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SPAN 340 Textual Analysis and Critical Reading

SPAN 340.  Textual Analysis and Critical Reading.  3 Credits.   HL H/W FP   

Critical readings and interpretation of Hispanic literatures, with emphasis on acquiring the skills and vocabulary necessary for discussing and writing literary analyses. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 323, or SPAN 324 and SPAN 328, or SPAN 325. A grade of B- or higher in SPAN 323 or SPAN 324 or SPAN 325 is strongly recommended for students enrolling in this course. Concurrent enrollment in SPAN 346 is strongly recommended.

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Spanish, the 2 nd most spoken native language in the world with approximately 475 million native speakers, is an official language in 21 countries and territories, including the United States, where Spanish is one of the official languages of Puerto Rico. Moreover, according to the Instituto Cervantes , the United States ranks 2 nd behind Mexico in the number of Spanish speakers. Similarly, Portuguese, the official language in 9 nations, is spoken by approximately 258 million people over the world (the 6 th most spoken language). Fluency in more than one language and a deep understanding of literary and cultural texts create educated citizens who can contribute to the betterment of our society.

Minor in Brazilian Studies

Portuguese is the official language of 9 countries. It is 1 of the official languages of the European Union and it is also an official language in the Americas, Africa, and Asia. In 1958, it was declared 1 of the 6 critical languages by the National Defense Education Act. Within the U.S., it is spoken in the Portuguese, Brazilian, and Cape Verdean communities in states like Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Iowa, and Kansas.  

Bachelor of Science in Education

...II SPAN 324 Grammar and Composition 3 SPAN 328 Intermediate Spanish Conversation 2 SPAN 340...

Minor in Chicanx and Latinx Studies

...Politics: ______ (Latino Politics) SPAN 464 Reading and...American Identities, Honors ENGL 340 Topics in U...

Bachelor of Arts in French, Francophone and Italian Studies

...of French and Italian span five continents. French...and the Italians ITAL 340 Studies in Italian...

Bachelor of Music in Musicology

...History I 3 MUSC 340 Music History II...GERM, FREN, ITAL, or SPAN: 13 credits in...