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Spanish, B.A.

About the Program

This program develops the ability to communicate in Spanish and introduces students to the masterpieces of the literature of Spanish-speaking countries and the most significant aspects of Hispanic culture. Students are encouraged to study in Spain or Latin America in an approved program.

About the Modern and Classical Languages Department

B234 Buckham Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5414
Fax: (716) 878-6730
http://languages.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours 33-39

Spanish Major Requirements (36 credit hours)
Required Courses (15 credit hours)
Majors may select either sequence of courses:
SPA 301 INTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC CULTURES
& SPA 302 and INTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC MEDIA 6

Select one of the following sequences: 9
Sequence 1
SPA 306 CIVILIZATION AND CULTURES OF SPAIN
SPA 307 SPANISH AUTHORS PRE-1800
SPA 308 SPANISH AUTHORS 1800-PRESENT

Sequence 2
SPA 309 CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA
SPA 310 SPANISH AMERICAN AUTHORS: 1492 TO 1810
SPA 311 SPANISH AMERICAN AUTHORS 1810S-PRESENT

300 and 400 Level Electives Selected by Advisement (21 credit hours)
Select 21 credit hours from the following: 21
SPA 303 INTRODUCTION TO READING HISPANIC LITERATURE
SPA 305 SPANISH PHONETICS
SPA 306 CIVILIZATION AND CULTURES OF SPAIN
SPA 307 SPANISH AUTHORS PRE-1800
SPA 308 SPANISH AUTHORS 1800-PRESENT
SPA 309 CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA
SPA 310 SPANISH AMERICAN AUTHORS: 1492 TO 1810
SPA 311 SPANISH AMERICAN AUTHORS 1810S-PRESENT
SPA 317 BUSINESS SPANISH
SPA 389 TOPICS COURSE
SPA 404 CERVANTES
SPA 408 TWENTIETH-CENTURY SPANISH LITERATURE
SPA 411 SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE OF THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES: NOVEL, SHORT STORY, AND ESSAY
SPA 415 ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION
SPA 416 ADVANCED CONVERSATION
SPA 421 STRUCTURE OF MODERN SPANISH
SPA 495 SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
SPA 496 SEMINAR I
SPA 497 SEMINAR II

All College Electives
45-51 credit hours 45-51

Total Credit Hours 120

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