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Community and Medical Spanish Facilitator Plans of Study

2014 – 2015

Community Spanish Facilitator Certificate

Medical Spanish Facilitator Certificate


2013 – 2014

Community Spanish Facilitator Certificate (pdf)

Medical Spanish Facilitator Certificate (pdf)



Community Spanish Facilitator Certificate (C55370F), Evening Program
Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Semester Course Type
SPA 221 Spanish Conversation** 3 0 3 Fall Regular
SPA 231 Reading and Composition 3 0 3 Spring Online
SPI 213 Review of Grammar 3 0 3 Fall Hybrid
SPI 214 Introduction to Translation 3 0 3 Fall Hybrid
SPI 113 Introduction to Spanish Interpreting 3 0 3 Spring Hybrid
SPI 114 Analytical Skills Spanish Interpreting 3 0 3 Spring Hybrid
Total Semester Hours Required for Certificate 18

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

ENG 070, 080, 090, 090A, and RED 070, 080, 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098 may be required based on placement test results

*A prerequisite of the program is showing proficiency at the Intermediate Spanish II level as determined by the program director, or by completion of SPA 212.

** Native/Heritage Spanish speakers may take either ENG 111, COM 231, or DRA 122 in place of the the SPA 221 Spanish Conversation course.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, any required credit hours for electives, and have a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.

Medical Spanish Facilitator Certificate (C55370M), Evening Program
Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Semester Course Type
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 3 All Taught in English
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 3 Fall, Spring Taught in English
SPI 111 Cultural and Ethical Issues 3 0 3 Fall Online
SPI 221 Consecutive Interp I 3 0 3 Spring Hybrid
SPI 222 Consecutive Interp II 3 0 3 Spring Hybrid
Total Semester Hours Required for Certificate 15

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

ENG 070, 080, 090, 090A, and RED 070, 080, 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; and CIS 110 may be required based on placement test results.

*A prerequisite of the program is completion of the Community Spanish Facilitator Certificate option (C55370F) or successful completion of a translation/interpretation placement test.

The Medical Spanish Facilitator Certificate is recognized by IMIA (International Medical Interpreters Association) as one of the training programs in North Carolina acceptable as proof of medical interpreter education.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, any required credit hours for electives, and have a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.