Dec 01, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 Courses numbered from 101–299 are lower-division courses, primarily for freshmen and sophomores; those numbered from 300–499 are upper-division courses, primarily for juniors and seniors. The numbers 296, 396, 496, and 596 designate individual study courses and are available for registration by prior arrangement with the course instructor and approval of the department chair.

The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the amount of credit each course carries. Variable credit courses include the minimum and maximum number of the credits within parentheses.

Not all of the courses are offered every quarter. Final confirmation of courses to be offered, information on new courses and programs, as well as a list of hours, instructor, titles of courses and places of class meetings, is available online in My CWU which can be accessed through the the CWU home page, and go to www.cwu.edu/registrar/course-information

 

Sociology (SOC)

  
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    SOC 327 - Health and Society


    Description:
    An examination of social and cultural factors impacting the distribution of health and illness across groups and individuals in society including the relationship between disparities in health care and principles of social justice and equality. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: K6 - Individual & Society

    General Education Pathways: P2 Health & Well-being, P3 Perspectives on Current Issues, P4 Social Justice

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

     

    • Identify and articulate basic principles and institutions that underlie cultural, historical and social understandings of health and illness, and interactions with the healthcare system.
    • Describe and identify sociological  perspectives and theories about health and illness.
    • Apply diverse empirical methods to investigate and analyze health related issues within and outside the U.S., their causes and strategies for solutions 
    • Critically analyze social, economic, and political perspectives on health and illness
    • Analyze the relationship between individual experience and social factors related to disparities in health and illness using theory and research
    • Articulate how race, class, gender, and sexuality interact with the inequality present in the US to affect both the health care system and the attainment of health

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/2/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

  
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    SOC 331 - Sociology of Sport


    Description:
    Sports and games as social phenomena.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify the role of sport in American society as a social institution.
    • Identify the socio- historical development of sport in American society.
    • Critically assess the functioning and structure of sport in the modem age.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/5/2008

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 338 - Political Sociology


    Description:
    Major theories of power in society. Analysis of the political/economic structure of society as it determines the differential access to social power by different social groups.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify various theoretical perspectives on American politics.
    • Identify the sources of political influence and power in America.
    • Critically analyze the functioning of American politics.
    • Identify the components of informed citizenship in relation to a sustainable democracy.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/5/2008

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 343 - Child Abuse


    Description:
    An analysis of the causes, consequences of and prospects for dealing with the phenomena of child abuse and neglect in American society.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify important historic developments in the’ definition and treatment of child abuse in the United States
    • Recognize symptoms of various kinds of child abuse
    • Demonstrate knowledge of social factors facilitating or hindering the reporting of child abuse
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the legal and social service framework for reporting and intervention in cases of child abuse

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/5/2008

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    SOC 344 - Juvenile Delinquency


    Description:
    A study of social factors causing delinquency in youth; major theories, analysis of treatment and control.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify and discuss historical eras of juvenile delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System in the United States.
    • Identify and discuss sources of data and statistics measuring the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency and their related strengths and weaknesses.
    • Identify and discuss sociological theories of juvenile delinquency and be conversant with their theoretical scope and level of empirical support.
    • Identify and discuss the social problems of juveniles’ lives, social groups and social institutions and their relationships to delinquency.
    • Apply sociological theories of juvenile delinquency to social policy.
    • Identify and discuss empirical knowledge about delinquency correction programs.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/4/2010

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    SOC 345 - Deviance


    Description:
    A survey of approaches to the field of deviance with emphasis on contemporary work and focus on the problematics of the field.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 346 - Criminology


    Description:
    A study of the adult criminal, criminal behavior, and criminality in human societies.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 348 - Women and Crime


    Description:
    This course will critically assess the current theoretical and empirical literature on female criminality and social control.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify theoretical basis for gender differences in criminal behavior
    • Compare and contrast empirical evidence identifying the differences between male and female criminal behavior
    • Demonstrate understanding of the history of violence against women
    • Demonstrate the differences between the experience of men and women in the criminal justice system

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/31/2012

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    SOC 349 - Law and Society


    Description:
    Law is studied through the major sociological perspectives by examining law and its relations with the economy, policy, family, religion, socioeconomic production, social class, gender, and race and ethnicity.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SOC 107.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify and discuss the core sociological perspectives in relation to law as a social institution, structure, and process.
    • Identify and discuss law and its relationships to the social stratification dimensions of social class, gender, and race, and ethnicity.
    • Identify and discuss the regulatory role law has for other social institutions.
    • Identify and discuss how institutions and social movements shape the formation of law.
    • Identify and discuss the complex relations between law and culture.
    • Identify and discuss how law is socially constructed through the enactment of social roles located in the social field of the courts and legal system.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/3/2011

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    SOC 350 - Social Theory I


    Description:
    An introduction to social theory through study of early social thinkers, emphasizing the works of Durkheim, Marx, and Weber.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SOC 107 and 10 units of  sociology 300-and-above level courses.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 351 - Sociology of Work


    Description:
    An historical view of the impact of technology on society and social change. Importance of work as an institution. How work relates to the other social institutions, to culture, and to the development of personality.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 352 - Punishment and Corrections


    Description:
    Examination of the origin, maintenance, structure, and function of institutions of punishment and correction with particular emphasis on American society; evaluating problems of change in punishment and corrections systems.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Differentiate a wide variety of forms of punishment and corrections in their historical and cross-cultural social contexts. 
    • Compare the major forms and technologies of punishment and corrections used in the contemporary United States criminal justice system noting their goals and challenges. 
    • Evaluate empirical distributions of punishment across core sociological variables of social class, race and gender in the contemporary United States and its recent history. 
    • Assess social control theories and critical perspectives of punishment and corrections.   
    • Design and appraise a hypothetical corrections model that integrates the social goals of normative control and justice. 

