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Course Descriptions

World Languages

  • ASL101,ASL102,ASL103 4 credits each
    First Year American Sign Language I, II, III - Register

    Emphasizes the development of expressive skills, receptive skills and cultural awareness. Primary focus is on the student’s active use of American Sign Language (ASL). Course includes visual readiness skills, ASL vocabulary, deaf culture, and ASL grammar. The 100-level sequence focuses on everyday communication in a conversational environment where grammar is introduced in context with an emphasis on developing question and answering skills.
    Prerequisite: RD30 or RD90, or designated placement test score; ASL101 for ASL102; ASL102 for ASL103. Offered sequentially in fall, winter and spring terms.

  • SPAN101 4 credits
    First Year Spanish I - Register

    Introduces basic skills in Spanish in speaking, writing, reading, and aural comprehension. Special attention is given to developing cultural awareness. The sequence enables students to reach at least novice high proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Courses are not suitable for heritage speakers.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 or designated placement test score; BT114 or WR121 (may be taken concurrently). Courses must be taken in sequence. Offered fall and winter terms.

  • SPAN102 4 credits
    First Year Spanish II - Register

    Introduces basic skills in Spanish in speaking, writing, reading, and aural comprehension. Special attention is given to developing cultural awareness. The sequence enables students to reach at least novice high proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Courses are not suitable for heritage speakers.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 or designated placement test score; BT114 or WR121 (may be taken concurrently). Courses must be taken in sequence. Offered winter and spring terms.

  • SPAN103 4 credits
    First Year Spanish III - Register

    Introduces basic skills in Spanish in speaking, writing, reading, and aural comprehension. Special attention is given to developing cultural awareness. The sequence enables students to reach at least novice high proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Courses are not suitable for heritage speakers.
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90, or designated placement test score; BT114 or WR121 (may be taken concurrently). Courses must be taken in sequence. Offered in spring and summer terms.

  • SPAN111 1-3 credits
    Spanish Conversation - Register

    Reviews and increases Spanish listening and speaking skills and cultural understanding. Students will demonstrate these skills corresponding to the novice-mid to novice high-level of the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) proficiency scale in the areas of speaking, listening, and culture. Emphasizes cultural values, fosters a sense of community and collaboration, improves communication skills in regard to the global community as well as the increasingly diverse local community. It includes reading, writing and grammar only when incidental to the focus on conversation.
    Prerequisite: SPAN102 or permission of instructor; RD30 or RD90 or designated placement test score; BT114 or WR121 (may be taken concurrently).

  • SPAN201 4 credits
    Second Year Spanish I - Register

    Reinforces, synthesizes, and builds on the basic skills acquired in first-year Spanish in speaking, writing, reading, and aural comprehension. Special attention is given to developing cultural awareness. Students are required to communicate in Spanish. Materials include literary and cultural texts, audio exercises, films, short videos, music, and contextualized exercises in structure. The sequence enables students to reach at least intermediate-mid proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 or designated placement test score; WR121 or BT114 (may be taken concurrently); two years of high school Spanish, successful completion of SPAN103, or equivalent Spanish experience with instructor permission. Courses must be taken in sequence. Offered fall term.

  • SPAN202 4 credits
    Second Year Spanish II - Register

    Reinforces, synthesizes, and builds on the basic skills acquired in first-year Spanish in speaking, writing, reading, and aural comprehension. Special attention is given to developing cultural awareness. Students are required to communicate in Spanish. Materials include literary and cultural texts, audio exercises, films, short videos, music, and contextualized exercises in structure. The sequence enables students to reach at least intermediate-mid proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 or designated placement test score; WR121 or BT114 (may be taken concurrently); two years of high school Spanish, successful completion of SPAN103, or equivalent Spanish experience with instructor permission. Courses must be taken in sequence. Offered winter term.

  • SPAN203 4 credits
    Second Year Spanish III - Register

    Reinforces, synthesizes, and builds on the basic skills acquired in first-year Spanish in speaking, writing, reading, and aural comprehension. Special attention is given to developing cultural awareness. Students are required to communicate in Spanish. Materials include literary and cultural texts, audio exercises, films, short videos, music, and contextualized exercises in structure. The sequence enables students to reach at least intermediate-mid proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
    Prerequisites: RD30 or RD90 or designated placement test score; WR121 or BT114 (may be taken concurrently); two years of high school Spanish, successful completion of SPAN103, or equivalent Spanish experience with instructor permission. Courses must be taken in sequence. Offered spring term.