Courses

World Languages and Cultures

AMSL 1A, Elementary American Sign Language
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English or any City College or university foreign language course

This is a course for the student with no prior or minimal skills in and knowledge of AMSL. The course is designed primarily to develop the students' receptive skills in functional settings. Everyday communication emphasizing vocabulary, syntax, and fingerspelling to enable students to communicate with Deaf individuals in a culturally appropriate manner.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
AMSL 1B, Elementary American Sign Language
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: AMSL 1A

Continued development of American Sign Language (AMSL) receptive/expressive skills and knowledge learned in AMSL IA. Emphasis on conversational skills in functional situations, continued vocabulary and sentence structure expansion, and knowledge of Deaf culture and the Deaf community.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
AMSL 2A, Continuation of Elementary American Sign Language
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ: AMSL 1B or demonstration of exit skills

Continued development of American Sign Language (AMSL) receptive/expressive skills and knowledge learned in AMSL 1A and 1B. Emphasis on conversational skills in functional situations, continued vocabulary and sentence structure expansion, focus on Deaf Culture and the Deaf Community.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 1, Elementary Chinese
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

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

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 1A, Elementary Chinese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Beginner's courses. (Especially recommended for students starting the study of Chinese for the first time.) Grammar, composition, and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

CHIN 1A+1B = CHIN 1

CHIN 1B, Elementary Chinese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Beginner's course, especially recommended for students starting the study of Chinese for the first time. Grammar, composition, and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

CHIN 1A+1B = CHIN 1

CHIN 2, Continuation of Elementary Chinese
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

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

Second semester course in Mandarin grammar, composition, and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin Chinese language and culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 2A, Continuation of Elementary Chinese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Continuation of the study of grammar, composition, and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

CHIN 2A+2B = CHIN 2

CHIN 2B, Continuation of Elementary Chinese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Continuation of the study of grammar, composition, and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

CHIN 2A+2B = CHIN 2

CHIN 3, Intermediate Chinese
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: CHIN 2 or CHIN 2B

Grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin. Understanding of Chinese culture. Not for speakers of Mandarin.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 3A, Intermediate Chinese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: CHIN 2 or CHIN 2B

Grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin. Understanding of Chinese culture. Not for speakers of Mandarin.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

CHIN 3A+3B = CHIN 3

CHIN 3B, Intermediate Chinese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: CHIN 3A

Grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin. Understanding of Chinese culture. Not for speakers of Mandarin.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

CHIN 3A+3B = CHIN 3

CHIN 4, Continuation of Intermediate Chinese
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PREREQ.: CHIN 3 or CHIN 3B or demonstration of CHIN 3 or 3B exit skills

Intermediate grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin. Understanding of Chinese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 4A, Continuation of Intermediate Chinese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: CHIN 3 or 3B or demonstration of CHIN 3/3B exit skills.

Grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding
Mandarin. Understanding of Chinese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

CHIN 4A+4B = CHIN 4

CHIN 4B, Continuation of Intermediate Chinese
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PREREQ.: CHIN 4A or demonstration of CHIN 4A exit skills.

Continuation of intermediate grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Mandarin. Understanding of Chinese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

CHIN 4A+4B = CHIN 4

CHIN 10A, Beginning Conversational Cantonese
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Beginner's course in Cantonese. Extensive oral training in Cantonese. Emphasis on practical vocabulary and idiom rather than on formal grammar and literature. Students will learn tone and markings rather than Chinese characters.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended for all beginning students. Not recommended for native speakers of Cantonese.

CHIN 10B, Continuation of Beginning Conversational Cantonese
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ADVISE: CHIN 10A or demonstration of exit skills

Second semester course in Cantonese. Continuation of extensive oral training in Cantonese. Emphasis on practical vocabulary and idiom rather than on formal grammar and literature. Students will learn tone and markings rather than Chinese characters.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Cantonese.

