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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.

To earn this degree, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including your General Education requirements and the major requirements below.

Major Sequence

33 semester hours of courses given in Spanish above the 100 level are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

300 Level
Select two of the following:6
SP312
Modern Hispanic Cinema
SP322
Spanish for Careers in Business
SP345
Advanced Language Study I
SP346
Advanced Language Study II
SP350
Hispanic Women in Life & Literature
Civilization and Culture
Select one of the following:3
SP415
Spanish Civilization
SP418
Latin America: Past & Present
SP419
Contemporary Latin American Culture
Literature & Literary Analysis
Select one of the following:3
SP406
Survey Spanish Literature II
SP425
Lat Am Lit I
SP426
Lat Am Lit II
Capstone Course
SP450Literary Seminar3
Total Credits15

For Teacher of Spanish (K-12) certification, 30 credits are required in language, conversation, composition, phonology, literature, civilization and SP361 with a minimum of 12 credits in 300- and 400-level courses. Also required are the PRAXIS II test, Spanish Content Knowledge (0191), minimum score: 159, an Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI), minimum score: Advanced Low and the edTPA, a teaching portfolio that includes the demonstration of the successful application of language acquisition pedagogy along with best teaching practices.

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.

Majors may use only one course within the major to fulfill the language requirement in the core curriculum.



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

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.

The minor in Spanish requires 18 credits taken at the 200 level or above in the target language.



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

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