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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 completion of 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

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. Recommended: SPN101, or one year of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 (or higher); or completion of 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

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. Recommended: SPN102, or two years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 (or higher); or completion of 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

SPN103CE SPN103 Challenge Exam
Spanish
4 Credits

SPN111 Beginning Spanish Conversation, Term 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 Beginning Spanish Conversation, Term 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. Recommended: SPN111, or one year of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) W, Offered as needed
3 Credits

SPN113 Beginning Spanish Conversation, Term 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. Recommended: SPN112, or two years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Sp, Offered as needed
3 Credits

SPN150 First Year Spanish - Accelerated, 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. This course is equivalent to SPN101 and the first half of SPN102. Spanish is the primary language of the class. Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 (or higher); or completion of 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.) Offered as needed
6 Credits

SPN151 First Year Spanish - Accelerated, 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. This course is equivalent to the second half of SPAN102 and all of SPAN103. Spanish is the primary language of the class. Recommended: SPN150, SPN102, or two years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 (or higher); or completion of 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.) Offered as needed
6 Credits

SPN160 Spanish for Educators
Obtain the base of academic language to be a successful bilingual teacher in Spanish and English. Gain Spanish skills in academic topics of math, science and language arts, plus classroom management vocabulary and strategy. Ideal for Education majors. Recommended: SPN103 with a grade of C or better; 3 years of high school Spanish; or equivalent experience. Instructor will assess student background when needed. Offered as Needed
4 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. Recommended: SPN103, SPN151, or three years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 (or higher); or completion of 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, Offered as needed
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. Recommended: SPN201, or four years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 (or higher); or completion of 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, Offered as needed
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. Recommended: SPN202, or four years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 (or higher); or completion of 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, Offered as needed
4 Credits

SPN203CE SPN203 Challenge Exam
Spanish
4 Credits

SPN211 Intermediate Spanish Conversation, Term 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. Recommended: SPN113, or two years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) F, Offered as needed
3 Credits

SPN212 Intermediate Spanish Conversation, Term 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. Recommended: SPN211, or three years of high school Spanish. (All recommended courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) W, Offered as needed
3 Credits

SPN213 Intermediate Spanish Conversation, Term 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. Recommended: SPN212, or three years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Sp, Offered as needed
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. Recommended: SPN214 with a grade of C or better. 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. Recommended: SPN215 with a grade of C or better. 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 Second Year Spanish-Accelerated, Term 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. Recommended: SPN103, SPN151, or three years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 (or higher); or completion of 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.) Su, Offered as needed
6 Credits

SPN251 Second Year Spanish-Accelerated, 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. Recommended: SPN250, SPN202, or four years of high school Spanish. (With a grade of C or better.) Prerequisite: Placement into WR115 (or higher); or completion of 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.) Su, Offered as needed
6 Credits