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Spanish - AA Degree

Spanish - AA Degree

Courses

SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I

4 credits

This course provides training in the basic conversational skills: listening to the spoken language with understanding, correct pronunciation and intonation and the oral use of actual speech patterns necessary for effective communication. Once the aural-oral skills have been firmly established, the basic language structure is presented through reading and composition exercises that focus on the Hispanic world. The language lab reinforces skill development and provides for individualization. R (3 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours)

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II

4 credits

This course, taught in Spanish, allows students to continue development of conversational skills, vocabulary mastery, comprehension of basic structures and cultural awareness. Readings are drawn from current periodicals as well as from historical and literary sources. A high level of competence in listening, conversational speech, reading and writing is emphasized in class work and reinforced by the language-lab program. R (3 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours)
Prerequisite: SPA 101 or permission of instructor

SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I

4 credits

This course, taught in Spanish, is designed to develop the basic language skills at a higher level of competence than in the Elementary Spanish sequence. Conversational skills are enhanced by continued practice and vocabulary development, while basic structures are studied in review. Current forms of oral and written communication are studied. Readings include current periodicals, a literary anthology, current media presentations and a 20th century play. Class work is reinforced by the language-lab program. R (3 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours)
Prerequisite: SPA 102 or permission of instructor

SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II

4 credits

All four basic language skills (aural-oral, reading and composition) are brought to a high level of development through continued practice and advancement in this course. Reading and composition are based on the cultural contributions made by the Hispanic countries. Advanced vocabulary and structural aspects of the language are presented and drilled. Readings include selected poetry, a major novel, a major Spanish drama and a selection of Cervantes' writings. The language-lab program reinforces class work. R (3 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours)
Prerequisite: SPA 201 or permission of instructor

SPA 204 Introduction to Spanish Literature: Poetry

3 credits

This course, taught in Spanish, provides a basis for the continued study and appreciation of Spanish literature. It surveys the historical development of Spanish poetry from medieval to modern times and introduces basic critical considerations. R (3 lecture hours)
Corequisite: SPA 202 or four years of high school Spanish or permission of instructor

SPA 205 Introduction to Spanish Literature: Drama

3 credits

This course, taught in Spanish, provides a basis for the continued study and appreciation of Spanish literature. It surveys the historical development of Spanish drama from medieval to modern times and introduces basic critical considerations. R (3 lecture hours)
Corequisite: SPA 202 or four years of high school Spanish or permission of instructor

SPA 207 Conversational Spanish

3 credits

This course is intended to improve command of the language by emphasizing conversational skills. Emphasis is placed on building speaking and listening skills by means of vocabulary — building exercises, learning idiomatic expressions, and discussions. Students learn proper pronunciation and intonation and converse in one-on-one group situations in a variety of cultural, social and political topics. R (2 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours)
Prerequisite: One year of college elementary Spanish or permission of instructor

SPA 299 Special Topics in Spanish

1-4 credits

This course is an in-depth study of different areas in the Spanish language presented in a variety of methods with an emphasis on methods that use student-centered learning including discussion, projects, problem solving and skill building. Credit is variable (1-4 credits) depending on the topics and requirements. This course may be lecture, lab or a combination. R, W1 (4 lecture hours and 4 laboratory hours)
Prerequisite: Varies by topic

 

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