SPAN 355

Cultures of Spanish America

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Culture, history, art, music, and traditions of Spanish America.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Analyze historical periods

Learning Outcome

Describe and analyze historical periods and current events (e.g., political, social, artistic, and religious developments).

Title

Describe cultural products, institutions, and practices

Learning Outcome

Recognize and describe important cultural products (e.g., art, literature, architecture, and music, including important works and individuals), cultural institutions, and cultural practices.

Title

Discuss influence of own culture

Learning Outcome

By comparison, recognize and discuss the influence of their own cultural background on their attitudes, beliefs, and worldview.

Title

Conduct research

Learning Outcome

Engage in research that demonstrate an advanced awareness of cultural and historical knowledge.

Title

Describe geographic regions

Learning Outcome

Describe the principal geographic regions, that might include topological features, important cities, etc.