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Healthcare Interpretation Courses

COURSE SEQUENCE (16 credits):

To complete the Spanish/English Healthcare Interpretation support area, students must take five required courses and an internship. Prior to being admitted into the program, students must first demonstrate proficiency in Spanish and English by means of the bilingual proficiency assessment (SPI-100), available in the Assessment Center.

Fall

 

SPI 210: Bilingual Medical Terminology

(3 cr)

SPI 310: Cultural Competence in Healthcare: The Latino Perspective         

(2 cr)

SPI 360: Translation Skills for Healthcare Interpreters

(3 cr)

SPI 483: Healthcare Interpreter Internship

(2 cr)

Spring

 

SPI 310: Cultural Competence in Healthcare: The Latino Perspective         

(2 cr)

SPI 320: Advanced Interpretive Practice

(3 cr)

SPI 350: Ethics for Healthcare Interpreters

(3 cr)

SPI 483: Healthcare Interpreter Internship

(2 cr)

 

Optional Short-Term Study Abroad Course:

SPI 310-02: Cultural Competence in Healthcare: The Latino Perspective (Ecuador) (Spring rotation; 2 cr.)