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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish General Program (BA)

Foreign Languages and Literatures Department  

Prerequisite. SPN 212  or equivalent proficiency as demonstrated by examination.


  1. Twenty-eight credits in Spanish beyond the level of SPN 212 , to include the following:
    1. SPN 291 , SPN 301 , SPN 309 , SPN 310  or SPN 319 , SPN 311  or SPN 314 SPN 315 SPN 318  or SPN 320  (19 credits).
    2. One additional course in the literature of Spain and one additional course in the literature of Latin America.
    3. At least three additional credits in Spanish language.
  2. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including General Education requirements  and additional BA distribution requirements. 

Cognate Requirements.

  1. A western civilization or equivalent history course approved by the advisor, and an additional course in history or culture pertinent to the Spanish-speaking world.
  2. ENG 244  or a course in English literature or comparative literature approved by the advisor.

Prospective majors who enter with a substantial part of their introductory language completed in high school and those who intend to do graduate work in Spanish are strongly advised to begin a second language as early as possible in their college programs. Students in this program are strongly encouraged to study in a Spanish-speaking country. See faculty advisors for  recommendations of foreign study programs.

Minimum Credits For the Degree. 120 credits