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About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Department Information

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies endeavors to achieve excellence in research, teaching, and public service related to the languages, literature, and cultures of the areas and countries where Spanish and Portuguese are spoken.


Email | 352.392.2016 (tel) | 352.392.5679 (fax)

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Related Programs

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 3414Advanced Spanish Conversation 23
or SPN 4314 Advanced Spanish Composition and Structure for Heritage Learners
SPN 3510Culture and Civilization of Spain3
or SPN 3520 Culture and Civilization of Spanish America
SPN 3948Spanish in the Community3
Select one professional Spanish course:3
Spanish for Health Professions
Commercial Spanish
Marketing and Advertising in the Spanish-Speaking World
Spanish Translation and Interpretation: Theory and Practice
Spanish for the Legal Professions
Topics in Spanish and Spanish American Culture and Civilization (Spanish for Educators) 1
Total Credits12