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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

The following table summarizes all requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. To see the description of a particular course, click on its title. Our Course Descriptions page lists all modern language courses. For one possible breakdown of the major by semester, see the Plan of Study below.

 Requirements   Credits 
 Spanish*  33
    Eleven three-credit Spanish courses above the 102 level.

 Classical of Modern Language  3
 
 General Education Requirements  37
    The General Education Curriculum is a 37-hour program to help students appreciate a liberal arts education. Students take five required courses (15 credits) and one course from each of seven distributions (22 credits). Learn more at General Education

 General Electives 47


 Total  120

*All Modern Language Department majors must register for Spanish 450 in the semester of their graduation in order to take and pass a comprehensive exam in their respective field. The written and oral portions of the exam will be graded as pass or fail. A grade of 75% is required to pass the exam. Upon registration, students will be given a description of the exam in order to help them prepare. 



Plan of Study for a Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages: Spanish

Changes in the sequence of the plan of study below may be desirable. These must be made in consultation with the student’s academic adviser. To see the title of a course, simply pass the cursor over the course's number. To see the description of a course, click on its number.

 ◄ FIRST YEAR ► 
 Fall Semester   Credits   Spring Semester  Credits 
Spanish Course  3 Spanish Course  3
FS/THEO 101  3 PHIL 104  3
Modern or Classical Lang. Elective 3 ENG 102 3
ENG 101 3 SBU 102  1
SBU 101  2 Modern or Classical Lang. Elective 3
    General Elective 3
Total 14 Total 16
  
 ◄ SECOND YEAR ► 
 Fall Semester   Credits   Spring Semester  Credits 
Spanish Course  3 Spanish Course  3
General Education Requirement 3 General Education Requirement 3
General Education Requirement 3 General Education Requirement 3
General Elective 3 Modern or Classical Lang. Elective 3
Modern or Classical Lang. Elective 3 General Elective 3
Total 15 Total 15
 
 ◄ THIRD YEAR ► 
 Fall Semester                          Credits   Spring Semester  Credits 
Spanish Course 3 Spanish Course 3
Spanish Elective 3 Spanish Elective 3
General Education Requirement 4 General Education Requirement 3
General Electives 5 General Electives 6
Total 15 Total 15
 
 ◄ FOURTH YEAR ► 
 Fall Semester   Credits   Spring Semester  Credits 
Spanish Course 3 Spanish Course 3
Spanish Elective 3 General Education Requirement 3
General Electives 9 General Electives 9
Total 15 Total 15

 

Requirements for a Minor in Spanish

For non-majors, 18 credit hours above the 102 level constitute a minor in Spanish. To declare a minor, a special form must be filled out and filed with the Records Office by the end of the student's junior year. The appropriate form is available from the student's adviser or the Office of the Registrar.