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2012-2013 Catalog

School of Arts & Sciences

Spanish (B.A.)



  1. Satisfy Core Curriculum Requirements for students entering college in Fall 1999 or after.  See “General Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree.”
  2. Satisfy the core requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
    6 semester hours of sophomore foreign language.
  3. General requirements:
    • Lower Division – SPAN 1301 Elementary Spanish I, SPAN 1302 Elementary Spanish II, SPAN 2301 Intermediate Spanish I, SPAN 2302 Intermediate Spanish II, SPAN 2312 Practical Conversation.
    • Upper Division – ENGL 3430 Professional Writing, SPAN 3301 Spanish Grammar & Composition, SPAN 4314 Spanish Phonetics, SPAN 4366 History of the Spanish Language, SPAN 4313 Advanced Oral & Written Communication.
  4. Specialization – Choose 12 semester hours from the following: SPAN 4300 Special Topics in Spanish, SPAN 4320 Professional Applications of Spanish, SPAN 4315 Latin American Literature, SPAN 4316 Mexican American Literature, HUMA 4325 Hispanic Heritage, Culture & Civilization to 1848, HUMA 4326 Hispanic Heritage, Culture & Civilization from 1848.
  5. Free electives—Additional hours to satisfy the minimum of 120 credit hours on the degree plan and any other minimums, such as 54 upper division credit hours.

These requirements are summarized in the following table:

Spanish Plan

I. CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS

(42 total core hours required).

LD

LD/UD

UD

TOTAL

English Composition

6

6

College Math or higher

3

3

Natural Sciences

6

6

Humanities

3

3

Visual/Performing Arts

3

3

U.S. History

6

6

Political Science

6

6

Social/Behavioral Science

3

3

Speech

3

3

Computer Literacy

3

3

II. PLAN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

LD

LD/UD

UD

TOTAL

A. General

SPAN 1301 Elementary Spanish I

3

 

 

3

SPAN 1302 Elementary Spanish II

3

 

3

SPAN 2301 Intermediate Spanish I

3

 

 

3

SPAN 2302 Intermediate Spanish II

3

 

 

3

SPAN 2312 Practical Conversation

3

 

 

3

ENGL 3430 Professional Writing

 

 

4

4

SPAN 3301 Spanish Grammar & Composition

 

 

3

3

SPAN 4314 Spanish Phonetics

 

 

3

3

SPAN 4366 History of the Spanish Language

 

 

3

3

SPAN 4313 Advanced Oral & Written Communication

 

 

3

3

B. Specialization (12 s.h.)

12 s.h. from the following courses: SPAN 4300, SPAN 4320, SPAN 4315, SPAN 4316, HUMA 4325, HUMA 4326

 

 

12

12

C. FREE ELECTIVES (Additional hours to satisfy the minimum of 120 credit hours on the degree plan and any other minimums such as 54 upper division hours.)

 

*TOTAL

 

 

 

120

*Total must be minimum of 120 s.h. with minimum of 54 s.h. at upper division level.