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  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalog

Romance Languages major, with a Spanish emphasis, leading to a BA degree


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A major in Romance languages, with a Spanish emphasis, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree consists of at least 33 credits as follows:

  1. SPAN 220, 240 and 275
  2. One additional 200-level course 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, 347, 348, 350, 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, 347, 348, 350, 354, 393, 397, and 398
    4. Two additional Spanish courses numbered 300 or above, except SPAN 493
  4. Completion of one of the following sequences:
    a. Completion of the intermediate level or its equivalent in French (FREN 162, 164, or 172), FREN 261, and one course chosen from FREN 273, 280, 281, 282, 283 or 285.
    b. PORT 163 and two 200-level Portuguese courses
    c. ITAL 163 and two 200-level Italian courses

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

Students interested in using Portuguese or Italian in combination with French or Spanish for the Romance Languages major should consult with the appropriate faculty member (or department head).

2. One additional 200-level course 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, except SPAN 493


4. Completion of one of the following sequences:


a. Completion of the intermediate level or its equivalent in French (FREN 162, 164, or 172), FREN 261, and one course chosen from FREN 273, 280, 281, 282, 283 or 285.

b. PORT 163 and two 200-level Portuguese courses

c. ITAL 163 and two 200-level Italian courses

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.

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