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Spanish for Medical Professionals Elementary I

Subject Area
Course Number
SPAN 115 680
Course Code
Course Key
A score below 380 on the SAT II or below 285 on the online placement examination.
Primary Program
Secondary Program
Course Note
Offered through the Penn Language Center.
Course Description
SPAN 115 is a first-semester elementary Medical Spanish Language course and the first in the Spanish for the Medical Professions sequence. It is designed for students with no prior coursework in Spanish. This course teaches beginning students the fundamentals of practical Spanish with an emphasis on medical situations and basic medical terminology. In this course, particular attention will be given to developing speaking and listening skills, as well as cultural awareness. It incorporates activities, vocabulary, and readings of particular interest to healthcare practitioners, while adhering to the goals and scope of SPAN 110, the first-semester Spanish language course. Students who have previously studied Spanish must take the online placement examination.
Subject Area Vocab