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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPA 109 - Spanish for the Medical Professions

In response to the ever-growing Spanish-speaking population in the United States, this course will address the specific Spanish communications skills required by those students who intend to pursue careers in medical or health-care fields.  This course will focus on medical situations with Spanish-speaking patients and/or family members with limited English.  It will emphasize technical vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammar, as well as cultural awareness.  Entering students will need to have an elementary notion of Spanish to be able to benefit fully from this course.

General Education Requirements: Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives

Prerequisites: SPA 101 or 2 years of high school Spanish

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3