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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

    Courses Credits
    SPN 3414 Advanced Spanish Conversation 2 or
    SPN 4314 Advanced Composition and Syntax for Bilingual Speakers
    SPN 3510 Culture and Civilization of Spain or
    SPN 3520 Culture and Civilization of Spanish America
    SPN 3948 Spanish Service Learning 3
    One 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 (or an alternative selected topics section approved by the undergraduate coordinator)
    Total 12

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

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