SPAN100 Spanish I (3 semester hours)

Provides an introduction to the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Focus is placed on development of four skills: reading and listening comprehension and writing and speaking proficiency. Much practice is also dedicated to pronunciation, lexicon and syntax through a variety of materials. Students will also learn about the culture and people of Spanish speaking countries and the Hispanic/Latino communities in the United States.

SPAN101 Spanish II (3 semester hours)

Is a continuation of SPAN100. Students are introduced to more advanced syntax, lexicon and idiomatic expressions. The goal is to enhance the development of four skills: reading and listening comprehension and writing and speaking proficiency. Students will continue to learn more about the people, traditions and cultures of Spanish speaking countries and the Hispanic/Latino communities in the United States.

SPAN200 Spanish III (3 semester hours)

SPAN200 is an intermediate course. The main focus is placed on enhancing the development of four skills: reading and listening comprehension and writing and speaking proficiency. Command of Spanish language is promoted through concepts of geography, civilization, culture, arts, and literature. Complex grammatical structures and sophisticated vocabulary including idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms are developed. Students will continue to learn more about the people, traditions and cultures of Spanish speaking countries and the Hispanic/Latino communities in the United States. (Prerequisite: SPAN101)

SPAN202 Spanish IV (3 semester hours)

SPAN202 is a continuation of SPAN200. In this course, students master reading and listening comprehension, formal and informal writing, and presentational and interpersonal speaking skills. Students also use their critical thinking skills when comparing and contrasting, persuading, analyzing and synthesizing. Command of Spanish language is promoted through concepts of geography, civilization, culture, arts, and literature. Complex grammatical structures and sophisticated vocabulary including idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms are developed. Students will continue to learn more about the people, traditions and cultures of Spanish speaking countries and the Hispanic/Latino communities in the United States. (Prerequisite: SPAN200)