Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

SPA 101 - Beginning Spanish I

This course introduces the student to the sound system and grammatical structure of the Spanish language.  The focus will be on developing and raising skill levels in the areas of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.  Use of the target language is greatly stressed.  This course will also address various cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world.

Spanish 101 is for students with little or no previous Spanish study.  Students are not expected to know Spanish when they begin the course.  This is not a course to be taken for review.  Students with more than two years of high school Spanish should NOT enroll in this course.  You must talk to your Professor, immediately, if you do have more than two years of high school Spanish.  **Be aware that this class is not suitable for native and heritage speakers of Spanish.  Native and heritage speakers must not enroll in this course** NO EXCEPTIONS.

Credits: 4
4 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Exhibit basic proficiency in the understanding and use of Spanish.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the distinctive features of the cultures associated with Spanish.