LSP Minors/Majors

Majors

International Spanish for the Professions 
University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Detailed description of the interdisciplinary course requirements are available here.


International Language and Culture for the Professions
University of Colorado, Denver, USA


International Engineering Program (IEP)
The University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA 
Students earn two degrees: a B.S. in an engineering field and a B.A. in Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish

International Business
Andrews University, Michigan, USA
Students earn two degrees: a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in management and a Bachelor of Arts in Language for International Trade

Business Language Program
Idaho State University, Idaho, USA
Students choose to study in French, German, or Spanish

 

Minors

Language and World Business Program
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA 

Spanish for Modern Business Minor
Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, USA  

Business Language Minors
Kent State University, Ohio, USA

Spanish for the Professions  
The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

International Business & Global Studies Minor
Valparaiso University, Indiana, USA

Major: Spanish for the Professions  University of Nevada, Las Vegas

“The Spanish for the Professions major offers students the training to connect with clients, customers and patient of another culture by acquiring language skill in the professional fields and also by gaining knowledge of that culture’s traditions, values and practices.”

Major: Spanish for the Professions  Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI)

“This Bachelor of Science in Spanish for the Professions degree program at Ferris will have a distinct purpose and approach:  it will focus on Spanish for the professions and on Spanish in the Americas, including Spanish language and Hispanic/Latino culture in the United States

Major: Spanish in the Professions  Saint Xavier University (Chicago, IL)

“This option is intended primarily for those students who plan to make use of the Spanish language in a professional environment other than teaching. It requires a minimum of 42-45 credit hours.”

Major: Spanish for the Professions  Worcester State University (Worcester, MA)

“This concentration must be completed in conjunction with a minor or major in another field. The concentration in Spanish for the Professions is recommended for students with a second major or minor for whom a college-level command of the language significantly enhances opportunities for graduate school and/or employment. This course of study must be approved by the department.”

Major: Spanish for the Health Professions, Languages for the Business Professions  Idaho State University (Pocatello, ID)

Major: Spanish for the Professions  Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)

Minor: Spanish for the Professions  University of Nevada, Las Vegas

“The Spanish for the Professions minor offers students the training to connect with clients, customers and patient of another culture by acquiring language skill in the professional fields and also by gaining knowledge of that culture’s traditions, values and practices.”

Minor: Spanish for the Business Professions  University of Houston, TX

“The language of business and trade, cross-cultural business contexts such as U.S. and Latin America and advanced business Spanish are among the subjects which students can take for this minor. Students must complete 15 hours of advanced Spanish courses.”

Minor: Spanish for the Professions  Hiram College (Hiram, OH)

“The Spanish for Professions minor emphasizes the circumstances in which students may be expected to use the Spanish language in the workplace. Doctors and nurses, business executives, educators and a variety of other professions are increasingly expected to communicate with diverse constituents, and the Spanish for the professions minor gives Hiram Colleges students a leg up on their competition when entering the workforce.”

Minor: Spanish for the Professions, Business French  Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)

“One of the School of Languages and Culture’s strengths lies in its offerings of classes in languages for specialized purposes. These classes equip students with the practical communication skills they will need for using the target language while studying or traveling abroad, participating in internships, or preparing for globally oriented career paths. Such classes include business and scientific language classes at various levels and languages, as well as Medical Spanish and Spanish for the Professions.”

Minor: Spanish for the Professions  Johns Hopkins University

“The section offers technical courses such as Business, Medical, and Legal Spanish, as well as Spanish Translation for the Professions. The department also supports internship opportunities, giving students credit for work done outside of the university.”

Minor: Spanish for the Health Professions  Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)

“The minor in Spanish for the health professions is designed to provide students (especially those in nursing) the ability to communicate in Spanish in the area of health care. The minor engages the student with the necessary mechanics of the language and propels him/her into two courses designed especially for students in the health professions. Opportunities are offered for electives to boost oral communication and knowledge of Spanish-speaking communities within the United States and beyond. Options are also available for off-campus service learning and study abroad.”

Minor: Spanish for the Professions  Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

“In addition to grammar, composition and conversation, take either Spanish for the Health Professions or Spanish for Business and choose your own mix of third year level courses such as Hispanics in the US, translation, phonetics and phonology, Practicum for the Professions, culture and civilization, and more.”

Minor: Spanish for the Professions  Midwestern State University Texas (Wichita Falls, TX)

“This minor is for students whose major is outside of the Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences who need a more skills-based knowledge of Spanish in which the development of professional and conversational language skills in Spanish are more important.”

Minor: Spanish Minor for Health Professionals  Worcester State University (Worcester, MA)

“The Minor in Spanish for Health Professionals will equip students with the terminology, linguistic tools, and cultural competence needed to communicate successfully and effectively in many health-related real-life situations and settings.”

Minor: Spanish for the Professions  Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)

Minor: Spanish for Health Professions

University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Minor: Business Spanish  University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Certificate: Certificate of Achievement in German for Specialized Purposes  Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)

“Certificates of achievement in languages for specialized purposes are in development and will give students tangible documentation of their practical language coursework; for an example, click here to view the one already available in German.”

Certificate: Certificate in Spanish for Health Professionals  University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

“The Spanish for Health Professionals (SHP) Certificate Program is designed to provide students with the language skills and cultural knowledge needed to help Spanish-speakers successfully negotiate the health care system. There are two tracks in the Certificate: Language Track and Health Track.” 

Certificate: Spanish for the Professions, Certificate  Arizona State University (Downtown Phoenix Campus)

“The series of courses in this 18 credit hour certificate will help students hone Spanish communication skills and cultural knowledge so they may serve the needs of the U.S.-Latino community in professional settings (i.e., education, social work, health care, criminology, journalism). This certificate is open to ASU students and to the community at large. The combination of professionally focused courses and practical experience in this program will enhance students’ professional preparation for employment in positions that require advanced proficiency in Spanish and an in-depth understanding of U.S.-Latino culture.”

Certificate: Certificate in Spanish for the Professions  University of Florida

“This certificate consists of 12 credit hours at the 3000-level with the goal of providing students with the linguistic skills and cultural knowledge necessary for working in an increasingly global community, focusing specifically on the Spanish-speaking world. Coursework builds cultural background and communicative proficiency, while providing profession-specific language and experience.”

Certificate: Graduate Certificate in Translation and Interpreting (T&I)  University of Louisville, KY

“The Certificate in Translation and Interpreting provides the rigorous academic training necessary for the professionalization of the prospective translator and interpreter. It prepares students to begin to work for an agency or as an independent contractor. Such a program could serve as a gateway to specialized translation studies in the legal, medical, and technical fields.”