B.A. Spanish for Health Professions

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Spanish in Health Professions.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 1123 or MATH 1153 Recommended3
Objective 4 - SPAN 11017
Objective 57
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 9 - SPAN 22014
Total Credits39

Major Requirements

Linguistics Core
HCA/CPH 2210/HO 0106Medical Terminology and Communication2
SPAN 1101
SPAN 1102
Elementary Spanish I
and Elementary Spanish II (or equivalent)
(Either SPAN 1101 or SPAN 1102 partially satisfies General Education Objective 4)
Choose at least 6 credits from one of the following to fulfill the 2000-level requirements:6
Intermediate Spanish I
and Intermediate Spanish II (or equivalent)
(Either SPAN 2201 or SPAN 2202 satisfy General Education Objective 9)
Accelerated Intermediate Spanish
Spanish for Health Care I
and Spanish for Health Care II
SPAN 3300Intensive Conversation3
SPAN 3301Spanish Conversation and Composition3
or SPAN 3302 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
SPAN 4400Spanish Advanced Grammar3
SPAN 4460
SPAN 4461
Spanish Interpretation and Translation I
and Interpretation and Translation II
Health Professions Core9
Select 9 credits minimum; 3 must be upper division:
Interpersonal Skills in Health Professions
Introduction to Health Professions
Global Health and Policy
US Health System
Special Topics in Healthcare
Health Law and Bioethics
Professional Nursing
Independent Problems in Physician Assistant Studies
Medical Ethics
Other Approved Health Science Course
Culture Core9
Select 9 credits minimum; 3 must be upper division:
Latino Peoples and Cultures (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
Anthropology of Global Health
Human Evolution
Cultures of the Spanish Speaking World (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
Multicultural Development
Interpersonal Skills in Health Professions
The World Today:Introduction to Global Issues
Gender in Global Affairs (Issues and Impact)
Latin American History and Culture (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
History of Disease, Medicine, and Society
Critical Analysis of Social Diversity (Satisfies General Education Objective 7)
Study Abroad
Survey of Spanish Literature and Civilization
Survey of Latin American Cultures
Hispanic Current Affairs
Spanish Internship
Topics in Language and Culture for the Professions I
Topics in Language and Culture for the Professions II
Other Approved Culture Course
All required courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C- (C minus).
Total Credits51

​Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education39
Major Requirements (w/o General Education)51
Upper Division Free Electives13
Free Electives17
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)