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  Jan 18, 2018
 
 
    
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish, BA


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Degree Requirements


The minimum total credits required for a B. A. in Spanish is 120.

  1. Read the U. T. Permian Basin catalog and be familiar with the University’s requirements for the B. A. degree, and the general education requirements for the B. A. degree. It is the student’s responsibility to read the catalog and be familiar with and fulfill all the requirements for the B. A. degree.
  2. Complete at least 120 semester credit hours for the B. A. degree at least 30 of these must be completed at U. T. Permian Basin.
  3. At least 48 credits must be at the junior and senior level.
  4. Complete at least 18 credits in a minor area: At least 9 of these 18 credits must be at the junior or senior level.
  5. Obtain at least a C grade in all major courses. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or above in all courses applicable toward the B. A. Students seeking
  6. No more than 47 hours of Spanish may be applied toward the 120 semester hour minimum required for a degree.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)


Communication (6 sch)


Language, Philosophy, and Culture (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Creative Arts (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Component Area (3 sch)


Computer Use


All majors must demonstrate a basic use of computing through completion of COSC 1335  or a similar computer science course which requires the actual use of computers.

Major Requirements (30 sch)


A major in Spanish consists of a minimum of 30 credits at the 2000 level and above as follows:

Notes: Students with native proficiency in Spanish or a background in high school Spanish language study may take the CLEP in Spanish and, if scores justify it, receive three or six hours of sophomore-level Spanish language credit. SPAN 3311  will fulfill the requirements either for the Minor in Bilingual/English as a Second Language or as an elective (3 hrs) for the Major in Spanish, not for both.

SPAN 3301 Advanced Grammar and Syntax , is a gateway course to upper-level study in Spanish. SPAN 3301  is a required course for the Major and Minor in Spanish and a prerequisite for SPAN 3302 , SPAN 3321 , SPAN 4301 , SPAN 4302 , SPAN 4311 , SPAN 4312 , SPAN 4331  and SPAN 4351 . Degree plans vary depending upon a student’s goals and preparation prior to enrolling at UT Permian Basin. Students should consult with their faculty advisor for specific degree planning.

6 credits of sophomore-level Spanish language


3 credits of Hispanic Civilization


3 credits additionally at the upper level


To be identified by an advisor in the Spanish program, according to the specific concentration of the student. For example, secondary education with Spanish as the major subject area, linguistics and translation, or literature (SPAN 3311 , SPAN 4301 , SPAN 4302 , SPAN 4311 , SPAN 4312 , SPAN 4351 , SPAN 4352 , SPAN 4359 , SPAN 4360 , SPAN 4361 , SPAN 4378 , or SPAN 4389 ).

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