2020 Fall Term
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BEGINNING SPANISH I
An elementary course with oral emphasis. Grammar, reading, writing, conversation.
BEGINNING SPANISH II
Continuation of SPANISH 141.
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
Grammar review, reading, oral and written exercises. Conversation.
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
Continuation of SPANISH 251. Grammar review, reading, oral and written exercises. Conversation.
SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS
The course presents students the opportunity to achieve a clear grasp of formal Spanish as well as comprehension of the origins, development, and richness of Spanish and the peoples that speak it. It also offers a culturally contextualized, structured forum for the exploration of topics pertaining to the linguistic and cultural identity of Spanish speakers in the United States.
ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY I
A thorough study of the structure of the language. Practical application through conversation and composition.
ADVANCED SPANISH LANGUAGE STUDY II
Continuation of SPANISH 321.
INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF LATIN AMERICA II
Introductory-level study of representative 20th Century literary texts of Latin America with emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Study of the political, social, intellectual, artistic and literary development of Spain and Hispanic areas from remote times to the present day.
SPANISH FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS
This course is a Spanish language course geared toward individuals studying or working in health-related areas.The course is devoted to the study of medical Spanish terminology and the cultural issues related to successful interactions with Spanish-speaking patients and their families in the clinical encounter. It will introduce the student to a wide array of vocabulary particular to the medical field, as well as help the student develop a cultural understanding of medicine and illness in the Spanish-speaking world to prepare for potential work with Spanish-speaking patients in future careers in medicine, nursing, social work, translation/interpretation, or mental health settings.
INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL SPANISH & THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY
This course reinforces the student's Spanish skills while focusing on many different aspects of working with the Hispanic community that relate to the law. The class will cover a broad mix of legal contexts, while building the student's practical legal terminology and written oral communication skills. In addition, emphasis will be placed on cultural issues that may affect successful interaction with Spanish-speaking individuals and families faced with matters concerning the law.
Designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in Spanish. Emphasis on spontaneous use of the language. Repeatable five times for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
WOMEN WRITERS OF SPAIN AND THE AMERICAS
This course introduces students to literary production of women writers from Spain/Latin America (XVI century-present). Exposed to various themes and writing styles, students will engage in textual analysis and critical discussion to reflect on the authors' cultural and historic challenges, and about the historical and social impact of their works.
INTERNSHIP IN SPANISH
Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable. Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.