SPN: Spanish Language Courses

College:Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Courses

SPN 1120C   Spanish I

4 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

For students with no knowledge of Spanish or with less than two years of high school Spanish. Lays a foundation for speaking, writing, and reading Spanish. In addition to the three hours of scheduled classroom time, students are required to do one hour of laboratory work per week. This course is not available for native speakers.

SPN 1121C   Spanish II

4 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: SPN 1120C

This is a continuation of SPN1120C, a proficiency-oriented course, emphasizing the mastery of the basic skills of the language. An integrated (multi-media) approach to develop proficiency in all the basic language skills: listening/understanding, speaking, reading, writing and cross-cultural awareness. Students will build on their ability to understand frequently used words in oral contexts, as well as understand and respond appropriately to simple phrases and questions. Emphasis is placed on practical vocabulary and accurate pronunciation. This course is not available to native speakers. Pre-requisite is SPN 1120C (minimum grade of C) or successful completion of a placement test.

SPN 1905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

SPN 2200   Intermediate Reading and Translation

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: SPN 1121C

The purpose of this course is to offer opportunities for students to develop their language skills. The course will emphasize intensive practice in reading, translation and conversation. For students who have previous experience in Spanish, but are not yet prepared for advanced work in the language. Pre-requisite: SPN1121C (minimum grade of C) or successful completion of a placement test.

SPN 2210   Intermediate Composition & Conversation

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: SPN 1121C

Practical oral and written communication course designed to assist students in improving their abilities to speak, listen, write, and read Spanish. For students who have previous experience in Spanish, but not yet prepared for advanced work in the language. Pre-requisite: SPN1121C (minimum grade of C) or successful completion of a placement test.

SPN 2905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

SPN 3400   Advanced Stylistics

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Increasing and improving language skills. Classes conducted in Spanish. Meets Multicultural Requirement.

SPN 3410   Composition and Conversation

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Skill in writing and speaking Spanish.

SPN 3905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

SPN 4500   Spanish Civilization

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Cultural and historical background of Spain. Meets Multicultural Requirement.

SPN 4520   Latin American Culture and Civilization

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Cultural and historical backgrounds of Latin American literature. Meets Multicultural Requirement.

SPN 4905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

SPN 4955   Intensive Spanish Abroad

1-5 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Supervised and individualized foreign language experience abroad tailored to each student's individual proficiency needs in language and culture. Instruction will be in Spanish. Graded on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis only. Permission is required. Meets Multicultural Requirement.