Spanish (SPAN) Courses

SPAN1001 Conversational Spanish I

This course is an introduction to the Spanish language with emphasis on vocabulary acquisition, basic grammar construction and oral communications. Students who have studied more than one year of this language are required to take the foreign language placement exam.
Offered at Charlotte, Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits

SPAN1002 Conversational Spanish II

This lower, intermediate-level course is designed to further develop conversational ability by expanding both the vocabulary and the exposure to Spanish-speaking cultures. Emphasis is on advanced verb forms and idiomatic expressions.
Prerequisite(s): SPAN1001 or language placement.
Offered at Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits

SPAN2001 Conversational Spanish III

This proficiency-based course is designed for students who are at the ACTFL Novice Mid proficiency level in Spanish. This course requires active participation from students as they develop their skills in written and oral communication and reading and listening comprehension. Students learn at least 250 new vocabulary words, foundational grammar and basic verb tenses, and reach an ACTFL Novice High proficiency level. Students are introduced to the culture and geography of the Hispanic-speaking world.
Prerequisite(s): SPAN1002 or language placement.
Offered at Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits

SPAN2020 Spanish Language Immersion

This course, delivered overseas by international language institutes, is designed to develop both fluency in the target language and an in-depth understanding of the historical cultural contexts in which the language is spoken. Students acquire vocabulary through classroom lectures, discussions, required excursions and activities. Students also partner with native speakers of the target language to improve comprehension and communication skills.
Offered at Charlotte, Providence
6 Semester Credits