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Course Number: ESOL 0031 - ESOL 0034

The English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) credit curriculum is designed to develop a student's pre-academic language proficiency in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The plan of study consists of sixteen courses divided into four proficiency levels and four skill areas (Listening-Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Grammar). The credit curriculum is designed to interface both with other ESOL programs and with developmental studies or college level programs on each campus. A student enters this program by taking an English placement test and then by being advised by a specially trained ESOL academic advisor.


Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: (Listening/Speaking)

Course Description: These courses prepare students to communicate orally in both public and academic environments. Emphasis is placed on developing language functions, pronunciation, and listening skills, and improving social and intercultural communication skills. Activities range from one-on-one conversation and brief descriptions to formal oral presentations and debates.

Course Number: ESOL 0041 - ESOL 0044
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: (Reading)

Course Description: These courses engage students in reading material from daily experience and prepare them for college reading tasks. Each course instructs students in reading skills, vocabulary development, critical thinking skills, and the use of resources.

Course Number: ESOL 0051 - ESOL 0054
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: (Writing)

Course Description: These courses are designed to help students increase fluency and build confidence in writing. The courses focus on writing as a process. Through inventing, drafting, and revising, students write for specific audiences and purposes.

Course Number: ESOL 0061 - ESOL 0064
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: (Grammar)

Course Description: These courses are designed to complement the ESOL 0051-0054 writing series. They provide instruction and practice with discrete grammar points necessary for effective writing.

Course Number: ESOL 0031 - ESOL 0034 (2 Credit Hours)

El programa de credito academico de Ingles Como Segundo Idioma ESOL esta diseƱado para desarrollar el dominio del idioma pre-academico del estudiante en las areas de escuchar, hablar, leer y escribir. El plan de estudio consiste en dieciseis cursos divididos en cuatro niveles de dominio y cuatro areas de habilidades (Escuchar/Hablar, Lectura, Escritura y Gramatica). El programa de credito academico esta disenado para complementar otros programas de ESOL y con los estudios de desarrollo o programas de nivel universitario de cada campus. El estudiante comienza este programa al tomar un examen de clasificacion y despues de una entrevista individual con un asesor academico entrenado especialmente en ESOL.


Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Listening/Speaking

Course Description: Estos cursos preparan al alumno para comunicarse con confianza en situaciones sociales y academicas. Se desarollan las varias funciones del lenguaje, se mejora la pronunciacion y comprension auditiva y se practica la comunicacion academica y transcultural. Las actividades didacticas incluyen describir lugares y objetos, proyectos en grupo, presentaciones orales y debates formales.

Course Number: ESOL 0041 - ESOL 0044
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: (Lectura)

Course Description: Estos cursos permiten a los estudiantes el acceso a material de lectura de la vida diaria y los prepara para tareas de lectura academica. Cada curso instruye a los estudiantes en habilidades de lectura, desarrollo de vocabulario, pensar en forma critica

Course Number: ESOL 0051 - ESOL 0054
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: (Escritura)

Course Description: Estos cursos estan diseƱados con el objeto de ayudar los alumnos a obtener fluidez y confianza en escritura. Los cursos se enfocan en el proceso de escritura. A traves de crear, planear y revisar, los estudiantes produciran escritos para diferentes audiencias y con diversos propositos.

Course Number: ESOL 0061 - ESOL 0064
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: (Gramatica)

Course Description: Estos cursos estan disenados para complementar la serie de Escritura 0051-0054. Dichos cursos proveen instruccion y ejercicios practicos, asi como puntos esenciales de gramatica necesarios para la efectiva comunicacion escrita.

Course Number: ARAB 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Beginning Arabic 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 Arabic. 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 1611015113


Course Number: ARAB 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Beginning Arabic II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ARAB 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Arabic. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in ARAB 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 1611015113


Course Number: ARAB 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Arabic I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ARAB 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Arabic. 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 1611015213


Course Number: ARAB 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Arabic II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ARAB 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Arabic. This course is a continuation of ARAB 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 1611015213


Course Number: CHIN 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Chinese 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 Chinese. 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 1603015113


Course Number: CHIN 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Chinese II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: CHIN 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Chinese. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in CHIN 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 1603015113


Course Number: CHIN 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Chinese I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: CHIN 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Chinese. 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 1603015213


Course Number: CHIN 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Chinese II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: CHIN 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Chinese. This course is a continuation of CHIN 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 1603015213


Course Number: ENGL 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Composition I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313015112


Course Number: ENGL 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Composition II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313015112


Course Number: ENGL 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Creative Writing I

