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2020-2021 Catalog
Spanish for the Professions (Undergraduate Certificate)

Program Description for Spanish for the Professions

Major: Spanish for the Professions Degree: Undergraduate Certificate

Certificate Requirements (15 credits)

This undergraduate certificate consists of 15 credits (6 credits of prerequisites and an additional 9 hours of certificate course requirements) at the 3000-4000 level with the goal of providing students with the linguistic skills and cultural competency necessary for an increasingly global community, focusing on building cultural background and communicative proficiency while providing profession-specific language and cultural experience.

  • At least nine of the fifteen credits must be earned with the UNF Spanish program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
  • Study abroad courses or internships in Spanish-speaking countries, may be accepted with the approval of the Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
  • All prerequisites as well as courses for the certificate must be passed with a C or better.

TAKE TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

Prerequisites for non-native speakers (6 credits)

  • SPN 3300 Spanish Composition (3 credit hours)
  • SPN 3242 Spanish Conversation (3 credit hours)
  • Or any (SPN) Culture or (SPW) Literature course (3 credit hours)
    Prerequisites for heritage speakers (6 credits)
  • SPN 3351 Communication and Communities (3 credit hours)
  • SPN 3300 Spanish Composition (3 credit hours)
  • SPN 3350 Spanish for Heritage-Speakers (3 credit hours)
  • Or any (SPN) Culture or (SPW) Literature course (3 credit hours)

COURSES AND REQUIREMENTS (9 CREDITS)

Passing grade in at least ONE of the following courses:

  • SPN 3013 Spanish for Business (3 credit hours)
  • SPN 3036 Spanish for Health Professions (3 credit hours)
    Passing grade in at least TWO of the following courses:
  • SPN 4940 (3 credit hours): Internship in Spanish
  • 3000-or 4000-level, profession-specific course conducted in Spanish at UNF or as part of a UNF affiliated dual-degree or study-abroad program.
  • any 3000 or 4000-level SPN or SPW course that is taught in Spanish and that you have not taken before to suit your academic and professional interest.