Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

General Requirements:

  1. Demonstration of listening comprehension, oral, reading, and writing proficiency.Students who have not received at least a grade of “B” in
    SPA 305 or SPA 306 may be required to take a test in languages skills.
  2. Demonstration of comprehensive coverage of literature and civilization through successful completion of appropriate course work
  3. A minimum of 36 credit hours, 30 of which must be above (i.e. at the 300 and 400 levels) the intermediate level

Special Requirements

  • 15 credits of 400-level Spanish courses including at least one language and one literature course.
    • SPA 305: Applied Spanish, and/or
    • SPA 306: Workshop in Speaking and Writing Spanish
    • SPA 301 Introduction to Literary Theory*, or
    • SPA 307: Readings in Peninsular Literature, or equivalent, or
    • SPA 308: Readings in Spanish-American Literature, or equivalent
  • INT 410 Introduction to the Study of Linguistics
  • SPA 495: Senior Project in Spanish (Satisfies a General Education Requirement)

Highly Recommended:

  • HTY 105: History of Western European Civilization I
  • HTY 106: History of Western European Civilization II

Spanish Courses


*SPA 301 is no longer being offered and students are encouraged to take SPA 307 or 308.  The B.A. requirements for Spanish will be changed accordingly in the 2016-17 academic year.  Updated degree requirements will appear in the 2017-18 catalog.