Spanish – HUSP

HUSP 101 – Practical Spanish 1 (3)

Provides an opportunity to develop basic spoken and written Spanish language communication skills. Students learn about Hispanic culture and contrasts and similarities of Spanish language with English. The CITE (Club de Immersion Total en Espanol) and SETH (Spanish and English Teaching in our Hometown) programs are offered and will help students practice and learn Spanish. Conducted mostly in English. Lab fee. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.

HUSP 102 – Practical Spanish 2 (3)

Provides an opportunity to develop basic spoken and written Spanish language communication skills. Students learn about Hispanic culture and contrasts and similarities of Spanish language with English. The CITE (Club de Immersion Total en Espanol) and SETH (Spanish and English Teaching in our Hometown) programs are offered and will help students practice and learn Spanish. Conducted mostly in English. Lab fee. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

HUSP 131 – Elementary Spanish 1 (3)

The first and second semester of introductory Spanish. Emphasis will be made in pronunciation, grammar, and rules of the language and developing skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing as well as introducing students to the culture of different Spanish-speaking countries. Oral proficiency interviews will be conducted over the course to measure levels and progress of students. Classes are conducted in Spanish. Lab fee. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

HUSP 132 – Elementary Spanish 2 (3)

The first and second semester of introductory Spanish. Emphasis will be made in pronunciation, grammar, and rules of the language and developing skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing as well as introducing students to the culture of different Spanish-speaking countries. Oral proficiency interviews (OPI) will be conducted over the course to measure levels and progress of students. Student must demonstrate proficiency in according to American Council Teaching foreign Languages standard (ACTFL) (Intermediate level). Classes are conducted in Spanish. Lab fee. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

HUSP 231 – Intermediate Spanish 1 (3)

Emphasize the study of grammar in structures like hypothesizing and other grammatical forms. Role plays and Bible studies and Scripture memorization will be emphasized. Student output is measured and increased progressively in speaking, writing, and listening skills. Students will be immersed in the language and culture through use of current technology and spontaneous personal interaction with natives and near-native people. Oral proficiency interviews will be conducted regularly. Classes are conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: HUSP 132 or consent of instructor. Lab fee. (3 credit hours per semester) Offered every Fall semester.

HUSP 232 – Intermediate Spanish 2 (3)

Emphasize the study of grammar in structures like hypothesizing and other grammatical forms. Role plays and Bible studies and Scripture memorization will be emphasized. Student output is measured and increased progressively in speaking, writing, and listening skills. Students will be immersed in the language and culture through use of current technology and spontaneous personal interaction with natives and near-native people. Oral proficiency interviews (OPI) will be conducted regularly. Student must demonstrate proficiency in according to American Council Teaching foreign Language standards (ACTFL) (advanced level). Classes are conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: HUSP 132 or consent of instructor. Lab fee. (3 credit hours per semester) Offered every Spring semester.

HUSP 241 – Grammatical Analysis Literary Texts (2)

This course provides tools for understanding the Bible and other literature quickly by analyzing the grammar of the texts through color coding. Students focus on listening comprehension with dramatic presentation. The course also provides maintenance of the level of Spanish mastery previously achieved. Lab fee. (1 credit hour) Offered as needed.

HUSP 242 – Spanish for Professionals (2)

This course provides practical vocabulary and grammar for conversation in specific working situations. Students interested in customer service, hospitals, schools, banks, health care, and church ministry will find practical benefits by focusing on oral presentation for immediate use in the community and place of work. Lab fee. (1 credit hour) Offered as needed.

HUSP 243 – Current Events (2)

This course focuses on Spanish daily news through newspapers and online television networks around the world. Students will focus on oral comprehension and presentation with review of basic grammar structures. Lab fee. (1 credit hour) Offered as needed.

HUSP 340 – Spanish Literature (3)

This course is designed to give students a broad, general, and chronological knowledge of major works in Spanish literature from the medieval period to the twenty-first century. Students will read and analyze texts of several genres including poetry, prose, and theater. Students will study literary techniques of authors in their time in history and will learn basic components of literary analysis. This course will be conducted in Spanish. Lab fee. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

HUSP 350 – Culture and Civilization of Spanish Speaking People (3)

Students will study the history of Spain and Latin America from the caves of Altamira to the present. Students will be able to understand and appreciate the influence of Spain in the world. Few cultures in the world possess the richness and continuity that Spain has provided. Studying this culture will help students understand their own culture and contrast and appreciate its diversity. Students will study not only the history of Spain, but its universal literature and arts. The class will also provide practical application of culturally related topics and assignments for service in this geographic region will be given. This course will be conducted in Spanish. Lab fee. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

HUSP 360 – Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3)

An introductory study of the skills for Spanish acquisition including basic pronunciation, inflection, and language patterns. Lab fee. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

HUSP 370 – Spanish Interp and Translation (3)

Provides tools for English-speaking students to advance their knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary by translating written texts and interpreting spoken language into both languages. Students will practice their language and interpretation skills in a variety of formal and informal settings. Lab fee. (3 credit hours) Prerequisite: HUSP 232. Offered as needed.

HUSP 450 – Advanced Spanish Writing (1)

Senior level Spanish course designed to develop greater proficiency in Spanish writing skills. Toward fulfillment of this course, students will take the ACTFL test for Spanish writing skills. Prerequisite: senior level. Lab fee. (1 credit hour). Offered as needed.

HUSP 460 – Advanced Spanish Conversation (1)

Senior level Spanish course designed to develop greater proficiency in Spanish conversation skills. Toward fulfillment of this course, students will take the ACTFL test for Spanish conversation skills. Prerequisite: senior level. Lab fee. (1 credit hour). Offered as needed.

HUSP 480 – Language Immersion Practicum (3)

This course is designed to improve the student’s language skills by living in a total immersion environment. While the concentration will be in oral communication, writing and reading skills will also be emphasized. This course will help those students who need extra help to reach the advanced level of oral communication skill needed to satisfy the American Council on the Teaching of foreign Language guidelines. The duration will be from four to for at least six weeks. Students will perform an Oral proficiency test (OPI) upon arriving from the Practicum experience. The objective outcome will be advanced level according ACTFL standards. Lab fee. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

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