Skip to Main Content
2022-2023 University Catalog
catalog program twoColumn twoLeft

major: Spanish

Degree: Bachelor of Arts 2022-2023

Osprey Map (Course Sequence Guide)

Prerequisites

Grades of C or above are required in all prerequisite and major courses.
Note: Students may be placed into higher courses due to placement exam result or departmental recommendation.

SELECT FROM THE FOLLOWING:
SPN 1120 Beginning Spanish I (4 credits) and SPN 1121 Beginning Spanish II (4 credits)
SPN 1134 Accelerated Beginning Spanish (6 credits)

SPN2200 Intermediate Spanish I (3 Credits)
SPN2201 Intermediate Spanish II (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (15 credits)

A total of 30 credit hours, at or above the 3000 level, is required to earn a Spanish B.A. degree (15 credits of major requirements and an additional 15 credits of major electives).

SPN3242 Spanish Conversation (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: SPN 2201
For non-heritage speakers of Spanish only. The requirement to take SPN 3242 Spanish Conversation is waived for native/heritage speakers of Spanish. However, native/heritage speakers (students who grew up speaking Spanish) are encouraged to take the public speaking course SPN 3351 Communication and Communities for Heritage Speakers
SPN3300 Spanish Composition (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: SPN 2201
Native and heritage speakers may take SPN 3350 Spanish for Heritage-Speakers instead of SPN 3300 Spanish Composition.
SPW3030 Intro to Lit in Spanish (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: SPN 3242 & SPN 3300

SELECT 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST OF CULTURAL SURVEY COURSES (each of which counts for 3 credits):
SPN 3510 Cultures of Spain
SPN 3524 Latin American Cultures
SPN 3503 U.S. Hispanic Cultures

SELECT 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST OF SURVEY COURSES ON LITERATURE, CULTURE, AND LANGUAGE (each of which counts 3 credits):
SPW 3409 Studies in Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature
SPW 3471 Studies in Colonial and 19th Century Latin American Literature
SPW 3105 Studies in Contemporary Spanish Literature
SPW 3498 Studies in Contemporary Latin American Literature

Major Electives (15 credits)

SELECT 5 COURSES ON LITERATURE, CULTURE, AND LANGUAGE AT THE 3000/4000 LEVEL

The 3000-level courses listed above are eligible electives, in addition to the following (each of which counts for 3 credits):
SPW 3391 Spanish Cinema
SPW 3399 Latin American Cinema
SPW 4600 Don Quixote: Hero or Fool
SPW 4302 Hispanic Theatre from Text to Stage
SPW 4373 Technology and the Latin American Short Story
SPW 4523 Women's Literature in Latin America
SPW 4194 Pirates in Hispanic Literature and Culture
SPW 4192 Food in Latin American Literature and Culture
SPW 4930 Advanced Studies in Hispanic Literatures
SPN 4541 Advanced Studies in Hispanic Cultures
SPN 4400 Advanced Spanish Composition

Courses on Spanish for professions also count as major electives (each of the following counts for 3 credits):
SPN 3013 Spanish for Business
Prerequsites: SPN3242 Spanish Conversation OR SPN3300 Spanish Composition OR SPN3350 Spanish for Heritage Speakers OR by permission of the instructor.
SPN 3036 Spanish for Health Professions
SPN 4940 Internship for Service and Employment in Spanish

Students may count among their major electives up to 1 of the following courses taught in English by the Department of Langauges, Literatures, and Cultures (each of which counts for 3 credits):
LAS 3020 Peoples & Cultures of the Caribbean
LAS 3031 Peoples & Cultures of the Southern Cone
LAS 3930 Cultures of Latin America
FOT 3500 Peoples & Cultures of Spain
LAS 3132 (FC) Women and Violence in Latin American Literature and Film
LAS 3130 (FC) Latin American Pop Culture
Other courses in English may be counted by permission of the chair of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

Minor Required

A minor is required for this major.* (Credits will vary)

The minor must be selected from the list of approved minors, including those outside the college of the major.
See List of Minors in the Undergraduate Catalog. Minors are generally completed during the last 60 credit hours of your program. Your minor may require prerequisites, so choosing a minor early is beneficial. See your Advisor to declare a minor.

*Double majors are exempt from a minor.

Free Electives (15 credits)

SELECT 15 HOURS AT THE 3000/4000

This degree requires a minimum of 120 total hours with 48 upper (3000/4000) level hours. Free electives may be courses in any discipline (provided the required prerequisites are met) and they are the hours needed to satisfy the total hour requirement. These hours may vary (consult your advisor about free elective hours needed to graduate). upper-division (3000/4000) level hours.