Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN101 First-year Spanish I

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels. Students who have completed one year or less of high-school level Spanish are advised to take SPAN101 before attempting more advanced Spanish courses. Students experiencing difficulty with registration should email Paul.Eckhardt@mhcc.edu for assistance.

Emphasizing speaking, listening, reading and writing proficiency, this course introduces students to the Spanish language and the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries. Classroom instruction is supplemented by tutoring and language lab facilities.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

SPAN102 First-year Spanish II

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: SPAN101, or three to four semesters of high-school level Spanish, or equivalent. Students experiencing difficulty with registration should email Paul.Eckhardt@mhcc.edu for assistance.

This course is a continuation of SPAN101, emphasizing all aspects of communicating in Spanish while exploring the cultures of Spanish speaking countries. Successful completion of SPAN102 fulfills the language entrance requirement for Oregon State Universities.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

SPAN103 First-year Spanish III

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: SPAN102, or five to six semesters of high-school level Spanish, or equivalent. Students experiencing difficulty with registration should email Paul.Eckhardt@mhcc.edu for assistance.

Completing the sequence and introducing students to the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures, this course provides materials and experiences which help students confirm their basic communication skills in Spanish and prepare them for further study in the language or travel to Spanish-speaking countries.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

SPAN111 Beginning Spanish Conversation I

Credits 3

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This course introduces students to Spanish, emphasizing speaking and listening skills used in everyday situations. Some reading skills are also introduced to aid in instruction and dialoguing. Students discuss the Spanish culture, customs and seasonal traditions in order to discover insights into the Spanish way of life, with audio visual materials enhancing presentation and discussions. Offered at irregular intervals.

SPAN112 Beginning Spanish Conversation II

Credits 3

Registration Requirement: SPAN111 or SPAN101, or one semester of high-school level Spanish or equivalent.

Continuing from SPAN111, this course offers students additional practice in speaking and listening in Spanish while exploring the life of Spanish speaking cultures. Offered at irregular intervals.

SPAN113 Beginning Spanish Conversation III

Credits 3

Registration Requirement: SPAN112 or SPAN102, or one semester of high-school level Spanish or equivalent.

The course completes the introduction of Spanish conversation skills. Students upon completion will be able to carry on simple conversations in everyday situations. Offered at irregular intervals.

SPAN201 Second-year Spanish I (Cultural Literacy course)

Credits 4Summer/Fall

Registration Requirement: SPAN103, or seven to eight semesters of high-school level Spanish, or equivalent. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in SPAN211. Students experiencing difficulty with registration should email Paul.Eckhardt@mhcc.edu for assistance.

Emphasizing speaking, listening, reading and writing proficiency, this course helps students continue to establish proficiency in the Spanish language, and includes some in-depth exploration of the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

SPAN202 Second-year Spanish II (Cultural Literacy course)

Credits 4Summer/Winter

Registration Requirement: SPAN201 or equivalent. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in SPAN212. Students experiencing difficulty with registration should email Paul.Eckhardt@mhcc.edu for assistance.

A continuation of SPAN201, this course emphasizes all aspects of communicating in Spanish while exploring the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

SPAN203 Second-year Spanish III (Cultural Literacy course)

Credits 4Summer/Spring

Registration Requirement: SPAN202 or equivalent. Co-requisite: SPAN211, SPAN212 or SPAN213. Students experiencing difficulty with registration should email Paul.Eckhardt@mhcc.edu for assistance.

Completing the sequence of intermediate level Spanish, students develop skills to help them become proficient communicators in the Spanish language and within the day-to-day contexts found in Spanish-speaking cultures.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

SPAN211 Intermediate Spanish Conversation I

Credit 1Fall

Registration Requirement: SPAN103, or seven to eight semesters of high-school level Spanish or equivalent.

This course supplements SPAN201 by emphasizing speaking and listening skills used in everyday situations. It introduces new vocabulary, contexts and topics in order to help students improve oral proficiency in Spanish. This course satisfies a co-requisite for SPAN203.

SPAN212 Intermediate Spanish Conversation II

Credit 1Winter

Registration Requirement: SPAN201 or SPAN211 or equivalent.

This course supplements SPAN202 by emphasizing speaking and listening skills used in everyday situations. It introduces new vocabulary, contexts and topics in order to help students improve oral proficiency in Spanish. This course satisfies a co-requisite for SPAN203.

SPAN213 Intermediate Spanish Conversation III

Credit 1Summer/Spring

Registration Requirement: SPAN202 or SPAN212 or equivalent.

This course supplements SPAN203 by emphasizing speaking and listening skills used in everyday situations. It introduces new vocabulary, contexts and topics in order to help students improve oral proficiency in Spanish. This course satisfies a co-requisite for SPAN203.

Course fees are subject to change. Additional section fees (web, hybrid, etc.) may apply.

Course offered online

Cultural Literacy course