Spanish for the Professions

Description
The series of courses in the Spanish for the professions concentration will help students hone Spanish communication skills and cultural knowledge to serve the needs of the U.S. - Latino community in professional settings (i.e., education, social work, health care, criminology, and journalism). The combination of professionally focused courses and practical experience in this concentration will enhance students’ professional skills in positions that require advanced proficiency in Spanish and in-depth understanding of U.S. – Latino culture.

Requirements

  • Program Prerequisite: SPA 314/316 or permission of instructor.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credits including 12 hours of upper division credit for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher. 

Concentration Core 12 hours

SPA 317 Introduction to Spanish for the Professions (3)

SPA 404 Spanish in U.S. Professional Communities, C (3)

SPA 405 Latino Cultural Perspectives for the Professions, C (3)

SPA 484 Internship (3) (Prerequisites: completion of 12 credit hours in the concentration and instructor approval)

Electives 6 hours required
Elective Spanish courses need to be focused on the professions (e.g., Healthcare, Business, Medical/Legal Interpretation, Journalism, Social Work, Education, Legal & Justice Studies, Sustainability, Engineering and Urban Planning)
NOT FROM:
SPA 1 SPA 2 SPA 313 SPA 314 SPA 315 SPA 316 SPA 325 SPA 400 SPA 412 SPA 413 SPA 417 SPA 418 SPA 419 SPA 420 SPA 421 SPA 422 SPA 425 SPA 426 SPA 427 SPA 428 SPA 429 SPA 431 SPA 434 SPA 435 SPA 454 SPA 456 SPA 462 SPA 471  SPA 472 SPA 473 SPA 474 SPA 481 SPA 485 SPA 486 SPA 487

SPA 318 Advanced Spanish for Health Care Professionals (Students may not enroll in SPA 318 if credit earned in SPA 394 (Advanced Spanish for Health Care Professionals))

SPA 319 Business Correspondence and Communkication, G (3) (Prerequisite: SPA 314 or 316)

SPA 401 Spanish Oral Communication for the Professions (3) (Prerequisite: SPA 314 or 316; Students who have credit for SPA 494 (Spanish Oral Comm. for Profes) may not enroll in SPA 401)

SPA 402 Written Communication for the Professions (3) (Pre-requisite: SPA 314 or 316; Students who have credit for SPA 494 (Spanish Written Communication) may not enroll in SPA 402)

SPA 403 SPA 403 Spanish Grammar and Stylistics for the Professions (3)

SPA 406 Introduction to Spanish/English Medical Interpretation (3) (Prerequisite(s): SPA 314, SPA 316, or SPA 394 (Introduction to Spanish for the Professions); Credit is allowed for only SPA 406 or SPA 494 (Interpretation for Medical/Law Enforcement Personnel) or SPA 494 (Intro to Spanish/English Medical & Legal Interp))

SPA 414 Spanish for Sustainability and Environmental Studies (3) (Prerequisite(s): SPA 314 or SPA 316 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only SPA 394 (Spanish for Sustainability) or SPA 414)

SPA 494 [*INTRO* *SPA* *TRANS* *PROF*]

SPA 494 [*SPA* *LANG* *RADIO* *ANALY*]

 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Online

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LSSPAEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

480-965-4464
cisaonline@asu.edu

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