Spanish Certificate

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The following information is a guideline for students seeking to earn an International Engineering Certificate in Spanish.

NOTE: For the most current listing of courses, please contact the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Spanish Requirements (5 courses)

Spanish Language (3 courses)

  • SPAN 2110, SPAN 2120, and SPAN 3000, or three college-level Spanish language courses taken at a level commensurate with the student’s ability; Courses below SPAN 2110 are not counted toward the certificate;
  • Placement in language courses will be determined by the Spanish department placement test available on the department web page. Courses that repeat a student’s prior knowledge will not apply to this certificate;
  • Students who come in with advanced Spanish language proficiency should consult with Karey Sabol on appropriate additional coursework

Spanish Culture/Literature (2 courses; Note: Spanish 3000 is a prerequisite for all of the following courses)

  • Spanish 3030 Professional Spanish for Business I
  • Select one additional course in Spanish culture or literature, taught in Spanish, such as SPAN 3200 Spanish Culture, SPAN 3210 The Cultural Heritage of Latin America, SPAN 3230 Discovering Barcelona: Culture and Heritage, SPAN 3240 Catalan Culture I: Nation and Art, SPAN 3260 Late 19th and 20th Century Argentine Narrative, SPAN 3280 Introduction to Catalan Literature and Film, or other courses as approved;

Study Abroad: Spanish credits earned on a CU-approved study abroad program may be accepted for language or culture credit with prior approval. For more information, please visit the CU Study Abroad Programs Office.

Transfer Credit: A maximum of 9 transfer credits or 6 AP credits may be applied toward certificate requirements.

Upon Completion of Requirements

Contact Karey Sabol to verify completion of all requirements for the certificate and request to have it added to your official transcript.

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