As a Letters & Science student, you will take a variety of courses across the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities to satisfy university-wide General Education Requirements plus additional classes in formal reasoning, international awareness, and research to satisfy Letters & Science Degree Requirements.
There are also quality requirements (minimum GPA) and residency requirements (number of classes taken at UWM).
Degree requirements may vary depending on when you first started college either at UWM or elsewhere.
The major in Spanish requires 33 credits in Spanish courses at the 300 level and above, at least 15 of which must be taken in residence at UWM. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.0 GPA on all credits in the major attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.0 GPA on all major credits attempted, including any transfer work. Students must complete the following requirements:
SPANISH 380 and SPANISH 595 do not count toward the major.
All majors are required to take an exit examination, which is offered on campus near the end of each semester. It is recommended strongly that they take this exam during their last semester in the Spanish program.
|SPANISH 308||Advanced Writing and Reading||3|
|SPANISH 318||Advanced Speaking and Listening||3|
|or SPANISH 319||Advanced Speaking and Listening for Heritage Speakers|
|SPANISH 341||Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics||3|
|SPANISH 350||Introduction to Literary Analysis||3|
|SPANISH 470||Survey of Hispanic Literature and Civilization||3|
|SPANISH 472||Survey of Spanish-American Literature and Civilization||3|
|SPANISH 474||Survey of Spanish Literature and Civilization||3|
|Select one of the following: 1||3|
|Seminar in Spanish Literature:|
|Seminar in Spanish-American Literature:|
|Seminar in Hispanic Literature:|
|History of the Spanish Language|
|Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics:|
|Seminar in Spanish Golden Age Literature:|
|Seminar in Spanish-American Colonial Literature and Civilization:|
|Seminar on Cervantes:|
|Seminar in 18th & 19th Century Spanish-American Literature & Civilization:|
|Seminar in Modern Spanish-American Literature and Civilization:|
|Seminar in Modern Spanish Literature and Civilization:|
|Select a minimum of 9 additional credits at the 300 level or above (see below)||9|
Students must complete a research experience within the context of one of the following courses at the 500 level. All 500-level courses include a research component that serves to develop students’ ability to do independent research in a specific field of interest. Both the oral presentation and the written research paper will be evaluated and rated in the areas of language acquisition/usage as well as research ability/synthesis.
Students must take a minimum of 9 additional credits at the 300 level or above. All 9 credits can be taken from the following list of electives as well as from the 500-level courses listed under the research requirement:
|SPANISH 315||Spanish Immersion Experience||1|
|SPANISH 332||Business and Legal Spanish I||3|
|SPANISH 333||Advanced Spanish Grammar||3|
|SPANISH 338||Spanish for Health Professionals||3|
|SPANISH 342||Business and Legal Spanish II||3|
|SPANISH 348||Introduction to Translation: English to Spanish||3|
|SPANISH 377||Introduction to Galician Culture||3|
|SPANISH 388||Health Issues in the Hispanic World||3|
|SPANISH 391||Social and Historical Issues in the Hispanic World:||3|
|SPANISH 443||Spanish Phonetics and Phonology||3|
|SPANISH 444||Spanish Syntax and Morphology||3|
|SPANISH 446||Hispanic Sociolinguistics||3|
|SPANISH 491||Topics in Hispanic Culture:||3|
|Select a maximum of 3 credits from the following, which are taught in English:||3|
|Introduction to Latino Literature in English|
|Topics in Latino Literature in English:|
|Luso-Brazilian Literature in Translation:|