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ARBC 111 ELEMENTARY ARABIC I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester.

The first of a two-course sequence in basic elementary Arabic. Conversation in the language, dictation, reading, and study of the fundamentals of grammar; simple oral and written exercises; an introduction to Arabic culture. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester.

A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester.

A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester.

A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester.

A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester.

A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester.

A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester.

A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester.

A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 112 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester. Prerequisite: ASL 111 or equivalent.

Functions and grammar introduced in American Sign Language I are reviewed and expanded to include giving directions, making plans, describing and identifying objects and locations, giving simple instructions, and telling what happened. Topics move from students talking about themselves and the immediate environment to talking about others and their community. Students develop language skills necessary to question, describe, and explain. Students rehearse conversation strategies and volunteer appropriate information to maintain a comfortable exchange. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 121 ADVANCED ELEMENTARY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester. Prerequisite: Completion of ASL 112 or equivalent curriculum.

The first course in an advanced elementary two-course sequence for hearing and non-hearing students. The course covers approximately the same material as the first half of a university-level second semester American Sign Language course. Students will acquire a basic ability to sign and understand deaf culture at the advanced elementary level and will learn about the customs, culture and history of the deaf world. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 122 ADVANCED ELEMENTARY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours /semester. Prerequisite: Completion of ASL 121 or equivalent curriculum.

The second course in an advanced elementary two-course sequence for hearing and non-hearing students. The course covers approximately the same material as the second half of a university-level second semester American Sign Language course. Students will acquire a basic ability to sign and understand deaf culture at the advanced elementary level and will learn about the customs, culture and history of the deaf world.Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

CHIN 111 ELEMENTARY CHINESE I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Three lecture hours per week plus one lab hour per week by arrangement.

The first course of a basic two-course sequence covering the same material as a university-level first semester Mandarin Chinese course. Students will acquire the ability to understand, speak, read and write elementary Mandarin Chinese and will learn about the customs, culture and history of the Chinese world. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

FILI 110 ELEMENTARY FILIPINO (5)
Minimum of 80 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Beginner's course in Filipino grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Filipino. Introduction to the history, grammar, sentence structure, idioms, and cultural aspects naturally intertwined with the language; introductions to honorifics, formal second person singular form, the respect particles, and everyday greetings and formularies indicating politeness and respect for the persons addressed. This course is conducted primarily in Filipino.Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

FILI 110 ELEMENTARY FILIPINO (5)
Minimum of 80 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Beginner's course in Filipino grammar, composition and reading. Practice in speaking and understanding Filipino. Introduction to the history, grammar, sentence structure, idioms, and cultural aspects naturally intertwined with the language; introductions to honorifics, formal second person singular form, the respect particles, and everyday greetings and formularies indicating politeness and respect for the persons addressed. This course is conducted primarily in Filipino.Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

SPAN 110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH (5)
Minimum of 80 lecture hours /semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Spanish structures and active vocabulary based on oral and written pattern drills. Conversation based on short dialogues containing only structures already practiced. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

SPAN 110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH (5)
Minimum of 80 lecture hours /semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Spanish structures and active vocabulary based on oral and written pattern drills. Conversation based on short dialogues containing only structures already practiced. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

SPAN 110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH (5)
Minimum of 80 lecture hours /semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Spanish structures and active vocabulary based on oral and written pattern drills. Conversation based on short dialogues containing only structures already practiced. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

SPAN 120 ADVANCED ELEMENTARY SPANISH (5)
Minimum of 80 lecture hours /semester. Prerequisite: SPAN 110, 112, or equivalent college-level course.
Students practice and develop further communicative competence in written and spoken Spanish for use in a variety of social contexts and settings. Readings are used as the basis of classroom discussions. Cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world are emphasized. The course is conducted primarily in Spanish. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

SPAN 120 ADVANCED ELEMENTARY SPANISH (5)
Minimum of 80 lecture hours /semester. Prerequisite: SPAN 110, 112, or equivalent college-level course.
Students practice and develop further communicative competence in written and spoken Spanish for use in a variety of social contexts and settings. Readings are used as the basis of classroom discussions. Cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world are emphasized. The course is conducted primarily in Spanish. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

SPAN 120 ADVANCED ELEMENTARY SPANISH (5)
Minimum of 80 lecture hours /semester. Prerequisite: SPAN 110, 112, or equivalent college-level course.
Students practice and develop further communicative competence in written and spoken Spanish for use in a variety of social contexts and settings. Readings are used as the basis of classroom discussions. Cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world are emphasized. The course is conducted primarily in Spanish. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).


SPAN 220 SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS I (5)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 80 lecture hours /semester. Recommended: Completion of SPAN 110 or 112, or equivalent college-level course, or equivalent.
Designed for students who speak and understand basic Spanish because of life experience, but who also need practice in reading and writing Spanish and want to improve their knowledge/command of grammar and other linguistic features. Students practice and develop improved communicative competence in written and spoken Spanish for use in a variety of social contexts, settings, and registers. Readings are used as the basis of classroom discussions and writing practice. Cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world are emphasized. The course is conducted primarily in Spanish. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).


SPAN 220 SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS I (5)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 80 lecture hours /semester. Recommended: Completion of SPAN 110 or 112, or equivalent college-level course, or equivalent.
Designed for students who speak and understand basic Spanish because of life experience, but who also need practice in reading and writing Spanish and want to improve their knowledge/command of grammar and other linguistic features. Students practice and develop improved communicative competence in written and spoken Spanish for use in a variety of social contexts, settings, and registers. Readings are used as the basis of classroom discussions and writing practice. Cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world are emphasized. The course is conducted primarily in Spanish. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

SPAN 230 SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS II (5)

Pass/No Pass or letter grade.

Minimum of 80 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Completion of SPAN 220 or equivalent. Designed primarily for Spanish speaking students who are comfortable with oral communication. This course includes vocabulary development, spelling and accents, registers, dialectal variation, cultural readings and introduction to Spanish language literature of South America. Students expand on their own experience and values, and develop an appreciation of the diversity of the various Latino cultures and their influence in the United States. This course is conducted entirely in Spanish. Transfer credit: CSU.

SPAN 230 SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS II (5)

Pass/No Pass or letter grade.

Minimum of 80 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Completion of SPAN 220 or equivalent. Designed primarily for Spanish speaking students who are comfortable with oral communication. This course includes vocabulary development, spelling and accents, registers, dialectal variation, cultural readings and introduction to Spanish language literature of South America. Students expand on their own experience and values, and develop an appreciation of the diversity of the various Latino cultures and their influence in the United States. This course is conducted entirely in Spanish. Transfer credit: CSU.