NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
SPA 271 - INTRODUCTION TO LATIN AMERICAN CIVILIZATION AND LITERATURE I (3 CR.)
Introduces the student to Latin American culture and civilization through reading and discussing selected texts in the Spanish language. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
To further develop language (communication) skills through reading and discussing texts in Spanish and to acquaint the student with selected culturally significant texts and literary works representative of Latin American countries.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCY
The prerequisite for this course is SPA 202 - "Intermediate Spanish II" or equivalent.
The student will improve proficiency in the Spanish language while acquiring knowledge of selected cultural and literary texts representative of the works and culture of Latin America.
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED
The thought and cultural achievements
of the Latin American civilization as shown by selected literary and other