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Minor Concentration Hispanic Languages (18 credits)

Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures     Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Science

Program Requirements

This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration Hispanic Studies - Languages.

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

18 credits from the list of courses below:

Note: Advanced Placement (AP) credits and courses taken at other universities in Quebec will not be accredited toward the Minor.

Students with advanced standing in the language will replace language courses with more advanced courses in language, culture, or literature at the 200 level or above, selected from Departmental offerings.

  • HISP 210D1 Spanish Language: Beginners (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A comprehensive first-level course focusing on all oral and written skills. An introduction to the fundamentals of Spanish grammar and syntax and to Hispanic culture.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Rene Bautista Ruiz, Ximena Aldana D'Costa, Patricio Kobek, Meredith Richard, Marie-Eve Monette, Lilia Eskildsen Torres (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 218 or equivalent
    • Students must register for both HISP 210D1 and HISP 210D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HISP 210D1 and HISP 210D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • HISP 210D1 and HISP 210D2 together are equivalent to HISP 210
  • HISP 210D2 Spanish Language: Beginners (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : See HISP 210D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Lilia Eskildsen Torres, Lucia Chamanadjian, Ximena Aldana D'Costa, Maria Teresa Mascaro, Marie-Eve Monette (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HISP 210D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HISP 210D1 and HISP 210D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • HISP 210D1 and HISP 210D2 together are equivalent to HISP 210
  • HISP 218 Spanish Language Intensive - Elementary (6 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A comprehensive first-level course focusing upon all oral and written skills. An introduction to the fundamentals of Spanish grammar and syntax and to Hispanic culture.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Lucia Chamanadjian (Fall) Anny Guimont (Winter)

    • Fall or Winter
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 210 or 210D1/D2 or equivalent
  • HISP 219 Spanish Language Intensive - Intermediate (6 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A thorough review of Spanish grammar with emphasis upon current usage. Enrichment of all language skills, with a goal of proficiency in written and oral communication, through readings in the literature and civilization of Spain and Spanish America.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Maria Teresa Mascaro (Fall) Maria Teresa Mascaro (Winter) Maria Teresa Mascaro, Maria Escobar-Trujillo (Summer)

    • Fall or Winter
    • Prerequisite: HISP 210 or 210D1/D2 or HISP 218 or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 220D1/D2 or equivalent
  • HISP 220D1 Spanish Language: Intermediate (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A thorough review of Spanish grammar with emphasis upon current usage. Enrichment of all language skills, with a goal of proficiency in written and oral communication, through readings in the literature and civilization of Spain and Spanish America.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Lucia Chamanadjian, Alejandra Barriales Bouche, Maria Escobar-Trujillo (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 219 or equivalent
    • Students must register for both HISP 220D1 and HISP 220D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HISP 220D1 and HISP 220D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HISP 220D2 Spanish Language: Intermediate (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : See HISP 220D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Lucia Chamanadjian, Alejandra Barriales Bouche, Anny Guimont, Maria Escobar-Trujillo (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: HISP 220D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HISP 220D1 and HISP 220D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HISP 225 Hispanic Civilization 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A survey of historical and cultural elements which constitute the background of the Hispanic world up to the 18th century; a survey of the pre-Columbian indigenous civilizations (Aztec, Maya and Inca) and the conquest of America.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Kathleen M Sibbald (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Taught in English
  • HISP 226 Hispanic Civilization 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A survey of the constitution of the ideological and political structures of the Spanish Empire in both Europe and America until the Wars of Independence; a survey of the culture and history of the Hispanic people from the early 19th Century to the present.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Kathleen M Sibbald (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Taught in English
  • HISP 310 How Spanish Works (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Overview of Spanish linguistics, focusing on the properties of sounds and the rules that govern their combinations (phonology), the structure of words (morphology), phrases, and sentences (syntax). Basic discussion of how some of these rules vary across varieties of Spanish.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Luis Fernando Alonso-Ovalle (Fall)

    • Language of Instruction: Spanish
    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor
  • HISP 380 Global Spanish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Comprehensive overview of linguistically relevant features of the varieties of Spanish spoken throughout the world, with an emphasis on America. Basic analytic tools to describe sound patterns, word structures, and word orders are developed throughout the course.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Language of instruction: Spanish
    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor
  • HISP 390 Spanish Through the Centuries (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : An examination of how the rules governing the pronunciation of Spanish and the structure of its words and sentences evolved throughout the centuries. Students will be trained in the use of basic analytic tools to describe sound patterns, word structure, and word order.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HISP 501
    • Language of instruction: Spanish
  • HISP 410 Investigating Spanish Grammar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Hands-on training in the linguistic investigation of the grammar of Spanish. Topics include: the use of nouns without determiners and the determiner system, the position of adjectives, tense and aspect, object pronouns, constructions with "se", and word order and the expression of information structure.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Language of instruction: Spanish
    • Prerequisites: HISP 219, HISP 220, or permission of the instructor
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