English and Communication

Latin American Literature to 1900

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
334
Course Credits: 
3

An introduction to Latin American literature from the beginning of the narrative (Diario de Cristóbal Colón) to the end of the nineteenth century, with emphasis in understanding the social and historical context in which the works took shape. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or demonstrated proficiency.

Spanish for Business

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
365
Course Credits: 
3

Spanish for basic business and legal transactions and correspondences. Terminology used in banking, commerce, accounting and marketing. Students will analyze commercial documents and use Spanish in oral and written communication. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or equivalent.

Selected Topics

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
391, 392, 393, 394
Course Credits: 
1-3

Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or demonstrated proficiency.

Introduction to Professional Translating

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
420
Course Credits: 
3

General principles, procedures, theory, and tools for translating; some basic principles of linguistics. Practice in translating from Spanish to English.

Practicum: Literary and Technical Translating

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
430
Course Credits: 
3

Practice in translating from Spanish to English and from English to Spanish. Approximately one quarter is devoted to literary texts and one quarter to technical or scientific topics, depending on the professional needs of the students enrolled.

Commercial Translating

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
440
Course Credits: 
3

Practice in translating documents, papers, and letters used in international trade. Spanish to English and English to Spanish. Some computing skill is necessary.

Independent Study

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
491, 492, 493, 494
Course Credits: 
1-3

An opportunity for qualified and capable students to work on special topics via independent reading, study, and research in Spanish. Hours and credits arranged by the department.

Cooperative Education

Course Prefix: 
TR
Course Number: 
295, 395, 495
Course Credits: 
3

Shakespeare’s Comedies

Course Prefix: 
TR
Course Number: 
461
Course Credits: 
3

Reading and analysis of Shakespeare’s comedies; study of comedy techniques and poetic development. Junior-senior standing required.*

Presentation Techniques

Course Prefix: 
TR
Course Number: 
374
Course Credits: 
3

Practice in a variety of public speaking forms serves as focus: advanced work in the extemporaneous mode, as well as an introduction to manuscript, memorized, and impromptu styles. Experiences with special occasion speaking take students beyond the confines of the classroom into settings involving larger spaces, technical considerations, and other challenges.

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Events

Nov
25
November 25
4:30 PM
Saturday November 25, 4:30pm
Christ the King Chapel
E.g., 11/25/17
E.g., 11/25/17