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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Spanish (B.A.)

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Program: B.A.
Department of International Language and Culture Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836 ~

The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Acquire a broad foundation in language, literature, and culture in preparation for graduate studies or for a career where proficiency in a foreign language and international perspectives are important assets;
  • Achieve the ACTFL intermediate-high level in speaking, demonstrate the ability to recognize and analyze grammatical and usage errors in own and others’ writing;
  • Develop an increased understanding of what it means to belong to a culture and awareness of how culture affects other interconnected issues of identity;
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically about these issues and how they shape intercultural communication. 

To earn the B.A. with a major in Spanish, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (Regulations ) and the College of Arts and Sciences (Colleges ) and satisfactorily complete the following requirements:

IPFW General Education Requirements Credits: 33

General Education Requirements    

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements

English Writing and Speaking

  • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part A 

(The writing requirement is satisfied by ILCS I300, listed below)

Additional Foreign Language Requirements

Distribution (not in SPAN)

  • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part C Credits: 9

Cultural Studies

  • Credits in Western tradition Credits: 3
  • Non-Western culture requirement may be satisfied with one of the following courses Credits: 0

A course in Spanish linguistics at the 400-level: Credits: 3

A course in Peninsular literature at the 400 level: Credits: 3

A course in Spanish-American literature at the 400 level: Credits: 3

A course in Spanish, Spanish-American, or Hispanic Culture at the 400-level: Credits: 3

Additional credits in 400-level (Spanish, Spanish-American, or Latino culture, Spanish language, or Peninsular or Spanish-American literature courses) Credits: 6

General Elective Courses

  • Sufficient additional credits to bring the total to 120.

Total Credits: 120

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