Spanish Studies Certificate Checklist and Declaration Form

NOTE: All students in good academic standing can declare the language certificate, even before completing any pre-requisites.

Program Requirements:
Lower Division CSPAN Requirements
Students must complete four Spanish language courses including all courses from the above list:
Elective Requirements:
Students must complete a total of 2 elective courses from the above list


Note: With prior permission form the departmental advisor (, students may count other Spanish-related courses which do not appear on on this list towards their elective requirements.
Note: A maximum of six units from either transfer, exchange or course challenges may be used toward this certificate.
Note: You do not need to have completed the prerequisites to declare as INTENDED. 

Your SFU computing ID serves as signature on this declaration form, you will also be emailed by the department advisor for final confirmation

For Further queries: 

Please connect with Maria Hamilton, the WLL manager and Departmental Advisor, at 

Information valid as of March 1, 2023. Note: Students should always refer to the SFU Calendar for program requirements. It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of the requlations as stated in the SFU Calendar. School staff are available for advice and guidance. However, the ultimate responsibility for completeness and correctness of course selection, for compliance with and completion of, program and degree requirements, including WQB regulations (if necessary), and for observance of regulations and deadlines rest with the students.