Spanish

Degree Programs: Spanish

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

The requirements for the major in Spanish are the following:

SPA 2010-2020: Intermediate Spanish (or the equivalent) (6)
SPA 3270: Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)
SPA 3280: Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3)
SPA 3210: Spanish Conversation (3)

At least two of the above 3000-level courses MUST be taken before upper-level coursework in Spanish from the following:

Six hours selected from the following:(6)

  • SPA 3000: Introduction to Hispanic Civilization I (3)
  • SPA 3010: Introduction to Hispanic Civilization II (3)
  • SPA 3030: Immersion in Spain or Latin America (1-4)
  • SPA 3830: History of the Spanish Language (3)

Six hours selected from the following:(6)

  • SPA 3150: Spanish Translation (3)
  • SPA 3230: Spanish for the Professions (3)
  • SPA 3250: Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3)
  • SPA 3260: Spanish Phonetics (3)
  • LAN 3820: Methodology of Teaching Foreign Language (must be taken by all students who plan to teach Spanish) (3)

Nine hours selected from the following:(9)

  • SPA 3500: Medieval-Golden Age Survey (3)
  • SPA 3510:  Colonial Latin American Literature (3)
  • SPA 3600: 18th and 19th Centuries in Spain (3)
  • SPA 3610: 18th and 19th Centuries in Latin America (3)
  • SPA 3700: Modernism and the Vanguard in Latin America (3)
  • SPA 3710:  Contemporary Spanish Literature (3)
  • SPA 3800: Contemporary Literature in Latin America (3)
  • SPA 3810: Hispanic Film and Narrative (3)
  • SPA 3950: Special Topics (3)
  • SPA 4160: Seminar in Latin-American Literature (3)
  • SPA 4260: Seminar in Spanish Literature (3)
  • SPA 4950: Special Topics (1-3) SPA 4960: Special Topics (1-3)
  • SPA 4970: Independent Research (1-3)

LAN 4910-4920: Senior Thesis I (1) and II (2)
Second foreign language or equivalent (1010 through 2020) (12)

SPA 4980: Study Abroad (9-18) may be used to fulfill some of the above requirements. Credit will be determined by the Spanish faculty and the Academic Dean.

TOTAL, MAJOR IN SPANISH                     51

 

“Bestow great attention on this and endeavor to acquire an accurate knowledge of it. Our future con-nections with Spain and Spanish America will render that language a valuable acquisition…”

 Thomas Jefferson. Founder of The University of Virginia.

Interested in becoming a Spanish Major or Minor? 

Contact Dr. Gilfoil (Head of the Spanish section) or Dr. Adrian (Chair of the Department of Language and Literature).