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Department of Global Studies and Languages
Idaho State University
921 South 8th Avenue, Stop 8067
Pocatello, Idaho, USA 83209

Phone: 208-282-3630
Fax: 208-282-3098
E-mail: glbstdy@isu.edu

Degree Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Spanish for the Health Professions (120 credits)

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All students wishing to graduate in the Spanish for the Health Professions must take the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI). Please see your advisor for information regarding this exam.

A. Linguistic Core (33 credits)

HCA/HE 2210, Medical Terminology and Communication (2 credits)
SPAN 2201 & SPAN 2202, Intermediate Spanish I and II (or equivalent; 8 credits)
(note: either course satisfies General Education Objevtice 9)
OR SPAN 2265, Accelerated Intermediate Spanish (or equivalent)
SPAN 2210, Spanish for Health Care I (3 credits)
SPAN 2211, Spanish for Health Care II (3 credits)
SPAN 3300, Intensive Conversation (3 credits)
SPAN 3301 OR SPAN 3302, Spanish Conversation and Composition I or II (3 credits)
SPAN 4400, Spanish Advanced Grammar (3 credits)
SPAN 4460, Spanish Translation and Interpretation, I and II (8 credits)

B. Health Professions Core (9 credits minimum)

Select 9 credits minimum; 3 must be upper division:

COUN 3300, Interpersonal Skills in Health Professions (2 credits)
HCA 1110, Introduction to the Allied Health Professions (3 credits)
HCA 1115, US Health System (3 credits)
HCA 3350, Organizational Behavior in Healthcare (3 credits)
HCA 4450, Special Topics in Healthcare (1-3 credits)
HCA 4475, Health Law and Bioethics (3 credits)
NURS 3100, Professional Nursing (2 credits)
PAS 4489, Independent Problems in Physician Assistant Studies (1-3 credits)
PHIL 2230, Medical Ethics (3 credits)
Approved Health Science Course (1-3 credits)

C. Culture Core (9 credits minimum)

Select 9 credits minimum; 3 must be upper division:

ANTH 2239, Latino Peoples and Cultures (Satisfies General Education Objective 9; 3 credits)
ANTH 4407, Anthropology of Global Health (3 credits)
ANTH 4430, Human Evolution (3 credits)
CMLT 2208, Cultures of the Spanish Speaking World (Satisfies General Education Objective 9; 3 credits)
COUN 2200, Multicultural Development (1 credit)
COUN 3300, Interpersonal Skills in Health Professions (2 credits)
HIST 2251, Latin America (Satisfies General Education Objective 9; 3 credits)
HIST 4479, History of Disease, Medicine, and Society (3 credits)
SOC 2248, Critical Analysis of Social Diversity (Satisfies General Education Objective 7; 3 credits)
SPAN 3305, Study Abroad (1-6 credits)
SPAN 3341, Survey of Spanish Literature and Civilization (3 credits)
SPAN 3342, Survey of Latin American Literature and Civilization (3 credits)
SPAN 3381, Hispanic Current Affairs (3 credits)
SPAN 4493, Spanish Internship (1-3 credits)
SPAN 4494, Topics in Language and Culture for the Professions I (1-3 credits)
SPAN 4495, Topics in Language and Culture for the Professions II (1-3 credits)

Electives (23-31 credits)-A minimum of 13 elective credits must be upper division

After completing the 38 to 46 General Education Requirements and the 51 core area credits, the remaining 23-31 credits (at least 13 upper division) may be fulfilled by the students' completion of major requirements in one of the following programs or another approved, related field of study. All students need a minimum of 120 credits to graduate:

Addiction and Dependency
Anthropology
Associate Degree Registered Nursing
Biology
Biochemistry
Counseling
CSD
Deaf Education
Dental Hygiene
Dietetics
Health Care Administration
Health Care Info Systems Management
Health Education
Health Physics
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Psychology
Radiographic Science
Respiratory Therapy
Sign Language Studies
Sociology
Spanish

*For more information please visit the Global Studies and Language section of the Course Catalog.*