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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
SPA085 Introductory Spanish Credit Hours: 4.00
Beginning Spanish for students with no previous formal study of the language. Includes correct pronunciation, basic grammar and conversation, and common communications such as informal greetings and numbers.
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Information: This course is not for transfer, but helps prepare students for success in transferable courses.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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SPA101HC Elementary Spanish I for Healthcare Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to Spanish. Includes basic oral and written forms, grammatical structures, interpersonal transactions, and geographical and cultural awareness. Also includes vocabulary in a healthcare context.
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Information: Same as SPA 101. Emphasis on healthcare-related vocabulary.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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SPA101LE Elementary Spanish I for Law Enforcement Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to Spanish. Includes basic oral and written forms, grammatical structures, interpersonal transactions, and geographical and cultural awareness. Also includes vocabulary in a law enforcement context.
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Information: Same as SPA 101. Emphasis on law-enforcement-related vocabulary.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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SPA101 Elementary Spanish I SUN# SPA1101 Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to Spanish. Includes basic oral and written forms, grammatical structures, interpersonal transactions, and geographical and cultural awareness.
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Information: SPA 101A, 101B, 101C, 101D together constitute SPA 101.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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SPA102HC Elementary Spanish II for Healthcare Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of SPA 101HC. Includes further development of oral and written forms, additional grammatical structures, interpersonal transactions, and geographical and cultural differences. Also includes an emphasis on balancing more complex structures with active communication and vocabulary in a healthcare context.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 101.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Same as SPA 102. Emphasis on healthcare-related vocabulary.
Information: Prerequisite(s) may be waived with one year of high school Spanish. See an instructor, advisor, or counselor.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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SPA102LE Elementary Spanish II for Law Enforcement Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of SPA 101LE. Includes further development of oral and written forms, additional grammatical structures, interpersonal transactions, and geographical and cultural differences. Also includes an emphasis on balancing more complex structures with active communication and vocabulary in a law enforcement context.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 101.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Same as SPA 102. Emphasis on law-enforcement-related vocabulary.
Information: Prerequisite(s) may be waived with one year of high school Spanish. See an instructor, advisor, or counselor.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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SPA102 Elementary Spanish II SUN# SPA1102 Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of SPA 101. Includes further development of oral and written forms, additional grammatical structures, interpersonal transactions, and geographical and cultural differences. Also includes an emphasis on balancing more complex structures with active communication.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 101.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Prerequisite(s) may be waived with one year of high school Spanish. See an instructor, advisor, or counselor.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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SPA103 Beginning Spanish for Heritage and Bilingual Learners Credit Hours: 4.00
Spanish for heritage and bilingual learners. Includes basic oral and written forms for heritage and bilingual learners, grammatical structures, cultural and stylistic elements, interpersonal transactions, and geographical and cultural awareness. Also includes an awareness of diversity of Spanish-speaking cultures.
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Information: Ability to speak basic Spanish is required.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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SPA106 Beginning Conversation Spanish Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to conversational Spanish. Includes basic oral and written forms, grammatical structures, interpersonal transactions, and cultural perspectives. Also includes reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills with primary emphasis on oral communication.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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SPA107 Intermediate Conversation Spanish Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of SPA 106. Includes oral and written communication, additional grammatical structures, additional interpersonal transactions, and additional cultural perspectives. Also includes additional reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills with primary emphasis on oral communication.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 106.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
SPA201 Intermediate Spanish I SUN# SPA2201 Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of SPA 102. Includes intermediate grammar structures and vocabulary contexts in oral and written forms and using a variety of materials in the target language and cultures to promote proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 102.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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SPA202 Intermediate Spanish II SUN# SPA2202 Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of SPA 201. Includes intermediate grammar structures and vocabulary contexts in oral and written forms and use of a variety of materials in the target language and cultures to promote proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Also includes reading selections from authentic media, advanced conversation and discussions, and compositions using intermediate grammar structures.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 201.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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SPA203 Writing & Oral Skills for Heritage & Bilingual Learners Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of SPA 103. Includes further development of oral and written forms for heritage and bilingual learners, additional grammatical structures, cultural and stylistic elements, interpersonal transactions, and geographical and cultural differences. Also includes a continued awareness of the diversity of Spanish.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 103.
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Information: Prerequisites may be waived with ability to speak Spanish.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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SPA206 Advanced Conversation Spanish Credit Hours: 4.00
Development of oral communicative techniques and critical thinking skills. Includes communicative skills, complex vocabulary utilization, grammatical structures, and cultural awareness.
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Recommendation: Completion of one year of Spanish before enrolling in this course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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SPA207 Latin America on Film Credit Hours: 4.00
Viewing and discussing Spanish language on films from regions such as Cuba, Caribbean, Central and South America, and Mexico. Includes communicative skills, complex vocabulary utilization, grammatical structures, cultural awareness, and Latin American cinema. Also includes the development of communicative techniques and critical thinking skills through film.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 202 or 206.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
SPA251 Intermediate Spanish III Credit Hours: 3.00
Tools for thinking critically and analytically in Spanish. Includes writing proficiency, reading proficiency, and control of language through lexical and grammatical precision.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 202.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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SPA253 Intermediate Spanish for Heritage and Bilingual Learners Credit Hours: 4.00
Intensive writing and speaking in Spanish for heritage and bilingual learners. Includes intermediate oral communication, complex reading communication, intermediate written communication, and themes in popular and traditional cultures.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 203.
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Information: Prerequisites may be waived with ability to speak, read, and write Spanish.
Offered: Fall.
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SPA254 Interm Grammar/Writing for Span Heritage/Bilingual Learners Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of SPA 253. Includes intensive grammar and writing for heritage and bilingual learners within a dynamic cultural context. Includes complex intermediate oral communication, intermediate grammar and writing communication, exploration of diversity of culture and customs, and themes in literature.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 253.
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Information: Prerequisites may be waived with ability to speak, read, and write Spanish.
Offered: Spring.
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SPA256 Grammar and Composition Credit Hours: 3.00
Development of advanced grammar and writing communicative skills. Includes grammar structures, factual, expository, and argumentative writing.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 202 or TRS 102
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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SPA258 Spanish Phonetics Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the sound system of the Spanish language. Includes terminology, classification of sounds, characteristics of sounds, phonological elements, and dialectal variation.
Prerequisite(s): SPA 202 or 253.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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SPA296 Independent Study in Spanish Credit Hours: 1-4.00
Independent Spanish readings or other projects under the supervision of an instructor.
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Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of eight credit hours.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.