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Spanish (SPAN) 2014-2015

These are 2014-2015 course descriptions.

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SPAN 1101 Beginning Spanish I (A, SP, SU)                   

4 credits
SPAN 1101 is an introduction to the fundamentals of the Spanish language with practice in listening, reading, speaking and writing. Course includes selected studies in Hispanic culture. SPAN 1101 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and transfer requirements in foreign languages and literature.
Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100     Lab fee: $10.00

 

SPAN 1102 Beginning Spanish II (A, SP, SU)                 

4 credits
This course is a continuation of SPAN 1101, with further development of listening, reading, speaking and writing skills and further study of Hispanic culture. SPAN 1102 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and transfer requirements in foreign languages and literature.
Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisite: SPAN 1101, minimum grade of “C”     Lab fee: $10.00

 

SPAN 1103 Intermediate Spanish (A, SP, SU)                 

4 credits
SPAN 1103 focuses on the reading and discussion of Spanish and Latin American short stories, novels, plays, newspapers, and magazines, emphasizing literary appreciation and the development of Hispanic culture. It meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and transfer requirements in foreign languages and literature.
Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisite: SPAN 1102; minimum grade of “C”    Lab fee: $10.00

 

SPAN 1105 Spanish Conversation & Composition (A, SP, SU)    

1 credit
This is a conversation/composition course designed to provide students completing the 1103 level with an opportunity to continue practicing the language. Students discuss current events and personal experiences in the target language. Readings are taken from literary texts, journals, magazines and newspapers.
Lecture: 1 hour
Prerequisite: SPAN 1103; minimum grade of “C”    Lab fee: $10.00

 

SPAN 1120 Spanish for Law Enforcement (A, SP, SU)  

2 credits
In this course, students learn basic Spanish phrases and the questions necessary to carry out specific protocols in the law enforcement profession. Discussions also cover cross-cultural issues pertinent to relationships between non-Hispanic professionals and members of the Hispanic community. This course is useful for students interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement that has frequent contact with the Hispanic population.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100     Lab fee: $10.00

 

SPAN 1121 Spanish for Landscaping (A, SP, SU)           

2 credits
In this course, students learn basic Spanish phrases and the questions necessary to carry out specific protocols in the landscaping profession. Discussions also cover cross-cultural issues pertinent to relationships between non-Hispanic professionals and members of the Hispanic community. This course is useful for students interested in pursuing a career in the landscaping profession that has frequent contact with the Hispanic population.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100     Lab fee: $10.00

 

SPAN 1193 Independent Study: Spanish (On Demand)

1-4 credits
Designed to give a student an opportunity for a detailed study of topics of interest in Spanish not otherwise offered.
Lecture: 1 hour

Prerequisite: Varies, minimum grade of “C”     Lab fee: $2.00

 

SPAN 1194 Special Topics: Spanish (On Demand)      

1-4 credits
Designed to give groups of students an opportunity for a detailed study of topics of interest in Spanish not otherwise offered.
Lecture: 1 hour
Prerequisite: Varies, minimum grade of “C”     Lab fee: $2.00