Spanish Major (B.A.)(Combined B.A./M.A. Spanish)

A Combined Degree program enables undergraduate students to enroll in graduate courses in their senior year, which can be counted towards the completion of both their Bachelor's and Master's degree requirements.  The ability to take these "swing courses" allows students to earn both their Bachelor's and Master's degrees in a shortened period of time, typically within five years of intensive study.  Undergraduate students interested in this option can find more information regarding program requirements on the University's Combined Programs website.

Program Requirements

Students in this combined degree program must complete the requirements for:

Spanish Major (B.A.)

Spanish (M.A.)

Graduate Swing Courses

A combined degree program allows students to complete 6-12 graduate credits ("graduate swing courses") while enrolled as an undergraduate. These courses count for both their bachelor and master’s degrees.  Graduate swing courses will count toward undergraduate free electives, unless noted otherwise.

The Graduate Swing Courses for this program:

Required Course
SPAN 504Introduction to Literary Theory3
Electives
Complete three graduate electives.9
Special Topics in Advanced Studies of Spanish Language
History of Spanish Language
Translation and Health Services
Consecutive Interpreting
Simultaneous Interpreting
Medieval Spanish Literature to the Fifteenth Century
Special Topics in Teaching Spanish K-12
Theatre of the Golden Age
Prose and Poetry of the Golden Age
Cervantes
Enlightenment and Romanticism
Spanish Novel of the 19th Century
The Generation of 1898
Spanish Fiction and Film
Spanish Cultural History
Contemporary Spanish Theater
Contemporary Spanish Novel
Contemporary Spanish Poetry
Lorca
Colonial Latin American Literature
Latin American Literature of the 19th Century
Contemporary Latin American Novel
Contemporary Latin American Theater
Modernismo in Latin America
Latin American Novel: After the Boom
Contemporary Latin American Short Story
Contemporary Latin American Poetry
Special Topics in Spanish, Latin American and Caribbean Literature
Autobiographical Acts in Spain and in Latin America
Total Credits12

Recommended Roadmap to Degree(s)

This recommended five-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within five years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Fifth year courses are taken at the graduate level, after matriculation into the graduate portion of this combined degree program.

 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
GENERAL EDUCATION: (A) New Student Seminar 1
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C1) Writing 3
 Credits4
Spring
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C3) Communication 3
 Credits6
 Total Credits10