERSPECTIVE
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
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SPAN 377UA-E - PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN AN INTERCULTURAL CONTEXT
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
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Language Training Course

SPAN 315UAS - SPANISH FOR THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

A practical examination of the forms of working communications in the Hispanic world including commercial vocabulary, the writing of professional letters, and oral practice with professional dialogs.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer

International Studies Course Options

UAINTL - INTERNATIONAL STUDIES COURSES AT UA

Students in the Alicante International Studies program choose 1-2 courses of integrated coursework in a variety of academic areas. Classes are taught in English and consist of Spaniards and other international students at Universidad de Alicante. See http://web.ua.es/es/vr-ric/cursos-en-ingles.html for course listings.

Prerequisites:

No previous Spanish required for classes taught in English.

The University

Universidad de Alicante

Spanish Studies students in Alicante study onsite at Universidad de Alicante (UA). Though established in 1979, UA was founded to carry on the traditions of the University of Orihuela (1545-1834). As the fastest-growing university in Spain, with an enrollment of 33,000, the UA is dedicated to its mission to cultivate students' academic and professional skills, while developing critical thinking and social awareness. In addition to its academics, UA prides itself on its beautiful modern campus of innovative architecture and wide green spaces.

Along with the resources provided by UA, Spanish Studies students benefit from having an on-site Resident Director who teaches the Spanish Studies cultural integration course Social Realities of Spain assists students with cultural and logistical challenges of studying abroad, and organizes Spanish Studies Abroad site visits and events.

Through university coursework, homestays with native families, and multiple cross-cultural opportunities, students will find Spanish Studies Abroad in Alicante to be a highly immersive and integrated study abroad experience.

Location Information

Universidad de Alicante is one of the most beautiful campuses in Spain. Located twenty minutes outside the city's center and from the coast, it is a great location to take classes and become immersed in local alicantino culture:

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