Spanish American Culture (SPAN*3080 )
Code and section: SPAN*3080 *01
Term: Winter 2017
Instructor: S. Henighan
This course provides an introduction to the cultural and historical contexts of Spanish American civilization from indigenous culture of the pre-Conquest era to the present. Readings and classroom discussion are in Spanish.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
**Demonstrate enhanced global understanding by discussing the cultures of the Spanish-speaking nations of the Americas in terms of their chronological development and regional differences;
**Demonstrate heightened literacy and critical and creative thinking through the analysis of Spanish-language texts from the late Middle Ages to the present;
**Demonstrate improved skills in communicating through an improved facility in reading, writing and speaking Spanish.
Method of Teaching:
Lectures, discussion, audio-visual presentations.