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  Oct 19, 2017
 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Spanish Language and Literature (BA.SPA)


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Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish will demonstrate their ability to:

  • Speak, live with and relate to peoples of Spanish background in Vermont, the USA, and abroad.
  • Gain entry to and pass courses taken at accredited universities in Spanish speaking countries.
  • Compare favorably with other graduates of Spanish language programs in their ability to gain employment using their critical thinking and language/cultural skills in a variety of contexts.

Complete 30 credits of Spanish at the 2000 level or above


At least 12 of the 30 credits must be in Spanish literature

and complete one semester of Study Abroad


At least 6 credits will be in Spanish language, literature, or culture. These 6 credits are in addition to the 30 credits of work done on campus.

(Credits required for the major: 45 cr)


And complete the University's Gen Ed requirements


Review  the Gen Ed requirements.

Teaching Spanish at the Secondary Level


Students who wish to teach Spanish at the secondary level should pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature. In addition they must complete the requirements for Secondary Education Licensure outlined in the Education Department  listings. Students seeking licensure teaching Spanish at the Secondary level are required to take SPA 4020 - Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language in Pre K-12 Schools . Students interested in this option should get a second advisor from the Education Department and apply for acceptance into the Education Department.

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