This concentration will provide students with a foundation in Spanish for professional contexts, such as animal care, business, health care, and translation & interpreting. While receiving a foundation in the Spanish language, literature and culture, students will specialize in course sequences in an area of their choice from among the options LLC offers.

Effective Fall 2021

All majors and minors in the department must earn a minimum grade of C 2.000 (a grade of C- is not acceptable) in each upper-division course that carries the LARA, LASL, LCHI, LFRE, LGEN, LGER, LGRK, LITA, LJPN, LKOR, LLAT, LRUS, or LSPA subject code.

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
LSPA 100First-Year Spanish I 5
LSPA 101First-Year Spanish II 5
Arts and Humanities3B3
Historical Perspectives3D3
Quantitative Reasoning1B3
Electives 8
 Total Credits 30
Sophomore
 
LSPA 200Second-Year Spanish I (GT-AH4)3B3
Select one course from the following: 3
Second-Year Spanish II (GT-AH4)3B 
Spanish for Heritage Speakers3B 
Advanced Writing23
Biological and Physical Sciences3A7
Diversity and Global Awareness3E3
Social and Behavioral Sciences3C3
Electives 6
 Total Credits 28
Junior
 
LSPA 300Reading and Writing for Communication-Spanish 3
LSPA 310Approaches to Spanish Literature 3
LSPA 335Issues in Hispanic Culture 3
LSPA 401Advanced Spanish Oral Communication 3
Select one course from the following depending on selected track:1 3
Spanish for Animal Health and Care Fields  
Spanish Professional Terminology in Context  
Select one course from Advanced Literature or Film: 3
Colonial Latin American Literature  
Spanish Theatre  
Women Writers in the Hispanic World  
Spanish-American Literary Movements and Periods  
Selected Spanish Literary Movements and Periods  
Genre Studies in Spanish  
Author Studies in Spanish  
Topic Studies in Spanish  
Studies in Foreign Film: Spain  
Studies in Foreign Film: Latin America  
LSPA Elective (See list below)2 3
Electives 9
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
LGEN 487Internship 2
LSPA 492Seminar-Spanish Language, Literature, Society4B,4C3
Select two courses in one track: 6
Animal Care Track:3
  
Spanish Terminology-Animal Health/Agriculture  
The Intercultural Workplace-Animal Health/Ag  
Business Track:
  
Business Spanish  
Advanced Business Spanish  
Health Track:
  
Spanish for Health Care  
Spanish for Working with Youth and Families  
Translation Track:
  
Introduction to Spanish Translation and Interpreting  
Advanced Spanish Translation and Interpreting  
Select one course from the following: 3
Caribbean Culture in Hispanic Literature4A 
Advanced Latin American Culture4A 
Advanced Spanish Culture4A 
LSPA Elective (see list below)2 6
Electives4 12
 Total Credits 32
 Program Total Credits: 120

LSPA Elective List2 

Animal Care track must take LSPA 342; all other tracks can select from:
LSPA 312Introduction to Spanish Linguistics3
LSPA 313Introduction to Spanish Translation and Interpreting3
LSPA 326Spanish Phonetics3
LSPA 340Spanish for Animal Health and Care Fields3
LSPA 345Business Spanish3
LSPA 346Spanish for Health Care3
LSPA 347Spanish for Working with Youth and Families3
LSPA 413Advanced Spanish Translation and Interpreting3
LSPA 441Advanced Business Spanish3

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program
The concentration in Spanish for the professions leads students through a series of specific courses in order to guide them in a more professional focus to their language studies and better prepare them for their career.

All majors and minors in the department must earn a minimum grade of C 2.000 (a grade of C- is not acceptable) in each upper-division course that carries the LARA, LASL, LCHI, LFRE, LGEN, LGER, LGRK, LITA, LJPN, LKOR, LLAT, LRUS, or LSPA subject code.

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2) X1A3
LSPA 100First-Year Spanish I   5
Historical Perspectives  3D3
Electives   3
 Total Credits   14
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LSPA 101First-Year Spanish II   5
Arts and HumanitiesX 3B3
Quantitative ReasoningX 1B3
Electives   5
CO 150 and Quantitative Reasoning (AUCC 1B) must be completed by the end of Semester 2X 1A 
 Total Credits   16
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LSPA 200Second-Year Spanish I (GT-AH4)  3B3
Advanced Writing  23
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A3
Social and Behavioral Sciences  3C3
Electives   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
Second-Year Spanish II (GT-AH4)  3B 
Spanish for Heritage Speakers  3B 
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A4
Diversity and Global Awareness X3E3
Electives   3
 Total Credits   13
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LSPA 300Reading and Writing for Communication-Spanish   3
Select one course from the following depending upon selected track:   3
Spanish for Animal Health and Care Fields    
Spanish Professional Terminology in Context    
Electives   9
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LSPA 310Approaches to Spanish Literature   3
LSPA 335Issues in Hispanic Culture   3
LSPA 401Advanced Spanish Oral Communication   3
Select one course from the following Advanced Literarture or Film:   3
Colonial Latin American Literature    
Spanish Theatre    
Women Writers in the Hispanic World    
Spanish-American Literary Movements and Periods    
Selected Spanish Literary Movements and Periods    
Genre Studies in Spanish    
Author Studies in Spanish    
Topic Studies in Spanish    
Studies in Foreign Film: Spain    
Studies in Foreign Film: Latin America    
LSPA Elective (See list on Concentration Requirements tab)   3
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following not previously taken depending on track:   3
Animal Care track:    
Spanish Terminology-Animal Health/Agriculture    
Business track:    
Business Spanish    
Health track:    
Spanish for Health Care    
Translation & Interpretation track:    
Introduction to Spanish Translation and Interpreting    
Select one course from the following:   3
Caribbean Culture in Hispanic Literature  4A 
Advanced Latin American Culture  4A 
Advanced Spanish Culture  4A 
LSPA Elective: Select one course from the list on Concentration Requirements Tab   6
Electives   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LGEN 487InternshipX  2
LSPA 492Seminar-Spanish Language, Literature, SocietyX 4B,4C3
Select one course from the following depending on track:X  3
Animal Care Track:    
The Intercultural Workplace-Animal Health/Ag    
Business track:    
Advanced Business Spanish    
Health track:    
Spanish for Working with Youth and Families    
Translation & Interpretation track:    
Advanced Spanish Translation and Interpreting    
ElectivesX  9
 Total Credits   17
 Program Total Credits:   120