Spanish (HUFS)

HUFS 101 - Elementary Spanish ICredits 4

This is an introductory course designed to build basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) by focusing on the cultural content, vocabulary and grammar necessary to develop communicative competence at an intermediate low proficiency level. Lecture/Lab Hours: Five hours each week.
Note(s): Approved for General Education Foreign Language credit. Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Placement in Spanish classes will be based on a mandatory department assessment. Students entering the program with less than two years of high school Spanish or one semester of college Spanish will automatically be placed in the first course (HUFS 101). Students who do not maintain continuous enrollment in the program must be retested and placed accordingly. Advancement from one course in the lower-division sequence to the next will require demonstration of proficiency.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 102 - Elementary Spanish IICredits 4

This is an introductory course designed to build basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) by focusing on the cultural content, vocabulary and grammar necessary to develop communicative competence at an intermediate low-mid proficiency level. Lecture/Lab Hours: Five hours each week.
Note(s): Approved for General Education Foreign Language credit. Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 101 or equivalent. Placement in Spanish classes will be based on a mandatory department assessment. Students entering the program with less than two years of high school Spanish or one semester of college Spanish will automatically be placed in the first course (HUFS 101). Students who do not maintain continuous enrollment in the program must be retested and placed accordingly. Advancement from one course in the lower-division sequence to the next will require demonstration of proficiency.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 201 - Intermediate SpanishCredits 4

This is an intermediate course designed to further develop basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) by focusing on the cultural content, vocabulary and grammar necessary to develop communicative competence at an intermediate mid-high proficiency level. Lecture/Lab Hours: Five hours each week.
Note(s): Approved for General Education Foreign Language credit. Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 102 or equivalent or a satisfactory score on a placement exam given by the department. Placement in Spanish classes will be based on a mandatory department assessment. Students entering the program with less than two years of high school Spanish or one semester of college Spanish will automatically be placed in the first course (HUFS 101). Students who do not maintain continuous enrollment in the program must be retested and placed accordingly. Advancement from one course in the lower-division sequence to the next will require demonstration of proficiency.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 210 - Intermediate Spanish IICredits 3

Intermediate grammar, listening, speaking, writing, reading. Course develops communication in various contexts with increasing proficiency. Learners will acquire greater command over basic and intermediate level structures. They will be equipped to use the linguistics sociolinguistic and pragmatic competencies in broader domains. At this level, the learner can perform the activities of the language perception (e.g., can understand the main ideas of complex texts on various topics, including semi-specialized language), of production (e.g., can express oneself clearly and in detail on a wide range of topics), in interaction (e.g., can maintain a conversation and interact with a certain degree of fluency and spontaneity). Lecture/Lab Hours: Three hours each week.
Note(s): Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 201. Placement in Spanish classes will be based on a mandatory department assessment. Students entering the program with less than two years of high school Spanish or one semester of college Spanish will automatically be placed in the first course (HUFS 101). Students who do not maintain continuous enrollment in the program must be retested and placed accordingly. Advancement from one course in the lower-division sequence to the next will require demonstration of proficiency.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 220 - Basic Spanish for Heritage LearnersCredits 3

This course will build upon and further develop the informal knowledge of Spanish that heritage learners bring to the classroom –– usually from family and neighborhood exposure to the language –– and cultivate formal speaking, reading, and writing abilities. Note(s): Students are not expected to have any formal training in written Spanish prior to enrolling in this course. Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Assessment and/or recommendation from a Spanish professor within the department.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 230 - Spanish Conversation and CompositionCredits 3

The learner will acquire a more solid command of linguistic, sociolinguistic and pragmatic competencies; she/he will develop a stronger command of grammar structures, broader lexical repertoire, good command of idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms. The learner will be trained to activate the strategies she/he needs in order to understand a wide range of complex and longer texts, express him/herself with fluency and spontaneity that makes conversation possible with a native speaker. Produces well structured text, makes good use of connectors and cohesive words.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 210.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 290 - Introduction to Literature in SpanishCredits 3

Course covers a variety of authors and topics in literature in Spanish, including a variety of Hispanic texts from Spain and Latin America. Literary genres will include narratives, poetry and drama. This course is taught in Spanish.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 299 - Faith, Life and Culture: Travel PracticumCredits 3

Provides a historical and sociological examination of the role or religion, in particular Christianity in its various forms, in the culture, history, and faith of people speaking the target language. Attention will be given to expressions of faith, religious practices, and the role of faith in the life of people and society. This course will be taught as a travel practicum. There is a substantial service learning component.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 201.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fees: Additional fees may vary.