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/20/2020

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
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    SOC 354 - Minority Experience


    Description:
    Explanations will be identified for institutional racism common to the history and character of American minorities. SOC 354 and ETS 354 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Recognize the main points in minority-white relationships
    • Recognize the historical legacy of racism
    • Compare white Americans, African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans and Latino Americans regarding socio-economic characteristics and power
    • Identify the basic questions and issues in the area of race and ethnicity
    • Identify the specific policy implications of theoretical and practical research in the area
    • Have the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/13/2003

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    SOC 356 - Sociology of Gender


    Description:
    A review and analysis of the development, maintenance, and consequences of masculine and feminine social roles.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 357 - Sociology of Families


    Description:
    Theory and research about familial interaction and society.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify and recognize diverse family forms
    • Identify current and historical trends in family formation from a sociological perspective integrating social, demographic, economic and cultural perspectives
    • Identify contemporary social and political issues influencing contemporary families
    • Demonstrated ability to incorporate critical thinking and writing skills in analysis of the family

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/5/2008

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    SOC 358 - Sociology of Sexualities


    Description:
    Exploration of how sexualities are socially constructed and controlled. This course we use a sociological lens to examine how sexualities directly and indirectly shape our daily lives, adopting both a life-course and cross-cultural perspectives to understand the fluidity of sexuality.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe and apply basic concepts and theories about the biological, psychological and social factors that influence the social construction and control of sexualities.
    • Compare and contrast by life-course and cross cultural perspectives the ways sexualities are directly and indirectly shaped.
    • Identify, analyze, and discuss facts and myths about sexual identity and sexuality.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of sexualities and sexual identities on society.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/30/2012

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    SOC 359 - U.S. Feminist Movements


    Description:
    This course analyzes the structure and dynamics of U.S. social movements based on gender, as well as the participation of women in other social movements, and the changing status of women in American society.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SOC 107.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of feminism and feminist movements and their impact on social institutions, social structure, culture and identities.
    • Discuss feminist ideas and activism as they relate to the economic, political, and cultural dimensions of society.
    • Compare and contrast different perspectives in feminist and anti-feminist debates.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/21/2013

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 362 - Social Movements


    Description:
    Causes, organizational problems, consequences of revolutions, and political, religious and social movements.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 363 - Methods of Social Research


    Description:
    Principles and applications of social research methods.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SOC 107 and 5 units of  sociology 300+ level courses or permission from the instructor.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 364 - Data Analysis in Sociology


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SOC 363.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 365 - Minority Groups


    Description:
    Study of the social formation of minority groups in American society, their historical development, current conditions, and issues. SOC 365 and WGSS 326 are equivalent courses; a student may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a basic understanding and appreciation of fundamental sociological concepts and theories regarding minority groups in the U.S.
    • Demonstrate understanding of the diversity of minority groups in the United States
    • Analyze the extent, causes, and consequences of historical and continuing inequality that minority groups in the United States face.
    • Develop and apply critical thinking skills.
    • Apply the intersectional approach to everyday life situations.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/3/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Online
  
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    SOC 366 - Sociology of American Indians (Put on Reserve 9/1/2020)


    Description:
    This course presents a sociological approach to Native American society. Specifically, it explores social institutions in Indian Country including political, economic, family, religious, and educational systems. Understanding the American Indian experience in relation to broader society is emphasized. (Put on reserve 9/1/2020, will go inactive 8/24/23)

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify the social institutions present in “Indian Country”.
    • Outline the differences between the social institutions in “Indian Country” and the dominant society.
    • Summarize the basis for sovereignty in “Indian Country.”
    • Demonstrate knowledge of political, economic, family, religious and educational systems in tribal society.

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 367 - Sociology of Religion (Put on reserve 9/16/18)


    Description:
    The social organization of religious experience in small and large societies and the relationship of religious beliefs to human life. (Put on reserve 9/16/18, will go inactive 8/24/21)

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 369 - Mass Media and Society


    Description:
    Relationship of the mass media to social institutions; including philosophy, responsibilities, regulations, and criticism. Variable topic, may be repeated for up to 8 credits under a different title. COM 369 and SOC 369 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both. May be repeated for credit.

