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The course offerings at Clarion University of PA go through an extensive review process by the Committee on Courses and Programs of Study (CCPS).  This course offerings list is a comprehensive list of courses that could be offered; it does not mean they are currently being offered.

For a complete list of courses offered on the current or upcoming schedules, see the Registrar's page Schedule of Classes.

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Course Id (currently sorted in Ascending order) Course TitleCourse Description
SPA 469
Sp Hear Clinic II
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SPAN 1
Spanish Elective I
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SPAN 2
Spanish Elective II
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SPAN 3
Spanish Elective III
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SPAN 4
Spanish Elective IV
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SPAN 101
Special Topics
Experts on individual countries cover historical and contemporary developments on the European intellectual scene with regard to their relevance for the present American student generation. The special subject is announced at pre-registration. Open,to all students, and may be taken up to three times for credit, provided that different topics are offered. Course conducted in English. No prerequisite.|
SPAN 103
Hispanic Civiliz & Cult
Taught in English. Provides students with a basic knowledge of Hispanic culture, history and civilization. Emphasizes comparing the cultures and values of Hispanic societies among themselves as well as to those of Anglo-American society. No prerequis,ite.|
SPAN 109
Span Lit In Trans
A study of representative Hispanic literary works emphasizing themes relevant to all cultures. Conducted in English. No knowledge of Spanish required.|
SPAN 140
Hispanic Film
This course, taught in English, will examine major Spanish and Latin American films with English subtitles. It offers a special and important perspective to approach the contemporary history and culture of Hispanic countries. Students are encourage,d to develop an awareness of differences between Hispanic and Anglo-American Cultures. Lectures and assignments in English.|
SPAN 150
Intensive Elem Span I
Equivalent to SPAN 151 and 152 combined. As needed.|
SPAN 151
Elem Spanish I
Introduces Spanish language, emphasizing all language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Fall annually.|
SPAN 152
Elem Spanish II
Continuation of SPAN I. Prerequisite: SPAN 151 or satisfactory placement test score.|
SPAN 250
Intensive Inter Span II
Equivalent to SPAN 251 and 252 combined. Prerequisite: SPAN 150 or SPAN 152, or satisfactory placement test score. As needed.|
SPAN 251
Spanish III (Interm I)
Systematic review of basic grammar: graded readings, conversation, translation, and composition based on selected topics. Prerequisite: SPAN 150 or 152, or satisfactory placement teest score. Fall annually.|
SPAN 252
Spanish IV (Interm II)
Continuation of SPAN 251. Prerequisite: SPAN 251 or satisfactory placement test score. Spring annually.|
SPAN 253
Business Spanish
A study of commercial terminology and style, with extensive practice in the writing of business letters of various kinds. Prerequisite: SPAN 250 or 252, or equivalent.|
SPAN 260
Hispanic Short Story
A study of representative short stories by contemporary Spanish and Latin American writers. All readings and discussions in Spanish. Required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 252|
SPAN 265
Inter Conversation
Practice creative language use in conversation to develop oral proficiency for everyday situations and travel. May be substituted for SPAN 252, with permission of instructor. Required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 251 o,r equivalent.|
SPAN 270
Intro To Span Phon & Pronun
Introduces the Spanish phonetic system, including the study of phonemes, intonation, stress, and rhythm. Includes intensive aural/oral training through phonetic dictation with transcription in the International Phonetic Alphabet and practice diction., Introduces corrective phonetics. Recommended for majors. Required for Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 252 or equivalent.|
SPAN 280
Int Adv Span Gram & Comp
Equivalent to SPAN 281 and 282 combined. Meets five days a week. Prerequisites: SPAN 250 or 252, or equivalent. As needed.|
SPAN 281
Spanish for Oral & Writ Prof I
Intensive review of Spanish grammar, designed to increase students' proficiency in all language skills with particular attention to intermediate speaking and writing. Readings cover a range of Hispanic culture, including history, current affairs and,literature. One course in SPAN 281 or SPAN 282 is required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisites: SPAN 250 or 252 or equivalent.|
SPAN 282
Spanish for Oral & Wrt Prof II
Continuation of SPAN 281. One course in SPAN 281 or SPAN 282 is required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 250 or 252 or equivalent.|
SPAN 300
Latin American Civilization
Introduces Spanish Culture through its geography, art, history, politics, archiecture, music and literature. Intended for World Languages majors concentrating in Spanish and Spanish education. Prerequisites: SPAN 281 or 282 or permission of instru,ctor.|
SPAN 301
Spanish Civilization
Introduces Spanish culture through its geography, art, history, politics, architecture, music and literature. Further develops cultural themes introduced in SPAN 281 and 282. Required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 o,r 282 or permission of instructor.|
SPAN 302
Topics In Hispanic Lit & Cult
In-depth examination of one or more Hispanic literary movements, literary themes or cultural topics. No pre-requisite. Course taught in English. Not eligible for Spanish minor requirements.|
SPAN 304
Latino Cultures in the U.S.
In-depth examination of the major cultural contributions of the Latino population living in the U.S. Course taught in English. Not eligible for Spanish minor or major requirements. May be used for the B.A. World Languages degree as Additional Req,uired Credits. Prerequisite: 30 university credits completed including English 111 or equivalent.|
SPAN 340
Hispanic Film
This course, taught in Spanish, will examine major Spanish and Latin American films with English subtitles. It offers a special and important perspective to approach the contemporary history and culture of Hispanic countries. Students are encourage,d to develop an awareness of differences between Hispanic and Anglo-American cultures. Course counts as a 300-level capstone course for BS and BA majors and minors in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 282 or Permission of Instructor.|
SPAN 344
Translation
Reviews basic translation theory and introduces advanced translation techniques. Includes Spanish to English translation as well as English to Spanish, and also techniques of oral interpretation. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 or equivalent. As needed,.|
SPAN 352
Read Span Lit Mid-Gold
Introduces Spanish literature from the 11th to the 17th centuries. Emphasizes the role of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity in the texts of this period, as well as the development of Spain as the most powerful nation in Europe and the New World during, this period. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 or equivalent. As needed.|
SPAN 353
Read Span Lit Gold-20th
Surveys readings from the decline of Spain as a world power to its present position as a democracy. Emphasizes the unique role of the Spanish writer as the conscience and consciousness of the nation, as well as the emergence of women writers. Prerequ,isite: SPAN 281 or 282 or equivalent. As needed.|