Continued development of basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the high beginner to low intermediate level.

Lab fees apply.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Engage in conversations using level-appropriate grammatical structures including narrating events that take place in the past.
  • Demonstrate understanding of level-appropriate spoken Spanish produced by Spanish speakers of diverse origins.
  • Write simple to moderately complex sentences using level-appropriate grammatical structures and organize them into cohesive paragraphs.
  • Read and comprehend level-appropriate authentic texts.
  • Identify and discuss traditions, customs and values of the Hispanic world.
  • Compare and contrast the traditions, customs and values of the Hispanic word with characteristics of their own culture.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 4
Lecture hours: 48.0
Lab hours: 32.0



  • 1-year high school Spanish, Span 1411, or approval by instructor.