    Credits: (4)

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    SOC 370 - Social Change


    Description:
    Social processes, institutional development and revolutions.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 371 - Globalization


    Description:
    Examines globalization and its impact on social institutions, social structures, cultures, and social relationships within and between different societies.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SOC 107.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of globalization and its impact on social institutions, social structures, culture, and social relationships within and between different societies.
    • Discuss globalization in its different dimensions: economic, political, cultural, and social.
    • Compare and contrast different perspectives in the globalization debates.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/21/2013

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 375 - Sociology of Conflict


    Description:
    Major theories of conflict in society. Applications of theories to contemporary United States. Investigation of major factors related to societal power and conflict.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 376 - Sociology of the Military and Veterans in U.S. Society (Put on reserve 9/16/19)


    Description:
    Sociology of the military as a societal institution, active duty military personnel, and veterans. The course surveys the structures and societal impacts of military institutions, the demographic and social patterns of military life, and the transition to civilian life. (Put on reserve 9/16/19, will go inactive 8/24/22)

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify basic outlines of the historical development of the U.S. military; demonstrate an understanding of the organizational structures of the military, and the economic, social and cultural impacts of U.S. military institutions in society.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of demographic and social structures of active duty military personnel; patterns of recruitment and participation, training and employment conditions, deployment; family and social structures.
    • Demonstrate understanding of patterns and issues in transition of military personnel from active duty to civilian life; demonstrate knowledge about physical and mental health conditions, educational opportunities and labor force participation, housing, family life, community involvement (e.g. advocacy organizations).
    • Demonstrate knowledge of resources for active duty military, military veterans, and service providers.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of sociological aspects of active military duty: training for service, working conditions, culture and rules, ‘social relationships in the context of active duty,’ impact of active duty on relationships in the civilian world.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/21/2013

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 380 - Environmental Sociology


    Description:
    Examination of interactions between societies and their environments, such as the relationships between population, health, and the environment; the environmental movement, how people perceive environmental problems, globalization, and the mechanisms behind environmental injustice.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Articulate the variety of ways groups of human beings have organized themselves, in terms of how environmental problems and solutions are the result of human social organization;
    • Illustrate and analyze the challenges that we face in an ever changing ecosystem and examine how the various effects of environmental issues are not equally distributed
    • Differentiate and diagnose the different ways in which social scientists have attempted to make sense of the relationship between humans and the natural environment and the varied responses to environmental changes
    • Assess relevant key terms and concepts in social and ecological systems and evaluate the various theoretical and empirical ways to understand them.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/10/19

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Fall Locations: Ellensburg, Online Summer Locations: Online
  
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    SOC 382 - Sociology of the Future


    Description:
    A sociological analysis of predictions of the future. Principal questions will revolve around the effects of technology on social structure and the individual.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

     

    • Identify the socioeconomic influences that drive social change in human societies
    • Identify the impact of technology on social structure and its evolution over time
    • Identify the potential impact of biotechnology on human societies and selves
    • Identify the forces that are currently shaping current and future human conflict
    • Critically assess social change and future economic and social trends

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/8/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Spring Locations: Ellensburg

  
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    SOC 386 - Seminar on Racism


    Description:
    An advanced level of study examining the nature and dynamics of social forces in American society that produce the phenomena of racism. The changing forms of racism that occur historically at the intersection of class and gender oppression.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

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    SOC 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 398 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

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    SOC 399 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)

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    SOC 415 - Urban Sociology


    Description:
    Growth, structure, and functions of the city; their relationships to surrounding and rural areas, urban ecological patterns, planning, and the problems of urban living.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SOC 107 and 10 units of  sociology 300-and-above level courses.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 425 - Sociology of Education


    Description:
    Impact of culture on schools. Examination of contemporary social trends and relationships among church, school, and government; contributions of sociology to the area of education in its broadest sense.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 442 - Social Welfare Policy


    Description:
    Review of U.S. social welfare policy, emphasis on 20th century social policies influencing nature of welfare state, and delivery of social services.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of historical and political processes in social welfare policy
    • Develop critical thinking and writing skills, demonstrate knowledge of contemporary social welfare policy
    • Demonstrate knowledge of a substantive social welfare program- i.e. Child welfare, Food assistance

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/5/2008

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    SOC 445 - Social Inequality


    Description:
    The distribution of wealth, power, and prestige in society.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SOC 107.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 446 - Sociology of Immigration


    Description:
    This course will serve sociology and ethnic studies students by covering the topic of immigration, it’s impact on the people immigrating as well as the citizens of the country they are immigrating to. ETS 446 and SOC 446 are cross-listed; students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify the various factors (economic, social, political) affecting immigration to America in the modern age (post-1965).
    • Identify the unique factors that compelled varying ethnic/racial and religious groups to immigrate to America.
    • Identify how the sociological perspective addresses the issue of immigration in modern America.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    6/7/2013

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    SOC 447 - White-collar and Organization Crime


    Description:
    This course explores crimes by and against social organizations. Crimes by the organization include illegal behavior by corporations, governments, and crime syndicates. Crimes against the organization include illegal acts by trusted professionals.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SOC 107.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify and discuss repertoires of white-collar crime and demonstrate an understanding of their embeddedness in socioeconomic markets of exchange.
    • Identify and discuss the organization’s embedded relationships with peers, their rivals, their suppliers, their customers or clients, their access to capital, securities markets, and production markets.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between principals and agents and the social functions of trust in socioeconomic exchange.
    • Identify and discuss the social structural contingencies related to organizational cohesion or disintegration in political conspiracies.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    3/3/2011

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    SOC 449 - Contemporary Native American Cultures and Issues


