Requirements for a Major in Spanish
Thirty course credits. Ten Spanish (SPAN) courses numbered 209-460. No more than 6 credits at the 200 level or 6 AP/IB credits may be applied to the Major. Spanish 307 (Advanced Grammar and Composition), and Spanish 350 and 351 (Masterworks I and II) are required for all majors and are prerequisites for all 400-level courses. Of the remaining electives, 9 credits must be at the 400 level.
For Spanish majors seeking teacher certifications, Spanish 340 (Spanish Civilization) and Spanish 341 (Latin American Civilization) are highly recommended as electives within the 30 credits. In addition, these students are strongly encouraged to take a minimum of twelve credits in a second modern language (other than English).
A major’s program must be carefully conceived in consultation with a Spanish Faculty advisor.
Requirements for a Minor in Spanish
Eighteen credits: Six courses numbered 209-460. Of these, only 6 credits may be applied from the 200 level, and only 6 credits of 300- or 400-level work may be transferred from a study abroad program. No more than 6 AP/IB credits may be applied to the Minor. Spanish 307 (Advanced Grammar and Composition), and Spanish 350 or 351 (Masterworks I or II) are required. The Minor must constitute a coherent program of study designed in consultation with the student’s Spanish Faculty Minor advisor and aimed at achieving oral proficiency in the language.