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Course Offerings

Course Evaluation Results

Course Details

Fall 2018-2019
* SPA 205   na, npdf

Medical Spanish

Paloma Moscardó-Vallés

An advanced Spanish-language course that focuses on medical and health topics in the hispanic world. Students will learn and practice specific vocabulary and structures useful for conducting a medical interview in Spanish. Aspects of Latino culture in the health and medical fields are explored by means of examining authentic texts and through the contribution of guest speakers. The course includes a project in which students will interact with the local Latino community.

Sample reading list:
Course readings on Blackboard

Reading/Writing assignments:
15-30 pages of reading per week. 3-4 short writing assignments. Two oral presentations. Final research project.

Requirements/Grading:
Design Project - 25%
Quizzes - 20%
Papers - 20%
Oral Presentation(s) - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%

Other Requirements:
Community-Based Learning Component Required

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
SPA 107 (with instructor's permission) or SPA 108. Also open to students who have completed their Spanish language requirement through the Department's placement test or a satisfactory AP/SAT score (AP 5/SP SAT ST 760)..

Other information:
SPA 205 can be used as a Global Health certificate elective if the student does additional research for the final project. SPA 205 is a CBLI course.

Reserved Seats:
Freshmen Only 2 (C01)
Freshmen Only 2 (C02)

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21575 C01 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm M W F        Enrolled:9 Limit:12
23491 C02 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am M W F        Enrolled:5 Limit:12