    Description:
    Analysis of contemporary Native American cultures and issues, including tribal sovereignty, resource management, education, religion, economic, and health status, and cultural continuity, and adaptation. SOC 449 and ANTH 449 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: AIS 103 or ANTH 341 or ANTH 347 or SOC 366 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify how imposed contemporary reservation/reserve systems have impacted Native cultures in North America.
    • Identify major US political and legal policies that define Native American “reserved rights”.
    • Demonstrate a recognition of how non-native cultural values have influenced the various types of knowledge of contemporary American Indians
    • Critically assess key issues influencing at least two of the following: Indian education, Native American health; contemporary resource management and economic development; religious freedom and contemporary practices; Pan-Indianism
    • Research and critically assess the key issues influencing major contemporary issues facing a single Native American tribal group or confederated groups.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/15/18

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    SOC 459 - Organizations


    Description:
    Theory and research on the structure and development of organizations.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 460 - Community Structure and Organization


    Description:
    Community formation from inner-city to rural hamlet. Changes in community institutions and organizational life related to industrialization, politics, social stratification, and ethnicity. Students will conduct field research on specific community functions and social structures.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SOC 107 and 10 units of  sociology 300-and-above level courses.

    Credits: (5)

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    SOC 489 - Senior Seminar


    Description:
    A senior capstone course. Portfolio review, career planning, and program evaluation activities. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: senior standing and admission to the sociology major or social services major.

    Credits: (1)

    General Education Category: CE - Culminating Experience

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate clear communication strategies and techniques in oral and/or written form.
    • Apply higher-order critical thinking and/or problem-solving skills.
    • Reflect upon, integrate, and apply the knowledge and skills they gleaned from their undergraduate experience, including General Education.
    • Synthesize and present a response, propose a solution/answer, or showcase their own creative work

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/21/17

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    SOC 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: prior approval required.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 491 - Workshop


    Credits: (1-6)

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    SOC 492 - Sociology Teaching Experience


    Description:
    Experience in the classroom and/or laboratory teaching. By permission. May be repeated up to 10 credits.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: senior standing and admission to the sociology major or permission from the instructor.

    Credits: (1-5)

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    SOC 494 - Research Practicum


    Description:
    Supervised experience in qualitative research. May be repeated up to 10 credits.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify the contribution that sociology makes to liberal education and a critical awareness of contemporary issues in sociology
    • Apply sociological skill and knowledge through direct involvement as a research assistant
    • Gain information about career opportunities, graduate study and the comprehensive examination in sociology
    • Give the opportunity for faculty and students to explore intellectual issues of common concern through shared experience
    • Learn about and demonstrate the ethical application of sociological knowledge
    • Identify the interrelatedness of sociological theory, research, and applied practice
    • Provide faculty and peer support for student presentations at professional and student conferences

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/21/2002

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 495 - Sociological Research


    Description:
    Individual research project. May be repeated up to 15 credits.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SOC 350, SOC 363, and SOC 364.

    Credits: (1-15)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe and assess various teaching styles.
    • Identify and describe effective teaching practices.
    • Assess the use of instructional objectives in course planning and classroom research.
    • Identify the basic assumptions that affect teaching in a United States classroom.
    • Assess the potential difficulties in various teaching styles and develop strategies to compensate for problems.
    • Analyze the ethical dilemmas of instructional communication and identify implications for practice.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/4/2010

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  
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    SOC 497 - Honors Thesis


    Description:
    By permission.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 498 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SOC 499 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:

Spanish (SPAN)

  
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    SPAN 151 - First-year Spanish


    Description:
    Develop elementary skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. For students with the equivalent of fewer than two years high school Spanish. Courses must be taken in sequence.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe everyday topics in the present, past and future indicative, orally and in writing
    • Use elementary vocabulary and grammar appropriately, orally and in writing
    • Recognize appropriate use of vocabulary and grammar in oral and written input
    • Identify cultural practices of Spain and Latin America

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/2/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 152 - First-year Spanish


    Description:
    Develop elementary skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. For students with the equivalent of fewer than two years high school Spanish. Courses must be taken in sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 151, or by placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe everyday topics in the present, past and future indicative, orally and in writing
    • Use elementary vocabulary and grammar appropriately, orally and in writing
    • Distinguish appropriate use of present indicative and subjunctive moods
    • Recognize appropriate use of vocabulary and grammar in oral and written input
    • Identify cultural practices of Spain and Latin America

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/2/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 153 - First-year Spanish


    Description:
    Develop elementary skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. For students with the equivalent of fewer than two years high school Spanish. Courses must be taken in sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 152, or by placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe everyday topics in the present, past and future indicative, orally and in writing
    • Use elementary vocabulary and grammar appropriately, orally and in writing
    • Distinguish appropriate use of present indicative and subjunctive moods
    • Recognize appropriate use of vocabulary and grammar in oral and written input
    • Identify cultural practices of Spain and Latin America

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/2/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 160 - Spanish Current Events


    Description:
    An overview of current events in contemporary Spain through readings and viewings of contemporary news media contextualized through study of Spain’s recent history, its current political system, and contemporary cultural politics. Course will be offered every year (Summer).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Relate a basic outline of Spain’s recent history including the authoritarian antecedents of the democratic system and Spain’s political transition to a constitutional Monarchy.
    • Describe the structure of the Spanish political system and identify salient features of government institutions such as the Congress of Deputies, the Senate, and the Constitutional Court.
    • Describe salient features of contemporary Spanish cultural politics including regionalism, migration, politics of the family, women’s and LGBTQ movements, politics of memory, and debates surrounding the European Union.
    • Apply knowledge of Spain’s recent history, current political system, and contemporary cultural politics in order to contextualize readings in contemporary Spanish news media.
    • Compare and contrast Spanish news media, in the context of recent history and current events, to US new media. 

