The Department of Foreign Languages at the University of North Alabama provides majors such as Spanish. A minor is also available in French, German and/or Spanish. Six credit hours at the Introductory level in the same foreign language are required for all Bachelor of Arts degrees.

  • Dr. Alejandra Alvarado-Brizuela
  • Dr. Scott R. Infanger
  • Dr. Andrea F. Nate
  • Dr. Lauren G. Reynolds
  • Dr. Claudia P. Vance

Spanish Conversation Table - Come join the Spanish Conversation Table!!! Starting September 12, 2018, in Wesleyan Hall 304. It will be held every Wednesday. Beginning Spanish speakers always welcome. Hope to see you there.

Spanish Tutoring Available.

Studying and practicing Spanish

  • BBC Languages - Spanish - This great site will help you study Spanish by letting you assess your proficiency. Then it will tell you which of their materials are appropriate for you. These materials include multimedia conversation exercises and a basic skills introduction/review. Moreover, there is a collection of linguistic blunders, to which you can add your own experiences.

Websites Related to Spain

  • - (great for news and entertainment)
  • - (Official Spain tourism website)
  • - (newspaper - Madrid)
  • - (newspaper - Madrid)
  • - (Information about Salamanca)
  • - (Virtual Cervantes)
  • - (Stock Market)

Websites Related to Latin America

  • - (Latin American language schools)
  • - (search engine)
  • - (search engine)
  • - (Diego Rivera vitual museo)
  • - (jobs in South America)
  • - (cultures of the Andes)

Other Useful Websites

  • - (Federal Jobs Digest)
  • - (Modern Language Association)
  • - (Real Academia Española) This website has an online dictionary.
  • - (Biblioteca Nacional de España)

Degree Requirements

There are 3 Options in the Spanish Major. All 3 Options must complete the General Education Component as well as the Major Core Requirements. Additional requirements for each of the Options are listed under section C. below.

Course Credit
A. General Education Component 41
For general education requirements and additional requirements for UNA students, refer to Academic Procedures and Requirements. Foreign Language majors must complete: Area II: Art 170 (3) Area III: Mathematics 110 or higher (3) Area IV: Geography 102 (3), History 101 and 102 (6)
B. Major Core Requirements:
Introductory Spanish (101-102) 6
Intermediate Spanish (201-202) 6
Conversation and Composition (SP 350) 3
Introduction to Hispanic Literature (SP 360) 3
Advanced Spanish Grammar (SP 420) 3
Senior Thesis (SP 495) 0
*Senior Seminar (FL 498) 1
Total 22
C. Option I: Spanish – Language and Culture
18 additional hours from 300- or 400-level courses (minimum 9 hours at the 400-level) 18
Total 18
For Option I, a minor or second major is required.
Option II: Spanish for Commerce
Commercial Spanish (SP 353) 3
9 hours at the 400 level, including Advanced Commercial Spanish (SP 403W) 9
6 additional hours from 300 or 400-level courses 6
Total 18
For Option II, a minor, second major or second degree in an approved Business program is required.
Option II: Spanish - Literature
18 hours from the following (minimum of 9 hours at 400 level):
Spanish Civilization (SP 351)
Latin American Civilization (SP 352)
Survey of Spanish Literature I (SP 405W)
Survey of Spanish Literature II (SP 406W)
Survey of Latin American Literature I (SP 410W)
Survey of Latin American Literature II (SP 411W)
Special Topics in International Studies: Abroad (SP 490)
Independent Study (SP 499)
Total 18
For Option III, a minor or second major is required.
D. General Elective hours, if required, to bring total to 120 hours.
* Fulfills computer literacy requirement.

Courses and descriptions are subject to change without notice.

Tuition & Fees

Alabama Resident Non-Resident
1-11 Hours $277.00/hour $554.00/hour
12-18 Hours $4,155.00 flat rate $8,310.00 flat rate
Program taught in:
  • English

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