HUFS 322 - Advanced Spanish for Heritage Learners ICredits 3

This course seeks to broaden the informal knowledge of Spanish that heritage learners bring to the classroom and focuses primarily on the development of formal speaking, reading, and writing abilities across a variety of topics and genders. Note(s): Students can take one or both courses in the series based upon the recommendation of their instructor or program advisor.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 220.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 323 - Advanced Spanish for Heritage Learners IICredits 3

This course seeks to broaden the informal knowledge of Spanish that heritage learners bring to the classroom and focuses primarily on the development of formal speaking, reading, and writing abilities across a variety of topics and genres. Note(s): Students can take one or both courses in the series based upon the recommendation of their instructor or program advisor.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 220.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 330 - Advanced Spanish Conversation and CompositionCredits 3

Learners will develop a much stronger command of the linguistic, sociolinguistic and pragmatic competencies of the language. At this level, learners will be able to understand without difficulty almost everything heard or read. Learners can express themselves in a fluent, precise and spontaneous way, and differentiate various connotations and levels of meaning in complex texts. Learners will produce well structured written texts on a wide variety of topics. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three hours each week.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 230.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 334 - Community SpanishCredits 3

This Spanish language immersion course is a community-based, experiential learning opportunity in Spanish which will consist of Spanish in a classroom setting focusing on the exploration of local varieties of Spanish and Latino culture. Students are required to live in a Christian host family and participate in mandatory excursions and service learning in the target language during afternoon, evening, and weekend hours. The course will normally be offered during interterm and summer sessions.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 201 or higher.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fees: $500.

HUFS 366 - Survey of Hispanic LiteratureCredits 3

The emphasis of this course is to examine and analyze specific authors and topics in Hispanic literature. The course will cover a variety of texts from Spain and Latin America composed of sections that correspond to the four main literary genres: fiction, poetry, drama and essay. The majority of each class session will be dedicated to readings, textual analysis, and writing on a broad selection of texts from different genres and periods. Note(s): This course will serve as a prerequisite to all 400-level literature courses.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 290.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 380 - Directed ResearchCredits 1-3

Hispanic language or literature determined in consultation with the instructor. May be taken multiple times for credit for a maximum of three credits. Note(s): Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 210. Placement in Spanish classes will be based on a mandatory department assessment.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 385 - TranslationCredits 3

Consecutive translation for prose documents in various fields of specialization, and subtitling. This course will provide an opening into the field of translation and will introduce students to translation theory and some specialized texts. Lecture/Lab Hours: Three hours each.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 322 or HUFS 330.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 390 - Spanish in the ProfessionsCredits 3

Develops oral and written skills within the context of a professional discourse. Students will examine language contexts related to the chosen area and work to develop profession-specific language proficiency. Note(s): Will be offered with various professions, including communications, medical/scientific, business, and religious professions. Field work will be required (service learning course).
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 220 or HUFS 230.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 391 - Spanish for Health Care ProfessionsCredits 3

This course will focus on the aspects of the Spanish language that are specific to the health care professions, as well as the social and cultural issues that one might encounter when working within the Hispanic community. Through experiential learning, readings, discussions and fieldwork, students will develop socio-cultural understanding and communicative competence in the target language.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 230 or HUFS 290.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 392 - Spanish for Education and Helping ProfessionsCredits 3

This course will focus on the aspects of the Spanish language that are specific to the helping professions, such as psychology/counseling, sociology/social work, and education, as well as the social and cultural issues that one might encounter when working within the Hispanic community. Through experiential learning, readings, discussions and fieldwork, students will develop socio-cultural understanding and communicative competence in the target language.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 230 or HUFS 290.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 393 - Spanish for Pastoral and Nonprofit ProfessionsCredits 3

This course will focus on the aspects of the Spanish language that are specific to pastoral, religious, and Christian nonprofit organization professions, as well as the social and cultural issues that one might encounter when working within Hispanic communities, local and global. Through experiential learning, readings, discussions and fieldwork, students will develop socio-cultural understanding and communicative competence in the target language.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 230 or HUFS 290.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 394 - Spanish for Business ProfessionsCredits 3

This course will focus on the aspects of the Spanish language that are specific to business professions, as well as the social and cultural issues that one might encounter when working within Hispanic communities, local and global. Through experiential learning, readings, discussions and fieldwork, students will develop socio-cultural understanding and communicative competence in the target language.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 230 or HUFS 290.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 395 - Spanish for Communications ProfessionsCredits 3

