Foreign Language

red arrow ADV SPANISH I 130

Honors Spanish I will move at a more rapid pace than Spanish I.  It is for those students with high scores in Mathematics and Language on the placement exam, or simply have a natural ability for language study, as evidenced by performance in Spanish at the elementary school level.

Prerequisite: Department approval or recommendation by grade school teacher of Spanish

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow SPANISH 1 131

Spanish 1 is an introductory course offered to students to enrich their cultural, professional and personal life through the learning of the second most commonly used language in our country. Students will learn basic listening, writing, reading and speaking skills in the target language, as well as becoming familiar with the cultures where it is used.

Prerequisite: Department approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow SPANISH 2 132

Spanish II will build on the communication skills learned in Spanish I to increase the student’s ability to use the language. Cultural awareness is continued with new themes.

Prerequisite: A minimum of C average in Spanish 1 and/or departmental approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow HN SPANISH 3/CO SPANISH 3 - SLU Course SPAN1010 133/135

Students will increase their language proficiency and build their fluency. Students will focus on all four­ language skills: listening, writing, reading, and speaking in addition to cultural awareness. Note: second semester course is HN Span 3 (137) if not taken for college credit from SLU. Students with a GPA of 3.0 or above may enroll in the St. Louis U. 1-8-1-8 program and earn three college credits second semester   (SLU course SPAN1010). Cost  is $65.00 per credit paid directly to the University.

Prerequisite: Department approval and minimum of B in Spanish 2

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow CO SPANISH 3 - Semester 2 - SLU Course: SPX110 135

Students will increase their language proficiency, build their fluency, consolidate their foundation and expand their knowledge. Students will focus on all four language skills: listening, writing, reading, and speaking in addition to cultural awareness. Students with a GPA of 3.0 or above may enroll in the St. Louis U. 1-8-1-8 program and earn three college credits second semester (SLU Sp 110). Cost in 2013-14 is $65.00 per credit paid directly to the University.  Note: second semester course is HN Span 3 (137) if not taken for college credit from SLU.

Prerequisite: Dept. approval and minimum of B in Spanish 2 or special department approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow CO SPANISH 4 – SLU Courses: SPAN1020 (Sem. 1) / SPAN2010 (Sem. 2) 136

Spanish 4 is an intense language course. All four skills are practiced: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasis is on composition and conversation. Students learn to read foreign newspapers in Spanish and come to an awareness of what is happening in the Spanish-speaking world today. They will become acquainted with literature of Spain and Latin America. *Students with a GPA of 3.0 or above who have completed SLU Spanish 1010 may enroll in the St. Louis U 1-8-1-8 program and earn three college credits PER SEMESTER: (SLU Span1020 sem 1) (SLU Span2010, sem. 2) Cost  is $65.00 per credit. Note: HN SPAN 4 (134) is course name/number if Spanish 4 is not taken for college credit.

Prerequisite: Department approval and a minimum of B average in HN/CO Spanish 3

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0


red arrow ADV SPANISH 2 138

Advanced Spanish 2 will build on the communication skills learned in Spanish 1 to increase the student's ability to use the language. Cultural awareness is continued with new themes. Students will move at a more rapid pace than Spanish 2.

Prerequisite: A minimum of B average in Spanish 1 and departmental approval

Length of course: One year (5 of 6)

Credit: 1.0