Spanish Major

Requirements for the Spanish Major (27 semester hours beyond the Spanish 200-level courses and 12 semester hours in collateral liberal arts courses)

Language, Culture and Introductory Literature
SPA-300

SPA-302
Advanced Grammar and Composition
or
Writing and Translating for the Professions
3
SPA-301

SPA-303

SPA-395
Spanish for Business
or
Advanced Communication in Spanish
or
Phonetics for Communication
3
SPA-310

SPA-311
Spanish Culture and Civilization
or
Latin American/Latino Culture
3
SPA-320Introduction to Spanish Literature3
SPA-325Introduction to Latin-American/Latino Literature3
Advanced Literature
A. Early Modern Peninsular
One course from the following:
3
SPA-305Cervantes 
SPA-403Medieval Literature 
SPA-415The Spanish Renaissance 
SPA-416The Spanish Golden Age 
B. Early Modern Latin American
SPA/LAC-420From Colonies to Nations - The Forging of Latin American Identity3
c. Modern Hispanic
One course from the following:
3
SPA-410Modern Hispanic Poetry 
SPA-411The Modern Spanish Novel 
SPA-412Hispanic Theater and Film 
SPA-413The Hispanic Short Story:Transatlantic Connections
d. Modern Latin American
SPA-426Latin-American/Latino Film and Fiction3
Electives
SPA-490Independent Research and Study 
SPA-496Special Studies 
Liberal Arts
Choose one option:
12
Option I
Two courses from the following:
LIT-250Masterworks of Western Literature I 
LIT-251Masterworks of Western Literature II 
LIT-390The Bible as Literature 
 Two additional courses in another foreign language 
Option II
LIT-250

LIT-251
Masterworks of Western Literature I
or
Masterworks of Western Literature II
 
 Three additional courses in another foreign language 

Some of the requirements for the major may be met by Study Abroad. Students are strongly encouraged to spend at least one semester abroad.

All majors are expected to take at least one Spanish course per semester in the senior year.


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