Spanish (SPNU)

SPNU 100 Survival Spanish: Culture and Language for Healthcare Professionals

This course is designed to provide basic Spanish communication skills and an understanding of Latino culture for Health Professionals. Students will explore the history and culture of the monolingual Latino population. They will also learn and practice necessary language skills to communicate with Spanish speaking clients in the health care environment about health-related issues. No previous Spanish language experience is required. Online only. 3 credits.

SPNU 101 Elementary Spanish I

Students develop basic communicative competence in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing needed in social situations. Appreciation of the uniqueness of Hispanic and Latino culture. (Not offered in 2017-2018) 3 credits.

SPNU 120 Spanish for Educators

This course is designed to provide early childhood educators with basic knowledge about the Latino culture, Spanish vocabulary and phrases necessary to communicate with parents and students on a very basic level. Students will explore the culture of the monolingual Latino population. They will also learn and practice necessary language skills to communicate with Spanish speaking students and parents. No previous Spanish language experience is required. 3 credits.