Spanish Course Descriptions

SPN101 First Year Spanish, Term 1
Introduces the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of the class. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F
4 Credits

SPN101CE SPN101 Challenge Exam
Spanish
4 Credits

SPN102 First Year Spanish, Term 2
Introduces the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of the class. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) W
4 Credits

SPN102CE SPN102 Challenge Exam
Spanish
4 Credits

SPN103 First Year Spanish, Term 3
Introduces the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of the class. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Sp
4 Credits

SPN103CE SPN103 Challenge Exam
Spanish
4 Credits

SPN111 Beg Spanish Conversation 1
Provides Spanish conversation for beginners whose primary goal is basic communication in the language and an understanding of Hispanic culture. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills are developed with an emphasis on conversation, facilitated by the study of vocabulary and structure. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of the class. F
3 Credits

SPN111CE SPN111 Challenge Exam
Spanish
4 Credits

SPN112 Beg Spanish Conversation 2
Provides Spanish conversation for beginners whose primary goal is basic communication in the language and an understanding of Hispanic culture. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills are developed with an emphasis on conversation, facilitated by the study of vocabulary and structure. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of the class. Prerequisite: SPN111 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
3 Credits

SPN113 Beg Spanish Conversation 3
Provides Spanish conversation for beginners whose primary goal is basic communication in the language and an understanding of Hispanic culture. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills are developed with an emphasis on conversation, facilitated by the study of vocabulary and structure. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of the class. Prerequisite: SPN112 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

SPN150 First Yr Span, Accelerated 1
Introduces the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. This course is equivalent to SPN101 and the first half of SPN102. Spanish is the primary language of the class.
6 Credits

SPN151 First Yr Span, Accelerated 2
Introduces the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. This course is equivalent to the second half of SPAN102 and all of SPAN103. Spanish is the primary language of the class. Prerequisite/Corequisite: SPN150 with a grade of C or better; or one year of high school Spanish; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
6 Credits

SPN199A Oral Spanish Practicum
Focuses on study of the Spanish language and Hispanic culture, featuring replication of daily social interactions and transactions. Applies vocabulary, grammar, short readings and conversation to situations. Uses Spanish as the language of the course. Prerequisite: SPN103 or consent of instructor. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

SPN199E Oral Span Prctcm/Health Care 2
Focuses on study of the Spanish language and Hispanic culture related to health care, featuring replication of daily social interactions and transactions through role plays and other interactive practices. Applies vocabulary, grammar, short readings and conversation to situations. Uses Spanish as the language of the course. Prerequisite:SPN 199A , and concurrent enrollment in SPN 1022, or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
1 Credits

SPN199F Oral Span Prctcm/Health Care 3
Focuses on study of the Spanish language and Hispanic culture related to health care, featuring replication of daily social interactions and transactions through role plays and other interactive practice. Applies vocabulary, grammar, short readings and conversation to situations. Uses Spanish as the language of the course. Prerequisite: SPN 199E and concurrent enrollment in SPN 103, or consent of instructor. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

SPN201 Second Year Spanish, Term 1
Provides extensive practice in all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening). Includes cultural and literary readings and an in-depth review and expansion of basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary, as well as a broadening of the student's understanding of Hispanic culture. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

SPN201CE SPN201 Challenge Exam
Spanish
4 Credits

SPN202 Second Year Spanish, Term 2
Provides extensive practice in all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening). Includes cultural and literary readings and an in-depth review and expansion of basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary, as well as a broadening of the student's understanding of Hispanic culture. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

SPN202CE SPN202 Challenge Exam
Spanish
4 Credits

SPN203 Second Year Spanish, Term 3
Provides extensive practice in all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening). Includes cultural and literary readings and an in-depth review and expansion of basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary, as well as a broadening of the student's understanding of Hispanic culture. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 or higher; or WR090 (or concurrent enrollment), or WR115 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

SPN203CE SPN203 Challenge Exam
Spanish
4 Credits

SPN211 Int Spanish Conversation 1
Provides Spanish conversation for intermediate learners whose primary goal is increased basic communication in the language and an expanded understanding of Hispanic culture. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills continue to be developed with an emphasis on conversation, facilitated by the study of vocabulary and structure. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPN113 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
3 Credits

SPN212 Int Spanish Conversation 2
Provides Spanish conversation for intermediate learners whose primary goal is increased basic communication in the language and an expanded understanding of Hispanic culture. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills continue to be developed with an emphasis on conversation, facilitated by the study of vocabulary and structure. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPN211 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
3 Credits

SPN213 Int Spanish Conversation 3
Provides Spanish conversation for intermediate learners whose primary goal is increased basic communication in the language and an expanded understanding of Hispanic culture. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills continue to be developed with an emphasis on conversation, facilitated by the study of vocabulary and structure. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPN212 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

SPN214 Spanish for Native Speakers 1
Develops reading, writing, speaking and grammar skills for students whose first language is Spanish. Fosters critical thinking and deepens understanding and appreciation of Hispanic cultures worldwide. All classroom interaction takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: Native Spanish speaker (grew up speaking Spanish at home). Students are expected to be familiar with the written language. F, Offered as needed
4 Credits

