Department of World Languages & Cultures

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Spanish Major:
BA Degree Requirements

The following courses are required for all Spanish majors:
A basic linguistic core preparation will be required of all students (certain students, including native speakers, may offer equivalencies for these courses with formal approval from the department): See below.

I. Requirements (or equivalents)
SPA 210 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPA 211 Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPA 310 Advanced Spanish I 3
SPA 311 Advanced Spanish II 3
Total 12
II. Conversation
SPA 312 Spanish Conversation and Composition I 3
SPA 313 Spanish Conversation and Composition II 3
Total 3
III. Other Required Courses
SPA 316 Spanish Civilization 3
SPA 318 Latin American Civilization 3
SPA 320 Spanish Literature I 3
SPA 403 Spanish-English Translation 3
One additional literature course 3
Total 15
IV. Electives1
SPA 3xx or 4xx 6
Total 6
V. Recommendations1
A study-abroad experience is strongly recommended. 3
Total Credits 36

1Education students should take SPA 430 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages (one of the electives).
Upon completion of the basic linguistic core and in close consultation with the department, students will choose from among regular and one-credit courses to complete the rest of the major requirement.

No Spanish or MCL course graded below a 2.0 in courses numbered 200 and above will be allowed for credit toward the 36-credit requirement.

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