Undergraduate Catalog

B.A. in Spanish

Overview

A Bachelors of Arts in Spanish consists of:

A minimum of thirty hours from courses numbered 200 and beyond in the Spanish field of study. One of these courses must be an internship or study abroad course (WLC 320 or WLC 210). One WLC course, other than the internship or study abroad course, may also satisfy three credits of this major requirement. Two general elective courses (outside the 30 required credits in the Spanish field) must be satisfied in another foreign language, written or signed.

Summary of Requirements

2020-2021
General Studies 37
Pre-major courses 8
Major and related courses 36-38
Free Elective courses 37-39
TOTAL 120

Required internship or foreign study experience 1-5 hours

WLC 210Spanish Studies Abroad

3-4

WLC 320Field Experience

1-5

WLC 320: A maximum of five hours count toward the requirements for the major

Required Spanish courses 12 hours

SPA 211Reading in Spanish

3

SPA 212Spanish Through Film

3

SPA 311Advanced Spanish I

3

SPA 312Spanish Thru Short Fiction

3

Elective Spanish courses 13-17 hours

The minimum number of elective credits will depend on how many credits the student needs to reach the minimum 30 credits for the major, upon completing the internship or experience abroad.

SPA 295Special Topics

1-5

SPA 395Special Topics

1-5

SPA 403Spanish Literature to 1700

3

SPA 406Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Literature

3

SPA 437Contemporary Latin American Society

3

SPA 438Spanish Civilization

3

SPA 439Mexican Civilization

3

SPA 495Special Topics

1-5

SPA 499Independent Study

1-3

WLC 295Special Topics

1-5

WLC 314Topics in Language Diversity

3

WLC 380The Latino Presence in the United States

3

WLC 381Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation I

3

WLC 382Masterpieces of Spanish Literature in English Translation II

3

WLC 384U.S. Latino Literature

3

WLC 395Special Topics

1-5

WLC 401Methods, Technology and Research in Foreign Language Teaching

3

WLC 495Special Topics

1-5

WLC 499Independent Study

1-3

WLC 599Independent Study

1-6

A minimum of two SPA courses at the 400 level. One WLC course, other than the internship or study abroad course, may also satisfy three credits of the major requirement.

Elective related courses 6-8 hours

Two general elective courses must be satisfied in another foreign language of the student's choice, written or signed.

Required pre-major courses 8 hours

SPA 111Basic Spanish I

4

SPA 112Basic Spanish II

4

To see possible elective courses, refer here.