Professional Language Certificate Program
Maida Watson, Associate Professor, Modern Languages
Certificate Description: The Professional Language Certificate is a fifteen-credit course of study designed to offer degree-seeking students, specialization in foreign languages applicable to various professional endeavors. The certificate program is divided into separate tracks specified by language and application.
For all students, the certificate represents a way to gain specialized language knowledge, For students pursuing a degree, the certificate should be understood as a complement to the student's major area of study. Total Credit Required in One Track: 15 semester hours. A grade of "C" or better is required for all courses (C- is not acceptable).
Spanish for Business Track:
Prerequisite Courses: Before entering the certificate program, the student must have completed the following course or demonstrated an equivalent language proficiency through examination.
SPN 2200 Intermediate Spanish 3
I. Required Courses: At least 15 semester hours of courses from the following certificate program course listing, or others approved by the certificate program advisor.
|SPN 2201||Intermediate Spanish II (Non-native speakers)||3|
|SPN 2340||Intermediate Spanish for Native Speakers||3|
|SPN 3301||Review Grammar/Writing (Non-native speakers)||3|
|SPN 2341||Accelerated Intermediate Spanish for Native Speakers||3|
|SPN 3440||Spanish Business Composition/Correspondence||3|
II. Elective Courses: With program advisor’s approval, a maximum of 6 credits may be taken from the following lists, with no more than 3 credits from Section A and 3 credits from Section B. This is a partial list: depending upon specific course content, other courses in International Business, Finance, Marketing, etc., may apply. Students consult the certificate advisor regarding additional courses.
Section A (maximum of 3 credits)
|SPN 3422||Advanced Grammar and Composition I||3|
|SPN 4520||Spanish American Culture||3|
|SPN 4500||Spanish Culture||3|
|SPT 4807||Practica in Business Translation||3|
Section B (maximum of 3 credits)
|ECS 3402||The Political Economy of South America||3|
|ECS 3403||Economics of Latin America||3|
|FIN 4604||International Financial Management||3|
|MAN 4600||International Management||3|
|MAN 4660||Business in Latin America||3|