This course will focus on the aspects of the Spanish language that are specific to the communications professions, as well as the social and cultural issues that one might encounter when working within Hispanic communities, local and global. Through experiential learning, readings, discussions and fieldwork, students will develop socio-cultural understanding and communicative competence in the target language.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 230 or HUFS 290.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 396 - Introduction to Hispanic LinguisticsCredits 3

This is an introductory course to the field of Hispanic linguistics which explores basic terminologies, methods and theories associated with the field. The course will establish a foundation for future field work and introduce students to the practical application of linguistic knowledge. This course will be a prerequisite to advanced linguistics courses within the department.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 220 or HUFS 230 or HUFS 290.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 400 - Survey of Hispanic Literature in TranslationCredits 3

Specialized studies of global literatures focusing on authors, regions, periods, and/or movements from literary traditions of the Spanish-speaking world.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 366.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 410 - Spanish American LiteratureCredits 3

Selected readings from recognized Latin American writers. Emphasis on developing a high level of reading and speaking proficiency covering all genres. Culture, history and social structures will become central issues for discussion as students learn to understand another culture through its literature. Note(s): Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 366.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 420 - Spanish LiteratureCredits 3

Representative readings from recognized Peninsular writers, with emphasis on developing a high level of proficiency in reading, writing and speaking. Culture, history and social structures will become central issues for discussion as students learn another culture through its literature. Note(s): Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 366.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 430 - Spanish American Literature Since 1950Credits 3

Readings of selected literature of 1950 to the present, with a focus on literary development and on understanding the issues and evolving thinking of Latin Americans as they are reflected in the selections. Development of a Christian response. Note(s): Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 366.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 433 - Seminar in Hispanic LinguisticsCredits 3

This is an upper-level course in the field of Hispanic linguistics which will build on the foundations of linguistic knowledge students gained in the introductory course. Students will explore more deeply topics in the broader field of Hispanic linguistics. This course may include topics such as sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, and contrastive analysis, the interface of culture and language, and dialectology, and other important areas in Hispanic linguistics. This course will require field work or other practical application. Note(s): May be taken twice for credit with varying topics.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 396.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 445 - Teaching Spanish: CSET PreparationCredit 1

This course will focus on a review of the content learned within the program in the areas of linguistic theory and application, culture and literature, and language and communication as a means of adequately preparing for the CSET Exam (CA Subject Examination for Teachers).
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 450 - Faith, Life and Culture in Latin AmericaCredits 3

Historical examination of the Latin American Catholic church and its particular expressions of faith, practice, and role in the life of the people and society. Study of the impact of Protestantism over the past century. Some attention to non-Christian groups and practices. Field work required. Note(s): Service Learning Course. Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 410, HUFS 420, or HUFS 430. Placement in Spanish classes will be based on a mandatory department assessment.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 460 - Studies in Spanish American CultureCredits 3

This course seeks to help the student synthesize an understanding of the cultures of Latin America. Both unconscious and conscious levels of culture will be examined, as well as the impact of social class on culture. Attention also will be given to the fine arts as expressions of culture. Note(s): Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 290; HUFS 322 or HUFS 330.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 471 - Teaching Assistant PracticumCredit 1

This practicum and associated training will provide opportunities for third and fourth year students to participate in a variety of professional functions, such as working with small groups of lower-division students, researching and developing instructional materials. Note(s): Special approval required. May be taken in conjunction with the HUFS 480 and either HUFS 475 or HUFS 490 as 3 credits towards the 400-level elective requirement.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 475 - Directed ResearchCredits 1-3

Hispanic language or literature determined in consultation with the instructor. May be taken multiple times for credit for a maximum of three credits.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 322 or HUFS 330.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 480 - Senior PortfolioCredit 1

This course will guide students in the preparation, management and presentation of the senior portfolio required for graduation in the major. The portfolio will demonstrate advanced oral and written proficiency as well as provide evidence of professional, biblically integrative and cross-cultural competencies. Students are advised to take this course in the semester prior to their intended semester of graduation. Note(s): Students must participate in an oral proficiency interview and demonstrate advanced-level proficiency to pass this course.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 485 - InternshipCredits 3

Internship in an approved Spanish-speaking institution or setting related to the intended service area of the student. Note(s): May be taken twice in different settings. Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Placement in Spanish classes will be based on a mandatory department assessment.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

HUFS 490 - Seminar in Hispanic StudiesCredits 1-3

In-depth study of selected issues, themes or literary genres. Topics will vary. Note(s): May be taken multiple times with different content. Students desiring to enroll in Spanish are strongly advised to do so during their freshman and sophomore years.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: HUFS 290; HUFS 322 or HUFS 330.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.