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 Conv 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)

This course provides an introduction to the Spanish language for students with no previous Spanish studies or one year of high school Spanish. It develops elementary Spanish grammar, syntax, and communication skills. It also examines the culture of Spanish- speaking people throughout the world. Classroom instruction is supplemented with activities in the language lab. The course requires the completion of five documented hours of lab work outside of class.

SPA122 Elementary Spanish II (3-0-3)

This course is for students who have completed SPA 121 or two years of high school Spanish. It further develops grammar, syntax, and communication skills. Additionally, it examines the civilization, culture and customs of Spanish-speaking people. Classroom instruction is supplemented with activities in the language lab. The course requires the completion 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 one year' of Elementary Spanish or three years of high school Spanish. This course reinforces fundamental Spanish skills through a variety of reading, writing, and oral exercises. The course also expands students' knowledge of the civilizations, cultures, and customs of Spanish-speaking people. A minimum of five hours of additional work in the language laboratory is required per term. PR: SPA 122 or three years of high school Spanish

SPA224 Intermediate Spanish II (3-0-3)

Intermediate Spanish II is designed for students who have completed SPA 222 or four years of high school Spanish. this course develops intermediate Spanish skills through a variety of reading, writing, and oral exercises. Additionally, it further expands students' knowledge of the cultures and customs of the comtemporary Spanish-speaking world. A minimum of five hours of additional work in the language laboratory is required per term. PR: SPA 222 or 4 years of high school Spanish


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