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Spanish Major, BA


This program is designed for students who wish to acquire linguistic, cultural, and literary skills in Spanish. The program includes advanced courses in literature and culture from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Latin America. It prepares students for graduate school in foreign language or for employment in fields that require bilingual skills such as travel and tourism, media and entertainment, teaching, government agencies, and courts. Students are strongly encouraged to either double major or minor in a related field.

University Core – (44-55)

May include six to nine credits of appropriate major-required SPA language course work (elementary and intermediate level), thereby fulfilling some University Core foundation/area requirements and some major electives.  See department advisor for assistance and approvals.

Major Courses – (39)

Required Major Courses: (27 credits)

Note:  SPA 310 and 311 are required prerequisites for all advanced SPA literature courses.

DYS 499BSenior Year Experience in Modern Languages and Cultures

3 credits

EIGHT 300-level courses in Spanish

24 credits

Major Electives (12 credits)

May include a maximum of 12 credits of elementary and intermediate level SPA courses

Open Electives – (34-45)

Total Credit Hours: 128

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To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for
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