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BA in Spanish Studies

BA in Spanish Studies

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 39 credit hours with grades of C or better. Prerequisite: completion of intermediate language level. One of the following field concentrations: 12 credit hours in a second foreign language at any level. 12 credit hours in area studies in the major field at the 300-level or above. Teacher education leading to certification to teach a foreign language at the secondary level. An approved minor related to the major field; for example, another language, business administration, communication, economics, political science, history, sociology, literature, anthropology, or international studies. Course Requirements REQUIRED (17-21 CREDIT HOURS) SPAN-352 Advanced Spanish I: Spain in Context (3) (may be replaced by other 300- or 500-level course if warranted by language proficiency) SPAN-353 Advanced Spanish II: Latin America in Context (3) (may be replaced by other 300- or 500-level course if warranted by language proficiency) SPAN-357 Introduction to Latin American Literature (3) SPAN-450 Spanish Civilization I: Spain (3) SPAN-491 Internship: Spanish: Proyecto Amistad (1-6) (2-6 credit hours required) 3 credit hours of Latin American culture and society coursework as approved by advisor LINGUISTICS (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete one of the following: ANTH-225 Language and Human Experience FA1 (3) ANTH-254 Language and Culture (3) SPAN-456 Spanish Topics (3) (approved topic) SPAN-461 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3) TESL-4xx course as approved by advisor SENIOR CAPSTONE (3 CREDIT HOURS) 3 credit hours of approved coursework at the 400-level or above ELECTIVES (12-16 CREDIT HOURS) Remaining credit hours chosen from Spanish topics, colloquium, and literature courses