Spanish

Recommended Course of Study

Transfer Pathway A.A.

Note: Not all courses will be available every semester. For a complete list of Goal Area course choices, please visit the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) page.

2022-2023 Required Courses

Semester 1

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
INTS 1101
INFS 1000
STSK 1101
INTS 1000
INTS 1102
INTS 1010
READ 1000
FYE - College Success Strategies    OR

Information Literacy and Research Skills FYE    OR

FYE - College Study Skills    OR

FYE - On Course    OR

FYE: Online Learning Success Strategies    OR

FYE - Educational Planning and Assessment    OR

FYE: College Reading and Learning
1-2

FYE - College Success Strategies
Course Outline
Credits: 2
MNTC Goal Areas: 02
Assists students in successfully making their transition to college. Provides a supportive environment for the critical transition for students. Topics include: higher education culture, campus and community resources, financial and digital literacy, campus technology, academic and career goal setting, communication skills, time management and academic skills. This course is highly recommended for students placing into Read 90. This course fulfills the FYE (First Year Experience) requirement for Goal 2 of the MnTC.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering:

  • Fall 2022

Information Literacy and Research Skills FYE
Course Outline
Credits: 2
MNTC Goal Areas: 02
Provides students with the skills needed to navigate our "Information Society". Topics include how information and knowledge are produced, how to develop effective research strategies for locating, using, and evaluating information from print and electronic sources, and issues related to intellectual freedom and copyright. Pairs well with English, Public Speaking, or any research-based course. Best if taken within the first 24 college-level course credits, as research skills and critical analysis of information sources are integral to academic success. Prereq: Placement in ENG 1108 or satisfactory completion of ENG 0099. This course fulfills the FYE (First Year Experience) requirement for Goal 2 of the MnTC.

Prerequisites:


Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

FYE - College Study Skills
Course Outline
Credits: 2
MNTC Goal Areas: 02
Provides an overview of efficient study habits. Emphasizes test taking, studying texts, time scheduling, concentration, memory, listening, note-taking, analyzing teaching/learning styles, using web-based campus resources, and basic strategies for learning any new content. Intended for any student who wants to improve academic study skills. This course fulfills the FYE (First Year Experience) requirement for Goal 2 of the MnTC.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering:

  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2023

FYE - On Course
Course Outline
Credits: 1
MNTC Goal Areas: 02
Introduces proven strategies to help students create greater success in college and in life. National research shows that students participating in a student success course achieve their goals to a higher degree than students who do not. Provides an interactive environment for students to identify their motivation and opportunities for personal growth, engage in academic decision making, and explore and utilize campus resources and services. Strongly recommended for all new degree-seeking students. This course fulfills the FYE (First Year Experience) requirement for Goal 2 of the MnTC.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering:

  • Fall 2022

FYE: Online Learning Success Strategies
Course Outline
Credits: 2
MNTC Goal Areas: 02
Assists students in successfully making their transition to college in the online environment. Topics include navigating the online learning platform, accessing online services, academic goal setting and time management.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering:

  • Fall 2022

FYE - Educational Planning and Assessment
Course Outline
Credits: 3
MNTC Goal Areas: 02
Explores concepts and processes in higher education to help adult learners develop a comprehensive academic plan that encompasses their professional and personal goals. Students will develop educational goals, an individualized degree plan, and analyze knowledge/skills gained from life and work experiences that may translate in to college credit. Prerequisites: Assessment at English 0099 or above. Recommended: Referral from ASAP staff, a counselor, or an advisor. Class Note: Visit the ASAP web site to learn more www.inverhills.edu/asap This course fulfills the FYE (First Year Experience) requirement for Goal 2 of the MnTC.

Prerequisites:


Corequisites:
  • INTS 1011 Prior Learning Assessment Development

Future Offering:
  • Fall 2022

FYE: College Reading and Learning
Course Outline
Credits: 3
MNTC Goal Areas: 02
Provides the reading and learning strategies that students will need for success in their college-level courses and in their careers. Special attention is given to the various contexts of successful study and personal enrichment, including attitudes, behaviors, and actions of successful individuals.

Prerequisites:


Corequisites: None
Future Offering:
  • Fall 2022

SPAN 1101
Beginning Spanish I
5

Course Outline
Credits: 5
MNTC Goal Areas: 06, 08
Develops basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). Introduces cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with a focus on understanding and appreciation.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering:

  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2023

ENG 1108
Writing And Research Skills
4

Course Outline
Credits: 4
MNTC Goal Areas: 01, 02
Provides instruction and practice in reading, researching, and writing for college. Prerequisites: Recommended by Accuplacer assessment or grade of C or higher in READ 93/94 and ENG/EAP 99.

