SPN1000s - SPN2000s
All courses are taught in Spanish.  Foreign language prerequisites may be waived with consent of instructor.

SPN1001 Elementary Spanish I
4 credits. An introduction to the Spanish language and culture through reading, writing, listening and speaking in Spanish. (4 hours + 1 one-hour language lab)

SPN1003 Elementary Spanish II
3 credits. A high-beginner Spanish language course that prepares the student for work at the intermediate levels in reading, writing, listening and speaking Spanish as defined by the ACTFL guidelines.

SPN2001 Intermediate Spanish I
3 credits. A transition course into the intermediate level that will develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in Spanish.   Materials have been chosen from a wide variety of sources to increase student awareness of Latino culture and to give students the opportunity to explore a variety of contemporary cultural issues and topics. Prerequisite: SPN1003 or a minimum of 2 years of high school Spanish with an acceptable score on the placement test. (3 hours + 1 one-hour language lab)

SPN2002 Intermediate Spanish II
3 credits. An intermediate level course that continues to develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in Spanish.  Materials come from a wide variety of sources to increase student awareness of Latino culture and to give students the opportunity to explore a variety of contemporary cultural issues and topics.  Grammar is consistently integrated with the content of the readings. Prerequisite(s):  SPN2001

SPN2011 Intermediate Spanish III
3 credits. An upper-intermediate level course with a strong focus on grammar and the development of writing skills.  Reading, listening and speaking in Spanish serve as strong support skills for the writing process. Prerequisite(s):  SPN2002

SPN2012 Communicating Christ in Spanish
3 credits. A specialized upper-intermediate level Spanish course using the Bible and Biblical materials in Spanish as well as a wide variety of materials that cn be used to further the Gospel of Jesus Christ within the Spanish speaking community. Prerequisite(s):  SPN2011

SPN3000s - SPN4000s

SPN3001 Latin-American Culture and Civilization
3 credits. An advanced level course presenting an overview of the history, beliefs, customs, and behaviors of Latinos in the United States and abroad.

SPN3011 Advanced Spanish Conversation
3 credits. An advanced-level Spanish course focusing on oral and listening proficiency at the intermediate-high advanced-low proficiency level (as defined by the ACTFL guidelines).  Reading and writing will serve as support skills. (May be repeated with differenct course content.) Prerequisite(s):  SPN3001

SPN4000 Spanish and Latin American Literature
3 credits. An advanced level course presenting a survey of literature from Latin America and Spain from Medieval times to the present.

SPN4001 Selected Topics in Spanish I
3 credits. An advanced level course designed to improve formal knowledge of the Spanish language in understanding, speaking, reading and writing.  There is a heavy emphasis on grammar and vocabulary development including translation work.  (May be repeated with different course content.) Prerequisite(s):  SPN3011

SPN4002 Selected Topics in Spanish II
3 credits. A reading intensive, advanced level course that will further the students’ Spanish reading, writing, listening and speaking proficiency.  Students will read and respond to selected works by a wide variety of authors.  Selected authors may vary from year to year.   (This course may be repeated with different content.) Prerequisite(s):  SPN3011

SPN4011 Spanish Immersion I
6 credits. A five week study program in Latin America requiring a Spanish only language pledge.  (Course may be repeated.)

SPN4012 Spanish Immersion II
6 credits. A four to five week study program for advanced level students who have already completed one or more previous MLC immersion programs.  A Spanish only pledge is required. (Course may be repeated.) Prerequisite(s):  SPN4011