SPANISH (SPAN)

SPAN 001  ELEMENTARY SPANISH  
5 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: SPAN 100

Beginning language acquisition with practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Introduction to customs and culture of Spain and Latin America. Corresponds to first year of high school Spanish. Total of 90 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 002  ELEMENTARY SPANISH  
5 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: SPAN 110

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 001, or 150B, or the first year of high school Spanish, or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Continuation of elementary grammar essentials; speaking, reading, listening and writing with stress on authentic language; further study of Spanish and Latin American culture and civilization. No credit if taken after SPAN 002A. Total of 90 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 002A  SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS  
5 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

C-ID: SPAN 220

Prerequisite(s): One year of high school Spanish or equivalent, or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Intensive training in oral and written Spanish for those who speak it but have had little or no formal training in the language. Improvement of oral expression; Spanish grammar; readings in contemporary Spanish prose; composition; study of Spanish and Latin American cultures. No credit if taken after SPAN 001 or 002. Total of 90 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 003  INTERMEDIATE SPANISH  
5 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: SPAN 200

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 002 or 002A or two years of high school Spanish or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Reading, writing, speaking and listening with development of communication and analytical skills based on 20th and 21st century Spanish and Latin-American readings; review of Spanish grammar; increased vocabulary. Customs and culture. Total of 90 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 004  INTERMEDIATE SPANISH  
5 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: SPAN 210

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 003 or three years of high school Spanish or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Further reading, writing, speaking and listening with development of communication and analytical skills based on 20th and 21st century Spanish and Latin-American readings; review of Spanish grammar; increased vocabulary. Customs and culture. Total of 90 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 005  INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LITERATURE  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 004 or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Reading and discussion of selections from Spanish literature. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 006A  INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 004 or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Reading and discussion of selections from Spanish-American literature from the Conquest to the end of 19th Century. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 006B  INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 004 or placement based on the foreign language assessment

Reading and discussion of XX Century selections from Spanish-American literature. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 008A  INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH CONVERSATION  
2 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 002 or two years of high school Spanish or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Practice in oral self-expression and understanding spoken Spanish. No credit if taken after SPAN 003, 009A, 009B, or 009C. For non-native speakers of Spanish. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 008B  INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH CONVERSATION  
2 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 002 or two years of high school Spanish or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Practice in oral self-expression and understanding spoken Spanish. No credit if taken after SPAN 003, 009A, 009B, or 009C. For non-native speakers of Spanish. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 009A  SPANISH CONVERSATION  
2 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 003 or three years of high school Spanish or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Intensive practice in oral expression and comprehension of spoken Spanish. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 009B  SPANISH CONVERSATION  
2 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 003 or three years of high school Spanish or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Intensive practice in oral expression and comprehension of spoken Spanish. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 009C  SPANISH CONVERSATION  
2 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 003 or three years of high school Spanish or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Intensive practice in oral expression and comprehension of spoken Spanish. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 012  SPANISH LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL 001A or 001AH

Reading and discussion of major works of Spanish or Latin American literature in translation from different historical periods. Selections will be made from different genres: novel, drama, poetry and the essay. Students will learn to identify the unique traits of each work and become acquainted with the historical, cultural and artistic influences on them. (Course conducted in English.) Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 025  SPANISH COMPOSITION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 004 or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Practice in writing Spanish with appropriate vocabulary, syntactical structures and stylistic patterns. Emphasis on written expression that is grammatically correct, lexically sophisticated and rhetorically competent. Production of coherent expository prose. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 031  LANGUAGE OF THE BARRIO  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 001 or Spanish conversational ability

Study of the language that is used in the Mexican-American barrios. Emphasis given to how language reflects the uniqueness of the community. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 042A  CIVILIZATION OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

Lectures and discussions on the geography, history and institutions of Spain and Portugal; life and customs, literature, music and art. (Course conducted in English.) No credit if taken after SPAN 042 or 042B. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 042B  CIVILIZATION OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 003 or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Lectures and discussions on the geography, history and institutions of Spain and Portugal; life and customs, literature, music and art. (Course conducted in Spanish). No credit if taken after SPAN 042 or 042A. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 044A  CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

Geography, history, life, customs, literature, music and art of Spanish and Portuguese speaking peoples of Latin America. (Course conducted in English). No credit if taken after SPAN 044 or 044B. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 044B  CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 003 or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Geography, history, life, customs, literature, music and art of Spanish and Portuguese speaking peoples of Latin America. (Conducted in Spanish.) No credit if taken after SPAN 044 or 044A. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 050  SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENGL 001A or 001AH or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Introductory study of Spanish and Latin-American films. The historical evolution of cinema as an art form, with emphasis on major themes, directors and movements, including recent developments in US Latino films. (Course conducted in English). Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 150A  SPANISH FOR BUSINESS AND TRAVEL  
2 unit  

Practical Conversational Spanish for business and travel. Contemporary culture in Spanish-speaking areas. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SPAN 150B  SPANISH FOR BUSINESS AND TRAVEL  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): SPAN 150A, or placement based on the foreign language assessment process

Further instruction in conversational Spanish for business and travel. Contemporary culture in Spanish-speaking areas. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass