The Sociology Of Sport
The perspective of this course is that sport is a socially constructed concept. Students will engage in the analysis of sport as a contemporary social institution. Class participants, following the sociological tradition, will try to detect, measure, and explain the reciprocal impact of sport with other institutions such as the family, education, and the economy. For example, sport as presently constituted has numerous economic aspects; it is a form of work for many persons. Examination of sport will be based on the structural functionalist, social conflict and symbolic interactionist paradigms of sociology. Prerequisite: either Soc 211 or permission of instructor. Every third semester.|
Fundamentals of the research process and methods including, research design, interview and questionnaire construction, sampling methodology, basic descriptive and inferential statistics, data collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation. Prerequisites: SOC 211; 3 hours of statistics or permission of the instructor.
Qualitative Research Methods
Qualitative research seeks to integrate the lived experience with principles from the scientific method. This course is designed to provide an overview of qualitative research methods and techniques used for conducting sociological research such as c,"ase studies, unobtrusive methods, participant observation, choices of observer status role, recording data, uses of technical equipmrnt, key informants, interviewing techniques, and ethical considerations in employing such methods and procedures. The course examines the use of these methods and techniques in both academic and applied research. Prerequisite: SOC 211, SW 211 or SW 212.|
Sex,Gender & Social
Investigates the social consequences of the cultural universal that all societies categorize their members according to sex. Focuses on the learning, maintaining, and changing of gender roles in various institutional settings, especially the family,education, religion, politics, and work. Prerequisite: SOC 211.
Supervised Field Placemt
With the approval and under the supervision of a member of the sociology faculty, students are placed in field-work settings, e.g., child welfare agencies, offices of aging, divisions of the criminal justice system, community development agencies, etc., where they will observe and work with persons responsible for carrying out a range of specific human services. Requires a 10-hour commitment each week. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, junior standing, and six hours in sociology.
Experts on individual countries cover historical and contemporary developments on the European intellectual scene with regard to their relevance for the present American student generation. The special subject is announced at pre-registration. Open,"to all students, and may be taken up to three times for credit, provided that different topics are offered. Course conducted in English. No prerequisite.
Hispanic Civiliz & Cult
Taught in English. Provides students with a basic knowledge of Hispanic culture, history and civilization. Emphasizes comparing the cultures and values of Hispanic societies among themselves as well as to those of Anglo-American society. No prerequisite.
Span Lit In Trans
A study of representative Hispanic literary works emphasizing themes relevant to all cultures. Conducted in English. No knowledge of Spanish required.
This course, taught in English, will examine major Spanish and Latin American films with English subtitles. It offers a special and important perspective to approach the contemporary history and culture of Hispanic countries. Students are encouraged to develop an awareness of differences between Hispanic and Anglo-American Cultures. Lectures and assignments in English.
Intensive Elem Span I
Equivalent to SPAN 151 and 152 combined. As needed.
Elem Spanish I
Introduces Spanish language, emphasizing all language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Fall annually.
Elem Spanish II
Continuation of SPAN I. Prerequisite: SPAN 151 or satisfactory placement test score.
Intensive Inter Span II
Equivalent to SPAN 251 and 252 combined. Prerequisite: SPAN 150 or SPAN 152, or satisfactory placement test score. As needed.
Spanish III (Interm I)
Systematic review of basic grammar: graded readings, conversation, translation, and composition based on selected topics. Prerequisite: SPAN 150 or 152, or satisfactory placement teest score. Fall annually.
Spanish IV (Interm II)
Continuation of SPAN 251. Prerequisite: SPAN 251 or satisfactory placement test score. Spring annually.
A study of commercial terminology and style, with extensive practice in the writing of business letters of various kinds. Prerequisite: SPAN 250 or 252, or equivalent.
Hispanic Short Story
A study of representative short stories by contemporary Spanish and Latin American writers. All readings and discussions in Spanish. Required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 252
Practice creative language use in conversation to develop oral proficiency for everyday situations and travel. May be substituted for SPAN 252, with permission of instructor. Required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 251 or equivalent.
Intro To Span Phon & Pronun
Introduces the Spanish phonetic system, including the study of phonemes, intonation, stress, and rhythm. Includes intensive aural/oral training through phonetic dictation with transcription in the International Phonetic Alphabet and practice diction. Introduces corrective phonetics. Recommended for majors. Required for Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 252 or equivalent.
Int Adv Span Gram & Comp
Equivalent to SPAN 281 and 282 combined. Meets five days a week. Prerequisites: SPAN 250 or 252, or equivalent. As needed.
Spanish for Oral & Writ Prof I
Intensive review of Spanish grammar, designed to increase students' proficiency in all language skills with particular attention to intermediate speaking and writing. Readings cover a range of Hispanic culture, including history, current affairs andliterature. One course in SPAN 281 or SPAN 282 is required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisites: SPAN 250 or 252 or equivalent.
Spanish for Oral & Wrt Prof II
Continuation of SPAN 281. One course in SPAN 281 or SPAN 282 is required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 250 or 252 or equivalent.
Introduces Spanish culture through its geography, art, history, politics, architecture, music and literature. Further develops cultural themes introduced in SPAN 281 and 282. Required for Spanish and Spanish education majors. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 or permission of instructor.
Topics In Hispanic Lit & Cult
In-depth examination of one or more Hispanic literary movements, literary themes or cultural topics. No pre-requisite. Course taught in English. Not eligible for Spanish minor requirements.
This course, taught in Spanish, will examine major Spanish and Latin American films with English subtitles. It offers a special and important perspective to approach the contemporary history and culture of Hispanic countries. Students are encouraged to develop an awareness of differences between Hispanic and Anglo-American cultures. Course counts as a 300-level capstone course for BS and BA majors and minors in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 282 or Permission of Instructor.
Reviews basic translation theory and introduces advanced translation techniques. Includes Spanish to English translation as well as English to Spanish, and also techniques of oral interpretation. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 or equivalent. As needed.
Read Span Lit Mid-Gold
Introduces Spanish literature from the 11th to the 17th centuries. Emphasizes the role of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity in the texts of this period, as well as the development of Spain as the most powerful nation in Europe and the New World during this period. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 or equivalent. As needed.
Read Span Lit Gold-20th
Surveys readings from the decline of Spain as a world power to its present position as a democracy. Emphasizes the unique role of the Spanish writer as the conscience and consciousness of the nation, as well as the emergence of women writers. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 or equivalent. As needed.
Modern Spanish Novel
Examines the development of the novel in Spain during the 19th and 20th centuries, with discussion of Romanticism, Regionalism, Realism and Naturalism. Prerequisite: SPAN 281 or 282 equivalent. As needed.
Read Span-Am Lit Pre-Col-19th
Surveys literature of Spanish-America from Pre-Columbian times to Romanticism. Emphasizes the clash between the autochthonous and the invading European culture that ultimately led to the formation of the Latin American character. Prerequisite: SPAN 2,81 or 282 or equivalent. As needed.