Spanish Courses Offered

SPANISH 103 - First-Semester Spanish (4 units; U)
Introductory course for students who have had little or no previous work in Spanish. Open only to students with 2 yrs H.S. Spanish or less or a score of 1 on Spanish placement exam. Prereq: none.
SPANISH 104 - Second-Semester Spanish (4 units; U)
Continuation of Spanish 103. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro crs). Prereq: grade of C- or better in Spanish 103(P) or level 2 score on Spanish placement exam.
SPANISH 123 - Regional Languages of Spain, First Semester: (3-6 units; U)
Introductory course for students who have had no previous work in one of the official, regional languages of Spain. May be retaken w/chg of language. Prereq: none.
SPANISH 124 - Regional Languages of Spain, Second Semester: (3-6 units; U)
Second-semester introductory course for students who have had no previous work in one of the official, regional languages of Spain. May be retaken w/chg of language. Prereq: Spanish 123(P) in same language.
SPANISH 192 - First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U)
The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered. Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem Course (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
SPANISH 197 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U)
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
SPANISH 203 - Third-Semester Spanish (3 units; U)
Continuation of Spanish 104. Review of the main grammatical concepts. Readings in modern Spanish and Spanish-American literature. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro crs). Prereq: grade of C- or better in Spanish 104(P) or level 3 score on Spanish placement exam.
SPANISH 204 - Fourth-Semester Spanish (3 units; U)
Continuation of Spanish 203. Review of the main grammatical concepts. Readings in modern Spanish and Spanish-American literature. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro crs). Prereq: grade of C- or better in Spanish 203(P) or level 4 score on Spanish placement exam.
SPANISH 225 - Understanding the Hispanic World: (3 units; U)
Different manifestations of Hispanic culture across continents and centuries studied from many angles. In English. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
SPANISH 277 - Spanish Discussion Section (1-2 units; U)
Discussion in Spanish, designed to broaden perspectives and improve language skills. Offered in conjunction w/courses in other disciplines or in Spanish. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: none.
SPANISH 289 - Internship in Spanish, Lower Division (1-3 units; U)
Application of basic principles of Spanish in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting. One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 3 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Spanish; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
SPANISH 296 - UROP Apprenticeship (3 units; U)
Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff. One credit for 45 hrs research. May be retaken to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs. Prereq: acceptance into UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
SPANISH 297 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U)
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before coursework level, content and cr are determined and/or in specially prepared program coursework. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
SPANISH 299 - Ad Hoc: (1-6 units; U)
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
SPANISH 308 - Advanced Writing and Reading (3 units; U)
Development of proficiency in different writing styles; emphasis on the most difficult aspects of Spanish through reading and other exercises. Counts as repeat of Spanish 305 and 316. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro credits). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.
SPANISH 315 - Spanish Immersion Experience (1 units; U)
Concentrated practice in spoken Spanish with a native speaker in a small-group setting, with a focus on Hispanic culture. Offered in three-day modules. May be retaken to 3 cr max. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318 (P) or 319 (P); or cons instr.
SPANISH 318 - Advanced Speaking and Listening (3 units; U)
Development of oral proficiency in relation to Hispanic culture. For non-heritage Spanish speakers. Students cannot receive credit for both 318 and 319. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.
SPANISH 319 - Advanced Speaking and Listening for Heritage Speakers (3 units; U)
Development of full proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking skills in Spanish for students with native/near-native command of these skills. Open only to heritage Spanish speakers. Others with near-native proficiency admitted at instr discretion. Students cannot receive credit for both 318 and 319. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro credits). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.
SPANISH 332 - Business and Legal Spanish I (3 units; U)
Business and legal language and practice in Spanish-speaking countries. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).
SPANISH 333 - Advanced Spanish Grammar (3 units; U)
Designed to solidify written expression skills and provide a clear understanding of Spanish grammar rules at an advanced level. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(P) or 319(P).
SPANISH 338 - Spanish for Health Professionals (3 units; U)
Acquisition of intermediate conversational and written skills in medical terminology in Spanish through a communicative approach. For health care students. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); & grade C- or better in Spanish 318(P) or 319(P) or equiv.
SPANISH 341 - Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 units; U)
Spanish linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics, and sociolinguistics. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr). Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).
SPANISH 342 - Business and Legal Spanish II (3 units; U)
Business terminology and concepts; instruction in the legal terminology of Hispanic countries; preparation of documents. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C); or cons instr.
SPANISH 348 - Introduction to Translation: English to Spanish (3 units; U/G)
Basic skills necessary for professional translation. Translation of texts from English into Spanish. Summarizing texts; sight translation. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).
SPANISH 350 - Introduction to Literary Analysis (3 units; U)
Designed to acquaint students with the critical tools needed to analyze texts and conduct research. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).
SPANISH 371 - Introduction to Latino Literature in English (3 units; U)
Introduction to the development of literature by Chicanos, Nuyoricans, and other Hispanics since the late fifties and its historical, social, and political background. Taught in English. Prereq: jr st or writ cons dept.
SPANISH 373 - Topics in Latino Literature in English: (3 units; U)
Some of the experiences of U.S. Hispanics as reflected in literature, film, and other cultural manifestations. Taught in English. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st or writ cons dept.
