Students majoring in Spanish will achieve written and oral proficiency in the Spanish language and acquire a deep understanding of Spanish literature, art, and culture. Through the required coursework, Spanish majors will develop and hone the skills required to undertake the Senior Thesis. In addition to fulfilling major requirements, Spanish majors also fill general college requirements and requirements for the Division of Literature and Languages.
- A minimum of six units of literature at the 300 and 400 level. These must include at least two courses in Peninsular Spanish literature and at least two courses in Spanish American literature. At least one course in Peninsular literature and one course in Spanish American literature must cover pre-twentieth-century texts.
- Competence in Spanish equivalent to Spanish 321.
- Junior Seminar.
- Spanish 470.
Recommended but not required:
- Spanish 321.
- French, and/or Latin, and/or another foreign language.
- Humanities 211–212 and/or 220.
- Latin American history.
Division of Literature and Languages requirements
In addition to fulfilling major requirements, Spanish majors also fill general college requirements and requirements for the Division of Literature and Languages. For Division requirements, students complete one unit in the arts (art, dance, music or theater) and two units of literary study in another language (200/300 level literature courses in Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Latin or Russian).