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PSEO Foreign Language Courses

Spanish I - LAN 245 - 4 credits  (Crown College)

Instructor:  Mari Rodriguez

Prerequisite:  none

Course Type:  Fall Semester only.  Students from WEST can take classes in a hybrid format in which they meet for an hour and a half face-to-face with a qualified course assistant selected by WEST and approved by Crown. The rest of the weekly activities for classes are online, led by one of Crown’s online faculty members. This option gives students the opportunity to get support from a familiar homeschool course assistant while taking a high quality online course under the guidance of a credentialed faculty member from Crown. The courses have a low student to instructor ratio and are offered in a 15 week format. All PSEO students are supported by a dedicated PSEO academic advisor.

Course Description:  First year Spanish courses introduce the student to the sounds and structures of the Spanish language through listening, speaking, reading, and writing; this will provide the ability to communicate and understand Spanish in an elementary manner. The courses also establish a language basis for the study of Spanish and Latin American literature. Class size limited. Preference given to students taking both semesters.  Others enroll with consent of the instructor.

Total Due:

  • All tuition and text materials costs for this course are paid to Crown by MN PSEO funding.
  • Adjunct professors are paid by Crown.
  • Fee for this 3 credit course is $15.00 ($5.00 per credit) plus a $20.00 one-time/student/semester initial administrative processing fee.
  • WEST fees will be billed online as one lump sum to the student's family upon acceptance of the student to his/her PSEO Crown College courses at WEST.

Spanish II - LAN 246  - 4 credits  (Crown College)

Instructor:  Mari Rodriguez

Prerequisites:  Spanish 1 or instructor's permission

Course Type:  Spring Semester only.  Students from WEST can take classes in a hybrid format in which they meet for an hour and a half face-to-face with a qualified course assistant selected by WEST and approved by Crown. The rest of the weekly activities for classes are online, led by one of Crown’s online faculty members. This option gives students the opportunity to get support from a familiar homeschool course assistant while taking a high quality online course under the guidance of a credentialed faculty member from Crown. The courses have a low student to instructor ratio and are offered in a 15 week format. All PSEO students are supported by a dedicated PSEO academic advisor.

Class Description:  First year Spanish courses introduce the student to the sounds and structures of the Spanish language through listening,speaking, reading, and writing; this will provide the ability to communicate and understand Spanish in an elementary manner. The courses also establish a language basis for the study of Spanish and Latin American literature. Class size limited. Preference given to students taking both semesters. Others enroll with consent of the instructor.

Total Due:

  • All tuition and text materials costs for this course are paid to Crown by MN PSEO funding.
  • Adjunct professors are paid by Crown.
  • Fee for this 3 credit course is $15.00 ($5.00 per credit) plus a $20.00 one-time/student/semester initial administrative processing fee.
  • WEST fees will be billed online as one lump sum to the student's family upon acceptance of the student to his/her PSEO Crown College courses at WEST.

American Sign Language I - MLAN 140.PW01 - 4 credits  (North Central University)

Instructor:  Mahrea Harris

Prerequisites:  None

Course Type:  One-semester course offered fall semester only. This class has both online and face-to-face components. This hybrid format course has the same NCU faculty member meeting with the WEST students face-to-face that teaches the online components. WEST PSEO courses have a low student to instructor ratio and are offered in a 15 week format. All PSEO students are supported by a dedicated PSEO academic advisor.  

Class Description: This course is an introduction to American Sign Language. Students will be introduced to the American Deaf community through various interactions and events with the Deaf community are to aid in the acquisition of conversational skills. Topics addressed include basic sign vocabulary, structure, and grammar, Deaf culture. [Each class has a lab and community based component]

Students need reliable internet access to complete the coursework.

Total Due:

  • All tuition and text materials costs for this course are paid to NCU by MN PSEO funding.
  • Adjunct professors are paid by NCU.
  • Fee for this 4 credit course is $20.00 ($5.00 per credit) plus a $20.00 one-time/student/semester initial administrative processing fee.
  • WEST fees will be billed online as one lump sum to the student's family upon acceptance of the student to his/her PSEO NCU courses at WEST.

 


American Sign Language II - MLAN 240.PW01 - 4 credits  (North Central University)

Instructor:  Mahrea Harris

Prerequisites:  MLAN 140

Course Type:  One-semester course offered spring semester only. This class has both online and face-to-face components. This hybrid format course has the same NCU faculty member meeting with the WEST students face-to-face that teaches the online components. WEST PSEO courses have a low student to instructor ratio and are offered in a 15 week format. All PSEO students are supported by a dedicated PSEO academic advisor.   

Class Description: This course is a continuation of American Sign Language I. Students will learn the conversational and cultural behaviors necessary to carry on a natural entry-level conversation. Deaf culture will also be presented to provide students with a broad picture of language and culture. Additional topics addressed are: Behavioral rules of Deaf community, receptive/expressive skills, sign vocabulary, and grammar/structure. [Each class has a lab and community based component].

Students need reliable internet access to complete the coursework.

Total Due:

  • All tuition and text materials costs for this course are paid to NCU by MN PSEO funding.
  • Adjunct professors are paid by NCU.
  • Fee for this 4 credit course is $20.00 ($5.00 per credit) plus a $20.00 one-time/student/semester initial administrative processing fee.
  • WEST fees will be billed online as one lump sum to the student's family upon acceptance of the student to his/her PSEO NCU courses at WEST.