Spanish- Bachelor of Arts

For information, contact the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 268 Irvin Hall, 513-529-4500.

No courses in Spanish may be taken credit/no credit.  Courses taken cannot fulfill more than one requirement for the Spanish major.

Program Requirements

(36 semester hours in SPN, plus 17 related hours)

Note: SPN 101, SPN 102, SPN 111, SPN 201, SPN 202 or SPN 203, and SPN 211, do not count in the required 36 hours.

Required courses
SPN 311Grammar Review and Introductory Composition3
SPN 312Introduction to Spanish Language/Linguistics3
SPN 315Intro to Hispanic Literatures3
Select one of the following sequences:6
Cultural History of Spain I
and Cultural History of Spain II
Spanish American Cultural History I
and Spanish American Cultural History II
Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture I
and Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture II
Select nine hours of the following (at least 6 hours at 400/500 level):9
Selected Topics in Literature and Culture: Spain
Selected Topics in Literature and Culture: Spanish America
Selected Topics in Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture
Topics in Hispanic Literature and Language
Studies in Spanish Narrative
Studies in Spanish Poetry
Don Quixote
Studies in Spanish American Narrative
Studies in Modern Spanish American Drama
Studies in Spanish American Poetry
Studies in the Spanish American Essay
Spanish Phonology and Syntax
Spanish Dialectology
History of the Spanish Language
Second Language Acquisition: Spanish
Select the following:
SPN 490Issues in Hispanic Literature, Linguistics, or Culture3
Select nine hours of the following:9
Intermediate Spanish Composition
Business Spanish
Introduction to Hispanic Film
Spanish for Community Work
Advanced Conversational Spanish (Prerequisite has been changed to SPN 311)
Advanced Conversational Spanish
Cultural History of Spain I
Cultural History of Spain II
Spanish American Cultural History I
Spanish American Cultural History II
Topics in Hispanic Studies
Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture I
Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture II
Or select any 400-level SPN course
Related hours
POR 111Accelerated Introduction to Portuguese4
POR 211Intermediate Portuguese4
Select nine hours of the following: 19
The Arts of Colonial Latin America
Latin America: Anthropological Perspectives
Introduction to South American Archaeology
Latin American Civilization - Colonial Period
Latin American Popular Culture
Politics of Latin America
Latin America: The Region and the World
Any Latin American Studies course
Any literature or linguistics course in the English department
Total Credit Hours53
1

May also include any courses in another foreign language, ancient or modern

Students with specific needs can work out other plans of related hours with their advisors. A second major substitutes for the 17 related hours.

Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish meet the College of Arts and Science writing in the major requirement by completing SPN 315 and SPN 490.

Teacher Licensure

Students who wish to combine teacher licensure with an Arts and Science major must observe the rules, procedures, and restrictions pertaining to admission to a licensure cohort as outlined in the College of Education Health and Society chapter. For information, contact the Office of Student Services in the College of Education Health and Society, 202 McGuffey Hall, 513-529-6418.