B.A. Spanish Degree Plan

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type.

Courses that are recommended are in italics.

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS Min. 40

REQUIRED CORE COURSES - 31-35

Written Communication - 6

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

Mathematics - 3

Select one course.

  • MATH 1143 Mathematical Concepts
  • MATH 1153 Mathematical Applications
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra or a higher numbered math course

U. S. History - 3

Select one course.

  • HIST 1043 U.S. History to 1877
  • HIST 1053 U.S. History since 1877

American Government - 3

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics

Science - 7-8

Select one course from Life Science and one course from Physical Science. One Science course must be a lab science.

Life Science - 3-4

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts w/Lab
  • BIOL 1054 Principles of Biology I w/Lab
  • BIOL 1013 Current Issues in Biology

Physical Science - 3-4

  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry w/Lab
  • GEOL 1934 Physical Geology w/Lab
  • SCI 1513 Conc of Phy. Science (may also take w/lab)
  • SCI 1501 Concepts of Phy. Science Lab
  • PHY 1044 Basic Physics I
  • PHY 1063 General Physics or a higher numbered chemistry or physics course

Humanities - 6

  • HUM 1103 Introduction to Humanities

AND one of the following:

  • ART 1223 Art Survey
  • COMM 1263 Introduction to Theatre
  • LIT 2333 Introduction to Film
  • LIT 2413 Introduction to Literature
  • MUSIC 1013 Introduction to Music I
  • MUSIC 1103 Music and Culture
  • PHILO 1453 Introduction to Philosophy

Human, Cultural, & Social Diversity - 4

SPAN 1054 Elementary Spanish I (or higher number)

Computer Proficiency - 0-3

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency (high school Computer Science course, SWOSU computer proficiency exam, or COMSC 1023 Computer & Info Access).

GE electives (from at least two different categories) to total 40

Spanish Major 

Required Courses - 39

  • SPAN 1154 Elementary Spanish II
  • SPAN 2053 Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN 2153 Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPAN 3553 Hispanic Life & Culture
  • SPAN 3653 Intermediate Spanish Conversation
  • SPAN 3753 Readings in Spanish
  • SPAN 3853 Intermediate Spanish Comp. & Grammar
  • SPAN 4043 Advanced Spanish Conversation
  • SPAN 4053 Advanced Spanish Comp & Grammar
  • SPAN 4373 Hispanic Literature
  • SPAN 4473 Survey of Hispanic American Writers
  • SPAN 4554 Studies in Spanish Abroad or Internship
  • SPAN 4571 Senior Spanish Capstone

Guided Electives (Select one of the following) - 3

  • SPAN 4011-4 Seminar in Spanish
  • SPAN 4031-4 Independent Studies
  • SPAN 4923 Teachers Course in World Languages

Minor - 18-24

Free Electives to bring total to 120 - 14-20 

TOTAL HOURS - 120 

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

Minimum credit hours for graduation - 120

Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 80

Minimum credit hours in upper-division

(3000/4000 courses) - 40

Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses)

in major completed at SWOSU - 8

Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (15 of the last 30) - 30

Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework - 2.00

Minimum Grade Point Average in major - 2.00

Electives (including minor) to bring total to - 120

Students must participate in an exit assessment interview conducted by a faculty committee or the department chair

For the minor program, refer to the

Spanish minor in the Minor Programs of Study.