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: Practical experience in the techniques of imaginative writing. May include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, or drama. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313025112


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

Course Title: Technical and Business Writing

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301.
Course Description: Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job, such as proposals, reports, instructions, policies and procedures, e-mail messages, letters, and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2313035112


Course Number: ENGL 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: British Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2321 should not also take English 2322 or 2323. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314045112


Course Number: ENGL 2322 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: British Literature I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of the development of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Eighteenth Century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2321 should not also take English 2322 or 2323. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314045112


Course Number: ENGL 2323 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: British Literature II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic period to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2321 should not also take English 2322 or 2323. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314045112


Course Number: ENGL 2326 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: American Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2326 should not also take English 2327 or 2328. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314025112


Course Number: ENGL 2327 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: American Literature I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of American literature from the period of exploration and settlement through the Civil War. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2326 should not also take English 2327 or 2328. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314025112


Course Number: ENGL 2328 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: American Literature II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from among a diverse group of authors for what they reflect and reveal about the evolving American experience and character. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2326 should not also take English 2327 or 2328. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2314025112


Course Number: ENGL 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: World Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of world literature from the ancient world to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2331 should not also take English 2332 or 2333. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045213


Course Number: ENGL 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: World Literature I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of world literature from the ancient world through the sixteenth century. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2331 should not also take English 2332 or 2333. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045213


Course Number: ENGL 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: World Literature II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302.
Course Description: A survey of world literature from the seventeenth century to the present. Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors and traditions. For repeatability purposes, students who take English 2331 should not also take English 2332 or 2333. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1601045213


Course Number: ENGL 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Forms of Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 with a grade of "C" or higher.
Course Description: The study of one or more literary genres including, but not limited to, poetry, fiction, drama, and film. Course descriptions are available each semester prior to registration. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: ENGL 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Mexican-American Literature

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 with a grade of "C" or higher.
Course Description: A survey of Mexican-American/Chicano/a literature including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0502035525


Course Number: ESOL 0031 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Listening/Speaking

Prerequisite Recommended: Appropriate assessment. This course focuses on developing basic social and pre-academic listening and speaking skills. It includes skills such as understanding and giving descriptions, directions, and explanations, and listening for main ideas. Conversation conventions are practiced as well as non-verbal communication skills. Pronunciation and listening for discrimination are introduced through the study of basic phonetic segments and intonation patterns.
Course Description: This course focuses on developing basic social and pre-academic listening and speaking skills. It includes skills such as understanding and giving descriptions, directions, and explanations, and listening for main ideas. Conversation conventions are practiced as well as non-verbal communication skills. Pronunciation and listening for discrimination are introduced through the study of basic phonetic segments and intonation patterns. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085512


Course Number: ESOL 0032 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Listening/Speaking

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0031 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This course develops intermediate social and pre-academic listening and speaking skills through situational activities. Students will express ideas and opinions in small groups and learn to understand and react appropriately. This course introduces note-taking skills and comprehension of academically oriented materials. Pronunciation and listening discrimination skills are built upon and refined. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085512


Course Number: ESOL 0033 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Speaking

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0032 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This course develops public/academic oral language skills through active participation in group projects and presentations. Rhetorical skills such as narration, description, and process will be practiced. Students build on note-taking skills and comprehension based on academic lectures. Pronunciation skills, including stress and intonation, will be refined with focused effort on areas of need through monitoring of oral production. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085512


Course Number: ESOL 0034 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Academic Speaking

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0033 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This course stresses academic speaking skills. Students learn formal presentation techniques as they defend a point of view and participate in seminars, panels, and debates. Formal rhetorical skills such as cause/effect, process, and persuasion will be practiced. In addition, students refine note-taking skills and practice critical assessment of arguments and presentation skills. Pronunciation skills, including stress and intonation, will continue to be refined with focused effort on areas of need through monitoring of oral production. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085512


Course Number: ESOL 0036 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Skill Development in Listening/Speaking

Course Description: This course provides instruction in special topics related to oral and aural skills. The content may include reviewing social and academic listening/speaking skills, pronunciation of Standard American English, presentation techniques, and improving interpersonal/cross-cultural communication. This course is open only to students whose first language in not English. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085512


Course Number: ESOL 0041 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Reading

Prerequisite Recommended: Appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This course focuses on basic reading comprehension. Students practice identifying main ideas and supporting details and employ reading strategies such as pre-reading, skimming, and scanning. Students build vocabulary and learn to use a dictionary. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085612


Course Number: ESOL 0042 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Reading

