Spanish Language (SPN)

SPN 1120  Spanish 1  
Credit Hours:   4  

This is an introductory course that provides basic communication skills for students interested in the functional use of Spanish in everyday situations by integrating basic grammar, vocabulary, composition, and culture through a conversational approach to Spanish. This course is suitable for students in A.A. programs requiring essential skills as preparation for university parallel programs. The use of the language lab, tutorial, and individual instruction are integral course components. The fourth credit hour may be administered outside of regular class meeting time.

SPN 1121  Spanish 2  
Credit Hours:   4  
Prerequisites: SPN 1120 with a grade of "C" or higher or one year of high school Spanish with a grade of "C" or higher  

This course is the second half of the beginning course designed to provide basic communication skills for students interested in the functional use of the language in everyday situations and/or for those students in AA and AS programs who require essential skills as preparation for their university parallel programs. The use of the Language Lab, tutorial and individualized instruction are integral elements of the course. The fourth credit hour may be administered outside of the regular class meeting time.

SPN 2220  Spanish 3  
Credit Hours:   4  
Prerequisites: SPN 1121 with a grade of "C" or higher or two years high school Spanish with a grade of "C" or higher  

This is an intermediate course review of essential skills in the language in combination with social and cultural aspects of contemporary society, with integrated use of language laboratory, tutorial, and individualized instruction as essential elements of the course. The fourth credit hour may be administered outside of regular class meeting time.

SPN 2221  Spanish 4  
Credit Hours:   4  
Prerequisites: SPN 2220 or SPN 2000 with a grade of "C" or higher or three years high school Spanish with a grade of "C" or higher  

This course is an intermediate review of essential skills in the language in combination with social and cultural aspects of contemporary society, with integrated use of language laboratory, tutorial, and individualized instruction as essential elements of the course. The fourth credit hour may be administered outside of regular class meeting time.

SPN 2948  Service-Learning Field Studies 1  
Credit Hours:   1  

This course gives the student the opportunity to understand the relationship of theory to practice through participation in a service-learning experience. Students are required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work, a service-learning contract, and an oral and written reflection of the experience.