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/1/18

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 251 - Second-year Spanish


    Description:
    Develop intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Courses must be taken in sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 153, or by placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Examine and discuss a variety of common topics likely to be encountered in the target language culture
    • Use intermediate vocabulary and grammar appropriately, orally and in writing
    • Analyze and interpret simple oral and written texts in Spanish
    • Recognize appropriate use of vocabulary and grammar in oral and written input
    • Identify cultural practices of Spain and Latin America
    • Demonstrate appropriate use of past, present and future indicative mood

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/2/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 252 - Second-year Spanish


    Description:
    Develop intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Courses must be taken in sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 251, or by placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Examine and discuss a variety of common topics likely to be encountered in the target language culture
    • Use intermediate vocabulary and grammar appropriately, orally and in writing
    • Analyze and interpret simple oral and written texts in Spanish
    • Recognize appropriate use of vocabulary and grammar in oral and written input
    • Identify cultural practices of Spain and Latin America
    • Distinguish appropriate use of present indicative and subjunctive moods

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/2/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 253 - Second-year Spanish


    Description:
    Develop intermediate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Courses must be taken in sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 252, or by placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Examine and discuss a variety of common topics likely to be encountered in the target language culture
    • Use intermediate vocabulary and grammar appropriately, orally and in writing
    • Analyze and interpret simple oral and written texts in Spanish
    • Recognize appropriate use of vocabulary and grammar in oral and written input
    • Identify cultural practices of Spain and Latin America
    • Distinguish appropriate use of present indicative and subjunctive moods

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    2/2/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 261 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers I


    Description:
    An introduction to academic Spanish for heritage speakers. This course is the first in a three quarter sequence that is designed to prepare heritage speakers of Spanish for more advanced study. Areas of focus will include grammar terminology, spelling, accentuation, ready and writing. Advisor approval or Spanish placement test results.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 153, or by placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify the major parts of speech using appropriate Spanish grammar terminology in various sentence structures.
    • Read, summarize, answer questions about, and respond to written texts from a variety of sources.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of new vocabulary dealing with everyday topics.
    • Write short essays using standard academic Spanish.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the geography and principal cultural aspects of Mexico.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/6/2012

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 262 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers II


    Description:
    An introduction to academic Spanish for Heritage Speakers. This course is the second in a three quarter sequence that is designed to prepare Heritage Speakers of Spanish for more advanced study. Areas of focus will include grammar terminology, spelling, accentuation, reading and writing. Advisor approval or Spanish Placement Test results needed.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 261, or by placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify the major parts of speech using appropriate Spanish grammar terminology in various sentence structures.
    • Read, summarize, answer questions about, and respond to written texts from a variety of sources.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of new vocabulary dealing with everyday topics.
    • Write short essays using standard academic Spanish.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the geography and principal cultural aspects of Central and South America.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/6/2012

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 263 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers III


    Description:
    An introduction to academic Spanish for heritage speakers. This course is the third in a three quarter sequence that is designed to prepare heritage speakers of Spanish for more advanced study. Areas of focus will include grammar terminology, spelling, accentuation, reading and writing. Advisor approval or Spanish placement test results.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 262, or by placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Identify the major parts of speech using appropriate Spanish grammar terminology in various sentence structures.
    • Read, summarize, answer questions about, and respond to written texts from a variety of sources.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of new vocabulary dealing with everyday topics.
    • Write short essays using standard academic Spanish.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the geography and principal cultural aspects of Spain.
    • Distinguish a variety of registers in both written and spoken Spanish.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    12/6/2012

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 298 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 299 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 301 - Introduction to Spanish and Latin American Literature


    Description:
    This transitional course will prepare students for advanced literature courses by introducing the tools for analysis and critique of literary works in the various genres. Lectures, readings, and discussions will be conducted in Spanish. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, and Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 253 or SPAN 263 or equivalent. Declared Spanish majors and minors only.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Analyze literary movements, genres and authors
    • Apply principles of literary criticism and theory to the study of literary texts
    • Develop personal interpretations of literary texts
    • Synthesize research findings in a literary area
    • Develop original work of creative writing

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/9/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Winter Locations: Ellensburg
  
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    SPAN 310 - Hispanic Civilizations and Cultures


    Description:
    This course deals with the major historical and cultural events that have shaped Spanish-speaking societies. Lectures, readings, and discussions are in Spanish.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 253 or SPAN 263 or equivalent. Declared Spanish majors and minors only.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Analyze historical processes and cultural artifacts from Spain
    • Analyze historical processes and cultural artifacts from Latin America
    • Develop a personal point of view on issues affecting Spain and Latin America
    • Develop analytical skills to interpret cultural and historical data
    • Summarize the history and culture of a Spanish-speaking country

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/9/20

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
    Spring Locations: Ellensburg
  
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    SPAN 341 - Spanish Composition and Grammar I