CHIN 10C, Intermediate Conversational Cantonese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CHIN 10B or demonstration of exit skills

Third semester course in Cantonese. Continuation of extensive oral training in Cantonese. Designed for students who wish to continue acquiring more advanced skills of the spoken language with a minimum of formal grammar. Students will learn tone and markings rather than Chinese characters.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Cantonese.

CHIN 10D, Continuation of Intermediate Conversational Cantonese
Lec-52.5 Lab-17.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CHIN 10C or demonstration of exit skills

Fourth semester course in Cantonese. Continuation of extensive oral training in Cantonese. Designed for students who wish to continue acquiring more advanced skills of the standard spoken language with a minimum of formal grammar. Students should have command of tone and markings, rather than Chinese characters.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly Intermediate Cantonese

CHIN 12A, Beginning Conversational Mandarin
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Extensive oral training in Mandarin. Emphasis on practical vocabulary, pronunciation, and idiomatic usage. Designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Mandarin rather than reading and writing in Chinese characters.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Mandarin nor to speakers of other Chinese languages. These students should consider CHIN 14A, Conversational Mandarin for Speakers of Other Chinese Dialects: Level I.

CHIN 12B, Continuation of Beginning Conversational Mandarin
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ADVISE: CHIN 12A or 1A or demonstration of CHIN 12A or 1A exit skills.

Second semester course. Continuation of Beginner's course in Mandarin. Extensive oral training in Mandarin. Emphasis on practical vocabulary, pronunciation and idiomatic usage. Designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Mandarin rather than reading and writing in Chinese characters.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 12C, Intermediate Conversational Mandarin
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ADVISE: CHIN 12B or CHIN 1 or CHIN 1B or demonstration of exit skills

Third semester course. Continuation of extensive oral training in Mandarin. Emphasis on practical vocabulary, pronunciation and idiomatic usage. Designed for students who wish to acquire more advanced skills of spoken Mandarin with a minimum of formal grammar rather than reading and writing in Chinese characters.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended for all students with limited background in Chinese. Not recommended for native speakers of Mandarin.

CHIN 14A, Beginning Conversational Mandarin for Speakers of Other Chinese Dialects
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: Oral fluency in at least one Chinese dialect other than Mandarin.

The first third of the beginner's course in Mandarin for students who speak another dialect of Chinese. Emphasis on pronunciation and fundamental vocabulary, using Pinyin. Designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Mandarin rather than formal grammar and literature.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended for all beginning students of Mandarin who can speak at least one Chinese dialect and for students who have some knowledge of Chinese. Not recommended for native speakers of Mandarin.

CHIN 14B, Conversational Mandarin for Other Dialect Speakers
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CHIN 14A or demonstration of exit skills

Continuation of oral training in Mandarin. Emphasis on practical vocabulary, pronunciation and idiomatic usage. Designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Mandarin rather than formal grammar and literature.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Requires an additional 1 hour.

CHIN 14C, Advanced Conversational Mandarin for Speakers of Other Chinese Dialects
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ADVISE: CHIN 14B or demonstration of CHIN 14B exit skills

Extensive oral training in advanced Mandarin. Emphasis on advanced expressions and idiomatic usage. Designed for students who wish to continue acquiring skills of spoken Mandarin at an advanced level rather than formal grammar and literature.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended for all students who can speak at least one Chinese dialect or students who have some knowledge of Chinese. Not recommended for native speakers of Mandarin. May not be offered every semester.

