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Spanish Letter of Completion – Business or Law Enforcement

Admission Criteria

To enroll in either the Letter of Completion in Spanish for Business and/or Spanish for Law Enforcement program at California University of Pennsylvania, no previous college credit or work at the undergraduate level is necessary.

Complete and submit the following:

• Application

• $25 application fee (current Cal U students do NOT pay this fee)

• Official sealed transcripts (high school or college)

The program coordinator and faculty will make the final recommendation for admission to the programs.


Program Description – Spanish for Business

The Letter of Completion in Spanish for Business is specifically designed to meet the needs of business majors, business professionals and others seeking to pursue business opportunities or international trade in Spanish-speaking countries or U.S. communities with Spanish-speaking customers and clients. To successfully complete the Letter of Completion program, students must take all four courses, SPN 101, 102, 203 and 305, regardless of their pre-existing level of Spanish.  Students will learn practical language skills that are specifically designed to address business situations such as serving Spanish-speaking customers, understanding the economic realities in relevant countries, and successfully undertaking financial and commercial aspects in domestic or international Spanish-speaking communities. Emphasis is placed on everyday spoken Spanish and business terminology.

Curriculum - Spanish for Business:

Spanish for Business

CourseCredits
SPN 101 Elementary Spanish I3 crs.
SPN 102 Elementary Spanish II 3 crs.
SPN 203 Intermediate Spanish I3 crs.
SPN 305 Spanish for Business 3 crs.

Program Description – Spanish for Law Enforcement

The Letter of Completion in Spanish for Law Enforcement is specifically designed to meet the needs of law enforcement officers, correctional officers and public and private security personnel, and for those students seeking employment in a relevant field. To successfully complete the Letter of Completion program, students must take all four courses, SPN 101, 102, 203 and 304, regardless of their pre-existing level of Spanish.  Students will learn basic practical language skills that will assist them as criminal justice practitioners in a number of situations such as law enforcement commands and dealing with suspects, victims and witnesses; prison populations; and border and immigration issues. Students will also learn about Hispanic culture and customs so they can better understand the needs of members of their communities.

Curriculum – Spanish for Law Enforcement

Spanish for Law Enforcement
CourseCredits
SPN 101 Elementary Spanish I3 crs.
SPN 102 Elementary Spanish II 3 crs.
SPN 203 Intermediate Spanish I3 crs.
SPN 304 Spanish for Law Enforcement3 crs.