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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish – 120 Credits

The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing these programs of study in four years.

For all departmental programs, please consult the description of the General Education program in this catalog for a list of General Education goals and objectives and the courses included on the menus for the various goals.

Freshman Year

First Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits
 SPN 101 Elementary I OR *SPN 203 Intermediate I3 crs.
**UNI 100 First-Year Seminar1 cr.
**ENG 101 English Composition I3 crs.
General Education Courses9 crs.

Second Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SPN 102 Elementary II OR *SPN 204 Intermediate II3 crs.
**ENG 102 English Composition II3 crs.
General Education Courses9 crs.

Sophomore Year

Third Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SPN 203 Intermediate I OR SPN 311 Conversation, Composition and Phonetics3 crs.
300- or 400-Level Spanish Culture Course3 crs.
SPN Course3 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses
6 crs. 

Fourth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SPN 204 Intermediate II OR SPN 312 Conversation, Composition and Phonetics II
3 crs.
300- or 400-level Spanish Culture Course3 crs.
SPN Course3 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses6 crs.

Junior Year

Fifth Semester – 15 credits
Course
Credits
SPN 311 Conversation, Composition and Phonetics OR
SPN 401 Advanced Composition: Grammar and Stylistics
3 crs.
GEO 325 Geography of Europe OR
GEO 328 Geography of Latin America
3 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses
9 crs.

Sixth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SPN 312 Conversation, Composition and Phonetics II OR
SPN 450 Foreign Language Colloquium in Spanish
3 crs.
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses
6 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses
6 crs.

Senior Year

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SPN 421 Survey of Literature I 3 crs.
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses 6 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses 6 crs.

Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SPN 422 Survey of  Spanish American Lit. II
 3 crs.
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses9 crs. 
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses
 3 crs.

* Required major and related courses
** Required and recommended General Education courses