SPANISH 377 - Introduction to Galician Culture (3 units; U/G)
Main concepts and issues in understanding the unique culture of Galicia, in northwestern Spain, from a variety of perspectives. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C); cons instr.
SPANISH 380 - Hispanic Literature in Translation: (3 units; U)
Selected works of Hispanic literature from different periods and genres and representing several subjects. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Does not count towards the major or minor. Prereq: jr st.
SPANISH 388 - Health Issues in the Hispanic World (3 units; U)
Different aspects of the health care system in the U.S. in relation to the Hispanic culture(s). Prereq: Spanish 308(P); & grade C- or better in Spanish 318(P) or 319(P) or equiv.
SPANISH 391 - Social and Historical Issues in the Hispanic World: (3 units; U)
Culture of the Hispanic people, with a focus on a particular social or historical perspective and/or issue. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).
SPANISH 397 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U)
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level. May be retaken w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
SPANISH 443 - Spanish Phonetics and Phonology (3 units; U/G)
Theory of Spanish sounds; phonetic transcription; practice in pronunciation. Language lab may be required. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P).
SPANISH 444 - Spanish Syntax and Morphology (3 units; U/G)
Comprehensive review of Spanish syntax and morphology; the meaning of words, sentences, and discourse. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P).
SPANISH 446 - Hispanic Sociolinguistics (3 units; U/G)
Critical analysis of the relationship between language and society in the Hispanic world. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P).
SPANISH 470 - Survey of Hispanic Literature and Civilization (3 units; U)
Literature in Spain and Spanish America from the Middle Ages to 1880. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 350(P).
SPANISH 472 - Survey of Spanish-American Literature and Civilization (3 units; U)
Literature in Spanish America from Modernism to the present. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 350(P).
SPANISH 474 - Survey of Spanish Literature and Civilization (3 units; U)
Literature in Spain from Realism to the present. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 350(P).
SPANISH 489 - Internship in Spanish, Upper Division (1-3 units; U)
Application of advanced principles of Spanish in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate non-salaried setting. One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. May be retaken to 3 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr at 400-level or above in Spanish; 3.50 gpa in Spanish major; writ cons supervising faculty member and dept chair.
SPANISH 491 - Topics in Hispanic Culture: (3 units; U/G)
The culture of a group of Hispanic people from a particular social and/or historical perspective, with a focus on one or more manifestations of that culture. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 350(P); 3 cr from Spanish 470(P) or 472(P) or 474(P).
SPANISH 497 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, contact, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
SPANISH 499 - Ad Hoc: (1-6 units; U)
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
SPANISH 506 - Seminar in Spanish Literature: (3 units; U/G)
One or more areas of Spanish peninsular literature across periods, genres, or regions. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 474(P).
SPANISH 507 - Seminar in Spanish-American Literature: (3 units; U/G)
One or more areas of Spanish-American literature across periods, genres, or regions. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
SPANISH 508 - Seminar in Hispanic Literature: (3 units; U/G)
A literary subject with manifestations in more than one Hispanic literature, including Latino literature, with focus on the differences between/among them. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P); Spanish 472(P) or 474(P).
SPANISH 541 - History of the Spanish Language (3 units; U/G)
External and internal history of the evolution of the Spanish language. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P); 3 cr from Spanish 443(P) or 444(P) or 446(P), or cons instr.
SPANISH 545 - Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics: (3 units; U/G)
One or more branches of linguistics, such as dialectology, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, etc., in relation to the Hispanic languages. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P); 3 credits from Spanish 443(P) or 444(P) or 446(P), or cons instr.
SPANISH 570 - Seminar in Spanish Golden Age Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Topics on the poetry and/or the narrative and didactic prose of the late sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 474(P).
SPANISH 571 - Seminar in Spanish-American Colonial Literature and Civilization: (3 units; U/G)
Poetry, narrative, didactic prose, and dramatic literature of Spanish America up to the eighteenth century. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
SPANISH 572 - Seminar on Cervantes: (3 units; U/G)
'Don Quixote' and/or other works by Cervantes. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 474(P).
SPANISH 575 - Seminar in 18th & 19th Century Spanish-American Literature & Civilization: (3 units; U/G)
Topics on the poetry, fiction, drama and/or essay of the Spanish-American countries during the 18th and 19th centuries. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
SPANISH 577 - Seminar in Modern Spanish-American Literature and Civilization: (3 units; U/G)
Topics on the poetry, fiction, essay, and/or drama of the Spanish American countries after 1888. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
SPANISH 578 - Seminar in Modern Spanish Literature and Civilization: (3 units; U/G)
Topics on the poetry, fiction, and/or drama of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Spain. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 474(P).
SPANISH 595 - Spanish for Reading Knowledge (3 units; U)
Reading proficiency for students who are not Spanish majors but who have an interest in learning and/or solidifying their reading skills in the language. Counts as repeat of Spanish 499 with same topic. Prereq: jr st.
SPANISH 597 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
SPANISH 697 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
SPANISH 699 - Independent Study (1-3 units; U)
Advanced independent work under supervision of Spanish faculty or instructional academic staff member. Instructor must approve student's study proposal. For more information, consult dept chair. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 3 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 overall GPA; 3.5 Spanish GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.