Majors & Minors

SPANISH MAJOR

A Spanish major is a student who has officially declared in the College of Arts and Sciences a major in Spanish, and usually pursues a B.A. degree. Spanish majors are required to fulfill Premajor requirements (SPA 201, SPI 202, SPA 210, SPA 211). For the major they must complete a minimum of 21 hours in 300-500 level Spanish courses (the 21 hours will have to include SPA 310, at least two literature courses, and at least 3 courses at the 400-500 level), and a total of 6 additonal hours either in Spanish or other courses in the field of concentration, and complete 15 hours in the field of concentration (for a total 42 hours).

A double major is a student who has officially declared a major in Spanish and a major in another department. Double majors must obtain academic advising each semester in both departments.

To declare a major or minor, the student must file the appropriate forms in the Dean's Office of the appropriate college (for the college of Arts and Sciences, the Registration Office is on the second floor of the Patterson Office Tower, Room # 257).

Course requirements:
Spanish courses:
21 hours
Elective course: 6 hours (Spanish or Field of Concentration)
Related courses: 15 hours
Total: 42 hours

Forms needed:

SPANISH MINOR

A Spanish Minor is a student who has officially declared a Minor in Spanish in the College of Arts and Sciences and is pursuing a B.A. or B.S. degree. Spanish minors are required to fulfill Pre-minor requirements (SPAI 202, SPA 210, SPA 211). For the minor they must complete 12 hours in 300-500 level Spanish courses (the 12 hours will have to include at least one literature course, and at least two courses must be taken at the 300 level or above) (= 21 total hours).

To declare a major or minor, the student must file the appropriate forms in the Dean's Office of the appropriate college (for the college of Arts and Sciences, the Registration Office is on the second floor of the Patterson Office Tower, Room # 257).

Note: No courses based on literature in translation may be counted toward the minor in Spanish.

Forms needed:

 

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