Major Code: SPANISH
BA degree awarded
36 hours to complete
9-13 courses required
For the Declaration of Major Form, contact the department:

Admissions / Prerequisites

Students enter the Spanish program at different levels, depending on their previous experience with the language.


A minimum of 36 credit hours taken at the 212 level and above including the following:

  1. Three foundational courses (taken in any order) from the following: Span 300, Span 301, Span 302, Span 309, Span 310, Span 311, Span 312, Span 316, Span 317, Span 318.

  2. At least three electives from the following: Span 212, Span 300-level course, Span 400-level course, LACS 101, Ling 101, Port 110, any other relevant courses by petition of the DUS. 

  3. At least four courses at the Span 400 level.

Additional information:

  • Maximum of 12 credits for major from study abroad.  Programs directed by departmental faculty are excluded from this maximum.

  • At least one 400-level seminar taught by departmental faculty.