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Requirements

Spanish majors are expected to complete one study term abroad. Those wishing to study in the Dominican Republic must have completed SPAN 201/202 or its equivalent prior to departure.

Spanish Major (without Single Subject Teaching Credential) Requirements45 units
Language15 units
(15 units beyond SPAN 101, SPAN 102, or equivalent *)
SPAN 201
Intermediate Spanish I
3
SPAN 202
Intermediate Spanish II
3
SPAN 250
Intermediate Conversation and Writing Abroad (Abroad in a Spanish-speaking country)
3
SPAN 310
Advanced Language-study Practicum (Abroad in a Spanish-speaking country)
3
SPAN 320
Advanced Spanish Composition
3
Civilization and Culture6 units
SPAN 311
Civilization of Spain
3
SPAN 312
Latin American Civilization
3
Literature9 units
SPAN 421
Survey of Spanish Literature
3
SPAN 422
Survey of Latin American Literature
3
Select one of the following:
SPAN 431
Spanish Language Poetry and Short Story
3
SPAN 432
Literary Masters
3
Applied Linguistics3 units
SPAN 440
Spanish Applied Linguistics
3
Integration Course3 units
SPAN 480
Capstone Seminar
3
Electives9 units
Elective options may include:
Spanish Courses3 units
SPAN 301
Advanced Spanish
3
SPAN 431
Spanish Language Poetry and Short Story
3
SPAN 432
Literary Masters (This course may be repeated for credit.)
3
SPAN 450
Spanish Language Pedagogy
3
SPAN 494
Internship
3
SPAN 495
Special Topics in Spanish
3
SPAN 497
Readings
1–4
Global Learning Term Courses
(completed anywhere in the Spanish-speaking world)
3 units
GLBL 325
Family Organization
3
GLBL 335
International Internship
3–6
GLBL 340
Community Life
3
GLBL 350
Global Study Project
3

*See General Education Foreign Language Requirement. Students who are native speakers of Spanish or have three to four years of high school Spanish should take the Spanish Placement or CLEP exam to waive elementary Spanish and then consult with an advisor before entering directly into intermediate or upper-division work.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.