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  • SP-100

    Intro.Spanish for Hlth Scienc

    This is an oral survival course for students who have never had or have had very little experience with Spanish (no more than one or two years of high school Spanish). Emphasis is placed on speaking ability, and students will develop a basic communicative competence in Spanish through a series of lessons designed specifically for today's health professional. Students will have ample opportunities to learn about the customs and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. In addition students will spend time in a community-based experiential learning setting where they will apply many of the expressions and structures learned in class. Prerequisites: No previous knowledge of Spanish (or very little experience with the language) is required. 4 credits.
  • SP-100B

    Spanish for Hlth Prof.Interm.

    This is an oral survival course for students who have a basic background in Spanish or have had two to four years of high school Spanish. Emphasis is placed on speaking ability and students will develop a basic communicative competence in Spanish through a series of lessons designed specifically for today's health professional. Issues of cultural sensitivity are discussed. PLEASE NOTE: If you are a native speaker of Spanish, have a strong background in the language, an AP Spanish score of 4 or 5, and you are a student in the health professions seeking to fulfill the Expressive Arts Requirement in the Core, you are encouraged to take Portuguese for Health Professionals or one of the other courses that fulfill the requirement.
  • SP-100A

    Spanish for Hlth Prof.Beginner

    This is an oral survival course for students who have never taken Spanish or have had very little experience with the language (No more than one or two years of high school Spanish). Emphasis is placed on speaking ability and students will develop a basic communicative competence in Spanish through a series of lessons designed specifically for today's health professional. Issues of cultural sensitivity are discussed PLEASE NOTE: If you are a native speaker of Spanish, have a strong background in the language, an AP Spanish score of 4 or 5, and you are a student in the health professions seeking to fulfill the Expressive ArtsRequirement in the Core, you are encouraged to take Portuguese for Health Professionals or one of the other courses that fulfill the requirement. 14/FA: sec. 02 @ LMH
  • SP-200

    Interm Spanish for Hlth Scienc

    This is an oral survival course for students who have had SP 100, more than two years of high-school Spanish or the equivalent. Emphasis is placed on speaking ability and students will develop a basic communicative competence in Spanish through a series of lessons designed specifically for today's health professional. Students will have ample opportunities to learn about the customs and cultures of the Spanish- speaking world. In addition students will spend time in a community-based experiential learning setting where they will apply many of the expressions and structures learned in class. Prerequisites: SP 100, more than two years of high school Spanish or the equivalent, as determined by the Regis college language faculty. 4 credits.
  • SP-250

    Pilgrimage: Le Puy to Santiago

    In this course, students will learn about pilgrimage, in particular about the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage route over which people have traveled for over one thousand years and which is currently experiencing a rise in popularity. Students will find out about Spanish and French history and about the different kinds of literature that the Camino has inspired (fiction, including legends, and autobiography). Students will learn about Le Puy and its connection with Regis in addition to its importance for the Camino in France. This course will be taught in English but those majoring in history, world languages, and cultural heritage (Hispanic studies concentration) need to complete the majority of written work (essays, journals, and exams) in Spanish. Please note that students who enroll in the second section of this course and complete the assignments associated with the optional travel component will earn one additional academic credit, for a total of four credits. Prerequisite: SP 202 or equivalent for history, world languages, and cultural heritage majors (Hispanic studies concentration). For other students there is no prerequisite.
  • SP-300

    AdvSpanish for HealthSciences

    This course is intended for native speakers and for students who have successfully completed SP 200, more than three years of high-school Spanish, or the equivalent. Emphasis is placed on correct and effective use of the language in both speaking and writing. Students will develop an advanced communicative competence in Spanish through a series of lessons designed specifically for today's health professional. Students will have ample opportunities to learn about the customs and cultures of the Spanish- speaking world. In addition students will spend time in a community-based experiential learning setting where they will apply many of the expressions and structures learned in class. Upon completion of this course with a grade of B- or above and achievement of a score of 60% or higher in the National Spanish Exam, Level 6, students will be awarded the Certificate in Spanish for Health Sciences: Advanced Proficiency. 4 credits. Prerequisite: SP 200, more than 3 years of high school Spanish, or the equivalent as determined by the Regis language faculty
  • SP-314

    LatinAmericanCinemaGlobalCont

    Latin American films have gained increased visibility around the world in the 21st century. This interdisciplinary course seeks to review and analyze the evolution of contemporary Latin American cinema providing original views of major films and supporting readings to learn about the richness and complexities of Latin American culture and societies. The films selected will expose students to emerging issues such as diaspora, immigration, displacement, the environment, and the political and social unrest experienced in the region in recent years. The course is taught in English. Students taking this course for Spanish credit are required to submit written work in Spanish. Prerequisites for Spanish credit: SP 305, SP 306, or equivalent
  • SP-325

    Latin@Lit.in United States

    This course features the study of literary and cultural contributions by Latino/a writers in the United States. The course presents students with literary examples from the major immigrant groups that comprise Latin communities in the United States: Mexican-Americans, Cuban-Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Dominicans. The course is taught in English. Students taking this course for Spanish credit are required to do some readings in Spanish and submit written work in Spanish. Prerequisites for Spanish credit: SP 305, SP 306, or equivalent
  • SP-525

    Latin@Lit.in United States

    The study of literary and cultural contributions by Latino/a writers in the United States. The course presents students with literary examples from the major immigrant groups that comprise Latino/a communities in the United States: Mexican-Americans, Cuban- Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Dominicans. Course taught in English. Spanish majors and minors are required to do some readings in Spanish and submit written work in Spanish.
  • SP-101

    Introductory Spanish

    This course is an introduction to the study of the Spanish language and culture with attention to developing an ability to communicate in various social, cultural, and work-related settings. Attention will be paid to the rich history of the areas of the world where Spanish is spoken. The course emphasizes student interaction at the introductory level through class activities centered on Hispanic culture and history. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required.