Spanish (SPAN)

SPAN 141 - FIRST YEAR SPANISH I

Short Title: FIRST YEAR SPANISH I

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: Development of interactional competence in Spanish (sociolinguistic and sociocultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Spanish. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. No prior knowledge of this language is necessary. Placement Test is required. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for SPAN 141 and SPAN 161/SPAN 222.

Course URL: clicspanish.blogs.rice.edu

SPAN 142 - FIRST YEAR SPANISH II

Short Title: FIRST YEAR SPANISH II

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 141

Description: Continuation of SPAN 141. Development of interactional competence in Spanish (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Spanish. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for SPAN 142 and SPAN 262.

Course URL: clicspanish.blogs.rice.edu

SPAN 204 - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH FOR BICULTURAL STUDENTS

Short Title: INT SPAN BICULTURAL STUDENTS

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: This course is for students who have been exposed to Spanish at home, through relatives and/or in the community and who wish to improve their confidence and intermediate fluency by expanding their formal knowledge of the language and of Hispanic cultures. Authentic materials such as short stories, poetry, films and articles will be used to develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Placement Test is required.

SPAN 222 - AP/OTH CREDIT IN SPANISH LANGUAGE

Short Title: AP/OTH CREDIT SPANISH LANGUAGE

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Transfer

Credit Hours: 3

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: This course provides credit for students who have successfully completed approved examinations, such as Advanced Placement exams. This credit counts toward the total credit hours required for graduation. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for SPAN 222 and SPAN 101/SPAN 141/SPAN 161.

SPAN 225 - AP/OTH CREDIT IN INTERMEDIATE SPANISH

Short Title: AP/OTH CREDIT INTERM. SPAN

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Transfer

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: This course provides credit for students who have successfully completed approved examinations, such as Advanced Placement exams. This credit counts toward the total credit hours required for graduation. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for SPAN 225 and SPAN 201/SPAN 263.

SPAN 263 - SECOND YEAR SPANISH I

Short Title: SECOND YEAR SPANISH I

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 142

Description: Continuation of SPAN 142. Development of interactional competence in Spanish (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Spanish. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for SPAN 263 and SPAN 201/SPAN 225.

Course URL: clicspanish.blogs.rice.edu

SPAN 264 - SECOND YEAR SPANISH II

Short Title: SECOND YEAR SPANISH II

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 263

Description: Continuation of SPAN 263. Development of interactional competence in Spanish (sociolinguistic and socio cultural knowledge) to communicate and interact with speakers of Spanish. The course is based on a student-centered, critical-thinking approach to language analysis/acquisition. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for SPAN 264 and SPAN 202.

Course URL: clicspanish.blogs.rice.edu

SPAN 303 - ADVANCED SPANISH FOR BI-CULTURAL STUDENTS

Short Title: ADV SPAN BI-CULTURAL STUDENTS

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 204

Description: SPAN 303 aims to bring students to advanced proficiency in Spanish, enabling them to interact confidently in a wide variety of contexts, while providing them with cultural insights about the Hispanic world. It is designed for students who come with bi-cultural exposure and at least intermediate proficiency in Spanish.

SPAN 321 - SPECIAL TOPICS: ADVANCED SPANISH I

Short Title: SPECIAL TOPICS: ADV SPANISH I

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 264

Description: This course helps students develop an advanced level of proficiency in Spanish through the analysis and use of the target language in the context of specific topics of interest that will vary.

SPAN 322 - SPECIAL TOPICS: ADVANCED SPANISH II

Short Title: SPECIAL TOPICS: ADV SPANISH II

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 321

Description: This is a continuation of SPAN 321. This course helps students develop an advanced level of proficiency in Spanish through the analysis and use of the target language in the context of specific topics of interest that will vary.

SPAN 323 - SPANISH PROFESSIONAL APPRENTICESHIP I

Short Title: SPANISH PROFESSIONAL APPR I

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Internship/Practicum

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 322

Description: This hybrid course combines internship hours and course hours for students who are interested in using their Spanish-language skills in professional settings. Course meets on campus on Wednesdays; and on location during internship working hours, to be determined between student and instructor.

SPAN 324 - SPANISH PROFESSIONAL APPRENTICESHIP II

Short Title: SPANISH PROFESSIONAL APPR II

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Internship/Practicum

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: This course provides experiential learning for student show are interested in expanding their interactional and intercultural competence in Spanish in professional settings. Students participate as apprentices which includes working in contextualized strategic scenarios (simulated and/or real) such as simulations, shadowing professionals, work-related tasks, and case studies. Department Permission Required.

Course URL: clicspanish.blogs.rice.edu

SPAN 325 - SPECIAL TOPICS: ADVANCED SPANISH III

Short Title: SPECIAL TOPICS:ADV SPANISH III

Department: Cntr Lang & Intercultural Comm

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: This is a continuation of SPAN 323 or SPAN 324. Students develop an advanced level of proficiency and interactional competence in Spanish through analysis and use of the target language in the study abroad context. Students will facilitate class discussions with students in SPAN 322; collect samples of interactional and sociolinguistic data in various settings, and analyze and classify collected date. Department Permission Required.