Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

The B.A. in Spanish coursework includes the following areas: Culture, Linguistics, Peninsular Literature, and Spanish American Literature, some with interdisciplinary approaches. These areas serve students as subject matter preparation for the single-subject teaching credential, bilingual teaching, as well as students with career plans in journalism, advertising, professional writing, law, criminal justice, business, public services, healthcare-related fields, national security, diplomatic services, translation services, publishing, entertainment, and others.

Requirements (42-48 units)

Total units required for graduation: 120

Requirements for the B.A. in Spanish

Eight units chosen from: (8)8
Intermediate Spanish Ist. Semester
Intermediate Spanish 2nd. Semester
Accelerated Intermediate Spanish
Intermediate Healthcare Spanish I
Intermediate Healthcare Spanish II
Or proficiency at the intermediate level equal to that of SPAN 2112 or SPAN 2252.
Core curriculum (14)14
Advanced Spanish Language and Composition
Introduction to Literature in Spanish Speaking World
Applied Spanish Grammar
Spanish for the Professions
Advanced Spanish Language and Composition Writing Lab
Spanish for the Professions Activity
Three units chosen in Seminar in Literature, Culture, Theater and Film (3)3
Seminar in Peninsular Literature, Culture, Theater and Film (OR)
Seminar in Spanish American Literature, Culture, Theater and Film
Seminar in Special Interdisciplinary Topics in Spanish Literature, Linguistics, or Culture
Three units chosen in Seminar in Linguistics (3)3
Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics
Seminar in Special Interdisciplinary Topics in Spanish Literature, Linguistics, or Culture
One unit chosen in Portfolio (1)1
Peninsular Literature, Culture, Theater, and Film: Portfolio (One unit chosen in Portfolio)
Spanish American Literature, Culture, Theater, and Film: Portfolio
Hispanic Linguistics: Portfolio
Elective (3)3
Any Spanish Upper Division Course or Spanish Faculty approved course
Concentration (10-16)10-16
Students must complete all of the requirements from one of the concentrations listed below.
Total Units42-48

Concentrations (10-16 units)

Hispanic Language, Literature and Civilization Concentration (16 units)

(Program Code: SLLC)

Requirements (9)
SPAN 3307Cultures of Spain3
SPAN 3309Cultures of Spanish America 3
SPAN 4403Spanish Dialectology 3
Choose one activity of the following (1)1
Cultures of Spain Activity
Cultures of Spanish America Activity
Spanish Dialectology Activity
Special Topics in Spanish Language Cinema and/or Theatre Activity
Choose two of the following (6)6
Special Topics in Peninsular Literature
Special Topics in Spanish American Literature
Special Topics in Spanish Language Cinema and/or Theatre
Total Units16

Communication Studies Concentration (16 units)

(Program Code: SPCO)

One seminar class chosen from the following (3)3
Cultures of Spain
Cultures of Spanish America
One activity chosen from the following (1)1
Cultures of Spain Activity
Cultures of Spanish America Activity
Four courses chosen from the following (12)12
Relational and Organizational Communication
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
Persuasion
Communication and Gender
Organizational Communication
Media Studies
Television Studio Production
Latinx, Media, and Cultures
Global Communication
Strategic Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Total Units16

Business Studies Concentration (16 units)

(Program Code: SPNB)

One seminar class chosen from the following (3)3
Cultures of Spain
Cultures of Spanish America
One activity chosen from the following (1)1
Cultures of Spain Activity
Cultures of Spanish America Activity
Four courses chosen from the following (12)12
Marketing Principles
Marketing Communications
Managing Across Borders
International Finance
International Logistics
International Economics
Multinational Corporations
#ECON 450
Total Units16

Hispanic Studies Concentration (10 units)

(Program Code: SPHS)

Required (3)
SPAN 4403Spanish Dialectology 3
One seminar chosen from the following (3)3
Cultures of Spain
Cultures of Spanish America
One activity chosen from the following (1)1
Cultures of Spain Activity
Cultures of Spanish America Activity
Spanish Dialectology Activity
One course chosen from the following (3)3
Special Topics in Peninsular Literature
Special Topics in Spanish American Literature
Special Topics in Spanish Language Cinema and/or Theatre
Total Units10