Introduction to Hispanic Culture & Language (SPA201)


Course Memo

Spanish 201 is an introduction to the Hispanic culture and basic Spanish language skills. This course will enhance students’ cultural competence and communication skills for interacting with Hispanic clients. The course explores cultural aspects (family structure, food, music, folklore, history, and traditions) as well as health care customs and disparities within the Hispanic communities in the U.S. The course presents basic Spanish skills for written and oral communications used during health assessment and client teaching. (This course does not meet the humanities requirement unless taken with another humanities course) Credit: 3 hours. This course is offered in a hybrid and/or online format.