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B.A. in Spanish

Listed below are the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish

Course Requirements
Sem. Hrs.
Freshman Seminar 1
General Education Program 44

Required Prerequisite Courses

SPN 2310 and 2320, or SPN 2330 (not currently available)

SPN 2990-Pronunciation Proficiency

6

Required 300-Level Courses

SPN 3110, 3120, 3150, 3200, 3700

15

Spanish Electives Requirement: Seven courses from those listed below (at least one literature course at the 4000 level is required)

SPN 3210, 3220, 3310, 3320, 3360, 3510, 3610, 3620, 3710, 4130, 4140, 4150, 4230, 4240, 4250, 4550, 4700, SPNS 4xxx

 21

General Electives 34
Total: 121

CHECKLIST B.A. IN SPANISH

Listed below are the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish

Freshman Seminar (1 Sem. Hr.)                                                                                                               

General Education Requirements (44 Sem. Hrs.)                                                                                      

I.  Required Pre-requisites (6 Sem.Hrs)                                                                                                                                                                              
SPN 2310- Intermediate Spanish I (3 hrs.) and
SPN 2320 - Intermediate Spanish II (3 hrs.)
                   OR
SPN 2330 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers (6 hrs.)

Pronunciation Proficiency - may be met with a P grade in SPN 2990- Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation  OR through  Pronunciation Proficiency Validation by Department Chair

II. Required 300-Level Courses (15 Sem. Hrs.)                                                                                                                                               
SPN 3110 - Spanish Composition and Review of Grammar (3 hrs.)
SPN 3120 - Spanish Conversation (3 hrs.)
SPN 3150 – Analytical Skills and Critical Aspects of Spanish (3 hrs.)
SPN 3200 – Literary Analysis and Criticism in Spanish (3 hrs.) 
SPN 3700 - Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition (3 hrs.)

III. Spanish Electives Requirement (21 Sem. Hrs.)

(select 7 from the following listed courses)                            

SPN 3210 - Survey of Spanish-American Literature I (3 hrs.)
SPN 3220 - Survey of Spanish-American Literature II (3hrs.)
SPN 3310 - Survey of Literature of Spain I (3 hrs.)
SPN 3320 - Survey of Literature of Spain II (3 hrs.)
SPN 3360 - History of the Spanish Language (3 hrs.)
SPN 3510 - Study Abroad (3 hrs.)
SPN 3610 - Civilization and Culture of Spanish America (3 hrs.)     
SPN 3620 - Civilization and Culture of Spain (3 hrs.)
SPN 3710 - Business Spanish (3 hrs.)
SPN 4130 - Topics in Colonial Spanish American Literature (3 hrs.)
SPN 4140 - 19th Century Spanish American Literature (3 hrs.)
SPN 4150 - Contemporary Spanish American Literature (3 hrs)
SPN 4230 - Topics in Medieval, Renaissance and Golden Age Literature (3 hrs.)
SPN 4240 - 19th Century Literature of Spain (3 hrs.)
SPN 4250 - Contemporary Literature of Spain (3 hrs.) 
SPN 4550 - Directed Study in Spanish (3 hrs.)
SPN 4700 - Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3 hrs.)
SPNS 4xxx - Special Topics in Hispanic Studies (3 hrs.) - numbers  vary

General University Electives (34 Sem. Hrs.)                                                                                            

TOTAL  121 Sem.Hrs.     

FOUR-YEAR PLAN OF STUDY

Listed below are the two scenarios for the 4 year Plan for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish.

SCENARIO I

(Students start at the Intermediate level, taking Intermediate Spanish or other upper level Spanish classes)

FALL SPRING

Year 1

  • SPN 2310 Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPN 2320 Intermediate Spanish II
Year 2
  • SPN 3110 Spanish Composition
  • SPN 3150 Anal. Skils & Crit. Aspects  
  • SPN 3120 Spanish Conversation
  • SPN 3200 Lit. Anal. & Crit. in Spn.
Year 3
  • 2 Spanish electives
  • 1 Spanish elective
  • SPN 3700 Adv. Grammar and Composition
Year 4
  • 2 Spanish electives
  • 2  Spanish electives (at least one literature course at the 4000 level)

                                           SCENARIO II

(Students start the program at the Elementary Spanish Level; in order to graduate in four years, they NEED to take Intermediate Spanish I and II the summer right after the freshman year).

                 

FALL SPRING

Year 1

  • SPN 1310 Elementary Spanish I
  • SPN 1320 Elementary Spanish II
  • SPN 2310 Intermediate Spanish I*
  • SPN 2320 Intermediate Spanish II*

*Intermediate Spanish I and II MUST BE taken during the summer, right after the freshman year, in order to graduate in four years

Year 2
  • SPN 3110 Spanish Composition
  • SPN 3150 Anal. Skils & Crit. Aspects  
  • SPN 3120 Spanish Conversation
  • SPN 3200 Lit. Anal. & Crit. in Spn.
Year 3
  • 2 Spanish electives
  • 1 Spanish elective
  • SPN 3700 Adv. Grammar and Composition
Year 4
  • 2 Spanish electives
  • 2  Spanish electives (at least one literature course at the 4000 level)