Academics

Spanish Major/Minor Requirements

A major in Spanish consists of at least 36 credits in Spanish including:

  • Core courses: SPA 202, 250, 320, 330, 375, 495.
  • Students will select one of each of the following: SPA 312 or 313, SPA 340, 341, or 342, SPA 350 or 351.
  • Students will select at least 12 credits of electives from remaining courses above and including SPA 220.
  • Collateral Requirement: HIS 341 or 342.

A minor in Spanish consists of at least 24 credits in Spanish including:

  • Core courses: SPA 202, 250, 320, 330, 375.
  • Students will select one of each of the following: SPA 312 or 313, SPA 340, 341, or 342, SPA 350 or 351.
  • Students will select at least 6 credits of electives from remaining courses above and including SPA 220.
  • Collateral Requirement: HIS 341 or 342.

Foreign Study/Experience: All students majoring in Spanish are required to have an approved foreign study/experience. Students majoring and minoring in education and who are planning on teaching the language must have their program approved by the Department of Education as well as the Spanish Department.

Collateral Requirement: History: Completion of a Latin American history course.

Grade Point Average: To have a major/minor in Spanish approved for graduation, a student must have a minimum grade of C in each course individually and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in courses selected by the student to satisfy the major. Students seeking Education certification are required to have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

Students who have been waived from taking SPA 202 due to placement test scores will receive credit for it toward a Spanish major or minor.