Jun 17, 2021  
2021/2022 University Catalog 
    
2021/2022 University Catalog

Spanish, B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences


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(Major Code: 11051) (SIMS Code: 117101)

Also Offered at SDSU Imperial Valley

All candidates for a degree in liberal arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .” No more than 52 units in Spanish courses can apply to the degree.

A Minor Is Required with This Major


Students majoring in Spanish who complete a minor not exceeding 15 units can complete the major within 120 units.

Preparation for the Major


These courses are automatically waived for native speakers of Spanish who have a high school diploma or equivalent from a country whose language of instruction is Spanish. See adviser. (0-22 units)

Students completing the California Community College Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer (AA-T) will satisfy preparation for the major if SPAN 281  and SPAN 282  equivalent courses were completed. If not, SPAN 211  and SPAN 212  must be completed at the community college or at SDSU.

Note


SPAN 281  replaces SPAN 201  and SPAN 211  and SPAN 282  replaces SPAN 202  and SPAN 212  for U.S. Hispanics.

Language Requirement


The language requirement for graduation is automatically fulfilled through coursework for preparation for the major.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement


Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 10 or completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

International Experience Requirement


All Spanish majors are required to complete an approved study abroad program in a Spanish-speaking country consisting of a minimum of six units (90 hours). To fulfill the International Experience Requirement, Spanish majors must enroll in a study abroad program approved by the department. Participation in other study abroad programs without the written approval of the department will not meet the international experience requirement for the major.

Major


At least 15 upper division units for the major must be taken in residence through coursework offered by or sponsored by the SDSU Spanish department or by the CSU International Programs. Students who have successfully completed courses for upper division credit may not receive credit for lower division Spanish language courses.

A minimum of 30 upper division units taught in Spanish to include

Note


*SPAN 381  or SPAN 382  replaces SPAN 301  and SPAN 302  for Spanish speakers. 

+Twelve units must be taken if SPAN 381  or SPAN 382  was taken in place of SPAN 301  and SPAN 302 .

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