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SPAN 101 Spanish, First-Year

Spanish 101 is the first course in a three course sequence designed to provide one full year of college level transfer courses at the beginning language level. These courses must be taken in sequence. The sequence emphasizes the development of the skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture. In Spanish 101, students will learn to converse in a variety of common everyday settings using the vocabulary and structures presented in class. Emphasis is also placed on writing, reading, listening, and learning about Hispanic cultures. Tests are administered in class. ourse content is conducted entirely in Spanish.
 

SPAN 102 Spanish, First-Year

Prerequisite: SPAN 101 with a passing grade of C- or above, or placement by instructor. Spanish 102 is the second course in a three course sequence designed to provide one full year of college level transfer courses at the beginning language level. These courses must be taken in sequence. This sequence emphasizes the development of the skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture. In Spanish 102, students will learn to converse in a variety of common everyday settings using the vocabulary and structures presented in class as well as those covered in Spanish 101. Emphasis is also placed on writing, reading, listening, and learning about Hispanic cultures. Tests are administered in class. Course content is conducted entirely in Spanish.
 

SPAN 103 Spanish, First-Year

Prerequisite: SPAN 102 with a passing grade of C- or above, or placement by instructor. Spanish 103 is the third course in a three course sequence designed to provide one full year of college level transfer courses at the beginning language level. Each course is conducted in Spanish and they must be taken in sequence. This sequence emphasizes the development of the skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture. In Spanish 103, students will learn to converse in a variety of common everyday settings using the vocabulary and structures presented in class as well as those covered in Spanish 101 and 102. Emphasis is also placed on writing, reading, listening, and learning about Hispanic cultures. Tests are administered in class. Course content is conducted entirely in Spanish.
 

SPAN 201 Second Year Spanish

Prerequisite: Credit level SPAN 103 minimum grade of C-, or an equivalent or placement by instructor. SPAN 201 is the first course of a three-term sequence (SPAN 201-202-203) designed to provide one full year of college level transfer courses at the intermediate (second year) level. These courses must be taken in sequence. SPAN 201-202-203 builds on Spanish language skills acquired through the beginning, first year sequence (SPAN 101-102-103) and expands upon them to develop student skills at an intermediate language level. These courses are five skill courses with emphasis on reading, writing, listening and speaking of Spanish, and on learning about Spanish-speaking cultures. Tests are administered in class. The text for this course includes an online workbook component. Course content is conducted entirely in Spanish.
 

SPAN 202 Second Year Spanish

Prerequisite: Credit level SPAN 201 minimum grade of C-, or an equivalent or placement by instructor. SPAN 202 is the second course of a three-term sequence (SPAN 201-202-203) designed to provide one full year of college level transfer courses at the intermediate (second year) level. These courses must be taken in sequence. SPAN 202 continues the development of and expands upon the five language skills practiced in SPAN 201 (see course description) through emphasis on reading, writing, listening, and speaking of Spanish, and on learning about Spanish-speaking cultures. Tests are administered in class. The text for this course includes an online workbook component. Course content is conducted entirely in Spanish.
 

SPAN 203 Second Year Spanish

Prerequisite: Credit level SPAN 202 minimum grade of C-, or an equivalent, or placement by instructor. SPAN 203 is the third course of a three-term sequence (SPAN 201-202-203) designed to provide one full year of college level transfer courses at the intermediate (second year) level. These courses must be taken in sequence. SPAN 203 continues the development of and expands upon the five language skills practiced through emphasis on reading, writing, listening, and speaking of Spanish, and on learning about Spanish-speaking cultures. Tests are administered in class. The text for this course includes an online workbook component. Course content is conducted entirely in Spanish.
 

SPAN 218 Spanish for Spanish-Speakers

This course focuses on the continued development of reading, writing, and speaking skills in Spanish for students with native/near-native command of these skills, with an emphasis on comparing and contrasting features of Spanish that are of special interest to Spanish-speakers in the US. Course content will include a study of spelling (including accents), develop vocabulary, and foster the development of academic and professional registers of the language. Students will do this via a study of topics of special relevance to Spanish Speakers in the US using a wide variety of materials such as literary texts from a range of genres, news items (including images), music, podcasts, and art work.
 

SPAN 221 Spanish for Health Professions I

Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or Placement into SPAN 103. This course is geared toward students or individuals in the health professions who wish to increase their effectiveness in communicating with Spanish-speaking patients and their families in the clinical encounter. Course participants will study basic Spanish and terminology specific to the medical field, as well as cultural understandings of medicine and illness in the Spanish-speaking world. Working with interpreters and showing compassion through language will also be discussed.
 
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