Jun 17, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

World Languages and Cultures - Concentration in Spanish Studies, B.A.

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum  for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

See World Languages & Cultures Suggested Chronology  for four year suggested course rotation.

General Requirements (Core Area A - E) Credit Hours: 42

Additional Requirements Credit Hours: 4

Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major

Elective Courses Credit Hours: 12-18

Any lower-division course in any field in which knowledge of a world language will benefit the student is acceptable for Area F. Students should consult their advisor on appropriate courses for Area F. Additional language courses are encouraged.

Major Requirements Credit Hours: 24

Minor or Second Major Required Credit Hours: 15-30

  • Select 15-30 credit hours of Minor or Second Major courses (credit hours will vary according to minor or second major)

Free Electives Credit Hours: 6-21

  • Select 6-21 credit hours of Electives as needed to complete 124 total credit hours (advisor approved)

Total Credit Hours: 124

Other Program Requirements

  • Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in each course in the major.
  • Students must complete the World Languages & Cultures Exit Exam.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 39 upper-division hours.

Honors in Spanish

To graduate with Honors in World Languages & Cultures with a concentration in Spanish Studies, a student must:

  • be admitted to the Honors College;
  • successfully complete an additional six credit hours in SPAN at the 4000- or 5000-level (for a total of 24-27 hours of upper-division SPAN), three of which must be SPAN 4890  (Honors);
  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • be in good standing in the Honors College at the time of graduation.


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