    Description:
    Development of writing skills through the practice of grammar, vocabulary, and rhetorical devices. SPAN 341 and SPAN 345 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 253, or by placement exam. Declared Spanish majors and minors only.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Compose multi-draft compositions.
    • Critique self- and peer-generated writing samples.
    • Analyze and use appropriately advanced grammar and vocabulary.
    • Recognize and respond to coded corrective feedback.
    • Use different rhetorical devices.
    • Distinguish linguistic, literary, and/or cultural features of Spanish speaking countries being discussed.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 342 - Spanish Composition and Grammar II


    Description:
    Further development of writing skills through the practice of grammar, vocabulary, and rhetorical devices. SPAN 342 and SPAN 346 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 341.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Compose multi-draft compositions at a more complex level than those done in 341.
    • Critique self- and peer-generated writing samples.
    • Analyze and use appropriately advanced grammar and vocabulary.
    • Recognize and respond to coded corrective feedback.
    • Use different rhetorical devices.
    • Distinguish linguistic, literary, and/or cultural features of Spanish speaking countries being discussed.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 343 - Spanish Conversation


    Description:
    Development of speaking and listening skills through the practice of grammar, vocabulary, and communicative strategies. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 253 or SPAN 263.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Create and organize individual oral presentations
    • Comprehend and formulate a response to impromptu topics
    • Employ appropriate communicative strategies in peer conversations and in oral presentations to the class
    • Recognize and produce prescriptive grammar and vocabulary in peer conversations and in oral presentations to the class
    • Elaborate on a vocabulary list on specific topics

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 345 - Composition and Grammar for Heritage Speakers I


    Description:
    Grammar, composition and conversation for academic purposes for heritage speakers of Spanish. SPAN 341 and SPAN 345 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 263, or by placement exam. Declared Spanish majors and minors only.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Apply rules of standard Spanish orthography and accentuation.
    • Write compositions in Spanish in formal, academic style with appropriate rhetorical organization, grammar, vocabulary, and format.
    • Identify parts of speech and metalinguistic terminology in Spanish.
    • Recognize and respond to coded corrective feedback.
    • Express opinions and defend positions using context-appropriate register, both orally and in writing.
    • Identify non-standard Spanish vocabulary and grammar usage and provide standard equivalents.
    • Identify and/or explain the significant historical and cultural events/artifacts of the Spanish speaking countries under study.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 346 - Composition and Grammar for Heritage Speakers II


    Description:
    Further development of grammar, composition, and conversation for academic purposes for heritage speakers of Spanish. SPAN 342 and SPAN 346 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 345.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Expand application of rules of standard Spanish orthography and accentuation.
    • Write compositions in Spanish in formal, academic style with appropriate rhetorical organization, grammar, vocabulary, and format. Essays will expand in length and complexity from 345.
    • Identify parts of speech and metalinguistic terminology in Spanish.
    • Recognize and respond to coded corrective feedback.
    • Express opinions and defend positions using context-appropriate register, both orally and in writing.
    • Identify non-standard Spanish vocabulary and grammar usage and to provide standard equivalents.
    • Identify and/or explain the significant historical and cultural events/artifacts of the Spanish speaking countries under study.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 351 - The Camino de Santiago


    Description:
    This course offers an overview of the Camino de Santiago, a 9th-century pilgrimage in northern Spain. Lectures, reading, and coursework are in English and Spanish. By instructor permission. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of lectures and selected readings in Spanish culture and history, from pre-Roman times to the present
    • Demonstrate high-intermediate/low-advanced conversational proficiency in Spanish used for travel on the Camino de Santiago
    • Demonstrate knowledge of logistics on the Camino de Santiago

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/19/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 352 - Spanish Boot Camp: A Language Immersion Course on the Camino de Santiago


    Description:
    This course combines the thrill of walking the Camino de Santiago with a three-week Spanish language immersion course. Participants are required to use Spanish for communication, as well in a variety of oral and written course assignments. Permission by instructor. Course will be offered every year (Summer).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 351.

    Credits: (6)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate high-intermediate to low-advanced proficiency in Spanish conversation
    • Demonstrate high-intermediate to low-advanced proficiency in Spanish writing
    • Synthesize concepts from SPAN 351 (The Camino de Santiago) and new concepts introduced during the Camino pilgrimage
    • Express through photography the student’s personal journey on the Camino

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/19/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 380 - Contemporary Hispanic Literature and Cultures (Put on reserve 9/16/18)


    Description:
    This course examines contemporary Hispanic poetry, short story, drama, and film. Lectures are conducted in Spanish; most readings will be in Spanish. This course is an elective for Spanish majors, minors, and Latino and Latin American Studies minors. May be repeated up to 15 credits. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern. (Put on reserve 9/16/18, will go inactive 8/24/21)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 341 or SPAN 345; and SPAN 301, or by permission of the instructor.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Read and understand literary texts in a variety of genres
    • Interpret literary texts in light of critical theory
    • Develop personal interpretations of literary texts
    • Synthesize research findings in a literary area
    • Examine the body of work of an author

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 381 - Hispanic and U.S. Latino Literatures and Cultures (Put on reserve 9/16/19)


    Description:
    This course examines Spanish American and U.S. Latino poetry, short story, drama, film, a novel, and essays. Lectures and discussions conducted in Spanish; most readings are in Spanish. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern. (Put on reserve 9/16/19, will go inactive 8/24/22)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 341 or SPAN 345, and SPAN 301, or by permission.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Analyze literary movements, genres, and authors
    • Apply analytical methods for writing essays on literature and/or authors
    • Synthesize research findings in a literary area
    • Examine Latino Literature and Cultures

