Spanish (SPAN) 330

Textual Analysis and Composition (Revision 1)

SPAN 330

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Delivery Mode: Individualized study online

Credits: 3

Area of Study: Humanities

Prerequisite: SPAN 301

Faculty: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

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SPAN 330 has been designed to target reading and writing skills while increasing vocabulary and improving grammar. The course prepares you to use Spanish in written communication both creatively and academically, which be useful in further Spanish studies.

Course Objectives

Students in SPAN 330 will

  • develop reading skills.
  • expand Spanish vocabulary.
  • demonstrate advanced skills in informal writing.
  • apply new competencies in formal writing.
  • make use of Spanish grammatical structures.


To receive credit for SPAN 330, you must achieve a grade of at least 50 percent on the final essay and a course composite grade of at least D (50 percent). The weighting of the composite grade is as follows:

Activity Weighting
Diario de reflexiones 10%
Six Trabajos escritos 30%
Ensayo 1 5%
Ensayo 2 5%
Ensayo 3 5%
Ensayo 4 10%
Ensayo 5 10%
Ensayo Final 25%
Total 100%

To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.

Course Materials


Stiegler, Brian N. and Carmen Julia Jiminez. Hacia niveles avanzados: Composición por proceso y en contexto and accompanying CD.

Other Materials

All other course materials are available online.

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.

Opened in Revision 1, September 15, 2011