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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 College of Liberal Arts

Spanish Major


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Requirements for the Major (37 Credits)


Students must choose from two concentrations:

  • Second-Language Learners: students who have learned Spanish as a second language in classroom settings or through study abroad.
  • Heritage Learners: students who were raised in a Spanish-speaking environment and would like to improve their Spanish in an academic setting.

I. Core (9 credits)


A. Gateway (4 credits)


B. Hispanic Studies Seminar (4 credits)


Note

Preferably taken in the junior or senior year. With departmental permission, advanced students may take a Hispanic Studies Seminar more than once in place of an elective at the advanced level.

C. Hispanic Studies Senior Capstone (1 credit)


II. Concentrations (28 credits)


A. Second Language Learners


Notes

It is recommended that students take SPAN 306  before SPAN 308  .

Students may take their final course in the Advanced Intermediate Language Sequence concurrently with SPAN 310 .

Students who placed out of one or more of the above courses through the Spanish placement exam, or whom the department determines have met the respective Spanish proficiency, should substitute the credits of the course(s) with advanced electives offered by the department.

Upper Level (16 credits)

Advanced Literature and Cultural Studies (8-12 credits)

Advanced Language and Linguistics, Community-Based Learning (4-8 credits)

Note

Four credits offered in English by the department may be applied to this requirement; eight credits with permission of the department.

B. Heritage Learners


Notes

Students may take SPAN 308  concurrently with SPAN 310 .

Heritage learners who placed out of one or more of the above courses through the Spanish placement exam, or whom the department determines have met the respective Spanish proficiency, should substitute the credits of the course(s) with advanced electives offered by the department.

Upper Level (20 credits)

Advanced Literature and Cultural Studies (8-16 credits)

Advanced Language and Linguistics, Community-Based Learning (4-12 credits)

Note

Four credits offered in English by the department may be applied to this requirement; eight credits with permission of the department.

Notes


It is highly recommended that all majors complete one of the following that relates to Spanish or a Spanish-speaking country: study abroad, short-term program, community-based learning course, or internship. Spanish majors are highly encouraged to spend a semester abroad in a Spanish-speaking country.

An internship in Spanish may count for 2-4 credits towards the major with departmental permission.

Students wishing to receive official certification of their proficiency may do so by contacting ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages), for a fee, and the department will accept their score.

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