B.A. in Spanish (FO.FS.BA)

B.A. in Spanish (FO.FS.BA)

Major Requirements/Foreign Languages/Spanish Concentration (36 credits) 1
FS-301Introduction to Hispanic Literature3
FS-315Introduction to Spanish Linguistics3
FS-300AAdvanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Discourse 23
FS-300BAdvanced Spanish: Composition and Conversation II3
FS-305Survey of Spanish-American Literature3
or FS-307 Survey of Spanish Literature
FS-309Culture and Civilization Spain3
FS-310Culture and Civilization of Latin America3
FS-402Advanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Proficiency3
FS-409Advanced Spanish: Grammar and Stylistics3
Select 6 credits from courses designated with Course Type: FS.LT at the 400+ level6
Select 3 credits from Spanish 400+ level3
(Courses from Major Requirements satisfy World Language in General Education)
FO-LTIOPI: Oral Interview0
Interdisciplinary Requirements (12 credits)
Select 12 credits in one of the following ways:12
Humanities (at least 2 courses) and Social Sciences (at least 1 course) 3, 4, 5, 6
Select a Second World Language (other than Spanish): FI, FF, FG, FA, FC, FO, FL, FIR
Free Electives (30 credits) 7
Select up to 30 free elective credits30
General Education Requirements (42 credits) 8
Complete 42 credits as outlined on the General Education table.42
Total Credits120

In courses numbered above 300 it is presumed that the student has taken 201-202 (Intermediate) or equivalent to assure adequate communicative facility in the foreign language


A native speaker may be exempt from taking FS-300A Advanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Discourse (3 cr.) upon consultation with the Chair of the Department. The student may substitute any FS-300+ course to fulfill the three credit requirement.


In addition to the General Education requirements. Course Type: EN, some exclusions apply, contact the department for guidance.  


Humanities subjects: AA; AR; DA; EN; HS; HU; MU; PL RS 


 Social Science subjects: AN; CJ; CO; PS; SO; PY 


Please choose at least 3 different subjects


Please consult with your advisor regarding the required number of free electives that must be completed.


The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 45 credits. However, students may be able to share credits from within their major or interdisciplinary requirements. Please consult with your advisor to determine which General Education courses must be completed.


  • 54 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.

Sequence Chart

First Year
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
FS-300A Advanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Discourse3FS-301 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (Gen*Ed World Language)3
FS-300B Advanced Spanish: Composition and Conversation II3Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV) or Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3
Gen*Ed Aesthetics (AT) AR,DA,MU,TH3Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3Gen*Ed Technological Literacy (TL)3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
FS-305 Survey of Spanish-American Literature or 3073FS-402 Advanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Proficiency3
FS-309 Culture and Civilization Spain3FS-400 level Spanish Elective (Course Type FS.LT)3
EN-2xx Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3
Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD)3Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3
Interdisciplinary Electives from subjects: AR/MU/CO/EN/HS/PL3Free Elective3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Third Year
FS-310 Culture and Civilization of Latin America (Gen*Ed Writing Intensive (WT)3FS-4xx Spanish Elective (Course Type FS.LT)3
FS-315 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics3Gen*Ed Mathematics3
Interdisciplinary Elective From Subjects: AR/MU/CO/EN/HS/PL3Free Electives9
Free Electives6 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
FS-4xx Spanish Elective 3FS-409 Advanced Spanish: Grammar and Stylistics3
Interdisciplinary Elective from subjects: AR,MU/CO/EN/HS/PL3Interdisciplinary Electives from subjects: AR/MU/CO/EN/HS/PL3
PR-4xx Gen*Ed Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3Free Electives9
Free Elective (Gen*Ed Experiential Education (ExEd)3FO-LTIOPI Oral Proficiency Interview - UG0
Free Electives3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Total Credits 120