Spanish Major and Minor

Requirements for the Major in Spanish

Students majoring in Spanish must complete twenty-eight hours taught at or above the 200-level, including SPAN 201, 202, 300, 301 or 302, and 440; six hours in SPAN literature courses; and nine additional hours in SPAN electives.

Notes:

  • Students who exempt 201 or above as a result of placement will be required to complete additional electives to achieve the minimum number of hours for the major.
  • Students taking SPAN 398 (Honors Research) must register for SPAN 440 (Capstone) in the same semester.
  • Spanish courses taken in a study abroad program may be substituted for some of the above courses, subject to approval by the department.
  • One semester or junior year of study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country is recommended for all majors.

Requirements for the Minor in Spanish

Students minoring in Spanish must complete eighteen hours in SPAN course work taught at or above the 200-level.

Notes:

  • Students who exempt 201 or above as a result of placement will be required to complete additional electives to achieve the minimum number of hours for the minor.
  • One semester or junior year of study abroad in a Spanish speaking country is recommended for all minors.

Requirements for the Minor in Latin American Studies

The minor in Latin American studies requires eighteen hours, including LAST 335 and fifteen additional hours chosen from ARTH 320; LAST/SPAN 318, 350; PLSC 362; PLSC/SOC 370; PORT/SPAN 324; SPAN 316, 331, and 332.