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Monday, February 28, 2011

Spanish for the Professions at UNC-CH: By the Numbers

The minor in Spanish for the Professions at UNC-CH by the numbers:

8 semesters in existence

65 new students each semester = 520 students

7 courses rolled out (6 of them new starting from fall 2007)

4 profession-specific tracks: business, medical, journalism, law

3 service-learning courses offered per semester

30 hours of work in the community per student = 1,800 hours of community service per semester

2 minor programs served by the courses (students in the minor in entrepreneurship can take "Venture Creation in the Spanish-speaking World--SPAN 327--as their workshop course for that minor)

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