Spanish Course Plan

Catalog Year 2019-2020

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Advanced Spanish (SPAN 301) 4 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 101) 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

Advanced Spanish (SPAN 302) 4 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 102) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 32 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Spanish Culture & Civilization (SPAN 340) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Latin American Culture & Civilization (SPAN 350) 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Literature and Philosophy GE Requirements 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirements 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Introduction to TESOL (LANG 350) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 62 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Semester Abroad 16 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 78 credits

Spring Semester

Introduction to Latin American Literature (SPAN 420) 3 credits
Suggested Elective: General and Cultural Linguistics (LANG 340) 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Suggested Elective: Internships - Finding/Succeeding (CPAS 216) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Field Experience/Internship (SPAN 475) 2 credits
Intro to Spanish Literature (SPAN 410) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 8 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Senior Capstone (SPAN 480) 3 credits
Elective 12 credits
Suggested Elective: Navigating College to Career (CPAS 318) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Spanish majors are required to study abroad in an approved Spanish-language program. Students should communicate with their Faculty Advisor about the appropriate semester to participate in study abroad and course planning is then adjusted accordingly.