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SPAN 111 - Spanish for Health Care Workers 1

Credits: 5
Focuses on developing basic communication skills primarily for health care workers or for anyone desiring a background in the language of health care in Spanish. Students learn introductory vocabulary and grammatical structures in Spanish related to the language of health care.

Enrollment Requirement: Eligible for ENGL 99  or instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Recognize the different cultures and customs of the diverse Hispanic population with whom they will most likely work.
  2. Demonstrate a basic oral and written communication skills in Spanish related to the provision of health care.
  3. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the basic structure of the Spanish language, in particular, the needed coordination of all the elements in a sentence.
  4. Develop proficiency in Spanish both orally and in writing using the present and the future tenses in simple sentences.
  5. Develop a sense of personal responsibility by following the guidelines stated in the syllabus and being held accountable for this.

Program Outcomes
  1. Analyze cultural perspectives and values of a multicultural world.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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