SPAN 0001. Elementary Spanish - Level I

Units: 5
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 90 lecture
First of two semesters of Elementary Spanish. Provides basic communication skills through listening, speaking, reading, and writing by applying principles of phonetics (speech sounds), morphology (word formation), and syntax (word order) in the context of Spanish-speaking culture. Corresponds to two years of high school study. (C-ID SPAN 100) (CSU, UC)

SPAN 0002. Elementary Spanish - Level II

Units: 5
Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 1 or two years of high school Spanish with grade(s) of "C" or better
Hours: 90 lecture
Second of two semesters of Elementary Spanish. Provides further basic communication skills through listening, speaking, reading, and writing by applying principles of phonetics (speech sounds), morphology (word formation), and syntax (word order) in the context of Spanish-speaking culture. (C-ID SPAN 110) (CSU, UC)

SPAN 0003. Intermediate Spanish - Level I

Units: 4
Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 2 or three years of high school Spanish with grade(s) of "C" or better
Hours: 72 lecture
First of two semesters of Intermediate Spanish. Provides intermediate level of communication skills through listening, speaking, reading, and writing by applying principles of phonetics (speech sounds), morphology (word formation), and syntax (word order) in the context of Spanish-speaking culture. Students will continue to interact with authentic language in a cultural context. (C-ID SPAN 200) (CSU, UC)

SPAN 0004. Intermediate Spanish - Level II

Units: 4
Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 3 or four years of high school Spanish with grade(s) of "C" or better
Hours: 72 lecture
Second of two semesters of Intermediate Spanish. Provides upper intermediate level of communication skills through listening, speaking, reading and writing within a cultural background. Readings of literature (short story, poetry, drama, essay) and culturally relevant authentic materials (newspapers, magazines, films) as well as writing short compositions are emphasized in this course. (C-ID SPAN 210) (CSU, UC)

SPAN 0017. Intermediate Conversational Spanish

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 2 or three years of high school Spanish with grade(s) of "C" or better
Hours: 54 lecture
Develops increasingly complex language abilities through new vocabulary and more advanced grammatical structures. Emphasizes oral communication, grammatical, reading, and writing skills at the intermediate level, and further explores cultural customs. (CSU, UC)

SPAN 0020. Spanish for the Healthcare Professions

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 2 or three years of high school Spanish with grade(s) of "C" or better
Hours: 54 lecture
Intermediate course in Spanish designed for students whose professional careers and personal interest take them to the healthcare field. Course enables students to convey conversations with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. Students develop basic and intermediate skills in the target language to carry on medical/nursing functions or tasks. Helpful for students who have a basic knowledge of Spanish whose goal is to apply the target language to a healthcare setting. (CSU)

SPAN 0028. Independent Study

Units: 1-3
Designed for students interested in furthering their knowledge at an independent study level in an area where no specific curriculum offering is currently available. Independent study might include, but is not limited to, research papers, special subject area projects, and research projects. See Independent Study page in catalog. (CSU, UC-with unit limitation)