Requirements for the Major in Spanish

SPA 303 Advanced Spanish Conversation 3 hrs
SPA 353 Introduction to Latin American Literature 3 hrs
SPA 381 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3 hrs
Spanish electives, including at least two courses in upper-level Spanish literature taken on student's home campus 18 hrs
Total Hours 27hrs

The 27 hours required of a major exclude SPA 101 and 102. Eighteen of the 27 required hours must be in upper-level courses. Majors must earn a grade of C or better in all Spanish courses needed to satisfy major requirements.

Students are encouraged to participate in an approved off-campus program in a country where Spanish is spoken.

Students who intend to become language teachers or to do graduate work in Spanish or related fields are urged to complete course work through the intermediate level in a second foreign language.

To graduate with Honors in Spanish, a student must: (1) complete five upper-level Spanish courses, four of which must be literature courses, with at least a 3.5 grade average; (2) complete SPA 425 Senior Honors Thesis/Project with a grade of A; (3) have at least a 3.2 overall GPA.