Degree Requirements

Spanish Major Requirements

I. Major Program Requirements
Twenty-six (26) hours of upper-division courses beyond SP 204.
SP 101-102 Acquisition of Spanish I and II*
SP 203-204 Acquisition of Spanish III and IV*
Eighteen (18) upper-division Spanish credits from the following courses must be in residence at Carroll:
SP 304 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
SP 305 Reading and Writing in Spanish
SP 306 Spanish Morphology & Syntax
SP 307 or 308 The Hispanic Short Story I or II
SP 403-404 Culture and Literature of Latin America I or II
and any one of the following five classes:
SP 301-302 Spanish Conversation
SP 401-402 Culture and Literature of Spain I or II
SP 415 Spanish Lab Coordinator Internship (one credit per semester; a maximum of two credits per academic year)
*See page 22 for language placement guidelines.

II. Other Program Requirements
1. LL220 Introduction to Linguistics
2. Successful participation in an approved program of study in a Spanishspeaking country. Spanish majors may choose to study abroad either:
   a. One academic year and only take 15 upper-division credits in residence at Carroll, or
   b. One summer or semester (minimum of 4–6 weeks) and take 18 upper- division credits in residence at Carroll.
3. The remaining 14 upper-division credits from option (a) or the remaining 11 upper-division credits from option (b) will be taken at the selected institution abroad, with prior approval of the department.
4. Students who are taking courses abroad must take corresponding examinations abroad in order to receive credits. No credits will be given for any examination with less than a “C” or a 2.00 grade in the course. Credits will be accepted only for students returning to Carroll.
5. Students are responsible for sending an original copy of their foreign transcripts, as well as providing an official translation of them, directly to the Registrar’s Office.
6. Appropiate transfer credit from accredited U.S. institutions will be considered.
7. Note: All Spanish majors are required to make a final oral presentation at the end of their senior year. Proposals for the presentation must be submitted to the Spanish faculty at least one month prior to the presentation. The Spanish faculty will review the proposal and make any pertinent comments as necessary. The presentation will be witnessed by the Spanish faculty and Spanish major and minors. The evaluation criteria for the presentation will be made available to the candidates prior to the presentation.

Spanish Minor Requirements

In order to earn a minor in Spanish, a student must successfully complete 15 semester credits of upper-division courses (beyond SP 204) in residence at Carroll:
SP 304 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
SP 305 Reading and Writing in Spanish
SP 306 Spanish Morphology & Syntax
SP 307 or 308 The Hispanic Short Story I or II
and any one of the following four courses:
SP 401, 402 Culture and Literature of Spain I or II
SP 403, 404 Culture and Literature of Latin America I or II