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Course Descriptions - Spanish


SPA115 Conversational Spanish I (3-0-3)

This is a beginning course in Spanish which emphasizes oral communication in a variety of topics at a basic level. It covers only that grammar and structure absolutely necessary for speaking. The course is intended for students with no previous knowledge of the Spanish language. A minimum of five hours of additional work in the language laboratory is required per term. F,S

SPA116 Conversational Spanish II (3-0-3)

The purpose of this course is to further the students' conversational skills in Spanish. In addition to new vocabulary, the past tense and other useful grammatical points will be covered. As in the first course, there will be great emphasis on developing the students' speaking ability. The students will create their own dialogues on specified topics, and will be responsible for several readings and several short compositions. A minimum of five hours of additional work in the language laboratory is required per term.

PR: SPA 115 or permission of instructor

SPA121 Elementary Spanish I (3-0-3)

Elementary Spanish I provides an introduction to the Spanish language for students with no previous Spanish studies or one year of high school Spanish. It develops elementary grammar, syntax, and written and oral communication skills. This course examines a variety of Hispanic cultures throughout the world. This course requires the completion of a minimum of five documented hours of lab work outside of class.

SPA122 Elementary Spanish II (3-0-3)

Elementary Spanish II is for students who have completed SPA 121 or two years of high school Spanish. This course concludes elementary-level grammar studies, further develops syntax and communication skills, and examines a variety of Hispanic cultures throughout the world. This course requires the completion of a minimum of five documented hours of lab work outside of class.

PR: SPA 121 or two years of high school Spanish

SPA222 Intermediate Spanish I (3-0-3)

Intermediate Spanish I is for students who have completed SPA 122 or three years of high school Spanish. This course reinforces and further develops grammar, syntax, and communication skills and examines a variety of Hispanic cultures throughout the world. This course requires the completion of a minimum of five documented hours of lab work outside of class.

PR: SPA 122 or three years of high school Spanish

SPA224 Intermediate Spanish II (3-0-3)

Intermediate Spanish II is for students who have completed SPA 222 or four years of high school Spanish. This course reinforces and further develops intermediate-level grammar, syntax, and communication skills. It also examines a variety of Hispanic cultures, political events, and social experiences. This course requires the completion of a minimum of five documented hours of lab work outside of class.

PR: SPA 222 or 4 years of high school Spanish


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