Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

There are 3 Options in the Spanish Major. All 3 Options must complete the General Education Component as well as the Major Core Requirements. Additional requirements for each of the Options are listed under section C. below. 

Degree Checksheet

Spanish degree requirements
Course Credit
A. General Education Component 41
For general education requirements and additional requirements for UNA students, refer to Academic Procedures and Requirements.

Foreign Language majors must complete:
Area III: Mathematics 110 or higher (3)
B. Major Core Requirements:
SP 101 and SP 102 Introductory Spanish  6
SP 201 and SP 202 Intermediate Spanish 6
SP 350 Conversation and Composition 3
SP 360 Introduction to Hispanic Literature 3
SP 420 Advanced Spanish Grammar 3
SP 495 Senior Thesis 0
FL 498 Senior Seminar* 1


C. Option I: Spanish – Language and Culture
18 additional hours from 300- or 400-level courses (minimum 9 hours at the 400-level) 18


   For Option I, a minor or second major is required.
Option II: Spanish for Commerce
SP 353 Commercial Spanish 3
9 hours at the 400 level, including SP 403W Advanced Spanish for Business 9
6 additional hours from 300 or 400-level courses 6



For Option II, a minor, second major or second degree in an approved Business program is required.

Option II: Spanish - Literature
18 hours from the following (minimum 9 hours at 400 level):
SP 351 Spanish Civilization
SP 352 Latin American Civilization
SP 405W Survey of Spanish Literature I
SP 406W Survey of Spanish Literature II
SP 410W Survey of Latin American Literature I
SP 411W Survey of Latin American Literature II
SP 490 Special Topics in International Studies: Abroad
SP 499 Independent Study



For Option III, a minor or second major is required.

D. General Elective hours, if required, to bring total to 120 hours.

 Fulfills computer literacy requirement.


NOTE:  This page is based upon the 2022/2023 UNA Catalog.
Courses and descriptions are subject to change without notice.


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