Four semester hours of advanced work in language:
- SPAN 245 Conversation and Composition
Four semester hours of Spanish or Hispanic American civilization, selected from:
- SPAN 310 The Making of Spain: Studies in Spanish Culture
- SPAN 312 Society and Politics in Latin America: The Collision of Two Worlds and the Search for Identity
- SPAN 314 Hispanic Culture as Seen Through Film
Four semester hours of introduction to Spanish or Hispanic American literature, selected from:
- SPAN 265 20th-Century Hispanic Short Story
- SPAN 266 Imagination, Freedom, and Repression in Latin American Literature
- SPAN 269 The Image of the Bourgeoisie in the 19th- and 20th-Century Spanish Novel
Eight semester hours of advanced work in literature and culture, selected from:
- SPAN 320 The World of Don Quijote
- SPAN 322 Love, War, and Parody in Medieval and Contemporary Spanish Fiction
- SPAN 332 Contemporary Fiction in Latin America
- SPAN 336 Latin American Women Writers
- SPAN 395 Seminar: Special Topics in Spanish
Twelve semester hours of elective courses in language, literature, civilization, or fieldwork.
Candidates for honors in Spanish are expected to fulfill the College's requirements for departmental honors. In addition, students register for SPAN 350 Independent Study in the fall semester. Upon satisfactory completion of that course and with departmental approval, they register for SPAN 355 Senior Thesis in the spring.
Students may be granted credit for the satisfactory completion of a prescribed program in duly recognized study-abroad programs, provided each proposal is recommended and approved by the school or department concerned, the study-abroad advisor, and the administrative board. If considering language study, students should explore the options as early as possible to assure adequate preparation.