SPN215 Spanish for Native Speakers 2
Develops reading, writing, speaking, and grammar skills for students whose first language is Spanish. Fosters critical thinking and deepens understanding and appreciation of Hispanic cultures worldwide. All classroom interaction takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: Native Spanish speaker (grew up speaking Spanish at home). Students are expected to be familiar with the written language. W, Offered as needed
4 Credits

SPN216 Spanish for Native Speakers 3
Develops reading, writing, speaking, and grammar skills for students whose first language is Spanish. Fosters critical thinking and deepens understanding and appreciation of Hispanic cultures worldwide. All classroom interaction takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: Native Spanish speaker (grew up speaking Spanish at home). Students are expected to be familiar with the written language. Sp, Offered as needed
4 Credits

SPN250 Sec Yr Span Accelerated 1
Provides extensive practice in all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening). Includes cultural and literary readings and an in-depth review and expansion of basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary, as well as a broadening of the student's understanding of Hispanic culture. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPN103 with a grade of C or better; or three years of high school Spanish; or consent of instructor. Corequisite: SPN251. Su, Offered as needed
6 Credits

SPN251 Sec Yr Span Accelerated 2
Provides extensive practice in all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening). Includes cultural and literary readings and an in-depth review and expansion of basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary, as well as a broadening of the students understanding of Hispanic culture. All classroom interaction (both by instructor and students) takes place in Spanish. Prerequisite/Corequisite: SPN250 with a grade of C or better; or three years of high school Spanish; or consent of instructor. Su, Offered as needed
6 Credits

XSPN0552A Spanish Beg 1
Concentrates on the learning of practical Spanish vocabulary with a minimum emphasis on grammar. Introduces Latino cultures.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552B Spanish, Beginning 1
Concentrates on elementary conversation, practical Spanish vocabulary, basic grammar, limited reading and writing, and using the present tense with an emphasis on correct pronunciation. Includes introduction to Latino cultures.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552D Survival Spanish Beg
Continues Spanish, Beginning 1. Concentrates on further development of basic conversation, vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing skills, and using present and past verb tenses with an emphasis on correct pronunciation. Includes continued introduction to Latino cultures. Prerequisite: XSPN0552B Spanish, Beginning 1 or equivalent.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552E Spanish Beg 2
Concentrates on elementary conversation, practical Spanish vocabulary, basic grammar, limited reading and writing, and using the present tense with an emphasis on correct pronunciation. Includes introduction to Latino cultures.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552G Spanish Beg 3
Concentrates on elementary conversation, practical Spanish vocabulary, basic grammar, limited reading and writing, and using the present tense with an emphasis on correct pronunciation. Includes introduction to Latino cultures.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552H Spanish, Beginning 2
Continues Spanish, Beginning 1. Concentrates on further development of basic conversation, vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing skills, and using present and past verb tenses with an emphasis on correct pronunciation. Includes continued introduction to Latino cultures. Prerequisite: XSPN0552B Spanish, Beginning 1; or equivalent
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552L Spanish, Intermediate
Continues Spanish, Beginning 2. Concentrates on further development of vocabulary and grammar skills, and emphasizes pronunciation and conversational flow of sentences and phrases using present, past, imperfect, future, conditional and present subjunctive verb tenses. Includes study of Latino cultures through class readings. Prerequisite: XSPN0552H Spanish, Beginning 2 or equivalent.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552T Spanish, Advanced
Continues Spanish, Intermediate. Concentrates on further development in all skill areas, and emphasizes difficult grammar concepts, practice of conversations, and questions/answers using present, past, imperfect, future, conditional, and present subjunctive and past subjunctive verb tenses. Includes continued study of Latino cultures through class readings and discussion. Prerequisite: XSPN0552L Spanish, Intermediate or equivalent.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552W Spanish/Conversation
Introduces basic Spanish with conversation as the emphasis. Covers how to use basic greetings, phrase a question, and answer simple questions. Introduces colors, days of week, month names, basic food names, restaurant orders and how to tell time. Includes oral presentations with occasional PowerPoint presentation s and visits from native speakers to inspire conversation and questions.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552Y Spanish Workshop Int
Explores the customs and traditions of Latin America and learn about the history and development of Latin America. Guest speakers and videos will enrich the learning experience and increase sensitivity to the misunderstandings between different cultures.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0552Z Spanish Workshop Adv
Examines the history and culture of Spanish speaking countries of Latin America from their early history to the present. Historical events will be presented in chronological order. Achievements in literature and the arts will be discussed for each period of development. Covers contemporary history of all the major events that have shaken the continent in the struggle for development, including the Mexican and Cuban revolutions and the Central American conflicts.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553A Espanol Rapido
Covers introductions, numbers, colors, foods, parts of the body, small talk, present tense, simple ways to express past and future, carry on a simple conversation.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553B ETG Speed Spanish
Focuses on six methods of grouping Spanish words into sentences. Covers an elementary level of conversational Spanish.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553C ETG Speed Spanish 2
Continues instruction in conversational Spanish, pronunciation, sentence construction and speed.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553F Espanol Rapido Seminar
Focuses on understanding and speaking Spanish for daily life, educational or professional needs. The course applies the latest brain research in order to make use of all learning modalities and maximize student retention.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553G Spanish Beg 1
Concentrates on elementary conversation, practical Spanish vocabulary, basic grammar, limited reading and writing, and using the present tense with an emphasis on correct pronunciation. Includes introduction to Latino cultures.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553H Spanish Beg 2
Continues from Spanish, Beginning 1. Concentrates on further development of basic conversation, vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing skills, and using present and past verb tenses with an emphasis on correct pronunciation. Includes introduction to Latino cultures. Prerequisite: XSPN0553G Spanish, Beginning 1; or equivalent.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553J Spanish Int 1
Continues from Spanish, Beginning 2. Concentrates on further development of vocabulary and grammar skills, and emphasizes oral practice and conversation using present and past verb tenses. Includes introduction to Latino cultures. Prerequisite: XSPN0553H Spanish, Beginning 2 or equivalent.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553K Spanish Int 2
Continues from Spanish, Intermediate 1. Concentrates on further development of vocabulary and grammar skills, and emphasizes pronunciation and conversational flow of sentences and phrases using present, past, imperfect, future, conditional and present subjunctive verb tenses. Includes study of Latino cultures through class readings. Prerequisite: XSPN0553J Spanish, Intermediate 1 or equivalent.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553L Spanish Adv
Continues from Spanish, Intermediate 2. Concentrates on further development in all skill areas, and emphasizes difficult grammar concepts, practice of conversations, and questions/answers using present, past, imperfect, future, conditional and present subjunctive and past subjunctive verb tenses. Includes study of Latino cultures through class readings and discussion. Prerequisite: XSPN0553K Spanish, Intermediate 2 or equivalent.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553M Spanish for Travelers
Improves oral Spanish communication skills, emphasizing survival words essential to travel. Class fee $35. Sp
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553N Spanish for Travelers
Introduces pronunciation of Spanish and basic vocabulary essential for travel.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0553P ETG Speed Spanish 3
Internet access, e-mail, the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web Browser, Adobe Flash and PDF plug-ins, and a computer equipped with working speakers or headphones.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0601A Spanish, Beg. 3
Continues from Spanish, Beginning 2. Concentrates on further development of basic conversation, vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing skills, and using present and past verb tenses with an emphasis on correct pronunciation. Adds more specific learning objectives to object pronouns. Includes introduction to Latino cultures. Prerequisite: Spanish, Beginning 2; or equivalent.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN0601B Spanish Med Interpreter Primer
Introduces the difference between being bilingual and being an interpreter. Examines opportunities for spanish medical interpreters, and covers basic training requirements.
0 Non-Credit