CHIN 30A, Mid-Intermediate Chinese
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ADVISE: CHIN 4 or demonstration of oral fluency in a Chinese dialect (including standard Mandarin) and knowledge of 450 Chinese characters

Mid-intermediate training in written and spoken Mandarin with emphasis on reading, speaking, and composition. Linguistic ability in both English and Chinese are used as a basis for increasing vocabulary and enhancing reading and writing skills through short stories, poems, and compositions.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 30B, Continuation of Mid-Intermediate Chinese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: CHIN 30A or demonstration of exit skills

Continued mid-intermediate training in written and spoken Mandarin with emphasis on reading, speaking and composition. Increased linguistic ability in both English and Chinese are used as a basis for increasing vocabulary and enhancing reading and writing skills through short stories, poems, and compositions.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 30C, Advanced Intermediate Chinese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CHIN 30B or demonstration of CHIN30B exit skills

Advanced intermediate training in written and spoken Mandarin with emphasis on reading and composition. Linguistic ability in both English and Chinese are used as a basis for increasing vocabulary and enhancing reading and writing skills through short stories, poems, essays and compositions.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 31A, Pre-Advanced Mandarin Chinese for BilingualStudents
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ADVISE: Oral fluency in at least one Chinese dialect other than standard Mandarin and knowledge of approximately 600-800 Chinese characters.

Intensive training in written and spoken Mandarin with emphasis on reading, speaking, and composition. Linguistic ability in both English and Chinese are used as a basis for increasing vocabulary and enhancing reading and writing skills through short stories, poems, essays and compositions. Close to pre-advanced training in written and spoken Mandarin.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Chinese 31A is not a prerequisite for Chinese 31B. These courses may be taken non-sequentially. These courses are designed for bilingual students who are effective in oral communication in at least one Chinese dialect other than standard Mandarin, but need formal training in both receptive and productive skills in Mandarin.

CHIN 31B, Continuation of Pre-Advanced MandarinChinese for Bilinguals
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ADVISE: Oral fluency in at least one Chinese dialect other than standard Mandarin and knowledge of approximately 600-800 Chinese characters.

Intensive training in written and spoken Mandarin with emphasis on reading, speaking, and composition. Increased linguistic ability in both English and Chinese are used as a basis for increasing vocabulary and enhancing reading and writing skills through short stories, poems, essays and compositions. Pre-advanced training in written and spoken Mandarin.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Chinese 31A is not a prerequisite for Chinese 31B. These courses may be taken non-sequentially. This course is designed for bilingual students who are effective in oral communication in at least one Chinese dialect other than standard Mandarin, but need formal training in both recptive and productive skills in Mandarin.

CHIN 32, Chinese Grammar and Chinese Culture
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PREREQ.: CHIN 14A or CHIN 14B or CHIN 14C or CHIN 31A or CHIN 31B or demonstration of equivalent language skills ADVISE: Oral fluency in a Chinese regional language including Mandarin and an intermediate-high reading and writing comprehension in Chinese

Advanced review of grammatical structures and discussions on various aspects of Chinese culture and customs as manifested through the Chinese language.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 33, Chinese Culture for Heritage Learners
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CHIN 14C or CHIN 31A or CHIN 31B or demonstration of CHIN 14C or CHIN 31A or CHIN 31B exit skills or oral fluency in at least one Chinese dialect including standard Mandarin

A consideration of the humanistic tradition of China and the major achievements of Chinese culture as reflected in language, literature, art, craft and daily life. Taught in Chinese.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 38, Translation Foundation in Chinese
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PREREQ: CHIN 4 or CHIN 14A or CHIN 14B or CHIN 14C or CHIN 31B or CHIN 32 or CHIN 33 or demonstration of exit skills ADVISE: Fluency in at least one Chinese regional dialect including Mandarin, and an intermediate high reading and writing comprehension in Chinese.

Focused training in written translation of English to Chinese and vice versa through comparison and contrast of English and Chinese grammar and authentic sentences and short passages guided by basic written translation principals.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CHIN 39, Major Achievements of Chinese Thought and Culture
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

A consideration of the humanistic tradition of China and the major achievements of Chinese culture as reflected in language, literature, art, religion and daily life.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

No knowledge of Chinese required. Not recommended for students who are enrolled in or who have completed CHIN 49.

