Jan 18, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish - BA

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Preparation for Teaching French, Spanish or Italian Adolescent Education (grades 7-12)

Students pursuing adolescent education must complete the 30 or 36 credit major in one of these languages and, in addition, complete the course in second language acquisition (3 cr). The 23-credit pedagogical sequence in adolescent education will serve as the minor. See the School of Education  section of the catalog for further information.


Students qualified to graduate with departmental honors must take an honors course or equivalent approved by the departmental advisers. Departmental honors will be conferred upon a recommendation from the appropriate departmental committee. Candidates must present a paper of at least 7,000 typewritten words in the language of specialization. Consult the department for further information.

Minor in Spanish

1. Spanish Minor

The Spanish minor consists of 15 credits of courses that are taught entirely in Spanish and combines language, civilization, and literature.

2. Minor in Spanish Cultures and Literatures

The following courses are required for a minor in Spanish Cultures and Literatures:

Two language courses

Two language courses (6 credits) above the SPAN 20200  (non-heritage speakers) or SPAN 20800  (heritage speakers) level, at least one of which must be a 300-level course. Recommended courses are:

One civilization course

One civilization course (3 credits) chosen from


Students may use transfer credits and credits from the Hunter programs in Spain and Argentina up to a maximum of 6 credits. At least 9 credits of the minor must be completed in residence at Hunter.


Graduate Study

Qualified seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in their discipline may be admitted to graduate level courses. Permission must be secured from the chair and then forwarded to the dean. Consult the graduate catalog for requirements and regulations.

Study Abroad

All study abroad programs are open to students from Hunter College and other accredited institutions. Majors and minors in the Department of Romance Languages are strongly encouraged to participate in study abroad programs (see adviser for GPA requirements).

Qualified students can apply for financial aid and STOCS grants.

Spanish in Spain is offered during June, July, or both months at the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija in Madrid. Spanish in Argentina is offered during the winter break in Mar del Plata (Argentina) at the Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata.

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