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Spanish Language Courses

1000
SPN

Basic Spanish Conversation

Introduction to Spanish sound system and conversational emphasis on practical applications in daily personal and business life. Culture based. (Does not fulfill any part of the college-transfer sequence and does not provide General Education elective credit.)

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1001
SPN

Beginning Conversational Spanish II

Continuation of SPN1000. This course is for students with specific professional or leisure interests in learning Spanish. Emphasis is on culture and a practical application of structures and vocabulary. Conversational approaches are used throughout the semester. Does not fulfill any part of the two-year college transfer sequence and does not provide General Education elective credit.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1050
SPN

Basic Spanish for Business

Introduction to basic Spanish for persons with commercial interests. Emphasis will be in conversational and business language with limited grammatical structure pertaining to reading and writing in business Spanish. Introduction to common etiquette of Spanish-speaking countries and the process of making business travel arrangements. (Does not fulfill any part of the two-year college transfer sequence and does not provide General Education elective credit.)

Credit hours: 5
Lecture hours: 5

1120
SPN

First-Year Spanish I

This course aims to develop basic communicative skills in Spanish, including speaking, listening, writing and reading, and to apply those skills to gain knowledge of other cultures. By the end of this course students will be able to communicate in Spanish about a variety of topics including greetings and questions, daily activities at a university, family relationships, leisure-time activities, and a house or personal residence. A minimum grade of "C" in SPN1120 must be attained in order to enroll for SPN1121.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 4

1120H
SPN

First-Year Spanish I Honors

Credit hours: 4

1121
SPN

First-Year Spanish II

Prerequisite: SPN1120. This course is a continuation of SPN1120. Successful completion of SPN1120 with a minimum grade of "C" is required. This course will continue to develop basic communicative skills in Spanish, including speaking, listening, writing and reading, and to apply those skills to gain knowledge of other cultures. By the end of this course, students will be able to communicate in Spanish about a variety of topics including health and the body, food, shopping, holidays, travel, relationships, professions, and the environment. A minimum grade of "C" in SPN1121 must be attained in order to enroll for SPN2200.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 4

1121H
SPN

Honors First Year Spanish II

Credit hours: 4

2200
SPN

Second-Year Spanish I

Prerequisites: ENC1101 and SPN1121 or equivalent. (Meets Philosophy/Religion Humanities requirement.) This course aims to develop intermediate communicative skills in Spanish, including speaking, listening, writing, and reading. Readings and audiovisual materials dealing with Spanish culture and civilization favor grammar review and expansion, as well as oral practice. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 4

2200H
SPN

Honors Second Year Spanish I

Credit hours: 3

2201
SPN

Second-Year Spanish II

Prerequisite: SPN2200 or consent of instructor. This course is a continuation of SPN2200 with emphasis on conversation with authentic cultural materials. Authentic listening, reading, and audiovisual materials based on everyday culture and civilization of people from Spain and Hispanic America, basic grammar review, intermediate-level grammar, and development of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills in the intermediate level.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2201H
SPN

Honors Second Year Spanish II

Credit hours: 3

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