FREN 1, Elementary French
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

This introductory course will develop students' four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in real-world situations to a novice mid level. The course also introduces some cultural aspects of France and the francophone world.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
FREN 1A, Elementary French
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

This introductory course will develop students' four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in real-world situations to a novice low level. The course also introduces some cultural aspects of France and the francophone world.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

FREN 1A + 1B = FREN 1

FREN 1B, Elementary French
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

This introductory course will develop students' four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in real-world situations to a novice mid level. The course also introduces some cultural aspects of France and the francophone world.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

FREN 1A + 1B = FREN 1

FREN 2, Continuation of Elementary French
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: FREN 1 or FREN 1B or demonstration of exit skills

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

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
FREN 2A, Continuation of Elementary French
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: FREN 1 or FREN 1B or demonstration of exit skills

Second semester course with emphasis on vocabulary and grammar appropriate to the novice high level. Continued practice in speaking and understanding French. Continued practice in writing and reading French. Further introduction to Francophone cultures.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

FREN 2A + 2B = FREN 2

FREN 2B, Continuation of Elementary French
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: FREN 2A or demonstration of exit skills

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

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

FREN 2A + 2B = FREN 2

FREN 3, Intermediate French
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

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

Reading of intermediate-level French prose, associated grammar review and essay composition, constant practice in the use and comprehension of the spoken language. Study of culture through film and excerpts of various texts (articles, novels or informational texts specifically written for our textbook).

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

FREN 3=FREN 3A+3B

FREN 3A, Intermediate French
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ: FREN 2 or FREN 2B or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate French 3A is a continuation of FREN 2/2B. It includes in-depth review of French grammar and expansion of the five language skills (writing, reading, listening, speaking, and culture). It is designed to help students improve their communicative skills. The course is conducted in French and covers various interrogative structures, a review of the past tenses and determinatives. It will also provide the vocabulary necessary to discuss education, immigration and exile.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

FREN 3A and FREN 3B are non-sequential and may be taken in either order. FREN 3A + 3B = FREN 3

FREN 3B, Intermediate French
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ: FREN 2 or FREN 2B or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate French 3B is a continuation of FREN2/2B. It includes in-depth review of French grammar and expansion of the five language skills (writing, reading, listening, speaking, and culture). It is designed to help students improve their communicative skills. The course is conducted in French and covers relative clauses, object pronouns and the conditional mood as well as the vocabulary necessary to talk about the workplace and discuss personal relationships.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

FREN 3A and FREN 3B are non-sequential and may be taken in either order. FREN 3A + 3B = FREN 3

FREN 4, Cont. of Intermediate French
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PREREQ.: FREN 2 or 2B or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate French 4 is a continuation of FREN2/2B. It includes in-depth review of French grammar and expansion of the five language skills (writing, reading, listening, speaking, and culture). It is designed to help students improve their communicative skills at an advanced intermediate level. The course is conducted in French and covers the use of the subjunctive mood to express opinions and the vocabulary needed to discuss social classes among other themes.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
FREN 5, Advanced French: Conversation on French Literature and Culture
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PREREQ.: FREN 3 or FREN 3B or demonstration of FREN 3 or FREN 3B exit skills

Readings in and discussion of French literature and culture. Extensive oral interaction and composition to build analytical vocabulary, improve sustained discussion, and express ideas in a more natural manner.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
FREN 10A, Beginning Conversational French
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This is a beginner's course and the first of a series of five conversational courses. This course offers extensive oral training in French and an emphasis on practical vocabulary and idiom rather than formal grammar and literature. It is open to all beginning students; however, it is not advised for native speakers of French. It is recommended for students already enrolled in FREN 1 or FREN 1A wishing to get more oral practice.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended all beginning students and for students enrolled in FREN 1 or FREN 1A. Not Recommended for native speakers of French.

