Miami Plan Offerings

CAS-A (Language Requirement)

POR 111 Accelerated Introduction to Portuguese (4)
POR 211 Intermediate Portuguese (4)

SPN 101 Beginning Spanish I (4)
SPN 102 Beginning Spanish II (4)
SPN 201 Intermediate Spanish I (3)
SPN 202 Intermediate Spanish II (3) 

SPN 111 Intensive Basic Spanish (4)
SPN 201 Intermediate Spanish I (3)
SPN 202 Intermediate Spanish II (3)

CAS-B (Literature)

POR 315 Introduction to Lusophone Literature (3)
POR 381 African Lusophone Literature (3)
SPN 315 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3)
SPN 351 Cultural History of Spain I (3)
SPN 352 Cultural History of Spain II (3)
SPN 361 Spanish American Cultural History I (3)
SPN 362 Spanish American Cultural History II (3)
SPN 420 Selected Topics in Literature and Culture: Spain (3)
SPN 430 Selected Topics in Literature and Culture: Spanish America (3)
SPN 450/550 Topics in Hispanic Literature and Language (1-4; maximum 9)
SPN 452/552 Studies in Spanish Poetry (3)
SPN 453/553 Studies in Spanish Theatre (3)
SPN 454/554 Don Quixote (3)
SPN 461/561 Studies in Spanish American Narrative (3)
SPN 462/562 Studies in Modern Spanish American Drama (3)
SPN 463/563 Studies in Spanish American Poetry (3)
SPN 464/564 Studies in the Spanish American Essay (3)

CAS-E (Formal Reasoning)

SPN 303 Introduction to Linguistics (4)

Foundation IIB  (Humanities)

POR 204 Brazilian Culture Through Popular Music (3)
POR 383 By or About (Afro-) Brazilian Women (3)
SPN 315 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3)

Foundation IIIB (Global Perspectives)

POR 204 Brazilian Culture Through Popular Music (3)
POR 383 By or About (Afro-) Brazilian Women (3)

Foundation V (Formal Reasoning)

SPN 303 Introduction to Linguistics (4)

Culture Perspective

POR 204 Brazilian Culture Through Popular Music (3)
POR 383 By or About (Afro-) Brazilian Women (3)
SPN 292 Language and the Latin American Diaspora (3)
SPN 490 Issues in Hispanic Literature, Linguistics, or Culture (3)

Historical Perspective

SPN 292 Language and the Latin American Diaspora (3)

Thematic Sequences: 

The Lusophone Studies Minor counts as a thematic sequence.

The Spanish Minor counts as a thematic sequence.

SPN 1 Literature and Culture in Spain
(Not open to majors in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese)

Focuses on the literature of Spain, exploring the relationships between texts, history, and culture. SPN 315, a Foundation course, emphasizes skills in the analysis and interpretation of Spanish texts; SPN 351 explores social and historical circumstances from the Arab occupation of Al Andalús through the period of the Catholic empire, colonial expansion and early modernity; SPN 352 focuses on the cultural history of Spain from the 18th-century to the present, with an emphasis on 20th century Spain. All courses tught in Spanish, and all work is completed in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPN 311. Courses must be taken in order.

SPN 315 Intro to Hispanic Literatures (3); and
SPN 351 Cultural History of Spain I (3); and
SPN 352 Cultural History of Spain II (3)

SPN 2 Literature and Culture in Spanish America
(Not open to majors in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese)

Focuses on the literature of Spanish America, exploring the interrelationships among texts, history, and culture. SPN 315, a Foundation course, emphasizes skills in the analysis and interpretation of Spanish American texts; SPN 361 explores social and historical circumstances (colonialism through national independence, issues of national development) as represented in Spanish American literature; SPN 362 continues to focus on cultural and historical circumstances in Spanish American literature from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century. All courses taught in Spanish, and all work is completed in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPN 311. Courses must be taken in order.

SPN 315 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3)
SPN 361 Cultural History of Spanish America I (3)
SPN 362 Cultural History of Spanish America II (3)

SPN 3 Spanish Language and Culture
(Not open to majors in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese)

Focuses on the study of language as a sign of cultural identity and as a social marker. Although the focus is on Spanish, the general goal is to develop the students' ability to think critically about the connection between language and the social and cultural contexts in which it develops and exists. Students will learn to collect and interpret linguistic data, discuss historical events and conditions that have determined the evolution of Spanish dialects and the establishment of a standard, and evaluate current linguistic conflicts in the Spanish-speaking world.

SPN 312 Introduction to Spanish Language and Linguistics (3), and
SPN 381 Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture I (3); and
SPN 382 Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture II (3)