Languages & Literature

Spanish Major

The curriculum of the department of languages is designed to introduce all Drury students to selected languages of the world and their cultural and literary traditions. Language majors are prepared for graduate studies and also for careers in a variety of fields including teaching, international business and foreign service. The department offer majors and minors in French and Spanish.

A Spanish major requires a minimum of 24 hours, and at least three hours required for the major must be taken at the 400-level.  Faculty approval is recommended before enrolling in any 300-level course or above. 

All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses.

SPAN 305: Introduction to Hispanic Cultural Studies
SPAN 306: Advanced Grammar and Composition

Choose one course from the following:
SPAN 321: Service Learning in the Hispanic Community
SPAN 380: Advanced International Language Study
SPAN 411: Advanced Studies: Hispanic Language and Civilization

Choose one of the following:
SPAN 311: The Literature of Spanish America
SPAN 312: The Literature of Spain
SPAN 313: These are Not Sweet Girls: Hispanic Women’s Literature
SPAN 414: From Magical Realism to Virtual Realism: Boom and Postboom Narratives

Choose one of the following:
SPAN 302: The Culture of Spain
SPAN 303: The Culture of Spanish America
SPAN 308: Spain Now: Contemporary Spanish Culture

Choose three elective courses:
SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish III
SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish IV
SPAN 280: International Language Study: Spanish
SPAN 412: Advanced Studies: Hispanic Literature
SPAN 489: Advanced Seminar in Hispanic Cultural Studies
SPAN 290, 390, 490: Selected Topics
SPAN 391, 392, 491, 492: Research
SPAN 397,398, 497, 498: Internship

 

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