Ridgewater College

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for SPAN 1070 at Ridgewater College in Fall 2019 (Aug - Dec)



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Anoka-Ramsey Community College

SPAN 1101 - Beginning Spanish Language and Culture I - 5 credits
Human Diversity (07)
Global Perspective (08)
(MnTC Goals 7 and 8) This course is the first course in a four semester (two-year) sequence. In SPAN 1101 (Spanish I) students learn basic Spanish grammar such as verb conjugation and adjective agreement and practice the basic skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in the present tense with an emphasis upon correct oral and written expression and aural comprehension. Students are also introduced to various aspects of Hispanic culture in Latin American countries and in Spain as illustrated in the text and through videos and presentations, which may include historical, social and cultural topics.
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Bemidji State University

SPAN 1111 - Elementary Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Study and practice of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Stress on pronunciation, basic grammatical forms, and language patterns. Special emphasis on the Hispanic culture and civilization. Liberal Education Goal Area 8.
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Central Lakes College

SPAN 1401 - Beginning Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
This is an entry level Spanish language course. Beginning level vocabulary groupings (pastimes, family, time, clothing, foods) will be used in elementary conversations. Grammar will include present tense of regular verbs, stem-changers, present progressive, irregulars, reflexives and some idiomatic constructs. Preterite tense of regular verbs will be introduced, time permitting. Graded level readings are used for comprehension and paired activities and role-play are implemented for beginning conversational interaction. Cultural data and correct intercultural communication is introduced by country. MnTC Goal 8
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Century College

SPAN 1011 - Beginning Spanish Language and Culture I (Online with online meetings) - 5 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introduction to the Spanish language as well as a survey of Spanish-speaking civilizations and cultures and their societies, arts, and humanities. It stresses basic grammar, communicative proficiency (in reading, writing, speaking and listening), and cultural competency. Students are required to listen to the text audio program and practice their conversation skills in the language laboratory for two hours each week.
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Inver Hills Community College

SPAN 1101 - Beginning Spanish I - 5 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introduces basic language skills. Development of listening comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing skills to become proficient at the appropriate level. Cultures of the Spanish speaking countries are introduced to develop cultural understanding and sensitivity.
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Itasca Community College

FLAN 1201 - Spanish I - 4 credits
This course is an introduction to the Spanish language that will focus on the four language skills; reading, writing, speaking and listening. The basis for language development will be vocabulary and grammatical structures. Students will also become familiar with cultural, social, and historical aspects of Spanish that will accompany their language aquisition, and will be expected to actively participate in the classroom
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Lake Superior College

SPAN 1010 - Beginning Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Beginning Spanish is a grammatical approach to introductory vocabulary and verb tenses with emphasis on vocabulary building, listening comprehension, verbal response, and writing skills. MTC goal areas: (8) Global Perspective. (Prerequisites: College-level reading) (4 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Metropolitan State University

SPAN 101 - Beginning Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
This course sequence builds and develops the communication skills, grammar and cultural knowledge needed to read, speak and understand Spanish at a beginning level.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College

SPAN 1000 - Beginning Spanish 1 - 5 credits
Global Perspective (08)
This course provides an introduction to the language and cultures of Spain and Latin America. This course parallels beginning Spanish courses offered at other liberal arts institutions. You will develop basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills necessary to communicate about self, family and daily life, as well as basic survival needs. You will also explore cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead

SPAN 101 - Beginning Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Fundamentals of Spanish. Development of the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing with an emphasis on oral proficiency. Culture and language structure are also important components of the course. Not applicable toward the major or minor in Spanish. MnTC Goal 8.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato

SPAN 101 - Elementary Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
An introduction to the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing; presentation of condensed cultural notes.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College

SPAN 1101 - Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Assists students in developing proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing Spanish, mastering fundamental grammatical concepts, and integrating the culture of the Spanish-speaking world. The course is designed for students with little or no prior language study. Prerequisite: STSK 0090 or evidence of college level reading ability through assessment test or prior college coursework.
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Normandale Community College

SPAN 1100 - Beginning Spanish 1 - 5 credits
Global Perspective (08)
This course introduces critical differences and similarities between Spanish and English while students develop competency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Aspects of Hispanic culture are also frequently introduced in class, which help students develop cultural sensitivity toward the Spanish-speaking world as part of increased global understanding. The entire present tense is covered, including all irregular verbs.
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North Hennepin Community College

SPAN 1101 - Beginning Spanish I - 5 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Designed for the student with little or no previous experience with languages, this course stresses correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, basic structure, and a practical reading knowledge of Spanish.
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Northland Community and Technical College

SPAN 1101 - Beginning Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
(Fulfills MNTC Area: 8) This course introduces the basic elements of the Spanish Language. It includes practice in pronunciation, listening comprehension, elementary conversation, grammar, reading, writing and culture. It provides students with practical vocabulary in culturally authentic contexts and activities and cultural materials that emphasize communicative and cultural competency. Prerequisites: None
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Riverland Community College

SPAN 1001 - Beginning Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is designed for the beginning-level student with no previous knowledge of Spanish. Course content focuses on developing speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in accordance with the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language and Culture (ACTFL) standards. Emphasis is placed on learning useful vocabulary for a variety of everyday situations. Cultural materials develop an awareness and understanding of the arts, customs, history, culture and literature of Spanish-speaking people and countries throughout the world. This study creates a comparison of cultural, social and linguistic differences and similarities. This course also explores how the ideas and values of Spanish-speaking cultures are expressed in the arts and humanities within a social and historical context. MnTC (Goals 6/HU and 8/GP); (4Cr - 4 lect, 0 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College

SPAN 1101 - Beginning Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introduction to Spanish language and culture within the context of daily life in Spanish-speaking regions worldwide. Communication skills include speaking, listening, reading and writing. Sensitivity to cultural differences is emphasized. Designed for the student with NO previous foreign language study. (Prerequisites: None).
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Saint Paul College

SPAN 1710 - Beginning Spanish 1 - 5 credits
Global Perspective (08)
An introduction to Spanish based on real-life situations as well as to various aspects of Hispanic societies. Comprehension and basic speaking skills are emphasized. Some reading and writing is required. The overall goal of this course is to provide students with the linguistic foundation necessary to later achieve proficiency in the Spanish language. No previous knowledge of Spanish necessary. (Prerequisite(s): READ 0721 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goal 8) 5C/4/1/0
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South Central College

SPAN 105 - Elementary Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Students will be introduced to Spanish as a foreign language. The primary goal of the course is to acquire communicative competence in Spanish in regards to listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Language learning is a gradual process, in which one skill leads to the next, building the basis for more advanced skills. (Prerequisites: Must have a Next-Generation Accuplacer Reading score of 250 or higher, or Classic Accuplacer Reading score of 78 or higher, or completion of either READ 0090 or EAP 0090 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher, or ACT Reading score of 21 or higher or MCA Reading score of 1047 or higher.) (MNTC 8: Global Perspective)
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Southwest Minnesota State University

SPAN 101 - Beginning Spanish I - 3 credits
Human Diversity (07)
Global Perspective (08)
Introduces students to the basic vocabulary and structures of Spanish, help build communicative competence and introduces students to the interconnectivity of the Spanish-speaking world to the world at large. Placement: for students with no prior knowledge of Spanish, 1 year or less of high school Spanish or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
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St. Cloud State University

SPAN 101 - Elementary Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Vocabulary, grammatical structures and an introduction to the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Emphasis on the spoken language, some reading and writing. Promotes understanding and appreciation of the cultures of the various Spanish-speaking countries. Intended for students with little or no previous study of Spanish. 4 Cr. F, S. Goal 6, 8.
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College

SPAN 1310 - Beginning Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal Area 8 - Global Perspective. This is the first course in a two-semester sequence in Beginning Spanish. Beginning level vocabulary (colors, school, house, family, time, basic descriptions, dates) is introduced and then is incorporated into elementary conversations and writing assignments. The course covers essential grammar, oral and listening practices, composition, reading, as well as projects during with students start to explore the cultures, the people and the history of Spanish-speaking countries. Grammar presented in the first semester includes adjectives, sentence structure, present tense of regular and irregular verbs, progressive structure, and the difference between ser and estar. Emphasis is given to the differences among Spanish-speaking cultures. Linguistic varieties as well as idiomatic differences among Spanish-speaking countries are also introduced. Student Learning Outcomes: * Transfer grammar rules to the conjugation of verbs, word endings and syntax. * Adopt pronunciation rules when speaking Spanish. *Carry on a short conversation about personal interests including what they are doing and are going to do. *Ask and answer simple questions using practiced patterns. *State personal preferences and feelings. *Express agreement and disagreement using memorized expressions. *Read and respond to level-appropriate written materials on familiar topics. *Identify the main idea of selected authentic materials. *Demonstrate understanding of written and spoken language that has strong visual support. *Write short guided compositions on familiar topics in the present time frame. *Identify similarities and differences between the target cultures and the student's own culture. *Identify and describe contributions from the target cultures such as artwork, architecture, music, dance and literature.
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Winona State University

SPAN 101 - Elementary Spanish I - 4 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introduction to the fundamentals of grammar of the Spanish language and the Spanish-speaking world for students with little or no prior training in Spanish. Students begin developing competency in the four basic skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) through communicative activities and cultural exploration. Prerequisite: None, but students are encouraged to take a departmentally-approved placement test in order to register for the course. Offered every semester. Meets GOAL 6 (Humanities) and GOAL 8.
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