Requirements for the Major in Spanish

A minimum of 36 credits (12 courses) are required for a Major in Spanish. Students should note that in the Spanish Language courses, one must pass both oral and written components in order to earn a passing grade:

Level I

Major Requirements:

1. SPAN1001 Spanish Language IA
2. SPAN1002 Spanish Language IB
3. SPAN1214 Introduction to Hispanic Culture
4. SPAN1205 Introduction to Literature in Spanish

Faculty Requirements:

5. FOUN1001 English for Academic Purposes
6. Either FOUN1002 Language: Argument OR FOUN1003 Rhetoric I: The Writing Process
7-8. Two (2) Level I electives from within the Faculty, but outside of this Major
9-10. Plus two (2) Level I electives from any Faculty

Level II

Major Requirements:

1. SPAN2001 Spanish Language II A
2. SPAN2002 Spanish Language II B
3-4. Plus any two (2) Level II Spanish Literature courses

Faculty Requirements:

5. FOUN1210 Science, Medicine and Technology in Society
6. FOUN1301 Law, Governance, Economy and Society in the Caribbean
7-10. And Four (4) Level II electives from any Faculty

Level III

Major Requirements:

1. SPAN3001 Spanish Language IIIA
2. SPAN3002 Spanish Language IIIB
3. SPAN36XX Spanish Caribbean Literature
4. One (1) of the following:
  • SPAN3502 International Business Spanish
  • SPAN3503 Spanish for Tourism
  • SPAN3504 Spanish Translation
  • SPAN3707 The Latin American Short Story
Faculty Requirements:

5-6. HUMN3099 Caribbean Studies Project (6 credits)
7-10. And Four (4) Level III electives from any Faculty

*Students should note that SPAN2414 Latin American Film counts as a Literature course.

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