Spanish

Catalog Year 2016-2017

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Advanced Spanish (SPAN 301) (Heritage Speakers take SPAN 302) 4 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

Advanced Spanish (SPAN 302) (Heritage Speakers take SPAN 303) 4 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 4 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 33 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Latin American Culture/Civilization (SPAN 350) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 48 credits

Spring Semester

The Splendor of Spain (SPAN 380) 4 credits
HUMA 205 or Literature and Philosophy GE Requirements 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirements 3 credits
Suggested Elective: General and Cultural Linguistics (COMM 340) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 64 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Semester Abroad 16 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 80 credits

Spring Semester

Introduction to Latin American Literature (SPAN 420) 3 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Introduction to TESOL (LANG 350) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Career Mapping and Industry Awareness (GEED 216) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 96 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Field Experience/Internship (SPAN 475) 2 credits
Christianity and Culture (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 14 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Senior Capstone (SPAN 480) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Developing Professional Identity (GEED 218) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Spanish majors are required to study abroad in an approved Spanish-language program. Students confer with their faculty advisor about the appropriate semester to participate in study abroad and course planning is then adjusted accordingly.