Prerequisites:


Corequisites: None
Future Offering:
  • Fall 2022

COMM 1100
COMM 1110
COMM 2230
Interpersonal Communication    OR

Public Speaking    OR

Small Group Communication
3

Interpersonal Communication
Course Outline
Credits: 3
MNTC Goal Areas: 01, 07
Is a course that helps students recognize that we live and work in relationship with others and must communicate effectively with them to achieve our goals. This class helps students acquire the skills to effectively communicate with family members, intimate others, co-workers, friends, and acquaintances. After reviewing relevant interpersonal theory, students will examine and identify their own communication attitudes and behaviors. Students will also learn and apply techniques for improving communication in their relationships through active practice. Students will participate in multiple activities, both in and outside the classroom setting, to build their interpersonal communication skills. This course is open to all students and meets the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) 8710.2000, Subp. 7, Standard 6C, D, F, & G.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering:

  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2023

Public Speaking
Course Outline
Credits: 3
MNTC Goal Areas: 01, 02
Is the introductory study of the theory and practice of public speaking. Public presentation skills are required for individuals to be successful in our workplaces, communities and many other contexts in today's society. Students will learn about the different types of public speeches commonly encountered and learn how to research, organize and write their ideas into clear and understandable forms of public communication. Students will also practice the delivery skills needed to present ideas effectively. Students will be required to speak and participate often and will also be required to present their speeches in a classroom setting with an audience of their peers and an instructor.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering:

  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2023

Small Group Communication
Course Outline
Credits: 3
MNTC Goal Areas: 01, 02
Introduces students to the practice and theory of communicating in small group settings. Working in groups is an integral part of living in today's society. Community and workplace situations require us to be able to lead, participate, and follow effectively. Participating in this course will assist students in developing the leadership, conflict management, problem solving and discussion skills necessary to function in group settings. Students will apply small group communication theory in small, task-oriented groups and develop presentation skills to showcase their understanding of what it means to be an effective group member. Evaluating the effectiveness of their own and others' group communication behaviors is also required.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering:

  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2023

Health and PE
2



Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

Total Credits in Semester 1 15-16

Semester 2

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
SPAN 1102
Beginning Spanish II
5

Course Outline
Credits: 5
MNTC Goal Areas: 06, 08
Proceeds from SPAN 1101. Provides a continued development of basic language skills and a further introduction to cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with a focus on understanding and appreciation.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering:

  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2023

ENG 1111
ENG 1114
ENG 1130
Research Writing    OR

The Research Paper    OR

Writing and Research For the Professions
2-3

Research Writing
Course Outline
Credits: 2
MNTC Goal Areas: 01, 02
Students will analyze primary and secondary sources and develop formal research writing in students' academic and/or professional disciplines including EMS, Paralegal, and Criminal Justice. Prerequisites: ENG 1108 or equivalent, with grade of C or better.

Prerequisites:

  • ENG 0101 Composition I: Expository Writing
  • ENG 1108 Writing And Research Skills

Corequisites: None
Future Offering:
  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2023

The Research Paper
Course Outline
Credits: 3
MNTC Goal Areas: 01, 02
Emphasizes critical analysis of fiction or nonfiction texts, at least one book-length, resulting in a research paper that reflects analysis and synthesis of multiple sources. Prereq: Grade of C or higher in ENG 1108.

Prerequisites:

  • ENG 0101 Composition I: Expository Writing
  • ENG 1108 Writing And Research Skills

Corequisites: None
Future Offering:
  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2023

Writing and Research For the Professions
Course Outline
Credits: 3
MNTC Goal Areas: 01, 02
Emphasizes critical audience analysis of professional texts across the disciplines, at least one book length, resulting in a professional research proposal, feasibility study, or report that reflects analysis and synthesis of multiple sources, persuasion, and students' mastery of professional and audience analysis, business writing, researching, and evaluative skills. Prerequisites: ENG 1108 or equivalent, with grade of C or better.

Prerequisites:

  • ENG 1108 Writing And Research Skills

Corequisites: None
Future Offering:
  • Fall 2022

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 4)
3-4



Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 5)
3



Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

Total Credits in Semester 2 14

Semester 3

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
SPAN 2201
Intermediate Spanish I
5

Course Outline
Credits: 5
MNTC Goal Areas: 06, 08
Proceeds from SPAN 1102. Presents a comprehensive review and a continued development and strengthening of language skills with an emphasis on communicating ideas in conversation and in writing. Cultural and literary materials provide a more extensive understanding of and appreciation for the Spanish-speaking world.

Prerequisites:

  • SPAN 1102 Beginning Spanish II

Corequisites: None
Future Offering:
  • Fall 2022
  • Spring 2023

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 3a)
4



Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 5)    OR

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 7)
3

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 5)


Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 7)


Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 6a)
3



Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

Total Credits in Semester 3 15

Semester 4

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
SPAN 2202
Intermediate Spanish II
5

Course Outline
Credits: 5
MNTC Goal Areas: 06, 08
Proceeds from SPAN 2201. Renewed emphasis is placed on communicating ideas in conversation and composition. Cultural and literary materials continue to provide a more extensive understanding of and appreciation for the Spanish-speaking world.

Prerequisites:

  • SPAN 2201 Intermediate Spanish I

Corequisites: None
Future Offering:
  • Spring 2023

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 3b)    OR

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 10)
4

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 3b)


Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 10)


Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 5)
3



Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

General Education Credits (MnTC Goal 9)
3



Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

General Education Credits
0-1



Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Future Offering: None

Total Credits in Semester 4 15-16
Total Credits: 60
† Electives may be 1000 level courses from any discipline, including additional MnTC Courses. Examples of non-MnTC courses that may be taken include the following disciplines: ACCT, BUS, CJS, CS, CRDV, EDU, EMS, ENG, HLTH, HSER, ITC, PA and PE.
‡ Select General Education electives from specified MnTC goal area or from any MnTC goals if none specified.