B.A. in Spanish – Language, Culture, and Society

Program Information

The mission of the World Languages and Cultures Department is to give students the opportunity to develop appropriate proficiencies in the modern and classical languages, to acquaint students with the literary and cultural productions of other countries, and to provide them the opportunity to acquire critical skills through literary and cultural analysis.

Suggested Schedule of Courses

This is a suggested 4-year schedule of courses based on degree requirements in the current catalog

This guide is not a substitute for academic advisement — contact your advisement office if you have any questions about scheduling or about your degree requirements.  Also see the Department Website and Undergraduate Catalog for a complete list of requirements and electives to choose from. 

Students may choose to attend a summer term to reduce their load during fall or spring semesters but still stay on track to graduate in four years.


Year 1

Term 1

Course Hours

ENGL 1101

3

MATH 1101 or higher

3

GSU 1010

3

Lab Science “A”

4

SPAN 1002 or higher

3
Total Hours 16

Term 2

Course Hours

ENGL 1102

3

POLS 1101

3

Area B Elective

2

Lab Science “B”

4

SPAN 2001 or higher

3
Total Hours 15

Notes

Teach! Numerous practicum and student teaching opportunities are integrated into the Spanish major.

Immerse yourself! The best way to learn language and culture is through immersion – study abroad in Costa Rica, Spain or other exciting and informative destinations.

Generate new knowledge! Take internship credits and other field experiences (SPAN 4465).


Year 2

Term 1

Course Hours

Area B Elective

2

Area C Elective

3

Area D Math/Science Elective

3

Area E Global Issues Elective

3

SPAN 2002 or higher

3

Area F Elective

3
Total Hours 17

Term 2

Course Hours

Area C Elective

3

HIST 2110

3

Area E Social Science Elective

3

Area F Elective

3

Area F Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Notes

Teach! Numerous practicum and student teaching opportunities are integrated into the Spanish major.

Immerse yourself! The best way to learn language and culture is through immersion – study abroad in Costa Rica, Spain or other exciting and informative destinations.

Generate new knowledge! Take internship credits and other field experiences (SPAN 4465).


Year 3

Term 1

Course Hours

SPAN 3303^

3

SPAN 3304^

3

Area F Elective

3

Area H Elective

3

Area H Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

SPAN 3314

3

SPAN 3310^

3

Area H Elective

3

Area H Elective

3

Area H Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Notes

^Course selection may vary depending on recommendation based on IASE placement exam. Please contact department for advisement.

Click here for courses that fulfill Area G and H and may also include a Signature Experience component.

Teach! Numerous practicum and student teaching opportunities are integrated into the Spanish major.

Immerse yourself! The best way to learn language and culture is through immersion – study abroad in Costa Rica, Spain or other exciting and informative destinations.

Generate new knowledge! Take internship credits and other field experiences (SPAN 4465).


Year 4

Term 1

Course Hours

Area G Lit. or Culture

3

Area G Lit. or Culture

3

Area G 3000/4000 Level Elective

3

Area H Elective

3

Area H Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

Area G Lit. Eor Culture

3

Area G 3000/4000 Level Elective

3

Area G 3000/4000 Level Elective

3

Area H Elective

3

Area H Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Notes

^Course selection may vary depending on recommendation based on IASE placement exam. Please contact department for advisement.

Click here for courses that fulfill Area G and H and may also include a Signature Experience component.

Teach! Numerous practicum and student teaching opportunities are integrated into the Spanish major.

Immerse yourself! The best way to learn language and culture is through immersion – study abroad in Costa Rica, Spain or other exciting and informative destinations.

Generate new knowledge! Take internship credits and other field experiences (SPAN 4465).