Spanish (SPA)

Courses

SPA 103. Spanish For Health Care Professionals. 3 Credits.

This course in basic Spanish is designed for those in the healthcare professions. It focuses on providing students with the language skills and specialized vocabulary necessary to facilitate basic communication with Spanish-speaking patients. Students will also study the impact of culture on the health care needs of Hispanic people. No previous Spanish is required. Prerequisites: ENG 098, FYE 101, RDG 098, or placement.

SPA 109. Beginning Spanish I. 3 Credits.

This course emphasizes the development of basic comprehension and speaking skills to the level of automatic response. Appropriate reading and writing assignments are introduced to reinforce these oral skills. Prerequisites: ENG 098, FYE 101, RDG 098, or placement.

SPA 110. Beginning Spanish II. 3 Credits.

A continuation of SPA 109 Beginning Spanish I, this course broadens comprehension, writing, and speaking skills. Prerequisite: SPA 109. Spring.

SPA 209. Intermediate Spanish I. 3 Credits.

This course emphasizes the development of conversational, reading, and writing skills of increasing complexity. The fundamentals of grammar are reviewed, and reading selections of Spanish culture and civilization are introduced. Prerequisite: SPA 110. Fall.

SPA 210. Intermediate Spanish II. 3 Credits.

A continuation of SPA 209 Intermediate Spanish I, this course focuses on improving students' conversational, reading, and writing skills. The development of a simple prose style and improved reading comprehension is emphasized through the use of literary and cultural selections of progressive difficulty. Prerequisite: SPA 209. Spring.