Spanish Studies (Secondary Major)

Spanish Studies (Secondary Major)
Hours25 - 43 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

Students must complete the requirements for a primary major in another field.
Complete the following prerequisites (or equivalent): Span 105, 106, 205, 206.
Complete one of the following prerequisite courses: Span 211R or Span 212R.
NOTE 1: Native speakers and returned missionaries normally start with Span 321; however, returned missionaries who wish to strengthen their language skills may start with Span 206. NOTE 2: Prerequisite courses may be waived for those having sufficient proficiency with the language.
requirement 6 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
SPAN 365 - (Not currently offered)
requirement 7 Complete 1 course
Note: An ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview and Writing Proficiency Test, Reading Comprehension Test, and Listening Comprehension Test are taken in connection with Span 491. It is expected that Spanish Studies majors will pass these tests with a rating of Advanced Low or higher.
Program Outcomes

Language Competence

Students will speak, listen, read, and write Spanish at the ACTFL advanced level or higher (see the ACTFL guidelines here).

Cultural Competence

Students will identify cultural practices (e.g., customs and traditions) and cultural products (e.g., arts, institutions, and individuals) from the Spanish-speaking world, place them in their historical, political, and social contexts, and interpret the unique perspectives on human experience that they reveal.

Critical Thinking and Expression

Students will analyze language, literary texts, and other cultural products and practices, using sound thinking and clear expression.

Connecting Learning to Life

Students will connect academic experience to their personal and professional lives.