FREN 10B, Continuation of Beginning Conversational French
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ADVISE: FREN 10A

This is the second of a series of 5 conversational courses. This course offers extensive oral training in French and an emphasis on practical vocabulary and idiom rather than formal grammar and literature. It is open to all beginning students; however, it is not advised for native speakers of French. It is recommended for students already enrolled in FREN 1 or FREN 1B wishing to get more oral practice.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended for students enrolled in FREN 1 or FREN 1A. Not recommended for native speakers of French.

FREN 10C, Intermediate Conversational French
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ADVISE: FREN 10B or demonstration of FREN 10B exit skills

Extensive oral training in French. Designed for students who wish to continue acquiring more advanced skills of the spoken language with a minimum of formal grammar.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended for students enrolled in FREN 2 or FREN 2A. Not recommended for native speakers of French.

FREN 10D, Continuation of Intermediate Conversational French
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ADVISE: FREN 10C or demonstration of exit skills

Continuation of extensive oral training in French for students who wish to continue acquiring more advanced skills of the spoken language with a minimum of formal grammar.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended for students enrolled in FREN 2B or 3A or 3B. Not recommended for native speakers of French.

FREN 11A, Advanced Conversational French
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ADVISE: FREN 10E or FREN 3 or (FREN 3A and FREN 3B) or demonstration of exit skills

Students will strengthen their grammatical acquisitions, practice their listening and reading skills and attain speaking proficiency while learning about Francophone cinema. They will exchange viewpoints on the various movies seen in class and discuss social and cultural values of the country of origin of each movie.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Non-sequential

FREN 11B, Advanced Conversational French
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: FREN 10E or FREN 3 or (FREN 3A and FREN 3B) or demonstration of exit skills

Students will consolidate their grammatical acquisitions, practice their listening and reading skills and attain speaking proficiency while learning about Francophone cinema. They will exchange viewpoints on the various movies seen in class and discuss social and cultural values of the country of origin of each movie.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Non-sequential

FREN 20, Independent Studies in French
Lab-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: FREN 3A, 3B, or 4 or demonstration FREN 3A/3B/4 exit skills

Students will be developing a current knowledge in a specific area of interest - literary, cultural or linguistic - while improving critical thinking and communicative skills in the French language. This course is an independent study course.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

May not be offered every semester. UC upon review

FREN 22, Grammar Review and Composition
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PREREQ.: FREN 4 or demonstration of FREN 4 exit skills

Advanced review of grammar and composition taught entirely in French with attention to style, vocabulary development, and more advanced grammatical structures.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

May not be offered every semester.

FREN 23, French Phonetics
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: FREN 2 or FREN 2B or FREN 10C or demonstration of exit skills of French 2, 2B, or 10C

Introduction to the French phonological system with attention given to spoken French and how it corresponds to written French. Emphasis on improving listening comprehension and more closely approximating native-speaker pronunciation, rather than on grammatical structures.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

May not be offered every semester.

FREN 41, Culture and Civilization of France
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The geography, history, social institutions, literature, art, architecture and music of France from their beginnings to the First World War. No knowledge of French required

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

No knowledge of French required. May not be offered every semester.

FREN 42, Contemporary French Culture and Civilization
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ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Aspects of French culture and civilization from the entre-deux-guerres period to the present. Insights into the historical and traditional forces which have contributed to the current and emerging conditions of France.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
GERM 1A, Elementary German
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Beginning course in grammar, composition, and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding German. UC/CSU general education transferable.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

GERM 1A + 1B = GERM 1

GERM 1B, Elementary German
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Beginning course in grammar, composition, and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding German. UC/CSU general education transferable.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

GERM 1A + 1B = GERM 1

ITAL 1, Elementary Italian
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

This introductory course will develop the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in Italian. This course also introduces some cultural aspects of Italy.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ITAL 1A + 1B = ITAL 1

