Academic Catalogs

Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN G1604 Units (72 lecture hours)  
Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course emphasizes the reading of elementary prose and drills in basic writing skills, with an introduction to the basic rules of spelling, accentuation and morphology. Instructional time will be devoted to principles of Spanish orthography, vocabulary enrichment and composition. The course will cover the history, culture, and stories of the Latin American and Chicano writers in the U.S. as well as that of the Spanish-speaking world on a regional basis. This course is not open to students who have completed SPAN G180. Four hours lecture a week. This course is equivalent to two years of high school Spanish. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: SPAN G160 and SPAN G180 combined – maximum credit, 1 course. C-ID: SPAN 220.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing SPAN G160

    SPAN G1655 Units (90 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
    Spanish for Spanish Speakers 2  
    Prerequisite(s): SPAN G160.

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

    Formerly: SPAN G112. This course is a continuation of SPAN G160 and extends study for the native Spanish speaker. Work in the class will emphasize analysis of prose and further development of writing skills. This course includes study of Spanish orthography (spelling), and vocabulary enrichment, as well as the culture and literature of Latin America and Spain. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SPAN 230.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing SPAN G165

      SPAN G1805 Units (90 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
      Elementary Spanish 1  

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

      Formerly: Elementary Spanish. This course is designed for students who have no prior knowledge or have minimal knowledge of the Spanish language. Students will focus on mastery of grammar fundamentals while developing the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This course is equivalent to two years of high school Spanish. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: SPAN G160 and SPAN G180 combined – maximum credit, 1 course. C-ID: SPAN 100.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing SPAN G180

        SPAN G1855 Units (90 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
        Elementary Spanish 2  
        Prerequisite(s): SPAN G160 or SPAN G180 or completed 2 years of High School Spanish.

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

        Formerly: Elementary Spanish. This course is a continuation of SPAN G180. Students will focus on mastery of advanced grammar while enhancing further the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This course is equivalent to three years of high school Spanish. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SPAN 110.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing SPAN G185

          SPAN G2003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
          Mexican Culture and Civilization  
          Prerequisite(s): SPAN G165 or SPAN G185.

          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

          Formerly: SPAN G290. Conducted in Spanish, this course will survey the art, culture, history and civilization of Mexico dating from the pre-Columbian period to contemporary Mexico. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing SPAN G200

            SPAN G2804 Units (72 lecture hours)  
            Intermediate Spanish 1  
            Prerequisite(s): SPAN G165 or SPAN G185 .

            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

            Formerly: Intermediate Spanish. This course emphasizes the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing as well as learning about different civilizations and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SPAN 200.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing SPAN G280

              SPAN G2854 Units (72 lecture hours)  
              Intermediate Spanish 2  
              Prerequisite(s): SPAN G280.

              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

              Formerly: Intermediate Spanish. A continuation of SPAN G280, with reading of more difficult literary texts. Increasing stress on spontaneous conversation and free composition. The admission of native speakers to SPAN G285 will be at the discretion of the instructor. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SPAN 210.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing SPAN G285