Spanish Major: Standard Program

Program Requirements

All standard majors require a minor in a second discipline or a second major.

A minimum of 36 credits is required, including the 15-credit Spanish Core

Spanish Core
SPAN 201Intermediate Spanish I3
SPAN 202Intermediate Spanish II3
SPAN 270Spanish Conversation and Composition3
SPAN 350Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics3
SPAN 385Introduction to Hispanic Literature3
Total Credits15

A maximum of nine credits earned from independent study and/or foreign travel may be applied to the major. Students who desire foreign language credit for foreign study and/ or exchange programs must have prior approval from the Department of Communication Arts, Languages, and Literature. Spanish credit for foreign study will be granted only to students who participate in formal study abroad programs sponsored by institutions accredited in the United States.

And the following:

SPAN 341Latin American Civilization and Culture3
SPAN 370Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition3
SPAN 494Capstone Experience3
Two of the following Literature Classes:6
Hispanic Literature
Hispanic Literature Through Film
U.S. Latino Literature
Hispanic Literature, Contemporary Authors
Two of the following Linguistics Classes:6
Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language
Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation
Syntax and Morphology of Spanish
Spanish in the U.S.
Total Credits21