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Spanish Major and Minor

2014-15 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

A major in Spanish is 44 hours and requires the following courses:

SPN 320 Reading Texts, Reading Life (prerequisite for all upper level courses) 4 sh
SPN 322 The Art of Written Communication (prerequisite for all upper level courses) 4 sh
SPN 350     Methods: Cultural and Literary Interpretations (prerequisite for all higher-numbered literature courses) 4 sh
 
Two courses at the 330 or 430 level*
8 sh
  Two courses at the 340 or 440 level* 8 sh
  Two courses at the 350 or 450 level* 8 sh
  One elective (numbered 300 or higher)** 4 sh
SPN 485 Capstone Seminar 4 sh
 
Total
44 sh    

*At least one of these courses must be taken on campus. 

Spanish majors are required to study abroad for at least one semester in a program that has been approved by the university and the department. Credits earned in such a program may substitute for requirements for the major. A maximum of 16 semester hours per semester from courses taken abroad can apply to the Spanish major. Additional credits from abroad may be applied to general studies requirements, another major or a minor as appropriate or used as elective credit for graduation.

A maximum of four semester hours in internship credit can apply to the Spanish major.

A major in Spanish with Teacher Licensure, K-12, requires the above number of semester hours including SPN 341 and SPN 342, plue 40 semester hours of professional studies courses in education and psychology. 

Spanish Minor

A minor in Spanish requires 24 semester hours of courses taught in Spanish begining with SPN 221 or higher. SPN 320 and 322 are required. A winter or summer term abroad in a Spanish-speaking country is strongly encouraged. A maximum or 12 semester hours of courses taught in Spanish abroad can apply to the major. 

This page was updated July 3, 2014.