Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Spanish (BA)

Hours Required

A minimum of 120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.

Requirements

Course List
University Core Curriculum  
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" 42
Math Elective  
Select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra 3
Life & Physical Science Lab  
Select 1 SCH compatible with a Life & Physical Science course 1
Foreign Language  
Select 6 SCH from the same language (Arabic, French, or Portuguese) 6
Major  
Select 33 SCH including: 33
Spanish Academic Writing  
Intro to Literature in Spanish  
The Spanish American Novel  
Cervantes & Don Quijote  
History of Spanish Language  
Senior Seminar  
15 SCH selected from any other 3000-4000 SPAN courses
 
Minor  
A minimum of 18 SCH from one discipline at least 12 of which must be at the 3000-4000 level. See Appendix C. Instead of a minor, students may complete 18 SCH of electives, 12 SCH of which must be at the 3000-4000 level, from any discipline, except the major field, outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Students who do not elect to have a minor curriculum may use up to 9 hours of the resulting general electives in their major curriculum 18
General Elective  
Select 17 SCH, at least 12 of which must be at the 3000-4000 level, from any discipline, except the major field, outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Students who do not elect to have a minor may use up to 9 hours of the resulting general electives in their major curriculum 17
Total Semester Credit Hours 120

BA/MA Option

See Combined BA/MA Programs in this section

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
Foreign Language 1 3
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
Foreign Language 1 3
Soc/Behavioral Science 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
MATH - Math Elective 3 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
SPAN 2350 Intro to the Hispanic World 3
Creative Arts 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
Minor/General Elective 3
Minor/General Elective 3
General Elective 2 2
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
Junior
Fall
SPAN 3305 Spanish Academic Writing 3
SPAN 3310 Intro to Literature in Spanish 3
Adv General Elective 2 3
Minor/General Elective 3
Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
SPAN 4303 The Spanish American Novel 3
SPAN 4312 History of Spanish Language 3
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective 4 3
Adv General Elective 2 3
Adv General Elective 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
SPAN 4308 Cervantes & Don Quijote 3
SPAN 4399 Senior Seminar 3
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective 4 3
Adv General Elective 2 3
Adv Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective 4 3
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective 4 3
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective 4 3
Adv Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours120
1

Foreign language, 6 SCH in course work from a second romance language – Latin, Italian, French or Portuguese.

2

General electives, select 17 SCH, at least 12 SCH of which must be at the 3000-4000 level, from any discipline,

3

Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.

4

Advanced Spanish electives, select 12 SCH at the 3000-4000 level.

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NOTE 1: See information on the combined BA/MA in Spanish

NOTE 2: Students who do not elect to have a minor curriculum may use up to 9 hours of their available electives in additional courses in their major curriculum.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.