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SEMESTER ABROAD COSTA RICA CURRICULA

Prerequisites: 
SPAN 1 (First Semester Spanish)
Good Academic Standing

 

SPANISH COURSES:

SPAN 2 - Second Semester Spanish (4 units)
Prerequisite: SPAN 1; Recommended Prep: Reading Level III; English Level III; Transfer Status: CSU/UC; 68 Hours Lecture

Continuation of the understanding, speaking, reading and writing skills. Continued study of structural elements. Total Immersion Spanish enhanced by small group instruction and family stay in Costa Rica.

SPAN 3 - Third Semester Spanish (4 units)
Prerequisite: SPAN 2 (See Foreign Language Enrollment Level Policy Statement); Recommended Prep: Reading Level III; English Level III; Transfer Status: CSU/UC; 68 Hours Lecture

Continuation of the understanding, speaking, reading and writing skills. Grammatical resumes. Reading selections from the Hispanic world. Total Immersion Spanish enhanced by small group instruction and family stay in Costa Rica.

SPAN 4 - Fourth Semester Spanish (4 units)
Prerequisite: SPAN 3 (See Foreign Language Enrollment Level Policy Statement); Recommended Prep: Reading Level III; English Level III; Transfer Status: CSU/UC; 68 Hours Lecture

Continuation of the understanding, speaking, reading and writing skills. Grammatical resumes. Reading selections from the Hispanic world. Total Immersion Spanish enhanced by small group instruction and family stay in Costa Rica.

SPAN 95 - Special Studies (3 units)
For students who have completed SPAN 4
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; Transfer Status: CSU

This course provides an opportunity for serious lower division students to carry out a supervised individual field, laboratory, or library research project in a subject area relevant to their major and is designed primarily for students studying in areas not covered by the curriculum. Any student interested in registering for a Special Studies course should contact a full-time instructor in the appropriate area no later than the last day of the tenth week of instruction. 17-51 hours lecture or 51-153 hours lab. Since skills and proficiencies are enhanced by supervised repetition and practice, this course may be repeated to a maximum of 3 units. In Costa Rica, Spanish 95 will offer the study of Costa Rican short stories.

IDST 94: Introduction to Service Learning (1 unit)
Recommended Prep: Reading Level IV; English Level IV; Math Level II;
Transfer Status: CSU; 17 Hours Lecture

Introduction to Service Learning is intended for students and instructors who have a strong interest in linking community service and academic learning. It is based on a cooperative effort between the student, a faculty member, and a community based organization, school, business entity or campus setting to provide real-world experience in a field of interest while at the same time filling a need in the community. This course may also provide the service-learning component for a student enrolled in any approved class. Since skills/proficiencies are enhanced by supervised repetition and practice, this course may be repeated three times.

 

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