XSPN9000A Beg Spanish/Agency Empl Lev 1
Introduces the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Emphasizes business and government vocabulary. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of this class.
2 CEU

XSPN9000B Beg Spanish/Agency Empl Lev 2
Continues introduction to the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Emphasizes business and government vocabulary. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of this class.
2 CEU

XSPN9000C Beg Spanish/Agency Empl Lev 3
Presents further introduction to the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Emphasizes business and government vocabulary. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of this class.
2 CEU

XSPN9000D Beg Spanish/Agency Empl Lev 4
Offers continued introduction to the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Emphasizes business and government vocabulary. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of this class.
2 CEU

XSPN9000E Beg Spanish/Agency Empl Lev 5
Presents continued introduction to the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Emphasizes business and government vocabulary. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of this class.
2 CEU

XSPN9000F Beg Spanish/Agency Empl Lev 6
Offers further continued introduction to the Spanish language (including listening, speaking, reading and writing) and Hispanic culture (including geography, customs, daily life, heritage and literature), facilitated by the study of vocabulary, grammar, short readings and guided conversation. Emphasizes business and government vocabulary. Instructor and students use Spanish as the primary language of this class.
2 CEU

XSPN9000G Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
.8 CEU

XSPN9000H Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
1.2 CEU

XSPN9000J Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Offered as needed
1.7 CEU

XSPN9000K Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
2 CEU

XSPN9000L Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
2.4 CEU

XSPN9000M Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Su
2.7 CEU

XSPN9000N Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
.6 CEU

XSPN9000P Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
1.5 CEU

XSPN9000Q Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
1.8 CEU

XSPN9000R Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes phonetic encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions and phrases critical to professional work. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary.
1 CEU

XSPN9000S Spanish Medical Terminology
Introduces the role of the Spanish medical interpreter and effective communication with patients. Covers medical and dental terms.
2 CEU

XSPN9000T Int Workplace Spanish
Provides non-Spanish speaking professionals with functional skills in Spanish. Utilizes increased vocabulary recall and requires memorization of longer and more complex phrases pertaining to the workplace. Prerequisite: XSPN9000J, Workplace Spanish. Offered as needed
1.7 CEU