Course Descriptions

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Course Descriptions

SPN 101   Spanish Language and Culture I ...   4

Beginning Spanish course that presents basic language skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing, with emphasis on effective linguistic functioning in real situations. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.

SPN 102   Spanish Language and Culture II ...   4

Prerequisites: SPN 101 or 1 to 1 1/2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Continuation of Spanish 101.

SPN 190   Topics in Spanish Language and Culture II ...   1-3 hrs

Exploration of special topics and/or activities in 100 level Spanish language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependant on topic.

SPN 195   Spanish Language and Civilization Experiences ...   1-9 hrs

Involves travel and/or study within Hispanic or Latin American culture area. May have prerequisites and may be repeated for credit.

SPN 201   Spanish Language and Culture III ...   4

Prerequisites: SPN 102 or 1 1/2 to 2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Follow up to SPN 102. Provides expanded opportunities for listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.

SPN 202   Spanish Conversation and Composition ...   4

Prerequisites: SPN 201 or two years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Intensive one-semester course focusing on conversational skills, grammar review and composition. Exploration of role of Hispanic world.

SPN 215   Reading in Spanish ...   3

Prerequisites: SPN 201 or two years of high school Spanish. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Reading and discussion of various short selections and at least one complete work in the original Spanish.

SPN 220   Latin American Culture and Civilization ...   3

Prerequisites: SPN 202 or three to four years high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Overview of history, geography, culture and social development of peoples of Latin America . Exercises and activities reinforce and develop Spanish language skills. (Taught in Spanish.)

SPN 230   Spanish Culture and Civilization ...   3

Prerequisites: SPN 202 or three to four years high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Overview of history, geography, culture, and social development of peoples of the Iberian Peninsula. Exercises and activities reinforce and develop Spanish language skills. (Taught in Spanish.)

SPN 290   Topics in Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture ...   1-6 hrs

Prerequisites: Dependant on topic.

Exploration of special topics in 200 level Spanish language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependant on topic.

Corequisites: Dependant on topic.