ITAL 1A, Elementary Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

This introductory course will develop the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in Italian. This course also introduces some cultural aspects of Italy. The first half of the elementary course.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ITAL 1A + 1B = ITAL 1

ITAL 1B, Elementary Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

This introductory course will develop the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in Italian. This course also introduces some cultural aspects of Italy. The latter half of the elementary course.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ITAL 1A + 1B =ITAL 1

ITAL 2, Continuation of Elementary Italian
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

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

Second semester course. This continuation of Italian elementary course will develop the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. This course also introduces some cultural aspects of Italy. CSU/UC

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ITAL 2A + 2B = ITAL 2

ITAL 2A, Continuation of Elementary Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Second semester course. This continuation of Italian elementary course will develop the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. This course is the first half of Elementary Italian 2. This course also introduces some cultural aspects of Italy. CSU/UC

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ITAL 2A + 2B = ITAL 2

ITAL 2B, Continuation of Elementary Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Second semester course. This continuation of Italian elementary course will develop the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The latter half of the elementary course Italian 2.This course also introduces some cultural aspects of Italy. CSU/UC

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ITAL 2A + 2B = ITAL 2

ITAL 3A, Intermediate Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Review of grammar and composition; reading of cultural and literary materials. Constant practice in the use and comprehension of the spoken language. Conducted in Italian.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

May be taken non-sequentially

ITAL 3B, Intermediate Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Review of grammar and composition; reading of cultural and literary materials. Constant practice in the use and comprehension of the spoken language, Conducted in Italian.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

May be taken non-sequentially.

ITAL 4A, Continuation of Intermediate Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: ITAL 3A and ITAL 3B or demonstration of exit skills.

Intensive review of grammar and essay composition, constant practice in the comprehension and use of the spoken language to build on the introduction to intermediate Italian established in Italian 3a/3b. Conducted in Italian. ITAL 4A and ITAL 4B may be taken non-sequentially.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

May be taken non-sequentially

ITAL 4B, Continuation of Intermediate Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: ITAL 3A and ITAL 3B or demonstration of exit skills.

Intensive review of grammar and essay composition, constant practice in the comprehension and use of the spoken language to build on the introduction to intermediate Italian established in Italian 3A/3B. Conducted in Italian. ITAL 4A and ITAL 4B may be taken non-sequentially.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

May be taken non-sequentially

ITAL 10A, Beginning Conversational Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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 Italian.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Italian.

ITAL 10B, Continuation of Beginning Conversational Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ITAL 10A

Second semester course. Continuation of oral practice of structures and vocabulary of spoken Italian.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Italian.

ITAL 10C, Intermediate Conversational Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ITAL 10B

Continuation of oral practice of advanced structures and vocabulary of spoken Italian.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Italian.

ITAL 10D, Continuation of Intermediate Conversational Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ITAL 10C

Continuation of oral practice of advanced structures and vocabulary of spoken Italian.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Italian. Recommended for students enrolled in ITAL 2B or 3.

ITAL 11A, Continuation of Intermediate Conversational Italian
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ITAL 10D or ITAL 2 or (ITAL 2A and ITAL 2B)

Continuation of extensive oral training of advanced structures and vocabulary of spoken intermediate Italian.The major difference between Italian 11A and 11B is in reading and oral assignments. The courses focus on specific topics (literature, fine arts, and current affairs) but also include different grammar topics.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Italian.

ITAL 11B, Continuation of Intermediate Conversational Italian
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ITAL 10D or ITAL 2 or (ITAL 2A and ITAL 2B)

Continuation of extensive oral training of advanced structures and vocabulary of spoken intermediate Italian.The major difference between Italian 11A and 11B is in reading and oral assignments. The courses focus on specific topics (literature, fine arts, and current affairs) but also include different grammar topics.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Italian.

