2021-2022 Catalog with Addendum 
    Jan 26, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog with Addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish, BA (SPAN)

University Requirements

Please see the University Requirements   section of this catalog.

Major Requirements

Foundational Courses

Majors will be tested for speaking proficiency in SPAN 301 .  Students who do not rate at the Advanced level have the opportunity to take SPAN 390  to develop greater proficiency, or they can develop proficiency on their own (mission trips, study abroad, volunteerism in a Spanish-speaking community agency, etc. By SPAN 499  (usually taken during the last year), Advanced speaking proficiency is recommended.

Advanced Language

Choose 2 courses from:

Advanced Culture

Advanced Literature *

Choose 3 courses from:

Advanced Electives

  • Choose 2 advanced courses (SPAN 300-499): Credit Hours: 6

The Montevideo Semester Immersion Program offers intermediate and advanced tracks.

Study Abroad Expectations (can be in hours above or university requirements)

A student can earn between six and fifteen credit hours at our study abroad site in Uruguay. The regular Montevideo program offers beginning and intermediate courses, as well as advanced courses through Universidad Católica or Universidad de Montevideo.

The advanced track consists of:

Total: 30 Credit Hours

Supplement for Major


  • Sophomore (or higher) Literature Credit Hours: 3

Total: 3 Credit Hours


Minimum - 39 Credit Hours

Total Major Hours: 72

Other Graduation Requirements

Minimum GPA in major: 2.25
Minimum GPA for graduation: 2.00
Minimum advanced hours: 33
Minimum total hours: 128

Courses numbered 0** do not count in minimum hours required for degree.