SPAN 395R

Contemporary Culture

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Contemporary Spanish (or Spanish- American) culture: the people and their customs and institutions.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

0.5

Fixed

3

Note

For Study Abroad programs only.

Title

Micro-Cultural Comptetence

Learning Outcome

Through a series of cultural proofs (visits, interviews, observations), develop a familiarity with the host culture at the level of the individual.

Title

Macro-Cultural Competence

Learning Outcome

Through readings, develop a familiarity with macro forces (historical, political, economical) that have shaped the host culture.