Students planning to teach this subject in grades 7-12 should look at the School of Education: Program List for information about their programs that lead to the recomendation for New York State Initial Certification required to be a lead teacher in NYS public schools.
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.
The prerequisite for a Spanish minor consists of either
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.
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.
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.