FREN 111
French I
This course is an introductory course that is based upon “The Natural Approach“, developing comprehension skills, followed by expressive skills used to convey basic personal information (e.g., home, childhood, hobbies). Additionally, common topics of daily life, travel, cuisine, urban life, and technology are discussed. This course will allow students ample opportunities to improve their French proficiency through conversation, reading, writing, and studies of Francophone cultures. Meets the Humanities requirement.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

FREN 112
French II
This course is a continuation of FREN-111 and will entail providing a solid foundation of French fluency. This second half of first year French will involve more in depth study of education, travel, and technology, as well as exploration of popular culture (including cinema), environmental issues, business, and health. Meets the Humanities requirement. Prerequisite: FREN-111 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

GRMN 101
German Language and Culture I
This course will provide the students with a sound basis for learning spoken and written German. Every effort will be made to present students with interesting opportunities for self-expression. Just as important as skills acquisition will be an exposure to contemporary life and culture in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria, centering around themes such as university life, shopping, geography, the German attitude toward privacy, theater, labor unions, the social position of women, and German folk music. Meets the Humanities requirement. Offered on demand.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

GRMN 102
German Language and Culture II
This course is a continuation of GRMN-101. Both spoken and written German will be emphasized. Upon completion of this class, one will have a comprehensive knowledge of the language. German culture stressed in this class will include TV in Germany; Christmas customs; physical layout of cities, homes, and apartments in German speaking countries; study of Switzerland (languages, history, constitutional bodies); role of women in work force and politics; role of foreigners; the European Community; history on the two Germanys, Berlin, and Unified Germany (its problems and politics). Multi-media will be used in this class. Meets the Humanities requirement. Prerequisite: GRMN-101 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

SPAN 101
Spanish I
Spanish I is an introduction to the Spanish language and cultures of the people who speak it. The course is designed for beginning students with no previous experience in Spanish who wish to develop effective communication skills in Spanish. It is designed to acquaint students with the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) which will carry over into their area of interest, i.e., travel, business, medicine, education, social work, etc. The course will also focus on cultural beliefs, values, and aspects of everyday life in Spanish-speaking countries and communities. Meets the Humanities requirement.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

SPAN 102
Spanish II
Spanish II is the second course of a two-semester sequence in elementary Spanish. More complex structures are introduced while developing a foundation in the essentials of the language. The course emphasizes practice in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course will also provide useful information about the Spanish-speaking world. Meets the Humanities requirement. Prerequisite: Spanish 101 with a C or better or permission of instructor (successful mastery of Spanish I at the high school level as demonstrated by a proficient score on the Bay College Spanish I proficiency test administered to the student by the Spanish instructor)
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

SPAN 112
Spanish for Criminal Justice Mjrs I
This course introduces students to Spanish language words, phrases, expressions, jargon, and cultural issues that are important for law enforcement and corrections personnel to know and understand. The students will gain insights into relationships between Spanish speaking countries and the United States which will enhance the student’s appreciation of the global community and his/her role in it as a criminal justice professional. The course emphasizes the practical application of the Spanish language in the day-to-day operations of law enforcement and corrections, with specific emphasis on traffic, investigation, arrest, tactical operations, booking procedures, correctional policies and commands and telecommunications. Prerequisite: CJUS-112.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

SPAN 220
Spanish III
Spanish III is intermediate Spanish. More complex structures are introduced with increased emphasis on conversation and comprehension. The course emphasizes practice in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The course will also provide useful information about the Spanish-speaking world. Meets the Humanities requirement. Prerequisite: Spanish 102 with a C or better or permission of instructor (successful mastery of Spanish II at the high school level as demonstrated by a proficient score on the Bay College Spanish II proficiency test administered to the student by the Spanish instructor).
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

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