Bachelor in Spanish

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Program Description

The aims of the foreign language courses are to develop foreign language skills, which enable the student to engage in oral and written communication with other peoples of the world and provide an auxiliary skill in professions; to develop in students a linguistic sense sufficient for students to be able to compare a native tongue with other languages; to give the student through readings in foreign language a background of culture of the nations using this language; to enable the student to read scientific, literary, and other texts in a foreign language.

Course Descriptions

101-102 Elementary Spanish I-II: (3 hours each)

A course of study designed for students who have no or very limited prior knowledge of Spanish. Students who have had at least one year of high school Spanish should consider taking SPA 106. Students who have had at least two years of high school Spanish should consider taking SPA 201.

106 High Beginner Spanish: (3 hours)

An intensive review course designed for students who have had at least one year of high-school Spanish. Students completing this class would go into Intermediate Spanish. This class is designed to replace, not to be taken in addition to SPA 101 and 102.

201-202 Intermediate Spanish I-II: (3 hours each)

A course of study which examines the Spanish language and culture, with a particular emphasis on communicative skills. Prerequisite: SPA 102 or the equivalent. Students who have had at least two years of high school Spanish should consider taking SPA 201.

303 Reading Spanish Literature: (3 hours)

A survey of Spanish literature with emphasis on reading comprehension. Prerequisite: SPA 202 or the equivalent.

305 Advanced Grammar and Composition: (3 hours)

An intensive review of grammar and composition. Prerequisite: SPA 202 or the equivalent.

307 Conversational Spanish: (3 hours)

Extensive practice in oral Spanish including drill in vocabulary, idiom, and basic linguistic structure. Prerequisite: SPA 201 and permission of the instructor.

309 Occupational Spanish: (3 hours)

A course for students who desire to research, learn, and practice specialized vocabularies needed to communicate in Spanish in the workplace. No prerequisites required.

311-312 Survey of Spanish Literature I-II: (3 hours each)

Representative masterpieces. Prerequisite: SPA 202.

313 Spanish and Latin American Cinema: (3 hours)

A course where students view and analyze the best in Spanish and Latin American films. Prerequisite: SPA 202 or the equivalent.

350 Life and Culture of Latin America: (3 hours)

A study of all aspects of Latin American life. Prerequisite: SPA 202 or the equivalent.

360 Life and Culture in Spain: (3 hours)

A study of all aspects of life in Spain. Prerequisite: 202 or the equivalent.

417 Methods of Teaching Spanish: (3 hours)

A course in which students explore studies in the theories, techniques, and materials of teaching Spanish. Prerequisite: SPA 201 or the equivalent.

480 Spanish Practicum in the United States: (3 hours)

A supervised learning experience in working with Spanish-speaking individuals or groups in a church and/or school setting. Prerequisite: SPA 202 or the equivalent. Special permission from the instructor is required to register.

482 Spanish Practicum Abroad: (3 hours)

A supervised learning experience in working with Spanish-speaking individuals or groups in mission work within a Spanish-speaking country. Prerequisite: SPA 202 or the equivalent. Special permission from the instructor is required to register.

Standards for Admission

  • Freshmen Complete the application for undergraduate admissions
  • Send in your $40 application fee
  • Send in your official ACT or SAT scores
  • Send in your official high school transcript
  • Send in proof of measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) immunizations (must have had one MMR shot in the last ten years or two MMR shots in your lifetime.)
  • If you have taken college classes during high school, call the college and ask them to mail us an official and final college transcript.
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