Certificate Requirements

Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 12

Required Courses:

SPAN 5601Spanish for Health Professions 13
SPAN 5602Advanced Medical Spanish 13
SPAN 5603Latino Health Issues in the US3
SPAN 5604Spanish/English Interpretation Techniques for Healthcare3
Total Credit Hours12

Healthcare professionals may elect to complete the certificate through this intensive one-year schedule:

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
SPAN 5601Spanish for Health Professions13
SPAN 5602Advanced Medical Spanish23
 Term Credit Hours6
SPAN 5603Latino Health Issues in the US33
SPAN 5604Spanish/English Interpretation Techniques for Healthcare43
 Term Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours: 12

GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum

Culminating Event: Students must successfully pass all four courses to earn the certificate. None of these courses can be applied toward a master’s or doctoral degree in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.