2012-2013 College Catalog 
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2012-2013 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish Minor

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General Information:

Bachelor of Arts

The Foreign Language program offers a major and minor in Spanish and courses in other languages. Students are encouraged to combine language study with other academic areas.

The objectives of the Spanish major are as follows: 1) To develop linguistic skills that allow students to communicate effectively in a culturally appropriate manner; 2) to develop an understanding and appreciation of literature and culture; 3) to provide preparation for students who wish to pursue a teaching career.

Credit and Placement Policies:

  1. Students with previous Spanish study should take a placement test and will be placed by the department according to the placement test score.
  2. Students of Spanish who begin study at the 300-400 level and pass the course with a grade of C- or better will receive credit with a grade of “P” (pass) for SPA 213 .
  3. Native and near-native speakers may enroll only in upper division courses (300-400 level).
  4. Exceptions to this method of placement will be at discretion of the instructor.
  5. Only one of the first-semester Spanish courses (SPA 113 , SPA 123 , or SPA 143 ) may count in the 6 credit-hour foreign language requirement for the B.A. degree. Students placed into one of those courses should then take SPA 153  to complete the requirement. Students seeking the B.A. who start in SPA 153  should then take SPA 203 ; those who start in SPA 203  should then take SPA 213 


Required minor courses: 18 credit hours

  • SPA courses (18)


Native and near-native speakers may complete a minor in Spanish by taking 18 hours in upper division courses.

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