Fall 2015

Hispanic World: Past, Present and Future

Listed in: Spanish, as SPAN-212

Formerly listed as: SPAN-04  |  SPAN-08  |  SPAN-10  |  SPAN-12


Monica Bel Lopez (Section 01)


A survey course that provides an understanding and appreciation of the Spanish-speaking world (including both North and South America and Spain) through language, geography, history, economics, sociopolitical issues, folklore, literature and art. The different units in this course are geographically oriented, and they will focus on individual countries or particular Hispanic groups. Writing skills will be refined by the completion of research papers, and communication skills will be developed further by class discussions and oral presentations. Comprehension will be enhanced by presenting students with literary texts, movies, documentaries and periodicals.

Limited to 15 students per section. This course may be counted toward the Spanish Major. The class will be conducted entirely in Spanish.

Requisite: SPAN-199 or SPAN-211, or consent of the instructor. A medium to high level knowledge of the Spanish language and reasonable proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish are required.

Fall semester: Lecturer Bel.

If Overenrolled: Priority will be given to Spanish majors.


Attention to Speaking, Attention to Writing


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015