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0041 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This course builds upon the skills introduced in ESOL 0041. Students identify various modes of paragraph organization. Students distinguish between facts and opinions; make inferences; and increase reading rates and fluency. Students practice strategies such as context clues and word parts to deal with unknown words and acquire new vocabulary. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085612


Course Number: ESOL 0043 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Reading

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0042 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This course builds upon the skills introduced in ESOL 0042, emphasizing critical thinking skills including identifying author's purpose, tone and point of view; predicting outcomes; and drawing conclusions. Students identify and paraphrase stated and implied main ideas. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085612


Course Number: ESOL 0044 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Reading

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0043 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: The capstone reading course prepares students to transition into college-level courses. Skills and strategies from previous courses are expanded to include evaluating the strength of an argument, identifying bias, and analyzing the strength and relevance of supporting details and assessing the author's credibility. Students paraphrase and summarize academic texts as well as explore figurative language and literary devices. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085612


Course Number: ESOL 0046 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Skill Development in ESOL Reading

Course Description: This course provides instruction in special topics related to reading. The content may include reviewing reading comprehension, vocabulary development, and critical thinking skills as well as learning to value cultural differences. This course is open only to students whose first language is not English. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085612


Course Number: ESOL 0051 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Writing

Prerequisite Recommended: Appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This course focuses on students writing a series of sentences correctly in an informal paragraph. It covers mastery of standard sentence structure, an introduction to end-of-sentence punctuation, and exposure to basic vocabulary. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085412


Course Number: ESOL 0052 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Writing

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0051 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This course introduces the elements of formal paragraph structure as well as writing as a process - inventing, drafting, revising, and editing. It emphasizes a variety of modes such as narration, description, definition, and explanation. (1 Lec., 3 Lab)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085412


Course Number: ESOL 0053 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Writing

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0052 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This course reviews the elements of paragraph structure and introduces the essay through writing as a process. It emphasizes the development and organization of informative essays such as classification, cause/effect, and comparison/contrast. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085412


Course Number: ESOL 0054 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Writing

Course Description: This course involves a review of essay structure with emphasis on development and organization of informative and persuasive/argumentative essays. It introduces paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesis of information along with library and internet research skills for essay writing. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085412


Course Number: ESOL 0056 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Skill Development in Writing

Course Description: This course provides instruction in special topics related to writing. The content may include reviewing single and multi-paragraph compositions, sentence structure, and edited American usage as well as developing awareness of organizational conventions of written American English. This course is open only to students whose first language is not English. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085412


Course Number: ESOL 0061 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Grammar

Prerequisite Recommended: Appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This first grammar course covers count/noncount nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, basic sentence patterns, as well as the following verb tenses - simple present and past, present and past progressive, and future. These basic elements of English grammar are necessary for writing correct sentences and paragraphs. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085712


Course Number: ESOL 0062 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Grammar

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0061 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This second grammar course reviews elements of English grammar introduced in ESOL 0061 and introduces the following grammar and mechanics points: capitalization and basic end punctuation, count/noncount nouns and articles, prepositions, present perfect and present perfect progressive verb tenses, modals, gerunds and infinitives, and adjective clauses. These grammar points are necessary for writing correct sentences and paragraphs. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085712


Course Number: ESOL 0063 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Grammar

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0062 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This third grammar course reviews elements of English grammar introduced in ESOL0062 and introduces the following grammatical points: past perfect, future perfect, and perfect progressive tenses; simple, compound, and complex sentences as well as appropriate sentence connectors and punctuation for these sentences; active and passive voice; expansion of modals, gerunds, and infinitives. These grammar points are necessary for writing sentences, paragraphs, and essays. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085712


Course Number: ESOL 0064 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Grammar

Prerequisite Recommended: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0063 or placed into course through appropriate assessment.
Course Description: This final grammar course first reviews the elements of English grammar introduced in ESOL0061, ESOL0062, and ESOL0063 and then encourages application of this knowledge through editing activities. Attention is given to diagnosing fragments, run-ons, comma splices, and parallelism errors. Finally, emphasis is placed upon mastery of all the grammatical structures and marking conventions needed for effective writing of sentences, paragraphs, and essays. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085712


Course Number: ESOL 0066 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Skill Development in ESOL Grammar

Course Description: This course provides instruction in special topics related to grammar. Content may include reviewing parts of speech, verb forms, word order, and other elements of American English grammar. It may also emphasize the application of grammar in written and oral production. This course is open only to students whose first language is not English. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085712


Course Number: ESOL 0315 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Integrated Reading and Writing

