A major in Spanish requires a minimum of 26 semester hours, not including 101, 102 or 201. The student must complete the following classes:
SPN 202 Intensive Intermediate Spanish
SPN 412 Spanish-American Literature
SPN 413 Spanish Literature 1140-1700
SPN 414 Spanish Literature 1700-1910
SPN 415 Spanish Literature 1910 to the Present
The student must choose one of the following:
SPN 302 Spanish Civilization and Culture
SPN 303 Iberoamerican Civilization and Culture
And at least three of the following:
SPN 306 Composition and Grammar Review
SPN 310 Oral Spanish
SPN 406 Advanced Composition and Conversation
SPN 408 Spanish for International Business
With permission of the department, Spanish 493 may be substituted for one or more of these courses.
Spanish majors are required to complete satisfactorily a comprehensive examination during the senior year.
Prerequisite for any of the courses numbered 202 or above: a minimum grade of “B-” in 201 or permission of the instructor.
Students choosing Spanish as a field of concentration are advised, but not required, to elect a second language of at least 18 semester hours, including 101 and 102.
History 321, History of Colonial Latin America; History 322, History of Modern Latin America; and/or History 412, History of Spain, are suggested as worthwhile electives. These cognates will not, however, count toward a field of concentration in Spanish.
A semester or the junior year in Spain is recommended for those choosing a major (or minor) in Spanish and for those studying for a degree in international business or education.
Spanish Certification Requirements
Those students admitted to the Teacher Education Program prior to June 15, 2011, are bound by the rules in the College Catalog that was effective on the date of their admission to the program. For further information, please consult with the chairman of the Teacher Education Department.
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