Academic Catalogs

Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN C1605 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly SPAN C260. Spanish C160 is designed to enrich the communication skills of the Spanish-English bilingual student. The course focuses instruction on improving the communication skills in formal and familiar ways of speaking, reading, grammar, spelling, vocabulary building, and composition. The course explores Hispanic culture through readings, plays and film. The course is conducted mainly in Spanish. Espanol C160 esta disenado para mejorar las habilidades communicativas; lectura, ortografia, vocabulario, escritura y composicion del estudiante bilingue espanol-ingles o del hispanohablante. El curso explora la cultura hispana a traves de la lectura, drama y cinematografia. El curso se dicta en espanol. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations (see counselor).

SPAN C1655 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Spanish for Spanish Speakers 2  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN C160 or C160B with a grade of C or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations (see counselor).

Formerly SPAN C265. SPAN C165 is the continuation of SPAN C160. It is designed to advance the communication skills of Spanish-English bilingual students who are native or near-native speakers of Spanish. The course focuses instruction on improving the communications skills in formal speaking, reading, using correct grammar, spelling, vocabulary building, and composing at the advanced intermediate level. The course explores Hispanic culture through literature, plays, music, and film. This course is conducted in Spanish. Español C165 está diseñado para mejorar las habilidades comunicativas de los estudiantes hispanohablantes y de los estudiantes avanzados intermedios de la lengua española. El curso se concentra en lectura, ortografía, vocabulario y escritura del estudiante bilingüe español-inglés o del hispanohablante. La cultura y civilización del mundo hispano son introducidas a través de literatura, drama, música y cinema. Este curso se dicta enteramente en español. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

SPAN C1805 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 1  
Advisory: Students who have completed two years of high school Spanish with a grade of "C" or better should enroll in SPAN C185.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course is designed to develop the student's fundamental ability both to comprehend and converse in daily spoken Spanish. Early reading and writing skills are introduced as well as the customs and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: SPAN C180A and SPAN C180B are equivalent to SPAN C180. C-ID: SPAN 100.

SPAN C180A2.5 Units (45 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 1A  
Advisory: Students who have completed two years of high school Spanish with a grade of "C" or better should enroll in SPAN C185.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course is designed to develop the student's fundamental ability to both comprehend and converse in daily spoken Spanish. Early reading and writing skills are introduced as well as customs and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. SPAN C180A is equal to the first half of SPAN C180. SPAN C180A and C180B are equivalent to SPAN C180. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: SPAN C180A and SPAN C180B are equivalent to SPAN C180.

SPAN C180B2.5 Units (45 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 1B  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN C180A with a grade of C or better or equivalent competency.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course reviews and expands the student's ability to comprehend and converse in daily spoken Spanish. There is increased emphasis on reading and writing. An introduction to Hispanic culture is continued. SPAN C180B is equal to the second half of SPAN C180. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: SPAN C180A and SPAN C180B are equivalent to SPAN C180.

SPAN C1855 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 2  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN C180 or C180B with a grade of C or better or equivalent competency.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course is designed to further the student's ability to comprehend and converse in daily spoken Spanish at the second semester level. Reading and writing skills are expanded. Introduction to various cultural and philosophical aspects of the Spanish-speaking world will continue with authentic reading materials and selected literary works. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: SPAN C185A and SPAN C185B are equivalent to SPAN C185. C-ID: SPAN 110.

SPAN C185A2.5 Units (45 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 2A  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN C180 or C180B with a grade of C or better or equivalent competency.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

C180 or C180B and is designed to further the student's ability to comprehend and converse in daily spoken Spanish at the second-semester level. Reading and writing skills are expanded. Introduction to various cultural and philosophical aspects of the Spanish-speaking world will continue with authentic reading materials and selected literary works. SPAN C185A is equal to the first half of SPANC185. SPAN C185A and C185B are equivalent to SPAN C185. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: SPAN C185A and SPAN C185B are equivalent to SPAN C185. SPAN C185A + C185B = C-ID: SPAN 110.

SPAN C185B2.5 Units (45 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 2B  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN C185A with a grade of C or better or equivalent competency.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course is a continuation of SPAN C185A and is designed to further the student's ability to comprehend and converse in daily spoken Spanish at the second-semester level. Reading and writing skills are expanded. Introduction to various cultural and philosophical aspects of the Spanish-speaking world will continue with authentic reading materials and selected literary works. SPAN C185B is equal to the second half of SPAN C185. SPAN C185A and C185B are equivalent to SPAN C185. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: SPAN C185A and SPAN C185B are equivalent to SPAN C185. SPAN C185A + C185B = C-ID: SPAN 110.

SPAN C2804 Units (72 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Spanish 1  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN C185 or C185B with a grade of C or better or equivalent competency.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course is a continuation of SPAN C185 or C185B and is designed to further develop the student's ability to comprehend and converse in daily spoken Spanish at the intermediate level. Reading and writing skills are increasingly stressed. The cultural notes, authentic reading materials, literary selections, and grammar component present new concepts to expand vocabulary and communicative competency. The cultural and philosophical aspects of the Spanish-speaking world continue to be discussed. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC Credit Limitations: SPAN C280A and SPAN C280B are equivalent to SPAN C280.

SPAN C2854 Units (72 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Spanish 2  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN C280 or C280B with a grade of C or better or equivalent competency.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU credit limitations; UC credit limitations (see counselor).

Continuation of SPAN C280 or C280B. Designed to further develop student's ability to comprehend, converse, read, and write in Spanish at the advanced intermediate level. Discussion of literature and culture through selected readings. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.