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Spanish course catalog

2018-19

ANA BORDERIA-GARCIA, Associate Professor, Co-chair of World Languages
B.A., Valencia; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

AMERICA COLMENARES, Adjunct Instructor of Spanish
B.A., Augustana College; M.A., Kansas

MEGAN HAVARD, Assistant Professor
B.S., Texas; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis

OLESKI MIRANDA NAVARRO, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A Zullia ( Maracaibo, Venezuela); M.A., Chile (Santiago); Ph.D. Edinburgh

JENNIFER HEACOCK-RENAUD, Continuing Lecturer
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Iowa

JEFFREY RENAUD, Assistant Professor
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

SAMANTA ECHEVARRIA SCHMELZER, Part-Time Instructor
B.S. ITESM (Queretaro); M.A. Western Illinois

JEANNETH VAZQUEZ, Professor
B.A., Central del Ecuador; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State

Major in Spanish

33 credits, including, SPAN-301, SPAN-305, SPAN-314, SPAN-321 or SPAN-322, SPAN-326 or SPAN-327, SPAN-390, two courses from SPAN-330-345, and 6 credits of electives (Spanish 203 may count as an elective course), with 3 at or above SPAN-307.

Spanish majors must take one required supporting course from the pool of courses offered by the Latin American Studies program from departments other than Spanish. This coursework may include courses taken as part of the Brazilian term.

Participation in an International Studies Program in Spanish is highly recommended for all Spanish majors.

Major in Spanish for Professional Use

30 credits, including, SPAN-301, SPAN-305, SPAN-314, SPAN-315, SPAN-321 or SPAN-322, SPAN-326 or SPAN-327, SPAN-328, one course from SPAN-330-345, and 6 credits of electives(Spanish 203 may count as an elective course), with 3 at or above SPAN-307.

Only students already accepted to a pre-professional program may apply for the Spanish for Professional Use major. This includes: Accounting, Biology, Business, Communication Sciences & Disorders, International Business and a variety of pre-health advising tracks. Contact the department with eligibility questions

Participation in an International Studies Program in Spanish is highly recommended for all Spanish majors. 

Major for Teaching Spanish

36 credits, including all coursework required of the major in Spanish as well as SPAN-307 and SPAN-314. See the Director of Secondary Education.

Minor in Spanish

18 credits, including SPAN-301, SPAN-305, SPAN-321 or SPAN-322, SPAN-326 or SPAN-327, one elective at SPAN-203 or above and one elective at SPAN-314 or above.

For an interdisciplinary minor related to Spanish, see Latin American Studies.

For additional courses, see Spanish in the Andes Summer Program.

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Some departments may have additional grade requirements for the courses offered within their department. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.


Courses (SPAN)

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