UNC LSCS Course Offerings

SEVI 261 – SPANISH LANGUAGE IN CONTEXT

Course that uses literature, film, and culture as a basis for reviewing grammatical concepts, developing writing competency, and improving overall communication skills.

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SEVI 301 – INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY AND CULTURAL ANALYSIS

Prepares students to formulate and to communicate critical analyses of literary works in various genres (theater, poetry, essay, narrative, and film), while placing the readings within a cultural context.

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SEVI 302- SPANISH FOR BUSINESS/ Español para los negocios

Covers concepts and vocabulary related to business in the Spanish-speaking world and its global partners, with the aim of providing a globalized economic panorama. The course gives special emphasis to business organization, resources, goods and services, marketing, cultural and economic characteristics of Spanish-speaking countries.

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SEVI 303- HEALTH AND THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY/ Salud y la comunidad hispana

This course explores cultural aspects in the field of health and healthcare services with a focus on Hispanic populations while teaching students how to think critically when evaluating health care systems and providing them with the opportunity to work hand in hand with people and organizations within the community.

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SEVI 321 – SPANISH FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS / Español para profesionales de la salud

Explores concepts and terminology related to the medical field using and with respect to the Spanish language. This course is designed for students who plan to work in health-related professions.

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SEVI 331- SPAIN AND THE AMERICAS/ España y las Américas

Study of the historical, social, and political consequences of the age of discovery and colonization: Spain at the time of expansion, the indigenous peoples of the Americas, the form and function of colonial government, social unrest, independence, and the decline of Spain.

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SEVI 332 – SPAIN TODAY / España Inmediata

A historical analysis and contextualization of daily occurrences in Spain. This course renders special attention to Spanish political, social and economic situation, and the analysis of its international relations (mainly the European Union, Arab countries, Latin America countries and U.S.A.). Also, it analyzes topics such as the relations between the Catholic Church and the State, the Spanish nationalisms or immigration.

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SEVI 333 – SPAIN AND ISLAM / España ante el Islam

A study of the history, art, and culture of Islam and of Spain and Europe’s relationship with Islam.

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SEVI 334- Global Issues on the First Trans-Atlantic Culture/ Aspectos globales en la primera cultura transatlántica

This course analyzes how the first transatlantic culture, originated by the encounter between Europe and the New World in 1492, changed the course of history and the modern world. We will discuss the unfolding of events and ideas that shaped the minds and actions of people from this time period while tracing a timeline of events crucial for our understanding of the modern world. We will also explore how the first transatlantic culture based on commerce influenced our modern globalized trade system.

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SEVI 341 – ART AND CULTURE OF SPAIN / Arte y Cultura de España

Introduction to the history of Spain and the major styles of Spanish art. Includes visits to monuments and museums.

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SEVI 343 – SPAIN AND THE EUROPEAN UNION / España y la Unión Europea

The history of the development of the European Union with special attention to its current and future political and economic structure, its agencies and institutions, the role of Spain, its relationship to Latin America, and the present and future of the Union within the international community.

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SEVI 361 – HISTORY AND ANALYSIS OF SPANISH FILM / Historia y análisis del cine español

A brief tour of the history of Spanish film from its origins through today. This course will analyze films in order to help students better understand Spanish Society and increase confidence in their ability to communicate (via reading, writing, speaking, and listening) in Spanish.

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SEVI 371 – STUDIES IN SPANISH LITERATURE / Análisis de la literatura española

Study of the literature of Spain centering on representative authors and texts from various literary movements situates within their socio-historical contexts.

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SEVI_ENG 381 – Global Health Services Management (with Special Focus on the Spanish Health System)

This course describes and contrasts systems and models of health policies in political, economic and cultural context to analyze the organization, management, and outcomes of health services in public, private and working field, NGO work included.

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SEVI_ENG 382 – Social Psychology: International Perspectives

Using Seville, Andalusia, and Spain as the backdrop, this course will offer an in-depth survey of the various theories and perspectives advanced in the field of Social Psychology.

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SEVI_ENG 383 – The Foreign versus the Familiar

A course in Travel Writing/ Cultural Journalism- This course is designed to give students an introduction to the intelligence, imagination and rigor required for observing, describing and analyzing aspects of a foreign culture, specifically the culture of Southern Spain, in an attempt to better understand one’s own culture.

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