Spanish Minor – Course Descriptions

LNG 321- SPANISH CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE: This course will offer a panoramic overview of the history, civilization, and culture of the Spanish-speaking countries. History and literature will be also examined as the course emphasizes literary movements and other art expressions. The course will be conducted in Spanish. 4 credit course. Prerequisite: LNG 222 or LNG 295.

LNG 332- SPANISH FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Students will develop language skills for non-profit organizations, community workers positions, criminal justice field, and other related areas. The class will focus on the proficiency of speaking, reading, and writing skills required for effective communication in each context. The course will be conducted in Spanish. 3 credit course. The course will be conducted in Spanish. 3 credit course. Prerequisite: LNG 222 or LNG 295.

LNG 344 – SPANISH FOR BUSINESS: This course integrates and introduces students to business, marketing, and management topics. The course underlines cultural awareness in the Spanish-speaking business world. Students will make cross-cultural connections with other countries in order to address global business issues. The course will be conducted in Spanish. 3 credit course. Prerequisite: LNG 222 or LNG 295.

LNG 355 – SPANISH FOR HEALTHCARE: Immersion course that emphasizes medical phrases, common health questions, and emergency terminology used in hospitals by nurses and general physicians. Students will engage in conversations regarding health topics that affect the Spanish-speaking population in the United States. The course will be conducted in Spanish. 3 course credit. Prerequisite: LNG 222 or LNG 295.

LNG 368- SPANISH-SPEAKING COMMUNITIES: This course highlights Spanish-speaking communities from cultural, social, and linguistic viewpoints. Students will continue their language acquisition within the parameter of cultural themes that shape Spanish-speakers’ communities in their native countries and the United States. The course will be conducted in Spanish. 3 credit course. Prerequisite: LNG 222 or LNG 295.

LNG 371-SPANISH FOR COMMUNICATION: Contemporary news and development of speaking and writing skills constitute the core of this course. The course underscores language usage in mass communications in the Spanish-speaking countries and in the United States. The course will be conducted in Spanish. 3 credit course. Prerequisite: LNG 222 or LNG 295.

LNG 382- SPANISH FOR THE ARTS: This course highlights works of art from Spain, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Students will gain an understanding of the twentieth and twenty-first century cultural and social events that have shaped the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries. The course will be conducted in Spanish. 3 credit course. Prerequisite: LNG 222 or LNG 295.

LNG 396- SPANISH FOR EDUCATORS: This course aims to study linguistics as related to Spanish teaching and translation. The course will include extensive practice of several Spanish grammar complex functions, vocabulary, speaking, reading, and writing activities conducive to the further development and acquisition of the Spanish language. 3 credit course. Prerequisites: LNG 222 or LNG 295, LNG 321, and LNG 368.