English and Communication

Spanish for Health Care Providers I

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
120
Course Credits: 
2

The main goal of this introductory class is to gain confidence approaching and effectively interacting with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. Basic medical vocabulary, practical language skills (written and oral communication) and dialogues related to specific medical tasks are learned in this class through role playing, mock medical situations, etc. The students will be introduced to important issues in the care of the Hispanic patients: culture, values, beliefs, and their health status. Prerequisites: Jr. or Sr. Nursing major or permission of instructor.

Spanish for Health Care Providers II

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
320
Course Credits: 
3

Advanced Grammar and Conversation II

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
316
Course Credits: 
3

Study of grammar on a more advanced level through the intensive practice of speeches, conversation, and writing. Development of broad vocabulary, coherent discourse and cultural awareness. Discussion of currents events and oral analysis of readings. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or 4 years of high school Spanish or demonstrated proficiency.

Peninsular Spanish Culture and Civilization to 1900

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
346
Course Credits: 
3

Study the development and construction of Spanish culture and civilization from pre-Roman times to the beginning of the twentieth century, focusing on history, geography, art, literature, and other cultural manifestations. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or demonstrated proficiency.

Spanish Golden Age: Renaissance and Baroque

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
368
Course Credits: 
3

Study of representative works of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: pastoril poetry (Garcilaso de la Vega), mystic poetry (Santa Teresa de Jesús, Juan de la Cruz), picaresque genre (Lazarillo de Tormes), Baroque drama, poetry, and narrative: Lope de Vega, Quevedo, Góngora. Emphasis will be in understanding the cultural, intelectual and historical forces that shaped the literary production. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or demonstrated proficiency.

Contemporary Peninsular Spanish Culture and Civilization

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
347
Course Credits: 
3

The students will acquire a basic knowledge of history, geography, literature and will examine some of the social, cultural, and political issues in contemporary Spain in order to develop alternative ways of seeing, feeling, and understanding other culture. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or demonstrated proficiency.

Latin America Culture and Civilization to 1900

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
350
Course Credits: 
3

Latin America before the discovery of the New World to the beginning of the twentieth century: history, literature, art, music. Pre-Colombian cultures, the Discovery of America, the Conquest, the colonial period, independence, Latin America identity. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or demonstrated proficiency.

Don Quijote de la Mancha – Miguel de Cervantes

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
474
Course Credits: 
3

A detailed study of the Spanish masterpiece. Conducted in Spanish. Prerequisite: SP 315 or demonstrated proficiency.

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Events

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25
November 25
4:30 PM
Saturday November 25, 4:30pm
Christ the King Chapel
E.g., 11/25/17
E.g., 11/25/17