Undergraduate Courses

Our objectives and learning outcomes for our language courses are according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) as a user of Spanish. Global scale - Table 1 (CEFR 3.3): Common Reference levels

Please see the 2021/22 Course Schedule/Timetable to search for upcoming courses.

For SPANISH courses and descriptions, please refer to the UVic Academic Calendar.

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Spring 2022 Session
January 10 - April 7, 2022

Course Title Instructor(s)
SPAN 100A Beginners' Spanish I Chrissie Forster
Dan Russek
SPAN 100B Beginners' Spanish II Chrissie Forster
Rosa Stewart
SPAN 249 Intensive Intermediate Spanish Gabriela McBee
Alicia Ulysses
SPAN 250B Intermediate Spanish (online) Alicia Ulysses
SPAN 304
(in English)
Indigenous Latin America, Social Justice and the Environment Gabriela McBee
SPAN 305A
(in English)
Topic: Mexican Culture Through Food

Rosa Stewart 
SPAN 390 Hispanic Literature II Dan Russek 
SPAN 449 Intensive Advanced Spanish Silvia Colás Cardona
SPAN 469 Topic: Defying Androcentrism: Women, Gender, Self-Expression Marina Bettaglio
SPAN 485A Spanish Film Silvia Colás Cardona

Fall 2021 Session
September 8 - December 6, 2021

Course Title Instructor(s)
SPAN 100A Beginners' Spanish I
(some online sections)
Gabriela McBee
Rosa Stewart

Alicia Ulysses
SPAN 149 Intensive Beginners' Spanish Gabriela McBee
Alicia Ulysses
SPAN 185
(in English)
Hispanic Culture Through Film (online course)

Chrissie Forster

SPAN 250A Intermediate Spanish I Silvia Colás Cardona
SPAN 305A
(in English)
Topic: Latin American Cities- Mexico City, Havana, Buenos Aires (online course) Dan Russek
 
SPAN 306
(in English)
Spanish Culture

Silvia Colás Cardona
SPAN 349 Intensive Upper Intermediate Spanish Chrissie Forster
SPAN 391 Hispanic Literature II Pablo Restrepo Gautier
SPAN 483C Modern Latin American Literature and the Arts Dan Russek
SPAN 484C
(in English)
Conquest and Rebellion in Latin America, 1492-1783 Matthew Koch
     

 Summer Session: May - August 2021

Course Title Instructor Dates
SPAN 100B: Beginners' Spanish II

Pablo Restrepo Gautier  May 10- June 25  Online
 
SPAN 149:
Intensive Beginners' Spanish
A01: Christine Forster
A02: Alicia Ulysses
May 10 - June 25
Online

SPAN 307:
Latin American Culture Through Music

(in English)

Christine Forster May 10 - June 2
(4 weeks)
Online
 

SPAN 484E:
Revolutions and Dictators in 20th Century Latin America
(in English)

Matthew Koch July 28 - Aug 20
Online
2021 Spring (January-April)

100A: Beginners' Spanish I                                                          
100B: Beginners' Spanish II                                                  
149:   Intensive Beginners' Spanish                                      
249:   Intensive Intermediate Spanish                                      
250B: Intermediate Spanish II
305A: Topic: Mexican Culture through Food (in English)                                                                                                      
305B: Topic: Latin American Film of the Last 30 Years                    
350B: Upper Intermediate Spanish II                                       
391:   Hispanic Literature II                                                     
450B: Advanced Spanish II                                                             
LAS 400: Topics: Community Empowerment (in English)             

2020 Fall (September-December)

100A: Beginners' Spanish I                                                                                         
149:   Intensive Beginners' Spanish                                         
250A: Intermediate Spanish I                                                  
304:   Indigenous Latin America, Social Justice,                         
          Environment (in English)
350A: Upper Intermediate Spanish I                                         
390:   Hispanic Literature I                                                      
417:   Global Perspectives in the Spanish-speaking World
450A: Advanced Spanish I                                                     
484E: Revolutions and Dictators in 20th Century Latin America (in English)   

2020 Summer (May- August)

100B: Beginners' Spanish II                                                 
149:   Intensive Beginners' Spanish                                      
185:   Hispanic Culture Through Film (in English)                    
305A: Topic: Latin American Cities (in English)                        
          Buenos Aires, Havana, Mexico City
307:   Latin American Culture Through Music (in English)