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    Spanish for the Professions

    The Spanish for the professions certificate provides the linguistic skills and cultural knowledge necessary for working in our increasingly global community, focusing specifically on the Spanish-speaking world. Coursework builds cultural background and communicative proficiency, while providing profession-specific language and experience.

    About this Certificate

    To be eligible to complete the certificate, students must have a minimum grade of C in SPN 3300 or SPN 3350, or equivalent background. Nine of the twelve credits must be earned in a UF program. At least nine credits of coursework must be unique to the Spanish for the Professions certificate out of all other certificates and minors.

    Required Courses

    • SPN 3414 Advanced Spanish Conversation 2 or SPN 4314 Advanced Composition and Syntax for Bilingual Speakers, 3 credits
    • SPN 3510 Culture and Civilization of Spain or
      SPN 3520 Culture and Civilization of Spanish America, 3 credits
    • SPN 3948 Spanish Service Learning, 3 credits
    • One 3-credit professional Spanish course, such as

    • SPN 3036 Spanish for Health Professions or
      SPN 3440 Commercial Spanish or
      SPN 3443 Marketing and Advertising in the Spanish-Speaking World or
      SPN 3451 Spanish Translation and Interpretation: Theory and Practice or
      SPN 3831 Spanish for the Legal Professions or
      SPN 3930 Spanish for Educators

    Students must also achieve a minimum score of 50 on the Versant Spanish Test (at student's cost).

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