SPN 1000. CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH.
Conversational Spanish is a communicative based course. Students will be introduced to basic conversation using speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. This course does not satisfy the college’s foreign language requirements and is not open to native speakers.
SPN 1001. CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH II.
Prerequisite: SPN 1000 or department approval.
Conversational Spanish II is a communicative based course and a continuation of Conversational Spanish I. Students will continue learning basic language skills necessary for practical daily applications in different social settings. Conversation will be enhanced using speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. This course will be taught utilizing a variety of multisensory techniques that foster the development of oral proficiency in Spanish. This course does not satisfy the college foreign language requirements and is not open to native speakers.
SPN 1120. ELEMENTARY SPANISH I.
For students without two years of recent high school Spanish completed within the last three years or department approval. Emphasis on everyday use of the language; integrating basic grammar, vocabulary, composition and culture through a conversational approach to Spanish. Not open to native speakers. A minimum of a C is required to pass this course if being used to satisfy the General Education Foreign Language requirement.
SPN 1121. ELEMENTARY SPANISH II.
Prerequisite: SPN 1120 or Departmental Approval
Continuation of fundamental skills in Spanish comprehension, expression, and structure. Increasing awareness and understanding of the culture. A minimum grade of C is required to pass this course if being used to satisfy the General Education Foreign Language requirement.
SPN 1340. SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKER.
This course is designed for heritage speakers of Spanish who have acquired oral proficiency in a non-academic environment. The activities in this course will improve several aspects of language learning: oral comprehension, speaking, reading comprehension and analysis, and writing skills. The emphasis will be on improving linguistic skills through specific grammatical and lexical studies designed to meet the particular needs of heritage speakers of Spanish. Special attention to Hispanic culture. A minimum grade of “C” is required if being used to satisfy the General Education Foreign Language Proficiency Requirement.
SPN 1341. SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKER II.
Spanish for Heritage speakers II is a continuation of SPN 1340. It is a course designed for to address the needs of Hispanic students whose heritage language is the target language and who have had some formal Spanish language instruction. They can communicate in Spanish but need to improve and master their reading, speaking and writing skills. This course addresses specific linguistic issues such as diction, orthography, and sentence structure. Special attention will be given to Hispanic culture. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of “C” is required if being used to satisfy the General Education Foreign Language Proficiency Requirement.
SPN 2200. INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I.
Prerequisite: SPN 1101 or SPN 1121 or department approval.
Conversational approach with readings adapted from Spanish newspapers, magazines, short novels, Spanish essays, poems, and a wide variety of Spanish articles. Emphasis on written narrative as well as language integrating grammar through compositions, vocabulary, films, presentations, and cultural presentations.
SPN 2201. INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II.
Prerequisite: SPN 2200 or department approval.
Conversational approach with readings adapted from Spanish newspapers,magazines,short stories, and film. Increasing awareness and understanding of the culture.
SPN 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN SPANISH..
For students interested in exploring special topics in Spanish. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.
SPN 2941. INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN SPANISH.
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; and 12 credits including a foreign language course at the intermediate level.
The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses.
This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with supervised career exploration activities and/ or practical experiences. Each earned credit of internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).