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.
This program offers students the opportunity to study language, literature, and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Courses are offered in Spanish language and conversation, Spanish in specialized settings such as health care and business, and Spanish linguistics. Courses on the literatures and cultures of peninsular Spain and Spanish America explore the diversity of the Spanish-speaking world.
The department offers a number of its own study-abroad programs in Spain and Latin America, which are available during Summer and Winter terms. These are complemented by approved programs for study in Spanish-speaking countries during Fall or Spring semesters.
(36 semester hours in SPN)
|Required Core Courses|
|SPN 311||Grammar Review and Introductory Composition||3|
|SPN 312||Introduction to Spanish Language/Linguistics||3|
|SPN 315||Intro to Hispanic Literatures||3|
|Required Intermediate Courses|
|SPN 351||Cultural History of Spain I||3|
|or SPN 361||Spanish American Cultural History I|
|SPN 352||Cultural History of Spain II||3|
|or SPN 362||Spanish American Cultural History II|
|SPN 381||Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture I||3|
|or SPN 382||Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture II|
|Required Advanced Courses|
|Select from any 400/500 SPN courses||6|
|Required Capstone Course|
|SPN 490||Issues in Hispanic Literature, Linguistics, or Culture||3|
|Select 9 hours from the following:||9|
Any 300 or 400-level SPN course
|Afro-Brazilian Diaspora Through Film and Arts|
or POR 383
|Brazilian Women through Literature and Film|
|Study Abroad Requirement|
|9 hours in an approved study abroad program in a Spanish-speaking country (can be used to satisfy other major requirements--no additional hours required)|
|Total Credit Hours||36|
Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish meet the College of Arts and Science writing in the major requirement by completing SPN 315 (Intro to Hispanic Literatures) AND SPN 490 (Issues in Hispanic Literature, Linguistics, or Culture).
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.