Prerequisite Required: Student must have successfully completed ESOL 0053 and ESOL 0043 or placed into ESOL 0054 and ESOL 0044 by appropriate assessment. Students must have taken the TSI assessment.
Corequisite/Concurrent: This is a corequisite course and requires continuous concurrent enrollment with ENGL 1301 or a three-hour TSI component Core course. Course pairing options will vary depending on the college.
Course Description: Continued integration of critical reading and academic writing skills are emphasized along with support. Successful completion of this course fulfills the TSI requirements for reading and/or writing. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085612


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

Course Title: Beginning French 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 French. 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 1609015113


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

Course Title: Beginning French II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: FREN 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer French. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in FREN 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 1609015113


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

Course Title: Intermediate French I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: FREN 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer French. 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 1609015213


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

Course Title: Intermediate French II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Recommended: FREN 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer French. This course is a continuation of FREN 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 1609015213


Course Number: GERM 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning German 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 German. 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 1605015113


Course Number: GERM 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning German II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: GERM 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer German. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in GERM 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 1605015113


Course Number: GERM 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate German I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: GERM 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer German. 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 1605015213


Course Number: GERM 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate German II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: GERM 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer German. This course is a continuation of GERM 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 1605015213


Course Number: ITAL 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Italian 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 Italian. 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 1609025113


Course Number: ITAL 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Italian II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ITAL 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Italian. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in ITAL 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 1609025113


Course Number: ITAL 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Italian I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ITAL 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Italian. 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 1609025213


Course Number: ITAL 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Italian II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: ITAL 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Italian. This course is a continuation of ITAL 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 1609025213


Course Number: JAPN 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Japanese 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 Japanese. 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 1603025113


Course Number: JAPN 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Japanese II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: JAPN 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Japanese. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in JAPN 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 1603025113


Course Number: JAPN 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Japanese I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: JAPN 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Japanese. 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 1603025213


Course Number: JAPN 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Japanese II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: JAPN 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Japanese. This course is a continuation of JAPN 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 1603025213


Course Number: KORE 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Beginning Korean 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 Korean. 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 1603035113


Course Number: KORE 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Beginning Korean II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: KORE 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Korean. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in KORE 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 1603035113


Course Number: KORE 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Intermediate Korean I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: KORE 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Korean. 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 1603035213


Course Number: KORE 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Intermediate Korean II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: KORE 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Korean. This course is a continuation of KORE 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 1603035213


Course Number: PORT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Portuguese 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 Portuguese. 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 1609045113


Course Number: PORT 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Portuguese II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: PORT 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Portuguese. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in PORT 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 1609045113


Course Number: PORT 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Portuguese I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: PORT 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Portuguese. 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 1609045213


Course Number: PORT 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Portuguese II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: PORT 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Portuguese. This course is a continuation of PORT 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 1609045213


Course Number: RUSS 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Russian 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 Russian. 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 1604025113


Course Number: RUSS 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Russian II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: RUSS 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer Russian. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in RUSS 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 1604025113


Course Number: RUSS 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Russian I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: RUSS 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer Russian. 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 1604025213


Course Number: RUSS 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Russian II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: RUSS 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer Russian. This course is a continuation of RUSS 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 1604025213


Course Number: SGNL 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Beginning American Sign Language 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 American Sign Language (ASL). An introduction to the basic skills in production and comprehension of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes finger spelling and numbers. Develops conversational ability, culturally appropriate behaviors and exposes students to ASL grammar. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1616035113


Course Number: SGNL 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC

Course Title: Beginning American Sign Language II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: SGNL 1301 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer American Sign Language (ASL) and a continuation of SGNL 1301. Develops receptive and expressive ability and allows recognition and demonstration of more sophisticated grammatical features of American Sign Language (ASL). Increases fluency and accuracy in finger spelling and numbers. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1616035113


Course Number: SGNL 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Intermediate American Sign Language I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: SGNL 1302 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer American Sign Language (ASL). The course is designed to further develop students' ASL proficiency through a review and expansion of vocabulary and grammar and through extensive communicative practice. Sustained attention is given to deaf culture, its values, norms, history, literature, and folklore. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1616035213


Course Number: SGNL 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Intermediate American Sign Language II

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: SGNL 2301 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer American Sign Language (ASL) and a continuation of SGNL 2301. The course aims to further develop students' overall ASL proficiency and knowledge of deaf culture. Emphasized topics include translation between ASL and English and the role and responsibilities of interpreters. In addition, significant attention is devoted to the local deaf community, its organizations, support services and social events. Guest lectures and class outings provide students a forum in which to interact with members of this community. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1616035213


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.