Courses & Programs

Spanish for Heritage Speakers [C]

COURSE CODE: SPA 203

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: Fluency in spoken Spanish

This course is designed to strengthen students' ability in speaking, reading, writing, and listening in Spanish and to increase knowledge of Spanish cultures in and outside the U.S. The course offers Spanish-speaking students an opportunity to study Spanish formally in an academic setting in the same way native English-speaking students study English in a college setting. The course allows students to develop or augment academic language skills and formal writing in Spanish in order to enhance career opportunities. Through the reading of authentic texts of varying genres and formats from the Spanish-speaking world, students will enrich their vocabulary and improve their spelling and syntax as well as increase awareness of their cultural heritage. This course is open to native, heritage and other advanced students of Spanish. Prerequisite: Fluency in spoken Spanish