Certificate in Professional Spanish

Our interdisciplinary Certificate in Professional Spanish is designed for students to develop a strong working foundation in the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures. Upon completing the Certificate, students will be able to converse and communicate at a basic level in Spanish and will have the practical skills, knowledge, and resources to use Spanish effectively and ethically in the twenty-first century workplace.

All Spanish courses must be taken in the order listed, but SPAN 3315 can be taken concurrently with SPAN 3313 or 3314. The area studies course from another discipline must be pre-approved by the DWL chair and may be taken at any time during the certificate program.

# Credit Hours    Course Number, Title & Prerequisites (if any)     

3        SPAN 2311 (Intermediate Spanish I) or equivalent proficiency

3         SPAN 2313 (Intermediate Spanish II)

3         SPAN 3313 (Conversation and Presentation) or SPAN 3314 (Writing for Spanish)

3        SPAN 3315 (Translation Studies)

3         Interdisciplinary Area Studies Course at 3000 or 4000-level (must be pre-approved by World Languages Chair)


15 hours TOTAL

To declare a Certificate in Professional Spanish, contact your adviser.

For more information, contact Dr. Andrew Deiser, Chair of World Languages, at 569-3272 or ajdeiser@ualr.edu.