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BA in Spanish

Pictured | Esmeralda Guzman | Spanish // Minor in Latin American Studies | LaPorte, Indiana (hometown)

About the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

A degree in Spanish provides IU South Bend students with the tools to become a true international citizen in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual global community. The Spanish Program promotes proficiency in the Spanish language, knowledge of Spanish and Latin American cultures and literatures, and the students' active engagement in cultural and linguistic exchanges.

Academic Advising

College policy on advising requires that students meet with their academic advisors at least once each year, and in some departments, prior to each semester’s to enrollment. Advising holds are placed on all CLAS students prior to advance registration and are released following advising appointments. Students with a declared major are advised in their academic units. To determine who your advisor is and how to contact them, see One.IU.

Degree Requirements (120 cr.)
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Students receiving the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree must complete 120 total credit hours including:

  • Courses in online format are excluded from approval, except for courses previously authorized by World Language Studies. Please contact the department chair for details.
  • A minimum of 30 credit hours at the 300- or 400-level.
  • Courses required for the major and minor must be completed with a grade of C– or higher.
  • A minimum CGPA of 2.0 is required. All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

Major Requirements (31 cr.)

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

  • SPAN-S 204 Second Year Spanish 2
  • SPAN-S 275 Hispanic Culture and Conversation
  • SPAN-S 313 Writing Spanish 1
  • SPAN-S 495 Hispanic Colloquium (1 cr.)
  • Four additional courses at the 300-level
  • Three additional courses at the 400-level


All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated

  • SPAN-S 302 The Hispanic World 2
  • SPAN-S 303 The Hispanic World
  • SPAN-S 305 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature I
  • SPAN-S 306 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature II
  • SPAN-S 314 Writing Spanish 2
  • SPAN-S 317 Spanish Conversation and Diction Class
  • SPAN-S 325 Spanish for Teachers
  • SPAN-S 363 An Introduction to Hispanic Culture
  • SPAN-S 411 Spain: The Cultural Context
  • SPAN-S 412 Spanish America: The Cultural Context
  • SPAN-S 416 Modern Hispanic Poetry
  • SPAN-S 418 Hispanic Drama
  • SPAN-S 450 Don Quijote
  • SPAN-S 477 Modern Spanish-American Prose Fiction
  • SPAN-S 478 Modern Spanish Novel
  • SPAN-S 494 Individual Readings in Hispanic Studies
  • SPAN-S 495 Hispanic Colloquium (1-3 cr.)
  • SPAN-S 496 Foreign Study in Spanish (3-8 cr.)

Academic Bulletins

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2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

Please be aware that the PDF is formatted from the webpages; some pages may be out of order.