Modern Foreign Languages Department Majors

Spanish Major

PEAKS | Humanities & Fine Arts |

Spanish Major

33 credits

Course Course Title Credits

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Complete 30 credits (15 credits must be upper division) from the following:

SPA-101

Spanish Language and Culture I

4

SPA-102

Spanish Language and Culture II

4

SPA-202

Spanish Language and Culture III

3

SPA-203

Spanish Language and Culture IV

3

SPA-235

Spanish for Heritage Speakers

3

SPA-299

Intermediate Readings in Spanish

1-3

SPA-301

Spanish Composition, Language, and Culture

3

SPA-302

Spanish Conversation, Language, and Culture

3

SPA-333

Literature of Latin America

3

SPA-334

Literature of Spain

3

SPA-335

U.S. Latino/a Literature

3

SPA-340

National Traditions in the Spanish-Speaking World

3

SPA-342

Latin American Indigenous Studies

3

SPA-350

Transatlantic Literature and Society

3

SPA-437

Spanish Literature and Society: Narrative and Film

3

SPA-438

Spanish Literature and Society: Poetry, Drama, and Song

3

SPA-490

Spanish Major Capstone

1

Fine Arts Requirement

Complete 3 credits from the following subjects:

ART

Art

3

MUS

Music

3

THE

Theatre

3

Notes

For students entering the program with proven proficiency in Spanish language, a maximum of 10 lower-division credits may be waived.

Students pursuing a Spanish major must complete the Spanish major capstone (SPA-490) and major portfolio.

Students who elect a major in Spanish are strongly encouraged to participate in at least one term of study abroad or living in a community where Spanish is dominant.

Spanish majors may not minor in either Spanish (Humanities & Fine Arts PEAK) or Spanish Foundations (Professional Studies & Enhancements PEAK).

Students wishing to teach Spanish at the secondary level must complete the Spanish major and MFL/EDU-444.1 and MFL/EDU-445.1. Please consult with the Education Department for specific certification requirements.