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Spanish 4 Honors

  • Name:

    Spanish 4 Honors (SPAN450)

  • Department:


  • Credits:

    1.0 (yearlong course)

  • Suggested Prerequisites:

    Spanish 3 (SPAN301)

Spanish 4 Honors


Command the Spanish language by embarking on an immersive journey through rich traditions and superstitions. By meeting real people and hearing their stories, you will expand your language skills, gain new vocabulary, and better understand your role as a global citizen.

Honors level language courses are denoted as Honors due to the expected foundation and proficiency that a student brings from a regularly obtained 2 years of base language courses.

Spanish 4 is recognized as an honors course due to the rigor of the curriculum at this level of study. This accelerated course is for students who can demonstrate intermediate or higher proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish as well as critical thinking. Speaking and listening proficiencies are refined and further developed.

This Spanish 4 course is conducted using a combination of both English and Spanish.


By Spanish IV you have become an effective communicator in Spanish, not only in speaking, but in writing. Now is the time to take these skills even further and think about how you are planning on using them in the future. The skills that you will acquire in this course will equip you to take your language skills into the real world and apply them effectively. Hopefully, you are already in love with the culture and this class is only giving you more skills to be able to use your Spanish more effectively in a real world context, in the workplace and in furthering God’s kingdom. Spanish IV will certainly expand your language skills. However, it will also take you on a fascinating cultural journey. You’ll experience the language’s rich traditions and superstitions. Through exploring the past, you’ll come to understand the importance of community, family, and personal relationships. You will be immersed in culture—movement, art, music, literature. Meeting real people and hearing their stories will allow you to gain new vocabulary, have better command of the language, and understand your role as a global citizen. Successful completion of Spanish IV and additional, targeted College Board review and practice will ensure a student is ready for the AP Spanish exam.

If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.