Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 1411

Beginning Spanish I for Non-Spanish Speakers

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:4   LAB HRS:0

Spanish 1411 is a comprehensive first semester beginning Spanish course designed for students with little or no previous knowledge of Spanish. This course includes instruction and practice in all four basic language skills of speaking, reading, writing, and listening with attention to selected aspects of Hispanic culture. While one of the goals is to learn the basic grammatical structures of the Spanish language, the emphasis will not be on isolated structures but rather on integrating grammar into proficiency-oriented activities. This course will include hands-on activities and computerized based exercises to enhance learning.

Prerequisite: None.

SPAN 1412

Beginning Spanish II for Non-Spanish Speakers

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:4   LAB HRS:0

Spanish 1412 is a comprehensive second semester beginning Spanish course designed for students with no previous knowledge of Spanish. This course includes instruction and practice in all four basic language skills of speaking, reading, writing, and listening with attention to selected aspects of Hispanic culture. While one of the goals is to learn the basic grammatical structures of the Spanish language, the emphasis will not be on isolated structures but rather on integrating grammar into proficiency-oriented activities. This course will include hands-on activities and computerized based exercises to enhance learning.

Prerequisite: SPAN 1411 or departmental placement exam.

SPAN 2311

Intermediate Spanish I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

Spanish 2311 is a comprehensive Intermediate Spanish course designed to provide students with the linguistic and learning skills required for successfully completing upper division courses in Spanish. This course includes review of literature, culture and grammar. Furthermore, this course will develop and enhance all language skills through reading of short stories, presentation/discussion, vocabulary expansion, and writing analytical literary reviews.

Prerequisite: SPAN 1411 and SPAN 1412 or departmental placement exam.

SPAN 2312

Intermediate Spanish II

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

Spanish 2312 is a comprehensive Intermediate Spanish course designed to provide bilingual students with the linguistic and learning skills required for successfully completing upper division courses in Spanish. This course includes review of literature, culture and grammar. Furthermore, this course will develop and enhance all language skills through reading, presentation/discussion, and writing analytical literary reviews. In addition, writing skills will be developed, with emphasis on experimenting with various writing styles: analytical, argumentative, descriptive, narrative and creative.

Prerequisite: SPAN 2311.

SPAN 2313

Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course builds upon existing oral proficiencies of heritage speakers of Spanish. Enhances proficiencies in the home-based language by developing a full range of registers including public speaking and formal written discourse. Empahsis on comprehension, appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Prerequisites: Completion of READ 0100 or equivalent, or co-enrollment in READ 0100; and completion of ENGL 0100 or equivalent, or co-enrollment in ENGL 0100.

SPAN 2315

Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers II

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course builds upon existing oral proficiencies of heritage speakers of Spanish. It enahnces proficiencies in the home-based language by developing a full range of registers including public speaking and formal written discourse. Emphasis on comprehension, appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Prerequisite: SPAN 2313.

SPAN 2389

Academic Cooperative

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course is an instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of Spanish language and literature.

Prerequisite: Completion of six hours in Spanish.