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Spanish for the Professions--Translation/Interpreting, Minor

Requirements

Students in the Minor in Spanish for the Professions, Translation, and Interpreting will become familiar with Spanish terminology and different oral and written documents in Spanish from a variety of professional fields. This minor will also provide students with the opportunity to acquire translation and interpreting skills between Spanish and English.

Total Program Credits: 18

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. Complete ENGL 2010 and 30 hours of college-level courses other than Spanish with a minimum GPA of 2.0
  2. Complete lower division Spanish courses (1010, 1020, 2010, and 202G) or receive the equivalent through experiential credit (does not apply to native speakers).
  3. Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU.
Discipline Core Requirements: 18 Credits
  SPAN 3040 Spanish Conversation and Composition II WE (3)  
or SPAN 3050 Advanced Spanish  WE 3
  SPAN 4110 Introduction to Translation and Interpreting English and Spanish 3
Choose 6 credit hours from the following: 6
  SPAN 3200 Business Spanish (3)  
  SPAN 3310 Spanish for Healthcare Professionals (3)  
  SPAN 3320 Spanish for Mental Health Professionals  (3)  
  SPAN 3340 Spanish for Tourism and Hospitality Management  (3)  
  SPAN 3350 Spanish for Legal Professions  (3)  
  SPAN 4200 Advanced Business Spanish  (3)  
  SPAN 4310 Advanced Spanish for Healthcare Professionals  (3)  
Choose 3 credit hours from the following courses: 3
  SPAN 4120 Advanced Translation English and Spanish (3)  
  SPAN 4130 English Spanish Interpreting  (3)  
Elective Requirements: 3
  Complete 3 credits from any upper-division SPAN or LANG courses not previously taken 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of Baccalaureate Degree.
  2. Any grade below a "C" (2.0) in a Spanish Minor course will not be accepted.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1) Course Title Credit Hours
SPAN 3050 * Advanced Spanish WE 3
  Semester total: 3
Notes: *Based on experience/placement. See advisor for more information.
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
SPAN 4110  Introduction to Translation and Interpreting English/Spanish  3
SPAN 3200 or SPAN 3320 or SPAN 3340 or SPAN 3350

Business Spanish or Spanish for Mental Health Professionals or Spanish for Tourism and Hospitality Management or Legal Spanish 

3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
SPAN 3200 or SPAN 3320 or SPAN 3340 or SPAN 3350 or SPAN 4200 or SPAN 4310  Business Spanish or Spanish for Mental Health Professionals or Spanish for Tourism and Hospitality Management or Legal Spanish or Advanced Business Spanish or Advanced Spanish for Healthcare Professionals  3
SPAN 4120 or SPAN 4130  Advanced Translation or English-Spanish Interpreting  3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Electives 3 credits from any upper-division SPAN or LANG courses not previously taken 3
  Semester total: 3
  Degree total: 18

Department

Languages and Cultures

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