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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, students must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including 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:6.0
Modern Hispanic Cinema
Spanish for Careers in Business
Advanced Language Study I
Advanced Language Study II
Hispanic Women in Life & Literature
Civilization and Culture
Select one of the following:3.0
Spanish Civilization
Latin America: Past & Present
Contemporary Latin American Culture
Literature & Literary Analysis
Select one of the following:3.0
Survey Spanish Literature II
Lat Am Lit I
Lat Am Lit II
Capstone Course
SP450Literary Seminar3.0
Spanish Electives (above the 100-level)18.0
Total Credits33.0

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.

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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