About the Spanish Bachelor’s Program
The Bachelor of Arts in Spanish consists of 30 hours at the 2000-level and above, including a minimum of four 4000-level courses. The Spanish major requires 6 hours of grammar courses from SPAN 3305 or SPAN 3315 , SPAN 4305 , and SPAN 4343 . A Spanish major may include 3 hours taught in English from SPAN 2300 , SPAN 2390 , or SPAN 3390 . Students must make a C or better in departmental courses to be eligible for graduation.
As part of the required hours, students can optionally choose one of the degree’s three concentrations. These are:
A. Literatures and Cultures of the Spanish-Speaking World. The concentration requires: SPAN 3306 or SPAN 3307 . It also requires six credits at the 4000-level in Literatures and Cultures of the Spanish-Speaking World, such as SPAN 4337 , SPAN 4320 , SPAN 4327 , SPAN 4360 , and other courses with departmental approval.
B. Hispanic Linguistics. The concentration requires: SPAN 3308 or SPAN 3318 . It also requires six credits including SPAN 3318 , SPAN 4307 , SPAN 4318 , or another 4000-level course with departmental approval.
C. Spanish in a Global Context. The concentration requires six or more credits abroad at the 3000- or 4000-level, such as SPAN 4343 , SPAN 4344 , SPAN 4346 , and other courses with departmental approval.
D. Spanish for the Professions. The concentration requires six credits from the following courses: SPAN 4308 , SPAN 4309 , and other courses with departmental approval.
Communication Literacy Requirement. Spanish majors must complete a minimum of three communication literacy courses from SPAN 3306 , SPAN 3307 , SPAN 3308 , SPAN 3309 , SPAN 3315 , SPAN 3318 , SPAN 4303 , SPAN 4307 , SPAN 4320 , SPAN 4327 , SPAN 4337 , and SPAN 4346 .