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  3 credits
One Of:    
SPAN361, 362, 363, 461, 462, 463 Advanced Spanish Composition 2 credits
One Of:    
SPAN371, 372, 373, 471, 472, 473 Advanced Spanish Composition 2 credits

Required AU Courses: (27 credits)

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

Elective Courses: (2 credits)

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