Spanish Course Descriptions

Scheduling requirements and limited resources prevent all courses from being offered every term or every year.  Some courses may be offered exclusively via distance delivery. Course numbers, titles, course and program applicability, prerequisites, instructional format, delivery methods, and content may change without notice.  Students are advised to consult with an advising specialist each term to select courses, create and maintain personal educational plans, and obtain the most current information.


SPAN 101
FIRST YEAR SPANISH

(4.00 Lecture, 1.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits

Students learn basic communication skills with emphasis on oral communication and elementary grammar. Students are exposed to the culture and traditions of the Spanish-Speaking countries. This is an introduction to the Spanish language.

 

SPAN 102
FIRST YEAR SPANISH

(4.00 Lecture, 1.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits

Students expand their basic communication skills with continued emphasis on oral communication and elementary grammar.  Students continue to explore Spanish and Latin American culture through appropriate themes and audio-visual material. This is a continuation of SPAN 101. Prerequisite: SPAN 101 or instructor approval.

 

SPAN 103
FIRST YEAR SPANISH

(4.00 Lecture, 1.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits

Students further expand their basic communication skills with emphasis on oral communication and elementary grammar. Hispanic culture is approached through appropriate themes and audio-visual material. This is a continuation of SPAN 102. Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or instructor approval.

 

SPAN 111
CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH

(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits

Students develop basic communication skills with emphasis on oral communication and pronunciation. Grammar is taught only as it will facilitate conversation.

 

SPAN 112
CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH

(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits

Students improve their basic communication skills with emphasis on oral communication and pronunciation. Grammar is taught only as it will facilitate conversation. Prerequisite: SPAN 111 or instructor approval. This is a continuation of SPAN 111.

 

SPAN 113
CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH

(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits

Students become more proficient in basic communication skills with emphasis on oral communication. Grammar is taught only as it will facilitate conversation. Prerequisite: SPAN 112 or instructor approval. This is a continuation of SPAN 112.

 

SPAN 201
SECOND YEAR SPANISH

(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits

Students continue to develop oral communication skills. Listening and reading comprehension, with writing exercises, are integrated to develop and reinforce intermediate speaking skills. Cultural awareness is achieved through reading material, class discussions and audio-visual material. This is a continuation of SPAN 103. Prerequisite: SPAN 103 or instructor approval.

 

SPAN 202
SECOND YEAR SPANISH

(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits

Students enhance their writing, reading, and speaking ability through conversational skills and extensive writing in order to reinforce intermediate proficiency. Cultural awareness is achieved through reading material, class discussions and audio-visual material. This is a continuation of SPAN 201. Prerequisite: SPAN 201 or instructor approval.

 

SPAN 203
SECOND YEAR SPANISH

(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits

Students practice Spanish in a communicative context through reading and writing about Spanish and Spanish-American customs and traditions. Cultural awareness is achieved through reading material, class discussions and audio-visual material. This is a continuation of SPAN 202. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or instructor approval.