Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 101

ELEMENTARY SPANISH I

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on basic beginning interpersonal communication. Covers structures and vocabulary to talk about family, daily activities, obligations, weather, employment, school, and food. Introduces Spanish speakers' worldviews. Designed for students with very little or no knowledge of Spanish. Not intended for students who speak Spanish. This course corresponds to the first two years of high school Spanish. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID SPAN 100] (Formerly: SPAN 120)

SPAN 101A

INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY SPANISH

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on basic beginning interpersonal communications. Covers structures and vocabulary to talk about family, school, everyday and weekend activities. Introduces Spanish speakers' worldviews. Designed for students without prior knowledge of Spanish. This course corresponds to the first two years of high school Spanish. Not intended for students who speak Spanish. Not open to students with credit in SPAN 120 or SPAN 101. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: SPAN 120A)

SPAN 101B

CONTINUATION OF ELEMENTARY SPANISH

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: SPAN 101A or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Continuation of SPAN 101A, equivalent to second half of SPAN 101. Focuses on basic beginning interpersonal communication. Covers structures and vocabulary to talk about work, career plans, food, relationships, going places and the weather. Introduces Spanish speakers' worldviews. Designed for students with little knowledge of Spanish. This course corresponds to the first two years of high school Spanish. Not intended for students who speak Spanish. Not open to students with credit in SPAN 120 or SPAN 101. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: SPAN 120B)

SPAN 102

ELEMENTARY SPANISH II

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: SPAN 101 or SPAN 101B or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Designed to further enable students to carry out basic interpersonal communication and acquire structures and vocabulary to talk about hobbies, chores and pastimes, vacations, childhood, health, important events, and goals. Study of Spanish speakers' worldviews. This course corresponds to the third year of high school Spanish. Not intended for students who speak Spanish. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID SPAN 102] (Formerly: SPAN 130)

SPAN 201

INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides extensive review of all first-year structures. Focuses on interpersonal communication for intermediate students. Covers grammatical structures and vocabulary necessary to discuss personal relations, family, travel, health, environment, media, art, and culture. Introduces readings reflecting Spanish speakers' worldviews. This course corresponds to the fourth year of high school Spanish. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID SPAN 200] (Formerly: SPAN 220)

SPAN 202

INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: SPAN 201 or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Continuation of SPAN 201. Focuses on student's ability to communicate at an intermediate high level, on topics including careers, history, civilization, environment, literature, art, values, and politics in Spanish-speaking countries. Includes further study of complex grammatical structures and literary selections. This course corresponds to the fourth year of high school Spanish. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID SPAN 210] (Formerly: SPAN 230)

SPAN 215

SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS I

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: Spanish native speaker proficiency, or the equivalent intermediate level as assessed by the instructor.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Designed for bilingual students who need to improve their reading, writing, and formal speaking skills. Emphasizes Hispanic culture and literature and focuses on the professional use of Spanish in the work world. Not intended for students with a high school diploma from a Spanish-speaking country. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID SPAN 220] (Formerly: SPAN 121)

SPAN 216

SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS II

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: SPAN 215 or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Continuation of SPAN 215. Designed for bilingual students who wish to acquire advanced writing, reading, and grammar skills. Focuses on real-life tasks reflecting the use of formal Spanish in the global community and the job market. Emphasizes formal oral and written Spanish, and a greater appreciation of Hispanic culture and literature. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID SPAN 230] (Formerly: SPAN 131)

SPAN 221

INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE FOR BILINGUALS

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: SPAN 216 or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Designed specifically for the second year of study for bilingual students of Spanish. Includes introductory study of Latin American and Peninsular literature to the intermediate native speaker. Emphasizes reading, writing, and analysis of fiction, drama, and poetry. Includes the use of current technology to research class topics. [D; CSU; UC]

SPAN 225

INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION AND WRITING ON SPANISH CULTURE

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides class discussions conducted in Spanish for the intermediate student. Emphasizes the spoken language with some writing practice and the development of practical vocabulary and useful phrases. Includes conversations at the intermediate level that will center around social, cultural, and historical issues dealing with Spain. [D; CSU; UC]

SPAN 226

INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION AND WRITING ON LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: SPAN 202 or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Class discussions will be conducted in Spanish. Designed for the intermediate student of Spanish with emphasis on the spoken language with some writing practice and the development of practical vocabulary and useful phrases. Conversations at the intermediate level will cover assigned social, cultural, or literary topics dealing with the Latin-American experience. [D; CSU; UC]

SPAN 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of Spanish of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the college. [D; CSU]