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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish, B.A. - 120 units

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Summary of Units:

Lower Division Major Requirements 8-16
Upper Division Major Requirements 33
Additional General Education  and other Graduation Requirements   71-79
Total Units 120

Requirements for the Major in Spanish - 41-49 units

A minimum grade of C- will be required in all courses applied to the Spanish major.

Lower Division Requirements - 8-16 units

Students must complete one series (8 units) of second-year Spanish courses, either SPAN 201 and 202 or SPAN 211 and SPAN 212.

Students who enter the Spanish program with the equivalent of first year college level Spanish in high school or a community college may have satisfied the
SPAN 101 and SPAN 102 requirement. For more information, see the Spanish Program Faculty Advisor or the following webpages:

AP, CLEP, IB and Military Credit:

For placement guidelines:

Heritage speakers are encouraged to enroll in SPAN 211  and SPAN 212  .  Higher level speakers may begin at SPAN 301  or SPAN 302   with faculty advisor approval.


Upper Division Requirements - 33 units

All Spanish majors must complete at least 12 units of 400 - level courses with a SPAN prefix.

Core - 21 units

All students must take courses as listed from each of the following categories.

Electives - 12 units

Additional General Education & other Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must complete 120 units minimum (40 units must be upper division), including the following General Education  (GE) and Graduation Requirements :

  • Additional lower division GE Area A-E requirements not met within major
  • American Institutions Requirement
  • Language Requirement (C- or better grade)
  • Multicultural Perspectives (MP) Mission Pillar Requirement
  • Nine units of Upper Division General Education (UDGE) courses, one each in Areas UDGE-B, UDGE-C, and UDGE-D
  • Free electives as needed to meet minimum units for graduation


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