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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish, B.A.

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In addition to adhering to General Education  and School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts Requirements , the Spanish major requires 54-56 units (some of which simultaneously meet general education requirements). Courses in the major must be taken for a letter grade and may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis unless the course is only offered on a pass/no pass basis. Students must complete all major course prerequisites with a C- or better.

Before starting Spanish Major coursework, students should have taken SPAN 004: Intermediate Spanish II  or SPAN 011: Spanish for Heritage Speakers II , or the equivalent (i.e. appropriate scores on the Spanish Language or Literature Advanced Placement Exam).

Upper Division Spanish Major Requirements [46-48 Units]

Upper Division Major Core Requirement [4 units]

Complete the following course:

Spanish Linguistics Requirement [8 units]

Complete two Spanish Linguistics courses. SPAN 170  is required.

Capstone Project [2-4 units]

Complete the following course:

Upper division Elective Requirement [8 units]

Complete two upper-division elective courses. Students may choose any courses from the following list, except for those they may have already taken to satisfy one of the requirements listed above.

Transfer Students

Transfer students who wish to major in Spanish should complete the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) at their community college. Transfer students may not be admitted to the Spanish major without specific major preparation. Below are the Transfer Selection Criteria for the Spanish Major.

Transfer Selection Criteria

To be admitted to the Spanish major transfer students must meet the following requirements:

Applicants will, at the time of admission have completed at minimum the following course (or its equivalent) with a “C‐” or better:

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