Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    Apr 13, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish Language and Literature (BA.SPA)

This program is no longer accepting new students. 

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 Elementary or Secondary Level

Students who wish to teach Spanish at the elementary or secondary level must seek preK-12 licensure, focusing their experience partly in elementary and partly in secondary requirements, in consultation with their EDU advisor.  Click here to see the requirements for preK-12 licensure.

Note that students seeking licensure to teach Spanish are required to take SPA 4020 - Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language in Pre K-12 Schools .