Spanish American Culture (SPAN*3080 ) | College of Arts

Spanish American Culture (SPAN*3080 )

Code and section: SPAN*3080 *01

Term: Winter 2017

Instructor: S. Henighan


Course Description:        

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.

Learning Outcomes
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.

Calendar course descriptions with pre-requisites and restrictions can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar