Foreign Language

Division: Humanities

Lina Callahan
Klaus Hornell
Kelly Kim
Edward Linggi
Noriko Oppenheim
Catherine Reinhardt-Zacair

CHIN 101 F  Elementary Chinese - Mandarin I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Chinese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Chinese and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE

CHIN 102 F  Elementary Chinese - Mandarin II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 101 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or one year of high school Chinese with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course continues to focus on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to achieve these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Chinese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Chinese and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

CHIN 203 F  Intermediate Chinese - Mandarin III 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 102 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or two years of high school Chinese with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course includes development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing Chinese based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes oral communication and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

CHIN 204 F  Intermediate Chinese - Mandarin IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 203 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or three years of high school Chinese with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course continues the development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing Chinese based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes intermediate-advanced oral communication, provides an extended review of key grammatical concepts and vocabulary, and fosters understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture by introducing literary readings. This course is conducted entirely in Chinese. (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

FREN 101 F Elementary French I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of French-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in French and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE

FREN 102 F Elementary French II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): FREN 101 F or one year of high school French with a grade of C or better.

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of French-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in French and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

FREN 200 F Conversational French 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): FREN 102 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or two years of high school French with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 36 hours lecture per term. This course will focus on improving listening comprehension and speaking skills in simulated real-life situations. Reading, writing and cultural components are included. This course may be taken concurrently with FREN 203 F or FREN 204 F. This course will be conducted entirely in French. (CSU) (Degree Credit)

FREN 203 F  Intermediate French III 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): FREN 102 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or two years of high school French with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course includes development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing French based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes oral communication and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

FREN 204 F  Intermediate French IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): FREN 203 F with a grade of Pass or C or better or three years of high school French with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course continues the development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing French based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes intermediate-advanced oral communication, provides an extended review of key grammatical concepts and vocabulary, and fosters understanding and appreciation of French culture by introducing literary readings. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

GERM 101 F Elementary German I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours per lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of German-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in German and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE

GERM 102 F Elementary German II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): GERM 101 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or one year of high school German with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course continues to focus on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of German-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in German and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

GERM 200 F Conversational German 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): GERM 102 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or two years of high school German with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 36 hours lecture per term. This course will focus on improving listening comprehension and speaking skills in simulated real-life situations. Reading, writing and cultural components will be included. This course may be taken concurrently with GERM 203 F and 204 F. Instruction will be conducted entirely in German. (CSU) (Degree Credit)

GERM 203 F  Intermediate German III 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): GERM 102 F with a grade of Pass or C or better or two years of high school German with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course includes development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing German based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes oral communication and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

GERM 204 F Intermediate German IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): GERM 203 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or three years of high school German with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours of lecture per term. This course continues the development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing German based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes intermediate-advanced oral communication, provides an extended review of key grammatical concepts and vocabulary, and fosters understanding of German culture by introducing literary readings. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

ITAL 101 F Elementary Italian I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Italy. This course is conducted primarily in Italian and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE

ITAL 102 F Elementary Italian II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): ITAL 101 F with a grade of C or better or one year of high school Italian with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course continues to focus on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Italy. This course is conducted primarily in Italian and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

ITAL 203 F Intermediate Italian III 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ITAL 102 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or two years of high school Italian with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course includes development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing Italian based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes oral communication and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

ITAL 204 F Intermediate Italian IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ITAL 203 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or three years of high school Italian with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course continues the development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing Italian based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes intermediate-advanced oral communication, provides an extended review of key grammatical concepts and vocabulary, and fosters understanding and appreciation of Italian culture by introducing literary readings. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

JAPN 101 F Elementary Japanese I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Japanese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Japanese and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

JAPN 102 F Elementary Japanese II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 101 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or one year of high school Japanese with a grade of C or better.

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course continues to focus on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Japanese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Japanese and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

JAPN 203 F Intermediate Japanese III 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 102 F with a grade of "C" or better or "Pass" or two years of high school Japanese with a grade of "C" or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course includes development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking, writing Japanese based on culture and literary materials. This course emphasizes oral communication and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

JAPN 204 F Intermediate Japanese IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 203 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or three years of high school Japanese with a grade of C or better

Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course emphasizes the acquisition of advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will be introduced to further elements of the culture, history, and geography of Japan through lectures, slides, films, dialogues and reading assignments conducted in Japanese. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

PORT 101 F Elementary Portuguese I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. The course focuses on the four major skills of language learning--listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing--and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Brazilian Portuguese. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE.

