Spanish Major and Minor

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SPANISH MAJOR (44 credits total)

  • 8 credits of required core courses:

- WLCS 150 Decoding Cultures (4 credits)

- WLCS 330: Study Abroad Capstone (2 credits)

- WLCS 365: Senior Capstone (2 credits)

  • 8 credits from among the following options:

- SPAN 220 Social Movements in Culture (4 credits)

- SPAN 221 Crisis and Culture* (4 credits)

- SPAN 222 Media and Culture (4 credits)

  • 20 credits from among the following options (8 of which must be at the 300 level):

- SPAN 230 Spanish Vocabulary in Context (2 credits)

- SPAN 231 Spanish for the Professions (2 credits)*

- SPAN 232 Advanced Spanish Grammar (2 credits)*

- SPAN 320 Ideas and Cultures: Latin America (2 credits)*

- SPAN 321 Ideas and Cultures: Spain (2 credits)*

- SPAN 322 Introduction to Literature in Spanish (2 credits)*

- SPAN 330 Phonetics and Dialectology (4 credits)

- SPAN 331 Advanced Oral Communication in Spanish (4 credits)

- SPAN 332 Advanced Composition and Creative Writing in Spanish (4 credits)

- SPAN 340 Latino Communities (4 credits)

- SPAN 341 Film in Spanish (4 credits)

- SPAN 342 Cultural Topics in the Hispanic World (4 credits)

- SPAN 343 Topics in Latin American Literature (4 credits)

- SPAN 344 Topics in Spanish Literature (4 credits)

  • 8 credits of immersion experience 

Can be completed with one semester abroad or with two May Term immersion courses

 

SPANISH MINOR

  • 8 credits from among the following options:

- SPAN 220 Social Movements in Culture (4 credits)

- SPAN 221 Crisis and Culture* (4 credits)

- SPAN 222 Media and Culture (4 credits)

  • 12 credits from among the following options (4 of which must be at the 300 level):

- SPAN 230 Spanish Vocabulary in Context (2 credits)

- SPAN 231 Spanish for the Professions (2 credits)*

- SPAN 232 Advanced Spanish Grammar (2 credits)*

- SPAN 320 Ideas and Cultures: Latin America (2 credits)*

- SPAN 321 Ideas and Cultures: Spain (2 credits)*

- SPAN 322 Introduction to Literature in Spanish (2 credits)*

- SPAN 330 Phonetics and Dialectology (4 credits)

- SPAN 331 Advanced Oral Communication in Spanish (4 credits)

- SPAN 332 Advanced Composition and Creative Writing in Spanish (4 credits)

- SPAN 340 Latino Communities (4 credits)

- SPAN 341 Film in Spanish (4 credits)

- SPAN 342 Cultural Topics in the Hispanic World (4 credits)

- SPAN 343 Topics in Latin American Literature (4 credits)

- SPAN 344 Topics in Spanish Literature (4 credits)

  • 4 credits of immersion experience

Can be completed with one semester abroad or with one May Term immersion course

 

* denotes a course that may be repeated under a different theme