Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

SPAN 202   Intermediate Spanish: Language and Literature
RestrictionsNot open to students who receive credit for SPAN 202 by scoring 4 on the AP language exam or 4 on the AP literature exam. Students with more than four years of secondary school Spanish should not register for this course and should select a 300-level course instead.
Pre-Requisites Three to four years of high school Spanish or SPAN 201 or equivalent
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaGlobal Engagements
RecommendedRecommended for students who have a good background in grammar but need further training in reading before taking courses at the 350 level.

Continues to improve the student’s ability to understand, speak, read, and write Spanish and emphasizes development of reading comprehension. It includes a review of the more difficult points of intermediate grammar and focuses on the acquisition of skills necessary for the study of literature. Vocabulary study, conversational practice, and short compositions based on readings are included. Instructors will determine eligibility of students with more than 3 or 4 years of secondary school Spanish following review of language background. Language Placement Guidelines