Majors and Minors

The department prepares students who wish to pursue:

        a) a major or minor in Spanish

        b) a major for all-level certification in Spanish

The department also collaborates with other departments in the Humanities to offer a second minor:

        c) a minor in Latin American studies

Requirements for a major in Spanish

Completion of thirty (30) semester hours:
SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 3301 Advanced Spanish Conversation
SPAN 3302 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition
SPAN 3304 Spanish Culture and Civilization
SPAN 3305 Spanish American Culture and Civilization
SPAN 4301 Spanish Literature I
SPAN 4302 Spanish Literature II
SPAN 4303 Spanish American Literature I
SPAN 4304 Spanish American Literature II

SPAN 3303 Accredited Study in a Spanish Speaking Country (with approval of department chair, maybe used as substitution within the hours required for this major)

Requirement for the All-level Spanish major

Completion of thirty (30) semester hours:
SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 3300 Spanish for EC - 12 Classroom
SPAN 3301 Advanced Spanish Conversation
SPAN 3302 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition
SPAN 3304 Spanish Culture and Civilization

Additional twelve (12) hours of upper division Spanish courses

Requirements for a minor in Spanish

Twenty (20) semester hours:
SPAN 1411 Elementary Spanish I
SPAN 1412 Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II
Additional six (6) hours of upper division Spanish courses excluding SPAN 3300

Requirements for a minor in Latin American studies

Twenty-one (21) semester hours:
Choose six (6) hours from:
SPAN 3301 Advanced Spanish Conversation
SPAN 3302 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition
SPAN 3303 Accredited Study in a Spanish-Speaking Country
Culture and Literature - Nine (9) hours:
LAST 2333 Latin American Literature in Translation
SPAN 3305 Spanish American Culture and Civilization
SPAN 4303 Spanish American Literature I or SPAN 4304 Spanish American Literature II
History and Society - Six (6) hours:
HIST 3311 History of Latin America
HIST 3312 Spanish Borderlands