Spanish Curriculum

Spanish Major

The major in Spanish is based on the prior completion of 14 hours of proficiency-level preparation numbered SP 1100-SP 1150 and SP 2100-2150, or the equivalent. Equivalent proficiency preparation can be completed in high school, junior college or other colleges or universities, or waived through ACCP and AP credits, satisfactory CLEP scores, or a department test.
The major concentration in Spanish consists of a minimum of 21 upper-division semester hours of work. In addition, 12 hours of related courses are required. A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course of the major. (A grade of C- will not satisfy the requirement.)

  • Advanced Conversation and Composition I
  • Advanced Conversation and Composition II
  • Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • Senior Capstone

Select three of the following electives:

  • Medical Spanish II
  • Commercial Spanish
  • Introduction to Latin American Culture
  • Introduction to Spanish Culture
  • Conversational Fluency
  • Survey of Latin-American Literature I
  • Survey of Latin-American Literature II
  • Survey of Spanish Literature I
  • Survey of Spanish Literature II
  • Latin American and U.S. Latina Women's Literature
  • U.S. Latino Literature
  • Twentieth-Century Latin American Theater
  • Modern Latin American Novel
  • Latin American Short Story
  • The Spanish Golden Age
  • Don Quixote

Your major advisor can help you select the most appropriate electives for your career goals.

Spanish Minor

Requirements for the minor consist of 12 upper-division hours of course work in the target language after completing SP 2100 and SP 2150. A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course of the minor. (A grade of C- will not satisfy the requirement.)