Spanish

The B.A. in Spanish from Georgian Court University provides the foundation you need for a variety of careers.

The curriculum is designed so you will learn how to listen, speak, read, and write in Spanish—and learn about the language’s culture. Take advantage of opportunities to study aboard or enjoy local service-learning opportunities to enhance your education. The minor in Spanish provides a widely useful accompaniment to other majors.

Graduates of the program have been successful finding jobs in communication, social services, government, banking, business, education, travel, and journalism. Learn all about the second-most-common native language on the planet, and discover an enjoyable way to apply your education from GCU.

Program

To earn a B.A. in Spanish, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including:

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Courses

300 Level:

  • Choice of courses (pick at least two):
    • SP312 Modern Hispanic Cinema (3)
    • SP322 Spanish for Careers in Business (3)
    • SP345 Advanced Language Study I (3)
    • SP346 Advanced Language Study II (3)
    • SP350 Hispanic Women in Life and Literature (3)

Civilization and Culture:

  • Choice of courses (pick at least one):
    • SP415 Spanish Civilization (3)
    • SP418 Latin America: Past & Present (3)
    • SP419 Contemporary Latin American Culture (3)

Literature and Literary Analysis:

  • Choice of courses (pick at least one):
    • SP405 Survey of Spanish Literature I (3)
    • SP406 Survey of Spanish Literature II (3)
    • SP425 Mosaics of Hispanic American Literature I (3)
    • SP426 Mosaics of Hispanic American Literature II (3)

Capstone:

  • SP450 Literary Seminar (3)

Electives:

  • Spanish electives (18)

Note: Transfer students should have a minimum of 15 credits of the required 33 credits from Georgian Court. Prior approval by the student’s major advisor must be obtained in order to take any of the major requirements at another institution.

Teaching Credentials

  • Early Childhood Education (P–3) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement
  • Elementary Education (K–6) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement*
  • Teacher of Spanish (K–12) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement*

*Teacher of English as a Second Language option available

For required professional courses in education, please refer to the School of Education.

Become an indispensable resource in any professional setting with a minor in Spanish from GCU. This program demonstrates your ability to read, write and speak Spanish—a must-have skill in today’s culturally diverse world. This program requires 18 credits.

Program

To earn a minor in Spanish from GCU, you must successfully complete:

  • 18 credits in Spanish at the 200 level and above

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.