Spanish electives chosen with approval of Spanish advisor at the 300 level or above 12
Proficiency examinations (See below)
Immersion Experience (See below)
Total Hours: 124*****
*Three hours of foreign language fulfill Area I requirement of GER.
**SPAN 0102, SPAN 0203, SPAN 0204 count toward the 12-hour foreign language requirement for the BA degree.
***Or other approved literature courses.
****Additional requirements for the Spanish major are:
Successful completion of proficiency tests. Guidelines are available in the Department of Modern Languages. These guidelines indicate the general areas covered by the proficiency tests and the dates on which tests are scheduled for the academic year. Students will normally take the tests for diagnostic purposes during the second semester of the junior year and may repeat the tests during their senior year.
A period of at least one month of residency in a Spanish-speaking country or in a Spanish immersion program. Students may participate in a university-sponsored short-term program, an ISEP semester or year abroad, a program of another accredited college, an internship or another approved activity. All language students are urged to work closely with the Institute of International Studies to explore available programs and financial resources. Students with special circumstances may petition to have an alternative immersion experience approved for this requirement. Credit earned may be applied to the major or may count as general electives.