Associate in Arts Degree

Spanish                                                      29 Units

An Associate in Arts degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the major:

3 units   ENGL 001A      Composition and Reading

3 units   HIST 140           History of Western Civilization to the 
Renaissance

3 units   HIST 141           History of Wester Civilization Since the 
Renaissance

5 units   SPAN 120         First-Semester Spanish

5 units   SPAN 121         Second-Semester Spanish

5 units   SPAN 220         Third-Semester Spanish

5 units   SPAN 221         Fourth-Semester Spanish

 

SPAN-100 Topics in Spanish

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course covers topics in Spanish.Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

 

SPAN-110 Conversational Spanish I

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG

This course provides practice in beginning-level Spanish conversation, with attention to the use of basic vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar. Conversational Spanish I is designed for students who are not native Spanish speakers, and the course does not satisfy the academic requirements of the SPAN 120 series.

 

SPAN-111 Conversational Spanish II

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG

Advisory: SPAN 110

This course provides practice in high beginning-level Spanish conversation, with attention to the use of basic vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar. Conversational Spanish II is designed for students who are not native Spanish speakers, and the course does not satisfy the academic requirements of the SPAN 120 series.

 

SPAN-112 Conversational Spanish III

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU

Advisory: SPAN 111

This is the third part of a beginning course, with extensive oral practice in Spanish and a study of the cultures of the Hispanic world.Emphasis will be placed on practical vocabulary, pronunciation, idiomatic usage, and basic grammar. This course is not designed for native speakers of Spanish.It does not satisfy the academic requirements of the SPAN 120 series.

 

SPAN-116 Spanish for Health Care

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course provides Spanish instruction for the students interested in health care fields. Students will receive special instruction that will aid effective communication between patients/clients and various types of health care providers. Emphasis is on basic but practical vocabulary, as well as grammatical concepts needed to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients/clients at the hospital, at home, at the doctor’s office or at the health care agency.

 

SPAN-120 First-Semester Spanish

5 Units: 90 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Area C2-Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Foreign Language), and the IGETC for Area 6: Language Other Than English. This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a distance education online format.

This course is a first-semester Spanish. The goals are to communicate in Spanish through the development of skills in speaking, understanding, reading and writing, and to develop an appreciation of the cultures of the Hispanic world. This course is equivalent to two years of high school Spanish. First-Semester Spanish is intended for students who are not native Spanish speakers.

 

SPAN-121 Second-Semester Spanish

5 Units: 90 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

Advisory: SPAN 120

This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Area C2-Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Foreign Language), the IGETC for Area 3: Humanities and Area 6: Language Other Than English.

This course is a second-semester Spanish. The goals are to communicate in Spanish through the development of skills in speaking, understanding, reading and writing, and to develop an appreciation of the cultures of the Hispanic world. Second-Semester Spanish is intended for students who are not native Spanish speakers.

 

SPAN-220 Third-Semester Spanish

5 Units: 90 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

Advisory: SPAN 121

This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Area C2-Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Foreign Language), and the IGETC for Area 6: Language Other Than English.

This is a third-semester language course conducted in Spanish to help the student develop communication skills.The course includes the interpretation and analysis of the cultures of Hispanic countries and an introduction to the study of Spanish and Latin American literature.

 

SPAN-221 Fourth-Semester Spanish

5 Units: 90 hours of lecture, per week, SC, DG, CSU, UC

Advisory: SPAN 220

This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Area C2-Humanities (Literature, Philosophy, Foreign Language), the IGETC for Area 3: Humanities and Area 6: Language Other Than English.

This is a fourth-semester language course conducted in Spanish to help the student develop communication skills.The course includes the interpretation and analysis of the cultures of Hispanic countries and an introduction to the study of Spanish and Latin American literature.

 

SPAN-298 Independent Study

.2-4 Units:  3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and Vice President. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in Spanish under the direction of an instructor.