2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 316

D-316 2014-2015
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D–CourseDescriptions
SOCIOLOGY
Introduction toSocial Psychology
SOC 261
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Nature of the person and interpersonal relationships, their formation andmaintenance and their institutional, ideological and societal
contexts; empirical examination of beliefs, attitudes, influence.Same as PSY261.
Introduction toMarriage and theFamily
SOC 275
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Sex roles, dating patterns,mate selection,marital interaction; alternative forms ofmarriage and family life.
Aging inModernAmericanSociety
SOC 276
3.00
Prerequisite: None
The psychological and sociological development and the changes attendant to the process of aging in society; theory and research in the
field, implications for social policy and perspectives on death and dying.Same as PSY276.
SPANISH
Basicsof Spanish I
SPAN 101
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Abasic course emphasizing spoken communication. Course assumes that students have had no prior formal training.Writing, listening and
reading skillswill be explored. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in the
NevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Basicsof Spanish II
SPAN 102
3.00
Prerequisite: SPAN 101.
Acontinuation of Spanish101. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in the
NevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
First Year Spanish I
SPAN 111
4.00
Prerequisite: None
Introduction to basicSpanish language structures and cultural topicswith a focus on development of communicative proficiency in
listening, speaking, reading andwriting. For true beginners only.This course transfers toUNR as SPAN 111.
First Year Spanish II
SPAN 112
4.00
Prerequisite: SPAN 111 or aSpanishCAPEPlacement score over 178.
Continued introduction to basicSpanish language structures and cultural topicswith a focus on proficiency in the four skills as described
for SPAN 111. This course transfers toUNR as SPAN 112.
Special Topics inSpanish
SPAN 198
0.50 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be a variable credit of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
SecondYear Spanish I
SPAN 211
3.00
Prerequisite: SPAN 112, or aSpanishCAPEPlacement score of 320 or higher.
Study at the intermediate level of Spanish language structures and culturewith continued emphasis on proficiency in the four skills as
described for SPAN 111. This course transfers toUNR as SPAN 211.
SecondYear Spanish II
SPAN 212
3.00
Prerequisite: SPAN 211, or aSpanishCAPEPlacement score of 347 ormore.
Study at the intermediate level of Spanish structureswith an emphasis onwriting, reading, and conversation. This course transfers toUNR
as SPAN 212. Completion of SPAN212 satisfies theCollege of LiberalArts foreign language requirement.
Iberia and ItsCultures
SPAN 221
3.00
Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113
Introduction to the nationalities and cultures of Iberia; emphasis on theSpanish state, through geographical, historical, socio-economic and
artistic issues. Taught inEnglish.
Hispanic-America and ItsCulture
SPAN 222
3.00
Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113
Introduction to the culture and civilization ofHispanic-American nations. Taught inEnglish; no knowledge of Spanish required.

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