Spanish Major

For the Major, students must complete a total of thirty-six (36) units Twenty-four (24) of those units must be Spanish 300, 301, 304, 305, 306 and 307. The remaining twelve (12) units is comprised of three (3) classes at the 400-level from the following table, at least one of which must be Spanish 490 or 491.

400-level courses
Course Number
Description
Units
SPAN 400
Special Topics in Linguistics
4
SPAN 401
Peninsular Literature
4
SPAN 402
Latin American Literature
4
SPAN 410
Spanish Translation, Theory, and Practice
4
SPAN 426
Seminar in Modern Varieties of Spanish
4
SPAN 427
Spanish Teaching Methodologies
4
SPAN 490
Seminar in Linguistics
4
SPAN 491
Seminar in Literature
4
SPAN 495
Special Studies
1-4
SPAN 499
Internship
1-4

Note

If the student has already completed lower-division classes before arriving at SSU, he/she can begin taking Advanced-level courses as soon as desired, and could take fewer classes per semester than indicated in this plan. In addition to the four year graduation plan specified, students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish may also elect a five or six year plan. Please consult with a Spanish program advisor.

Example Programs

The following tables are an example of a four year, 120 unit program for a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.

Freshman Year

Required Courses
Fall
Units
Spring
Units
SPAN 101
4
SPAN 102
4
General Education
Fall
Units
Spring
Units
Area A2
3
Area C1
3
Area A3
3
Area B1
3
Area B4
3
Area A1
3

Sophomore Year

Required Courses
Fall
Units
Spring
Units
SPAN 201 (counts as C3)
4
SPAN 202 (counts as C3)
4
General Education
Fall
Units
Spring
Units
Area B3
3
Area D3
3
Area D2
3
Area D4
3
Area C2
3
Area B2
3
Area D5
3

Junior Year

Required Courses
Fall
Units
Spring
Units
SPAN 300
4
SPAN 301
4
SPAN 305
4
SPAN 304
4
SPAN 306
4
SPAN 307
4
General Education
Fall
Units
Spring
Units
Area E1 UD
3
Area C3 UD
3
Area D1 UD
3

Senior Year

General Education
Fall
Units
Spring
Units
Elect/Minor
4
Elect/Minor
4
Elect/Minor
4
Elect/Minor
4