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Spanish Major

St. Kate's Spanish major combines rigorous academic work with engaging out-of-class experiences.

Below is a sample academic plan. You can work with an advisor to tailor the courses to your interests.

Fall
SPAN 2110: Intermediate Spanish I
CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman*
HIST: History course*
THEO/PHIL: Theology or philosophy course*

Winter
SPAN 2120: Intermediate Spanish II
ENGL: English literature course*
BIOL/CHEM/PHYS: Lab science course*
ART/MUS/THTR: Fine arts course*

Fall
SPAN 3050: Visions of the Hispanic World
THEO/PHIL: Theology or philosophy course*
PSYC/SOCI: Social science course*
Elective

Winter
SPAN 3160: Hispanics in the United States
MATH: Mathematics or statistics course*
THEO/PHIL: Theology or philosophy course*
EXSS: Exercise and sport science course*

Fall
SPAN 3250: Advanced Spanish
CRST/WOST: Critical studies of race and ethnicity or women's studies course*
EXSS: Exercise and sport science course*
Elective

Winter
SPAN 4604: Internship
Study abroad recommended

Fall
SPAN: 3000- or 4000-level literature course
CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice*
Elective
Elective

Winter
SPAN 4860: Senior Seminar
Elective
Elective
Elective

* Denotes course is part of liberal arts and sciences core requirements (for all majors).

For detailed course descriptions visit the courses page.

Course requirements for native speakers of Spanish are available in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

Writing requirements

Spanish majors satisfy the Writing Requirement for Majors and the fourth writing requirement by completing SPAN 3050: Visions of the Hispanic World and 4860: Senior Seminar. You complete the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Writing Requirement with two other writing-intensive courses (CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman and CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice).