2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Spanish (SPA)

SPA 101   Spanish I   4 Units

Through a natural approach to Spanish this course, which will be taught in Spanish, is for students who have had no or less than two (2) years of high school instruction and will emphasize speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

SPA 102   Spanish II   4 Units

A continuation of SPA 101. Fulfills foreign language requirement. Prerequisite: SPA 101 or two (2) years of high school Spanish.

SPA 201   Intermediate Spanish I   3 Units

This course will provide a systematic review of grammar including readings that will provide an introduction to Spanish culture and literature. Prerequisite: SPA 102 or equivalent.

SPA 202   Intermediate Spanish II   3 Units

A continuation of SPA 201. Prerequisite: SPA 201 or equivalent.

SPA 301   Advanced Conversation   3,4 Units

This course will help students develop an increased mastery of the spoken language through extensive text and periodical readings with an emphasis on small-group discussion. Prerequisite: SPA 202 or equivalent.

SPA 302   Advanced Grammar/Reading   3 Units

Through extensive reading of Spanish writings, this course will review grammatical principles and require regular composition work based on these readings. Prerequisite: SPA 202 or equivalent.

SPA 315   Survey of Spanish and Latin American Literature   3 Units

This course is a survey of short works by recognized Hispanic authors from Latin America and Spain, which reflect the diversity of literature and cultures of the Spanish speaking countries. The readings will be used to apply concepts of literary criticism and theory. Classes will be conducted in Spanish.

SPA 390   Practicum: Spanish   1-4 Units

SPA 495   Spanish Capstone   3 Units

This course provides advanced Spanish language training in areas such as translation, business, medical purposes, teaching, and other vocations culminating in a semester-long project. Prerequisite: SPA 302.