Spanish (SPAN)

SPANISH I
SPAN&121 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

First of a three-term sequence in elementary Spanish. Emphasis on listening/speaking skills, with additional practice in reading/writing. Intended for students with little or no previous experience. Not open to native speakers. Students with one year of recent high school Spanish with a grade of B or higher need to enroll in SPAN 122; students with two years of recent high school Spanish with a "B" or higher need to enroll in SPAN 123. Over and under-qualified students must change to the appropriate level during week one. [HA, SE]

SPANISH II
SPAN&122 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: SPAN 121 or two years high school Spanish, or S-CAPE placement test recommended.

Continuation of the elementary Spanish sequence. [HA,SE]

SPANISH III
SPAN&123 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: SPAN 122 or equivalent, or S-CAPE placement test recommended.

Conclusion of the three-quarter sequence in elementary Spanish. [HA,SE]

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH
SPAN 141 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: SPAN 122 or equivalent.

Intensive practice in Spanish conversation. Discussion in small groups of contemporary topics common to American and Hispanic societies. [HB, SE]

STUDY ABROAD ORIENTATION
SPAN 150 1 Credit/Unit

11 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in SPAN 122 or above; or consent of Instructional Unit.

Preparing students to travel with the Clark College study abroad program in Spanish-speaking country. Successful completion of this course required for students to participate in the travel abroad program. Application and acceptance into the study abroad program also required. [SE]

SPANISH IV
SPAN&221 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: SPAN 123 or equivalent, or S-CAPE placement test recommended.

Discussion in Spanish of topics from Hispanic civilization and culture. Intensive grammar review and composition practice. [HA, SE]

SPANISH V
SPAN&222 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: SPAN 221 or equivalent.

Discussion in Spanish of topics from Hispanic civilization and culture. Intensive grammar review and composition practice. [HA, SE]

SPANISH VI
SPAN&223 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: SPAN 222 or equivalent.

Discussion in Spanish of topics from Hispanic civilization and culture. Intensive grammar review and composition practice. [HA, SE]

SELECTED TOPICS
SPAN 280 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Selected topics in Spanish. Topics vary and course theme and content change to reflect new topics. This course may be repeated for credit. [SE]

SPECIAL PROJECTS
SPAN 290 5 Credits/Units

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. [GE]