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Spanish Language + Literature Major | Spanish Studies Major | Spanish Minor
NOTE: Students who intend to major in Spanish Language & Literature or Spanish Studies, or minor in Spanish should prepare their schedules in consultation with a Spanish faculty adviser. To declare the major or the minor and be assigned an adviser, please contact the Department Associate Chair in your college.
 
the major in spanish language and literature


Majors in Spanish language and literature will take a minimum of ten courses numbered 1501 (Intermediate Spanish) and higher, to be selected among the Spanish courses offered by the department only and in consultation with the Spanish adviser. These courses must include SPAN 2500-Approaches to Literature, which is a prerequisite for all courses numbered 3000 and above. Students who place out of any of the following, SPAN 1501, 1502 and/or 2001, will replace them with upper-level courses. In addition to SPAN 2001, only two courses can be taken at the 2000 level. A minimum of four courses must be numbered 3000 or above.


Study Abroad 
Policy:
A maximum of three courses taken abroad for one semester and a maximum of four courses taken abroad for one year may apply toward the Spanish Language and Literature major. 

NOTE: Students who opt to apply study abroad credits toward their major must have these courses approved by their Spanish faculty adviser prior to their going abroad.

 
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The Spanish Studies major is an individualized interdisciplinary major consisting of ten courses numbered 1501 (Intermediate Spanish I) and higher, to be selected in consultation with the Spanish adviser. Of these ten courses, seven must be in Spanish and selected among those offered by the Department only. Students who place out of any of the following, SPAN 1501, 1502 and/or 2001, will replace them with upper-level courses. The courses for the major must include SPAN 2500-Approaches to Literature, which is a prerequisite for all courses numbered 3000 and above. Spanish Studies major can take up to three upper-level courses related to Hispanic studies outside the department; these courses must be approved in advance  by the Spanish adviser.


Study Abroad 
Policy:
A maximum of two courses taken abroad for one semester and a maximum of three courses taken abroad for one year may apply toward the Spanish Studies major. 

NOTE:
Students who opt to apply study abroad credits toward their major must have these courses approved by their Spanish faculty adviser prior to their going abroad.
   
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Students minoring in Spanish will take a minimum of six course numbered 1501 (Intermediate Spanish I) and higher, selected among the Spanish courses offered by the Department only and in consultation with the Spanish adviser. These courses must include SPAN 2500-Approaches to Literature, which is a prerequisite for all courses numbered 3000 and above or, in its place, another appropriate course approved by the Spanish adviser. At least two courses must be at the 3000 level. Students who place out of any of the following, SPAN 1501, 1502 and/or 2001, will replace them with upper-level courses.


Study Abroad 
Policy:
Up to two courses for the Spanish minor may be taken abroad. 

NOTE:
Students who opt to apply study abroad credits toward their minor must have these courses approved by their Spanish faculty adviser prior to their going abroad.
 

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For course descriptions, browse the University Catalog.

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