Spanish (SPA)

SPA 101 | Conversational Spanish I

Lecture Credit: 3

Offers beginning students the skills necessary to understand and speak Spanish. The material includes basic vocabulary, grammar, and expressions that are used in daily situations and in travel.

SPA 102 | Conversational Spanish II

Lecture Credit: 3

Offers students the skills necessary to understand and speak Spanish. The material continues to cover basic conversations patterns, expressions, and grammar.

Prerequisite: SPA 101 with a grade of C or better

SPA 111 | Spanish Language I

Lecture Credit: 5

Develops students’ interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational communicative abilities in the language. Integrates these skills in the cultural contexts in which the language is used. Offers a foundation in the analysis of culture.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

SPA 112 | Spanish Language II

Lecture Credit: 5

Expands students’ interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational communicative abilities in the language across the disciplines. Integrates these skills with the study of the cultures in which the language is used. Offers a foundation in the analysis of culture and develops intercultural communicative strategies.

Prerequisite: SPA 111 with a grade of C or better, or a placement score of 282 or better

SPA 114 | Fast Track Spanish I and II

Lecture Credit: 5

Designed to bridge beginning SPA courses with intermediate SPA courses. It is designed for students who have studied two years of the target language in high school and possess linguistic and cultural knowledge that true beginners do not, but are not ready yet to move to the intermediate level because they need an in-depth review of essential structures.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English and Reading (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

Note: This course is for students who have not taken SPA 111. If a student is currently enrolled in SPA 111, they must enroll in SPA 112 for the next level of study.

SPA 115 | Spanish for the Professional I

Lecture Credit: 3

Introduces students to a working knowledge of the target language, cultural behaviors and values useful in various professional fields such as health care, law enforcement, bilingual education, business, and others.

SPA 175 | Special Topics

Lecture Credit: 1-12

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Prerequisite: This course may require prerequisites or permission of instructor

SPA 211 | Spanish Language III: GT-AH4

Lecture Credit: 3

Continues Spanish Language I and II in the development of increased functional proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-AH4

Prerequisite: SPA 112 or SPA 114 with a grade of C or better, or a placement score of 346 or better

Note: The order of the topics and methodology will vary according to individual texts and instructors.

SPA 212 | Spanish Language IV: GT-AH4

Lecture Credit: 3

Continues Spanish Language I, II and III in the development of increased functional proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-AH4

Prerequisite: SPA 211 with a grade of C or better, or a placement score of 404 or better

Note: The order of the topics and the methodology will vary according to individual texts and instructors.

SPA 215 | Spanish for Professional II

Lecture Credit: 3

Continues SPA 115 in the development of a working knowledge of the target language, cultural behaviors and values useful in various professional fields such as health care, law enforcement, bilingual education, business, and others.

Prerequisite: SPA 115 with a grade of C or better

SPA 261 | Grammar for the Heritage Language Speaker

Lecture Credit: 3

Provides formal grammatical instruction to Foreign Language students whether native or bilingual who want to develop their existing proficiency in the target language.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission

SPA 262 | Composition for the Heritage Language Speaker

Lecture Credit: 3

Provides formal composing instruction to Spanish Language students whether native or bilingual who want to develop their existing proficiency in the target language.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission

SPA 275 | Special Topics

Lecture Credit: 0-12

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Prerequisite: This course may require prerequisites or permission of instructor

SPA 285 | Independent Study

Independent Study Credit: 0-12

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission