Courses & Programs

Topics in Spanish [C]

COURSE CODE: SPA 210

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: ENG 101

An examination, in English and/or Spanish, of Spanish-speaking cultures that are of special interest to the Humanities or Hospitality and Tourism student. In different semesters this course will focus on European (Spanish) or non-European (North American, Central American, South American, and Caribbean) Hispanics cultures. Each semester, specific geographical areas will be explored to reveal the rich cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. Aspects to be studied include history, symbols, human and natural resources, family and social structure, religion and philosophy, education, fine arts and cultural achievements, economics and industry, politics and government, science, transportation, sports and games, national and regional cuisine, and language. Examples from literature, music, art, and film are used to illustrate topics under discussion. Prerequisite: ENG 101