Spanish program's revamped BA degree will bring more flexibility for majors

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Dr. Marta González Lloret, (808) 956-8519
Professor and Chair of Spanish, Languages and Literature of Europe and Americas
Posted: Sep 2, 2016

The UHM Spanish program in the Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas has announced a revamped Major in Spanish. Beginning in January 2017, students will have more flexibility in planning their coursework as they complete the Spanish BA (bachelor of arts) degree.  

Current majors may continue on their existing plans or switch to the new plan. Spanish majors who begin in January 2017 will follow this new BA in Spanish program:

33 credit hours at the 300 level or above (at least half must be UHM credits)

Four (4) required courses

SPAN 301 Language & Writing or 310 Spanish for Heritage Speakers

SPAN 303 Conversation I

One Literature course from:

SPAN 361 Spanish Literature I

SPAN 362 Spanish Literature II

SPAN 371 Spanish American Literature I

SPAN 372 Spanish American Literature II

One Cultural Studies course from:

SPAN 351 Spanish Cultural Perspectives

SPAN 352B Latin American Cultural Perspectives: Pre-Columbian and Colonial Periods

SPAN 352C Latin American Cultural Perspectives: Independence, Nationhood and Current Issues

Seven (7) elective courses at the SPAN 300-400 levels (at least two courses must be at the 400 level)

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