ITAL 15A, Advanced Conversational Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ITAL 3 or (ITAL 3A and ITAL 3B)

Continuation of extensive oral training in Italian. Designed for students who wish to acquire more advanced skills in conversational Italian. The major difference between Italian 15A and 15B is in reading and oral assignments. The courses focus on specific topics (literature, fine arts, current affairs) but include different grammar topics.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ITAL 15A not prerequisite to 15B

ITAL 15B, Advanced Conversational Italian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ITAL 3 or (ITAL 3A and ITAL 3B)

Continuation of extensive oral training in Italian. Designed for students who wish to acquire more advanced skills in conversational Italian. The major difference between Italian 15A and 15B is in reading and oral assignments. The courses focus on specific topics (literature, fine arts, current affairs) but include different grammar topics.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ITAL 15A not prerequisite to 15B

JAPA 1, Elementary Japanese
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ESL 188 or ENGL 88 or readiness for college-level English or completion of a community college or university foreign language course

Introductory course in Japanese language. Elementary level of four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) will be developed. The course also will introduce cultural aspects of Japan. Mastering of two of the Japanese syllabic writing systems, hiragana and katakana is required. The simple kanji (Chinese characters) will also be introduced.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

JAPA 1 = JAPA 1A + JAPA 1B

JAPA 1A, Elementary Japanese
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

This is half of the introductory course in Japanese language. Elementary level of four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) will be developed. The course also will introduce cultural aspects of Japan. Mastering of the Japanese syllabic writing system hiragana is required.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

JAPA 1A+1B = JAPA 1

JAPA 1B, Elementary Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

The latter half of the introductory course in Japanese language. Elementary level of four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) will be developed. The course also will introduce cultural aspects of Japan. Mastering of the Japanese syllabic writing system katakana is required. Simple kanji (Chinese characters) will also be introduced.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

JAPA 1A + 1B = JAPA 1

JAPA 2, Continuation of Elementary Japanese
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: JAPA 1 or JAPA 1B or demonstration of exit skills

Second semester course. The course enhances students' abilities in reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding of Japanese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
JAPA 2A, Continuation of Elementary Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: JAPA 1 or JAPA 1B or demonstration of exit skills

The first half of second semester course. The course enhances students' abilities in reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding of Japanese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

JAPA 2A + 2B = JAPA2

JAPA 2B, Continuation of Elementary Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: JAPA 2A or demonstration of exit skills

The latter half of second semester course. The course enhances students' abilities in reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding of Japanese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

JAPA 2A + 2B = JAPA 2

JAPA 3, Intermediate Japanese
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

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

Third semester course. The course, which is conducted in Japanese, enhances students' abilities on reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding of Japanese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
JAPA 3A, Intermediate Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: JAPA 2 or JAPA 2B or demonstration of exit skill

The first half of third semester course. The course, which is conducted in Japanese, enhances students' abilities in reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding of Japanese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

JAPA 3A + 3B = JAPA 3

JAPA 3B, Intermediate Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: JAPA 3A or demonstration of exit skills

The second half of third semester course. The course, which is conducted in Japanese, enhances students' abilities in reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding of Japanese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

JAPA 3A + 3B = JAPA 3

JAPA 4, Continuation of Intermediate Japanese
Lec-87.5 P/NP Available

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

Fourth semester course. The course, which is conducted in Japanese, enhances students' abilities in reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding of Japanese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 5
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
JAPA 4A, Continuation of Intermediate Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: JAPA 3 or 3B or demonstration of JAPA 3/3B exit skills

The first half of the fourth semester course. The course is conducted in Japanese and enhances students' abilities in reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding of Japanese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

JAPA 4A+4B = JAPA 4

JAPA 4B, Continuation of Intermediate Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: JAPA 4A or demonstration of JAPA 4A exit skills

The latter half of the fourth semester course. The course, which is conducted in Japanese, enhances students' abilities in reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding of Japanese culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

JAPA 4A + 4B = JAPA 4

JAPA 10A, Beginning Conversational Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

This is a beginner's course and the first of a series of three conversational courses. This course offers Intensive oral practice of basic structures and vocabulary most often used in conversation and is designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Japanese.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended all beginning students of Japanese. Not Recommended for native speakers of the language.

