Spanish for Public Services

Certificate requirements (28 units)

Proficiency in Spanish equal to SPAN 103. College Spanish III or equivalent. Note: Entering students with previous training in Spanish, and those who are heritage/native speakers, should contact the Department of World Languages and Literatures for information about advanced placement and credit by examination.

Lower-division requirement (4 units)

  1. SPAN 203. Intermediate Spanish III (4)

Upper-division requirements (24 units)

  1. SPAN 302. Theory and Practice in Composition (4)
  2. SPAN 312. Techniques for Professional Interpreting and Translating in Spanish (4)
  3. SPAN 314. Advanced Conversation (4)
  4. Four units chosen from:
    • SPAN 316A. Spanish for the Professions: Communications (4)
    • SPAN 316B. Spanish for the Professions: Health Science (4)
    • SPAN 316C. Spanish for the Professions: Education (4)
    • SPAN 316D. Spanish for the Professions: Business (4)
    • SPAN 316E. Spanish for the Professions: Law Enforcement (4)
  5. Four units chosen from:
    • SPAN 440. Mexican Literature (4)
    • SPAN 442. Literature of the Southern Cone (4)
    • SPAN 443. Literature of the Caribbean (4)
    • SPAN 445. The Narrative of Spanish America (4)
    • SPAN 446. Literature of the Renaissance and the Spanish Golden Age (4)
    • SPAN 447. Romanticism and Realism in Spain (4)
    • SPAN 448. Twentieth Century Spanish Literature (4)
    • SPAN 449. Literature of the Indigenous Peoples of Spanish America (4)
  6. SPAN 415. Comparative Linguistics: Spanish/English (4)