Spanish

  • SPA 1500 Spanish in the Workplace

    Students will develop basic communication skills in Spanish appropriate to careers or services whose clients are Spanish speakers. Recommended primarily for students who have had some introduction to Spanish, the focus is on proficiency in comprehension and oral response. Students are introduced to relevant aspects of Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPA 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 1510 Introductory Spanish I

    Students will learn to interact effectively and appropriately in Spanish at the novice-mid level with people from other language and culture backgrounds. Students will communicate and reflect upon personal and public identity, family and community, and contemporary life in the U.S.and the Spanish-speaking community. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 1520 Introductory Spanish II

    Students will learn to interact effectively and appropriately in Spanish at the novice-high level with people from other language and culture backgrounds. Students will communicate and reflect upon education, travel, leisure, family and community celebrations in the U.S. and the Spanish-speaking community. Prerequisite: SPA 1510; or two years high school Spanish and Eligibility: ENG 1510.Campus and term: J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 1530 Spanish for Law Enforcement

    Students will be prepared to communicate in Spanish in the law enforcement setting. Students will have the opportunity to focus on communicative scenarios that are typical of police officers working with the public using appropriate vocabulary and cultural insights. No prerequisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 1600 Globalize Your Mind I

    Students will study Spanish in preparation for living with a native family and engaging with the local community. Students will explore the social, historical, and cultural richness of the Spanish speaking country. This course is a prerequisite for SPA 1601. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 1601 Globalize Your Mind I (Travel)

    Students will study Spanish via one on one or small group instruction with a native Spanish speaking instructor. They will explore the social, historical, and cultural richness of the Spanish speaking country while living with a native family and engaging with the local community. Through the language instruction, community engagement, cultural excursions, and independent exploration students will analyze the role they may play and the influence they may have in a diverse world. Prerequisite: SPA 1600. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 2010 Spanish Internship

    Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: At least a 2.0 GPA and either sophomore standing or one semester completion in an appropriate certificate program. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 2510 Intermediate Spanish I

    Students will learn to interact effectively and appropriately in Spanish at the intermediate low level with people from other language and culture backgrounds. Students will communication and reflect upon beliefs and values as related to tone?s identity, citizenship, and health and wellness in the U.S. and the Spanish-speaking community. Prerequisite: SPA 1520; or three years high school Spanish and Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 2520 Intermediate Spanish II

    Students will learn to interact effectively and appropriately in Spanish at the intermediate low/mid level with people from other language and culture backgrounds. Students will communication and reflect upon public and private identity, contemporary life, and sciences and technology in the U.S. and the Spanish-speaking community. Prerequisite: SPA 2510; or four years high school Spanish and Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 2530 Intro to Spanish Literature

    Students will examine representative works of prose, poetry, and drama of the 20th century literature of Spain and the Americas. Readings emphasize the close connection between style and content, as well as the historical and cultural influence of each. Includes lectures, class discussions, and student's written work in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPA 2510-2520; Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 2550 Spanish Conversation & Comp I

    Students will enhance their ability to express themselves verbally in Spanish. Conversations, prepared and spontaneous, will be based on everyday situations and contemporary topics. Spanish grammar is reviewed as needed. Prerequisite: SPA 2510 or a minimum of four years high school Spanish; Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 2560 Latin American Civ/Culture

    Students will learn about the challenges Latin Americans face today by exploring the lived experiences of people past and present within the context of the convergence of indigenous, African, and European descent. In doing so, students will develop an understanding of the complex and often contradictory interrelationships that exist between diverse cultural traditions and ethnicities and the systems and institutions that frame their lives. Eligibility: ENG 1530. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 2600 Globalize Your Mind II

    Students will study Spanish at the intermediate level in preparation for living with a native family and engaging with the local community. Students will explore the social, historical, and cultural richness of the Spanish speaking country. This course is a prerequisite for SPA 2601. Prerequisite: SPA 1520. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 2601 Globalize Your Mind II(Travel)

    Students will study Spanish at the intermediate level via one-on-one or small group instruction with a native Spanish speaking instructor. Students will review the fundamentals of the Spanish language, but special attention is given to the continuing development of students' presentational, interpersonal, and interpretive language skills at the intermediate level. They will explore the social, historical and cultural richness of the Spanish speaking country while living with a native family and engaging with the local community. Through the language instruction, community engagement, cultural excursions, and independent explorations, students will analyze the role they may play and the influence they may have in a diverse world. Prerequisite: SPA 1520 and SPA 2600. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 7502 Spanish in Guatemala:Expl/Vol

    This course will provide students the opportunity to study Spanish via one on one instruction with a native Guatemalan instructor. Students will explore the social, historical, and cultural richness of Guatemala while living with a Guatemalan family and performing volunteer work related to their potential career field. Through the one on one Spanish instruction, volunteer work, cultural excursions, and indedpendent explorations students will analyze the role they may play and the influence they many have in a diverse world. Eligibility: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 7503 The World Through Spain

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  • SPA 7504 Spanish for Law Enforcement

    Students will be prepared to communicate in Spanish in the law enforcement setting. Students will have the opportunity to focus on communicative scenarios that are typical of police officers working with the public using appropriate vocabulary and cultural insights. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 7505 Intro Spanish for Healthcare

    Students will be prepared to communicate using 'Spanish" in the medical setting. Students will have the opportunity to focus on common medical scenarios and be provided the vocabulary and cultural insights needed to communicate effectively. No Prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 8505 Spanish Conversation & Comp II

    Students will enhance their ability to express themselves verbally in Spanish while being introduced to more difficult conversational topics that require precise and technical vocabulary. Conversations, prepared and spontaneous, will be based on everyday situations and contemporary topics. Spanish grammar is reviewed . Designed to develop intermediate skills in oral and written expression. Consolidation of language skills to prepare students for more advanced work. Prerequisite: SPA 2550 Spanish Conversation. Prerequisite:SPA 2510. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 8512 Culture/Conversation in Spain

    Students will have enhanced proficiency through Spanish immersion. Students living in Spain will read cultural and historical texts in English, engage in weekly conversations with native speakers, and examine cross-cultural distinctions and similarities in order to interact appropriately and effectively in another cultural space. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 8513 Spanish/Intercul Development

    Students will learn about the culture of a Spanish-speaking country through weekly discussions with native speakers. Using the Cultura Model, students will analyze their own cultural perspectives and compare/contrast them with the student perspectives of the partner institution. Students will develop an understanding of intercultural competence. Eligibility: SPA 2510. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 8514 Spanish:Intercultural Exchange

    Students will develop an understanding of the attitudes, concepts, values and beliefs embedded in another culture. Using the Cultura Model, which was developed at MIT, students will interact in Spanish and English with native Spanish speakers to analyze their own cultural perspectives and compare/contrast them with the student perspectives of the partner institution. Students will enhance their cross-cultural communication skills and intercultural understanding. Eligibility: SPA 2510. Master Course Syllabus

  • SPA 8515 Intermed Healthcare Spanish I

    Students will communicate in written and spoken Spanish using specialized health care terminology. They will discuss and explore cultural considerations related to serving the Spanish-speaking community. Students will participate in role-play scenarios, which prepare them to communicate in a culturally appropriate manner. This course is designed for first or second-generation Spanish speakers in the U.S. Corerequisite: SPA 2510 or must demonstrate intermediate level of higher ability to speak Spanish. Master Course Syllabus