Courses

Spanish Courses

SPAN 1, Elementary Spanish
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English or any City College or university foreign language course

Beginner's course in grammar, composition, and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
SPAN 1A, Elementary Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English or any City College or university foreign language course

Beginner's course in grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 1A+1B = SPAN 1

SPAN 1B, Elementary Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 1A or demonstration of SPAN 1A exit skills

Beginner's course in grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 1A+1B=SPAN 1

SPAN 2, Continuation of Elementary Spanish
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 1 or 1B or demonstration of SPAN 1/1B exit skills.

Second semester course with emphasis on vocabulary and grammar appropriate to the intermediate mid level. Continued practice in speaking and understanding Spanish. Continued practice in writing and reading Spanish. Further introduction to Hispanic cultures.

UC/CSU
Units: 5

SPAN 2A+2B=SPAN 2

SPAN 2A, Continuation of Elementary Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 1 or 1B or demonstration of SPAN 1/1B exit skills.

Second semester course with emphasis on vocabulary and grammar appropriate to the intermediate low level. Continued practice in speaking and understanding Spanish. Continued practice in writing and reading Spanish. Further introduction to Hispanic cultures.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 2A+2B=SPAN 2

SPAN 2B, Continuation of Elementary Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 2A or demonstration of SPAN 2A exit skills.

Second semester course with emphasis on vocabulary and grammar appropriate to the intermediate mid level. Continued practice in speaking and understanding Spanish. Continued practice in writing and reading Spanish. Further introduction to Hispanic cultures.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 2A+2B=SPAN 2

SPAN 3, Intermediate Spanish
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 2 or 2B or demonstration of SPAN 2/2B exit skills.

Intermediate level Spanish course. Designed for students who need reinforcement and
expansion of the structures of the Spanish language. Essay composition and constant
practice in the use and comprehension of the spoken language.

UC/CSU
Units: 5

SPAN 3A+3B = SPAN 3

SPAN 3A, Intermediate Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 2 or SPAN 2B or demonstration of exit skills

Intensive review of grammar, composition, and culture at the intermediate level. Designed for students who need reinforcement and expansion of the structures of the Spanish language. Introduction to authentic texts and Hispanic films to study new cultural perspectives.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 3A not prerequisite to SPAN 3B. SPAN 3A+3B=SPAN 3

SPAN 3B, Intermediate Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 2 or 2B or demonstration of SPAN 2/2B exit skills.

Intensive review of grammar, composition, and culture at the intermediate level. Designed for students who need reinforcement and expansion of the structures of the Spanish language. Introduction to authentic texts and Hispanic films to study new cultural perspectives.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 3A is not prerequisite to SPAN 3B. SPAN 3A+3B = SPAN 3

SPAN 5, Advanced Spanish: Hispanic Culture and Civililization
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 2 or SPAN 2B or demonstration of SPAN 2 or 2B exit skills

Readings in and discussions of Hispanic Civilization from the High Paleolithic to the l7th Century: Spain and Latin America. Designed to improve command of the spoken language through building vocabulary, improving pronunciation and expressing ideas in a more natural manner with some written Spanish practice as well. Conducted in Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 5 not prerequisite to SPAN 5S.

SPAN 5S, Advanced Spanish: Hispanic Culture and Civililization
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 2 or SPAN 2B or demonstration of SPAN 2 or 2B exit skills

Readings in and discussions of Hispanic Civilization from the Golden Age to the present: Spain and Latin America. Designed to improve command of the spoken language through building vocabulary, improving pronunciation and expressing ideas in a more natural manner with some written Spanish practice as well. Conducted in Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 5 not prerequisite to SPAN 5S.

SPAN 6, Continuation of Intermediate Spanish
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 3 or SPAN 3B or demonstration of SPAN 3 or 3B exit skills

Intensive review of grammar, culture and composition. Designed for students who need reinforcement and expansion of the structures of the Spanish language. Conducted in Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 5

SPAN 6 = SPAN 6A+6B

SPAN 6A, Continuation of Intermediate Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 3 or SPAN 3B or demonstration of SPAN 3 or 3B exit skills; equivalent course work

Intensive review of grammar, culture and composition. Designed for students who need reinforcement and expansion of the structures of the Spanish language. Conducted in Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 6 = SPAN 6A + SPAN 6B. SPAN 6A and 6B do not need to be taken consecutively.

SPAN 6B, Continuation of Intermediate Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 3 or SPAN 3B; Exit skills of SPAN 3 or 3B. ADVISE: SPAN 6A

Intensive review of grammar, culture and composition. Designed for students who need reinforcement and expansion of the structures of the Spanish language. Conducted in Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 6 = SPAN 6A + SPAN 6B. SPAN 6A and 6B do not need to be taken consecutively.

SPAN 7, Introduction to Literature in Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 6 or SPAN 6B or demonstration of exit skills

Readings of literary and cultural selections; compositions; review of selected grammar.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
SPAN 10A, Beginning Conversational Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: SPAN 1 or SPAN 1A or SPAN 1B

Beginner's course: Intensive oral practice of basic structures and vocabulary most often used in conversation. Designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Spanish.

