Study Abroad in Mexico

Study Abroad in Mexico — Full Course List

Instructions for Course Selection Form

May/Summer programs:

Spanish Language Courses 

Beginning Spanish I

SPAN 1001

Winter Break, May & Summer

5 Credits

First-semester Spanish. Develop basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Some cultural readings are included. Students will develop the ability to communicate on topics related to daily life. Intended for participants with no prior Spanish language instruction.

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Beginning Spanish II

SPAN 1002

Winter Break, May & Summer

5 Credits

Second-semester Spanish. Continue to develop basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Some cultural readings are included. Students will continue to acquire the skills to communicate more effectively in real life situations. Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 1001, or equivalent, with a C- or better.

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Intermediate Spanish I

SPAN 1003

Winter Break, May & Summer

5 Credits

Third-semester Spanish. Further improve conversation and comprehension proficiency, as well as reading and writing skills. Students will develop the ability to express themselves in a greater variety of situations in Spanish. Grammar review. Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 1002, or equivalent, with a C- or better.

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Intermediate Spanish II

SPAN 1004

Winter Break, May & Summer

5 Credits

Fourth-semester Spanish. Develop proficiency in conversation and comprehension, grammar knowledge, as well as the reading and writing skills necessary for advanced Spanish courses. Students will develop the ability to speak confidently in any situation requiring use of Spanish. Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 1003, or equivalent, with a C- or better.

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Medical Spanish (equivalent to SPAN 1004)

SPAN 1044

May Session only

5 Credits

Fourth-semester Spanish. This course is designed for students in the health care field to be able to communicate with patients who speak Spanish. Develop proficiency in conversation and comprehension, grammar knowledge, as well as the reading and writing skills necessary for advanced Spanish courses. Special focus on basic medical vocabulary, questions and answers in common medical situations, vocabulary and phrases to conduct patient interviews and exams, and Mexican perspectives on health and health care. Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 1003, or equivalent, with a C- or better.

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Spanish Grammar & Composition (equivalent to SPAN 3011W)

FOST 3xxx

Winter Break, May & Summer

4 Credits

This course is designed to expand and enhance students’ knowledge of the Spanish language and the ability to write, speak , read and understand modern Spanish. It provides opportunities to continue the development of language skills. Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 1004, or equivalent, with a C- or better.

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Spanish Composition & Communication (equivalent to SPAN 3015W)

FOST 3xxx

Winter Break, May & Summer

4 Credits

Expand comprehension of both written and spoken texts. Improve ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish beyond the intermediate level. Prerequisite: Completion of SPAN 1004, or equivalent, with a C- or better.

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Program Handbook Program Orientation

Medical Spanish Program Available

May Term 2018
Course Info
Apply by March 15

Program Update

Recent earthquakes in Mexico did not have much impact on the city of Cuernavaca. The Study Abroad in Mexico program will continue as planned for Winter Break 2017-2018 and beyond.