Lorain County Community College Catalog

Course Descriptions

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SPNH 053 - EARLY COLLEGE SPANISH II PART I 4(5)
First half of sequence for Early College Spanish II. Further study of the language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Continued development of creative communicative skills with a balanced emphasis on speaking, listening, reading and writing. Laboratory practice using various technologies.

Prerequisite: Divisional Approval

SPNH 054 - EARLY COLLEGE SPANISH II PART II 4(5)
Second half of sequence for Early College Spanish II. Further study of the language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Continued development of creative communicative skills with a balanced emphasis on speaking, listening, reading and writing. Laboratory practice using various technologies.

Prerequisite: SPNH 053

SPNH 151G - ELEMENTARY SPANISH I 4(5)
An introduction to the language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Development of creative communicative skills with a balanced emphasis on speaking, listening, reading and writing. Laboratory practice using various technologies.

SPNH 152G - ELEMENTARY SPANISH II 4(5)
Continuation of Elementary Spanish I. Further study of the language and cultures of the Spanish speaking world. Continued development of creative communicative skills with a balanced emphasis on speaking, listening, reading and writing. Laboratory practice using various technologies.

Prerequisite: SPNH 151 or divisional approval.

SPNH 251G - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I 3(4)
Review of the fundamental structures and introduction of more complex grammatical structures and communicative skills with a balanced emphasis on speaking, listening, reading and writing. Exploration of the civilization, culture, and customs of Spanish-speaking people. Laboratory practice using various technologies.

Prerequisite: SPNH 152 or divisional approval.

SPNH 252G - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II 3(4)
Continuation of Intermediate Spanish I. Class discussions conducted in Spanish. Further refinement of the four language skills: comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Introduction to a variety of topics related to Hispanic culture. Recommended for students planning to enroll in Language and Culture of Spain, and Language and Culture of Latin America. Individualized practice on cassette tapes.

Prerequisite: SPNH 251 or divisional approval.

SPNH 257G - SPANISH COMPOSITION 3(0)
A course in Spanish composition with the focus on the mastery of syntax and spelling, and the improvement of writing skills through the study of various rhetorical modes and writing for special purposes. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPNH 252 or divisional approval.

SPNH 258G - SPANISH CONVERSATION 3(0)
Development of speaking and listening skills and strategies, working from intermediate toward an advanced level of proficiency. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and usage.

Prerequisite: SPNH 252 or divisional approval.

SPNH 259G - SPANISH GRAMMAR REVIEW 3(0)
Review of the fundamental grammatical structures with an emphasis on those aspects of the language which are problematic for students. Emphasis on increasing the level of linguistic sophistication in the use of Spanish.

Prerequisite: SPNH 252 or divisional approval.

SPNH 260G - INTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC LITERATURE 4(4)
An introduction to the literature of Spain and Spanish America. Significant works representing Spanish language poetry, drama, fiction, and essays (non-fiction) are studied in a broad historical and cultural context. Introduction to the fundamentals of literary criticism and literary movements. Conducted in Spanish.

Prerequisite: Two of the following three courses: SPNH 257, SPNH 258, SPNH 259

SPNH 271G - CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF SPAIN 3(3)
Conducted in Spanish. An introduction to various aspects of Spanish society and culture through a study of the geography, history, language, literature, and art of Spain.

Prerequisite: SPNH 252 or divisional approval

SPNH 272G - CULTURE & CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA 3(3)
Conducted in Spanish. An introduction to various aspects of Latin American society and culture through a study of the geography, history, language, literature and art of Central and South America.

Prerequisite: SPNH 252 or divisional approval.

SPNH 290G - SPANISH FOR EDUCATORS 3(3)
This course is an introductory Spanish course for faculty, staff and administrators in K-12 academic settings. It will emphasize conversational skills and basic grammar while focusing on vocabulary specific to different academic settings. Focus will be on developing Spanish-speaking skills and cultural knowledge to better communicate with limited English proficient (LEP) students and their parents.

SPNH 299G - INDIVIDUALIZED STUDIES IN SPANISH 1(1)
This is an in-depth study of selected/various topics in Spanish language or literature. Repeatable up to a total of four(4)credit hours.

Prerequisite: Second year standing and divisional approval.