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SPAN Course Descriptions

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  • SPAN 125 Introduction to Spanish I (3)

    The first semester of the process toward building the "five skills": listening, speaking, reading, writing and understanding culture. With these goals in mind, students participate in a variety of learning tasks during required classroom hours and weekly laboratory sessions. [ART]

  • SPAN 126 Introduction to Spanish II (3)

    A second-level course in the "five skills" needed to improve fluency in Spanish: listening, speaking, reading, writing and understanding culture. Students continue to improve their language skills and learn to speak Spanish for situations likely to take place outside the classroom. prerequisite: SPAN 125 or equivalent [ART]

  • SPAN 297 Topics in Spanish (3)

    Exploration of topics in Spanish language. Content varies depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Course may be repeated when topic changes.

  • SPAN 470 Independent Study (1-3)

    Designed to provide credit for a student who wants to pursue independent work under the supervision of a faculty member. The number of credits earned is determined by the supervising faculty member before the study begins. prerequisites: SPAN 125, SPAN 126 and approval of the instructor
  • SPAN 497 Advanced Topics in Spanish (3)

    Exploration of advanced topics in Spanish. Content varies depending upon the interests of faculty and students. Course may be repeated when topic changes.