2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
    Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog

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 30 credits distributed 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, 344, 347, 354, and 398
    2. One course on literature of Spain chosen from SPAN 312, 320, 322, 323, 333, and 397
    3. Three additional Spanish courses numbered 300 or above, except SPAN 493.
  4. One course in linguistics chosen from SPAN 209, 308, 309, 380, and when appropriate (linguistic-themed), 392. SPAN 209 may contribute to the completion of requirement 2, and any 300-level linguistics course may contribute to the completion of requirement 3c. 
  5. Completion of the Spanish Assessment Exam (SAE), a four-year skills assessment, in winter term of senior year.

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

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:


5. Spanish Assessment Exam


Completion of the Spanish Assessment Exam (SAE), a four-year skills assessment, in winter term of senior year.

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.