SPAN-1011 Beginning Spanish Language and Cultures I

4 Credits

Introduction to Spanish Language and Cultures through multiple approaches with emphasis on spoken and written communication, listening and reading comprehension, and cultural awareness. Practice of basic functional Spanish in basic oral (listening-speaking) and written (reading-writing) communication situations and cultural contexts.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): None. OAN Approve: OFL019 and OFL023 (1 of 2 courses, both must be taken).

SPAN-1021 Beginning Spanish Language and Culture II

4 Credits

Second beginning course continues introducing Spanish Language and Cultures through multiple approaches with emphasis on development of spoken and written communication, listening and reading comprehension, and cultural awareness. Practice of functional Spanish in oral (listening-speaking) and written (reading-writing) communication situations and cultural contexts.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): SPAN-1011 Beginning Spanish Language and Culture I, or one year of high school Spanish, or departmental approval.

OAN Approved: OFL020, and OFL023 (2 of 2 courses, both must be taken).

SPAN-1030 Spanish for Law Enforcement

4 Credits

Includes cross cultural issues relevant to interactions between non-Hispanic law enforcement officers and the Hispanic community members; involves introduciton too and practice with basic Spanish vocabulary specific to real life situations in the law enforcement profession.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

SPAN-179H Honors Contract in Spanish

1 Credit

Honors Contract complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes for an existing 1000-level honors course through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. This independent study at the honors level may also be taken with a non-honors course. When taken with a non-honors course the Honors Contract adds an honor experience to that course. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract, which upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship. The student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with the instructor for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honor Contracts (six credit hours) may be taken at the college (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with a 1000-level course whose instructor agrees to mentor the student in this contract. Departmental approval required.

SPAN-1820 Independent Study/Research in Spanish

1-3 Credits

Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

SPAN-182H Honors Independent Study/Research in Spanish

1-3 Credits

Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.

SPAN-2010 Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture I

3 Credits

The first in a series of two intermediate Spanish courses reviews and expands upon introductory level vocabulary, grammar and culture through multiple approaches. Emphasis on further development of spoken and written communication, listening and reading comprehension, and cultural awareness in functional contexts is designed to build upon established proficiencies at the beginning level.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SPAN-1021 Beginning Spanish Language and Cultures II, or two years of high school Spanish, or departmental approval.

SPAN-2020 Intermediate Spanish Language and Cultures II

3 Credits

Second intermediate course further develops spoken and written communication, listening and reading comprehension, and cultural awareness and competency in functional contexts through multiple approaches geared towards greater fluency.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SPAN-2010 Intermediate Spanish Language and Cultures I, or three years of high school Spanish, or departmental approval

SPAN-2411 Spanish Conversation & Composition

3 Credits

Discussion on topics of everyday life, colloquialsims, vocabulary augmentation and improvement of speech patterns. Practice in writing compositions.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SPAN-2020 Intermediate Spanish Languate and Cultures II, or concurrent enrollment with departmental approval: three years of high school spanish.

SPAN-2420 Introduction to Spanish Culture, Civilization, and Literature

3 Credits

Introduction to Spanish civilization and literature from early beginning to present day. Special emphasis on interrelationship between history and geography, and literature of Spain and its culture.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SPAN-2020 Intermediate Spanish II Language and Cultures II, or concurrent enrollment with departmental approval: three years of high school Spanish.

SPAN-2430 Civilization, Culture, and Literature of Latin America

3 Credits

Instruction in Spanish. Civilization and literature of Latin America from pre-Columbian period to present.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): SPAN-2020 Intermediate Spanish II, or concurrent enrollment with departmental approval: three years of high school Spanish.

SPAN-279H Sophomore Honors Contract

1 Credit

Sophomore Honors COntract in Spanish complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes for an existing Spanish 2000-level course through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract that upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship appropriate to honors 2000-level. In order to complete the contract, student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with instructor offering the contract for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honors Contracts (six credits) may be taken at the Colelge (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: must be taken concurrently with a 2000 level Spanish course.

SPAN-2820 Independent Advanced Study/Research in Spanish

1-3 Credits

Directed individual advanced study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

SPAN-282H Honors Independent Advanced Study/Research in Spanish

1-3 Credits

Advanced Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.