CSU
Units: 3

Not recommended for native speakers of Spanish

SPAN 10B, Continuation of Beginning Conversational Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: SPAN 2 or SPAN 2A or SPAN 2B or SPAN 10A

Second semester course: Extensive oral practice of basic structures and vocabulary most often used in conversation. Designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Spanish.

CSU
Units: 3

Not recommended to native speakers of Spanish

SPAN 10C, Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: SPAN 10B or demonstration of SPAN 10B exit skills;

Extensive oral practice of structures and vocabulary most often used in conversation at the intermediate level and study of aspects of the Spanish-speaking world. Elective for Spanish Major and Certificate.

CSU
Units: 3
SPAN 10D, Continuation of Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: SPAN 10C or demonstration of exit skills

Extensive oral practice of structures and vocabulary most often used in conversation at the intermediate high level. Study of life and culture through contemporary films in Spanish. Designed for students who wish to acquire more advanced skills of spoken Spanish.

CSU
Units: 3

Not recommended to native speakers of Spanish

SPAN 22A, Grammar Review and Composition
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 3 or SPAN 3B or equivalent

Advanced review of grammar and composition with attention to style, vocabulary development, and grammatical structure. Course taught in Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
SPAN 22B, Grammar Review and Composition
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 3 or SPAN 3B or equivalent

Advanced review of grammar and composition with attention to style, vocabulary development, and grammatical structure. Course taught in Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
SPAN 22C, Grammar Review and Composition
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 3 or SPAN 3B or equivalent

Advanced review of grammar and composition with attention to style, vocabulary development, and grammatical structure. Course taught in Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
SPAN 31, Spanish for Heritage Speakers 1
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: Oral fluency in Spanish

Designed for bilingual/heritage students who are effective in oral communication in Spanish within their communities, but have little formal training in written forms of the language. Intensive review of grammar, composition, and translation. Emphasis on increasing vocabulary avoiding English interference, reading and writing skills through short essays and guided compositions.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
SPAN 31A, Spanish for Heritage Speakers 1A
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: Must communicate fluently with ease in Spanish

Designed for bilingual/heritage students who are effective in oral communication in Spanish within their communities, but have little formal training in written forms of the language. Intensive review of grammar, composition and translation. Emphasis on increasing vocabulary, avoiding English interference, and improving reading and writing skills through short essays and guided compositions.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 31A+31B= SPAN 31

SPAN 31B, Spanish for Heritage Speakers 1B
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: Oral fluency in Spanish

Designed for bilingual/heritage students who are effective in oral communication in Spanish within their communities, but have little formal training in written forms of the language. Intensive review of grammar, composition, and translation. Emphasis on increasing vocabulary avoiding English interference, reading and writing skills through short essays and guided compositions.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

SPAN 31A+31B = SPAN 31

SPAN 32, Spanish for Heritage Speakers 2
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 31 or SPAN 31B or demonstration of exit skills

Intensive review of grammar. Composition and translation. Designed for bilingual/heritage students who are effective in oral communication in Spanish within their communities, but have insufficient formal training in written forms of the Spanish language. Emphasis on increasing vocabulary, reading and writing skills through essays and guided compositions.

UC/CSU
Units: 5

Spanish 31 is not a prerequisite of Spanish 32.

SPAN 32A, Spanish for Heritage Speakers 2A
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ: SPAN 31 or SPAN 31B or demonstration of exit

Continued intensive review of grammar, vocabulary, composition, reading, and translation for heritage speakers.
Emphasis on developing advanced academic sentence structure in Spanish, and
study of culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Designed for bilingual/heritage
students possessing effective oral communication in Spanish, but with little
knowledge or formal training in written forms of Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

Formerly Intermediate Spanish for Bilingual Students SPAN 32A+SPAN 32B= SPAN 32 Students may take SPAN 32A and SPAN 32B in either order

SPAN 32B, Spanish for Heritage Speakers 2B
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ: SPAN 31 or SPAN 31B or demonstration of exit

Further continued intensive review of grammar, vocabulary, composition, reading, and translation for heritage speakers.
Emphasis on developing advanced academic sentence structure in Spanish, and
study of culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Designed for bilingual/heritage
students possessing effective oral communication in Spanish, but with little
knowledge or formal training in written forms of Spanish.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

Formerly Intermediate Spanish for Bilingual Students SPAN 32A+SPAN 32B= SPAN 32 Students may take SPAN 32A and SPAN 32B in either order

SPAN 41, Culture and Civilization of Spain
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Aspects of the culture of Spain as reflected in its geography, history, politics, the arts, and religion, from its beginnings to the Franco era. Course will be taught in English.

UC/CSU
Units: 3

No knowledge of Spanish required.

SPAN 42, LGBT Voices in Hispanic society
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: SPAN 3 or SPAN 3B or demonstration of exit skills

This course, conducted in Spanish, examines literary texts and other media to explore the culture, lives, and social aspects of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people in the context of Latin America and Spain, including Latinx population in the United States.

UC/CSU
Units: 3