The Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree: 120 units
See "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.
A suggested Major Academic Plan (MAP) has been prepared to help students meet all graduation requirements within four years. Please request a plan from your major advisor or view it and other current advising information on the CSU, Chico Web.
Please see the BA in French for General Education, Cultural Diversity, U.S. History, and Literacy requirements.
Course Requirements for the Major: 34-50 units
The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree.
This major can be completed with a minimum of 34 upper-division units.
Language Competence Prerequisite: 0-16 units
Only upper-division Spanish courses count toward the Spanish major. The prerequisite for all upper-division Spanish courses is SPAN 202 (Fourth Semester Spanish) or its equivalent language competence. Students with little or no previous language preparation or competence must complete some or all of the following courses.
0-4 courses required:
|SPAN||101||First-Semester Spanish||4.0||FS *|
|SPAN||102||Second-Semester Spanish||4.0||FS *|
|SPAN||201||Third-Semester Spanish||4.0||FS *|
|SPAN||202||Fourth-Semester Spanish||4.0||FS *|
Note: Some or all of these courses may be waived by the Department through demonstrated language competence or previous high school or community college study. Students with one year of high school Spanish should enroll in SPAN 102; two years: SPAN 201; three years: SPAN 202. Please consult the department for proper level of placement.
Upper-Division Requirements: 34 units
5 courses required:
|SPAN||301||Grammar and Composition||3.0||FS|
|SPAN||302||Reading and Composition||3.0||FS|
|SPAN||341||Intro Latin American Lit||3.0||FS|
|SPAN||342||Intro to Spanish Literature||3.0||FS|
|SPAN||497||Spanish Exam and WP||1.0||FS WP|
21 units selected from:
Any other upper-division Spanish (SPAN) courses, except SPAN 354, not taken previously, to include at least two 400-level courses.
Please see the BA in French for elective units, grading, advising requirements, and information on Honors in the Major.