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 385 - Spanish Phonetics


    Description:
    Analysis of the Spanish sound system. Students will learn to describe, recognize, and produce the sounds of standard Latin American Spanish. Other dialects will also be examined. Declared Spanish majors and minors only. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 253 or SPAN 263 or by placement exam.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Describe the sounds of Spanish with appropriate phonological terminology.
    • Transcribe Spanish phonetically.
    • Produce standard Latin American Spanish pronunciation (Non-native/Non-Heritage speakers).
    • Evaluate non-native Spanish pronunciation of L-2 learners (Native/Heritage speakers).
    • Provide phonetic symbols that correspond to specific sound sequences and spelling conventions and vice versa.
    • Identify types of words based on rules of accentuation, provide missing written accent marks, and identify stressed syllables.
    • Distinguish the major dialects of Spanish and describe how they differ from standard Latin American Spanish.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 396 - Individual Study


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 397 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 398 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 399 - Seminar


    Description:
    May be repeated if subject is different.

    Credits: (1-5)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 432 - Advanced Spanish Composition and Grammar (Put on Reserve 9/1/2020)


    Description:
    Advanced grammar, composition, and stylistics through textual analysis and essay writing. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern. (Put on reserve 9/1/2020, will go inactive 8/24/23)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 342 or SPAN 346.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Compose advanced, multi-draft compositions.
    • Critique self- and peer-generated writing samples.
    • Analyze and use more advanced grammar and vocabulary.
    • Recognize and respond to coded corrective feedback.
    • Apply specific writing strategies, techniques, and rhetorical devices.
    • Distinguish linguistic, literary, and/or cultural features of Spanish speaking countries being discussed.
    • Articulate metalinguistic concepts and terminology.
    • Conduct a contrastive analysis between English and Spanish.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 442 - Spanish Translation and Interpretation


    Description:
    This course illustrates the specific semantic and syntactic aspects of Spanish in translation by examining a variety of texts and materials. Lectures, readings, and discussions in both English and Spanish. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 341 or SPAN 345.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Analyze and contrast the theories of translation and interpretation
    • Apply specialized vocabulary in translation and interpretation of texts
    • Articulate semantic and syntactic issues in translating and interpreting English and Spanish
    • Perform interpretation in professional settings

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 443 - Advanced Spanish Translation


    Description:
    This course acquaints the student with the various theories of translation, and the responsibilities involved in the act of translating. It also offers ample practice with English to Spanish translation, and Spanish to English translation in a variety of fields. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 442.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Analyze advanced theory of translation and interpretation
    • Apply appropriate specialized vocabulary in translation and interpretation of texts
    • Articulate semantic and syntactic issues in translating and interpreting English and Spanish
    • Create a business plan for a translation/interpretation agency in both English and Spanish
    • Create a business plan for a retail company to be advertised in both English and Spanish

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 445 - Spanish Medieval Literature (Put on Reserve 9/1/2020)


    Description:
    This course analyzes the most representative works, literary genres, and movements of the Spanish Middle Ages. Lectures, readings, and discussions conducted in Spanish. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern. (Put on reserve 9/1/2020, will go inactive 8/24/23)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Examine medieval Spanish literary movements, genres and authors
    • Apply analytical methods for writing essays on Spanish medieval literature and/or authors
    • Synthesize research findings in Spanish medieval literature
    • Examine the thematic continuity between Spanish Medieval Literature and modern literature
    • Analyze the themes of love and other dominant themes in Spanish Medieval literature in their historical, political and social contexts

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 446 - Hispanic Cinema


    Description:
    This course focuses on the analysis of films that represent different aesthetics and genres of Spanish, Latin American, and U.S. Latino film making. The course is offered in English to students of any discipline, and is a literature elective for Spanish majors and minors. Film critiques will be written in Spanish for Spanish majors and minors.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Explain basic filmmaking theory
    • Identify the themes, symbols and metaphors posed in Spanish, Latin American and US Latino films 
    • Analyze plot, characters, sequence of film narratives of films viewed in the course
    • Interpret films viewed in class, including technical features, screen writing, themes, and characterization
    • Synthesize research findings on how films from Spain and countries in Latin America, or from the US Latino culture, can communicate effectively across cultural, linguistic, and political systems

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 447 - Framing Latin American Cinema (Put on reserve 9/16/19)


    Description:
    This course analyses Latin American films and cultures. Instruction is offered in English and the course open to all students. It is an approved elective for Spanish majors and minors, who will perform work in Spanish, and for LLAS minors. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern. (Put on reserve 9/16/19, will go inactive 8/24/22)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Explain basic filmmaking theory
    • Identify the themes, symbols and metaphors posed in Latin American films
    • Analyze plot, characters, sequence of film narratives of films viewed in the course
    • Interpret films viewed in class, including technical features, screen writing, themes, and characterization
    • Synthesize research findings on how films from Latin American countries can communicate effectively across cultural, linguistic, and political systems

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    4/18/2013

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 448 - Framing South American Cinema (Put on reserve 9/16/17)


