Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 101 - Basics of Spanish I Units: 3

A basic course emphasizing spoken communication. Course assumes that students have had no prior formal training. Writing, listening and reading skills will be explored.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

SPAN 102 - Basics of Spanish II Units: 3

A continuation of Spanish 101.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: SPAN 101.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

SPAN 111 - First Year Spanish I Units: 4

Introduction to basic Spanish language structures and cultural topics with a focus on development of communicative proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. For true beginners only. This course transfers to UNR as SPAN 111.

Term Offered: All Semesters

SPAN 112 - First Year Spanish II Units: 4

Continued introduction to basic Spanish language structures and cultural topics with a focus on proficiency in the four skills as described for SPAN 111. This course transfers to UNR as SPAN 112.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: SPAN 111 or a Spanish CAPE Placement score over 178.

Term Offered: All Semesters

SPAN 198 - Special Topics in Spanish Units: 0.5-6

Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The course will be a variable credit of one-half to six credits depending on the course content and number of hours required. The course may be repeated for up to six credits.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

SPAN 211 - Second Year Spanish I Units: 3

Study at the intermediate level of Spanish language structures and culture with continued emphasis on proficiency in the four skills as described for SPAN 111. This course transfers to UNR as SPAN 211.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: SPAN 112, or a Spanish CAPE Placement score of 320 or higher.

Term Offered: Fall

SPAN 212 - Second Year Spanish II Units: 3

Study at the intermediate level of Spanish structures with an emphasis on writing, reading, and conversation. This course transfers to UNR as SPAN 212. Completion of SPAN 212 satisfies the College of Liberal Arts foreign language requirement.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: SPAN 211, or a Spanish CAPE Placement score of 347 or more.

Term Offered: Spring

SPAN 221 - Iberia and Its Cultures Units: 3

Introduction to the nationalities and cultures of Iberia; emphasis on the Spanish state, through geographical, historical, socio-economic and artistic issues. Taught in English.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113

SPAN 222 - Hispanic-America and Its Culture Units: 3

Introduction to the culture and civilization of Hispanic-American nations. Taught in English; no knowledge of Spanish required. The course will produce 15-20 pages of writing in the production of finished products.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113

SPAN 225 - A Cultural Perspective: Spain...New Mexico Units: 3

A perspective of cultural diversity in Spain and the American Southwest. This course will introduce the differing cultures of Spain within a historical context. Students will look closely at the intertwining of art, religion and history during the Middle Ages, focusing on the Camino de Santiago, the St. James pilgrimage route across northern Spain that is still traveled today. The course will include a study of the influence of the Moors upon the language, art and philosophy of Spain. It will trace the first Spanish explorers as they brought the traditions of the Old World into New Mexico, before the founding of Jamestown. This blending of the Spanish and Pueblo culture has resulted in the uniqueness of the Southwest today. The course will be taught in English and is the same as HUM 225.

Term Offered: Fall

SPAN 226 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers I Units: 3

This is a course designed for native Spanish speaking students who want to improve their literacy in the language. Students will study and practice basic Spanish grammar for improving and developing written and oral communication and reading skills.

Term Offered: Fall

SPAN 227 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers II Units: 3

This course is a follow up course to SPAN 226. This course is specifically designed and intended for students who speak the Spanish Language as their native language but have had no advanced formal training in the grammatical aspects of the language. It is based on the study and practice of advanced Spanish grammar and its application to all five aspects of the language, i.e., writing, reading, interpreting, speaking and understanding. Completion of SPAN 227 satisfies the College of Liberal Arts foreign language requirement in colleges and universities in the state of Nevada.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 226.

Term Offered: Spring