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Spanish

Bachelor of Arts

The major in Spanish consists of a total of 30 hours at the 3000/4000 level with 9 hours in the Major Requirements courses and 21 hours in the Concentration Courses.  The Prerequisite for all courses at the 3000-level, with the exception of 3314, is Span 2002 or 2101.  Concentrations include:

  • Literature
  • Teacher Education
  • Language & International Business


Major Requirements (9)

Complete all 3 courses in this section before taking a course in your concentration:

  • SPAN 3303 Advanced Grammar (3) or SPAN 3501 Advanced Spanish for Heritage Speakers (3)
  • SPAN 3307 Intro to the Study of Literary Texts (3) - CTW
  • SPAN 3310 Hispanic Culture (3) - CTW


Concentration Courses (21)

Choose from one of the following:

1. Literature 

  • SPAN 3314 Survey of Hispanic Literature (3)
  • Select four literature courses above SPAN 3307 (12)
  • Select two additional courses in Spanish at the 3000/4000 level (6)

2. Teacher Education 

  • SPAN 3305 Advanced Conversation (3)
    (For non-native speakers only; native speakers must replace this course with another Spanish course at the 3000/4000 level.)
  • A 4000-level culture course (3)
  • Select two literature courses above SPAN 3307 (6)
  • Select three additional courses in Spanish at the 3000/4000 level (9)
  • Additional coursework required

3. Language and International Business

  • SPAN 4405 Spanish  for International Business I (3)
  • SPAN 4407 Spanish for International Business II (3)
  • SPAN 4409 Techniques of Translation (3)
  • Select one of the following courses (3):
    • SPAN 4409 Techniques of Translation
    • SPAN 4445 Literature for Students of International Business
    • BUSA 3000 Globalization and Business Practice (when taught in Spanish)
  • Select one literature course above SPAN 3307 (3)
  • Select three additional courses in Spanish at the 3000/4000 level (9)