The 12-credit hour Spanish & Latin American Cultures Concentration requires that students previously complete Spanish language courses through Advanced Spanish Language Skills (SPAN 3000). Combined, the Spanish language and e+ Concentration courses support pursuit of a Spanish Minor through the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. All courses are taught in Spanish unless otherwise noted.

Below are the credit hours required for the Spanish & Latin American Cultures Concentration:

Required:

  • Literary Analysis ♦ (SPAN 3100) 3 credits
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar* (SPAN 3120) 3 credits

Choose One:

  • Spanish Culture* (SPAN 3200) 3 credits
  • Latin American Culture: Spanish America & Brazil (SPAN 3220) 3 credits
  • Catalan Culture 1: Nation & Art (SPAN 3240) 3 credits
  • Late 19th & 20th Century Argentine Narrative* (SPAN 3260) 3 credits (offered abroad only)
  • Barcelona: Understanding Local & Immigrant Cultures* (SPAN 3270) 3 credits (offered abroad only)
  • 20th Century Spanish Literature (SPAN 3310) 3 credits
  • 20th Century Spanish American Literature (SPAN 3340) 3 credits

Choose One:

  • Major Trends & Works of Modern & Contemporary Spanish American Literature: 1898-Present (SPAN 4180) 3 credits
  • Special Topics in Spanish and/or Spanish American Literature (SPAN 4220) 3 credits

​Total Credits:

  • 12 credits

*While these courses are approved for H&SS credit, they cannot be counted both towards H&SS credit and this concentration

Note: Beginning with the incoming class of Fall 2016, all courses in each e+ Concentration require a minimum grade of C.

♦ The following courses are pre-requisites for SPAN 3100 and can all count as H&SS credit:

  • SPAN 1010 (5) Beginning Spanish 1 & SPAN 1020 (5) Beginning Spanish 2 or SPAN 1150 (5) Intensive First-Year Spanish
  • SPAN 2110 (5) Second-Year Spanish 1 & SPAN 2120 (5) Second-Year Spanish 2 or SPAN 1150 (5) Intensive Second-Year Spanish
  • SPAN 3000 (5) Advanced Spanish Language Skills