ACADEMICS

  • Spanish

    Requirements for a Major in Spanish with Concentration in Spanish/Education: 36 credits including:

    • SP 210-211 Intermediate Spanish courses (6 credits maximum: These courses may be waived by oral and/or written examination)
    • SP 321 Advanced Spanish Composition I *
    • SP 322 Advanced Spanish Composition II
    • SP 323 Advanced Spanish Conversation I **
    • SP 326 Spanish for the Professions
    • SP 331 Spanish Civilization
    • SP 332 The Hispanic World Today or SP 333 The Hispanic Presence in the United States
    • SP 355 The Effective Teaching of a Foreign Language

    Spanish Literature courses (9 credits minimum)

    * Required of all students unless exempted by the Department of World Languages.

    **This course is a required course for all non-native Spanish speakers.

    (Students with advanced knowledge of Spanish should begin at 300-level)

    Students must also complete the requirements established by the Education Department. The course of study which leads to teaching certification is in Secondary Education. Students must also demonstrate competency in a second foreign language at the intermediate level.

    Concentration in Spanish for the Professions:
    (36 credits)
    This concentration must be completed in conjunction with a minor or major in another field. The concentration in Spanish for the Professions is recommended for students with a second major or minor for whom a college-level command of the language significantly enhances opportunities for graduate school and/or employment. This course of study must be approved by the department.

    Required courses:

    • SP 210-211 Intermediate Spanish courses (6 credits maximum: These courses may be waived by oral and/or written examination)
    • SP 321 Advanced Spanish Composition I* and/or SP 322 Advanced
    • Spanish Composition II
    • SP 323 Advanced Spanish Conversation I**
    • SP 326 Spanish for the Professions
    • SP 327 Projects and Issues in Spanish for the Professions
    • SP 331 Spanish Civilization
    • SP 332 The Hispanic World Today or SP333 The Hispanic Presence in the United States
    • Spanish Literature courses (3 credits minimum)
    • Internship in Spanish (3 credits minimum)
    • Spanish Electives in Advanced Language, Civilization, Literature, Internship or Special Topics in Spanish for the Professions

    There is no second foreign language requirement for this concentration.

    *Required of all students unless exempted by the Department of World Languages.

    **This course is a required course for all non-native Spanish speakers.  


     Requirements for a Minor in Spanish:
    18 credits including:

    • SP 100-299, beginning and intermediate courses (12 credits maximum) 
    • SP 300-499, advanced courses (6 credits minimum) 

    (Students with advanced knowledge of Spanish should begin at 300-level)