Department website: https://www.dccc.edu/spanish-certificates
Effective: Spring 2021
This certificate is designed for learners interested in acquiring intermediate Spanish Language skills that will prepare them to communicate at an intermediate level in professional Spanish and as supplementary preparation for many professional fields, such as paralegal, early childhood education, healthcare, and business.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Communicate with native speakers of Spanish utilizing idiomatic and culturally appropriate language at an intermediate level.
- Derive and compose meaning from texts in Spanish.
- Demonstrate basic cultural competency when communicating in a professional environment.
- Articulate key elements of Spanish-speaking cultures, including practices, values, communication styles, history, and/or politics.
The College will award a certificate of competency to students who complete an approved credit-bearing career program that requires less than 30 credits. General education courses may not be required for programs that have less than 30 credits. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. At least six credit hours must be in courses that are awarded grade points.
|SPA 101||Elementary Spanish I||3|
|SPA 102||Elementary Spanish II||3|
|Select one of the following three courses:||3|
|Spanish for Business & Law|
|Spanish Practicum for Early Childhood Education|
|Spanish for Medical Professions|
|HUM 205||Latino American Culture||3|
|SPA 201||Intermediate Spanish I||3|
|SPA 202||Intermediate Spanish II||3|
Spanish for the Professions (Certificate)
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