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Spanish Program

Requirements For a Major

Requirements beyond Intermediate Spanish II:

Ten courses, of which eight must be conducted totally in Spanish. The other two can be taken, with permission from the Director of the Spanish Program, from courses offered in English in the Department of Modern Languages. Four of the ten courses are required: Advanced Spanish Composition (3324), Peninsular Spanish Literary Tradition (3317), Spanish American Literary Tradition (3318), a senior research paper (either Senior Project or Honors Thesis), as well as a minimum of one history course. Five more courses may be chosen from anything offered, and a comprehensive examination must also be completed.

Spanish majors are encouraged to study abroad in the summer at the universities with which UD has made arrangements for Spanish studies or on their own.  The Spanish Program will give credit toward the major for up to six credits for courses taken abroad at a university (not a language institute) in a Spanish-speaking country.  These courses can be in disciplines not taught regularly in our program, such as politics, economics, South-American history or art history.  Such studies have to be approved in advance by the Upper-Division Coordinator of the Spanish Program.

List of Courses

(For course descriptions, click here.)

1301. First Year Spanish I
1302. First Year Spanish II
2311. Second Year Spanish I
2312. Second Year Spanish II
3119. Spanish Internship, 1 credit, offered occasionally
3120. Studio Drama, 1 credit, offered occasionally
3323. Advanced Spanish Communication/Grammar
3324. Advanced Spanish Composition/Grammar
3317. Peninsular Spanish Literary Tradition
3318. Spanish American Literary Tradition
3328. Spanish Linguistics
3322. Civilization of Mexico
3329. Introduction to Spanish and Mexican Art History
3V50. Special Topic in Spanish
4301. Spanish Medieval History
4302. Spanish Medieval Literature
4311. History of Habsburg Spain: The Golden Age
4312. Golden Age Peninsular/Colonial Drama and Poetry
4313. Golden Age Peninsular/Colonial Narrative
4314. Cervantes: Don Quijote and Novelas ejemplares
4342. History of Bourbon Spain: The Age of Revolution
4343. Nineteenth-century Peninsular Spanish Literature
4361. Early Twentieth-century Peninsular Spanish Literature
4362. Contemporary Peninsular Spanish Literature
4371. Twentieth-century Spanish American Novels
4372. Spanish American Poetry: From Modernismo to the Present
4373. Spanish American Short Stories
4374. Mexican Literature
4375. Highlights of Spanish-American Narrative (in English), when requested
4376. Realism in Spanish and English Nineteenth-century Narrative (in English), when requested
4347. Senior Project
4349. Senior Honors Thesis
4351. Independent Research
5V50. Special Topic in Spanish

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