361-49 credits

Please note that the College suspended admission to this program as of Fall 2019. The plan of study below is provided for students who declared the Adolescence Education: Spanish major prior to that date.

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
Spanish elective
Electives (9 Credits)
Each major is required to complete by advisement three courses in Spanish at the 400- or 500-level.9
Total Credits49

Students with prior training or experience in Spanish may obtain waivers for one or more of the basic language courses listed above after consultation with the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures.


Students whose home language is Spanish may substitute SPA315 Spanish for Native Speakers for either SPA301 Communication and Culture in Spanish or SPA361 Communication and Writing in Spanish.

Candidates for certification must earn satisfactory scores on a proficiency test in Spanish.