Academic Catalog

2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Hispanic Cultural Studies Concentration

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Degree Type Offered: Concentration

Consists of 12 credit hours distributed as follows:

SPAN-340 Spanish Culture and Civilization

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Spring Only

The historical development of Spain, including consideration of geography, as well as political, social, economic, intellectual, and artistic factors. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN-202 or permission of instructor

SPAN-345 Latin American Culture and Civilization

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Spring Only

The historical development of Spanish-speaking and Latin America including consideration of geography as well as political, social, economic, intellectual, and artistic factors. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN-202 or permission of instructor

SPAN-350 Special Topics in Culture

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Study of specific topics related to the Hispanic language, culture and civilization. Recent topics include, Hispanics in the U.S. Regional Studies, etc. May be taken more than once provided different topics are covered. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN-202 or permission of instructor

Choose a relevant, advisor approved course in Cultural Studies, or an additional Spanish Literature, Culture elective, or May Term travel course/study abroad course. Course choices may include SPAN-305 Culture of Costa Rica; SPAN-306 Culture of Mexico; SPAN-307 Cuban Life & Culture; SPAN-308X Spanish Life & Culture; COMM-334 Intercultural Communications; or SOC-335 Immigrants of the Shenandoah Valley.