    Description:
    Course taught online to analyze films that represent the convergent roads of different aesthetics and genres of South American film making. The course is designed to provide students with knowledge of the rich and complex South American civilization and cultures. The course is offered in English to students of any discipline, and it is a literature elective for Spanish majors and minors, and Latino and Latin American minors. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern. (Put on reserve 9/16/17. Will go inactive 8/24/2020.)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Synthesize research findings on how films from Latin American countries can communicate effectively across cultural, linguistic, and political systems

    • Explain basic filmmaking theory
    • Identify the themes, symbols and metaphors posed in South American filmmaking
    • Analyze plot, characters, sequence of film narratives of films viewed in the course
    • Interpret films viewed in class, including technical features, screen writing, themes, and characterization
    • Synthesize research findings on how films from South America can communicate effectively across cultural, linguistic, and political systems

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 449 - Spanish Golden Age Literature


    Description:
    This course studies novels, theatre, and poetry written in 16th- and 17th-century Spain, including works by Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Calderon, or Quevedo. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Outline key moments in 16th- and 17th-Spanish history
    • Interpret literary texts in light of historical data and literary theory
    • Develop personal interpretations of literary texts
    • Synthesize research findings in Spanish Golden Age literature
    • Analyze a person or event of historical or cultural import from the Spanish Golden Age

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

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    SPAN 454 - Medical and Legal Spanish for Translators and Interpreters


    Description:
    This course will acquaint students with the most common medical and legal terms in Spanish, and will teach them how to translate and interpret effectively from English to Spanish and vice versa. May be repeated up to 10 credits. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequistes: SPAN 442 and SPAN 443.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Recognize English vocabulary for common medical conditions and common issues in law.
    • Define and correlate medical and legal terminology in both English and Spanish.
    • Apply appropriate English and Spanish vocabulary for diagnosing physical conditions and justify language application.
    • Apply appropriate English and Spanish vocabulary for use in legal cases and justify language application.
    • Evaluate the ethical issues  pertaining to medical and legal interpretation.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/19/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 456 - The Spanish and Latin American Short Story


    Description:
    Study of the short-story genre represented in works by major modern and contemporary Spanish and Latin American writers. Lectures, readings, and discussions conducted in Spanish. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category: K5 - Humanities

    General Education Pathways: P4 Social Justice

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Differentiate between and apply literary terms and concepts
    • Analyze the literary movements and aesthetics of Hispanic prose fiction
    • Appraise critically important short stories authors from Spain and Latin America
    • Apply analytical methods for writing essays on the short story
    • Synthesize research findings on a specific topic and or author

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 457 - Latin American Theater (Put on reserve 9/16/2014.)


    Description:
    Study of dramatic and performance theories and of theatrical pieces from Latin American playwrights. Lectures, readings, and discussions conducted in Spanish. Put on reserve 9/16/2014. Last taught in 2009. Will go inactive 8/24/17.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301.

    Credits: (4)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of literary movements, genres, and authors in Latin American theater.
    • Develop analytical methods for writing essays on literature and/or authors in Latin American theater.
    • Conduct research on a specific topic in Latin American theater.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    11/3/2008

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 459 - Latin American Poetry (Put on reserve 9/16/17)


    Description:
    Study of literary conventions of poetry and the major contemporary Latin American poets. Lectures, readings, and discussions conducted in Spanish. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern. (Put on reserve 9/16/17. Will go inactive 8/24/2020.)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Differentiate between and apply literary terms and concepts
    • Analyze the literary movements and aesthetics of Latin American Poetry
    • Appraise critically important poetry and poets from Latin America
    • Apply analytical methods for writing essays on poetry
    • Synthesize research findings on a specific topic and or poet

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    5/4/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 466 - Spanish Poetry (Put on Reserve 9/1/2020)


    Description:
    Study of poetic theories and the main developments in the poetry of Spain. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern. (Put on reserve 9/1/2020, will go inactive 8/24/23)

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301 or by permission of instructor.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Differentiate between and apply literary terms and concepts
    • Analyze the literary movements and aesthetics of Spanish Poetry
    • Appraise critically important poetry and poets from Spain
    • Apply analytical methods for writing essays on poetry
    • Synthesize research findings on a specific topic and or poet

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/19/2006

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 467 - Spanish and Latin American Literature and Film


    Description:
    A study of contemporary Spain and Latin America through literature and film. This course is conducted entirely in Spanish. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: SPAN 301.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Demonstrate ability to comprehend and interpret works in various literary genre in the Spanish language
    • Demonstrate ability to comprehend and interpret films in the Spanish language
    • Demonstrate ability to synthesize concepts from various works in literature and film in the Spanish language

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    1/19/2017

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 491 - Workshop


    Credits: (1-6)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
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    SPAN 492 - Practicum in Spanish Translation and Interpretation


    Description:
    This is a practicum course in translation and interpretation for different settings – including hospitals, law and police offices, and school districts – along with regular reflective work on these experiences. May be repeated up to 10 credits. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: SPAN 442 and SPAN 443. Co-requisite: SPAN 454.

    Credits: (5)

    Learner Outcomes:
    Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    • Report and analyze translation/and or interpretation experience during practicum.
    • Generate an experience-based diary in both English and Spanish.
    • Create a vocabulary handbook organized by theme.
    • Write a paper in both English and Spanish on the experience of the practicum.

    Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
    10/19/17

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
  
  
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    SPAN 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

    Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
 

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