The Major in Spanish

Contact spanishadvising@miamioh.edu for questions regarding requirements for the Spanish major or the minor and thematic sequences, course transfers or other advising issues.

To declare a major in Spanish please stop by the Advising Office in Irvin 232.

For a major in Spanish take 36 hours above the 200 level, including the following:

  • SPN 311, 312, 315
  • One two-course cultural sequence (either 351 and 352 OR 361 and 362 OR 381 and 382)
  • Three courses at the 400 level; two of these must be at the 400/500 level
  • SPN 490 Senior Seminar/Capstone
  • Three additional courses (9 hours) at or above the 300 level (excluding SPN 303 and SPN 332).

If no second major is declared, also take related hours (17 required):

  • POR 111- Accelerated Introduction to Portuguese (4). REQUIRED.
  • POR 211- Second Year Portuguese (4). REQUIRED.
  • Nine hours from the following. May include any courses in another foreign language, ancient or modern, or any of these:
    • ATH 305 Peoples and Cultures of Latin America (3)
    • ATH 313 Introduction to South American Archaeology (3)
    • GEO 304 Latin American Development (4)
    • GEO 405 The Caribbean in Global Context (3)
    • HST 307, 308 Latin America from Discovery to the Present (3, 3)
    • HST 487 Mexico Since 1810 (4)
    • POL 337 Politics of Latin America (3)
    • POL 378 Latin America: Regionand the World (3)
    • POL 478 Media and Politics inLatin America and the Caribbean (MPC) (3)
    • REL 317 Religions of Meso-America (3)
    • THE 391 Modern American Theatre
    • THE 392 Modern European Theatre (3)
    • THE 491 Theatre History: Classic through Neo-Classic (3)
    • THE 492 Theatre History: Restoration through Late 19th Century (3)
    • THE 493 American Theatre (3)
    • Any Latin American Studies course
    • Any literature course in the English department

Students with specific needs can work out other plans of related hours with their advisers. A second major substitutes for the 17 related hours.

(Revised Summer 2012)