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

[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 Algebra3
Life & Physical Science Lab
Select 1 SCH compatible with a Life & Physical Science course1
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 curriculum18
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 curriculum17
Total Semester Credit Hours120

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
Adv Minor/General Elective 3
Adv 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

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

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.