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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPA 414 - History of the Spanish Language

An historical panorama of the development of Spanish from late Latin on the Iberian Peninsula to the globally dynamic language of our present. Students will study the modern Spanish language in Europe, Africa, the Americas, and around the world, how this language came to be, and how it continues to change. Linguistic notions gleaned in this course have relevance to other modern languages, including English, as well as to the idiosyncrasies and common points of confusion in Spanish. 

General Education Requirements: Cultural Diversity or International Perspectives and Writing Intensive

Prerequisites: INT 410 or permission. 

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3