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Spanish Courses

Spanish Courses

Elementary Spanish
Course Number: SPAN 1A
Units: 5
Class: 5 hours lecture
This course is equivalent to two years of high school
study.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Development and application of language skills and cultural exploration of the Spanish speaking world: Study and practice in understanding, speaking, reading and writing Spanish readings in Spanish and Latin- American life and culture; course conducted with Spanish as the primary language of instruction.

Elementary Spanish
Course Number: SPAN 1B
Units: 5
Class: 5 hours lecture
Prerequisite: Span 1A
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Continuation of SPAN 1A: Development and application of language skills and cultural exploration of the Spanish speaking world; study and practice in understanding, speaking, reading and writing Spanish; readings in Spanish and Latin-American life and culture; course conducted with Spanish as the primary language of instruction.

Intermediate Spanish
Course Number: SPAN 2A
Units: 5
Class: 5 hours lecture
Prerequisite: Span 1B
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Conversation, analysis and composition based on selected readings from short stories and articles on culture and history of the Spanish-speaking world: Exploration of culturally relevant topics; grammar review of indicative tenses, imperative and subjunctive mood; expansion of vocabulary and idioms; course conducted in Spanish. 1105.00
AA/AS area 3 CS area C2 IGETC area 3B, 6A

Spanish for Bilingual Speakers I
Course Number: SPAN 22A
Units: 5
Class: 5 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Course is conducted entirely in Spanish.
Description: Elementary and intermediate Spanish for students whose native language is Spanish: Critical reading and discussion of selected readings in Spanish with emphasis on reading development, orthography, grammar, lexical expansion and composition. 1105.00
AA/AS area 3; CSU area C2; IGETC area 6A

Spanish for Bilingual Speakers II
Course Number: SPAN 22B
Units: 5
Class: 5 hours lecture
Prerequisite: Span 22A
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Course is conducted entirely in Spanish.
Description: Continuation of SPAN 22A: Intermediate and
advanced intermediate Spanish for students whose
native language is Spanish; critical reading and
discussion of selected readings in Spanish with
emphasis on reading development, orthography,
grammar, lexical expansion and composition.
AA/AS area 3; CSU area C2; IGETC area 3B &
Language

Beginning Conversational Spanish
Course Number: SPAN 30A
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Introduction to conversational Spanish: Use of
modern colloquial Spanish in conversation, and
elementary grammar.

Beginning Conversational Spanish
Course Number: SPAN 30B
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Recommended preparation: Span 30A
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Continuation of SPAN 30A: Use of modern colloquial
Spanish in conversation, and elementary grammar.

Selected Topics in Spanish
Course Number: SPAN 48GA-MZ
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description:
See section on Selected Topics.

Independent Study in Spanish
Course Number: SPAN 49
Units: .5-5
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description:
See section on Independent Study.

Selected Topics in Spanish
Course Number: SPAN 248GA-MZ
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory
Description: See section on Selected Topics.