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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.
    Prerequisites: RD90 or WR91 or designated placement test score. Courses must be taken in sequence.

  • FR101,FR102,FR103 4 credits each
    First Year French I, II, III - Register

    Introduces basic skills in reading and speaking; includes elementary exercises in grammar reading and composition. Special attention is given to developing aural comprehension and cultural awareness. Courses must be taken in sequence and are not suitable for heritage speakers.
    Prerequisites: RD90 or WR91 or designated placement test score. Courses must be taken in sequence.

  • 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.
    Prerequisite: BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test score. Courses must be taken in sequence.

  • 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.
    Prerequisite: BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test score. Courses must be taken in sequence.

  • 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.
    Prerequisite: BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test score. Courses must be taken in sequence.

  • SPAN111 1 to 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.
    Prerequisites: SPAN101.

  • 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 listening 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, music, and contextualized exercises in grammar. The sequence enables students to read at least intermediate-mid proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). Fulfills cultural literacy requirement within the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree.
    Prerequisite: WR115 or designated placement test score, two years of high school Spanish, successful completion of SPAN103, or equivalent Spanish experience. Courses must be taken in sequence.

  • 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 listening 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, music, and contextualized exercises in grammar. The sequence enables students to read at least intermediate-mid proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). Fulfills cultural literacy requirement within the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree.
    Prerequisite: SPAN201.

  • 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 listening 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, music, and contextualized exercises in grammar. The sequence enables students to read at least intermediate-mid proficiency as defined by the guidelines of the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). Fulfills cultural literacy requirement within the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree.
    Prerequisite: SPAN202.