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Modern Languages and Literatures


Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Bachelor of Arts

Major in Modern Languages

Concentration in Spanish

This program of study prepares students to work in government agencies, business and industry entry-level positions, and travel agencies. It is developed to provide students with the language skills--understanding, speaking, reading, and writing--necessary to function effectively in the environment native to the language.

General Information: General Education requirements for the degree Bachelor of Arts are outlined in the Class Schedule and in the Undergraduate Catalog. Additional upper division requirements are stated in the catalog.

Requirements: 39 hours (beyond first year courses which are a part of the general education component of the degree requirements). An oral interview is required upon entering the program and before graduation in order to evaluate progress and proficiency. Graduates must attain an ACTFL Oral Proficiency rating of "Intermediate High." Moreover, a major in good standing must maintain a 3.0 grade point average in the modern language.

Recommendation: It is strongly recommended that all majors participate in an acceptable study program abroad in which they will be exposed to the target language and culture.

Second Program of Study: The student is required to complete a second program of study from 15 to 30 hours in another discipline of the student’s choice.

Prerequisites

Credit Hours

SA 110 Spanish Language & Culture I (or equivalent)

5

SA 210 Spanish Language & Culture II (or equivalent)

5

 

 

Required Courses

Credit Hours

SA 313 Spanish Language & Culture III

4

SA 314 Spanish Language & Culture IV

3

SA 339 Reading and Conversation

3

SA 359 Advanced Grammar and Composition

3

SA 365 Introduction to Literature

3

SA 379 Civilization of Spanish-Speaking Countries

3

FL 499 Foreign Language Capstone Seminar

1

 

 

Electives - select to fulfill 29-hour requirement

Credit Hours

SA 305 Summer Study Abroad in Latin America

3

SA 389 Studies in the Culture of Spain

3

SA 399 Studies in the Culture of Latin America

3

SA 410 Phonetics and Conversation

2

SA 435 Survey of Peninsular Literature           

3

SA 446 Readings in Peninsular Literature        

3

SA 455 Survey of Latin American Literature

3

SA 466 Readings in Latin American Literature

3

SA 475 Independent Study

1-4

SA 495 Special Topics

3

SA 635 Directed Studies in Spanish

1-3

SA 695 Directed Studies in Spanish Language & Lit.

3

 

 

Total Required Hours

39

 

 

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