Spanish for Health Professions

Spanish for the Health Professions (12 Credit Hours)

Several major fields of study are enhanced by a minor in second language professional studies. Nursing, social work, and business fields have a need for professionals who are able to communicate in Spanish. A minor in Spanish for the Health Professions makes a graduate more employable in many areas of the country where Spanish is spoken by a significant number of persons.

This minor will provide not only linguistic competence but an understanding of sociocultural aspects of these ethnic groups, which is essential to a professional’s ability to work with Spanish-speaking persons.

Required courses for students not exempt from Beginner Spanish I (SPA-101)

SPA-101Beginner Spanish I3
SPA-102Beginner Spanish II3
SPA-153Spanish for Health Professions I3
SPA-154Spanish for Health Professions3
Total Credits12

Required courses for students exempt from Beginner Spanish I (SPA-101)

SPA-102Beginner Spanish II3
SPA-153Spanish for Health Professions I3
SPA-154Spanish for Health Professions3
SPAOne additional SPA course3
Total Credits12

Required courses for students exempt from Beginner Spanish II (SPA-102), Transitional Beginner Spanish (SPA-103), Intermediate Spanish I (SPA-201) and/or Intermediate Spanish II (SPA-202)

SPA-153Spanish for Health Professions I3
SPA-154Spanish for Health Professions3
SPATwo additional SPA courses6
Total Credits12