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SPAN 341. Culture and Civilization

Credits: 3
Department: Spanish
Description: Integrates language, history, geography and culture to present a comprehensive view of life in 21 countries where Spanish is spoken. Must be taken concurrently with 301 or 302 and before any 400-level course.
Prerequisites: SPAN 202, SPAN 220
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the location of all Spanish-speaking countries and describe their main geographical features and climates.
2. Identify the diverse ethnicity of the Spanish-speaking world and describe how that diversity manifests itself in those distinct cultures.
3. Compare important cultural achievements of diverse areas of the Spanish-speaking world.
4. Analyze how diverse political and social phenomena impact the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world in unique ways.
5. Interpret information from a variety of authentic cultural sources and perspectives and summarize that information in both written and oral Spanish.

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