Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Major in Spanish (Teacher Certification in Spanish, Early Childhood Through Grade 12)

Minimum required: 123 semester credit hours

Admission Requirement

  1. All students pursuing teacher certification must apply and be accepted to the Office of Educator Preparation.

General Requirements

  1. Students in the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in Spanish must complete 24 upper division hours in Spanish and maintain a GPA of at least 2.50 in all upper division Spanish course work to meet graduation requirements.
  2. Majors should complete: 
    SPAN 3308Advanced Composition 13
    SPAN 3309Introduction to Hispanic Literature and Literary Analysis 23
    SPAN 3340Advanced Spanish Grammar and Stylistics3
    Select three of the following:9
    Literatures of Spain I
    Literatures of Spain II
    Latin American Literatures I
    Latin American Literatures II
    Spanish Civilization
    Latin American Civilization
    Select two of the following:6
    The Spanish Novel
    The Latin American Novel
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Hispanic Film
    Hispanic Poetry
    Hispanic Drama
    Hispanic Literature of the Southwest
    Hispanic Nobel Prizes in Literature
    Translation Practice and Theory
    Mexican Literature
    Women, Minorities and Marginal Groups in Medieval Spanish Literature
    Nature and Nation in Latin American Literature
    Total Hours24

    Prerequisite to all other upper division courses, may be taken simultaneously with SPAN 3309.


    Prerequisite to all other upper division courses in literature, may be taken simultaneously with SPAN 3308.

  3. Majors must select a minor from the approved list of minors.
  4. Majors must satisfy general education core curriculum, teacher certification, and the Bachelor of Arts requirements. The Bachelor of Arts degree requires three additional hours of English literature, three hours of math/science/logic/computer science courses, and six hours of 2000-level modern language courses.

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
COMM 13103HIST 13103
ENG 13103ENG 13203
US 11001MATH 1312 (or higher)3
POSI 23103Minor3
SPAN 14104SPAN 14204
 14 16
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
PHIL 1305 or 13203POSI 23203
Select one of the following (English Literature):3SPAN 23203
 Life and Physical Sciences3
 Select one of the following (English Literature):3
SPAN 23103 
Life and Physical Sciences3Social and Behavioral Sciences3
HIST 13203 
 18 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Select one of the following:3CI 433213
 CI 332513
 SPAN upper division hours9
B.A. Science3 
SPAN upper division hours9 
 18 18
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
LING 430713EDST 438013
CI 437013EDST 438113
CI 434313 
RDG 332313 
SPAN upper division hours6 
 18 6
Total Hours: 123

Majors must complete LING 4307, CI 3325, CI 4332, CI 4343, CI 4370; RDG 3323; EDST 4380 and EDST 4381. The education sequence course work must be completed before the student teaching courses EDST 4380 and EDST 4381