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Spanish Major/Minor

Requirements for a Major in Spanish
Thirty-three semester hours, including the following:
  1. SPA 3302, 3305, 3309, and 4330.
  2. Three semester hours from: SPA 3310 or 3311.
  3. Nine semester hours from: SPA 3350, 3352, 3354, or 3356.
  4. Three semester hours from: SPA 4303 or 4304.
  5. Six semester hours from: SPA 4305, 4315, 4362, 4363, 4364, 4366, 4372, 4375, 4376, 4378, or 4388.
Requirements for a Secondary Major in Spanish
Thirty semester hours of Spanish with twenty-four of these hours at the "3000-4000" level including the following:
  1. SPA 3302, 3305, 3309, and 4330.
  2. Six semester hours of additional "4000" level SPA electives
  3. Secondary Majors in Spanish may receive up to six hours of credit for two courses at the "2000" level from Spa 2304, 2310, 2311, 2312, 2320, 2321, and 2322. Spa 1401, 1402, and 1412 will not apply as electives on the 30 hours required in the major.
  4. Any other 6-12 hours from the "3000-4000" level.

Requirements for a Minor in Spanish
Eighteen semester hours including the following:

  1. SPA 3302, 3305, and 3309.
  2. Three semester hours from: SPA 3310 or 3311.
  3. Three semester hours from: SPA 3350, 3352, 3354, or 3356.
  4. Three semester hours of "4000" level Spanish elective.

Recommended electives: any other foreign language, English, history, philosophy.

Course Listing
3302 - Conversation and Composition
3305 - Introduction to Hispanic Literature
3309 - Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
3310 - Spanish Civilization
3311 - Spanish-American Civilization
3350 - Survey of Spanish Literature through the Seventeenth Century
3352 - Survey of Spanish Literature from the Eighteenth Century
3354 - Survey of Latin American Literature to 1880
3356 - Survey of Latin American Literature from 1880 to present
4303 - Spanish Phonology and Morphophonology
4304 - Spanish Syntax
4305 - Spanish Semantics and Pragmatics
4315 - Methods of Foreign Language Teaching
4330 - Advanced Grammar, Composition, and Conversation
4340 - Professional and Literary Translation
4362 - Spanish Drama of the Golden Age
4363 - Cervantes
4364 - Nineteenth Century Spanish Literature
4366 - Twentieth Century Spanish Literature
4372 - Latin American Short Story
4375 - Contemporary Spanish American Theater
4376 - The Spanish-American Novel
4378 - Latin American Poetry
4388 - Topics in Hispanic Language and Literature
4V90 - Special Problems

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Alex McNair
Alex_McNair@baylor.edu

Division of Spanish and Portuguese
Department of Modern Languages & Cultures
Burleson Suite 101
www.baylor.edu/spanish
E-mail: Blanca_Fajardo@baylor.edu
Tel: (254) 710-6398