PORT 102 F  Elementary Portuguese II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): PORT 101 F with a grade of C or better or one year of high school Portuguese with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course continues to focus on the four major skills of language learning, listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Portuguese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Brazilian Portuguese and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

SPAN 101 F Elementary Spanish I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning, listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Spanish-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Spanish and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) AA GE, CSU GE (C-ID: SPAN 100)

SPAN 101HF Honors Elementary Spanish I 5 Units

90 hours lecture per term. This Honors-enhanced course requires significant individual projects and study plans on the part of the student. The course focuses on the four major skills of language learning, listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Spanish-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Spanish and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) AA GE, CSU GE (C-ID: SPAN 100)

SPAN 102 F Elementary Spanish II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 101 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or SPAN 101HF with a grade of C or better or one year of high school Spanish with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course continues to focus on the four major skills of language learning, listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Spanish-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Spanish and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC (C-ID: SPAN 110)

SPAN 102HF Honors Elementary Spanish II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 101 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or SPAN 101HF with a grade of C or better or Pass or one year of high school Spanish with a grade of C or better

90 hours lecture per term. This Honors-enhanced course requires significant individual projects and study plans on the part of the student. This course continues to focus on the four major skills of language learning, listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Spanish-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Spanish and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC (C-ID: SPAN 110)

SPAN 200 F Conversational Spanish 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 102 F with a grade of "C" or better or "Pass" or SPAN 102HF with a grade of "C" or better or two years of high school Spanish with a grade of "C" or better.

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 36 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on improving listening comprehension and speaking skills in simulated real-life situations. Reading, writing and cultural components are included. This course may be taken concurrently with SPAN 203 F, 204 F, 205 F, and 206 F. Instruction will be conducted entirely in Spanish. (CSU) (Degree Credit)

SPAN 201 F  Spanish for the Spanish Speaker 5 Units

Advisory: Native or near-native Spanish language proficiency.

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course is designed to improve the communicative skills in Spanish for bilingual students. Although the course addresses all four skills of language learning, listening comprehensive, speaking, reading and writing, the emphasis of the course is to improve reading and writing skills in Spanish through the study of grammar, spelling, vocabulary and composition. Selective readings of Hispanic writers will be used to enhance knowledge of literature and culture. The class is conducted primarily in Spanish. Students that take either SPAN 101 F or SPAN 102 F or SPAN 203 (or all of these) may not receive credit for SPAN 201 F. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation: SPAN 201 F and SPAN 203 F combined; maximum credit one course.) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC (C-ID: SPAN 220)

SPAN 203 F Intermediate Spanish III 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 102 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or SPAN 102HF with a grade of C or better or Pass or two years of high school Spanish with a grade of C or better.

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course includes development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing Spanish-based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes oral communication and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation: SPAN 201 F and SPAN 203 F combined; maximum credit one course) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC (C-ID: SPAN 200)

SPAN 204 F Intermediate Spanish IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 201 F or SPAN 203 F, with a grade of Pass or C or better or three years of high school Spanish with a grade of C or better.

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course continues the development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing Spanish based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes intermediate-advanced oral communication, provides an extended review of key grammatical concepts and vocabulary, and fosters understanding and appreciation of Spanish and Latin American culture by introducing literary readings. (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC (C-ID: SPAN 210)

SPAN 205 F  Introduction to Spanish Literature 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 204 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or four years of high school Spanish with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 54 hours lecture per term. This survey course begins with the Middle Ages to the present covering history, culture and literary writings from Spain. The instruction is in Spanish. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

SPAN 206 F  Introduction to Latin American Literature 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 204 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or four years of high school Spanish with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 54 hours lecture per term. This survey course begins with pre-Columbian literature to the present covering history, culture and literary writings from Latin American countries. The instruction is in Spanish. This course fulfills the Multicultural Education Requirement for graduation. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

SPAN 207 F Children's Literature/Spanish 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): SPAN 203 F with a grade of C or better or Pass

54 hours lecture per term. This is an introductory course in Spanish children's literature. Emphasis is placed on the development of oral interpretation skills. Practical skills are given in locating appropriate literature for Spanish-speaking children and adolescents. The focus will be on Latin American and/or Spanish mythology, folklore, contemporary short stories, poetry, drama, games and songs for children. This course is recommended for the bilingual instructor. Instruction is almost entirely in Spanish (Not currently being offered -- if interested, contact Division Office.) (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE