Academic Catalogs

Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN A1605 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass, Conversion

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A beginning course for Spanish speaking students to improve their command of all aspects of the Spanish language and broaden their appreciation of Hispanic culture. The course will be taught in Spanish. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

SPAN A1655 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Spanish for Spanish Speakers 2  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN A160 or 2 years of High School Spanish with a minimum grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

A second level beginning course for Spanish speaking students to improve their command of all aspects of the Spanish language and to broaden their appreciation of the Hispanic culture. The course will be taught in Spanish. C-ID: SPAN 230.

SPAN A1805 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The focus is on development of elementary proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish, with an introduction to cultures related to the Spanish language. This course is equivalent to two years of high school Spanish. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

SPAN A180H5 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 1 Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

The focus is on development of elementary proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish, with an introduction to cultures related to the Spanish language. This course is equivalent to two years of high school Spanish. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

SPAN A1855 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 2  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN A180 or SPAN A180H or completion of two years of high school Spanish with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of SPAN A180, with further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency, and additional exploration of cultures related to the Spanish language. This course is equivalent to three years of high school Spanish. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: SPAN 110.

SPAN A185H5 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary Spanish 2 Honors  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN A180 or SPAN A180H or completion of two years of high school Spanish with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of SPAN A180H, with further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency, and additional exploration of cultures related to the Spanish language. This course is equivalent to three years of high school Spanish. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: SPAN 110.

SPAN A1992-5 Units (36-90 lecture hours)  
Current Topics in Spanish  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency in Spanish. Extensive exposure to cultures related to the Spanish language through authentic materials and group discussions on a variety of topics ranging from current events to global issues. Emphasis on cross-cultural understanding. This course may also be offered online. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

SPAN A2805 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Spanish 1  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN A185 or SPAN A185H or completion of three years of high school Spanish with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of SPAN A185, with further development of language skills at the intermediate level and exploration of cultures related to the Spanish language. Additional emphasis on reading and writing, with an introduction to selected literary works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: SPAN 200.

SPAN A280H5 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Spanish 1 Honors  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN A185 or SPAN A185H or completion of three years of high school Spanish with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of SPAN A185, with further development of language skills at the intermediate level and exploration of cultures related to the Spanish language. Additional emphasis on reading and writing, with an introduction to selected literary works. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: SPAN 200.

SPAN A2855 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Intermediate Spanish 2  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN A280 or SPAN A280H or completion of four years of high school Spanish with a grade of 'C' or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of SPAN A280, with further refinement of language skills at the intermediate level and investigation of cultures related to the Spanish language in preparation for higher level specialized work. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: SPAN 210.