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Course Descriptions

Spanish

SPAN 1113 Beginning Spanish I

A beginning course in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Some exploration of the Hispanic culture.

SPAN 1223 Beginning Spanish II

Continued instruction in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish with expanded vocabulary and more complex sentence structures. Continued exploration of the Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 1113 or equivalent.

SPAN 2113 Intermediate Spanish I

Consolidation and expansion of basic skills with the introduction of more advanced vocabulary and grammar. Prerequisite: SPAN 1223 or equivalent.

SPAN 2223 Intermediate Spanish II

Expansion and refinement of basic skills with added emphasis on self-expression and Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 2113 or equivalent.

SPAN 3123 Advanced Conversation and Grammar

This course builds listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the advanced Spanish student. Students read texts in Spanish and respond orally, elaborating their personal perspectives. Conversation in Spanish with the instructor and classmates, as well as reading and writing in Spanish, are required. Prerequisite: SPAN 2223 or equivalent.

SPAN 3223 Advanced Composition and Grammar

This course hones listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the advanced Spanish student. Students listen to and read texts in Spanish, write essays, and give oral reports based on what they have learned in class and on their own outside interests. Reading, writing, listening and speaking are required. Prerequisite: SPAN 2223 or equivalent.

SPAN 4123 Advanced Spanish Grammar

Review of advanced grammatical structures, idiomatic expressions, and syntax to develop awareness of appropriate language usage. Prerequisite: SPAN 2223 or equivalent.