May 24, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog (Year Under Revision) 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog (Year Under Revision)

Spanish - BA


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  • For more information about Spanish, please see the Languages, Philosophy & Communication Studies website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that this plan is only a general guideline and that student-specific plans may differ.   * Please make sure to consult regularly with your departmental advisor to confirm what courses will be available and to work out your plan of study.
  • Admitted students must meet with an academic advisor. Current students should also meet with an academic advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is Quantitative Literacy (QL) Course  of the student's choice

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 3.00 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     SPAN 1020: Spanish First Year II   4    
SPAN 1010: Spanish First Year I   4     Quantitative Literacy (QL) Course   3  
Breadth Requirement 3   Breadth Requirement 3  
Breadth Requirement 3   Breadth Requirement 3  
Breadth Requirement 3   Breadth Requirement 3  
TOTAL CREDITS: 16   TOTAL CREDITS: 16  

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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   3   LING 4100: The Study of Language   3    
ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     SPAN 2020: Spanish Second Year II   4    
SPAN 2010: Spanish Second Year I   4     Quantitative Intensive (QI) Course   3  
Communications Intensive (CI) Course   3   Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) Course   3  
Breadth Requirement 3   Elective Course 3  
TOTAL CREDITS: 16   TOTAL CREDITS: 16  

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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SPAN 3300: Introduction to Hispanic Literature and Literary Analysis   3     SPAN 3060: Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition (CI)   3    
Spanish Culture Course   3   SPAN 3600: Survey of Spanish Literature I (DHA)  OR SPAN 3610: Survey of Spanish Literature II (CI/DHA)   3  OR 3    
SPAN Elective Course 3   Hispanic American Literature Course   3  
Elective Course 3   SPAN Elective Course 3  
Elective Course 3   Elective Course 3  
TOTAL CREDITS: 15   TOTAL CREDITS: 15  

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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SPAN 4910: Topics of Hispanic American Cultural Production  OR SPAN 4930: Topics of U.S. Latina/o Literature and Culture   3  OR 3     SPAN 4900: Topics of Spanish Cultural Production   OR SPAN 4910: Topics of Hispanic American Cultural Production   3  OR 3    
SPAN Elective Course (if CMST 3330  not taken) 3   Upper Division Elective Course 3  
Spanish/U.S./Hispanic American Lit Elective Course 3   Elective Course 3  
Elective Course 3   Elective Course 3  
Elective Course 3   Elective Course 3  
TOTAL CREDITS: 15   TOTAL CREDITS: 15  

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Spanish Major and Minor Requirements


Minimum Departmental Requirements


Total Credits:

  Spanish Major 33
  Spanish Major, Teaching Emphasis 38 SPAN & 27 SCED
  Spanish Minor 15
  Spanish Minor, Teaching Emphasis 20 SPAN & 27 SCED
  Spanish Major, Teaching Emphasis without licensure 37
  Spanish Minor, Teaching Emphasis without licensure 19
Grade Point Average to Declare a Major or Minor 3.00 Career GPA
Grade Point Average to Graduate with Major or Minor 3.00 GPA within Major/Minor Classes
A minimum of 50 percent of minor credits must be earned at USU  

At least half (50 percent) of the credits earned for these degrees must be completed in upper-division USU courses offered by the Department of Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies, and having prefixes of SPAN or LING. All other credits (including transfer and study abroad credits) must be approved by the Spanish faculty in order to be counted toward these degrees.

Course Requirements


Language Major Requirements


Spanish Major (33 credits) (3.00 GPA)


Note:


1 Only 3 credits maximum in practicum courses may count toward a Spanish major or minor.

2 This course or practicum is required for a teaching emphasis in the Spanish major or minor.

3 Students desiring to apply study abroad credits toward these degrees must obtain approval from the LPCS office prior to participating.

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