JAPA 10B, Beginning Conversational Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: JAPA 10A or demonstration of exit skills

This is the beginner's course and the second of a series of three conversational courses. The course offers Intensive oral practice of basic structures and vocabulary most often used in conversation and is designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Japanese.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Japanese.

JAPA 10C, Intermediate Conversational Japanese
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: JAPA 10B or demonstration of exit skills

This is the intermediate course and the third of a series of three conversational courses. This course offers intensive oral practice of basic sentence structure and vocabulary most often used in conversation and is deigned for students who wish to acquire more advanced skills of spoken Japanese.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Recommended for all intermediate learners of Japanese. Not recommended for native speakers of the language.

JAPA 16, Beginning Kanji for Reading and Writing
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: JAPA 1 or JAPA 1B

Intensive study of kanji characters to increase competence in reading and writing Japanese and in understanding authentic materials.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
JAPA 17, Continuation of Beginning Kanji for Reading and Writing
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ: JAPA 16 or demonstration of exit skills

Intensive study of advanced beginning level of kanji characters to increase competence in reading and writing Japanese and in understanding authentic materials.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
JAPA 18, Intermediate Kanji for Reading and Writing
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ: JAPA 17 or demonstration of exit skills

Intensive study of basic intermediate level of kanji characters to increase competence in reading and writing Japanese and in understanding authentic materials.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
JAPA 39, Japanese Culture and Civilization
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

A consideration of the major achievements of Japanese culture as reflected in language, literature, art, religion, and daily life. No knowledge of Japanese required.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

No knowledge of Japanese language required. Not recommended for students who are enrolled in or have completed JAPA 49.

RUSS 1A, Elementary Russian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISORY: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or any City College or university foreign language course

Introductory course in Russian grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking, writing, and understanding Russian and introduction to Russian culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended to students who are enrolled in or who have completed RUSS 21A-21B. RUSS 1A + 1B = RUSS 1

RUSS 1B, Elementary Russian
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Grammar, composition, and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Russian and introduction to Russian culture.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended to students who are enrolled in or who have completed RUSS 21B. RUSS 1A + 1B = RUSS 1

RUSS 21A, Elementary Russian for Bilingual Students
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: Oral fluency in Russian

Beginner's course for bilingual students. Elementary grammar, compositions, and reading; special emphasis on the written aspect of the language.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended to students who are enrolled in or who have completed RUSS 1A+1B. Designed for bilingual students who are effective in oral communication in Russian within their communities, but who have little knowledge and/or no formal training in the written forms of the language. RUSS 21A+21B=RUSS 21

RUSS 21B, Elementary Russian for Bilingual Students
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: Oral fluency in Russian or RUSS 21A or demonstration of RUSS 21A exit skills

Beginner's course for bilingual students, continued. Elementary grammar, compositions, and reading; special emphasis on the written aspect of the language.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended to students who are enrolled in or who have completed RUSS 1A + 1B. Designed for bilingual students who are effective in oral communication in Russian within their communities, but who have little knowledge and/or no formal training in the written forms of the language. RUSS 21A+21B=RUSS 21

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

SPAN 6 = SPAN 6A+6B

SPAN 6B, 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

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Not recommended for native speakers of Spanish

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

ADVISE: SPAN 10A

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

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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;

Third Semester Course: 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.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

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
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
WORL 100, Introduction to Intercultural Communication and Language Learning
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

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

Introduction to language learning at CCSF. Investigation of intercultural communication and cultural competence in the context of learning languages. Acquisition of simple conversational skills in each language taught, basic cultural competency to communicate more effectively in a multicultural world. Exploration of strategies for efficient language learning. Knowledge of how the acquisition of other languages can enrich careers and lives.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly FORL 100