Courses in Spanish

Elementary Spanish I

SPAN 105     4.00 Credits
Course Outline
Students will be introduced to Spanish as a foreign language. The primary goal of the course is to acquire communicative competence in Spanish in regards to listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Language learning is a gradual process, in which one skill leads to the next, building the basis for more advanced skills. (Prerequisites: Must have a score of 78 or higher on the Reading portion of the Accuplacer test or completion of READ 0080 and READ 0090 with a grade of C or higher) (MNTC 8: Global Perspective)

Elementary Spanish II

SPAN 110     4.00 Credits
Course Outline
The primary goal of the course is to refine the basic communication skills acquired in Elementary Spanish I emphasizing reading, writing, speaking and listening. Students will work to improve speaking and listening skills to communicate in a number of more complicated situations in the target language as a way to build a basis for more advanced skills. In addition, students will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge about the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. (Prerequisites: SPAN 105 with a grade of C or higher or a passing grade in the placement exam given on the first day of class)(MNTC 8: Global Perspective)

Intermediate Spanish

SPAN 205     4.00 Credits
Course Outline
The primary goal of the course is to refine the communication skills acquired in Elementary Spanish II emphasizing reading, writing, speaking and listening. Students will work to improve speaking and listening skills to communicate in more complicated and specific situations in the target language and build a base of intermediate language skills. In addition, students will continue to expand their knowledge about the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. (Prerequisites: SPAN 110 with a grade of C or higher or a passing grade in the placement exam given on the first day of class) (MNTC 8: Global Perspective)