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    May 30, 2023  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish, BA

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Degree Requirements

Hours Required and General/College Requirements:

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Arts and Sciences  requirements.

Major Requirements:

A minimum of 38 hours of Spanish, including:

A core of 15 hours of specific course work must be met:


*The SPAN 3080  option is available only to native or near-native Spanish speakers who qualify according to results on the departmental proficiency test or by departmental consent.

b. 3 hours of:

Other Course Requirements:


Suggested Minors for the BA with a Major in Spanish:

Students who wish to earn a minor are encouraged to choose a second foreign language. Spanish majors should also consider history, geography and cultural studies courses that deal specifically with their area of interest.


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Other Requirements:

  1. Students majoring in Spanish should consider taking history and geography courses that deal specifically with their language study;
  2. A minimum grade of C is required for a course to count toward the major;
  3. Minimum GPA of 2.75 in Spanish course work is required for graduation.

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