SPAN-SPANISH (SPAN)

SPAN 101. Beginning Spanish Conversation

3 Credits

Beginning conversation and intensive oral practice for non-degree seeking students, and SPAN 111 and SPAN 112 students who desire additional conversational practice. This course does not count toward the NMSU second language requirement and is not open to native Spanish speakers without permission of instructor. Restricted to: Community colleges.

SPAN 111. Elementary Spanish I

4 Credits (4)

Spanish for beginners. Speaking and writing common interactions in predictable settings using basic vocabulary and verb tenses. Communicate in Spanish both orally and in writing sufficiently well so as to be able to make yourself understood by native speakers accustomed to dealing with non-native speakers. In spontaneous conversation and in writing, students will be able to produce a few sentences. Prerequisite(s): Not open to Spanish-speaking students except by consent of instructor.

Prerequisite: language placement and/or assessment by departmental examination.

SPAN 112. Elementary Spanish II

4 Credits (4)

Spanish for beginners. Speaking and writing common interactions in predictable settings using basic vocabulary and verb tenses, including talking about events in the past and possible recommendations for the future. Communicate in Spanish both orally and in writing sufficiently well so as to be able to make yourself understood by native speakers accustomed to dealing with non-native speakers. In spontaneous conversation and in writing, students will be able to produce a variety of sentences and form context appropriate to open-ended questions Prerequisite(s): Not open to Spanish-speaking students except by consent of instructor.

Prerequisite: language placement and/or assessment by departmental examination or a C- or better in SPAN 111.

SPAN 113. Spanish for Heritage Learners I

3 Credits

Emphasis on development of heritage Spanish language skills learned at home and/or in the community. Covers listening comprehension, development of vocabulary and cultural activities to help strengthen heritage language and culture. Students who have previously earned a C or better in SPAN 111 or SPAN 112 may not recieve credit for this course.

SPAN 115. Elementary Spanish I for Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Managers

4 Credits

Beginning Spanish for HRTM majors only. Will count towards HRTM degree language requirement. Does not count towards language requirement for other majors. Restricted to: Main campus only. Restricted to HRTM majors.

SPAN 211. Intermediate Spanish I

3 Credits (3)

Speaking, reading and writing. Not open to Spanish-speaking students except by consent of instructor.

Prerequisite: language placement and assessment by departmental examination or C or better in SPAN 112.

SPAN 212. Intermediate Spanish II

3 Credits (3)

Speaking, reading and writing. Not open to Spanish-speaking students except by consent of instructor.

Prerequisite: language placement and assessment by departmental examination or C or better in SPAN 211.

SPAN 213. Spanish for Heritage Learners II

3 Credits

Emphasis on development of heritage language skills learned at home and/or in the community. Covers spoken Spanish, reading activities and grammar skills to build on existing knowledge of the language.

SPAN 214. Spanish for Heritage Learners III

3 Credits

Continued development of heritage Spanish language skills learned at home and/or in the community. Emphasis on reading, writing and critical thinking skills. Review of grammar points will also be stressed in preparation for upper level courses.