Spanish Program {Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures}

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Undergraduate Program

The undergraduate program offers students the chance to earn a BA or a minor in Spanish. The major consists of 30 units of upper division coursework as described below. The minor consists of 21 units, at least 18 of which must be, of upper division coursework.

Admission to the Program

Four years of high school Spanish are required, or four semesters of lower division college Spanish or the equivalent.

Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Required Core Courses (12 units):

FL 325 or SPAN 326

Linguistics and Foreign Language or Applied Spanish Linguistics: Morphology and Syntax. 3 units

SPAN 341

Introduction to Literature. 3 units

SPAN 401 or 405

Culture and Civilization of Spain or Culture and Civilization of Spanish America. 3 units

SPAN 595

Senior Survey in Spanish or Spanish American Literature (taken once during senior year) 3 units

Electives in the Major (18 units):

Students choose six courses in Spanish numbering from 300 to 699. At least three of these courses must be at the 400 level or above.

Minimum total: 30 units

Minor in Spanish

Required Core Courses (9 units):

FL 325 or SPAN 326

Linguistics and Foreign Language or Applied Spanish Linguistics: Morphology and Syntax. 3 units

SPAN 341

Introduction to Literature. 3 units

SPAN 401 or 405

Culture and Civilization of Spain or Culture and Civilization of Spanish America. 3 units

Electives (12 units):

At least 9 units (3 courses) must be upper division. No more than 3 lower division units may be applied toward the minor.

Minimum total: 21 units

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