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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. This program also serves as a pre-major for students who wish to enter the Bachelor of Science in Spanish Education (7–12).

About the Modern and Classical Languages Department

124 Bishop Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5414
Fax: (716) 878-6730

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements 33–39 cr

Total Required Credit Hours in Spanish 39 cr

A. Required Courses (33 cr)
SPA 301 Introduction to Hispanic Cultures
SPA 302 Introduction to Hispanic Media
SPA 303 Introduction to Spanish Literature
SPA 306 The Civilization of Spain
SPA 307 Survey of Spanish Literature
SPA 309 The Civilization of Latin America
SPA 311 Spanish American Authors 1810's-Present
SPA 321 Issues and Themes In Contemporary Hispanic Cultures
SPA 416 Advanced Conversation
SPA 421 Structure of Modern Spanish
SPA 496 Capstone Seminar

B. Electives (6 cr)
Courses in Spanish at 300 level or above selected by advisement.
INE 3XX Study Abroad*
SPA 305 Spanish Phonetics
SPA 308 Survey of Spanish Literature
SPA 310 Survey of Spanish American Literature
SPA 317 Business Spanish
SPA 389 Topics Course
SPA 402 Spanish Drama of the Golden Age
SPA 404 Cervantes
SPA 405 Old Spanish
SPA 406 Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature
SPA 408 Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature
SPA 409 Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature
SPA 411 Spanish-American Literature of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Novel, Short Story, and Essay
SPA 412 Spanish-American Literature of the Twentieth Century
SPA 415 Advanced Grammar and Composition

All College Electives 30-42 cr

Total Required Credit Hours 120 cr

*Students are highly encouraged to take advantage of study abroad opportunities to fulfill this requirement.

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