Spanish

Major

Core Courses : All Spanish majors take the following six courses:

  • SPN 205 (Intermediate Spanish)
  • SPN 209 (Intermediate Spanish Conversation)
  • SPN 223 (Hispanic Literatures)
  • SPN 224 (Hispanic Cultures)
  • SPN 240 (Advanced Grammar & Composition)
  • SPN 242 (Advanced Conversation & Phonetics)

300-Level Courses : All Spanish majors take three courses of their choice at the 300 level.  Course options include:

  • SPN 320 (Hispanic Film Studies)
  • SPN 321 (Service Learning in Spanish)
  • SPN 322 (Spanish Translation)
  • SPN 323 (Coloniality in the Hispanic World)
  • SPN 324 (Hispanic Women Writers)
  • SPN 325 (Hispanic Nation in Narration)
  • SPN 327 (Business Spanish)
  • SPN 328 (Medical Spanish)
  • SPN 370 (Topics in Hispanic Literatures)
  • SPN 371 (Topics in Hispanic Cultures)
  • SPN 372 (Topics in Spanish Language)

Capstone Experience : All Spanish majors complete a senior thesis, which is tailored to their interests within the discipline.  For example, a student interested in literature has recently produced a thesis of literary analysis on Borges, while a student interested in education has chosen to analyze our local Migrant Education Program in comparison with other systems of bilingual education.


Minor

All Spanish minors take the following six courses:

  • SPN 205 (Intermediate Spanish)
  • SPN 209 (Intermediate Spanish Conversation)
  • SPN 223 (Hispanic Literatures)
  • SPN 224 (Hispanic Cultures)
  • SPN 240 (Advanced Grammar & Composition)
  • SPN 242 (Advanced Conversation & Phonetics)