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