Spanish - CPS (SPN)

SPN 0903. Spanish Language Immersion. 6.8 Hours.

Offers students an opportunity to sharpen their language skills and expand their vocabulary. Emphasizes oral communication and extensive conversation in pairs and groups. Students also have an opportunity to gain new perspectives on the culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Class discussion focuses on cultural and literary readings, current issues, videos, and the experiences of the Spanish-speaking people of Spain, Latin America, and the United States. Students watch a movie, listen to Spanish music, and complete a research project.

SPN 0910. Advanced Spanish Language and Culture through Latino Film. 6.8 Hours.

Discusses cultural components of countries of the Hispanic world using selected films from Spanish-speaking countries including Mexico, Dominican Republic, Spain, Argentina, Chile, and Peru. Films viewed for this course present a wide variety of themes, genres, and the day-to-day cultural experiences, such as life in Castro’s Cuba, the Spanish Civil War, the Mexican Revolution, and dictatorships in Argentina and Peru. Spanish-language classroom discussion explores expression of affection, feelings, nonverbal communication, and body language of the Hispanic world through the lens of film.

SPN 0920. Medical Spanish for School Nurses. 6.8 Hours.

Offers a basic course designed to provide school nurses with the fundamentals of the Spanish language and with the medical terminology that is important to their work. With a growing Hispanic population in our schools, the need for school nurses to have a grasp of medical Spanish is increasingly evident. Offers participants an opportunity to learn how to discuss basic health problems, eating habits, exercise, and leading a healthy lifestyle, as well as to gain the tools necessary to communicate with their students at a basic level and to master some essential vocabulary.

SPN 6603. Spanish Language Immersion. 4 Hours.

Offers students an opportunity to sharpen their language skills and expand their vocabulary. Emphasizes oral communication and extensive conversation in pairs and groups. Students also have an opportunity to gain new perspectives on the culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Class discussion focuses on cultural and literary readings, current issues, videos, and the experiences of the Spanish-speaking people of Spain, Latin America, and the United States.

SPN 6610. Advanced Spanish Language and Culture through Latino Film. 4 Hours.

Discusses cultural components of countries of the Hispanic world using selected films from Spanish-speaking countries including Mexico, Dominican Republic, Spain, Argentina, Chile, and Peru. Films viewed for this course present a wide variety of themes, genres, and the day-to-day cultural experiences, such as life in Castro’s Cuba, the Spanish Civil War, the Mexican Revolution, and dictatorships in Argentina and Peru. Spanish-language classroom discussion explores expression of affection, feelings, nonverbal communication, and body language of the Hispanic world through the lens of film.

SPN 6620. Medical Spanish for School Nurses. 4 Hours.

Offers a basic course designed to provide school nurses with the fundamentals of the Spanish language and with the medical terminology that is important to their work. With a growing Hispanic population in our schools, the need for school nurses to have a grasp of medical Spanish is increasingly evident. Offers participants an opportunity to learn how to discuss basic health problems, eating habits, exercise, and leading a healthy lifestyle, as well as to gain the tools necessary to communicate with their students at a basic level and to master some essential vocabulary.

SPN 6962. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions.