(36-49 credits)

An academic major is offered in Spanish language and literature for students in liberal arts or elementary and secondary education programs. A student is admitted to the major upon completion of Intermediate Spanish or placement. Students in the elementary education curriculum (Early Childhood & Childhood Education B-6) may concentrate in Spanish.

Basic Language Courses (13 Credits) 1
SPA101Elementary Spanish 1 3
SPA102Elementary Spanish 2 3
SPA201Intermediate Spanish 1 3
SPA202Intermediate Spanish 2 4
Additional Required Courses (27 Credits)
SPA301Communication and Culture in Spanish 24
SPA361Communication and Writing in Spanish 24
SPA365The Culture and Civilization of Spain 4
SPA372Culture of Latin America4
SPA375Survey of Spanish Literature 4
SPA376Survey of Latin American Literature 4
Select one of the following:3
Spanish Phonetics and Oral Practice
Advanced Spanish Composition
Advanced Spanish Grammar
Required Electives (9 Credits)
Each major is required to complete by advisement three (3) courses in Spanish at the 400 or 500 level.9
Total Credits49

Programs in Spain and Ecuador

Summer Program in Oviedo, Spain

In cooperation with the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures and the University of Oviedo, the Center for International Programs offers an intensive program at the University of Oviedo for undergraduate and graduate students and teachers of Spanish (Elementary and Secondary Education). The program includes active instruction in language, phonetics, history, culture and literature. Formal instruction will be augmented by seminars, field trips, movies, plays, and public lectures. Students will have the final ten days free to travel at their own expense.

Summer Program in Quayaquil, Ecuador

In cooperation with the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures and the Universidad de Especialidades Espiritu Santo, the Center for International Programs offers a program of study in Spanish language and the history, geography, and literature of Latin America at the University of Espiritu Santo. Internship opportunities are available.

Academic Year Program in Seville, Spain

In cooperation with the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures, the Center for International Programs offers an academic-year program at the University of Seville to qualified undergraduate and graduate students. Spanish majors will be able to select from a wide variety of courses in Spanish language, literature, culture, civilization and social sciences. Courses in other languages and disciplines may also be taken. Non-majors may attend if they are fluent in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPA361 Communication and Writing in Spanish.