Immigration Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

SPAN 430: Spanish in the United States

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Covers both formal and sociolinguistic aspects of Spanish in the U.S. by discussing demographic aspects and a historical overview of the varieties of Spanish spoken in the United States. Gives a foundation in issues such as linguistic variation, language choice, the relationship among race, ethnicity, and language; official language policies; individual and societal bilingualism; and language diversity in education. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Taught in Spanish
Recommended Prerequisite: SPAN 385, or advanced ability in Spanish, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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