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SPN 101 Spanish I (3-0) 3 hrs.

SPN 101 is a beginning language course designed for students with no previous experience in Spanish, or whose experience doe not make placement in a higher level Spanish course advisable. The course is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of Spanish pronunciation and grammar, as well as an introduction to Hispanic culture. The course will stress the development of communication skills, especially listening and speaking, but will also promote reading and writing skills. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


SPN 102 Spanish II (3-0) 3 hrs.

SPN102 is a continuation of the introductory level language course (SPN101), with increased emphasis on vocabulary enrichment and the development of speaking ability as well as strengthening listening and reading comprehension skills. Students at this level will also continue to develop insights into Hispanic culture and to draw comparisons with their own culture. Successful completion of SPN 101 or SPN 140 or an equivalent skill level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


SPN 140 Occupational Spanish (3-0) 3 hrs.

This course provides immediate access to functional Spanish language skills and cultural competence for non-Spanish speaking students enrolled in a career-specific degree, diploma, or certificate program. It is a practical step toward communication in settings where comprehension is crucial. Cultural awareness will be addressed, as well. The goal is to minimize or eliminate barriers to understanding and communication in the workplace, so that once students are employed in their chosen field they can be as effective as possible when interacting with Spanish-speakers on the job. The vocabulary presented will be tailored to the specific needs of the target occupation. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B/SU View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


SPN 175 Spanish Study Abroad (3-0) 3 hrs.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a linguistic and cultural travel experience. This study abroad experience is conducted in different locations throughout the Spanish-speaking world. The course will emphasize improving Spanish language proficiency as well as developing an understanding and appreciation of the host country culture. Students will study Spanish at a recognized language institute in the destination site, and will also have the opportunity to participate in escorted touring to sites of interest. Students will be housed in family homestay accommodations for the duration of the trip (to the extent possible). Students must complete an application form, provide two (2) letters of recommendation, and receive permission of instructor. Previous study of Spanish is recommended but not required. JP View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


SPN 201 Spanish III (3-0) 3 hrs.

SPN 201 expands on the vocabulary and grammatical structures introduced in the first two semesters of study. Emphasis is on the continued development of Spanish language skills through the study and discussion of authentic readings in Hispanic literature and culture. Students will learn strategies to improve reading comprehension and fundamental composition writing skills. Students at this level will also continue to develop deeper insights into Hispanic culture and to draw comparisons with their own culture. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPN 102 or an equivalent skill level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


SPN 202 Spanish IV (3-0) 3 hrs.

SPN 202 is a continuation of the intermediate level course (SPN 201). Emphasis is on enhancing communication skills in Spanish, both spoken and written. Students will refine critical reading and writing skills through further exploration of Hispanic literature and culture. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPN 201 or an equivalent skill level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


SPN 203 Advanced Spanish: Vistazos Hispanos (3-0) 3 hrs.

SPN 203 is an advanced language course covering such topics as the origins of Hispanic culture, religion, the family, and customs and beliefs. These topics will be reinforced by a variety of activities designed to enhance and stimulate conversation and writing skills in Spanish. Prerequisite: Successful completion of SPN 202 or an equivalent skill level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. SPN 203 and SPN 204 are non-sequential courses and may be taken in any order after the completion of SPN 202 at FLCC or after demonstrating language competency to the instructor. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


SPN 204 Advanced Spanish: Perspectivas Hispanoamericanas (3-0) 3 hrs.

SPN 204 is an advanced language course covering such topics as economic trends, revolutionary movements, education, urban life, and the Hispanic experience in the United States. These topics will be reinforced by a variety of activities designed to enhance and stimulate conversation and writing skills in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPN 202 or an equivalent skill level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. SPN 203 and SPN 204 are non-sequential courses and may be taken in any order after the completion of SPN 202 at FLCC or after demonstrating language competency to the instructor.This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


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