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Upper Level Spanish Courses - Fall 2015

SPAN 305 Sec 1: Spanish in Context I: MW 12:00-1:15 Professor Burns
SPAN 305 Sec 2: Spanish in Context I: TR 7:20-8:35 PM Professor Vikis
SPAN 306 Sec 1: Spanish in Context II: TR 12:00-1:15 PM TBA
SPAN 309 Sec 1: Intensive Spanish in Context: MWF 10:30 -12:20 PM Professor Sweet
SPAN 315 Sec 1: Spanish for Heritage Speakers: MW 12:00-1:15 PM Professor Serafini
SPAN 335 Sec 1: Topics for Proficiency: The Americas Today: TR 12:00-1:15 PM TBA
SPAN 370 Sec 2: Spanish Writing and Stylistics: TR 3:00-4:15 PM Professor Berroa
SPAN 370 Sec DL1: Spanish Writing and Stylistics (online course) Professor Román-Mendoza
SPAN 385 Sec 1: Introduction to Spanish Linguistics: MW 03:00-4:15 PM Professor Serafini
SPAN 388 Introduction to Latina/o Studies: TR 3:00-4:15 Professor Vivancos-Pérez
SPAN 390: Introduction to Hispanic Literary Analysis: W 4:30 – 7:10 PM Professor Berroa
SPAN 430 Sec 1: Spanish in the US: MW 12:00 – 1: 15 PM Professor Leeman
SPAN 466 Sec 1: Latin American Civilization and Culture: TR 10:30 – 11:45 AM TBA
SPAN 472 Sec 1: Spanish Phonetics / Phonology: TR 12:00 – 1:15 PM Professor Balasch-Rodríguez
SPAN 480 Sec 1: Sex/Violence/Identity in Bullfight: TR 3:00- 4: 15 Professor Carreño-Rodríguez
SPAN 510: Introduction to Grad Study of Literature: T 4:30-7:10 PM Professor Vivancos-Pérez
SPAN 551 Sec 1: Baroque Visual Culture: R 4:30-7:10 PM Professor Carreño-Rodríguez
SPAN 551 Sec 2: Research in Era of Digital Humanities: W 4:30-7:10 PM Professor Román-Mendoza
SPAN 551: Teaching Spanish as a Heritage Language: M 4:30 – 7:10 PM Professor Leeman
With more than 400 million people speaking Spanish worldwide – nearly 40 million in the US – and
the growing influence of Hispanic cultures around the globe, knowledge of Spanish and the
Spanish-speaking world has never been more important. Mason’s Spanish courses and degree
programs give students the opportunity for language development and interdisciplinary study of
the culture, film, history, linguistics and literature of the 20 Spanish-speaking countries, including
the United States. Students can also receive Spanish credit on study-abroad programs in Ecuador
(January) and Spain (June).
NEW! Accelerated MA degree allows highly qualified undergraduates to take SPAN 510
(Fall) and SPAN 502 (Spring) and apply these to both their BA and MA degrees
(http://mcl.gmu.edu/programs)
Requirements for a MAJOR in Spanish:
 Six credits in language and culture chosen from 3 options: a) SPAN305 & SPAN 306; b) SPAN
309; or
c) SPAN 315 & a 300-level elective in Spanish.
 A course in Spanish writing and stylistics (SPAN 370)
 Two introductory courses in linguistics and literary/cultural studies: SPAN 385 & SPAN 390
 Twelve credits of 400-level SPAN courses in culture, film, linguistics, literatures, etc.
 Six additional credits at the 300-level or above, including SPAN courses, FRLN 385, internships, etc.
Only one course taught in English may be applied towards the major.
Requirements for a MINOR in Spanish:
 Six credits in language and culture chosen from 3 options: a) SPAN305 & SPAN 306; b) SPAN 309;
or c) SPAN 315 & a 300-level elective in Spanish.
 A course in Spanish writing and stylistics (SPAN 370)

 An introductory course in linguistics, Latin@ studies, or literary/cultural studies (SPAN 385, SPAN
388 or SPAN 390)
 Six additional credits at the 300-level or above, including SPAN courses, FRLN 385, internships, etc.
One course taught in English may be applied towards the minor.
For more details contact Dr. Esperanza-Román-Mendoza, Director of Undergraduate Studies,
eromanme@gmu.edu or visit the Spanish website: http://spanish.gmu.edu