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Spanish: Courses

SPA 101 Conversational Spanish I
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Introduces beginning students to conversational Spanish and focuses on understanding and speaking Spanish. Covers basic vocabulary, grammar, and expressions that are used in daily situations and in travel.

 
SPA 102 Conversational Spanish II
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Continues the sequence for students who wish to understand and speak Spanish. Covers basic conversational patterns, expressions and grammar. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPA 101 (grade C or higher).
 
SPA 109 Spanish for Travelers
2 Credit hours 30 Contact hours
Introduces the basic vocabulary and expressions useful to travelers in the Spanish speaking countries. The course will concentrate on the customs, traditions and cultural attitudes to be discovered by a visitor to the destination country. Cultural diversity and global awareness are integral to this course of study. This course does not fulfill Humanities Area Requirements. Not intended for transfer.
 
SPA 111 Spanish Language I
5 Credit hours 60 Contact hours
Introduces a sequence dealing with the development of functional proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language. Note: The order of the topics and methodology will vary according to individual texts and instructors. Prerequisite: Successful completion on ENG 060 and REA 060 (grade C or higher) or
equivalent assessment scores.
 
SPA 112 Spanish Language II
5 Credit hours 60 Contact hours
Continues Foreign Language I in the development of functional proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language. Note: The order of the topics and the methodology will vary according to individual texts and instructors. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPA 111 (grade C or higher) or permission by the Department Chair.
 
SPA 114 Fast-Track Spanish I and II
5 Credit hours 75 Contact hours
Designed to bridge beginning SPA courses with intermediate SPA courses. It is designed for students who have studied two years of the target language in high school and possess linguistic and cultural knowledge that true beginners do not, but are not ready yet to move to the intermediate level because they need an in-depth review of essential structures. Prerequisite: Two years of Spanish in high school or more or permission of the Department Chair. 
 
SPA 115 Spanish for the Professional I
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Designed as an introduction to a working knowledge of the target language, cultural behaviors and values useful in various professional fields such as health care, law enforcement, bilingual education, business, and others.
 
SPA 175 Special Topics
0-12 Credit hours 15-90 Contact hours
Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest. Prerequisites: Permission of the Instructor.
 
SPA 201 Conversational Spanish III
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Introduces beginning students to conversational Russian and focuses on understanding and speaking Spanish. Covers basic vocabulary, grammar, and expressions that are used in daily situations and in travel. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPA102 (grade C or higher).
 
SPA 202 Conversational Spanish IV
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Provides the fourth course in a sequence for intermediate students. The goal of foreign language learning is to acquire proficiency in communication skills (listening, speaking, writing and reading) andto develop an understanding of other cultures. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPA 201 (grade C or higher).
 
SPA 211 Spanish Language III
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Continues the sequence for students to advance in their study of understanding and speaking Spanish. Focuses on intermediate level vocabulary, grammar, and expressions. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPA 112 (grade C or higher) or permission by the Department Chair. Course Note: This is a statewide guaranteed transfer course.
 
SPA 212 Spanish Language IV
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Continues Spanish Language I, II and III in the development of increased functional proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language. Note: The order of the topics and the methodology will vary according to individual texts and instructors. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPA 211 (grade C or higher) or permission by the Department Chair. Course Note: This is a statewide guaranteed transfer course.
 
SPA 215 Spanish for the Professional II
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Continues SPA 115 in the development of a working knowledge of the target language, cultural behaviors and values useful in various professional fields such as health care, law enforcement, bilingual education, business, and others. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPA 115 (grade C or higher).
 
SPA 261 Grammar for the Heritage Language Speaker
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Provides formal grammatical instruction to Foreign Language students whether native or bilingual who want to develop their existing proficiency in the target language.
 
SPA 262 Composition for the Heritage Language Speaker
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Provides formal composing instruction to Spanish Language students whether native or bilingual who want to develop their existing proficiency in the target language.
 
SPA 275 Special Topics
0-12 Credit hours 15-90 Contact hours
Provides the student with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest. Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.

 

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