Summer Terms in Seville, Spain Course Catalog

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Language Courses

SPAN 203S - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

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

Prerequisites:

One year of elementary college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_203S_Syllabi.pdf
SPAN 204S - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

This course is a continuation of SPAN 2013 that further develops the 4 areas of learning acquisition.

Prerequisites:

3 semesters of college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_204S_Syllabi.pdf
SPAN 308S - SPANISH FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

A course designed to help students develop language skills for health-related professions. Students participating in this course will learn how to communicate more effectively with Spanish-speaking patients and their families as well as how to consult with other health professionals. Medical health terminology, patient/client-interviewing skills, and cultural factors affecting health care delivery will also be studied.

Prerequisites:

Two semesters of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_308S_Syllabi.pdf
SPAN 309S - ADVANCED SPANISH I

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

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_309S_Syllabi.pdf
SPAN 310S - ADVANCED SPANISH II

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

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_310S_Syllabi.pdf

Literature Courses

SPAN 360S - 20TH-CENTURY SPANISH THEATER

The rich tradition of Spanish theater and current innovations focus on the playwrights of Seville and Andalucí­a.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer Term 1
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_360S_Syllabi.pdf
SPAN 425S - WOMEN WRITERS OF SPAIN

Students examine the role of women in Spanish literature from the jarchas to the Neoclassic, a period of centuries in which few women voices are heard. Women authors appear as major figures in the Romantic period, in Realism and into the 20th century. We study how these authors portray the social and historical moment in which they lived, and their attitude towards it.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent and previous study of Spanish literature.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_425S_Syllabi.pdf

History, Politics, and Culture Courses

ARHI 386S - AL-ANDALUS: ART AND CULTURE OF MUSLIM SPAIN

This thematic course studies art and culture from the Muslim invasion of the 8th Century and the birth of the Caliphate of Córdoba through the realm of the Nazarí­ of Granada. On-site visits give students contact with the Al-Andalus that still exists in the many corners of the city of Seville.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college-level Spanish or equivalent

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_ARHI_386s_Syllabus.pdf
SPAN 312S - FOUNDATIONS OF SPANISH CULTURE

This course focuses on the historical and cultural development of Spain today, from its foundations into the 21st century. Students study Roman colonization and Moorish conquest, through the passage from the dictatorship of Franco to today's democracy. Using the unique resources of Seville and her surroundings, students experience Spain's past and present in music, art, architecture, and popular cultural expression, including flamenco and film. Multiple excursions throughout Seville illustrate the topics and themes discussed in class. Please note: SPAN 312M the course is only worth 3 credits.

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_312S_Syllabi.pdf
SPAN 380S - MOSAIC: JEWS, MUSLIMS, CHRISTIANS AND THE SPANISH EXPERIENCE

This thematic course studies the influences of Jews and Muslims in political, intellectual, and artistic life from the earliest history to the present. Particular attention is paid to the period of convivencia, when Jews, Muslims, and Christians co-existed in medieval Spain. The course will also examine the influences from this period still visible in Seville and Spain.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer Term 1
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_380S_Syllabi.pdf

Communication and Media Studies

SPAN 326S - DIGITAL STORYTELLING
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2

Business Courses

SPAN 302S - LANGUAGE AND PRACTICE OF SPANISH BUSINESS

Development of Spanish language skills specifically for use in the business world, including vocabulary, writing letters and memos, and oral practice. Discussions of business news, student presentations on business topics, and visits to local firms introduce students to the culture of business in Spain.

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_302S_Syllabi.pdf
SPAN 336S - SPAIN AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

After an introduction to the history of European integration and an overview of its most common policies and institutions today, this course will analyze the role of Spain within the European Union from a legal, political and economical perspective. Special attention will be paid to the EU’s and Spain’s current and future challenges.

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of two semesters of intermediate Spanish.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer Term 1
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_336S_Syllabi.pdf

Education Courses

EDML 394S - THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE

Taught in English. This course focuses on the motivational factors, personality traits, cognitive and learning styles, the degree of adaptation to a foreign language context, and other psychological factors (such as emotional and multiple intelligences), which influence second language acquisition. Students acquire tools to identify the psychological aspects that facilitate and sometimes impede the learning of a foreign language.  Taught in English.

Prerequisites:

Previous study of education recommended

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer Term 1
Additional Information:Seville_EDML_394S_Syllabi.pdf
EDML 492S - SEMINAR FOR TEACHERS OF SPANISH: CULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM

This seminar is designed to provide teachers of Spanish with an immersion in Spanish culture while developing materials and activities to teach Spanish language through culture. Taught by native Spaniards with extensive experience teaching language and culture to foreign students, this dynamic course presents practical strategies for integrating grammar, reading, writing, speaking and listening into cultural activities. It also provides opportunities to observe Spanish language and culture classes being taught at the Center and to discuss methodology and strategies with professors in round-table discussions. Homestays, conversation exchanges and a range of cultural activities outside of the classroom enrich the learning experience.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college-level Spanish or equivalent

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer Term 2

Living the Culture Courses (additional fee applies)

LTC 491D - REGIONAL FOLK DANCE

Students learn to dance the sevillanas that characterize the folk music and fiestas of the South of Spain. This studio course is taught in the flower-lined patio of the Center. (15 hours, 1 credits). Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 491D for 2017 is $350.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_LTC_491-D_Syllabus.pdf
LTC 491PS - PADDLE SURF

A hands-on workshop that teaches the basic techniques of Stand-Up Paddle Surf, both with and without waves. Taught by specialized instructors on the beaches of the province of Huelva, one hour northwest of Seville. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 491PS for 2017 is $350.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_LTC_491PS_Syllabi.pdf
LTC 491SVL - SERVICE LEARNING

Students enrolled in a Service Learning experience are expected to engage in one aspect of the culture by helping others and contributing to different fields. Community service will be held at local charity institutions, child and elder care, etc. (15 hours, 1 credit). Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 491SVL for 2017 is $350.

Prerequisites:

One semester of advanced college-level Spanish course.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Additional Information:Seville_LTC_491_SVL_Syllabi.pdf