Certificate of Specialization in Spanish and Latino Studies for the Health and Human Services Professions

The combination of courses in this certificate program is designed to make participants especially qualified to provide health and human services to members of the Latino community. To earn this certificate, students need a minimum of 18 credits.

Requirements

Select three of the following:9
Basic I
Basic II
Intermediate
Conversational Review
Composition
Hispanic Readings
Intensive Practice in the Four Skills 1
Advanced Intensive Practice in the Four Skills 1
Heritage Spanish II
Select one of the following: 3
Spanish for Health Professions
Medical Spanish
Select one of the following:3
Perspectives on Latin America
Latin America through Film and Fiction
Select one of the following:3
Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia
Topics in Latino Studies
Latino Identity in the U.S.
Total Credit Hours18
1

SPAN 1076 or SPAN 2098 count as two courses; each is 9 s.h. and taught in connection with the Latin American Studies Semester (LASS), an immersion program offered every spring.  Students who choose this option need only take one additional course from this list.

Certificates are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.