Students must take languages courses in ascending sequence; students may not take for credit a lower language course than one they have already completed. Students who choose to take a course at the College of Idaho that is lower than a transfer course from another institution forfeit the equivalent transfer credits.
At minimum one-third of coursework for the major must be completed at The College of Idaho.
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.