BA in Spanish for Translation for Non Native Speakers

The BA in Spanish for Translation (Non Native Speakers) is designed for students who want to work as translators or interpreters in environments such as business, legal, medical, social services or for the government.  However, students completing the degree are well qualified to serve in any translating or interpreting field.  The program also complements majors such as Communications, English, French, History, Music, Nursing and Social Work.  It requires a minimum of 36 credits.  Majors are required to attend a full academic year at the Adventist Colleges Abroad program at Colegio Adventista de Sagunto, Spain or Universidad Adventista del Plata, Argentina.

Required ACA Courses: (7 credits)

One Of:    
SPAN351, 352, 353, 451, 452, 453 Advanced Spanish Grammar  3credits
One Of:    
SPAN361, 362, 363, 461, 462, 463 Advanced Spanish Composition 2credits
One Of:    
SPAN371, 372, 373, 471, 472, 473 Advanced Spanish Composition 2credits

Required AU Courses: (27 credits)

SPAN325  Spanish for Medical Professions (with lab) 3 credits
SPAN420  Advanced Spanish Written and Oral Communication 3 credits
SPAN426  Contemporary Spain (Study Tour) 3credits
SPAN436  Spanish-American Culture (Study Tour) 3credits
SPAN447  Spanish for Translation (with lab) 3credits
SPAN449  Spanish for Interpreters (with lab) 3credits
SPAN457  Spanish for Media Translation (with lab) 3credits
SPAN470   Spanish for International Trade (with lab)  3credits
SPAN488   Spanish for International Relations (with lab) 3credits
INLS400  Topics in: Study Tour (in connection with  SPAN426/436) 3credits

Elective Courses: (2 credits)

SPAN275   Intermediate Spanish (with lab) 4 credits
SPAN366   Spanish Conversation (with lab) 3credits
SPAN367   Spanish Composition (with lab)  3credits
SPAN416  Spanish for Native Speakers 3credits
SPAN434  Spanish Culture and Ethics 3credits
SPAN438   Mexico and Central American Culture  3credits
SPAN439  Caribbean Spanish 3credits
SPAN446  Spanish and Latin American Drama  3credits
SPAN448  Spanish and Latin American Literature and Film (with Lab) 3credits