A major in Spanish consists of a minimum of thirty (30) credits with a grade of C or better in each course.  Those who plan to teach Spanish are required to take “Teaching Methodologies for World Languages” (615:320).  For information about teaching certification, students should see the Chair of the Urban Teacher Education Program (Bradley Hall, Room 174) or visit http://edu.newark.rutgers.edu).

In order to determine appropriate placement in the sequence of language courses, students must take the Placement Exam before enrolling in classes.

Elective courses:

Intermediate Spanish 131 and 132 may be accepted for the major, but no more than 9 credits in skills courses (including 131,132, 203, 204) may count toward the major.  Courses in English translation may not be used towards the major.         

Required courses:           

I. Core Requirements (6 credits)

  • Spanish 207: Intro to Spanish Literature  (3 credits)
  • Spanish 208: Intro to Spanish-American Literature  (3 credits)

II. Eighteen credits at the 200, 300 and 400 level, which must include:

  • 2 courses in Spanish Peninsular Literature (940:333 (if topic is about Spanish Peninsular literature), 348, 353, 354, 366, 370, 373, 381, 383, 384, 415 417, 418,421, 422, 429, 441, 442, 451, 452, 453, 498, 499). At least one course must be at the 400 level. 
  • 2 courses in Latin American Literature (270, 304, 324, 331 (if topic is on Latin America), 333, 348, 366, 370,375, 379, 383, 384, 417, 418, 432, 453, 454, 460, 461, 462, 498, 499). At least one course must be at the 400 level.
  • 1 course in Linguistics (940: 318, 322; 615: 201, 302, 320, 322) or Translation (940:401)      

 

SPANISH MINOR

The Spanish minor consists of a total of 18 credits in Spanish language, literature, and linguistics. 940:207 and 940:208 are required for the minor. Up to 9 credits in skills courses (including 131,132, 203, 204) may count toward the minor. Courses in English translation may not be used towards the minor.     

 

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