2019-2020 Catalog 
    Sep 20, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish Studies Major

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The objective of the Spanish major is to provide oral and written competence in the language and a solid background in the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking world.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • express information and opinions verbally in consistent, effective, and clear Spanish
  • write in Spanish using the disciplinary conventions and methodologies of literary and cultural analysis
  • comprehend oral discourse produced by native speakers of Spanish
  • analyze the main ideas of various cultural phenomena, such as literature, art, music, film and popular media
  • identify major artistic and cultural figures of the Spanish-speaking world in the context of their historical, cultural, and/or aesthetic traditions
  • appreciate the linguistic, ethnic, racial, religious, cultural and social diversity of Latin America, Spain and Latina/o and Hispanic communities within the US


Lower-division courses (SPAN 100 , SPAN 101 , SPAN 102 , SPAN 201  and SPAN 221 ) serve as a prerequisite but do not count toward the units necessary for the major.

Major Requirements (40 Units)

Elective (1 Course)

Complete 1 course from the following:

Upper-division (28 Units)

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