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Spanish Language Skills: Intermediate Level

Award Type: Certificate of Accomplishment

The demand for on-the-job Spanish language skills has increased in the past few years. In California alone, Spanish is in high demand for careers in education, social work, law enforcement, the medical/dental/nursing professions, viticulture, agricultural sciences, global studies, business and many other careers where contact with the public is a must. Functional knowledge of intermediate level would allow users to successfully handle most uncomplicated communicative tasks, as well as routine and social interactions, such as providing instructions or guidelines, exchanging information, and other administrative tasks typical of line supervisors, administrators and/or administrative staff.

The graduate of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Spanish Language Skills: Intermediate Level will:

  • Reflect a set of language proficiency skills -- reading, writing, and speaking -- at the intermediate level.
  • Use and understand up to 1,500 in basic sentence structures.
  • Develop and maintain functional linguistic skills in Spanish that are appropriate for this level.

Program Requirements

A total of 13-15 units is required for the certificate.

Course Number Course Title Units
SPAN 103 Intermediate Spanish I 5.0
SPAN 104 Intermediate Spanish II 5.0
SPAN 111 Intermediate Spanish Conversation 2.0
SPAN 189 Independent Projects in Spanish 1.0 - 3.0 units