Healthcare Spanish Certificate

Requirements (29 units)

Certificates may be earned by regularly matriculated or extended learning students and denote successful completion of a prescribed program of study designed to:

  1. impart specified professional/vocational/career competencies; or
  2. produce mastery of the content of a sub-field of an academic major (discipline); or
  3. provide exposure to the range of materials in a traditional or emerging interdisciplinary field.

Certain certificate programs contain 600-level courses as requirements and/or electives. These 600-level courses may not be taken by undergraduate students. Candidates must receive two-thirds of their certificate-applicable credit from the university. The transferring of credit or the substitution of courses may occur only after application to the appropriate campus authority.

Admission to the Program

Students in all majors are eligible to participate in this program.

  1. Students must meet general university admission requirements.
  2. Students must have proficiency at the College Language III level (103) of consent of the program coordinator.

Certificate Requirements (29 units)

SPAN 251Intermediate Healthcare Spanish I4
SPAN 252Intermediate Healthcare Spanish II4
SPAN 253Intermediate Healthcare Spanish III4
SPAN 295Intermediate Skills Assessment1
SPAN 316BSpanish for the Professions: Health Science4
SPAN 351Culture, Health, and Food in Latin America4
SPAN 575DInternship in Service Learning (Note: needs to be completed in the healthcare field.)4
Four units of electives chosen from:4
Spanish in the United States
Origin and Contemporary Role of Hispanic Dialects
Latin American Civilization
Total Units29