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

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 II: Art 170 (3)
Area III: Mathematics 110 or higher (3)
Area IV: Geography 102 (3), History 101 and 102 (6)
B. Major Core Requirements:
Introductory Spanish (101-102) 6
Intermediate Spanish (201-202) 6
Conversation and Composition (SP 350) 3
Introduction to Hispanic Literature (SP 360) 3
Advanced Spanish Grammar (SP 420) 3
Senior Thesis (SP 495) 0
*Senior Seminar (FL 498) 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
Commercial Spanish (SP 353) 3
9 hours at the 400 level, including Advanced Commercial Spanish (SP 403W) 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):
Spanish Civilization (SP 351)
Latin American Civilization (SP 352)
Survey of Spanish Literature I (SP 405W)
Survey of Spanish Literature II (SP 406W)
Survey of Latin American Literature I (SP 410W)
Survey of Latin American Literature II (SP 411W)
Special Topics in International Studies: Abroad (SP 490)
Independent Study (SP 499)



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 2017/2018 UNA Catalog.
Courses and descriptions are subject to change without notice.