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Spanish/Hispanic Cultures

Department: World Languages and Cultures

The Spanish/Hispanic Cultures designated program of emphasis enables students to build functional proficiency in Spanish and to expand their knowledge and understanding of Hispanic cultures. This program will prepare students for graduate work in Spanish-related fields as well as for a variety of domestic and international employment opportunities when pursued in conjunction with interdisciplinary study in such fields as business, criminal justice, education, environmental science/studies, health and allied health professions, international relations, international studies, peace and conflict studies, pre-law, and social work.

Requirements
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
SP 110 Spanish I**
4
 
HI*
*Students will only receive H or I distribution if they have not taken more than two years of Spanish at the secondary level.
SP 120 Spanish II**
4
SP 110
HI
CS
SP 210 Spanish III**
3
SP 120
HI
CS
**SP 110, 120, 210 are waived if students place out of them, but no academic credit will be awarded
SP 230 Spanish Conversation & Composition
3
SP 210
HI
CW,CS
SP 235 Intensive Spanish Grammar
3
SP 210
HI
SP 245/345 Spanish Phonetics/Phonology
3
SP 210
HI
CS
SP 250 or
SP 255
Introduction to Hispanic Literature
Contemporary Hispanic Short Fiction
3
3
SP 210
SP 210
HI
HI
CS
CS
WL 201 Language in Motion
1
 
HI
CS
Other Requirements

*By way of example only, courses taken on such topics as U.S. trade with Mexico, translation, business Spanish, social violence in Latin America, and Hispanic art and architecture would be considered acceptable electives provided that they were offered at the 300/400 level.

Required credit hours = 45

Total POE credit hours should not exceed 63

updated 6.12

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