SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish 1*

The focus in class is on using Spanish to exchange real-life information and ideas, and on the functional grammar and vocabulary to accomplish this. The class will realize this focus through the four traditional skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It will also include an introduction to Hispanic culture. Beginners and students with fewer than two years of high school Spanish should register for this course.

Credits

4 Credits

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

SPAN 101Elementary Spanish 1*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

English, Languages, and Philosophy

II. Course Specification

Course Type

General Education

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

64

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

The focus in class is on using Spanish to exchange real-life information and ideas, and on the functional grammar and vocabulary to accomplish this. The class will realize this focus through the four traditional skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It will also include an introduction to Hispanic culture. Beginners and students with fewer than two years of high school Spanish should register for this course.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

General education courses in the humanities address at least three of the following five student learning outcomes: Students will demonstrate how the arts, philosophy, or languages reflect and shape humanity and the values of cultures. Students will analyze major artistic and philosophical works from representative periods and movements. Students will recognize and gain an understanding of cultural diversity as reflected in languages, the arts, or philosophy. Students will develop the skills to critically evaluate artistic and philosophical works and their contribution to the human experience. Students will possess the skills to initiate and sustain conversations in which they can communicate competently at the level appropriate to their language exposure and experience.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies