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Course Descriptions

MCC Campus(s): Blue River, Longview, Maple Woods, Penn Valley
Contacts:
Blue River - Jennifer Rogers, 604.6666
Longview - Jim Smith, 604.2263
Maple Woods - Cynthia Proctor, 604.3455
Penn Valley - Ruth Heath, 604.4371

Foreign Language Courses

ARAB 101D - Elementary Modern Arabic I - 4.00 credits

A practical beginning course in speaking and understanding modern Arabic. Proper pronunciation, words and structures used in daily conversation . Social conventions and Arabic culture necessary for interpersonal communication with native speakers of contemporary Arabic.

ARAB 101E - Elementary Modern Arabic I - 5.00 credits

A practical beginning course in speaking and understanding modern Arabic. Proper pronunciation, words and structures used in daily conversation . Social conventions and Arabic culture necessary for interpersonal communication with native speakers of contemporary Arabic.

ARAB 102D - Elementary Modern Arabic II - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: ARAB 101D or ARAB 101E. A continuation of Elementary Modern Arabic I. Complete basic elements of Arabic grammar, increase vocabulary, gain added facility in speaking and reading Arabic.

ARAB 102E - Elementary Modern Arabic II - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: ARAB 101D or ARAB 101E. A continuation of Elementary Modern Arabic I. Complete basic elements of Arabic grammar, increase vocabulary, gain added facility in speaking and reading Arabic.

CHIN 101D - Elementary Chinese I - 4.00 credits

An introduction to Chinese. Course develops basic communication skills: Listening, reading, writing, and speaking. Informal study of the culture of Chinese-speaking countries.

CHIN 101E - Elementary Chinese I - 5.00 credits

An introduction to Chinese. Course develops basic communication skills: Listening, reading, writing, and speaking. Informal study of the culture of Chinese-speaking countries.

CHIN 102D - Elementary Chinese II - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: CHIN 101. A continuation of Elementary Chinese I. Elements of Chinese grammar, increasing vocabulary, and gain added facility in speaking and reading Chinese. Informal study of the culture of Chinese-speaking countries.

CHIN 102E - Elementary Chinese II - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: CHIN 101. A continuation of Elementary Chinese I. Elements of Chinese grammar, increasing vocabulary, and gain added facility in speaking and reading Chinese. Informal study of the culture of Chinese-speaking countries.

FREN 101 - Elementary French I - 5.00 credits

An introduction to French. Develop basic communication skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking). Informal study of the culture of French-speaking countries.

FREN 102 - Elementary French II - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: FREN 101. Grammar essentials. Develop communication skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking). Informal study of the culture of French-speaking countries.

FREN 203 - Intermediate French I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: FREN 102. Advanced grammar. Continued development of communication skills with emphasis on reading, writing and speaking. French is the language of instruction.

FREN 204 - Intermediate French II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: FREN 203. A continuation of French 203. Advanced grammar. Continued development of communication skills with emphasis on reading, writing and speaking. French is the language of instruction.

GERM 101 - Elementary German - 5.00 credits

Introduction to speaking, reading, and writing German.

GERM 102 - German II - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: GERM 101. Grammar essentials. Introduction to German culture and history.

GERM 204 - Intermediate German II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: GERM 203. Continuation of Germ 203. Advanced grammar. Continued development of communication skills with emphasis on reading, writing and speaking. German is the language of instruction.

SPAN 100 - Beginning Occupational Spanish - 3.00 credits

An introduction to Spanish. Course develops basic communication skills specifically tailored to a particular degree or occupation.

SPAN 101 - Elementary Spanish I - 5.00 credits

An introduction to Spanish. Develop basic communication skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking). Study of the culture of Spanish-speaking countries.

SPAN 102 - Elementary Spanish II - 5.00 credits

Prerequisites: Spanish 101 or Spanish 111 or appropriate placement score. Develop communication skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking). Study of the culture of Spanish-speaking countries.

SPAN 107 - Spanish Composition & Conversation: Topics in Culture - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: SPAN 102. Students will improve their communication skills and knowledge of Spanish-speaking cultures through in-class discussions and written compositions.

SPAN 111 - Accelerated Elementary Spanish I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: Prior elementary Spanish at the college level or two years high school Spanish. An accelerated elementary Spanish course for students who may need to brush up on the basics before continuing onto Elementary Spanish II. Students will enhance communication skills (listening, reading, speaking, and writing) while reviewing Spanish grammar. Informal study of culture of selected Spanish-speaking countries.

SPAN 203 - Intermediate Spanish I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or appropriate placement score. Continued development of communication skills with emphasis on reading, writing and speaking. Study of Spanish-speaking cultures. Spanish is the language of instruction

SPAN 204 - Intermediate Spanish II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: SPAN 203 or appropriate placement score. Advanced grammar. Continued development of communication skills with emphasis on reading, writing and speaking. Current topics in the Spanish-speaking world. Spanish is the language of instruction.

SPAN 207 - Spanish Composition and Conversation - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: SPAN 203. Students will improve their communication skills and knowledge of Spanish-speaking cultures through in-class discussions and written compositions.

SPAN 209 - Introduction to Hispanic Literature - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: SPAN 204. An introduction to literature in written Spanish from various genres and historical periods. Selected texts will introduce students to major writers as well as provide insights into the cultural, political and social contexts of Latin America and Spain.

SPAN 212 - Study Abroad I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: SPAN 101. Students will broaden their language skills while at the same time experiencing a new culture through a short-term total immersion program in a Spanish-speaking country. Special emphasis will be placed on spoken communication while expanding listening, reading and writing skills. Students will be tested and placed into the appropriate level of instruction. All classes are conducted in Spanish by native Spanish speakers.

SPAN 214 - Study Abroad II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: SPAN 212. Students will broaden their language skills while at the same time experiencing a new culture through a short-term total immersion program in a Spanish-speaking country. Special emphasis will be placed on spoken communication while expanding listening, reading and writing skills. Students will be tested and placed into the appropriate level of instruction. All classes are conducted in Spanish by native Spanish speakers.

SPAN 216 - Study Abroad III - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: SPAN 214. Students will broaden their language skills while at the same time experiencing a new culture through a short-term total immersion program in a Spanish-speaking country. Special emphasis will be placed on spoken communication while expanding listening, reading and writing skills. Students will be tested and placed into the appropriate level of instruction. All classes are conducted in Spanish by native Spanish speakers.

SPAN 218 - Study Abroad IV - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: SPAN 216. Students will broaden their language skills while at the same time experience a new culture through a short-term total immersion program in a Spanish-speaking country. Special emphasis will be placed on spokencommunicationwihle expanding listening, reading and writing skills. Students will be tested and placed intot he appropriate level of instruction. All classes are conducted in Spanish by native Spanish speakers.

 

Last Modified: 8/11/14