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Spanish Language Certificate Available Online

 

This comprehensive program provides you with the tools you need to communicate effectively in Spanish. Whether you are interested in learning Spanish for work, travel or socializing, our courses provide you with the essential language skills and vocabulary to communicate with confidence. In addition, you obtain your certified oral proficiency rating from the renowned American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), recognized by government agencies and employers nationwide.

Note: This is a noncredit enrichment program. Progress and courses completed with UWM-SCE Languages are marked by Continuing Education Units. CEUs are not transferable to college or university transcripts. The Spanish Certificate Program is not applicable towards any teaching certifications or licensures.

To enroll in the certificate program, simply register for your first Spanish course!

 

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Earn the certificate by completing Spanish I-VI core courses, one elective course and satisfactorily fulfilling the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview Test within a three-year period.

You may complete your core coursework in either face-to-face or online sessions. Face-to-face and online courses can be interchanged. If you choose to take most of your core courses in face-to-face sessions, you must also complete an elective course (online students are exempt from this requirement).

You must complete the ACTFL OPI after your core coursework is finished. The ACTFL OPI is a proctored, telephonic interview that can either take place at SCE's offices in downtown Milwaukee or remotely (restrictions apply).

To enroll in the certificate program, simply register for your first Spanish course!

Note: The UWM SCE Spanish Certificate program is noncredit and cannot be used for teaching certification.

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Requirements
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  Core Courses  

ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview

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Spanish I Available Face-To-Face   Available Online

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6 Tue., Nov. 4-Dec. 9

6 Mon., Mar. 16-Apr. 20, 2015

Spanish II Available Face-To-Face   Available Online

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6 Tue., Nov. 4-Dec. 9

6 Mon., May 11-June 22, 2015 (No class 5/25)

Spanish III Available Face-To-Face   Available Online

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6 Tue., Jan. 27-Mar. 3, 2015

6 Tue., Mar. 24-Apr. 28, 2015

Spanish IV Available Face-To-Face   Available Online

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6 Mon., Nov. 3-Dec. 8

6 Tue., Mar. 24-Apr. 28, 2015

6 Tue., May 19-June 23, 2015

Spanish V

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6 Mon., Nov. 3-Dec. 8

6 Mon., Jan. 12-Feb. 23, 2015 (No class 1/26)

6 Tue., May 19-June 23, 2015

Spanish VI

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6 Mon., Jan. 12-Feb. 23, 2015 (No class 1/26)

6 Mon., Mar. 16-Apr. 20, 2015

 
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Please check our catalog and website for the latest listing of elective classes. The School of Continuing Education adds new electives each term to meet your needs. Sample elective courses offered in our program include:

Spanish Conversation II

6 Wed., Nov. 5-Dec. 10

Spanish Conversation III

6 Wed., Mar. 25-Apr. 29, 2015

  Dates To Be Announced  
Platica en Espanol
Spanish Conversation I
 
  Resources  
  ACTFL Oral Proficiency Exam Information
Information regarding our ACTFL Oral Proficiency Exam in Spanish
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For more information, contact:
Languages Information, languages@uwm.edu, 414-227-3118
 

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Refunds
To receive a full refund, you must cancel your registration five business days prior to the first session. No refunds are issued once the course has started; however, remaining fees may be applied to another enrollment within the next 12 months.


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