Spanish*

Description
Students pursuing a concentration in Spanish gain an understanding of the language, literature, and cultures of Spanish speaking peoples and regions. There are opportunities to partake in study abroad programs, which can serve to enhance a student's experience and education.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 upper division credit hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Pass/Fail courses cannot be used for this BIS emphasis area.
  • A minimum of 6 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Consult a School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) academic advisor regarding placement into a language course.
  • SPA 311 & SPA 312 do not count towards the BIS emphasis area in any catalog year.
  • Course substitutions are allowed for heritage and advanced speakers of the language. See an advisor in the SILC for more information.
  • SPA 325 is a pre-requisite for SPA 425, 426, 427, 428, 464, and other literature courses.
  • Consult a SILC academic advisor regarding the applicability of POR 400 level culture or literature courses towards concentration requirements.
  • Consult a SILC academic advisor regarding the substitution of SPA 413 in place of SPA 412.

Core 12 Hours

SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish, G (4) OR SPA 204 Intermediate Spanish for Bilinguals, G (4) OR SPA 210 Intensive Spanich II, G (6-8)

SPA 313 Spanish Conversation and Composition, G (3) OR SPA 315 Spanish Conversation and Composition for Bilinguals (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 202 with C or better; May not enroll in SPA 313 if credit received in SPA 314, 315, 316, 325 or 412)

SPA 314 Spanish Conversation and Composition, G (3) OR SPA 316 Spanish Conversation and Composition for Bilinguals (3) (Prerequisite(s): SPA 313 or 315 with C or better; Students may not enroll in SPA 314 if they have received a C or better in SPA 412)

SPA 412 Advanced Conversation and Composition, G (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 314 or SPA 316 or SPA 413 with C or better)

In addition to 12 credit hours in required courses, students complete nine credit hours from one of three tracks provided to permit specialization in ways beneficial to their personal or academic goals:

Spanish Language Studies Track

SPA 413 Advanced Spanish Grammar, G (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 314, 316 or 412 with C or better)  (Required) 

AND

Choose one of the following courses:

SPA 400 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3) (Pre/co-requisite: SPA 412 or 413)

SPA 471 Civilization of the Spanish Southwest, L or HU, C (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 314 or 316)

SPA 472 Spanish-American Civilization, HU, H, G (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 314 or 316)

SPA 473 Spanish Civilization, HU or SB, G (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 314 or 316)

Choose one of the following courses:

SPA 394 ST: Hispanidades (3) 

SPA upper division study abroad course (3)

SPA 484 Internship (3)

 

Spanish Literacy and Cultural Studies Track

SPA 325 Introduction to Hispanic Literature, HU (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 313, 314, 315, 316, 412, or SPA 413 with C or better) (Required)

 AND

Choose one of the following courses:

SPA 425 Spanish Literature (to 1700), HU (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 325)

SPA 426 Spanish Literature (from 1700), HU (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 325)

SPA 427 Spanish American Literature (to 1880), L (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 325)

SPA 428 Spanish American Literature (from 1880), L & G (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 325)

SPA 464 Mexican American Literature (3), (HU or SB) & C (Prerequisites: SPA 325 with D or better)

SPA 471 Civilization of the Spanish Southwest, (L or HU) or C (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 314, or 316, with D or better)

SPA 472 Spanish American Civilization, HU & H & G (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 314, or 316, with D or better)

SPA 473 Spanish Civilization (3), (HU or SB) & G (Prerequisites: SPA 314, or 316, with D or better)

Choose one of the following courses:

SPA 319 Business Correspondence and Communication (3) (Prerequisite: SPA 314 or 316)

SPA 394 Special Topics (3)

SPA 400-level  (3)

 

Spanish Linguistics Track

SPA 400 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3) (Required)

 AND

 Choose two of the following courses:

SPA 417 Spanish Phonetics & Phonology, (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 412 or 413 with C or better)

SPA 418 Spanish Syntax, (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 412 or 413 with C or better)

SPA 420 Spanish Applied Linguistics, L (3) (Prerequisites: SLC 201 or SPA 400 with C or better; SPA 413)

SPA 419 Language Variation in Spanish (3) (Pre/corequisite(s): SPA 417 and 418 with C or better if completed; Credit is allowed for only SPA 419 or SPA 494 (Language Variations of Spanish))

SPA 421 Spanish in the Southwest, L or SB, C (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 412 with C or better)

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2016-17

Campus

Campus

Online

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LASPAEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

480‐965‐6281
silcadvising@asu.edu
LL 440 

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