SPN 101 Elementary Spanish I, SPN 102 Elementary Spanish II, SPN 201 Intermediate Spanish I, and SPN 202 Intermediate Spanish II require that students contact the Spanish coordinator in order to gain proficiency credits.

SPN 202 Intermediate Spanish II may be used to fulfill the humanities requirement for the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Fine Arts, and Associate in Engineering Science degrees.

All SPN courses numbered 100 and above may be used to fulfill the liberal education requirement for the Associate of Applied Science degree.

All SPN courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the AA and AS degrees.

SPN 101 Elementary Spanish I (4)(4,0)

Designed for students who have had no previous background in Spanish. Includes essentials of grammar, pronunciation, practice in sentence structure, elementary composition and conversation. Emphasis placed on the acquisition of the following skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Students who are native speakers or who have previous knowledge of the language, are strongly encouraged to take placement testing in the Testing Center. Students may apply to receive (proficiency) credit for each course for which they demonstrate mastery through placement testing.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

SPN 102 Elementary Spanish II (4)(4,0)

Continuation of SPN 101 Elementary Spanish. Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPN 101; one year of H.S. Spanish with grade of C or better; one semester of Spanish in college with a grade of C or better; or placement. (1.1)

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

SPN 171 Basic Spanish: Medical Personnel I (3)(3,0)

Teaches the basic Spanish communication skills and grammar necessary to provide care and attention to Spanish-speaking patients in a variety of medical settings such as the medical office, the hospital, and others. In addition to workplace Spanish language, discussions cover cultural issues pertinent to the relationships between health care providers and Hispanic patients, parents or relatives, and community members. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None Recommended: Students interested in additional general grammar instruction may concurrently enroll in SPN 101 or higher

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 172 Basic Spanish: Medical Personnel II (3)(3,0)

Continuation of Spanish for Medical Personnel I, with emphasis on more advanced speaking and writing communication skills. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better SPN 101 or SPN 171 Recommended: Students interested in additional general grammar instruction may concurrently enroll in SPN 102 or higher

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 201 Intermediate Spanish I (4)(4,0)

Includes grammar review from SPN 101 and 102. Specifically focuses on more complex grammatical concepts, composition, vocabulary building and practice in conversation. Supplementary intermediate level material may be read in class or as outside assignments. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPN 102; two years of H.S. Spanish with grade of C or better; two semesters of Spanish in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

SPN 202 Intermediate Spanish II (4)(4,0)

Course begins with brief SPN 201 grammar review. Additional activities focus on studying and applying increasingly complex grammatical concepts and vocabulary. Supplementary intermediate level material may be read, listened to or watched in class or as outside assignments. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H1 900 Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Prerequisite:Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing:Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Other: Other: Grade of C or better in SPN 201; three years of H.S. Spanish with grade of C or better; three semesters of Spanish in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

SPN 211 Conversational Spanish I (3)(3,0)

Strictly a conversational course that allows students to apply principles learned in SPN 101 and 102. Students develop confidence in speaking as they interact with each other and with instructor in Spanish. Guidance is provided for topics of discussion, appropriate vocabulary and structure, but explanations, when necessary, are kept to a minimum. This course is a booster for the basic language skills. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available NOTE: This course is not a substitute for SPN 201 and 202 which are required for Foreign Language majors.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPN 102; two years of H.S. Spanish with grade of C or better; two semesters of Spanish in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 212 Conversational Spanish II (3)(3,0)

Students aim at becoming more fluent speakers, as all conversations in class will be in Spanish. Specifically assigned discussion topics focus on expanding vocabulary use and gaining confidence in the application of grammatical principles. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available NOTE: This course is not a substitute for SPN 201 and 202, which Foreign Language majors must take to complete requirements.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPN 211; or grade C or better in SPN 201; or three years of H.S. Spanish with grade of C or better; or three semesters of Spanish in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 241 Spanish for Teachers I (3)(3,0)

Teaches the basic Spanish communication skills and grammar necessary to provide instruction to monolingual and bilingual Hispanic students and to carry out other protocols in a variety of educational settings. Discussions cover cultural issues pertinent to the relationships between non-Hispanic teachers, administrators and other school personnel and Hispanic students, parents and community members. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None Recommended: Students interested in additional general grammar instruction may concurrently enroll in SPN 101 or higher

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 242 Spanish for Teachers II (3)(3,0)

Continuation of Spanish for Teachers I, with emphasis on more advanced speaking and writing communication skills. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPN 101; or grade of C or better in SPN 241. Recommended: Students interested in additional general grammar instruction may concurrently enroll in SPN 102 or higher.

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 251 Spanish for Spanish Speakers I (4)(4,0)

This class is designed for students who speak Spanish at home but have not had any or little formal education in the Spanish language. The goal of the course is to enhance the student's knowledge of his/her native language and culture by exploring the nuances of the Spanish language in a variety of contexts, with emphasis on speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, and correct spelling and accentuation. The course will be taught mostly in Spanish and will replace SPN 101 for native and near native speakers. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None Recommended: Students interested in additional conversation and composition instruction may concurrently enroll in SPN 261.

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 252 Spanish for Spanish Speakers II (4)(4,0)

Continuation of Spanish for Spanish Speakers I, with emphasis on more advanced writing communication skills. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPN 251 Recommended: Students interested in additional conversation and composition instruction may concurrently enroll in SPN 261 or higher.

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 261 Spanish Conversation Composition (3)(3,0)

Intensive work aimed at developing speaking and writing skills. Considerable attention paid to spontaneous conversation styles and precise composition work. The enhancement of comprehension skills is supported through the use of audio and video tapes and films. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPN 202; or four years of H.S. Spanish with grade of C or better; or four semesters of Spanish in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 262 Advanced Spanish Composition Conv (3)(3,0)

Continuation of SPN 201, Spanish Conversation and Composition, with emphasis on compositions based on literary works of Latin American authors, current newspapers and periodicals. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in SPN 261; or five semesters of Spanish in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

SPN 281 Topics in Spanish (3)(3,0)

This course will focus on a topic of interest from the Spanish and Latin American culture and civilization in Spain, Latin America and the United States, or on a specific field of study within the confines of the language (e.g. public safety, law enforcement, business, etc.) The goal is to increase the student's understanding and appreciation of the particular topic. Course is repeatable to 12 credits.(1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: SPN 202 or SPN 212 or SPN 261 or SPN 262 or concurrent enrollment in SPN 212 or SPN 261 or SPN 262 or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Varies