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Course Number: SPAN 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Spanish Conversation I

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Basic practice in comprehension and production of the spoken language. Emphasis on oral communication with an introduction of basic grammatical concepts and the development of reading and vocabulary skills. Cultural topics will be discussed. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1609055413


Course Number: SPAN 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Spanish I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Course Description: This is the first semester of academic transfer Spanish. This course is an introductory course intended for students with little or no knowledge of the language. Its aim is to present essential vocabulary and grammar, and to develop the pronunciation, listening, reading, and writing skills necessary for basic communication and comprehension. Customs and cultural insights are also presented. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1609055113


Course Number: SPAN 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Spanish II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: SPAN 1411 or the equivalent, or SPAN 1300 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Spanish. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in SPAN 1411. Students are expected to acquire a substantial amount of vocabulary and begin to deal with idiomatic language and more advanced syntax. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1609055113


Course Number: SPAN 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Spanish I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: SPAN 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Spanish. This course is designed to further develop students' overall language proficiency and cultural knowledge through more advanced reading, listening, speaking and writing exercises. Grammatical concepts are reviewed and expanded. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1609055213


Course Number: SPAN 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Spanish II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: SPAN 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Spanish. This course is a continuation of SPAN 2311. The stress is on reading, composition, grammatical complexities, and intense oral practice, with continued studies of the culture. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1609055213


Course Number: SPAN 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers I

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: SPAN 1412 or the equivalent. In addition, the student is expected either to speak Spanish as a home language or to function at a similar level of proficiency in Spanish or to have teacher recommendation.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer of Spanish. This course focuses on and emphasizes the development of: 1) the student's ability to communicate ideas and feelings, both orally and in writing; 2) comprehension skills through the study of reading selections; 3) the study of Spanish speaking countries and their culture(s); and 4) identification of regional variations of Spanish. Such study will lead to the analysis of content, style and sentence structure from contemporary Spanish reading selections. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1609055213


Course Number: SPAN 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers II

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: SPAN 2313 or the equivalent. In addition, the student is expected either to speak Spanish as a home language or to function at a similar level of proficiency in Spanish or to have teacher recommendation.
Course Description: This semester course focuses on the development of writing and oral communication skills, including practice in: 1) describing story characters, real persons, animals and natural phenomena; 2) summarizing facts and ideas; 3) giving oral information, instruction, directions, explanations and messages; 4) writing original compositions in Spanish and translating from English into Spanish; 5) reading and discussing well-known Spanish and Hispanic-American historical figures, writers, artists and musicians; 6) gaining a more advanced understanding of the Hispanic culture. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1609055213



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.