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  Dec 14, 2017
 
2015-2016 University Catalog archived

Spanish major leading to BA degree


A major in Spanish leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires demonstrated proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and completion of at least 31 credits as follows:

  1. SPAN 220, 240, and 275
  2. Two additional 200-level courses in Spanish. The department head may approve any one Romance language literature, film, or culture course taught in English by Romance Languages faculty toward this requirement.
  3. Five Spanish courses numbered 300 or above, as follows.
    1. One course on literature of Spanish America chosen from SPAN 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 348, 350, 352, 354, and 398
    2. One course on literature of Spain chosen from SPAN 312, 320, 322, 323, 324, 326, 328, 333, and 397
    3. One additional course in literature chosen from SPAN 312, 320, 322, 323, 324, 326, 328, 333, 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 348, 350, 352, 354, 397, and 398
    4. Two additional Spanish courses numbered 300 or above.

The department strongly recommends a study-abroad experience of at least one semester, and preferably one academic year, in a Spanish-speaking country.

The department strongly encourages majors to include at least one course each from the following areas: Spanish-American, Medieval or Renaissance Peninsular (312, 320, 322 333, and, when appropriate, 397) and Modern Peninsular (324, 326, 328 and, when appropriate, 397).

Students who plan work in Spanish and another Romance language are advised to refer to the description of the Romance languages major.

2. Two additional 200-level courses in Spanish


The department head may approve any one Romance language literature, film, or culture course taught in English by Romance Languages faculty toward this requirement.

3. Five Spanish courses numbered 300 or above, as follows.


d. Two additional Spanish courses numbered 300 or above


Study abroad


The department strongly recommends a study-abroad experience of at least one semester, and preferably one academic year, in a Spanish-speaking country.