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2011-2012 Catalog 
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish Honors Program (BA)

Prerequisite. Honors election of SPN 212 .*


  1. SPN 301 , SPN 303 , SPN 309 , SPN 310  or SPN 319 , SPN 311  or SPN 314 SPN 315 SPN 317 , SPN 318  or SPN 320  (24 credits).
  2. Three additional credits in language or literature.
  3. SPN 395 , Honors Research Methods (1 credit), and SPN 396 , Honors Independent Research (3 credits), to be selected consecutively in the junior year.
  4. SPN 495  and SPN 496 , Honors Thesis I and II (4 credits each). SPN 495 may be elected as HON 495 with permission of the Honors Program advisor.
  5. At least one term or semester of residence or study in a Spanish-speaking country.
  6. Honors reading proficiency in a second foreign language.
  7. HIS 210 , HIS 211  or an equivalent history course approved by the advisor, and an additional course in history or culture pertinent to the Spanish-speaking world.
  8. LIN 200 ; ENG 204 . Additional courses in linguistics and anthropology strongly recommended.
  9. All requirements of the University Honors Program .
  10. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Arts  degree, including distribution requirements in addition to general education requirements 

Prospective Honors Program students are urged to acquaint themselves as early as possible with the requirements above as well as with the particular procedures for acceptance into the Foreign Language Department’s Honors Program in Spanish. See the departmental honors advisor or the Honors Program Director for this information.

Students in this program are strongly encouraged to study in a Spanish-speaking country. See faculty advisors for recommendations of foreign study programs.

*Students selecting an Honors Program in Spanish are expected to have completed the equivalent of SPN 112 in high school. If not, they must go beyond the 120 credits normally needed to graduate.