Spanish, B.S. - Health and Human Service Professionals

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


Up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements and will be indicated below; no more than two courses in the same subject may be used towards LEP Explorations.

Major GPA  2.0 required.

Select one:
SPA 101 – Spanish II (T1MC)
SPA 106 – Spanish Language Practice in Spain

Select one:
SPA 200 – Spanish III (T2CE)
SPA 201 – Medical Spanish (T2CE)
SPA 206 – Spanish Culture in Spain

SPA 210 – Spanish IV-Latino America (T2AE)
SPA 318 – Advanced Spanish for Health & Human Service Professionals
SPA 410 – Theory and Practice of Translation (T2CE)
SPA 411 – Professional Translation
SPA 397 – Internship

Select two:
SPA 300 – Composition
SPA 301 –  Conversation
SPA 305 –  Conversation for Heritage Speakers

Additional 3 credits of 300-level and/or 400-level SPA


Students with an overall 3.0 GPA may be approved to complete an accelerated pathway. Graduate courses may be completed during their senior year when a student has earned at least 90 credits. Courses successfully completed with a grade of 'C' or higher will earn dual credit to be applied to both the undergraduate and graduate transcript. Approval to start graduate coursework does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.

Accelerated Pathway to Graduate Program
In consultation with their advisor, students may select up to 12 credits of graduate level coursework (500-level or higher) appropriate to their intended graduate program of study.