BA in Spanish

The BA in Spanish Studies (Native Speaker) is designed for students who want to know more about Hispanic civilization and who are interested in professions such as medicine, law, teaching, and journalism, as well as those wishing to pursue graduate studies in Spanish.  The program also complements such majors as Communications, English, French, History, Music, Nursing, and Social Work.  It requires a minimum of 36 credits.  

Concentration I: Language, Literature, and Culture

Track 1: Native Speakers-36 credits

Courses: (34 credits)

SPAN 171 Elementary Spanish I 3 credits
SPAN 172 Elementary Spanish II 3 credits
SPAN 275 Intermediate Spanish (with lab) 4 credits
SPAN 280 Spanish Conversation and Composition 3 cresits
SPAN405 Spanish Grammar Review 1 credit
SPAN416 Spanish for Native Speakers 3 credits
SPAN426 Contemporary Spain (Study Tour)  3 credits
  OR  
SPAN436 Spanish-American Culture (Study Tour) 3 credits
SPAN438 Mexico and Central American Culture 3 credits
SPAN439  Caribbean Spanish 3 credits
SPAN446 Spanish and Latin American Drama 3 credits
SPAN448 Spanish and Latin American Literature and Film (with Lab) 3 credits
 
*Choose additional 2 credit elective

 

Track 2: Non-Native Speakers: 36-37 credits

ACA Course Requirements: 15credits

Choose one 3 credit course from each of the following set:

SPAN 351, 352, 353
SPAN 361,362, 362
SPAN 371, 372, 373

Electives- 6credits
Choose 6 additional credits of ACA elective coursework

AU Course Requirements: 21-22 credits

Choose one of th following sets of courses:

SPAN 171 Elementary Spanish I 3 credits
SPAN 172 Elementary Spanish II 3 credits
OR    
SPAN 275 Intermediate Spanish 4 credits
SPAN 280 Spanish Conversaiton and Composition 3 credits
 
Complete the following course:
SPAN 420 Advance Spanish Written and Oral Communication 3 crdits

 

SPAN 438 Mexico and Central American Culture 3 credits
SPAN 439 Spanish Caribbean Culture 3 credits
SPAN 446 Spanish and Latin American Drama 3 credits
SPAN 448 Spanish and Latin American Literature and Film 3 credits

 

Concentratoin II: Translation and Interpretation

Track 1: Native Speakers-36 credits
Available only for native Spanish speakers

Major: Core Requirements: 24 credits

SPAN 171 Elementary Spanish I 3 credits
SPAN 172 Elementary Spanish II 3 credits
SPAN 275  Intermediate Spanish  4 credits
SPAN 280 Spanish Soncersation and Composition 3 credits
SPAN 405  Spanish Grammar Review  1 credit
SPAN 416 Spanish for Native Speakers  3 credits
SPAN 426 Contemporary Spain 3 credits
OR    
SPAN 436 Spanish-American Culture 3 credits

 

Electives:
Choose 4 additional credits of upper division electives from the Department of International Languages and Global Studies.

Major: Concentration Requirements-12 credits

Translation and Interpretation Emphasis

SPAN 325 Spanish for the Medical Professions 3 credits
SPAN 447 Spanish for Translation  3 credits
SPAN 457 Spanish Media Translation  3 credits
OR    
SPAN 449 Spanish for Interpreters  3 credits
SPAN 470 Spanish for International Trade 3 credits
OR    
SPAN 488 Spanish for International Relations 3 credits

 

Track 2: Non-Native Speakers-36-37 credits

ACA Course Requirements-15 credits

Major: Core Requirements-9 credits

SPAN 351, 352, 353, 451, 452, 453
SPAN 361, 362, 363, 461, 462, 463
SPAN 371, 372, 373, 471,472, 473
One of the following sequence of coursework:
SPAN 326, 327 (6 credits)
OR
SPAN 421,422 (6 credits)

AU Course Requirements: 21-22 credits

Major: Core Requirements 9-10 credits

SPAN 171 Elementary Spanish I 3 credits
SPAN 172 Elementary Spanish II 3 credits
OR    
SPAN 275 Intermediate Spanish  4 credits
SPAN 280 Spanish Conversation and Compostion 3 credits
     
SPAN 420 Advance Spanish Written & Oral Communication 3 credits

 

Major: Concentraiton Requirements 12 credits

SPAN 325 Spanish for the Medical Professions 3 credits
SPAN 457 Spanish Media Translation 3 credits
SPAN 447 SPanish for Translation 3 credits
OR    
SPAN 449 Spanish for Interpreters 3 cresits
SPAN 470 Spanish for International Trade 3 credits
OR    
SPAN 488 Spanish for International Relations 3 credits