Course Content and Outcome Guide for SPA 271A Effective Summer 2015

Course Number:
SPA 271A
Course Title:
Readings in Spanish Literature (Women Writers)
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Course Description

Literature written by women in Spanish. Read literary essays, poetry, short stories, novels and/or theater by Spanish and Latin American women. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

SPA 271 focuses on any combination of essays, novels, short stories, poetry and theater from Latin America, Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean and / or Spain. The course is designed to provide intermediate and advanced students of Spanish with the opportunity to study literature and to practice and improve skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing and vocabulary usage, as well as to further understanding and appreciation of diverse perspectives and experiences of and issues facing women in Spanish-speaking countries. The course is offered for one credit hour and fulfills the distribution requirements for the AA degree, the diversity requirement, and the general education requirement for other associate degrees.

Intended Outcomes for the course


Course Activities and Design

Students must attend regularly and come to class having read assigned selections and having prepared any assigned exercises, reflections and so on. Written work is required and the course will be conducted entirely in Spanish.