SPAN 254 - Intermediate Spanish I (3 cred.)
A continuation of SPAN 102. A grammar review and extensive practice in conversation, reading, and writing. Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or equivalent (two years or more of high school Spanish).
SPAN 255 - Intermediate Spanish II (3 cred.)
A continuation of SPAN 254. Further practice and development of speaking, reading, and writing skills. Prerequisite: SPAN 254 or equivalent.
SPAN 270 - Spanish Conversation and Composition (3 cred.)
A course to develop oral proficiency and writing skills in Spanish. Focuses on structure and vocabulary, emphasizing both speaking and listening, as well as basic writing skills within the Spanish language. Prerequisite: SPAN 255 or equivalent.
SPAN 324 - Spanish for Medical and Social Services (3 cred.)
Develops oral proficiency and writing skills in Spanish as applied to medical and social services settings. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 202 or WebCAPE score of 509 or higher, or instructor permission.
SPAN 340 - Spanish Civilization and Culture (3 cred.)
An introduction to the general trends of Spanish civilization and everyday life. Includes Spanish development from prehistoric times to the present. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 255 or equivalent.
SPAN 341 - Latin American Civilization and Culture (3 cred.)
An introduction to the general trends of Latin American civilization, culture and the national character, as expressed in everyday life in the various countries of Latin America. Includes pre-Columbian history to the present. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 255 or equivalent.
SPAN 370 - Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition (3 cred.)
A course designed to give students the opportunity to develop their oral proficiency through discussion and presentations. In addition, consideration is given to composition, using tasks that reflect the type of academic work generally asked of Spanish majors and minors' analysis and classification, argumentation, definition, exposition, comparison and contrast, and cause and effect. Prerequisite: SPAN 270.
SPAN 375 - Judical And Medical Interpreting I (3 cred.)
A study of specialized Spanish vocabulary in two major areas: Medicine and Law. Students are exposed to sight, simultaneous and consecutive interpreting modes. Emphasis is placed on reaching 120 words per minute. Prerequisite: SPAN 255
SPAN 385 - Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 cred.)
Students read authentic Hispanic literature concentrating on details such as style, point of view, theme, and symbolism rather than simply reading for comprehension. Students read works by authors from Spain and Latin America with emphasis on works from major literary movements and styles. This course is conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 270.
SPAN 460 - Hispanic Lit: (3 cred.)
A course to give students the opportunity to read and analyze works by major Hispanic novelists, dramatists, essayists, poets and short story writers. The content of the course varies. This course may be taken for credit more than once. This course is conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 385.
SPAN 475 - Judical and Medical Interpreting II (3 cred.)
An advanced study of highly specialized Spanish vocabulary in two major areas: Medicine and Law. Students are presented with various advanced sight, simultaneous and consecutive interpreting opportunities. Emphasis is placed on reaching 140 words per minute.
SPAN 482 - Spanish in the US (3 cred.)
Develops critical and linguistic awareness about the relationship between language, individual, and society, in the context of the use of Spanish in the U.S. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisites: SPAN 202 or WebCAPE score of 509 or higher, or instructor permission.
SPAN 494 - Capstone Experience (3 cred.)
A research project written by the Spanish major in an area of Spanish language and culture that is appropriate for the students undergraduate experience. This course is offered yearly. Prerequisite: 24 credits in Spanish beyond SPAN 101 and SPAN 102.
Faculty & Staff
Fair, Scholarship In Modern Languages
- Must be a Colorado resident
- Declared Foreign language major, preferred, or a minor with strong interest in studies of other cultures
- Will be awarded to an incoming freshman who demonstrates a strong interest in and an aptitude for foreign languages
- Balence of awards given to studs who obtained at least sophomore standing
- Must have 3.0 GPA or better and demonstrate financial need
- Scholarship may be renewable
- Cultural diversity shall be valued in making award decisions
This scholarship is provided by Dr. Jeane Fair, Professor of Modern Languages from 1948-65, in memory of her parents.
Depending on funds available
Selected by: The Spanish Program.
Contact the CALL Department for application and deadline information.
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- Multicultural Center: Immerse with students from many cultures on campus and participate in community service and organizing cultural events.
- Volunteering: Students serve at Gunnison County’s Multicultural Resources and Project Hope to provide support for local Spanish-speaking individuals searching for additional resources to succeed in life.
Reach out for more information about the program.