Major/Minor

Medieval City of Toledo, Spain

Medieval City of Toledo, Spain

The Spanish Major (11 courses)

  • Spanish 201: Intermediate Spanish for Grammar, Conversation, and Composition I
  • Spanish 202: Intermediate Spanish for Grammar, Conversation, and Composition II

One of the following courses on Hispanic culture:

  • Spanish 223: Readings in Spanish Peninsular Cultures
  • Spanish 224: Readings in Latin American Cultures

One of the following courses in linguistics:

  • Spanish 270: Spanish Phonology
  • Spanish 310: The Structure of Modern Spanish

One of the following 300-level literature courses:

  • Spanish 301: Cervantes: Don Quixote—Still Crazy After All These Years
  • Spanish 302: Golden Age Literature: Viewing Today’s World through the Lens of Spain’s Past
  • Spanish 305: The Contemporary Latin American Novel
  • Spanish 309: Trends in Spanish American Literature
  • Three elective Spanish courses at the 200-level or above
  • Spanish 401:  Junior Independent Study
  • Spanish 451: Independent Study Thesis
  • Spanish 452: Independent Study Thesis

Note: Whenever possible, the department strongly encourages students to complete more than the required 11 courses, and all courses counting toward the major must be taken for a grade.

The Spanish Minor (6 courses)

Many students have found a minor in Spanish to be a valuable supplement to their major course of study in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, or art.

  • Spanish 201: Intermediate Spanish for Grammar, Conversation, and Composition I
  • Spanish 202: Intermediate Spanish for Grammar, Conversation, and Composition II
  • Spanish 223: Readings in Spanish Culture or
  • Spanish 224: Readings in Latin American Culture
  • Spanish 270: Spanish Phonology or
  • Spanish 310: The Structure of Modern Spanish
  • Two elective courses in Spanish at the 200-level or above

Note: All courses counting toward the minor must be taken for a grade.