Conc/CUGS in Applied Spanish

Conc/CUGS in Applied Spanish

Concentration/CUGS in Applied Spanish

Program Guide
Application for Completion of CUGS

Christine Larsen-Britt
Advisor for Non-Education Spanish Majors who have declared the major or CUGS may schedule an advising appointment by visiting the Rowan Success Network or calling 856.256.4459. 

Nadia Rahin
Advisor for Spanish/P-12 Subject Matter Education dual-degree who have declared the major may schedule an advising appointment by visiting the Rowan Success Network or calling 856.256.4459. 

April Ellerbe
Advisor for Spanish/Elementary Education dual-degree who have declared the major may schedule an advising appointment by visiting the Rowan Success Network or calling 856.256.4459. 

Students with general questions about the major or CUGS can contact the University Advising Center, Savitz Hall, Suite 323 (856.256.4459 / advise@rowan.edu). The Spanish Major Concentration/Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) in Applied Spanish may be declared in the Department of World Languages, Bunce Hall 305 or by contacting the University Advising Center, Savitz Hall, Suite 323 (856.256.4459 / advise@rowan.edu). 

The Spanish Major Concentration/Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) in Applied Spanish (12 s.h.) recognizes students’ completion of 12 s.h. in Applied Spanish courses at the 200, 300 and 400 levels.  For Spanish Majors, this credential is referred to as a Concentration; for non-Spanish Majors, this credential is referred to as a Certificate.  This Concentration/Certificate enhances the profile of all job applicants across all fields of study, as it represents the ability to apply one’s knowledge of Spanish to a variety of career fields, including, for example, business, medicine, translation, and education. 


Required Course
SPAN 05.212 Spanish Reading and Composition

Elective Courses - Choose three of the following:

SPAN05.300 Spanish Phonetics
SPAN05.302 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
SPAN05.305 Oral Spanish
SPAN05.312 Spanish for Business A
SPAN05.313 Spanish for Medical Personnel
SPAN05.314 Spanish for Business B
SPAN05.320 Spanish Civilization and Culture
SPAN05.324 Spanish American Civilization and Culture-M/G
SPAN05.340 Introduction to Spanish Translation
SPAN05.410 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition
or SPAN05.409 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition-WI
SPAN05.411 Advanced Spanish Conversation


Students may satisfy program requirements through coursework completed at Rowan University, transfer credits obtained from coursework at other institutions, and study abroad. Students planning to study abroad must meet with the Concentration/Certificate Advisor in order to determine course equivalents.