B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature Program


General Education Requirements (53 credits)

            College Competencies (24 credits)

                        Written Communication
                        ENWR1101   Academic Writing
                        ENWR1102   Academic Research & Writing
                        Speech/Professional Communication
                        Quantitative Analysis
                        Math or Technology or Statistics
                        Ethical and Moral Analysis
                        Scientific Analysis
            Liberal Arts Distribution  (21 credits)
                        Language
                        SPAN2103     Intermediate Spanish I
                        Social and Behavioral Sciences
                        Art and Culture
                        SPAN2104     Intermediate Spanish II
                        Humanities
            University Requirements (8 credits)
                        UNIV1001   Transitioning to University Life
                        UNIV1002   Preparing for Professional Life
                        UNIV2001   Cross-cultural Perspectives 
                        UNIV2002   Global Issues

Major Requirements (36 credits)
Required Major Courses (24 credits) 

SPAN3301     Adv Conversation in Spanish      
SPAN3435     The Modern Span Amer Short Story 
SPAN3439     Latin Amer Culture & Civilization     
SPAN3454     Intro to Latin American Lit   
SPAN3455     Intro to Spanish Literature    
SPAN3456     Spanish Culture & Civilization
SPAN4437     Adv Composition in Spanish       
SPAN4440     The Hispanic Novel

Recommended Electives Courses (12 credits)

LANG3322   Latin American Women Authors
LANG3321   Linguistics: Origin of Lang
SPAN3304    Spanish for Careers              
SPAN4235    Latin American Media & Film      
SPAN4259   Spanish Linguistics

Minor/SAC (15 credits)
Free Electives (16 credits)
TOTAL (120 credits)

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation. Up to 6 credits from the major and 6 credits from the minor may be applied toward the General Education requirements.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION:  This requirement consists of six credits in English Composition (ENWR1101 and ENWR1102) and six credits of writing intensive courses within the major.

SPEECH/PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION:  Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with public speaking and oral presentations, typically a course in Speech.

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS:  Accuplacer will place students in the appropriate class level. Students will take MATH 1101, 1105, 1107, or 1201 to satisfy this requirement; upper level MATH-prefix courses may be substituted with prior approval from Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences & Engineering.

MATH, TECHNOLOGY or STATISTICS:  Students will take 3 credits of an upper level math course at a level higher than the course fulfilled in Quantitative Analysis:  either MATH 1105, 1107, 1201, 2202, 2243, or 2337, or one of the following courses:  ENGR 1301, ENGR 2286, ENGR 3000, CENG 1205/EGTC1205, CENG 1245/EGTC 1245, EGTC 3261, EGTM 2230, EGTM 2232, CSCI 1105, CSCI 1201, any CSCI courses above 1201, any INFO prefix, or PSYC 2201. Students must fulfill any applicable prerequisites for a course before taking it. In addition, they can take either MATH2337 or PSYC2201, but not both in their course of study since MATH2337 and PSYC2201 cover many similar topics.

ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS:  Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with ethical theories and questions. Choose course from PHIL, RELI, a course that has “ethics” in its title, or a course designated as meeting the requirement within a major program.

SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS:  Requirements consist of a minimum of six credits of laboratory science from BIOL, CHEM, ENVR, MBIO, or PHYS.

LANGUAGE:  Spanish majors will take SPAN2103 to fulfill this requirement.

ARTS AND CULTURE:  Take six credits of coursework in DAN, MUSIC, THEA, LANG, any advisor approved Foreign Language, or ART1141, ART1142, ART1144, ART1151, ART1153, ART1157, ART1158, ART1159, ART1161, ART1167, ART1169, ART1181, ART1187, ART1189, ART1832, ART1841, COMM2104, COMM2210, COMM2415, COMM2103, COMM2743, COMM2745, or EPS 1201. Three of these six will be satisfied by SPAN 2104.

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES:  Take six credits of coursework in COMM, CRIM, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI. Courses may be within the same discipline or different disciplines, but either way at least one course must be at the 2000 level or above.

HUMANITIES:  Take six credits of any course that has the prefix ENGL, HIST, HUMN, LANG, PHIL, or RELI. Courses may be within the same discipline or different disciplines, but either way at least one course must be at the 2000 level or above.